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Lucas Oil Raceway Offers Fun For the Whole Family 

The Indianapolis 500 is a classic tradition in Indy. But as exciting as it is for adult race fans, the race might not appeal...

6 Tips for Summer Water Safety from Goldfish Swim School

Summer vacation is finally upon us! This can mean fun-filled days at the ocean, lake, or pool with friends and family. Spending time in...

Where to Play Disc Golf in Indy

Disc golf (also known as frisbee golf or frolf) is a popular sport with people of all ages. With an increasing number of courses...

Special Needs Sports Opportunities in Indy

Participating in sports can play an important role in the development of a child. Sports teach coordination and help with physical development, and also...

Beaches Near Indianapolis

Who says a beach can't be a car ride away? There are plenty of lakes and reservoirs with beaches near Indianapolis that are perfect...

ComedySportz Indy is Improv for the Whole Family

If you were familiar with the ComedySportz Indy (CSZ) theatre in the Mass Ave neighborhood, then you know it’s a comedy show built for...

6 Central Indiana Splash Pads Worth the Drive

Looking to beat the heat this summer? Then get your family to a splash pad! Indianapolis and Central Indiana are home to some of...

Summer Fun Around Indy

  Looking for something fun to do this summer? Check out a few of these ideas from our advertising partners.   City of Westfield: Westfield Rocks the...

Adults-Only Night at The Waterpark

Add it to your summer bucket list, Monon Mixers are back! These adult-only, after-hours events are hosted at The Waterpark in Carmel (1195 Central...

Bike Safety at The Children’s Museum This Thursday

The First Thursday Night of each month is a special time for families to enjoy The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis at a greatly reduced...

Natural Valley Ranch in Brownsburg

Natural Valley Ranch in Brownsburg is a gem. The 78-acre ranch that runs along White Lick Creek is the biggest ranch in Hendricks County...

Commons Park

Commons Park is a bright and cheerful space, full of colorful fun on Indy’s east side. Opened in late 2018, this small but sweet...

Week Long Jump Start Clinics at Goldfish Swim School

My kids have been taking lessons at Goldfish Swim School for the past month and a half and the progress they have made has...

4 Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth with Your Kids

Juneteenth is a celebration of the day in 1865 when word of Abraham Lincoln’s signing of the Emancipation Proclamation — which had been signed...

Mud Day in Greenwood

The satisfying, sensory squish of mud between your hands is a childhood favorite. Now imagine plopping your whole body into a big, messy mud...

New Splash Pad Opens in Westfield

Now there's a new place to cool off in Westfield this summer! The City of Westfield finished remodeling the new splash pad at Quaker...

100 Things to do this Summer around Indy

Summer has arrived. So to get your family’s season started on the right foot, here's the Indy's Child list of 100 Things To Do This Summer In Indianapolis.

9 Places to Splash the Summer Away

Finding somewhere to cool down on a hot day is easy this summer. From beaches to pools, the Indianapolis area has something for every...

Concerts on the Canal at the Indiana Historical Society

The Indiana Historical Society's Concerts on the Canal series returns for the summer this month! The Kruse Family Stardust Terrace at the History Center is...

8 Unique Indianapolis Museums to Visit With Your Family

We love all of the great family-friendly museums that are in and around Indianapolis, such as The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, the Indiana State...

Splish-Splashing Fun at the Waterpark in Carmel

Ready for a summer of splish-splashing fun? Bring the whole family along for a day at The Waterpark in Carmel! The Waterpark is open...

Pedal Perks Offers Discounts for Bicyclists

Now there's even more reason to hop on the bike this summer! Pedal Perks gives bicyclists incentives when they bike to participating businesses in...

Geist Park

Geist Park is a great place for nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts and families looking for a fun place to play. Located in Fortville, this...

Race to the Indianapolis Zoo for Zoopolis 500

May in Indianapolis is all about racing, and guests at the Indianapolis Zoo can get into some fast-paced fun during the 42nd running of...

Where to Go Roller Skating in Indianapolis

Back in the 1970s and 80s, the roller skating rink was the place to be every weekend for tweens and teens. Although the trend...

Hidden Gems: Rose & Lois

Rose & Lois is a dream for coffee enthusiasts with littles. The café is nestled at the corner of 146th Street and Community Drive...

Indy Parks Splash Pads Open for the 2021 Season

Good news, splash pad fans! Indy Parks will open 20 Indianapolis splash pads for the summer season, starting on Saturday, May 22, 2021. Splash...

Celebrate the State Flower at the Indiana Peony Festival

Did you know that Indiana's state flower is the peony? These beautiful, delicate flowers bloom in Indiana in late May and early June, and...

10 Coolest Playgrounds in the Indianapolis Area

Playgrounds are fun, but these Indianapolis-area playgrounds take it to a whole other level. If you’re looking for playgrounds with some of the coolest,...

Unique Indy Restaurants to Discover with Your Family

I’ve found that my children are always more adventurous and willing to try new food or restaurant if there’s something interesting behind the location.  Sometimes,...

River Road Park

Little archeologists, history buffs and dinosaur lovers: We have the perfect park for you! River Road Park in Carmel is a one-of-a-kind park that...

Newfields 2021 Summer Nights Film Series Lineup

The beloved summer tradition, The National Bank of Indianapolis Summer Nights Film Series returns to Newfields on Fridays and select Saturdays this June, July and August. Bring your...

Sewing, Knitting and Crocheting Classes for Kids

Sewing, knitting, crocheting and other handiwork crafts are perfect to introduce to kids. They challenge hand-eye coordination, develop motor skills and teach patience. Plus,...

The Children’s Garden at Coxhall Gardens

There's really only one word to describe the Children's Garden at Coxhall Gardens: magical. Actually, there are two more words: hidden gem. This beautiful...

Local Spotlight: Ripple Mobile Arts

Jeremy South of Ripple Mobile Arts had been teaching pottery, glass and recycled art classes throughout Indianapolis for years. You may have seen him...

Discover Indy Parks

Lives lost and milestones missed. The past 12 months in a pandemic have given us heartbreaking ways to measure time, so I set off...

Indy Parks 2021 Summer Concert and Movie Series Lineup

Indy Parks is bringing back its Summer Concert and Movie Series, with 60 concerts and four movies planned across six parks this summer.  From May...

Brooks School Park

Tucked into the Fishers neighborhood off of 116th Street is Brooks School Park, a 16.5-acre park that’s one of the more popular in the...

Volunteering with Kids in Indianapolis

With summer vacation on the horizon, your family might have some free time in your daily schedule. Why not use that time to volunteer...

The Waterpark in Carmel Will Open Memorial Day Weekend

Opening day of the waterpark has been postponed to Sunday, May 30, 2021, due to weather.  The Waterpark at the Monon Community Center (MCC) in...

Where to Canoe and Kayak in Central Indiana

Climbing inside a canoe or kayak paves the way for perfect summer adventures! Exercise, family time, fresh air... what more could you want? If...

5 Unique Campgrounds just a Short Drive Away

Fresh air, wide-open spaces to run, marshmallows melting over an open fire and freedom from those mind-numbing electronic devices — these are just a...

Family Fun in Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne is a city that has it all, and it’s just two hours north of Indianapolis. It’s the place to visit where there’s...

Indianapolis Splash Pads and Spray Parks

Hot summer afternoon? Kids with energy to spare? Save the day and make everyone happy with a trip to a nearby splash or spray...

2021 Symphony on the Prairie Lineup

A 40-year tradition continues this summer with Kroger Symphony on the Prairie — the best value in central Indiana for outdoor music and entertainment! This...

Little Eagle Creek Valley Farm

On eight acres of beautiful Zionsville countryside, just north of Indianapolis, lives Angie Hopkins and her 40 Shetland sheep on Little Eagle Creek Valley...

Discover Your Superpowers at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Who doesn’t want someone to swoop in and save the day or make what seems impossible … possible?  DC Super Heroes provide all kinds of...

Simon Moon Park

Looking for the ideal toddler or preschooler park? You'll find lots of fun for little ones at Simon Moon Park! This park might look...

$1 Summer Movies Return to Regal Cinemas

$1 summer movies are on the schedule at Regal Cinemas - that means more money for popcorn and Sour Patch Kids, right? Here's who's participating this year.

50 Fun Activities for $5 or Less in Indianapolis

Looking for something fun to do that won't break the bank? Check out our list of 50 Fun Activities for $5 or less in Indianapolis!

Pottery Studios for Kids in Indianapolis

Kids love to hear the words, "It’s your creation; you can do whatever you want." That freedom to take a blank canvas and add...

Worth the Drive: Highland Park in Kokomo

If you're looking for a park that has it all in Kokomo, you'll find it at Highland Park, the oldest and most historic park in...

Indiana Black Expo Offers Youth Performing Arts Classes 

The Indiana Black Expo is known for its summer series of events, and this year, the organization is celebrating 50 years of music, art,...

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