The Keenan-Stalhl Boys & Girls Club, 1949 E. Troy Ave., will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature TVs, furniture, electronics, toys, collectibles, etc., and a bake and food sale to benefit the Pantry of Hope. Donations for the sale can be dropped off from 3-7 p.m. Friday.
ISO Performing at Garfield Park
The blast of trumpets, the warmth of woodwinds and the thunder of percussion will permeate the air of Garfield Park when the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra takes the stage of the MacAllister Center for the Performing Arts, 2450 Shelby St., at 7:30 p.m. today. Patrons can grab a seat in the amphitheater or bring a blanket or lounge chairs and enjoy a picnic on the lawn. Either way, they’ll find themselves humming along to familiar melodies throughout the free concert.
Free Eye Screenings for Children
The Lions Club of Southport will conduct free eye screenings for 1- to 6-year-olds from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, July 18-20, at Southport Library, 2630 E. Stop 11 Road. Info: AJ Johnson at 317-250-3556 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Church Serves Free Lunches
University Heights United Methodist Church, 4002 Otterbein Ave. and adjacent to the University of Indianapolis, will serve free lunches from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday.
Breakfast Meeting Cancelled
The Greater Beech Grove Chamber of Commerce has canceled its July breakfast meeting, which was scheduled for Thursday.
Free Meals, Clothing and Hygiene Items
Free hot meals, clothing and hygiene items will be available from noon-2 p.m. Saturday at Calvary United Methodist Church, 725 S. State St.
Abrupt Climate Change May Pose Risk to Humans
Conservation biologist and author Guy McPherson, a leading expert on the risk of near-term human extinction due to abrupt climate change – as seen with Bill Nye on “National Geographic Explorer” – will lecture and answer questions from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, July 23, at Southport Library, 2630 E. Stop 11 Road. Dr. McPherson says his research is fueled by irreversible, self-reinforcing feedback loops in the climate system, triggered by human CO2 emissions.
School Supplies Being Collect for Needy Children
United Way of Johnson County is collecting school supplies to help low-income students to be prepared for the first day of school. Donations can be made at Horizon, Huntington and Mutual Savings bank branches and library branches. Stuff the Bus events will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Walmart in Franklin and the ones at State Road 135 and Smith Valley Road and Emerson Avenue and County Line.
Support Group For Those With Kidney Disease
Kidney Talk, a support group for those living with kidney disease or caring for someone with the ailment, will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, at The Altenheim, 3525 E. Hanna Ave. Medications, issues, interactions and safety will be discussed. Info: Janice Steuri at 317-528-2006.
Adopt a Furry Feline for $10
Cats may be adopted for $10 throughout July at Indianapolis Animal Care Services, 2600 S. Harding St. All adoptions include microchips, vaccines, spay/neuter services and leukemia testing. Info: www.indy.gov/acs.
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.