Author: Katie Surfleet

Indianapolis Easter Egg Hunts | 2016

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, flowers are starting to bloom and Spring is in the air! Spring also brings fun-filled Easter events! Check out all of the wonderful places your family can search for Easter Eggs this year, there are so many! Thank you to all of the fabulous organizations that provide these hunts for our children, many of them organized by volunteers and provided at no cost! Do you have information on another Easter event that isn’t on our list? Email: info@indywithkids.com As with all events listing on Indy with Kids, please call ahead or...

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Hippotherapy in Indiana: A Statewide Guide to Horse Therapy Services

Winston Churchill once said, “No Hour of Life is Wasted That is Spent in the Saddle.”  I believe this is especially true for children who are facing various challenges.  Horses, in my opinion, are gentle giants who provide comfort and peace when times are stressful physically, mentally and emotionally.  Since 1969, horses have been used as therapy for individuals facing difficulties and challenges in life.  Indy With Kids cares about the physical, mental and emotional needs of children from all backgrounds.  For this reason, we have compiled a statewide list by county of organizations that offer equine therapy to...

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10 Favorite Indiana State Park Activities | January 2016

Even though Winter is now upon us, we should embrace mother nature, bundle up, and enjoy family time by exploring nature through our beautiful Indiana State Parks, which are open year-round!  This year is the strongest El Niño seen in 50 years, which will make for a milder winter in the midwest.  This is even more reason to get outside and enjoy all the wonders of nature during the winter months!  2016 marks the Centennial anniversary for Indiana State Parks, so there is sure to be many special activities and events to celebrate this great milestone!   Please consider...

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Free Admission to Indiana State Parks with Library Check Out Program

  The Indiana State Parks is celebrating its Centennial anniversary in 2016!  One of the fabulous ways that Indiana State Parks is recognizing this great milestone is through the State Park Centennial Annual Pass Library Check-out Program, which is a partnership between Indiana State Parks and the Indiana State Library to encourage people to visit libraries and parks.   At libraries across Indiana, 240 state park passes have been placed in circulation for check-out.  Check-out duration for the passes may vary by location, so be sure to visit your local public library for more details.  Passes will be available...

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Restaurants Open on Christmas Day in Indy

Christmas is such a joyous and merry time to come together with loved ones to savor friendships and family, to do a little more for others, and to recognize that we don’t always take time to let those we care about know what they mean to us. For some, it’s important to celebrate Christmas without the hustle and bustle of cooking up a large festive meal in the kitchen.  If you would like to leave the cooking of your festive feast to someone else, check out our fabulous list of restaurants that will be open on Christmas Day ready...

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