Meridian Title Corp., 1675 W. Smith Valley Road, Suite E4, Greenwood, will man an Alex’s Lemonade Stand from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, July 27. In addition to lemonade, hot dogs and chips will be served. Proceeds will benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which funds childhood cancer research projects.
Voting Procedures Discussed
Jim Harper will discuss voting security, expanding early voting, ending gerrymandering and the need to protect the integrity of elections with 100 percent paper ballots at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Southport Library, 2639 Stop 11 Road.
Learn About Honeybees and Beekeeping
Fred Kidwell will present a program on honeybees and beekeeping from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, at the Garfield Park Conservatory, 2450 Shelby St. Participants will learn about the role that bees play as pollinators and how to harvest honey. Everyone will get to taste what real honey tastes like. Call 317-327-7275 to register for the free program.
Free Concert For Children
The Greater Greenwood Community Band is presenting a free concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Surina Park Amphitheater, 101 Surina Way, just south of Main and Meridian streets in Greenwood. While the performance is designed for children with its repertoire of Disney fan favorites to classic cartoon melodies, the concert will appeal to all ages. A special hands-on demonstration of the instruments will begin at 3 p.m. Free refreshments, balloon animals and temporary tattoos will be provided. Guests can bring lawn chairs and blankets.
Life of Former Mayor Will Be Showcased
The life of the late David D. Finney, who served as mayor of Beech Grove from 1956-58, will be discussed by his son, David Finney, when the Beech Grove Historical Society meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, at Beech Grove Library, 1102 Main St. David will present an overview of his father’s life, which includes marrying Dorothy Elizabeth Druding, his involvement in community affairs, the 1955 primary, campaign and election, his inauguration and mayoral accomplishments and post mayoral pursuits.
Southside Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 4801 Shelbyville Road, is hosting a blood drive from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, July 29. Donors must be in generally good health, at least 17 years old (16 with parental consent) and weigh a minimum of 110 pounds.
Cornerstone Nazarene Church, 1326 E. Sumner Ave., is holding a rummage sale from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
New American Legion Post May Be Launched
Several members of Greenwood Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5864 and other veterans are interested in starting a new American Legion, which would meet at the post, 333 S. Washington St. “Because we are a nonsmoking post, we should be able to bring in those members who do not wish to be in an area where smoking is allowed,” said Post Cmdr. Steve Milbourn, adding that a meeting to discuss the idea will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 31. “We want to make this work for every veteran who doesn’t have a place to go,” said Mike Delaney, two-time commander of American Legion Post 355. “The new Legion should open a lot of doors for everyone.” Info: 317-525-7291.
BMV Discount Day at the State Fair
The Bureau of Motor Vehicles’ discount day at the Indiana State Fair is Thursday, Aug., 9 when visitors will receive half-price admission at the gate when presenting printed ticket vouchers, which can be downloaded at www.bmv.com. The BMV’s branch at the fair can be used to complete routine transactions and learn about motorcycle safety and training courses. Bulletin Boards are $10 per posting, or free with the purchase of advertising. To place a listing or for more information, call 317-7810023 or email Scott.Mohr@southsidervoice.com.