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August 28, 2013

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NEW ALBANY

Bicentennial bake-off at the library

The New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, in partnership with the Floyd County Historical Society, the Padgett Museum Auxiliary, and the New Albany Bicentennial Commission, will host a bicentennial bake-off on Wednesday, Sept. 4.  

Entrants should bring prepared desserts featured in “From New Albany’s Kitchens” cookbook. Copies of the recipes are available at the Reference Services desk or Indiana History Room desk. The event begins at 6:30 p.m., judging will start at 6:45, in the library’s Strassweg Auditorium. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third places. Copies of  “From New Albany’s Kitchens” will be available for purchase during the bake-off. If you aren’t baking a dessert, come out and try them and vote for your favorite. This event is free, and no registration is required.

 For more information contact Peggy in the Indiana History Room at 812-949-3527.

Opal Gypsy hosting First Tuesday

The next “First Tuesday” event is from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 3. This month’s event will be held at The Opal Gypsy, 201 E. Market St.

If you are a local business person, this open networking event provides the opportunity to develop and renew business contacts, but it is also about relationship building and developing you as an individual. You will also enjoy hearing the latest downtown updates.   

Develop New Albany is a Main Street organization tasked with improving the downtown and historic districts of New Albany — www. developna.org.   

For more information, call 812-941-0018 or email info@developna.org.

CLARK COUNTY

Khuri hosting public meeting

Clark County Councilwoman Kelly Khuri will host Shelby Schaffer, Clark County’s veterans service officer, for the August Know Your County Government series from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at the Jeffersonville Township Public Library, 211 E. Court Ave.

Schaffer will be presenting services offered along with other organizations connected to veterans services such as the DAV.

The fourth in the series will be Sept. 25. The Clark County Health Department will be presenting.

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