Children’s choir feels the rhythm

FORTVILLE – The Hancock County Children’s Choir presents “Do You Feel the Rhythm?” at 7 p.m. April 22 and 2:30 p.m. April 23 in the auditorium at Mt. Vernon High School, 8112 N. County Road 200W. The public is invited to feel the rhythm in the seasons, the orbit of the planets, the ebb and flow of the tides and in the music of the Hancock County Children’s Choir’s spring concert. Ticket prices range from $3 to $7. Visit for more information or to order tickets.

Girls Night Out celebrates women and women’s health

GREENFIELD – Kroger’s “Girls’ Night Out Pink Passion Party” starts at 7 p.m. April 21 at the Blu Falls Arts & Event Center, 8820 S. State Road 9 in Pendleton and runs through 11:30 p.m. Tickets are available at Lucy Couture Boutique, Kroger and the James T. Anderson MD Center for Women’s Health for $25. Admission includes hors d’oeuvres, a fashion show, bed and bath décor by Balloon Ingenuity, massages, a nail and hair salon, a silent auction, raffle and door prizes, custom floral arranging and a Barbie doll contest. Entertainment will be provided by the Pauls Court Band and B.A.D. entertainment DJ services. Proceeds from the event go to benefit the James T. Anderson MD Center for Women’s Health. For more information call Robert Flanagan at 765-529-7396.

Library’s Green Thumb Project features speaker

GREENFIELD – Botanist Bill McKnight will discuss how to “Be a Better Gardener” as part of the library’s Green Thumb Project workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road. McKnight’s topics will cover ecology, the selection and planting of trees and composting. McKnight is the author of “Rantings of a Mad Botanist,” which will be available for sale and signing. Register to attend at

Recovery House offers dessert fundraiser

GREENFIELD – The Talitha Koum Recovery House will serve coffee and dessert as part of a fundraiser at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Park Chapel Christian Church, 1176 E. McKenzie Road. Speakers include Senator Mike Crider and Director of Dove House, a women’s recovery center, Wendy Coe. The event includes musical entertainment from Keller & Cole. This event is free. Donations are appreciated.

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Bingo and BBQ to benefit Hancock County seniors

GREENFIELD – Hancock County Senior Services will sponsor a bingo and BBQ night Monday at the Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds, 620 N. Apple St. Doors open at 5 p.m. and bingo begins at 6 p.m. The $25 admission includes 10 games of bingo, prizes and a BBQ dinner. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Hancock County Senior Services at 317-462-3758.

Master Gardeners discuss beekeeping

GREENFIELD — The public is invited to the Hancock County Master Gardeners’ monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m., April 27, at the Hancock County Extension Office, 802 N. Apple St. Roy Ballard, Hancock County’s Purdue Extension Educator, will speak on his beekeeping experiences and good pollinator practices. A business meeting of the Hancock County Master Gardeners will follow at 7:40 p.m. For more information, contact Vicki at 317-861-9437.

Palladium sets up play date with the dinosaurs

CARMEL – Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live comes to the Palladium, 355 City Center Drive, at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday. Audiences will meet and interact with life-like dinosaurs presented by paleontologists, performers and puppeteers during this recreation of life on the Australian continent 65 million years ago. Tickets start at $10 and can be purchased at