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Floyd County

March 31, 2012

News and Tribune briefs for March 31-April 1, 2012


Egg Hunt in Colgate Park Saturday

More than 4,000 Easter eggs will be hidden in Colgate Park in Clarksville for the town’s annual Easter Egg Hunt, which begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 31.

The event — for children 12 years old and younger — is free and open to the public and registration is not required, although officials encourage early arrival because the eggs are usually quickly snatched up. The Easter bunny will be on hand for visits after the egg hunt. Children should bring their own basket to collect eggs.


Egg Hunt in Greenway Park Saturday

The Charlestown Parks Department will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt in Greenway park beginning at noon Saturday, March 31. The event is for children ages 12 and younger. Children may begin registering for prizes at 11:30 a.m. For more information, call 812-256-3422.


Legion yard sale is Saturday

The New Albany American Legion Auxiliary will host its annual community indoor yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, at the Post home, 1930 McDonald Lane, New Albany.

There are 34 vendors participating, a caterer is present for breakfast and lunch, the facility is handicap accessible and not smoking is encouraged.

Proceeds for the auxiliary come only from the vendor rental fees and is used to support programs such Hoosier Girls State and Auxiliary Emergency Fund.

Bottles Unlimited hosting First Tuesday event

Develop New Albany’s First Tuesday event for April will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, at Bottles Unlimited, 427 State St. in downtown New Albany.

First Tuesday events are open to prospective members, and serve as a networking session for the business community as well an opportunity to build relationships with area residents.

Tuesday’s event is free, and will include finger foods and tastings. For more information, call Courtney Lewis at 502-807-1739, or email

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