Applause!: Aug. 25-31

•Little Red Door Cancer Agency recently announced a new capital project that will improve their building at 1801 N. Meridian and transform it into a community center for those battling cancer. Construction on the $2.1 million project will begin mid-October, and completion is set for early summer 2018. They will move into temporary office space at 1776 N. Meridian.
• Anthony and Kevin, founders of Snips in Irvington and stalwart Irvington community and business boosters for over 16 years,  have announced major changes. Kevin is retiring, and Anthony will stay on at Snips’ new ownership to serve his clientele. Never fear; Snips ownership remains in the family and will continue to offer the high standards of service they have always been known for. Anthony and Kevin will no doubt continue to contribute their talents to the community for many years to come.
• For the past three years, Irvington churches have sponsored a Peace Rally on the yard of School 57. This year’s Peace Rally will be held Sept. 10 from 9:00-9:30 p.m. Mayor Joe Hogsett will be there to share a few words. The Julian school is located at 5435 E. Washington St.
• On Tues., Aug. 29 the Office of Minority and Women Business Development, in partnership with the City of Indianapolis Purchasing Division, will be hosting a Reverse Trade Show. This event will provide an opportunity for suppliers, consultants, contractors, etc. to meet with procurement professionals from numerous governmental agencies and the private sector at one time. The event will run from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Riverside Park Auditorium, 2420 E. Riverside Dr. The event is free, but you must register at and search for “Reverse Trade Show Tickets.”
• On Aug. 26 at 2 p.m. at the Irvington Branch, 5625 E. Washington St.,  preschoolers are invited to out O Pato!, the story of a duck and friends in a Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris. Call 317-275-4450 to register.
• North Central High School’s theatre students will be performing an adaptation of George Orwell’s 1984 Sept. 1 at 7 p.m. and Sept. 2 at 2:30 and 7:00 p.m. The show will be held in the Auditorium, 1801 E. 86th St. and tickets are $10 for adults, or $5 for students and children. Tickets are on sale online at Check out these very talented young people and show your support for this great program.
• Craft and bazaar season will be starting soon. If your place of worship, civic organization, or group is holding a sale, our advertising rates are very reasonable. Give us a call at 317-356-2222 and we will work with you to create your ad at no extra charge!