County Commissioners debate open to the public

GREENFIELD — Democrat and Republican candidates for seats on the Hancock County Council will debate at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road. John Jessup and Brandon Perry, in the running for a commissioner’s seat for District 1, will discuss issues facing the community heading into the 2016 election. This event is free and open to the public.

Indy gallery shows Peter Max retrospective

ZIONSVILLE — A retrospective on the work of artist Peter Max will be on exhibit for one week only – Oct. 1 to 8 – at CV Art, 110 S. Main St. Max gained prominence during the 60s with his brightly colored illustrations and later in the 70s for his impressionist portraits of athletes and celebrities. RSVP to 317-873-2976 to attend one of the Meet the Artist receptions from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 7 and from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 8. Visit for more information and gallery hours.

Bead, gem and mineral enthusiasts to gather

INDIANAPOLIS — The 18th annual fall Indianapolis Bead, Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show returns to the Agriculture Building Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 E. 38th St. The show features jewelry makers and metal smiths who can repair, design and create custom pieces on the spot. The Indiana Bead Society will also have a booth at the show. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $5. Visit for more information.

High school hoops history on display

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Historical Society’s newest exhibit celebrates one of Indiana’s favorite pastimes— basketball. “The Hoosier Hardwood Photo Project: A Journey to Indiana’s Historic High School Gyms” opens Saturday at the Indiana Historical Society, 450 W. Ohio St. Photographers Michael E. Keating and Chris Smith photographed more than 30 Indiana high school gyms for this exhibit including Milan High School, Washington (Indiana) Catholic High School’s Bird Cage and the Wigwam in Anderson. The exhibit runs through Nov. 12. Visit for more information.

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