Monday, February 24, 2014
10 Fun Events to Get You Through to Spring!
The recent brief warm-up was oh-so-welcome, but now that the weather's turned cold and wintry again it almost seems worse than ever, and if that darn groundhog was right we've still got three whole weeks to go until spring. (Coincidentally, that's what the calendar says, too since spring officially begins on March 20.)
Never fear - if you're feeling a bit under the weather, so to speak, we've got the cure. Get out of the house and enjoy one (or more) of these great special events! Here's our list of 10 fabulously fun upcoming events to get your whole family through the last of the winter doldrum and into springtime:
- Pippi Longstocking
Cardinal For Kids presents everyone's favorite free-spirited little redhead!
- Bayou Boogie
Join BIRA in a celebration of Mardi Gras with a shrimp and crawfish boil.
- A Red Carpet Affair at the Buskirk-Chumley.
You're going to watch the Oscars anyway, right? Might as well do it in style!
- Mathers Museum Family Craft Day: Carnival
Learn about the stories behind the traditions of Mardi Gras and Carnival.
- Indiana Heritage Quilt Show & affiliated community exhibits.
These aren't your grandma's quilts. We promise - your whole family will enjoy it!
- First Friday Science of Art
Don't miss the University Players present this fun Children's Theater event at WonderLab!
- TV Technology with PBS Kids
Learn the tricks of the TV trade with the experts from WTIU at WonderLab.
- Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Be mezmerized by a performance from America's foremost modern dance ensemble.
- Flight of the Falcon: A Live Animal Show
Meet live falcons and learn about the amazing speed and physical features of this raptor.
- Make a Mini Death Star
Explore how geometry can help you create a Star Wars "death star" for your room!