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Free Weekend Events, November 9-11

on November 7, 2012

This weekend brings a large festival with opportunities for everyone.

Friday, Nov 9:

Couldn’t find anything, but Saturday and Sunday are full.

Saturday, Nov 10:

Just Say Play, Spirit & Place Festival @ Ruth Lilly Health Education Center

Bring the whole family for a whirlwind of physical fun! Test your hula-hooping skills and dribble basketballs around cones. Learn balance and strength exercises.

9 a.m.- 12p.m.

All Ages


“Live the Game!” Spirit & Place Festival@ Garfield Park 

Imagine that YOU are the game piece in life-sized board games!

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

All Ages


Horse Play!, Spirit & Place Festival @ United Methodist Church

Kids can wrangle their reading skills as they embark on horse adventures to improve literacy.


All Ages


Hold It! Family Activity @ Indianapolis Museum of Art

Discover carts filled with objects everyone can hold and see up close.


All Ages


Science Odyssey Activities: The Human Body Puzzle @ Central Library

Children of all ages, teens and families are invited to join Activity Guides in the Learning Curve for a variety of brain-building activities using laptops, webcams, drawing tablets, books and more.

11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

All Ages


Sunday, Nov 11:

The Great Pumpkin Fling Thing, Spirit & Place Festival @ Garfield Park Arts Center

Watch as pumpkins are flung across the sky by catapults created by Ivy Tech students. Children of all ages can make their own miniature catapults and trebuchets and decorate their own pumpkins to join the pumpkin flinging fun.


All Ages


Rumpelstiltskin: Ultimate Bully @ Central Library

Families and children of all ages are invited for a performance of “Rumpelstiltskin: Ultimate Bully” by the resident company of the Indianapolis Opera.


All Ages



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