Emmaus Lutheran Church, 1224 Laurel St., will host a cookout from 6-8 p.m. Friday (rain or shine). Everyone is welcome to enjoy some free food and fellowship.
Police Hosting Community Day at Garfield Park
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department’s Southeast District will host its annual Community Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday at Garfield Park, 2450 Shelby St. The free event will feature food, bounces, several IMPD specialty units and the giveaway of 40 children’s bicycles.
Your ‘Best Catch’ Could Win You a Fishing Trip
If you are an angler, the countdown is underway for the chance to win big. Showing off your “best catch” could land you a fishing trip with Mark Zona, former pro angler and host of “Zona’s Awesome Fishing Show.” Photos of any catch, past or recent, can be entered through May 31 at www.BoatUS.com/Catch. The winner, whose picture will be published in “BoatUS Magazine,” will be notified by June 8.
Indy 500 Postcards Will Be on Exhibit
Joe Seiter will display his collection of Indianapolis 500 postcards when the Perry Township/Southport Historical Society meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at the Perry Township Education Center, 6548 Orinoco Ave. Guests are welcome.
Seminar for Retirees and Those Nearing Retirement
“Fear of Outliving Money and Fundamentals for Investing Success,” a free workshop for retirees and those on the cusp of retiring, will be presented by Franciscan Senior Promise, 8788 Madison Ave., at 1 p.m. Friday, May 25. Topics of discussion include risk tolerance/time horizon, asset allocation and diversification, rebalancing financial portfolios and withdrawal rates. Register by calling 317-528-8277.
Southport Alums Hosting Golf Outing
Ray & Cindy Bertram’s Southport Alumni Outing will be held Monday, July 16, at The Legends Golf Club in Franklin. The cost is $95 per person, $380 per foursome and includes dinner. Dinner only costs $15, and sponsorships are available. Register online at http://getmeregis
tered.com/SouthportAlumniGolf. Info: Joe Mercer at 317-507-7760.
Chamber Will Host Golf Outing
The Greater Beech Grove Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual golf outing Friday, June 22, at Sarah Shank, 2901 S. Keystone Ave. The cost is $70 per person, $280 per foursome if registered before May 31. The cost includes breakfast, lunch, contests, beverages and door prizes. Organizers are holding a contest to create a logo for futures outings. Info: Renee Harlor at 317-800-8499 or email Info@BeechGroveChamber.org.
Programs, Plant Sale at Garfield Park
The Garfield Park Conservatory, 2400 Shelby St., hosts a variety of education and gardening programs for children and adults. New programs include nature and bird walks. The Garfield Park Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, and the park’s Master Gardener Association will host a plant sale from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. Info: 317-327-7183 or https://www.garfieldgardensconservatory.org/.
Church Serves Free Lunches
University Heights United Methodist Church, 4002 Otterbein Ave. and adjacent to the University of Indianapolis, will serve free lunches from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday.
Free Meals, Clothing and Hygiene Items
Free hot meals, clothing and hygiene products will be available from noon-2 p.m. Saturday at Calvary United Methodist Church, 725 S. State St.
Sudzfest, German Food and Music
The fourth annual Sudzfest will be held from 4-9 p.m. Saturday at German Park, 8600 S. Meridian St. The event will feature German food, craft breweries and a winery and musical entertainment from The Pushing Daisys Band and Ride That Train. Tickets are $5 in advance at eventbrite.com/sudzvest, $8 at the gate. Those under 21 will be admitted free.
Guide Highlights Johnson County Attractions
The “2018 Festival Country Indiana Activities Guide,” a comprehensive guide to Johnson County’s attractions, restaurants, hotels and more, is available. The free 52-page guide can be viewed at www.festivalcountryindiana.com/visitor-guide or picked up at the Franklin or Greenwood chambers of commerce.
Cash Available for Neighborhood Project
Do you have an idea that will make your neighborhood a healthier, happier and more resilient place to live? If so, the People’s Planning Academy invites you to submit your plan for a chance to win $2,500 to make it happen. Ideas for the Thriving Neighborhood Challenge, which is sponsored by the Department of Metropolitan Development, should be resident-led initiatives and submitted by June 22. Info: www.thriveindianapolis.com.
Bulletin Boards are $10 per posting, or free with the purchase of advertising. To place a listing or for more information, call 317-781-0023 or email Scott.Mohr@southsidervoice.com.