2017 Earth Day Events and Activities Indianapolis IN
Earth Day was founded by Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in on April 22, 1970. It’s a day to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment. If you’re looking for a way to celebrate Earth Day in Indianapolis in 2017, then check out these local events and activities.
2017 Earth Day Indiana • White River State Park
April 22 • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Enjoy the 2017 Earth Day Indiana Festival at the Historic Military Park at White River State Park. Come to the festival for local food vendors, kid’s activities, over 125 exhibitors, live music, 5K run/walk and beer garden. The 5K begins at noon and finishes at Historic Military Park at White River State Park, but the majority of the course will take you upstream and then downstream along the White River. (West New York Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202)
March for Science Indianapolis • Start at Indiana Statehouse
April 22 • 10:00 am –1:00 pm
Partnering with the Earth Day Indiana Festival, the March for Science Indianapolis is meant to springboard science advocates’ efforts to make science accessible to the public through volunteerism. Additionally, the event is meant to call upon policymakers to further understand research findings and enact science-based policies for the advancement of Hoosiers’ everyday lives. (Start: Indiana Statehouse; Finish: Earth Day Indiana Festival at White River State Park)
Earth Day Community Celebration • JCC Indianapolis
April 23 • 1:00 – 4:00 pm
The 6th Annual Earth Day Community Celebration offers hands-on, environmentally-friendly activities by 30+ exhibitors and a picnic area with live music on the WTTS stage and food trucks. Hands-on activities include making a mini greenhouse, eco-art projects and instructional activities for attracting bees and butterflies. This year’s “free kids t-shirt to paint” features Indiana’s river otters. (6701 Hoover Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46260)
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