Free Fun – January 14

Museums offer free admission on holiday

INDIANAPOLIS — Admission to the Eiteljorg Museum, 500 W. Washington St., and other White River State Park venues is free on Monday in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day with the donation of a non-perishable food item to Gleaners Food Bank. Drop off your donation at any White River State Park institution and enjoy all the park has to offer, including the Eiteljorg’s holiday exhibit. Visit for museum hours and more exhibit information.

Conner Prairie, 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers, is also offering free admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Events at this interactive history park include storytelling, songs and a performance from the Asante Children’s Theatre. Go online to for a full slate of events.

Join the ‘It Gets Better’ conversation at Clowes

INDIANAPOLIS — The public is invited to join in a conversation about bullying at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Clowes Hall, 4602 Sunset Ave.

Community partners from the Indiana Youth Group, Men’s and Women’s Chorus, Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis, Butler University and Brothers United share how Indianapolis is getting better for youth, post high school/college age and young professionals. Admission is free, but tickets are required. Visit clowes for more information.

Make a photo album to preserve memories

GREENFIELD — Adults can hand-craft a mini-photo album from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road. The six-by-six-inch album, made from colorful patterned paper, can be used for preserving memories from a holiday, vacation or special occasion. All supplies are included. Register at or call 462-5141, ext. 240.

National art exhibit comes to Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS — A reception for the opening of the new exhibit “FABRICation” takes place at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Berkshire, Reese and Paul Gallery of Eskenazi Hall, 735 W. New York St. on the IUPUI campus. The work of five artists will be on display. Erin Castellan, Virginia Derryberry, Rachel Hayes, Susan Iverson and Natalie Smith all incorporate the elements of fabric and mixed media in their work. The exhibit will run through Feb. 12.