{span style=”text-decoration: underline;”}Garden plots available for planting in Greenfield{/span}

GREENFIELD — Garden plots are available to individuals and groups at the Greenfield Community Garden in Brandywine Park, 900 E. Davis Road. Each plot measures 12 x 16 feet. To register for free garden space, residents should visit Greenfield Parks and Recreation, 280 N. Apple St. during open hours. Space is limited. Planting begins May 6. Call 317-477-4340 for more information.

{span style=”text-decoration: underline;”}Community sock hop benefits Mental Health Partners{/span}

GREENFIELD — Step back to the 50s with the live music of Dr. Rock and the Rollers at the 50s _ 60s Sock Hop from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday in the Memorial Building Gym, 98 E. North St. Advance sale tickets can be purchased through Friday at the MHP office in the Memorial Building for $15 per person or $20 a couple. Tickets at the door will be $20 per person and $25 per couple. The evening includes a dance competition, 50/50 raffles, door prizes and a costume contest. Call 317-462-2877 for more information.

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{span style=”text-decoration: underline;”}Greenfield Community Choir swings with big band music{/span}

GREENFIELD — Dinner and big band music are on the menu for the Greenfield Community Choir’s spring concert on May 6 at Trinity Park United Methodist Church, 207 W. Park Ave. The doors for this dinner theater open at 6:00 p.m. Dinner, catered by Kopper Kettle, starts at 6:30 p.m. More information and tickets are available for $25 at greenfieldcommunitychoir.com.

{span style=”text-decoration: underline;”}Bentley’s Buddies bowl for books{/span}

GREENFIELD — Bentley’s Buddies and Friends host its third annual “Bowl for Books” fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m. May 6 at Strike Force Lanes, 1539 W. Main St. Additional activities include a doggy kissing booth and a bake sale for humans and dogs. The cost to participate is $10 a person for three games of bowling, shoe rental and a children’s raffle entry. For more information call 317-642-7707 or visit the website at bentleysbuddies.com.

{span style=”text-decoration: underline;”}Tuttle Orchards celebrates spring{/span}

GREENFIELD — Tuttle Orchards, 5717 N. County Road 300W, celebrates spring with a Garden Party from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The event features outdoors games of croquet and giant dominoes, farmers and artisans on hand to talk about their new products, new plants in the greenhouse and spring displays in the farm store and café. For more information, visit indianapolisorchard.com.

{span style=”text-decoration: underline;”}Museum celebrates children with free admission{/span}

INDIANAPOLIS — The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, 3000 N. Meridian St., celebrates El Dia de Los Ninos (the day of the children) with free Sunday. The festival honors children and celebrates Latin culture with music, dance, storytelling and crafts. The museum will also be handing out free bike helmets from 2 to 5 p.m. to every child who attends to help promote bicycle safety. Visit childrensmuseum.org for more information.

{span style=”text-decoration: underline;”}Indy bookstores celebrate Independent Bookstore Day{/span}

INDIANAPOLIS — Three Indianapolis bookstores are teaming up to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday with literary parties. The Bastile History Market, located inside the Eugene and Marilyn Glick History Center at 450 W. Ohio St., offers 10 percent off all regularly priced books, door prize and a bookmaking activity station for young readers to create their own Golden Books. Events at Bookmamas, 9 S. Johnson Ave. in Irvington, include a store scavenger hunt and 10 percent off regularly-priced books. Kids Ink Children’s Bookstore, 5619 N. Illinois St. offers in-store discounts, children’s craft projects and survival-themed activities such as filtering water, map skills and knot-tying. Visit indiebookstoreday.com for links to local bookstores.

{span style=”text-decoration: underline;”}Rose shares stories of life in the major league{/span}

CARMEL — Baseball legend Pete Rose shares tales from his record-breaking and controversial career at 8 p.m. May 5 at the Palladium, 355 City Center. Rose played for the Cincinnati Reds from 1963 through the late 1980s when he finished his career as the team’s manager. He remains Major League Baseball’s all time hits leader. Tickets start at $40 and can be purchased by calling 317-843-3800.