For 24 hours on Oct. 28, the City of Indianapolis will join over 120 cities around the world by hosting its first ever Climathon event, “INvision Resiliency,” held in partnership with Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, and will take place in Hine Hall, IUPUI at 10 a.m. Participants will create a toolkit for Indy neighborhoods designed to increase resiliency. The winning team will be given support to pilot their toolkit in a Great Places 2020 neighborhood. Free registration includes meals and engagement activities. Contact https://climathon.climate-kic.org. To learn more about Great Places 2020, visit http://greatplaces2020.org.
Indy Reads to benefit from JUMBLE Live, That Scrambled World Event, on Oct. 18 at the Hyatt Regency at 5:30 p.m. Tickets: $50. Sponsorships of corporate, bronze, silver, and gold packages ranging from $500 to $5,000 available. Contact Alyssa Starr Newerth at Alyssa@IndyReadsBooks.org for more information.
Ellen Clippinger Financial Assistance Fund which provides scholarships for children to attend AYS at Your School to benefit from Lights on Luncheon on Oct. 20 at 11:30 a.m. at Ivy Tech Corporate College and Culinary Center, 2810 N. Meridian St. Keynote speaker: Dr. Robyn Silverman, as seen on The Today Show and Good Morning America. Tickets: $75. Contact Leslie Hankins at email@example.com.
Arts for Learning to benefit from 55th anniversary fundraiser and performance night, Art Riot at Indiana Landmarks on Oct. 21. Tickets: $55. Contact HBaas@artsforlearningindiana.org.
ArtMix to benefit from Brushes & Brews on Oct. 27, 6-8 p.m. at the ArtMix studio, 1505 N. Delaware St. Enjoy beer provided by Sun King Brewing Co. and snacks from Moe & Johnny’s while creating a Wassily Kandinsky-inspired canvas. No experience necessary. Cost: $35. Contact ArtMix.org.
Indiana Landmarks to benefit from The Future of the Track: An Evening with Mark Miles on Nov. 2 from 5:30-7:15 p.m. at the Indiana Landmarks Center. Contact 639-4534.
Bosma Enterprises to benefit from Hasbrook Award Luncheon on Nov. 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Crane Bay, 551 W. Merrill St. Contact bosma.org.
Meals on Wheels of Central Indiana to benefit from Veteran’s Day Bingo Bash, 502 E. Carmel Drive, Carmel, on Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. Contact Barb Renshaw at 252-5558; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wheeler Mission President and CEO Rick Alvis has been named a Sagamore of the Wabash, the highest distinction in Indiana bestowed upon a citizen by the governor.
Indianapolis Public Library Collection Development Librarian Janet Spaulding has received Library’s Helen L. Norris Distinguished Service Award. The Library’s Organizational Learning and Development Manager Cheryl Wright was named the recipient of The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation’s Beth Tindel Award.•