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January 1, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For Jan. 2

JEFFERSONVILLE

MLK events set

The 2013 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday events in Jeffersonville have been set, with a theme of: “Have We Forgotten the Dream ...?

Events are:

SCHOLARSHIP BREAKFAST

9 a.m. Jan. 19, at Jeffersonville High School, 2315 Allison Lane. Guest speaker will be Andrew Melin, superintendent, Greater Clark County Schools. Special music guests will be the choirs from Bridgepoint and Thomas Jefferson Elementary schools. Full buffet breakfast, $20, Corporate tables of eight, $200. For tickets call 502-649-1771. All moneys used for King Scholarship Fund.

MUSICAL CONCERT

3 p.m. Jan. 20 at Wall Street United Methodist Church, 240 Wall St., Jeffersonville, featuring the choirs of Wall Street and Wesley United Methodist churches.

MEMORIAL MOTORCADE & SERVICE

12:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at City Hall, 500 Quartermaster Court, Jeffersonville, motorcade to Memorial Service at 1 p.m., at First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 1506 Spring St., Jeffersonville. Poster/Multimedia contest winners, King Scholarship winners and Freedom and Justice Awards presented.

K of C hosting chicken dinner

The Knights of Columbus, 225 E. Market St., Jeffersonville, will sponsor an all-you-can-eat chicken dinner from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 11 at the K of C Hall.

The menu will be chicken, green beans, macaroni and cheese, potatoes and gravy, slaw, drink and dessert is $8.

A large portion of the proceeds will be given to Father Tom for the Haiti Disaster Relief Fund.

Art program beginning this year

Beginning in 2013, the Jeffersonville Township Public Library will be offering a continuing monthly series titled “ArtSpace: Learn Create Enjoy.”  

To start off this series, Artist Ray Day will be showcased from 2 to 3 p.m. Jan. 19.

A teacher for 34 years at Our Lady of Providence High School, Day developed Studio Arts and Theatre Arts programs, produced and directed drama and musical productions, taught Acting and Theatre Production and served as designer and technical director through 1988. Day continued teaching Studio Art until retiring in March 1996. Following six years of full-time art work, he returned to Providence in 2002 as Director of Development and Institutional Advancement.   

For more information, call 812-285-5635, or visit jefflibrary.org

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