Check out our top 5 family-friendly things to do this weekend in Indianapolis!
Location: Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler University
Date: January 13, 4:00 pm
Shopkins Live! is finally here! The #1 kids toy in North America is live and on stage in Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! Your beloved Shoppies make their theatrical debut in an original new live show featuring musical performances! Shopkins Live! immerses audiences in the world of Shopville using custom-designed theatrical costumes, creative onstage characters, state-of-art video and set design, and original pop songs and music! Grab your besties and check out Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! Check ya later! Tickets: $26-$36.
Location: Indiana State Museum
Date: Now until April 22
Discover the toxic species that live in a remote Colombian forest, where poisons are just one of many tools in the struggle to survive. Learn about a variety of evolutionary strategies and see live animals up close. Find out which familiar tales of illness, enchantment or death by poison contain kernels of truth. Explore some of history’s most intriguing poisoning cases, many of which remain puzzling today. The Power of Poison is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (www.amnh.org).This exhibition is part of the Year of Science.
Location: Zion Nature Center
Dates: Saturday, January 13, 1:00- 2:00 pm
No two are alike! Discover the secrets of snowflakes; how they form, different types of crystals, and how to preserve them so you can view them later. Bring warm clothes in case it snows!
Location: Cumberland Park
Date: January 14, 1:00- 3:00 pm
Celebrate your favorite bear with a visit from Winnie the Pooh, a Hundred Acre Wood story nook, the popular outdoor game of Pooh Sticks, and light refreshments at this indoor and outdoor open house style event. Wear your favorite Winnie the Pooh clothing, bring your stuffed animals, and share your photos using #WinnieinFishers. No registration is required for this free event.
Location: Christian Theological Seminary
Dates: January 14, 11:00 am- 3:00 pm
A community festival to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year’s theme “celebrating black excellence” features the Black Farmers Market, a Black Business Bazaar put on by Don’t Sleep, and much more. Enjoy music, art-making, poetry, peace games, family yoga and the presenting of the “Power of Peace” award!
Of course, that’s not all that’s on tap for fun this weekend. Discover the rest at the Indy’s Child Calendar of Events!