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Total Eclipse of the Sun this Summer!

June 22nd, 2017 by Rachel
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We at The Friday Zone are super excited about the upcoming total eclipse on August 21st.  Here in Indiana, it’ll only be a partial eclipse, as the main path is a little bit south of us.  But if you plan now, maybe you can get down to Kentucky or over to Illinois to see it! Read more…

This week’s episode: June 16, 2017

June 10th, 2017 by Jacob
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This week’s episode was shot on-location during Pioneer Days in Jackson County!  Kids from Brownstown Elementary (and schools around the area) get to spend a half day at the Jackson County History Center’s Pioneer Village learning all about pioneer life and what it was like to be a Hoosier in the early days of our Read more…

This week’s episode: June 2, 2017

June 1st, 2017 by Rachel
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This week’s episode didn’t quite work out the way we wanted it to, but it was still pretty great.  We wanted to do a LEGO episode of the show way back in February.  There was the big BrickWorld event coming up in Indianapolis, so we were thinking we could go up there, get some cool Read more…

What Are You Doing this Summer?

May 22nd, 2017 by Jacob
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The Friday Zone is all wrapped up for this year, just as schools all across Indiana are starting to be all done, too.  Do you have big summer plans?     Our favorite summertime (or anytime) activity is going to the amusement park!  We’ve been happy to feature Kentucky Kingdom, Indiana Beach, Holiday World, and Read more…

This week’s episode: May 19, 2017

May 15th, 2017 by Rachel
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This week’s episode features a weird and wacky episode of Footsteps to Flight.  The host and producer of Footsteps is Leo Cook.  When Leo learned that the Indiana Bicentennial was happening in 2016, he realized he had left that important celebration of of the series!  How can we do an Indiana history segment without talking about Read more…

This week’s episode: March 24, 2017

March 24th, 2017 by Alaina
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Hey guys! Today, I’m going to be making it a short and sweet post! I am going to be giving you guys a little behind the scenes information about this week’s episode of The Friday Zone! On March 24, we are airing “Do the Right Thing.” This episode features 12 girl scouts from Troop 3059 Read more…

Toy Review: Stomp Rocket Ultra LED

March 17th, 2017 by Luke
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We recently got a great toy in the mail: the original kid-powered Stomp Rocket! With a desire to maximize the night-time fun that a light-up rocket had to promise, we saved this for a Spring Break camping trip at the beach…   The best toys are ones that require assembly that’s on a level for Read more…

Characters For the New Mini-series Finished!

March 2nd, 2017 by Rebekah
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After many hours of cutting, sewing, re-sewing, and gluing, the main characters for my mini-series are finally finished! The girl’s name is Giselle and the boy’s name is Max. Making these two took a lot of time and effort, but I learned a lot and had fun doing it. Now that the characters are finished, Read more…

This week’s episode: February 24, 2017

February 22nd, 2017 by Jacob
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This week’s show is titled “Revved up!”  So of course, the episode is mostly about machines and vehicles.  We had lots of segments to include that we already have aired before, so we pulled our favorites off the shelf – The Rotor experiment from the IU Science Fest, our visit to Dorel Juvenile to see Read more…

An Introduction and New Episodes

February 7th, 2017 by Rebekah
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Hi, everyone! My name is Rebekah and I am interning with The Friday Zone this semester. While I’m here, I will be spending most of the time creating a new mini-series for the show, but I will also be on set helping shoot new episodes.   Speaking of new episodes, production has already begun! If Read more…