Check out our top 5 things to do this in Indianapolis this weekend!
Where: Indiana State Museum, downtown Indianapolis
When: February 21-23
Rock out at the 17th annual GeoFest! Browse a wide variety of fossils, cut and uncut gemstones, and minerals from all over the world. Plus, enjoy family-friendly activities around the museum by helping our fossil zookeeper with “feeding time” and exploring Indiana’s ancient seas through a scuba diving scavenger hunt.
Where: Indiana State Museum IMAX, downtown Indianapolis
When: February 22, 1:00 – 2:30pm
CatVideoFest is a compilation reel of the latest and best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouses. CatVideoFest is a joyous communal experience, only available in theaters, and raises money for the community cat program at FACE Low-Cost Animal Clinic. 10% of total ticket sales goes directly to FACE, and that donation is being matched by the generous sponsors at Metazoa Brewing Company! And of course, Metazoa’s Kitten Slumber Party will be on tap for those of age.
Where: Garfield Park Arts Center, Indianapolis
When: February 22, 12:00 – 5:00pm
Everyone is welcome to take a journey through the world of art. Spend your Saturday afternoon at the Garfield Park Arts Center and take home a meaningful experience. Faith Ringgold is a civil rights activist, author, and artist. She uses quilts to tell stories about her life and feelings. Tell your own story using felt shapes and inspiration from her book Tar Beach. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Free!
Where: Butler University, Shelton Auditorium, Indianapolis
When: February 22, 10:00am – 10:00pm
We know that music has the power to bring people together, to make our community healthier and to improve the quality of life for our neighbors. The ICC’s Sing-A-Thon gives us all a chance to show everyone in our community the power of music and the benefits that can come from making music all while raising money for our programs and outreach efforts throughout the year.
This Saturday, ICC current singers, parents, alumni, supporters, friends corporate partners and other community members will come together to SING and make music via a live broadcast on the ICC website and Facebook page. Participants will sing and make music as part of teams, as individuals and as part of a mass choir experience.
Where: The Palladium at Center For The Performing Arts, Carmel
When: February 23, 3:00 – 5:00pm
Young and young-at-heart will enjoy this concert! Sit on the beautiful Palladium stage while the orchestra plays excerpts of familiar classical pieces. After the concert, try out your favorite instruments at a Musical Petting Zoo. The various instrument families will be located throughout the Palladium. Tickets start at $15. Get yours here.
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!