Film historian Eric Grayson will screen the 1924 silent film, Terror, at 7 p.m. on Saturday at Garfield Park Arts Center, 2432 Conservatory Drive. Pianist Roger Lippincott will play a live score on piano. Terror features actors Pearl White (1889-1938) in her last film and Robert Lee. She plays the daughter of a professor who developed a revolutionary burglar alarm that is stolen. The film is presented on real projectors. Admission is $5 per person. Parking is free. For info, visit www.gpacarts.org.
BEECH GROVE COMMUNITY FAIR
The fourth annual community fair unfolds at Beech Grove Middle School on March 16 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The fair has free health screenings, local vendors, kids zone, entertainment and product demonstrations. Admission is free. The community fair is supported by the Greater Beech Grove Chamber of Commerce, Franciscan Health and Pro Resources Staffing.
Paper shredding and appliance recycling will be April 6, 9 a.m.- noon, behind Beech Grove City Hall, 806 Main Street. Assistance will be available.
MEMORIAL MASS, CARD PARTY PLANNED
A memorial Mass for deceased members of the Ave Maria Guild of St. Paul Hermitage will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, at the hermitage’s chapel, 501 N. 17th Ave., Beech Grove. The guild’s meeting follows at 12:30 p.m., during which the March 29 card party will be planned. Those attending are asked to bring a sack lunch.
WOMEN WILL HOST LUNCHEON
The American Association of University Women, the League of Women Voters and Church Women United will host their annual luncheon from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, March 15, at North United Methodist Church, 3808 N. Meridian St. Clifton Snorten, the project director of All Souls’ summer program, will be the speaker. No registration is required, and guests are welcome.
INDY PARKS PROGRAMS
The Spring Bulb Show at the Garfield Park Conservatory, 2505 Conservatory Drive, runs through Friday. Visitors will enjoy an array of colorful flowers, including unique hybrids of tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and more. Admission is $4 per individual, $10 for families (two adults maximum). Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The bulbs go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday. Southeastway Park, 5624 Carroll Road, is offering a program throughout March where groups can witness the process of making natural maple syrup. Call 317-327-4834 to reserve a spot.
LAWN CARE CLASSES
Master gardener Dick Huber will conduct free classes on spring lawn care at 2 p.m. Monday, March 25, at Community Hospital South, 1402 E. County Line Road (call 1-800-777-7775 to register), and at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at Greenwood Library, 310 S. Meridian St. (317- 885-5036). Huber will discuss mowing techniques, the proper timing for pre-emergent crabgrass herbicide, broadleaf weed control, aeration, fertilization and more.
RECYCLE ELECTRONICS, SMALL APPLIANCES
Old electronics can be recycled at the Indianapolis Zoo, 1200 W. Washington St., from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 16. Computers, printers, scanners, copiers, video game systems, cellphones and tablets, will be accepted free of charge. A $10 processing fee will apply to all televisions and monitors. Other acceptable items include telephone systems, VCRs/DVDs, all batteries, fax machines, keyboards, satellite components, small appliances and microwave ovens. Large appliances will not be accepted. Info: 317-630-3265.
DINNER PROGRAM FOR VETERANS U.S.
Navy Lt. Cmdr. James Patton, who served as a military trainer in Afghanistan, will speak about the commissioning of the USS New York and share pictures when Christ Our Shepherd Church of the Brethren, 857 N. State Road 135, Greenwood, hosts a dinner program all military personnel at 5 p.m. Reservations are not needed. Info: 317- 416-7888.
APPLICATIONS FOR GOVERNOR’S FELLOWSHIP
College graduates have until Sunday, March 31 to apply for a 2019- 20 Governor’s Fellowship, which provides a unique look at state government. The paid, full-time positions are open to those who received their bachelor’s degrees in fall 2018 or will this spring. Info: www. in.gov/gov/fellowship.htm or call Katie Gilson at 317-232-4567.
State Reps. Cindy Kirchhofer and Mike Speedy and Sen. Aaron Freeman will host a town hall meeting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Franklin Road Library, 5550 S. Franklin Road, to provide an update on the legislative session. “Town halls are one of the best places to share opinions and ask questions about legislation,” Kirchhofer said. “There is a lot of work being accomplished at the Statehouse, and anyone interested in learning about potential new laws should stop by.” Those unable to attend can still provide input by calling 317-232-9600.
VIRGINIA AVENUE WILL BE CLOSED FOR ONE WEEK
Beginning on or after Monday, March 18, Virginia Avenue will be closed for one week to through traffic for approximately 150 feet just north of Woodlawn Avenue for the Red Line project. The closure will allow contractors to pour station foundations and reinforce bus pads. The Indianapolis Cultural Trail, sidewalks, and business drives will remain open for business access.
INPUT SOUGHT FOR NEW WEST PERRY BRANCH LIBRARY
The public can provide input for a new West Perry Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library on Wednesday, March 13, and Thursday, April 11, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Meridian Woods Park Clubhouse, 6760 Yellowstone Parkway. Led by project architects from Schmidt Associates and HBM Architects, the meetings will solicit citizen comments on the design of the $9.2 million branch to be located near Harding Street and Southport Road, as well as services to be offered. The 25,000-squarefoot library, scheduled to open in 2021, will fill a large geographical gap in service for south Marion County residents. Info: 317-275-4012 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.