Trinket Basket Craft for Tweens and Teens — Spend your afternoon away from school making a trinket basket for holding your special things or to use as a gift container. All supplies will be provided to make this simple, creative craft. Geared for tweens and teens grade 4 and up. Nov. 9 at 3 p.m., Noblesville Library, 1 Library Plaza, Noblesville. Free admission. For more, visit hepl.lib.in.us.
Undercover Agent — Is your little one being a little sneaky? Send them to this program for spy training! During Undercover Agent training, kids ages 4-6 will work through an obstacle course as well as additional undercover agent training. Upon the completion of this program, your little one will have their secret agent ID card, will be able to find fingerprints and clues, and will have solved a mystery at Billericay Park! Nov. 9 from 10-11 a.m., Billericay Park, 12690 Promise Rd., Fishers. For more, call 317-595-3150.
City of Carmel Veteran’s Day Ceremony — Sponsored by PNC Bank and American Structurepoint, this event will feature a guest speaker, the Carmel VFW & American Legion color guard, and (weather permitting) the laying of flowers at Veterans Memorial Plaza after the ceremony. Winners of a contest previously hosted for students will present their pieces at the ceremony and receive prizes. Nov. 10 at noon, Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre, 3 Center Green Suite 200, Carmel. Free admission. For more, call 317-571-2474 or visit carmelveteransday.org.
66th Annual HCAA Fall Exhibit — This is the last day to take advantage of the 66th annual HCAA Fall Exhibit at the Carmel Clay Public Library. Dubbed “A Celebration of Art,” it is sure to feature local talent and beauty you shouldn’t miss. Nov. 10 from 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Carmel Clay Public Library, 55 4th Ave SE, Carmel. Cost is $15. For more, visit carmel.lib.in.us.
Koresh Dancing Company — In its 25th year, Koresh Dance Company presents Classic KORESH, a selection of favorites drawn from the company’s quarter century of innovative work. These classics include interpretations of Classical compositions by Bach, Beethoven, Ravel and a collaborative initiative driven by Ronen Koresh and multi-media artist Paul Miller entitled “23: Deconstructing Mozart.” As the acclaimed Koresh dancers move through this timeless allegro, the stunning athleticism and compelling choreography you have come to expect over the past 25 years will appear front and center in works both old and new. Nov. 11-12 at 8 p.m., The Tarkington at the Center for the Performing Arts. 1 Center Green, Carmel. For more, visit thecenterpresents.org.
Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy Craft Night — Be prepared to get hands-on for crafts that focus on female empowerment and deep connections to the fantastic galaxy we live in. Craft nights are led by Nicole Amsler, who can make any complicated craft seem easy. It will be a fun night of creativity and bonding for all. Nov. 11 at 6:30 p.m., Nickel Plate Arts, 107 S 8th St., Noblesville. $10 suggested donation. For more, call 317-452-3690 or visit galsguide.org/craft-nights.
The Little Mermaid — Beef and Boards is proud to present the enchanting, classic fairy tale as a part of their Pyramid Players season for kids. The show includes a drink box and snack and a chance to meet the characters after the show for autographs and pictures. Today is the last day to see it. Nov. 12, Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre, 9301 N. Michigan Rd., Indianapolis. For more, call 317-872-9664 or visit beefandboards.com.
IU Health North Hospital Gallery Walk — Wine and dine at one of the District restaurants, browse the new and exciting exhibits at 10 District galleries and explore all the unique things the District has to offer during the IU Health North Hospital Second Saturday Gallery Walk. This is a great opportunity to see more of the community and even learn something, too. Nov. 12 from 5-9 p.m., Carmel Arts & Design District, Main St. and Rangeline Rd., Carmel. For more, visit carmelartsanddesign.com/FEATURES/galleries_and_studios/gallerywalk.html.
Antique Stories and Songs — The young and the young at heart are encouraged to visit the Old Picket Fence on the second Saturday of each month for a special historical treat. Strumming her 1890s parlor guitar, Janet Gilray portrays “Miss Melody,” a Victorian schoolmarm. She will encourage youngsters to sing along or listen and learn. Mrs. Rosie M. Hoistion, proprietress of the Old Picket Fence, is also on-site to welcome guests for Gilray’s “Antique Stories/Antique Songs” hour. The second Saturday of every month, from Nov. 12, 2016-Dec. 9, 2017, from 10-11 a.m., Old Picket Fence, 894 Logan St., Noblesville. Free admission. For more, visit noblesvilleantiques.com.
Santa’s Mailbox — Kids in fourth grade and younger are welcomed to write a letter to Santa Claus to tell him what they would like for Christmas and drop it off at Santa’s special mailbox. Please remember to include a self-addressed and stamped envelope along with the letter, in order that all letters may be answered quickly. Allow at least a few days for a reply. Nov. 14–Dec. 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays, City Hall, 1 Municipal Dr., Fishers, or the Fishers Parks and Recreation office, 11565 Brooks School Rd., Fishers. Free admission. For more, call 317-595-3150.
Drawing Class — Learn to improve your artistic skills in this art class for all skill levels. Nickel Plate Studio Artists Bruce Neckar and John Reynolds will provide subject matter and provide tips. Nickel Plate Arts will provide graphite sticks, newsprint and drawing boards, although participants may bring their own materials. Must be 15 or older. Beginners are welcome. Mondays, Oct. 10-Dec. 12 from 7-9 p.m., Nickel Plate Arts Campus, 107 South 8th St., Noblesville. Cost is $100/10 weeks. For more, call 317-452-3690 or visit nickelplatearts.org.