FRIDAY THE 13th HALLOWEEN BASH, 9 p.m. Oct. 13, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St. $10.
SPOOKTACULAR, Noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 28, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St. Community Halloween party with crafts, games and storytelling.
HAUNTINGS IN INDIANA, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 25, Franklin branch of Johnson County Public Library, 401 State St. Learn about haunted places in Indiana.
TRICK OR TREAT STORY TIME, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Franklin branch of Johnson County Public Library, 401 State St. Spooky story time with a craft and trick or treating in the library. Costumes and candy bag encouraged. Open to preschool aged children and caregivers. Families are welcome.
SPOOKY SCARY CRAFT TIME, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Trafalgar branch, 424 S. Tower St. Create spooky crafts. Families welcome.
MONSTER MASH, 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 23, at the Trafalgar branch, 424 S. Tower St. Kid friendly monster story time and monster craft.
HALLOWEEN PARTY, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 31, at the Trafalgar branch, 424 S. Tower St. Wear your costume for games, crafts and library trick or treating.
PUMPKIN TRAIL, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Story Walk at Franklin’s Urban Forest. Wear a costume, listen to non scary stories and trick or treat along the trail.
CARNI-FALL, 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 28, Story Walk at Independence Park, Greenwood. Dress up in costume for games and trick or treating on the Story Walk.
TRUNK OR TREAT, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 27, Scoops and Treasures, 300 Tracy Road, New Whiteland. Free. Prizes given for the best trunks. Call the shop to reserve your parking space and help fill the lot with decorated trunks. Information: 317-530-9900
CHILDREN’S HARVEST PARTY, 2 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 28, First Assembly of God, 1035 Hospital Road, Franklin. Open to ages preschool through fifth grade This event is an alternative to Halloween and taking your children trick or treating. Free. Food, games, inflatables and candy. No costumes.
KELSAY FARMS FALL ACTIVITIES, 6 to 10 p.m. Fridays, noon to 10 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 6 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 29 through Oct. 29, Kelsay Farms, 6848 N. County Road 250 East, Whiteland, 7-acre corn maze, milking parlor tours, hayrides, climb on the straw bale mountain, pet the baby calves, swim through the corn crib play area, ride the Moo Choo Express. Dairy snacks including milkshakes, grilled cheese and juicy cheeseburgers will be available for purchase along with pumpkins for carving. Admission is $10 and free for children one and under. Trick-or-Treating through the corn maze also will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 28. Anyone dressed in a costume will receive $1 off admission. Kelsay Farms is a sixth generation dairy and crop farm originally land-granted by President Martin Van Buren in 1837. The farm milks around 500 cows three times a day and farms over 2400 acres of corn, soybeans and hay. For more information visit kelsay farms.com.
RESPOOK, REWEAR, RESCARE, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 13, Franklin Cultural Arts and Recreation Center, 396 Branigin Blvd., Franklin, Johnson County residents can trade up for Halloween costumes; bring a clean, gently-used Halloween costume to the exchange for a costume. Costumes should be in good condition without tears or stains. Costumes are not available for purchase, only to swap. Any county resident can participate in the exchange. Hundreds of costumes will be available in sizes from infant to adult. Information: 317-738-2546.
GREENWOOD FARMERS MARKET, 8 a.m. to noon, Saturdays through Oct. 14, Greenwood United Methodist Church parking lot, 525 N. Madison Ave.
WHITELAND ORCHARD FALL ACTIVITIES, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. You pick pumpkins and straw bales, corn stalk bundles for sale. Cider slushies. Samples available. Free admission.
DOUGHERTY FAMILY FARMS FALL ACTIVITIES, 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, 2248 W. County Road 500 N., Franklin. Selection of pumpkins, gourds, straw, fodder shocks and fall decorations. Petting zoo; pony rides are $4 on the weekends.
VETERAN’S DAY POPPY DRIVE, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10 Sam’s Club on Emerson Ave and Nov. 11, various locations. Proceeds go to post relief fund.
VIETNAM PARTY, 6 p.m. Nov. 18, Greenwood VFW Post, 333 S. Washington St. Vietnam veterans who arrived in country in the county 1967 or left Vietnam in 1967 will celebrate 50 years and will be honored. Other veterans will be honored. Free entertainment from Tony Kirk and free food.
Arts & crafts
CRAFT CLUB, 6 p.m. Oct. 24, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St. Make a surprise craft or bring your own project.
BACK ROADS OF BROWN COUNTY STUDIO TOUR, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Oct. 31; free map and guide is available online at browncountystudiotour.com, at the Brown County Visitors Center. Free. Meet artists, watch them work and have a chance to buy their goods.
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, 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 & Literary events
LOCAL AUTHOR FAIR, 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 14, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., all are invited to meet and visit with dozens of local authors at this free event. Interested in writing? Visit with one of the local writing groups. Interested in finding unique, local gifts? Get a head start on your holiday shopping by supporting local authors.
GREENWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY 2018 LITERARY TOUR PRESENTATION, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., discussion of “German Fairy-tales and More…” complete information: tilsontravel.com
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, 881-1953, greenwood library.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, 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, 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, 881-1953, greenwoodlibrary.us
WHITE RIVER BOOK DISCUSSION, 1:30 p.m. last Wednesday of each month, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, page afterpage.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, 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
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.
Fundraisers & Galas
BOUTIQUE AND CRAFT SALE, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 28, Southport High School, 971 E. Banta Road, Indianapolis. Fundraiser for the school’s Riley Dance Marathon for Riley Hospital.
PURSE BINGO, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2, Greenwood Moose Lodge, 813 W. Smith Valley Road. Hosted by the auxiliary of the Greenwood VFW Post. $25; win a Coach or Michael Kors purse.
CULTIVATING GARDEN CLUB, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 7031 S. East St., Indianapolis; 317-783-4727.
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 & fitness, support
FRANKLIN RUNNING GROUP, 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Franklin Parks and Recreation parking lot, 396 Branigin Blvd., route is 3 miles out and back alternating directions on the paved trail. First Tuesday of the month is “Fast Mile Night” — Run will start with a time first mile followed by the regular training run (starts Oct. 3). Last Tuesday of the month is social night and dinner follows the training run (starts Sept. 26). More info at energy2action.com. Sign up for email notices at energy 2action.com Questions? Call Gretchen at 317-604-8002 or email gretchen@energy 2action.com.
GRIEFSHARE, 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesdays through Nov. 21, Mount Auburn United Methodist Church, 3100 W. Stones Crossing Road, Greenwood, support group for anyone who has lost a loved one, more information: mtauburnumc.org. Please contact Harleen Cutrell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-514-4038 if you plan to attend.
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, fitforce3.com, email@example.com
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 317-881-6778 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, 317-528-7719
FUN TIME YOGA FOR KIDS, now booking private and groups of 5 or more, 7 Cedars Yoga, 1064 S. Morgantown Road, Morgantown, 317-374-6795, email@example.com
YOGA BASICS LEVEL 1, 7 to 8:15 p.m. Monday and Thursdays, 7 Cedars Yoga, 1064 S. Morgantown Road, Morgantown, 317-374-6795, firstname.lastname@example.org
READ FOR THE RECORD, Oct. 19, any Johnson County Public Library Branch. Read “Quackers,” as a family, make a craft and get a sticker.
4-H PROJECT FAIR, 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 14, Johnson County Fairgrounds, Scott Hall. Free. Learn more about 4-H projects and clubs; enroll in 4-H.
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 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, pageafterpage.org
TERRIFIC TWOS STORY TIME, 10:15 and 11 a.m. Tuesdays, White River library, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood, free, 317-885-1330, 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 ages 3 to 5, 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, 850-3864, wefitspecialneeds email@example.com, 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, pageafterpage.org
STORY TIMES TO GO, 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., free, ages 2 to 4, pageafterpage.org
HOME-SCHOOL CLUB, 10 a.m. Thursdays, Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., free, read, art, writing, email@example.com, pageafterpage.org
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, 10 a.m. Thursdays, Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., free, ages 3 to 5, registration, 317-535-6206, pageafterpage.org
STORY TIMES TO GO, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., free, ages 2 to 4, 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, 317-275-4510
Movies & Theater
STORY TELLERS FROM THE PAST, “Daniel Boone,” 1:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Johnson County Museum of History, 135 N. Main St., Franklin. Free. An impersonator will share stories from Boone’s life as a legendary pathfinder, intrepid adventurer, market hunter, master woodsman, prisoner of war, and much more.
THE BABOUSHKA AND THE SNOW CHILD, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St. Fairy tale theater production.
SLIGHTLY HAUNTED PUPPET THEATRE, through Oct. 29, The Melchior Marionette Theatre, 78 S. Van Buren St., Nashville. $5. A fast paced Halloween marionette show. Schedule: melchiormario nettes.com; 800-849-4853
HYPSTORY MISUNDERSTOOD MONSTER, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Johnson County Museum of History, 135 N. Main St., Franklin. Discussions of the changing interpretations of Mary Shelley’s novel “Frankenstein.” A viewing of “Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein,” at the Artcraft Theatre will follow at 7:30 p.m. Presentation and movie are free. Reservations should be made by Oct. 18.
FAMILY FILM FEST: ‘GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2,’ 5:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage. free; green woodlibrary.us.
‘HALLOWEEN,’ 2 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 to 14, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin; Michael Myers returns to his hometown seeking revenge, R, 1978, Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran; $3.25 to $5.25; includes a cartoon; historic artcrafttheatre.org
ZOMBIE MOVIES 101, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., from 1932’s “White Zombie” to the explosion of zombie movies today, horror movie aficionado Eric Holbrook will explore the evolution of zombie movies over the last century; green woodlibrary.us.
‘ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN,’ 2 and 7:30 p.m., Oct. 20-21, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin; Yokels encounter Dracula, Frankenstein and the Wolf Man, Bud Abbott, Lou Costello and Lon Chaney Jr., 1948; $3.25 to $5.25; includes a cartoon; historicar tcrafttheatre.org
GOOD OLE COUNTRY CHRISTMAS, 3 and 7 p.m. Nov. 18, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St. $10.
NIGHT OWL COUNTRY BAND, 7 p.m. Dec. 2, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St. $10.
BOMAR AND RITTER, 7 p.m. Oct. 21, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St. $10.
BLACK FRIDAY CONCERT, 6 p.m. Nov. 24, 300 E. Ohio St., Franklin. The Punches, a gospel bluegrass band will perform. Free. A freewill offering will be collected.
BLUEGRASS JAMMING CLASS, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 3 to Nov. 21, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., Edinburgh; taught by Allie Burbrink using the Wernick Method, $195 for entire class session, early signup discount, $10 until Sep 3. Burbrink is a self-taught guitar player, bluegrass and old-time musician, and former seventh-grade English teacher. As a member of the Indiana-based band The Whipstitch Sallies for several years, she sang lead and harmony, wrote songs, and played guitar, clawhammer banjo, and harmonica. Allie also played in a duo with Frank Lee and in the popular old-time string band The Freight Hoppers, based in western North Carolina.
FRANKLIN COLLEGE FACULTY RECITAL, 7 p.m. Oct. 12, Franklin College, Clarence E. & Inez R. Custer Theatre in Old Main, 101 Branigin Blvd., recital will showcase members of the Franklin College Music Department’s faculty. It will feature a wide range of musical talents.
BOMAR AND RITTER, 7 p.m. Oct. 21, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St., contemporary folk and pop; $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.
CHILI SUPPER AND HARVEST DANCE, 5-9:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Franklin Active Adult Center, 160 E. Adams St., chili supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Dance 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. featuring Jimmy C & the Icons. Tickets, $5. For Active Adult Center members and their senior guests. Cathy Bailey, 317-736-3696
ROCK STEADY BOXING, Tuesdays 9:15 to 10:45 a.m., 2:30 to 4 p.m. and 5:30 to 7 p.m.; Wednesdays noon to 1:30 p.m., 2 to 3:30 p.m.; Fridays 1 to 2:30 p.m., Saturdays 9:15 to 10:45 a.m., The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., enables people with Parkinson’s disease to fight their disease by providing non-contact boxing-style fitness programs that improve their quality of life, sense of efficiency and self-worth. To set up an assessment to see whether you should join the program, call The Social at 317-882-4810.
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.
Social groups & clubs
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 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
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, 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.
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 www.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, 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, 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, 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, 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
TREY MOSES BASKETBALL CAMP, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 21, Edinburgh Community High School gymnasium, 300 S. Keeley St., basketball camp fundraiser to benefit Best Buddies special needs advocacy group; Trey Moses, 6’ 9” forward/center for Ball State University, will share his basketball skills and expertise with boys and girls; cost is $20, includes a tee shirt, registration forms available at Franklin Park and Rec or at the Edinburgh Park and Rec or email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a registration form.
TRY IT TUESDAY: STEAMPUNKS GIANT MONOPOLY, 3:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St.; focusing on math and playing a game of giant Monopoly; winning team gets a prize; fun discussion and hands-on activities, snacks included; registration required; grades 6-12; greenwoodlibrary.us.
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, email@example.com, 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wine & food
POLITICS ON TAP, sponsored by the Johnson County Democrats, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at The Willard, 99 N. Main Street, Franklin. Drinks and dinner, choose from menu.
ARTS AND CRAFT BREW, 6:30-9 p.m. 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 www.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 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.
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
COMMUNITY MEAL, 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Turning Point Church, 3600 N. Morton St., Franklin. No meal on Oct. 31.
COMMUNITY MEAL, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Tabernacle Christian Church, 198 N. Water St., Franklin.
COMMUNITY MEAL, 5 to 6:30 p.m, Thursdays, Mt. Auburn United Methodist Church, 3100 Stones Crossing Road, Greenwood. No meal Oct. 19.
COMMUNITY MEAL, 5 to 6:30 p.m, Fridays, Grace United Methodist Church, 1300 E. Adams Drive.