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When: Saturday, April 26--rain or shine Where: Fitness Farm 2345 West 44th Street Indianapolis, IN 46208 Who: All events open to kids twelve and under Sign in from 9:30 to 10:30 Bring a picnic lunch or buy lunch on the Fitness Farm grounds.

Bone Up!

You can participate in the Mr. Bones Skeleton Scholarship Event. Along the trail, there will be charts showing bones. It will be your job to identify the bone and spell the name. Hikers who do this correctly will be entered in a drawing for scholarships.

The list of bones is below. Study the skeleton here or look up the bones in books. Kids 8 and under will do the front nine identification points. Older kids will do the from nine and the back nine.

The warm spring weather has awakened the tulips at the Fitness Farm. the blooming of the colorful flowers can mean only one thing--it's time for the 1997 tulip Time Scholarship Games.

Tremendous Trees

This year you can compete in the Tremendous Trees Scholarships event. As you walk the tree trail,you'll see flags. At each flag, you will identify the tree and spell the name. Participants who do this correctly will be entered in a drawing for scholarships.

To get ready for the walk, look for books at the library that identify tree leaves, bark, seeds, and nuts. There will be eighteen identification points. Kids age 8 and under will stop at only the from nine points.

Older kids will do both the front and back nine.

The list of trees is below.

Oak Maple Birch Dogwood Austrian Pine Blue Spruce Weeping Willow Hawthorn Apple Crab Apple Pear Cherry



1. Rib 2. Skull 3. Spine 4. Pelvis 5. Femur 6. Ulna 7. Tibia 8. Fibula 9. Patella


10. Humerus 11. Clavicle 12. Sternum 13. Mandible 14. Vertebra 15. Scapula 16. Metacarpals 17. coccyx 18. Calcaneus


Age Length of Race
under 6 years 200 meters
7 to 8 years 400 meters
9 to 10 years 800 meters
10 to 12 years (boys) Cross-country race
10 to 12 years (girls) Cross-country race

200-meter Predicated Time Race --open to all contestant 12 and under--

Field Events

--open to all contestant 12 and under--


Hot-shot basketball Hot-foot soccer Accu-shot golf Target Tennis

Scholarships Spelling Bee


6 and under 8 and under 10 and under 12 and under

Parents' Races

Moms' Scholarship Race Dads' Scholarship Race

Tremendous Trees Scholarship Event

Mr. Bones Skeleton Scholarship Event



1. Dogwood 2. Oak 3. Blue Spruce 4. Austrian Pine 5. Catalpa 6. Birch 7. Maple 8. Cherry 9. Hickory


10. Sweet Gum 11. White Pine 12. Norway Spruce 13. Apple 14. Crab Apple 15. Weeping Willow 16. Pear 17. Hawthorn 18. Tulip
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Title Annotation:information about activities for the 1997 Tulip Time Scholarship Games
Publication:Children's Digest
Date:Mar 1, 1997
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