Boomer, the mascot for the Indiana Pacers, will be the featured attraction when Greenwood Library hosts a fundraiser from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Greenwood Middle School, 523 S. Madison Ave. Boomer will demonstrate his dunking ability, sign autographs and pose for pictures. There will also be games and giveaways. Admission is $5. Info: 881-1953.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1530 Union St., is holding a street fair from 4-7 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature food, beverages, entertainment, bingo, children’s games and visits from McGruff the Crime Dog and representatives of IndyClaw Rescue and the Indianapolis Police and Fire departments.
Sale Will Feature Antiques, Art, Collectibles, Rummage Items
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 3932 MiCasa Ave., off Gray Road one block north of Southport Road, is holding a huge sale from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The sale will feature antiques, old books and posters, records, political items, doll clothes and accessories, art glass, toys, games, stamps and rummage items.
Political Collectors Convention
The Midwest Regional Political Collectors Convention will be held Thursday-Friday, Sept. 8-10, at LaQuinta Inns & Suites South, 5120 Victory Drive, off the 4500 block of South Emerson Avenue. Collectors and dealers of political memorabilia will spend the three days buying, selling, trading and discussing the growing hobby. The main show runs from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 10, with appraisals available at 11 a.m.; admission is $3. Some of the dealers will have their rooms open Sept. 8 and 9 for browsers. Info: Michael J. McQuillen at 374-1481.
Rummage and Bake Sale
Greenwood Presbyterian Church, 102 N. Main St., will host a rummage and bake sale from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.
Psychic Fair This Weekend
The Pyramid of Enlightenment Spiritual Center, 8101 E. Washington St., will host a psychic fair from noon-8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. There will be readers ($10 for 15 minutes) of all types, including astrology, clairvoyance, numerology, palmistry and tarot. Door prizes and aura pictures will also be available. Admission is $5; info: 889-7590.
Southport Class of 1960 Reunion
Southport High School’s Class of 1960 will hold its annual reunion Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9 and 10. Festivities will get underway Friday with the former classmates attending the Southport-Terre Haute football game; kick off is at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday a dinner will be held at the old high school at 7 p.m. Info: Fred Shonk at 371-7654.
The Central Indiana Writers’ Association is hosting its 20th annual short story contest through Oct. 17. First prize is $50, with the second- and third-place finishers receiving $30 and $20, respectively. Visit centralindianawritersassoc.org for all the details.
Benefit for Autism Foundation
Rob Dixon will be the featured musician when Jazz it Up for the Foundation for Autism Resources takes place from 7-10 Friday at Broadmoor Country Club, 2155 Kessler Blvd W. Drive. There will be a dinner and a silent auction. Tickets are $50 and available by calling 334-9327 or visiting www.autismresource.org/events.
Donations Accepted for Rummage Sale on Friday
The Ave Maria Guild of St. Paul Hermitage will host a rummage sale from 8:30-a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Grace Monastery, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove, where donations will be accepted from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. today and Thursday. Sale items will include children’s and adult clothing, purses, shoes, toys, small electrical and household items and pictures. Info: Vicki at 888-7625.
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