Cheap Thrills – May 19

RAIN GARDENS 101, 6:30 p.m. May 19, Greenwood Public Library, 310 S. Meridian St., Greenwood, free, a rain garden is a simple yet beautiful way to help your yard, your city and your environment. Sponsored by the City of Greenwood Stormwater Department, greenwood

QUILTERS GUILD OF INDIANAPOLIS SOUTH MEETING, 1 p.m., May 26, Friedens United Church of Christ,8300 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis, Heather Givans, owner of Crimson Tate, will be the speaker. Tate designs and creates non-traditional quilts constructed from contemporary, modern and repurposed vintage fabrics. She also designs fabric for Windham Fabrics, works on new pattern designs and teaches sewing classes at the shop. Additional information available:,

AUTHOR TALK: KIMBERLY MCCREIGHT, 6:30 p.m., May 26, Franklin library, 401 State St., Franklin, enjoy a Skype visit with author Kimberly McCreight, New York Times bestselling author of “Reconstructing Amelia” and the new young adult novel “The Outliers.” Visit the library to check out her books and come with questions for a Q&A with the author. Light refreshments will be provided. To register for this program, call 317-738-9711 or visit