Free Fun – February 18

Harpist to perform at library

GREENFIELD/NEW PALESTINE — Harpist Jan Aldridge Clark performs contemporary music with composer and guitarist Casey Harshbarger and percussionist Michael Beck at 7 p.m. Monday at the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road. The three have extensive training in classical music and music theory. Visit to register.

Library offers state park pass

GREENFIELD/NEW PALESTINE — Both the Greenfield and Sugar Creek branches of the Hancock County Public Library have one state park pass each available for check-out as part of the State Park Centennial Annual Pass Library Check-Out Program.

The pass provides access to Indiana’s state parks and state forest recreation areas where entrance fees are charged. The pass is available on a seven-day loan through Dec. 31. The Indiana State Park system was a gift to the people of Indiana in 1916 in celebration of the state’s centennial. The park pass program is part of the Indiana State Parks’ celebration of its centennial anniversary.

The library’s main branch is located at 900 W. McKenzie Road in Greenfield; the Sugar Creek Branch is located at 5087 W. U.S. 52, New Palestine.

Senior movie series planned

FRANKLIN — The historic Artcraft Theatre, 57 N. Main St., hosts the final film in its senior citizens movie series, Alfred Hitchcock’s “Dial M. for Murder,” at 2 p.m. Feb. 25. Patrons may pick up a free ticket at the Franklin Swartz Family Mortuary and Memorial Center, 300 S. Morton St., Franklin, or call 317-738-0202. The ticket entitles each 55-and-older patron to free admission to the show.

The Historic Artcraft Theatre was built in 1922 as a silent movie theater and vaudeville house. In 2004, it was purchased by Franklin Heritage Inc., and has been showing classic movies and hosting live events on a regular basis since. For more information, visit

Exhibit focuses on kids’ art

INDIANAPOLIS — The Young Collectors Show at Gallery 924, 924 N. Pennsylvania Ave., is especially for the enjoyment of the 3- to 12-year-old art fans. Visitors can view artwork with whimsical and intriguing themes from 32 central Indiana artists.

All artwork is for sale, including many pieces offered as prints and reproductions. For more information, visit Gallery 924 on Facebook.