Monthly Archives: June 2015

Historic Woodruff Place Home and Garden Tour June 27-28

The neighborhood James O. Woodruff planned on his original 77 acres has withstood the test of time. The neighborhood started off life in 1872 as an elegant retreat from the bustling city of Indianapolis, boasting a variety of architectural styles, and mostly affluent neighbors (Booth Tarkington took his inspiration for … Read More

Marion County Fair’s Last Weekend

INDIANAPOLIS — The Marion County Fair ends June 28, but there’s still lots of fun to be had. On Thursday, June 25, it is “85 Night,” and anyone who is 85, was born in 1985, or born on 8/, gets in free! The fairway will feature unlimited rides for $25. … Read More

Gardens of Irvington on Display June 28

Now in the 15th year, the Irvington Garden Tour is going strong. This year, the tour will be held Sunday, June 28 from 1- 5 p.m. and feature 10 gardens. Tickets are $10 and proceeds of the tour support the Irvington Garden Club’s works to beautify the community through plantings, … Read More

Local Film Historian Screens W.C. Field Films, Shorts in NYC

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis-based film historian Eric Grayson screened films and shorts starring W.C. Fields at a special invitation-only event honoring Fields at the New Amsterdam Theatre in New York City on June 22. Since 2005, Grayson has been working with two of Fields’ grandchildren, Dr. Harriet Fields and Ronald J. … Read More

Holy Spirit Festival Sets New Admission Policy

INDIANAPOLIS — This year’s Holy Spirit Festival will be held July 9th,10th and 11th on the grounds of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 7243 E. 10th St.Holy Spirit Parish Council has come up with a new set of policies to prevent disruptive behavior as occurred last year. The policies are: • … Read More