Applause!: May 12-18

• Irving Circle Park clean-up is Sat., May 13 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. A breakfast, including coffee, and lunch will be provided by the Friends of Irving Circle. Volunteers are needed to pull weeds, pick up trash and sticks, and mulch flower beds and around the trees. Irving Circle is located on South Audubon at the University Ave. intersection. The first concert of the season on Irving Circle will be on Sat., June 3 from 7-9 p.m. featuring Audio Diner.
• Steven Stolen has been named the Humane Society of Indianapolis’ Chief Executive Officer. Stolen has had leadership roles in many local organizations, including the Indianapolis Children’s Choir, the Indiana Repertory Theatre, and the Indy Chamber. His first day is June 1.
• Martin University will host a High School Job Fair Extravaganza on Thurs., May 18 on the campus at 2186 N. Sherman Dr. for high school students. The event will be held from 9:00 a.m. to noon in the Fr. Boniface Hardin Gathertorium. More than 300 high school students are expected to attend this event. More than fifty-five employers have committed to the event. Employers participating include Aflac, Employ Indy, Engaging Solutions, FedEx, Indy Parks, Kroger, Marion County Sheriff Office, United States National Army National Guard, UPS and Work One. High school groups that would like to attend this event should contact Jason Dade at (317) 917-3308 or
• The Indianapolis Public Library’s 2017 Indy 500 Film Festival continues May 16 at 7 p.m. at the Irvington Library, 5625 E. Washington St. Individuals of all ages are invited for a salute to legendary race car driver A.J. Foyt and the 40th anniversary of his fourth Indy 500 win with a showing of “Foyt’s Fourth Win,” highlighting the 1977 Indy 500.
• Check out the Alternative Gift Market May 13 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Irving Theater, 5505 E. Washington St. for last-minute Mother’s Day gifts made by local artisans. From there, it’s a quick walk over to Bookmamas for book your mom or grandma would love. Or take a quick drive over to the Indy Urban Acres Flower Sale on the same day from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at 7700 E. 21st St. for a good selection of potted plants and more —proceeds help support the Indianapolis Parks Foundation.
• IMPD recently donated unclaimed bikes to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. The bikes will be given to neighbors served by the charity, providing transportation for those who need them.

Mother’s Day is May 14. The ladies of the Weekly View would like to give a big shout-out to our moms and grandmas and the other women in our lives who continue to be our inspiration and role models both in our personal lives and for our business. We hope the moms, grandmas, great-grandmas, aunts, and other mother-figures out there have a great day!