Alumni and their families are invited to the Indianola Alternative homecoming and family fest on Friday, May 7.

Alumni and their families are invited to the Indianola Alternative homecoming and family fest on Friday, May 7.

The event will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the school's new building, 251 E. Weber Road.

Indianola Alternative K-8 is an elementary/ middle school in Columbus City Schools. In recent years the school moved from its former location on 16th Avenue to a temporary home at the Everett Middle School building in the Short North to the newly renovated building at the corner of Weber Road and Calumet Street in the former Clinton Middle School.

The Indianola homecoming and family fest is intended to be a "school warming" event to celebrate the new permanent home, according to parent consultant Miriam Halterman. It will include music, dance, art, games and family activities.

"Current and alumni families are invited to bring a picnic and picnic blanket or chairs to this free event," Halterman said in her announcement.

Entertainment will include a performance by Kelly Crum Delaveris, folk dancing facilitated by Marlene Robbins and a student art gallery coordinated by Tracy McCarthy.

The Indianola sports boosters will sell popcorn balls. Children's activities include face painting, chalk drawing, bubbles and group games.

For more information, contact Halterman at 365-5579.