Arts Council scramble is Friday

The Arts Council of Southern Indiana will host a golf scramble beginning at 1 p.m. Friday at Chariot Run Golf Course. The cost is $100 per person and proceeds benefit the Arts Council.

The fee includes green and cart fees, lunch, prizes, awards and giveaways.

There is still space available.

For more information or for entry information, contact Julie Schweitzer at 812-949-4238 or mail entries at 820 E. Market St., New Albany, IN 47150.

IUS to offer program

Teenage participants will work with adult mentors to identify their strengths and develop self-esteem in the Youth/ Adult Mentor Entrepreneur Program.”

Sessions will be Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 29 to Aug. 3 at the YMCA of Southern Indiana, 33 State St., New Albany.

IU Southeast School of Business faculty and area entrepreneurs will coach youth 13 to 19 years old to help them identify their strengths, build self-esteem and use the knowledge to explore a business idea.

Cost of the program is $70 and scholarships are available.

For application or further information contact Brenda Swartz 812-941-2494 or


Church group hosting yard sale

The United Methodist Women’s group of Christ United Methodist Church, 1618 Canal Lane, Georgetown, is sponsoring a churchwide yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 25 at the church.

Proceeds from this sale will go toward purchasing blinds for the church chapel/gathering room.

For more information call the church at 812-951-2441.


Summer theater production

Our Lady of Providence Jr.-Sr. High School has announced its summer theater production, “Diary of Anne Frank,” to be performed in the Ray Day Little Theatre.

Show times are 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 and available at the door.


River Sweep gets new date

The Clark County Ohio River Sweep was canceled due to lightning and has been rescheduled for July 23.

Check-in stations will open at 9 a.m. and will be at Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center, Ashland Park, George Rogers Clark Homesite and Lapping Park in Clarksville.

The event ends at noon. Volunteers will be provided with gloves, garbage bags, bottled water, a free ORSANCO t-shirt and free admission to the Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center that day.

Groups with minors need parental/guardian permission slips signed in advance. Contact Carol Huff at the Clarksville Stormwater Department at 812-283-8233 for more information.


Town council hosting work session

The Sellersburg Town Council will meet for a workshop session at 6 p.m. Monday to discuss a sewer extension for the Indiana Department of Revenue, painting of the water tower and purchase of the Williams property — 109 and 111 N. New Albany St.

It will be before the town council meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at town hall, 316 E. Utica St.


Seminar to focus on biking

Bicycle Indiana and the Indiana State Department of Health will co-present a seminar June 30 in Jeffersonville designed to help communities and businesses learn about the benefits of and process for becoming more “bicycle-friendly,” a designation awarded by the League of American Bicyclists to communities, businesses and universities nationally.

The local host of the seminar is Brian Fogle, director of planning and zoning for the city of Jeffersonville.

The seminar — from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with lunch included — is open to the public but designed to appeal to city leaders, planners, engineers and cyclists. Register at

Cookout to benefit candidates

There will be a cookout fundraiser to benefit the campaigns of Republican Jeffersonville City Council candidates Matt Owen, Lisa Gill and Bryan Glover.

The event is described as casual and the community is invited. Chicken is on the menu and there will be face-painting and corn hole.

The event runs from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday — with dinner to be served at about 5:30 — at the New Chapel shelterhouse, 5616 New Chapel Road, Jeffersonville.

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