Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

Breaking News

Local News

October 12, 2013

Plainfield parks to celebrate Halloween

The Plainfield Parks and Recreation Department will celebrate Halloween on Oct. 26 with its “Sat-Terror-Day” event for children and a new “Howl-a-Ween” costume contest for dogs at the Bark Park.

The annual “Sat-Terror-Day” event will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Recreation and Aquatic Center, 651 Vestal Road. Pumpkin bowling, face painting, pumpkin decorating (while supplies last) and, of course, eating Halloween candy and snacks will be some of the activities taking place.

Big Bounce Fun House Rentals will be there with one of its bounce houses. Hay rides will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., leaving from the main entrance.

Radio Disney will be part of the fun as well, being at the Recreation Center starting at 11:30 a.m. with music, games, contests, and dancing. All activities at “Sat-Terror-Day” are free and membership in the Plainfield Recreation and Aquatic Center is not required to participate.

The inaugural “Howl-a-Ween” costume contest for dogs will be presented by the Plainfield Bark Park and is sponsored by the Animal Clinic of Plainfield and Katie’s Dog Grooming. The entry fee is $3 with proceeds going to support the Humane Society of Hendricks County’s HOPE project.

The event will run from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Bark Park, 1007 Longfellow Drive, on the southeast side of Swinford Park. The contest starts at 2:30 p.m.

First- and second-place prizes will be awarded.

Participants must be current members of the Bark Park and show membership cards. Non-members may participate if they produce valid vaccination records for their dogs (the paper certificate is required; a tag will not be accepted).

Questions about either event may be directed to the Parks Department by calling 839-7665.

The official date for Halloween “trick or treating” within the Town of Plainfield is from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 31.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • news parrish mug.jpg Kidnapper, rapist sentenced to 100 years

    DANVILLE — Michael Parrish of Indianapolis was sentenced to 100 years in prison for a Feb. 6 incident in which he kidnapped and sexually assaulted two women who had been shopping in Avon.

    April 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • Author featured in documentary Mike McCarty, CEO of Safe Hiring Solutions here, was featured in the final episode of the Investigative Channel Documentary series "Very Bad Men," which aired yesterday. The final episode focuses on McCarty's book Choking in Fear, which is a memoir o

    April 16, 2014

  • Indiana Academic Standards released The Indiana Department of Education (DOE) and Center for Education and Career Innovation (CECI) recently released the final draft of proposed academic standards for math and English/language arts that will guide Hoosier teachers as they create lesson

    April 16, 2014

  • Free skin cancer screenings offered The Dermatology Center of Indiana is offering free skin cancer screenings from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 22 and from 7:30 a.m. to noon May 10 and 17 at the new Zionsville location, 6639 Whitestown Parkway. For more information, call 732-8980 or visit t

    April 16, 2014

  • HCF 4-16 news broady death pix Man arrested for OWI resulting in wife's death AVON — A Cicero man has been arrested in connection with an accident that killed his wife over the weekend. Brandon Broady, 26, was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated resulting in death. As of press time on Tuesday, the Avon Police De

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • NASA's 'Destination Station' set to land in Indianapolis Starting April 19, residents of Indianapolis and surrounding areas are invited to experience NASA's Destination Station, a traveling multimedia exhibition designed to highlight how the International Space Station (ISS) came to be, what life is like o

    April 16, 2014

  • Danville Rotary Club presents golf outing The Danville Rotary Club will host the Harold Martin Open golf outing on May 15 at Twin Bridges Golf Club in Danville. The annual outing raises funds that are used to benefit Sycamore Services. The outing begins at 11 a.m. with lunch provided by Mayb

    April 16, 2014

  • Downtown Danville Partnership launches beautification effort Homeowners and businesses in Danville are invited to participate in a new beautification effort started here before the upcoming Mayberry in the Midwest festival on May 17-18. The Downtown Danville Partnership has formed a Main Street Beautification

    April 16, 2014

  • School board implements honors diploma DANVILLE -- The school board here agreed to implement a DHS Honors Diploma starting with the freshman class of 2018, next year. "We found, over time, that there is an unintended consequence when you have weighted grades, and that consequence is if a

    April 16, 2014

  • HCF 4-16 news musical pic 1 New musical coming to DCHS DANVILLE -- Danville Community High School will be putting on its annual musical the first weekend in May in the high school auditorium. "Thoroughly Modern Millie," based on the 1967 movie starring Julie Andrews and Mary Tyler Moore, will be performe

    April 16, 2014 3 Photos

House Ads
Hendricks County Marquee
Email News Sign Up
Facebook
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Poll

New poll question: Will you be attending this year’s Indianapolis 500?

Yes
No
Undecded
     View Results
AP Video
Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dead at 87 Beau Biden Plans 2016 Run for Del. Governor Chelsea Clinton Is Pregnant Horseless Carriage Introduced at NY Auto Show Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster Agreement Reached to Calm Ukraine Tensions Raw: Pope Francis Performs Pre-easter Ritual Boston Bombing Survivors One Year Later Sister of Slain MIT Officer Reflects on Bombing
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Must Read