Free hot meals will be served from noon-2 p.m. Saturday at Calvary United Methodist Church, 725 Shelby St., by volunteers from Centered Around Christ, which helps the needy and homeless. In addition, free clothing and hygiene items will be available.
Kiwanians Will Fry Fish This Weekend
The Kiwanis Club of Perry Township will host its 29th annual fish fry from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Baxter YMCA’s air-conditioned pavilion, 7900 Shelby St. Patrons can dine on-site and enjoy the camaraderie or use the drive-through service. Meals cost $8. Proceeds support the club’s projects for youths and senior citizens.
Movies, Reading Programs Continue at Library
The ongoing movie series at Beech Grove Library, 1102 Main St., continues at 1 p.m. Thursday with “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2”; “Ender’s Game” will be shown at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 24. The Summer Reading Program resumes with “Fizz! Boom! Read!” being staged at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 23. Info: 788-4203.
University Heights UMC 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.
Cancer Society Will Hold Fundraising Walk
The American Cancer Society is recruiting walkers and fundraisers for its 5K Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, which will be held Oct. 25 at White River State Park. Info: 1-800-227-2345 or www.makingstrideswalk.org/indianapolisin.
Circle City ABWA Will Meet for Lunch
Circle City Connection Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association will host a luncheon meeting at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, July 24, at Lincoln Square Restaurant, 7308 E. 21st St. Guests are welcome. Info: Jackie at 823-8932.
School Supply Drive Ends Friday
The annual school supply drive sponsored by Indiana Members Credit Union and Indy BackPack Attack runs through Friday. The credit union’s branches at 1701 Albany Ave. in Beech Grove, 5047 Madison Ave., 5940 E. Stop 11 Road and 1115 N. Madison Ave. and 1604 S. State Road 135, both in Greenwood, and 20 other sites are serving as collection depots. Suitable items include backpacks, erasers, pencils, calculators, crayons, markers, notebooks, pens, scissors, pocket folders, glue sticks, hygiene products, tissues and alarm clocks.
Forum Will Examine Southside’s Strengths, Weaknesses
The Greater Southside Business Alliance will present a Visioning and Planning Luncheon on Wednesday, July 23, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 445 E. Stop 11 Road. Participants will celebrate Perry Township’s positives while examining the problematic and developing goals for creating a stronger community. The forum will focus on such areas as better Southside branding, increasing business development and support, cultural integration, the redevelopment of Madison Avenue and stronger advocacy and communication. Those who RSVP to Joan Miller at 787-1300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by today will be provided a light lunch.
Rail Rodders Will Host Car Show
The Beech Grove Rail Rodders will sponsor a car, truck and motorcycle show from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at Amtrak’s parking lot, 202 Garstang St. The cost is $10, and judging begins at 11 a.m., with awards presented at 1:30 p.m. Info: email@example.com.
Lionel Collectors Club Will Hold Convention
The Lionel Collectors Club of America welcomes the public to its 44th annual convention, which will be held July 22-26 at the Marriott East, 7202 E. 21st St. The event will feature toy train displays, real train excursions, fundraisers for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Autism Society of America and Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health and NASCAR-related activities since the Brickyard 400 is July 27. The convention opens at 9 a.m. daily. Info: www.lionelcollectors.org.
Inn Offers Walking Opportunities, Writing Retreat
The labyrinth in the Benedictine Inn’s courtyard, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove, will be open for free community walks from 7-8:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month through September. The inn will present Soul Story 1: Writing Retreat from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Participants will learn how to write a spiritual autobiography by searching for the source of their faith. The cost is $45. Info: 788-7581.
Music Show and Sale
Featuring out-of-print and hard-to-find records, compact discs, DVDs, tapes, etc., a music show and sale will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday at La Quinta Inn & Suites, I-465 and Emerson Avenue. The public is welcome to bring music-related items to sell. Admission is $3 for those 12 and older. Info or booth space: Gerald Ruark at 882-3378.
St. Mark Will Host Car Show
St. Mark Catholic School, U.S. 31 and Edgewood Avenue, will host its Lion’s Pride Car Show from 2-5 p.m. Sunday. The entry fee is $15, and the first 75 entrants will receive dashboard plaques. Registration runs from 2-3 p.m. with judging to follow. Awards will be presented at 5 p.m. In addition to a lot of sharp cars, there will be food and music. Info: Rusty Albertson 786-4013 ext. 201 or email ralbertson@stmark
Rummage Sale at Holy Name Gym
The Altar Society of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church will host a rummage sale from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, July 26, in the parish gym, 21 N. 16th Ave., Beech Grove.
Southport Masons Will Host Breakfast Buffet
A buffet breakfast will be served from 7-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Southport Masonic Lodge, 5678 S. U.S. 31, where eggs, sausage, bacon, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, hash browns, toast, coffee and juice will be served for $6.
Learn How to Sing in Four-part Harmony
The award-winning White River Sound Women’s Chorus welcomes ladies of all ages and musical backgrounds to learn how to sing in four-part harmony. Rehearsals are from 7-9 p.m. most Tuesdays, and newcomers needn’t know how to read music. Info or location: Shar at 446-6103.
Support Group for Caregivers
A support group for individuals who care for the elderly will host an open discussion from 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, July 21, at St. Mark Catholic School, 541 E. Edgewood Ave. For more information about the program, which is sponsored by Catholic Charities Indianapolis, call Monica Woodsworth at 261-3378 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Native American Social Dance
The Indianapolis Urban League will sponsor a free Native American Indian social dance from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Garfield Park Arts Center, 2450 Shelby St. Info: 327-7135 or www.gpacarts.org.