News and Tribune

December 11, 2012

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For Dec. 12

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— JEFFERSONVILLE

Parks meeting rescheduled

The Jeffersonville Parks Authority meeting that was scheduled for tonight at 6 p.m. has been rescheduled.

The meeting will instead be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, in the mayor’s conference room at Jeffersonville City Hall, 500 Quartermaster Court.



Parks hosts cooking club

The Jeffersonville Parks Department will host its next session of the Sticky Fingers Cooking Club from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dec. 22. The program is for kids ages 7-11. Cost is $5.

The In Stitiches kids sewing club will also meet Dec. 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. for kids ages 9-11. The cost is  $5.

Space for both of these programs is limited and pre-registration is required. You can register online at jeffparks.org or call 502-639-3293 for details.



UTICA

Utica Christmas event is today

The third annual Christmas in the Community will be at 6:30 p.m., today, Dec. 12, at Utica Church of Christ, 300 S. Fourth St., Utica.

Singing songs of the season will be followed by a complimentary meal with dessert and drinks at 7:45 p.m. at the Utica Community Center.

This a is gift from the Utica churches to the community.



NEW ALBANY

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. Thursday, Dec. 13. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.

The concert is free. Gohmann Asphalt & Construction, Inc. is the sponsor of the event. Donations will go to the upkeep and restoration of St. Mary’s historic Barckhoff pipe organ.



‘Wonderful Life’ on state at Culbertson

A live stage production of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ will be presented at the Culbertson West in New Albany in a dinner theater offering Dec. 13-16. Produced by Bob Trinkle Production, the show recently completed a five-year run at the French Lick Springs Hotel where it enjoyed huge success. Tickets are $42 for adults and $35 for children and includes dinner and the show. The production, based on Frank Capra’s film which starred Jimmy Stewart, is a holiday standard for many. For tickets or additional information, call 502-298-2628.



NAACP Freedom Banquet set

New Albany/Floyd County NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet will be at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14, at The Grand, 138 East Market Street, New Albany.

Speaker will be Dr. Eric A Johnson, pastor of Greater Galilee Church in Louisville. Music will be by The Spiritual Wonders of Louisville. Tickets are $40 each. Email nicoleyates1217@gmail.com or call 812-987-6266 for more information or tickets.



40 & 8 club hosting open house

The 40 & 8 Club will sponsor an open house and ham and chicken dinner from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at the clubhouse, 221 Albany St., New Albany.

The price for the ham or chicken dinner with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, slaw and dessert, is $6.



CHARLESTOWN

Business awards to be given out

The December membership meeting and Small Business Awards Luncheon will be at noon, Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Charlestown Arts and Entertainment Center, Water Street, Charlestown.

Business of the Year Awards will be given out. RSVP for lunch count to ctownchamber@gmail.com



CLARK COUNTY

Tea Party group to meet

The Clark County Tea Party invites the public to the group’s next meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 13, at Silver Creek Middle School, 495 N. Indiana Ave., Sellersburg.

For more information, please e-mail the group at clarkcountyteapartypatriots@gmail.com



Ag outlook on the way

The Purdue Extension Service of Clark County will present a program titled Agricultural Outlook 2013 at 7:30 a.m. Dec. 18 at the Clark County 4-H Fairgrounds, 9608 Ind. 62, Charlestown.

The program is free to the public and is designed to help farmers, land owners, input suppliers, and those interested in agriculture make better business decisions in the coming year. The program will be presented by Dr. Chris Hurt, an Agricultural Economist from the Purdue campus. Breakfast is provided, and reservations should be made by calling 812-256-4591 by Friday, Dec. 14.