Zionsville in brief – June 14, 2016

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Food & Flicks – Traders Point presents Food & Flicks on the Field every other Friday through July 29. Food trucks will open at 8 p.m. and the movies will begin at dusk in front of the Academy building at Traders Point Christian School, 6600 S. Indianapolis Rd., Whitestown. Movie lineup includes: “Hotel Transylvania” – June 17; “Elf the Movie” – July 1; “Zootopia” – July 15; “Big Hero 6” – July 29.

Akard supports Alzheimer’s Association – In June, Akard True Value Hardware will support the Alzheimer’s Association through two days of deals. On June 17, shoppers are invited to grab food or a sweet treat for a free-will donation and hang out by the grill. Both June 17 and 18, shoppers can buy a purple bucket for $5 and will receive a 20 percent discount on anything that fits in the bucket. All donations will benefit the Association.

Bling Fling – Take your spring-cleaning to the next level and support ZWIN’s spring service project – the ZWIN Bling Fling. Clean out your jewelry box or drawer and donate any unused or unwanted jewelry that is in good condition to help support Birds Be Free foundation, Dress For Success, Helping Hands, I WIN Indiana women in need. Local drop boxes can be found at: Century 21 Scheetz, Old National Bank, Five Thirty Home, Zionsville Physical Therapy, Blooms, Storen Financial, Akard True Value.

Police department hiring – The Zionsville Police Dept. is currently accepting applications for full-time police officers. Applications are available at the Police Department, 1075 Parkway Dr., or online at www.zionsville-in.gov/416/ZPD-recruiting. Deadline is July 1.

Library events – Jazz trio, 7 to 8 p.m. June 16. Adults only. Trivia Night at Greek’s Pizzeria, 6 to 8 p.m. June 20. No kids under age 10. Cookout with Famous Dave’s BBQ, 6 to 7 p.m. June 21. Adults only. Registration required for all three events. Register at www.zionsvillelibrary.org.

Nature Center news – The Zion Nature’s summer hours are from noon to 5 p.m. on Frudays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Join us from 1 to 3 p.m. June 25 for Monarch Watch. Discover how to help scientists collect data as part of the Monarch Larva Monitoring Project. Learn how to identify monarch eggs, caterpillars and milkweed. Learn what it takes to set up a Monarch habitat in your backyard. Registration is required as space is limited. Register at www.naturecenter@zionsville-in.gov

iRecord training takes place – The Boone County Child Advocacy Center received a grant from Boone REMC’s Operation Round Up program to purchase the iRecord digital video/audio recording system. Several local healthcare and police personnel recently received training on the system. They include, from left to right: Meredith Erwin, victim advocate at the Boone County Child Advocacy Center; Ashley Nelson, sexual assault nurse examiner at Witham; Nikki Barnes, therapist at Indiana United Methodist Children’s Home; Amy Dickerson, detective with the Lebanon Police Department; and Kassie Frazier, executive director of the Boone County Child Advocacy Center.

Preschool director needed – Christ Lutheran Church preschool director Laurie Highsmith will be moving on to another opportunity now that the school year is over. Highsmith has been the director since July 2012 and has started several traditions including a 500 bike race, pet week and Fantastic Fun with Friends on Fridays. The preschool is seeking a replacement. For more information, visit www.clczionsville.org/preschool.

5k run to benefit Haiti – St. Alphonsus Liguori will sponsor the You Can Call Me Al 5k Run at 8 a.m. July 30. Proceeds will benefit sister parish, St. Anthony of Padua in Haiti. For more information or to register, visit www.ZionsvilleCatholic.com and click on the You Can Call Me Al link.

Art contest and display – A.R.N. Funeral & Cremation Services, 11411 N. Michigan Rd., presents the fourth annual Memorial Day Art Contest. Student artwork from Zionsville and Zionsville West middle school students will be on display and open to the public during June. For more information, call 317-873-4776.

Free movie nights – Whitestown Parks presents Free Movie Nights at the Whitestown Municipal Complex. All movies begin at 8 p.m. Popcorn and bottled water are provided at no charge. Movie lineup includes: “The Avengers Age of Ultron” – July 9; “The Good Dinosaur” – Aug. 13; “Alvin and the Chipmunks, Road Chip” – Sept. 9.

Polo charity match – The 13th Annual Boone County Polo Charity will be held July 9 at the Hickory Hall Polo Club, 7551 E. 100 N., Whitestown. Gates will open at 11 a.m. and the match begins at 1 p.m. Proceeds from the annual fundraiser benefit Boone County Senior Services, Inc. Admission is $20 per car and includes a silent auction, kids’ activities, and Best Decorated Tailgate award. For more information, visit www.BooneSeniors.org.


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