Tag - children's activities

Maple Syrup Days Will Educate, Entertain

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 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…

I am just now entering the season in my kids’ ages where we can, for the most part, go out to dinner as a family and not make a scene. I’ll admit, however, some restaurants are a little easier for my kids than others. I put together a short list of…

3 Healthy, Indoor Family Activities

Thursday, February 7, 2019 1:00 PM by Beth Fife

My 6-year-old daughter received a birthday invitation for a skating party at Hot Skates Roller Skating Center in Avon, Indiana. She was very excited, but then I saw a look of panic in her eyes as she stated she's never been roller skating. Then it…

One of my favorite things to do is go to the movies. It's more than the movie itself; I love the entire experience. The popcorn, the previews and the shared experience of watching a movie in a theater full of people make seeing a film that much…

Top 10: Mayberry Cafe Insider Tips

Thursday, January 31, 2019 12:00 PM by Josh Duke

The Mayberry Cafe on the historic Hendricks County Courthouse Square in Danville has become one of the most iconic attractions in Hendricks County serving up a heaping helping of great food and Andy Griffith Show nostalgia since 1992. Anybody who has…

Top 25 Events in Hendricks County in 2019

Monday, January 28, 2019 3:00 PM by Eric Ivie

Visiting Hendricks County, Indiana , is a good idea anytime of the year because we have family-friendly fun here every month. So break out those 2019 calendars, and let's get to planning ahead for some great times! February Indiana Lyons vs. Akron…

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…

Weekend Primer: Dec. 21-23

Monday, December 17, 2018 2:00 PM by Jamie Hergott

It’s hard to believe that this will be the last weekend before Christmas! (Did that send a shudder of holiday shopping anxiety through you?) If it did, maybe some events this weekend can help you round out your shopping before Christmas Eve. I…