Big doin’s this Spring all around Greater Indianapolis. Check out Fun City Finder‘s latest collection of things to do in Indianapolis and its environs, below. You’ll find everything from a full-fledged puppet show of Cinderella to meditations for world peace on Easter Sunday at the Dromtonpa Kadampa Buddhist Center; something for every interest in the diverse and vibrant Indianapolis society.
Things to do in Greater Indianapolis,
April 18 – 24, 2011
|Carol Burnett Live – The Indiana University at Bloomington, Indiana is hosting this Greater Indianapolis event, where the audience is encouraged to become involved, ask questions and get to know the famous comedianne.
April 18, 2011; 8:00 pm
Indiana University Auditorium
Tickets: $33 – $68
|Thoroughbred & Quarter Horse Racing – Indiana Downs is revving up once again. Come enjoy the excitement in nearby Shelbyville, about a half-hour drive south on the 421 in Central Indiana.
April 18 – July 13, 2011
|Demetri Martin – Catch the 2011 Mega Mini Tour by this bright now comedian at the Old National Centre’s famed Egyptian Room.
April 21, 2011; 8:00 pm
Old National Centre
Tickets: $32.50 – $35.00
|4th Annual Indiana House Rabbit Society Adult Easter Egg Hunt – This is for grown-up children over 18. Hunt for eggs and prizes too! Bring your own container and reconnect with your inner child.
April 23, 2011; 2:30 pm
West Park, Carmel, Indiana
|Battle for the Boogie – Watch as 11 bands duke it out for a chance to play the Day Stage at the Boogie at the Rock House, 3940 S. Keystone Avenue. Benefit for Abate of Indiana.
April 23, 2011; 11:00 am – 1:00 am
|Earth Day Indiana Festival – Take the whole fam to this fun, free outdoor festival at Indianapolis’ renowned White River State Park. Exhibits, food, music and activities.
April 23, 2011; 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
White River State Park
|Easter Egg Hunt & Spring Carnival – Face painting, balloons, a bounce house, food and the Easter bunny all come together for this Young Life fundraiser especially directed at the little ones between two and eight.
April 23, 2011; 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
North Central High School
Raffle tickets: $1
|“Spring into Action” Health Fair – This free event is open to the public in the kicky Indianapolis cultural district known as Fountain Square. Lots to do and learn.
April 23, 2011; 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Southeast Health Center, Fountain Square
|Swathi Thirunal – The Natyalaya School of Arts in Carmel, Indiana brings this colorful, classical Indian dance drama to next-door Zionsville.
April 23, 2011; 5:00 pm
Zionsville, Indiana Performing Arts Center
|Prayers for World Peace – Guided meditation and inspiration from well-known Buddhist teacher, Mandy Vickery.
April 24, 2011; 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Dromtonpa Kadampa Buddhist Center
|Indianapolis City Market – Every Wednesday, this famed locale in downtown Indianapolis opens, to the delight of all Hoosiers, with a fabulous array of fresh farmers’ market produce and so much more.
Indianapolis City Market
|Cinderella – A favorite fairy tale as interpreted by marionettes, shadow puppets and hand puppets at Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio, memory-maker for Indianapolis children.
Through May 1, 2011
Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio
Tickets: $10, kids under 2 free
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