Family Day: Field Day

Family Day: Field Day
11 am-3 pm

Explore Fairbanks Park with your Newfields Geocaching Passport and complete activities like art making, archery practice, fishing lessons, and more. Bring your filled passport back to the Meadow for a prize. There are 6 locations – see if you can collect all 6 stamps!

Please note: additional parking is available on the upper campus. Shuttle service will be available to the Art and Nature Park. Some activities may be moved inside or cancelled due to weather.

Inflatable Archery | 11 AM – 3 PM | The Meadow

Sailboat Making & Races | 11 AM – 3 PM | Chop Stick

Maple Seed Dragonfly Activity | 11 AM – 3 PM | Madeline F. Elder Greenhouse

Animal Adaptations with Mark Booth | 11 AM, 12, 1 & 2 PM | The Meadow (30 minutes sessions)

Fishing 101 | 11 AM, 12, 1 & 2 PM | Stratum Pier Shore (ages 8+ with an adult, limit 20 participants per session) (30 minute sessions)

Camping & Survival Kit Workshop | 11 AM – 1:30 PM | Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion

Storytime | 11:45 AM & 1 PM | Stratum Pier

Explore the Outdoor Art Walk & Talk | 12 &1 PM | Bench Around the Lake  

Plant Identification Interactive Table and Walk | 12 PM – 3 PM | The Clearing

Performances | 11:30 AM and 1 PM | Lake Terrace

June 1
The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park: 100 Acres
Art and Nature Park Activities: Free
IMA and Garden Activities: Included with General Admission
Due to the Excessive Heat Warning, doors for The National Bank of Indianapolis Summer Nights Film Series screening of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 will open at 8 pm for the safety of guests, volunteers and staff. The film will begin approximately at dusk.