Monument Star chapter of the American Business Women’s Association will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at the Italian Gardens Restaurant, 8336 E. Washington St. Ladies interested in joining the group are encouraged to attend the meeting. Info: Susan Stout at 317-241-1221.
Ladies Luncheon, Silent Auction
The Indy South Christian Women’s Club will host a luncheon and a silent auction of gift baskets from noon-1:45 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Johnathan Byrd’s Cafeteria, I-65 and Main Street, Greenwood. Susan Miller will offer an inspirational message: “What If I Live To Be 100.” The cost is $12, and reservations should be called to Nancy at 317-787-2846 by Monday, Nov. 14.
The Perry Township Education Foundation’s Crafts and More Show will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Perry Meridian Middle School, 202 W. Meridian School Road. Admission is $3, $2 with a canned food item for Hunger Inc. Children ages 12 and under will be admitted free.
The sixth annual Turkey Burn on Thanksgiving Day will feature 1.5-mile and 5 and 10K runs at Craig Park, 10 E. Smith Valley Road, Greenwood. The event is in memory of Jamie Sue Ramey, who died of cancer in 2012. All proceeds will be used to offset the educational expenses of her four sons. Sponsorships are available and range from $100 to $500, and Turkey Burn apparel can be purchased. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.racemaker.org/event/turkeyburn for more information.
Christmas Portraits Available
A variety of portrait packages, including those with Christmas and traditional scenes, will be available when Boy Scout Troop 96 holds photo sessions from 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday at Edgewood United Methodist Church, 1820 E. Epler Ave. The Scouts won’t make any money off the packages, but they will be selling picture frames and crafts and taking orders for Christmas fruit baskets. Info: Kadie Leach at 317-518-4237.
Artisan Holiday Market
Artists and craftsmen from throughout the Midwest will display their wares when Delta Theta Tau chapter of Nu Tau holds its 41st annual Artisan Holiday Market from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, at Beech Grove High School, 5330 Hornet Ave. Proceeds will benefit the group’s philanthropic work, for which it is well-known. Admission is $2, and lunch will be available.
Calvary Lutheran Church & School, 6111 Shelby St., will host its 49th annual holiday bazaar from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. There will be a silent auction, a bake sale and attic treasures for sale. Breakfast and lunch will be served.
Christmas Bazaar and Chili Luncheon
Holy Name Church will host a holiday bazaar and chili luncheon from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 (lunch 11 a.m.-4 p.m.), at its Parish Life Center, 21 N. 16th Ave., Beech Grove. The event will feature crafts, baked goods and a raffles for $300, $200, $100 and a $100 Meijer gift card. Vendor space is available by calling 317-784-6860 or emailing email@example.com.
Avon Products Displayed
An Avon Christmas showcase will run from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Bethany Christian Church, 4727 S. Sherman Drive, where skin care and makeup workshops will be held at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., respectively.
Coping With the Holidays
A free program on how to get through the holidays will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, and Thursday, Dec. 15, at New Day Counseling and Education Services, 494 S. Emerson Ave., Suite B, Greenwood. Topics of discussion will include helping children cope with the holidays, how to not become overwhelmed with holiday preparations, keeping traditions or starting new ones and how to include the memory of loved ones during festive occasions. Reservations or information: 317-884-9793.
Dogs, Cats Can Be Adopted for $15
Because it’s operating at capacity, Indianapolis Animal Care Services, 2600 S. Harding St., is running a $15 adoption special on all cats and dogs this month. Each animal is spayed or neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. For people unable to adopt, foster programs are available. The shelter is open from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Info: Susan Hobbs at 317-327-1460 or email Susan.Hobbs@indy.gov.
Town Hall Meeting
Beech Grove will host a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Hornet Park Community Center, 5245 Hornet Ave. The agenda will include updates on the Churchman Avenue sidewalk project, Arlington/Churchman Avenue roundabout, greenway construction and the road assessment plan.
Screening and Discussion About End-of-life Care
A screening of the PBS documentary “Being Mortal” and a discussion with health-care professionals about the shared responsibilities of end-of-life care will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Community Hospital South, 1402 E. County Line Road. The documentary explores the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness and their relationships with the physicians who treat them.
Council on Aging Will Meet
The Johnson County Council on Aging will hold a strategic planning meeting from 2-4 Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Greenwood Village South’s main building, 295 Village Lane, off Madison Avenue and south of Main Street. The council welcomes input on how it can provide more services to area seniors, including those in southern Marion County.
Packing Meals for the Hungry
Pack Away Hunger, 5230 Park Emerson Drive, Suite A, will host its annual meal packing event from 10-11 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, and from 10-11 a.m. and noon-1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25. Each participant will pack 200 meals for area food pantries. Register at www.packawayhunger.org.
It’s National Novel Writing Month
As part of November being National Novel Writing Month, Greenwood Library, 310 S. Meridian St., is hosting a creative writing project in which it is trying to get people of all ages to write a 50,000-word novel. Workshops to help with the writing process will be held from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays throughout the month. Local author Saundra Mitchell will be on hand Tuesday, Nov. 15, to offer words of encouragement to aspiring writers. Info: 317-881-1853.
License Branches Closed on Veterans Day
Bureau of Motor Vehicles license branches will be closed Friday in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. Regular hours will resume Saturday.