Farmers market at 525 N. Madison Ave. in Greenwood Is now open each Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon. Local growers have a variety of vegetables, fruits, and herbs for sale plus flowers, baked goods, and more. The market is in the spacious parking lot of Greenwood United Methodist Church.
GREENWOOD SENIOR EXPO
The 24th annual Senior Expo unfolds Thursday, May 11, 9 a.m. to noon, at the Greenwood Community Center, 100 Surina Way. Health and living information for the public plus free health screenings. The Social of Greenwood is the event host. Admission is free. Info: thesocialofgreenwood.org.
CAREER CENTER AT GARFIELD PARK LIBRARY
Adults needing help with a resume, searching for a job or career online or filling out an online job application can participate in a career center at the Garfield Park branch library Thursday, May 11, 10 a.m. to noon. Free one-on-one assistance available. The library is at 2502 Shelby St. Info: indypl.org.
DECATUR LIBRARY GRAFITTI ART
A unique workshop featuring the genre of graffiti is for teens and adults Thursday, May 11, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Decatur branch library, 5301 Kentucky Ave. Labeled Street Art 101, the workshop includes different fonts and the use of stencils, pencils, sharpies, cardboard, fabrics, and spray paint. Ess McKee guides participants in their own “street art” creation. Registration required. Info: indypl.org.
BG CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LUNCHEON
Beech Grove City Schools Supt. Laura Hammack will be the speaker at the Greater Beech Grove Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday, May 11, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hornet Park Community Center. Luncheon cost is $15 per person. Hammack will present information about Beech Grove schools, including Hornet Park Early Education Center, Central and Hornet Park elementary schools, South Grove Intermediate School, middle school, and high school. Info: beechgrovechamber.org.
LADIES NIGHT: OH, WHAT A NIGHT
Ladies Night at Hornet Park Community Center in Beech Grove features the film, Jersey Boys, the story of the Four Seasons, Friday, May 12, 6:30 p.m. Ladies are urged to dress in ‘60’s attire for the dinner and movie. $5 per person. Register online or by email at: email@example.com.
BEECH GROVE CDFC FUN DAY
The Beech Grove Community Drug Free Coalition (CDCF) and the Beech Grove branch library are having a community-wide youth fun day Saturday, May 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the library, 1102 Main St. Youths can enjoy arts and crafts, painting, exotic animals and more. Also youths can learn about the risk of harm in using drugs and what to do to prevent substance use. Mayor Dennis Buckley also will proclaim National Prevention Week. Info: beechgrovecdfc.org.
BG PAPER SHREDDING
The next paper shredding, appliance recycling, and medicine disposal in Beech Grove is Saturday, May 13, 9 a.m. to noon behind City Hall, 806 Main Street. This event also includes syringe disposal and eyeglasses drop-off and is sponsored by Waste Management and Hanna’s Wrecker Service. Info: beechgrove.com.
FUN WITH REAL TRUCKS
Kids can have fun with real trucks at the Greenwood Department of Public Works parking lot Saturday, May 13, 9 a.m. to noon. Vehicles from the city’s array of trucks, fire safety to construction, will be on display for youngsters to enjoy. The facility is at 367 S. Washington St., Greenwood. Info: www.greenwood.in.gov.
A WALK THROUGH THE PARK
Patrons can join a park naturalist on a walk through Garfield Park in search of a variety of birds and wildlife Saturday, May 13 at 8:30 a.m. Registration required. Participants are urged to bring comfortable walking shoes and binoculars. Meet at the Garfield Park Conservatory and Gardens. Cost $5 per person. Info: garfieldgardensconservatory.org.
VINTAGE MOVIE NIGHT
Barbed Wire (1927), an American silent film about romance in World War I is the next film to be shown during Vintage Movie Night, Saturday, May 13, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Garfield Park Arts Center. Admission $5 at the door. Info: gpacarts.org.
GARFIELD PARK NEIGHBORS MEETING
The next Garfield Park neighborhood meeting will be Tuesday, May 16, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m, at Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St. Neighbors can obtain information about upcoming events and discuss neighborhood topics. Info: visit Facebook page of Garfield Park Neighbors Association.
CULTIVATION GARDEN CLUB
The garden club meets Thursday, May 18, 6 p.m., at St. John’s Church, U.S. 31 and Southport Road. Department of Natural Resources representative Brad Westrich speaks on managing pests in the garden. Info: call 317-889-2540.
GREENWOOD SHRED DAY
The Greenwood Library, 310 S. Meridian St., is the site of a community shredding day Saturday, May 20, 9 a.m. to noon. The public may bring papers that need to be shredded.
OIL PAINTINGS AT SALI
Former radio TV personality Leigh DeNoon Littiken has her oil paintings on display until May 27 at the Southside Art League’s Off Broadway Gallery, 299 E. Broadway Ave., Greenwood. She specializes in painting scenes of nature and the outdoors. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, closed Sunday through Tuesday. Info: southsideartleague.org.