Saving Family Fun

Keeping Indy's Family Fun Free, or at least cheap.

Free Weekend Events, May 4-6

on May 2, 2012

Friday, May 4:

Arts for All, Mexican Art Lesson @Riverside Park 

Participants will create their own art based on the traditional Mexican folk art papel picado, “perforated paper.”

6-8pm

All ages

Free

Saturday, May 5:

Free Comic Book Day @ Participating comic book stores

Receive a free comic book.  Check the free comic book website to find participating stores

All Day

Everyone

Free

Young Actors Theatre @ Central Library

Little Red Riding Hood & The Pied Piper

1pm & 3pm

Family

Free

2 Wheels 1 City @ Indianapolis City Market

In short, 2 Wheels 1 City is a day of bicycle related events, music and fun!

3-6pm

Family

Free

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.

10:15am-12pm

Ages 6-11

Free

PAWS to Read @ Wayne Library

Children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to a therapy dag for 10 minute sessions

11am

Ages 6-11

Free (must register 275-4530)

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

It’s construction time! Build an abstract architectural sculpture from natural materials.

noon-4pm

All Ages

Free

Sunday, May6:

Young Actors Theatre @ Central Library

East of the Sun & West of the Moon

3pm

Family

Free

Let’s Go Legos @ Central Library

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

2pm

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

Free

Art in the Park @ Indianapolis Museum of Art

Be inspired by mud, rocks, sticks, leaves, and more as you create works of art using natural materials found in the park.

Noon-4pm

All Ages

Free

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