The Perry Township Education Foundation’s eighth annual Coach Hathaway’s Running South is Saturday, Sept. 22, at Southport High School’s Cardinal Stadium. The event will feature 10K, 5K and 1-mile races, a kiddie romp and a health fair. Sponsorships ranging from $200 to $5,000 are available. Visit www.ptef.org or call 317-789-2395 for more information or to register.
Artists’ Work Will Be Displayed
An open house to view original artwork and framed prints by Jeff Thomas and Bernie Price will be held from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Biltwell Event Center, 950 S. White River Parkway West Drive.
Women’s Health Fair Will Provide Free Screenings
Eskenazi Health will host a women’s health fair from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, on the fifth floor of the Sandra Eskenazi Outpatient Care Center, 720 Eskenazi Ave. In addition to blood sugar and osteoporosis screenings, breast and cervical screenings will be available to those who do not have insurance. Call 317-880-6050 to schedule a time.
Art Fair Has Something for Everyone
Art Squared, a one-day event that features a painting contest, an art fair, a parade and a block party, runs from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday on Virginia Avenue between Prospect Street and Woodlawn Avenue in Fountain Square. First prize in the contest is $1,000 with $500 going to second place and $350 for third place. Info: www.DiscoverFountainSquare.com.
Public Safety Career Day at IUPUI
IUPUI’S School of Public and Environmental Affairs, 801 W. Michigan St., will host its annual Public Safety Career Day from noon-3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26. The event will feature the landing of helicopters, including a Black Hawk, more than 25 public safety agencies, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department’s mounted patrol, canine officers, ladder trucks and much more.
Learn About Health Benefits
A representative from MDwise Health Benefits Connection will be on hand from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays, Sept. 14 and 28 at the Perry Township trustee’s office, 4825 Shelby St., to answer questions about MDwise’s health plans.
Two Youth Volunteers Will Win $1,000 Each
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards is looking for Indiana’s top two youth volunteers of the year. Students in Grades 5-12 who have made meaningful contributions to their communities within the past 12 months can apply at www.nassp.org/spirit through Nov. 6. Each winner will receive $1,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., with a parent for four days of recognition events May 4-7.
UIndy’s Performing Arts Season
The University of Indianapolis’ fall performing arts season kicks off with a concert Monday. The performance will feature five-time Grammy winner Raymond Leppard conducting violinist Joana Genova, sopranist Kathleen Hacker, mezzo-sopranist Mitzi Westra, baritonist Daniel Narducci and the university’s festival orchestra and choral ensembles through a series of works by Bach, Mozart and Britten. Other highlights are the rare exhibition of the artwork of Wilbur D. Peat through Oct. 5; the UIndy Jazz Faculty debut Sept. 24; Indianapolis Quartet Oct. 1; Kellogg Writers Series fiction reading by John Jodzio Oct. 3; and pianist Drew Peterson Oct. 29. All the programs are free, and the concerts start at 7:30 p.m. at the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center, 1400 E. Hanna Ave. Info: www.events.uindy.edu.