Tag - children's activities

Top 5 Playgrounds in Hendricks County

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:00 AM by Jennifer Donovan

My daughter loved helping me out with this assignment. I love to take her to Hendricks County, Indiana, parks to play on the playground equipment. Avon, Danville, Brownsburg and Plainfield have a lot to offer families when it comes to play areas, and…

Summers can get hot and humid in Hendricks County, Indiana. But luckily, we have plenty of waterparks and splash pads to soak up the Indiana summer. All of the following locations provide perfect opportunities to cool off while making memories. So…

Hendricks County Indiana Reopening Guide

Thursday, July 2, 2020 1:00 PM by Josh Duke

As we work our way through this pandemic, we have reached Stage 4.5 in Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s Back on Track Indiana plan, beginning July 4. The change replaces the previously anticipated step of moving to Stage 5 of the plan as the Governor…

Hendricks County 4th of July Preview

Friday, June 26, 2020 3:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Independence Day is arriving soon, and if you're looking for activities and fireworks on the 4th of July, Hendricks County, Indiana, is the place to be! COVID-19 has altered some plans, but there are still celebrations to be found. Here's what's on…

6 Reasons You Should Visit Avon Town Hall Park

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:00 PM by Beth Fife

Since moving to Pittsboro, Indiana, a few years ago, my family and I have enjoyed visiting the numerous beautiful, well-kept parks throughout Hendricks County. Avon Town Hall Park, 6570 E. U.S. 36 in Avon, can be found at the top of my family's list…

There are many things about summer in Indiana that I love, and high on that list is fresh produce. Indiana-grown fruits and vegetables are second to none, and our local farmers markets allow me to get them when they're in season and at their most…

Many of us have practiced social distancing for several weeks now. Boredom has crept in as we search for new ways to entertain ourselves and our family. I've always found the best recipe for boredom is creativity. As you may have seen, there has been…

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…