Garfield Christian Church, 1751 E. Walker Ave., is sponsoring a free health fair from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature screenings, coupons for lung and heart scans and basic health information.
Free Vision Screenings
The Southport Lions Club will provide free vision screenings to children ages 1-6 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, Sept. 17-19, at Southport Library, 2630 E. Stop 11 Road. Appointments are not required. Info: AJ Johnson at 317-250-3556 or email ladylion438@EarthLink.net.
The Nimble Thimbles Quilt Club of Johnson County is hosting a quilt show Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20 and 21, at the Johnson County Fairgrounds, 100 Fairground St., Franklin. Deborah Strain, a renowned artist and fabric designer, will be the guest speaker Friday. “I have always loved pattern, the more intricate the better,” she said. Info: Cora Beasley at 317-862-5262 or Donna McElwain at 317-862-5709.
Old-time Fabrics Displayed
A collection of fabrics from the 1790s to the 1930s will be displayed when the Quilters Guild of Indianapolis South meets at noon Thursday, Sept. 26, at Friedens United Church of Christ, 8300 S. Meridian St. Deb Geyer from the Quilters Hall of Fame will be the guest speaker. Those attending are asked to wear something blue-violet as it’s the theory color of the month. Info: http://www.quiltguildindy.net.
Reverse Raffle’s Prize Is $5,000
The Wishing Well Fund will host its annual reverse raffle from 1-6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at Primo South Banquet & Catering, 2615 National Ave. Tickets cost $100 and are good for the admission of four adults, dinner, wine, beer and soft drinks. The grand prize is $5,000. Info: Connie Dawson at 317-437-0504.
Southport Class of ‘79 Reunion
Southport High School’s Class of 1979 will hold its 40-year reunion from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at The Mucky Duck Pub, 4425 Southport Crossings Drive. Cost is $30. Info: Bob White at 317-220-2172.
PUBLIC HOUR OF PRAYER
In the wake of the numerous mass killings being experienced in the U.S., Greenwood Presbyterian is inviting the public to an hour of prayer Sunday at 3 p.m. The hour of prayer is multi-denominational and non-partisan. All are welcome. The church is at 102 W. Main St., in downtown Greenwood.
BEECH GROVE FALL FESTIVAL
The annual Beech Grove Fall Festival on Main Street between 3rd and 7th avenues, begins today (Wednesday) at 6 p.m. The festival features amusement rides by Poor Jacks Amusements, food by local vendors and not-for-profit groups, information displays, games, craft booths and live music. The annual parade is at 12 noon, Saturday on Main Street. The festival is presented by the Beech Grove Promoters Club. Hours are 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., through Friday and from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday. Admission is free. Info: www.bgpromoters.org.
COMMUNITY DINNER AND MOVIE NIGHT
A free community dinner and movie is on tap tonight at 5:30 p.m. at the Hornet Park Community Center 5245 Hornet Avenue, Beech Grove. The movie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, will be shown after the dinner provided by Second Helpings. Info: beechgrove.com.