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Top Spring Break Options in Hendricks County

Posted on March 9, 2016 at 12:05 PM by Josh Duke

With Spring Break approaching for many kids and adults, we here at the Hendricks County Insider like to provide alternatives to the more expensive and distant spring break destinations. Yes, believe it or not, you can spend a long weekend or even a ... read more

Getting to Know Hendricks County: Plainfield

Posted on February 8, 2016 at 06:54 PM by Kelly Wallace

Conveniently located off I-70 and just next door to the Indianapolis International Airport, Plainfield has an abundance of hotel, shopping, dining, recreational opportunities and events for those traveling to Hendricks County. My husband and I lived ... read more

Making the Most of Winter Break in Hendricks County

Posted on December 20, 2015 at 06:53 PM by Stephanie Porter

It's finally Winter Break and everyone in my household is ecstatic. We've been counting down the days to a lighter, less hectic schedule. Sometimes, the season of peace can feel anything but. Winter Break usually means lounging in our pjs, ... read more

Weekend Primer: Sept. 11-13

Posted on September 8, 2015 at 07:57 PM by David Ayers

Editor's Note: We received word on Friday that the Avon Balloon Glow had been moved from Saturday to Sunday because of the forecast of high winds. The story below has been edited to reflect that date change. With Labor Day in the rearview ... read more

Summer Birthday or Bummer Birthday?

Posted on August 6, 2015 at 07:57 PM by Stephanie Porter

The date is set, the invites extended, there is no turning back. The youngest in our flock is celebrating his 11th birthday. Summer birthdays can be a bummer. Everyone is busy, getting invites out can be cumbersome, and although the weather should be ... read more

5 Father's Day Ideas in Hendricks County

Posted on June 14, 2015 at 07:53 PM by Eric Ivie

Father's Day is on Sunday, and families everywhere are focusing on how to celebrate Dad on his special day. If you're struggling to come up with a Father's Day gift or activity, allow me -- as a father of two -- to suggest visiting ... read more

Summer Guide to Water Fun in Hendricks County

Posted on May 18, 2015 at 07:35 AM by Josh Duke

I find it hard to believe that Memorial Day Weekend is this weekend. For many, it is the unofficial start to summer. So after preparing your grills for another season, why not take the family out for some cool, refreshing fun? Hendricks County has ... read more

Weekend Primer: April 3-5

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 07:55 PM by Josh Duke

If you're anything like me, Easter weekend is always a welcome holiday as the unofficial kick off of spring and a time when families truly gather after months of hibernation. So we figured why not kick off another season of Hendricks County ... read more

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