It’s that time of year when the big kids go back to school and everything gets quiet again. We have a great list of places to take the little ones while older siblings are at school. But that doesn’t mean there still aren’t plenty of fun things to do with both the littles and the bigs. Here are some highlights for the month. And don’t forget to check out our calendar for a full list of fun activities for the month of August.
August
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August
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The Indiana State Fair kicks off.
August
04
Sign the kids up for a free EAA flight at Airport Day.
August
06
Check out the Xtreme Science Magic Show at the Westfield Public Library.
August
07

Find a National Night Out in your community.

August
08
Shop the Just Between Friends Consignment Sale at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds.
August
09
August
10
Stop by Free Craft Friday at Toodleydoo Toys.
August
11
View the Perseids Meteor Shower at McCloud Nature Park.
August
12
Explore Robots After Noon at the Central Library.
August
13
Teens can sign up for the Anime Manga Club at the Westfield Public Library.
August
14
Explore Travel Club at the Franklin Library Branch.
August
15
Preschoolers can explore their five senses with the Small Wonders programming at the Indiana State Museum.
August
16

Stop by the Augustravaganza family festival at Nativity Catholic Church.

August
17
It’s $2 Tuesday at the Indiana State Fair.
August
18
Get moving with Zumba Kids at the Brownsburg Public Library.
August
19
Check out Butterflies and Blooms at the Garfield Park Conservatory.
August
21
Racing fans and car loves alike with love the Big Go Block Party in Brownsburg.
August
22
Chill out with Family Game Night with Beech Grove Parks and Rec.
August
23
Homeschoolers Discover your Superpowers with the Children’s Museum.
August
24
Sign your preschooler up for Wee Wonders at Newfields.
August
25
Harry Potter fans won’t want to miss Expecto Festo at Books and Brews.
August
26
Bug Fest is back at Southeastway Park.
August
27
Sign your emerging teen leader up for the Indy Youth Congress at Bethel Park.
August
28
Preschoolers will love the Little Gardeners programming with Broad Ripple Park.
August
29
Enjoy Wednesday Art Classes with Caravan Classes.
August
30
Jam with the Free Community Drum Circle at Bongo Boy.
August
31
It’s Fireworks Friday at Victory Field.