As part of its community outreach program, Emmaus Lutheran Church, 1224 Laurel St., will host a free cookout Friday, May 19. Hotdogs, chips, ice cream sandwiches and drinks will be served from 6 p.m. until supplies last.
Farmers Market Opens
The Southport Farmers Market, 2810 E. Southport is opening May 16. Vendors will sell produce, eggs, baked goods, pet treats, toffee, jams, jellies, jewelry, plants and coffee from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays, 3-6:30 p.m. Thursdays.
Auction Items Needed
In celebration of its fifth anniversary, Humble Impressions, a thrift store at 3530 S. Keystone Ave., is accepting donations for the silent auction that it’s holding Saturday, June 24, for Gleaners Food Bank. There will also be door prizes, live music, food, drinks, karaoke and children’s games. Volunteers will be needed to help run the event. Info: Rebecca Pardue at 317-908-8635.
Free Eye Screenings for Children
The Lions Club of Southport will offer free and quick computerized eye screenings for 1- to 6-year-olds from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday- Thursday, May 16-18, at Southport Library, 2630 E. Stop 11 Road.
Recognition Dinner for Bruce Scifres
A dinner to celebrate Bruce Scifres’ retirement as football coach at Roncalli and the start of his new career as executive director of the Catholic Youth Organization will be held from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, at Primo Banquet & Conference Center, 2601 National Ave. Scifres, whose record was 248-88, won seven state championships and seven semistate, 10 regional and 12 sectional titles. Tickets are $10 and can be reserved by emailing email@example.com. Info: Julie Biasi at 317-787-8277 ext. 204.
Senior Health Fair
Baxter YMCA, 7900 Shelby St., will host its annual spring health fair for seniors from 9 a.m.-noon Friday, May 19. The free event will feature health screenings and information, exercise demonstrations, door prizes and lunches while supplies last. For more information or to participate as a vendor, call Bobbi Finley at 317-865-6464 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Benefit for Families of Military Members
Helping Hands For Freedom and Craft + Cork, 3115 Meridian Park, Suite G, Greenwood, will host a benefit from 6-9 p.m. Friday for families of fallen, wounded and deployed military personnel. Paint With the Platoon will feature a wine and canvas event with participants painting bar glass sets. The cost is $45, which includes the six-glass set. Food, beer, wine and soft drinks will be available for purchase. Info or to register: Paul Gable at 317-412-7881.
Bulletin Boards are $10 per posting, or free with the purchase of advertising. To place a listing or for more information, call 317-781-0023 or email Scott.Mohr@southsidervoice.com.