Free Fun – May 5

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day at area store

GREENFIELD – Celebrate Free Comic Book Day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at Hometown Comics, 1506 N. State St.

More than 6,000 comics have been given away over the past six years, and Hometown Comics hopes to give away another thousand comics Saturday.

Visit Hometown Comics Greenfield on Facebook for more information.

Cover band set for performance at library

GREENFIELD – Dr. Rock and the Rollers will cover some of the great music of the ’50s and ’60s including “Willie and the Handjive,” “Da Doo Ron Ron,” “Runaround Sue” and “Be My Baby” at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road.

This revival band features local musicians Darry Hood of Knightstown and Gary Hunt from Charlottesville.

Register for this free program online at or call 317-462-5141, ext. 211.

Will Vawter art continues on display

GREENFIELD – The winners and participating artists from the Will Vawter art show and sale are on display through May 13 at the Twenty North Gallery, 20 N. State St. Open hours are Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fridays from noon to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Gallery will be open extended hours on May 13 from 5 to 8 p.m.

Senior movie series set at Artcraft Theatre

FRANKLIN — The historic Artcraft Theatre at 57 N. Main St. will host the final film in its senior movie series, “The Wizard of Oz,” at 2 p.m. on May 12. Patrons may pick up a free ticket at the Franklin Swartz Family Mortuary and Memorial Center location at 300 S Morton St. or call 317-738-0202.

The ticket entitles each 55-and-older patron to a 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 live events on a regular basis since.