Ever heard the saying, "nothing in life is free"? Well, I'm here to tell you that I found over ten FREE family events happening around Evansville this summer. Want to add one? Email me at here!

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES ON THE PATIO
Newburgh Chandler Public Library - 4111 Lakeshore Dr. Newburgh, IN
Each Tuesday in June, the Bell Road Library will hold a free concert on the Reading Patio. Come early. Bring lawn chairs and snacks. We'll have activities for kids and a trivia contest for adults. Thanks to the NCPL Friends of the Library group for sponsoring this event.

MUSIC IN THE PARK
Evansville Parks (click below for dates and locations)
Summer concert series at 6 different parks! Enjoy live music & chow down with our local food & beer trucks! Pool will be open! Bring your appetite, family, friends, blankets, chairs, & adult bevs (NO GLASS ALLOWED IN PARKS)
https://www.facebook.com/pg/Evansville-Parks-Foundation-91601800395/events/

FRANKLIN STREET BAZAAR
Located on the Lawn of the West Branch Library on Franklin St.
Every Saturday starting Sat, May 25, 2019 Bazaar 9AM to 1PM
Local Producers, Vendors, Artist, Musicians, Food Vendors/Trucks, Crafters etc.
Yoga on the Lawn 9AM to 9:45AM CST
Live Music 10AM to 1PM
Live Food Demonstrations
https://www.facebook.com/events/286589628682093/?event_time_id=286589635348759

FREE KIDS' ADMISSION TO NEWPORT AQUARIUM
It's not in Evansville but it was too good to pass up putting this on here. The Newport Aquarium is one of the premier aquariums in the country and it's one of the closest major ones to the tri-state. And kids get in FREE this summer. Sundays through Fridays beginning May 26th, this Sunday, kids ages 2-12 get in free after 4:00 p.m. ET with the purchase of an adult ticket. The offer is good through July 21st and the tickets must be purchased online HERE.

FREE ADMISSION TO WESSELMAN WOODS NATURE PRESERVE
Located in Wesselman Woods
Memorial Day, First two weekends in June 2019
Enjoy everything Wesselman Woods has to offer for free including hiking trails, the nature preserve lodge, and the playscape. Located in the back of Wesselman Woods, this "natural playground" for children features natural components like boulders or other rock structures, dirt and sand, textured pathways, tree stumps and logs and natural water features. And it even comes with a mud pit - so wear play clothes, bring extra clothes, as well as a towel and sunscreen!
www.wesselmanwoods.com/playscape

BARK IN THE PARK
Bosse Field
May 29, 2019
The Evansville Otters and It Takes A Village are happy to present Bark in the Park! On Sunday, May 19, 2019 join us to see the Otters take on the Boomers! BRING YOUR DOG to the park with you or we will have ITV adoptable dogs available!! FREE tickets are available at the ITV Rescue Center, 1417 N. Stockwell Road, Tuesday 12-5; Wednesday 12-7; Thursday 12-5; Friday 12-5 and Saturday 10-5. Grab your family and your dog and come on out to enjoy a fun-filled Sunday afternoon in support of ITV!

ARTS IN HARMONY
Rapp-Owen Granary - 413 Granary St, New Harmony, Indiana 47631
Jun 1 at 9 AM – Jun 2 at 5 PM
The Arts in Harmony Festival 2019 is New Harmony's Utopian Celebration of the Arts. Over 80 Writers, 80 Artists, Live Music, Farm-to-Table Cooking Demonstrations, Activities for Kids and More will be featured along historic Granary and Main Streets in New Harmony, Indiana.

TRUCKIN’ TO THE MUSIC
Located on the Lawn of the West Branch Library on Franklin St.
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Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 10 AM – 6 PM
Free family event with inflatables, music, and food from over 15 local food trucks.
https://www.facebook.com/events/2313672938958795/

CARNIVAL IN CHANDLER
Located at Chandler Public Library
June 5, 2019 from 2-4 PM
ome enjoy games, prizes, snacks, and a refreshing snow cone. Games are geared for kids of all ages and everything is FREE!

https://www.facebook.com/ncplibraries/

FAMILY FREE NIGHT AT CMOE
cMOE
June 6 at 5 PM – 8 PM
Create family memories and spark your children’s imagination during Family Free Night at cMoe! The public is admitted FREE to explore the museum. Last admittance is at 7:30 pm. All children must be accompanied by an adult age 18 or over. Visit cMoekids.org for a complete calendar of upcoming programs and events!

NEWBURGH COMMUNITY-WIDE YARD SALE
June 7-8th
It's free to attend any garage sale in the Town of Newburgh but bring cash to buy up all the goodies!

FREE FRIDAY AT THE EVANSVILLE MUSEUM
Evansville Museum of Arts, History, and Science
June 7, 2019
The first Friday of every month means Free Friday! Join the Museum from 11:00 AM–8:00 PM for free admission all day. Spend a Friday at the Museum not only for free, but with plenty of activities for all ages! We will have a free open activity lab from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM and family board games from11:00 AM- 2:00 PM in the Eykamp Pavilion! And remember - admission is free, so bring your friends!
https://www.facebook.com/events/2219869161665138/?event_time_id=2219869174998470

UNITED FIDELITY COMMUNITY DAY

WORKING PETS
Willard Library of Evansville, Indiana - 21 N 1st Ave, Evansville, Indiana
Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 2 PM – 3 PM
Come and meet the EPD Mounted Patrol in Willard Park! They will be speaking about their role in keeping people safe in Evansville.
All events are free and open to the public.
https://www.facebook.com/events/421715938639564/

FREE BOONVILLE COMMUNITY FAMILY FUN DAY
Hemenway Memorial Presbyterian Church- Boonville, Indiana
Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 3 PM – 7 PM
Come have a fabulously fun & free afternoon of food, games, prizes, and community fellowship! Children’s Carnival Games with Prizes, Vendor Booths, Rock Painting, Give-a-ways every 30 minutes, Inflatables, Face Painting and Balloon Animals, Free Papa Johns Pizza and drinks. DJ music outside and live band music inside to sit and enjoy throughout the festival. HUGE Silent Auction with tons of great themed baskets, gift certificates and card, tickets to area attractions and much, much more!  For every canned good or non-perishable food item that you bring in to donate to the area food pantry, you will be entered into a drawing for 2 Holiday World tickets to be given away at the event! Bonus tickets can be earned by bringing in sugar, flour, vegetable oil, jelly or peanut butter!
https://www.facebook.com/events/308938756484580/