As part of Southport High School’s homecoming festivities, the Guardians of Indiana Leadership Academy will host a roller skating party from midnight to 2 a.m. Saturday at Wheels of Wonder, 175 Southern Plaza Drive. Admission is $10, which includes skate rental. The center also features arcade games.
Benefit Walk for Woman Who Needs Surgery
A 5K fundraising walk for Klancy Klaiber, who doesn’t have insurance to have a pineal cyst removed from her brain, will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Southeastway Park, 5624 S. Carroll Road, New Palestine. The entry fee is $25, and participants can preregister by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and asking for a form. Day-of registration will begin at 8 a.m. T-shirts will be guaranteed to those who preregister.
Card Party and Quilt Raffle
The Ave Maria Guild is hosting a card party and quilt raffle from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. Those attending can bring their own table of friends or play progressive euchre. The cost is $10 and includes lunch (chicken, tuna or egg salad, fruit salad and dessert). Raffle tickets, $1 each or six for $5, can be purchased the day of or in advance by calling Josephine at 889-5842 or Mary Catherine at 893-2762.
Historical Society Will Hear About Antiques, Collectibles
Joe Seiter, an antique collector who has an impressive postcard collection, will be the guest speaker when the Southport/Perry Township Historical Society meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the Perry Township Education Center, 6548 Orinoco Ave. His presentation, complete with some photographs and collectibles, will cover the antiques and collections that are displayed at the Indiana State Fair, of which he has participated in for more than 40 years.
Campfire Nights at Greenwood Amphitheatre
Southport Christian Church will continue its Campfire Nights program at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the Greenwood Amphitheatre, just south of the intersection of Main and Meridian streets and behind the fire station. Blues guitarist Keith Wallen is the musical guest. Those attending can bring lawn chairs and snacks. Info: 784-4431.
Fundraising Walk for Diabetes Association
The Indiana Step Out Walk to benefit the American Diabetes Association will get under way at 10 a.m. Saturday at Celebration Plaza, 801 W. Washington St. Participants can choose between 5K and 2-mile walks along Central Canal. The walks will raise awareness that 25 percent of Hoosiers who have diabetes don’t know it. The event will also feature education advocacy, snacks, games, prizes and activities for all ages. Attendees can enjoy zumba routines, warm-up exercises and music from a disc jockey. Registration is ongoing at www.diabetes.org/indywalk or by calling 352-9226.
Calvary Lutheran Will Host Book Sale and Health Fair
A book sale and a health and safety fair will be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Lutheran Church and School, 6111 Shelby St. All hardbacks and paperbacks are $1 and 50 cents, respectively. The health fair will feature information on diabetes, home health care, services for seniors, flu vaccines, a blood drive and therapy dogs. There will also be a recycling drive for eyeglasses. Info: www.clcs.org.
American Business Women’s Association Luncheon
Circle City Connection Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association will host a luncheon meeting at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at Lincoln Square Restaurant, 7308 E. 21st St. Guests are welcome. Info: Jackie at 823-8932.
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, 801 W. Washington St. Info: 1-800-227-2345 or www.makingstrideswalk.org/indianapolisin.
Free genealogy research assistance
Representatives from the Samuel Bryan Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will provide free genealogy research assistance from 4-7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, at Beech Grove Library, 1102 Main St. Registration is required. 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.
Southport Masons Will Host Breakfast Buffet
Made-to-order breakfasts 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 available for $6.
Free Meals, Clothing and Hygiene Items
Free hot meals will be served from noon-2 p.m. Saturday at Calvary United Methodist Church, 725 S. State St., by volunteers from Centered Around Christ, which helps the needy and homeless. In addition, free clothing and hygiene items will be available.
Toastmasters Meet Every Monday
The Vineyard Toastmasters Club meets from 7-8:15 p.m. every Monday at the Perry Township Government Center, 4925 Shelby St., where members can gain confidence and leadership skills by improving their communication techniques. Info: Edward Barrett at 888-5176 or email email@example.com.
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.
Fundraiser to Help Homeless Adults, Teens Earn GEDs
A fundraiser for Educate Beyond All Barriers, that helps teenagers and adults earn their GEDs, learn computer skills and receive help in improving their literacy skills, will be held 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24.at the Jewel Center, 3333 N. Illinois St.
Proceeds from the fundraiser will help cover costs of operating the program. Tickets are $35. Call 226-9675 or www.educatebab.org for more information or to purchase tickets.