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10 Fun Things To Do Week of May 10th: Comedy, Cake Pops, Music and More!

OnIndianapolis.com proudly presents a brand-new new feature, FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in Indianapolis this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week.

Due to the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in Indianapolis – with more coming in every hour – we’re focusing this week’s edition of Fun10Indianapolis on fun entertainment you can enjoy in the safety of your own home or while practicing safe ‘social distancing’.

 

FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in Indianapolis, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local entertainment, OnIndianapolis.com!

 

So what’s on the FUN10 for this week? Read on …

 

 

Virtual Acoustic Open Mic Night at Irving Theater

Join the Irving Theater every Monday night at 7 p.m. for Virtual Acoustic Open Mic Night!

This free, all ages event will stream on Irving Theater’s Facebook page every Monday and will feature local musicians playing on the deck at the Irving Theater.

Virtual Link: http://www.facebook.com/IrvingTheater

More information at: http://www.attheirving.com

 

Virtual Art Experience with RHI Sports Program

Join RHI Sports Program for a virtual painting class with Katie Hearn!

About the instructor: Katie graduated from Herron School of Art and Design in 2024. Katie has art therapy experience in hospice, dementia, and trauma. Katie enjoys Implementing art in therapy to make meaning through creativity and symbolism. Katie’s favorite aspect of art therapy is “it’s about the process not the product! Making art to enjoy it and learn from the experience.”

Who: Anyone who wants to enjoy making art
What: We will be making ink blots and sharing our art virtually
When: Tuesday, May 12th from 3 pm – 4pm
Where: Live on zoom. Class will be recorded and placed on our YouTube page for those who cannot attend.

Materials needed for class: any kind of acrylic paint, card stock or heavy paper, (construction and printer paper will work) paper towels or newspaper for surface.

Questions: Please contact the RHI Sports Program at 317-329-2020 or rhisports@rhin.com
Register today at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-art-experience-tickets-104441701942.

 

INDY ALIVE Celebrates Those in Recovery

They’re back! Brian Kendrick and Marty Norman have joined forces in a NEW show, NEW City, NEW Content and same ol’ Goobers.

Join INDY ALIVE every Wednesday at 7 p.m. on the Marty Norman Live Facebook page.

The duo will showcase our brothers and sisters in RECOVERY in and around the Indianapolis area, whom are Rockin their Recovery, Creating businesses, Starting Movements, ECT!

Brian and Marty have decided to bring back the FUN they used to have on #MondayMotivation as the duo that made people laugh, cry, in HOPES to INSPIRE and Motivate you to get off the Dang couch and #MoveyourFeet!

 

Zoom Virtual Classes from Painting with a Twist

Let’s Twist at Home using Zoom!

Painting with a Twist is now offering online Zoom classes for all to enjoy! These are Twist at Home Live events taught step-by-step by one of their instructors using Zoom!

Register today and they will arrange to get a Twist at Home kit to you and send an invite to attend the LIVE! Zoom class. Register soon so there is time to get the kit to you.

Then pour yourself a drink and have a little socially distanced FUN!

 

Meet Hugh Davies of Schramsberg

Please Join Hugh Davies, May 14th at 7:00 pm on Zoom for an in-depth discussion and tasting.

Schramsberg’s Davies family is America’s first family of sparkling wine and Wine Spectator’s Tim Fish characterizes the winery as “The modern California sparkling wine industry started with the Davies family. In 1965, long before the rush of European bubbly houses in the 1970’s and ’80’s, Jack and Jamie Davies revitalized the historic Schramsberg property, in Napa, and started making first-rate sparkling wine. Son Hugh Davies carries on the tradition today.”

One might say that Hugh Davies was born with a wineglass in his hand, and that wouldn’t be too far from the truth. Hugh was born in 1965, the same year that his parents, Jack and Jamie Davies, purchased the abandoned @Schramsberg Estate in Calistoga. Hugh grew up among the vines, caves, tanks and barrels that make Schramsberg Vineyards what it is today; the premier producer of American sparkling wines.

Join The Wine Shop by Vine & Table – Broad Ripple, as they welcome Hugh Davies by Zoom for this VIRTUAL tasting and learn their history and how Schramsberg and Davies Vineyards have earned their reputation.

If you would like to buy the wines in advance of the event and taste along, we will be sampling and discussing the following wines.
-2016 Schramsberg Brut Rosé -93 points Wine Enthusiast
– 2016 Schramsberg Blanc de Blancs -92 points Wine Enthusiast
– 2015 Schramsberg Blanc de Noirs 91 points Wine Enthusiast

We have the Blanc de Noir and the Blanc de Blanc in stock and will take orders for the Brut Rose after the event!

Register HERE today!

So join us from the comfort of your own home. An event link will be sent to you before the event starts.

 

History Happy Hour: The Madam C.J. Walker Collection

Stay connected with the stories of your state while you’re stuck at home. Bring your own beverage and join the Indiana Historical Society for a series of insightful conversations with some of Indiana’s most interesting historians.

The Madam C.J. Walker Collection
Explore the political activism, philanthropy and business of beauty culture through one of the largest collections on America’s first self-made millionaire. Join historian, biographer, and Walker descendent A’Lelia Bundles for a behind-the-scenes look at how the Madam C.J. Walker Collection came to the Indiana Historical Society and how you can use it from home.

Free. Additional opportunities available to support the IHS Programs and Collections.

Online. Space is limited to first 100 registrants. Registration for this event will close two hours before the program. Registrants will receive a hyperlink for the event after registration.

Presented by Junior League of Indianapolis and A’Lelia Bundles.

This happy hour is brought to you by OneAmerica Financial Partners, a national provider in the insurance and financial services marketplace.

 

Trivia Thursday: Indiana Musicians

Join Newfields online every Thursday night for Live Trivia!

Have some fun with Erin Kilhefner, manager of Season and Festival programs at Newfields. This week’s event will take place on Thursday May 14 from 6:30 – 7 p.m. on Facebook Live and will focus on Indiana Musicians.

Visit https://www.facebook.com/newfieldstoday for more information.

 

Cabin Fever Cabaret

Check out Cabin Fever Cabaret, a collection of musical community members from the Indianapolis area.

Here we share our craft for all of our fellow citizens in the name of solidarity (and therapy) in the midst of the COVID-19. Come as you are. Share what you have with the rest of us!

Cabin Fever Cabaret goes live on Facebook every Friday night at 7 p.m.

Submit URLs to your already published content before Wednesday 11:59 pm EDT to:
CabinFeverCabaret@gmail.com

 

ComedySportz: Home Edition

Mindless entertainment is for the mindless. You are tired of scrolling through your phone looking for new content. Who isn’t? Like you, we are frustrated with the lack of things to do that both bring our family together and allow us to interact. We should not let staying at home limit our fun!

ComedySportz Indianapolis has been the number one comedy location in Indy for over 27 years. Imagine all the excitement of hearing your suggestions used in improv scenes and games live on your computer. The performers will be interacting with you on the Zoom platform.

It’s an all-ages comedy event that you’ll be talking about for days.

WHO IS IT FOR?
Like our normal matches performed at our theater, ComedySportz Home Edition is for everyone. Our “brown bag foul” is still enforced, so you know that what you see will bring laughs to the entire family without worrying about content.

 

Cake Pops! Virtual Demo from Cakes By Coffee

Have you ever tried making cake pops and totally “Nailed It”?!?

Cakes by Coffee is now offering Cake Pops! A Virtual Demo. In this free virtual demo, cake pops will be demystified and practical tips will be provided to make your next cake pop project a success!

This demo is limited to the first 90 registrants and will be hosted via Zoom. Register HERE!

 

 

Stay tuned to OnIndianapolis.com, your site for fun, free, local entertainment for upcoming events in our weekly column, FUN10, every Sunday!

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Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.