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November 15, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For Nov. 16-17

SOUTHERN INDIANA

Date set to apply for assistance

The Salvation Army, 2300 Green Valley Road, New Albany, is taking applications for Christmas assistance [food, clothing and toys] through Friday, Nov. 22.

Applications will be taken from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday, along with 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays.

Those applying need to bring the following items: Proof of rent [copy of lease with all family members listed], proof of all income, proof of address, identification on each person in household, proof of date of birth on all children and sizes of children through age 16.

The program is for residents of Floyd, Clark, Crawford, Scott and Washington counties.

CLARK COUNTY

Get ready for ‘Hunger Games’

Come watch the first “Hunger Games” movie and get ready for “Catching Fire” with a trivia contest.

This movie is for teenagers (13-18) due to the PG-13 rating of the film (for thematic violence and disturbing scenes). Children under 13 need to be accompanied by an adult. Below is the schedule:

• Sellersburg — 3 p.m. Nov. 20.

Registration is requested. To register, visit the library’s calendar online, come in to the library or call 812-246-4493 or 256-3337.

SELLERSBURG

Craft and gift show on the way

The Christmas on the Hill craft and gift show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 23 at St. Joseph Hill Catholic Church, 2605 St. Joe Road West, Sellersburg.

The show will include 37 craft and gift booths, including Avon, Thirty-One and Mary Kay, plus homemade chili and apple dumplings, bakery and raffles.

For further information or to ask about booth space rental, call Cindy Kruer at 812-670-0157.

NEW ALBANY

Program to focus on Mary Lincoln

From noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, the Carnegie Center for Art and History welcomes historian Janene Zaccone.

She will present the program “But Is It Really Mary Lincoln’s Hat?” as part of the Carnegie Center’s Lunch & Learn series. Carnegie Center volunteer Janene Zaccone spent the summer researching a long-held item in the center’s collection, a hat that had been attributed to Mary Todd Lincoln.

In her talk, Zaccone will describe how she conducted her research and present her findings. Participants can bring a lunch, and drinks are provided. The program is free, but registration is required by calling 812-944-7336.

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