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Floyd County

October 15, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For Oct. 15

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— Library group selling books

From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, the Friends of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library will hold its book sale in the library’s Annex Building, at the corner of Spring Street and Scribner Drive.

All books having to do with horror will be discounted by 50 percent.

Regular prices are $1 for hardbacks; 50 cents for videos, DVDs and paperbacks; 25 cents for audio book cassette tapes; and 10 cents for magazines and music cassette tapes. Children’s books are available at prices of $1 or less.

UTICA

Save Our School hosting benefit

Save Our School’s stroll down memory lane benefit, sponsored by the Old Utica School Preservation group, will be held Saturday, Oct. 19, at 208 S. Fourth St., Utica.

The schedule is: food starts at noon; car show from 1 to 5 p.m.; live auction at 4 p.m.; 1950s sock hop dance from 5 to 10 p.m. ; live music from 5:30 p.m. Food will be priced at $6 for adults and $3 for kids.

Jacob’s Well group holding event

Jacob’s Well’s Harvest of Hope Festival will begin at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at Jacob’s Well, located in the old Utica Elementary School, 605 Old Salem Road, Utica.

Families and individuals of all ages are welcome to the free event, featuring a chili supper with all the trimmings, a caramel apple bar, treats for kids, games, pumpkin pitch, pumpkin bowling and face painting.

The festival will wrap up with a black light puppet show by Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church’s puppet ministry team at 8 p.m. Autumn costumes are encouraged.

Meeting set about bridge

Officials with the Ohio River Bridges Project will display updated renderings of improved aesthetics that will be part of the Indiana approach to the east-end crossing.

The aesthetic changes will be displayed at a public open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at the John Nobel Woods Community Center, 106 N. Fourth St., in Utica.

Visitors may arrive and view the exhibits at any time during the event and will have an opportunity to submit written comments on the aesthetics displays. Project representatives will be available to discuss the aesthetic concepts. No formal presentations will be made.

SOUTHERN INDIANA

New friends, neighbors welcome

New Friends and Neighbors of Southern Indiana will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 22. Newcomers to the area and long time residents are welcome.

Call Carolyn Ledford 812-949-6021 for meeting location and information.

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