Charge up for Pokemon Go

GREENFIELD/NEW PALESTINE — While out capturing Pokemon in the wild, stop by the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road, or the Sugar Creek branch in New Palestine, 5087 W. US 52, to enjoy the air conditioning, use the restroom and recharge devices before heading back out to hunt Pokemon.

As an official Pokestop for the game, players can visit the main library to stock up on Pokeballs and other virtual items, and visit the Sugar Creek branch Pokegym to battle it out with other trainers.

Both libraries are equipped with power outlets and comfortable seating for visitors while they wait to recharge their phones.

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Rio de Janeiro comes to you

YOUR LIVING ROOM — The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro come to your living room television starting with the opening ceremonies at 7 p.m. Friday.

Through Aug. 21, events and competition in such sports as swimming and diving, basketball, track and field, gymnastics, boxing, volleyball and soccer can be found on NBC, NBC Sports Network and USA. Events also can be live-streamed at

Visit for a comprehensive schedule of events and medal ceremonies.

Klingon music back by demand

INDIANAPOLIS — il Troubadore, also known as the Klingon Music Project, is back by popular demand at 12:15 p.m. Friday at the Indianapolis ArtsGarden, 110 W. Washington St.

The group has been performing Klingon music live since 2009. Their mission is to record and perform all existing songs in the complete musical catalogue of the Klingon Empire.

Everything from the grand ghe’naQ nIt to the vernacular may’ bom and HIvje’ bom will be able to be heard and appreciated by Terran audiences throughout the planet Earth.

Bike racing comes to Indy

INDIANAPOLIS — The Mass Ave Criterium bicycle race brings together more than 400 cyclists and 5,000 cycling fans at 9 a.m. Saturday along Massachusetts Ave. in downtown Indianapolis.

The event features a variety of races for all ages and abilities from kids to professional cyclists. The proximity of the racers to spectators during the competition is one of the hallmarks of this nationally known urban cycling race. Medals and cash awards will be given out to winners.

In addition to vendors, food and live entertainment, Mass Ave. features shopping and restaurants for an all-day visit to the Arts District.

Visit for more information.