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March 9

Bedford Lions Club Fitness Challenge

Calendar

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Events

RUN LONG

JUMP HIGH PLAY HARD GET SWEATY

AIM STEADY

BREAK AWAY

Go. Do.

Where: Englewood School, 3203 Washington Ave., Bedford, Ind. When: 8 a.m. 5K run and walk, children’s 200m, 400m, 600m, 1600m to follow Info: Race to support Blessings in a Backpack, an organization dedicated to helping those in need. mag7raceseries.com

MARCH 9-10

National Maple Syrup Festival Where: Burton’s Maplewood Farm, Medora, Ind. Info: Pioneer games, face painting, lumberjack activities, petting zoo and horsedrawn wagon rides. nationalmaplesyrupfestival.com

MARCH 23+30

Underground adventure Where: Marengo Cave, Marengo, Ind. Info: Don’t need a group—open to the public. Call for reservations 812-365-2705. marengocave.com

MARCH 23

Bleeding Heartland Roller Girls A/B double header vs. Killamazoo Derby Darlins Where: Bloomington, Ind. Info: bleedingheartlandrollergirls.com

MARCH 29-31 Hopping Adventure Easter Weekend

Where: Big Splash Adventure Hotel and Indoor Water Park, French Lick, Ind. Info: 40,000-square-foot indoor water park. Brunch with the Easter bunny. bigsplashadventure.com, 877-936-FUNN

March 30 Bunny Rock 5K

Where: White River State Park Celebration Plaza, 801 West Washington St., Indianapolis, Ind. When: 9 a.m. 5K race start; 10 a.m. egg hunt (ages 2-8) Info: 5K run/walk and kids 100-yard dash egg hunt. Large live petting zoo that includes ducks, rabbits, goats, lambs, donkeys, and more! BunnyRockIndy.com

MARCH 30+31

Banff Mountain Film Festival Where: Buskirk-Chumley Theater, Bloomington, Ind. Info: Presented by IU Outdoor Adventures. $10 for IUB students with IDs $15 for general admission and free for children under 5 years old. imu.indiana.edu/iuoa/banff.shtml

STARTING APRIL 1 Lake Tours

Where: Patoka Lake Marina, Birdseye, Ind. When: Wednesdays 9:30-11:30 a.m. Info: Public sightseeing tours on Patoka Lake. Look for osprey, eagles, and blue herons. patokalakemarina.com, 888-819-6916

April 6

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Southern Indiana Classic Where: Vanderburgh County 4-H Center, 201 E. Boonville-New Harmony Road, Evansville, Ind. When: 7 a.m. marathon, half marathon, and 8K begin Info: A Boston-qualifing event. Proceeds benefit Rolling Thunder Inc., a nonprofit military appreciation organization that remembers POWs, MIAs and wounded military from all United States military branches. sicmarathon.com

APRIL 6+13

May 11

Underground adventure

Dances with Dirt: Gnaw Bone

Where: Marengo Cave Info: Don’t need a group—open to the public. Call for reservations 812-365-2705. marengocave.com

Where: Mike’s Music and Dance Barn, 2277 Ind. 46 W., Nashville, Ind. (4 miles west of Nashville) WHEN: Team relay start 7:30 a.m. Info: Marathon, half marathon and 10K. The world’s most difficult 10K. Expect double your road time and triple the effort! The terrain will bring you shock and awe! Vicious 600-foot ridges, breathtaking natural beauty and wicked trails abound. dwd.runningfitsites.com/gnawbone-home

APRIL 7

3D Archery Shoot Where: Washington Conservation Club, Washington, Ind. When: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Info: Open to the public. Everyone who comes to the shoot will be able to shoot. Email Greg Mundy (gmundy2000@yahoo. com) for more information.

APRIL 13

YMCA Spring Fun Run Where: Monroe County YMCA Info: monroecountyymca.org, 812-332-5555

Bleeding Heartland Roller Girls A/B double header vs. Grand Raggidy Roller Girls Where: Bloomington, Ind. When: Doors open at 5 p.m. Info: bleedingheartlandrollergirls.com

APRIL 19+27

Frogs, Rails, and Eagles hike

MAY 17-19

White River Bowhunters I.B.O. Triple Crown National Championship Where: 4-H Fairgrounds, Bedford, Ind. whiteriverbowhunters.com

MAY 18

Indianapolis Dirty Girl Mud Run 5K Where: Indianapolis When: Waves go every 15 minutes starting at 8 a.m. Info: For women of all ages and athletic abilities. Eleven insanely fun obstacles designed by an elite ex-Army ranger. godirtygirl.com

MAY 30-JUNE 2

American Country Hoedown

Where: Beanblossom Bottoms Nature Preserve When: Dusk Info: An expert-guided tour hosted by Sycamore Land Trust. sycamorelandtrust.org, 812-336-5382

Where: Campbellsburg, Ind. Info: Includes 5K walk/run on June 1. campbellsburghoedownfestival.com

APRIL 20

Beer Cruise

Where: French Lick Resort, French Lick, Ind. Info: Open to runners and walkers of all ages, abilities and experience. frenchlick.com, 888-936-9360

Where: Patoka Lake Marina, Birdseye, Ind. When: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Info: Cruise Patoka Lake at sunset with food and Upland Brewery beers. patokalakemarina.com, 888-819-6916

Spring 5K/10K Family Classic

Friends of Shakamak Long Fish Dash 5 & 10K Where: Shakamak State Park, 6265 W. Ind. 48, Jasonville, Ind. When: 9 a.m. junior mile for kids 12 and under; 9:30 a.m. 5K run and fitness walk; 10:30 a.m. 10K run around the park Info: The 5K course is a loop with rolling hills around Lake Shakamak. The 10K course is along Perimeter Road of the park. friendsofshakamak@gmail.com

APRIL 27

Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon/ Mini-Marathon Where: Louisville, Ky. When: Races start 7:30 a.m. derbyfestivalmarathon.com

APRIL 27-MAY 4

Orleans Dogwood Festival Where: Orleans Congress Square, Orleans, Ind. When: 5-10 p.m. weeknights, Saturday all day Info: Arts, crafts, carnival rides, games and more. historicorleans.com, 812-865-3484

MAY 4

500 Festival Mini-Marathon Where: Downtown Indianapolis and Motor Speedway When: 7:30 a.m. Info: 500festival.com

MAY 5

3D Archery Shoot Where: Washington Conservation Club When: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Info: Open to the public. Everyone who comes to the shoot will be able to shoot. Email Greg Mundy (gmundy2000@yahoo. com) for more information.

MAY 31

JUNE 1+2

3D Archery Shoot Where: Washington Conservation Club, Washington, Ind. When: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Info: Open to the public. Everyone who comes to the shoot will be able to shoot. Email Greg Mundy (gmundy2000@yahoo. com) for more information.

June 6-July 3

Summer Tennis Clinics Where: Indiana University Tennis Center Info: For beginners of all ages. Lead by USPTA master pro Mike O’Connell and staff. Early registration deadline May 30. indiana.edu/~tnscntr, 812-855-5750

JUNE 8

Gasthof Spring Festival Where: Gasthof Amish Village, Montgomery, Ind. Info: Craft vendors, flea markets, carriage rides, barrel train rides for the children and more. gasthofamishvillage.com, 812-486-2600

JUNE 21-23

Bleeding Heartland Roller Girls Super BAMF camp for beginner and intermediate levels only Info: Early registration price (until April 30) is $100 for skaters, $40 for non-skating attendees. bleedingheartlandrollergirls.com

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