“Hoosiers” on the big, big, big screen!

A great way to celebrate March Madness in Indiana and support a great organization…

A Benefit for Heartland Truly Moving Pictures 

Join Heartland as we celebrate the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s induction of screenwriter/producer Angelo Pizzo and director David Anspaugh, the creative team behind the Truly Moving Picture Award-winning film “Hoosiers,” at a special screening event on Sunday, March 17.

For those few out there not familiar with the film, “Hoosiers” is a (1986) sports film about a small-town Indiana high school basketball team that wins the state championship and is loosely based on the Milan High School team that won the 1954 state championship.  Growing up in Southern Indiana, the Milan story is legend, for those in Indianapolis, if you haven’t, check out Plump’s Last Shot for more history.

Join me and hundreds of others as we support the Heartland Film Festival and enjoy a great film, make it another great way to celebrate basketball in the great state of Indiana!

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Vicki Reed

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What do you do for fun in the Winter?

The major winter holidays are behind us…what do we do for the rest of the winter???  Besides my job as a Realtor (yes, I consider it a lot of fun…even in winter!) my favorite pastime is watching Men’s College Basketball!  The problem is that Indy isn’t hosting a major men’s college basketball event until the Midwest Regional of the Men’s Basketball 2013 NCAA Tournament the last weekend in March!

Okay, so we have Butler Basketball here in the city, always a great time and if you can get tickets, Bloomington isn’t that far away to see my FAV and …okay, we also have…well…Purdue.

So what else is there to do, and if you are like me, not spend a lot of money!  Indianapolis is such a great city with tons of things to do ALL seasons, but for Winter, how about…

Ice Skating – My youngest nieces (ages 10 and 11) love to go ice skating!  When they visit we go to the Indiana/World Skating Academy at the Pan Am Plaza – for under $15, they can skate for 2 hours and have a great time.  I generally follow that up with a treat like Chocolate Nachos at Cheeseburger in Paradise – great way to spend an afternoon.

Museums – One of my favorite things is to simply visit and enjoy the Indianapolis Museum of Art.  It is $5 to park and unless you are going to a special exhibit, it’s free to walk through and enjoy.  I spend a lot of time in the textile exhibits, right now they have An American Legacy: Norell, Blass, Halston & Sprouse spanning more than 50 years of fashion history, the exhibition presents the work of four innovative designers, their individual styles and lasting influence on American fashion.  We also have the world class Indianapolis Children’s Museum, The Indiana State Museum and the Eitlejorg, all a great adventure and all priced well for a great, relaxed visit.

Check back next week for more ideas!  While you are waiting…click here to sign up on my website for all the Indianapolis Real Estate Market News!

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Vicki Reed