Wright Brothers Band kicks off 2017 Entertainment on the Plaza
GREENFIELD — Entertainment on the Plaza opens the summer season with the Wright Brothers at 7 p.m. Friday at the Courthouse Plaza, at the corner of State and Main streets. The band hails from Anderson and plays a variety of music from contemporary to country to traditional hymns. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or a blanket to sit on. No rain dates are scheduled for Entertainment on the Plaza events. Visit wrightbrothersband.com for more information.
Hammered dulcimer champion entertains at the library
GREENFIELD – Ted Yoder, a Winfield National Hammered Dulcimer champion, demonstrates his skills at 7 p.m. Monday at the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road. Yoder brings a musical variation to the dulcimer that he calls “Yoderizing.” He has released five critically-acclaimed solo albums, including a Christmas collection. He has been profiled in the Huffington Post, and on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered.” To register to attend, visit hcplibrary.org.
‘Angry Birds’ first of Free Family Film Festival showings for summer
GREENFIELD – The Free Family Film Festival opens at 10 a.m. Wednesday with “The Angry Birds Movie” (2016, PG) at the Legacy Cinema, 2347 W. Main St. Flightless bird Red’s temper leads him to anger management class where he meets fellow misfit birds Chuck and Bomb. The three become even more agitated when green pigs are welcomed to their island paradise. The birds join forces to investigate the real reason behind their mysterious arrival. Visit legacycinema.com for more information.
Pennsyville Party celebrates National Trails Day along the Pennsy Trail
NEW PALESTINE – Live music, food, games, bike safety and a raffle are all part of the Pennsyville Party held from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the New Palestine United Methodist Church, 3565 S. County Road 500W. The event helps celebrate National Trails Day, and all proceeds go toward improvement and expansion of the Pennsy Trail. For more information, visit pennsytrailsofhancockcounty.org.
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‘It’s the berries’ at Tuttle Orchards’ strawberry festival
GREENFIELD – Tuttle Orchards, 5717 N. County Road 300W, celebrates summer and strawberries on Saturday with special activities throughout the day. A free class on how to make strawberry jam will be offered at 11 a.m.; at 2 p.m. will be a strawberry story time for the kids. Strawberry treats will be available to sample and purchase in the café. For more information, visit indianapolisorchard.com/strawberry-festival.
Bean bag toss tournament benefits cancer center
GREENFIELD – The third annual #skipstrong bean bag toss tournament starts at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Wooden Bear Brewing, 21 W. North St. Register to attend at $20 per person; singles will be matched with a partner. Prizes for first, second and third places are Wooden Bear gift certificates. Proceeds benefit the Sue Ann Wortman Cancer Center at Hancock Regional Hospital. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.