School briefs: Children’s art classes scheduled

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GREENFIELD — Registration is open now for community art classes for children in September.

The Greenfield Parks Department is hosting a “Crazy About Color” class the first four Wednesdays in September. The class is 4;30-5:30 p.m. for grades kindergarten through third; and 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. for grades fourth through sixth. Cost is $55. Register at parks.greenfieldin.org under “youth programs.”

Toddlers and preschoolers can get messy with art in a new class offered at the Gilded Nest, 16 A. N. State St., Greenfield. “Toddler Day at the Gilded Nest” will be Saturday, Sept. 11 and will offer three hour-long class options for $25 per child and included supplies and a snack. Hancock County Art Studio, owned by Michelle Kimberlin, will be on site to teach the classes, which begin at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. or 2 p.m. To register and for payment details, call the Gilded Nest at 317-318-2191; for questions call Kimberlin at 317-498-4706.

Schools conducting vaccination clinic

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Eastern Hancock Community School Corp. is holding a vaccination clinic 9:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Sept. 7 in the central office board room. Parents can complete the consent and questionnaire online form patients.vaxcare.com/registration with code IN10647.

Vaccines offered include Tdap, Hepatitis A and B, HiB, Polio, Influenza, MMR, HPV, Meningitis, Pneumococcal, Varicella, and COVID-19 (Pfizer for ages 12 and older, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson for ages 18 and older.) For information, call the Hancock County Health Department at 317-477-1125 prior to the clinic date, or e-mail [email protected].

Homework help available online

GREENFIELD — Homework help is available virtually via the Hancock County Public Library. Brainfuse HelpNow service has live, online tutors for all grade levels and is available daily from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. Brainfuse can be accessed from the library’s teen blog or the Online Resources page at hcplibrary.org. Apps are also available.

Storytimes for kids resuming at library

GREENFIELD — Storytimes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers are returning to the Hancock County Public Library after more than a year hiatus due to the pandemic.

Free sessions will be on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings at the central Greenfield branch of the library, and Wednesday mornings and afternoons at the New Palestine branch. Activities include songs, crafts and stories for infants through kindergarteners. Registration opens Aug. 23 at hcplibrary.org. Storytimes begin Sept. 7 and run through the middle of October.