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Toys & games are for all ages! Join us in a virtual event to create toys, learn about the history and culture of toys, & share toy stories.

Event details 

An infusion of arts, culture, and toy history come together for this family-friendly event geared to inspire your playful side. Share favorite childhood memories about the toys you most loved and create new toys and games with the young ones in your life as you build new memories.

  • Saturday, November 14
  • Virtual
  • 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Family participation is encouraged! After you sign up for this event, you will receive a link to pre-recorded content on the history of toys as well as instructions for picking up a limited number of mystery boxes to create toys and games. Families can use these kits during guided activities planned for the Nov. 14 livestream via Zoom. Families will also have an opportunity to listen to and share stories about their favorite toys.

Additional Things to Expect:

  • Watch your email on November 12th for an invite to the Zoom event
  • On the day of the event there will be a virtual waiting room
  • Guests participation on camera is being requested
  • Break out rooms will include: toy/game creations from mystery boxes, global toys, toy art gallery, toy stories

Presented by

Presented by Ivy Tech Community College—Indianapolis SASE (School of Arts, Sciences & Education), Ivy Tech Student Life & Development, and Aging, Wellness, and the Arts Foundation, Inc.


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About Spirit and Place

The Spirit & Place Festival (Nov. 5-15) celebrates the powerful role the arts, humanities, and religion play in community life. Housed in the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, Spirit & Place is celebrating its 25th year. Learn more at