Free Time – April 13

BARGERSVILLE EASTER CELEBRATION, 10 a.m. breakfast with the Bunny, Easter egg hunt, 12:15 p.m., April 15, Maple Grove Elementary School, 3623 W. Whiteland Road, Bargersville
EARTH DAY FESTIVAL, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 22, Providence Park, Franklin, free family activities such as a tree seedling giveaway, rain barrel display, story walk, natural art projects and creek water monitoring. There will be educational programs throughout the day — an animal discussion with Johnson County Parks & Recreation and a bee talk with Purdue Extension Master Gardeners. There will also be native plants for sale from EcoLogic’s nursery ($5 cash or check). For more information, contact the Johnson County Recycling District at 317-738-2546.
“CHANGING AMERICA” TRAVELING EXHIBIT, through May 3, Franklin College, 101 Branigin Blvd., traveling exhibit “Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 and the March on Washington, 1963,” in the Richardson Chapel. Related programming will include a lecture at 7 p.m. April 6 and poetry readings at 7 p.m. April 27. Admission to the exhibit and related programming is free and open to the public.
Arts & crafts
SOUTHSIDE ART LEAGUE APRIL SHOW: CHUCK HORSMAN, through April 27, Southside Art League, Inc. (SALI) Off Broadway Gallery, 299 E. Broadway St., Greenwood, original impressionistic oil paintings, many of which will be for sale by southsider Chuck Horsman, who graduated from Roncalli High School and the University of Indianapolis in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science in fine arts. He now works as a graphic designer for his own company, Chuck Horsman Design, which he began in 2002. Meet Horsman during the SALI open house 6 to 8 p.m. April 14 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.
FRANKLIN STUDENT ART EXHIBIT, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, April 18 to May 2, Elba L. & Gene Portteus Branigin Atrium in the Johnson Center for Fine Arts, Franklin College, Franklin College graduating senior art students Kelly Marcelo and Tim Morris will display a selection of their work from the last four years during upcoming individual exhibits. Marcelo will showcase her work, including graphic design, photography and videos April 18 to 24. She will talk about her work during an opening reception at 7 p.m. April 18. Marcelo is a visual communications major. Morris will showcase his work, including graphic design, illustrations, photography and painting, from April 24 to May 2. He will talk about his work during an opening reception at 7 p.m. April 24. Morris is a graphic design major.
Books and Literary events
“AN EVENING WITH J.L. KATO,” 6:30 p.m. April 17, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., Central Indiana Writers’ Association and GPL present “Avoiding Abstract Language” to Greenwood library. J. L. Kato, poet, will lead an exercise with the attendees by asking them to rewrite a piece of writing. Then, they will compare the old and revised pieces. An Evening with J. L. Kato is a free event for all ages, and everyone is invited.
FRANKLIN PAGE-TURNERS BOOK DISCUSSION, 6:30 p.m. April 17, Franklin library, 401 State St., free, discussion of “The Rosie Project,” by by Graeme Simsion,
MONDAY NIGHT BOOK CLUB, 7 p.m. April 17, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, 317-885-1330, free, discussion of “Territory,” by Tricia Fields;
I HEART YA BOOK CLUB, 6:30 p.m. April 19, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., free, discussion of “Salt to the Sea,” by Ruta Sepetys, for teens and adults, 317-881-1953,
BOOKLOVERS BOOK CLUB, 10 a.m. April 20, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., free, discussion of “Lily and the Octopus,” by by Steven Rowley, 317-881-1953,
NOVEL AND MOVIE DISCUSSION AT THE HISTORIC ARTCRAFT THEATER, 6 p.m. book discussion, movie, 7:30 p.m. April 21 — “The Notebook,” by Nicholas Sparks, April 28 — “To Kill a Mockingbird,” by Harper Lee; Come to The Artcraft Cottage, 49 E. Madison St., directly behind the Willard, before the show at 6 p.m. to discuss Nicholas Spark’s book and receive early access to theatre seating for the movie (the movie begins at 7:30). Directly after the film, join a book to film comparison at The Willard.
MILITARY READS, 2 p.m. April 22, Franklin library, 401 State St., Are you a reader of military nonfiction and the occasional military fiction book? If so, your orders are to attend the discussion for “Escaped With Honor” by Charles Layton. Books will be available at the reference desk;
TRAFALGAR NOVELS & NOSH, 6 p.m. April 25, Trafalgar library, 424 S. Tower St., discussion of rainy day reads, call 317-878-9560 for more information
Church and Spiritual Programs
EASTER EGG HUNT, 10 a.m. April 15, Franklin Nazarene Church, 140 Branigin Road, Franklin, free, children ages 3 to 12 can participate. There will also be games.
INTERFAITH CELEBRATION, 7 p.m. April 25, St. Luke’s Methodist Church in Indianapolis, David Carlson, Franklin College professor of philosophy and religion, will host an interfaith celebration as part of a book launch for “Countering Religious Extremism: The Healing Power of Spiritual Friendships;” event will include a panel of leaders of interfaith groups and organizations in central Indiana, followed by remarks of Carlson’s journey while writing the book. For more information, please visit The event is free and open to the public.
LADIES SPRING TEA, 11 a.m. April 29, Smith Valley Baptist Church, 4682 W. Smith Valley Road, Greenwood. Enjoy guest speaker Lori Ferguson, fashion accessories boutique, luncheon and beautifully decorated tables. Tickets are $10 each. To reserve a seat, call the Smith Valley Baptist Church office at 317-881-6888 or email at smithvalleybaptist@sbcglobal. net.
Fundraisers and Galas
ST. THOMAS CLINIC CHARITY PAINTING PARTY AND ART AUCTION, 2 p.m. April 15, Franklin Parks and Recreation, 396 Branigin Blvd., artist leading the event will be Tammy Amsler, $45 includes all art supplies and light refreshments. To order tickets call, 317-535-6057.
CRAFT AND VINTAGE MARKET, April 15, Johnson County Fairgrounds, 250 Fairground St., Franklin, Upsilon Chapter of Kappa Kappa Sigma sorority is hosting a craft and vintage market, vintage-inspired handmade items, home furnishings, clothing, jewelry and more; call Rena Elbert 812-371-1121 for an application form and/or questions.
ROCK THE BLOCK, 8:35 a.m. April 22, Center Grove High School, 2717 S. Morgantown Road, Greenwood, 5K, 10K, kids fun run, benefits variety of local charity groups in Center Grove area, complete information and registration:
GIRLS INC. COWGIRL UP GALA, 6-9 p.m. April 22, Barn at Crystal Spring Farm, 3620 Hurricane Road, Franklin, individual tickets $50, couple tickets, $90, table of eight, $360; ticket reservations: 317-736-5344 or
GREENWOOD TRI KAPPA PURSE BINGO, 6:30 p.m. May 10, Moose Lodge at 813 W. Smith Valley Road, Greenwood; designer purse bingo fundraiser; 20 games are planned, additional bingo cards, raffle basket tickets and 50/50 tickets will be available for purchase. All profits from this fundraiser will be distributed to local Johnson County schools, libraries, needy families, needy senior citizens, scholarships and other charities. Tickets are presale only. They are $25 in advance and $30 for a reserved table. For tickets or information, contact Shirley Williams at 317-727-5662 or email
FRANKLIN ROTARY CLUB PEDDLING FOR A PURPOSE, 8 a.m. May 13, rides leave from Gray Goat Bicycling Co., in Franklin, proceeds benefit Rotary International Foundation, registration fee is $30 per person and the ride is open to ages 16 and over. Riders may choose from a 25- or 35-mile ride option. For more information or to register for the event, visit or call Kate Taylor at 317-738-8094.
Games and hobbies
SOUTHERN INDIANA MARBLES SHOW, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 15, Comfort Inn & Suites, Columbus, buy, sell, trade, free admission, 812-376-3051,; in-room trading 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday, antique hand-made marbles, machine-made marbles
ORGANIC GARDENING, 6-7:30 p.m. April 18, Trafalgar library, 424 S. Tower St. Free. Learn the philosophy behind organic gardening as well as tips and tricks that will make your garden bloom with healthier food and plants. Register at 317-878-9560 or
COMPOSTING 101, 6 to 7 p.m. April 19, Franklin library, 401 State St. Free. An expert from the Johnson County Soil and Water District will present a basic composting class focusing on soil health, what to compost and how to do it and vermicomposting. Register at 317-738-9711 or
ORCHID SHOW, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 22 and 23, Garfield Park Conservatory & Sunken Garden, 2505 Conservatory Drive, Indianapolis, $4 per person or $10 per family (2 adults max.). Stroll through the tropical conservatory with hundreds of stunningly beautiful orchids on display. Orchid vendors will have select varieties for sale as well as growing supplies.
LES BELLES FLEURS THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 29, noon to 5 p.m. April 30, Deer Zink Special Events Pavilion, Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis. Admission is free with paid admission to the IMA or with IMA membership. The Indianapolis Museum of Art and The Indianapolis Garden Club, in collaboration with the IMA Horticultural Society, present whimsical and original floral displays and horticultural exhibits inspired by the Lewis Carroll classic and staged within an enchanting setting designed by Toomie Farris, president of McNamara Florist.
GARDENING WITH COLOR THROUGHOUT THE SEASONS, 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 2, Clark Pleasant library, 530 Tracy Road, Suite 250 New Whiteland. Free. Learn how to add more color to your garden all season long. Johnson County Purdue Extension Educator Sarah Hanson will share ways to have a more colorful flower garden so you can enjoy the beauty from spring to summer to fall. Register at 317-535-6206 or
GARDEN CELEBRATION, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 6, Johnson County Fairgrounds, Johnson County Garden Club and Purdue Extension annual event, more than 40 vendors offering a variety of garden products, perennials, annuals, garden art, featured garden speakers, all day cafe and a special hands on kids program in the afternoon and more, $2 admission.
TOX BOX, 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
Health and fitness, support
AMERICARE HOSPICE SPRING GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP, 6 p.m. six consecutive Mondays, through May 15, Franklin office, 1150 N. Main St., Franklin; 317-736-0055
WESTSIDE PARK, GREENWOOD HIKE, 8:30 a.m. Saturdays in April and May, park in the Westside Park parking lot in Greenwood, 8-mile walk with a 5-mile option in parks and neighborhoods in Greenwood.
GREENWOOD PARK MALL HIKE, 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays in April and May sign in at the mall food court for a self-guided hike. Take as many one- mile laps as you want;
MERIDIAN WOODS AND TRAILS, 9:30 am. Tuesdays in April and May, southside 5-6 mile hike in Meridian Woods neighborhood, meet in parking lot of Woodside Community Church, 329 W. Banta Road, which is just past Lockwood Lane. Meet in the parking lot. information:
SOUTHPORT PARK HIKE, 9:15 a.m. Wednesdays in April and May, meet at 6901 Derbyshire Road behind the Southport Police Station for an 8-mile hike;
WEIGHT WATCHERS MEETINGS, 6 p.m. Thursdays, Hornet Park Community Center, 5245 Hornet Ave., Beech Grove, 317-803-9086
ORGANIC GARDENING, 6-7:30 p.m. April 18, Trafalgar library, 424 S. Tower St. Free. Learn the philosophy behind organic gardening as well as tips and tricks that will make your garden bloom with healthier food and plants. Register at 317-878-9560 or
DIFFERENT LIKE ME CLUB, 6:30 p.m. April 18, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., for ‘tweens and teens that are high functioning on the Autism spectrum or have a disability and want to play games and have fun; free; snacks provided, RSVP if you plan to attend.
COMPOSTING 101, 6-7 p.m. April 19, Franklin library, 401 State St. Free. An expert from the Johnson County Soil and Water District will present a basic composting class focusing on soil health, what to compost and how to do it and vermicomposting. Register at 317-738-9711 or
POLLINATOR FUN, 1 p.m. May 6, Scott Hall, Johnson County fairgrounds in Franklin, free. Join beekeeper Roger Graham to learn about pollinators, do other fun projects and take home a kit to grow your own plants for pollinators. Part of the Garden Celebration presented by the Johnson County Garden Club.
FUN TIME YOGA FOR KIDS, now booking private and groups of 5 or more, 7 Cedars Yoga, 1064 S. Morgantown Road, Morgantown, 317-374-6795,
CRAFTY KIDS CLUB, 4 to 5:30 p.m. fourth Tuesdays, Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., free, crafts, 317- 878-9560,
FUN TIME YOGA FOR KIDS, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. first Wednesday of the month, Evolutions @ Yoga, 2801 Fairview Place, Suite 1, Greenwood, $5, Terrie Purdy, 881-9642
WE-FIT WEDNESDAY SPECIAL NEEDS GROUP, 6:30 to 8 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday of the month, Franklin Christian Fellowship Church, 2800 N. Graham Road, Franklin, free, for special needs children, families, have fun, network, sing, do crafts, share about Jesus, Patty Kinney, 317- 850-3864,,
HOME-SCHOOL CLUB, 10 a.m. Thursdays, Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., free, read, art, writing,,
STEM FOR ADULTS: SOLAR ENERGY: YES YOU CAN! 6:30 p.m. April 13, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, Curious about alternative power but have no idea how to start? Johnson Melloh Solutions will show how it all works. From one panel to a larger system, there are ways to save money using clean energy.
BE AN ARCHAEOLOGIST, 4:30 p.m. May 16, Trafalgar library, 424 S. Tower St., grade school-age, What does an archaeologist do at work? Perform experiments and explore the work of archaeologists like Gertrude Bell, who was also a spy and Howard Carter, who discovered King Tut’s tomb;
Movies & Theater
‘SHOW BOAT,’ 2 and 7:30 p.m. April 14-15, Artcraft Theater, 57 N. Main St., Franklin, 1951, musical of love and luck on a Mississippi riverboat, Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel; $3 to $5, includes a cartoon,
EARTH DAY MOVIE: “THE LORAX”, 6 p.m. April 19, Trafalgar library, 424 S. Tower St., celebrate Earth Day with Dr. Seuss’ classic, “The Lorax.” Read the book, watch the movie and learn how to care for our own Truffula trees. Snacks will be provided.
“THE NOTEBOOK,” 2 and 7:30 p.m. April 21, Artcraft Theater, 57 N. Main St., Franklin, 2004, a couple falls in love but are soon separated by their social differences, Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, James Garner, $3 to $5, includes a cartoon,
“THE BIG LEBOWSKI,” 7:30 p.m. April 22, Artcraft Theater, 57 N. Main St., Franklin, 1998, “the Dude” enlists his bowling buddies to help seek restitution for a ruined rug, R, Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, $3 to $5, includes a cartoon,
“ANSWERING THE CALL: JOHNSON COUNTY IN WORLD WAR I,” opens April 20, Johnson County Museum of History, 135 N. Main St., Franklin; people of all ages are invited, the newest exhibit at the Johnson County Museum of History. This exhibit will tell the story of Johnson County’s involvement in World War I at home and abroad. The opening will be 6 to 8 p.m. with refreshments; for more information, visit the website at 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.
GREATER GREENWOOD COMMUNITY BAND SPRING CONCERT, 7 p.m. April 15, Greenwood High School auditorium, sit back and enjoy selection of modern American, patriotic and traditional pieces selected by our band Directors, Tom Dirks and Ora Pemberton. Bring the whole family to enjoy this free concert celebrating the end of winter. For a full list of selections that will be performed please visit our website, Complimentary refreshments will be served after the performance. A donation of canned goods for the local Salvation Army is greatly appreciated.
CORNFIELDS AND CROSSROADS, 7 p.m. April 22, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., Edinburgh, bluegrass, $5, see for schedule information and more in-depth event descriptions or call 812-526-6513.
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.
MERCY TRIUMPHS, 7 p.m. May 13, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., Edinburgh, rock, country, gospel, $10, for schedule information and more in-depth event descriptions or call 812-526-6513.
BETA ASSOCIATE CHAPTER OF KAPPA KAPPA KAPPA INC. 50TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY, 7-9 p.m. April 17, Walker Cottage, 475 W. Main St., Greenwood, any and all former former members of the chapter are welcome to attend.
JCCOA SPRING FLING, 10:30 a.m. April 27, Franklin Active Adult Center, 160 E. Adams St., Johnson County Council on Aging and the Franklin Active Adult Center invite all Johnson County seniors to attend, seniors will learn about the resources available through JCCOA, hear speaker Joe Erickson, VASIA Director and enjoy a free lunch and the opportunity to win door prizes. RSVP with name and phone number to the Active Adult Center, 160 E. Adams, Franklin, at 317-736-3696. Contact AAC Manager Cathy Bailey 317-736-3696, with questions.
EXERCISE CLASSES, 10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday — Exercise Circle; 10 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday — Tai Chi; 10:45 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday — chair yoga, Franklin Active Adult Center, 150 E. Adams St., call 317-736-3696 for further information.
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 3882-4810 for more information. The cost of this class is $2 per session.
BARGERSVILLE SENIOR CENTER, 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, 14 W. Old South St. Bargersville, meal, guitar-picking and singing and karaoke. Information: 317-797-5527
COMPUTER CLASSES, 10 a.m. Mondays, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., free, sign up at 882-4810
BARGERSVILLE SENIOR CENTER, 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, 14 W. Old South St. Bargersville, music, singing and pitch-in supper, welcome singers, pickers and all who enjoy fellowship, for information 422-5358 or 840-7856
FREE FITNESS EQUIPMENT INSTRUCTION, 12:45 p.m. first and third Thursday of the month, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., Greenwood Meadows representative will do fitness equipment instruction, sign-up in advance is required,
SENIOR STRETCH ’N’ FLEX, 11:15 a.m. to noon, every Tuesday and the second and third Thursday in the Activity Room, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., exercise class involves sitting and using stretching bands to perform stretches, $3,
NIA, 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays, $5, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk Street, Greenwood, expressive body, mind, movement and lifestyle practice that promotes fitness and health, offers both traditional and nontraditional benefits including cardiovascular conditioning, flexibility, strength, balance, endurance and relaxation,
NINEVEH SENIOR CENTER, 3208 Rodeo Drive, Johnson County Park, next to the horse park, for those 50 and older; weekly activities: 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays: euchre, cost is $1, dominoes, free; ping-pong after cards; 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, bid euchre, cost is $1; 9 a.m. Mondays and Fridays, Shanghai cards; 10 a.m. Mondays: ping-pong; second Friday of the month: pitch-in lunch at noon followed by business meeting. Info: Jon Myers 812-343-4229
CENTRAL INDIANA COUNCIL ON AGING NEIGHBORHOOD MEALS, 11:30 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday, Crestwood Village South, 8811 Madison Ave., Building 6, Indianapolis, suggested donation $2, hot, nutritious meals for adults 60 and older, call for reservation 24 hours in advance, 888-7973,
DAILY SENIOR LUNCHEON, 11:30 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., suggested donation $2 for those age 55 and beyond, call by noon the day before for reservations, provided by Central Indiana Council on Aging and In-Home Solutions’ Meals and More program, 882-4810
NUTRITIONAL SENIOR MEALS, 11:30 a.m. to noon Mondays and Fridays, Nineveh Senior Center, Schoolhouse Road and Rodeo Drive, Johnson County Park, $4.60, call two days in advance to order meal, Rose McTarsney, 346-0173
Social groups & clubs
KARAOKE, 8 p.m. April 22, Greenwood American Legion, 334 S. U.S. 31, 317-881-1752
TEXAS HOLD EM POKER NIGHT, 6:30 p.m. April 21, American Legion of Greenwood, 334 S. U.S. 31, snacks and open bar with a $35 buy-in; information at 317-881-1752.
2017 GREENWOOD DOLL & BEAR SHOW, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 29, Greenwood United Methodist Church, 525 N. Madison Ave., Greenwood, 1/2 mile south of the Greenwood Park Mall, admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children. Food will be available for purchase and parking is free. If you have questions about the show or purchasing a table to sell doll related items, please contact Jo Ann Gates at 317-882-5787 or e-mail her at
JOHNSON COUNTY EMT ASSOCIATION TRAINING SESSIONS, 7:30 p.m. first Monday of the month, Johnson County Emergency Operations Center, behind jail facility; sessions for anyone interested in emergency medicine or for EMTs who need in-service training hours to maintain their certification; information, Roger Gifford 317-422-5703 or Pat McDaniel 317-881-8872.
HUMANE SOCIETY OF JOHNSON COUNTY WEEKLY ADOPTION, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursdays and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Humane Society Johnson County Pet Center, 3827 N. Graham Road, Franklin, cost depends on pet,, 535-6626, about 20 new animals each week, if interested in specific pet, contact humane society in advance
PETS ALIVE SPAY AND NEUTER TRANSPORT, first Thursday of the month at Humane Society Johnson County Pet Center, 3827 N. Graham Road, Franklin, 7:15 to 8 a.m. drop-off; next day return transport, noon to 12:30 p.m. Information:, 535-6626
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,, 535-6626
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, 407-4564,,
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,
Wine and food
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 or call her at 317-716-3900 or contact one of the organizations serving the meals, to see the monthly menu calendar, visit or pick up a copy at any of the locations serving the meals.