Night & Day Calendar of Events March 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: March 12 and 19, 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: March 12 and 19, 6-8 p.m. | Where: Hornet Park Community Center, 5245 Hornet Ave. | Info: communitycenter@beechgrove.com.

Ladies’ Fun Night: White Elephant Bingo • Enjoy dinner and Bingo with a twist. Each bingo winner will select a mystery prize or have the option to steal a prize that may have been opened by another previous winner. Do you have something that would make for a fun white elephant prize? Prize donations are welcome. Please register at hornetparkcommunitycenter.com. | When: March 13, 6:30 p.m. | Where: Hornet Park Community Center, 5245 Hornet Ave. | Info: (317) 788-4986.

Beech Grove Redevelopment Commission • The guest speaker will be Trent Newport, from Crossroads Engineering. He will be taking questions from the audience regarding the Franciscan Trail. | When: March 19, 7 p.m. | Where: Beech Grove City Hall, second floor, 806 Main St. | Info: (317) 788-4977; beechgrove.com.

Pack Away Hunger • Every day, thousands of central Indiana families face the harsh reality of hunger and food insecurity. Join us to change this reality at our March Southside public park. Together we’ll create 7,500 meals for local food pantries. This is an all-ages and all-abilities event! Registration is required at donate.packawayhunger.org/march2020southpp. Donation: $25 adult; $35 adult (plus a T-shirt); $0 youth (18 and under); $10 youth (18 and under, plus a T-shirt). | When: March 21, 10 a.m.- noon. | Where: Pack Away Hunger, 5230 Park Emerson Dr., Ste. A. | Info: (317) 429-9876; info@packawayhunger.org.

CARMEL

Passover • Messianic Jewish Congregation Shaarey Yeshua invites you to celebrate Passover at our open Seder. This event includes a full Seder and a catered dinner, plus music and Israeli dancing. Business attire is recommended. Why is this night different from other nights? Hear the telling of the story – experience the answer! Tickets must be purchased by March 23.| When: April 11, 5:30 – 9 p.m. | Where: Ritz Charles, 12156 N. Meridian St. | Info: (317) 202-0789 or email office@shaareyyeshua.org.

FOUNTAIN SQUARE

Count Me Indy! Census 2020 • Have your questions answered and receive assistance in filling out your 2020 Census form by representatives from CountMeIndy and the U.S. Census. The library’s free access to computers will allow you to fill out your Census form online. | When: March 18, 4-8 p.m. | Where: Fountain Square Library Branch, 1066 Virginia Ave. | Info: (317) 275-4390; attend.inypl.org/event/3993898.

FRANKLIN

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

Count Me Indy! Census 2020 • Have your questions answered and receive assistance in filling out your 2020 Census form by representatives from CountMeIndy and the U.S. Census. The library’s free access to computers will allow you to fill out your Census form online. | When: March 17, 4-8 p.m. | Where: Franklin Road Library Branch, 5550 S. Franklin Road. | Info: (317) 275-4380; attend.indypl.org/event/3993893.

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. The Career Center is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. | When: March 17, 24 and 31, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Where: Garfield Park Library Branch, 2502 Shelby St. | Info: (317) 275-4490; attend.indypl.org/event/3811452.

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.

Purse Bingo • VFW Post 5864’s Auxiliary has planned a “Coach” Purse Bingo game. The cost is $25 per person and everyone will receive a free dauber. Individuals playing bingo must be 18 years of age or older. If table of eight is purchased, it is $30 each. There will be door prizes. Tickets are being old at the VFW from 2-11 p.m., Monday through Friday. You can enter the VFW at the rear of the building.  Food and drink will be available for purchase. You can find the post’s new address by Googling 578 Commerce Parkway W. Dr. | When: March 16, doors open at 5:30 p.m.; the event begins at 6:30 p.m. | Where: 1842 Veterans Way. | Info: (317) 888-2488; greenwoodvfw.com.

Healthy Habits: Walking Book Club • Do you know that reading every day can reduce stress levels and increase life expectancy? Or that walking just 30 minutes a day can improve cardiovascular fitness and strengthen bones? We’re combining the library’s mission to spread a love of reading with fostering healthy lifestyles at a casual Walking Book Club! Join us at GPL this spring as we build community, talk books and get moving on the trails around our city. We’ll be handing out prizes at each event AND you earn miles toward our Walking Book Club map challenge! (There will be an event regardless of weather. Please keep an eye on the library’s Facebook page or call (317) 885-5036 the day of for alternative program info.) | When: March 17, 10:30-11:30 a.m. | Where: Greenwood Public Library, 310 S. Meridian St. (Community Room B) | Info: (317) 885-5036; jhawthorne@greenwoodlibrary.us.

Teen HQ: CPR and AD training • Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to take this American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) three-hour course covering Adult, Child & Infant CPR, choking and AEDs. The cost for testing materials and certification is $12 (cash or check) and will be collected in class. In two-three weeks all students who pass the written and practical exams will be mailed a certification card, good for two years. Greenwood Police Detective Rex Saltsgaver will provide instruction. We ask that no parents or younger siblings attend TeenHQ events. Please contact us ahead of time if you have any special requirements. | When: March 18, 5:30-8 p.m. | Where: Greenwood Public Library, 310 S. Meridian St. (Community Room A and B) | Info: (317) 883-4245; jsmith@greenwoodlibrary.us.

Presentation of Revolutionary War Veteran Gravesite and Veteran Flag Laying • The Mary Bryan Chapter for NSDAR and the Greenwood VFW will be placing flags on all veteran gravesites and present a Revolutionary War Veteran updated headstone for Jeremiah Harrold on Memorial Day. | When: May 30, 9:30 a.m. (gravesite presentation); 11 a.m. (500 flags to be laid).  | Where: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, 734 N. Morgantown Road. | Info: Vicki Kurtz, regent at (317) 498-1135 or vicki103149@gmail.com.

The Quilt Connection Guild • The Quilt Connection Guild of Greenwood will have its April speaker, Mary Strinka, former president of the Indianapolis Quilters Guild, and the featured quilter for the IQG Quilt Show in 2017. Her topic will be Stack N’ Whack and One Block Wonder quilts – How to Create Amazing Quilts with Just One Fabric. She will show her beautiful quilts and give tips and tricks to make these fabulous quilts. The program is free and open to the public. All are welcome! | When: April 2, 7 p.m. | Where: Greenwood United Methodist Church, 525 N. Madison Ave. | Info: Suzanne at smiller6514@gmail.com.

INDIANAPOLIS

Indianapolis NARFE Meeting • Indianapolis Chapter 151 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet with all active and retired federal employees and their spouses welcome. | When: April 3, 12:30 p.m.  We meet at one of the restaurants across the street at 11 a.m. for lunch. | Where: Nat. Assn. of Letter Carriers Hall, 2211 E. 54th St., Indianapolis. | Info: narfe.org/chapter151.

PERRY TOWNSHIP

‘You Can’t Take It with You’ • Roncalli High School will present their spring play “You Can’t Take It with You.” Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for Roncalli students and children 14 years old and younger. Remember to print off your tickets and bring them with you to the show. Tickets will be scanned at the entrance to the auditorium. Roncalli VIP cardholders will need to contact Mike Lewinski at mlewinski@roncalli.org or call (317) 787-8277, ext. 249 for your promo code to access your free tickets. | When: March 12 & 13 at 7 p.m.; March 14 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. | Where: Roncalli High School, 3300 Prague Road. | Info: Tickets can be purchased at Roncalli.booktix.com.

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: March 14, 7:30-8s:55 a.m. | Where: Christ United Methodist church, 8540 US 31 S. | Info: indymetroumc.org.

Arts & Crafts Fair & Flea Market • Keenan Stahl Boys & Girls Club’s arts & crafts fair and flea market. Board fundraiser. All proceeds benefit the club’s summer events. Concessions available! Booth space is $25. Donations of clothing, household, toys, bikes and more accepted. | When: March 14, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | Where: Keenan-Stahl Boys & Girls Club, 1949 E. Troy Ave. | Info: For pickup or vendor registration, call Bob White at (317) 220-2172.

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.

Quilters Guild of Indianapolis Southside Satellite Group • Even if you don’t live close to Lebanon, Ind., wouldn’t you like to know how a business owner plans and opens her new quilt shop? One of our own members, Connie Lancaster, owner of Quilts Plus, will tell us how she found a location, selects fabric and quilting supplies, along with other entrepreneurial requirements that goes along with owning a shop. | When: March 26, noon-2 p.m. | Where: Friedens United Church of Christ, 8300 S. Meridian St. | Info: quiltguildindy.net.