Correction – The Oct. 31 edition of Current in Zionsville incorrectly stated Jonathan Weyer’s title at St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church. Weyer is the pastoral associate of evangelization.
Jury duty scam – A scam involving the threat of arrest for missing jury duty has hit central Indiana. A victim answers the telephone and the caller says a warrant is being issued for not appearing for jury duty (or paying taxes or another offense). The caller may give the name of a courthouse employee, a deputy or a name similar to an employee. The victim is then told to pay money to avoid arrest. These calls are fake. Contact your local police if you receive one.
Park planning meetings – Help the Zionsville Park and Recreation Department plan for the next five years. We have scheduled three public input meetings. All meetings are scheduled in the new Zionsville Town Hall Community Room, Room 207, 1100 W. Oak St., Zionsville. Meetings will begin at 6 p.m. and are being held on Nov. 16, Dec. 14, and March 21.
ZPC Date Night – Zionsville Presbyterian Church will host Date Night from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Nov. 18. Please join us for an evening of dinner, dessert, and music. Musician Michael O’Brien will share with us a night of music and inspiration. This will be a great night for couples to reconnect with each other and with God. Cost is $40 per couple. Visit ZPC.org to register.
Leadership program applications open – Boone County Leadership is accepting applications for the 2018 class. BCL is a nine-month program that educates participants about local issues on topics such as agribusiness, the legal system, health and human services, economic development, education and commerce. Applications are due by Nov. 27 and can be completed online at communityfoundationbc.org/community-leadership/boone-county-leadership/.
Winter Wonderland Bash – The Democratic Party of Hamilton County will host Winter Wonderland Bash at 5 p.m. Dec. 2. Tickets start at $50 and include hors d’ouevres, silent auction and more. Dress is cocktail attire. Register at secure.actblue.com/donate/wwbash.
Tri Kappa Santa Breakfast – Tickets are on sale now for the annual Tri Kappa Santa Breakfast, to be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 2 on Main Street in Zionsville. Cost is $15 per person and includes breakfast, crafts and activities provided by many Village restaurants and businesses. Visit EventBrite.com to register.
Digital safety series – Zionsville Community Schools presents Parenting in the Digital Age, a series about keeping our kids safe in the digital world. This five-part series will cover such things as safe apps, home wifi security, cyber bullying, online predators and more. The first session is titled App Safety and Securing Your Home Network. It will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 Dec. 6 in the Board Room at the Educational Services Center.
Father-son breakfast – Fathers and sons are invited to Zionsville All-Pro Dad’s Day Breakfasts. These monthly gatherings provide some father-son quality time while hearing great speakers at the same time. Meetings run from 7 to 8 a.m. at Zionsville Community High School on the following dates: Nov. 16, Jan. 18, Feb. 15, March 15 and April 19. Cost is $15 for each father-son pair, $3 for additional guests. RSVP to 317-345-3208.
Waste Management board meeting – The Boone County Solid Waste Management District Board will meet at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 16 at the County Annex Building, 116 W. Washington St., Room 105, Lebanon.
Lunch and Learn On the Road – Boone County Senior Services announces the 2017 lineup for Lunch and Learn On the Road. Lunch and Learn On the Road is for people age 60 and over who would like to travel with us by motor coach to see different parts of our state and learn something new, plus enjoy a special meal. The next event will be held Nov. 29. We will travel to Elkhart to explore the Ruthmere Mansion. The trip includes a lunch tea, entertainment, Christmas décor galore, and more. There are stairs on this trip – no ramps or elevators. Learn more at booneseniors.org.
Open house — The Constitution Party will hold an open house from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Nov. 18 at Old National Bank, 385 S. Main St. Zionsville. Attendees can learn about the three pillars of the Constitution Party and a new approach to self-government. For more, visit facebook.com/constitutionpartyofindiana.
Kroger job fair – Kroger plans to open Jan. 4, 2018, at 5 Boone Village. A job fair will be held for that store and other locations from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 17 at the former Brunchies site, 47 Boone Village.
Volunteer tax preparers needed – United Way of Central Indiana needs volunteers to become tax preparers for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. The program offers online and in-person tax filing services in Boone, Marion, Hendricks, Hancock and Morgan counties for taxpayers who earned $66,000 or less in 2017. To learn more and sign up to become a volunteer visit, indyfreetaxprep.com.
EDC annual breakfast and awards – The Boone County Economic Development Corporation is hosting its annual meeting and awards presentation from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Dec. 7 at the Golf Club of Indiana, 6905 S. 525 E., Lebanon. The keynote address will be given by Tom Easterday, senior vice president of Subaru of Indiana. Cost is $15 for non-members and includes breakfast. Members are free. Visit betterinboone.org/events for more information or to register by Dec. 1.
IMCU donation – Indiana Members Credit Union (IMCU) supported Breast Cancer Awareness Month and donated $5,841 to Pink Ribbon Connection.
New Advisory Council forming – The Indiana Department of Revenue invites tax professionals, attorneys, business stakeholders, advocates and scholars statewide to be considered for appointment to the first-ever Commissioner’s Advisory Council to provide valuable input on tax administration for the state. Twelve members will be selected for two-year appointments. The council will meet quarterly beginning in late January. Applications are available at in.gov/dor/5739.htm and are due by Dec. 1.