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Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

  • - Lawn Mower Tune-Up Special - See our February coupon!
    Dannemiller True Value
    2991 South Grove Blvd Bargersville IN 46106
    Dannemiller True Value 317.530.8113
  • - Greenwood Home vs Indian Creek @ 7:30pm
    Greenwood High School
    615 West Smith Valley Road Greenwood IN 46142
  • | Sports and Recreation
    - Center Grove Away @ Brownsburg
    Brownsburg High School
    1000 S Odell St Brownsburg IN 46112
  • - February 19, 1945. Beginning at dawn, the landing of 30,000 American troops took place on the barren 12-square-mile island of Iwo Jima. Initially there was little resistance, but 21,500 Japanese stood ready underground to fight the last man to protect massive strategic fortification linked by tunnels.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 10:53 AM, EST.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - So called by Native American Tribes of New England and the Great Lakes because this time of year sees heavy snow falls. Also called Hunger Moon because of the meager hunting at this time of winter.
     
           

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

  • | 1:00pm - | Arts and Entertainment, Madame C.J. Walker, Johnson County Museum
    - Join us at the museum for our Storyteller Series featuring Vickie Daniel as Madam C.J. Walker on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 1:00 pm. Through her first person interpretation, you can hear her story of how Madam C.J. Walker became an Indianapolis philanthropist and a political activist. This event is co-sponsored by the Johnson County Public Library. This event is free to the public.
    Johnson County Museum of History
    135 N. Main Street Franklin IN 46131
  • | 4:00pm - 8:00pm | Local Events, Cultural, Chinese, Asian, Lunar, New Year, Pig, Food, Dance
    - Enjoy an evening of multi-asian celebration of 'The Year of the Pig'! Asian food and a live stage show bring in the Lunar New Year!

    Presented by: The Indianapolis Chinese Performing Arts.
    Executive Sponsor: International Marketplace Coalition
    To purchase tickets: click for details or click for details
    International Marketplace Coalition
    3685 Commercial Drive Indianapolis IN 46222
    Maria Manalang 317.332.8007 mmanalang@imcoalition.org
  • | Sports and Recreation
    - Greenwood Little League Evaluations & Registration TODAY at Greenwood High School.
    GreenwoodBaseball.com
     
           
  • | Charity, Fundraiser, Johnson County Hospital Foundation Gala
    - The Johnson Memorial Hospital Foundation third annual gala will raise funds to improve access to behavioral health care in Johnson County. The night will include a meal prepared by JW Marriott chefs, live entertainment, and live and silent auction packages.

    Cost: $175 per ticket, tables and sponsorships available

    For more information please visit click for details
    JW Marriott Indianapolis
    10 S. West Street Indianapolis IN 46204

Sunday, February 24th, 2019

  • | 4:00pm - 7:00pm | Charity, Fundraiser, Habitat for Humanity Johnson County, Soup Bowl
    - Come to the Johnson County Fair Grounds for the Annual Soup Bowl Sunday, February 24th from 4-7. The Soup Bowl is one of the primary fundraisers for the local Habitat for Humanity chapter. Tickets are $25 and include a custom soup bowl, soup, dessert & drink. Pottery silent auction from 4-6 p.m. For more information click for details
    Johnson County Fairgrounds
    250 Fairground Street Franklin IN 46131
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Dolby Theatre, Hollywood and Highland Center, Los Angeles, CA. 91st annual Honoring film achievements of the previous year. Televised live on ABC, with Jimmy Kimmel scheduled to host.
     
           

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

  • - Lawn Mower Tune-Up Special - See our February coupon!
    Dannemiller True Value
    2991 South Grove Blvd Bargersville IN 46106
    Dannemiller True Value 317.530.8113
  • - A 1,210-pound bomb packed in a van exploded in the underground parking garage of the World Trade Center in New York City, killing six people and injuring more than 1,000 (mostly from smoke inhalation). The powerful blast left a crater 200 feet wide and several stories deep. The cost for damage to the building and disruption of business for the 360 companies with offices in the Center exceeded $591 million. Fifteen people - the fundamentalist Muslim cleric Sheik Omar Abdul Rahman and 14 of his followers were indicted for the bombing. Rahman was given a life sentence, and the others received prison terms of up to 240 years each.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters Last Quarter phase at 6:27 AM, EST.
     
           

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to recognize chili as an American staple and to celebrate our love for a great bowl of red-- especially in the cold winter months. Annually, the last Thursday in February.
     
           

Friday, March 1st, 2019

  • - On March 1, 1872, the first area in the world to be designated a national park, most of the Yellowstone is in Wyoming, with small sections in Montana and Idaho. It was established by an act of Congress.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - An “unofficial” National holiday is celebrated on the first Friday in March. This day honors the value and dedication of the professional salesperson as well as the hard work that they perform.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - It is one month of the year to take the time to recognize our country's everyday heroes who give their time to help people in need. Presidential Proclamation for Red Cross Month issued each year for March since 1943.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2—Dr. Seuss’s birthday (or near)! Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books, and you can too! Incorporate these guides and activities to celebrate reading with young people!
     
           

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - 47th running of "The Last Great Race on Earth"* (first run March 3, 1973). 1000 miles through Alaskan Wilderness from Anchorage to Nome, AK along the historic Iditarod Trail.
     
           

Monday, March 4th, 2019

  • - This event will be held on April 12 @ 9am - purchase your tickets now! The Easter Bunny is a busy fellow, but every spring, he always makes time for a stop in Greenwood. For more info click for details

    Tickets include breakfast with the guest of honor followed by an egg hunt. Bring your cameras for a photo op with the Bunny!! For more information, call 317.881.4545.
     
           
    Greenwood Parks & Recreation 317.881.4545
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    For more details click for details
     
           
    Greenwood Parks & Recreation 317.881.4545

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Last feast before Lent. Although Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday, literally) is properly limited to Shrove Tuesday, it has come to be popularly applied to the preceding two weeks of celebration. Celebrated especially at New Orleans, LA, Mobile, AL and certain Mississippi and Florida cities. State holiday in Louisiana.
     
           
  • - On March 5, 1770, a skirmish between British troops and a crowd at Boston, MA, became widely publicized and contributed to the unpopularity of the British regime in the colonies before the American Revolution. Five men were killed and six more were injured by British troops commanded by Captain Thomas Preston.
     
           
  • - March 5, 1933 – On his first full day in office, President Franklin Roosevelt proclaimed a national "Bank Holiday" to help save the nation's faltering banking system.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Food lovers pick this day to enjoy these round, sugarcoated, fruit-filled, Polish pre-Lenten pastries, pronounced "poonch-kee," available in bakers nationwide. Paczki coincides with Shrove Tuesday or Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday.
     
           

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

  • | 7:00pm - | Religious Events
    - Ash Wednesday Service today @ 7pm

    Mt. Auburn United Methodist Church
    3100 W. Stones Crossing Road Greenwood IN 46143
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Marks the beginning of Lent. Forty weekdays and six Sundays (Saturday considered a weekday) remain until Easter Sunday. Named for the use of ashes in ceremonial penance.
     
           
  • | NATL - Historical
    - On March 6, 1836, the anniversary of the fall of the Texan fort, the Alamo. The siege, led by Mexican general Santa Anna, began Feb 23rd and reached its climax March 6th, when the last of the defenders was slain. Texans, under General Sam Houston, rallied with the war cry "Remember the Alamo" and, at the Battle of San Jacinto, April 21st, defeated and captured Santa Anna, who signed a treaty recognizing Texas's independence.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 11:03 AM, EST.
     
           

Friday, March 8th, 2019

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to honor women, especially working women. Said to commemorate an 1857 march and demonstration of New York, NY, by female garment and textile workers.
     
           

Sunday, March 10th, 2019

  • | 3:00pm - 4:00pm | Library Events, Greg Iles, Author
    - The Johnson County Public Library is thrilled to welcome best-selling author Greg Iles as the next author in our 2019 Authors at JCPL series. Join us at The Historic Artcraft Theatre for this event on Sunday, March 10. Greg Iles is the #1 New York Times best-selling author of 17 novels, including the "Natchez Burning" series. Greg shares about his newest novel, "Cemetery Road," an electrifying tale of friendship, betrayal and shattering secrets that threaten to destroy a small Mississippi town. Barnes & Noble Booksellers will be on site selling copies of the author's books. Meet the author and get your books signed, as well! The Authors at JCPL series is brought to you thanks to generous donations to The Johnson County Public Library Foundation. Read more about the author and register for this event at click for details
    Artcraft Theatre
    57 N. Main Street Franklin IN 46131
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Daylight Saving Time Begins at 2AM. Standard time in each zone is advanced one hour from 2 AM on the second Sunday in March until 2 AM on the first Sunday in November (except where state legislatures provide exemption.) Many use the popular rule "spring forward, fall back" to remember which way to turn the clocks.
     
           

Monday, March 11th, 2019

  • - This event will be held on April 12 @ 9am - purchase your tickets now! The Easter Bunny is a busy fellow, but every spring, he always makes time for a stop in Greenwood. For more info click for details

    Tickets include breakfast with the guest of honor followed by an egg hunt. Bring your cameras for a photo op with the Bunny!! For more information, call 317.881.4545.
     
           
    Greenwood Parks & Recreation 317.881.4545
  • - It's time to do your Spring Cleaning call Langenwalter Carpet & Stain Removal for an appointment today! (317) 831-8118
     
           
    Langenwalter Carpet & Stain Removal 317.831.8118
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - March 11th, since 1999, a day for employees to "lie down and be counted" in support of napping at the work place! This day occurs on the Monday following the advent of daylight savings time.
     
           

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

  • | 8:00am - 11:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, music, orchestra, band, choir, high school, music for all, arts, music and arts,
    - More than 70 outstanding concert bands, orchestras, percussion ensembles, chamber ensembles, and choirs from across America gather to perform in Indianapolis’ finest venues. The Festival includes three national honor ensembles in concert: the Honor Band of America, Honor Orchestra of America, and Jazz Band of America, each with the finest high school musicians selected by audition from schools across the nation.

    Concerts will take place at Clowes Memorial Hall and the Howard L. Schrott Center for the Performing Arts at Butler University, The Palladium Center for Performing Arts, Warren Performing Arts Center, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, and the Indiana Historial Society. Concerts will take place throughout the day and evening on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

    Tickets are available to the public through click for details or call 800-745-3000. Some Festival concerts are free. You may also find the full Festival Concert schedule at that link.

    Music for All’s is a national organization, headquartered in downtown in Indianapolis. Music for All’s mission is to create, provide, and expand positively life-changing experiences through music for all.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate Pi! The ratio of a circle's circumference to it's diameter. Since the mathematical constant is about 3.14, March 14 became the day to observe it.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters First Quarter Phase at 6:27 AM, EDT.
     
           

Friday, March 15th, 2019

  • | 8:00am - 11:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, music, orchestra, band, choir, high school, music for all, arts, music and arts,
    - More than 70 outstanding concert bands, orchestras, percussion ensembles, chamber ensembles, and choirs from across America gather to perform in Indianapolis’ finest venues. The Festival includes three national honor ensembles in concert: the Honor Band of America, Honor Orchestra of America, and Jazz Band of America, each with the finest high school musicians selected by audition from schools across the nation.

    Concerts will take place at Clowes Memorial Hall and the Howard L. Schrott Center for the Performing Arts at Butler University, The Palladium Center for Performing Arts, Warren Performing Arts Center, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, and the Indiana Historial Society. Concerts will take place throughout the day and evening on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

    Tickets are available to the public through click for details or call 800-745-3000. Some Festival concerts are free. You may also find the full Festival Concert schedule at that link.

    Music for All’s is a national organization, headquartered in downtown in Indianapolis. Music for All’s mission is to create, provide, and expand positively life-changing experiences through music for all.
     
           

Saturday, March 16th, 2019

  • | 8:00am - 11:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, music, orchestra, band, choir, high school, music for all, arts, music and arts,
    - More than 70 outstanding concert bands, orchestras, percussion ensembles, chamber ensembles, and choirs from across America gather to perform in Indianapolis’ finest venues. The Festival includes three national honor ensembles in concert: the Honor Band of America, Honor Orchestra of America, and Jazz Band of America, each with the finest high school musicians selected by audition from schools across the nation.

    Concerts will take place at Clowes Memorial Hall and the Howard L. Schrott Center for the Performing Arts at Butler University, The Palladium Center for Performing Arts, Warren Performing Arts Center, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, and the Indiana Historial Society. Concerts will take place throughout the day and evening on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

    Tickets are available to the public through click for details or call 800-745-3000. Some Festival concerts are free. You may also find the full Festival Concert schedule at that link.

    Music for All’s is a national organization, headquartered in downtown in Indianapolis. Music for All’s mission is to create, provide, and expand positively life-changing experiences through music for all.
     
           

Sunday, March 17th, 2019

  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Every year on March 17, the Irish and the Irish-at-heart across the world observe St. Patrick’s Day. What began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland has become an international festival celebrating Irish culture with parades, dancing, special foods and a whole lot of green.
     
           

Monday, March 18th, 2019

  • - This event will be held on April 12 @ 9am - purchase your tickets now! The Easter Bunny is a busy fellow, but every spring, he always makes time for a stop in Greenwood. For more info click for details

    Tickets include breakfast with the guest of honor followed by an egg hunt. Bring your cameras for a photo op with the Bunny!! For more information, call 317.881.4545.
     
           
    Greenwood Parks & Recreation 317.881.4545
  • | Schools and Education
    - Center Grove Schools Spring Break, Classes Resume April 1
     
           
  • | Schools and Education
    - Greenwood Schools - Spring Break Week
     
           
  • | Schools and Education
    - Clark Pleasant Schools - Spring Break Week
     
           

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Spring begins today in the northern hemisphere with the vernal equinox at 5:58 PM, EDT. Daylight length is virtually the same everywhere today. 12 hours & 8 minutes.
     
           

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