Updated: May 25, 2013 6:07AM
Red Hat Day: The Magnificent Ladies Red Hat Society chapter 64313 will celebrate the 15th anniversary of International Red Hat Day from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at 1709 Ellsworth Place. Cost is $5 per person. Enjoy refreshments, prizes and bingo. Vendor space is available. Call 949-0510, 883-7475 or 949-7530.
Farmers’ market débuts: Griffith Central Market is scheduled to open from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 3, and continue every Friday through the end of September. The market is located adjacent to the pavilion in Central Park along North Broad Street. Ample parking is available. For more information, visit www.griffith.in.gov or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artist reception: A reception for painter Nick Pacific is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 26, at the Ellen Firme Art Gallery, located inside Glenn L. Firme Art and Office Supply, 92 W. U.S. 12. Nick Pacific is an emerging artist who lives in Dyer. His paintings study the complex relationship between high art and kitsch, while also evoking imagery that might be seen on a celestial or molecular level. For more information, call 874-4003.