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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bridges project introduces site for potential contractors
The Ohio River Bridges Project has created a web-based resource for contractors interested in being involved in the construction of an east-end bridge, downtown bridge and reconstruction of Spaghetti Junction.
Prime contractors and subcontractors interested in participating in the construction can post information or gain contact information for other firms, by sharing and exchanging basic company information.
For more information or to become involved in the contractors information exchange visit www.kyinbridges.com and click on the link in the right column.
Vendors being accepted for farmers’ market
The Jeffersonville Winter Farmers’ Market continues Saturday, March 31, from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the gymnasium at First Presbyterian Church on the corner of Walnut and Chestnut streets in downtown Jeffersonville. The winter market features locally made baked goods, locally raised hormone free ground beef, locally ground coffee and some cold crops.
The Jeffersonville Farmers’ Market is also accepting applications for new vendors. The summer market will begin in mid-May and will be outdoors on the corner of Locust and Chestnut streets. Call 812-283-0301 for more information or to have a vendor application mailed to you.
Parks hosting dance for seniors
The Jeffersonville Parks Department will host a Spring Fling dance for seniors from 7 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, April 13, at the Ken Ellis Senior Center. The cost is $5. To register or for more information, call 502-639-3293.
Boys and Girls Club open house
The Ed Endres Boys & Girls Club, 1721 Ekin Ave., New Albany, will sponsor an open house, 4 to 6 p.m., April 17, at the club.
While there, guests will experience the club through the eyes of members. Homework help, a computer lab, a Kids Café, an art room, a game room, a gymnasium and a teen room are all available to club members on a daily basis. Guests will learn about all this and more by touring the spaces and talking with Club kids, staff and volunteers.