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Race for the Cure, one of the many fundraising events listed on our site.

We list numerous charity events and fundraisers all over Indiana on this page, such as the Race for the Cure at Military Park to benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation (pictured above), and many others. If your fundraising event is not listed on this page, send us the information!

Upcoming Events

Listed in order by date and time from today forward.

Friday, April 29, 2016, 11:00 AM.
55th Annual Decorators' Show House and Gardens in Indianapolis.

Take a tour of the Decorators' Show House, a fundraising event to support Eskenazi Health, Apr. 23 to May 8: Tue-Sun, 11 AM to 6 PM (closed Mon). $5-$20. Info: 317-880-7280.
Location: H.L. Simons Historic Home, 5260 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
showhouseindy.org/ [Ref #709808]

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Friday, April 29, 2016, 5:30 PM.
Adult Recess at the Boys and Girls Club of Indianapolis.

A fundraising event to provide after-school academic assistance for all kids at the club. Power (Happy) Hour, club tour, trivia, robotics race/challenge, dancing, basketball shootout, food and drinks. $125. 5:30-9:30 PM. Info: 317-920-4700.
Location: Finish Line Boys and Girls Club, 38th Street and Post Road, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bgcindy.org/capital-campaign [Ref #706277]

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Friday, April 29, 2016, 6:30 PM.
'Wine, Wags and Whiskers' Charity Event in Noblesville.

A fundraising event for the Humane Society of Hamilton County. Tastings of 40+ wines, plus delicious hors d'oeuvres. Silent auction, wines available for purchase. 6:30-10:30 PM. $75. Info: 317-445-8805.
Location: Mill Top Banquet and Conference Center, 802 Mulberry Street, Noblesville, Hamilton County.
winewagsandwhiskers.com/ [Ref #705474]

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Friday, April 29, 2016, 6:30 PM.
'Healing Hands' Gala at the Ritz Charles in Carmel.

Trinity Free Clinic "Healing Hands" gala is an elegant night including a 3-course plated gourmet meal, silent auction, international entertainment, and dancing. $75. 6:30-11 PM. Info: 317-669-6926.
Location: Ritz Charles, 12156 North Meridian Street, Carmel, Hamilton County.
trinityfreeclinic.org/ [Ref #706276]

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Saturday, April 30, 2016, 10:00 AM.
'Puzzling for Autism' Charity Event in Greenwood.

Jigsaw puzzle competition, family fun day to benefit Johnson County Autism. Emcee Chris Lytle, live music, chef-created food, vendor booths for shopping, door prizes. Reserve tickets in advance; space limited. Free admission. Info: 317-416-3167.
Location: Center Grove Middle School Central, 4900 Stones Crossing Road West, Greenwood, Johnson County.
bit.ly/1UKfcj5 [Ref #708887]

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Saturday, April 30, 2016, 11:00 AM.
55th Annual Decorators' Show House and Gardens in Indianapolis.

Take a tour of the Decorators' Show House, a fundraising event to support Eskenazi Health, Apr. 23 to May 8: Tue-Sun, 11 AM to 6 PM (closed Mon). $5-$20. Info: 317-880-7280.
Location: H.L. Simons Historic Home, 5260 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
showhouseindy.org/ [Ref #709809]

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Saturday, April 30, 2016, 6:00 PM.
'Night of Vonnegut' at the Indiana History Center.

A fundraising event for the Vonnegut Library with author and Dear Sugar radio host Steve Almond. Silent auction, dinner, table wine, and more. $102.99. Info: 317-652-1954.
Location: Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/1RG73pN [Ref #708772]

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Saturday, April 30, 2016, 6:00 PM.
Rescue Party at Indiana Landmarks Center.

A fundraising event for Indiana Landmarks Endangered Places programs with gourmet comfort food, dancing, auction, live music by The List, and more. $75 friend, $125 patron, staterooms available. 6-11 PM. Info: 317-639-4534.
Location: Indiana Landmarks Center, 1201 Central Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/1RbcyBU [Ref #707980]

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Saturday, April 30, 2016, 7:00 PM.
'Roots of Destiny' Film Premiere in Greenfield.

'Roots of Destiny' documents the Dunham House in Kempton, IN, the ancestral home of President Obama on his mother's side. Proceeds benefit the Dunham House Educational Foundation and the Hancock County Historical Society. $10. Info: 317-344-9839.
Location: HJ Ricks Center for the Arts, 122 West Main Street, Greenfield, Hancock County.
rootsofdestiny.com/ [Ref #708573]

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Sunday, May 1, 2016, 11:00 AM.
55th Annual Decorators' Show House and Gardens in Indianapolis.

Take a tour of the Decorators' Show House, a fundraising event to support Eskenazi Health, Apr. 23 to May 8: Tue-Sun, 11 AM to 6 PM (closed Mon). $5-$20. Info: 317-880-7280.
Location: H.L. Simons Historic Home, 5260 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
showhouseindy.org/ [Ref #709810]

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 11:00 AM.
55th Annual Decorators' Show House and Gardens in Indianapolis.

Take a tour of the Decorators' Show House, a fundraising event to support Eskenazi Health, Apr. 23 to May 8: Tue-Sun, 11 AM to 6 PM (closed Mon). $5-$20. Info: 317-880-7280.
Location: H.L. Simons Historic Home, 5260 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
showhouseindy.org/ [Ref #709811]

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 11:00 AM.
55th Annual Decorators' Show House and Gardens in Indianapolis.

Take a tour of the Decorators' Show House, a fundraising event to support Eskenazi Health, Apr. 23 to May 8: Tue-Sun, 11 AM to 6 PM (closed Mon). $5-$20. Info: 317-880-7280.
Location: H.L. Simons Historic Home, 5260 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
showhouseindy.org/ [Ref #709812]

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Thursday, May 5, 2016, 11:00 AM.
55th Annual Decorators' Show House and Gardens in Indianapolis.

Take a tour of the Decorators' Show House, a fundraising event to support Eskenazi Health, Apr. 23 to May 8: Tue-Sun, 11 AM to 6 PM (closed Mon). $5-$20. Info: 317-880-7280.
Location: H.L. Simons Historic Home, 5260 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
showhouseindy.org/ [Ref #709813]

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Friday, May 6, 2016, 11:00 AM.
55th Annual Decorators' Show House and Gardens in Indianapolis.

Take a tour of the Decorators' Show House, a fundraising event to support Eskenazi Health, Apr. 23 to May 8: Tue-Sun, 11 AM to 6 PM (closed Mon). $5-$20. Info: 317-880-7280.
Location: H.L. Simons Historic Home, 5260 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
showhouseindy.org/ [Ref #709814]

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Friday, May 6, 2016, 6:00 PM.
'Art Against Trafficking' Show at Irving Theatre.

An art show and fundraiser for Purchased, a 501(c)3 certified non-profit organization in Indianapolis that seeks to combat human trafficking. Up to 30 artists will participate. 6-9 PM. Free admission. Info: 616-980-6870.
Location: Irving Theatre, 5505 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
purchased.org/ [Ref #709750]

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Saturday, May 7, 2016, 11:00 AM.
55th Annual Decorators' Show House and Gardens in Indianapolis.

Take a tour of the Decorators' Show House, a fundraising event to support Eskenazi Health, Apr. 23 to May 8: Tue-Sun, 11 AM to 6 PM (closed Mon). $5-$20. Info: 317-880-7280.
Location: H.L. Simons Historic Home, 5260 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
showhouseindy.org/ [Ref #709815]

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Saturday, May 7, 2016, 12:00 PM.
'Painting in the Garden' at the Decorators' Show House and Gardens.

Watch Douglas David, a well-known impressionistic painter from Indianapolis, create a plein air work in the Show House Garden. 12-5 PM. Included with admission. Info: 317-880-7280.
Location: H.L. Simons Historic Home, 5260 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
showhouseindy.org/events [Ref #709819]

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Saturday, May 7, 2016, 3:30 PM.
Kentucky Derby Party at Wood Wind Golf Club - CANCELLED.

UPDATE 4/25/2016: This event has been cancelled. Info: 317-863-8655.
Location: Wood Wind Golf Club, 2302 West 161st Street, Westfield, Hamilton County.
bit.ly/1Wy4dXi [Ref #708082]

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Saturday, May 7, 2016, 6:00 PM.
3rd Annual 'Savor, Sip and See' Charity Event in Zionsville.

Stroll down Main Street, stop into participating businesses, enjoy savory and sweet foods courtesy of local restaurants, and sip on various wines and beers. Presented by Tri Kappa. 6-9 PM. $50-$60. Info: 317-902-2212.
Location: Zionsville Brick Street, Main Street, Zionsville, Boone County.
bit.ly/1NJ6Osl [Ref #710215]

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Sunday, May 8, 2016, 11:00 AM.
55th Annual Decorators' Show House and Gardens in Indianapolis.

Take a tour of the Decorators' Show House, a fundraising event to support Eskenazi Health, Apr. 23 to May 8: Tue-Sun, 11 AM to 6 PM (closed Mon). $5-$20. Info: 317-880-7280.
Location: H.L. Simons Historic Home, 5260 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
showhouseindy.org/ [Ref #709816]

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Saturday, May 14, 2016, 9:00 AM.
Central Indiana March of Dimes 'March for Babies' Walk.

A fundraising event for Central Indiana March of Dimes with walk, food, games, and more, a fun and free day for all. 9 AM to 1 PM. Free event. Info: 317-262-4668.
Location: White River State Park, 801 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/1PM84Ay [Ref #693657]

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Saturday, May 14, 2016, 9:00 AM.
17th Annual Spring Fling and Car Corral in Indianapolis.

A huge car show and festival to benefit the Children's Miracle Network. 9 AM to 5 PM. Free admission. Info: 618-589-9952.
Location: Gateway Classic Cars of Indianapolis, 4400 West 96th Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
gatewayclassiccars.com/ [Ref #708837]

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 6:00 PM.
17th Annual 'Racing to Recovery' Fundraising Gala at Crane Bay Event Center.

Mingle with IndyCar drivers and other special guests in support of the mission to cure paralysis, while bidding on live and silent auction experiences. Co-Chairs: Dave Calabro and Dario Franchitti. 6-10 PM. $250. Info: 317-423-2999.
Location: Crane Bay Event Center, 551 West Merrill Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
conquerparalysisnow.org/ [Ref #708786]

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Saturday, May 21, 2016, 9:00 AM.
'Walk to Cure Arthritis' Charity Event at IUPUI.

The Arthritis Foundation's nationwide signature event to support its mission to conquer arthritis by spreading awareness and raising money for research aimed at finding a cure. Register at 9 AM, walk begins at 10:30 AM. Info: 317-879-0321 ext. 2.
Location: Wood Plaza at IUPUI, 815 West New York Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/1SZCo8j [Ref #690898]

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Saturday, May 21, 2016, 9:00 AM.
4th Annual Congenital Heart Walk at Butler University.

A family friendly walk of 1 or 2.5 miles to raise awareness about Congenital Heart Disease. Proceeds benefit the Adult Congenital Heart Association. 9 AM to 12 PM. Info: 317-997-5018.
Location: Butler University, Atherton Union, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/1R2O0HL [Ref #705311]

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Saturday, May 21, 2016, 11:00 AM.
'Lilacs and Roses' Market in Fishers.

A small curated, entirely handmade market featuring 12 makers. Campbell's Creation's lemonade and handmade dog/cat toy stand sales benefit the Hamilton County Humane Society. 11 AM to 3 PM. Free admission. Info: 317-288-2950.
Location: Lilacs and Roses Market, 12905 Silbury Hill Way, Fishers, Hamilton County.
timeandagainshop.com/ [Ref #708512]

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Sunday, May 22, 2016, 1:00 PM.
14th Annual Dawg Gone Walk and Fiesta in Nashville.

A fundraising event to benefit the Brown County Humane Society where pets and owners enjoy contests, games, demos, and a scenic pledge walk in beautiful Brown County. 1-3:30 PM. $15 until May 15, then $18. Info: 812-988-7362.
Location: Eagle Park, 1743 State Road 46, Nashville, Brown County.
bit.ly/24dtef4 [Ref #710216]

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 10:30 AM.
36th Running of the Zoopolis 500 at the Indianapolis Zoo.

The zoo's popular radiated tortoise race, presented by the American Dairy Association, held annually the Wednesday before the Indianapolis 500. Included with zoo admission. Info: 317-630-2001.
Location: Indianapolis Zoo, 1200 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indyzoo.com/ [Ref #701669]

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Saturday, May 28, 2016, 8:00 AM.
9th Annual Kent's Run at Boone Grove Elementary School in Valparaiso.

A fundraising event for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to honor the life of Boone Grove HS student/athlete Kent Ribordy who died in 2007 due to leukemia. 8 AM CST. Info: 317-379-6326.
Location: Boone Grove Elementary School, 325 W County Rd 55 South, Valparaiso, Porter County.
kentsrun.com/ [Ref #690860]

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Sunday, May 29, 2016, 6:30 PM.
'Mosaic: All White' at the Eiteljorg Museum.

Featuring a complete mix of diverse musical vibes in an historic space, presented by Creativs of Modern Day Media. A portion of the proceeds benefit the MS Society. 6:30 PM to midnight. $20-$30. Info: 317-719-2307.
Location: Eiteljorg Museum, 500 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/1Trz1bM [Ref #710214]

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Saturday, June 4, 2016, 1:00 PM.
22nd Annual Wicket World of Croquet at the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site.

Don your game whites and hit the court for a competitive day of croquet to benefit the museum. 1 PM registration and practice, 2 PM tournament time. $140-$150 teams of two ($30 spectators). Info: 317-631-1888.
Location: Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, 1230 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/20i84sb [Ref #705062]

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Friday, June 10, 2016, 5:30 PM.
'Zoobilation: Keeping it Wild' at the Indianapolis Zoo.

The zoo's annual major fundraising event, a black tie affair presented by IPL. 5:30 PM to midnight (zoo closed today). This event sells out quickly; get your tickets as soon as possible. Info: 317-630-2001.
Location: Indianapolis Zoo, 1200 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
indyzoo.com/ [Ref #701668]

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Saturday, June 11, 2016, 9:00 AM.
5K Color Splash Run and Walk at Rebekah Park in Greensburg.

A fundraising event to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Decatur County. $20 until May 24 (includes T-shirt), then $25 (no shirt). Park at Greensburg HS. Info: 812-663-7556.
Location: Rebekah Park, 115 N County Road 80 NE, Greensburg, Decatur County.
bbbsgreensburg.org/5k.html [Ref #709769]

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Saturday, June 11, 2016, 12:00 PM.
Relay for Life of Southwest Hendricks County in Danville.

A fundraising event for the American Cancer Society, 12 PM to 12 AM. Celebrateg those who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease. Info: 765-225-7575.
Location: Hendricks County Fairgrounds, 1900 East Main Street, Danville, Hendricks County.
bit.ly/1Q3pEiX [Ref #687516]

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Saturday, June 18, 2016, 9:00 AM.
4th Annual CAF Warbird Expo at Indianapolis Regional Airport.

Presented by the Indiana Wing of the Commemorative Air Force with the Red Tail Squadron and its original P-51 Red Tail. Warbird rides, food, microbrew tasting, entertainment, silent auction, giveaways, and more. 9 AM to 5 PM. $23 per vehicle. Info: 317-29.
Location: Indianapolis Regional Airport, 3867 N Aviation Way, Greenfield, Hancock County.
warbirdexpo.com/ [Ref #690814]

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Saturday, June 18, 2016, 9:15 AM.
'Climb Out of the Darkness' Charity Event at Garfield Park.

An international event to benefit Postpartum Progress, which works to raise awareness of postpartum mental disorders and connect moms with each other and needed services. Register online. 9:15-11 AM. Free admission. Info: 618-731-8256.
Location: Garfield Park, 2505 Conservatory Drive, Indianapolis, Marion County.
bit.ly/1TWHDcY [Ref #708270]

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Saturday, June 25, 2016, 7:30 AM.
20th Annual Sickle Cell 5K Run and Walk at Riverside Park.

A fundraising event for the Martin Center to raise awareness and funding for those battling with Sickle Cell disease. 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Free admission. Info: 317-927-5158.
Location: Riverside Park, 2420 East Riverside Drive, Indianapolis, Marion County.
themartincenter.org/ [Ref #708314]

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Saturday, June 25, 2016, 2:00 PM.
Inaugural Fermentation Celebration in Jennings County.

A beer and wine charity tasting event (2-6 PM)featuring over 30 local and national breweries and wineries with good food, live music, charity swag raffle, games, camping, then evening concert at 7 PM. $30-$60. 2 PM to midnight. Info: 812-518-BEER.
Location: Muscatatuck Park, 325 N Indiana Hwy 3, North Vernon, Jennings County.
fermentationcelebration.com/ [Ref #703505]

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Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:00 PM.
'A Tasteful Affair' at Park Tudor School.

An auction fundraising event for the Lupus Foundation, 6-9 PM. Free admission. Proceeds benefit Lupus patient services and research for a cure. Info: 317-225-4400.
Location: Park Tudor School, Clowes Commons, 7200 North College Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
lupus.org/indiana/events/ [Ref #706262]

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Monday, July 4, 2016, 8:00 AM.
'Run for Freedom' Charity Event in Avon.

A charity running event to benefit Indy Honor Flight with a 4-mile run and also a 1-mile run/walk. $20. Info: 317-437-6612.
Location: Avon Town Hall Park, 6570 E US Highway 36, Avon, Hendricks County.
fun-races.com/freedom/ [Ref #708733]

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Saturday, August 20, 2016, 8:00 AM.
Indianapolis Colts 5K at Lucas Oil Stadium.

A 5K run and walk outside the stadium through downtown Indy, with the finish line inside at the 50-yard-line. T-shirts, commemorative medals, kids area, and more. $35. Info: 317-297-2658.
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium, 500 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
colts.com/run [Ref #710957]

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Saturday, August 27, 2016, 5:30 PM.
'Love It!' Soiree at Lucas Estate in Carmel.

A fundraising event to benefit the Cardiovascular Research Institute at St. Vincent Heart Center, with unforgettable experiences, celebrities and fun. 5:30 PM to midnight. $300 and up. Info: 317-338-2338.
Location: Lucas Estate, 1143 West 116th Street, Carmel, Hamilton County.
bit.ly/ArInLoveIt [Ref #709768]

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Saturday, September 17, 2016, 8:00 AM.
St. Vincent Cancer Run and Walk at Lions Park in Zionsville.

A fundraising event to support cancer patients and their families at St. Vincent. 10-mile run/walk or 5K run/walk. Pricing varies. Info: 317-379-6326.
Location: Lions Park, State Road 334, Zionsville, Boone County.
bit.ly/1QWXilP [Ref #706222]

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Saturday, September 24, 2016, 8:00 AM.
Greater Indianapolis O2 breathe 10K, 5K, & Fun Walk.

A fundraising event to help support those affected by pulmonary hypertension (PH), help fund research, provide support and education for the PH community. 8-11 AM. $25 walkers; $35 runners (under 12 free). Info: 855-932-7255.
Location: West Park, 2700 West 116th Street, Carmel, Hamilton County.
O2breathe.org/Indiana16 [Ref #708959]

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Friday, September 30, 2016, 8:00 AM.
48th Annual Cataract VFD Bean Dinner Festival.

A 3-day festival with crafts, tool and antique vendors, ham and bean dinners, and more. Sept. 30 to Oct. 2: hours and activities vary daily. Free admission (paid parking). Info: 765-795-4022.
Location: Bean Dinner Festival, Downtown, Cataract, Owen County.
freewebs.com/cataractvfd [Ref #676686]

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Saturday, October 1, 2016, 8:00 AM.
48th Annual Cataract VFD Bean Dinner Festival.

A 3-day festival with crafts, tool and antique vendors, ham and bean dinners, and more. Sept. 30 to Oct. 2: hours and activities vary daily. Free admission (paid parking). Info: 765-795-4022.
Location: Bean Dinner Festival, Downtown, Cataract, Owen County.
freewebs.com/cataractvfd [Ref #676687]

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Sunday, October 2, 2016, 8:00 AM.
48th Annual Cataract VFD Bean Dinner Festival.

A 3-day festival with crafts, tool and antique vendors, ham and bean dinners, and more. Sept. 30 to Oct. 2: hours and activities vary daily. Free admission (paid parking). Info: 765-795-4022.
Location: Bean Dinner Festival, Downtown, Cataract, Owen County.
freewebs.com/cataractvfd [Ref #676688]

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Monday, October 17, 2016, 10:00 AM.
LUNG FORCE Walk and Charity Event in Carmel.

A fundraising event for the American Lung Association to raise awareness and funds to fight against lung cancer and for lung health. Free admission. Info: 317-210-8554.
Location: Village of West Clay, 12884 Broad Street, Carmel, Hamilton County.
lungforce.org/walk [Ref #708953]

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