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Free Weekend Events, April 20-22

on April 18, 2012

This weekend, especially Sunday, is packed full.  I love these weekends when there are so many events to choose from. You should have no problem having fun and keeping everything free!

Friday, April 20:

Saturday, April 21:

Barks to Books @ Pike Library

Beginning or struggling young readers are invited to read to a patient and non-judgmental therapy dog for a 15-minute session.


Ages 6-11


Star(lite) Art Cart: Facilitated Art Making @ Indianapolis Museum of Art

Create a beautiful landscape painting inspired by spring sunlight using watercolor pencils.

Sat., April 21 from noon-4pm

All Ages


Sunday, April 22:

JCC Earth Day Celebration @ The JCC

Celebrate Earth Day with games, face painting, a bounce house, plant a tree and much more.

11:30am – 2pm

All Ages


Broad Ripple Village 175th Anniversary Celebration @ Indianapolis Art Center

Help celebrate this milestone with cake and ice cream.


All Ages


Let’s Go Legos @ Central Library

Build and program Lego machines using Lego WeDo education kits, laptops, and WeDo software.


4th Grade and up (must register 275-4222)


Picnic for the Planet @ Fort Harrison State Park

Celebrate Earth Day with games, a scavenger hunt, children’s crafts and food.

12 noon-3pm

All Ages

Free (must RSVP)

Art in the Park @ Indianapolis Museum of Art

Welcome April showers and create art using water — from watercolor painting to suminagashi.

Sun., April 22 from noon-4pm

All Ages



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