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Free Weekend Events, May 18-20

on May 16, 2012

Friday, May 18:

Another dull Friday?  But look at the rest of the weekend!

Saturday, May 19:

Big Wheel 500 & Summer Kick Off Celebration @ Riverside Regional Park

 Youth big wheel and bicycle race  (Riverside Park 327-7171)

10am-3pm

Family

Free

Bike Safety Fair @ Children’s Museum

Featuring bike giveaways, free bike helmets (while supplies last), a bike safety and obstacle course, crash prevention and safety demonstrations, and stations for helmet fitting and decorating.

10am-1pm

Family

Obstacle course is outside and free – if you want the helmet, you will need to purchase tickets to the museum

Kite Making! @Southport Library

 learn about kites and make your own kite during this program presented by the Hoosier Kitefliers Society.

2pm

Ages 6-13

Free (must register 275-4510)

Saturdays at the Park @ 100 Acres – Indianapolis Museum of Art

Get an up close look at birds of prey and learn about what places these fascinating creatures atop nature’s food chain.

9am

Family

Free

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

Soap Box Derby @  Wilbur Shaw Memorial Hill

A youth gravity racing program

9am race starts

family

Free to watch

Sunday, May 20:

Let’s Go Lego @ Central Lirary

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

2pm

4th grade and up

free (must register 275-4222)

Soap Box Derby @  Wilbur Shaw Memorial Hill

A youth gravity racing program

9am race starts

family

Free to watch

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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2 responses to “Free Weekend Events, May 18-20

  1. dijahenry says:

    These all sound great!

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