The Cultivating Garden Club topic is “Hummingbirds – Small but Mighty,” Thursday, Feb. 16, 6 p.m. at St. John’s Church, US 31 and Southport Road. The program is presented by Linia Rifia. Info: Diana Williams, 317-258-7916.
DEADLINE FOR MAYOR’S PRAYER BREAKFAST
The deadline to RSVP is Tuesday, Feb. 21 for the 32nd annual Greenwood Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast. The annual event will be Saturday, March 4, 8 a.m. at the Greenwood Fieldhouse, 411 S. Madison Ave. Seating is limited. $20 per person, gold table $300, silver table $200. RSVP, call Lee Money at 317-865-9607.
ASH WEDNESDAY DAY OF REFLECTION
Southsiders can begin their Lenten experience at the Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center with Sr. Susan Marie Lindstrom on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and discover how prayer, fasting, and service to others can lead to resurrection joy. Cost is $75, including lunch. The center is at 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove and is a ministry of the Sisters of St. Benedict, Our Lady of Grace Monastery. Info and regis., call 317-788-7581 or visit www.benedictinn.org.
BINGO FUNDRAISER FOR GCHS ATHLETICS
A bag or bucks bingo fundraiser will benefit the Greenwood Community High School Athletic Department Wednesday, Feb. 22, 6:30 p.m. at Greenwood Moose Lodge, 813 W. Smith Valley Road. $30 per person, must be 18 years or older. The Women of the Moose will have a limited menu with food items to purchase and benefit Mooseheart. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. To buy tickets, call Erin at 317-730-4697 or the GCHS main office at 317-889-4000. Info: facebook.com/gml2079.
QUILTERS GUILD INDY SOUTH
The Quilters Guild of Indianapolis South meets Thursday, Feb. 23, 10:15 a.m. at Friedens United Church of Christ, 8300 S. Meridian St. Quilter and Lebanon quilt shop owner Connie Lancaster provides a creative pep talk, “rut vs. routine,” for quilters. Info: www.quiltguildindy.net.
MEET HEDGEHOG HANNAH
Kids young and old can meet Hedgehog Hannah and more exotic animals during a family fun night Thursday, Feb. 23, 6:30 p.m., at the Clark Pleasant branch library, 1664 Library Blvd., Whiteland, with access from US 31. Refreshments provided by Leadership Johnson County. Info: 317-535-6206.
PERRY TOWNSHIP DEMOCRATIC CLUB
The monthly Perry Township Democratic Club meeting takes place Thursday, Feb. 23, 6:30 p.m. at the Heat and Frost Insulators Allied Workers Local 18 at 1220 E. Epler Ave. Special guests include Mayor Joe Hogsett, state Rep. and Mayoral candidate Robin Schakleford, state party vice chair and county auditor Myla Eldridge, and city council candidate and club vice president nominee Dominique Davie. Info: perrydems.com.
COFFEE TALK AT GARFIELD PARK CONSERVATORY
The history and appreciation of coffee is the topic of discussion Saturday, Feb. 25, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., at the Garfield Park Conservatory. Attendees can learn about growing coffee in harmony with the rainforest and view the conservatory’s coffee trees. Patrons also can decorate a plain white coffee mug. $8 per person; registration required. Info and regis.: garfieldgardensconservatory.org.
COLLEGE GOAL SUNDAY
The free program assists Indiana students in filing for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), College Goal Sunday, is for high school students and their parents Sunday, Feb. 26 at Beech Grove High School. The FAFSA form is required for students to be considered for federal and state grants, scholarships and student loans at most colleges, universities and vocational/technical schools nationwide. Financial aid professionals will provide free help to families as they file for aid. The form must be filed by April 15 for students to be eligible for Indiana financial aid. Students and their parents should bring completed 2021 IRS 1040 tax returns, W-2 forms and other 2021 income and benefits information. Other College Goal Sunday sites include Ivy Tech Community College, 2205 McClain Drive, Franklin; and IUPUC, 4601 Central Ave., Columbus.
SOUTHPORT POLICE VS. RISE UNIFIED GAME
RISE Learning Center students and staff and Southport Police officers square off in a unified basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 28, 6 p.m. at RISE, 5391 Shelby St. Admission is $1 or donation of a dry good food item of the same value or more. Proceeds benefit RISE Learning Center. Info: RISE, 317-789-1622.
FREE JOINT PAIN SEMINAR
A free orthopedic joint pain seminar is open to the public Tuesday, Feb. 28, 6 p.m. at Franciscan Health, 1703 W. Stones Crossing Road, Greenwood. Dr. Robert Malinzak will explain the latest procedures in joint replacement, managing arthritis and related treatment options. Registration required due to limited seating. Info and regis., call 877-888-1777.