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Think and Drink – Christmas in July @ Sun King Brewery
Jul 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Think and Drink - Christmas in July @ Sun King Brewery | Indianapolis | Indiana | United States

Put on your thinking cap and get ready to join the YMCA at the Athenaeum at Sun King Brewery for great evening out!

  • Who said “I triple dog dare ya”?
  • Name all of Santa’s reindeer.
  • What was Hermey the Elf’s ideal occupation?

Can you guess the theme? That’s right! It’s Christmas in July at Sun King Brewery! Brush up on your favorite holiday movies and bring your friends and family out for a night of yuletide trivia during this Think and Drink fundraiser.

This event is free to attend and open to families. Must be 21 or older to drink. $1 of every pint sold this evening will go back to the YMCA at the Athenaeum and help support the Y’s 2019 Breakfast with Santa event on December 14, 2019.

They YMCA at the Athenaeum’s Breakfast with Santa serves over 450 children and families each year. The Y will celebrate it’s 22nd year helping underserved children from local Indianapolis homeless and domestic violence shelters. Your support, all while having a fun evening out of drinks and trivia, can help make a huge difference in the life of a child that might not otherwise get to experience the magic of the holiday season.

Can’t make it out to the event? Consider making a donation to the YMCA at the Athenaeum or purchasing a toy that will be given to a child during this year’s Breakfast with Santa event. Toys can be dropped off at the YMCA at the Athenaeum. You can also buy a toy directly through our Amazon Wish List.

So come spend the evening with Sun King Brewery and the YMCA at the Athenaeum for a fun evening to benefit a wonderful cause.



2019 Bike-in Breakfasts @ YMCA at the City Market
Jul 19 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
2019 Bike-in Breakfasts @ YMCA at the City Market | Indianapolis | Indiana | United States

Learn more about the biking community in Downtown Indianapolis with this year’s Bike-in Breakfast series brought to you by the Cycle Commuter Task Force. Our commuter series of Bike-In Breakfasts are underway and available to everyone. Whether you’ve just started biking or you’ve been peddling for years, all levels and stage of cyclists are welcome. Join us all spring, summer, and fall for info sessions and fellowship while learning all about bike commuting here in Indianapolis.


The Bike-In Breakfast sessions are held from 7 – 8 a.m. on the 3rd Friday of each month, April – October, at the YMCA at the City Market.


  • Thursday, March 28, 5 – 7 p.m. 〉 Bike Commuting Kick-Off: Meet the Indy Bike Train Conductors
  • Thursday, November 14, 5 – 7 p.m. – Bicycle Commuting Celebration
  • Join an Indy Bike Train and commute with a group!


Check out the many Bike Trains from around Central Indiana that will get riders safely Downtown. Indy Bike Trains are held on Bike-in Breakfasts dates (and other dates as indicated by the Bike Train Conductor).

Brought to you by: Cycle Commuter Task Force


Beginning June 10, kids age 8- to 15-years-old will also learn bike safety and maintenance at Bike Camp at the YMCA at the City Market. Learn more about Bike Camp or sign your kids up for camp today!


Bike-In Breakfasts are presented by the YMCA and the City Market and

School’s Out Cooking Program: Summer Break @ Irsay Family YMCA at CityWay
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – Jul 26 @ 4:00 pm
School's Out Cooking Program: Summer Break @ Irsay Family YMCA at CityWay | Indianapolis | Indiana | United States

The School’s Out Cooking Program offers a week of fun at the Y! Each morning we cook and bake in the kitchen and eat what we make for lunch. Then we spend the afternoon in the fitness center, play games in the gym, swim and do crafts.

While in the kitchen, we focus on basic cooking skills, kitchen safety best-practices and fresh spring recipes! Each participant will go home with a personalized apron and a book of recipes made that week. Each week features a different theme.

Open to kids ages 8 – 16. Child care is available before and after class for $5/hour per child. Please email the instructor, Mia Schulte, with any dietary restrictions prior to class.

Summer Themes

Baxter Y Extended Hours at the Outdoor Pool @ Baxter YMCA Outdoor Pool
Jul 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Baxter Y Extended Hours at the Outdoor Pool @ Baxter YMCA Outdoor Pool | Indianapolis | Indiana | United States

The Baxter YMCA invites you and your friends to join us for extended hours at the Outdoor Pool on July 27th from 7:30-9:00 pm.  Bring your swim suit, towel, and your favorite pool toy for a great night of swimming and family fun.  As a part of the south side community, the Baxter YMCA wants to open our pool gates and let everyone in to see what they are missing.  Invite all of your friends and any family that aren’t already members.  This is a FREE event for members and non-members alike.  We will have a DJ, some activities for the kiddos, and snacks for purchase.
It’s a party and we want you there!

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