GREENFIELD – The public is invited to a block party from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Harvest Church, 6107 W. Airport Boulevard. This event, celebrating 10 years in the community, offers free food, live music, games, a petting zoo, bounce houses and giveaways. The Elite Game Truck will be on the grounds with a wide assortment of big screen video games. For more information, visit

GREENFIELD – The Special Olympics of Hancock County will sponsor the second annual sock walk Sept. 16. Registration starts at 7 a.m. and the walk starts from Mozzi’s Pizza, 2221 W. Main St., at 9 a.m. Trophies will be given for the craziest socks, the most participants on a team and the first to finish. For additional information, visit

INDIANAPOLIS – The 22nd annual Indy Irish Fest features music, food, demonstrations of Irish culture and children’s activities Sept. 14 through 17 at Military Park, 601 W. New York St. Celtic musical performers include Whiskey of the Damned, JigJam and the High Kings. New this year is William Cahill, a roof thatcher from Galway, Ireland, who will demonstrate the craft of traditional roof thatching. Face painting, a Celtic bean bag toss, the Donegal duck pond and other activities are available for children. Claddagh’s Irish Pub is one of more than 10 food and beverage options at the fest. Visit for hours of operation and admission prices.

SHELBYVILLE – The music starts at the Outlands RockFest at noon and continues until 11 p.m. on Saturday at the Roan Farm, 5827 N. County Road 575E. Bands scheduled to play include Tantric, Torch, Smile Empty Soul, Nine Shrines, Black Dali, American Bombshell, Bionic Monks, Divine Sorrow, Octalux and Rusty Shipp. Tickets are $26. The event also features a motorcycle ride. Registration for the ride opens at 9 a.m.; the ride begins at 10 a.m. Registration for the ride, which includes a ticket to the show, is $25 for riders and $20 for passengers. Proceeds for the event go to Riley Hospital for Children. To order tickets, register for the ride or get more information, visit

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