Carmina Burana

GREENFIELD — Chris Lamb, director of the Greenfield Community Choir, is looking for singers and orchestra members who would like to be a part of performing “Carmina Burana” on June 28 at the Palladium in Carmel.

Interested participants should attend the first rehearsal at 3 p.m. Sunday at Bradley United Methodist Church, 210 W. Main St.

Call 765-717-9263 for more information.

Writers Helping Writers

GREENFIELD — Join a community of writers that gathers for inspiration and support on the third Thursday of each month at the Hancock Public Library from 6 to 8:45 p.m.

People attending this monthly meeting, whether they are published or not, are invited to discuss their works and give each other mutual encouragement.

Bring up to 10 computer-printed pages of work to read aloud to the group and make six copies for everyone to share. First-time visitors are welcome to sit in and observe.

Call 317-462-5141, ext. 240, for more information.

Will Vawter Art Competition

GREENFIELD — The Hancock County Arts and Cultural Council is calling for Indiana artists to participate in the 2015 Will Vawter Art Competition and Exhibit from April 11 to May 8.

The Vawter’s new date for 2015 aligns with the birthday of Greenfield artist and illustrator Will Vawter on April 13.

This will be the first Vawter show at the new home of the Hancock County Arts and Cultural Council, Twenty North Gallery, 20 N. State St., Suite A, in downtown Greenfield.

The Vawter Art Competition, in its 17th year, is a juried art exhibit. Entry is open to all Indiana artists in the following categories: Oil and Acrylic, Watercolor and Everything Else 2D.

The entry fee is $35 per artist for up to three entries. Art Council members pay $25. Registrations must be postmarked by March 28.

Awards range from $100 to $1,000. For more information and registration form, visit Questions should be directed to

Beach Glass jewelry

CHESTERTON — Chesterton is a hike from Greenfield, but a $5 workshop on beach glass jewelry might be worth the Sunday drive.

Indiana Dunes State Park will host two workshops, one at 10 a.m. and one at 2 p.m., at the Nature Center.

The workshop will teach wire-wrapping techniques as participants make their own beach glass necklaces or pendants with park staff and experienced local artist Jayde Peterson.

Space is limited, and advance registration is required. The program fee does not include the park entrance fee, which is $5 per in-state vehicle and $10 per out-of-state vehicle. For more information and to register, call 219-926-1390.

‘I Gotta Crow’

INDIANAPOLIS — Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre announces local auditions will take place this month for young performers for roles in upcoming productions of “Peter Pan,” “South Pacific” and “A Christmas Carol” for the 2015 season.

Auditions for boys and girls will take place March 21 by appointment only. Roles are available for boys ages 6 to 15 and girls ages 6 to 10, and include John and Michael Darling as well as eight lost boys in “Peter Pan.” Other roles to be cast include the following: Ngana and Jerome (Emile de Becque’s children) in “South Pacific,” and the Cratchit children in “A Christmas Carol.”

Those auditioning must be available for all rehearsals and performances for the show in which they are cast. All roles must sing and move well. Performance dates are May 14 through July 3 for “Peter Pan”; Aug. 20 through Oct. 4 for “South Pacific”; and select dates from Dec. 5 to 21 for “A Christmas Carol.” Reservations are available online only. No phone calls.

Auditions take place at Performer’s Edge Dance Theater in Carmel. The deadline to request a young performer’s audition is 5 p.m. Thursday, March 19. For more audition information or to request an appointment, visit