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Author Heather SokolHeather Sokol is Hoosier born and bred. She and her hubby live in Central Indiana with their four active kids, ages 8 to 16. They enjoy exploring Indy on a quest for family fun, from theater and sports to museums and playgrounds. The real challenge is finding activities that appeal to kids, tweens, and teens at the same time. That's why she often leaves them home to enjoy date night or girls' night instead.


Claude and Annie’s Open Mic Night

On Wednesday nights in Fishers, Indiana, the mic at Claude and Annie’s is turned over the crowd. Open mic night features local musicians and comedians taking the stage for short sets. One of those musicians is my husband, and I love being in the crowd when he plays. Though for some reason, I can’t get […]

5 Skyzone Tips for Parent Fun

Last weekend, we took the whole family to Skyzone in Fishers. And, for the first time, I bought myself a bounce pass and joined them. Previously, we had only attended on Scout field trips or birthday parties, so I simply watched or dropped the kids off. For our family fun outing, I was planning to […]

Big Night for Indiana Roller Derby

Last night, my family and I attended a roller derby bout at The Forum in Fishers. It was the kids’ first experience with roller derby and my first men’s bout. There are a lot of rules and strategy in roller derby, but the basic breakdown is pretty simple. A bout consists of two 30-minute periods, […]

Two Central Indiana Cities Rank As America’s Safest Suburbs

Two Central Indiana cities topped the list of America’s Safest Suburbs, with Carmel, Indiana coming in first place. This comes as no surprise to those of us who live and leave our cars unlocked in Hamilton County suburbs. Still, it’s always nice to see the data backing up our feelings of security. Using crime data […]

Frosty Paws 4K: First Annual Fishers Dog Walk/Run

Looking for a fun, new race in central Indiana? The Frosty Paws 4K is a brand new walk/run event in Fishers, Indiana featuring our favorite four-legged friends. The run/walk will take place on Saturday, March 1st. Runners and walkers are encouraged to bring your dog to the race to accompany you and your family. Our […]