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Special Event: Animals, Children, For the Family
Baboon Chat
Join the zookeepers for a daily chat at 2 pm during the summer season just outside the baboon exhibit in the Plains Biome to learn more about the complex social lives of these dynamic animals.
Indianapolis Zoo
Indianapolis, IN

Tue 6/30/15 at 2pm
Wed 7/1/15 - Tue 7/7/15 at 2pm
Wed 7/8/15 - Tue 7/14/15 at 2pm
Wed 7/15/15 - Tue 7/21/15 at 2pm
Wed 7/22/15 - Tue 7/28/15 at 2pm
Special Event: Animals
Flamingo Walk
Have you ever seen a parade of flamingos? In one of the newest animal demonstrations, you can follow these birds as they march – escorted by their keepers of course – the paths outside of the Encounters exhibit.
Indianapolis Zoo
Indianapolis, IN

Tue 6/30/15 at 10am
Wed 7/1/15 - Tue 7/7/15 at 10am
Wed 7/8/15 - Tue 7/14/15 at 10am
Wed 7/15/15 - Tue 7/21/15 at 10am
Wed 7/22/15 - Tue 7/28/15 at 10am
Special Event: Animals
Meet the Komodo Dragon
Dragons are more than just creatures of myth. These strange, mysterious reptiles are real, and you can see one up close and personal during these daily chat sessions.
Indianapolis Zoo
Indianapolis, IN

Tue 6/30/15 at 1pm till 3pm, 1pm and 2:30pm
Wed 7/1/15 - Tue 7/7/15 at 1pm till 3pm, 1pm and 2:30pm
Wed 7/8/15 - Tue 7/14/15 at 1pm till 3pm, 1pm and 2:30pm
Wed 7/15/15 - Tue 7/21/15 at 1pm till 3pm, 1pm and 2:30pm
Wed 7/22/15 - Tue 7/28/15 at 1pm till 3pm, 1pm and 2:30pm
Special Event: Animals
Parrot Chat
Come get up close and personal with these brightly colored and very intelligent feathered friends during these daily chats.
Indianapolis Zoo
Indianapolis, IN

Tue 6/30/15 at 12pm
Wed 7/1/15 - Tue 7/7/15 at 12pm
Wed 7/8/15 - Tue 7/14/15 at 12pm
Wed 7/15/15 - Tue 7/21/15 at 12pm
Wed 7/22/15 - Tue 7/28/15 at 12pm
Special Event: Animals, Children, For the Family
Penguin Feeding Demonstration
Join the Oceans aquarists each day during the summer months for a chat about the penguins and a demonstration of their superior fishing skills as they dive for their dinner.
Indianapolis Zoo
Indianapolis, IN

Tue 6/30/15 at 10:30am and 1pm
Wed 7/1/15 - Tue 7/7/15 at 10:30am and 1pm
Wed 7/8/15 - Tue 7/14/15 at 10:30am and 1pm
Wed 7/15/15 - Tue 7/21/15 at 10:30am and 1pm
Wed 7/22/15 - Tue 7/28/15 at 10:30am and 1pm
Special Event: Animals
Tiger Training Demonstration
Watch the tiger keepers engage with the largest cats on earth at the tiger training demonstrations in Tiger Forest presented by Citizens Energy Group.
Indianapolis Zoo
Indianapolis, IN

Tue 6/30/15 at 10am and 1pm
Wed 7/1/15 - Tue 7/7/15 at 10am and 1pm
Wed 7/8/15 - Tue 7/14/15 at 10am and 1pm
Wed 7/15/15 - Tue 7/21/15 at 10am and 1pm
Wed 7/22/15 - Tue 7/28/15 at 10am and 1pm
Special Event: Nature
Tropical Adventure
Get away from the cold, cloudy days of winter by exploring the many orchids and ferns showcased at the White River Gardens.
White River Gardens
Indianapolis, IN

Tue 6/30/15 - Wed 7/1/15 at 9am-4pm
Thu 7/2/15 - Wed 7/8/15 at 9am-4pm
Thu 7/9/15 - Wed 7/15/15 at 9am-4pm
Thu 7/16/15 - Wed 7/22/15 at 9am-4pm
Thu 7/23/15 - Wed 7/29/15 at 9am-4pm
Special Event: Animals
Flights of Fancy: A Brilliance of Birds
This exhibit features five brilliant aviaries home to hundreds of exotic birds. Walk through three aviaries, enjoy interactive feedings at two designated stations, watch a fun 4-D movie, take the kids to a bird-themed play yard and rediscover the birds tha...
Indianapolis Zoo
Indianapolis, IN

Tue 6/30/15 - Sat 7/4/15 at 9am
Sun 7/5/15 - Sat 7/11/15 at 9am
Sun 7/12/15 - Sat 7/18/15 at 9am
Sun 7/19/15 - Sat 7/25/15 at 9am
Sun 7/26/15 - Sat 8/1/15 at 9am
Special Event: History/Science, Museum
Gold! Riches & Ruin
Gold! Riches and Ruin explores the historical and cultural significance of gold in the American West. This exciting exhibit looks at historic gold rushes in California, the Black Hills, and the Yukon-Klondike, and features objects and images that tell the ...
Eiteljorg Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Tue 6/30/15 - Sat 7/4/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 7/5/15 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 7/6/15 - Sat 7/11/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 7/12/15 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 7/13/15 - Sat 7/18/15 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Children's Arts/Crafts, Museum, Children, Class/Workshop, Education
Museum Summer Camp 2015
Museum Summer Camps are not just a fun place for children to play during the summer, campers also learn about new and interesting topics. All of their curricula is set up to support standards campers are learning during the school year. They work with seve...
Indiana State Museum
Indianapolis, IN

Tue 6/30/15 - Fri 7/3/15
Mon 7/6/15 - Fri 7/10/15
Mon 7/13/15 - Fri 7/17/15
Mon 7/20/15 - Fri 7/24/15
Mon 7/27/15 - Wed 7/29/15
Special Event: Children
Tots Treehouse & Play Area
Here you'll find lots of fun bird-themed features that are great for a romp. Your little ones can have hours of fun climbing, jumping, swinging and playing on this oversized equipment. The playground is fully accessible for children with disabilities and i...
Indianapolis Zoo
Indianapolis, IN

Tue 6/30/15 - Sun 7/5/15 at 9am
Mon 7/6/15 - Sun 7/12/15 at 9am
Mon 7/13/15 - Sun 7/19/15 at 9am
Mon 7/20/15 - Sun 7/26/15 at 9am
Mon 7/27/15 - Sun 8/2/15 at 9am
Special Event: History/Science, Museum
1836 Prairietown
Immerse yourself in a 19th-century village and interact with the people, animals, objects and routines of life in Central Indiana in 1836. You can study in the one-room schoolhouse, and earn wages to spend at Whitaker's Store. You'll also meet the resident...
Conner Prairie
Fishers, IN

Tue 6/30/15 - Sun 7/5/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 7/7/15 - Sun 7/12/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 7/14/15 - Sun 7/19/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 7/21/15 - Sun 7/26/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 7/28/15 - Sun 8/2/15 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: History/Science, Museum, Living History
1863 Civil War Journey
On July 8, 1863, Confederate General John Hunt Morgan and his forces crossed the Ohio River into Indiana. In 1863 Civil War Journey, you'll cross a covered bridge and step into the southern Indiana town of Dupont shortly after this raid. Along the way, you...
Conner Prairie
Fishers, IN

Tue 6/30/15 - Sun 7/5/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 7/7/15 - Sun 7/12/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 7/14/15 - Sun 7/19/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 7/21/15 - Sun 7/26/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 7/28/15 - Sun 8/2/15 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: History/Science, Museum, Animals
Animal Encounters
Join the farming experts for an up close look at Conner Prairie’s animals. Learn about their history, behavior and relationship to people past and present.
Conner Prairie
Fishers, IN

Tue 6/30/15 - Sun 7/5/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 7/7/15 - Sun 7/12/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 7/14/15 - Sun 7/19/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 7/21/15 - Sun 7/26/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 7/28/15 - Sun 8/2/15 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Installations, Museum, Children
The Big Rig
Hop inside to see a truck driver’s home away from home. Imagine making a cross country trip, stopping at rest stops and meeting new people.
Muncie Children's Museum
Muncie, IN

Tue 6/30/15 - Sat 7/4/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 7/5/15 at 1pm-5pm
Special Event: Museum, Family/Child (Books), Children, For the Family
Book Nook
Let your imagination be your guide as you read about magical and faraway places in Book Nook. Book Nook is centered on Caldecott Medal winning books such as Polar Express and Kitten’s First Full Moon. Book Nook promotes literacy in families and the Museum ...
Muncie Children's Museum
Muncie, IN

Tue 6/30/15 - Sat 7/4/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 7/5/15 at 1pm-5pm
Special Event: History/Science, Museum, Living History
Lenape Indian Camp
Step into Indiana territory in the museum's earliest historical area, 1816 Lenape Indian Camp. Here you will explore the life, culture and relationship between the Lenape Indians and American fur traders. On the cusp of statehood, life is changing for thos...
Conner Prairie
Fishers, IN

Tue 6/30/15 - Sun 7/5/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 7/7/15 - Sun 7/12/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 7/14/15 - Sun 7/19/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 7/21/15 - Sun 7/26/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 7/28/15 - Sun 8/2/15 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: History/Science, Museum, Nature
Nature Walk
Whether it's woods, water, prairie, or farmland, Conner Prairie is surrounded by beautiful nature. This is the perfect area to experience it up-close! Walk along the levee to discover the plants and animals that call this land home. Along the way, you'll l...
Conner Prairie
Fishers, IN

Tue 6/30/15 - Sun 7/5/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 7/7/15 - Sun 7/12/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 7/14/15 - Sun 7/19/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 7/21/15 - Sun 7/26/15 at 10am-5pm
Tue 7/28/15 - Sun 8/2/15 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Installations, Museum, Animals, Children, Education
Outdoor Learning Center
The Outdoor Learning Center is a place for exploration and discovery. Find the “Five Senses” garden, climb in the tree house or count the resident turtles in the pond.
Muncie Children's Museum
Muncie, IN

Tue 6/30/15 - Fri 7/3/15 at 10am-5pm
Sun 7/5/15 at 1pm-5pm
Special Event: History/Science, Museum, Children
Science! From A-Z
Celebrate the connection between science and literacy! Whatever your age, this new exhibition takes you on an exciting treasure hunt throughout the museum to find a different science experience for each letter of the alphabet. The 26 interactive stations c...
WonderLab
Bloomington, IN

Tue 6/30/15 - Sat 7/4/15 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 7/5/15 at 1pm-5pm
Tue 7/7/15 - Sat 7/11/15 at 9:30am-5pm
Sun 7/12/15 at 1pm-5pm
Tue 7/14/15 - Sat 7/18/15 at 9:30am-5pm
    

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