Arts & crafts
SOUTHSIDE ART LEAGUE MARCH SHOW: JOHN MANICKE, exhibit open March 1 to the31, Southside Art League Gallery, 229 E. Broadway St., Greenwood, 30 paintings and sketches by local professional artist John Manicke. Most for sale. Manicke did not take any formal classes in art until he was pursuing his master’s degree in psychology at the University of Wisconsin. During his career as a human resource manager with various companies, he continued his art studies, also entering competitions and art fairs. In 1990, he retired and began classes with the Indianapolis Art Center. He has studied with Ellie Siskind, Jan Royce, Gregg Kreutz, and the late Bill Ashby. He is a member of several artist organizations, including the Hoosier Salon, The Indianapolis Artists Club, The Indiana Heritage Arts, The Central Indiana Artist’s Association, The Indianapolis Art Center and the Southside Art League. He has won 44 awards in the past 25 years. Meet the artist at an open house, 2:30 to 5 p.m. March 5, at the gallery. Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday. Call to arrange for viewing by appointment at another time, 317-882-5562, or the artist, 317-882-7073.
JOHNSON COUNTY EXTENSION HOMEMAKERS ANNUAL SPRING CRAFT FAIR, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 4, Scott Hall, Johnson County Fairgrounds, 250 Fairgrounds St., Franklin, craft and artisan products of all types, clothing, jewelry, home decor, health and beauty, and more; lunch and snack foods all day, admission is free; 317-736-3724.
FRANKLIN CHIPMATES WOODCARVING CLUB, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Franklin Cultural Arts and Recreation Center, 396 Branigin Blvd., beginners and experienced craftspeople welcome, 317-736-1582.
NIMBLE THIMBLES QUILT CLUB, first Friday of the month, 9 to 11:30 a.m. work session, 12:30 p.m. meeting, Johnson County Purdue Extension Office, 484 N. Morton St., Franklin, 317-736-4547.
KIMBERLY HOFFMAN AUTHOR PROGRAM, 2 p.m. March 4, Franklin library, 401 State St., Hoffman will read her book, “Emma’s Dancing Day,” talk about writing process, answer questions and host interactive dance demonstration where everyone will be able to participate. Books will be available for purchase. Register: pageafterpage.org.
LITERARY TOUR INFORMATION SESSIONS, 6:30 p.m. March 7, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., travelers are wanted for a summer tour through the iconic landscapes of Ireland and Scotland. Tilson Travel will donate a portion of group trip costs to the Greenwood library. The tour, “Literary Legends and Inspiring Landscapes of Scotland and Ireland” is scheduled for July 5 to 14. A minimum of 15 people must sign up by April 1 for the trip to take place. Trip and tour highlights will include castles, parks and historic sites during stops in Edinburgh, Cairngorms, Iverness, Loch Ness and Ayr in Scotland. In Ireland, tour stops include Dublin, Adare and Kilkenny Castle. Cost of the tour is $3,750 for double occupancy and an additional $550 for single occupancy. There will be a $150 rebate if there ware more than 22 travelers signed up. The cost includes air fare and trip accommodations. For more information, contact Becky Tilson-Squires at 317-402-6982 or email@example.com.
READING BY AUTHOR CATHY DAY, 7 p.m. March 2, Richardson Chapel, Franklin College, 101 Branigin Blvd. Day is the author of “The Circus in Winter” and “Comeback Season.” Her stories and essays have appeared in Pank, Ninth Letter, The Millions, Sports Illustrated and North American Review. Day currently teaches creative writing at Ball State University and serves as the assistant chair of operations in the department of English. Free and open to the public. The Indiana authors’ series is made possible through a matching grant from Indiana Humanities Council in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Arts.
MYSTERY BOOK CLUB, 1 p.m. March 6, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., free, discussion of “The Skin Collector,” by Jeffrey Deaver, 317-881-1953, greenwoodlibrary.us
STOUT STORIES, 6:30 p.m. March 6, Taxman Brewing, free, discussion of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” by Mark Haddon; pageafterpage.org.
PRIMETIME BOOK CLUB, 6:30 p.m. March 7, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., free, discussion of “The Boys in the Boat,” by Daniel Brown, registration, 317-881-1953,
YOUR HOUSE HISTORY CONVERSATION GROUP, 6 p.m.
March 6, Franklin library, 401 State St., Want to know more about the history of your house? Join the first house history conversation; new conversation group brings together Johnson County homeowners with a passion for local history. Exchange stories, share research tips, informational resources and more. Meetings will be Mondays once a month in the Historical Room at the Franklin Branch. For more information or to register for this program, please call 317-738-9711 or visit pageafterpage.org/register.
HOW TO FILE YOUR (SIMPLE) TAXES YOURSELF, 6 p.m. March 9, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., Want to tackle your own taxes but aren’t sure where to begin? Learn some tips and tricks for filing your own taxes online easily from IRS trained volunteers. Registration:
HOW TO CONDUCT PRODUCTIVE MEETINGS, 6 p.m. March 14, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., efficiently conducted meetings take advantage of valuable resources. Learn and practice the techniques and dynamics of conducting productive meetings in small groups. The seminar is sponsored by the Greenwood Woodman Toastmasters. Registration: greeenwoodlibrary.us.
JOHNSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY FREE ONLINE COURSES, Patrons can access thousands of online courses in Microsoft Office, Photoshop, web design, business, marketing and more at no cost. The Lynda.com video library offers users a chance to grow skills in graphic design, computer programming, photography and video. Software includes Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, Google Apps, iMovie and Final Cut Pro. Visit pageafterpage.org/lynda to log in and create a Lynda.com account.
MODERN WESTERN SQUARE DANCING, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Rivers of Life Fellowship, 1962 Old Meridian St., Greenwood, $4 per lesson per person; first two lessons are free; those interested should email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 317-881-4719 or 317-694-4711; greenwoodmerrymixers.com; facebook.com/greenwoodmerrymixers.
INTERMEDIATE BALLROOM DANCE LESSONS, 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, Riolo Dance Studio, 502 N. Capitol Ave. (second floor), Indianapolis; $10 to $15, no partner needed; advanced American style smooth and rhythm group classes; riolodance.com, 317-490-6739.
BALLROOM DANCES, 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, Riolo Dance Studio, 502 N. Capitol Ave. (second floor), Indianapolis, $10-$12, lesson at 7:30 p.m., open dancing 8:30 to 10:30 p.m., all skill levels and abilities welcome; no partner needed; refreshments available; riolodance.com.
Fundraisers and Galas
DADDY-DAUGHTER DANCE, 6 to 9 p.m. March 4, Indian Creek High School Cafeteria, 803 Indian Meadows Drive, Trafalgar, Cancer Stinks Relay For Life team fundraiser, dancing, finger food, drinks, complementary pictures, princess crowning and silent auction; tickets at First Merchant Bank Trafalgar: pre-sale $20/couple, $5 per extra child; at the door $25/couple, $5 per extra child.
INDIANA ASTROS CRAFT AND VENDOR SHOW FUNDRAISER, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 12, Johnson County Fairgrounds, 250 Fairground St., Franklin, fundraiser for 12 and under softball league; giveaways and doorprizes.
HELLO SUNSHINE! SOLAR-POWERED LAWN CARE, 6 p.m. March 8, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., join Gus Mariscal, owner of the Solar Earth Lawn Care. He has the first solar-powered lawn care company in Indiana. His mowers, blowers and other landscaping tools are powered by batteries that are juiced on solar chargers. He will talk about how he retrofitted his truck with two solar panels that are routed into a battery charging station in the vehicle’s tool box. Gus also will be giving tips on green gardening practices and other tasks that will help you live a better, greener life. He also uses eco-friendly fertilizers and herbicides. Come see some of his equipment and learn about how he got started; registration: greenwoodlibrary.us.
JOHNSON COUNTY GARDEN CLUB: LIFELONG SKILLS IN GROWING GARDENS AND MONARCH BUTTERFLIES, 6:30 p.m. March 13, Purdue Extension office, 484 N. Morton St., Franklin; Ellen Paris: “Lifelong Skills in Growing Gardens;” and Missi Tinsley and Megan Greene: “Studying Monarch Butterflies in Kansas and Mexico,” speakers share their recent trips and learning as a result of being recipients of grant money from a local Education Foundation to research areas of their choosing. All are employees of Franklin Community Schools.
TOX BOX RE-OPENING, hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 1051 Hospital Road, Franklin. Items accepted: household cleaning supplies, yard and pool chemicals, automotive fluids, oil-based paint and stain. No latex paint will be accepted. The Tox Box is for Johnson County residents only. No businesses, contractors or small quantity generators will be accepted. Call the Johnson County Recycling District office at 317-738-2546 for more information or visit recyclejohnsoncounty.com.
Health and fitness
WESTSIDE PARK, GREENWOOD HIKE, 8:30 a.m. Saturdays in March, park Westside Park parking lot in Greenwood, 8-mile walk with a 5-mile option in parks and neighborhoods in Greenwood. indyhike.org.
GREENWOOD PARK MALL HIKE, 8 a.m. Saturdays in February and 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays in March, sign in at the mall food court for a self-guided hike. Take as many one- mile laps as you want; indyhike.org
BEECH GROVE HIKE, 6 p.m. Tuesdays in March, meet at southeast corner of Emerson and Churchman in Beech Grove in the Churchman Hill Plaza behind the BP station for a 5-mile hike; indyhike.org.
SOUTHPORT PARK HIKE, 9:15 a.m. Wednesdays in March, meet at 6901 Derbyshire Road behind the Southport Police Station for an 8-mile hike; indyhike.org.
BAXTER YMCA 500 FESTIVAL MINI MARATHON TRAINING, Saturday mornings, Monday and Wednesday evenings or Tuesday and Thursday mornings, through May 6, training program will prepare participants of all levels for 13.1-mile course by providing mileage plans, organized training days, equipment information, cross-training suggestions and nutrition strategies. Runners and walkers of all skill levels are invited to attend. Cost is $87 for members and $99 for guests; two for one pricing available. This does not include race registration. All participants are responsible for their own registration. Visit www.indymca.org/centers/baxter/schedules-events/ to download the registration form or call 317-881-9347 for more information.
WEIGHT WATCHERS MEETINGS, 6 p.m. Thursdays, Hornet Park Community Center, 5245 Hornet Ave., Beech Grove, 317-803-9086.
DESTINATION INDIANA, Indiana Historical Society, 450 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis; facilitated, interactive exhibits that use digital technology, touch screens and immersive displays of historic images and documents to explore and understand the story of Indiana using photographs and other archival materials such as broadsides, manuscripts, maps, printed items and sheet music. Destination Indiana features eight “drive yourself” time-travel stations that can each hold as many as six guests. The space also includes a large-group experience that offers access to nine journeys on its 22.5-foot by 7.5-foot screen, which features twice the resolution of a 1080i high-definition television set. Each station includes at least one journey for each of Indiana’s 92 counties, as well as “Indiana Stories” on subject matters such as African-American Hoosiers, the Civil War, the Ohio River, mapping the state, social justice and reform, rail transportation, agriculture and more are also explored.
WEE WEDNESDAYS, 11 a.m. Wednesdays, Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 N. Michigan Road, Indianapolis, $5 public, $3 IMA members, Star Studio classroom, for children ages 0 to 5 and their caregivers, pretend play, sing-a-longs, gallery art hunts and hands-on art activities, to register call 317-923-1331, ext. 213.
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Southport library, 2630 E. Stop 11 Road, Indianapolis, free, children ages 3 to 5 and an adult, stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes, playtime, sharing time for adults, 317-275-4510.
WONDERFUL ONES STORY TIME, 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, free, 317-885-1330, pageafterpage.org.
TERRIFIC TWOS STORY TIME, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Tuesdays, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, free, 317-885-1330, pageafterpage.org.
CRAFTY KIDS CLUB, 4 to 5:30 p.m. fourth Tuesdays, Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., free, crafts, 317-878-9560, pageafterpage.org.
Movies & Theater
‘BEST OF THE FEST,’ March 3 to 4, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin, showcasing the best in independent, inspiring film from all over the world every October, the Heartland Film Festival-presented by nonprofit arts organization Heartland Film-and The Historic Artcraft Theatre will offer moviegoers in Franklin, a chance to experience the festival atmosphere in their own backyard. 7:30 p.m. March 3, “Wild Prairie Rose,” Narrative feature, winner “Heartland Jimmy Stewart Award”; 2:30 p.m. March 4, “The Adventure Club,” Family friendly narrative feature; 5 p.m. March 4, “USS Indianapolis: The Legacy,” feature documentary _ special presentation; 7:30 p.m. March 4, “Te Ata,” narrative feature, winner “Heartland Film Audience Choice;” historicartcrafttheatre.org.
FRANKLIN COLLEGE THEATER: ‘THE CLEAN HOUSE,’ 8 p.m. March 8 to the 11, 2 p.m. March 12, Théâtre Margot, Johnson Center for Fine Arts, Branigin Boulevard and Grizzly Drive, Sara Ruhl’s funny and poignant contemporary play about class, comedy and the true nature of love revolves around a married couple, Lane and Charles, who are doctors. They have hired a housekeeper from Brazil who wants to be a comedian and becomes friends with Lane’s eccentric sister. Things get further complicated when Charles falls for one of his patients. Audience discretion is advised. Nicolas Crisafulli will direct this play. Tickets $8-$12, tickets@FranklinCollege.edu, 317-738-8029 or 800-852-0232, ext. 8029.
‘DOING YOUR CIVIC DUTY: THE EVOLUTION OF VOTING,’ open through beginning of April, Johnson County Museum of History, 135 N. Main St., Franklin, new exhibit tells the story of changes in who could vote, the role of different elected officials, and some of the fascinating elected officials over the years. For more information, visit johnsoncountymuseum.org or call 317-346-4500.
A LAND ENCHANTED: THE GOLDEN AGE OF INDIANA ART, through May 14, Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, exhibit portrays cultural and artistic growth in fine arts that occurred in Indiana during the late 19th and early 20th centuries with objects drawn from the IMA’s permanent collection. Explore this important chapter of Hoosier history through paintings and sketchbooks by William Merritt Chase, James F. Gookins, John Washington Love, the Hoosier Group and others.
BEYOND SPACESHIP EARTH, Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, 3000 N. Meridian St., all-new, immersive exhibit tells dynamic story of space exploration from NASA’s Project Mercury program, which sent the first Americans into space, to the International Space Station. Families can see astronaut artifacts, learn space-travel history and immerse themselves in the life of an astronaut. International Space Station Exhibit: Discover how astronauts perform scientific experiments in space; View real video of an astronaut’s day-to-day life in space; Try on space gear, and try out interactive space-task activities. Indiana Astronaut Wall of Fame: Learn about the Hoosiers who’ve made astronomical impact; View space artifacts and images from the Purdue University Archives; Explore the database of Indiana astronauts. Schaefer Planetarium and Space Object Theater: See the Liberty
Bell 7, the capsule behind America’s second manned space flight; Experience Gus Grissom’s story in the a dynamic sound and light show Flight of the Liberty Bell 7; admission and complete information: childrensmuseum.org.
AFRICAN CHILDREN’S CHOIR, 7 p.m. March 10, Franklin Community Church, 2005 Upper Shelbyville Road, program features well-loved children’s songs, traditional spirituals and gospel favorites. Concerts are free and open to all. A free-will offering is taken at the performance to support African Children’s Choir programs, such as education, care and relief and development programs.
FRANKLIN COMMUNITY BAND, 7 p.m. March 16, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1300 U.S. 31 South, Franklin, band and young musicians will perform, fellowship and fefreshments will be provided after the concert. All are welcome.
FRANKLIN COLLEGE CHAMBER CONCERTS, 7 p.m. April 11, Custer Theatre in Old Main, concerts will showcase Franklin College students enrolled in voice or music classes. They will perform an array of music from Broadway and contemporary favorites, to classical and romantic art songs.
FRANKLIN COLLEGE CHORAL CONCERTS, 7 p.m. May 5 and 2 p.m.
May 6, Custer Theatre in Old Main. The choral concerts will feature all three college choirs: The FC Singers, the Women’s Chorus and the Men’s Chorus.
FRANKLIN COLLEGE INSTRUMENTAL CONCERTS, 7 p.m. May 9, Custer Theatre in Old Main, showcase of Franklin College students who participate in the FC String Ensemble and the FC Wind Ensemble.
CHORDLIGHTERS BARBERSHOP CHORUS, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Grace United Methodist Church, 1300 E. Adams Drive, Franklin, men who like to sing and who are interested in the group should come to a rehearsal, call 882-5187 or visit chordlighters.org/ for more information.
NINEVEH SENIOR CENTER RUMMAGE SALE, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 24, 9 a.m. to noon March 25, Nineveh Senior Center, 3208 Rodeo Drive, Nineveh, chili, hot dogs, desserts and drinks.
MY PLATE, every second Monday, Matthew Hunt from the Purdue Extension, will be presenting the Small Steps curriculum. A recipe or snack is prepared for each lesson and those present will be offered the opportunity to sample it. Each participant will receive an incentive gift from Purdue Extension following the presentation. For members only. Franklin Active Adult Center, 160 E Adams St., Bev Bonsett, 317-736-3696.
MANICURES AND HAIRCUTS, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. first Friday of the month, Franklin Active Adult Center, 160 E. Adams St., students from Empire Beauty School will provide free manicures and haircuts the first Friday of the month on-site, for members only, Bev Bonsett, 317-736-3696.
ZUMBA GOLD, 1 p.m. Thursdays, Franklin Active Adult Center, 160 E. Adams St., instructor Christa Martin, Zumba Gold takes the Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older adult, for those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. What stays the same are all the elements the Zumba Fitness-Party is known for: the zesty Latin music, like salsa, merengue, cumbia and reggaeton; the exhilarating, easy-to-follow moves; and the invigorating, party-like atmosphere. Cost is $2 per session. For members only, Bev Bonsett, 317-736-3696.
WII GAMES, 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Franklin Active Adult Center, 160 E. Adams St., Franklin, fun and exercise, for members only, Bev Bonsett, 317-736-3696.
LINE DANCING, 11:30 a.m. Mondays, line dancing lessons led by Phyllis and Harold Parker, for members only. Franklin Active Adult Center, 160 E. Adams, Bev Bonsett, 317-736-3696.
HEALTHY EATING AND LIVING (HEAL) CLASS, 1 p.m. first Monday of the month, the Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., goal of this group is to share healthy recipes, healthy eating tips, and learn to prepare these dishes. Meetings are for anyone who enjoys cooking and wants to share their joy with others and learn new ways to cook and eat healthy. Call 317-382-4810 for more information. The cost of this class is $2 per session.
COMMUNITY BINGO, 2 p.m. last Friday of the month, Hickory Creek of Franklin, 580 Lemley St., Franklin, musical entertainment, refreshments, bingo starts about 2:30 p.m., free, must RSVP two weeks in advance, 317-736-8214.
HUMANE SOCIETY OF JOHNSON COUNTY PET FOOD PANTRY, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., first Monday of the month at the pet center, 3827 N. Graham Road, Franklin, hsjc.org, 317-535-6626.
AVA MARIA GUILD OF ST. PAUL HERMITAGE, 12:30 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, except for April, June and December when the meetings start at noon. No meetings in January and February, St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove, free, Linda Augenstein, 317-885-5098, email@example.com.
GREENWOOD VFW LADIES EUCHRE, 2 p.m. Saturdays, Greenwood VFW Post 5864, 333 S. Washington St., $5, friendly game, helps ladies raise money for special projects they support, 317-888-2488.
WOODCARVING, 6 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m. Saturdays, $1, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., 317-882-4810.
THE SOCIAL OF GREENWOOD DAY TRIP, every third Wednesday of the month, for information, thesocialofgreenwood.org, 317-882-4810.
BAXTER YMCA REGISTERING FOR YOUTH SPORTS LEAGUES, season runs through March 11. Practices take place one evening each week and games take place on Saturdays. Prices vary because the Y offers a sliding fee scale based on household income. In YMCA Youth Sports, there are no tryouts and no one gets cut from the teams. Everyone who registers is assigned to a team and all players have the opportunity for equal playing time in games, all players participate throughout practices and games. For additional information contact Ashley Chitwood, Youth & Adult Sports Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Register online at indymca.org/baxter.
THE COURT, 3:30 to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday; $5 cover charge on weekends, 7 Trafalgar Square, Trafalgar, safe, clean environment for teens offering Wi-Fi, jukebox, concessions, a dance floor, arcades and a DJ on the weekends, 765-341-0568.
CENTRAL INDIANA YOUTH CHORUS, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, East 10th Street United Methodist Church, 2327 E. 10th St., Indianapolis, free, ages 10 to 18, learn to sing four-part a cappella harmony, performance opportunities, ongoing registration, Janet Foster, 317-407-4564, email@example.com, ciybc.org.
DANCING WITH A PURPOSE, 3 to 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Freedom Center, 6240 W. Stones Crossing Road, Greenwood, free, teens meet in the cafeteria for pizza, drinks, ministry to provide a fun and safe environment, talk, dance, pray, small groups, listen to inspirational speakers and leaders, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wine and food
FFA PORK CHOP DINNERS, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. third Tuesdays of the month, FFA Leadership Center, 6595 S. 125 W, Trafalgar, entrée, three sides, dessert and drinks for $15. Reservations should be made with Chris Nix at 317-878-4570 and are accepted until 4 p.m. each third Tuesday.
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT COD FISH DINNER, March 3, American Legion Franklin Post 205, 1200 Park Ave.; post, is open daily at 2 p.m. and at noon on Saturday. Come at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday for weekly treasure hunt with a weekly jackpot raffle. Public is welcome. Call 317-738-9934.
WINTER WARM UP WEEKEND: GRANDMA’S CHICKEN DUMPLING, open noon to 6 p.m. music 2 to 5 p.m. March 4 to 5, Mallow Run Winery, 6964 W Whiteland Road, Bargersville, enjoy satisfying soups, freshly-baked breads, and scrumptious desserts, all paired with your favorite Mallow Run wines and live local music; free admission. Complimentary wine tasting. Soup meals, desserts and wine by the glass or bottle available for purchase. Saturday music: Jaden St. Jazz, Sunday music: Acoustic Catfish; mallowrun.com.
COMMUNITY MEALS, 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Greenwood Christian Church, 2045 Averitt Road; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Greenwood United Methodist Church, 525 N. Madison Ave., 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Turning Point Church, 3600 N. Morton St., Franklin; 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tabernacle Christian Church, 198 N. Water St., Franklin, 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Center Grove Church, 2340 S. State Road 135, Greenwood; 6 to 7:30 p.m. second Wednesdays, Stones Crossing Church, 7000 W. Stones Crossing Road, Greenwood; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Mount Auburn United Methodist Church, 3100 W. Stones Crossing Road, Greenwood; 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Grace United Methodist Church, 1300 E. Adams Drive, Franklin; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Resurrection Lutheran Church, 445 E. Stop 11 Road, Indianapolis; 5 to 7 p.m. second and fourth Saturdays, Honey Creek United Methodist Church, 2722 S. Honey Creek Road, Greenwood, 6 to 8 p.m. every third Monday, Greenwood First Presbyterian Church, 102 W. Main St.; 5 to 6:30 p.m., some Mondays, Hopewell Presbyterian, 677 W. State Road 144, Franklin; for more information about participating, contact Cathy Ann Armour at email@example.com. or call her at 317-716-3900 or contact one of the organizations serving the meals, to see the monthly menu calendar, visit underthesonfaithcommunity.org or pick up a copy at any of the locations serving the meals.
SHEPHERD’S TABLE FREE LUNCH, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Greenwood United Methodist Church, 524 N. Madison Ave., free, 317-881-1653.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST, 8 to 10 a.m. third Saturday of every month, First Baptist Church of Greenwood, 99 W. Main St., free, firstbaptistgreenwood.org.
Arts & crafts