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Free Weekend Events, July 13-15

on July 11, 2012

This weekend’s free events includes the arts, exercise and a bike ride.  What do you plan to do?  Don’t forget to check the Indianapolis-Marion County Library, they have many story times and workshops that are not listed below….

Old New Bike

Old New Bike (Photo credit: joeldinda)

Friday, July 13:

Summer Lunch Bunch @ Brightwood Library

Children ages 18 and younger are invited to enjoy a free and nutritious lunch along with a story time.


Ages 18 and yonger


Automaton Creation Workshop @College Ave. 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

Saturday, July 14:

Little Red Door’s Big Red Bash @ Military Park

The event will feature health screenings, family fun zone with bounce houses and other activities for kids of all ages, food truck rally, healthy food samples, zip line and so much more.


All Ages


Saturday at the Park @ 100 Acres

Get a little exercise while making up games with new friends at  Free Basket.


All Ages


Indy Criterium Festival @ Downtown Indy

Bring your kids out to have fun and learn about bike safety at the Indy Criterium Kids Zone.


All Ages


Hold It! Family Activity @ Indianapolis Museum of Art

Hold it! is a hands-on experience for visitors of all ages.


All Ages


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

Become a young inventor! Design and sketch a gadget for the future.


All Ages


Sunday, July 15:

Art in the Park @ Indianapolis Museum of Art

Experiment with an old, yet fun photo process using the sun as a tool for cool blue prints.


All Ages


Science of Silica Workshop @ Nora Library

Explore the science of glass blowing using everyday kitchen objects with artist Abby Gitlitz.


Ages 6-15

Free – must register


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