Led by experienced, FAA-certified pilots, Eagle Flyers’ Discovery Flight lessons teach aspiring cloud climbers (aged 16 and older) the basics of airplane operation and safety. Conducted in a Cessna Skyhawk airplane, the lesson begins with a ground-based procedures training session and preflight check before taking to the upper atmosphere for approximately 45 minutes of flight.
CrossFit facilities are known for their rotating selection of high-intensity daily workouts, and it’s no different at CrossFit Zionsville. Each morning, the instructors unveil a new workout made up of functional movements such as box jumps, squats, rowing, running, pushups, and pull-ups. Each movement is to be completed as quickly as possible while maintaining proper lifting form and grunting in falsetto. For new exercisers, CrossFit Zionsville’s staff offers an introductory Fundamentals program.
After four years spent playing football at the University of Illinois, and three years in the Canadian league, Morris Virgil circled back around to become a fitness coach. “Each client is a direct reflection of me,” he says. “Not in their physique, but in form, effort level, and dedication.”
He springboards off that philosophy during his 45-minute sports-inspired workouts, challenging patrons through functional training methods designed to improve overall health rather than just build washboard vanity abs or butter-churn biceps. Each workout divides time equally between cardiovascular routines, strength-training that leverages body weight, and muscle-sculpting exercises with free weights. The focus of each session alternates by the day of the week, so students can arrive daily for an all-around fit-‘em-up routine or drop in on specified slots to focus on slimming down, toning muscles, or building strength.
For 130 years, Kipp Brothers Toys and Novelties has helped parents cultivate their children's deciduous-toothed smiles. The family-owned-and-operated business carries an extensive variety of toys, party wares, and edible loot, much of which can be easily ogled on Kipp's user-friendly website. Prepare your house for an end-of-summer luau by stocking up on rainbow flower leis ($10.70/dozen) and flowing hula skirts for the young ones ($2 each). Once you've put the kids to bed, fill a volcano cake with glow necklaces ($35 for 50), tattoos, and colorful dinosaurs ($25.80/box) to transform your party into a raging, neon rave reunion with reptiles you knew in high school, back when wheels were square and everyone said that iPhones didn't exist. Tasty candy, fun key chains, and stuffed toys ensure that no one goes home empty handed.
After graduating from England's Southampton University, Jacqueline Bols began her culinary career in the French and Italian rivieras, serving her creations on private yachts in Cannes, Monaco, and Saint-Tropez. Later, she catered American events, earning the Charles Heidsieck Award for Culinary Excellence and serving her feasts to such famed diners as Oprah Winfrey, Sean Connery, Tommy Hilfiger, and Kevin Costner.
In 2001, Jacqueline opened Jacquie’s Café & Gourmet Catering, drawing on modern French cuisine and local and organic ingredients to craft in-house breakfasts and lunches as well as catered meals. In quarters ornamented with photographs and oil paintings, guests can dine on handcrafted yogurt parfaits, homemade soups, or smoked turkey, brie, and apple sandwiches. The catering arm of the outfit fashions hors d'oeuvres, à la carte items, and boxed lunches for private events, as well as corporate breakfast and lunch dishes, which distract employees from the daily grind of prank faxing competitor companies.