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Westfield in Bloom beautifies city By Robert Herrington •

Hanging baskets and planters with pink petunias now brighten the main streets of downtown Westfield thanks to the volunteer group Westfield in Bloom. Parks Dept. Director Melody Jones said 82 hanging baskets, four bridge planters and six planters were placed in downtown Westfield. She said the flowers were concentrated to Union and Main streets. “The (Westfield in Bloom) Floral Committee beautifies Westfield through flowers,” she said. On May 19, Westfield in Bloom held its Community Plant Day at Asa Bales and Quaker parks. Usually the work to plant flowers is contained to Quaker Park, but Heartland Growers in Westfield provided the group with an abundance of petunias. “Because of the Heartland’s generosity, we had enough flowers to place at the entrance of Asa Bales,” Jones said. The Floral Committee is Westfield in Bloom’s inaugural committee and is responsible for hosting the annual Floral Display Competition. The competition is free and open to all Westfield residents, businesses and organizations. With 17 categories to choose from, there is something for everyone. In 2012, the predominant color is pink – although not every flower in a garden needed to be pink, Jones said the use of the featured color and creativity are among the criteria judges use to select the winners. “It’s a friendly competition with bragging rights,” said Jones. “Westfield in Bloom Floral Committee is planting pride in your city and everyone can be involved in that.” The registration deadline to compete in the annual Floral Display Competition is June 16. Judging will take place on June 23 and 24.

Free sports medicine seminar – Join Dr. Norman Mindrebo, orthopedic surgeon, on June 14 for a free seminar about sports injuries and ways to help prevent them, treatment options and when its time to seek medical care. The presentation will Mindrebo take place at 6 p.m. at the Monon Center, Classroom A, 1235 Central Park Dr. East, Carmel. To register, visit or call 770-5835. A light dinner will be served.

Scott Thompson of the Westfield Parks Dept. hangs a basket of pink flowers along Union Street. (Photo by Robert Herrington)

Interested in checking out the beautiful gardens and displays of this year’s participants? Check out the map online in the Parks and Recreation Dept. link at Residents can also take the map on the road with them using their smart phone or tablet by viewing the map via an app available on the Web site. Those interested in Westfield in Bloom are invited to attend the group’s next meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at Westfield City Service Center, 2728 E. 171st St. Four committees – heritage, floral, environmental awareness and community – comprise the organization. “We all need more people,” Jones explained.

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ISU dean’s list – Indiana State University has announced that Westfield residents Chelsea Ligon and Christopher Morin were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester. In order to be eligible for the dean’s list at Indiana State, students must have a 3.5 grade point average or above on a 4.0 scale. Lantern Awards – The Westfield Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the community of Westfield by recognizing outstanding businesses and citizens at the annual Lantern Awards celebration on Sept. 22 at the Palomino Ballroom in Zionsville. This event will be attended by city, chamber, school, business and community representatives. At this event each of these entities will recognize individuals who serve the community with diligence and integrity. Tickets are available for $50 per person. Call the chamber to make your reservations at 804-3030. If you would like to nominate an individual or business for an award, visit Lantern_Awards.aspx. Children’s gardening – Teach your children the joy of gardening at the hour-long Master Gardener lecture at 6 p.m. Friday at the Westfield Farmers Market Main Stage on North Union Street near City Hall. Find an interest, whether it is a salsa garden or a teepee garden, with many ideas to make it fun and to watch it grow, and create a learning experience. For more information, contact Stephanie Fix at 804-3184. Mammal Study Merit Badge – Working on your Mammal Study Merit Badge? Strawtown Koteewi Park, 12308 E. Strawtown Ave., Noblesville, is offering a workshop that satisfies requirements 1, 2, 3a, 4g and 5 (those required to earn the merit badge) from 9 a.m. to noon June 12. Become a detective and learn to identify common mammals of Indiana by examining the clues they leave behind, like their tracks and scat. Get up close to mammal skins and skulls for more clues about diet and habitats.Participants will make track casts and a squirrel feeder to take home. Cost is $5. For more information call 984-5556.

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DWNA announces goals, events for 2012 By Robert Herrington • Downtown Westfield Neighborhood Association is looking to expand and better the downtown area and City of Westfield in 2012. Executive Director Anne Poynter said the organization’s mission includes four parts – events, organization, beautification and economic development, which includes the façade improvement grant program, new business recruitment, downtown merchant meetings and Grand Junction Task Group. The DWNA’s major events include the Westfield Farmers Market (4:30 to 7:30 p.m. evey Friday from June 1 to Aug. 31), Westfield Rocks the 4th (4 to 10 p.m. July 4), Grand JuncPoynter tion Derby (2 to 8 p.m. Sept. 29) and Westfield in Lights! (5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 30). “The farmers market moved last summer and we doubled the vendors and attendees,” explained Poynter. “We’re hoping after the inaugural year it’ll become more significant for the community as it becomes better received.” The goal of these events is to increase the number of people in downtown Westfield and make it more of a gathering place and memory maker. Within the DWNA organization the group is focusing on its office, board, outreach, administration, fundraising and grant writing. At the office, Poynter said the group is working on landscaping and creating a visitors bureau environment that can be used as a community center for committee meetings. The DWNA board is reorganizing its existing structure, developing a strategic plan and working on new member recruitment. “We’re putting together a cohesive plan to rebuild momentum in downtown,” she said. Poynter said the beautification goal for 2012 is to develop a “Westfield Arts” committee compiled of a cross section of key members of the community. “The objective for this group is to begin pooling our resources together to inspire a community that recognizes, celebrates and promotes the arts in all forms,” she said. During the first quarter of 2012, Poynter said DWNA has established a relationship with the Hamilton County Artists’ Association, which created the opportunity for them to hold an event downtown at Jan’s Village Pizza on April 28. “We want to hold more HCAA events in Westfield,” Poynter said. Poynter said the organization’s other goals for 2012 include: • Continue to create a viable and sustainable organization to promote and build up downtown. • Bring at least five new businesses to downtown. • Develop and implement a 1-3 year strategic plan for downtown Westfield.

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Snapshot: Westfield honors veterans, fallen soldiers (Top) Community members and Boy Scouts attend the Westfield American Legion Post 318 91st Consecutive Memorial Day Service at Summit Lawn Cemetery. (Left) Firing squad members Harry Pattison, Ed Macy, Chris Macy and Bob Whitmoyer. (Right) Boy Scout Jerod Mershimer, left, and Cub Scouts Riley Armitage and Nolan Mershimer lower the flag to half mast. (Bottom left) Members of Boy Scout Troop 107 and Cub Scout Pack 126 salute the American flag. (Bottom right) Bob Whitmoyer, left, and Dick McDivitt. (Photos by Robert Herrington)

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The Westfield Washington Public Library looks to renovate and expand with $2M project

1901 – The Westfield Public Library was first established. The first record of circulation was February 1902 with 605 items. The number of library cards issued since the library opened was 258.

By Robert Herrington • After two years of planning, the Westfield Washington Public Library Board is ready to move forward on a $2 million project to add 10,000 square feet and renovate its current space to be more inviting and efficient. “Our facility has needed a remodeling for at least nine years,” Library Director Sheryl Sollars said. Sollars said the process began in 2009 when the board began long-term strategic planning by conducting a survey of Westfield residents. “We received over 1,000 responses,” she said, adding that the survey centered on library services – what is done, not being done and what needed to be expanded. After identifying the most important needs, Sollars explained that the proposed project will renovate the library, redesign some of the space for better operating efficiency and will also include a dedicated computer lab, quiet study rooms, a community/library programming room and a dedicated area for its teen-age patrons. “I think our patrons want that library atmosphere,” said WWPL Board President Mike Thomas. “It’d be different if nobody came in … The Westfield community loves their library and uses it often. Our library circulated 475,199 items in 2010 compared to an average of 325,261 for other Indiana public libraries of similar size.” Sollars said the facility renovation would include replacing carpets and repairing the bathrooms, which currently have tiles coming off the walls. Space reallocation will provide greater efficiency by creating one desk for check out. By reallocating space, Sollars said the already enclosed area can become a computer lab – computers are currently scattered across the library. “Anywhere we can stick them is where we have them now,” she said. “Other libraries in the area all have them (computer labs) and have had them for several years.” The addition will provide a place for community interaction – one of the largest needs at the library. Sollars said the library has to turn down numerous requests from organizations because of a lack of space. “The community room will provide a place for community meetings and allow the library another programming area,” she said. “Our programming continues to increase in attendance and we have not added any programming space since 1994 and actually have decreased the amount of space due to the elimination of the 10 | June 5, 2012

1910 – WPL moved to the Main Street location (currently Cave Printing).

The project includes a designated teen area for programming and study rooms. meeting room planned during that expansion.” The community room has a capacity of 125 people and includes a kitchen. “The library is basically our community room. There is no quiet place for studying or to do research,” said Sollars. “It’s an opportunity to meet some of the community needs. Outside organizations can use the library since there are not a whole lot of places in the community to meet. The possibilities are endless.” Other needs met by the renovation include study rooms and small group meeting rooms that will provide patrons a quiet place to work or study, and a designated teen area. “Currently the teen area is a small space carved out in the adult area,” explained Sollars. “This area is overcrowded and is unable to meet the needs of this part of the library’s clientele. The addition would provide this growing clientele a dedicated area.” The Westfield tax rate is currently $2.995 per $100 of assessed value. At $0.0439, the library is the third smallest amount of the tax rate – behind solid waste, which is $0.00320, and township at $0.00830. Thomas said the $2 million bond will not raise the current tax rate, only prolong it. The current debt schedule has library bonds retiring in 2016, which would lower its tax rate 1.6 cents. If approved, the new bond would be added to the books as the other retires. “We’re one half of 1 percent of the total tax rate,” said Thomas. “It’s not an increase, but we’ll phase in new bonds so the bonds stay level until 2022.” Thomas said the board has looked at complet-

ing the construction in phases, but says that putting it all together in one bid is cheaper in the long run – it also ensures the project is completed earlier and not ongoing. By law, the Westfield City Council has to approve any bonds issued by the library board. Once that approval has been granted, the board will proceed to sell bonds in the amount of $2 million. Any additional funds needed to complete the project will be raised independent of the bond. “You have wonderful programs, but a terrible facility. You can’t be in there and be quiet and it’s unfortunate,” said Councilman Bob Dippel. “I think you’re doing a whale of a job for under a nickel.” The council will hold a public comments portion during its June 11 meeting about the proposed project. Voting on the project may come at that meeting or the following one depending on the discretion of the council.

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In 2011, the Westfield tax rate is currently $2.995 per $100 of assessed value. At $0.0439, the library is the third smallest amount of the tax rate – behind solid waste which is $0.00320 and township at $0.00830. Compared to all public libraries within Hamilton County, Westfield has the lowest cost. Other county library tax rates from last year include: Carmel – $0.0682; Cicero/Atlanta – $0.0787; Noblesville/ Fishers – $0.07560; and Sheridan – $0.1034. Each, like Westfield, is based on $100 of assessed value.

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1915 – An addition was added to that building. 1983 – The library moved to its current location. The building had 11,680 square feet. Stats: Registered patrons, 1,437; and circulation of materials, 51,097. 1994 – WPL was renovated and expanded to 26,535 square feet. Stats: Registered patrons, 9,272; program attendance, 2,312; library visits per week, 1,089; computer usage per week, 106; and circulation of materials, 234,169. 2001 – The library had mold remediation, carpet replaced, HVAC improvements and the stone exterior was replaced by brick. Stats: registered patrons, 18,712; program attendance, 8,996; library visits per week, 2,100; computer usage per week, 125; and circulation of materials, 224,567. 2011 – Stats: Registered patrons, 19,418; program attendance, 23,131; library visits per week, 2,885; computer usage per week, 401; and circulation of materials, 453,799.


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The traffic games It is our position that arterial roadways need sensors installed at all traffic signals. Road improvements during the past decade have been phenomenal, and despite a growing population, congestion has been brilliantly curbed through lane expansions, roundabouts and simply good planning. What remains frustrating for motorists are traffic signals on the less traveled roads, where sensors have not been installed to operate the signals properly. They exist all over, but just to give one example of unnecessary congestion, it’s not uncommon to see a long line of cars eastbound on Smokey Row at the Gray Road signal waiting many minutes at a time while there is no traffic at all on Gray Road – which is also absent a right turn lane where there appears to be room for the installation of one. As traffic increases and efficiency also increases on major thoroughfares, we have to be mindful of what it can do to local intersections. While we demand infrastructure improvement, we must also be patient, as we do not want to put a large amount of expenditures on ourselves in these uncertain times. We must look at these improvements as investments in the cities and towns in which we live and ultimately the value of the properties within them.

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Shift into neutral

Commentary by Terry Anker

The Indiana Humanities statewide organization’s mantra is “Think. Read. Talk.” It sets out to provide Hoosiers with opportunities to do just that – and in my view, it succeeds hands down. Recently, in collaboration with the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana Humanities brought celebrated and award-winning journalist Jim Lehrer to speak to an assembled crowd on a rainy Saturday afternoon. Not only did the sponsoring entities provide a pleasant and encouraging setting for participants to commune with other inquiring minds, but also Lehrer delivered an open and, at times, poignant dialogue about his years in the public eye and the changing morays of the American media-consuming public. Lehrer reported that, “Exhibiting absolute neutrality while showing judgment in deciding what the issues are,” is an essential ingredient in reporting. I was reminded of the famous closing line of another venerable newsman, Walter Cronkite, with his “and, that’s the way it is.”

Does this statement lead one to believe the maxim of “absolute neutrality”? Can one both filter and package the news at the same time as one claims to be impartial in its conveyance? News delivery entities have tremendous power. But while much of it is derived from what is seen on television or written on the pages of papers like this one, isn’t more power derived from what is withheld from public view? If Cronkite, Lehrer and others are deciding what is news and what is not, aren’t they determining what’s “the way it is”? Don’t they become a maker of history as much as they are a reporter of it? Can anyone hope to be “absolutely neutral”? And, do we really want them to be? Wouldn’t a superior approach be one where biases, political and otherwise, are simply known to all? Isn’t absolutely honest better than absolutely neutral?

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“Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.” – Gen. Colin Powell, retired four-star general in the U.S. Army and former U.S. Secretary of State

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As we were preparing to go to press for this issue of Current in Westfield, the finishing touches were being applied for the annual Westfield Mayor’s Yellow-Tie Ball, which was held last Friday at The Bridgewater Club. We were proud to help sponsor it. The beneficiary of ticket fees and silent auction earnings again was the Westfield Youth Assistance Program. The event is a significant fundraiser for the program, which brilliantly was developed in 2009 by Westfield Mayor Andy Cook (he of the yellow tie) and Hamilton Superior Judge Steve Nation. Their idea, plain and simple, was to find a way to keep youth out of the juvenile court system. The idea is to prevent at-risk kids from even remotely approaching the cusp of entering that system. Well, more than 300 children, as a result of the program, have Cook and Nation to thank, to speak nothing of the selfless donors that help to keep the program funded. These events are equal parts nights of celebration of the program’s success, an opportunity to provide awareness and social. It all goes to support a system that reorients kids, ages 3 through 17 years, to the meaningful path to adulthood. Opportunities for the youth include mentoring, community volunteering involvement and family education, among others. It’s all very upbeat and positive – but not without hard work and dedication from the youth and those who work with them – as opposed to what could await them in a courtroom and beyond. And so we salute not only Cook and Nation, but also the legions of supporters who have joined the party through the years. Keep it going! For more information, you can call the city at 804-3000.

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United parental front Commentary by Danielle Wilson My husband and I started to get into it the other day; he accused me of undermining his parenting. But having learned my lesson from a recent argument, I calmly suggested we revisit the matter when he was in a better place (work had him majorly stressed) and I had reined in the urge to rip him a new one. But later, after I’d had some time to think about it, I realized he may have been right. Ugh. I hate it when he’s right. See what you think. For the past two summers, Doo has been dying to gets our kids up on water skis. His family has owned a lake cottage for nearly a century, and he grew up spending vacations in northern Indiana. The first go-round we had low expectations, and we were happy that a couple of our children gave it a try. Last year, however, Doo was adamant that each of them would at least make an attempt, and was disappointed when only our youngest managed to get up and semi-enjoy the experience. Our three older ones never tried again and have declined any further incentive, including cold hard cash and first saved in a house fire. So when Doo announced that he was going to make all of them ski this summer come hell or high water, I responded with a “Well, I’m not

going to let you force them.” Then he got mad and called me an underminer, and here we are. I’ve written about this dilemma before. Under what circumstances do you make a kid try something, even when they aren’t interested or are too scared? I’m of the opinion that water skiing isn’t that big of deal. Who cares if they ever learn at all? But I also don’t share my husband’s beloved memories of growing up on a lake. If having our kids water ski is that important to Doo, shouldn’t it be important to me too? Regardless, we need to get on the same page and soon. We can disagree in private, but when we act in front of our kids, we need to present a unified front. That’s where the undermining comes into play, and the one thing that our kids pick up on immediately. They are truly pros at exploiting conflicting parental decisions. And Lord knows we’re already at a disadvantage number-wise; we can’t give them anymore ammunition! Summer is here my friends, and we must stand our ground. Peace out. Danielle Wilson is a Carmel resident and contributing columnist. You may e-mail her at danielle@


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“Prometheus” – In theaters Friday, this much-anticipated film from director Ridley Scott follows a team of explorers on a journey to a distant planet with strange ties to mankind’s origins. Stars Michael Fassbender and Charlize Theron. Pikmin 2 – On sale today, the rare Gamecube-era classic Pikmin 2 comes to the Nintendo Wii along with new controls specifically enhanced for the Wiimote. Exclusively for Wii. – $50.

(Above) The Monon Greenway made for a great place for children to play and visitors to stop for breakfast. (Top Right) By 10 a.m., the market was packed with local shoppers, some just looking for fresh groceries and others looking for a concert and a good meal. (Bottom Right) Daily Farms, one of many area farm vendors, featured a variety of produce as well as prepared dishes like chicken salad. (Photos by Christian Sorrell)

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By Christian Sorrell • It was only 8 a.m., but already the Monon Greenway located between Carmel’s Palladium and Studio Theater bustled with the life and excitement of the Carmel Farmers Market. More than 60 local vendors readied their booths and were already taking orders. The range of items available was a bit overwhelming at first. It took my fiance and me two trips around all of the booths before we began to decide what to buy. We sampled Banana Butter by Preservation, whose booth was filled with jams and jellies of all kinds; Chocolate Mint Tea by Kei Tea, which was delicious and refreshing as the day’s heat continued to build; and Chicken, Red Grape and Cashew Salad by Daily Farms, which we couldn’t help but take home with us after tasting. Soon after our arrival, the crisp sound of live

music made its way from the Carmel Rotary Amphitheater in the middle of the greenway. After running into a friend who was volunteering for the market that morning, my fiance and I picked up a massive (and delicious) cinnamon roll for just $3 from Lisa’s Pies and took a seat near the band. Witch Hazel Valley People, one of many local bands scheduled to play throughout the farmers market’s five-month run, played a wonderful

All local farmers markets are taking place weekly now through the fall. For more details regarding the Carmel Farmers Market, Noblesville Farmers Market, Westfield Farmers Market, Saxony Market and Zionsville’s Brick Street Market, please see the Event Calendar on Page 17.

The Carmel Farmers Market serves up fresh food and great entertainment brand of nostalgic country tunes richly supported by a wide variety of eclectic percussion instruments and a number of different vocalists. The band’s antiquated sound added to the atmosphere of the market, something that feels strangely old-fashioned in its own way. Children ran and played among the tables and throughout the greenway as the crowd continued to grow. In the end, the farmers market experience was a wonderful and unique one. It felt like a relic of the past blended perfectly with a forward-thinking sense of local responsibility and self-support. It had all of the fun and fanfare of a summer festival coupled with the affordability and ease of a trip to the grocery store. Where else can you buy a cinnamon roll from the woman who baked it, pick up some produce to take home, meet up with your friends and neighbors, take in great live music and still make it home before noon?

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Fishers Summer Concert Series: Living Proof • Bring a picnic, lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy Living Proof, a fun seven-piece, R&B band voted one of Indy’s best cover bands! • 7 to 9 p.m. • Fishers Town Hall, 1 Municipal Dr., Fishers • Free • 595-3150


“The Wizard of Oz” • The classic tale of Dorothy’s journey to the land of Oz comes to the Beef and Boards stage featuring all of the great songs from the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion. Children 3 to 11 will receive a $10 discount. • Tuesday to Saturday – 8 p.m., Wednesday – 1 p.m., Sunday – 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. • Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, 9301 N. Michigan Rd., Indianapolis • $37 to $60, includes dinner buffet • 872-9664

Westfield Farmers Market • Come and see what all of Westfield’s best farmers and artisans have to offer at the Westfield Farmers Market, featuring local music and weekly events. • 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. • North Union Street, one block north of Main Street by City Hall (130 Penn St.), Westfield • Free • dwna. org Lilly House Tours • Free tour of the Lilly House, home of the late Indianapolis legend, J. K. Lilly Jr. • Friday to Sunday – 2 p.m. • Lilly House Lobby, 4000 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis • Free • 923-1331

Devotion to Wildlife: Wright Brothers Trio • Come to the second installment of the Indiana Wildlife Federation’s annual fundraising concert event. The Wright Brothers are the featured performers and will be playing an unplugged and acoustic set. • 6:30 to 10 p.m. • West Park, 2700 W. 116 St., Carmel • $15 • 875-9453


Summer Concerts at the Carmel Gazebo: Circle City Sound • Circle City Sound performs as part of the Carmel Gazebo Concert series. The series provides family concerts promoting community vitality. • 7:30 p.m. • 1 Civic Square, Carmel • Free •


The Punch Brothers • Punch Brothers are the New York City-based quintet of mandolinist Chris Thile, guitarist Chris Elridge, bassist Paul Kower, banjoist Noam Pikelny and violinist Gabe Witcher. • 7:30 p.m. • The Palladium, 1 Center Green, Carmel • $18 to $83 • 843-3800 The Works of Suzanne H. Landshof • Beautiful work in the scale of 1 inch to the foot (1:12), all created by museum co-founder Suzanne H. Landshof • Wednesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. • Museum of Miniature Houses & Other Collections, 111 E. Main St., Carmel • $5 adults, $3 children younger than 10 • 575-9466 “Forms and Function” • Come see the latest exhibit by the Hamilton County Artists’ Association. • Thursday to Saturday – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. • The Birdie Gallery, 195 S. Fifth St., Noblesville • Free admission • 776-2278


“Hollywood Arms” • This inspiring production is based on Carol Burnett’s best-selling memoir “One More Time” and directed by Elaine Wagner. • Friday and Saturday – 8 p.m. • The Belfry Theatre, 10690 Greenfield Ave., Noblesville • $15 general, $12 children • 773-1085


“Little Shop of Horrors” • Seymour, an orphan and a nerd, is taken in and given a job by Mr. Mushnik. One day, Seymour discovers a strange plant and its unique appetite. As he continues to care for it, things quickly get out of hand. • Friday and Saturday – 8 p.m., Sunday – 2:30 p.m. • The Studio Theater, 4 Center Green, Carmel • $23 • 843-3800

Saxony Market • The market features a number of central Indiana businesses and farmers while creating an outdoor forum for family and friends alike to gather, shop and share ideas. • 8 a.m. to noon • 131st Street and Olio Road, Fishers • Free •

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Zionsville Farmers Market • Come see Zionsville’s greatest farmers and local artisans at the weekly farmers market. • 8 to 11 a.m. • Parking lot at Main and Hawthorne, Zionsville • Free admission • Carmel Farmers Market • One of the largest farmers markets in Indiana, the Carmel Farmers Market will feature more than 60 local vendors. • 8 to 11:30 a.m. • Carmel Farmers Market, 1 Center Green, Carmel • Free admission • 710-0162

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Fishers Farmers Market • The Fishers Farmers Market now showcases more than 35 high-quality vendors offering fresh produce, live goods, bakery items, meat, cheese and handmade gifts. • 8 a.m. to noon • Fishers Farmers Market, 11601 Municipal Dr., Fishers • Free admission • 578-0700 Noblesville Farmers Market • Shop local. Pick up farm-fresh produce, vegetables and much more at the market. • 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. • Riverview Hospital Overflow Parking Lot, Ind. 19 and Ind. 38, Noblesville • Free admission • 776-0205

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NIGHT & DAY Film review ‘Indie Game: The Movie’ showcases style and emotion in a growing industry

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Commentary by Christian Sorrell Since first making its debut at the 2012 Sundance film festival, “Indie Game: The Movie” has been taking the documentary scene by storm. Rave reviews for the film have been making the rounds for months, but unfortunately, most screenings were being held only at largescale film festivals outside the Midwest. The film was finally brought to Indiana and the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s Toby Theater thanks to the Indianapolis International Film Festival. The film, captured by Canadian first-time filmmakers Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky, follows the designers of a game titled “Super Meat Boy.” After two years of devoted and painstaking work, their game is on the eve of its release. Another developer Phil Fish and his game “FEZ” have been plagued with problems since the project began. After being delayed for a number of years, the film shows Fish’s latest progress in what he hopes to be his life’s work. Lastly, Jonathan Blow, creator of the indie mega hit “Braid,” describes what it was like to find success and how he plans to continue to create in the aftermath. “Indie Game: The Movie” is an extremely well made documentary that peers into the unique area of the art and entertainment industries that are video games. Through the struggles of these

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Building anything great takes momentum and perseverance. While change is always necessary, changing in the middle of building can be the end of an idea or, at least, short-circuit success. Let’s say you come up with a strategy or concept and then you begin building. As you are moving along, you continue to change your mind and tinker with it. With each tinker, momentum is lost. Whether you are building a house, building a cake or building a brand, each requires that you focus on execution and implementation. Ongoing change can lead to ongoing unraveling of any momentum you have. The easiest analogy to building a brand or simply capitalizing on a great idea is the development of a house. First, you have to find the perfect lot. Second, you have to conceive and design something that fits your lot and lifestyle. Third, you have to make decisions and then follow the process of building until it is all done. Changing your mind in the middle only derails things.

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Don't fight the site with landscaping Landscaping by Randy Sorrell Have you ever noticed there seems to be an abundance of yews and boxwood in residential landscapes? Lots of knockout roses, lilies and ornamental grasses, too. Why is that? They are survivors! Right plant/right place While most of us like the idea of fiddling in our landscape beds, the reality is that time and sore knees prompt us to prefer low-maintenance plantings or a service that handles those irritants for us. Growers are responding with beauties that require little pruning, no special ointments and limited watering. The most critical element of our low maintenance dream is planting the right plant in the right place. Contrary to popular practice, burning bushes that mature at 10-feet-by-10-feet have no place squeezed by the front door. Also, Riverbirch trees planted three feet off the corner of the house will eventually need lots of heavy pruning. Don’t fight the site This is one of my favorite sayings and refers to Careful – Vinyl siding is known for its durability, but it’s not indestructible. It still needs washing to maintain its life, and you’d be amazed at how many people weaken it by grilling too close to an exterior wall. -

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Here come the tiles Commentary by David Decker

With spring flowers come new … showers – at least when it concerns thoughts of renovating an older space to give the house a fresh or new feel. Many think the kitchen or the bathroom is the best place to begin, as those rooms typically see the most daily use and foot traffic, and therefore set the tone for the overall feel of the home. I recently had the opportunity to attend the 2012 “Coverings” showcase event in Orlando, which brings thousands of vendors and manufacturers together to showcase their newest product lines and innovative ideas when it comes to tile, flooring and other unique surface options. We are seeing larger square or rectangular tiles taking over the market in lieu of the smaller style that we here in Indiana have gotten accustomed to in the design sense. This more rectangular contemporary choice is giving way to tile and floor coverings that mimic the look and feel of real wood, which is ideal for those homeowners who love the look of a distressed floor that is more durable and water friendly in rooms such as the laundry room or bathroom. Matching adornments such as colorful glass mosaics and trim complete the sleek look and can instantly update your space. If you still are one to lean toward a more tra-

ditional feel and are not ready to take the leap toward a modern decor scheme, the good news is that the digital printing process of making the faux stone tiles that we commonly see has come a long way, and one almost has to feel and touch the tile to see if it is in fact real stone. This makes for a cost-effective alternative and very impressive installation. Whether it is modern and fashion forward you are seeking or just a small update to your current comfort style, it is always recommended that you gather some ideas and pictures of your vision and head to a professional, as they can save you money, time and of course provide direction to make the process as smooth as the new lines of tile themselves. David Decker is president of the Affordable Companies, which include Affordable Kitchens and Bathrooms and now Affordable Custom Flooring. They are based in Carmel (575-9540, E-mail home improvement questions to

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Across 1. Like fine wine at Kahn’s 5. Not quite dry 9. Short on (2 wds.) 14. Skating champ, ___ Thomas 15. Ancient Peruvian 16. Use crib notes in a Fishers HS class 17. Stick ___ in the water (2 wds.) 18. 1700, on cornerstones 19. Beatles film: “___ Day’s Night” (2 wds.) 20. Smallest member of the European Union 22. Maker of collars for oxen 24. There are 13 on an Indiana flag 25. Pouty expression 26. Opera set in Egypt 30. Mangia Italian Restaurant good-bye 32. “For a Lifetime” name 34. “2001” computer 37. Stanley Cup org. 39. Held by a clamp 40. Puzzle theme and hint to 32- and 48-Across and 6- and 43-Down (3 wds.) 45. “___ luck!” 46. Indiana State Fair barn


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Using the letters in (Indianapolis) INDIANS, create as many common words of 3+ letters as you can in 20 minutes. No proper nouns or foreign words.

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and Mitsubishis (2 wds.) 21. “Just ___ thought!” (2 wds.) 7. The 5th Dimension singer, 23. Finish Line shoebox letters Marilyn ___ 26. Seed covering 8. Get ready to go (2 wds.) 27. “The stage ___” (2 wds.) Indianasurgical Wordsmith Challenge28. Go-getters 9. IU Health souvenir, often 29. “___ it goes” (2 wds.) 10. LBJ’s veep 31. 365 dias 11. City Council roll-call vote 33. Gardner of film 12. Fall Creek crew need 34. Puts a stop to 13. Andrews Florists delivery 35. “___ With a View” (2 wds) letters 36. Helper’s words (2 wds.)

Use all the letter segments below to fill in the answers to the clues. The number of segments you will use in each answer is shown in parentheses. The dashes indicate the number of letters in each answer. Each segment is used only once. BOO BRI CAN EARS FRA ITTI MB NCH NES OST OZZ RICH TNE YSP 1) Flightless Bird (2) ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___

2) 2012 Indy 500 Winner (3) ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___

3) French Film Festival Locale (2) ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___

4) New Carmel Pizza Joint (3) ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___

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Co. charity runs (2 wds.) 60. Slaw and onion rings at Woody’s Library Restaurant 61. Kind of collar from the Carmel Veterinary Clinic 63. Anatomical pouch 64. IND screening gp. 65. Alley in the comics 66. Indiana governor from 1981-89 68. Westfield-to-Martinsville dir. Answers on Page 27

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A less stressful and economical alternative to boarding with loving care for your pets in the comfort of your home. Experience in Exotics. Insured/Bonded Member of Pet Sitters Associates LLC 317-645-6043 References available

Nails by Hilliary 317-730-2544

To your door nail services. Great for moms, or anyone in a nursing or assisted living facilities. Buy a Spa pedicure get a manicure for FREE!! *Ask about my frequent customer discount *We do Spa parties for any occasion. “Let me take care of you” Now at Fine Lines Salon • 815-8480

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Skip’s Auctions Gallery Every Thursday Night 6pm Auction Zip #26565 14000 St. Rd. 32E, Noblesville, IN 765.606.6001 Always accepting clean consignments.

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Neighborhood Garage Sale Saturday, June 9th 106th Street: Between College Ave and Westfield Blvd. Rain date – June 16th


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Group Garage Sale

(Lenox Trace Condo’s) Out of business sale/garage sales. Location is between Carmel Dr. and 116th St. off Guilford in Lenox Trace.  Dates will be June 7th, 8th and 9th.  Many beautiful things from Kays Boutique (now Closed) and the Pfister Gallery will have gifts, jewelry, original paintings at all great prices.  Many small appls., furniture and books.  All neighbors with many of their treasures for sale. Great prices!!!  If you need info please contact


1st Annual "Gym Dandy" Garage Sale Friday, June 8th, 8 am - 4pm Speed Athletics 733 E. Main Street, Westfield, IN


Annual Presbyterian Women Summer Sale

Jewelry, Toys, Books, Linens, Furniture, Kitchen Items, China & Glassware, Garden & Baskets, Clothing, Home Accessories, Sporting Goods, Electronics & More! FREE ADMISSION All proceeds support local and worldwide mission outreach programs. Saturday June 9th 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Second Presbyterian Church 7700 North Meridian St., Indianapolis 317-253-6461


Summer Camp starts June 18th Ages 3-8 ~ Limited enrollment! 3085 West 116th St., Carmel 46032

Tel.: 697-8460


NOW HIRING FOR FALL 2012 SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS Are you looking for part-time employment? Would you like a job that follows the school calendar? Do you have a heart for working with children? The Carmel Clay Schools Transportation Department is currently seeking School Bus Drivers. • May earn up to $94 a day for existing Class B, CDL with school bus endorsement and school bus driver experience • Paid training program to obtain a Class B, CDL for those without a Class B, CDL • Upon successful completion of training may earn $88 a day with no experience • No benefits available but may earn an attendance bonus & voluntary retirement program School Bus Drivers will work an average of 3 hours per day running morning and afternoon routes; must be able to pass criminal history background check and also pass a BMV records check. Apply on-line to AA/EOE ONCE UPON A CHILD

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