The Beech Grove Moose Lodge, 3320 S. Emerson Ave., is hosting a fish fry from noon-8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. In addition to fish meals, tenderloins will also be served. Info: 787-3139.
Bake and Rummage Sale
American and ethnic pastries and desserts will be featured when St. Mary Orthodox Church, 102 E. Broadway St., Greenwood, hosts a bake and rummage sale from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 19 and 20. Info: http://events.stmaryegypt.org.
Special Olympics Needs Items for Yard Sale
Johnson County Special Olympics is collecting donations for a yard sale that it is hosting from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at New Hope Church, 5307 W. Fairview Road, Greenwood. Acceptable items include gently used baby and children’s clothing, small appliances, toys, sports equipment, household and kitchen items, Halloween costumes and miscellaneous goods. Furniture and other large items are not needed. Donations can be dropped off at the church; call 709-0324 to have them picked up.
Psychic Fair This Weekend
The Pyramid of Enlightenment Spiritual Center, 8101 E. Washington St., will host a psychic fair from noon-8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. There will be readers ($10 for 15 minutes) of all types, including astrology, clairvoyance, numerology, palmistry and tarot. Door prizes and aura pictures will also be available. Admission is $5; info: 889-7590.
Tours of Garfield Park Offered
The Friends of Garfield Park will host a tour of the park, 2450 Shelby St., at 1 p.m. Saturday. Starting from the north entrance, the tour will be led by a guide who is knowledgeable of the park’s history. Tours will also be held at the same time the second Saturday of September and October. The park’s conservatory offers a variety of educational initiatives for children, including stories and programs on gardening and butterflies. Call 327-7183 for information about registration fees.
Author Will Address Writers
Former high school football coach and athletic director Ray Schultz will discuss his latest book when the Central Indiana Writers’ Association meets at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, at Barnes & Noble at Greenwood Park Mall. Guests are welcome.
Half-price Admission at Fair
Thursday is Bureau of Motor Vehicles day at the Indiana State Fair, where visitors will be admitted for half-price ($6) when presenting coupons downloaded from www.myBMV.com. The bureau will have a booth in Expo Hall, and people can conduct BMV transactions, try out motorcycle and driving simulators and vote for the state’s new license plate.
Show for Cars, Motorcycles and Trucks
The Beech Grove Rail Rodders will host a car, truck and motorcycle show Saturday, Aug. 20, at Amtrak, 202 Garstang St., Beech Grove. Registration runs from 9-11 a.m., and the cost is $10 per vehicle. Judging is from 11 a.m.-noon, with awards presented at 1:30 p.m. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Proceeds will benefit the Beech Grove Police Department’s Shop With a Cop Program and the Kids Fire Safety initiative. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Uncover Cemetery Secrets
A program to learn about famous Hoosiers buried at Crown Hill Cemetery and the hidden messages etched into gravestones will be held from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. The free program is suitable for parents and children of all ages. The cemetery, 700 38th St., is the oldest burial ground in the city. Info or registration: 232-1882.
Applications Accepted for Scholarships
Johnson County high schoolers have until Sept. 2 to apply for the 2017 Johnson County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships. The winners will be determined by their community service, academic achievements, leadership and character. Applications are available at www.jccf.org/scholarships. Info: 738-2213.
Nominations Sought for Whistler Award
The Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee is seeking nominations for the 31st annual Charles L. Whistler Award, which recognizes an individual for his leadership in civic progress. The award honors the legacy of Chuck Whistler, a lawyer and community leader who gave his time and extraordinary abilities to the Indianapolis community without asking for power or position in return. Nomination forms are available at www.indygipc.org and must be submitted by Aug. 29.
Emergency Preparedness Seminars
Emergency preparedness and security workshops for religious leaders will be held from 2-5 p.m. Mondays, Aug. 22, Sept. 26 and Oct. 24 at the Indiana Interchurch Center, 1100 W. 42nd St. How to prepare safety and emergency response plans will be presented Aug. 22; a program on shooter awareness and response will be held Sept. 26; and law enforcement and race will be staged Oct. 24. Call Kathy Souchet-Downey at 283-6516 by Aug. 17 to register for the free programs.
Park Under Construction in Franklin Township
Ground was broken Aug. 5 for Wolf Run Park, Indy Parks’ newest recreational center. The park, 10050 Thompson Road in Franklin Township, will feature a playground, paved walking trails, basketball courts and shelters when completed later this year. And the park’s land will provide excellent habitat for wildlife such as blue herons, pileated woodpeckers and box turtles.
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