Feb. 14, 6-10 p.m., a Valentine’s Day Art Walk will be held in Carmel’s Arts & Design District (the several blocks surrounding the intersection of Main Street and Rangeline). This open house is designed to showcase the district’s increasingly diverse gallery offerings. Wine, cheese and other refreshments will be served in the eight participating galleries.

“Valentine’s Day is always a good night for everybody to be out so we’re optimistic that there will be a good turnout,” said Wesley Dwyer, owner of the Art & Soul Gallery, located at 1 S. Rangeline. The Carmel Arts & Design District Gallery Owner’s Association, he says, will sponsor six art walks per year (at press time the remainder of walks for 2008 had yet to be scheduled). The inaugural Art Walk took place Nov. 17, 2007.  

—Dan Grossman

V Day highlights: couples

• Planned Parenthood’s Young Leaders group will present the ’80s Prom Feb. 14, 9 p.m.-midnight at Talbott Street, 2145 N. Talbott St. Prizes will be awarded for biggest hair, best ’80s duds and best ’80s moves. Admission is $15. For more info: www.ppin.org.

• Feb. 15-16, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra is offering “The Maestro’s Dozen”: two concert tickets and a dozen roses for only $98. The orchestra will perform popular romantic works. Call 317-639-4300 or go to www.IndianapolisSymphony.org for reservations.

• Get married: Marion County Clerk Beth White will perform civil marriage ceremonies on Valentine’s Day as a fund-raiser for the American Heart Association. Marriage ceremonies will be conducted on a first-come, first-serve basis from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in room W-122 in the City-County Building. In lieu of an officiant’s fee, couples are asked to make a $50 contribution to the American Heart Association. Make sure you have your marriage license first. You can also take advantage of free couples checkups or pre-marital prep initial consultation Feb. 14-21 from the CTS Counseling Center at the Christian Theological Seminary. Call 317-924-5205 to schedule an appointment or for more information: www.CTSCounseling.org.

V Day highlight: singles


• IndySingleScene is hosting the Single’s Cupid’s Revenge Party at the Broad Ripple Steakhouse’s Upper Room Martini Bar, 929 E Westfield Blvd., Feb. 14 from 7-10 p.m. The event includes appetizers, lots of fun and opportunities to meet other wonderful singles. Cost is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. RSVP via www.indysinglescene.com.


Arts Editor

Dan Grossman is NUVO's arts editor.

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