Friends of the Library book sale – This library fundraiser is from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 25, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 26 and 1 to 5 p.m. April 27. Members preview night is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. April 24. Prices at the book sale range from $0.25 to $3. Cash, checks, Visa and MasterCard are accepted. All proceeds directly benefit the Carmel Clay Public Library. For more information call 571-4292 or visit www.carmel.lib.in.us.
Inspiring ideas for your kitchen and bath – The public is welcome to attend a free design seminar presented by Case Design/Remodeling. The 90-minute session will provide you with the basic building blocks plus tried and true advice for preparing you and your family a remodeling project. The event starts at 7 p.m. April 24 on the second floor of the Indiana Design Center in the Carmel Arts & Design District. For more information call 846-2600.
Democratic debate scheduled – The Hamilton County Democratic Club and Hamilton County Central Committee are sponsoring a debate at 6 p.m. April 23 at the American Legion Post No. 155, 852 Main St. in Carmel. The debate is between the three Democratic candidates who are seeking the 5th District U.S. Congressional seat in the May 6 primary. The candidates are Allen Ray Davidson, Shawn Denny and David W. Ford.
Candidate Forum – The League of Women voters will host a candidate forum for people running for county level positions in the upcoming primary on May 6. The forum will be conducted in the council chambers of the County building on the square in Noblesville at 7 p.m. April 24.
Carmel Elementary flower sale – Carmel Elementary PTO is holding a flower sale on May 9 and 10 to raise funds for educational activities. Prices range from $4 to $40. Choose from an array of sun and shade choices: 4” and 6” annuals, 10” planters, 12” hanging baskets, 14” patio pots. For more information, visit www1.ccs.k12.in.us/ces/pto/fundraising or email email@example.com.
Electronics recycling and shredding event – An electronics recycling, prescription disposal, shredding and used book drive event is being held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 26at the Carmel High School stadium parking lot. Most electronics and small appliances can be recycled here. There is a $5 fee for some monitors and TVs and $5 donations are requested for each box of shredding. Also being accepted during the event are expired or unused medications and used books.
Spa open house to feature giveaways – 7e Fit Spa announces its spring open house from 4 to 8 p.m. April 23 at 2000 E. 116th St. in Carmel. Activities will include demonstrations of O2 Lift Facial, free skincare consultations, Wilks & Wilson Elixirs, cocktails and refreshments. Raffle prizes will be given away including one free Torc session, one free facial, five sauna sessions and more. For more information, call 569-0767.
Artful Living series opens – The Alliance of Indianapolis Museum of Art kicks off its Artful Living series of programs with two presentations by Steven Stolman, president of Scalamandre, a highly respected manufacturer of decorative fabrics, wall covering, trims and furnishings. Iconic Interiors from the Silver Screen will be held at 6 p.m. April 24 and features a unique visual tour of rooms from famous films which influenced the trends and tastes of the times. Scalamandre: Haute Décor will be held at 9 a.m. April 25. This lecture by Stolman highlights his book by the same name. Both programs will be held at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. For ticket prices and reservations, call 571-1604.