Free Time – November 2

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Seasonal

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 4, Sexton Hall, 1720 E. Harrison St., Martinsville. Vendor booths, cookies by the pound, variety of baked goods.

GREENWOOD-A-GLOW, 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 18, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St. Free, except for $1 photos with Santa. The tree lighting will begin at 5 p.m. with Isom Elementary and Greenwood High School choirs singing and Santa flipping the switch to light the tree; carriage rides, live animal shows, family friendly crafts, coloring, Christmas caroling and food for purchase.

JOHNSON COUNTY THANKSGIVING BANQUET, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 23, Johnson County Fairgrounds, Scott Hall, 250 Fairground St., Franklin. Free. Full Thanksgiving dinner will be served.

SANTA TRAIN, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Morgantown Fire Station, Highland Street. Free. Guests waiting in line also will enjoy entertainment by a full cast of costumed characters. Santa’s helpers will also provide donated warm-weather gear to children in need of warmth this winter. Limited tickets available. Tickets are available beginning when the train arrives.

SANTA TRAIN, 3 p.m. Dec. 1, Bargersville Town Hall, 24 N. Main St. Free. Guests waiting in line also will enjoy entertainment by a full cast of costumed characters. Santa’s helpers will also provide donated warm-weather gear to children in need of warmth this winter. Limited tickets available. Tickets are available beginning when the train arrives.

HOLIDAY BAZAAR, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 18, Indian Creek High School, 803 Indian Meadows Drive, Trafalgar. No admission charge. Concessions available for purchase.

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., Dec. 3, Saint Francis and Clare School, 5901 W. Olive Branch Road, Greenwood.

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

WOODCARVING SHOW, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4, Franklin Cultural Arts and Recreation Center, 396 Branigin Blvd., Franklin. Free. Hosted by the Franklin Chip Mates Woodcarving Club, Indianapolis Circle City Carvers and Hoosier Carvers. Guest carvers also will participate.

SOUTHSIDE ART LEAGUE GUEST SHOW, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday through Nov. 28, 299 E. Broadway St., Greenwood. Free. Hoosier Artist Patricia Voelz will present a large selection of her unique, colorful, original artwork.

ARTISAN MARKET, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4, Johnson County Museum of History, 135 N. Main St., Franklin. Free. Local artists will sell pottery, jewelry, paintings, fiber arts, prints and photographs.

SALI NATIONAL ABSTRACT ART EXHIBITION XIII, 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays Oct. 3 to 27, Garfield Parks Art Center, 2432 Conservatory Dr. Indianapolis, exhibiting a sampling of the nation’s finest examples of contemporary, two-dimensional art from across the USA. Professional artists from across the United States were juried into this exhibit by Juror John Berry of DePauw University. Their paintings represent a wide variety of contemporary media and artistic techniques. All paintings are for sale, so art collectors are advised to come early for the best selection. This annual art exhibit is sponsored by the Southside Art League, Inc. (SALI) in Greenwood; public is invited to meet the artists at a black tie optional opening reception and awards ceremony at 6 p.m. Oct. 6. Information: Southside Art League, 317-882-5562, or The Garfield Park Arts Center 317-327-7135.

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 & Literary events

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 info@uccprinceofpeace.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; pageafter page.org

Fundraisers & Galas

PIZZA AND PAINTING FUNDRAISER, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Nov. 13, Greek’s Pizzeria, 18 E. Jefferson St., Franklin. $30. Fundraiser for Girls Inc. of Johnson County. Dine to donate also available from 4:30 to 10 p.m. Register at 317-736-5344.

TRIVIA NIGHT, 6:30 Nov. 4, Saints Francis & Clare Catholic School, 5901 Olive Branch Road, Greenwood. $50 a seat or $400 a table. Dinner, drinks, trivia, 50/50 drawings, and pull-tabs. Event is fundraiser for the school’s ministry. Tickets available at the school.

WINE AND CANVAS FUNDRAISER, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 2, Critser’s Greenhouse, 9890 State Road 135, Morgantown. $35, which includes a $20 tax deductible donation to Turning Point. Register at turningpointdv.org/events.

CHOCOLATE EXTRAVAGANZA, Christmas shopping bazaar, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 2, The Barn at the Bay Horse Inn, 1468 W. Stones Crossing Road, Greenwood. Thirty eight vendors will sell items ranging from jewelry, skin care, homemade crafts, clothing and kitchen items. Local restaurants are donating chocolate desserts. Fundraiser for Biglife and Haven Women’s Ministries.

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.

Dance

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 greenwoodmerrymixers@gmail.com, or call 317-881-4719 or 317-694-4711; green woodmerrymixers.com; facebook.com/greenwoodmerrymixers

BALLROOM DANCES, 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, Riolo Dance Studio, 502 N. Capitol Ave. (second floor), Indianapolis, $10 to $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

Gardening

CULTIVATING GARDEN CLUB, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16, St. John’s Church, 7031 S. East St., Amanda Dickson of Purdue Extension will speak about plant problems, diagnosis and control.

NATIVE VINES PRESENTATION, 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 4, Johnson County Purdue Extension Office, 484 N. Morton St., Franklin. Free. Jim McCormac will speak about native Indiana vines and their uses with flowers, fruits and attracting bees and other pollinators.

MASTER GARDENER CLASS, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays Jan. 9 through March 27, $125 per person, which includes all class-related handouts and materials. Learn from horticulture and Purdue Extension experts about plants, soils, lawn care, weed control and plant problems. For registration information, contact Purdue Extension Johnson County at 317-736-3724.

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

SURVIVING THE HOLIDAYS, 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 18, Southland Community Church, 5800 W. Smith Valley Road, Greenwood. Free. Group to help those who have lost loved ones through the holidays. Registration is required and can be done online griefshare.org.

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 energy2action.com Questions? Call Gretchen at 317-604-8002 or email gretchen@energy2 action.com.

HOMECOMING IN UNIVERSITY PARK HIKE 6 p.m. Tuesdays in September, go to Homecoming in University Park neighborhood off Main Street in Greenwood, go half way around the roundabout and continue to the University Park sign. Turn right and park at the first parking lot. This hike is 5 miles with shorter options on sidewalks and blacktop footpaths through wooded areas; indyhike.org

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 chcutrell@hotmail.com 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, fitforce3@yahoo.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

Kids

DIFFERENT LIKE ME CLUB, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28; Free, Greenwood library, 310 S Meridian St., Greenwood. Tweens and teens that are high functioning on the Autism spectrum or have a disability can play games and have fun.

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 0 to 5 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 of each month, 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, greenwood library.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, wefitspecialneedsministry@yahoo.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, mspitz7@comcast.net

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, lharris@jcplin.org, 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

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 ages 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; janettenor@comcast.net; ciybc.org

Movies & Theater

INTO THE WOODS, 7 p.m. Nov. 10 and 11 and 2 p.m. Nov. 12, Center Grove High School, 2717 S. Morgantown Road, Greenwood.

THE ADDAMS FAMILY, 7 p.m. Nov. 2, 3 and 4 and 2 p.m. Nov. 4 and 5., Franklin Community High School, 2600 Cumberland Drive, Franklin. $12, $10 and $8. Tickets can be bought online at franklinPAC.org.

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 and 14. Grace Assembly of God, 6822 U.S. 31, New Whiteland. Free.

12 ANGRY JURORS, 7 p.m. Nov. 10 and 11, Greenwood Community High School, 615 W. Smith Valley Road.

THE HOLLOW, 7 p.m. Nov. 3 and 4, Indian Creek High School, 803 Indian Meadows Drive, Trafalgar.

BYE BYE BIRDIE, 7 p.m. Nov. 9 and 11, 6 p.m. Nov. 10 and 2 p.m. Nov. 11, Roncalli High School, 3300 Prague Road, Indianapolis; $7 for adults and $3 for Roncalli students and children 14 and younger. Tickets can be ordered online at roncalli.org/box_office

THE BABOUSHKA AND THE SNOW CHILD, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Edinburgh Pixy Theatre, 111 S. Walnut St. Fairy tale theater production.

Music

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.

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. 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.

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.

Wine & food

TASTE OF THE SOUTHSIDE, 3:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 5, Primo Banquet and Conference Center, 2615 E. National Ave., Indianapolis. Early access tickets are $45 and allow guests to enter 30 minutes early. General admission tickets are $40. Local restaurants, bakeries, breweries and wineries will serve bites and sips. Organized by the Greater Greenwood Chamber of Commerce.

CHICKEN AND NOODLE DINNER, 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 4, Greenwood Order of the Eastern Star, 592 N. Meridian St. $7 for adult and $4 for children. Proceeds go to help families in the community who need food and clothing assistance.

COOKIE WALK AND CRAFTS, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 2, Greenwood United Methodist Church, 525 N. Madison Ave., Greenwood. Homemade cookies are $5 a pound. Cheese balls, sweet breads, fudge, crafts and gifts will also be sold. Sponsored by the Greenwood United Methodist Women.

FALL HARVEST DINNER, 4:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 4, Honeycreek United Methodist Church, 2722 S. Honeycreek Road, Greenwood. Adults $10, childen under 12-years-old are $5. Turkey or Ham with all the fixings. Carry out available.

UNION CHILI SUPPER, 3 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4, Union Elementary School, 3990 W. Division Road, Bargersville, $8 adult $4 for children at the door; chili supper, carnival games, silent and live auctions. Proceeds go to help fund a scholarship.

ARTS AND CRAFT BREW, 6:30 to 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 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.

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.

COMMUNITY MEAL, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Fridays, Grace United Methodist Church, 1300 E. Adams Drive.

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 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, tmebarrett@aol.com

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 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, 317-535-6626, 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, 317-885-5098, beaglered@aol.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

Teens

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, janettenor@comcast.net, 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, dwap2010@gmail.com

Wine & food

TASTE OF THE SOUTHSIDE, 3:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 5, Primo Banquet and Conference Center, 2615 E. National Ave., Indianapolis. Early access tickets are $45 and allow guests to enter 30 minutes early. General admission tickets are $40. Local restaurants, bakeries, breweries and wineries will serve bites and sips. Organized by the Greater Greenwood Chamber of Commerce.

CHICKEN AND NOODLE DINNER, 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 4, Greenwood Order of the Eastern Star, 592 N. Meridian St. $7 for adult and $4 for children. Proceeds go to help families in the community who need food and clothing assistance.

COOKIE WALK AND CRAFTS, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 2, Greenwood United Methodist Church, 525 N. Madison Ave., Greenwood. Homemade cookies are $5 a pound. Cheese balls, sweet breads, fudge, crafts and gifts will also be sold. Sponsored by the Greenwood United Methodist Women.

FALL HARVEST DINNER, 4:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 4, Honeycreek United Methodist Church, 2722 S. Honeycreek Road, Greenwood. Adults $10, childen under 12-years-old are $5. Turkey or Ham with all the fixings. Carry out available.

UNION CHILI SUPPER,3 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4, Union Elementary School, 3990 W. Division Road, Bargersville, $8 adult $4 for children at the door; chili supper, carnival games, silent and live auctions. Proceeds go to help fund a scholarship.

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 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.

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.

COMMUNITY MEAL, 5 to 6:30 p.m, Fridays, Grace United Methodist Church, 1300 E. Adams Drive.