Saving Family Fun

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

Free Weekend Events, June 1-3

on May 31, 2012

Friday, June 1:

Saturday, June 2:

Lilly Scientist in Residence Series: Purdue Rube Goldberg Team! @ Central Library


All Ages


Saturdays at the Park @ 100 Acres, IMA

Come and bug out as we listen carefully and walk through the park in search of singing insects.


Ages 5 and up


4th annual Mayor Ballard’s Bike Ride

Join the Mayor on a 9 mile bike ride around Garfield park

9am check-in



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

Using paper rolling and filigree techniques, create a self-portrait.


All Ages


Sunday, June 3:

City Critter Chats: Animalia @ Glendale Library

Children of all ages are invited to meet an animal face-to-face and spend time learning about them.


All Ages


Automaton Creation Workshop @ Glendale Library

Create an automaton figure with moving parts, such as arms and legs, and decorate it in the style of author and illustrator Brian Selznick.


Ages 6-12

Free (must register 275-4410)

Art in the Park @ Indianapolis Museum of Art

Bring a camera and let the park serve as your muse as you and your crew shoot pictures from unusual perspectives. Upload your pictures in the pavilion for others to see.


All Ages



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