Free Fun – March 31

Saxophonist headlines jazz performance

GREENFIELD — Internationally-known saxophonist Rob Dixon brings his jazz quartet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hancock County Public Library.

Dixon’s style was influenced by his studies with composer David Baker at Indiana University and by time spent in New York gigging with some of the most well-known artists of the time: the Count Basie Orchestra, singers Tony Bennett and Ray Charles, Dakota Stanton and Slide Hampton. He is currently director of education for the Indianapolis Jazz Fest.

Register to attend at or call 462-5141, ext. 240.

Music event to award student scholarships

GREENFIELD — Four vocalists and four instrumentalists, representing all four county high schools, will perform at 7 p.m. April 8 at the H.J. Ricks Centre for the Arts, 122 W. Main St. in competition for the George and Icy Vaughn Performing Arts Scholarships.

Each participant will be awarded between $1,000 and $4,000 in prizes. Scholarships are awarded by the Hancock County Community Foundation.

Parks department sets games for seniors

GREENFIELD — The Greenfield Parks and Recreation Department offers bridge, euchre and pinochle for ages 55 and up.

Bridge meets from 1 to 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; euchre meets from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; pinochle meets at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays.

All programs meet at the Pat Elmore Center, 280 Apple St. The cost of these programs is free. Call 317-477-4343 for more information.

Jazz group performs at the Artsgarden

INDIANAPOLIS — Protocol, a six-person jazz ensemble will perform at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Indianapolis Artsgarden, 110 W. Washington.

Featuring male and female vocals, the group plays saxophone, keyboards, guitar, bass and percussion to create a diverse style appealing to a wide range of musical tastes.

This program is free.