The Purdue Bell Choir will perform a free concert at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Center United Methodist Church, 5445 Bluff Road. A freewill offering will be taken to defray the cost of the choir’s transportation.
Rummage Sale at Holy Name
The Altar Society of Holy Name Catholic Church will hold its annual fall rummage sale from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Parish Life Center, 21 N. 16th St. The sale will feature linens, knickknacks, cloths, electronics, dishes, jewelry and more.
Youth Basketball Clinic Children
ages 7-16 are welcome to participate in the E3 Basketball Academy from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Keenan-Stahl Boys & Girls Club, 1949 E. Troy Ave. The academy, designed to enhance the skills of players, is operated by former collegiate standout Eric Gordon Sr., whose son Eric Jr. played at Indiana University before being drafted by the Houston Rockets in the NBA. The cost to attend is the contribution of a nonperishable food item or a monetary donation, all of which will benefit the club’s pantry. Info: Bob White at 317-220-2172.
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 3932 MiCasa Ave., off Gray Road just north of Southport Road, will host a fall festival and picnic from 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. Look here next week for more details.
Trunk or Treat
Center United Methodist Church, 5445 Bluff Road, will host a trunk or treat event from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21. In addition to candy, there will be free food and drinks.
Indy Mega-Adoption Event
More than 1,000 dogs and cats from 29 shelters and rescue organizations will be up for adoption at the Indy Mega-Adoption event, which runs from noon-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. The animals are fixed, vaccinated and microchipped. The adoption fee is $30, and pets will go home with their new owners the same day. “This is our 10th adoption event in five years, resulting in the adoptions of approximately 7,000 animals,” said event organizer Megan Bennett. Admission is free; parking is $5 at the fairgrounds.
Forum Will Showcase School Board Candidates
Candidates for the three board seats up for election in Center Grove Schools will participate in a panel discussion at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at Center Grove High School, 2717 S. Morgantown Road, Greenwood. The candidates –Scott Alexander, Hunter Haskell, Joe Hubbard, Adam Norman and Jack Russell – will share their views regarding current issues and needs facing the district as well as their goals and objectives to improve teaching and learning.
Church Will Give Away Baked Goods
St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 2560 S. Villa Ave., will give away baked goods from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, or until the supply runs out.
It’s Easy to Discard Toxic Waste
The Indianapolis Department of Public Works will conduct a ToxDrop from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Perry Township Government Center, 4925 Shelby St. In addition, the refuse can be dropped off at 1725 S. West St. from 9-11 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Suitable materials include antifreeze, paint, brake fluid, batteries, drain and toilet bowl cleaners, fluorescent light bulbs, adhesives, pesticides, pool chemicals, thermometers and used motor oil.
Support Group for Veterans
Warrior’s Hope, an organization that assists veterans and activeduty personnel in finding positive methods to deal with the issues that trigger combat-related imagery or trauma, meets from 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at 444 N. Madison Ave., Greenwood.
Free Vision Screenings
The Southport Lions Club will offer free vision screenings to children ages 1-6 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 1618, at Southport Library, 2630 E. Stop 11 Road. Info: AJ Johnson at 317-250-3556.
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.