SUBMITTED PHOTO University of Indianapolis students and faculty have collaborated with Perry Township Schools and the Baxter YMCA to host this year's Perry Cultural Festival from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the Y, 7900 Shelby St. The event will feature entertainment, kids games, activities, futsal (a version of soccer on a hard court) and food trucks. The organizers are (front, from left) Megan McLeish, Jenna Krall, Jo Ellen Buffie, Taylor Carpenter; (middle row) Julia Taugner, Torie Pena, Hajar Aldawood, Bartosz Zarzecki; (back) Saleh Alomari, Andy Carr, Rhonda Wolverton and Agnieszka Malecka. Not pictured: Marianna Foulkrod, Abdullah, Almezini and Saleh Alhathal.
Card Party and Raffle
The Ave Maria Guild of St. Paul Hermitage, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove, is holding a card party and quilt raffle from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursday. The cost is $10 and includes lunch. Info: Vicki Goss at 317-888-7625.
Antique Mall Will Feature Musicians, Artist
A program running from 5-7:30 p.m. Friday, May 5, at Manor House Antique Mall, 8039 S. Meridian St., will feature electric violinist Cathy Morris, artist and teacher Kandie K. Freeman and musician-author Larry Goshem, who wrote “Let the Good Times Roll,” which is an anthology of Indiana music. Refreshments will be available. Info: 317-888-8887.
Independent Bookstore Day
Bookmamas and the Indiana Historical Society’s Basile History Market are celebrating Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday. Bookmamas, 9 S. Johnson Ave. in Irvington will be open from 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. Activities include a scavenger hunt and readings from Kurt Vonnegut’s “A Man Without A Country.” The market, 450 W. Ohio St., will be open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Each visitor will receive a ticket for a door prize and an additional ticket for every $10 spent. A 10 percent discount will be offered on regularly priced books at both stores.
Sale on Children’s Clothing, Toys, Books, Maternity Clothes
A sale on gently used clothing for infants through teenagers, toys, books, baby items and maternity wear will be held from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Westside Church of the Nazarene, 8610 W. 10th St.
St. John’s United Church of Christ, 7031 S. East St., will host its annual salad luncheon from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, May 4. A variety of homemade salads and desserts will be available, as well as carryout service. The cost is $8 and includes desserts and a beverage. Proceeds will support the church’s outreach initiatives.
The Johnson County Garden Club and Purdue Master Gardeners will host their annual show from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. The event will feature vendors, seminars, children’s activities and free seed packets and saplings while supplies last. Admission is free for children, $2 for adults. Info: 317-736-5609.
Donate Hair for Wigs, 5K and Fun Run
Anyone who has more than 8 inches of hair that they would like to donate to Pantene Beautiful Lengths can get their locks cut off at 2:15 p.m. Friday at SS. Francis & Clare Catholic School, 5901 W. Olive Branch Road, Greenwood. The hair will be used to make wigs for women who have lost their hair due to cancer treatments. Register at www.ss-fc.org/.fia; info: 317-859-4673.
The school will host its annual 5K and fun run Saturday, May 6. In addition to the race festivities, there will be food and beverages, bounce houses, music and family activities. Register at www.ss-fc.org/race.
Bingo, Derby Day Party and Cinco de Mayo celebration
Greenwood Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5864 will host Coach bingo at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at the Greenwood Moose Lodge, 813 W. Smith Valley Road. The cost is $25 for the standard package. A free Kentucky Derby day party will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at the post, 333 S. Washington St. Also on the agenda at the post is a Cinco de Mayo celebration. Call 317-888-2488 for more information.
Five-K Run and Walk
The Franklin Township Education Foundation will host its annual Fast Flash 5K run and 2K walk Saturday, May 13. There will be various age groups for children and adults. The top male and female finishers in the open and master runs will receive $100 and $50, respectively. Register at http://www.iwant2run.com/fast-flash.html; Info: 317-803-5037.
Family Fun Run
Registration is underway for Baxter YMCA’s Aloha Family Fun Run Saturday, June 10. The event features a 5K course followed by a 1-mile run/walk for all ages and abilities. Prizes will be awarded to the top finishers, and each participant receives a medal and a T-shirt. Proceeds will benefit the Y’s annual campaign, which allows families, children and individuals the opportunity to participate in programs regardless of ability to pay. Register at www.indymca.org/baxter.
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