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32 things you can do today, Apr 21, 2015, around Indy:

04/21/15, 9:00 AM.
Butterfly Kaleidoscope at White River Gardens.

The popular butterflies exhibit returns in 2015 with 40 species of live butterflies in the Hilbert Conservatory. Mar. 20 to Sept. 7: Opens at 9 AM daily, closing time varies. Info: See Web site below or call 317-630-2001.
Location: White River Gardens, 1200 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.indianapoliszoo.com/plan-your-visit/white-river-gardens

04/21/15, 10:00 AM.
'Art Meets News: The Work of Photojournalist Bill Foley' at the State Museum.

Featuring a special exhibit of the Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist's best news and events photographs, plus old camera equipment from 1970-1980 era. Mar. 28 to July 19: Mon-Sat 10 AM to 5 PM, Sun 11 AM to 5 PM. Info: 317-232-1637.
Location: Indiana State Museum, 650 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: indianamuseum.org/

04/21/15, 10:00 AM.
'Death in the White House: A Nation Mourns' at the Benjamin Harrison Home.

A special exhibit, Apr. 3 to Dec. 31: Mon-Sat, 10 AM to 3:30 PM. Pricing varies. Info: See Web site below or call 317-631-1888.
Location: Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, 1230 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.bhpsite.org/

04/21/15, 10:00 AM.
'Door to Wellness' at Little Red Door Cancer Agency.

Yoga and massage services every Tuesday, 10 AM to 2 PM, for cancer patients, caregivers and medical providers. Free event. Info: See Web site below or call 317-925-5595.
Location: Little Red Door Cancer Agency, 1801 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: littlereddoor.org/door-to-wellness

04/21/15, 10:00 AM.
'Greek and Roman Tablet' Exhibition at Valparaiso University.

In the Brauer Museum of Art, Apr. 15 to May 10: Tue, Thu/Fri 10 AM to 5 PM, Wed 10 AM to 8:30 PM, Sat/Sun 12-5 PM CST. Free admission. Info: See Web site below or call 219-464-5365.
Location: Valparaiso University, 1709 Chapel Drive, Valparaiso, Porter County.
Web site: www.valpo.edu/artmuseum

04/21/15, 10:00 AM.
'Inside Hollywood Film and TV: You're on the Set!' at the Children's Museum.

Put yourself on the set of recreated television shows and films with opportunities for role play amid authentic costumes and props. Jan. 31 to July 26. Info: See Web site or call 317-334-3322.
Location: Children's Museum of Indianapolis, 3000 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.childrensmuseum.org/

04/21/15, 10:00 AM.
'So Costly a Sacrifice: Lincoln and Loss' Exhibit at the Indiana State Museum.

This exhibit explores the dark corners of death in the 1800's, including the most famous funeral of the century. Feb. 7 to July 5: Mon-Sat 10 AM to 5 PM, Sun 11 AM to 5 PM. Info: See Web site below or call 317-232-1637.
Location: Indiana State Museum, 650 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: indianamuseum.org/

04/21/15, 10:00 AM.
'The Preposthumous Works of Harry Brown' at Valparaiso University.

A temporary exhibit featuring the selected works of Harry Brown, Apr. 15 to Aug. 9: Tue, Thu/Fri 10 AM to 5 PM, Wed 10 AM to 8:30 PM, Sat/Sun 12-5 PM. Free admission. Info: See Web site below or call 219-464-5365.
Location: Valparaiso University, 1709 Chapel Drive, Valparaiso, Porter County.
Web site: www.valpo.edu/artmuseum

04/21/15, 10:00 AM.
'Transformers: Robots in Disguise(TM)' at the Children's Museum.

"Robots in Disguise" (c) 2015 from Hasbro Studios features new characters that can move and twist and contort into entirely different beings. Mar. 7 to July 26. Info: See Web site below or call 317-334-3322.
Location: Children's Museum of Indianapolis, 3000 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.childrensmuseum.org/

04/21/15, 10:00 AM.
'What's Your Style? Express Yourself!' at the Children's Museum.

This social media digital engagement project features the museum's vast textile collection and invites families to express their own unique personal style via Instagram. Jan. 17 to Sept. 7. Info: See Web site or call 317-334-3322.
Location: Children's Museum of Indianapolis, 3000 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.childrensmuseum.org/

04/21/15, 10:30 AM.
Tenderloin Tuesday at the Tie Dye Grill.

Choose from breaded, grilled, wet (dipped in gravy), or Buffaloin. One of Indy's best tenderloins (in this editor's opinion). Every Tue, 10:30 AM to 8 PM. Info: See Web site below or call 317-353-9393.
Location: Tie Dye Grill, 1311 North Shadeland Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: thetiedyegrill.com/

04/21/15, 11:00 AM.
'The Rise of American Modernism' at the Museum of Art.

In the Susan and Charles Golden Gallery, Oct. 24, 2014 to July 26, 2015: Tue-Sat 11-5 (until 9 PM Thu/Fri), plus Sun 12-5 PM. Info: See Web site below or call 317=923-1331.
Location: Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.imamuseum.org/

04/21/15, 11:00 AM.
'Tiffany, Gorham, and the Height of American Silver, 1840-1930' Exhibit.

Featuring a fine arts exhibit in the Lilly House with more than 60 exceptional pieces from the IMA's and private collections. Apr. 1, 2015 to Jan. 4, 2016: Tue-Sat 11 AM to 5 PM (until 9 PM on Thu), plus Sun 12-5 PM. Info: 317-923-1331.
Location: Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: imamuseum.org/

04/21/15, 4:00 PM.
Fundraising Event for Make-a-Wish Foundation at Texas Roadhouse.

The event will help Make-A-Wish grant the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. Restaurant will donate 10% of dinner sales from any table that mentions Make-a-Wish. 4-10 PM. Info: 765-702-0367.
Location: Texas Roadhouse, 270 South Marlin Drive, Greenwood, Johnson County.
Web site: texasroadhouse.com/

04/21/15, 4:00 PM.
Fundraising Event for Make-a-Wish Foundation at Texas Roadhouse.

The event will help Make-A-Wish grant the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. Restaurant will donate 10% of dinner sales from any table that mentions Make-a-Wish. 4-10 PM. Info: 765-702-0367.
Location: Texas Roadhouse, 4335 Southport Crossing Drive, Southport, Marion County.
Web site: texasroadhouse.com/

04/21/15, 4:00 PM.
Fundraising Event for Make-a-Wish Foundation at Texas Roadhouse.

This event will help Make-A-Wish grant the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. Restaurant will donate 10% of dinner sales from any table that mentions Make-a-Wish. 4-10 PM. Info: 765-702-0367.
Location: Texas Roadhouse, 200 West McGalliard, Muncie, Delaware County.
Web site: texasroadhouse.com/

04/21/15, 4:00 PM.
Fundraising Event for Make-a-Wish Foundation at Texas Roadhouse.

This event will help Make-A-Wish grant the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. Restaurant will donate 10% of dinner sales from any table that mentions Make-a-Wish. 4-10 PM. Info: 765-702-0367.
Location: Texas Roadhouse, 10340 US Hwy 36 East, Avon, Hendricks County.
Web site: texasroadhouse.com/

04/21/15, 4:00 PM.
Fundraising Event for Make-a-Wish Foundation at Texas Roadhouse.

This event will help Make-A-Wish grant the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. Restaurant will donate 10% of dinner sales from any table that mentions Make-a-Wish. 4-10 PM. Info: 765-702-0367.
Location: Texas Roadhouse, 1405 N Shadeland Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: texasroadhouse.com/

04/21/15, 4:00 PM.
Fundraising Event for Make-a-Wish Foundation at Texas Roadhouse.

This event will help Make-A-Wish grant the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. Restaurant will donate 10% of dinner sales from any table that mentions Make-a-Wish. 4-10 PM. Info: 765-702-0367.
Location: Texas Roadhouse, 12950 Publishers Drive, Fishers, Hamilton County.
Web site: texasroadhouse.com/

04/21/15, 4:00 PM.
Fundraising Event for Make-a-Wish Foundation at Texas Roadhouse.

This event will help Make-A-Wish grant the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. Restaurant will donate 10% of dinner sales from any table that mentions Make-a-Wish. 4-10 PM. Info: 765-702-0367.
Location: Texas Roadhouse, 9111 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: texasroadhouse.com/

04/21/15, 4:00 PM.
Fundraising Event for Make-a-Wish Foundation at Texas Roadhouse.

This event will help Make-A-Wish grant the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. Restaurant will donate 10% of dinner sales from any table that mentions Make-a-Wish. 4-10 PM. Info: 765-702-0367.
Location: Texas Roadhouse, 2115 Scatterfield Road, Anderson, Madison County.
Web site: texasroadhouse.com/

04/21/15, 5:30 PM.
Tasting Tuesday at Mass Ave Wine Shop.

Free tastings of wine from the wall every Tuesday, 5:30-6:30 PM. Free event. Info: See Web site below or call 317-972-7966.
Location: Mass Ave Wine Shop and Cafe, 878 Massachusetts Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.massavewine.com/

04/21/15, 6:00 PM.
Blue Ribbon Carriage Tours in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides are available Apr. 1 to Dec. 31: Tue-Thu 6-11, Fri 6-12, Sat 4-12, Sun 3-10 (no rides on Mon). Info: See Web site or call 317-631-4169.
Location: Multiple Departure Locations, Downtown, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.blueribboncarriages.com/

04/21/15, 6:00 PM.
Yellow Rose Carriage Tours in Downtown Indianapolis.

Horse-drawn carriage rides (1-4 passengers) are available Mon-Thu 6-11 PM, Fri 6 PM to 12 AM, Sat 4 PM to 12 AM, Sun 4-11 PM. Tour length and pricing varies. Info: 317-634-3400.
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.indycarriage.com/

04/21/15, 7:00 PM.
'Vatican II's Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy' at Benedict Inn.

A 4-part series, Apr. 14, 21, 28 and May 5: four Tuesdays, 7-8:30 PM. Presenter: Fr. Matthias Neuman OSB. $15. Info: See Web site below or call 317-788-7581.
Location: Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center, 1402 Southern Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.benedictinn.org/

04/21/15, 7:00 PM.
College Baseball at Victory Field.

Indiana University v. University of Notre Dame, weather permitting. Gates at 5:30 PM, first pitch at 7 PM. $8 ($5 ages 3-14). Group pricing available for groups of 25 or more. Info: 317-269-3545.
Location: Victory Field, 501 West Maryland Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: bit.ly/ArInIUvNDBB

04/21/15, 7:00 PM.
Cool City Swing Band Live at the Jazz Kitchen.

Featuring a live music performance, 7-10 PM. $10. Info: 317-253-4900.
Location: Jazz Kitchen, 5377 North College Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: thejazzkitchen.com/

04/21/15, 7:05 PM.
South Bend Cubs Baseball at Four Winds Field.

Lake County v. South Bend Cubs, weather permitting. Verify with the venue if inclement weather exists on game day. Info: See Web site below or call 574-235-9988.
Location: Four Winds Field, 501 West South Street, South Bend, StJoseph County.
Web site: www.southbendcubs.com/

04/21/15, 8:00 PM.
'The Drowsy Chaperone' at Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre.

The past enters the present in this high-energy celebration of the Jazz Age, taking audiences back to a time of prohibition, flappers and gangsters. Apr. 9 to May 10: show times vary by performance date. Info: 317-872-9664.
Location: Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre, 9301 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.beefandboards.com/

04/21/15, 8:00 PM.
Jazz and Special Music Tuesday at the Chatterbox Jazz Club.

Featuring a live music performance every Tuesday, 8-11 PM, with rotating classical, alternative and jazz artists. Ages 21+ only. Free admission. Info: See Web site below or call 317-636-0584.
Location: Chatterbox Jazz Club, 435 Masschusetts Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: www.chatterboxjazz.com/

04/21/15, 8:30 PM.
Zakk Knight Acoustic Live at the Slippery Noodle Inn.

Featuring a live music performance at this popular downtown night spot at Meridian and South Streets. Free event, no cover charge. Info: 317-631-6974.
Location: Slippery Noodle Inn, 372 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: slipperynoodle.com/

04/21/15, 9:00 PM.
Broke(n) Tuesdays at the Melody Inn.

Free event, no cover charge. Ages 21+ only. 9 PM to 3 AM. Info: 317-923-4707.
Location: Melody Inn Tavern, 3826 North Illinois Street, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Web site: melodyindy.com/

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