Posts Tagged: family fun Marion Indiana

Breakfast with Santa at the Garden House

Join us for this fun holiday event!  Santa Claus joins us for breakfast during this wonderful family time. Bring the whole family to create wonderful memories.

Community Day Obstacle Course & Fishing

Join us for this fun family day!  Fun obstacle course includes rope swing, tire run, zip line, water cannon, and much more. Small fee to run the course. Funds raised help low-income families in Marion. Free activities including fishing at the Matter Park pond. Picnic, prizes, giveaways. Get your tickets today!  

Family Book Club

Bring your family and let’s discuss Frankenstein by Mary Shelly! Discussion led by Amy Brainerd.  Limited to 10 families. Please sign up in the Children’s Room at the library. We’ll meet in the Children’s Activity Room. Part of the Indiana Humanities Quantum Leap program made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Indiana State LIbrary and Indiana Center for the Book.

Family Night at the Walkway of Lights

Children age 12 and under are invited to join us with their family for lots of fun holiday activities. Family fun includes crafts, snacks, a hay ride, a visit with Santa, animal petting and more! All this for only $5. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Be sure to see all the displays in the Walkway of Lights this year. See you for Holiday Family Fun in Grant County!

Family Night at the Walkway of Lights

Children age 12 and under are invited to join us with their family for lots of fun holiday activities. Family fun includes crafts, snacks, a hay ride, a visit with Santa, animal petting and more! All this for only $5. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Be sure to see all the displays in the Walkway of Lights this year. See you for Holiday Family Fun in Grant County!

Fireworks Over the Mississinewa

Celebrate summer with us! Plan to arrive early as parking is limited. Events such as cornhole tournaments and disc golf begin at 10am. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and plenty of bug spray! Fireworks begin at dark.

Garden Education Series

Join us to learn everything you need to know about caring for your flowering shrubs throughout the year.

Garden Education Series Flowering Shrubs

Learn how you can add beauty and color to your landscape with flowering shrubs. The shrubs discussed in this workshop will be on site for purchase from Spring Meadow Nursery. Choice shrubs are available on a first come, first purchase basis. All proceeds benefit the Gardens of Matter Park. We’ll meet in the Garden House at Matter Park. Hosted by Friends of the Gardens and the City of Marion Parks Department.

Grant County 4-H Fair

Family fun at this annual county fair.  Food, rides, and games.  Friendly 4-H competition and blue ribbons galore! Schedule of events at the 2018 fair. $2 per car admission. Midway Rides Tuesday $15 wristbands, Wed-Sat $20 wristbands. Rides begin Tuesday-Friday 6pm, Saturday 2pm. Motocross Thursday 7pm adults $5, kids 10 and under free.  Demolition Derby Friday 7pm adults $8, kids 10 and under free. Tractor Pull Saturday 6:30pm adults $10, kids 10 and under free.  

Marion 4th of July Fireworks Display

Join us at Matter Park in Marion for an evening of concerts, relaxing on the lawn, and fireworks! Bring your lawn chair and blankets to ring in the 4th in a classic way. Music from The Posse, Jessie Brown, and Jon McLaughlin set the perfect backdrop as we celebrate the red, white, and blue! Free fun, free admission. Children’s carnival. Fireworks at dark. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be available for purchase, or pack your own picnic to enjoy.