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This New Museum Exhibit Gets Kids Thinking Outside the Box

An empty cardboard box is full of unlimited possibilities. The Indiana State Museum in downtown Indianapolis’s White River State Park is tapping into this imaginative opportunity with “Cardboard Engineering,” an interactive STEM-based museum exhibit in place now through May 27, 2019. Located in a…

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Have an Amazing Spring Break in Indy

Spring Break is quickly approaching and it seems like I'm hearing about all sorts of fun things to do in the state. So, let's start with Indy ... White River State Park to be exact. If you don't know about White River State Park it is the only urban state park in Indiana and it covers 250 acres and…

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A New Way to Explore White River State Park

Having lived in Indy almost 15 years I'm no stranger to White River State Park. I know all the top facts (its a beautiful park in the heart of downtown, houses several attractions, etc). BUT, I got to experience the park a whole new way and learn a whole lot more about what they offer! Segways!! I…

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Dig IN

Now that I have to be rolled everywhere I go (thanks to eating my way through the State Fair) I have yet another great foodie event to attend - Dig IN! Returning for the sixth year, this festival is all about great Indiana chefs in one place offering dishes that include local meats and off-the-vine…

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Eiteljorg Museum

I have to admit it is a bit surprising there is a museum dedicated to American Indians and Western Art in the heart of Indianapolis. Nevertheless, the Eiteljorg Museum is a great museum with fantastic exhibits. I visited at the end of their Jingle Rails exhibit and won't spend much time on that…

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Great Food and Drinks at Dig IN 2014

I finally got to visit my very first Dig IN, the Indiana food and drink celebration held every year at White River State Park. I've been given media passes for the last three years, but because it happens on the same day as the Indy Fringe Theatre Festival and the last weekend of the Indiana State…

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Watching The Tempest at White River State Park

Call it serendipity, call it blind luck, call it a mystic spell that took me to some remote island, but Saturday night found my two youngest kids, Emma and Ben, and me at White River State Park to see Heartland Actors' Repertory Theatre (HART) showing of The Tempest . Every year, HART puts on…

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Last Weekend for Guitars Exhibit at Eiteljorg Museum

With two kids who play guitar and another who plays drums, a trip to the Eiteljorg's Guitars! exhibit was a natural one. My only disappointment is that we waited until there's just a few days left before we went to see it. This is a collection of more than 100 guitars that were owned by famous…

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