Event Calendar week of 8/2



Summer Concert Series at the Gazebo ● Enjoy Wednesday night this summer in Carmel with family friendly concerts at the Gazebo in Civic Square. This week features Endless Summer Band, a popular group known for provoking audience participation during their performances, and playing hits from the past and the present. ● 7:30 p.m. Aug. 10 ● Gazebo in Civic Square: 1 Civic Square, Carmel ● Free ●www.carmelgazeboconcerts.org


Prairie Tykes at Conner Prairie: Wagons Ho! ● Your kids know the wheels on the bus go round-and-round, but do they realize the wheels on wagons driven by pioneers moving westward did, too? After hearing a tale of travel, children will then, weather permitting, have the opportunity to take a wagon ride outdoors. The Prairie Tykes program is custom made for little ones ages 3-6 and a parent/grandparent. ● 9:30-11 a.m. Aug. 11-12 ● Conner Prairie: 13400 Allisonville Rd., Fishers ● $12 per youth, $11 per member youth ● www.connerprairie.org

811 Block Party ● Enjoy interactive and educational activities, free prizes, various giveaways and free desserts and refreshments at this pipeline safety block party hosted by several underground utility stakeholders. Anyone is invited to attend! ● 4-7 p.m. Aug. 11 ● Carmel Arts & Design District, Monon & Main: 221 W. Main St., Carmel ● 317-571-2673


Amp After Dark Series ● Enjoy Fishers’ Amp After Dark concerts weekly throughout the rest of August! Adults are welcome to come dance the night away under the summer stars. This week, Reno Convention will put on a great performance. ● 9-11 p.m. Aug. 12● Nickel Plate District: 6 Municipal Dr., Fishers ● Free ● www.fishers.in.us/index.aspx?nid=406

Movies in the Park: Jurassic World ● Celebrate this summer with your family and friends out under the stars while watching a good movie! This week, Jurassic World will be shown. Movies begin right at sunset. Parents are encouraged to determine beforehand whether or not the movies shown are appropriate for any young children you may wish to bring. ● Approximately 8:44 p.m. Aug. 12● Asa Bales Park: 205 West Hoover Rd., Westfield ● Free ● 317-804-3183 ● www.westfieldmoviesinthepark.com/jurassicworld

78th Annual Carmel Lions Club Fish Fry ● Get a delicious meal and support a good cause at the same time! Menu items include North Atlantic Cod sandwiches, hots dogs, baked beans, coleslaw, French fries, assorted drinks and yummy desserts. You can request dine in or carry out. The proceeds benefit both local and national Lions charities. ● Aug. 12-13. Food is served on from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 12. It is only from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13 ● Carmel Lions Clubhouse: 141 E. Main St., Carmel ● www.carmellions.org

PlayFULL Hours: Water Play ● Children ages 1-5 are welcome to join in PlayFULL hours for unstructured playtime and socialization with other young kids. Each session features a specific theme, the current theme focusing on materials and activities about water and fun! The event will be outside, rain or shine. Towels and swimwear are encouraged. Parents, participation is required. ● 10 to 11 a.m. Aug. 12 ● Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve: 10410 Hague Rd., Fishers ● R$2/NR$3 or Flex Pass ● 317-595-3150


Lydia Hawkins’ Funeral Reenactment at Conner Prairie ● Prairietown’s beloved Lydia Hawkins has died following the birth of her latest child, leaving behind her husband and several children. Join the citizens of Prairietown as they share stories about Lydia. There will be sample funeral biscuits and shape-note singing, a style of 19th-century hymns. Watch as the coffin is carried to the cemetery and Brother Brownfield performs a religious service. ● 1:30 p.m. Aug. 13-14 ● Conner Prairie: 13400 Allisonville Rd., Fishers ● Free with general admission ● 317-776-6006 ● www.connerprairie.org

Rain on Main ● Beautifully painted rain barrels will be on display along Main Street, beginning with the IU Health North Gallery Walk. The barrels will be on display throughout the week before being auctioned at the Aug. 20th Carmel Farmers Market. Don’t miss out on this unique artistic experience. ● 5 to 9 p.m. Aug. 13-19● Carmel Arts & Design District: Main Street and Range Line Rd., Carmel ● Free ● 317-571-2673 ● www.rainonmain.com


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Little Olympics ● In this program, everyone is a champion! Children ages 3-6 will enjoy creating their own medal, competing in modified versions of popular Olympic games and learning about the Olympics in the form of a story. Please register in advance. ● 10 to 11 a.m. Aug. 15● Roy G. Holland Memorial Park: 1 Park Dr. Fishers ● R$6/NR$9 ● 317-595-3150


Designer On Call Workshop ● Needing some guidance about your home projects that still haven’t gotten done yet this year? Come learn from the design pros at the IDC during multiple complimentary workshops throughout the year, one of which is August 16. Please RSVP as space is limited. The workshops are shared with the community for no charge, but attendees are kindly asked to bring a donation item for Second Helpings, an agency dedicated to fighting hunger and promoting culinary job training in greater Indianapolis. ● 10:30 a.m. Aug. 16● Indiana Design Center: 200 S. Range Line Rd., Carmel ● Free, donations for Second Helpings requested ● 317-569-5975