June 2019
Discover "A Universe of Stories" through music with free performances by local bands, singer-songwriters, and thespians during our "Summer Songteller Series," co-sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
 The Phelps Connection: JazzSongteller
Phelps Connection
Mon., June 3,  7-8 PM
Greenfield GBC Comm. Rm.

Powerhouse vocalist Valerie Phelps is accompanied by one of the most in-demand jazz drummers in the Indy area, Kenny Phelps.

Rob Dixon, the "Musical Mayor of Indianapolis," steps up the groove and brings the funk on sax.

Steven Jones glues the group together on keys.
Olvey & Hodgin: Acoustic Duo
Olvey and Hodgin
Mon., June 10, 6- 7 PM
New Palestine
GBC Comm. Rm .

From country classics to modern pop, locals Ethan Olvey and Kurt Hodgin put a soulful spin on your favorite songs. These Hancock County natives have graced the stages of event halls, bars, and festivals around Indy. The duo often plays at the New Pal Summer Fest and Riley Festival.
Carmichael: Five-Piece Band
Carmichael_ The Band
Thu., June 13,  7-8 PM
Greenfield GBC Comm. Rm .

Carmichael, a band out of Indianapolis, has been classified as everything from alt-country, Americana, neo-folk, and Tex-Mex to soul, alternative, and indie rock. With refined harmonies, noteworthy musicianship, and varied style, Carmichael's songs offer deeper reflection for listeners.
Jeff Kelly & the Graveyard Shift
Jeff Kelly _ the Graveyard Shift
Mon., June 17,  7-8 PM
Greenfield GBC Comm. Rm .

Jeff Kelly sings of the human experience with a sense of vulnerability and grit that is both familiar and authentic. Kelly is backed up by the Graveyard Shift, a rotating cast of energetic blues-rock musicians.
Levi Driskell
Levi Driskell
Wed., June 26,  7-8 PM
Greenfield GBC Comm. Rm .

Levi Driskell is a soulful musician homegrown in Indiana. His percussive guitar is accompanied by painful, beautiful and heartfelt lyrics, sung with an eclectic blend of blues, folk, blue-eyed soul and Americana.
History Speaker Series History
This history series is brought to you in partnership with Hancock County Historian Joseph L. Skvarenina, sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
A Day in the Life of Reverend Strong
A Day in the Life of Reverend Strong
Wed., June 5,  7-8 PM
Greenfield GBC Comm. Rm .

Listen to the moving story of Rev. Strong's kidnapping into slavery and his daring escape to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

This visit is a part of Freetown Village's "Day in the Life . . ." series. Freetown Village is a "living history museum without walls" based out of Indianapolis.
Kevin Stonerock: Steamboat's A-Comin'!
Kevin Stonerock
Wed., June 19,  6-7 PM
New Palestine
GBC Comm. Rm .

Take a grand adventure of story, song and first-person living history about life on the Ohio River. Meet four rollicking river characters, including a keelboat man, a steamboat passenger on the J. M. White, a showboat barker from the 1890s, and steamboat captain Ebenezer Cline.
Historic Landmarks Scan Day
Sun., June 30,  Greenfield Computer Lab

The public is invited to a free scan day, hosted by Greenfield Historic Landmarks. Bring photos of buildings, landmarks, and other images unique to Hancock County; and have them scanned in the computer lab.

You may bring a flashdrive to save your photos or receive them via email shortly after the program. Select photos may be chosen for display on the Greenfield Historic Landmarks website with a photo credit.
Having a Father's Day cookout? The June issue of Food Network Magazine features 72 cookout recipes.