Lynda.com, a new online learning option, is available at Greenwood Public Library. The site hosts more than 3,000 courses, which cover a variety of topics that can help patrons pursue personal and professional goals. The courses are delivered by expert instructors and feature searchable transcripts that make it easy to find quick answers to questions. Anyone with a Greenwood Library card can access the site via www.greenwoodlibrary. Info: 317-885-5036.
Free Lawn Care Classes
Ready or not, the grass will be growing soon. And that’s why Dick Huber, a master gardener, is hosting free lawn care classes. Huber will discuss the best mowing techniques, proper timing for pre-emergent crabgrass herbicide, broadleaf weed control, aeration, fertilizing and more. The first class is from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, at Greenwood Library, 310 S. Meridian St. Register atwww.greenwoodlibrary.us or by calling 317-885-5036. The second class will run from 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 22, at Community Hospital South, 1402 E. County Line Road. Call 1-800-777-7775 to register.
Registration for Baxter YMCA’s Preschool
Registration for students new to Baxter YMCA’s preschool begins Monday. The program, designed for children ages 2-5, is offered in the morning and afternoons for two, three, four or five days a week. The program also includes gym time and special events throughout the school year. All classes are held at the Y, 7900 Shelby St. Info: Kenny Daniels at 317-865-6473.
Gardening Program at Bethany Lutheran Church
A series of gardening workshops at Bethany Lutheran Church, 4702 S. East St., begins with a community meal at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 6. Subsequent classes, designed for beginning or experienced gardeners, are March 27, April 10 and 24 and May 1 and 22. There will be individual plots and community garden space available at the church. Since the area is not supported by an active neighborhood association, the workshops in April will also focus on concerns of residents. “We hope to build the community through gardening,” said Bruce Bye,” who is helping to organize the program. “We will offer free baby-sitting, and children are welcome to participate.” Info: 317-783-7283.
World Day of Prayer
Sporting the theme of “All God’s creation is very good,” World Day of Prayer will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at Center United Methodist Church, 5445 Bluff Road, and 2 p.m. Saturday at First Christian Church, 75 N. 10th Ave. Beech Grove. The program material was prepared by the women of Suriname, a small country on the northeastern coast of South America.
What Role Has Housing Played in Indy’s Development
Julian Castro, former secretary of housing and urban development, and Carolyn Coleman, former deputy mayor of Indianapolis, will discuss the role housing has played in shaping Indianapolis’ growth when the Richard M. Fairbanks Symposium on Civic Leadership takes place at 8 a.m. Friday at Schwitzer Student Center at the University of Indianapolis. The program will tackle the major housing issues facing Indianapolis. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uindy-fairbanks-symposium-featuring-julian-castro-former-secretary-of-housing-and-urban-development-tickets-41981527880#tickets.
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