Inauguration activities include food drive

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Need knows no time of year.  Right now, you can help stock the shelves of local food banks while participating in the inauguration celebration for governor elect Mike Pence.

At Midwest Food Bank near State Road 37 and Banta, people are having fun and helping Hoosiers.

It's as simple as grabbing a few extra dollars, or picking up non-perishable food items to donate at any one of the weekend events before Monday's inauguration.

You can involve the whole family in helping neighbors while they meet the governor-elect and the soon-to-be first lady.

The Inauguration celebration kicks off with a family fun day Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Dallara IndyCar Factory in Speedway. It's free, but you have to register.

The Saturday night Inaugural Ball Dinner and Dance is sold out.  But you can still get on the wait list.

Then on Sunday, a praise and worship service takes place at the Indiana Convention Center.

As a teacher, Karen Pence wanted to makes sure the family fun day included Hoosier kids, and a good time.

"We have a bounce house. Kids can get their picture taken in front of a race car," Pence said. "They can tour the factory. For moms and dads, the IU game will be playing in the theatre with popcorn."