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Mindy’s Circle City Round-Up

Indy is home to many unique restaurants, events, museums, and more! Mindy, from our Caleb & Mindy in the Morning Show, has gathered up this week’s local list of activities and events! So what are you waiting for?! Take a look below at different ways for you to get out and explore Indy!

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EVERY Tuesday – 

Kids Night – 5:30pm to 7:30pm​ – The Salvation Army in Fountain Square (1337 Shelby St.). FREE dinner, crafts, sports, field trips & more!  Kids aged 6 to 17

Chess Club for Kids – 5:30pm to 7:30pm –  ‘Cloud City Youth’s’ professional chess instructor Colin Hargreaves will facilitate a new chess club for kids, using a unique and exciting method that makes learning super easy and fun. Colin Hargreaves has been teaching chess since he was fourteen. For the last 10 years, he has taught professionally and developed a unique STEM focused, creative-play curriculum in over twenty private and public schools around Indy.

EVERY Friday –

Sun King Brewery offers $6 growler fills with their award-winning beers at all their locations

EVERY Saturday – 


Paws & Think’s Paws to Connect – 1pm.  Program that allows individuals to interact virtually with registered Paws & Think therapy teams with the goal of providing a fun break while helping to alleviate stress, loneliness, and feelings of isolation. 15-minute, lighthearted visits provide emotional connection and comfort via the power of the human-dog connection. Research shows that watching someone connect with their dog by petting them activates mirror neurons in the observer, helping to provide the benefit of lowering blood pressure, heart rate, and overall stress levels while increasing dopamine levels in the brain. Paws to Connect visits are open to the public and all ages are welcome. Sign up at https://pawsandthinkorg/register

Kids Night Out – 4pm to 9pm.  Parents can enjoy a night out while kids engage in fun and safe activities at the Benjamin Harrison YMCA. $38 for non-members and $30 for YMCA members.

Duke’s Indy.  2352 S. West St. Downtown.  Honky-tonk venue hosting LIVE music with a rotating cast of house bands. Periodically also hosting select regional and national acts. Admission is free. See the full calendar of acts at

Now through June 20th

Smoke on the Mountain (various times) at Beef ‘n Boards Dinner Theater. One of the most popular shows at Beef & Boards, Smoke on the Mountain is the story of the Singing Sanders Family who is invited to perform at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church by its new pastor, the Rev. Oglethorpe. Filled with energetic bluegrass and Gospel tunes, Smoke on the Mountain is a heartwarming reason to return to live theatre.

Who’s in Bed with the Butler? at Red Barn Summer Theater. A fast-paced farce by Michael Parket launches when a California billionaire passes away and his only child Constance assumes she will inherit his estate. But when she arrives at her father’s mansion she finds out otherwise-and the eccentric butler and a bevy of outlandish women seem to be at the center of it all. Butler is filled with screwball situations that will have the audience laughing from arrival to exit.

Now through June 24th

Pitch Black “Dining in the Dark” – A secret location in Indianapolis is host to this new concept that eliminates distractions and promotes heightened diner’s senses & a more pleasurable dining experience. The focus is instead on taste, smell, mouthfeel and sound, as well as promoting the art of conversation. All diners must hand over phones, watches and any other light sources before the event begins. Diners will enter a warmly lit room, before being accompanied by waiters into the dining room and plunged into utter darkness. Each dining experience lasts 90 minutes, giving diners ample time to get comfortable with their new surroundings and enjoy a delicious 2-course meal with a drink, blindfolded. The ‘Pitch Black’ event will run on select dates only and pre-booking is essential. Limited seating. Tickets: $75 and up.​

Now through June 28th

The 29th annual Eiteljorg Museum Indian Market & Festival, one of the nation’s top Native American art markets, is going all virtual in 2021. The virtual market will run for two weeks and feature Native American artists from across the United States and Canada. It will include Native American dance and music performances, cultural presentations, and art-making demonstrations. There will of course be first and foremost- SHOPPING!  The full schedule of performers and other features is available at

Now through July 11th

Nickelodeon’s Dora and Diego “Let’s Explore” experience at The Children’s Museum – 10am – 5pm

Preschoolers and their families experience Dora & Diego-Let’s Explore, which takes visitors on an active adventure in the enchanting world of Dora the Explorer, her animal-rescuing cousin Diego and their friends. This exhibit is presented both Spanish and English. Free with admission.  Free with general admission.

Now through July 31st

Indy Public Library Summer Reading Progam. Participants earn prizes through reading and bonus activities. Kids & Teens – Track the time you spend reading, listening to audiobooks, or having someone read to you. Older children who read aloud to younger children may count those minutes. Prizes are earned when you have read for 1 hour, 5 hours, 10 hours, 15 hours, and 20 hours. Earn a bonus prize by completing summer reading activities! In-person and online programs and workshops will be available throughout the summer, including book discussions, animal meet and greets, kids trivia, and chef classes

Now through Labor Day

The Waterpark is open for the season! The Waterpark in Carmel is your destination for safe fun in the sun! Come surf the waves on the FlowRider®️, scale the wall of the AquaClimb®️, grab a treat from the snack bar, and enjoy your own private cabana in style. With features for every age and ability—from a kiddie pool to adventure slides—everything needed for a family-friendly day!  All amenities (including the Lazy River!) will be open for splish-splashing fun.

Thursday, June 17th – Sunday, June 20th

Indianapolis Indians Games all against the Memphis Mudbirds. Wednesday through Friday at 7:05pm. Sunday at 1:35pm. Sundays are Kids Eat Free days! All children 14 and under receive a free hot dog, bag of chips and bottle of water with price of admission. Thirsty Thursday – $2 Pepsi soft drinks, $3 domestic drafts, $5 craft and premium drafts and Friday Fireworks with a fabulous show right after the game. Tickets available at

Thursday, June 17th

History Happy Hour Juneteenth – The Evolution of a Holiday. Bring your own beverage and join us for a series of insightful conversations with some of Indiana’s most interesting scholars. Juneteenth commemorates the day that enslaved people of Texas were finally freed following the end of the American Civil War, three years after the Emancipation Proclamation. From local to state recognition, and a movement to be a federal holiday, Juneteenth is American history. Join historian Sharon Gillins for a conversation on memory, tradition and the evolution of this day from Galveston to Indiana. Registration closes 2 hours prior to the start of this free program.

Friday, June 18th to Sunday, June 20th

Helium Comedy Club downtown presents Ali Siddiq. His unique style of stand up began behind the walls of incarceration, an incubator for interesting experiences and good stories. People received their first taste of Ali Siddiq when he appeared on HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam” and “Live from Gotham” and in 2013 he was named Comedy Central’s #1 Comic to Watch. Ali recently impressed comedy enthusiasts by displaying his ability to captivate an audience with his “Mexican Got Boots On” tale, a descriptive storytelling of a prison riot on Ari Shaffir’s “This is Not Happening.” Tickets: $44-$880. This show is 18+. Please note, there is a 2 item minimum in the showroom. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office 45 minutes prior to the show

Fort Ben Cultural Campus Grand Opening celebration at 4:30pm. Free public events, starting on Friday, June 18th. This day will serve as the kickoff to the opening of the Fort Ben Cultural Campus and the world’s first, permanent set of Musical Swings – right here in Lawrence, Indiana! The campus will feature a newly-renovated historic Theater, a Visual Arts Center, an Artist Walk, a History Walk, and an Amphitheater, all surrounded by stunning public art displays and green spaces. Join us for a celebration with free, interactive experiences for the whole family, as well as performances in music, dance, and theater.​

Indianapolis Ruff Ryders 16th anniversary. Festivites start with a Meet & Greet @ Traders Mill Grill & Bar. Night Ride to R&R Extreme Wings Bike Night Hood Ride from Host Hotel. Meetup @ 11:30am, KSU @ 12:00pm. Day Event @ Speedway Indoor Karting. Mix & Mingle @ Host Hotel and Main Event @ Fay Biccard Glick Neighborhood Center. Full details and costs at

Electric Beanfield Music Festival. Sleepybear Campground. Noblesville. 2 day camp out with 40+ musical performances, sunrise set, silent discos, vendors, and more! Doors open at 3pm on Friday with concerts starting 5pm and then at noon both Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $50-$70.

Official Monster Truckz Extreme Tour at Circle City Raceway. 7pm – Friday, 2pm & 7pm – Saturday & 2pm Sunday. An adrenaline-filled show featuring the most massive Monster Truckz destroying cars, flying over mind boggling jump pushing drivers and trucks to the brink of destruction! The Nuclear Motocross Team will amaze and astonish as they soar 80 feet above your head, performing feats you never thought possible. Get ready for the most thrilling and exciting tricks on four wheels! $16.50 for One Adult AND One Child General Admission Ticket. Children are ages 3 – 13. Ages 2 and under are free. Doors open 2 hours prior to show time. Show runs 90 minutes. Please choose your show date and time at checkout. Seating is general admission. Parking may be additional.Hurry – Limited discounted tickets available!  ​​

Friday, June 18h​

49th Bloomington Gold Corvette-Camaro Show! Judging of Corvettes & Camaros, rare and collector Corvettes & Camaros, vendors, movies, a race simulator, beer garden, seminars, a free tour to Griot’s garage Friday, a Saturday night free road tour, special parking displays, and more! Tickets: $25 and up; free, children 12 and under.​


Campbell’s Highland Grill – Cornhole Tournament.Proceeds to help a local not-for-profit organization. This event benefits Leann’s Animal Rescue. Prizes, Live Music and Drink Specials. Registration at 8pm. 1001 North State Road 135, Greenwood, IN​

SAVED BY THE 90s PARTY at the Vogue! Hailing originally from New York City and now active all over the U.S., this party has tons of live 90s music from a totally fresh band. Get ready for everything from Third Eye Blind to the Spice Girls, from The Backstreet Boys to The Beastie Boys. And after that, get jiggy with DJ C:Drive spinning dope tunes before, between and after the show. Doors open at 9pm. 21 and over. Tickets are $15 and available at

Chilling Chatham Arch – Lockerbie Ghost Walk. 9pm. Learn of the murder of Dr. Helene Knabe, Cockroach Row, James Whitcomb Riley, Old St. Joe and their hauntings. Tour will begin in front of  the Athenaeum. This 1893 building has been designated a National Historic Landmark! Tour lasts 1:45-2 hrs. Tickets: $18, adults; $15, seniors (65+). No children under 10. Reservations required.

Haunted Underground Railroad in Westfield. 9pm. Walking tour filled with stories of ghosts of the Underground Railroad mixed with modern-day gangsters and spirits from Westfield’s haunted history. Tour lasts 1:45-2 hours.Tickets: $18, adults; $15, seniors (65+). No children under 10 allowed. Reservation required.​

Nefarious Noblesville Ghost Tour at 9pm. From beer rooms to business, visit the places where the dead continue their spirited affairs and hear their empty voices call from beyond. Meet south side of Court House Square. our lasts 1:45-2 hours. Tickets: $18, adults; $15, seniors 65+. No children under 10. Reservations required.​

Summer Nights Film Series presents: Sister Act (1992)   Bring your pod and watch movies under the stars at Newfields. All you need is a chair, or a blanket, concessions and beverages will be available for purchase. You are welcome to pack your own picnic (with non-alcoholic beverages only) if you’d like. For those who like to be prepared, sunscreen and bug spray are always a good idea. Doors open at 7 pm, and the evening will kick off with special activities before the screening. The movie will begin as twilight turns to night (usually 9:30 pm).  Tickets: $36, members; $48, public. Children 5 and under are free. Tickets sold in boxes of four.

2021 Porch Concert Series at 8pm. The series is on the beautiful Propylaeum porch in downtown Indy (1410 N. Delaware St.) and allows guests to socially distance on the Propylaeum’s expansive lawn while enjoying various styles of music. Food and drinks will be available for purchase at each event. Concert is free and open to the public. Donation of $15/person is encouraged.


Saturday, June 19th

Indiana Sports Corp’s Indy Ultimate. — the Downtown Adventure Event in Indianapolis. Walk, jog, or run your way through many of the city’s most iconic venues and landmarks.  Enjoy unforgettable activities like running the steps of the Indiana War Memorial and kicking a field goal at Lucas Oil Stadium among other unique experiences along this year’s full loop route. Stops include Indy’s most iconic sports venues, arts and culture sites, and city landmarks. New this year – stops at Bottleworks District and the Bobby Slick Leonard Court inside the Ascension St. Vincent Center Pacers Training Facility.  Online registration ends at midnight on Thurs., June 17th. To register on June 18th, visit Lucas Oil Stadium and pick up your packet. Packets MUST be picked up in person from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. No registration or packet pick-up on Saturday, June 19th. If you are unable to make packet pick-up, please email The course is approximately 6 miles. Register at

Juneteenth Jamboree at The Children’s Museum. 10am-3pm. Come celebrate the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. It is also called Emancipation Day or Juneteenth Independence Day. The name “Juneteenth” references the date of the holiday, combining the words “June” and “nineteenth.” Various performers, activities and giveaways!  Included with regular museum admission. Full list of event happenings:

The Midwest Food Festival at Washington Square Mall.  A celebration of black excellence. We are inviting many food vendors and business owners out to support the black culture. 2pm

49th Bloomington Gold Corvette-Camaro Show! Judging of Corvettes & Camaros, rare and collector Corvettes & Camaros, vendors, movies, a race simulator, beer garden, seminars, a free tour to Griot’s garage Friday, a Saturday night free road tour, special parking displays, and more! Tickets: $25 and up; free, children 12 and under.​

Indiana Fever vs. Seattle Storm – 7pm at Indiana Farmers Coliseum. Tickets are available at

Summer Nights Film Series presents: Pan’s Labyrinth (2006)   Bring your pod and watch movies under the stars at Newfields. All you need is a chair, or a blanket, concessions and beverages will be available for purchase. You are welcome to pack your own picnic (with non-alcoholic beverages only) if you’d like. For those who like to be prepared, sunscreen and bug spray are always a good idea. Doors open at 7 pm, and the evening will kick off with special activities before the screening. The movie will begin as twilight turns to night (usually 9:30 pm).  Tickets: $36, members; $48, public. Children 5 and under are free. Tickets sold in boxes of four.

Indy Night Market at The Pavilion at Pan Am Plaza. 6pm. Enjoy food, arts, and culture festival that yields life to Indy’s food scene, including farmers, restaurants, chefs, and food entrepreneurs in one place in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. This event brings a unique atmosphere to Downtown Indy and celebrates culture and inclusivity, with local food, beer, wine, art, and entertainment.

Picnic Concert Series – Mike and Joe at Mallow Run Winery. The Midwest’s Most Renowned Local Band! Live music, food, and wine every weekend this season.  FREE Admissions 6-9pm and family-friendly! Picnics welcome & food trucks will be available. Blankets and lawn chairs strongly encouraged. No pets or tents allowed during concerts. Concert is rain or shine. All non-Mallow Run alcohol is prohibited by Indiana law. ​

Sun King 12th anniversary party at HI-FI Annex! Join in the celebration of 12 years of fresh local beer. Doors open at 4 pm, show at 6 pm. All ages welcome. HI-FI Annex is a temporary open-air venue located in the back parking lot of the Murphy Arts Center. The main entrance to the venue is located on St. Patrick Street closest to the church. Limited picnic table seating is available. Tickets:$20-$23. Advance tickets can be purchased online or at HI-FI Box office. On the day of the show, tickets will be available at the HI-FI Annex Box Office on St. Patrick Street.

Sunday, June 20th

Happy Father’s Day!!!


Jazz & Wine On The Patio at the Biltwell Event Center (950 S. White River Pkwy) is returning for a Special Father’s Day Experience. We are literally rolling the Red Carpet out to celebrate. And with a special performance by recording artist B. Thompson, you don’t want to miss this affair. Tickets go on sale on Friday, May 28th, at 9 am, and can be purchased online only at

Classical Music Sundays at Arts for Lawrence presents The Cicada String Quartet. 4pm-7:30pm. 8920 Otis Ave, Indpls, IN. FREE but donations certainly welcomed.

Caboose rides are back! Nickel Plate Express. 3pm. Enjoy the sights and sounds of spring in our cozy little red caboose. Step back in time and take a 30-minute, open-air ride on the rails as the caboose chugs through Noblesville and over the White River. Snack & Activity included. Tickets are $14. Age 3 and under ride free.

Father’s Day Dinner at House of Soul Restaurant in Carmel. Treat the King of the house to a special meal on Father’s Day. Enjoy great food and live jazz music. This Father’s Day includes: Adult Ticket-$35One Appetizer: (Party Wings, Okra, or Fried Biscuits w/Apple Butter). One Entrée:(Jumbo Wing Plate, Porkchop Plate, Fried Ribs Plate, or Catfish Plate), Two Sides, One Drink. One Dessert & a Free Father’s Day Gift! 12 and Under Ticket-$25One Entrée: (2 wings or 3 chicken tenders), Two Sides, One Drink & One Dessert

2nd annual Fathers Day car and motorcycle cruise in at the old Harrison College! FREE event open to the public 2pm to 6:30pm. Come out and see some really amazing cars and bikes while enjoying amazing food trucks, face painting, give aways and more! All Proceeds (minus food truck profits) go towards Grace House. Please park at Church 52 and walk over.  8150 Brookville Rd, Indpls

Dads and Donuts at Urban Vines. Join us on Father’s Day and enjoy Titus donuts, Urban Vines beermosa & live music! Titus Donuts & Beermosa: 11am-2pm. Charcuterie boards and artisanal pizza from 11a-9pm. Live Music – 1p-4p: Luiza & Lily, 5p-8p: The Wallens

Father’s Day Blacksmith Workshop!  10am-11am at Sargeant Road Farm House. Come join a fun workshop for anyone interested in the art of Blacksmithing! Join Sargent Road Farm House on Father’s Day for a unique workshop, learn how to forge metal, and watch a real Blacksmith in action.

Midwest Originals Duo performing at The Rathskellar Biegarten. Must be 21 and over. Cover taken at door. 4:30pm-7:30pm.

Monday, June 21st

100 Holes for the Homeless!  Golfers can help those experiencing homelessness by committing to raise money as their entry fee/ Proceeds go to the Wheeler Mission. Every $500 raised provides a guest with food, shelter, and care for one month. Register individually to play 100 holes of golf in one day! Golfers get their own cart. Play two balls on every par 4 & 5. Play three balls on every par 3. Best ball applied on each shot. $1,000 Fundraising Minimum. Get a personal fundraising page and ask family, friends, co-workers to make a tax-deductible donation to Wheeler Mission on your personal fundraising page. 10 people donating $1 a hole = $1,000. All fundraising is done online, no need to collect money yourself!

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