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Carmel: Family Fun! At the Palladium
Watch your young children’s and grandchildren’s amazement and delight as they are invited to sit among the Carmel Symphony Orchestra and hear excerpts of the world’s great classics 2 p.m. Sunday at The Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts, 1 Center Green. Following this interactive concert, participate in our instrument petting zoo. For more information or to order tickets, call 843-3800 or visit www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org.
Noblesville: They Came From Mars and Landed Outside the Farndale Avenue Church Hall in Time for the Townswoman’s Guild’s Coffee Morning
The Farndale ladies are performing the story of a Martian who wants to steal the newly invented Roberta the Robot in order to learn what secret? Trouble is, the actress playing the robot has been accidentally dosed up with a handful of valium, the lady playing the leading man is stuck in the toilet with the runs, and everyone is having a bit of trouble with their lines. Ron Richards directs this comedy at The Belfry Theatre, 10690 Greenfield Ave. Times: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $15 for adults, $12 for children. For reservations, call 773-1085.
Westfield: Groundhog Day Program
Why does this rodent deserve its own holiday? Come find out as Cool Creek Park and Nature Center, 2000 E. 151st St., celebrates Groundhog Day from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday. Learn cultural history and folklore as well as the natural history about this local “furry friend.” Due to hibernation, no actual groundhogs will be in attendance. For more information, call 774-2500.