winter activities

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 ... read more

Indoor Fitness Options in Hendricks County

Posted on January 10, 2018 at 09:00 AM by Beth Fife

Fitness and healthy activities are important year round. However, staying active during the colder months is essential for maintaining a strong immune system, burning calories to avoid the dreaded winter weight gain, and releasing those ... read more

Best Soups in Hendricks County

Posted on January 4, 2018 at 03:00 PM by Stephanie Porter

This time of year, I always find myself craving a warm bowl of soup. I consider myself a ninja in the kitchen when it comes to making soup. I pretty much always have the makings of a decent soup that I can throw together in a pinch. So, when I'm ... read more

Top Hendricks County Insider Stories of 2017

Posted on December 28, 2017 at 10:00 AM by Josh Duke

I always like to give our dedicated local expert writers a break this final week of the year, which also gives me a chance to reflect on 2017 and their fine work. As I looked back, four of our top 10 most-viewed stories of 2017 along with three ... read more

8 Indoor Activities for the Kids in Hendricks County

Posted on December 14, 2017 at 08:00 AM by Becky Wilson-Lusk

January is nearly 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 ... read more

Hendricks County DIY Studios Offer Holiday Events

Posted on December 8, 2017 at 10:00 AM by Beth Fife

The house is beautifully decorated. The tree is up. Stockings are hung, but can you check Christmas shopping off your list? With only a few shopping weeks left, I started to panic about finding the perfect gifts for a few family members. They seem to ... read more

Avon Ice Rink Unveiled at Washington Township Park

Posted on December 6, 2017 at 05:00 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 in ... read more

Kid's Planet Opens in Brownsburg

Posted on April 24, 2017 at 01:00 PM by Crystal Paschal

As the mom of two young boys, there is one thing that I often long for but very rarely get...silence. My little guys are loud and energetic, which is awesome! But sometimes, this mom needs a break. I am always looking for places where they can get ... read more

Splash Island Indoor Waterpark Reopens

Posted on March 9, 2017 at 03:00 PM by Crystal Paschal

It was a hard winter for water lovers in Hendricks County. One of the best indoor places to swim, Planfield Parks and Recreation's indoor section of Splash Island , was closed for many months to take care of roof repairs. However, the indoor ... read more

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