Tag - winter activities

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…

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…

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…

Avon Ice Rink Unveiled at Washington Township Park

Saturday, November 17, 2018 3:00 PM by Kelly Wallace

I grew up in a town where ice skating was a significant part of the local culture. Scott Hamilton first learned to figure skate in Bowling Green, Ohio, and ice hockey was the biggest sport at my high school. So when I moved to Hendricks County…

Best Soups in Hendricks County

Friday, November 2, 2018 10:00 AM by Stephanie Porter

Brr! Fall turns to winter so quickly, it seems. I'm feeling it on this cold, rainy night. While I never feel prepared for the cold winter before us, I do try to find the silver-lining. Staying in with family and friends, curling up under a thick…

Top 10: Things to Know Before Visiting Sky Zone

Thursday, February 15, 2018 2:00 PM by David Ayers

Looking for a fun activity that every member of the family will enjoy at an affordable price where you can literally bounce off the walls? One of the places that's very popular with our two boys and their friends is the Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline…

We typically mark February with candy hearts and red roses. But the folks at the Guilford Township Community Center inside Hummel Park in Plainfield have a little family fun planned in the five days following Valentine's Day. The Guilford Township…