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January 3, 2014

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Polish your dancing shoes

Sparkles & Spurs will be offering beginner to intermediate line dance lessons every Monday beginning Jan. 6 at the VFW Post 1693, 1919 Grant Line Road, New Albany.

Lessons are from 6 to 8 p.m. in the upstairs ballroom. Cost is $2 with some of the proceeds benefiting the WHAS Crusade for Children.

For more information, call 812-945-4039 or 812-883-9307.

Family fitness event at FMH

Families start off the new year with a goal to be more physically active with a seminar to be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9. Join trainer Natalie Allen as she gives exercise and time management tips for the whole family.

Parents and children will be able to participate together in a fitness class as part of this seminar.

Registration is required. To register, call 1-800-476-8723.

SOUTHERN INDIANA

Hosparus offering free training

Hosparus Southern Indiana needs patient support volunteers in Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Harrison, Scott and Washington counties and will host free training at its new location in New Albany, 502 Hausfeldt Lane, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Jan. 25, with lunch provided.

To register, contact Vonya Gresham, volunteer manager, Hosparus Southern Indiana at vgresham@hosparus.org or 812-542-2809.  

Volunteers help with patient and family support, administrative duties and development/fundraising. Hosparus carefully selects volunteers and provides them with comprehensive training specially designed to meet the needs of patients and families. Hosparus volunteers must have available transportation and complete training and an application process.

To learn more about Hosparus services, visit hosparus.org

LOUISVILLE

Auditions coming for youth choir

Winter mid-season auditions for the remainder of the Louisville Youth Choir’s 47th season will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6, at Sacred Heart School for the Arts, Angela Hall, Building 17 at 3105 Lexington Road on the Ursuline Campus, Louisville.

Singers in grades 4 -12 should be prepared to sing scales, sing “My Country ’Tis of Thee” and to clap rhythms.

Students will perform in two remaining main stage concerts: in March, an Arts in Action Spring Concert in partnership with the Kosair Hospital Foundation and a YUM! Brands April Pops Concert at the W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre.

There is no cost to audition. Audition forms and additional information can be found at louyouthchoir.org. For more information or to schedule an audition, call 502-896-5859

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