Top Picks – July 13

GREENFIELD – Known for jazz rearrangements of popular songs, Tim Brickley brings his Jazztet to Entertainment on the Plaza at 7 p.m. Friday at the corner of State and Main streets. Called “one of the crown jewels of Indianapolis jazz” by Nuvo Magazine, Tim and his group are a top nightclub and event attraction. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or a blanket to sit on. No rain dates are scheduled for Entertainment on the Plaza events. This year marks the 31st consecutive year of free, quality performances in historic downtown Greenfield on the Hancock County Courthouse lawn and City Plaza. Visit for more information.

GREENFIELD — “Monster Trucks” (2016, rated PG) rolls in to the Free Family Film Festival at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Legacy Cinema, 2347 W. Main St. Teenager Tripp builds a monster truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars, but after an accident at a nearby oil-drilling site displaces a strange, subterranean creature with a taste for speed, Tripp may have found the key to getting out of town with a most unlikely friend. Visit for more information.

GREENFIELD — The WAVE Foundation brings live sharks to the Hancock County Public Library, 900 W. McKenzie Road at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday. The Shark Cart encounter brings the audience up-close and personal with these ocean-dwelling creatures and corrects common misconceptions about sharks. Participants have an opportunity to touch a shark and learn how to make a difference in shark conservation. Artifacts included in the presentation are shark jaws, a can of shark fin soup and shark eggs. This event, for people of all ages, is free. Seats are limited. Register at

INDIANAPOLIS — Movie lovers can get a taste of Hollywood with premieres, stars and award-winning performances on the silver screen at the Indy Film Fest July 13 through 23 at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 Michigan Road. Over the 10-day festival, hundreds of critics, film lovers and directors will descend on Indianapolis to view a host of films representing traditional and indie film from around the world. Highlights of the festival include “Wind River,” a thriller starring Jeremy Renner from “The Avengers” and “Lucky,” starring Harry Dean Stanton. For a complete list of events and screenings, visit

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