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Spring Run/Walk Events in Hendricks County, Indiana

Monday, February 24, 2020 11:00 AM by Beth Fife

Recent sunny days provide a happy reminder that spring is almost here in Central Indiana! After months of cold, wet weather, it's time to enjoy nature and really appreciate the season change. Engaging in outdoor physical activities is a great way to…

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…

Plainfield Indiana Boasts Top-Notch Trails System

Thursday, September 19, 2019 12:00 PM by Beth Fife

When my family moved to Hendricks County, Indiana, several years ago, we were unfamiliar with local parks or trails. As nature lovers, avid runners/walkers and "entertainment researchers" for the kiddos, it was necessary to seek out the best ones…

A Labor Day Tradition: North Salem Old Fashion Days

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 10:00 AM by Eric Ivie

One of my favorite annual events in Hendricks County, Indiana, takes place over Labor Day Weekend each year: North Salem Old Fashion Days. I can't wait for Aug. 31 - Sept. 2 to get here because Old Fashion Days always has so much to offer my entire…

The Hendricks County Rib-Fest and Balloon Glow is one of the year’s biggest events, bringing in scores of folks from near and far. Since 2005, this much-anticipated festival held the last Saturday in June in Avon, Indiana, has evolved with additions…

10 Summer Break Ideas Your Family Will Love

Friday, June 14, 2019 9:00 AM by Eric Ivie

It doesn't take long for the excitement of Summer Break to wear off for kids, and then suddenly they're bored. If you're looking for some ideas of how to entertain your children this summer, we have a lot of fun activities and places to take them…

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…

The annual Summer Fun Run series in Hendricks County, Indiana, returns May 29, and The Parks Foundation of Hendricks County has made a few updates to enhance this already popular run/walk series. For those of you not familiar with the Summer Fun…