Event Calendar week of 3/8



A Visit from Gene Stratton-Porter ● In honor of the Indiana Bicentennial 2016, the Carmel Clay Public Library is hosting a year-long series of events celebrating people and events involving Indiana history. This week, come and see historian Glory-June Greiff, a professional narrator and performer. Her first-person program features the perspective of Hoosier naturalist, novelist, and photographer Gene Stratton-Porter. ● March 16 at 7 p.m. ● Carmel Clay Public Library: 55 Fourth Ave. SE, Carmel ● 844-3362 ● www.carmel.lib.in.us

Semi-Annual Artist Gathering & Workshop ● Join Nickel Plate Arts for a semi-annual meeting, to hear from some of the best local artists! You will have a chance to mingle, hear from, and chat with these gifted individuals in the community. The event is free to anyone interested in attending! ● March 16 from 6-8 p.m. ● Nickel Plate Arts Campus: 107 S. Eighth St., Noblesville ● Free ● 452-3690 ● www.nickelplatearts.org


8th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Tent Party at the Brockway Public House ● This is one of the biggest St. Patrick’s Day parties on Indy’s north side! The three-day event features kegs-n-eggs, a fire truck pumper pull, keg toss, live music and more. Benefits will go towards the Firefighter Bereavement Fund. Anyone can come to this family-friendly event! Prior registration required for the Pumper Pull. ● March 17-19 ● Brockway Public House: 12525 Old Meridian St., Carmel ● $2 at door ● 669-8080 ● www.L4444.com

St. Patty’s Day Lunch ● Come to Roy G. Holland Memorial Park for a delicious catered lunch of traditional corned beef and cabbage in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. Social time, bingo games, and eating are the primary entertainment. Guests are welcome to invite friends! Prizes will be available. ● March 17 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. ● R$8/NR$12 ● Roy G. Holland Memorial Park: 1 Park Dr., Fishers ● 595-3150


Alonzo King Lines Ballet ● San Francisco’s Alonzo King Lines Ballet is leaping to new heights with bold dance innovations and modern interpretations of traditional ballet. The company will perform Alonzo King’s latest work, inspired by animal “soundscapes.” Enjoy the Doris Duke Award winning artist and collaborator Bernie Krause at their best! ● March 18-19 at 8 p.m. ● Ticket prices vary ● The Center for the Performing Arts at the Tarkington: 3 Center Green, Carmel ● 843-3800 ● www.thecenterpresents.org

High School Art Scholarship Exhibit ● The Hamilton County Artists’ Association will host an exhibit featuring various applicants’ artwork in the Birdie Gallery. Scholarship awards were previously announced, but today is the LAST day to see unique talent from youth in the community and celebrate with them as they use their talents to further their education! ● March 18 ● Free ● Hamilton County Artists’ Association: 195 S. Fifth St., Noblesville ● 776-2278 ● www.nickelplatearts.org/event/high-school-art-scholarship-exhibit

I SEE YOU Performances ● In celebration of Disability Awareness Month, performances will be given that highlight stories of dealing with and overcoming disabilities. Act I features disabled individuals who have written monologues about their lives, and they will talk about themes of strength, weakness, hope, and a future. Act II features The Roundabout Playback Troupe, the only inclusive playback troupe in the U.S., who will perform stories from the audience. An ASL sign interpreter will be available on the 19th. ● March 18-19 ● Monon Community Center & The Waterpark at Central Park: 1235 Central Park Drive East, Carmel ● $5 ● 573-5245


Noblesville Parks Easter Egg Hunt ● Join the Noblesville Parks Department for an annual spring tradition, the Easter Egg Hunt. The festivities will be centered at Forest Park Shelter #5. Kids will love the colorful eggs and the time spent with other children, and it will be a fun memory for them. ● March 19 from 10 a.m.-noon. ● Forest Park: 701 Cicero Rd., Noblesville ● Free ● 776-6350 ● www.cityofnoblesville.org/parks

Shopkins Swap ● Do you have duplicate or unwanted shopkins? Earth Explorer Toys is a trade for all ages and all other collectors. Staff will moderate and facilitate the event. Be sure to bring in any shopkins you would like to get rid of! ● March 19 from 1-2 p.m. ● Monon Community Center & The Waterpark: 1235 Central Park Drive East, Carmel ● $15 ● 873-0200 ● www.earthexplorertoys.com


The Joe Krown Trio ● In a rare Midwest appearance, this powerhouse New Orleans trio features Joe Krown, Russell Batiste, Jr., and Walter “Wolfman” Washington. They will take charge of the stage and take their audience back decades, to the roots of New Orleans, with their music. Each member of the band is a legend themselves, and their combined talent is an event you won’t want to miss! ● March 20 at 6 p.m. ● The Warehouse: 254 First Avenue S.W., Carmel ● 661-1760 ● www.liveforthemusic.com


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An Evening with Sophia Loren ● Award-winning actress Sophia Loren is synonymous with grace, beauty, and artistry. You will be captivated as she has intimate onstage conversation with her audience during a special Q/A session. Her extensive career spans over five decades and includes multiple accolades, including the first Academy® Award for a foreign-language role with “Two Women.” Limited VIP tickets are also available, and include an exclusive meet and greet reception following the show. ● March 22 at 7:30 p.m. ● The Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts: 1 Center Green, Carmel ● Ticket prices vary ● 843-3800 ● www.thecenterpresents.org

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