Opportunities for Families

May 20, 2016

Elementary STEAM at the Carmel Clay Public Library
Be prepared to explore, design, build, and create on Monday, May 23, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. or 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the storytime room. Each program includes several stations for learning and exploring a STEAM concept. This month we will explore geology, especially rocks. No registration is required. For more information, call the Children’s desk at 844-3363.
Website: http://www.carmel.lib.in.us/attend/calendar.cfm
Audience: Grades 2-5

 

Paws to Read at the Carmel Clay Public Library
Do you like dogs? Then come to the library to read to one of our therapy dogs on Saturday, May 28, between 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. First-come, first-served basis. No registration required. For more information, call the Children's desk at 844-3363.
Website: http://www.carmel.lib.in.us/attend/calendar.cfm
Audience: Grades 1-5

 

CFD Safe Sitter Summer Classes
This class is a medically-accurate, up-to-date babysitting course that teaches young teens (11 to 13 year old) life and safety skills relating to childcare.
June 18 or 25, July 9 or 16, or August 13, 2016. 9:00am – 4:00pm, $60 per student
Carmel Fire Department, 2 Civic Square, Carmel, IN 46032
This is the Safe Sitter® (1-Day Course with CPR)
Website: http://carmel.in.gov/modules/showdocument.aspx?documentid=6906
Audience: Boys and girls ages 11-13 who are enrolled in elementary or middle school
Contact: Keith Freer at 317-460-5792 or kfreer@carmel.in.gov

 

"Off to Neverland" a CYT Musical Theater Summer Camp
Join Peter and Wendy as they fly to Neverland and meet the youthful Lost Boys, the peaceful Indians, and the bloodthirsty Pirates. Campers will learn many different aspects of theater, such as drama, voice, dance and more! At CYT Camp, kids build confidence, develop friendships, and have a blast! So get ready for a fun week of singing, acting and dancing. There will be lots of games, workshops, special theme days including water day and a PIZZA PARTY. Enroll today! Visit us on line for a full listing of camps.
Website: http://www.cytindy.org/
Audience: Ages 4-12
Contact: Jodi Wenthe at 317-661-1298 or jwenthe@cytindy.org

 

"Aladdin" a CYT Musical Theater Summer Camp
Come join Aladdin and his gang as he fulfills his three wishes at a fun filled week of CYT Camp! This camp is designed for our Junior Campers and meets until noon (before lunch) every day except Friday, when they will stay until 3 pm. There will be lots of games, crafts, special theme days including WATER DAY and a PIZZA PARTY. Don’t forget to bring a water bottle every day. Snacks will be provided. A special showcase presentation will be on Friday night at 7 pm for your family and friends! Enroll today! Visit us online for a full listing of camps.
Website: http://www.cytindy.org/
Audience: Ages 4-7
Contact: Jodi Wenthe at 317-661-1298 or jwenthe@cytindy.org

 

CYT Musical Theater Summer Camps: "A Wickedly Popular Teen Camp"
Come spend a gravity defying week at CYT Teen Camp! Join us as we travel through music and history of the popular broadway hit “Wicked”! Enhance your skills in acting, singing, and dancing. So get ready for a fun week. Don’t forget to bring your lunch and a water bottle every day. Snacks will be provided. A special showcase presentation will be on Friday night at 5:30 pm for your family and friends!
Website: http://www.cytindy.org/
Audience: Ages 12-18
Contact: Jodi Wenthe at 317-661-1298 or jwenthe@cytindy.org

 

CYT "Advanced Revolutionary Workshop"
The Advanced Revolutionary Workshop is a three day singing and dancing immersion experience for teens (13 and up) and CYT alumni (18-22) looking for a challenge. Students will perform selections from modern musicals celebrating the unsung heroes of our nation’s history, including Hamilton, Ragtime, Allegiance and Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson. The camp will culminate in a showcase performance at Carmel Community Players. Register on line today!
Website: http://www.cytindy.org/
Audience: Ages 13-22
Contact: Jodi Wenthe at 317-661-1298 or jwenthe@cytindy.org


May 13, 2016

CHS GRADFEST 2016
An annual celebration for all CHS graduating seniors that will take place at the Carmel High School Freshman Cafeteria the eventing of commencement, Thursday, May 26, from 10:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Admission is free! The goal is to provide a safe and supervised environment for graduates to enjoy carnival games, refreshments and a chance to win great prizes. For 31 years, Gradfest has been a tradition for the senior class.
Website: http://www1.ccs.k12.in.us/chs/PTO/gradfest
Audience: CHS Senior Class of 2016
Contact: Kimberli Boston-Smith at bostonboston@sbcglobal.net

 

2016 WHJE Radio Camp
Interested in learning more about Broadcasting? This summer, experience the excitement of being on the radio at the CHS Intro to Broadcasting Camp by 91.3 WHJE.
Website: http://whje.com/camp/
Audience: CHS students who will be in 7th, 8th or 9th grade during the 2016-17 school year
Contact: Brian Spilbeler at BSpilbel@ccs.k12.in.us

 

CHS Charisma Fall Dance Team Tryouts
The Carmel High School Fall Dance Team CHARISMA will host tryouts Monday May 16th and Tuesday May 17th from 3:45-5:30 in the CHS Auxiliary Gym. Previous dance experience is not required but suggested. Tryouts are open to any girl who will be a freshman - senior at Carmel High School next year. Contact Sarah Wolff at swolff@ccs.k12.in.us with any questions.
Audience: girls currently in grades 8-11
Contact: Sarah Wolff at 317-846-7721 ext. 7269 or swolff@ccs.k12.in.us

 

Carmel Fire Department - Firefighter for a Day Camp 2016
Boys and Girls ages 7-13. Pick a day: June 28, 29 or 30
9am-2:30pm at Prairie Trace Elementary
Camp is free and kids receive lunch and a t-shirt
Registration opens Monday May 16. Register online at http://carmel.in.gov/index.aspx?page=795

Website: http://carmel.in.gov/index.aspx?page=795
Audience: boys and girls ages 7-13
Contact: Lara Mulpagano at 317-571-2600 or lmulpagano@carmel.in.gov

 

Kits for Kids
Saturday May 21 from 1:30-2:30 pm.
At this event, you will be assembling age appropriate first aid kits and be instructed on how to use the content inside of the kits.
We would kindly appreciate it if parents would stay at the program with their children.
The sign up deadline is Wednesday May 18.

Website: http://bronzeaward.weebly.com/registry.html
Audience: activity is for ages Kindergarteners through Adults
Contact: Gloria at 317-514-7668 or Kits4kidsbronzeaward.troop1616@gmail.com

 

ITA Presents: Happily Ever After Orphanage
Join us Thursday, May 19 @ 6:00 PM at the Carmel Christian Church for a Musical created and performed by kids ages 8-12! Cruella De Vil has lost everything and is looking to gain her wealth back. What does she do? Capture and ransom fairy tale children of course. Join us on an original ITA adventure!
Address: 463 E Main St, Carmel, IN 46032
Tickets: $3 - kids, $5 - adults (at the door) or place your order here: https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/Bdid9l

Website: http://internationaltalentacademy.org/news/ita-presents-no-idea-and-the-magic-of-talent/
Audience: all ages
Contact: Tatyana Komarova at 317-815-9381 or tatyanak13@gmail.com

 

ITA Presents: No Idea and the Magic of Talent
Join us Wednesday, May 18 @ 6:00 PM at the Carmel Christian Church for a Musical created and performed by kids ages 4-8! ITA students created a Musical show with singing, dancing and a unique story about a wonderful city where kids live, work, have fun, and learn valuable skills about friendship and hard work! Fun and educational.
Address: 463 E Main St, Carmel, IN 46032
Tickets: $3 - kids, $5 - adults (at the door) or place your order here: https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/Bdid9l

Website: http://internationaltalentacademy.org/news/ita-presents-no-idea-and-the-magic-of-talent/
Audience: all ages
Contact: Tatyana Komarova at 317-815-9381 or tatyanak13@gmail.com

 

May 6, 2016

CHS Art Department 2016 Cyber Art Show
The CHS Art Department 2016 Cyber Art Show will be on Facebook beginning on May 6, 2016. If you log in to Facebook, you will be able to view and "like" student artwork from every art course. On Monday, May 16, "likes" will be tallied and the student who receives the most Facebook "likes" will be recognized by the Art Department.

 

CHS Performing Arts Department Presents Godspell
Carmel High School's Performing Arts Department invites the community to its annual spring musical.  This year, a talented cast and crew directed by John Burlace present Godspell in 5 performances from Thursday, May 12 - Sunday, May 15.  Tickets are available online at www.ticketracker.com.  Godspell was the first major musical by Grammy and Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Enchanted), taking the world by storm when it opened in 1971 and performed in many tours and revivals since.  With hits such as "Day by Day," this story--one essentially about community, kindness, tolerance, and love--continues to touch audiences.  Support our high school and reserve the best seats now!
Website: www.ticketracker.com

 

Join Cub Scouts and Get Hooked on Scouting this Spring
When you’re a kid, fun comes first. Final exams, driver’s ed and summer jobs will arrive soon enough. Cub Scouts lets kids have fun while teaching them skills that will help them later on. From the thrill of shooting an arrow to learning how to transform a block of wood into a race car to catching your first fish, Cub Scouts is one thrill after another. Boys in Kindergarten to Grade 5 are invited to join Cub Scouts and attend a fishing derby on May 15 or 22.
Website: https://scoutingevent.com/?gethooked
Audience: Boys in Grades K-5; elementary schools
Contact: Nat Baker at 317-813-7085 or nbaker@crossroadsbsa.org

 

Friday Night Game Challenge at the Carmel Clay Public Library
The Imperial Remnant, the premiere Star Wars gaming group in Central Indiana, will be stopping by the library to demonstrate the Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Game to any interested gamers or Star Wars fans on Friday, May 13, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. in the program room. You can also bring your own games or play one of ours. No registration required. For more information, call the Young Adult desk at 814-3983.
Website: http://www.carmel.lib.in.us/attend/calendar.cfm
Audience: Grades 5-12

 

Hands-On Tech at the Carmel Clay Public Library
Try out our fun tech toys on Tuesday, May 10, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. or 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the storytime room. Drop in to play, learn, and collaborate with others. No prior knowledge is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and all children present must be at least 5 years old, including siblings. No registration is required. For more information, call the Children’s desk at 844-3363.
Website: http://www.carmel.lib.in.us/attend/calendar.cfm
Audience: Grades K-5

 

Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation: Hoopers
Bounce-pass to the post. They shoot, they score! As your Hooper takes the court, they will learn the fundamentals of Indiana's beloved hometown sport.
Tuesdays, June 7 - June 28 | 6:00-6:50pm | $40 | Activity #166018-01
Location: Carey Grove Park

Website: https://apm.activecommunities.com/carmelclayparks/Activity_Search/2862
Audience: Ages 5-6; Elementary Schools
Contact: Amanda Jackson at 317-843-3861 or ajackson@carmelclayparks.com

 

Kits 4 Kids
At this event, you will be assembling age appropriate first-aid kits and instructed on how to use the content inside of the kits.
Website: http://bronzeaward.weebly.com/registry.html
Audience: K-Adults
Contact: Gloria at 317-514-7668 or Kits4kidsbronzeaward.troop1616@gmail.com

 

April 29, 2016

CHS GRADFEST 2016
An annual celebration for all CHS graduating seniors that will take place at the Carmel High School Freshman Cafeteria the eventing of commencement, Thursday, May 26, from 10:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Admission is free! The goal is to provide a safe and supervised environment for graduates to enjoy carnival games, refreshments and a chance to win great prizes. For 31 years, Gradfest has been a tradition for the senior class.
Website: http://www1.ccs.k12.in.us/chs/PTO/gradfest
Audience: CHS Senior Class of 2016
Contact: Kimberli Boston-Smith at bostonboston@sbcglobal.net

 

2016 WHJE Radio Camp
Interested in learning more about Broadcasting? This summer, experience the excitement of being on the radio at the CHS Intro to Broadcasting Camp by 91.3 WHJE.
Website: http://whje.com/camp/
Audience: CHS students who will be in 7th, 8th or 9th grade during the 2016-17 school year
Contact: Brian Spilbeler at BSpilbel@ccs.k12.in.us

 

Carmel High School Color Guard Auditions
Come out to make new friends and be a part of this 7-time State Champion and 4-time World Champion team! If you love to perform and dance in front of thousands of people, travel around the country, and want to learn how to toss a flag, rifle, or sabre up into the air… The Carmel Color Guard is for YOU!! We compete with the Marching Band during the Fall and have Winter Guard competitions over the winter months. NO experience is necessary; we will teach you everything you need to know! Dress in workout clothes & athletic shoes (no jeans).
Dates: Tuesday, May 3rd & Thursday, May 5th (We recommend coming to BOTH days of auditions)
Time: 5:30 – 8:30pm (registration begins at 5pm on May 3rd)
Location: Carmel High School, Main Band Hallway (Door #29)

Website: http://carmelbands.org/blog/2016/04/25/2016-color-guard-auditions/
Audience: Girls and Boys entering grades 9-12 at CHS in the fall of 2016
Contact: Caryn Hildreth at 317-219-8742 or carynhildreth@gmail.com

 

Marian University STEM Summer Camps and Summer SuperBodies Camp
Marian University STEM Summer Camp is for K - 8th grade students. The one week camps are Explore STEM: Living Things; Chemistry, Physics, and So Much More!; Earth and Space; and STEM and Nature and are the weeks of June 13, June 20, June 27 and July 11. The Summer SuperBodies Camp is for entering 6th - 8th grade students and is July 19 and 20.
Website: http://www.marian.edu/about-marian/nina-mason-pulliam-ecolab/summer-science-camps
Audience: K-8th grade
Contact: Janice Hicks Slaughter at 317-524-7701 or jhslaughter@marian.edu

 

Tinker Tuesdays at the Carmel Clay Public Library
Roll into the library to meet Sphero SPRK, the latest in a growing fleet of robots, on Tuesday, April 26, 4:00 - 4:45 p.m. in the storytime room. Fire up your imagination, learn about block coding, and then tinker with programming to get this transparent, spherical robot to follow your commands. No registration required and there is no charge to attend. For more information, call the Young Adult desk at 814-3983.
Website: http://www.carmel.lib.in.us/attend/calendar.cfm
Audience: Grades 5-8

 

Paws to Read at the Carmel Clay Public Library
Would you like to practice reading to a specially-trained dog who loves listening to stories? Then come to the library on Saturday, April 23, for 15-minute sessions from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. No registration required. For more information, call the Children's desk at 844-3363.
Website: http://www.carmel.lib.in.us/attend/calendar.cfm
Audience: Grades 1-5

 

Star Wars Day at the Carmel Clay Public Library
Is the Force strong with you? Then drop in to the library on Wednesday, May 4, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Make your own lightsaber and challenge your Jedi skills with a bunch of different games. Dress up as your favorite hero or villain, and get your picture taken with some out-of-this-world characters. For more information, call the Children’s desk at 844-3363.
Website: http://www.carmel.lib.in.us/attend/calendar.cfm
Audience: Grades k-12

 

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation: Extreme Makeover, Birdhouse Edition
Create a one-of-a-kind home for your feathered friends! Work with your child to design and build your very own birdhouse. Learn about which birds might come and visit your newly constructed bird sanctuary, and then take a short hike through Central Park to bird watch! Parents do not need to register separately. For ages 5-9. Parents do not need to register separately.
Wednesday, June 1 | 7-8:30pm | $16 | Activity #166044-01
Location: Monon Community Center

Website: https://apm.activecommunities.com/carmelclayparks/Activity_Search/2911
Audience: ages 5-9
Contact: Amanda Jackson at 317-843-3861 or ajackson@carmelclayparks.com

 

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation: Safe Sitter
Safe Sitter® is a nationally recognized, medically accurate babysitting program designed to teach teens everything they need to know to be safe when they're home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who is choking and helpful information like what to do if there's severe weather. The lessons are filled with fun activities, role playing exercises, and practiced rescue attempts on manikins to prepare students for real life situations. For ages 11-14.
Choose from the following Saturday class offerings at the Monon Community Center. Classes run from 9:00am-4:00pm.
May 14 | Activity #166051-01
July 9 | Activity #166051-02
August 6 | Activity #166051-03
August 20 | Activity #166051-04

Website: https://apm.activecommunities.com/carmelclayparks/Activity_Search/2920
Audience: Ages 11-14 (middle schools)
Contact: Amanda Jackson at 317-843-3861 or ajackson@carmelclayparks.com

 

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation: Beginning Archery (Tweens & Teens)
Learn the sport that is catching fire! Develop proper archery techniques, improve your hand-eye coordination, and become informed about archery equipment. Participants will learn proper archery range behavior, how to string a bow, take aim, and shoot at different targets. Please wear closed toe shoes. For ages 9-12.
Choose from two different offerings:
Wednesdays, 5/4-5/25 | 4:30-5:15pm | Activity # 166048-01
Wednesdays, 8/3-8/24 | 5:30-6:15pm | Activity #166048-02
Location: West Park

Website: https://apm.activecommunities.com/carmelclayparks/Activity_Search/2915
Audience: Ages 11-14 (middle schools)
Contact: Amanda Jackson at 317-843-3861 or ajackson@carmelclayparks.com

 

Anderson University Harp Camp
Come join us for a week of learning and fun on the beautiful instrument - the harp!!! The 2016 Anderson University Harp Camp will take place June 6-10 on the beautiful Anderson University campus under the direction of Dr. Heaven Fan. This unique harp camp experience includes technique workshops, master classes, private lessons (optional), harp ensembles, and recitals. The deadline for registration is May 31 and all levels are welcome!
Website: http://www.anderson.edu/uploads/somtd/harp-camp-poster.pdf
Audience: Ages 7 and up

 

Incycle Fundraiser for Forest Dale Elementary
The FDE PTO has partnered with InCycle Studio to hold an indoor cycling fundraiser on May 1st at 2pm. This event is designed to be fun in nature, so whether you are an experienced rider, just starting your fitness journey, or have never attended a class but are curious about this trend in personal fitness, this event is for you! Cathy Miller of InCycle, which holds 30 bikes, is donating her studio and instructor time for the event. But wait, there’s more! As, an additional benefit, event attendees will receive an additional ride pass for use on a later date, and an InCycle water bottle.
Website: https://fde.formstack.com/forms/incyclefundraiser
Audience: Adults 18 and up
Contact: Celeste Murnan at 317-523-3623 or Celestemurnan@yahoo.com

 

Music for Miracles at the Palladium
Join Carmel High School Student Government and Performing Arts for a night of music for a great cause. Friday April 29th from 7-9 pm at the Center for the Performing Arts Palladium CHS presents the third annual Music for Miracles benefitting Riley Hospital for Children. The night will include musical performances including the Carmel High School Accents and Ambassadors, Cherry Tree Elementary Choir, jazz trio, musical theater performance as well as vocal soloists and instrumentals. General admission tickets are only $15 and can be purchased at thecenterpresents.org/tickets or at the box office the night of the performance.
Website: http://www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org/tickets/?rd=1
Audience: all grades, genders and schools
Contact: Sarah Wolff at 317-846-7721 or swolff@ccs.k12.in.us

 

Rhythmic Gymnastics
Rhythmic Gymnastics is a unique blend of dance, art, and sport. Participants will be introduced to basic gymnastic skills and learn a variety of jumps, dance moves, and coordination exercises. This class will improve flexibility and provide an introduction to the rhythmic ball, hoop, rope, and ribbon.
Held at Wilfong Pavilion at Founders Park
5/5-6/9
Thursdays
7:30-8:30pm
$84 per participant

Website: https://apm.activecommunities.com/carmelclayparks/Activity_Search/3350
Audience: Youth/teens
Contact: Jordan Hill at 317-573-5237 or jhill@carmelclayparks.com

 

Movie Actors
Why go to the movies when you can act them out yourself? This class will take popular scenes from movies and allow you to act them out with a scene partner. Students develop stage presence, vocal projection, and movement.
5/7-5/28
Saturdays
6:00-6:55pm
$56 per participant

Website: https://apm.activecommunities.com/carmelclayparks/Activity_Search/3275
Audience: Youth
Contact: Jordan Hill at 317-573-5237 or jhill@carmelclayparks.com

 

Etiquette Kingdom
Good manners are essential for every child's self-confidence and success in life. Learn to interact with peers and adults, introduce yourself, and practice dining skills through games, book discussions, and Q&A's from real life situations. At the end of the session, children will be invited to a "Play Restaurant" where they will be served by their peers. All materials included.
5/5-5/26
Thursdays
6:00-6:55pm
$63 per participant

Website: https://apm.activecommunities.com/carmelclayparks/Activity_Search/3294
Audience: Youth
Contact: Jordan Hill at 317-573-5237 or jhill@carmelclayparks.com

 

ACT Prep Course
The ACT test is designed to determine what a student has learned. Brush up your math skills, while learning clear techniques to improve scores in the Reading, English, and Writing sections. The class is divided as follows: 5/31-English/Math; 6/2-Reading/Essay.
5/31 and 6/2
Tuesday and Thursday
6:00-8:00pm
$35 per participant

Website: https://apm.activecommunities.com/carmelclayparks/Activity_Search/3490
Audience: Teens
Contact: Jordan Hill at 317-573-5237 or jhill@carmelclayparks.com

 

SAT Prep Course
This program will cover all three parts of the SAT test. Students will receive great tips, strategies, and techniques to improve their SAT scores in Math, Critical Reading, and Writing. This prep course is taught by a College Board AP consultant and reader with over 10 years of SAT prep experience.
5/3/16
Tuesday
6:00-8:00pm
$25 per participant

Website: https://apm.activecommunities.com/carmelclayparks/Activity_Search/3294
Audience: Teens
Contact: Jordan Hill at 317-573-5237 or jhill@carmelclayparks.com

 

Beautiful Ballerinas
This class combines creative movement and beginning ballet positions to teach your Beautiful Ballerina poise and grace. All dancers must wear leotards, tights, and leather ballet shoes (no cloth slippers). Hair should be in a ponytail or bun.
Activity # 165029-01
Ages: 3-6
5/3-5/31
Tuesdays
10:45-11:15am

Website: https://apm.activecommunities.com/carmelclayparks/Activity_Search/3247
Audience: ages 3-6
Contact: Jordan Hill at 317-573-5237 or jhill@carmelclayparks.com

 

Petite Dancer
Petite Dancer combines our Beautiful Ballerinas and Terrific Tappers so your little stars can try both styles of dance in one class! This class will focus on coordination, counting skills, poise, and proper technique. Dancers will need tan Mary-Jane buckle tap shoes, pink leather ballet shoes (no cloth slippers) and leotard with tights. Hair should be in a ponytail or bun. No class on 7/2 and 7/4.
Activity # 165030-01
Ages: 3-6
5/3-5/31
Tuesdays
10:00-10:45am

Website: https://apm.activecommunities.com/carmelclayparks/Activity_Search/3938
Audience: ages 3-6
Contact: Jordan Hill at 317-573-5237 or jhill@carmelclayparks.com

 

Musical Stage Adventures Summer Games (ages 4-8)
Young artists will sharpen their performance skills through acting exercises, dancing, singing, theater improvisation & games. While exploring fun stories and songs, students develop presentation skills by learning how to use the tools of an actor and singer: body, voice, creativity and imagination. Join us for a fun presentation and games on the last class!
REGISTER HERE: https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/szimi1

Website: http://internationaltalentacademy.org/programs/classes/
Audience: Ages 4-8
Contact: Tatyana Komarova at 317-815-9381 or tatyanak13@gmail.com

 

Musical Theater (ages 9-13)
Explore being a “triple threat” by acting, singing and dancing without the pressure of a performance! During a fun, high-energy class, students will work on voice development, acting exercises and a simple dance routine through fun games and exercises. Classical Broadway songs & scenes as well as hits from popular children's musicals are used in this class to provide children the exposure to all types of age-appropriate music and acting material prominent in theater today.
REGISTER HERE: https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/szimi1
Dates & Times: June 9 – July 28, Thursdays; 5-6:00 pm
Location: Carmel Christian Church, 463 E Main St, Carmel, IN 46032 (across from CHS and Carmel Library)

Website: http://internationaltalentacademy.org/programs/classes/
Audience: Ages 9-13
Contact: Tatyana Komarova at 317-815-9381 or tatyanak13@gmail.com

 

Live on TV! - Summer Camp (ages 9-13)
Have you ever dreamed of working for or being on TV? Join us for a preview of the day in the life of actors on the silver screen! Campers will work together to create commercials, news broadcasts, soap operas and more while learning tips and tricks of performing for the cameras. Camp includes a trip to tour one of Indy’s TV News Stations!
Dates & Times: June 27-July 1; 9:30 am -2:30 pm
Location: Orchard Park Presbyterian Church (106 St and Rangeline Rd)
Register HERE: https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/Hjibns

Website: http://internationaltalentacademy.org/programs/summer-camps/
Audience: Ages 9-13
Contact: Tatyana Komarova at 317-815-9381 or tatyanak13@gmail.com

 

Write It, Perform It! Summer Camp (ages 6-10)
Campers come together to create a unique story of all their favorite characters in one show… all in one week! Campers learn valuable creative writing techniques, performance skills, and how to work in a creative environment as a team. Campers perform a script reading of their original work on the last day of camp!
Dates & Times: July 11th-15th 9:30 am-1:30 pm
Location: Orchard Park Presbyterian Church (106 St and Rangeline Rd)
Register HERE: https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/Hjibns

Website: http://internationaltalentacademy.org/programs/summer-camps/
Audience: ages 6-10
Contact: Tatyana Komarova at 317-815-9381 or tatyanak13@gmail.com

April 22, 2016

WTHR Health & Fitness Expo
Come on down to the state fairgrounds. Join celebrity guests, Mario Lopez and others, and take a selfie in “The Voice” chair. We are excited to share with you a very special partnership. On April 23 and 24th from 10am to 5pm Lilly is co-sponsoring the 2016 WTHR Health & Fitness Expo with Marian University.  Lilly US Medical Health Education’s Lilly for Better Health® will be at booth 516. Experience fun ideas on being active, live cooking demonstrations and come play the arcade version of the Fruit Ninja game. Complimentary tickets are being made available, courtesy of WTHR, Lilly and other event sponsors. 

Website:  lillyforbetterhealth.com/wthrticket
Audience: families and people of all ages
Contactwthr.com/expo 

CHS Performing Arts Department Presents Godspell
Carmel High School's Performing Arts Department invites the community to its annual spring musical.  This year, a talented cast and crew directed by John Burlace present Godspell in 5 performances from Thursday, May 12 - Sunday, May 15.  Tickets are available online at www.ticketracker.com.  Godspell was the first major musical by Grammy and Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Enchanted), taking the world by storm when it opened in 1971 and performed in many tours and revivals since.  With hits such as "Day by Day," this story--one essentially about community, kindness, tolerance, and love--continues to touch audiences.  Support our high school and reserve the best seats now!
Website: www.ticketracker.com

Carmel Planetarium: Super Volcanoes
Feel the heat! SuperVolcanoes explores rare types of volcanic eruptions that marshal the energy that lurks, like a sleeping dragon, beneath the surface of planet Earth. The story of these big blow outs is a tale of havoc and mayhem: mass extinctions, climate collapses, and violence beyond anything humans have ever witnessed. In this unique immersive experience, audiences will explore the impact of volcanism in our solar system. Can a supervolcano erupt in our own time? The answer is surprisingly close to home.Thursday, May 5, 2016 7:30 PM Tickets are available in advance from the CHS Bookstore starting April 25. Adults - $4.00 Children, Seniors, CHS Students - $2.00 

Flyer:  Planetarium Flyer
Audience: families
Contact: Keith Turner, 317-846-7721 ext. 7446 or wkturner@ccs.k12.in.us

April 15, 2016

Carmel Color Guard Annual Clinic
Carmel Color Guard Annual Clinic will be held on Saturday, May 7th from 1:00pm - 4:00pm. Have fun learning to spin a flag or rifle and dancing with the CHS Color Guard members!
$25 Registration fee includes a t-shirt and snacks. Register by April 30th to guarantee requested t-shirt size.
The clinic will be held in the Freshman Cafeteria at Carmel High School (Door #16). Bring your friends and come join the fun!

Website: https://carmelbands.wufoo.com/forms/2016-annual-spring-color-guard-camp/
Audience: boys and girls in grades 1-8
Contact: Caryn Hildreth at 317-219-8742 or carynhildreth@gmail.com

 

Adoption Connection Club
The fact is nearly all adopted children are asked questions about adoption by friends, relative, neighbors, classmates, and strangers. Children, especially those ages 7-11, need to be prepared to handle these challenging moments. Adoptions of Indiana can help them learn how to respond to these questions through fun adoption fun adoption related activities designed especially for this age group.
With Adoption Educator, Carissa Maddox MS, participants
will examine adoption in the media, talk about adoption at
school, and will have fun.

Website: http://adoptionsofindiana.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Adoption-Connection-Flyer.pdf
Audience: students in grades 2-5
Contact: Carissa Maddox at 317-574-8950 or carissa@adoptionsofindiana.org

 

Equipped and Empowered for Middle School
As part of normal and healthy development, all teens grapple with their identity. Adopted teens face additional challenges in reconciling who they are with the uncertainties in their history. This group offers guidance as we empower and equip teens to handle the issues and questions that arise from their personal adoption story while they learn who they are as individuals. Led by Carissa Maddox MS, students will use art, meaningful conversations, reflection, and a variety of researched based activities, to discover the truth about healthy identity formation.
Website: http://adoptionsofindiana.org/equipped-and-empowered-middle-flyer/
Audience: grades 7-8
Contact: Carissa Maddox at 317-574-8950 or carissa@adoptionsofindiana.org

 

Equppied and Empowered for Teens
As part of normal and healthy development, all teens grapple with their identity. Adopted teens face additional challenges in reconciling who they are with the uncertainties in their history. This group offers guidance as we empower and equip teens to handle the issues and questions that arise from their personal adoption story while they learn who they are as individuals. Led by Carissa Maddox MS, students will use art, meaningful conversations, reflection, and a variety of researched based activities, to discover the truth about healthy identity formation.
Website: http://adoptionsofindiana.org/equipped-and-empowered-teen-flyer/
Audience: High school students
Contact: Carissa Maddox at 317-574-8950 or carissa@adoptionsofindiana.org

 

Maker Mondays at the Carmel Clay Public Library
Like Minecraft? Then come make your own Minecraft movie with us on Monday, April 18, 7:00 - 7:45 p.m. in the storytime rooms. We'll provide the materials, you provide the creativity. No registration required. For more information, call the Young Adult desk at 814-3983.
Website: http://www.carmel.lib.in.us/attend/calendar.cfm
Audience: Grades 5-8

 

2016 Carmel High School Percussion Clinic
Registration is now open for the 2016 Annual Percussion Clinic hosted by the Carmel High School Percussion staff and Drumline. Included with the clinic, students grades 4-8 will learn fundamental techniques on keyboards and marching percussion snare drum, tenor and bass drum. There will be a parent performance and pizza following the clinic from 9 AM to 1 PM on May 21st at Carmel High School. To guarantee a t-shirt, please register no later than Saturday, May 14th. If you have any questions, please contact Jeff Queen at jeff@jeffqueen.com.
Website: https://carmelbands.wufoo.com/forms/2016-annual-percussion-clinic/
Audience: Grades 4-8

 

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation: Recreational Half-Day Camps
Check out our weekly half-day camp offerings for ages 4-10! Camps run from June 6 - August 6 at the Monon Community Center. Choose from a variety of themes, where children will learn in both indoor and outdoor classrooms, and have FUN! Visit www.carmelclayparks.com, or call (317)848-7275 for more information or to register.
Website: http://carmelclayparks.com/
Audience: Ages 4-10; elementary schools
Contact: Amanda Jackson at 317-843-3861 or ajackson@carmelclayparks.com

 

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation: Skateboarding Lessons
Did you know that CCPR offers Beginning and Intermediate Skateboarding Lessons for ages 6-13? Classes are held at the Monon Community Center Skatepark, and are taught by experienced skateboarding instructors. Skateboards and helmets are required by all, and pads are recommended. Choose from a variety of session offerings. Visit www.carmelclayparks.com or call (317)848-7275 for more information, or to register.
Website: http://carmelclayparks.com/
Audience: Ages 6-13; elementary schools & middle schools
Contact: Amanda Jackson at 317-843-3861 or ajackson@carmelclayparks.com

 

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation: Camping Essentials
Are you a first-time camper or new to camping? Explore Central Park while learning how to pack a proper camping bag, setup a tent, and build a cooking fire! We will also discuss "Leave No Trace," which encourages making good decisions to protect the world around you by properly preparing for your trip, respecting wildlife, and minimizing impact. Put what you've learned into practice at our Family Campout event! Registration is per family.
Tuesday, May 7 | 6:30-8:30pm | Activity #166043-01 | $15/family
Location: Monon Community Center

Website: https://apm.activecommunities.com/carmelclayparks/Activity_Search/2910
Audience: Ages 6 & up, all schools
Contact: Amanda Jackson at 317-843-3861 or ajackson@carmelclayparks.com

 

ITA: Show Choir Camp
Join us for a week-long intensive show choir program designed to improve your singing & dancing skills while having a blast with your camp friends! Campers focus on vocal and dance technique through games and exercises, have fun to performing with props, get tips to use in at-home practices and perform on stage for friends and family at the end of camp! This camp is perfect for beginners or seasoned show choir performers looking to brush up their skills.
April Specials: Register by April 30th and receive $15 off registration fee. Refer a friend and both receive 10% OFF tuition fee.
Date & Time: June 13-17, 9:30-12:30pm.
Location: Orchard Park Presbyterian Church (106 St and Rangeline Rd).
Register HERE: https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/Hjibns

Website: http://internationaltalentacademy.org/programs/summer-camps/
Audience: Ages 6-12
Contact: Tatyana Komarova at 317-815-9381 or tatyanak13@gmail.com

 

ITA: Fairy Tale Kingdom Camp
Join us for an exciting journey to the Fairytale Kingdom of Fun! We will visit Mother Goose’s Good Manners town in Germany, Tinkerbell’s Dance and Music Palace in London, Arial’s Actors in Masks Theater off the coast of Italy, and Captain Hook’s Games & Treasure Hunting ship. As they are preparing to become a real fairy tale character, they will practice table and conversation etiquette, learn elegant dance steps and play music games, dress up and act out their favorite characters and learn a little about the countries of each Kingdom. Parents are invited to our fairy tale tea party and final awards ceremony at the end of the Fun Kingdom week.
Time & Date: June 20-24, 9:30-12:30pm.
Location: Orchard Park Presbyterian Church (106 St and Rangeline Rd).
April Specials: Register by April 30th and receive $15 off registration fee. Refer a friend and both receive 10% OFF tuition fee.
Register HERE: https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/Hjibns

Website: http://internationaltalentacademy.org/programs/summer-camps/
Audience: Ages 4-7
Contact: Tatyana Komarova at 317-815-9381 or tatyanak13@gmail.com

 

SAT Prep Course
This program will cover all three parts of the SAT test. Students will receive great tips, strategies, and techniques to improve their SAT scores in Math, Critical Reading, and Writing. This prep course is taught by a College Board AP consultant and reader with over 10 years of SAT prep experience.
Website: https://apm.activecommunities.com/carmelclayparks/Activity_Search/3492
Audience: Teens
Contact: Jordan Hill at 317-573-5237 or jhill@carmelclayparks.com

 

Everyday Self-Defense
This self-defense class will teach you escapes from holds, striking techniques, and enhanced awareness. Designed to strengthen your body through fitness stations and to help prepare you for a fight or flight situation. Learn how to defend yourself and stay safe in any situation.
Website: https://apm.activecommunities.com/carmelclayparks/Activity_Search/3446
Audience: Ages 15+
Contact: Jordan Hill at 317-573-5237 or jhill@carmelclayparks.com

 

Junior Photographers
A picture is worth a thousand words! Here's your chance to explore several different genres of photography, enjoy fun activities, and learn to take action shots! What better way to learn the art of photography than to spend time outdoors in scenic Central Park, taking stunning pictures of both nature and still life objects? Don't forget to bring along your point and shoot camera or camera phone. No DSLRs.
Website: https://apm.activecommunities.com/carmelclayparks/Activity_Search/3446
Audience: Youth
Contact: Jordan Hill at 317-573-5237 or jhill@carmelclayparks.com

 

ITA: Etiquette Kingdom
In our high-tech society, good manners are essential for every child's self-confidence and success in life. This interactive program focuses on up-to-date social and communications skills, which build self-esteem, self-respect, and respect for others. Students will learn to interact with peers and adults, introduce themselves and practice dining skills through role-playing games, book discussions and questions/answers from real life situations. Handouts will be given at each class.
Dates & Times: May 5- May 26, Thursdays , 6:00pm - 6:55pm
Location: Monon Community Center
Register HERE: https://apm.activecommunities.com/carmelclayparks/Activity_Search/etiquette-kingdom/3294

Website: http://internationaltalentacademy.org/programs/classes/
Audience: Ages 7-12
Contact: Tatyana Komarova at 317-815-9381 or tatyanak13@gmail.com

 

ITA's Good Manners
Good manners and social skills are important in all aspects of your child's life, from the playground to the classroom. While playing fun and exciting games young children will learn to use magic words, introduce themselves, talk on the phone, interact with their peers and adults, learn dining skills in our “Play Restaurant”, and much more! At the end of the session participants will enjoy dressing up and attending our fabulous Tea Party. Materials included.
Dates & Times: May 2- May 30, Mondays , 5:30pm- 6:25pm
Location: Monon Community Center
Register HERE: https://apm.activecommunities.com/carmelclayparks/Activity_Search/good-manners/3182

Website: http://internationaltalentacademy.org/programs/classes/
Audience: Ages 4-7
Contact: Tatyana Komarova at 317-815-9381 or tatyanak13@gmail.com

 

April 1, 2016

In a Grimm Land
"In a Grimm Land" is a new, one-act play based on the best-selling children's works of Adam Gidwitz. Using well-known fairy tales such as Hansel and Gretel, Jack and Jill, and the Frog Prince, "In a Grimm Land" is a humorous take on what it means to be human in a fractured world. Something for children of all ages as well as adults, "In a Grimm Land" uses audience participation and will keep everyone guessing what comes next.
Audience: 3rd grade and Up
Contact: Derek Hakes at 317-733-6420 or dhakes@ccs.k12.in.us

 

Summer Spectacular Show Choir Camp
The Summer Spectacular Show Choir Camp is a 4-Day co-ed camp filled with singing, dancing, friendship, and fun! Students will learn 3 performance numbers to be showcased at the end of the week.
Camp fee includes:
2 t-shirts
all sheet music
2 tickets to the Show Choir Camp Showcase on Thursday evening
The camp is open to ALL students entering grades 5-9 (school year 2016/17).

Website: http://carmelchoirs.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/SSCSRegistration-form-2016.pdf
Audience: Two camp sessions are being offered June 6-9 (student’s grade entering school year 2016/2017):
5-6 graders: 9 am-12 pm
7-9 graders: 1 pm-4 pm

Contact: Katherine Kouns at 317-846-7721 ext. 7453 or KKouns@ccs.k12.in.us

 

Forest Dale Mulch Sales
Many mulch varieties from Musselman Farms are available to you at great rates, with NO sales tax and FREE delivery. This is a great way to help the school and beautify your yard at the same time! Two dates remain for delivery: April 27, or April 28. Orders must be received by noon April 21st to ensure mulch delivery for this years sale. Musselman Farms will deliver to Carmel, Fishers, and Noblesville so feel free to share this great offer with family, friends, and neighbors. Please contact Rebecca Horrocks (bechorrocks@gmail.com) or Debbie Neumann (debneu@sbcglobal.net) with any questions.
Website: https://myccs.ccs.k12.in.us/fde/pto
Audience: CCS community

 

ITA Summer Camps - Early Bird Special
FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN ages 4-13! JOIN US FOR THE MOST EXITING SUMMER CAMPS-2016! Performing Arts, Singing, Dancing, TV Shows, Field Trip, Fairy Tales and more! Sign up at the link provided before your favorite camp is FULL!
* Early Bird special: Register by April 15th and receive 15% off camp tuition.
* Refer a friend and both receive $15 OFF registration fees!
Register HERE: https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/Hjibns

Website: http://internationaltalentacademy.org/programs/summer-camps/
Audience: 4-13
Contact: Tatyana at 317-815-9381 or tatyanak13@gmail.com

 

Carmel Arts Counvil's April Art Exhibitions
The Carmel Arts Council's Children's Art Gallery will open April student art exhbitions with art from College Wood Elementary, Clay, Carmel, Creekside Middle Schools and Carmel High School. There will be a special exhibition of winning art from the CAC's Student Spring Art Contest. The CAC's Gallery hours will be every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 2-4pm and during the Gallery Walk, April 9th from 5-9pm.
Website: http://www.carmelartscouncil.org/
Audience: All CCS students, grades K-12
Contact: Donna Tutwiler at 317-258-1352 or mamatut03@aol.com

 

The Promise Project
The Promise Project is a youth-led initiative to make Carmel a greener city by working in a collaborative effort with city councilors. At this meeting, kids will get general information and watch a presentation. Then, we will hold a mock-city-council-meeting where kids can practice testifying. Please see our website for more information!
Website: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0f44a9ad2aa57-mock
Audience: Youth ages 8-18 who are passionate about the environment
Contact: Maddie Adkins at promiseproject@carmelgreen.org

 

Carmel Symphony "Plays Sports" April 9
Join the CSO and Bob Kravitz at the Palladium for their musical tribute to sports in America on Saturday, April 9 at 7:30 pm. This highly entertaining concert will include music by John Williams’ for the Olympics, Casey at the Bat, music from the movies Breaking Away (Mendelssohn 4) and Rocky - plus the Globetrotters’ theme, Sweet Georgia Brown! Audience members are encouraged to show their spirit and wear their team colors, jerseys and letterman’s jackets to get into the spirit of this sports-themed evening. Tickets are available at carmelsymphony.org or 843-3800. YouthPass tickets are only $5.00!
Website: www.carmelsymphony.org/concerts-tickets/concerts/82-cso-plays-sports
Audience: all grades and genders

 

March 25, 2016

Charity Egg Hunt
Join Carmel High School Student Government for our annual egg hunt. Saturday March 26th in The field across from the CHS soccer stadium. Registration at 2:00 hunt begins at 2:30. Refreshments provided. All for a $3 donation to Riley Hospital for Children
Audience: Elementary School Students
Contact: Sarah Wolff at 317-846-7721 Ext. 575 or Swolff@ccs.k12.in.us

 

Spring Fling Family Fun Day
Children's Bureau's Community Partners for Child Safety (CPCS) along with the Department of Child Services are hosting a Spring Fling Family Fun Day on Saturday, May 14th, 2016 from 12-3 at the Hamilton Co. 4-H Fairgrounds, Halls A and B. The event will have fun activities, including face painting and karate, for the kids and free food. There will be agencies from around the community with information on how to obtain services and how to be safe. There will also be prizes given out throughout the day, such as a pool pass to Forest Park Aquatic Center, passes to Sky Zone, bikes, bike helmets, and more.
Audience: Families - All Grades
Contact: Terri Parke at 317-770-8328 Ext. 575 or tparke@childrensbureau.org

 

Paws to Read at the Carmel Clay Public Library
Would you like to practice reading to a specially trained dog who loves listening to stories? Then come to the library on Saturday, March 26, between 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. No registration is required. For more information, call the Children's desk at 844-3363.
Website: http://www.carmel.lib.in.us/attend/calendar.cfm
Audience: Grades 1-5

 

Pop Festival at the Carmel Clay Public Library
Popcorn, Soda Pop and Pop Music! Enjoy these Indiana favorites and help create a piece for our art installation celebrating the Indiana Bicentennial at this Teen Library Council sponsored event for all ages. No registration required and there is no charge to attend. For more information, call the Young Adult desk at 814-3983.
Website: http://www.carmel.lib.in.us/attend/calendar.cfm
Audience: Grades K-12

 

I Can Do It Camp
The “I Can Do It!” Day Camp is a fun-filled, hands-on educational program for youth in grades 3 & 4. The one day camp begins at 8:45 a.m. and ends at 3:15 p.m. on April 6, 2016. During camp, youth will have the opportunity to learn “Heritage Skills” in the areas of: Cooking, Sewing, Gardening, Crocheting, Paper Crafting, Basic Finances, and Healthy Living. Join us as we discover that “I Can Do It!”
Website: https://extension.purdue.edu/Hamilton/pages/default.aspx
Audience: Grades 3-4

 

Pup Running Track Club
The deadline for registering for the 2016 Pup Running track season is April 1st at 11:59 pm. Pup Running, Inc. strives to develop positive character qualities in students as they train and compete in races -- qualities like: good health, sportsmanship, teamwork, discipline, perseverance and best effort. This introductory running program draws over 600 runners who participate in after school practices and three track meets. For more information or to register online, go to www.puprunning.org. Cost is $8 to register or $15 with a team t-shirt. No late registration can be accepted.
Website: http://www.freewebs.com/puprunning/
Audience: CCS 4th & 5th Graders
Contact: Maria Gottlieb at 317-797-5638 or puprunningcarmel@gmail.com

March 18, 2016

Evening with the Ambassadors and Accents
Carmel Choirs presents Evening with the Ambassadors & Accents
Friday & Saturday, March 18 & 19 at 7:00pm
Dale E. Graham Auditorium
Featuring this year’s competition shows as well as much more music from both of Carmel’s competitive ensembles
Tickets on sale now at Ticketracker.com

Website: http://carmelchoirs.org/
Audience: Open to All

 

Community Easter Egg Hunt
Come join the fun at the annual Community Easter Egg Hunt on Monday, March 21, 2016 sponsored by the Hamilton County 4-H Junior Leaders. The hunt will be held at the Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2003 Pleasant Street, Noblesville. Egg hunt for ages 0-2 will begin at 6:05 p.m., ages 3-5 begins at 6:10 p.m. and ages 6 -8 begins at 6:15 p.m. Youth ages 8 and under are invited to hunt for eggs filled with candy and prizes. Please bring your own basket. Farm animals will be available of petting and photos. Youth can have their face painted for a monetary donation. Proceeds will go to Good Samaritan and Third Phase.
Website: https://extension.purdue.edu/hamilton/pages/default.aspx
Audience: Grades K-2

 

Lil' Lacrossers
Designed as an introduction to lacrosse, young players will learn basic concepts of lacrosse while having fun! Age-appropriate activities and equipment make it easy to emphasize and learn proper techniques such as throwing and catching, scooping ground balls, cradling, stick handling, and shooting. We provide sticks and balls so you can let your child try out lacrosse without the equipment cost. No helmets, goggles, or pads needed.
Founders Park
4/12/16 - 5/17/16 (4:00-4:50pm) $125
4/16/16 - 5/21/16 (1:00-1:50pm) $125

Website: https://apm.activecommunities.com/carmelclayparks/Activity_Search
Audience: Ages 4-6
Contact: Jordan Hill at 317-573-5237 or jhill@carmelclayparks.com

 

Pacers Basketball Tune-Up
AAU time is approaching and it's time to step up your game! Fine-tune your skills with the Indiana Pacers Youth Basketball Program. We will work on all aspects of the game to make you a more versatile ball player. Join us for 2 great days of training and basketball!
April 1st-2nd
10:00am-1:00pm
$80

Website: https://apm.activecommunities.com/carmelclayparks/Activity_Search/pacers-basketball-tune-up/1952
Audience: Ages 6-17
Contact: Jordan Hill at 317-573-5237 or jhill@carmelclayparks.com

 

Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation: Safe Sitter
Safe Sitter® is a nationally recognized, medically accurate babysitting program designed to teach teens everything they need to know to be safe when they're home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who is choking and helpful information like what to do if there's severe weather. The lessons are filled with fun activities, role-playing exercises, and practiced rescue attempts on manikins to prepare students for real-life situations. For boys and girls, ages 11-13.
Saturday, April 9 | 9:00am-4:00pm | $60 | Activity #366044-04
Location: Monon Community Center

Website: http://tinyurl.com/j9ymm5v
Audience: Ages 11-13
Contact: Amanda Jackson at 317-843-3861 or ajackson@carmelclayparks.com

 

Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation: Art Explorers
"Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint on it you can!" - Danny Kaye. Each week brings a new, exciting theme. Projects will include abstracts, colorful fruit, beautiful flowers, warm Fall landscape, cool Wintry landscapes, and funny self portraits. All materials are provided. For ages 9-12.
Wednesdays, Apr. 13-May 11 | 4:45-5:45pm | $72 | Activity #366037-01

Website: https://apm.activecommunities.com/carmelclayparks/Activity_Search/1509
Audience: Ages 9-12
Contact: Amanda Jackson at 317-843-3861 or ajackson@carmelclayparks.com

 

Basketball Decorating at the Carmel Clay Public Library
We need your help decorating library for March Madness! Come decorate pennants and make paper chains for each school participating in the NCAA Sweet 16 on Monday, March 21, 4:00 - 4:30 p.m. in the storytime room. These decorations will be displayed throughout the Children's Dept. leading up to the NCAA championship game on April 4. No registration is required. For more information, call the Children’s desk at 844-3363.
Website: http://www.carmel.lib.in.us/attend/calendar.cfm
Audience: Grades 3-5

 

Hands on Tech at the Carmel Clay Public Library
Caregivers and kids, try out our fun new tech toys! Drop in to play, learn, and collaborate with others on Tuesday, March 22, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. or 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the storytime room. No prior knowledge is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and all children present must be at least 5 years old. For more information, call the Children’s desk at 844-3363.
Website: http://www.carmel.lib.in.us/attend/calendar.cfm
Audience: Grades K-5

 

Maker Mondays at the Carmel Clay Public Library
Shrinky Dinks! We'll have plenty of materials for you to shrink whatever kind of madness your mind can create on Monday, March 21, 7:00 - 7:45 p.m. in the storytime room. No registration required. For more information, call the Young Adult desk at 814-3983.
Website: http://www.carmel.lib.in.us/attend/calendar.cfm
Audience: Grades 5-8

 

In an effort to cut down on paper used for flier distribution, printing costs, loss of classroom instructional time, and fuel consumption associated with the distribution of materials to our students and parents, Carmel Clay Schools distributes opportunities for CCS families via a Friday email and posting on our website for 4 weeks.

If you are interested in placing material in our Distributions, please see additional information here.