GREENWOOD FARMERS MARKET, 8 a.m. to noon, Saturdays through Oct. 14, Greenwood United Methodist Church parking lot, 525 N. Madison Ave.
HOPS & VINES FESTIVAL, 5 to 10 p.m. Aug. 26, downtown Franklin; participants can taste samples of craft beers and Indiana wines while enjoying live music at a family friendly event; Artcraft Theatre retro movies: 2 p.m., “Adventures In Babysitting,” 5 p.m. “Stand By Me,” 7:30 p.m., “Karate Kid,” 10 p.m. “Fast Times at Ridgemont High,” 57 N. Main St.; 5 p.m. Food and beverage vendors serving, $5 admission, 5 p.m. classic car cruise-in on North Main Street, 7 to 10 p.m. live music by Hairbangers Ball; discoverdowntownfranklin.org
FRANKLIN FARMERS MARKET, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Sept. 2, downtown Franklin, southwest corner of West Jefferson and South Jackson streets
MILITARY DAY, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 9, Center Grove Bantam Foootball League, 5185 W. County Road 144, Bargersville; honoring active duty, veterans and fallen heroes.
Arts & crafts
NEVER FORGET TRIBUTE, 6 p.m. Sept. 11, Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 1977 S. State Road 135, Greenwood; special commemoration to honor the memory of the thousands lost on Sept. 11, 2001, free, family-friendly community event open to the public. The program will begin with a special ceremony to honor and remember the victims and heroes of Sept. 11. Information: 317-535-9003.
COLOR THE COUNTY COMMUNITY PAINTING DAY, 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 19, 351 E. Jefferson St., FranklinJohnson County Community Foundation’s Color the County Mural Program design winner has been announced, and organizers are recruiting volunteers to help paint the mural at the Jefferson Street building in August. JCCF invites residents of all ages to help paint at the Franklin Community Painting Day during the Franklin Farmers Market. Painting supplies and refreshments will be provided.
OUTSIDE THE LINE: COLORING FOR ADULTS: noon, Aug. 24, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., Think coloring is just for kids? Join the hottest trend for adults! Relieve stress and boost creativity with art, fun and some lunch provided by the library to help you release your inner artist. Reservation is required. Lunch will be provided. greenwoodlibrary.us.
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
ADULT BEGINNER PAINTING CLASSES, 10 a.m. Saturdays, The Studios, 550 E. Jefferson St., Franklin, $25, must call to register, 317-474-4889
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: 317-627-5872 or 317-883-8988
FIBER ARTS GUILD, 6 to 9 p.m. second Wednesdays, Starstruck Cat Studio, 3130 Meridian Parke Drive, Suite H, Greenwood, free, bring a project, discussions about spinning, weaving, knitting, crocheting, rug hooking and felting, starstruckcatstudio.com
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, 317-889-9665, starstruckcatstudio.com
WOODCARVERS, 6 p.m. Thursdays and 9 a.m. Saturdays, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., join other seniors, 317-882-4810
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, 317-966-0933
Books and Literary events
BOOKLOVERS BOOK CLUB, 10 a.m. Aug. 17, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., free, discussion of “Behind Closed Doors,” by B.A. Paris, 317-881-1953, greenwoodlibrary.us
MONDAY NIGHT BOOK CLUB, 7 p.m., Aug. 21, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, “Beautiful Ruins,” by Jess Walter, 317-885-1330, pageafterpage.org
BOOK SALE: WHITE RIVER LIBRARY, Aug. 24-27: Thursday: 4-8 p.m., friends night: for members and joiners. Memberships available at the sale. Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-4 p.m., White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood. pageafterpage.org
TRAFALGAR NOVELS & NOSH, 6 p.m., selected dates, Trafalgar library, 424 S. Tower St., free, Aug. 29: “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle,” by Barbara Kingsolver, 317-878-9560 for more information
WHITE RIVER BOOK DISCUSSION, 1:30 p.m. Aug. 30, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, “When Breath Becomes Air,” by Paul Kalanithi; pageafterpage.org
PRIMETIME BOOK CLUB, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 5, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., free, discussion of “Three Souls,” by Janie Chang, registration, 317-881-1953, greenwoodlibrary.us/primetime.asp
CLARK PLEASANT ROCKIN’ READS BOOK DISCUSSION, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 6, Clark Pleasant Library, 530 Tracy Road, Suite 250, New Whiteland, discussion of “Dreams to Remember: Otis Redding, Stax Records and the Transformation of Southern Soul,” by Marc Ribowsky; pagefterpage.org, 317-535-6206
BOOKISH DINER: FAIRY TALES AND RETELLINGS, 6 p.m. Sept. 7, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., calling all foodies! Join us as we explore culinary inspiration from literature. Each session, we’ll look at a different author or series, and sample a few of the dishes mentioned in the books. This month, we’ll be exploring culinary dishes inspired by classic fairy tales and fairy tale retellings. greenwoodlibrary.us
MYSTERY BOOK CLUB, 1 p.m. Sept. 11 Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., free, discussion of “Is Fat Bob Dead Yet?” by Stephen Dobyns, 317-881-1953, greenwoodlibrary.us
WELL RED BOOK CLUB, 6 p.m. Sept. 13, Vino Villa, free, discussion of wide variety of books; patrons 21 and older only, discussion of “Homegoing,” by Yaa Gyasi, 317-885-5036, greenwoodlibrary.us.
FRANKLIN PAGE-TURNERS BOOK DISCUSSION, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18, Franklin library, 401 State St., free, discussion of “Cutting for Stone,” by Abraham Verghese; pageafterpage.org
MYSTERY BOOK CLUB, 1 p.m. first Monday of the month, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., free, discussion, 317-881-1953, greenwoodlibrary.us
PRIMETIME BOOK CLUB, 6:30 p.m. first Tuesday of each month, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., free, discussion, registration, 317-881-1953, greenwoodlibrary.us/primetime.asp
FRANKLIN PAGE-TURNERS BOOK DISCUSSION, 6:30 p.m. third Monday of each month, Franklin library, 401 State St., free, pageafterpage.org
I HEART YA BOOK CLUB, 6:30 p.m. third Wednesday of the month, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., free, discussion of young adult books, for teens and adults, 317-881-1953, greenwoodlibrary.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, 317-535-7712 or email@example.com.
BOOKLOVERS BOOK CLUB, 10 a.m. third Thursday of the month, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., free, discussion, 317-881-1953, greenwoodlibrary.us
WHITE RIVER BOOK DISCUSSION, 1:30 p.m. last Wednesday of each month, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, pageafterpage.org
STOUT STORIES, 6:30 p.m. first Monday of the month, location is a different pub or brewery in the area, free, patrons 21 and older only, pageafterpage.org
MONDAY NIGHT BOOK CLUB, 7 p.m., Third Monday of the month, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, 317-885-1330, pageafterpage.org
CLARK PLEASANT ROCKIN’ READS BOOK DISCUSSION, 5:30 p.m. first Wednesday of the month, Clark Pleasant Library, 530 Tracy Road, Suite 250, New Whiteland, pagefterpage.org, 317-535-6206
WELL RED BOOK CLUB, 6 p.m. second Wednesday of each month, Vino Villa, free, discussion of wide variety of books; patrons 21 and older only, 317-885-5036, greenwoodlibrary.us.
MILITARY READS, 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 this book discussion. Books will be available at the reference desk; pageafterpage.org
TRAFALGAR NOVELS AND NOSH, 6 p.m., Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., call 317-878-9560 for more information
Church and Spiritual Programs
THE NOBLEMEN QUARTET, 10:40 a.m. Aug. 20, Franklin Church of the Nazarene, 140 W. Branigin Road, Franklin; free concert, 317-696-6129.
IVAN PARKER CONCERT, 7 p.m. Aug. 25, Smith Valley Baptist Church, 4682 W. Smith Valley Road, Greenwood. Tickets starting at $15. 317-881-6888
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
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
CUPCAKES AND CANVAS, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 17, Franklin Morning Pointe Assisted Living & Memory Care, 75 S. Milford Drive, Franklin; create a masterpiece with the help of a local artist and enjoy treats at the same time, $30, all proceeds benefit the Alzheimer’s Association, space is limited. RSVP by Aug. 14: 317-736-4665 or morningpointe.com
DINING IN THE DARK, 5 p.m. Aug. 24, Compass Park Community Center at the Indiana Masonic Home, Franklin, fundraiserwill highlight the hardships of older adults while raising money for a nonprofit organization that serves them. Johnson County Senior Services will serve a three-course meal completely in pitch-black darkness. Diners will get in touch with all senses as they savor the smell and taste of the dining experience. The meal will be complete with music and conversation. Cost is $63 per individual, and $500 to $1,000 for a reserved table for eight. The keynote speaker will be Richard Brendan, a local broadcaster. The event includes a silent and live auction and is intended for guests 15 years old and older. Funds raised at the program will also help provide many of the free essential services that enhance the lives of Johnson County seniors. Johnson County Senior Services also maintains a food pantry and delivers food to seniors in need and at risk, as well as providing free durable medical equipment, information and assistance. For more information or to order tickets, call 317-560-1707.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY WOMEN BUILD 2017: DINE TO DONATE, 4 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 29, Texas Roadhouse, 270 S. Marlin Drive, Greenwood; 10 percent will go to Habitat; flier is required: email email@example.com
‘BECAUSE I’M HAPPY’ FUN RUN/WALK 5K, Sept. 16, Whiteland Elementary School; registration and shirt pick-up starts 10:30 a.m.; walk starts at noon; auction at 3 p.m.; mail registrations and payment by Aug. 31 to ADMF, 5224 Shelbyville Road, Indianapolis. Email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
LAS IVY CASINO NIGHT, 7-10 p.m. Sept. 16, Ivy Tech, 2205 McClain Drive, Franklin; enjoy food prepared by Ivy Tech culinary students and complimentary wine and beer, casino games; purchase tickets at ivytech.edu/vivalasivy; early bird prices $50 or two for $80; after Sept. 6: $60 each; proceeds benefit scholarships for Johnson, Morgtan and Shelby county students
Games and hobbies
ADULT GAME NIGHT, 7 p.m. Aug. 25, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., join a relaxing evening of table top games. Instructors will teach some games, or feel free to play your own! Must be 18 and over. Registration preferred: greenwoodlibrary.us.
DAYLILY/IRIS SALE, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 19, Sullivan Hardware & Garden, 6955 N. Keystone Ave., Indianapolis, Indiana Daylily-Iris Society event, free admission. Members will offer their daylilies and iris at reduced prices including outstanding varieties and colors not normally offered at local Garden Centers. Visit website for more information: indianadaylilyirissociety.org or call Shirley Toney 317-346-0005.
FALL LAWN CARE, 6 p.m. Aug. 30, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., local gardening expert Dick Huber will present a class on fall lawn care. Learn when to fertilize and how much fertilizer to use. Weeds are always a problem so learn about broadleaf and grassy weeds and which herbicides to use. Bring a weed sample. The event is free. Register at greenwoodlibrary.us or call 317-885-5036.
WONDERFUL WORLD OF SPIDERS, 6 p.m. Aug. 31, free, Trafalgar library, 424 S. Tower St. Naturalist Leslie Bishop will separate face from fiction during an illustrated program about spiders. Learn how beneficial these oft-maligned creatures are. Public welcome. Information: 317-736-9167
MEDICINAL PLANT GARDEN TOURS, 11 a.m. Saturdays through September, free, Indiana Medical History Museum, 3045 W. Vermont Street, Indianapolis. The Medicinal Plant Garden demonstrates more than 100 species from around the world. Informational signage tells how the plants have been used, and visitors are welcome to wander at their own pace. Free guided tours are offered on each Saturday morning through September at 11 a.m. imhm.org, 317-635-7329.
JOHNSON COUNTY GARDEN CLUB, 6:30 p.m. second Monday of each month, Purdue Extension Johnson County office, 484 N. Morton St., Franklin, new members welcome, 317-346-7316
TRAFALGAR COUNTRY GARDENERS, last Thursday of each month, 317-736-9167
CULTIVATING GARDEN CLUB, 6 p.m. third Thursday of each month at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 7031 S. East St., Indianapolis; 317-881-2353
CONSERVATORY TOURS, 2:30 p.m. Saturdays, Garfield Park Conservatory, 2505 Conservatory Drive, Indianapolis, $1, garfieldgardensconservatory.org
Health and fitness, support
FAMILY YOGA WITH BECKY MANN, 11 a.m. to noon, Aug. 19, Peaceful Heart Yoga, 550 E. Jefferson St., Franklin, $5, kids ages 5 and up with their parents and/or grandparents! Must pre-register to hold your spot: 843-267-5381 (cell); email: email@example.com
STORYTIME YOGA WITH SAKSHI, 11 a.m. to noon Aug. 26, Peaceful Heart Yoga, 550 E. Jefferson St., Franklin, $10, for ages 3 and up, Must pre-register to hold a spot, 843-267-5381 (cell); email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SHEEK ROAD, 6 p.m. Tuesdays in August, Meet at Grassy Creek Elementary School at the intersection of Sheek and Worthsville roads, hike is 5 miles along Sheek and Worthsville Roads and through several Greenwood neighborhoods. indyhike.org
FOREST LAWN COMMUNITY OUTREACH HEALING PATH WORKSHOP SERIES, 3 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 23, Dyes Walk Country Club, 2080 S. State Road 135, Greenwood, area professionals present a different topic on grieving the loss of a loved one; expert advice includes topics such as coping with loss; home defense and personal safety; financial and practical matters and more. The final workshop in the series is a healthy eating presentation delivered by a nutritionist who provides important information on how grief and sadness affect hunger, meal planning strategies following the loss of a loved one and more. For information on the unique Healing Path Workshop Series and other free events and activities intended to enhance the overall well-being of the Greenwood community, call Community outreach coordinator, Jesica Overstreet at 317-535-9003
GRIEFSHARE, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 4, Southland Community Church, 5800 Smith Valley Road, Greenwood; support group open to all who’ve experienced death of a loved one, group is open to all denominations; registration by email at email@example.com. The cost is $20 for the workbook, unless you already purchased one, and can be paid during class.
WESTSIDE PARK, GREENWOOD HIKE, 8 a.m. Saturdays in August and September, park in the 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, 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays in August and September, sign in at the mall food court for a self-guided hike. Take as many one- mile laps as you want; indyhike.org
MERIDIAN WOODS AND TRAILS, 9:30 am. Tuesdays in August and September, 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: indyhike.org
WEIGHT WATCHERS MEETINGS, 6 p.m. Thursdays, Hornet Park Community Center, 5245 Hornet Ave., Beech Grove, 317-803-9086
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: 317-736-3689; franklinparks.org
ZUMBA, 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Providence Christian Church, 4080 W. County Road 100N, Bargersville, $5 per session, Zumba resumes with certified instructor, preregistration not required, all are welcome, 317-422-9331
PARKINSON’S EXERCISE CLASS, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays, 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Saturdays, Mount Pleasant Church Community Life Center, 381 N. Bluff Road, Greenwood, “The Climb” exercise program is sponsored by Indiana Parkinson Foundation uses different forms to exercise and physical therapy to improve the daily lives of people with Parkinson’s. Contact Wellness Coordinator Penny Clayton at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 881-6778 ext. 238. A Caregiver Support Group is held the second Saturday of the month during class.
BEGINNER YOGA CLASSES, 4:30 and 5:45 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Franciscan Education & Fitness Center, 421 N. Emerson Ave., Indianapolis, (between Sam’s Club and Walmart) $10 per class or $50 monthly unlimited, JoAnn Turner, 528-7719
FUN TIME YOGA FOR KIDS, now booking private and groups of 5 or more, 7 Cedars Yoga, 1064 S. Morgantown Road, Morgantown, 374-6795, email@example.com
YOGA BASICS LEVEL 1, 7 to 8:15 p.m. Monday and Thursdays, 7 Cedars Yoga, 1064 S. Morgantown Road, Morgantown, 374-6795, firstname.lastname@example.org
“INSANITY” WORKOUT CLASS, 6:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Greenwood Community Center, 100 Surina Way, four-class session fee: $16 for members, $20 for residents, $24 for nonresidents, high-intensity cardio workout, drop in fee: $7, 317-881-8527
MONDAY MILERS WALKING CLUB, 8:30 a.m. every other Monday, Johnson County Park, 2949 E. North St., Edinburgh (north of Camp Atterbury) for directions, visit jcpark.org, walk at least one mile long and up to one hour, rain or shine, meet at the park office, free, club to promote fitness and friendship. Open to all ages. No pets. For more information, call 812-526-6809 or email email@example.com.
TAI CHI CLASS, 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, First Baptist Church basement, 201 E. Jefferson St., Franklin, free, 317-736-6753
CHRISTIAN YOGA, 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays; 9:15 a.m. Saturdays, Mount Pleasant Christian Church Community Life Center, 407 N. Bluff Road, Greenwood, $3, 317-881-6727
MEDITATION HIKES, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Fridays, Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 N. Michigan Road, free, meet at Efroymson Family Entrance Pavilion, facilitated by Global Peace Initiatives, hikes occur regardless of the weather, globalpeaceinitiatives.net
PRENATAL YOGA, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Evolutions@Yoga, 2801 Fairview Place, Suite 1, Greenwood, check website for fee information, evolutionsyoga.com, Terrie Purdy, 317-881-9642
ART SMART: PAPER ART: 4:30 p.m. Aug. 31, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., Grades K–5: Get creative in this paper workshop; greenwoodlibrary.us
FULL STEAM AHEAD: THE FORCE AWAKENS, 4:30 p.m. Sept. 11, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., Grades K–5: Explore magnetism through fun activities and experiments. greenwoodlibrary.us
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, 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
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, greenwoodlibrary.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, 317-881-9642
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 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, 317-560-5017, email@example.com
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10 a.m. and 1:30 pm. Thursdays, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, free, ages 3 to 5, registration, 317-535-6206, 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: 317-407-4564; firstname.lastname@example.org; ciybc.org
Movies & Theater
LIL’ DARLINS VAUDEVILLE, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin, fast-paced comedic vaudeville show featuring hula hoop artists, magicians, musicians, jugglers, sword swallowers …. and much more; all ages welcome; tickets $10 to $15; historicartcrafttheatre.org
RETRO REWIND — ALL ‘80S FILM FESTIVAL, Aug. 25-26; Revisit classic films in a classic theatre _ on 35mm film! Aug. 25 _ 7:30 p.m. “Big”; Aug. 25 _ 10 p.m. “Raising Arizona”; Aug. 26 _ 2 p.m. “Adventures in Babysitting”; Aug. 26 _ 5 p.m. “Stand by Me”; Aug. 26 _ 7:30 p.m. “The Karate Kid”; Aug. 26 _ 10 p.m. “Fast Times at Ridgemont High”; weekend passes: $25 ages 13 and over, $20 age 55 and over, college student, military, and $15 for 12 and under; information and tickets: historicartcrafttheatre.org
FAMILY FILM FEST: ‘BEAUTY AND THE BEAST,’ 5:45 p.m. Aug. 31, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle; greenwoodlibrary.us
‘NORTH BY NORTHWEST,’ 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8 and 9, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin; classic 1959 Hitchcock tale of mistaken identity, Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason; historicartcrafttheatre.org
‘ANSWERING THE CALL: JOHNSON COUNTY IN WORLD WAR I,’ Johnson County Museum of History, 135 N. Main St., Franklin; exhibit will tell the story of Johnson County’s involvement in World War I at home and abroad. For more information, visit the website at www.johnsoncountymuseum.org or call 317-346-4500.
BEYOND SPACESHIP EARTH, Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, 3000 N. Meridian St., 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
YOU ARE THERE: HOME CANNING, open through Aug. 12, Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, 450 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis. Exhibition is taking guests back to canning’s Hoosier beginnings. The exhibit explores the impact the Ball Brothers Company from Muncie, had on the original food preservation movement across the United States. A supporting content room will focus on topics such as Ball Brothers company history; World War II-era food preservation techniques and kitchens; seasonal food guides; and a resurgence in canning popularity. For more information on IHS or the Indiana Experience, call 317-232-1882 or visit www.indianahistory.org.
EARLY STAGE: ALZHEIMER’S TOURS, 2 to 4 p.m. fourth Tuesday of the month, Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 Michigan Road, meet on Floor 2 at top of escalator, free, registration required through the Alzheimer’s Association, 1-800-272-3900, new program at the IMA, launched in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Indianapolis Chapter, designed for early-stage Alzheimer’s patients and provides an opportunity for patients to participate in a facilitated conversation of artworks in the IMA collection with their caregiver, family and friends, ima.org
THE POWER OF CHILDREN: MAKING A DIFFERENCE, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, 3000 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, exhibit about children who’ve made a difference in the world, exhibit includes Anne Frank and Ryan White, complete hours and admission information: childrensmuseum.org.
GUIDED DOCENT TOURS, booked during museum hours, Monday through Sunday, Indiana State Museum, 650 W. Washington St., Indianapolis included with museum admission, 10 or more visitors needed to participate, in-depth experience of selected museum exhibitions and themes, conducted by registration only and must be booked at least two weeks in advance, tour lengths are 30 minutes to one hour depending on group preference, call 317-234-1728 for details
INDIANAPOLIS MUSEUM OF ART PERMANENT EXHIBIT TOURS, 1 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, 7 p.m. Thursdays, ASL interpreted tours occur each month at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday and at 2:30 p.m. the third Sunday “Ask Me!” Roaming docents are available in the galleries from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturdays to answer questions and share information. Tours meet at the top of the escalator, on Floor 2. Assistive listening devices are available by request. For a schedule of upcoming public tour topics, visit the website, free, 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis; imamuseum.org/programs/tours
MEDITATION HIKES, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Fridays, free, Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000, Michigan Road, Indianapolis, meet at the Efroymson Family Entrance Pavilion, hikes facilitated by Global Peace Initiatives, hikes occur on museum grounds regardless of weather, globalpeaceinitiatives.net
ART-MAKING ACTIVITIES, noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Star Studio Classroom, Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, free drop-in visitor art making available; work with a teaching artist and make your own piece of art inspired by the exhibitions and ideas on display at the museum, projects designed to be accessible and fun for museum visitors of all ages and levels of experience
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: HAZELWOOD STRING BAND, 7-10 p.m. Aug. 18, downtown Bargersville, 24 N. Main St., free, locally grown produce stand, beer and wine garden, food trucks; bring lawn chairs; information: 317-422-3126
WAMM FEST, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Aug. 19, Craig Park, Greenwood; music lovers have a treat in store at the ninth annual WAMM Fest charity event; six bands will perform throughout the event, each bringing something that all will appreciate.This year’s line-up includes:11 a.m.-noon Chuck and Renee Crull – acoustic duo; noon to 1:30 p.m., That 90’s Band – all 90’s music; 1:30 to 3 p.m., Toy Factory – R&B from the 80’s to today; 3 to 4:30 p.m., Indy Nile – funk, R&B and rock; 4:30 to 6 p.m., Woomblies Rock Orchestra – wide variety of music; 6 to 8 p.m., Soul Street – funk, soul and Motown; Sertoma Club of Greenwood charitable event, Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the gate, and children 6 and under are free. To purchase tickets online or for more information, visit WAMMfest.com.
ADULT BEGINNER’S UKULELE, 6 p.m. Aug. 22, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., if you have always wanted to play the ukulele, now is your chance! Learn more about the ukulele and get some tips and tricks for getting started. Ukuleles provided. Space is limited. Registration is required: greenwoodlibrary.us
RETRO REWIND — ‘80S FILM FEST, Aug. 25 and 26, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin; Friday, Aug. 25: 7:30 p.m. “Big” and 10 p.m., “Raising Arizona”; Saturday, Aug. 26: 2 p.m.: “Adventures in Babysitting,” 5 p.m.: Stand by Me,” 7:30 p.m.: “The Karate Kid” and 10 p.m.: “Fast Times at Ridgemenot High,” tickets: historicartcrafttheatre.org
TIM WRIGHT (OF THE WRIGHT BROTHERS), 7 p.m. Aug. 26, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., country, rock, bluegrass; $10, visit theedinburghpixy.com for schedule information and more in-depth event descriptions or call 812-526-6513 and request additional information.
KIM ROBBINS, 7 p.m. Sept. 9, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., country, bluegrass; $10, visit theedinburghpixy.com for schedule information and more in-depth event descriptions or call 812-526-6513 and request additional information.
ELKRIDGE BLUEGRASS BAND, 7 p.m. Oct. 7, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., bluegrass; $10, visit theedinburghpixy.com for schedule information and more in-depth event descriptions or call 812-526-6513 and request additional information.
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 317-882-5187 or visit chordlighters.org/ for more information.
93RD ANNUAL STOCKOVER REUNION, 12:30 p.m. Aug. 20, White Creek United Methodist Church, 6730 W 930S, Bartholomew County, Stockhover-Kreinhagen reunion; directions: Take State Road 11 to 950 South. Turn west. At St. John’s Lutheran Church, veer left onto 930 South. White Creek Church is 2 miles ahead on the right. Please bring a covered dish to share. Beverage and table service will be provided. For additional information, call Gene or Connie at 513-245-1609 or email at email@example.com.
FRANKLIN COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1992, 7 p.m. Sept. 2, Shale Creek Brewery, 178 W. Jefferson St., Franklin. For more info go to the FCHS class of 92’ Facebook page
FRANKLIN COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1977, 6 p.m. Sept. 9, Elks Club, 56 E. Jefferson St., Franklin; $20 per person; send payment and address and email to Bob Smith, 1039 Park Ave., Franklin, or visit Facebook, 1977 FCHS 40 class reunion
FRANKLIN COMMUNITY CLASS OF 1967, Oct. 6-7, Compass Park Community Center, 690 S. State St., Franklin. Details TBA; Contact Terri Miller Holsinger at 317-753-2172 or Vicki Fulmer McComb at 317-407-8326 for more 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.
LINE DANCING, 11:30 a.m. Mondays, Franklin Active Adult Center, 160 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
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
COMPUTER CLASSES, 10 a.m. Mondays, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., free, sign up at 317-882-4810
BUNKA EMBROIDERY, 6:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursday of the month, $1, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St.
MEXICAN TRAIN, 1 p.m., The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., $1
MAH-JONGG, 1 p.m. Wednesdays, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., $1
MOVIE MATINEE, last Wednesday of each month, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., $1, 317-882-4810
ZUMBA, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, $5, Trafalgar Banquet Center, 107 S. Pleasant St., 317-878-4424
BINGO, 6 p.m. Thursdays and 9:30 a.m. Fridays, $4 at The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., 317-882-4810
EUCHRE, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 1 p.m. Thursdays, Trafalgar Banquet Center, 107 S. Pleasant St., $3, 317-878-4424.
10-MINUTE CHAIR MASSAGE, noon to 2 p.m. by appointment second Tuesday of each month, free, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., 317-882-4810
HEARING AID CLEANING AND BATTERIES, 11 a.m. to noon, second Monday of each month, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St.
FOLK DANCING, 9:30 a.m. Thursdays, $4, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St.
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, thesocialofgreenwood.org.
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, thesocialofgreenwood.org
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, thesocialofgreenwood.org
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, 317-888-7973, cicoa.org
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, 317-882-4810
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, 317-346-0173
DUPLICATE BRIDGE, 12:30 p.m. Mondays, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., $1, 317-882-4810
BODY BALANCE AND STRENGTH EXERCISE, 9 a.m. Mondays, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., taught by personal trainer, $5, tips to gain control of your health, registration required, 317-882-4810
HELPING HANDS MINISTRY: HOT MEALS, 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Franklin Church of Christ, 3600 U.S. 31 North, free, different hot meals every week, Patty Rash, 560-1847, 535-5200, ext. 1, franklinchurch.org
Wii BOWLING, 10 a.m. Tuesdays, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., $1, 317-882-4810
EUCHRE, 1 p.m. Tuesdays, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., $2, 317-882-4810
BUILDING BETTER BONES EXERCISES, 10:15 a.m. Tuesdays, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., 317-882-4810
TRAFALGAR SENIOR CITIZENS, meetings at 11:30 a.m. second Wednesday of each month at the Sycamore Bible Church, 699 E. Park St. Bring a lunch and two or three covered prizes for bingo; 317-878-5475
CONTRACT BRIDGE, 1 p.m. Thursdays, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., $1, 317-882-4810
NONIMPACT AEROBICS, 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., 317-882-4810
Social groups and clubs
EXPRESS CLYDESDALE HORSES COMMUNITY APPRECIATION EVENT, 4-7 p.m. Aug. 17, Express Indy South, 201 S. Emerson Ave., Express Employment Professionals will offer wagon rides, pictures with the Express Clydesdale horses and many other special activities during the day. Other activities include face painting, a bounce house, games, balloons, giveaways, music and food. Information: 317-888-5700 or expressindysouth.com.
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 BEER FRIDAYS, noon to close Fridays, American Legion Greenwood Post 252, 334 S. U.S. 31, 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 317-736-4707.
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, 317-881-9668
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, 317-881-9668
VINEYARD TOASTMASTERS CLUB, 7 p.m. Mondays, Perry Township Trustee Office, 4925 Shelby St., Indianapolis; new members welcome any time; website: 1109991. toastmastersclubs.org; contact Edward Barrett, 317-888-5176, firstname.lastname@example.org
GREATER GREENWOOD LIONS CLUB, 6:30 p.m. meet-and-greet, 7 p.m. meeting, meets second and fourth Tuesdays at Golden Corral, 160 Marlin Drive, Greenwood
TRIVIA SHOW, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Crowbar Restaurant Lounge, 209 S. State Road 135, Trafalgar, all are welcome to participate or watch the game.
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 317-403-6459
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 facebook.com/MidStateARC/; or midstatehams.org OR contact us at PIO@midstatehams.org
BINGO, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Greenwood VFW, 333 S. Washington St., $17 to $21, doors open 5:30 p.m., warm-up games 6:30 p.m., sandwich menu available until 8:30 p.m., smoke-free, 317-888-2488
GREATER GREENWOOD TOASTMASTERS CLUB, 6:45 a.m. Fridays, Community Hospital South Education Center, 1402 E. County Line Road, Indianapolis, public is invited, improve your public speaking skills and meet new people, information: SFuller1@me.com
SOUTH CENTRAL INDIANA CORVETTE CLUB, recruiting new members. You don’t have to own a Corvette to join, you just have to be a Corvette enthusiast. The group raises money for the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana. Meetings are at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at Hubler Chevrolet on U.S. 31. Information: scincc.com
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, hsjc.org, 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: hsjc.org, 317-535-6626
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, 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, 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
TEEN DYSTOPIAN LOCK-IN, 5 p.m. Aug. 18, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., imagine a world embroiled in chaos…or just experience it now at the Teen Room’s Dystopian Lock-in! Dive into apocalyptic worlds like “The Hunger Games,” “Maze Runner,” and “Divergent” through games, crafts and scavenger hunts. Snacks and war paint provided; registration: greenwoodlibrary.us.
TRY IT TUESDAY: STEAMPUNKS ROBOTICS & CODING CHALLENGES, 3:30 p.m. Aug. 22, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., exploring robotics and coding with Cubelets, Little Bits, Rokit Smart, and more; fun discussion and hands on activities…and of course, snacks are included. Registration required. Grades 6-12. greenwoodlibrary.us.
DIFFERENT LIKE ME CLUB, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 29, Craig Park, 10 E. Smith Valley Road, Greenwood, large shelter on the hill next to the playground. 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 will be provided.
STEAMPUNKS BUILDING CHALLENGE, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 5, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., focusing on engineering and challenging teens to a series of building projects. The winner will receive a $25 gift card to GameStop. Get ready for a fun discussion and hands on activities…and of course, snacks are included. Registration required: greenwoodlibrary.us. Grades 6-12.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 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, email@example.com
Wine and food
EATS & BEATS NIGHT, 5-9 p.m. Aug. 19, Mallow Run Winery, 6964 W. Whiteland Road, Bargersville; music by Blue River Band; evening of music and wine on the lawn; food trucks will also be lined up outside the tasting room offering a variety of delicious mobile eats. Free admission. Family friendly; mallowrun.com
MUSIC ON THE PATIO, 2-5 p.m. Aug. 20, Mallow Run Winery, 6964 W. Whiteland Road, Bargersville; music by Davis and Davitt, enjoy laid back music and summer snacks on the patio. Winery open 12 to 6pm. Free admission.
ARTS AND CRAFT BREW, 6:30-9 p.m. Sept. 26 and Nov. 21, Taxman Brewing Co., 13 S. Baldwin St., Bargersville; $40, includes craft brew and all supplies to create a 16 by 20 acrylic painting on canvas; register at portalunlimited.com/
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
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, 317-437-5428
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. Everyone welcome to come and meet your friends and enjoy good food.
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