Community events this week in Carmel


Coach Pagano book signing – Indianapolis Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano will be signing his latest book, Sidelined: Overcoming Odds through Unity, Passion and Perseverance, at 11 a.m. June 21 at Barnes & Noble, 14790 Greyhound Plaza. With Pagano’s practical lessons on living, loving and leading, Sidelined inspires us all to stay in the game and never accept defeat. For more information visit

Songbook Hall of Fame induction – The Encore Gala Weekend and Great American Songbook Hall of Fame Induction will be conducted at the Center for the Performing Arts on June 20 and 21. The weekend includes the induction ceremony, an auction, cocktail reception, dinner and dancing and a concert. The concert will include performances by American Idol Jessica Sanchez, Broadway star Laura Osnes and vocalist Denzal Sinclaire. All proceeds from the weekend will benefit the Center for the Performing Arts. Saturday only tickets are $200. For more information call 843-3800 or visit

Fakes, Frauds & Forgeries – The Indiana Design Center & Sophisticated Living invite you to Fakes, Frauds & Forgeries featuring Robert K. Wittman Founder, FBI Art Crime Team and author of NY Times bestseller Priceless. This event will be conducted June 19 at the Indiana Design Center,200 S. Range Line Rd. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served at 6:30 p.m., followed by the presentation at 7 p.m. and a book signing at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at

Yard sale for Habitat for Humanity – Deer Creek Community Church will host a yard sale to support its Habitat for Humanity build. The sale will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 21 at the church, 1008 S. 9th St. in Noblesville. If you would like to contribute items to the yard sale, contact Terri Milbank at 902-7210 or [email protected].

Learn about TIF financing – The Constitutional Patriots will host their next meeting at 7 p.m. June 17 in the Fellowship Hall at Central Christian Church, 1242 W. 136th St. Mike Shaver, a public policy consultant to local governments will discuss tax increment financing (TIF). TIF financing has been used in Carmel to develop over 20 areas of Carmel including City Center. Carmel Clerk-Treasurer Diana Cordray will also speak about transparency in government. For more information visit

Riverview golf tournament – The public is invited to join Riverview Health Foundation for the 22nd annual Heartfelt Thanks Golf Tournament June 25 at Pebble Brook Golf Club in Noblesville. Registration for the Florida scramble begins at 9:30 a.m., with an 11 a.m. shotgun start. Register by contacting Jessica Deering at [email protected] or 776-7938.

Jason Black golf outing – In memory of a beloved employee who passed away in 2013, Indiana University Health North Hospital will host the Inaugural Jason Black Memorial Golf Outing on June 26 at Bear Slide Golf Club in Cicero. Proceeds from the golf outing will be placed in a scholarship fund for Jason’s children.The golf outing – a four-man scramble – is open to the public with golf and sponsorship packages available. To register, contact Tracy Miller at 688-5678 or [email protected].

The Nutty Birder to speak – Join the Spring Green Garden Club at 7 p.m. June 19 at the John Hensel Government Center, 10701 N. College Ave. for its June program titled Conserving Our Habitat led by Rob “The Nutty Birder” Ripma. He discovered birding at age seventeen and loves sharing his knowledge and why humans must work to conserve bird habitats. This event is free.

Build a disaster kit – Disaster preparedness kits will be available to families during PBS KIDS in the Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 21 at White River State Park, 801 W. Washington St. Community volunteers and Allstate agents from central Indiana will help kids and families build free disaster kits they can use in the event of an unforeseen emergency. This event will also help educate residents on the importance of preparedness.