St. Mary Orthodox Church, 102 E. Broadway St., Greenwood, will host a festival from noon-7:30 p.m. Saturday and from noon-6 p.m. Sunday. The event, which will go on rain or shine, will feature live music, arts and crafts, holiday gift items, a silent auction, ethnic and American food and baked goods. Parking is available at Isom Elementary.
Benefit Dinner and Auction
Greenwood United Methodist Church, 525 N. Madison Ave., will host its annual Holy Cow dinner and silent auction from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday. A benefit for Greenwood’s public elementary schools, the dinner will feature spaghetti, garlic bread, a salad, a dessert and a beverage. Cost is $3 per child age 10 and under, $8 per adult. Info: 317-881-1653 or www.greenwoodumc.org.
Retired Educators Meet for Lunch
The Perry Township Retired Teachers Association will meet for lunch Tuesday, Oct. 2, at MCL Restaurant & Bakery, 3630 S. East St. A social runs from 10:45-11:15 a.m. before going through the food line. A short business meeting at noon will be followed by a presentation from Kyle Hunter from Hunter Estate and Elder Law. Info: Anne Sanders Anderson at 317-340-4527.
Abstract Art Show
Some of the country’s finest examples of contemporary art will be displayed at the National Abstract Art Exhibition XIV, which runs Oct. 5-27 at the Garfield Park Art Center, 2432 Conservatory Dr. The opening reception and awards ceremony is from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission is free. Info: 317-3277135.
Authors Will Visit Library
Greenwood Library, 310 S. Meridian St., will host its sixth author fair from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. The event will serve to introduce residents to local writers from a variety of genres. “I’m always amazed at the talented writers we have right here in Indiana and how many different genres they write in,” reference librarian Sheila Harmon said. “I get excited for them and for our public to discover them.” The fair will also give participants the opportunity to learn about local writing organizations.
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