Baazar • The Holy Name Church will host their annual bazzar, womplete with chicken noodle soup, dinner with Santa and Mrs. Claus. All types of crafts, country baker kitchen, holiday and many other items will be available among 45-50 exhibitors. | When: Nov. 18, 12:30-5 p.m. | Where: Holy Name school gym, 21 N. 16th Ave., Beech Grove. | Cost: $7, ages 3-8 $4 and under free. | Info: Call (317) 784-5454.
My Soul in Stillness Waits • This evening of reflection will take a deeper look at how we enter into a stillness that moves us and how we wait for what is to come by transforming where we are in the moment. There will be an evening prayer, dinner and presentation with speaker Mary Schaffner of St. Anthony/Holy Trinity Parishes in Indianapolis. | When: Dec. 4, 5 – 9 p.m. | Where: Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove. | Cost: $30 (includes dinner; register and pay in advance with a friend and save $5) | Info: Pre-registration deadline is Nov. 27. Call Helen at (317) 788-7581 to register.
Craft Fair and Bazaar • The community is invited to the Santa’s Elves of Indy Craft Fair and Bazaar. Activities include over 20 vendor booths, face painting, live dj, rummage and bake sale, silent auction and voting for the best gingerbread house. Proceeds will benefit children in need this Christmas. | When: Nov. 17, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Where: Perry Meridian Middle School, 202 W. Meridian School Rd. | Cost: Free admission. | Info: Email email@example.com.
International Essential Tremor Foundation • The Indianapolis chapter will hold a meeting surrounding the topic of stress and anxiety. Guests are encouraged to bring a friend. | When: Nov. 17, 2:30 p.m. | Where: Dimitri’s Casual Dining, 4902 S. East St. | Info: RSVP is required and can be made by calling (317) 791-1118.
Southport Artistry Committee • The community and members are invited to attend the next meeting for updates on SoArt activities. | When: Dec. 6, 6:30 p.m. | Where: City of Southport Community Room, 6901 Derbyshire Rd., Southport. | Cost: Free membership. | Info: Visit southportartistrycommittee.org.
New Gospel Coffee House • The community is invited to get together to socialize and enjoy drinks at this new coffee house. | When: Fridays, 5 – 9 p.m. | Where: New Gospel Coffee House, 801 Shelby St. | Info: Call (317) 242-9256.
Senior Luncheon • CICOA Aging and In-Home Solutions is hosting a luncheon for older adults. | When: Mon. – Fri. 11:30 a.m. – noon. | Where: The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., Greenwood. | Cost: $2 suggested donation for adults 60+ and $6 if under age 60. | Info: Call (317) 882-4810.
Bingo • CICOA Aging and In-Home Solutions invites older adults to bring their good luck charms and come for a night of competitive bingo. | When: Nov. 15 and 29, 5 p.m. | Where: The Social of Greenwood, 550 Polk St., Greenwood. | Info: Call (317) 882-4810.
Greenwood-a-Glow • The annual community tree lighting celebration will feature family-friendly activities, such as carriage rides, photos with Santa, puppet shows and crafts. Entertainment will be provided by local church and school choirs. | When: Nov. 17, 4 – 8 p.m. | Where: Greenwood Public Library, 310 S. Meridian St.; tree lighting on the corner of Madison and Main Street in Greenwood. | Cost: $2 carriage rides and $1 photos with Santa. | Info: Visit greenwoodlibrary.us.
Greenwood Craft and Gift Show • The Social of Greenwood will showcase local Do-It-Yourself expert and blogger, Beckie Farrant. She was recently a guest on TLC Craft Wars. The event will feature close to 100 vendors and demonstrations by Farrant. | When: Nov. 17, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Where: Greenwood High School, 615 W. Smith Valley Rd., Greenwood. | Info: Call (317) 882-4810 or visit infarrantlycreative.net.
Music Collectors • The 242nd of a series of the Indianapolis Music Collectors’ Conventions will be held with a music show and sale. Thousands of recycled, out-of-print and hard-to-find phonographs, records, CDs and DVDs will be displayed and sold. | When: Nov. 18, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Where: La Quinta Inn, 5120 Victory Dr., Indianapolis. | Cost: $3 admission. | Info: (317) 882-3378.
Festive Four Mile Foot Fest • The community can participate in a four mile run through the neighborhood around Perry Meridian High School. | When: Nov. 22, (registration) 7:30 – 8 a.m.; run begins at 8:30 a.m. | Where: Perry Meridian High School | Cost: Race, $25; Pre-Race, $20; No shirt, $15. | Info: Visit alphatiming.net, register at getmeregistered.com and receive more info by calling (317) 789-4493.
Autumn Art Fair • Come browse and shop for family-friendly, handcrafted and affordable art. Over forty local artists will be selling their wares. In the main gallery watch John Jarvis and Gene Cooper hand-stamp leather and Earlynn Collier has a mix of cool painted china and warm knits. | When: Nov. 17, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Nov. 18, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Where: Garfield Park Arts Center, 2432 Conservatory Dr. | Cost: Free admission. | Info: Call (317) 327-7135.
That Something Species Arts and Crafts Fair • The Delta Theta Tau Sorority, Nu Tau Chapter is hosting an event with over 135 booths of handcrafted, original items from around the state. Food and beverages will be available. | When: Nov. 24, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Where: Beech Grove High School, 5330 Hornet Ave. | Cost: $2 donation at door benefits local charities. | Info: Visit nonprofitfacts.com/IN/Delta-Theta-Tau-Sorority-37.html.
Santaland Diaries and Season’s Greetings • Spotlight Players will present both of these holiday renditions based on the stories by David Sedaris. | When: Nov. 16-18; (Friday and Saturdays) 8 p.m. and (Sundays) 6 p.m. | Where: Spotlight Players, 524 E. Main St., Beech Grove. | Cost: $12 for adults and $10 students/seniors. | Info: Tickets can be reserved and picked up at will-call by calling (317) 767-2774.
A Little Christmas Spirit • J.D. Morse has searched for the perfect gift for his grandson and wanders into Nick’s Emporium. He finds himself under a spell and transported to another time. | When: Nov. 30, Dec. 1-2, 7-9, 14-16; Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 2:30 p.m. | Where: Buck Creek Playhouse, 11150 Southeastern Ave. | Cost: $15 for adults and $13 for students and seniors. | Info: Call (317) 862-2270 or visit buckcreekplayers.com.
Gospel Concert • Echoes of Calvary, an ensemble of men, presents Southern Gospel style music in a four-part harmony. | When: Nov. 18, 6 p.m. | Where: Southside Church of the Nazarene, 2515 E. Thompson Rd. | Cost: Free. | Info: Call the church at (317) 784-1373.
Fall Book Sale • Stock up and build your personal library with this huge sale open to the public. | When: Nov. 15, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Nov. 16 and 17, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Where: Beech Grove Public Library, 1102 Main St. | Info: Call (317) 788-4203.
Introduction to Power Point • Adults can learn how to make their next presentation a hit with this introductory course. Participants must have previous experience with using the mouse and keyboard. | When: Nov. 20, 5 p.m. | Where: Beech Grove Public Library, 1102 Main St. | Info: Call (317) 788-4203.
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