Books Unlimited, 2629 Shelby St., is holding a going-out-of-business sale through Sunday. All books – about 10,000 – DVDs and CDs will be marked down 70 percent. Bookcases and shelving will also be sold.
Breakfast With Santa, Craft Show
The PTA of Rise Learning Center, 5391 Shelby St., will host its annual craft show and breakfast with Santa on Saturday. Breakfast and pictures with the jolly, bearded gent will be available from 8:30-10:30 a.m. for $3; the show runs from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Bazaar, Chili Luncheon and Santa
Holy Name Church will host its annual holiday bazaar, chili luncheon and visit from Santa from noon-4:30 p.m. Sunday at its Parish Life Center, 21 N. 16th Ave., Beech Grove.
Wrestling Shows Are Free With Toy Donation
Indianapolis Championship Wrestling will host toy drives during its shows at 6 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. 2-16, at Fox Club Apartments, 4401 S. Keystone Ave. Those who donate a gently used or new toy will be admitted free. The toys will be given to needy children. Info: 317-617-9947.
Animator Will Exhibit Work From Cartoon Series
“The Beatles Cartoon Art Show,” an exhibit featuring the work of Ron Campbell, will be showcased Friday-Sunday at the Art Bank Gallery, 811 Massachusetts Ave., with a reception from 6-9 p.m. Friday. Campbell directed “The Beatles,” a Saturday morning cartoon series that aired from 1965-69, and was the animator for the Beatles film “Yellow Submarine.” The exhibit will also include paintings from his career in animation, which included the TV shows “Scooby Doo,” “The Flintstones” and “The Jetsons.” Info: www.beatlescartoonartshow.com/.
Evaluating the Impact of Historic Preservation
Donovan Rypkema, a Washington, D.C.-based economist, will lecture on “The Value and Values of Preservation” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Indiana Landmarks Center, 1201 Central Ave. His free presentation will touch on the ways revitalized historic buildings and districts affect a community. RSVP at 317-639-4534 or www.preservationvaluetalk.eventbrite.com.
Explore Educational Concepts in an Interactive Way
Greenwood Public Library, 310 S. Meridian St., will host its first makerspace for teens at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6. Makerspace programs allow people to get creative with do-it-yourself projects while inventing new ones and sharing ideas. Participants use 3-D printers, soldering irons, sewing, circuitry and other materials to promote concepts. Visit www.greenwoodlibrary.us to register for the free program.
Used Musical Instruments Being Collected
The Franklin Symphonic Council, whose mission is to promote the participation, enjoyment and appreciation of music for children and adults, is collecting used instruments. The instruments will be refurbished and donated to the Franklin Community Middle School band program for students who wish to participate but cannot afford their own instruments. Info: Karen Sanders at 317-437-0631.
Remembering Our Loved Ones
Some of our loved ones may be deceased, but their memories endure within us. That’s why Franciscan Visiting Nurse Service St. Francis Hospice is hosting Season of Sharing: Christmas Remembrance at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at Southport Presbyterian Church, 7525 McFarland Blvd. The program will offer families a chance to share an anecdote or memory about loved ones. Those attending are encouraged to bring photos of their loved ones and display them on the table of honor, and Christmas carols will be sang. Info: Karla Riggs Norton at 317-528-2636.