Posts Tagged: family fun Grant county Indiana

Blooms & Berries Festival

Celebrate the sweet taste of summer with flats of luscious strawberries, or give in to your sweet tooth and enjoy an ice cream sundae or shortcake with ripe, fresh, sweet strawberries. Wonderful family fun in Upland, Indiana!  Crafts, food vendors, and the Upland Garden Club will sell annuals and perennials. Games and a bounce house for the kids, and live entertainment all day. Flats of strawberries from 10am-2pm, or individual containers are available. Pre-orders call 765-998-2103.  Event sponsored by the Upland Historical Society, the Upland Lions Club, and the Upland Garden Club.

Blooms & Berries Festival

Celebrate the sweet taste of summer with flats of luscious strawberries, or give in to your sweet tooth and enjoy an ice cream sundae or shortcake with ripe, fresh, sweet strawberries. Wonderful family fun in Upland, Indiana!  Crafts, food vendors, and the Upland Garden Club will sell annuals and perennials. Games and a bounce house for the kids, and live entertainment all day. Flats of strawberries from 10am-2pm for only $23, or individual containers are available for $3. Pre-orders call 765-998-2103.  Event sponsored by the Upland Historical Society, the Upland Lions Club, and the Upland Garden Club.

Cardinal Greenway

Enjoy biking, hiking, or jogging along the beautiful portion of the Cardinal Greenway rail-trail project in Grant County. Major trailheads with parking are located in Marion behind Westwood Square on Miller Avenue between 2nd and 6th Streets, at Hogin Park at Valley Avenue and 14th Street, and in Jonesboro/Gas City at the intersection of SR 22/35 and Water Street, just east of SR 15. The trail funs for 17 miles through Jonesboro, Gas City, Marion, Sweetser, and Converse. No motorized vehicles allowed on trail.

Christmas in July at the Mississinewa Lake

Join us as we celebrate Christmas in July!  We’ll also celebrate Smokey Bear’s birthday with fun events. Campsite decorating contest, sand sculpture, water games, and more. Call us for details.

Earth Day Celebration

Join us at Matter Park’s Garden House for hands-on workshops,fun kids’ activities, eco-friendly vendors and exhibits, and free trees, all celebrating Earth Day! Activities for kids, green exhibits, and contests. No admission charge.

Family Book Club

Our featured author is Jacqueline Woodson who writes fiction and poetry, and sometimes combines the two. We’ll enjoy chips and spicy cheese dip together and develop family ‘kindness’ projects. Register in the Children’s Activity Room.

Family Book Club

Is your life crazy enough to be a comic strip – or even a movie? Come celebrate one of the world’s most famous diaries, The Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and its author Jeff Kinney. Take a look at some of the books that inspired the author, decorate your own journal, draw your family and friends as cartoon characters. We’ll meet in the Children’s Activity Room.

Full Moon Hike

Hike by the light of the moon! We’ll meet at the Salamonie Interpretive Center. Dress for the weather – the hike is approximately one mile. Advance registration required by calling 260-468-2127. $3 per person.

Gas City’s 4th of July Celebration Weekend

Join us at Beaner Linn Park for an incredible Independence Day Celebration!  During our old fashioned 4th of July celebration, you can join us for a 5K run/walk, or enter your little ones in the Little Mr. & Miss Firecracker contest.  There’ll be fire truck rides and lots of fun for the kids. There’s even a patriotic parade!  You don’t want to miss the patriotic fireworks display after the concert. Bands, karaoke, food, merchants, camping, and lots of family fun and activities all weekend long!

Grant County 4-H Fair

Family fun at this annual county fair.  Food, rides, and games.  Friendly competition and blue ribbons galore! Stay tuned for details and the full schedule of events at the 2018 fair.