Carmel in brief- November 22, 2016
License branch holiday – All BMV license branches will be closed Nov. 24 and 25 in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday. Branches will resume normal business hours Saturday, Nov. 26.
Woodbrook student art featured – The Children’s Art Gallery is featuring artwork from the students of Woodbrook Elementary School. Art students from Woodbrook are studying many different aspects of the Amazon rainforest, including its location, climate and the various types of plants and animals that occupy the rainforest. Following these lessons, the students focus on creating a specific component of the rainforest or an animal. The exhibit will run through Nov. 27.
Holiday light recycling – Starting Nov. 23 and running through January, the ability to recycle used holiday lights will be offered at White’s Ace Hardware, 731 S. Range Line Rd. The Carmel Clay Schools Green Teams will be offering recycling at the individual schools from Nov. 28 through Jan. 5. For more, call 317-571-2673.
Conservation Creations – The Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District will host its first Conservation Creations program from 4 to 5 p.m. Nov. 28 in the Annex Building at the Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2003 E. Pleasant St., Noblesville. Everyone is invited to join the district to create milk jug bird feeders. Participants are asked to bring an empty washed, rinsed and dried plastic milk jug with cap along with small sticks from their yards. All other materials will be provided by the district. For more, call 317-773-2181 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pet supply drive – Pet Valu is holding a Thanks For Giving collection drive throughout the month of November to assist local animal shelters and rescue groups. Customers are encouraged to make monetary donations or contribute pet supplies at their local Pet Valu store.