News and Tribune

November 26, 2012

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For Nov. 27

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— SOUTHERN INDIANA

Providence to host breakfast with Santa

The Providence girls’ soccer team in conjunction with the Providence Alumni Association will host the sixth annual breakfast with Santa, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, in the Activity Center at Our Lady of Providence Jr.-Sr. High School, 707 Providence Way, Clarksville.

Children will have the opportunity to enjoy a continental breakfast, create their own Christmas crafts, and visit and have their photo taken with Santa. The Providence Popcorn Players will perform at 9:30 a.m.

Donations will be accepted to benefit the Girls Soccer program and cover food costs.

For more information, call 812-945-3350.



JEFFERSONVILLE

Filson society hosting lecture

The Filson Historical Society will be hosting a lecture at noon Nov. 29 at the former Jeffersonville Carnegie Library, Court Avenue and Spring Street, Jeffersonville, by Keith A. Erekson.

Erekson will be discussing Lincoln’s life in Southern Indiana and more history on this part of his life. The program is free and open to the public.



Howard Steamboat Museum open house Dec. 9

The Howard Steamboat Museum and Mansion, 1101 East Market St., Jeffersonville, will hold a holiday open house Sunday, Dec. 9, from 1-4 p.m. Admission is free. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there to visit with children. Free goodie bags will be available for each child. Enjoy music provided by the Corydon Dulcimer Society while you  shop for stocking stuffers and gifts of all kinds. Visit the museum website at

www.steamboatmuseum.org or call 812-283-3728.



NEW ALBANY

Historical Society to meet

The Floyd County Historical Society will have its next meeting at 7 p.m. today, Nov. 27, in the Elsa Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library.

The program entitled “The Scribner House: New Albany’s Home Place” will be presented by Anne Caudill, Mandy Dick, Pam Peters and Carlene Price, the authors of the most recent book on the Scribner House.

The book will also be available for purchase at the meeting. This is an official New Albany Bicentennial event and is free and open to the public.



Louisville Orchestra at St. Mary’s

St. Mary’s Catholic Church, at Eighth and Spring streets in New Albany, will host the Louisville Orchestra at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.

The concert is free. Gohmann Asphalt & Construction, Inc. is the sponsor of the event.

All donations will go to the upkeep and restoration of St. Mary’s historic Barckhoff pipe organ.



Farmers Market sets winter hours

The New Albany Winter Farmers Market will be held every Saturday through Dec. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon. It is located between Third and Fourth streets on Market Street.

There will be local produce, beef and poultry products, and other food products. Call 502-905-3640 or 502-210-6685 with questions.



NARFE to meet this week

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 1777 will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Tucker's American Favorites, 2141 State St., New Albany.

Amanda Beauchamp, Federal Blue Cross/Blue Shield Field Service account consultant from Indianapolis, will be the featured speaker. Open season for health insurance selection ends Dec. 7.

Food is ordered from the menu and no reservations are necessary.

For more information call 812-945-6872.



Seasonal wellness program set

Would you like some tips on staying well through the winter months?

The New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany, will host a second in a three-part series of “How-to Holidays” workshops from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, in the Strassweg Auditorium.

Hear Holistic Health Consultant Mary H. Clark describe how to naturally achieve seasonal wellness during the winter months. Door prizes will be awarded.

For more information, call 812-949-3523.