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Weekend Primer: Oct. 25-27

Monday, October 21, 2019 7:00 AM by Eric Ivie

We're headed toward the last weekend before Halloween, and there are a lot of fun activities for the whole family coming up here in Hendricks County, Indiana, to get you in the holiday spirit. We have cats, bats, scarecrows, Doctor Who, and more this…

5 Locations to See Fall Color in Hendricks County

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

We're not far away from peak fall colors here in Hendricks County, Indiana, and since I work for Hendricks County Parks & Recreation, I have a pretty good idea of where to find the beautiful autumn foliage that makes the season so colorful. Fall…

Did you know that the average American child spends more than 50 hours per week using electronic media? That works out to more than seven hours a day. Let that sink in for a moment, and then I'll tell you about the good folks at the Indiana Children…

Parks play a vital role in society. More than just a place to relax and have fun, parks provide economic value, health and environmental benefits and social importance to communities. Hendricks County, Indiana, already boasts an impressive system of…

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…

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…

Hendricks County Fall Getaway Preview

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 10:00 AM by Josh Duke

While I will miss the warm weather of summer, there isn't a better season especially in Hendricks County, Indiana, than the fall. The cool air becomes a little brisker, the changing leaves begin to decorate the countryside and the county's festival…

Weekend Primer: Labor Day Weekend

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

Labor Day weekend is upon us here in Hendricks County, Indiana, and it's a perfect opportunity to bring the family to the area for the long break from the working world. Whether you enjoy the thunder of drag racing, the peace and quiet of Mother…

Outdoor Adventures At Hummel Park

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 2:00 PM by Beth Fife

My family could be considered connoisseurs of Hendricks County parks, as we have explored just about all of them many times over. Everyone picks an activity of interest, and we find a park to appease all of us. Last week on a very hot, humid day the…

Weekend Primer: June 22-24

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 9:00 AM by Stephanie Porter

The farmer is harvesting the wheat behind my house as I write this, and I'm wondering where the month of June went? That's right, folks, this Indiana summer is in full swing and other than the relentless heat, I haven't really had that "ahh... sweet…