Film historian Eric Grayson will screen the 1939 film, Made for Each Other, Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Garfield Park Arts Center, 2432 Conservatory Drive. The film is shown with real projectors. This month’s vintage movie night selection features ambitious young lawyer John Mason (James Stewart) who cuts short his honeymoon with new wife Jane (Fort Wayne’s Carole Lombard) when his curmudgeonly boss, Judge Doolittle (Charles Coburn), demands he return to work. According to Grayson, when tragedy strikes the young couple, John finds he must beg his recalcitrant boss for the money to save the day. The film also features Ruth Weston and Donald Briggs. Grayson also will show a short film from his collection. Admission is $5 with $1 concessions. Parking is free. Info: visit www.gpacarts.org. or call 317-327-7135.
The Ancient Order of Hibernians, local Kerry Barry Division, will rededicate a monument in St. Joseph’s Cemetery honoring an all-Irish Civil War regiment in ceremonies Saturday at 10:30 a.m., with the St. Patrick’s Day Rogues Pipes and Drums. The event is open to the public. The monument, consisting of a southern Indiana limestone block and a granite boulder unearthed from the cemetery, is a reminder of the sacrifices of the early Irish of Indiana. It was originally erected in 2000 and dedicated in 2005. The 35th Indiana Volunteer Infantry included the 1st Irish Regiment of Indiana that was involved in major battles at Stone’s River, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, Atlanta and Nashville. St. Joseph’s Cemetery is at 435 W. Troy Ave. Info: 317-538-2736.
RIBBON CUTTING AT NEW CLINIC
A new Adult & Health facility will open Thursday, May 23 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. at its new clinic at 234 E. Southern Ave. The ceremony will be followed by tours and refreshments. The nonprofit health care agency provides life-enhancing physical, social and behavioral services.
Former professional wrestling champion Marc Mero will be the keynote speaker for the 11th annual Youth Connections breakfast of champions at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 5 at Compass Park in Franklin. Mero will talk about the importance of the Safe Place program as well as the other programs offered by Youth Connections in Johnson, Brown and Morgan counties. Compass Park community center is at 690 State St., Franklin. Tickets and info call 317-738-3273 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ISO SOUTH GROUP STYLE SHOW
The South Group of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Association presents its annual meeting, luncheon and style show, Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Schwitzer Student Center at the University of Indianapolis. “Springtime in Hawaii” is the event’s theme. A silent auction of gift certificates from restaurants and businesses, musical entertainment and a fashion show are part of the event. Cost is $40 adults, $10 children, and $55 patron. Proceeds provide support for ISO’s education programs including the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra (grades K-12), discovery concerts (grades 3-6), teddy bear series for preschool and kindergarten pupils, symphony in color (grades 1-6), side by side concert with high school musicians, and the Michael Ben and Illene Komisarow Maurer young musicians contest. Info and tickets, call 317-696-8999, 317-502-1011, or 317-627-9495.
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.
Program Covers Self-management of Diabetes
The Marion County Health Department’s ABCs of Diabetes, a free four-part program that covers the self-management of the disease, will be offered from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in June at Southport Library, 2630 E. Stop 11 Road. Topics of discussion will include diet, medications and exercise. Call 317-221-2094 or visit marionhealth.org/diabetes to register.
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, May 21-23, at Southport Library, 2630 E. Stop 11 Road. Appointments are not required. Info: Pauline Ulrey at 317-374-7294 or AJ Johnson at 317-250-3556.
All Quilters Can Attend Meeting
The Quilters Guild of Indianapolis South welcomes quilters of all experience levels to its meeting at noon Thursday, May 23, at Friedens United Church of Christ, 8300 S. Meridian St. Indianapolis. Those attending can bring their first or most recent quilts and and will be asked to explain how they got started. Everyone is asked to wear violet as the color of the month. Info: http://www.quiltguildindy.net.
Society Seeking Artifacts
The Indiana Historical Society is seeking artifacts to be included in its project celebrating the bicentennial of Indianapolis (1820-2020). The society’s goal is to identify the people, places and events that have shaped the city over the past 200 years. Many of these documents, oral histories and photographs will be processed and digitized. Efforts to locate new material are underway, with several items identified by project coordinator Jordan Ryan. He recently met with descendants of John McCormick, known as the first white settler of Indianapolis, about a ledger that while known to exist has never been available to the public. Info: Ryan at email@example.com or call 317-232-1882.
Flowers Going in at Sunken Garden
If the planting is not underway yet, it will begin any day as the Garfield Park staff begins working on the flower display at the Sunken Garden, 2505 Conservatory Drive. Beginning Saturday, the garden’s hours will be extended to 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-10 p.m. Sunday. Current hours are 10 a.m-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Upcoming events at the park include the Master Gardeners’ plant sale on Saturday, conservatory tours May 25 and a bonsai show June 1 and 2. Call Elizabeth Schleicher at 317-327-7183 for more information on these programs and others.
Parks Department Offers Programs
A CPR/AED training program will be offered by the Beech Grove Fire Department from noon-4 p.m. Saturday at Hornet Park Community Center, 5245 Hornet Ave. The certification course costs $30; the noncertification one is $10. Register at https://bit.ly/2Dj77ON. Yoga classes are offered at 6 p.m. every Thursday for $5. The Parks Department will host a free dinner and open mike night at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at Hornet Park Community Center. Weekly summer camps will be offered for $70 a week and include breakfast, snacks and lunch. Beech Grove’s annual Senior Block Party will run from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, at 330 Churchman Ave. Info: 317-778-4986.