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Community members joined together to paint a mural in downtown Greenfield in 2023. Now, an online map features 13 public murals and works of art for the community to see in a self-guided tour.

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Local art showcased in online map

GREENFIELD — Greenfield’s murals and sculptures are featured in a new online map, encouraging residents and visitors to take a self-guided tour of the city’s local art.

A map at greenfield-community.com/a-self-guided-tour-of-greenfields-local-art shows thirteen locations to view art in downtown Greenfield, from murals on the sides of buildings, to statues, to interactive musical instruments in an alleyway. The site also includes a brief description of each piece and the artist that created it.

Greenfield Community is a collaboration between the city of Greenfield, Greenfield-Central Community School Corporation, Hancock Health and NineStar Connect to provide a concise place for all things Greenfield.

Bike Fest July 13 at fairgrounds

GREENFIELD – The annual Greenfield Bike Fest is coming up at 4 p.m. this Saturday at a new venue.

The Hancock County Fairgrounds will host the event by Greenfield Motorcycle Riders. Admission is free and includes live music, twin stunts, BMX bikes, a kids area, fireworks and more.

Taylor Swift ticket raffle supports GMSI

GREENFIELD – Greenfield Main Street Inc. is raffling two tickets to the Taylor Swift concert this fall in Indianapolis.

It’s $25 for each raffle ticket, with a limit of 10. Participants must be 18 to participate. A winner will be drawn Aug. 1.

The concert is Nov. 1 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

The raffle supports Greenfield Main Street Inc., a volunteer organization that strives to bring positive change to Greenfield’s downtown district for business owners and residents. A booth will also be available at Saturday’s Freedom Fest at Depot Street Park to learn more about Greenfield Main Street or to purchase raffle tickets.

Party with free groceries, school supplies Saturday

GREENFIELD — A Back to School Block Party is coming up from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday at Greenfield-Central High School, 810 N. Broadway St., Greenfield.

The event is hosted by Realife Church and features free groceries, school supplies, haircuts, children’s shoes, family photos and lunch. A Kids Zone is available for play.

The event is free and open to all residents of Hancock County. To learn more or inquire about partnership opportunities, email [email protected].