Community events this week in Carmel
Free bowling for kids – Woodland Bowl, 3421 E. 96th St. is offering two free games of bowling every day, for kids only, in cooperation with Royal Pin Leisure Centers, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays until Aug. 17. Registration is required. Visit www.kidsbowlfree.com or call 844-4099.
Food trucks at the Waterpark – The Waterpark at the Monon Center will host a Splash Attack event from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. June 26 featuring live music and food trucks. The Tides Trio will play a free concert for anyone who purchased Waterpark admission and trucks from DaBlue Lagoon, Edwards Drive-In, Sweet Jeanius and Kona Ice will have food available. For more information call 848-7275.
Free design seminar – The Affordable Companies will host a free kitchens, bathrooms, and flooring seminar at 6:30 p.m. June 26 at the Indiana Design Center, 200 S. Range Line Rd., second floor. Learn about design trends and remodeling ideas, and The Affordable Companies’ latest promotions. Topics will include choosing a contractor, trends, and making countertop selections. Door prizes and refreshments will be provided. RSVP by calling 569-5975.
Fallen Officer blood drive – The Indiana Blood Center is holding a Fallen Officer- Hamilton County Sheriff Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 25 at the Hamilton County Sheriff Support Services Building, 18100 Cumberland Rd., Noblesville. A cholesterol, blood pressure, blood type, and iron check are included in your donation. Indiana Blood Center must see 500 individuals each day in order to meet the patient needs at the 60 plus hospitals it supplies.
CHS alum to release jazz album – Carmel High School alumnus and jazz musician Matt Panayides announces the launch of his group’s second album which will feature three jazz giants and veterans of the New York music scene: saxophonist Rich Perry, bass player Thompson Kneeland and drummer Mark Ferber. Panayides has started a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the album. All funds raised will be used directly for the album production, publicity and release. To learn more visit www.mattpanayides.com.
CICOA senior meals – CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions provides a number of meal options for older adults and individuals living with a disability. In Hamilton County, CICOA Meals & More provides home delivery and serves lunch at PrimeLife Enrichment, 1078 3rd Ave. SW, Carmel. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each weekday except Wednesday. CICOA also now offers a private pay option to receive nutritionally balanced meals for a small fee. For more information, call 254-3660.
Free home safety checks – In recognition of National Safety Month, the Home Instead Senior Care office is offering free home safety checks for area senior citizens. Senior home safety experts recommend that adult children of seniors take at least one day each year to perform a thorough safety check of their parents’ home. To request a free home safety check or a copy of the home safety checklist, call 774-1750. To obtain other resources including an online safety assessment, visit www.makinghomesaferforseniors.com.
New breast milk bank – The Indiana Mothers’ Milk Bank (IMMB) will open a new milk depot at Riverview Health on June 26. While the IMMB has depot locations around Indiana, this will be the first location in Noblesville. Screened breast milk donors will be able to drop off donations at Riverview Health, where they will be transported to the IMMB pasteurizing facility in Indianapolis. Milk from the IMMB is distributed to neonatal intensive care units throughout the nation. For more information, visit www.immb.org.