Free Time – February 8

Seasonal

VALENTINE’S WORKSHOP, noon Feb. 10, Johnson County Museum of History, 135 N. Main St., Franklin. Free. Visitors will learn about the history of Valentine’s Day, see historic valentines for inspiration, and then create a holiday masterpiece to give to family or friends.

Arts & crafts

FAMILY ART NIGHT, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 16, Toodleydoo Toys, 1 W. Jefferson St., Franklin. $15 per painter. All ages are welcome to paint a canvas. Register at 317-346-7529.

DIY: WINE TOTE BAG, 6 p.m. Feb. 27, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St. Use fabric markers, paint, stencils, and more to make a one of a kind bag. All supplies provided. Space is limited, registration required.

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.

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.

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.

Books & Literary events

BOOK CHAT, books and brews, 6 p.m. Feb. 20, Brickhouse Coffee, 100 Byrd Way, Greenwood. Greenwood library librarians will fill you in on new titles added to the library’s collection and exciting selections that should be on your reading radar in 2018. Drink purchases covered by the library.

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.

LISA SIMPSON BOOK CLUB, 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.

Classes

HOW TO CUT THE CABLE CORD, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 8, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St. Cable goers will be walked through options for replacing cable or satellite, discuss the cost of each option, and explain what you’ll be gaining and what you’ll be giving up with each option.

COLLEGE PLANNING WORKSHOP, 6 p.m. Feb. 8, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St. Teens and adults are welcome to attend to learn about scholarships, loans, FAFSA.

TIPS FOR HEALTHY EATING, label ease, 6 p.m. Feb. 13, Clark-Pleasant library, 530 Tracy Road, New Whiteland. Nutrition education expert, Andrea Hess will share easy tips for achieving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Participants will learn an easy method for reading labels and determining if the food is a healthy option. Bring labels from home.

LUNCH AND LEARN SERIES, 1 p.m. Feb. 15, Morning Pointe of Franklin, 75 South Milford Dr. The effects of aging presented by Patty Browning and Amy Skirvin. RSVP at 317-736-4665.

LUNCH AND LEARN SERIES, 1 p.m. March 15, Morning Pointe of Franklin, 75 South Milford Dr. Effective communication tools for seniors, presented by Beth Janney, lantern program specialist of Morning Pointe Senior Living. RSVP at 317-736-4665.

LUNCH AND LEARN SERIES, 1 p.m. April 15, Morning Pointe of Franklin, 75 South Milford Dr. An introduction to dementia presented by Vicki Vaught, senior inpatient psychiatric care of Assurance Health System.

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.

Dance

BALLROOM DANCING 101, 6 p.m. Feb. 27, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St. Join a professional dance instructor from Arthur Murray Dance Centers who will teach dancing basics. Registration encouraged. For grades 6 to 12.

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; greenwoodmerrymixers.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.

Fundraisers & Galas

HARLEM WIZARDS, 7 p.m. Feb. 20, Whiteland Community High School, 300 E. Main St. Tickets range from $8 to $25. Fundraiser for the Clark-Pleasant Education Foundation.

USO GOLF OUTING, Noon May 11, Otter Creek Golf Course, 11522 E, County Road, 50 N. Columbus. $125. The outing includes a day of golf and food. The day will include silent auction items and awards for the first, second, and third place teams. Awards will be given for the longest drive, closest to the pin and longest putt. Funds benefit the USO of Indiana.

Games & hobbies

COLUMBUS MODEL RAILROAD CLUB, open house, noon to 4 p.m. Feb. 17, Johnson County Park, Edinburgh.

Gardening

JOHNSON COUNTY GARDEN CLUB, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12, Purdue Extension office,484 N. Morton St. Free. Carol Michel will present on garden tools and hoes. She is an author, blogger, humorist and master gardener.

CULTIVATING GARDEN CLUB, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15, 7031 S. East St., Indianapolis. Sue Hoyt will present about starting seeds and heirloom seeds. Information: 317-345-8001.

GREAT LANDSCAPING IDEAS, 2 p.m. Feb. 22, Trafalgar library, 424 S. Tower St. Free. Learn how to develop a home landscape plan and get ideas for improving the area around your home. Gardening expert Coletta Kosiba will offer advice for both new and experienced home gardeners. Sponsored by Trafalgar Country Gardeners and the Johnson County Public Library. No registration needed. Just show up. Information: 317-736-9167.

JOHNSON COUNTY GARDEN CLUB, 6:30 p.m. March 12, Purdue Extension office,484 N. Morton St. Free. Rick and Ellen Paris will present “Lifelong Skills in Growing Gardens — A Garden Adventure.”

SPRING LAWN CARE CLASS, 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 15, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St., Greenwood Register online at greenwoodlibrary.us or call 317-885-5036. No registration fee, registration is encouraged, handouts available. Topics to be covered are best mowing techniques, proper timing for pre-emergent crabgrass herbicide, broadleaf weed control, aeration and establishing a fertilizing schedule.

FUNKY FUNGI, 2 p.m. March 29, Trafalgar library, 424 S. Tower St. Free. Brown County biologist Leslie Bishop will offer fun facts and fascinating information about mushrooms, which are some of the strangest inhabitants of Indiana forests. Sponsored by Trafalgar Country Gardeners and the Johnson County Public Library. No registration needed. Just show up. Information: 317-736-9167.

JOHNSON COUNTY GARDEN CLUB, 6:30 p.m. April 9, Purdue Extension office,484 N. Morton St. Free. Greg Marlett will present “The Garden Trailer and Gardening the Hard Way.”

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.

SPRING LAWN CARE CLASS, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Community Hospital South, 1402 E. County Line Road, Indianapolis. Register by calling 1-800-777-7775 No registration fee, registration is encouraged, handouts available. Topics to be covered are best mowing techniques, proper timing for pre-emergent crabgrass herbicide, broadleaf weed control, aeration and establishing a fertilizing schedule.

GARDEN CELEBRATION, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 5, Johnson County Fairgounds, 250 Fairground St., Franklin. $2. Hosted by the Johnson County Garden Club and Purdue Master Gardeners. Event will include more than 40 flower, plant and garden art vendors along with guest speakers and a mobile garden classroom featuring environmental educator Greg Marlett.

Health & fitness, support

PET HIKE, 2 p.m. Feb. 12, Methodist Home Clubhouse, 565 Robin Road, Franklin. Through the Indianapolis Hiking Club.

INDIANAPOLIS HIKING CLUB, Greenwood Park mall hike, 8 a.m. Saturdays in December and January, 1251 N. U.S. 31, Sign in at the food court for this self guided hike. Take as many one- mile laps as you want.

WESTSIDE PARK HIKE, 8:30 a.m. every Saturday in March. This eight mile hike will meet at Westside Park off Main Street in Greenwood. Through the Indianapolis Hiking Club.

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.

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 pclayton@mpccministry.com 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, 7cedars yoga@gmail.com.

YOGA BASICS LEVEL 1, 7 to 8:15 p.m. Monday and Thursdays, 7 Cedars Yoga, 1064 S. Morgantown Road, Morgantown, 7cedarsyoga@gmail.com.

“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.

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.

WEDNESDAY WALKERS, 8:30 a.m. every other Wednesday from April to October, Johnson County Park, 2949 E. North St., Edinburgh (north of Camp Atterbury) for directions, visit jocoparks.co. Open to all ages. No pets. For more information, call 812-526-6809 or email kleonard@co.johnson.in.us.

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.

Kids

HOMESCHOOL VALENTINE’S PARTY, noon Feb. 14, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St. Games, activities, and a movie playing. Registration encouraged.

MY FIRST PAINTING CLASS, 10 a.m. Mondays, Toodleydoo Toys, 1 W. Jefferson St., Franklin. $7. Space is limited. Preregistration is required. To reserve a spot, call the store at 317-346-7529

PRESCHOOL PLAY CLASS, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Toodleydoo Toys, 1 W. Jefferson St., Franklin. $7. Space is limited. This class is intended for children 2 to 5 years old and their caregiver. To reserve a spot, call the store at 317-346-7529.

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 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, wefitspecial needsministry@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, mspitz7@ comcast.net.

BABY PLAY, 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Toodleydoo Toys, 1 W. Jefferson St., Franklin. $5. Space is limited. Reserved for infants up to 10 months old. To reserve a spot, call the store at 317-346-7529.

PAWS AND READ, 6 p.m. second Thursday of the month. Read with a our dog volunteers from Paws & Think. Please call 317-885-5035 to register for a reading time.

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 afterpage.org.

TODDLER TALES, 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, 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 age 10 to 18 who like to sing and learn to sing four-part a cappella harmony; ongoing registration; reading music not required; contact; janettenor@comcast.net; ciybc.org.

Lectures

CREATIVE WRITING READING SERIES, 7 p.m. Feb. 15 in the Richardson Chapel at Franklin College. Free. Writer David Stuart MacLen will present readings, hold a question-and-answer session and sign books during the event.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH CONVOCATION, 7 p.m. Feb. 22, Napolitan Student Center at Franklin College. Free. Marc Lamont Hill will present “Fighting for Justice in a Moment of Chaos.”

Movies & Theater

“BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S,” 2 and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9 and 10, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin.

“WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE,” family movie night, 5 p.m. Feb. 15, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St. Free. Events also include a craft and puppet theater.

“SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON,” 2 and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 and 24, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin.

“PRETTY IN PINK,” 2 and 7:30 p.m. March 9 and 10, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin.

“ANATOMY OF A MURDER,” 2 and 7:30 p.m. March 16 and 17 Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin.

“THE NEVERENDING STORY,” 2 and 7:30 p.m. March. 23 and 24, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin.

“ALL ABOUT EVE,” 2 and 7:30 p.m. April 6 and 7, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin.

“NAPOLEON DYNAMITE,” 2 and 7:30 p.m. April 13 and 14, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin.

CARTOONS FOR CANS, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. April 21, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin. Admission is a canned good item.

“CADDYSHACK,” 7:30 p.m. April 21, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin.

“THE IRON GIANT,” 2 and 7:30 p.m. April 27 and 28, Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., Franklin.

Music

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.

Reunions

INDIAN CREEK CLASS OF 1968, 6 p.m. April 14, Indiana FFA Leadership Center, 6595 S. County Road 125W., Trafalgar. $30. RSVP to: ron.pogue@comcast.net or 317-752-9592; jlemcbeath@comcast.net or 317-753-2209.

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.

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, 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

HATTER’S BALL, 5 p.m. Feb. 16, Greenwood library, 310 S. Meridian St. Tim Burton-themed Murder Mystery event for teens. Be sure to stop by the library to pick up your character packet and a permission slip. Registration is required. Costumes are encouraged.

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

CARRIE CLAYBURN MEMORIAL DINNER, Feb. 9, Indian Creek High School, 803 Indian Meadows Drive, Trafalgar. Free. Goodwill offering will go toward scholarship in Clayburn’s name.

PANCAKE SUPPER, 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 13, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 600 Paul Hand Blvd., Franklin. $5 a person or $10 a family. Benefits St. Thomas Cub Scout pack. Pancakes with topping bar, sausage and a drink.

MOLLY GIBSON BREAKFAST, 5:30 to 8 a.m. Feb. 20, Franklin Community High School, 2600 Cumberland Road. Free. Donations accepted. Hosted by the school’s FFA. Casseroles, biscuits and gravy, bacon, eggs, fruit and coffee. Donations will go to the Pooh Bears for Molly, a project of the Johnson Memorial Hospital Foundation. These donations will go towards buying pooh bears to give out to patients at Johnson Memorial Hospital.

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 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Greenwood Christian Church, 2045 Averitt Road, Greenwood.

COMMUNITY MEAL, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Greenwood United Methodist Church, 525 N. Madison Ave. Free.

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.