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‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ Film Screening at the IMAX, Dec. 5

November 27, 2013 Leave a comment
IMAX Theatre at the Indiana State Museum

IMAX Theatre at the Indiana State Museum. AroundIndy.com staff photo, (c) 2013, all rights reserved.

By Jennifer Hanson
Indianapolis Downtown, Inc.
http://indydt.com/

It’s a Wonderful Life Downtown!
See the film on the state’s largest movie screen and support Downtown Beautification

WHAT:
Nothing says the holidays like Jimmy Stewart in the 1946 film It’s a Wonderful Life. Bring your friends and family Downtown to view this classic movie on the big screen.  In the spirit of giving, you’ll definitely earn your “angel wings” Dec. 5!  All proceeds will benefit Downtown Beautification, helping to keep Downtown clean, green and vibrant!  www.indydt.com/its%20a%20wonderful%20life.cfm

Grab some great deals and holiday gifts at the silent auction.  Items include gift certificates to some of Downtown’s best restaurants, hotels, attractions, museums, shops and more!  And know your contributions are going to a great cause: Indianapolis Downtown Beautification.

Tickets are only $6 and include movie ticket, parking in the WRSP garage and all festivities. Purchase tickets at the theatre or online here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/indianapolis-downtown-inc-imax-theater-present-its-a-wonderful-life-benefiting-indianapolis-tickets-9069937427

WHEN:
Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013

5:30 – 6:15 p.m. – silent auction
6:30 p.m. – It’s a Wonderful Life screening

WHERE:
IMAX Theatre at the Indiana State Museum – 650 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, Indiana

WHO:
Indianapolis Downtown, Inc. and the IMAX Theatre

WHY:
A clean, attractive Downtown pleases visitors and residents, spurs economic development, improves the quality of life and enhances customer perceptions of safety.  Downtown is a gateway for our visitors and its beauty and cleanliness are dependent on your cooperation.  Indianapolis has been recognized as having one of the cleanest Downtown’s in the United States. For details on IDI’s Beautification projects, visit www.indydt.com/beautification.cfm.

For more information, visit http://indydt.com/, or call 317-237-2222.

Under 21? Things to do in Downtown Indianapolis

Georgia Street in Downtown Indianapolis

Georgia Street in Downtown Indianapolis.
AroundIndy.com staff photo, (c) 2012, all rights reserved.

By Taylor Newell
Indianapolis Downtown, Inc.
http://indydt.com/

Not 21? Don’t worry. Whether you enjoy a good laugh, a good thrill or just an all-around good night out with friends, Downtown has plenty of activities for the under-21 crowd. From kids to young adults, being underage also offers you an advantage: discounts!

LIVE from the boardwalk!

Kick off every weekend on Georgia Street this summer with Friday Block Parties starting June 7! Every Friday night from 5 – 8 p.m. new local musicians will perform on the east and center blocks of Georgia Street and sidewalk cafes will be open to join in on the fun. Don’t worry about getting tickets ahead of time – Friday Block Parties are FREE to attend all summer long!

The June 7 event will be hosted by X103 and features Kyle McCord & the Modern Gentlemen on the east block. Hear Sour Mash Seven on June 14. Visit www.georgiastreetindy.com for details!

Ticket-master

Perks to being a student? Present a valid student ID at the box office of several Downtown theatres and receive a discount. At the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s 530-seat Tobias Theater, aka The Toby, you’ll experience culturally adventurous films, talks and performances, usually for only $10. Don’t miss The National Bank of Indianapolis Summer Nights Film Series showing fun outdoor movies like Jurassic Park and Hoosiers every Friday through Aug. 30! Concerts by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra can be found for students and youth for as low as $12 at the Hilbert Circle Theatre. Additionally, the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians & Western Art offers admission discounts: full-time students pay $6 and IUPUI students are free. Check out Guitars! Roundups to Rockers before it closes!

Looking for something unconventional, unforgettable and downright off-the-wall? Head to the IndyFringe Theatre where student tickets often cost just $10 and many are free. The Phoenix Theatre has a well-earned reputation for edgy productions and $23 tickets for those 21 and under. Start the weekend with some local jazz vibe at Madame Walker Theatre Center for Jazz on the Avenue! Be entertained by the hottest local jazz, funk and neo-soul bands for $10. Pay an extra $10 for the soul food buffet.

Get your laugh on while you’re in town! Check out a performance by ComedySportz Indianapolis and enjoy matches at $14 for students! Come together for the Mind Tripping Show, a comedy with a psychological twist, playing at the Hilton Indianapolis Hotel & Suites through Aug. 3 for $20 for students. See a unique, edgy play at Theatre on the Square: show your student ID and tickets are only $20.

Fan appreciation

From racers to Pacers, if you’re a sports fanatic, Indy truly is the place to be. The city is home to several professional sports teams, so attend a home game. Check out our league-leading Indianapolis Indians at Victory Field and score on daily deals! Enjoy Monday Dollar Menu, McAlister’s Deli Two-For-One Tuesdays, Wednesday Business Day Games, Thursday Value Night, Friday Night Fireworks, Signature Saturdays and Kids Eat FREE Sundays. To boot, lawn seats are only $10! Be sure to catch the world champion Indiana Fever in action on a Wacky Wednesday, IMCU Two for One Thursday, Lucas Oil Family Night or other promotional games!

Sports fans can take their sports knowledge to new heights at the NCAA Hall of Champions in White River State Park for just $3 for those under 18.

Cheap thrills

A penny shy of flat broke? Pinch that penny and wander around Downtown. Use your shopping cents in the Circle Centre mall with plenty of nourishment at the food court. For a funkier shopping experience, stroll the antique shops of Fountain Square or vintage shops of Mass Ave, such as Silver in the City, Mass Ave Toys and Arts a Poppin for unique finds.

Make it a night to remember! Watch a 2D or 3D movie on the state’s largest screen at the IMAX Theater in the Indiana State Museum with a 12,000-watt, digital surround-sound system. Master your bowling skills at Action Duckpin Bowling in the 1928 Fountain Square Theatre Building.

Get your grub on! Head to Indianapolis City Market every Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for the Original Farmers’ Market, featuring some of the best locally-sourced meat, produce and other goods in town!

For more Downtown fun for kids, young adults and families, visit www.indydt.com, or call 317-237-2222.