Category Archives: There’s Nothing To Do In Indy

Nothing To Do In Indy? Follow @TheQueenofFree and @VisitIndy on Twitter

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I saw this tweet and wanted to share something with you. You can find inexpensive things to do in Indianapolis with Twitter and Facebook. Most of my success has been with Twitter.

Don’t have a Twitter account? Get one! There are tons of free opportunities listed on here for you and your family. You don’t have to tweet about your cat and what you had for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Use it as another source to find inexpensive things to do.
Most family friendly places and events have Twitter accounts to help promote their attractions. They even offer discounts. Some have contests asking you to RT( how to re tweet) something they posted on Twitter. I have won tickets to Cirque du Soliel, the Brickyard 400, and some kids shows this way.
Here are a couple Twitter accounts to start you off
The Queen of Free

The Children’s Museum

The Indianapolis Zoo

The Eiteljorg Museum

Visit Indy

Or you can subscribe to someone’s list. Here’s mine.

BgKahuna’s Twitter List Of Things To Do In Indy

None of the above links compensated me for mentioning them. These are Twitter accounts of places I would take my family or accounts that provide information about things happening in the city. Also, consider following neighborhoods that are known to have events. I know Broad Ripple and Carmel have accounts.

Nothing To Do In Indy – Guest Post – Eagle Creek

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A guest post on stuff to do in Indianapolis from my friend Tony Troxell.

So you say that there is nothing to do in Indy, especially when you’re broke, and you have a Geekling who is DESPERATELY looking to get out of the house? Well, here’s something for you.

Ever since we moved to Eagle Creek Apartments, the Geekling loves walking down to “the pond,” which is what she calls Eagle Creek Reservoir.

Yeah, Geeklings have no concept of size.

Since Saturday was a beautiful November day, pushing 70 degrees, I brought her down to the edge of the water for a bit, to let her poke around, throw rocks in the water, and generally burn off steam for what I thought was going to be 20 minutes until she got bored and wanted to come back in and watch “Adventure Time.” To my surprise, we spent the next two hours comparing splashes from little rocks, playing “Does It Float?” with various pieces of nature lying on the bank, and exploring some of the walking trails on our little edge of the Reservoir and Park area. In fact, the only reason we didn’t stay longer was because she was thirsty and had to hit the little girls room. This was 2 hours of quality Daddy/Daughter time, no electronics required, no television, and 200 yards from our back door. If this is what she likes about an old boat launch, I can’t wait to see what she thinks about the actual park.

Find a lake. Throw rocks in it. People love splashing rocks, doesn’t matter if you’re 3 or 35.

There’s always something to do.

Tony Troxell
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Disclosure:This is a series of posts for people who think there is nothing to do in Indianapolis. I disagree with this notion and believe these folks are not trying hard enough to find things to do with their families. These are events that look like they would be fun to do and I would attend with my family. Unless otherwise stated, I was not asked to post about this event. I was not compensated for posting about the event posted at the top of this page. These opinions are my own. I am just a guy trying to let my kids experience different things. I am also trying to be an Awesome Dad. Will I be at these events? Yes! Can you come up and take a picture with me? Heck yeah! Again, thanks for reading this far into the post.

There’s Nothing To Do In Indy – Upcoming Event- Rumpelstiltskin with @OperaIndy

I saw this post on my friend, @IndyWithKids, Twitter page and I wanted to share it with you because it looks awesome.

Indianapolis Opera has a free Children’s Theatre performance on Sunday!… http://fb.me/1mqURJ2CG

Then I saw this tweet from OperaIndy.

OperaIndy FREE FAMILY EVENT: Central Library Sunday at 3 PM for children’s opera, Rumpelstiltskin: Ultimate Bully presented by @IOEnsemble. CU there!

Who: Indianapolis Opera and the Indy Opera Ensemble

What: A live,theater performance of Rumpelstiltskin: Ultimate Bully

Where: Marion County Central Library, 40 E. St. Clair St.; Indianapolis, IN 46204; 317-275-4100

Why: Because it’s a way for you and your family to experience theater.

When Sunday, November 11th, 2012 @ 3pm

For more information about these and other events:

Indy With Kids

Indianapolis Opera

There is always something to do with your family in Indianapolis.

Disclosure:

This is a series of posts for people who think there is nothing to do in Indianapolis. I disagree with this notion and believe these folks are not trying hard enough to find things to do with their families. These are events that look like they would be fun to do and I would attend with my family. Unless otherwise stated, I was not asked to post about this event. I was not compensated for posting about the event posted at the top of this page. These opinions are my own. I am just a guy trying to let my kids experience different things. I am also trying to be an Awesome Dad. Will I be at these events? Yes! Can you come up and take a picture with me? Heck yeah! Again, thanks for reading this far into the post.