Community events this week in Carmel
Soho Street Fair – Soho Café & Gallery hosts the third annual Soho Street Fair from 5 to 9 p.m. June 7. Grab your lawn chair and enjoy artist booths, door prizes, favorite beverages and live music by Henle & the Loops. Proceeds will benefit the Carmel Art Council’s scholarships for high school seniors, local teacher grants, the children’s art gallery and other community art projects.
Relay For Life – The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Carmel will be conducted from 9 a.m. June 7 to 9 a.m. June 8 at Creekside Middle School. Relay For Life events are held overnight as individuals and teams camp out at an athletic track, park or fairground, with the goal of keeping at least one team member on the track or pathway at all times. Register your team today by visiting www.RelayForLife.org/CarmelIN or by calling (800) 227-2345.
Come learn about Koi – The 2014 ZNA Koi show will be conducted from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 7 and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 8 at the gazebo north of Carmel’s City Hall. Anyone attending can learn more about the national fish of Japan and learn more about the possibilities for your own koi pond or water garden from the show’s vendors. There also will be a koi competition, similar to a show dog competition, where the fish will be graded on their body conformation, pattern and other criteria. This is a free event, but donations will be accepted and they will go to benefit the Japanese Garden south of City Hall. For more information call 313-3237.
Tony Awards viewing party – Celebrate the Tony Awards with Actors Theatre of Indiana. Join the actors at Prime 47 Restaurant, 14300 Clay Terrace Blvd., at 6:30 June 8 for wine, hors d’oeuvres, and a short performance by Cindy, Don and Judy – the ATI Trio – and of course, the Tony Awards broadcast. Cost is $50 per person and seats are limited. RSVP by calling 669-7983 Ext. 104.
Still open – The Brookshire Homeowners Association will host an open house event from 5 to 7 p.m. June 8 at the community pool. The event is free for Brookshire Pool members and $5 for pool guests. There will be fun pool games for the entire family. People that purchase a membership that day will receive a special multi-use guest pass, a $20 value. For more information visit www.brookshirepool.org.
Sweet success: A Carmel icon turns 54 – Enjoy stories about Carmel’s long-time hangout Dairy Queen at 2 p.m. June 8 at the Carmel Clay Public Library. Former employees – people who worked there as teenagers 40 years ago – and patrons will come back to talk about work behind the counter and life hanging out in the booths after school.
‘The Fault in Our Stars’ viewing party – The public is invited to join Crown Hill Funeral Home and Cemetery to a viewing party on June 10 for the novel-inspired film “The Fault in Our Stars”at StudioMovie Grill College Park, 3535 W. 86th St. The evening will kick off with a live auction at 5 p.m. followed by dinner and the movie at 6 p.m. With a $30 donation, you will receive admission to the movie, dinner, and popcorn. All proceeds will benefit Community Health Network’s Youth Bereavement Program. For tickets visit www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/abbimartzall/crownhillsfundraisingpage.
New hybrid art gallery – Social Photography: Art in Progress is a hybrid virtual and physical gallery that aims to inspire a dialog about the roles of photography and art in social media. The physical gallery will be hosted at the Indy Indie Artist Colony, 26 E. 14th St., Indianapolis from June 6 through June 27. The virtual gallery will be live on Instagram at @socphotogallery. All are welcome to the gallery’s opening at 6 p.m. June 6. The event is free.
Kids Fishing Derby – The Eagle Creek Park Foundation is hosting its 13th annual Kids Fishing Derby from 8 a.m. to noon June 7 at Eagle Creek Park’s Coffer Dam, located at the first right south of the 71st Street gate on the city’s northwest side. The family-friendly event is free for children ages 4 to 14. No fishing license is required for this event. All participants receive a cookout-style lunch and goody bags. For more information visit www.EagleCreekPark.org.