Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Calendar of Events for June 2011

Completed Events are marked in Green
*Events are organized by Dated, Outdoors, Movies, Ongoing, and Charity/Service categories....so make sure to scroll all the way down!!

*Want to add an event in your area to our list?  You can!
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June Dated Events

Free Children’s Museum Night
Thursday, June 2

New 1863 Civial War Journey: Raid on Indiana
Conner Prairie
GRAND OPENING of this newly built area on the grounds was June 4th!
Exhibit open now during regular hours!
(We visited already and it's ah-mazing!)

All Play Inspiration Celebration
Brooks School Park….newly renovated!
Grand Opening event was June 4th, but the park is now open for play!
Located in Fishers at 116th and Brookschool Rd.
Our crew attended and it was a blast!

Fishers Strawberry Festival
Saturday, June 4
$5 each
Fishers Town Center at 116th Street

Home Depot “Build-Learn-Create”
Saturday, June 4
Free Kids’ Workshops
Valet Organizer

Tom Thumb Miniature Golf
Forest Park, Noblesville
Opens Tuesday, June 7
Newly renovated!
Open daily June 7-August 10; Weekends and Holidays August 14-November
Kids 12 under $3; Ages 13-Adult $3.50

Thursday, June 9
Fire trucks, back hoes, police cars, and more!
Westfield High parking Lot

Indy Strawberry Festival
Thursday, June 9
$6 each, whiles supplies last!

Family Night Hikes
Friday, June 10
“Moon” theme…..more themes monthly this summer!
Bring food for the campfire and marshmallows and roasting sticks are provided
Then explore the woods!
Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve, Fishers; 7-9P
Residents $4; Non-Residents $6

Family Camp Out
Friday-Saturday, June 10-11
West Park, Carmel
Pitch a tent, enjoy a classic camping meal, play some group games, and watch a movie under the stars
$40/family; fee includes dinner, activities, and light breakfast

Lowes Build and Grow Clinics
Saturday, June 11
“Goofy Golf”

Hamilton County Autism Support Group
Saturday, June 11
Race and Motorcycle Run for Autism
Race begins at 11A; Motorcycle Run begins at Noon
Preregistration and Fundraising required

Rock The District 2011
Carmel's live band and street fair event
Saturday, June 11
Get More Info Here!

PBS Kids’ “Let’s Meet In The Park”
Saturday, June 11; 10A-4P
Meet your favorite characters such as Word Girl, Clifford, Curious George and more!
Characters, clowns, character parade, activity tents, food court
Downtown Indy at Military Park

Talbot Street Art Fair
Saturday-Sunday, June 11-12
Saturday 10A-6P; Sunday 10A-5P
Now in its 56th year, view 270 artists from across the nation in the historic Heron-Morton Neighborhood in downtown Indy
Ranked as one of the finest fairs in the country!
We attended and had a ball walking the street, admiring the artists' work, and enjoying downtown Indy!

2011 Indy Kids’ Triathlons
Saturday, June 11th at Perry Park
Saturday, July 30th at Sahm Park
Ages 5-15
Short and Long Course options available
Parents can assist kids in this event!
Perry Park at 451 Stop 11 Road; Sahm Park at 91st/Masters Road

Friday, June 17th
Broad Ripple Park, thru Indy Parks and Rec
Ages 2-8
Trucks, Emergency Vehicles, Tractors….touch, climb, explore!
$5/person or $15 for groups of 3 or more

Radio Disney’s “Family Fun Day Experience”
Saturday, June 18
White River State Park
Live music, performances, characters, fun, and food!

"Strawberries on the Square"
34th Annual Strawberry Festival with strawberry shortcake and icecream
Saturday, June 18
Starts at 11A
Northwest corner of the historic downtown Noblesville
Face painting, bounce houses, music, fire and police displays

2011 Vintage Car Show
Sunday, June 19
Noblesville, Forest Park
Get More Info Here!

“Wild Things Weekend-A Father and Son Adventure”
Friday-Sunday, June 24-26
Sponsored and run by Dad’s Inc.
Turkey Run State Park

Family Fitness Classes
Wednesdays, June 22-July 27
Aerobics and Muscle building exercise classes for kids and their parent(s)
Broad Ripple Park, thru Indy Parks and Rec

Lowes Build and Grow Clinics
Saturday, June 25
“Waving Flag”

Red Bud Art Show
Saturday, June 25
Art displays, music, food, entertainment
Westfield, Washington Township Office lot

The Great American Campout
June 25
Forest Park, Noblesville
$10 per family; Preregistration required

Fishers Freedom Festival
Saturday-Sunday, June 25-26
Holland Park
Food and Art vendors, fireworks, parade, daily events, kids’ events

Midwest Reptile Show
Sunday, June 26
Indiana State Fairgrounds
$5 for ages 9 and up

-Farmer’s Markets-

Indy Farmer’s Market
Thursdays, May 5-October 27
United Methodist Church
3808 N. Meridian Street

Traders Point Creamery Green Market
Fridays, May 6-October 28
Dedicated to solely to organically produced foods
9101 Moore Rd, Zionsville

Binford Boulevard Farmer’s Market
Saturdays, May 7-October 29
Indoors Nov 19, Dec 3 and 10 from 9A-12:30P
Northwest corner of Binford Blvd and E. 62nd Street

Broad Ripple Farmer’s Market
Saturdays,  May 7-October 29
Broad Ripple High School Parking Lot
1115 Broad Ripple Avenue

Carmel Farmer’s Market
Saturdays, May 21-October 1
Carmel City Hall
One Civic Square
Get More Info Here!

Cicero Farmer’s Market
Saturdays, thru September
175 W. Jackson Street

Fishers Farmer’s Market
Saturdays, May 28-September 24
Fishers Train Station
11601 Municipal Drive

Noblesville Farmer’s Market
Saturdays, May 21-October 29
Riverview Hospital Overflow Parking Lot on SR 32

Saxony Farmer’s Market
Saturdays, May 14- October 29
131st Street and Olio Road, Fishers

Westfield Farmer’s Market
Fridays, June 3-September 2
North Union Street

-Kids’ Summer Movies-

Hamilton 16
Hamilton Town Center
9 weeks, 9 movies, $1 per movie!
Monday-Friday at 10A

Noblesville Great Escape 10;
Free shows start June 8, running Wed, Thurs, Fri of each week
All shows start at 9:30A

Regal Galaxy 14
96th Street
Shows for $1 per person
All shows start at 10A
Runs Tues/Wed from June 7-August 3

Movies in the Park
One Friday per month
June 10-“How to train your dragon”; July 15-“E.T.”; August 19-“Toy Story 3”
Carmel, West Park

-Ongoing Outdoor Family Art and Music Events-

Kids Koncerts
Mondays in Carmel
Ages 2-5
Free!; Preregistration encouraged; Locations and entertainers change weekly

First Friday Art Tour
1st Fridays of each month
Tour over 25 Downtown Indy Art Galleries

First Fridays Weekends
1st Fridays and Saturdays of each month
Art, entertainment, food, shopping
Noblesville Town Square Stores and Vendors

Second Saturdays Gallery Walk
2nd Saturdays of each month stroll area vendors’ art exhibits

Fishers’ Outdoor Summer Concert Series
Tuesdays; 7-9P
Fishers Town Hall

Carmel’s Jazz on the Monon
Select Saturdays
At the Monon and Main Street in Carmel

Holliday Park Summer Concert Series
Spring Mill Road
Manual page 40

Indy Parks Summer Concerts and Movies-in-the-Park Series
11 Park Locations and Schedules

Noblesville’s Main Street Jazz on the Square
Monthly 1st and 3rd Fridays

Noblesville’s Summer Concert Series
Dillon and Forest Park

Symphony on the Prairie
June 25-September 4

Westfield Concert Series
Cool Creek Park
Fridays; 7P
Adults $5; Kids 12 and under free

-Splash Parks- 

West Park at 116th and Towne Roads
Hours: 9A-9P

Billericay Park at 126th and Promise Rd.
Hours: 10A-8P

Dillon Park at 146th and Hazel Dell Rd.
Hours: 11A-7P

-Ongoing Activities-

Bike Rentals at White River State Park
Rent a “Surrey” and take the fam cruisin’!
Rent and ride smaller bikes along the Central Canal Towpath, the Monon, and Mass Ave.
Rentals vary from $8-$30/hour

Boat Rentals at White River State Park
Rent a kayak, canoe, or double kayak to hit the Canal!
Rentals vary from $10-$30/hour

*Cooper's Stardust Bowl, Noblesville
Cosmic Bowling Specials and Coupons for $1 shoes, games, and snacks
Coupons good April 15-August 30
Smoke-Free Days: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays (select hours); Summer days, too!
Play 9 holes of Putt Putt Golf for $5/person and get 8 arcade tokens free!

*Pin Heads, Fishers
Arcade, Bowling, Parties
Play-A-Lot: $2
Thunder Bowl: $3/person per game; $4 Fri-Sun

Carmel Monon Center “Escape Pass”
Workout Center and Family Fun Waterpark
$10/day adults; $8 kids 3 and up

Civil War Museum
Free; Observation Deck $1
10A-6P Wed-Sun


Climb Time Indy
Rock Wall Climbing
Wednesday Nights Kids’ Night after 5PM
$12/session; Free harness rental to all others


Conner Prairie Indoors and Outdoor Areas
Special events ongoing
“Taste the Past Thursdays”-sample foods from the Lenape Indian Camp
Open Daily

Cool Creek Park Nature Center
Nature Center and Ongoing Events
Bird Hikes and Activities, Wildflower Hikes, Special Programs

Get More Info Here!


Earth Discovery Center (play at the beach while you're there, too!)
Eagle Creek Park
$5 Park admission/car; Discovery Center Free
9A-5P Mon-Sat; 1P-5P Sun

Gymnastics Unlimited
Open Gyms, Teen Times, Classes, Adult Zumba
Brookschool Rd. Exit off of 465 East

Hamilton County Sports Complex
Saturdays, "Community Appreciation Day"
Sundays, "Family Fun Day"
Open gym for all sports, bounce houses, tumbling, bungee trampoline, zip line
$25/Family; $10/individuals
Get More Info Here!
Horse and Pony Trail Rides
Ft. Harrison State Park
Ongoing Thru October

Indianapolis Cultural Trail
A brick paved newly-built trail connecting five downtown cultural districts
Walk, run, or ride on the trail to explore the city, dining, shopping, and historic neighborhoods

Indianapolis Indians Baseball Games
Ongoing games and theme nights in link below

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum
Open 9A-5P
Adults $5; ages 6-15 $3; Under 6 Free
Take a Track Lap (for additional costs) while you're there!

Indiana Transportation Museum
Train Rides and Events All Year Long
Dinner Trains; Caboose Rides; Holiday Trains….See the schedule link!

LEGO Store
Castleton Square; Center Court in front of Macy’s
The 1st Tuesday of every month, first 250 kids in under age 14 get a FREE Lego set

Ongoing calendar of events
Story Time; Early Literacy Programs; Teen Movie Night; Art Classes and more!


Lucas Oil Stadium Tours
A behind the scenes, 1-hour tour visiting the playing field, NFL locker room, plaza, press box, and more
Every Tuesday/Wednesday
11A, 1P, 3P
Adults $7; Ages 4-12 $5; Ages 3 and under free

Museum of Miniature Houses
Open Wed-Sunday
$4 adults; $2 children under 10

My Gym
Open Play for ages 1-5
Tuesdays 11:45-12:45
$5 per player for 1 hour of play
Ball pits, climbing, balance beams, trampolines, gym equipment, and the famous Mr. Kendal!Plus, it’s a clean, smaller gym so it’s just right for younger children! My Gym also does great birthday parties and structured classes as well!
E. 96th Street in Fishers

Prairie Tykes at Conner Prairie
Adult/child class to engage using crafts, dance, and song
Ages 2–5
$11/member youth; $12/non-member youth
9:30–11am and 12:30-2pm on select Fridays
Classes all summer long.....Schedule/Themes on link below
Get More Info Here!

Rhythm! Discovery Center
Interactive exhibits and participatory opportunities using rhythm and its role in our society
Open: Mon-Sat, 10-5; Sun, 12-5
Admission: Adults: $8, Seniors: $7, Youth: $5, Free under age 5
Downtown Indy at Illinois and Washington Streets

Rita's Backyard
Garden Center, Lunch & Tea Room.....you should see the small tea cups for little girls!
Open April 1-December 23
116th and Brooks School Road, Fishers
We small businesses!......(Tell her Mindy sent you!)

Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve for Parties of any kind!
Celebrate outdoors during this 2-hr event
Includes campfire, use of the shelter, a naturalist-led program, your choice of topic, nature hike, and marshmallows with roasting sticks
Bring additional food if you like…for hotdogs or s’mores
Maximum 90 people
Fees total for the entire program: $90 residents; $135 non-residents; $25 extra for live animals; $25 extra for programs running after sunset
Call: 317.595.3458

Skateland Family Skate Events
Family Fun and Fitness: Tuesdays from 7-10P; Free admission to encourage family fitness; $3 skate rental
Tiny Tot Days: 1st Wednesdays from 10A-Noon; $5 admission plus skates
June 19-All Dad’s skate free for Father’s Day!; 3:30-6P; $6 admission with $3 skate rental
West side of Indy

Snapperz Family Fun & Sports
30,000 sq ft of fun featuring bowling, themed inflatables, rock wall, 4-story kid center, laser tag, games, bumper cars, trampoline, and food
Great for parties and group outings
Moving to Carmel’s Clay Center Mall June 15!
Free Admission on Mondays after 5PM!
Check link for hours, general admission and single activity pricing

Spencer Farm, “More than just berries”
U-Pick or Pre-picked Locally Grown Indiana Produce

Stony Creek Farm
"Family Fun on the Farm"
Fri-Sun, thru August 28
Jumping Pillow, Pumpkin Train, Pedal Cars, Duck Races, Farm Animals, Hayride,

Fees for some activitiesGet More Info Here!

Sweet Treat Boutique
Ice cream, cotton candy, loads of treats, gifts
Great for birthday parties
Oaklandon/Geist area

Trader’s Point Creamery
*Private Safari Ride
$150 for 10 people

*Creamery Tours
Many tours available
Observe cow milking, see the farm animals, explore the grounds and store

Vintage Car, Saturday Night Cruise-In
May 7-Nov; 4:30-8:30P
Downtown Noblesville

-Service Projects and Charity Events-

Bottles for Babies
Fill baby bottles with loose change to raise money for mothers who have chosen life for their babies
Great fundraiser for any age, in your home, garage sales, parties, you name it!

Kids Against Hunger
3rd Saturday of the Month
Food Packing

"SO…Over the Edge".....scale a downtown building!
Bring the fam to watch as you benefit a great cause
Adult Fundraiser benefitting Special Olympics
Registration began 4/1; Event held 10/15

Make sure to check out our Crew Reviews Here
to see the places we've been and get the inside scoop
on what it's all about before. you. go.! 

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