YMCA hosts girls night out
Girls of all ages are invited to celebrate a Girls Night Out from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Clark County Branch of the YMCA of Southern Indiana, 4812 Hamburg Pike.
This night of fun will include appetizers, desserts, door prizes, vendors, a fashion show and friends. Attendees will be able to visit with various vendors that include: Mary Kay Cosmetics, J Nicolle Salon & Spa, Diva Bags, Shall We Dance Ballroom and Studio, LLC, Paparazzi Jewelry and Pampered Chef. There will be a special performance by Josh Glauber, the Shall We Dance Ballroom and Studio exhibition and a fashion show by Colokial.
The cost is free for members and $3 for participants.
For more information, call 812-283-9622, ext. 122 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Main to ride Lewis & Clark trail
Bill Walsh, coordinator of Buck Creek Valley Rescue, an organization devoted to the rescue of horses, will depart on a horseback trip along the Lewis and Clark Trail to draw attention to the needs of horses which have been abandoned and to help raise funds to benefit Buck Creek Valley Rescue and its mission.
Walsh plans to ride the Lewis and Clark Trail starting at the Outer Fossil Bed parking lot at the Falls of the Ohio State Park in Clarksville, and completing his ride at Great Falls, Mont.
Walsh will depart from the parking lot at 10 am Saturday morning, July 27, and has asked the public to send him off in style.
Buck Creek Valley Rescue is located at 4700 Shewmaker Lane SE, Elizabeth. The Outer Fossilbed parking lot at the Falls of the Ohio State Park is located to the south of Riverside Drive a short distance from the entrance to the park. You will see the Ohio River Greenway Trail going up the floodwall immediately north of the parking lot.
Learn to play golf Saturday
Anyone interested in learning how to play golf are invited to join the “How to Golf” session for the public, hosted by the men’s ministry of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. The session will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Cherry Valley Golf Course, 600 Cherry St., New Albany. In case of rain, the session will be canceled.
The cost is $10 per person, payable at the event, and reservations are not required. Those younger than 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Accomplished golfers, led by Tony Garrett of Wesley Chapel, will provide the instruction. Participants should bring their own clubs; however, some will be available that day for those who do not have any.
For more information, call 812-968-4268.
Learn more about square dancing
Sunnyside Solo’s Square Dance Club will be hosting open houses at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 2 and Aug. 16.
A variety of delicious melons will be served Aug. 2. On Aug. 16, guests will make their own ice cream sundaes.
Anyone interested in square dancing can come to an open house and try it for free. The open houses will b held at Wesley Chapel-Grant Line Church, 4810 Grant Line Road, New Albany. For more information, call 812-945-0878.
Huber’s to host balloon glow
Joe Huber’s Family Farm & Restaurant will hold its first Balloon Glow & Craft Show on Saturday, July 27, at the facility’s Barnyard, 2421 Engle Road. The craft show will be held from 4 to 8 p.m., with a balloon glow to follow at dark, around 9 p.m. Admission to this family-oriented event is $5 per person. A portion of the proceeds will go to the WHAS Crusade for Children.
A variety of local artisans will have their wares for sale during the craft show at the Barnyard. Original, handmade crafts include stained glass, photography on wood, hand-painted saw blades, rugs, blankets, handbags and more.
Live entertainment will be provided by local musicians Higher Ground from 3 to 5 p.m., followed by headliner The Juggernaut Jug Band from 5 to 9 p.m. The event will feature a beer garden for adults 21 and over, as well as a grill area featuring hot dogs, brats, sausages, chips and beverages available for purchase.
For more information, call 812-923-5255 or visit joehubers.com.
Talent auditions set for Saturday
Auditions for Kentuckiana’s Got Talent will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Simmonds Performing Arts, 2101 Woodland Court, Jeffersonville.
The show will be performed at RiverStage on Friday, Aug. 23. For more information, call 502-551-2709.
Book discussion and lunch
In conjunction with the adult summer reading challenge, the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, 180 W. Spring St., is hosting a book discussion and lunch at noon Monday, July 29, in the library auditorium to discuss “Dakota: A Spiritual Geography” by Kathleen Norris.
From the award-winning author of “Amazing Grace,” Norris tells stories about life on the Great Plains and its influence on the human spirit.
Lunch will be provided and door prizes awarded. Register for this event by calling 812-949-3523.
Class of 1963 to reunite
The Borden High School class of 1963 will be holding a 50-year reunion at Fuzzy Zoeller’s Covered Bridge Golf Club from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 27.
There will be a buffet dinner and cash bar. Cost per person is $30. Anyone wanting to attend — not just classmates but friends, spouses, etc., are welcome.
Contact Diana (Wheeler) Hall via email at email@example.com for reservations and for address to send payment.
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