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Indoor Fitness Options in Hendricks County

Posted on January 10, 2018 at 09:00 AM by Beth Fife

Fitness and healthy activities are important year round. However, staying active during the colder months is essential for maintaining a strong immune system, burning calories to avoid the dreaded winter weight gain, and releasing those ... read more

Top Hendricks County Insider Stories of 2017

Posted on December 28, 2017 at 10:00 AM by Josh Duke

I always like to give our dedicated local expert writers a break this final week of the year, which also gives me a chance to reflect on 2017 and their fine work. As I looked back, four of our top 10 most-viewed stories of 2017 along with three ... read more

8 Indoor Activities for the Kids in Hendricks County

Posted on December 14, 2017 at 08:00 AM by Becky Wilson-Lusk

January is nearly upon us and we have settled in for a long, cold, harsh Indiana winter. As temperatures plummet into the teens and single digits, our time spent outdoors is limited. Luckily, Hendricks County fun is not limited to the outdoors. In ... read more

Avon Ice Rink Unveiled at Washington Township Park

Posted on December 6, 2017 at 05:00 PM by Kelly Wallace

I grew up in a town where ice skating was a significant part of the local culture. Scott Hamilton first learned to figure skate in Bowling Green, Ohio, and ice hockey was the biggest sport at my high school. So when I moved to Hendricks County in ... read more

Top 10: Holiday Events in Hendricks County Parks

Posted on November 15, 2017 at 09:00 AM by Eric Ivie

Even though the weather is getting colder, there's no reason to overlook the parks of Hendricks County . In fact, parks departments throughout the county remain as busy as North Pole elves, bringing you holiday events for your entire family to ... read more

YMCA Hosts 6th Annual Gobble Gallop 5K Run/Walk

Posted on November 14, 2017 at 09:00 AM by Beth Fife

Thanksgiving brings families together and traditions are created. Perhaps this year your family would like to incorporate a healthy activity into your holiday festivities? The 6th annual Gobble Gallop 5K offers the perfect opportunity to accomplish ... read more

Weekend Primer: Nov. 3-5

Posted on October 29, 2017 at 04:00 PM by Eric Ivie

As we enter the first weekend of November, some of us have begun to look ahead to Christmas while others still want to enjoy autumn before the leaves disappear and the cold sets in. Perhaps just enjoying an end-of-week drink at a park while helping ... read more

Weekend Primer: Oct. 27-29

Posted on October 23, 2017 at 10:00 AM by Stephanie Porter

It's a bit scary when Halloween falls on a week night, for teachers, anyway. Ha! But in all honesty, there are some great advantages to a school night holiday. It often means that the weekend prior will be packed with opportunities to stretch ... read more

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