Youth talent on display at KidsPlay fundraiser

GREENFIELD – Registration for the Hancock County Youth Talent Show opens April 1. Performers will compete in two age brackets: 9 to 13 and 14 to 18. A winner will be selected from each group. Participation is limited to 12 acts for each age category. The show is hosted by 2016 Riley Festival Queen Rylie Gendron as a give-back-to-the-community event. All proceeds from the event go to benefit KidsPlay Inc. children’s theater. The deadline to submit a registration form and a YouTube audition video is May 1. For more information and a link to the online registration form, visit the KidsPlay Inc. children’s theatre Facebook page or contact Rylie Gendron at: or 317-427-3561.

Disney musical favorite focus of Broadway camp

FORTVILLE – The Mt. Vernon High School Theatre Department will offer a Broadway Kids Camp June 26 through 30 at Mt. Vernon High School, 8112 N. County Road 200W. The “Lion King”-themed camp is open to ages 6 through 14 and features vocal music, drumming, choreography, acting through storytelling and character development. The deadline for the early registration fee of $199 is May 1. Registration after May 1 is $249. For more information, visit or email

Story continues below gallery

Theater troupe announces open auditions for comedy

GREENFIELD – The Ricks-Weil Theatre Co. will conduct auditions for “The Cocktail Hour” from 7 to 9 p.m. April 17 and 18 at the Visitors Center and Theatre Annex, 119 W. North St. Performances will be June 2, 3 and 4. For more information, call 317-477-8689.

Garden plots available for planting in Greenfield

GREENFIELD – Garden plots are available to individuals and groups at the Greenfield Community Garden at Brandywine Park, 900 E. Davis Road. Each plot measures 12 x 16 feet. Free garden space can be reserved at Greenfield Parks and Recreation, 280 N. Apple St. Call 317-477-4340 for more information.