‘Super Why Live’
Based on the Emmy-nominated PBS Kids preschool series, “Super Why Live” brings entertainment and education together in an interactive live experience.
3:30 p.m. April 27, Clowes Memorial Hall, 4602 Sunset Ave., $24.75-$34.75. (317) 940-6444, www.cloweshall.org .
Motorcycles and Dean
A Rollin’ with Dean event will offer visitors a taste of all things James Dean. This pop culture festival features art, music, dance, food and is a public program of Indiana State Museum’s “Eternal James Dean” exhibit.
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 27, front lawn of Indiana State Museum, 650 W. Washington St. Free. Activities: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., BJ Rogers’ Pineapple Jam Band; 1 p.m., James Dean Look-A-Like Contest; 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., ’50s-inspired Contest. Food trucks on site.
Join naturalists at McCloud Nature Park in Hendricks County for a program about kites. Not the kind made of paper or plastic, but the species related to eagles, hawks and harriers. Then it’s out into the park’s kite habitat to look out for these fascinating birds of prey.
2 p.m. April 27, McCloud Nature Park, 8518 N. Hughes Road, North Salem. Free. (317) 718-6188, www.hendrickscountyparks.org.
Calling all American Girls
Learn about the American Girl doll through song, crafts and fashion during a Me ’n’ My American Girl program.
1:30 to 3:30 p.m. April 27, Nickel Plate Arts, 107 S. Eighth St., Noblesville. $12 per child. Children are encouraged to bring their dolls. (317) 452-3690. www.nickelplatearts.org .
Join the Fishers and Brownsburg parks departments for free outdoor movies, both showing Dr. Seuss’ “The Lorax.”
Dusk April 26, Nickel Plate District Amphitheater, 6 Municipal Drive, Fishers; and Town Hall Lawn, 61 N. Green St., Brownsburg. Bring snacks and lawn chairs or blankets. No scooters, skateboards, inline skates or bicycles. www.fishers.in.us/parks/movies and www.brownsburg.org.
Celebrate Arbor Day in 1836
Investigate the world of trees. Chat with foresters and discover what trees grow in Indiana and how they are used. Observe how professionals climb trees. Visit the carpentry shop in 1836 Prairietown and see how wood was historically used. Explore the new Nature Walk and leave with a free tree to plant.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26, Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers. Free with admission: $15, adults; $14, ages 65 and older; $10, ages 2-12; free, ages 2 and younger and members. (317) 776-6006 or (800) 966-1836, www.connerprairie.org
Learn about the environment
A free outdoor family-friendly festival teaches about environmental awareness, conservation and sustainable living.
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 27, White River State Park, 801 W. Washington St. Free. (317) 767-3672, www.earthdayindiana.org.
Clean, new and gently used children’s and maternity items are for sale below retail prices during the Just Between Friends spring kids consignment sale. Clothing, toys and baby furniture also for sale.
9 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 25-26 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27, Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2003 E. Pleasant St., Noblesville, www.jbfsale.com .
El Dia de los Ninos
Celebrate the Day of Children, “El Dia de los Ninos,” a holiday that began in Mexico.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 28, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, 3000 N. Meridian St. Free admission day. (317) 334-3322. wws.childrensmuseum.org.
Music, theater, dance and art performed by Butler University students. The event includes original plays, ballet performances and children’s activities.
Through April 28, Butler University, 4600 Sunset Ave. Butler Community Arts School Children’s Dance Concert, 10 a.m. April 27, Schrott Center; Indianapolis Children’s Choir, 11 a.m. April 27, Schrott Center. Both events are free. For a full list of events, visit
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