Author: Eric Ivie

Eric Ivie is the Assistant Superintendent for Hendricks County Parks & Recreation, and he loves being outdoors and exploring new places and things. He is especially partial to the more rural parts of Hendricks County, where wonderful places and people with impressive skills and talents are hidden away, awaiting discovery. Eric is a married father of two and has lived and worked in Hendricks County since 1999.

Memorial Day Weekend Primer 2018

Monday, May 21, 2018 3:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Whether you're in town for the Indianapolis 500, celebrating the end of the school year or simply looking for something to do over Memorial Day weekend, Hendricks County , Indiana, is the place to be. We are waving the green flag on the unofficial…

Back in May 2003, McCloud Nature Park opened to the public in northwest Hendricks County , just outside North Salem. On May 5, Hendricks County Parks & Recreation will celebrate its flagship park's 15th anniversary with a free, family-friendly…

An annual Hendricks County tradition, the 5th Annual Mayberry in the Midwest Festival returns to Danville, Indiana, May 18-20, 2018 , bringing wild characters, loads of laughter, music, food, and family fun to our own little slice of Mayberry here in…

Throughout the history of humankind, art and nature have gone hand-in-hand. At two nature parks in Hendricks County , the opportunities to blend artistic talent with Mother Nature continue to thrive. I am the Assistant Superintendent with Hendricks…

5 Unique Easter Egg Hunts in Hendricks County

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

Easter is April 1, and with it comes a wide variety of opportunities to hunt for Easter eggs in Hendricks County , Indiana. In addition to many traditional egg hunts, there are some unique activities taking place around the county that involve diving…

Maple Syrup Days Will Educate, Entertain

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

A fun, free and educational family event returns to Hendricks County the first two Saturdays in March. Maple Syrup Days celebrates McCloud Nature Park's sugar maple trees and the delectable sweetness that they produce. Located just outside of North…

5 Things to Look Forward to in 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 4:00 PM by Eric Ivie

The new year brings a lot of excitement to Hendricks County . Continued growth and development around the county will provide visitors, businesses, organizations and racing enthusiasts even more reasons to visit Hendricks County in 2018. Here are five…