Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Upcoming Community Events

With the arrival of Spring comes an array of interesting events in the Indianapolis area related to local food, health, fitness, sustainability, community and more. Creating positive change starts first with educating yourself, so make a point to get involved and attend at least one of these events. Many of them are free!

Friday, April 2nd
NCAA Final Four Friday - Team Fridays
Lucas Oil Stadium
One Lucas Oil Stadium
12-4pm
FREE
More info at: www.lucasoilstadium.com


Friday, April 2nd - Sunday, April 4th
The Big Dance
White River State Park
801 W. Washington Street
Various Times
FREE
More info at: www.in.gov/whiteriver


Wednesday, April 7th
Rush Hour Recycling
Earth House
327 N. East Street
7am-9pm
FREE; drop off cardboard, electronics, EPS foam, etc.
More info at: www.greenpieceindy.com/blog/?page_id=160


Wednesday, April 7th
National Start Walking Day
Monument Circle
One Monument Circle
11am
FREE
More info at: www.americanheart.org


Thursday, April 8th
Rain Garden Basics
Indianapolis Museum of Art
4000 Michigan Rd
6-8pm
$30 public; $21 members
More info at: www.imamuseum.org


Thursday, April 8th

Seed Starting Class
New Hope Community Garden
7019 S. Arlington Ave
7-8:30pm
FREE
More info at:
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=111237885558464&bcode=-FOgm

Saturday, April 10th
Urban Cycling Skills Class
IndyGo Headquarters
1501 W. Washington Street
8am-5pm
$25 (includes $25 gift card from Matthew's Bicycles)
Visit www.BicycleIndiana.org and register by April 8th.


Saturday, April 10th
Rain Barrel Making Workshop
Indy Winter Farmers Market
901 N. East Street
10:00am
$70 (includes basic rain barrel hardware and materials - take your barrel home!)
Spaces are limited. Contact urbanearthindy@gmail.com to register by April 5th.

Saturday, April 10th
Learn to Start a Community Garden
Felege Hiywot Center
1648 Sheldon Street
12:30-4:30pm
FREE
More info at: www.indygrowsgardens.com

Sunday, April 11th
Raw Foods Presentation with Audrey Barron
Perk Up Cafe
6536 Cornell Avenue in Broad Ripple
4:30pm
FREE
More info at: www.beofbliss.com

Wednesday, April 14th
CIBA Lecture Series: Live, Love, Bike
Central Library
One Library Square
7pm
FREE
More info at:
317-275-4100 or www.cibaride.org

Thursday, April 15th

Urban Composting: The Demise of the Stinky Trash Can
Indianapolis Museum of Art
4000 Michigan Rd
6-7pm
$35 public; $30 members
More info at: www.imamuseum.org

Thursday, April 15th

Chef's Taste
Indianapolis Museum of Art
4000 Michigan Rd
6:30pm
$35
More info at: www.imamuseum.org

Saturday, April 17th
Every Litter Bit Helps Campaign
Indianapolis Neighborhoods
FREE; Collect a bag of litter to kick-start the Great Indy Clean Up
More info at: www.kibi.org/every_litter_bit_helps

Saturday, April 17th
Komen Indianapolis Race for the Cure
IUPUI
815 W. Michigan Street
9am
$25 registration fee
More info at: www.komenindy.org

Thursday, April 22nd
Planet Indy: Gestalt Gardening with Felder Rushing
Tobias Theatre - Indianapolis Museum of Art
4000 Michigan Rd
7pm
$7 public; $4 members
More info at: www.imamuseum.org

Saturday, April 24th
Earth Day Indiana Festival
White River State Park
801 W. Washington Street
11am-4pm
FREE
More info at: www.in.gov/whiteriver & www.earthdayindiana.org/news

Sunday, April 25th

Aveda Walk for Water
White River State Park
801 W. Washington Street
11am-2pm
FREE
More info at: www.in.gov/whiteriver

Friday, April 30th
Arbor Day - Indy Free Tree
Monument Circle
One Monument Circle
8am-2pm
FREE


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