NEWS AND TRIBUNE
Library hosting Mother’s Day program
Sellersburg Library, 430 N. New Albany St., will sponsor a Mother’s Day program from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the library.
Bring your mother, aunt or other special friend to watch “Freaky Friday” and make your own nail polish.
‘The Mikado’ continues at NAHS
We may marvel at the long runs of “Cats” or “A Chorus Line” or “Wicked,” but one of Gilbert and Sullivan’s most famous productions, “The Mikado,” had a 1,000-performance run in 1885 and 1886, when most of its audience was largely horse-bound.
In the nearly 130 years since, it has been performed by professional and amateur tens of thousands of time since, with another incarnation at Southern Indiana’s New Albany High School Sunday and Monday, May 12 and May 13. The principal roles for the two performances will be portrayed by Nick Johnson, Colleen McDonald, Kyle Bolen, Hanae Togami, Libby Schuld, Tara Smith, Jareth Gaddis, Jack Amend and David Kane.
The performances will be at 7;30 p.m. both days at the New Albany High School Auditorium. Adult general admission tickets are $10 and those for students are $5. They will be available at the door.
Tea, fashion show set for Sunday
A Mother’s Day tea and fashion show will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at the Masonic Lodge, 805 E. Market St., New Albany.
Tickets are $40 for adults and $20 for children 16 and younger. For more information, call Pat Harrison at 812-989-4663.
NA-FC Library hosting pet fair
The New Albany-Floyd County Public Library is hosting the eighth annual pet fair from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the library’s annex parking lot, at the corner of Scribner Drive and Spring Street.
Individuals representing several organizations will be available to provide information on pet health, rescue groups, pet adoption and other pet-related needs. There will be adoptable pets at the fair and some will be able to be adopted on the spot. There will be a pet costume parade beginning at 2:30 p.m. with prizes for the best dressed pet.
All animals must be on leashes. For more information call Reference Services Desk at 912-949-3523.
FMH flower sale to benefit auxiliary
Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services Auxiliary will be hosting its annual flower sale beginning at 7 a.m. Thursday, May 9, and continuing until the last flower or plant is sold.
All the flowers, including colorful plants and hanging baskets will be in the main front lobby of the hospital, 1850 State St., New Albany. Proceeds from this sale go toward all the many hospital projects of the auxiliary.
For further information about the sale, contact Karen Langdon at 812-948-6734.
Relay for Life craft event set
The First Christian Church Relay for Life Team is hosting its spring bazaar/craft show and vendor event to raise funds for cancer research.
The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the FCC Grace Center, 3209 Middle Road, Jeffersonville. There will be more than 25 vendor booths, a 50/50 raffle, and a silent auction. Lots of craft, home, and personal items will be for sale.
Dogs welcome at local 5k
Southern Indiana Animal Rescue and the Jeffersonville Fire Department are hosting a a 5k run/walk called Fido’s 5k benefiting the Koko Project at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Overlook on Riverside Drive. Each participant will receive a T-shirt and if they bring their dog, they will receive a bandanna to wear.
Preregistration is $20, day of is $25. For more information e-mail email@example.com
Oz expert to speak at library
The Jeffersonville Township Public Library will host Jamie Eiler from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 13, in celebration of the 110th anniversary of the Broadway premiere of “The Wizard of Oz.”
Eiler’s presentation, The Treasures of Oz, will consist of a show-and-tell of pieces from his own collection covering the anniversary decades of Oz. He will also hold a Q&A about the Oz phenomenon, covering everything from the book’s publication in 1900, the 1939 movie, Judy Garland’s death in 1969, to “Wicked,” and “Oz The Great and Powerful.”
Eiler, who lives in New Albany, used to own a business of Oz memorabilia associated with Ozworks. It was located in New Albany as well.
For more information about the program, call 812-285-5635, or visit jefflibrary.org