Museum of Miniature Houses: Art exhibit open

CARMEL— The Museum of Miniature Houses at 111 E. Main St. in Carmel is hosting the 10th annual Carmel High School Art Department Minumental Competition.

The public is invited to view 40 outstanding miniature works of art selected from all of the school’s art classes. Students from Carmel High School were challenged to create works of art no bigger than 1”x1”x1”, in any medium, to illustrate this year’s theme, cliches.

The opening reception for the exhibit is Friday, 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. The event is free, but donations are welcome. The exhibit will run through the weekend.

The museum is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Call 317-575-9466 for more information.

Indiana Heart Gallery comes to Greenfield

GREENFIELD — The Indiana Heart Gallery, a traveling exhibit featuring compelling portraits of children in need of adoptive families, is stopping in Greenfield.

The gallery will be featured at Strike Force Lanes, 1539 W. Main St., through Saturday. The Indiana Department of Child Services uses the Heart Gallery’s professional portraits and stories to help put a face on Indiana foster children.

Viewing times are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day. There is no charge to see the gallery. For more information about the Indiana Heart Gallery, visit

Band will bring sounds of Ireland to local library

GREENFIELD — The Indianapolis Céilí Band will perform traditional Irish dance music in the grand tradition of Irish and American céilí bands on Monday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hancock County Public Library in Greenfield.

Céilí (pronounced Kay-lee) means party in Gaelic. This talented ensemble seeks to involve audiences in the Irish culture, developing camaraderie and a sense of family to create an enjoyable atmosphere with every performance.

The band features traditional Irish musicians from the Indianapolis area on accordion, keyboard, fiddles and flutes. Register for this free event at or call 317-462-5141, ext. 240.

Indiana Landmarks seeking volunteers

INDIANAPOLIS — With Greenfield being a stop on many historic Indiana tours, there might be those of you out there with an interest in helping to preserve some of Indiana’s landmark buildings.

Indiana Landmarks is hosting a recruitment volunteer event on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Indiana Landmarks Center at 1201 Central Ave. in Indianapolis.

Come and learn about the wide range of opportunities available to help preserve Indiana’s architectural history. Call 317-822-7950 for more information.