Author: Cassie Kelley

Where to Go Sailing with Kids in Indy

  I grew up sailing with my family on Lake Monroe in Bloomington and there is nothing better than being on the water with your family. Some of my favorite summer time memories involve Strike two, which was the name of our sailboat (as my dad had already had two boats that had been struck by lightning). I can remember weekends on the boat with our feet hanging over the side of the boat, dipping them in the wake on those windy days.  I remember laying down in the cabin of the boat listening to the water lap against...

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Indianapolis Weekend Planner for February 17-19, 2017

  Looking to get out of the house and enjoy some time with your family but not sure what to do?  We’ve got you covered. See all of the events on our calendar or download our free Indy with Kids mobile app that pinpoints activities and family fun based on your current location!  Check out just some awesome things happening right here in Indy this weekend. Friday, February 17 Check out one of the many story times going on throughout our city.  Here are just a few to consider: Story time on the Reservoir at Eagle Creek,(9:30am)  Preschool Story...

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Best Maple Syrup Festivals, Events, and Classes in Central Indiana | 2017

Spring is almost here and that means it maple syrup time. The warmer daytime temperatures and cooler nighttime temperatures make the maple trees just right for tapping the sweet sap that is then transformed into delicious, maple syrup. While most of the events are outside of Indianapolis, our local parks departments have a lot to offer! As with most outdoor events in the spring, please dress for the weather. Conditions can be muddy and wet, but fun! Indy Parks-Register for all Indy Parks Maple Syrup programming here (just type Maple Syrup in search) Holliday Park Sap to Syrup Day...

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Indy Area Family Friendly Fun Runs, 5K Walks

2016 – 2017 Family fun runs and walks in Indianapolis, kid friendly races, walks and stroller races. These local Indy area family friendly 5Ks and other distance runs and walks are for everyone! Grab your kids and a few friends and THEIR kids and hit the pavement! 10/15 Avon Lacrosse Zombie 5K and Family Fun Run/Walk, 5pm at Washington Township Park in Avon Join the fun to benefit Avon’s lacrosse association, costumes encouraged 10/22 Rock to Read 5K-10AM at the Central Library downtown Indianapolis. This is the 3rd and final race in the series to benefit the Indianapolis Public...

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Haircuts for Kids in Indy: Finding the Perfect Fit | Brought to you by Cookie Cutters

As a mom of a kid with super thick and crazy fast growing hair, I’ve visited my fair share of hair places. Seriously, my son’s hair goes like an unwanted weed in a rainstorm.  It needs cut once a month or he looks like no one is taking care of him.  My husband just wants to let it grow, but I just can’t… How to select a place to take your child for a haircut in Indianapolis There are more choices than you may think. Cookie Cutters: With eight locations in the Indianapolis area, Cookie Cutters is a great choice. Some stores...

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