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The Boone County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a "Women Inspiring Women" event from 8-9 a.m. Jan. 22 at Zionsville Town Hall, 1100 W. Oak St., Zionsville.

The 500 Festival, a non-profit organization providing life-enriching events and programs that celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500, has opened registration for the 2019 500 Festival Volunteer Program.

An electric multi-cooker program will be offered at 7 p.m. Jan. 21 in meeting room 116 at the Thorntown Public Library, 124 N. Market St., Thorntown.

The American Red Cross encourages people to help meet the urgent need for blood and platelets by resolving to give blood this month — National Blood Donor Month.

The Back to the Fifties Festival, Inc. recently awarded Mini Music Grants to the following music instructors in Boone County Schools. These projects were made possible with funds from the Back to the Fifties Festival, Inc., with support from the Community Arts Endowment of the Community Foun…

The Hendricks County Historical museum has a collection of more than 30 vintage wedding dresses. Historic apparel needs special care, and many of the dresses were cleaned and repaired where needed for the annual Afternoon Tea, held in August.

ANDERSON — For GenXers feeling a little too grown up to pull classic board games like "Clue" and "Sorry" off the shelf, Hasbro has the answer.

Walmart and Sam’s Club associates, customers and members in Indiana put their money where the miracles are during the annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals fundraising campaign.

GREENFIELD — With splotches of paint scattered on his clothes, shoes and eyeglasses, Andrew Hem could finally take a break. The internationally-known muralist spent half a week, from sunrise to sunset each day, bringing a James Whitcomb Riley poem to life in downtown Greenfield.

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INDIANAPOLIS — As many times as you may have seen Disney's "The Lion King," you might forget that for nearly the first 30 minutes no song is sung in English.

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Just like your garden in the backyard, once in a while libraries have to undergo a weeding project.

On Aug. 26, 1915, a Pathfinder touring car carrying a chauffeur and two passengers entered Bloomington and made its way to the courthouse square.

The Western art community will converge on downtown Indianapolis Sept. 7-8 when one of the top Western art sales in the nation, the annual Quest for the West Art Show and Sale, returns to the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art.

If you ask people about their childhood homes, chances are they are going to remember more than just the things they did there. They’ll remember parts of the decor: the yellow Formica kitchen table, the print on the living room wallpaper, the worn but comfy old brown couch.

Tecumseh Lodge Education Group, Inc. will hold its 58th annual Pow Wow on Sept. 1-2 at the Tipton County 4-H Fairgrounds on Indiana 19 in Tipton. The Pow Wow will feature Native American dancing, singing, foods, authentic arts and crafts, traders, educational seminars and programs.

The Indiana State Library recently received a $74,880 grant to support the digitization of Will H. Hays’ papers ranging from 1914-54. Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero awarded 31 grants totaling more than $4 million through the National Historical Publications and Records Comm…

The American Red Cross needs help to bring back the A’s, B’s and O’s. This is not a typo. These letters represent blood types, and the reality is that during blood shortages these letters do go missing from hospital shelves.

Our December return to Southern California’s Mojave National Preserve offered the opportunity to revisit Kelso Depot, the beautifully restored 1924 Union Pacific rail station that now serves as the preserve’s visitor center.

Buck Creek Players, an Indianapolis theatre troop, will present the critically-acclaimed new musical "Dogfight," based on the 1991 film of the same name starring River Phoenix and Lilli Taylor.

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The Lebanon Community of Shalom will host its annual Garden Party and Tour, showcasing many beautiful gardens throughout Boone County. The Garden Party is June 15 at Zionsville's Maplelawn Farmstead with the Garden Tour on July 16.

Prepare to spend an entertaining evening watching Plaza Suite by Neil Simon, directed by Doug Davis and produced in cooperation with Samuel French, a show full of twists and turns that will have you continually laughing throughout the entire show at Center Stage Community Theatre.

Adult Coloring is the theme for Boone County Extension Homemakers First Tuesday session from 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 1, which will be held in the Farm Bureau Community Building on the 4-H Fairgrounds.

The Frankfort Community Public Library is holding a genealogy workshop 5-9 p.m. May 11 in the Earl J. Culver Genealogy Area.

The Frankfort Community Public Library will host a True Crime Book Club at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month beginning May 3.

Scouting for Food is a national campaign that helps fight local hunger. This year’s project runs through April and partners with Kroger and Girl Scouts of Central Indiana.

The United Way of Central Indiana's Area Northwest Youth Engagement Team invites local youth and their families to participate in the 2018 Boone County Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) event on April 14.

The American Red Cross encourages the community to give blood during National Volunteer Month. Donating blood is a simple way for those who are short on time to make a life-changing difference.


April is World Autism Awareness Month, and groups and organizations everywhere are working to bring greater awareness to those living on the autistic spectrum.

Word By Word is a prose group that critiques biweekly on Wednesdays and is an atmosphere of nurturing and encouragement for those who wish to sharpen their writing skills.

The Lebanon Public Library will be hosting a free afternoon spring tea at 2 p.m. April 18.

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