Things to Do in Hendricks County in March

We hope that groundhog was right and there will be an early spring this year. Either way, Hendricks County, you can still have fun with this lineup! Look no further than the Indy With Kids Calendar for more activities and adventures.  While you are at it, check out these places where Kids Eat FREE

March 1: Family Night Pack

Sundays between 11 am to 7 pm
Sky Zone Plainfield
851 South Columbia Road Suite 172, Plainfield, IN 46168

A family can spend an hour of fun with this package. Four jump passes let you experience Dodgeball, a Warrior Course, Basketball, the Foam Zone and more. And no worries about lunch and dinner – a large pizza and a drink pitcher are included. *Offer is available every Sunday.  Cost: $50, Sky Socks are $4/pair.

If you find yourselves a little north or south of Hendricks, try out the jumping fun at an Urban Air Adventure Park.

March 4: Best of Snapology Camp

7 am to 5:30 pm
Avon Washington Township Park – The Pavilion Center
435 Whipple Lane, Avon, IN 46123

Plainfield parents – Need something for the kids to do during this teacher in-service day? They will construct robots, mega machines and build an amusement park. Also new – Escape (room) Snapology! Please bring snacks and lunch. Ages 5-12; Cost: $55; Click to register.

If you need even more Lego fun, check out Brickworld going on this month.

March 6: Matilda The Musical

7:30 pm to 10 pm
Avon Middle School South
7199 East US Highway 36, Avon, IN 46123

Matilda has psychokinetic powers. She endures a bad home life but cherishes her teacher Miss Honey. Watch as she outwits school headmistress Miss Trunchbull.  A Hendricks Civic Theatre performance. Cost: free – 4 and under, $11 – ages 4-17 & ages 62+, $14 – ages 18+; Tickets here. *Event also takes place on March 7, 13 & 14 at 7:30 pm; March 8 & 15 at 2:30 pm.

March 6: Frozen Jr.

7 pm to 9 pm
Danville Community High School
100 Warrior Way, Danville, IN 46122

Feel like you are in Arendelle with Anna and Elsa. This musical explores their adventures and love as sisters. Listen to the classic Frozen songs as well as some new ones. By the Biz Academy of Musical Theatre. Cost: free – 4 & under, $9.39 – ages 5-17, $13.59 – ages 18-64, $11.49 – ages 65+. Purchase tickets.*Performance also takes place March 7, 11 & 14.

March 8: Historic Plainfield Scavenger Hunt

1 pm to 5 pm
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library
1120 Stafford Road, Plainfield, IN 46168

Take the family on an adventure with a little mystery. First, get your clue sheets from the Indiana Room. Then locate each answer in downtown Plainfield and take a pic. Once you’ve located all, return and show your 10 correct pictures for a prize. Ages: All; Cost: Free. *Program will run through April 30, 2020.

Need a treat during your travels? You can always stop at the Frigid Frog on Main Street.

March 15: Open Studio – Mask Masquerade

Drop-in between 1 pm to 4 pm
Brightly Art Studio
1451 South Green Street, Brownsburg, IN 46112

Just because you did not go to Mardi Gras doesn’t mean you can’t make an awesome mask! Use paint, sequins and other materials to go as scary or beautiful as you want. The registration fee includes one mask. Ages: 2 +; Cost: $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Sign-up here.

Artists – for more fun head over to Plainfield Library at the end of the month for this Kids Community Art program.

March 18: Magic School Bus Club

4 pm to 5 pm
Danville Center-Township Public Library
101 South Indiana Street, Danville, IN 46122

Share your love of the classic Magic School Bus books. How would you like to be able to control the weather? Read and be ready to chat about “The Magic School Bus Kicks up a Storm”. Wrap-up with a STEAM activity about the weather! Ages 5-8; Cost: Free; Click to register. *Event occurs monthly.

March 25: Family Fort Building

1 pm to 3 pm
McCloud Nature Park
8518 Hughes Road, North Salem, IN 46165

Nature-loving families, this is for you! First, you will go on a mile hike of easy to moderate difficulty. Then gather sticks, leaves and other materials to build a fort in the woods. A park naturalist will be on hand for advice. Ages: All (children under 16 must be with a hiking adult); Cost: Free; No registration required.

If you are looking for more family fun at McCloud Nature Park, check out this March 26th activity for the family.

March 25: Celebration Star Wars

6 pm to 8 pm
Avon-Washington Township Public Library
498 North Avon Avenue, Avon, IN 46123

Begin your evening with crafts and photo ops with members of Star Wars Indiana. Play Star Wars trivia at 6:30 pm and try to win a prize. If you dressed up as your favorite cosplay character (without weapons) you can take part in the pageant and procession at 7:30. Cost: Free; Trivia registration here.

For more Star Wars enjoyment, check out the Indy Lightsaber Academy.

March 27: Zumba Dance Party

11 am to 11:45 am Pre-K
1 pm to 2 pm K-5
Brownsburg Public Library
450 South Jefferson Street, Brownsburg, IN 46112

Have your kids wear comfortable clothes and shoes and work off some Spring Break energy! Jump and dance to the beat of the music and play games. Parents will be asked to wait outside the classroom until the cool down starts. Cost: Free. Registration starting March 13.

There are so many ways for kids to keep fit! Look at this list for ideas.

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