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Here is a list of events happening in Hancock County this weekend and beyond. If you know of an upcoming community event that you’d like to see featured here, email [email protected]

Retro band to perform in downtown Greenfield

GREENFIELD – Grab a lawn chair and a blanket and head to downtown Greenfield this Friday, Aug. 5 for a free concert. The Midtown Mad Men will be featured at the Entertainment @ Depot Street Park series. The group is described on social media as a throwback 1950s and 1960 rock and roll band, with a mix of rockabilly and swing tunes.

The park is located at 251 Depot St., Greenfield. The concert begins at 7 p.m.

Free movie event scheduled

GREENFIELD – A free movie will be shown at Depot Street Park Saturday, Aug. 6.

The Greenfield Parks and Recreation’s Summer Movie Series event begins at 8 p.m. with lawn games; the movie begins at dusk. The park is located at 251 Depot St., Greenfield; visit facebook.com/greenfieldparks for details.

Kids, teen programs lined up at libraries

HANCOCK COUNTY – Local libraries are hosting children’s programs throughout the month of August.

Teens who love cookies may want to head to the main branch of the Hancock County Public Library today, Thursday, Aug. 4. National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day will be celebrated with crafts and treats at 3:45 p.m. for students in grades 6-12.

School-aged children in grades K-5 can join a Lego Free Build session at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10. A Spider-Man Night is set for Aug. 15; both are also located in the main branch, 900 W. McKenzie Road, Greenfield.

The New Palestine branch is also hosting an event. Kids in grades 1-5 should come dressed for a mess in the Kids Craft ‘n Creations event at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16. The Sugar Creek branch is located at 5731 W. U.S. 52, New Palestine.

Sign up for HCPL events at hcplibrary.org.

The Fortville-Vernon Township Public Library will host a Play and Learn Storytime at 10:30 a.m. each Wednesday this month. All ages are welcome for hands-on storytime; no registration is required. The library is located at 625 E. Broadway St., Fortville. Visit fvtpl.org for details.

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