Night & Day Calender of Events February 2020

If you have an event you’d like listed in the calendar of events, please email Nancy Price at nancy@icontimes.com.

BEECH GROVE

Buzz Club • Buzz Club is an after-school program for grades K-6, Monday through Friday. Cost is $30 per week; each additional child is $15 per week. Transportation is provided to HPCC after school. Download the registration form at bit.ly/buzzclub2019. | When: Monday-Friday, after school through 6 p.m. | Where: Hornet Park Community Center, 5245 Hornet Ave. | Info: (317) 803-9086; beechgrove.com/community-center.

Yoga • Yoga classes are now held each week on Thursdays. $5. | When: Feb. 20 and 27, 6 p.m. | Where: Hornet Park Community Center, 5245 Hornet Ave. | Info: Call (317) 788-4986 for questions.

Art Club • Art Club begins again! Students in grades 5-12 are invited to participate regardless where they attend school. All supplies and snacks are included. Each workshop is led by local artist Sam Posthumus and is only $5 per week. No commitment; come on the weeks you can. Transportation will be provided for Beech Grove students that attend South Grove or Middle School. | When: Feb. 20 and 27, 6-8 p.m. | Where: Hornet Park Community Center, 5245 Hornet Ave. | Info: communitycenter@beechgrove.com.

ABCs of Diabetes • Adults are invited to a free, four-part diabetes education series instructed by the Marion County Health Department. Topics include eating healthier, increasing activity, taking medications and preventing complications. Attendees should plan to attend all four sessions at a given library location. | When: Feb. 20 & 27, 1:30-3:30 p.m. | Where: Beech Grove Library Branch, 1102 Main St. | Info: (317) 275-4560; attend.indypl.org/event/3675792.

Depression/Anxiety Recovery Workshop • Indianapolis Southside Seventh-Day Adventist Church is sponsoring a depression/anxiety recovery workshop as a community service. The informational meetings are free. The eight-week workshop has a cost for supplies and materials only. We are a tax exempt NFP organization. | When: Feb. 25 & 26, 7-9 p.m. | Where: LaQuinta Inn & Suites, 5120 Victory Drive.| Info: jregal@manicpc.com; NedleyDepressionRecovery.com.

FOUNTAIN SQUARE

Everyday Artists • Individuals of all ages are invited to explore various art mediums. No art experience is required. | When: Feb. 25, 6-7 p.m. | Where: Fountain Square Library Branch, 1066 Virginia Ave. | Info: (317) 275-4390; attend.indypl.org/event/3677645.

FRANKLIIN

Dementia Friends: An Alzheimer’s Society Initiative • Main Street Hospice invites all members of the community. Join us to find out what it’s like to live with dementia and turn that understanding into action. | When: March 12, 6-7:30 p.m. | Where: Main Street Hospice, 10 Highland Ave. | Info: Call (317) 736-0055 to reserve your seat as seating is limited.

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP

Appliance Cooking Class • Join the Marion County Public Health Department nutrition services staff to learn to use convection oven toasters, air fryers and instant pots to prepare healthy dishes. Samples will be provided. | When: Feb. 24, 2-4 p.m. | Where: Franklin Road Library Branch, 5550 S. Franklin Road. | Info: (317) 275-4380; attend.indypl.org/event/3671191.

Storybook Friends: Preschool Art Workshop • Preschoolers ages 3-6 are invited to join Ripple Mobile Arts to explore their creative side as a little author. They’ll draw, color and create their own little books and make items for their creative designs. This program is inspired by the “Elephant & Piggie” books. | When: Feb. 25, 1:15 p.m. and Feb. 26, 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. | Where: Franklin Road Library Branch, 5550 S. Franklin Road. | Info: (317) 275-4380; attend.indypl.org/event/3750057.

Tortilla Cooking Class for Kids • Children ages 6-12 are invited to join Nutrition Services of the Marion County Health Department for a hands-on tortilla-making experience and cooking lesson.| When: Feb. 26, 4-5 p.m. | Where: Franklin Road Library Branch, 5550 S. Franklin Road. | Info: (317) 275-4380; attend.indypl.org/event/3862920.

Franklin Township Historical Society Board Meeting • Monthly board meeting. | When: March 2, 1-2 p.m. | Where: Franklin Township Historical Society, 6510 S. Franklin Road. | Info: franklintownshiphistory@gmail.com.

GARFIELD PARK

Career Center • Adults needing help with creating a resume, searching for a job or career online or filling out an online job application are invited to receive free one-on-one assistance. | When: Feb. 24, 10 a.m.-noon. | Where: Garfield Park Library Branch, 2502 Shelby St. | Info: (317) 275-4490; attend.indypl.org/event/3811448.

Career Center • Adults needing help with creating a resume, searching for a job or career online or filling out an online job application are invited to receive free one-on-one assistance. | When: Feb. 24, 10 a.m.-noon. | Where: Garfield Park Library Branch, 2502 Shelby St. | Info: (317) 275-4490; attend.indypl.org/event/3811448.

Stress Relief Yoga • Focus on relaxing with yoga after a stressful day. $5 per class. | When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 25 and 27, 6 p.m. | Where: Garfield Park Burrello Family Center, 2345 Pagoda Drive. | Info: (317) 327-7220; garfieldparkindy.org/family-center.

GREENWOOD

GriefShare • Grieving the loss of someone close to you? Find comfort and support at GriefShare. GriefShare is a 13-session seminar/support group. You can attend at any time! | When: Saturdays from Jan. 11-April 4, 10 a.m.-noon. | Where: Southland Community Church, 5800 W. Smith Valley Road. | Info: Mary and Robert Gerlach at (317) 340-3284; griefshare.org.

Greater Greenwood Community Band’s Side-By-Side Concert • The Greater Greenwood Community Band will be doing a Side-By-Side Concert with students from Whiteland High School, Lawrence North High School and Mt. Vernon High School. The band directors at these respective schools have each invited four students to participate, giving this concert 12 students from three different area high schools in total. With this being the 27th year since being founded in 1993, this is a unique opportunity to see our otherwise all adult group performing with a dozen high school student musicians exercising their exceptional talent on stage with the band. Bring family and friends and have an enjoyable evening of live music in Greenwood!| When: Feb. 23, 5-6:30 p.m. | Where: Greenwood Community High School Auditorium, 615 W. Smith Valley Road. | Info: email ggcband@gmail.com or greenwoodband.org/ourevents/side-by-side-concert.

Quilt Connection Guild Meeting • Our guest speakers will be Donna and Bill Hendricks. Donna and Bill have been involved in “Living History” and military reenactments for 50 years. They will be giving a presentation on costume design and sewing that made possible Bill’s participation in reenactments Their program will focus on the fabrics and patterns used in uniforms and civilian clothing in the 18th and 19th centuries. They will also discuss the role quilts played in the Civil War. This program is free and open to the public. Please join us! | When: March 5, 7 p.m. | Where: Greenwood United Methodist Church, 525 N. Madison Ave. | Info: Suzanne at smiller6514@gmail.com.

INDIANAPOLIS

CatVideoFest • Oscilloscope is teaming up again with CatVideoFest, a Social Purpose Corporation, to delight audiences across the country with joyous communal viewings of cat videos, while raising money for cats in need through partnerships with local cat charities, animal welfare organizations and shelters. A compilation reel of the latest, best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos and, of course, classic internet powerhouses. A portion of ticket proceeds will go to FACE Animal Clinic. | When: Feb. 22, 1 p.m.  | Where: IMAX Theater in the Indiana State Museum, 650 W. Washington St. | Info: tickmarq.com/sites/indimax/films/ST00000528c; catvideofest.com.

JMH Foundation Gala • The JMH Foundation Gala is held annually at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis. Proceeds from this formal event help fund greater access to mental and behavioral health care services in Johnson County. | When: Feb. 22, 5:30 p.m.-12 a.m. | Where: JW Marriott, 10 S. West St. | Info:  For ticket and sponsorship information, email Kelsey Kasting or call (317) 346-3703.

United Methodist Church Lenten Breakfast Series • Men, women and children are welcome to the no-charge breakfast. A free-will offering will help support the host churches’ mission target and 100 percent of the money goes to the mission target.  Please come and join us for breakfast and learn more about the mission targets in your community. | When: Feb. 29, 7:30-8:55 a.m. | Where: St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 2560 Villa Ave. | Info: indymetroumc.org.

Neighbor Power Indy • Neighbor Power Indy is a free gathering to inspire, engage and celebrate our Indy neighborhoods! Convened by INRC, this annual event brings together residents, community leaders, business owners, nonprofits, corporate partners, government staff and elected officials from all over Indianapolis! The theme is Celebrating 200 Years of Community. We are proud to welcome Keynot Speaker, Marsh Davis of Indiana Landmarks; and Panel Discussion Moderator, Katiera Winfrey of WISH TV! Connect with hundreds of attendees as we learn, share and celebrate accomplishments around neighborhood issues we all face. Participate in discussions and workshops that inspire and empower others. Lunch is included. Together, we can make a difference! | When: March 7, 8 a.m. | Where: Marian University, 3200 Cold Spring Road. | Info: Learn more and register at inrc.org/neighbor-power-indy.

PERRY TOWNSHIP

Winter Summit 2020 • South Indy Quality of Life Plan’s Winter Summit 2020. Come learn how we are making a difference! A Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Presentation by the Department of Metropolitan Development, SoIndy Updates and vote on proposed QOLP change(s). Enter to win a raffle for $25 for an Anytime Fitness Gift Certificate.  | When: Feb. 24, doors open at 6 p.m.; socialize and enjoy some light refreshments; presentation starts at 6:30 p.m. | Where: UIndy Health Pavilion Auditorium, 1643 Hanna Ave. | Info: uheights.us.

Love Your Library, Share Your Voice • Meet with IndyPL’s CEO Jackie Nytes and share your thoughts about library services in an informal setting. Discussion will focus on how well the library has delivered in meeting the goals prescribed in its current strategic plan. Your feedback is important in shaping the library. | When: Feb. 26, 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Where: Southport Library Branch, 2630 E. Stop 11 Road. | Info: (317) 275-4510; attend.indypl.org/event/3622672.

Quilters Guild of Indianapolis Southside Satellite Meeting • Be inspired by one of our own QGIS members, Martha Hidden from Fairland, Ind. She started hand quilting in 1999 and eventually moved up a Handi Quilter long arm machine. Today, she is an educator with Handi Quilter and travels and teachers throughout the U.S., Canada and Japan. | When: Feb. 27, noon-2 p.m. | Where: Friedens United Church of Christ, 8300 S. Meridian St. | Info: quiltguildindy.net.

United Methodist Church Lenten Breakfast Series • Men, women and children are welcome to the no-charge breakfast. A free-will offering will help support the host churches’ mission target and 100 percent of the money goes to the mission target.  Please come and join us for breakfast and learn more about the mission targets in your community. | When: Feb. 29, 7:30-8:55 a.m. | Where: St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 2560 Villa Ave. | Info: indymetroumc.org.

Lunch and Learn • St. John Lutheran Church and School invites adults to join us for a “Lunch and Learn” adult fellowship opportunity. The guest speaker during lunch will be Rev. Nathan Day Wilson, a researcher, writer and teacher about cognitive and physical fitness for a decade, will explain how our brain can form new cells and neutral connections and improve its capabilities as we age. The “Lunch and Learn” is hosted by the St. John Lutheran Church Adult Fellowship Group. Menu is corned beef and cabbage; beverages will be provided. Free will donations accepted but not expected. Please park in the parking lot accessible from Hunter Road and enter through entrance C8. | When: March 5,  11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Where: St. John Lutheran Church and School, 6630 Southeastern Ave. | Info: Don VanPelt at (317) 937-6206 or donvanpelt@gmail.com.

Perry Township Schools Teacher Career Fair • Perry Township Schools are hiring for teachers. | When: March 23, 4-8 p.m. | Where: Southport High School Fieldhouse, 971 E. Banta Road. | Info: hrhiring@perryschools.org.

SOUTHPORT

The Cultivating Garden Club • Topic: “Houseplants, Terrariums, Fairy Gardens.” Speaker: Darlene Trusty, Master Gardner, Allisonville Nursey. New members are welcome. | When: Feb. 20, 6 p.m. | Where: St. John’s UCC, U.S. 31 & Southport Road. | Info: Diana Williams at (317) 258-7916.