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FEATURED EVENTS

GeoFest at Indiana State Museum

Rock out at the 17th annual GeoFest from Feb. 21-23, 2020! Browse a wide variety of fossils, cut and uncut gemstones, and minerals from all over the world. Purchase jewelry or crafts made from natural materials, and add one-of-a-kind specimens to your collection. 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. Make amethyst jewelry or a pet rock, then join the rock and roll race.
Dates: 
02/21/2020
02/22/2020
02/23/2020
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Organization:

Indiana State Museum

Location:

650 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN, 46204
United States

Phone:

(317) 232-1637

Camping with Silly Safaris at College Avenue Branch

Preschoolers ages 2 - 6 are invited to join Silly Safaris for a campout and to meet their favorite forest animals. Pet and hold some amazing animals and enjoy campfire stories! This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
Dates: 
02/29/2020
10:30am - 11:30am
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Location:

4180 N. College Ave.
Indianapolis, IN, 46205
United States

Phone:

(317) 275-4320

Tortilla Cooking Class for Kids at College Avenue Branch

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to join Nutrition Services of the Marion County Health Department for a hands-on tortilla-making experience and cooking lesson, March 24, 2020.
Dates: 
03/24/2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
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Location:

4180 N. College Ave.
Indianapolis, IN, 46205
United States

Phone:

(317) 275-4320

Slime Class for Kids at Michigan Road Branch

Children and teens ages 6 - 17 are invited to create their own slime with Ripple Mobile Arts. Add beads, foam, clay or sand, choose a color, and practice many fun exercises with your new slime!
Dates: 
02/29/2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
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Location:

6201 Michigan Road
Indianapolis, IN, 46268
United States

Phone:

317-275-4370

Fruit and Veggie Yoga at Eagle Branch

Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 are invited to join the Marion County Health Department for a fun and interactive read-aloud story program focused on gardening and plants. This will be followed by children learning yoga poses based on various fruits and veggies and a snack with healthy fruits or veggies. Registration is required for each child attending. Parents need not register themselves. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
Dates: 
02/25/2020
10:15am - 11:15am
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Location:

3325 Lowry Road
Indianapolis, IN, 46222
United States

Phone:

(317) 275-4340

Dinosaurs Up Close

Discover the stories hidden within one of the largest fossil displays in the nation November 5 - February 29, 2020!
Dates: 
02/20/2020
02/21/2020
02/22/2020
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Location:

3000 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN, 46208-4716
United States

Phone:

(317) 334-4000

Storybook Friends: Preschool Art Workshop at College Avenue Branch

Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 are invited to join Ripple Mobile Arts to explore their creative side as a little author. They'll draw, color and create their own little books and make items for their creative designs, March 17, 2020. Registration is required for each child attending. Parents need not register themselves.
Dates: 
03/17/2020
10:30am - 11:30am
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Location:

4180 N. College Ave.
Indianapolis, IN, 46205
United States

Phone:

(317) 275-4320

Animal Investigations at Indiana State Museum

Comb the woods for animal activity and footprints and see what four-legged friends may be living at T.C. Steele, March 8, 2020! Enjoy a guided walk in the woods and a cup of cocoa at the end. Attendees should dress for the weather with winter boots, mittens, and coats. No registration required.
Dates: 
03/08/2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Location:

T.C. Steele State Historic Site - Nashville, IN
4220 T.C. Steele Road
Nashville, IN, 47448
United States

Phone:

(317) 232-1637

Tot Art at Southport Branch

Babies and toddlers up to age 3 and adult are invited for an art program, March 4 and 5, 2020. They can stick around after the art activity for socialization and playtime. Come dressed for a mess!
Dates: 
03/04/2020
03/05/2020
10:30am - 11:30am
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Location:

2630 E. Stop 11 Road
Indianapolis, IN, 46227
United States

Phone:

317-275-4510

Slime Class for Kids at Franklin Road Branch

Children and teens ages 6 - 17 are invited to create their own slime with Ripple Mobile Arts, March 4, 2020. Add beads, foam, clay or sand, choose a color, and practice many fun exercises with your new slime!
Dates: 
03/04/2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Location:

5550 S. Franklin Road
Indianapolis, IN, 46239
United States

Phone:

317-275-4380

Drawing Manga 101 for Kids and Teens at College Avenue Branch

Kids and teens are invited to join Art With a Heart to learn the basics of Manga-style drawing and incorporate storytelling through the characters' facial expressions, March 26, 2020. Each participant will take home a step-by-step Art With a Heart drawing booklet and a starter set of colored pencils.
Dates: 
03/26/2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
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Location:

4180 N. College Ave.
Indianapolis, IN, 46205
United States

Phone:

(317) 275-4320

Whatchamacalit Wednesdays: Teen Edition at Eagle Branch

Teens are invited for a fun program designed just for them that will feature a different activity each month.
Dates: 
02/26/2020
5:30pm - 8:00pm
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Location:

3325 Lowry Road
Indianapolis, IN, 46222
United States

Phone:

(317) 275-4340

Make and Take Terrarium Class at The Forest Flower Home & Garden Shop - Indianapolis

Explore the world of miniature gardening, February 23, 2020. Everyone will start with a simple glass container and then transform it into a lush garden in this fun hands on class. We will discuss the history of terrariums and how best to plant and care for them.
Dates: 
02/23/2020
1 PM – 2 PM
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Location:

3205 W 71st St
Indianapolis, IN, 46268
United States