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  • Local

    Make-A-Splash program offers 3 days of free water safety classes

    FREE thirty minute water safety classes will be offered by trained lifeguard staff on June 10th, 11th and 12th at Indy Parks Pools through the "Make-A-Splash" program. Indy Parks and the USA Swimming Foundation are partnering to educate children and their families on the importance of safe water practices in pools and around open water. "Make- A-Splash" is an introductory water safety program, with each day presenting a different topic. Indy Parks is making this free program available at 18 sites throughout the city!

  • Local

    Eskenazi Health Fifth Annual Eskenazi Health Stride

    On Saturday, May 30, the Eskenazi Health Foundation will host the fifth annual Eskenazi Health Stride. Presented by American Senior Communities, this year’s Eskenazi Health Stride will feature both a 5K and 5-mile course that will begin and end at the Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital and Eskenazi Health campus in downtown Indianapolis.

  • Local

    State Fair hiring more than 500 seasonal positions

    The Indiana State Fair Commission will be hosting the seventh annual Job Fair where it hopes to hire more than 500 seasonal positions, May 28 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds Ag/Hort Building from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann will attend the event and interview a few lucky candidates.

  • Local

    Early childhood community conference

    WHAT: Indianapolis area child care providers are invited to attend the Early Childhood Community Providers Conference to learn the best practices in child care and lessons on how to partner with families. 

  • Local

    Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis participate in Summer Food Service Program

    The Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis today announced plans to participate in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Free meals will be made available to all children 18 years of age and under and to persons over 18 years who are enrolled in a state-approved educational program for the mentally or physically disabled. Free meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children. There will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

  • Local

    Rec fees changing at state parks and forests

    Entrance and recreation fees at Indiana state parks and state forests will change in 2015 in response to increasing operating costs.

  • Aroundtown

    “The Game” Heads into Overtime with the Final Season Premiere

    Next week is a touchdown with the final season premiere of The Game. After 9 seasons, The Game heads into the final quarter of its record breaking run. 

  • Aroundtown

    Monumental Mile Marathon returns to downtown Indy

    The 2nd Annual running of the Monumental Mile will take place on Thursday, June 4, 2015 in downtown Indianapolis bringing with it a chance to see the first sub 4-Minute Monumental Mile.

  • Aroundtown

    ‘Go Ape’ in Eagle Creek

    Anthony Caldwell was visiting Indy and looking for something fun to do when he discovered Go Ape Treetop Adventure at Eagle Creek Park.

  • Aroundtown

    Borel’s cooks up classic Cajun, creole fare

    On a Friday afternoon, I participated in the Go Ape zip line and treetop adventure course, which I found simultaneously thrilling and scary. Upon leaving Eagle Creek, I was exhausted and starving.

  • Aroundtown

    Eiteljorg Museum announces launch of Blue Star Museums

    Today the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2015. Leadership support has been provided by MetLife Foundation through Blue Star Families. The program also provides families an opportunity to enjoy the nation's cultural heritage and learn more about their new communities after a military move. The complete list of participating museums is available atarts.gov/bluestarmuseums.

  • Aroundtown

    2015 Brew Fest

    Be sure to start your summer right! Nothing says summer like the great selection of BBQ, and beverage you’ll find at BBQ & Brew Fest! Join this festive celebration; held on Pan Am Plaza Saturday May 23, 2015, and vote for the BBQ you like best!Dave “The King” Wilson will emcee this first ever Memorial Day Weekend event, which will pit BBQ Pit Masters against each other in a competition to claim the best BBQ in Indy. Craft brews and other libations will be there to compliment the tasty BBQ treats.First 1,000 people will receive 10 sampling tickets for items and will be voting judges for the Best Non-Pork Vendor (Chicken, Turkey, Beef) Best Pork (Pork Loin, Spare, Butt) Best Overall BBQ VendorVendors will be on hand to sell teaser and large portions of their food additionally. Food and drinks will be complimented throughout the event with Live DJ, and musical groups performing on the big stage.  Entertainment includes Jason Wells, Bullet Proof Soul Band, Native Son and more!The event takes place from 11am to 8pm. Visit www.tasteofindy.org for ticket information. The limited number of tickets will go fast so get yours today!  

  • Sports

    Former Syracuse basketball player to play for IUPUI

    College basketball player Ron “Buss” Patterson is returning home to play for IUPUI after two years of playing for Syracuse University. Patterson, now a father, wants to be closer to home.

  • Sports

    Decisions are key, says former Colts and Packers player Muir

    “The decisions you make today, will affect you tomorrow.” This is the phrase No. 97 Daniel Muir, current Oakland Raiders defensive tackle and former Indianapolis Colts player, says he has held on to throughout his career.

  • Sports

    5 minutes with Colts’ Dewey McDonald

    Standing at 6 feet and weighing around 220 pounds, No. 31 Dewey McDonald signed with the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent after the 2014 NFL Draft. This West Virginia native arrived from California University of Pennsylvania after transferring in 2012 from Fairmont State University and became part of the active Colts’ roster as a safety in late September 2014.

  • Religion

    Gifts for the soul

    A birthday, graduation or wedding is the perfect time to pamper your loved one with a gift from the heart, but sometimes you want to go beyond the typical piece of jewelry, clothing or other accessories. If you’re seeking a spiritual gift, Indianapolis offers a few small businesses that sell religious trinkets, apparel and more.

  • Religion

    What would a world without religion look like?

    The topic of religion is among the list of items that may possibly cause controversy between specific groups. It is something individuals feel passionately about, and overall it has a major impact on the way society operates. The Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper dug up the details on what the world would look like without religion.

  • Religion

    Loving Life talent agency highlights faith-based films

    According to the Motion Picture Association of America, U.S. and Canadian box offices brought in an estimated $10.4 billion dollars in revenue last year. Although consumer entertainment spending has steadily declined over the past decade, researchers note an increase in faith based, family friendly fare. A five year study by Movieguide, a conservative Christian organization affiliated with the Christian Film & Television Commission ministry, found that movies with strong Christian worldviews averaged $82.97 million per movie, but movies with very strong Non-Christian worldviews averaged only $21.84 million.

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