Event Calendar week of 8/16



Challenge Accepted ● This father/son sports day will be the ultimate challenge for bragging rights. Sons ages seven through 10 and their father (or father figure) are invited for an evening of friendly competition. During this event, teams will play kickball, capture the flag, tug-of-war and many other field games. Register in advance. ● Apr. 24 from 5-6:30pm ● Roy G. Holland Memorial Park: 1 Park Dr., Fishers ● R$4/NR$6 ● 317-595-3150


Teddy Bear Picnic ● Bring your teddy bear out to enjoy the sun. Then, decorate a picture frame and get your picture taken with your teddy bear, and bring it home with you. This is a Prairie Tykes event, geared for little ones ages three through six and a parent/grandparent. Connect one-on-one through various special activities. Younger siblings are welcome; ages 2-up require a ticket. ● Aug. 25 from 9:30-11am ● Conner Prairie: 13400 Allisonville Rd., Fishers ● $12 per youth, $11 per youth member ● 317-776-6000 ●

Menopause, the Musical ● You’re not having a hot flash, Beef & Boards Theatre is bringing it back. This hilarious musical parody staged to classic tunes from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles. Join the sisterhood. ● Aug. 25-Oc. 2 ● Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre: 9301 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis ● $41-$66 ● 317-872-9664 ●


Amp After Dark series ● Enjoy Fishers’ Amp After Dark concerts weekly throughout the rest of August. Adults are welcome to dance the night away under the summer stars. This week, Jon Barnard will put on a great performance. This is the last time Amp After Dark will happen this season. ● Aug. 26 from 9-11pm ● Nickel Plate District: 6 Municipal Dr., Fishers ● Free ● 

GreekFest 2016 ● For an immersion into Greek culture, while staying in Hamilton County, attend GreekFest 2016. Features include food, pastries, culture, music, dancing, a bazaar and a family oriented children’s area. ● Aug. 26 from 4-10 p.m.; Aug. 27 from 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Aug. 28 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. ● Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church: 3500 W. 106th St., Carmel ● No admission charge ● 317-733-3033 ● 

Fuelicious ● Enjoy browsing through decades of automotive excellence and indulging in exceptional culinary offerings? Then this event is for you. VIP guests will on-site valet service exclusive access to the grounds during “happy hour.” Premier guests can take advantage of the dedicated transportation service to the estate. This event serves to gather support for Indiana Children’s Wish Fund, which financially helps children ages 3-18 suffering with life-threatening or terminal illnesses. ● Aug. 26 from 7-11pm ● Lucas Estate: 1143 W. 116th St., Carmel ●


Chicago at Hoosier Park ● Enjoy the musical talent of the band Chicago while having a good time with friends at Hoosier Park. These weekend events have always been very popular in the past. ● Aug. 27 ● Hoosier Park Racing & Casino: 4500 Dan Patch Circle, Anderson ● 765-620-2281 ●

Indiana, the Musical ● Indiana – The Musical is one of Nickel Plate Player’s most ambitious projects yet. A team of 10 local writers penned this historically accurate musical, which includes gun fights in Carmel, grave robbers in Fishers and saloon-smashing women in Westfield. Two hundred years of history have been condensed into a family-friendly show with special music from world-renowned Hoosier musicians. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn more about the state we love so much. ● Aug. 27 ● Nickel Plate District: 6 Municipal Dr., Fishers ● 317-572-5470 ●   

Movies in the Park: Jurassic World ● Celebrate the rest of this summer with your family and friends out under the stars, while watching a good movie. This week, The Good Dinosaur will be shown. Movies begin at dusk. Refreshments are sold on-site for cash only. ● Aug. 27 at sundown ● Forest Park: 701 Cicero Rd., Noblesville ● Free ● 317-776-6350


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2016 Program Series: History of Carmel Dad’s Club ● In honor of the Indiana Bicentennial 2016, the Carmel Clay Public Library is organizing a year-long series of events celebrating Hoosier history. This event is about the Carmel Dad’s Club. Do you know anyone involved? Did you know they are taking part in a pillar of Carmel’s history by doing so? Dan Chapman will explain the origins of this popular group and help you learn a little more about your community and the people who have worked hard to make it great. ● Aug. 30 at 7pm ● Carmel Clay Public Library: 55 4th Ave SE, Carmel ● 317-844-3363 ● 

Learn to Ice Skate ● The Carmel International Ice Skating Academy is now offering a comprehensive group class that is fun, rewarding, and safe. Whether you just want to learn the basics or are training competitively, these structured lessons are a great place to start. Open to ages 3 through adult. ● Aug. 23-Oct. 4, on Tuesdays, from 4:15-5:15pm ● Carmel Ice Skadium: 1040 E. 3rd Ave. SW., Carmel ● $90 per 6-week session (skate rental available for $18) ● 317-844-8889 ●

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