> SOUTHERN INDIANA — CLARKSVILLE
School board to hold special meeting on Tuesday
There will be a special meeting of the Clarksville Community School Corp. board at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, at 101 Ettel Lane, Room A-17.
On the agenda are roof specifications and textbook math adoption for Clarksville Elementary School. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be followed by an executive session, which is a closed meeting.
Horse profiling book discussion
Calvin L. Carter, co-author of “Horse Profiling: The Secret to Motivating Equine Athletes” will be discussing his book at the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library at 7 p.m., May 31, in the Strassweg Auditorium. The book is being published at the beginning of May and was featured in the April issue of Equus Magazine.
Horse Profiling details how you can establish successful training techniques by understanding how horses communicate. This book explains a unique way of analyzing the psyche of the equine athlete and particularly those in competitive careers where performance is a primary focus. Carter will have copies of the book available for sale afterward.
Call 812-949-3523 for more information.
Toastmasters celebrating 40th
Sunnyside Toastmasters’ 40th anniversary celebration will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m., May 30, at Sam’s Food & Spirits, 3800 Payne-Koehler Road, New Albany.
RSVP by calling 812-736-0149.
Discovery Camp registration open
Discovery Science Camp in Partnership with Clark County 4-H and Purdue University Extension Science Engineering and Technology Program provides a safe and structured environment with exciting interactive experiences. Campers will be involved with science experiments, demonstrations, creative crafting and cuisine, special guests and outdoor fun.
The camp — for ages 6 to 12, will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the following dates: week one, June 4-8; week two, June 11-15; week three, June 18-22; week four, July 25-29.
The camp will be held at the Clark County 4-H Fairgrounds, 9608 Ind. 62, Charlestown. The fee is $130 a week, additional child/week discounts available. For more information, Website: DiscoveryScienceCamp.com; Email: Angela@discoverysciencecamp.com; or call 812-282-1009.
Tea Party to meet
The Clark County Tea Party invites the public to the group’s next meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at Silver Creek Middle School, 495 N. Indiana Ave., Sellersburg.
The guest speaker will be Sheriff Brad Rogers of Elkhart County.
Animal group hosting benefit
The Animal Protection Association is sponsoring Paws for a Cold Wet Nose, 6:30 to 11 p.m., June 2, at St. Augustine Parish Hall, 315 E. Chestnut St., Jeffersonville.
There will be an all-you-can-eat buffet, a silent auction, raffles, and door prizes. The Marlins will be playing from 8 to 11 p.m. Tickets for the event are $30 per person and can be purchased in advance by calling 502-724 6142.
All proceeds will benefit the Animal Protection Association of Jeffersonville, an all volunteer nonprofit animal shelter. The shelter is always in need of volunteers and foster homes for cats and dogs. For more information call 812-284 3580.
4-H offering Day Camp
Floyd County 4-H is offering Project Day Camp to youth who have completed kindergarten through fourth grade. Day Camp will be held Monday through Wednesday, June 11-13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Floyd County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2818 Green Valley Road, New Albany.
The cost is $20 per child for the camp. Each day will be a new theme, with rotations to activity stations that will teach a new skill through hands-on activities. Topics will include Science, Health, Arts & Crafts, and Environment. Youth will finish at least four projects that will be ready to be exhibited at the 4-H Fair in July. Animals will also be visiting for interaction with youth.
This is a great way for new members to learn about 4-H. Craft supplies and a snack will be provided. Participants will need to bring a sack lunch. For a registration form, go to www.ag.purdue.edu/counties/floyd or call the Purdue Extension Office at 812-948-5470. Registrations must be received by Wednesday, June 6.
Library offering free art classes
The Charlestown-Clark County Public Library is providing free, fun art classes this summer for children in grades K-5. Registration is currently under way. The classes will be held June 4-29.
The art classes will be hosted at a different branch of the library each day of the week. Call your local library for a listing of days and times or visit the library’s website, www.clarkco.lib.in.us, and register online. All art classes are free.