Photo contest spotlights Indiana agriculture
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Agriculture is accepting submissions for the annual Indiana Agriculture photo contest. Created to showcase the contribution of Hoosier farmers, the contest is open to the general public. Contestants may submit up to five photos in digital form no later than June 30. All photos must be taken in the state by Indiana residents. Winning photographs will be featured during a ceremony at the 2017 Indiana State Fair. Categories for submission include: conservation (Indiana’s natural beauty), agritourism (destinations such as orchards, wineries and farmers’ markets), the faces of agriculture (those who grow and produce food) and on the farm (buildings and equipment that are part of farming life). For more information, visit in.gov/isda/2468.htm.
Teens invited to get creative with their food
GREENFIELD — The Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road, invites teens in the sixth grade through age 19 to play with their food at the Teen Food Construction Challenge at 3 p.m. Tuesday. Attendees will use HCPL bucks to purchase food to use for building. The tallest standing structure wins a prize, and participants can eat the food they bought for their building at the end. Register to attend this free activity at hcplibrary.org.
Genealogy webinar focuses on Italian heritage at library
GREENFIELD — The Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road, will offer a FamilySearch webinar at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The focus of the program will be primarily 19th century Italian records. Italian Americans are the fourth-largest European ethnic group in the United States. To sign up for this free event, visit hcplibrary.org.
Senior quilt and sewing group meets weekly
GREENFIELD — Seniors age 55 and older meet weekly from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Patricia Elmore Center, 280 N. Apple St. To participate in this free program, call 317-477-4343.