House plans the following events for Carmel High School community and students throughout the year:
Tailgate for Life : tailgate before the homecoming football game from 5-7 pm on the home side parking lot. Food, music, inflatable games, $5 benefits the American Cancer Society
FT5K : 5K paint and powder run takes place in early October on the CHS cross country course. $15 includes event tee shirt and benefits Riley Hospital for Children
Trick or Treat For The Kids : interactive trick or treat event for community children in CHS freshman cafeteria Saturday before Halloween (or on Halloween if Oct. 31 is on a Saturday) Event includes over 20 stations of games, activities and candy prizes and an optional haunted house for a donation of your choice to Riley Hospital for Children
Runway for Riley : Fashion show including local boutiques from the Carmel and greater Indianapolis area. Boutiques will show latest fashion, sell items, and provide coupons for their businesses. Refreshments will also be provided. $5 admission fee benefitting Riley Hospital for Children. Event takes place in early November
Garage Sale : Thousands of new and gently used items for sale in the CHS main cafeteria. Event runs annually the weekend before Thanksgiving. Saturday 9am-4pm, Sunday Noon-4pm . Event benefits Riley Hospital for Children
Smoothie Smashdown: Smoothie making and taste testing competition. CHS student teams compete for prizes in best taste, most creative ingredient, best presentation. Student and community members are invited to taste test and vote. Other games including present unwrapping relay and gingerbread house making contest and a visit from Santa are a part of this event. Event takes place the Saturday before finals week for a $5 donation to Riley Hospital for Children
Wrapping for Riley : Bring your gifts to the main cafeteria to be gift wrapped and save time and money over the holiday season. Gift wrapping takes place the first weekend of winter break for a donation of your choice to Riley Hospital.
Basketball Tailgate : tailgate that takes place prior to home basketball game in the month of January and includes food, games, music in the freshman cafeteria for a donation of $5
Movie Night: Students enjoy movie, games, and refreshments in the freshman cafeteria. Movie is age appropriate and student selected. $3 fee
Zumba FTK : takes place in the freshman cafeteria. Help reach your new year's weight loss goal. Event is led by local certified Zumba instructors $10 donation to Riley Hospital.
Charity Dinner and Auction : $5 catered meal includes casino games and prizes and hundreds of silent auction items including handmade art, sports memorabilia, gift certificates and much more. Event takes place near the end of February.
Dance Marathon: 6 hour charity event benefitting Riley Hospital that includes food, games, a line dance, music, inspiring stories from Riley families. Participants stand for the entire event to show support for children at Riley Hospital. Registration and donation required to participate. Event tee shirt included. Event takes place last Saturday in February.
Paint War: students participate in paint war outside late April / early May
Music for Miracles : student musical talent show at the Palladium each May. Acts include singing and musical instrumentals from CHS students. Proceeds benefit Riley Hospital for Children