NEWS AND TRIBUNE
5K to help Angel Tree is Saturday
Miles for Merry Miracles announced that registration for the 2012 Miles for Merry Miracles 5K Fun Run/Walk to benefit Angel Tree children has officially. The race will start at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the New Albany Amphitheater. Entry for the event is the participant's pledge to adopt an Angel. Day-of registration starts at 9 a.m. Saturday.
Miles for Merry Miracles is a youth-driven, nonprofit organization based out of Southern Indiana. A partner with the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program to provide a Christmas to children in need.
Visit http://www.m4mm.org/ for more information.
Cookie Walk at church
Park Christian Church, 2231 Green Valley Road, New Albany, will sponsor a cookie walk from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the church.
There will be a large assortment of homemade cookies available for $8 per pound. Gift wrapping is also available.
Cooking, sewing programs upcoming
The Jeffersonville Parks Department will host its next session of the Sticky Fingers Cooking Club from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dec. 22. The program is for kids ages 7-11. Cost is $5.
The In Stitches kids sewing club will also meet from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 22 for kids ages 9-11. The cost is $5.
Space for both of these programs is limited and preregistration is required. Register online at jeffparks.org or call 502-639-3293 for details.
Cookie Stroll set for Saturday
Jeffersonville’s Holiday Cookie Stroll will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1.
The second-annual event is limited to 250 people. Participants can stroll from shop to shop and collect one cookie from each shop before the Light Up the Holidays Parade on Spring Street.
Tickets are $2 per person and will be available for sale at Sugar Maples Antiques, 109 W. Maple Street; Schimpff’s Confectionery, 347 Spring St.; and Choices/CCF Boutique, 437 Spring St. The parade starts at the south end of Spring Street at 5 p.m. and proceeds northward to Court Avenue. The city’s light up ceremonies take place in Warder Park from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. complete with music, dancing, refreshments and a visit from Santa.
Museum Open House is Dec. 9
The Howard Steamboat Museum and Mansion, 1101 East Market St., Jeffersonville, will hold a holiday Open House from 1-4 p.m. Dec. 9. Admission is free.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there to visit with children and free goodie bags will be available for each child. Music will be provided by the Corydon Dulcimer Society and holiday shopping opportunities will be available.
For more information, visit steamboatmuseum.org or call 812-283-3728.
Luncheon to celebrate Hoehn’s 97th
A luncheon to celebrate Elmer Hoehn’s 97th birthday will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 6, at the Holiday Inn in Clarksville.
If you plan to attend, RSVP by Dec. 3 by calling 812-282-2679 or 812-282-2468.
Library hosting local authors
The Charlestown Clark County Public Library is sponsoring a local Author Night from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Dec. 5 at the library, 51 Clark Road, Charlestown.
Young adult author Julie Kagawa will be among the guests. She is the author of the “Iron Fey” and “Blood of Eden” series. She is joining other authors who will talk about their works and their lives as writers.
The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call 812-256-3337.
Neighbors group to meet
New Friends and Neighbors of Southern Indiana will meet at 7 p.m. Dec. 11.
Newcomers to the area are welcome. Call Carolyn Ledford 812-949-6021 for meeting program and location.