Free Fun – November 5

Emmy-winning author to conduct book signing

GREENFIELD — Author and two-time Emmy winner Philip Gulley will speak and sign copies of his latest book, “A Lesson in Hope,” at 7 p.m. Monday at the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie. “A Lesson in Hope” is the second novel in a series that spins off from Gulley’s critically acclaimed Harmony books about an eccentric Quaker community. Booklist magazine compares Gulley’s style to Garrison Keillor and Annie Dillard. Register at or by calling 317-462-5141, ext. 211.

Historian answering questions on county

GREENFIELD – Hancock County’s resident historian, Joe Skvarenina, will be on hand from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday for informal conversation about Hancock County history in the Local History Room at the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road. This event is free to the public.

Golden Corral serving free meals to military

INDIANAPOLIS — For the 14th year in a row, Golden Corral restaurants will serve free dinner buffets from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday to anyone who is serving or has served in a branch of the U.S. military, including National Guard and Reserve. Military Appreciation Night also will raise money for the Disabled American Veterans. East side Indianapolis locations of Golden Corral include 10220 E. Washington St. and 7910 N. Shadeland Ave. For more information, visit

Make art from recycled materials in Zionsville

ZIONSVILLE – Visitors to the Dream Green: Do It Again Recycled Art Market will have the opportunity to make art, support artists and dream for a greener future from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Sullivan Munce Cultural Center, 225 W. Hawthorne St. More than 20 artists and artisans will be present, and visitors are invited to make art from recycled materials and bid on Dream-inspired rain barrels. Call 317-873-4900 or email for more information.