Free Fun – December 8

Subtract words to find a poem

GREENFIELD — Find your inner poet and create a literary masterpiece with Black-Out Poetry. Tweens and teens aged 9 to 19 can black out parts of old book pages to reveal hidden lines of poetry at 4 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road. All supplies are provided. Register at hcplibrary.org.

Wildlife visits local library

GREENFIELD — Jingle John the Elf will visit the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road, at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. December 15 with a life reindeer and a menagerie of other creatures for a live animal show. Visit hcplibrary.org to register. Attendees will be able to interact with the animals after the show.

Harp about the holidays with trio

GREENFIELD — Harpist Jan Aldridge Clark will perform along with percussionist Michael Beck and horn player Tom Clark at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road. The trio’s music features a blend of jazz, rock and classical pieces. Visit hcplibary.org to register.

Auction benefits non-profits

GREENFIELD — Re/Max Realty Group will host its annual Christmas auction Dec. 12 at Wooden Bear Brewing Company, 21 W. North St. Food service begins at 5:30 p.m. and the auction starts at 6 p.m. Items to bid on include Christmas decorations and décor, jewelry, Colts items, candles, tools, event tickets, gift cards and gift baskets. Proceeds from the auction go to benefit local and regional non-profits. For more information, call Jill Collins at 317-586-0121.