Events Calendar

Southeast Community Services (SECS) Classes and Offerings for July

(all offerings are at SECS, 901 Shelby, 2nd floor- unless otherwise noted). 236-7400


Orientation 1st and 3rd Mondays at 2pm. Registration from 1pm to 1:45pm (only first 10 accepted). Wed; July 13th at 8:30am is a bilingual session, register at 8am. All sessions explain all services offered at Southeast Community Services and steps to take to best serve you.

Free Tutoring Program Mon. through Thurs. from 4pm-6pm. SECS Homework Support Program is a free program offered to 12-17 year-old students living on the southeast side of Indy. Each student will receive homework assistance, afternoon snack and $$$ incentives for completing the program. Contact: Tiffany Boyd, Youth Program Coordinator 317-236-7400 ext 241

Interview Skills Workshop Wednesdays from 10-11am. Assists with preparing for those tough questions that come up during interviews. Come to receive assistance on how to interview and answer any questions you have about interviewing.

Job Club Thursdays 10-11am at SECS, Tips on interviewing, job search, filling out applications, meeting with employers, & money management.

Computer Classes: Free! Microsoft Office classes, which includes small group instruction on Word, Excel and PowerPoint questions you might have.  Weekly class times are Mon. 6 to 7pm; Thur. 6:00 to 8:00pm Beginning Computer Basics classes (Tues, Wed) 1:30am-12:30pm. Classes are in the SECS computer lab.  For more info, call Ondina Schrunder or Brian Kern at 236-7400 ext. 247

Google Tools Workshop Mondays from 11:30am to12:30pm SECS workshop on using Google tools online. Learn how to use Google tools such as Voice (a free online voicemail account), Talk (free phone/video phone service), Docs (online word-processing/spreadsheet and document storage) and Google calendar, plus other Google services.  Call 236-7400 or email to find out which Google Tools service will be covered any given week.

English as a Second Language (ESL) and Learn to speak Spanish using the self-paced Rosetta Stone Program.  Mondays and Thursdays, 5pm to 8pm. Classes are offered in three levels (beginner, intermediate, and advanced).Classes are FREE.  For more info. Contact Ondina Schrunder at 236-7400, ext. 247.

GED Classes Free, offered by SECS & IPS at 901Shelby, 2nd Floor Rm 230.  Tues. and Thurs. 8a-12p or 1-3pm through July 24th Call 236-4700 to attend orientation.


Weekly/Bi-Weekly Events: _____________________

ACIM Thursdays from 7-8:30pm at the Church Within; 1125 Spruce St. This is an ongoing study group on “A Course in Miracles”.  For more Information, call Yvonne Brandenburgh at 410-7518

DIGS Group (A.A.) Every Tuesday 7pm At Southeast Community Services, 901 Shelby, 2nd floor All are welcome, no invitation or appointment needed.

Family Dinner Night Monday through Friday 5-6pm at Bethel Park Family Center, 2850 Bethel Ave. Free Call Derrick Miller 327-7481 or 327-7480 Anthony Hoosier

GED Classes at Fletcher Place Community Center; Tues. and Thur. from 10am to 12pm and 1 to 3pm at 1637 E. Prospect St., Classes are free.  Call Karen Mann at 636-3466 ext.4 for more information.

Garden on the Go truck stops at SECS, 901 Shelby at 1pm every Thurs. with fresh, low-cost fruits & vegetables.

Sales and Marketing Workshop (2 sessions) Tues. July 17th, and 24th all workshops from 6-8pm at Southeast Community Services, 901 Shelby; cost is $20. Call to preregister 317-917-3266 or email:

More at website for Business Ownership Initiative of Indiana and Central Indiana Women’s Business Center.

Play & Learn [Mon– IPS 69; 3421 N Keystone 9-11 am] [Tues– IPS 56; 2353 N Columbia Ave. 9-11a] [Wed– IPS 54, 3150 E 10th St 9-11 am]; [Thurs– IPS 31, 307 Lincoln 9-11am and Southeast Community Services, Senior Center (2nd floor), 901 S Shelby St  3:30–5:00 pm]; [Fri– IPS 51; 3426 Roosevelt Ave  9-11a] Bring your little ones, ages 0-5, for activities and a snack and meet other parents of young children too. This helps prepare kids with the skills they need for kindergarten success. Free activities located right in your neighborhood. For info, contact Leslie Wildauer at 926-3401 ex307

TOXDROP [1725 S. West St., Building #1 on Tue & Thur from 9-11am]; and [Perry Twp. Gov. Ctr.-4925 Shelby St. on the  2nd and 4th Sat. each month from 9a-2pm.] Dispose of paints, auto fluids, fluorescent light bulbs and electronics materials for FREE. call 327-4869

Be sure to check out the Indianapolis-Marion Co. Public Library’s website: or see your local branch for information on lots of fun and FREE activities for kids and families!



Bates-Hendricks Neighborhood Association Mon July 2nd; 6:30pm at Immanuel United Church of Christ, 402 E. Prospect St. (1st Mon) Call Rob Uppencamp 752-3664

Fountain Square Arts Council Thur. July 19th at 6pm Wheeler Arts Community, 1035 Sanders St. ; (3rd Thurs.)

Fountain Square Neighborhood Assoc. Mon., July 16th, 6:30pm at 924 Shelby, SCS Youth Ctr. email: (3rd Mon.)

Fountain Square Alliance Wed. July 11th, 6pm at IMPD South, 1150 Shelby, Community Room (1st Wed.)

Fountain Square Historical Society Sat. July. 21st at Fountain Square Library 2pm Contact Robert Carey, MS; 317-752-4389 (3rd Sat.)

Fletcher Place Neighborhood Association Tue., July 10th, 7pm at Fletcher Place Arts & Books 642 Virginia Ave. (2nd Tues.)

Fountain Square Merchants Association Thur. July 12th; 5:30pm at Shelby Suites [FS Theatre Building, 2nd floor] (2nd Thur.)

Free Blood Pressure Checks Wed. July 18th; 10am at Southeast Senior Center 901 Shelby St 2nd floor 736-6005

Garfield Neighbors Neighborhood Association Tues. July 17th; 6:15pm at Burrello Family Center (3rd Tue.)

Holy Rosary Neighborhood Organization Tue. July 10th; basement meeting hall of the Holy Rosary Church, 5020 Stevens St. 7-8pm (2nd Tue.) Email:

IMPD Community Briefing No July meeting, Next meeting Sept.13th at IMPD South,1150.Shelby (2nd Thurs; Sept. though May)

IDADA (Indpls. Downtown Artists and Dealers Assoc) First Friday Art (self-guided) Tour Fri. July 6th 6-9pm various locations; Free and Open to the public. Monthly brochures with a map and a list of participating galleries at Event also includes an After Party.

First Friday at the Wheeler Arts Community (1035 Sanders St.) Open Studios from 6–9pm on First Friday, July 6th.

Irish Hill Neighborhood Assoc. Wed. July 11th, 6:30pm at Progress House, 201 Shelby St. (1st Wed.)

KIB Workshop Tue. July 12th at 6-8pm,at KIB, 1029 Fletcher Ave.-How to Kill a Tree Workshop-explore the ways that we unintentionally kill trees, sometimes by giving them too much “love” and sometimes by unknowingly inflicting abuse. Learn the proper way to "hug" your tree from certified arborist, Nate Faris

Register at

North Square Neighborhood Assoc. No July meeting More at (1st Thur)

Norwood Place Neighborhood Assoc. Tue July 17th 6pm The Community Pride Center 1129 S. Vandeman St.  (3rdTue)

Saturday Art Club at the Wheeler Arts Community, 1035 Sanders St,10am-12pm; photography for 5th-6th graders, and painting for 3rd-4th graders. There is no cost involved for the participants. Email: or call 317-916-9375 to enroll your children.

SNC (Southeast Neighborhood Congress): Education Task Force Mon. July16th, 5pm at SECS 901 Shelby; 2nd floor Conference room. (3rd Mon)

SEND (SouthEast Neighborhood Development) Development/Marketing Tue July 3rd; PlaceTBA. RSVP to 634-5079x101 (1stTue)

SEND Economic Development Comm.Thurs July. 19th 11:30am meeting at SEND, 1030 Orange St. RSVP to; call 634-5079x101 (3rd Thur.)

SEND Housing Comm. Wed., July 18th; 12pm at SEND, 1030 Orange St. RSVP to; call 634-5079x101 (3rd Wed.)

SEND Public Space Comm.Tue. July 3rd 12pm at SEND, 1030 Orange St. (1st Tue.)

Supper with a Friend Wed., July 25th, 5-7pm at Immanuel United Church of Christ, 402 Prospect St.  FREE community meal. Everyone is welcome, see neighbors, meet new ones. Call 631-2427 (Last Wed)

Twin Aire Community Neighborhood Tue. July 10th, 6:30pm At Power of Prayer Community Church, 225 S Parker Ave Contact Kevin Flanagan 317-457-0532 or email (2ndTue.)

WECAN Neighborhood Assoc (West East Churchman Ave Neighbors) Mon. July 2nd; 6p Kings House of Prayer, 2425 Prospect Call Marti LaMar 317-445-0160 (1st Mon)


One-time Events: _____________________________

Circle the Square Fountain Square Arts Council partners with merchants July 7th and 8th. Purchase a passport at, and receive discounts at participating merchants.  Proceeds benefit FSAC, in supporting “Artsquared” event on Sept. 22nd.

Environmental Justice Committee Mon. July 16th 6:30pm Kings House of Prayer; 2425 E. Prospect St.

 Email concerns to D.C.Perkins:

Norwood Place Supervised Summer Camp Begins June18 to July 27, from 9am-3pm, M-F at the Pride Ctr., 1129 Vandeman St. All Free; Breakfast & Lunch provided.  For kids age 6 to12. Call 317-748-6296 to sign up..

Reconnecting Our Waterways Forum Thurs., July 26th, 6 p.m. Wheeler Arts Theatre. Join us at the pre-congress presentation of this exciting city wide initiative and hear of its impact on Pleasant Run

SNC (Southeast Neighborhood Congress) Thur.  July 26th; 7pm at the Wheeler Arts Community; 1035 Sanders St. The Congress is your opportunity to connect with other southeast residents and stakeholders, celebrate successes, discuss concerns, and update the Southeast Quality of Life Plan. More at

SNC:Alternatives to Demolition Task Force Wed, July 11th; 6pm at SECS Youth Center, 924 Shelby St.

SNC: Economic Plan Task Force Wed. July 18 at 12pm at the Fountain Square Smokehouse on Shelby

Town Hall meetings City-County-Councilors Cardwell, Miller, & Sandlin are hosting two Town Hall meetings. Wed. July 18 at UIndy, Stierwalt Alumni House, Multipurpose Rm, First from 9-11am is for business owners.  The second from 6-8pm is for residents. Agenda: Madison Ave. corridor study and your public input.


* Dates, times, and locations subject to change. Call Jim Mulholland at 317-503-5852 or email

July 2012 Resource Center Classes


Lab Hours:

Mon 8:30am-8pm

Tues 8:30am-5pm

Wed 8:30am-5pm




Thu 8:30am-8pm

Fri 8:30am-5pm

Sat  closed

Sun closed

Calendar Available at the information table in the front area and at the main computer lab desk.  Classes dates and times are also listed in the above events calendar.