Library sets event for young adult writers
GREENFIELD – If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to become a published writer or if you just love young adult literature, visit the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road, for an afternoon of workshops, panels and a chance to meet a variety of young adult writers.
Participating writers, including Josh David Bellin, Lee Cherolis, Ed Cho, Amalie Howard, Melissa Landers, Mindy McGinnis, Saundra Mitchell, Sarah J. Schmitt and Stephanie Kate Strohm, will be on hand to sign copies of their latest books.
The event begins at 1 p.m. Sept. 10 and features break-out sessions with the authors, an opportunity for book signing and a trivia contest. Visit hcplibrary.org for more information.
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Exercise with weekly Pennsy Trail gathering
GREENFIELD – Adults who want to get fit can meet at 9 a.m. Wednesdays at the Morristown Pike parking lot for a group workout consisting of a warm-up, a one to three-mile walk and simple strength exercises.
Register with Greenfield Parks and Recreation at greenfieldin.org.
Library celebrating classical music
GREENFIELD – Indy Baroque will present a concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road.
Allison Nyquist (violin), Christine Kyprianides (viola da gamba) and Thomas Gerber (harpsichord) bring the Baroque period to life with stories and humor that put classical music into cultural context as part of Classical Music Month.
The program features music from era of Bach, Handel and Vivaldi.
Register to attend at hcplibrary.org.
In college? Check out museum for free
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Children’s Museum is offering free Sunday admission to college students through Dec. 18.
The museum, located at 3000 N. Meridian St., is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and features Beyond Spaceship Earth, a new exhibit about the first astronauts in space; a remodeled ScienceWorks and Dinosphere, one of the largest displays of real dinosaur fossils in the US. Students must show current ID for admission.
Visit childrensmuseum.org for more information.