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. on April 6 and poetry readings at 7 p.m. April 27. Both events will be held in the Branigin Room located in the Napolitan Student Center. Poetry readings will be made by Jamaal May and Tarfia Faizullah. May is the author of “Hum” and “The Big Book of Exit Strategies,” and has been awarded a Spirit of Detroit Award, the Wood Prize from Poetry and an Indiana Review Prize. Faizullah is the author of Seam and had been awarded a Pushcart Prize, a Ploughshares Cohen Award and a Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize. 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. His landscapes and portrait paintings are displayed at the Stutz Building in Indianapolis, ProArt Gallery in Greenwood, and his website chuckhorsmanart.com. Meet Horsman during the SALI open house 6-8 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 — SALI, 317-882-5562, or the artist, 317-882-7073.
FRANKLIN STUDENT ART EXHIBIT, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through 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. on 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. on April 24. Morris is a graphic design major.
EARTH DAY CRAFTS, 2-4 p.m. April 22, Clark Pleasant library, 530 Tracy Road, Suite 250, Whieland, celebrate Earth Day by creating unique crafts from recycled materials. Drop in any time 2-4 p.m.; pageafterpage.org
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, 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, 736-4547
ADULT BEGINNER PAINTING CLASSES, 10 a.m. Saturdays, The Studios, 550 E. Jefferson St., Franklin, $25, must call to register, 474-4889
ART CLASSES, 9 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, Southland Community Church, 5800 W. Smith Valley Road Greenwood, free art classes with local artist, Edward Patterson. Southland is creating a series of 12 large paintings depicting various Bible scenes; each piece will be 6 feet tall and 8 feet wide and will teach students oil-on-canvas painting; information: 627-5872 or 883-8988
RUG HOOKERS, 6 to 8 p.m. fourth Tuesdays, Starstruck Cat Studio, 3130 Meridian Parke Drive, Suite H, Greenwood, free, bring a current traditional rug hooking project, join other rug hookers, starstruckcatstudio.com
OPEN STUDIO AT STARSTRUCK CAT STUDIO, 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays, Starstruck Cat Studio, 3130 Meridian Parke Drive, Suite H, Greenwood, free, adults only, bring current knitting, crochet, rug hooking, weaving project, enjoy coffee, conversation, 889-9665, starstruckcatstudio.com
WOODCARVERS, 6 p.m. Thursdays and 9 a.m. Saturdays, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., join other seniors, 882-4810
BEGINNING CROCHET CLASS, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays, Starstruck Cat Studio, 3130 Meridian Parke Drive, Suite H, Greenwood, $50, fee includes six hours of instruction, patterns, two skeins of yarn, crochet hook, students need tapestry needle, scissors, split ring or locking stitch marker, registration, 317-889-9665, starstruckcatstudio.com
QUILT CONNECTION GUILD, 7 to 9 p.m., first Thursday of each month, Greenwood United Methodist Church, 525 N. Madison Ave., meetings feature experienced quilters sharing their knowledge; group hosts workshops, sewing days to learn new skills, annual quilt challenges, bees, an annual auction and parties, new members welcome, Jo Ann Gates, 966-0933
Books & Literary events
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, greenwoodlibrary.us
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; pageafterpage.org
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
WHITE RIVER BOOK DISCUSSION, 1:30 p.m. April 26, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, free, discussion of “Eighty Days,” by Matthew Goodman; pageafter page.org
ADRIAN MATEJKA, 1 p.m. April 29, Franklin library, 401 State St., Matejka is a nationally renowned poet and Indiana resident. His collection of poems, “The Big Smoke” (Penguin, 2013), was awarded the 2014 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, and was also a finalist for the 2013 National Book Award, 2014 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, and 2014 Pulitzer Prize in poetry. His new book, “Map to the Stars,” was published by Penguin in March 2017.
MYSTERY BOOK CLUB, 1 p.m. May 1, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., free, discussion of “The Cat Dancers,” by P.T. Deutermann, 317-881-1953, greenwoodlibrary.us
STOUT STORIES, 6:30 p.m. May 1, Mashcraft Brewing, free, “The Yellow Birds,” by Kevin Powers, patrons 21 and older only, pageafterpage.org
PRIMETIME BOOK CLUB, 6:30 p.m. May 2, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., free, discussion of “A Memory of Violets,” by by Hazel Gaynor; registration, 881-1953, greenwoodlibrary.us/primetime.asp
CLARK PLEASANT ROCKIN’ READS BOOK DISCUSSION, 5:30 p.m. May 3, Clark Pleasant Library, 530 Tracy Road, Suite 250, New Whiteland, free, discussion of “Light My Fire: My Life with the Doors,” by Ray Manzarek; pagefterpage.org, 317-535-6206
WELL RED BOOK CLUB, 6 p.m. May 10, Vino Villa, free, discussion of wide variety of books; patrons 21 and older only, “Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet,” by Jamie Ford, 317-885-5036, greenwood library.us.
FOURTH WEDNESDAY BOOK CLUB, 5:30 p.m. fourth Wednesday of the month, Prince of Peace United Christian Church, 3050 Smokey Row Road, Bargersville, all are welcome, free, 535-7712 or email@example.com.
WHITE RIVER BOOK DISCUSSION, 1:30 p.m. last Wednesday of each month, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, pageafterpage.org
Church and Spiritual Programs
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. Book signing opportunities will take place before and after the evening program. Participants and sponsors of the event include Franklin College, Columbus Interfaith Forum, Nur-Allah Islamic Center and the Spiritual Oneness Group of St. Luke’s Methodist Church. For more information, please visit www.davidccarlson.org. 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.
FOOD PRESERVATION CLASSES, 6 p.m. May 17, “Dehydrating 101,” May 31, “Jam & Jellies,” Franklin library, 401 State St., learn how to safely preserve fruits and vegetables, whether you are a beginner or experienced food preserver. Join the Purdue Extension Educator, Stacey (Faith) Grogg, at the Johnson County Public Library. For more information or to register for the program, contact the Johnson County Public Library Franklin branch, 317-738-2833.
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 881-4719 or 694-4711; greenwoodmerrymixers.com; facebook.com/greenwoodmerrymixers
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
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: www.rocktheblockrun.org/.
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 email@example.com
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. Contact Shirley Williams at 317-727-5662 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 franklinrotaryride.eventbrite.com or call Kate Taylor at 317-738-8094.
ORCHID SHOW, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 22-23, 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. garfieldgardensconservatory.org/ programsevents.
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. Displays will focus on flowers and elements from nature and will compete for local and national awards in several divisions, including floral design, photography, horticulture, and conservation. The conservation education exhibit will highlight the importance of bees as pollinators and show how to rebuild their natural habitats by establishing key plants in our Indiana gardens. The purpose of the flower show is to set standards for artistic and horticultural excellence and to broaden knowledge in these areas for members and the public. imamuseum.org
COMPOSTING 101, 1-3 p.m. April 28, Johnson County Park, Maples Building, free class, speakers include Scott Wagner and Tony Branam from the Natural Resource Conservation Service who will discuss the basics of composting. Participants who attend the event will have the opportunity to apply for free weekly curbside compost pickup service throughout the summer. Fifteen families will be selected for the service based on location. If you would like to apply for the service but cannot attend the event please call the Johnson County SWCD office at 317-736-9540 Ext. 101
GARDENING WITH COLOR THROUGHOUT THE SEASONS, 6:30-8 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 pageafterpage.org.
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.
JOHNSON COUNTY GARDEN CLUB: COURT’S YARD AND GREENHOUSE, 6:30 p.m. May 8, 609 W. Epler Ave., Indianapolis, new members welcome, 317-346-7316
TRAFALGAR COUNTRY GARDENERS, last Thursday of each month, 736-9167
CONSERVATORY TOURS, 2:30 p.m. Saturdays, Garfield Park Conservatory, 2505 Conservatory Drive, Indianapolis, $1, garfieldgardensconservatory.org
H-CLUB, 10 a.m. Thursdays, April 20, 27, Trafalgar library, 424 S. Tower St., homeschoolers ages 5 to 11, can join in to hear stories, make crafts and play games; pageafterpage.org
TINKER TOTS, 10:30 a.m. April 21, Franklin library, 401 State St., preschoolers (ages 3-5); caregivers must also attend, explore, create and learn through interactive STEAM activities for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.
PLAYDOUGH PARTY, 10 a.m. April 22, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood; children of all ages (birth-age 12); families welcome; squish, slice and squash different types of playdough; pageafterpage.org
MESSY ART, 4:30 p.m. April 24, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood; ages 5-11, explore the world of art through new creations each month. Please dress for a mess.
SUPER-CRAFTERS, 6:30 p.m. April 24, May 23, Clark Pleasant library, 530 Tracy Road, Suite 250, Whiteland; ages 8-11, craft nerds unite! Kids can create masterpieces themed around their favorite sci-fi, fantasy or comic book characters; page afterpage.org
KINDERGARTEN SKILLS, 4:30 p.m. April 25, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood; preschoolers, ages 3-5, Is your child going to kindergarten next August? Get ready by finding out what’s expected through stories and activities. Kids and parents are welcome to attend together; pageafterpage.org
POLLINATOR FUN, 1 p.m. May 6, Scott Hall, Johnson County fairgrounds in Franklin; kids admission is 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.
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 923-1331, ext. 213
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Southport library, 2630 E. Stop 11 Road, Indianapolis, free, children 3 to 5 and an adult, stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes, playtime, sharing time for adults, 275-4510
WONDERFUL ONES STORY TIME, 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, free, 885-1330, pageafterpage.org
TERRIFIC TWOS STORY TIME, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Tuesdays, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, free, 885-1330, pageafterpage.org
CRAFTY KIDS CLUB, 4 to 5:30 p.m. fourth Tuesdays, Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., free, crafts, 878-9560, pageafterpage.org
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 9:30, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Greenwood library, 301 S. Meridian St., preschoolers 3 to 5 year-olds, greenwood library.us.
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, 850-3864, email@example.com, franklincf.com
STORY TIME AT STARBUCKS, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Starbucks, 2279 N. Morton St., Franklin, free, ages 3 to 6, must be accompanied by an adult.Contact for reservations Mary Beth Spitz, 560-5017, firstname.lastname@example.org
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10 a.m. and 1:30 pm. Thursdays, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, free, ages 3 to 5, registration, 535-6206, pageafter page.org
STORY TIMES TO GO, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., free, ages 2 to 4, pageafterpage.org
HOME-SCHOOL CLUB, 10 a.m. Thursdays, Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., free, read, art, writing, email@example.com, pageafterpage.org
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10 a.m. Thursdays, Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., free, ages 3 to 5, registration, 535-6206, pageafterpage.org
STORY TIMES TO GO, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., free, ages 2 to 4, pageafterpage.org
BABY STORY TIME, 2 p.m. Thursdays, Southport library, 2630 E. Stop 11 Road, Indianapolis, free, babies up to 23 months and an adult, active program with stories, songs, fun to develop a love of books, 275-4510
CENTRAL INDIANA YOUTH CHORUS CHORAL INSTRUCTION, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays year-round, East 10th St. United Methodist Church, 2327 E. 10th St., Indianapolis; activity for boys and girls age 10 to 18 who like to sing and learn to sing four-part a cappella harmony; ongoing registration; reading music not required; contact: 407-4564; firstname.lastname@example.org; ciybc.org
STORYTIME YOGA, noon to 12:45 p.m. Saturdays, Peaceful Heart Yoga Studio, 550 E. Jefferson St., Franklin, $12, ages 3 and older, 843-267-5381, peaceful- heart-yoga.com
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; pageafterpage.org
CORNFIELDS AND CROSSROADS, 7 p.m. April 22, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., Edinburgh, bluegrass, $5, see www.theedinburghpixy.com 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, www.theedinburghpixy.com for schedule information and more in-depth event descriptions or call 812-526-6513.
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.
EMMERICH MANUAL CLASS OF 1962, noon to 4 p.m. May 6, Emmerich Manual High School cafeteria, 2405 Madison Ave., Indianapolis
CLARK PLEASANT ANIME CLUB, 6 p.m. April 26, May 31, Clark Pleasant library, 530 Tracy Road, Suite 250, Whiteland; Do you love reading manga? Watching anime? Creating cosplay costumes? If so, then this is the club for you! Join us on the last Wednesday of every month as we get together and watch anime, talk about manga, play ninja and hang out. page afterpage.org
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, janet 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
AMERICAN LEGION BISCUITS AND GRAVY BREAKFAST, 7 to 10 a.m. every first Saturday of the month, Franklin American Legion Post 205, 1200 Park Ave. All you can eat for $3. Open to the public. 317-738-9934 Dave Rook _ Russ Wilkerson
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 BREAKFAST, 7 to 10 a.m. last Saturday of each month, Greenwood Masonic Lodge 514, 592 N. Meridian St., $7, 437-5428
MONTHLY BREAKFAST, 7 to 10 a.m. first Saturday of the month, Whiteland Masonic Lodge, 39 S. Front St., $6, all-you-can-eat which includes scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits with gravy, and pancakes plus juice, milk, and coffee.
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