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October 23, 2013



Weigh in on streetscape

A Spring Street streetscape meeting will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at Preservation Station, Jeffersonville

The city is looking to update Spring Street’s streetscape to improve the sidewalks and make it more pedestrian friendly. Come and share ideas about sidewalks, trees, benches, trash receptacles, bike racks, public art and outdoor seating.

TJE hosting fall festival

Thomas Jefferson Elementary school’s annual fall festival will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25.

There will be Texas Roadhouse barbecue as well as games, raffles and a live auction starting at 7:30 and hosted by Lincoln Crum.


Tea Party meeting Thursday

The Clark County Tea Party invites the public to the group's weekly meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at Silver Creek Middle School, 495 N. Indiana Ave., Sellersburg.


Library hosts frightful films

The Charlestown Clark County Public Libraries announced the first annual Fright Night Film Festival. Come to the library to watch some horror classics during the month of October. Dates and times are as follows:

• Henryville Branch, Oct. 24, 6 to 7:30 p.m., “Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein”

• Borden Branch, Oct. 29, 5:30 to 7 p.m., “Hotel Transylvania.”

To register, call the local branch today.

For more information, please e-mail the group at


Local organists in Halloween show

At 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, there will be a Halloween concert at St. John Presbyterian Church, 1307 E. Elm St., New Albany.

The program is titled “Pipes and Pumpkins, Costumes and Candy” and will feature the following organists: David K. Lamb, First United Methodist Church, Columbus;  Janet Hamilton, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Lanesville; Charlie Mitchell, St. John Presbyterian Church, New Albany; and Judith Miller, Corydon United Methodist Church, Corydon.

The handbell choir and the chancel choir of St. John Presbyterian will also participate. There will be a costume parade and a costume contest. Preceding the concert there will be refreshments in the gym at 6 p.m. The program is free and open to the public.

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