Author: Kate Amos

Five Kid-Places in Indianapolis to Date without Kids

You cart your kids here and there, to museums, parks, and everywhere in between. When it’s date night you probably tend to seek adults-only locations and activities. Every now and then, though, it can be a blast to let your inner kid have a chance to play too. Here are 5 places to be a kid without your kids. 1.Go Roller Skating I recently took my three year old to this 90s childhood throwback and WOW! What a blast! The music is upbeat and fun, and skating comes back almost like riding a bike. The crowd is fun and the...

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The Best Indy Area Movie Theaters for Families

Cinemark 8 1848 E Stop 13 Road, Indianapolis IN 46227 If you cringe at the thought of full-price tickets for the whole family this is the theater for you. With $2.50 movies daily ($4.50 3D, $1.75 discount day on Tuesday) you can hardly afford not to go! Movies at this south Indy theater are late-run, but still current enough that your kids’ will be able to discuss their favorite scene with friends at school.  Studio Movie Grill 3535 W. 86th Street, Indianapolis This dine-in theater is a great option for dinner and a movie all in one…no hangry kids and no candy...

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Free Spring Break Activities in Indianapolis | 2017

It’s Spring Break time. Hooray! If you can’t make it to the beach this year there’s no need to despair, Indy has plenty of great spring break activities and, even better, many of them are FREE! Whether you’re pinching pennies or just love a good deal, check out these fantastic local offerings and get your break on!   Join an Easter Egg Hunt Your child’s break likely includes Easter weekend. Just because Easter is technically on a Sunday doesn’t mean that’s the only day you can hunt eggs. Check out this list of local egg hunts, some complete with...

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What you Should Know about the 2017 IPS Magnet Choice Program

If you live in the Indianapolis Public School district or have friends who do, you have probably started to hear a lot about lotteries, magnets, choice schools, and wait lists. Here is some basic information on the IPS School Choice Program. What is the school choice program? Of the 64 schools in the IPS district 26 are Choice programs. These include Montessori, Spanish Immersion, Action-Based Learning, Visual Arts, and more. If you live in the district your child will be assigned to your neighborhood school (a traditional school close to your home) OR you can choose to apply to...

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Ten Places to Get Cocktails around the Indianapolis Area

You know the drill. You finally get a night out and you can’t think of anywhere to go. The Broad Ripple strip makes you feel old and downtown has more options than you can process in the brain space between dinner clean-up and bedtime show-down. We’ve taken the liberty of creating this list of top ten spots for a fantastic cocktail. Because sometimes a craft beer just won’t cut it. All you need now is the sitter. Best for: A Weeknight Getaway: Open Society Public House 4850 N. College Ave, Indianapolis Try: The Double Dare Margarita A newcomer to...

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