Want to laugh? See a popular show about how men and women relate. It was the longest running solo play on Broadway. Defending the Caveman is at Theatre on the Square.
See the work of Vincent Van Gogh and other famed painters in the first exhibition devoted solely to the Neo-Impressionist movement. Face to Face: The Neo-Impressionist Portrait is at the Indianapolis Museum of Art from June 15th through September 7th.
Would you like to help cancer patients? Volunteer to be a First Visit Greeter for patients on their first trip to the IU Health Simon Cancer Center.
Do you know an outstanding organization or person - such as a teacher or historian - bringing awareness to Indiana history? Nominate them for a Founders Day Awardfrom the Indiana Historical Society. Nominations are due by August 1st.
Enjoy music in the park. Garfield Park hosts its' Signature Series on Saturday, August 9th. It’s a Music Fest with some of Indy's top acts. The music starts at 6 p.m.
Strike up the band! 8 concert bands from around the State perform at the Greenwood Community Band Festival. It's at the Surina Amphitheater, on Saturday, August 9th.
Get to know your police. Meet officers from six districts at the IMPD Community Day. Enjoy free food and prizes on Georgia Street, on Thursday, August 7th, from 11 to 2.
Enjoy Midway rides, cotton candy, concerts and more at the Indiana State Fair!Saturday, August 2nd is Band Day at the Indiana State Fair with dozens of high school bands performing and the finals tonight.Sunday (August 3rd)'s highlight? The Truck & tractor pulling at the Lucas Oil Indy Super Pull and the Hispanic/Latino Music Festival.On Monday, August 4th, get unlimited rides for $15, from Noon to 10. On Tuesday, August 5th, it's $2 Tuesday at the State Fair - $2 admission at the gate and $2 "Taste of the State Fair" Food specials. On Thursday, August 7th, stop by the WTHR tent, meet our anchors and reporters and take "the Blue Pledge". Let's make our home a safer place. Also, see Josh Kaufman, from "the Voice", perform on the Free Stage, Thursday, at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, August 9th, it’s 4-H Day, at the Indiana State Fair, with competitions and livestock exhibits. Also, watch a day-long Cheerleading competition with cheerleaders from around the state. And on Sunday, August 10th, see the Lucas Oil Monster Truck Nationals and check out the Contemporary Christian Music Festival on the Free Stage.
Help fight the nation's number one killer - heart disease. Join WTHR and the American Heart Association at the Indianapolis Heart Walk. It's at White River State Park September 13th. Register today.
Do you know professionals, 40 and under, who are making their mark in the workplace or the community? Nominate them for an Indy's Best & Brightest award from Junior Achievement of Central Indiana. The nomination deadline is August 22nd.
After a few years of construction, there is new hope for a critically endangered species. The Simon Skojdt International Orangutan Center is now open at the Indianapolis Zoo. It’s one of the largest exhibits of its’ kind and will serve as a research and conservation center.
Take a journey to a rain forest to learn about an endangered species. See Island of Lemurs: Madagascar, at the IMAX Theatre, at the Indiana State Museum.
See a Kurt Vonnegut Art Exhibit, featuring portraits of the famed author and Indianapolis native. It’s titled “What People Like About Me is Indianapolis”. It's at the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library through July 31st.
See fossilized imprints of the world's best-preserved dinosaur. Leonardo: The Mummified Dinosaur is a new installation in the Dinosphere Exhibit of the Children's Museum.
Head to Germany in Indy.Enjoy German food, dance and culture at the Indianapolis Liederkranz Summerfest.It's at German Park August 2nd.
Shatter the silence on abuse. Attend Lucky at Lucas - a fundraiser, at the Lucas Estate, for the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence, August 9th.
See hundreds of Motorcycles on Meridian, downtown, August 8th and 9th. It's a celebration surrounding the Red Bull Indianapolis GP at the Speedway.
Enjoy motorcycle road racing at the Red Bull Indianapolis GP. It's at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway August 8th – August 10th.
Buy Indiana grown goods at the Southport Farmers Market. It’s at the Southport Antique Mall on Tuesdays, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., and Fridays, from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Enjoy a movie under the stars! Attend the Summer Nights Film Series, at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, on Fridays through August.
Hunger is a problem for thousands of Central Indiana children. Summer Servingsoffers children, in need, free meals at 200 sites in Marion County. It's for kids 18 and under.
Bring your lawn chair or blanket and head to Symphony on the Prairie with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. The ISO performs at Conner Prairie through August 31st. The Glenn Miller Orchestra performs August 1 & 2.
Fly over the great wall of China and explore the lifestyles of modern-day Chinese families. See the Exhibit, Take Me There: China, at the Children's Museum through November 2nd.
See a historic exhibit from China. Terra Cotta Warriors, an army of clay soldiers from an Emperor's tomb, is at the Children's Museum through November 2nd.
The Heartland Actors Repertory Theatre performs Shakespeare's "The Tempest". It's at White River State Park July 31st through August 2nd and it's free.
Head to the IMAX at the Indiana State Museum to see Titans of the Ice Age 3D. Watch giant animals that roamed the earth thousands of years ago.
Get fit on your lunch break! JoinWorkout Wednesdays, with fitness instructors, on Georgia Street, in downtown Indianapolis, every week. It's from Noon – 12:45 p.m.
See, hear, and interact with the past. Watch historic photographs come to life in the exhibit, You Are There, at the Indiana History Center.