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March 14, 2014

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For March 15-16

JEFFERSONVILLE

Coats’ staff to hold office hours in Clark County  

U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., announced that a member of his staff will visit Jeffersonville at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, to meet with local residents and assist Hoosiers experiencing problems with a federal agency.

A staff member will be available from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Jeffersonville City Hall, 500 Quartermaster Ct., Jeffersonville.

CLARKSVILLE

Clarksville theatre to present ‘All Shook Up’

Mark your calendars and don’t forget to attend the Clarksville High School Theatre Department’s production of “All Shook Up” March 19-23.

Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley, it's 1955, and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing roustabout who changes everything and everyone he meets in this musical fantasy that’ll have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don't Be Cruel.”

Performances are at 7:30 p.m., March 19-22, and 2 and 7:30 p.m. March 23.

Ticket prices: $10 for adults, $6 for students/senior citizens.

NEW ALBANY

OLPH Spring Prayer Breakfast coming April 5

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 1752 Scheller Lane, New Albany, is hosting its annual Spring Prayer Breakfast (for those experiencing loss or grief), 9 to 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 5, in Wagner Hall (church basement).

Featured speakers will be Katelyn Walker and Tom Yost, members of Our Lady’s pastoral staff who have performed liturgical concerts in central and southern Indiana. They will give a musical “talk” entitled “The Lord Is My Shepherd (Psalm 23) and Other Psalms of Consolation.”

The event is free. RSVP Yost at 812-945-2374 by April 2.

Talk explores historic homes

A free presentation on the “Historic Houses of New Albany” will be at 2 p.m., March 23, at the Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main St., New Albany. This talk will explore a number of significant historic houses in New Albany.

Floyd County Historian David Barksdale, Indiana Landmarks’ Southern Regional Director Greg Sekula, and Louisville Historical League President Steve Wiser are local historians and authors who have conducted research on these notable properties and will share their expertise at this informative program. 

After the presentation, a tour of the historic Culbertson Mansion is available for $5 adults and $4 seniors.

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