Tag - children's activities

Insider Guide to Maple Syrup Days at McCloud Nature Park

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

A fun, free and educational family event returns to Hendricks County, Indiana, 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…

8 Outdoor Winter Activities in Hendricks County Parks

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 2:00 PM by Eric Ivie

My fellow blogger Jamie Hergott recently wrote about locations to enjoy Outdoor Winter Fun in Hendricks County, so as the assistant superintendent of Hendricks County Parks & Recreation, I thought I would complement Jamie's post with one about 8…

The best indoor place to swim in Hendricks County, Indiana, Planfield Parks and Recreation's indoor section of Splash Island Family Waterpark, is open year round. And I can say with authority, it's an awesome place for families to enjoy. Located…

We have a very talented team of writers -- local insiders who live, work and play here in Hendricks County, Indiana -- who use their insider knowledge to recommend what you should do if you are coming to visit or even if you live here. I'm not often…

Top 10: Things to Know Before Visiting Sky Zone

Friday, December 27, 2019 2:00 PM by David Ayers

Looking for a fun activity that every member of the family will enjoy at an affordable price where you can literally bounce off the walls? One of the places that's very popular with our two boys and their friends is the Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline…

Outdoor Winter Fun In Hendricks County

Thursday, December 19, 2019 2:00 PM by Jamie Hergott

Last year, my husband and I were 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…

My little family and I love the typical Christmas traditions: driving around to look at lights, setting up our tree, decorating Christmas cookies, etc. This weekend, we decided to try something new. We took our kids to check out Penguin Park at…

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…