Seeing the World • Visitors can experience the images of the St. John’s Bible. This is the first time that the bible has been handwritten since the invention of the printing press. | When: Jan. 9, 16 and 30 and Feb. 6, 6:30 – 9 p.m. | Where: Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. | Cost: $30 per session (includes dinner) | Info: For detailed information on each session visit benedictinn.wix.com or call (317) 788-7581.
Stamp & Postcard Marketplace • A group of stamp and post card dealers will have a wide range of U.S. and worldwide material available at the Stamp & Postcard Marketplace. | When: Jan. 12, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Jan. 13 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Where: Beech Grove High School, 5330 Hornet Ave. | Cost: Free admission and parking. | Info: Call (614) 899-1983 or e-mail SES@PandS-stamps.com.
Contract Bridge Tournament • The Social of Greenwood is hosting a contract bridge tournament. It is open to all players and monetary prizes will be awarded to the winners. Lunch will be provided. | When: Jan. 12 | Where: 550 Polk St., Greenwood. | Cost: $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers to play. | Info: Call (317) 882-4810 or visit TheSocialofGreenwood.org.
Ways of Grace • Participants can learn how to deepen their prayer life, learn about the lives of some of the Saints and discover and explore various prayer practices. The first session is “Praying with St. Cecilia in Music.” | When: Jan. 19, 9-11:30 a.m. | Where: Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. | Cost: $25 per session | Info: Visit benedictinn.wix.com or call (317) 788-7581.
Quilt Connection Guild • Members and those interested in joining can bring something to work on, a salad or dessert to share, and unwanted sewing or quilting items to trade or sell to other members. Participants are also asked to bring a jar or two of creamy peanut butter to donate to the food bank. | When: Jan. 3, 7 p.m. | Where: Greenwood United Methodist Church, 525 N. Madison Ave., Greenwood. | Info: Visit quiltguild.com/Indiana.
Essential Tremor Month • The topic of the meeting is how ET is effecting you. You are encouraged to bring a guest or family member. | When: Jan. 19, 2:30 p.m. | Where: Dimitri’s Casual Dining, 4902 S. East St. | Info: RSVP by calling Jacqueline Hudson at (317) 823-3803 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
eBook Tinker Station • Patrons are invited to learn how to select and use eReaders, as well as search and download materials from the library’s extensive collection of eBooks, audiobooks and digital music. | When: Jan. 5 and 19, 2 – 4 p.m. | Where: Franklin Road Branch, 5550 S. Franklin Rd. | Info: Call (317) 275-4380.
Baby Story Time • Babies up to age two and an adult can jump on the magical story quilt for stories, songs and finger plays. | When: Jan. 9, 10:30 a.m. | Where: Garfield Park Branch Library, 2502 Shelby St. | Info: Call (317) 275-4490.
Preschool Story Time and Craft • Preschool-age children and an adult are invited for stories and crafts surrounding the theme of “Hey It’s Snow!” | When: Jan. 10, 11 a.m. | Where: Beech Grove Public Library, 1102 Main St. | Info: Call (317) 788-4203.
Book Discussion • Adults can discuss “The Passage” by Justin Cronin. | When: Jan. 10, 1:30 p.m. | Where: Fountain Square Branch Library, 1066 Virginia Ave. | Info: Call (317) 275-4390.
Life Size Lock In • Children in grades 6-9 are invited to play life-size versions of Monopoly, Sorry, Candyland, Clue and more. Prizes will be awarded throughout the evening. Registration and permission slips required. Bring in a canned food item and get in for $3. | When: Jan. 25, 5 p.m. | Where: Greenwood Public Library, 310 S. Meridian St. | Cost: $5 entrance fee. | Info: Call (317) 881-1953.
Local Artist • Nicholai Shaver will be featured with his painting on wood to extend two-dimensional paintings to 3 dimensional assemblage structures. | When: Jan. 4, 7 – 10 p.m. | Where: Funkyard Art Galley and Coffee Shop, 1114 Prospect St. | Info: Call (317) 882-3865.
Where Does Your Money Go? • Learn the skills needed to plan and stick to a budget. This class is for people interested in budgeting for the first time or people who want to review their current budgets. | When: Jan. 7, 6 p.m. | Where: Greenwood Public Library, 310 S. Meridian St. | Cost: Free. | Info: Register at greenwoodlibrary.us or call (317) 881-1953.
Job Center • This free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals teaches job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development and instruction on basic computer skills. | When: Jan. 8, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Jan. 9, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. | Where: Southport Branch Library, 2630 E. Stop 11 Rd. | Info: Call (317) 275-4510.
Alzheimers • A free workshop titled “Know the 10 Signs” will teach the warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease. The program also has interactive video clips of people living with the illness. | When: Jan. 23, 10 – 11 a.m. | Where: Community Hospital South, 1402 E. County Line Rd. | Info: Registration is required and can be done by calling (800) 272-3900.
Arsenic and Old Lace • This comedy is about two sister spinsters who take it upon themselves to unburden the men of their lonely lives with a special cocktail. When insanity runs in the family, anything can happen. | When: now – Feb. 2. | Where: Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre, 9301 N. Michigan Rd. | Cost: $37.50-$62.50 (includes dinner buffet) | Info: For reservations call (317) 872-9664 and visit beefandboards.com for a complete show schedule.
Nobody’s Child • Awareness of Mental Health through the Performing Arts is hosting the Shining Light Film Festival Screening of the docu-drama “Nobody’s Child.” | When: Jan. 11, 7 p.m. | Where: The Wheeler Arts Community Theater, Fountain Square. | Info: Event and ticket info can be found at shininglightfilmfest.org.