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The Frugal Event Calendar is a calendar of frugal events in the Indiana area, including nationwide events, consisting of workshops, classes, festivals, consignments sales, and more. Go to the Main Calendar.

June 1, 2013

Carnival at Hamilton Town Center! (Noblesville)

Burton Brother’s Carnival is coming back! Join us for some fun and games! Rides for all ages!
The carnival operates from May 24th-June 1st.

Hours of Operation:
Friday 24: 5PM-11PM
Sat. 25: 3PM-11PM
Sun. 26: 3PM-10 PM
Mon. 27: 3PM-10PM
Tues 28 thru Thurs. 30: 5pm-10PM
Friday 3: 5PM-11PM
Saturday 1: 3PM-11PM

Carnival will be located in back parking lot, behind food court, adjacent to the Movie Theatre.

Any questions, call the mall office at 317.214.6956

Start: May 24, 2013 4:00 PM
End: June 1, 2013 10:00 PM
Venue: Hamilton Town Center
Noblesville, IN, United States

Eagle Creek Park Kids Fishing Derby (Indianapolis)

The Eagle Creek Park Foundation invites children ages 4-14 to one of the nation’s largest municipal parks for a free-fishing day. Kids can fish license-free and enjoy the great outdoors with a cookout, door prizes, goody bags, the Pacers Fan Van and area mascots.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing equipment, although a limited number of rods and reels will be available to borrow. Bait is provided. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Pre-registration deadline is May 30 at 5 p.m. Registration forms are available at the Eagle Creek Park Office or online at Space is limited to the first 400 participants.

Rain date is scheduled for Sunday, June 2.

Start: June 1, 2013 8:00 AM
End: June 1, 2013 12:00 PM
Venue: Eagle Creek Park Coffer Dam
Phone: 317.327.7116
7840 West 56th St, Indianapolis, IN, 46254, United States
Cost: FREE

Fort Harrison State Park Indianapolis Symphonic Band Concert Series

Free with paid entrance.

Get the full schedule here:

Start: June 1, 2013 8:00 AM
End: June 1, 2013 5:00 PM
Venue: Fort Harrison Indiana State Park
Phone: 317-591-0904
5753 Glenn Road, Indianapolis, IN, 46216, United States
Cost: FREE with Paid Admission

Home Depot Kids Workshop: Lawn Mower Pencil Holder! (Nationwide)

  • FREE hands-on workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12 offered the 1st Saturday of every month at all The Home Depot stores between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment.
  • All kids get to keep their craft and receive a FREE Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin and certificate of achievement.
  • Paint will be provided at the workshop for children to personalize their lawn mower pencil holder craft!
  • Makes a great gift for Father’s Day or other holiday!
Start: June 1, 2013 9:00 AM
End: June 1, 2013 12:00 PM
Venue: Home Depot (Nationwide)
United States
Cost: FREE

Mayor’s Bike Ride (Indianapolis)

Event Description
Join Mayor Greg Ballard for the 5th Annual Mayor’s Bike Ride. This year the ride will start at Butler University and highlight the new bike lanes on Illinois Street and Capitol Avenue. Participants will enjoy a casual 10 mile bike ride that will loop back to Butler University.

Bike safety information, children’s bike helmets, door prizes, and snacks will be available for participants. FREE T-shirts will be provided to the first 200 participants that register! Shirts will also be available to purchase on the day of the ride.

What: Mayor’s Bike Ride

Where: Butler University, 4600 Sunset Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46208

When: Saturday, June 1, 2013

Time: Registration/Check-In 9 a.m. Ride Starts 10 a.m.

Location Information:
Butler University Campus
Start: June 1, 2013 9:00 AM
End: June 1, 2013 12:00 PM
Venue: Butler University Campus
4600 Sunset Ave., Indianapolis, IN, 46208, United States
Cost: FREE

Guitar Center Recording Made Easy Workshop (Nationwide)

It’s never been easier to create music and record on a computer. Even if you don’t know an insert from an input, modern technology makes it easy to produce great-sounding recordings at home.

Join us every Saturday morning at any Guitar Center and learn how to take your ideas from basic tracks to finished songs in just four user-friendly classes. Every month, we cover either Pro Tools or GarageBand. See below for a list of upcoming classes. Register now, as seats are limited.

See the full schedule at Guitar Center online.

Start: June 1, 2013 10:00 AM
End: June 1, 2013 11:00 AM
Venue: Guitar Center (Nationwide)
Phone: (866) 498-7882
United States
Cost: FREE

Monument Circle Tours (Indianapolis)

Indiana Landmarks’ free guided tour around the physical and symbolic heart of Indianapolis tells the intriguing story of Monument Circle, past and present. You’ll hear about the Soldiers and Sailors Monument and why the woman on top faces south. You’ll learn the roundabout’s role in the original city plan and the stories of the encircling architecture.

Tour details

When?  10:00 a.m. every Friday and Saturday, May-October (no reservation required, no tour if it’s raining cats and dogs).

Where? Tour departs from the South Bend Chocolate Company, located in the southwest quadrant of Monument Circle.

Parking? We suggest one of the Circle Centre mall garages, $1.50 for three hours (enter from Georgia, Illinois, or Washington streets).

Available at other times? Yes, we’ll be happy to conduct a tour on the day and time of your choosing for a fee. We charge $5 per person, with a $50 minimum charge, so it’s best to have a group.

Start: June 1, 2013 10:00 AM
End: June 1, 2013 11:00 AM
Venue: Monument Circle
Phone: 317-234-1580
1 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, IN, 46204, United States
Cost: FREE

High Flying Sky Diver (Nationwide)

This super-exciting craft lets young parachutists take their imaginations sky high…and dive into fun!

Start: June 1, 2013 1:00 PM
End: June 1, 2013 5:00 PM
Venue: All Lakeshore Learning Stores

BritBeat: A Summer Reading Kickoff Concert with the Premier Beatles Tribute Band (Indianapolis)

To kick off the Library’s 2013 Summer Reading Program, “Read Together, Right Now!”, children, teens and families are invited for a theatrical recreation concert celebrating the greatest rock and roll band of all time, the Beatles! Take a trip back to 1964 with BritBeat’s tribute to the Beatles, with mop tops, retro costumes, vintage instruments and harmonizing vocals. It’s a musical, visual, multimedia and theatrical concert that authentically recreates the electrifying performances of the “Fab Four.” This free concert will be held in the Clowes Auditorium at Central Library. Seating is limited. Free tickets will be available at 12 noon in the Learning Curve.

Start: June 1, 2013 2:00 PM
End: June 1, 2013 4:00 PM
Venue: Indianapolis Public Library (Central Library)
Phone: 317-275-4099
40 E. St. Clair St., Indianapolis, IN, 46206, United States
Cost: FREE

Michael’s Scrap-IN (Nationwide)

Get in to a Scrap-IN for just $5! Join us for scrapping, chatting and project inspiration. Sponsored by National Scrapbooking Month.

Cost: $5
Date: Saturday, 06/01
Time: 3pm – 9pm

Start: June 1, 2013 3:00 PM
End: June 1, 2013 9:00 PM
Venue: Michaels (Nationwide)
Phone: 1-800-MICHAELS
United States
Cost: $5
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