Category - recreation

My fellow blogger Becky Wilson-Lusk recently wrote about 8 Indoor Activities for the Kids in Hendricks County , so as the interim superintendent of Hendricks County Parks & Recreation , I thought I would complement Becky's post with one about 8 outdoor…

January is 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 fact, a…

Top 10: Ways to Stay Busy Over Christmas Break

Thursday, December 20, 2018 11:00 AM by Crystal Paschal

My kids will be on a break from school soon, and that means it will be my job to keep them occupied all day. Usually the first few days are fun and exciting, and then I start to hear: "Mom! I'm bored!" After that comes the fighting and arguing! It…

Outdoor Winter Fun In Hendricks County

Friday, November 23, 2018 10:00 AM by Jamie Hergott

Last weekend, I was invited to a fall birthday bonfire. It had been on my calendar for four weeks. But when the day came, it was actually more like winter, a frigid 20 degrees outside. The party still took place and was actually one of the most fun…

Avon Ice Rink Unveiled at Washington Township Park

Saturday, November 17, 2018 3:00 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…

Weekend Primer: Oct. 19-21

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 2:00 PM by Stephanie Porter

I write this from a beach on the Florida pan-handle and can't help but notice the lack of evidence of the changing season. I'm not complaining, of course, but there is a reason my family ventures back from fall-break a few days earlier than most…

If you haven't experienced fall in Indiana, you are missing a spectacular sight as all of the leaves start changing color. One of the best spots to immerse yourself in fall foliage is right here in Hendricks County at McCloud Nature Park in North…

Are you considering visiting Hendricks County this fall? Get lost. You read that correctly. Get lost...with your entire family in any or all of the fun and challenging mazes that Hendricks County has to offer during the autumn season! Let's take a…

Weekend Primer: Sept. 7-9

Monday, September 3, 2018 12:00 PM by Jamie Hergott

Even though summer is wrapping up, the schedule is still completely packed in Hendricks County, Indiana, this weekend. Browse this list carefully because you don’t want to miss some of these one-time events. Other events have been on repeat all…