Five things for families to do over spring break

1 Movie, “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day,” PG, free, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Bartholomew County Public Library, 536 Fifth St., Columbus. Also scheduled at the venue: Various story times for various ages through the week. Information: 812-379-1266 or

2 Swimming, reading, outdoor recreation, cooking, archery, hiking, canoeing and other activities are planned next week at Foundation for Youth, 405 Hope Ave. in Columbus, and at Columbus Youth Camp, 12454 Youth Camp Road, west of Columbus. Foundation for Youth hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays. Costs vary depending upon activity. Breakfast, lunch and a snack are provided each day next week. Information: 812-372-7867 or

3 Movie, “Big Hero 6,” Oscar winner for best animated feature film, all shows $3 at Columbus’ YES Cinema, Fourth and Jackson streets. Showtimes: 5:01 p.m. today; 1:30 and 4:01 p.m. Saturday; 3:01 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Information: 812-378-0377 or

4 St. Patrick’s Day Little Explorers program, 11 a.m. Tuesday, kidscommons children’s museum, 309 Washington St., Columbus. Also St. Patrick’s Day activities at 1 and 3 p.m. Tuesday, plus other activities during the week such as art on Wednesday and science on Thursday. Admission: $7 for those 18 months and older. Information: 812-378-3046 or

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5 “Spring Break Bounce!” noon to 5 p.m., March 21 and 22, free bounce houses and an obstacle course for children 12 and younger upstairs in the performance space of The Commons, 300 Washington St., Columbus. Adult supervision provided. Information: 812-376-2656 or