IndyTeleData, which provides IT support services for small and medium-size businesses, is hosting a customer appreciation open house from 4-7 p.m. Saturday at 5144 Madison Ave, where guests will be treated to food, drinks and prizes. RSVP to www.indyteledata.com.
Oktoberfest at Emmaus Lutheran Church
Oktoberfest will be celebrated by Emmaus Lutheran Church, 1224 Laurel St., from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6. The event, part of the church’s outreach programs, will feature games and free bratwursts, hotdogs and pretzels.
Sale Will Benefit Ministry
Center United Methodist Church, 5445 Bluff Road, will host a trash-to-treasures sale from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday for the Centered Around Christ Homeless Ministry.
Veterans Serve Breakfast
Greenwood Veterans of Wars Post 5864, 333 S. Washington St., serves breakfast from 8-10:30 a.m. every Saturday. Omelets, eggs, bacon, biscuits and sausage gravy, potatoes, toast, mush, pancakes and coffee are available. Meals cost $8 to $8.50; items can be purchased ala carte. Info: 317-888-2488.
Show Promises to be a Gem for Stone, Jewelry Collectors
The 19th annual Indianapolis Fall Bead, Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show runs from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at the Indiana State Fairgrounds Agriculture/Horticulture Building, 1202 E. 38th St. In addition to fine gems and beads, the event will feature jewelry makers, goldsmiths, silversmiths and classes in bead stringing and lampwork bead making. Admission is $5 and good for all three days, with ages 15 and under admitted free. Info: 504-384-6047 or www.toteshows.com.
Retired Teachers Will Meet
The Perry Township Retired Teachers Association will meet at 10:45 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at MCL Restaurant & Bakery, 3660 S. East St. A brief social will be followed by lunch and a short business meeting. The guest speaker is Mike McQuillen, a graduate of Perry Meridian High School and an Indianapolis City-County councilor. He will talk about his extensive political memorabilia collection and his experiences on the council.
Bingo at VFW
The auxiliary of Greenwood Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5864, 333 S. Washington St., will host an evening of bingo at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Participants must be at least 18. Info: 317-888-2488.
Learn How Detectives Solve Crimes
A community conversation outlining the role the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department’s homicide branch plays in solving violent crimes will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Indiana University Fairbanks Hall, 340 W. 10th St. Participants will learn about the investigative process from detectives’ responses to scenes to court proceedings.
Nursing Recruitment Fair
Eskenazi Health, 720 Eskenazi Ave., will host a nursing recruitment fair from 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 720 Eskenazi Ave. The fair is targeting new or soon-to-be nursing graduates in all areas of the system, but all are welcome. Register at www.EskenaziHealth.edu/Careers.
Board of Education Meetings, Work Sessions
The Perry Township Board of Education meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Monday of each month except for the first Monday in October at the Perry Township Education Center, 6548 Orinoco Ave. Public work sessions are held at 6 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month except for July and December.
Senior Community Hosting Oktoberfest
Altenheim Family-first Senior Living, 3525 E. Hanna Ave., will host its annual Oktoberfest from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. The free event will feature bratwursts, hot dogs, sauerkraut, potato salad, strudel, a bake sale and a silent auction. Guests can tour the grounds and the facility, which offers a variety of living options and health-care services.
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