The Greater Greenwood Community Band will present a free Halloween concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at Greenwood High School, 615 W. Smith Valley Road. Utilizing special effects and with the musicians and dancers in full costumes, the performance will feature a variety of haunting arrangements, including “Music for a Darkened Theater,” “Dr. Rockenstein,” “Jurassic Park” and others. Those attending are welcome to wear costumes.
Greenwood Library, 310 S. Meridian St., is sponsoring a Halloween party from noon-3 p.m. Saturday. Events include trick-or-treating, crafts, a mad scientist lab for the children and Harry Potter movies. Costumes are encouraged for the free event, which doesn’t require registration.
Trunk-or-treating at State Fairgrounds
The 23rd trunk-or-treating event at the Indiana State Fairgrounds will be held from 5-7 Wednesday, Oct. 31. The program, open to children ages 12 and under who are accompanied by an adult, provides families a safe place to spend Halloween. Visitors are asked to enter through Gate 1 off 38th Street and follow the signs to Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion. Info: 317-927-7500.
Trunk-or-treating at Southport Park
Southport’s annual trunk or treat program will be held from 4-7 p.m. Sunday at Southport Park, 6901 Derbyshire Road. Children in costumes will receive candy and other treats.
The Edelweiss Restaurant at German Park, 8600 S. Meridian St., is hosting a zombie fest from 5-10 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature costume contests, face painting, children’s treat bags, a German buffet, German beer specials and live music from Polkamotion. The cost is $7.50 per preteen, $15 for all others. Info: 317-888-6940.
Hours for Trick-or-treating in Indianapolis
Trick-or-treat hours in Indianapolis will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31. The Metropolitan Indianapolis Police Department will have extra patrols and enforcement in neighborhoods during those times. Children can receive treats from the South District Headquarters, 1150 Shelby St., from 3-7 p.m.
The Garfield Park Conservatory, 2505 Conservatory Drive, will be transformed into a haunted greenhouse from 5:30-8:30 p.m. today and Thursday. Admission is $2.
Donate Blood and Get a T-shirt
People who donate blood to the Indiana Blood Center’s Greenwood branch, 879 S. U.S. 31, through Oct. 31 will get a “Starve a Vampire: Give Blood” T-shirt while supplies last. Donors must be in generally good health, at least 17 years old (16 with parental consent) and weigh a minimum of 110 pounds. Appointments can be made by calling 317916-5150.