Meeting the Teachers at Open-House Night

I felt a sense of normalcy attending the Noblesville High School back-to-school open house on Thursday night. It was kind of like the old parent-teacher night, where parents could meet their kids’ teachers. The evening was a little less structured than in elementary school, where parents would actually go in and meet the teachers at…

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Glow Night, Movies, Dog Walk, Motown, Cruise-in and More

It’s another busy weekend. So here’s a list of 20 things to do to keep your calendar up to date. 1. Carmel Community Players presents “Shipwrecked: An Entertainment!” directed by Lori Raffel, opening tonight at The Cat in Carmel, with performances through Aug. 21. 2. Noblesville Parks’ 15th annual Movies in the Park series, presented…

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CCP’s ‘Shipwrecked’ Brings Adventure, Fun to the Stage

Carmel Community Players’ show director Lori Raffel gets goosebumps when she hears the words on the page brought to life. “Shipwrecked: An Entertainment!” which tells the “amazing adventures of Louis de Rougemont, as told by himself, is “like a pop-up book for the stage,” Raffel said. It’s filled with seasoned sailors, plus one scallywag and…

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Noblesville DQ Serves Up Last Cold Treats

To say the community is sad about the closing of the Dairy Queen on South 10th Street to make room for a roundabout would be an understatement. The Dairy Queen has been an icon in the community – a place where families gather to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries and sports wins – for nearly 70 years.…

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Blackhawks 7th in Class, 18th Overall at State Fair

It was a good day for the growing Sheridan Blackhawks Marching Band, which placed 18th overall out of 39 marching bands on Friday during the 75th Indiana State Fair Band Day. Sheridan Blackhawks placed seventh of the 17 bands in their new AA class. Sheridan’s percussion ranked sixth in the AA class and 16th overall,…

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Indy Gorgeous Club to be Feature Act at Street Dance

A group of talented young men, all high school-age musicians, got together to play some music. They practiced in a band member’s basement. They performed at the Noblesville Farmers Market, at several private gigs and “wherever they could get the opportunity.” When the band came up with the Indy Gorgeous Club name for a Spotify…

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Shakespeare, Kids Theater, Flix and Float, Car Show, More This Weekend Locally

It’s a busy time for theatrical productions. Noblesville Cultural Arts Commission’s 30th annual Shakespeare in the Park opened Wednesday and continues nightly through Saturday outdoors at Federal Hill Commons. The Belfry Theatre Apprentice Players’ musical, Disney’s “Frozen Jr.,” featuring about 40 youth ages 5-18, opens tonight and continues for five performances, including two matinees, through…

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