Party Like It's Earth Day
Happy Earth Day! Are you wanting to celebrate our planet but not sure what to do? Whether you want to attend an event, hang out at home, or meet some new friends, we've got you covered! Check out some ideas below.
1. Earth Day Indiana
Celebrate Earth Day at White River State Park on Saturday, April 25th from 11 AM - 4 PM for the annual Earth Day Indiana event! Free admission, live music, food, plenty of booths and more!
2. Pacers Bike Share Program Celebration
It's been a year! You surely have seen these bikes rolling around the city since their creation a year ago. Celebrate with the Bike Share Program and the Cultural Trail on Wednesday, April 22nd for FREE! It will take place outside of Bankers Life Fieldhouse from 4:30 PM- 6:30 PM... local beer, live music, & food trucks!
Have some free time and not sure what to do? Why not volunteer for a couple hours at Growing Places Indy , Keep Indianapolis Beautiful , an urban garden near you, or another organization of your choosing? Get outside, use your hands, and do some good.
4. Get Outdoors
This is a great excuse to break out your bike, hiking boots, or picnic blanket! Whether you make it a solo event or take the whole family, you'll be refreshed and glad you got some fresh air. Need some ideas? Here's a list of the Top Ten Outdoor Spaces in Indianapolis!
5. Tend to Your Garden
Maybe you'd rather stay in the comforts of your own home. You can still get that fresh air without going more than a few steps. Use this time to weed and prep your garden for the upcoming growing season. It's not too hot, mosquitoes are not nearly as bad as they will be, and you'll be inspired to start planning what you want to plant!
Here is a Spring Gardening Checklist to get you started.
6. Join a CSA Program
So you've been wanting to join a CSA, or maybe you don't know too much about them. Now's the time to support your local farmers and have a summer FULL of delicious produce.
Check out this great list of CSAs in Indiana!
7. Clean & Donate
If you haven't already done your spring cleaning.. now's the time! Go through your closet, knick knacks, etc. and donate what you don't want. Not only are you clearing out your space, but you are recycling in the process.