The Indianapolis Museum of Art is pleased to present the 2014 Summer Nights Film Series June 6th through August 29th. Film titles in June include Breakfast at Tiffany's, The Jerk and The French Connection. Patrons are invited to bring their own picnics, blankets and lawn chairs. To complete the movie-going experience a variety of concessions will be available for purchase on-site. Visit the IMA website for a complete listing of movies this summer!
Families will have a "ball" with Roy Hibbert of the Pacers and Robert Mathis of the Colts as they co-host the 6th annual Caroline Symmes Celebrity Softball Challenge presented by the Tony Stewart Foundation. Fans will enjoy their favorite hometown athletes, media personalities and mascots as they battle it out in a 7-inning celebrity softball game. An interactive activity area presented by Indy's Child will provide fun for all ages as well! Proceeds from this event will help Indiana Children's Wish Fund grant wishes to Indiana children who suffer from life-threatening illnesses.
Thursday, June 26th
Gates open 5:00 p.m. with game beginning at 7:00 p.m.
$7 (children 3 and under are free)
Tickets can be purchased at www.indyindians or at the Victory Field box office
Outrun the Sun, celebrating its ten year anniversary, is an Indianapolis-based nonprofit organization dedicated to building national awareness of melanoma and other skin cancers. This year's event includes a 5-mile timed run, 5K run/walk and one mile fun walk, live music, refreshments and an interactive Kids' Zone in a beautiful setting.
Prep@Brebeuf provides opportunities for area middle schoolers to experience
outstanding teachers and coaches in a variety of fascinating enrichment workshops and athletic camps. Academic courses include Imagination Station: Creative Writing, History Through Film, Great Reactions in Chemistry, The Universe Is Out There and many others. Athletic offerings include baseball, football, girls volleyball, basketball, track and field and soccer.
The 13th annual Eagle Creek Park Fishing Derby is a great opportunity for families, church groups, youth organizations and children ages 4-14 to get out and enjoy nature! The event falls on a day that is designated as a "free fishing day" by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Along with fishing activities, kids will enjoy goody bags, a cookout, the Pacers Fan Van, visiting with live animals and a guest appearance by McGruff the Crime Dog. Live bait is provided, as well as a limited amount of fishing poles. Pre-registration is required by June 5th, and space is limited to 400 participants.
WFYI PBS Kids In The Park invites families to White River State Park to meet Curious George, Cat in the Hat, Clifford, Daniel Tiger, Cookie Monster and more! Families will enjoy a wide range of engaging activity booths, bounce houses, a food court and all-star entertainment on three stages!
Saturday, June 21st
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
White River State Park
801 South Washington Street, Indianapolis
There's a New Market in town!
The Indianapolis Jewish Community Center unveils their new farmer's market this month! Shoppers will enjoy fresh, locally sourced produce, dairy and baked goods, hand-crafted products, live music and demonstrations. The farmers market joins other healthy JCC initiatives, including a children's garden, a community garden, cooking classes and nutrition counseling services.
Adults are invited to summon their inner child at the Arts for Learning and Day Nursery Association's annual Leap Into Art fundraising event. Guests will enjoy a fun-filled atmosphere with opportunities to dance, drum and create alongside the talented Arts for Learning artists while enjoying local foods and beverages. Proceeds from the event will provide arts programming for Central Indiana children.
Sitters need to know more than just the basics to keep themselves and the children in their care safe. Safe Sitter® is an up-to-date and well-rounded youth development program that teaches young teens ages 11-14 life and safety skills. This program will equip them with the tools needed to stay home alone safely, or care for other children, with confidence.
The cost is $20 for the one-day program and registration is required.
All classes run from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Please call 317-221-5729 for additional information.