Program to focus on Mary Lincoln
From noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, the Carnegie Center for Art and History welcomes historian Janene Zaccone.
She will present the program “But Is It Really Mary Lincoln’s Hat?” as part of the Carnegie Center’s Lunch & Learn series. Carnegie Center volunteer Janene Zaccone spent the summer researching a long-held item in the center’s collection, a hat that had been attributed to Mary Todd Lincoln.
In her talk, Zaccone will describe how she conducted her research and present her findings. Participants can bring a lunch, and drinks are provided. The program is free, but registration is required by calling 812-944-7336.
Singer performing at IUS
Singer-songwriter Susan Werner will perform at 7:30 today, Nov. 15, at Indiana University Southeast’s Ogle Center.
Werner effortlessly melds folk, pop and jazz in her compositions. Her talent and versatility have been key to her undeniable success throughout her career. Her newest album is infused with the roots of American folk, blues and country music, and showcases such all-star guests as Vince Gill, Keb’ Mo’ and Paul Franklin.
Tickets are $26.50, $20 for IU Southeast faculty and staff and $10 for IUS students. They can be purchased by calling 812-941-2525, online at oglecenter.ius.edu or by stopping by the box office.
Jewelry sale to benefit auxiliary
Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services Auxiliary will be hosting its final fundraiser of the year with a $5 masquerade jewelry and accessories sale from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, in the Paris Education Center of the hospital, 1850 State St.
Proceeds from the sale will be used for the many hospital projects of the auxiliary. Cash , checks or credit cards are welcome as well as employee payroll deduction. For more information, call 812-948-6734.
Order some chicken and dumplings
The Redmen Club, New Albany, is sponsoring Thanksgiving chicken and dumplings — $5 for a 12 ounce cup.
Orders will be taken through Wednesday, Nov. 20, with orders picked up between 4 and 7 p.m. Nov. 27.
Prepay by Nov. 20 by calling 812-944-5263.
Purdue hosting holiday event
Purdue Extension will present a special interest holiday presentation Dec. 3 at the Clark County Extension Office, 9608 Ind. 62, Charlestown.
Holiday presentations will be “Today’s Fondue & Holiday Entertaining” at 9:30 a.m. and “Food Mixes in a Jar” at 11 a.m.
These classes will be conducted by Nancy Hudson, HHS Extension Educator for Clark County. A fee of $2 per person will be charged to cover food costs. RSVP at 812-256-4591 by Nov. 22.
Screenings for Alzheimer’s offered
Clark Memorial Hospital will participate in the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s 11th-annual National Memory Screening Day from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19.
It will be held in Clark Memorial Hospital’s Behavioral Health Services Classroom 1 in the lower level of the hospital, 1220 Missouri Ave., Jeffersonville. This event raises awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses on a national scale.
Two Grooms town halls remain
State Sen. Ron Grooms, R-Jeffersonville, will host two town hall meetings to talk with constituents.
The first will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Jeffersonville City Hall in the Council Chambers, 500 Quartermaster Court. The second will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 23 at Georgetown Elementary School in the cafeteria, 8800 High St.
Enrollment event at Ivy Tech
Ivy Tech Southern Indiana will hold an Express Enrollment event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 16 on the Sellersburg campus.
The event is designed to take student through the entire process, from application to registration, in one visit to the campus. New
students can do everything from application to registering from classes at the event, but current students or those who have just a
few steps to complete their admission may finish up the process as well. A full staff of admissions representatives, academic
advisers and financial aid representatives will be on hand and available to help students complete their needs.
For more information on how to apply or register for courses at Ivy Tech Southern Indiana, visit ivytech.edu/nowisthetime or
contact us at 1-888-IVY-LINE.
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