> SOUTHERN INDIANA — JEFFERSONVILLE
City again offering Safety Town
Safety Town will begin its 43rd year of operation June 4, at Jeffersonville Fire Department’s Station No. 2.
Safety Town features safety classes and is designed for children ages 5 to 7. It is free and is sponsored by the Pilot Club of Jeffersonville, Jeffersonville Fire Station No. 2 and the city of Jeffersonville.
Classes will meet for two hours, Monday through Friday. The first two sessions will begin June 4 and go through June 8. The last two sessions will be June 11 through June 15.
Safety Town classes are in the summer and provide a “real-town” environment where children learn the importance and the fundamentals of safety rules. The children are taught by a local licensed teacher, along with the firemen, police officers and other community professionals.
Spring dance is June 2
The Jeffersonville Evening Optimist Club will sponsor a spring dance, 8 to 11 p.m., June 2, at the Optimist Club, 61 Louise St., Jeffersonville.
The evening will feature Rob Brown and his keyboards of renown, plus Freddie Helm on the sax.
Admission is $5 at the door. Sodas and snacks will be available for purchase.
Crusade fundraiser set
The teen band Beyond Doubt will perform at a benefit for the WHAS Crusade for Children, 7 and 9 p.m., June 1, at the Henryville Community Center.
Friday movies return to the park
Summer movies are coming back to Charlestown’s Greenway Park beginning June 8 with Disney’s The Lion King.
Sponsored by the Charlestown Parks and Recreation Department, families are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets and settle in for Family Fridays in the park. Movies will start at 9:30 p.m. and admission is free.
Park concessions will be available beginning at 7 p.m. and inflatables and other games for children will also be offered.
Genealogical meeting at library
Southern Indiana Genealogical Society meeting will be at 7 p.m., June 7, in the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany. Randi Richardson, South Central District Director for the Indiana Genealogical Society, will present “Pajama Genealogy.”
She will outline family history websites for researchers.
Beach book sale is Saturday
On Saturday, June 2, the Friends of the New Albany Library will hold their annual Beach Book Sale with a 50 percent discount on all paperback books in the mystery and fiction sections from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the library’s Annex Building.
Regular prices are $1 for hardbacks; 50 cents for videos, DVD’s, paperbacks and CD’s; 25 cents for audio book cassette tapes; 10 cents for magazines and music cassette tapes; and 5 cents for vinyl records. Children’s books are available at prices of $1 or less.
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.
Walk/run to benefit youth shelter
A Healthy Kids 5k Walk/Run will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 2, at Sam Peden Community Park along Grant Line Road.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Floyd County Youth Services Bureau. Kids younger than 18 are asked to collect pledges. Adult/family registration fee is $25. All donations are tax deductible. T-shirts will be given to the first 100 entrants. Doorprizes will be given out and refreshments will be provided.
For more information call Evan or Rita at 812-948-5481.
Alumni banquet is June 23
The annual New Washington High School Alumni Association banquet will be at 7 p.m., June 23, at the James Matthews Gymnasium of New Washington High School, 226 Ind. 62, New Washington. Handicapped parking will be in the parking lot in front of the school.
The doors will open at 6 p.m. and the meal will be provided by The Pines of Seymour. A brief business meeting will be conducted and recipients of the Alumni Scholarships will be acknowledged at the banquet.
If any former graduate has not received an invitation in recent years and would like one, please contact one of the officers or the school to receive one. Extra reservation forms are available at the New Washington State Bank and New Washington Post Office.
For more information contact Kathy Shelburne at 812-293-3368 or Melody Smith at 812-293-3973.