Learning the trades of the whistle

Ever wonder why basketball officials make the calls they do? Ever wonder how to become a basketball official? Go one-on-one with IHSAA basketball official Timothy Molinari from 7 to 8 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Hamilton East Public Library Fishers Branch, 5 Municipal Dr. Learn the interpretation of the three second rule, block vs. charge, or a moving screen as Molinari presents “Basketball Officiating for Fans.” Molinari is a tournament level high school basketball official who has been officiating high school basketball for 20 years in Oregon, California and Indiana and has been published nationally in officiating magazines. He shares the rules with audiences of all ages to increase their enjoyment of the game of basketball. No registration required. For more information, call 579-0306.