Magen’s picks – October 5

MOON-WATCHING PROGRAM, 7 p.m. Oct. 6, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian st., Indiana Astronomical Society will provide telescopes for moon-gazing event; observance of annual International Observe the Moon Night. Event is free and open to the public. For more information about the event, visit For more information about International Observe the Moon Night, visit observethe

JOHNSON COUNTY 4-H FALL FRENZY CRAFT FAIR AND MARKET, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 7, Scott Hall, Johnson County fairgrounds, 250 Fairground St., Franklin; featuring both handmade and direst sales, lunch available for purchase, door prizes, pumpkin decorating contest, win up to $100 (pre-register to by Sept. 30). All proceeds benefit the Johnson County 4-H Senior Hippology Team and their trip to National Competition in November.

FASCINATING WORLD OF SPIDERS, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9, Purdue Extension Johnson County office, 484 N. Morton St., Franklin; Naturalist Leslie Bishop will separate fact from fiction on spiders. Learn how beneficial these often-maligned creatures are; new members welcome, 317-346-7316