Patrons, staff weigh in on new life for craft supplies

GREENFIELD — The Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road, is cleaning out its craft closet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 23. Library staff will be on hand with instructions and ideas for specific projects or participants can come with their own ideas. Register to attend this free event at

Downtown decoration push needs antique bicycles

GREENFIELD — Greenfield Main Street is seeking local non-profits that would like to submit a bike for this year’s fourth annual Bikes in Bloom display throughout downtown Greenfield. Bikes promoting the local non-profits will be on display May 6 through June 10. Greenfield Main Street is also asking for bike donations. Those interested in displaying a bike or those with bikes to donate should email by March 31.

Arts council seeks entries for upcoming competition

GREENFIELD — The Hancock County Arts Council invites Hoosier artists to participate in the 2017 Will Vawter Art Competition and Exhibit. Artists may submit up to three entries in the categories of oil and acrylic, watercolor and other 2-D media for a $35 registration fee. Entries must be postmarked by March 25. Prizes range from $100 to $1000. The exhibit runs April 7 through May 12 at the Twenty North Gallery, 20 N. State St. Visit to download a registration form and for more information.