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January 24, 2014

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Jeffersonville ice skating rink closing weekend

When: 4 to 8 p.m. Friday (DJ from 7 to 10 p.m.); 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday; noon to 9 p.m. Sunday

Where: Corner of Spring and Market streets, Jeffersonville

Cost: $8 per person; $6 group rate (10 or more); $2 discount with own skates

The Jeffersonville skating rink brings a little bit of Rockefeller Center to Historic Downtown Jeffersonville. Plus, the surrounding downtown shops and restaurants are close by for extra activities.

The Studio at Fairmont Neighborhood Center

When: Opening reception 6 to 8 p.m. Friday; open house 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday

Where: Central Christian Church Activities & Programs Building, 1403 E. Spring St., New Albany

Cost: Free

In collaboration with The Performing Arts Ministry of Central Christian Church, Rauch, Inc., presents a public display of artwork from The Studio at Fairmont Neighborhood Center. Paintings, assemblages and prints will showcase the many talents of the artists with disabilities participating in the program. Attendees can view, celebrate and purchase these treasures. An art show and sale will take place on Friday, Jan. 24 and Saturday, Jan. 25. Rauch clients will have art on display which will be juried and then offered for sale. Friday’s reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. will announce the works selected by the jurors and provide light refreshments for the public’s enjoyment. On Saturday, the open house and sale will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. For more information contact Sandy Braunbeck at 812-945-4063.

The Potential in Everything

When: Opening reception 6 to 8 p.m. Friday; exhibit runs through April 5

Where: The Carnegie Center for Art and History, 201 E. Spring St., New Albany

Cost: Free

The Carnegie Center for Art and History presents the exhibit The Potential in Everything, on display Jan. 24 through April 5. The Potential in Everything features the artworks of Albertus Gorman and R. Michael Wimmer, two artists for whom collecting objects and art making go hand-in-hand. At the opening reception, explore the galleries and enjoy refreshments, live jazz by the Jamey Aebersold Jazz Quartet, and the opportunity to meet artists Albertus Gorman and R. Michael Wimmer. Internationally-known jazz musician Jamey Aebersold was recently named one of four 2014 Jazz Masters by the National Endowment for the Arts; please join the center in congratulating him on this monumental achievement.

Hand-In-Paw Rescue

When: 4 to 8 p.m. Friday

Where: Perfection Cafe, 359 Spring St., Jeffersonville

Cost: Donations encouraged

Southern Indiana Metaphysical Network hosts a fundraiser for Hand-In-Paw Rescue on Friday. There will be animal communication consults (no dogs please, bring photos), card readers, palm readers, jewelry and lots of puppies to snuggle and kiss. A donation drive will also be happening. Here’s a list of much needed items: Blue Buffalo puppy food; gift cards to Feeders to purchase puppy food; paper towels; laundry detergent; bleach; Clorox wipes; baby wipes; puppy toys; puppy collars; and fleece blankets.

Man vs. Cigar

When: 6 to 11 p.m. Friday

Where: Riverside Cigar Shop and Lounge, 201 Spring St., Jeffersonville

Roma Craft Tobac is known in the cigar industry for its premium hand-rolled cigars, including the Intemperance, CroMagnon and Aquitaine brands. Roma Craft recently released its all-new, ultra-limited edition gigantic Roma Craft Femur cigar. The Femur cigar is the equivalent of 10 CroMagnon Mandibles, which will be the “special feature” of the night: Buy five, and get two free. There will be a betting pool for whether or not frequent customer, Andy Sparks, will be able to successfully smoke the entire Femur. All other Roma Craft cigars will be buy three, get one free and our house size of CroMagnon, the Epoch, will be 20 percent off a 10-count box. Raffle tickets will be $5 and customers will be entered to win their very own boxed Femur cigar to try to smoke. [812-284-6198]


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