Free Time – August 24


10-MILE LONG GARAGE SALE, all day Aug. 26, annual event in conjunction with Marietta fish fry, which begins at 8 a.m. To get to the sales from Edinburgh, take State Road 252 east to County Line Road and turn left at the last road before the Shell station. The intersection will be marked with a large sign and white arrows will point out the route. Another route is to take U.S. 31 South to Arthur’s Roto Grill and turn east, or use a GPS to 7478 W. 600 South for a starting point. Homes along the road, as well as Greensburg Road, Marietta and Mount Auburn, will have garage sales.

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;

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.

CENTER GROVE BANTAM LEAGUE CANCER AWARENESS DAY, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Sept. 16, 5185 W. County road 144, Bargersville; remember those we have lost, those that are fighting the fight, and those who are in remission; representatives from The Indiana Blood Center, Be The Match National Bone Marrow Registry and Zaxby’s will be on hand; fans are invited to wear their spirit wear and show support.

BARGERSVILLE HARVEST MOON FALL FESTIVAL, Sept. 23, downtown Bargersville; noon, parade starts, 1 p.m. vendors space opens, 2 to 5 p.m. Rock ‘n Horse performs; 3 to 10 p.m., car cruise-in; 7 to 10 p.m. Uncle Juju performs; beer and wine garden open until 10 p.m.; vendor information and more details, 317-422-3126

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.

OUTSIDE THE LINE: COLORING FOR ADULTS: noon, Aug. 24, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., Think coloring is just for kids? Join the fun trend for grown-ups — 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.

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

Fundraisers & Galas

DINING IN THE DARK, 5 p.m. Aug. 24, Compass Park Community Center at the Indiana Masonic Home, Franklin, fundraiser will 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. The evening is sold out, but a waiting list is available. 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

BAXTER YMCA GOLF OUTING, noon, Sept. 7, Dye’s Walk Country Club, doors open at 10 a.m. for check-in and lunch. Dyes Walk is an 18-hole, Par 71 golf course; register online at ing/. Foursomes play for $400. Cost includes 18 holes of golf, cart, lunch, and complimentary drinks and snacks on the course. Proceeds benefit southside families with a demonstrated financial need to participate in YMCA services such as Before and After School Child Care, Preschool, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, Diabetes Prevention programs, and more.

TRIVIA NIGHT AT THE BARN AT CRYSTAL SPRINGS FARM, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14, 3620 Hurricane Road, Franklin, show off your knowledge of popular culture, current events, sports, and history, with a chance to win a first place cash prize, at second annual trivia fundraiser, sign up with your trivia team that should include between two and 10 people. Entry charge is $20 per person and will go towards fundraising for adding a new bathroom to the second floor. Entry forms are available at the Events page at, by calling 317-346-4500, or stopping by the museum during regular business hours.

‘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


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 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., 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

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,

Health & fitness, support

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, 317-843-267-5381 (cell); email:

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.

SOUTHPORT PARK, 9:15 a.m. Mondays in August and September, meet at 6901 Derbyshire Road, Indianapolis; 8-mile hike.

GRIEFSHARE, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Sept. 13, GracePoint Church, 330 Whiteland Road, New Whiteland; support program features nationally recognized experts of grief recovery topics, such as relationships, challenges of grieving and guilt and anger; for more information, call Donna Smith at 317-535-3512; or email

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;

MERIDIAN WOODS AND TRAILS, 9:30 a.m. 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:

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: 317-736-3689;


ART SMART: PAPER ART: 4:30 p.m. Aug. 31, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., Grades K through 5: Get creative in this paper workshop; greenwood

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. greenwood

FULL STEAM AHEAD: FRUIT BASKET SCIENCE, 4:30 p.m. Sept. 25, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., Grades K through 5: experiment with fruits and veggies!

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 5 and younger and their caregivers, pretend play, sing-a-longs, gallery art hunts and hands-on art activities, to register call 317-923-1331, ext. 213

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Southport library, 2630 E. Stop 11 Road, Indianapolis, free, children ages 3 to 5 and an adult, stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes, playtime, sharing time for adults, 317-275-4510

WONDERFUL ONES STORY TIME, 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, free, 317-885-1330,

TERRIFIC TWOS STORY TIME, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Tuesdays, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, free, 317-885-1330,

CRAFTY KIDS CLUB, 4 to 5:30 p.m. fourth Tuesdays, Trafalgar library, 317-424 Tower St., free, crafts, 317-878-9560,

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

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

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,

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Thursdays, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, free, ages 3 to 5, registration, 317-535-6206, page

STORY TIMES TO GO, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., free, ages 2 to 4,

HOME-SCHOOL CLUB, 10 a.m. Thursdays, Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., free, read, art, writing,,

Movies & Theater

RETRO REWIND — ALL ’80s FILM FESTIVAL, Aug. 25 and 26; Revisit classic films in a classic theatre — on 35mm film! Aug. 25 at 7:30 p.m. “Big”; Aug. 25 at 10 p.m. “Raising Arizona”; Aug. 26 at 2 p.m. “Adventures in Babysitting”; Aug. 26 at 5 p.m. “Stand by Me”; Aug. 26 at 7:30 p.m. “The Karate Kid”; Aug. 26 at 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: historicartcraft

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;

‘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;

‘MARY POPPINS,’ 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15 and 16, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin; magical nanny brings children together through song, Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, David Tomlinson, 1955, not rated;

MOVIE IN THE PARK/WHITELAND COMMUNITY DAY: ‘MOANA,’ 7 p.m. Sept. 16, west lawn of the Clark-Pleasant Schools administration building, 50 Center St., Whiteland, conjunction with the Greater Whiteland Community Day, pre-film festivities (music, interactive games, door prizes, drinks, and popcorn) will begin at 7 p.m. Feature presentation will begin at dusk. Don’t forget your blankets and lawn chairs. For more information:, South Pointe Facebook Page

FAMILY FILM FEST: ‘WONDER WOMAN,’ 5:30 p.m. Sept. 19, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained warrior. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, she leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny;


TIM WRIGHT (OF THE WRIGHT BROTHERS), 7 p.m. Aug. 26, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., country, rock, bluegrass; $10, visit for schedule information and more in-depth event descriptions or call 812-526-6513 to request additional information.

HOOSIER MUSIC FEST, 5 to 11 p.m. Sept. 9., Hoosier Brewhouse, 157 Holiday Place, Franklin, live music event to benefit Girls Inc. of Johnson County, featuring The Dane Clark Band, Brother O’ Brother, Frank Dean, The Jeremy Vogt Band, Tony Burton Band, and Jeff Byrd & The Wires. There will also be vendors, kids activities, food, and activities. Tickets $10 are available at Girls Inc., 317-736-5344; Mutual Savings Bank; Horizon Bank; and online check out

KIM ROBBINS, 7 p.m. Sept. 9, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., country, bluegrass; $10, visit for schedule information and more in-depth event descriptions or call 812-526-6513 to request additional information.

ELKRIDGE BLUEGRASS BAND, 7 p.m. Oct. 7, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., bluegrass; $10, visit for schedule information and more in-depth event descriptions or call 812-526-6513 for additional information.

BOMAR AND RITTER, 7 p.m. Oct. 21, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., contemporary folk and pop; $10, visit 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 for more information.


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

EDINBURGH HIGH SCHOOL FALL GATHERING, noon, Sept. 23, Edinburgh Sports Complex, 722 Eisenhower Drive, EHS classes of 1960 through 1969 will gather, auction items are needed for two $500 scholarships; to learn more, call 317-474-0127.

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 Tuesday, euchre Thursday or pinochle 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.

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,

SENIOR STRETCH ’N’ FLEX, 11:15 a.m. to noon, every Tuesday and the second and third Thursday in the Activity Room, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., exercise class involves sitting and using stretching bands to perform stretches, $3,

NIA, 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays, $5, The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk Street, Greenwood, expressive body, mind, movement and lifestyle practice that promotes fitness and health, offers both traditional and nontraditional benefits including cardiovascular conditioning, flexibility, strength, balance, endurance and relaxation,

NINEVEH SENIOR CENTER, 3208 Rodeo Drive, Johnson County Park, next to the horse park, for those 50 and older; weekly activities: 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays: euchre, cost is $1, dominoes, free; ping-pong after cards; 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, bid euchre, cost is $1; 9 a.m. Mondays and Fridays, Shanghai cards; 10 a.m. Mondays: ping-pong; second Friday of the month: pitch-in lunch at noon followed by business meeting. Info: Jon Myers 812-343-4229

CENTRAL INDIANA COUNCIL ON AGING NEIGHBORHOOD MEALS, 11:30 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday, Crestwood Village South, 8811 Madison Ave., Building 6, Indianapolis, suggested donation $2, hot, nutritious meals for adults 60 and older, call for reservation 24 hours in advance, 317-888-7973,


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: Grades 6 through 12.

TRY IT TUESDAY: STEAMPUNKS STAINED GLASS CREATIONS, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 19, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., focusing on “Art” and creating stained glass creations. Get ready for a fun discussion and hands on activities and of course, snacks are included. Registration required. Grades 6 through 12. green

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, 317-765-341-0568

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,,

DANCING WITH A PURPOSE, 3 to 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Freedom Center, 6240 W. Stones Crossing Road, Greenwood, free, teens meet in the cafeteria for pizza, drinks, ministry to provide a fun and safe environment, talk, dance, pray, small groups, listen to inspirational speakers and leaders,

Wine & food

PIZZA + WINE NIGHT, 5 to 9 p.m. Aug. 26, Mallow Run Winery, music 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. by Living Proof. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets, spread out on the lawn, and enjoy pizza by the slice with your favorite wine while listening to live local music and spending a summer evening with family and friends. Winery open noon to 9 p.m. Pizza served 5 to 9 p.m.

MUSIC ON THE PATIO, 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 27, Mallow Run Winery, 6964 W. Whiteland Road, Bargersville; music by Acoustic Catfish, enjoy laid back music and summer snacks on the patio. Winery open 12 to 6 p.m. Free admission.

ARTS AND CRAFT BREW, 6:30 to 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

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.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST, 8 to 10 a.m. third Saturday of every month, First Baptist Church of Greenwood, 99 W. Main St., free,