Magen’s picks – April 27

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 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, call the Johnson County SWCD office at 317-736-9540 Ext. 101

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 church office at 317-881-6888 or email at smithvalleybaptist@sbcglobal. net.

STOUT STORIES, 6:30 p.m. May 1, Mashcraft Brewing, 1140 N. State Road 135, Greenwood, free, “The Yellow Birds,” by Kevin Powers, patrons 21 and older only,