WTHR Cares Community Calendar - 13 WTHR Indianapolis

The WTHR Cares Community Calendar promotes events and activities that are open to the general public. The calendar runs several times a day, seven days a week on Channel 13. Please submit entries for consideration at least two (2) weeks prior to the event. SUBMIT YOUR EVENT to on-air calendar. You can also SUBMIT YOUR EVENT to online event calendar.

WTHR Cares Community Calendar

**Please note:  The following events are listed alphabetically.  They are not listed under the day of the event.
 
Head out of town and see the work of more than 100 artists at the ArtFest in Columbus on August 23rd and August 24th. Also, see an Iron Pour, glass-blowing demos and new sculptures in the city's Arts District.
 
We all feel the pain of rising crime in our community. Take the Blue Pledge. Take a stand. Let's Make our home a safer place. Learn more.
 
Spring is in the air! See beautiful butterflies at the Butterfly Kaleidoscope. It's at White River Gardens, on the grounds of the Indianapolis Zoo through September 2nd.  
 
Watch the Indianapolis Indians play and celebrate history at the Civil Rights Game. The event, at Victory Field on Friday, August 22nd, honors former Negro League baseball players.


Attend a Party with a Purpose. Enjoy music, food and the Lucas Estate at CoburnFest on August 23rd. It's a fundraiser for Coburn Place Safe Haven for abuse victims.

Celebrate the return of football at the Colts 5K Run with I.U. Health. Register for the event, at Lucas Oil Stadium, on August 23rd. It also features a Kids Fun Run.


It's time to Devour Downtown. Get 3 course-meals, at value prices, at some downtown Indy restaurants August 18th through August 31st.
 
Bring your pet and enjoy a Dog Walk, music, and food at Dog Day Afternoon Featuring Woofstock. It's in Fishers on Saturday, August 23rd, and supports the Humane Society for Hamilton County.
 
 
Head to Anderson for a free Summer Concert. Enjoy an Evening in the Park with Live Music, on Saturday, August 23rd, from 7 to 10.
 
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 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.  
 
If you have a heart and a home for kids, find out what it takes to be a foster parent. The Villages, the state's largest foster care provider, is holding Foster Parent Info Night on Tuesday, August 19th, at 6. The Villages is located at 3833 N. Meridian St.
 
 
Support the Salvation Army. Tee off at the Golf4Giving Open. It's at the Golf Club of Indiana, in Lebanon, on August 20th.
 
Enjoy music, church tours, dance, and food at the GreekFest! It's at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, in Carmel, August 22nd – August 24th.
 
 
Enjoy ice cream and tour the home of Indiana's only President. Attend the Ice Cream Social at the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site on Saturday, August 23rd 
 
 
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. 
 
See hundreds of performances in 11 days. Attend the Indy Fringe Theatre Festival, in the Mass Ave Cultural District, August 14th - August 24th.

 
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.
 
Women leaders… Want to develop your brand? Attend the IWL Women's Leadership Conference: Brand You! It's Wednesday, August 27th.
 
They were World Champions in Negro League Baseball in the 1920's. Learn about the legacy of the Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown and, black baseball in Indiana, at Martin University on Friday, August 22nd, at 10 a.m.  
 
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. 
 
 
Get tickets to a murder-mystery dinner show with the Capital City Chorus. See Murder in "E-Flat", at the Indianapolis Marriott East, Saturday, August 23rd.
 
 
Get tickets for a theatre classic - the All American musical Oklahoma! It's at the Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre from August 21st through October 5th.
 
Support people living with cancer. Register for the St. Vincent Cancer Walk, at Lions Park in Zionsville, September 20th.

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 Servings offers children, in need, free meals at 200 sites in Marion County. It's for kids 18 and under.  
 
Hear the music of the Beach Boys at Symphony on the Prairie. It's at Conner Prairie on August 22nd through August 24th.

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.
 
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.  

Celebrate the 75-year history of the White River Yacht Club near Broad Ripple. It's holding a Festival and Open House on Saturday, August 23rd, and it's free.


Get fit on your lunch break!  Join Workout 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. 
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