Author: Audra Dittlinger

Indianapolis Area Harry Potter Themed Events | 2016

Calling all Potterheads! Indianapolis is offering up some magical opportunities to experience the Wide Wizarding World of Harry Potter, right in our own charming back yard! And hey—you can also make your own magic right at home while you have your own movie marathon. We’ve come up with some cool ways to interact with other HP fans, as well as experiencing Hogwarts and Diagon Alley in fun new ways.  The Greendell Landscape Solutions corn maze is HP themed – it’s the Marauder’s Maze! Questions posted throughout the maze are Harry Potter themed and help you navigate a shorter route. The maze...

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31 Things to do in October in Indy with Kids | 2016

One fun thing to do every day during the month of October in Indianapolis. We wish we could tell you 10 things to do every day so we put the rest on our calendar and our free Indy with Kids mobile app! 1-Visit Whale of a Sale South Consignment Sale! 2-Grab your chain mail and head to the Renaissance Festival! 3-Don’t forget to grab your tickets for Peter & the Wolf at Carmel Symphony Orchestra. 4-Dance and sing at Mr. Daniel’s Jamboree. 5-Learn to canoe in a pool. 6-Visit the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis for FREE admission! 7- Visit...

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Pokémon Go | The How, Where, Why & Warnings

Soo…let’s all talk about the elephant, I mean…the Pikachu in the room. Pokémon Go has swept the city, the nation, and the WORLD. In case you have no idea what I’m talking about, here is a simplified guide to the game, some things to be aware of as parents, and places to “hunt” with your kids! WHAT IS IT? Pokémon Go is a game played on an app on a smart phone. Once downloaded, the app creates a “new reality” via the phone’s built-in capabilities. It uses the GPS and camera on a smartphone to allow users to view the space in front...

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2016 Indianapolis Area Balloon Glows

Check out the beautiful sights of balloon glows this summer!* If you’ve never witnessed a balloon glow, you’re missing out on a fantastic experience, and your kids will be in awe of the beauty of the balloons! Balloon glows feature hot air balloons that are tethered to the ground, but the balloons continue to burn. When multiple balloons are glowing at the same time, the night sky is lit in a gorgeous display of colorful spheres. We’ve rounded up the summer balloon glows around Indy, so you can plan to attend one, or all of them! Keep in mind...

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Indianapolis Area Chalk Art Festivals | 2016

Sidewalk chalk is a must-have at our house. We have buckets upon buckets of the stuff, and my five year old always makes sure the pink is all used up first, thus the reason we have so many buckets. The kid can’t function without her pink chalk! Imagine her awe when I took her last year to the chalk art festivals in town. The annual event at Garfield Park on May 21, 2016 offers the chance for park-goers to participate in creating art on the sidewalks of the park. All ages are welcome, and you can even register for...

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