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FEATURED EVENTS

Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/18/2018
08/19/2018

Organization:

Footlite Musicals

Location:

1847 North Alabama Street
Indianapolis, IN, 46202
United States

Phone:

(317) 926-6630
Time: 
Thurs-Sat-7:30 PM, Sun-2:30 PM

Pirates of Penzance

A hilarious farce of sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, dim-witted young lovers and an eccentric Major-General. Featuring our annual Young Artist Production, performers aged 13 – 18.
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Dates: 
08/18/2018

Organization:

Independence Park

Location:

2949 E. North St.
Nineveh, IN, 46164
United States

Phone:

(812) 526-6809
Time: 
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Columbus Model Railroad Club Open House

Columbus Model Railroad Club Open House
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Dates: 
09/15/2018

Organization:

Columbian Park Zoo

Location:

1915 Scott Street
Lafayette, IN, 47904
United States

Phone:

765-807-1540
Time: 
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Kids' Night Out (Parents' Night Off!)

Take the night off - we'll watch the kids! Children ages 5 years old to 12 years old can spend the evening at the Zoo playing fun games, watching nature-themed movies and meeting live zoo animals! Parents can drop-off and pick-up anytime between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. A snack will be provided. Participants who would like a more substantial meal are welcome to pack one.
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Dates: 
08/25/2018

Organization:

Feast of Lanterns

Location:

Spades Park 1800 Nowland Ave
Indianapolis, IN, 46201
United States
Time: 
4 PM -11 PM

2018 Feast of Lanterns

Presented By: Windsor Arts Cinema
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Dates: 
08/20/2018

Location:

1230 N. Delaware St
Indianapolis, IN, 46202
United States

Phone:

(317) 631-1888
Time: 
see website for details

LIVE! President Harrison’s Birthday

Join us in celebrating Benjamin Harrison’s 185th Birthday with free first floor tours and complimentary birthday treats.
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Dates: 
08/22/2018

Organization:

Old National Centre

Location:

502 N. New Jersey St.
Indianapolis, IN, 46204
United States

Phone:

317.231.0000
Time: 
7:30 PM

American Idol: Live! 2018

Watch the American Idol Live featuring the 2018 Top 7 plus Season 8 Winner Kris Allen!
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Dates: 
08/14/2018

Location:

55 4th Ave SE
Carmel, IN, 46032
United States

Phone:

(317) 814-3900
Time: 
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Unplug & Connect: A Family Book Club - Beezus and Ramona

Looking for a fun way to unplug from the gadgets and connect as a family?
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Dates: 
08/30/2018
08/31/2018
09/01/2018

Location:

9301 Michigan Road
Indianapolis, IN, 46268
United States

Phone:

317.872.9664
Time: 
Varies

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

A rollicking adventure that shows it takes a bride to turn seven unshaven, unkempt brothers into manly gentlemen... and to turn desire into romance. Rated PG
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Dates: 
08/18/2018

Organization:

Dancers Studio Inc.

Location:

2158 Cottage Ave
Columbus, IN, 47201
United States

Phone:

+1 812-376-8080
Time: 
9 AM - 3 PM

Street Market Fundraiser

Dancers Studio, Inc. is fundraising to purchase a new tree for our annual performance of "The Nutcracker".
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Dates: 
08/26/2018

Organization:

Southeastway Park

Location:

5624 South Carroll Road
New Palestine, IN, 46163
United States

Phone:

(317) 327-4834
Time: 
1 PM - 5 PM

Bug Fest 2018

Come join the swarms of people learning about bugs!
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Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/18/2018

Location:

7225 Southeastern Ave
Indianapolis, IN, 46239
United States

Phone:

317-357-1200
Time: 
4-12 PM

Augustravaganza

Nativity's Augustravaganza is a fun family festival held every August on the grounds of Nativity Catholic Church. It brings together the families of Nativity and the surrounding communities for an end of summer celebration. The proceeds benefit the extraordinary expenses of the church and school and also extends to the community at large such as our local food pantry
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Dates: 
09/07/2018
10/05/2018
11/02/2018

Organization:

Columbian Park Zoo

Location:

1915 Scott Street
Lafayette, IN, 47904
United States

Phone:

765-807-1540
Time: 
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Zoo Pajama Party

Grab your favorite stuffed animal and head on over to the Zoo for a Pajama Party! Each session includes a sing-a-long and dance session, an encounter with one of the Zoo’s friendliest Animal Ambassadors, a bedtime story and a snack. Fun for the whole family! Zoo Pajama Party is designed for families with children ages 0-5+.
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Dates: 
08/18/2018
Time: 
9 a.m. to 12 p.m

Location:

Elm Street Green
165 N Elm St
Zionsville, IN, 46077
United States

Phone:

317-873-8950

Creekfest

Join us for our annual celebration of Eagle Creek through recreation, stewardship, and education.
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Dates: 
08/19/2018
09/16/2018

Organization:

McCloud Nature Park

Location:

955 East Main Street
Danville, IN, 46122
United States

Phone:

(317) 838-0290
Time: 
8:30 PM - 11 PM

Yoga in the Park at McCloud Nature Park

Hendricks County Parks and Recreation is partnering with OMasana Yoga Studio to provide FREE yoga in the parks!
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Dates: 
08/18/2018

Organization:

McCloud Nature Park

Location:

955 East Main Street
Danville, IN, 46122
United States

Phone:

(317) 718-6188
Time: 
6 PM - 9 PM

Scout Saturday: Astronomy Merit Badge Workshop at McCloud Nature Park

Take an adventure through the universe while keeping both feet on the Earth!
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Dates: 
08/25/2018
Time: 
4 PM - 8 PM

Location:

Asa Bales Park
132 W. Main St.
Westfield, IN, 46074
United States

Phone:

317-804-3186

Amigos de Westfield

Experience a true taste of Latin America at Amigos de Westfield! Get a feel for authentic Latin culture with delicious food, lively music, and festive dancing!
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Dates: 
08/25/2018

Organization:

McCloud Nature Park

Location:

955 East Main Street
Danville, IN, 46122
United States

Phone:

(317) 718-6188
Time: 
1 TO 4 P.M.

McCloud Honeybee Fest

Join us at McCloud Nature Park for our third annual Honeybee Festival, celebrating the importance of our pollinators!
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Dates: 
08/18/2018

Organization:

McCloud Nature Park

Location:

955 East Main Street
Danville, IN, 46122
United States

Phone:

(317) 718-6188
Time: 
8:30 PM - 11 PM

Astronomy at McCloud Nature Park

Looking for a fun and educational family activity this summer that’s FREE?
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Dates: 
08/18/2018

Location:

116 S Muessing St
Indianapolis, IN, 46229
United States

Phone:

+1 317-622-6926
Time: 
9AM to 4PM

Cumberland Arts Festival

Cumberland Arts Goes to Market is now Cumberland Arts Festival! The event celebrates its 10th Year on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. The festival offers unique hand-crafted items and incorporates all forms of art and crafts, including music and painting. The event also includes an amazing silent auction, Silly Safaris live animal show, festival food and food trucks. It is a family friendly event, with free admission and free, close parking. Handicapped accessible and located on Saturn Street, next to Cumberland Town Hall. It’s an easy walk to shop at booths and enjoy the festivities!
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Dates: 
08/16/2018

Location:

8625 Guilford Avenue
Indianapolis, IN, 46240
United States

Phone:

317-275-4470
Time: 
10:30 am

Rockets @ Nora

Young children ages 3 - 6 are invited for a Straw Rockets lesson! Presented by Engineering for Kids, this program will feature the story, "Roaring Rockets" by Tony Mitton. Children will learn about the important parts of a rocket, including the nose cone and fins. They will then build and launch their very own rockets and get to take them home.
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Dates: 
08/26/2018
Time: 
1:30 PM - 6 PM

Location:

Indianapolis Motor Speedway
4790 W 16th St
Indianapolis, IN, 46222
United States

Phone:

317-614-6134

500 Festival mini-mini

Indiana’s youngest runners will take over the world’s largest sporting venue at the 500 Festival mini-mini (#Indyminimini)! Designed specifically for kids, the 500 Festival mini-mini provides Indiana’s youth with an “Indy Mini” experience sized just for them. The 3rd annual 500 Festival mini-mini will take place on Sunday, August 26 and is open to children ages 5 – 12.
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Dates: 
09/06/2018

Location:

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

Phone:

(317) 334-4000
Time: 
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

First Thursday Nights at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Get in on everything extraordinary during First Thursday Nights!
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Dates: 
08/18/2018

Organization:

Independence Park

Location:

2949 E. North St.
Nineveh, IN, 46164
United States

Phone:

(812) 526-6809
Time: 
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Annual Car & Cart Show

9AM-3PM. Judging starts at Noon Free to visit. $15 pre-register per vehicle; $20 on site per vehicle. Shelter Area
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Dates: 
08/23/2018

Location:

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

Phone:

(317) 334-4000
Time: 
10 am-11:30 am and 1 pm-2:30 pm

Homeschool: Discover your Superpowers

Calling all superheroes - The Children's Museum needs your help!
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Dates: 
08/14/2018
08/15/2018
08/16/2018

Organization:

Indiana State Fair

Location:

1202 E 38th St
Indianapolis, IN, 46205
United States

Phone:

317-927-7500
Time: 
Sunday – Thursday: 8AM – 9PM Friday – Saturday: 8AM – 9:30PM

2018 Indiana State Fair

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, circus lovers from around the world! You are hereby invited to be spectacularly amazed and delightfully entertained at the GREATEST showcase of agriculture and entertainment. Step Right Up! to The GREATEST 17 days of Summer at your 2018 Indiana State Fair, August 3rd through 19th….COME ONE, COME ALL and enjoy our NEW Big Top Circus!
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