Community events this week in Carmel
Civic Theatre auditions – Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre is holding auditions for its upcoming musical Swing. A prep session will be held at 7 p.m. May 27 at the theatre, with auditions taking place at 7 p.m. June 2 and 3. Men and women ages 18 and older are encouraged to audition. For more information, visit www.civictheatre.org.
Democratic Club meeting – The Hamilton County Democratic Club will meet at 6 p.m. May 28 at La Hacienda Restaurant at the northeast corner of 146th Street and Hazel Dell Parkway. Teresa Meredith, the President of the Indiana State Teachers Association, will speak on education issues that will be of particular interest to voters.
New Ivy Tech campus – Ivy Tech Community College will host an information meeting about its new Hamilton County campus in Noblesville. The meeting is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 29 at Noblesville East Middle School, 300 N. 17th St. Residents will learn about traffic, parking plans, operating hours at the campus while classes will be in session and more.
Meet the Artist series – The Carmel Arts Council presents “Meet the Artist” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 30 at SoHo Café & Gallery, 620 S. Range Line Rd. Meet local artist Ted Arfken, whose talent spans over several mediums – sculpture, oil, watercolor, graphitedrawings and more.
Bishop Coyner to welcome entry.point – Entry.point church was launched in October 2013 as an independent congregation. On June 1, Bishop Michael J. Coyner will officially welcome entry.point church into the Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church. Services are held at 10:30 a.m. each Sunday at The Mansion at Oak Hill, 116th Street and Hazel Dell Parkway. For more information, contact Rev. Stanley D. Abell at 366-2574 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Burn Camp motorcycle ride – Carmel Fire Department Local #4444 is holding the annual Hoosier Burn Camp Motorcycle Ride on May 28. Riders will meet at the Carmel Fire Department Headquarters at Civic Square. Registration is from 7 to 8:40 a.m. and riders will depart at 8:50 a.m. for the Hoosier Burn Camp at Camp Tecumseh. Lunch will be provided at the HBC. Riders are asked to donate $30 per bike. Online registration is also available at www.carmelfirefighters.com.
Help fund Haitian medical clinic – Carmel resident Roland Hofer will be racing in the Salomon 4 Trails race July 9 through July 12 in Europe, which involves crossing the Alps and will cover 100 miles of running and 33,000 feet of vertical climbing from Germany through Austria and ending in Switzerland. He is participating in the race in the hope of benefitting the Leogane Family Health Center Project in Haiti. This clinic provides HPV and Cervical Cancer screening. Anyone can join in this cause by coming to the Xchocol’Art booth at the Carmel Farmers Market and donating. For more information search “Roland4Fondwa” on Facebook.