Tag - kids activities

Insider Guide to Maple Syrup Days at McCloud Nature Park

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

A fun, free and educational family event returns to Hendricks County, Indiana, the first two Saturdays in March. McCloud Maple Syrup Days celebrates McCloud Nature Park's sugar maple trees and the delectable sweetness that they produce. Located just…

If 2020 and even early here in 2021 has taught us anything, it is that we need to think outside the box to do so many things that we all once took for granted. Especially when it comes to our small business owners, finding a way to survive these…

8 Outdoor Winter Activities in Hendricks County Parks

Thursday, November 19, 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…

Hendricks County Indiana Reopening Guide

Monday, November 16, 2020 12:00 PM by Josh Duke

A surge in daily new COVID cases caused Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb to switch gears and follow a new color-coded system by county to fight this ongoing pandemic. The change, which began Sunday, Nov. 15, replaces the stages that had been in effect since…

Outdoor Winter Fun In Hendricks County

Friday, November 13, 2020 11:00 AM by Jamie Hergott

A couple years ago, 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…

As has been the case with just about everything in 2020, Christmas on the Square in Danville, Indiana, is going to look and feel a bit different. But the good news is, it is happening! If your idea of a perfect holiday experience elicits visions of a…

Where You Can Enjoy Animals in Central Indiana

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:00 AM by Jamie Hergott

Hendricks County, Indiana, has so much to offer: parks, playgrounds and places to play outside. But our county also has plenty to offer in the animal world. Think outside the box this fall and check out some of these unconventional farms and…

Your Guide to Halloween Fun In Hendricks County

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:00 AM by Jamie Hergott

Many of us entered this fall wondering how COVID would affect our Halloween plans. Have no fear; Hendricks County still has many options for holiday family fun during one of the most beautiful and spooky seasons of the year! Get your candy buckets…

I realize Fall Break may look a little different this year. So, let me start by saying masks and social distancing are still important and critical at this time, but that shouldn't keep you and your family from enjoying some fun! If you are looking…

Where to Find Pumpkins in Hendricks County Indiana

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

One thing I love about pumpkins is that they come in a variety of sizes, shapes and these days even colors. The beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder. Well, the same could be said for the places in Hendricks County, Indiana, where you can find…