Free Time – May 25


FRANKLIN FARMERS MARKET, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Sept. 2, downtown Franklin, southwest corner of West Jefferson and South Jackson streets

ARTCRAFT THEATRE RUMMAGE SALE, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 26, lot across from theater, 57 N. Main St., Franklin; proceeds benefit Artcraft teen scholarship fund;

FRANKLIN HERITAGE INC. ESTATE SALE, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 26-27, 250 N. Water St., Franklin, featuring ‘80s and ‘90s toys, books, vintage goods and more; benefits Franklin heritage, Inc. preservation fund.

FRANKLIN STRAWBERRIES ON THE SQUARE, 11 a.m. until sold out May 26, Johnson County courthouse square, 5 E. Jefferson St., Franklin; enjoy delicious strawberry shortcake, ice cream, whipped topping and bottled water for $5.

NINEVEH EASTERN STAR STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 3, Nineveh Masonic Lodge, 7221 S. Nineveh Road annual strawberry festival, featuring homemade ice cream along with many choices to add to your strawberries.

SPRING MIGRANT BIRD FIELD TRIP, 7 a.m., June 3, Brown County State Park, meet at Walmart, 1133 N. Emerson Ave., Greenwood. Join Amy Hodson of the Amos Butler Audubon Society chapter and Brown County State Park Naturalist Kashena Hottinger as they lead a hike through Brown County State Park. Target species on the hike will be migrating warblers, vireos, tanagers, and flycatchers. More specifically, the group will be seeking Kentucky, hooded, and worm-eating warblers. Group will hike 2-3 miles through various terrains that could include steep hillsides, so wear appropriate footwear. Hottinger will talk during the hike on the history of Brown County State Park and other features of the park to enjoy (besides birding). The gate fee is $7 per vehicle. Meet at 7 a.m. at the Walmart located at 1133 N. Emerson Ave. in Greenwood. Participants can expect to return to Indy around 1 p.m. Registration is encouraged but not required. There is no charge for this event (other than the gate fee), and it is open to the public. Questions? Please contact Amy Hodson at

Arts & crafts

SOUTHSIDE ART LEAGUE JUNE EXHIBITION: TOM BROWN, June 2-29, Southside Art League Gallery, 299 E. Broadway St., Greenwood; reception to meet the artist 2 to 5 p.m. June 4. Refreshments will be served and the reception is free to the public. Brown’s work has been in over 35 shows in the last 18 months and won numerous awards. Many of the award-winning pieces will be on display. For further information, contact Brown at 317-888-8566 or

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

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,

ADULT BEGINNER PAINTING CLASSES, 10 a.m. Saturdays, The Studios, 550 E. Jefferson St., Franklin, $25, must call to register, 317-474-4889

Blood drives

READ AND BLEED @ YOUR LIBRARY: AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood; adults ages 17 and up; all blood types are urgently needed. Refreshments provided. Ages 17 and up. To schedule an appointment, please call 1-800-733-2767 or visit

Books and Literary events

GREENWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY SUMMER READING PROGRAM, through July 29, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., readers of all ages are encouraged to record hours read, participate in our reading challenges, attend programs, and more to earn points. Collect points to vote for some great community prizes;

HISTORY ROUNDTABLE, 6:30 p.m. May 25, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., Join in a new show-and-tell series for history fans! Expertise is not required, just a love of history. Discuss a new topic each month and all you have to do is come ready to summarize a non-fiction book you’ve read, a documentary you’ve seen, or a podcast you’ve listened to related to the main topic;

TRAFALGAR NOVELS & NOSH, 6 p.m. May 30, Trafalgar library, 424 S. Tower St., free, discussion of non-fiction reads;

WHITE RIVER BOOK DISCUSSION, 1:30 p.m. May 31, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, free, discussion of “Me Before You,” by Jojo Moyes;

MYSTERY BOOK CLUB, 1 p.m. June 5, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., free, discussion of your choice of mystery — bring your own book to discuss, 317-881-1953,

PRIMETIME BOOK CLUB, 6:30 p.m. June 6, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., free, discussion of “Mr. Mercedes,” by Stephen King, registration, 317-881-1953,

Church & Spiritual Programs

GARAGE AND BAKE SALE, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 3, New Beginnings Community Church, 600 Ironwood Drive, Franklin; all are welcome.

NINTH ANNUAL PORK CHOP DINNER AND BLUEGRASS MUSIC, 4 to 7 p.m. June 10, Community Congregational Church, 4592 N. Hurricane Road, Franklin, dinner includes grilled pork chops and hot dogs, baked potato, green beans or baked beans, salads, homemade desserts and homemade ice cream. The Banister Family Bluegrass Band will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. Instead of charging for the event, attendees are asked to contribute an offering; the net proceeds will help Kids In Crisis Intervention Team which provides support and empowerment for youth to break the cycle of homelessness and promote independence. For more information call 317-432-6478.


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 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 to log in and create a account.

Fundraisers and Galas

CHASE 5K COLOR RUN/WALK, check-in, 5 p.m., race, 6 p.m. May 25, Freedom Park, Greenwood; benefiting the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals; registration is online at

AMITY FIRE & RESCUE FISH FRY, 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. June 3, Amity Fire & Rescue, 3274 S. 550 E. Franklin, fundraiser, all are welcome.

TRIVIA NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM, 6:30 p.m. June 7, Johnson County Historical Society,, 135 N. Main St., Franklin, join in a test of knowledge and wits, fundraiser for the 2017 Dancing with the Johnson County Stars. Sign up with your trivia team that should include between two and 10 people. Entry charge is $20 per person and includes two slices of pizza and one soda or water. Entry forms are available at the Events page at, by calling 317-346-4500, or stopping by the museum during regular business hours.


JOHNSON COUNTY GARDEN CLUB: GARDENS OF KEN AND JAN RITTER, 6:30 p.m. June 12, Purdue Extension Johnson County office, 484 N. Morton St., Franklin, spring salad pitch-in new members welcome, 317-346-7316

CULTIVATING GARDEN CLUB, 6 p.m. third Thursday of each month at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 7031 S. East St., Indianapolis; 881-2353


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 & Fitness Support

DEALING WITH ANXIETY, 6 p.m. May 23, Trafalgar library, 424 S. Tower St., adults (ages 18 and older; Facing the pressures of life can cause anxiety. From worry to panic attacks, conditions that create anxiety range from bothersome to debilitating. Debbie Dukate, MA, from Kenosis Franklin Counseling, will present tips to help combat anxiety;

WESTSIDE PARK, GREENWOOD HIKE, 8 a.m. Saturdays in May, park in the Westside Park parking lot in Greenwood, 8-mile walk with a 5-mile option in parks and neighborhoods in Greenwood.

WEIGHT WATCHERS MEETINGS, 6 p.m. Thursdays, Hornet Park Community Center, 5245 Hornet Ave., Beech Grove, 317-803-9086

F.I.T. FORCE 3 _ DANCE FITNESS, 7 to 8 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, The Gear, 230 Commerce Drive, Franklin, $5 suggested donation, dance fitness classes, encouraging women to find Freedom In Truth for their mind, body and spirit,,

AQUATOTS, Franklin Parks and Recreation program, dates and times vary; parent/toddler swim class, class is designed for children 9 months through 3 years old; complete information: 736-3689;


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.


H-CLUB, 10 a.m. May 25, Trafalgar library, 424 S. Tower St., school age (5-11), Homeschoolers! Come to hear stories, make crafts and play games;

HOMESCHOOL HANGOUT, 2-3 p.m. May 25, Clark Pleasant library, 530 Tracy Road, Suite 250, Whiteland; 10:30 a.m. May 3, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood; school age (ages 5-11;); families welcome; homeschool families are invited to participate in a librarian-led activity about music, art, science, books or just plain fun. Time to socialize will follow.

SNACKS AND STORIES, 2-3 p.m. May 27, Clark Pleasant library, 530 Tracy Road, Suite 250, school age (ages 5-11); explore and share stories together while enjoying book-related snacks and crafts.

BLOCK PARTY, 6:30-7:30 p.m. May 31, Trafalgar library, 424 S. Tower St., kids of all ages, families welcome, create and construct with the library’s collection of LEGO bricks;

YOUTH GARDEN CAMP, 9-11 a.m. June 9, 1, 23, 30, July 7, Johnson County fairgrounds, Franklin, $15 per child (includes all class-related materials and a T-shirt), for ages 8-12 (4-H membership not required). Register at Purdue Extension Johnson County, 484 N. Morton St., Franklin, IN 46131. Each day children will grow in knowledge and experience firsthand the thrill of planting. For more information, contact Heather Dougherty at 317-736-3724 or

Movies & Theater

‘BACK TO THE FUTURE,’ 2 and 7:30 p.m. May 26-27, Artcraft Theater, 57 N. Main St., Franklin, PG, 1 hr 56 min, adventure, comedy, sci-fi, starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson; Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown; $3 to $5, includes a cartoon,

SUMMER MOVIE CAMP SERIES, 10 a.m. May 31, Canary Creek Cinema, 870 Mallory Parkway, Franklin, PG, 94 minutes, free to all patrons, sponsored by Bradley Chevrolet, Corn Country Radio, Franklin Parks and Recreation, Horizon Bank, Denny’s Restaurant, and Victory Christian pre-school;

‘KEY LARGO,’ 2 and 7:30 p.m. June 2-3, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin, $3 to $5, not rated, 1 hr 40 min, action, crime, drama; starring Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall, a man visits his old friend’s hotel and finds a gangster running things. As a hurricane approaches, the two end up confronting each other;

ARTCRAFT SUMMER BREAK MOVIE SERIES: ‘AN AMERICAN TAIL: FIEVEL GOES WEST,’ 10 a.m. June 6, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin, $5 admission, includes small popcorn and a drink,

SUMMER MOVIE CAMP SERIES, 10 a.m. June 7, Canary Creek Cinema, 870 Mallory Parkway, Franklin, free to all patrons, sponsored by Bradley Chevrolet, Corn Country Radio, Franklin Parks and Recreation, Horizon Bank, Denny’s Restaurant, and Victory Christian pre-school;

ARTCRAFT SUMMER BREAK MOVIE SERIES: ‘BABE,’ 10 a.m. June 13, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin, $5 admission, includes small popcorn and a drink,


SWINGIN’ SOUNDS OF BENNY GOODMAN, 7:30 p.m. June 1, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin, Paul Cosentino and the Boilermaker Jazz Band will bring the energy and delicate swing of the Benny Goodman small bands to you, performing some of their best known material. You’ll also hear some of your favorite Goodman Big Band melodies, done small band style. $10-$15;

GREENWOOD PARK MALL SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: ROD TUFFCURLS AND THE BENCH PRESS, 6:30 p.m. June 1, Greenwood Park Mall, outdoor fountain on mall’s north side, free series will highlight a variety of music including country, rock, R&B, Top 40, with tributes to Elton John and Billy Joel; Rod Tuffcurls and the Bench Press, is a Chicago-based cover band with a national following. Their repertoire includes hits by Hall & Oats, Taylor Swift, Queen, the Beatles, Broadway musicals and Disney classics; free, for more information, visit

MILITARY BAND, 7 p.m. June 3, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., Edinburgh, free, visit for schedule information and more in-depth event descriptions or call 812-526-6513.

GREENWOOD COMMUNITY BAND NETHERLANDS TOUR PREVIEW CONCERT, 7 p.m. June 4, Greenwood Amphitheater, 100 Surina Way, free concert previewing the band’s June 5-12 international tour in the Netherlands, where they’ve been invited to play with other community bands in Monnickendam, just outside of Amsterdam; music will be a mix of traditional and contemporary American works for the Monnickendam community as part of the band’s commitment to be music ambassadors; donations are always welcome at

GREENWOOD PARK MALL CONCERT SERIES: BLUE RIVER BAND, 6:30 p.m. June 8, Greenwood Park Mall, outdoor fountain on mall’s north side, free series will highlight a variety of music including country, rock, R&B, Top 40, with tributes to Elton John and Billy Joel; A country band formed in Greenwood, Blue River Band is known for its high energy at live performances. The multi-instrument band will perform a set of country cover songs; for more information, visit

THE DIXIE MELODY BOYS, 7:30 p.m. June 9, Miss Betty’s Music Hall, 107 S. Pleasant St., Trafalgar, gospel music quartet will share unique, four-part Southern Gospel-style harmony; The Dixie Melody Boys have enjoyed success including a Grammy nomination and numerous Fan Award nominations from The Singing News Magazine; hit releases include “I’ll MUSIC ON THE PATIO May 28-29, 2-5 p.m. live music by The Tides May 28 and by Acoustic Catfish May 29, Mallow Run Winery, 6964 W. Whiteland Road, Bargersville; enjoy laid back music and summer snacks on the patio. Winery open noon to 6 p.m. Free admission. Be Living That Way,” “I Won’t Compromise,” “Welcome Home,” “Antioch Church Choir” and “I’m One Of Them;” group leader Ed O’Neal, a 50-year gospel music veteran was inducted into the Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame in 2004: information:


CARD GAMES, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, Franklin Active Adult Center, 160 E. Adams St., bid euchre on Tuesday, euchre on Thursday or pinochle on Friday. Call 317-736-3696 for further information.

BINGO, 1 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Franklin Active Adult Center at 160 E. Adams St., pay 50 cents per card and try for regular, special, or cover-all wins, call 317-736-3696 for further information.

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.

MEXICAN TRAIN, 11 a.m. first and third Fridays, Franklin Active Adult Center, 160 E. Adams St., play Mexican Train (dominoes). This easy to learn game is fun for everyone! Call 317-736-3696 for further information.

JOYFUL NOISE SINGERS, 10:45 a.m. Mondays, Franklin Active Adult Center, 160 E. Adams St., Do you like to sing? Join the Joyful Noise singers for oldies, classics, hymns, and more. Call 317-736-3696 for further information.

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, 736-8214

BUNKA EMBROIDERY, 6:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursday of the month, $1, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St.

EUCHRE, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 1 p.m. Thursdays, Trafalgar Banquet Center, 107 S. Pleasant St., $3, 878-4424.

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,

Social groups & clubs

KARAOKE, May 27, Greenwood American Legion, 334 U.S. 31 South, Greenwood, featuring John and Angie, for information call 317-881-1752 after noon.

AMERICAN LEGION WEEKLY TREASURE HUNT, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, American Legion Franklin Post 205, 1200 Park Ave.; post, is open daily at 2 p.m. and at noon on Saturday. Public is welcome. Call 317-738-9934; Registration required.

GREATER GREENWOOD LIONS CLUB MEETING, 6:30 p.m. Golden Corral, 160 S. Marlin Drive, Greenwood, visitors welcome, information: Vickie Gilmore, 812-603-4440

DOLLAR HOT DOGS, noon to 5 p.m. daily, Greenwood American Legion Post 252, 234 U.S. 31 South, 317-881-1752.

DOLLAR BEER FRIDAYS, noon to close Fridays, American Legion Greenwood Post 252, 334 U.S. 31 South, Greenwood, 317-881-1752

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.

FRANKLIN LIONS CLUB, 7 p.m. first and third Mondays of each month, Grace United Methodist Church, 1300 E. Adams Drive, Franklin, meetings are held in the second-floor meeting room on the east side of the building, for more information, contact Lion Paul Cote at 736-4707.

TEXAS HOLD ‘EM, sign up 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Greenwood Moose Lodge 2079, 813 W. Smith Valley Road, buy-in, $40 and includes dinner, 881-9668

BINGO, warm-ups start at 6:30 p.m., games at 7 p.m. Mondays, Greenwood Moose Lodge 2079, 813 W. Smith Valley Road, minimum package $10, 881-9668

JOHNSON COUNTY SHUFFLEBOARD CLUB, 5 to 9 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays starting May 5, Herring Hall at the Johnson County Fairgrounds, 250 Fairground St., Franklin, all ages are welcome, dues $10 per person and $1 per session, non-members can play for $2 per session, Bruce Lucas 403-6459

MID-STATE AMATEUR RADIO CLUB monthly meetings, 8 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month, Johnson County REMC office, 750 International Drive, Franklin. Meetings are open to the public for anyone interested in amateur radio. Volunteer Examiner testing starts at about 930 a.m. More information on Facebook at; or OR contact us at


ANIMENIACS CLUB, 3:30 p.m. May 25, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood; teens (ages 12-17); Do you love anime? Join the Animeniacs Club! We’ll meet to watch anime, talk about/draw manga and enjoy pocky!

CLARK PLEASANT ANIME CLUB, 6 p.m. 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.

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,,

Wine and food

12TH ANNUAL BISCUITS AND GRAVY BREAKFAST, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. May 27, New Whiteland VFW Post, 215 U.S. 31, Whiteland; donations requested, $3 to $5, to support the Johnson County Community Van fund which assists veterans with their local transportation needs when they are unable to drive; World War II veterans will eat free.

PIZZA AND WINE NIGHT, 5-9 p.m., music by Cari Ray, 5:30-8:30 p.m. May 27, Mallow Run Winery, 6964 W. Whiteland Road, Bargersville; Bring your lawn chairs, spread out on the lawn, and enjoy great pizza by the slice while listening to live local music and spending a summer evening with family and friends. Winery open noon-9 p.m.. Pizza served 5-9 p.m. Free admission.

MUSIC ON THE PATIO, May 28-29, 2-5 p.m. live music by The Tides May 28 and by Acoustic Catfish May 29, Mallow Run Winery, 6964 W. Whiteland Road, Bargersville; enjoy laid back music and summer snacks on the patio. Winery open noon to 6 p.m. Free admission.

FOOD PRESERVATION: JELLIES AND JAMS 101, 6 p.m. May 31, Franklin library, 401 State St., Want to learn about making jellies and jams with your produce?

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL, noon to 9 p.m. June 3, noon to 6 p.m. June 4, Mallow Run Winery, 6964 W. Whiteland Road, Bargersville, music 1-4 p.m. by Kelleen Strutz and 5:30-8:30 p.m. by Mike & Joe on Saturday, music 2-5 p.m. Sunday by Woomblies; annual celebration of all things strawberry. Enjoy the yearly small-batch release of sweet strawberry wine plus extra-large strawberry shortcakes and fresh berries to take home; menu of BBQ eats available. Free admission. Family friendly. Complimentary wine tasting in the tasting room until 6 p.m.