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Events

Have fun and support your parks!

Events

Have fun and support your parks!

Sep
11
Wed
Pints for Parks – Featuring Indy Urban Acres @ Tube Factory Artspace
Sep 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Pints for Parks - Featuring Indy Urban Acres @ Tube Factory Artspace

Our Indy Parks are beautiful, but it is our programming partners and park users (you) who give them life!

Join us at the Tube Factory artspace the second Wednesday every other month for Flat12 Bierwerks Indianapolis beer, and tons of fun!

$1 per beer supports the Indianapolis Parks Foundation!

Indy Urban Acres

*Family Friendly*

Sep
28
Sat
Sixth Annual Farmraiser @ Indy Urban Acres
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sixth Annual Farmraiser @ Indy Urban Acres

Grab your boots and join us for dinner, drinks, and dancing at Indy Urban Acres to benefit the Indianapolis Parks Foundation. Enjoy a guided hike through the grounds, local libations, farm-fresh fare in the hoop house, and desserts by the bonfire.

RAFFLE ITEMS

  • MashCraft Gift Basket and Experience
  • Hotel Tango Private Hotel Tango U: A private mixology class.
  • Indy Urban Acres Bouquets and Brews Party (up to 12 guests)
  • Indy Urban Acres Home Garden Consultation and Starter Plants
  • Jamie Locke Art Local Art Hand-Carved Mandala
  • Chef’s for Farmers –The premier wine and food festival event of Dallas, Texas. Weekend Party Package with VIP access to Street Food Night Market and The Main Event *airfare and accommodations not included*  November 1 – 3
  • SEED Food & Wine Week (Miami, Florida) – Friends of the Festival Weekend Package *airfare and accommodations not included*  November 6 – 10
  • Noah Grants $100 gift card
  • Daniel O’Rourke Handmade Fabricated Steel Sculpture “Urbana the Owl”
  • Daniel O’Rourke Handmade Fabricated Steel Sculpture “Butterfly and Flower”
  • People for Urban Progress Referee Drawstring Bag made from Virginia Avenue Festival Banners
  • EPIC Climbing and Fitness         Gift card
  • Indiana Basketball Package – Indiana Fever: Tamika Catchings Autographed Basketball; 4 2020 season game vouchers. Indiana Pacers: Tickets to home game opener 10/23/19 and swag
  • Bohall Design & Fabrication Handmade Bat House by Loran Bohall owner of Bohall Design & Fabrication

 CLICK HERE TO SEE PHOTOS FROM LAST YEAR!

 

 

 

To learn more about becoming a Year-Round Partner, please email Jenny Cash at jcash@indyparksfoundation.org

Nov
5
Tue
Give the Gift of Parks
Nov 5 @ 8:00 am – Dec 31 @ 1:18 pm

This giving season, give the gift of parks. When you donate $150 or more between now and December 31, you will receive an “Explore Parks” mug, “Explore Indy Parks” baseball t-shirt, Tea’s Me tea, and a personal  note and acknowledgment letter from the Indianapolis Parks Foundation.

Order by December 11th to receive by Christmas. Name to be shown on note and acknowledgement should be specified upon donation.

 

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Dec
20
Fri
Pennsy Solstice Walk & Celebration @ Coal Yard Coffee
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Pennsy Solstice Walk and Celebration

Light the night as we celebrate the Winter Solstice! Beginning at Coal Yard Coffee, we will be decorating lanterns while sipping on hot cocoa and coffee. We encourage all participants to GET CREATIVE and make their own artificially lit lanterns! NO REAL FIRE PLEASE! Forgot to bring your own lantern? We got you covered. Paper lanterns will be available upon arrival. At 6pm the parade of lanterns will take off from Coal Yard Coffee and journey down the Pennsy Trail to Red Barn Arts Collective for the Winter Solstice Celebration! At Red Barn Arts we will celebrate with food, drink, music, and solstice-related crafts and activities for the whole family.

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Registration/Check in

  • WHERE: Coal Yard Coffee, 5547 Bonna Avenue
  • WHAT: coffee, hot cocoa, decorate lantern
5:30 – 6 pm
Winter Solstice Parade of Lanterns 

  • Guided Walk along the Pennsy Trail East to Red Barn Arts Collective
6 – 6:30pm
Winter Solstice Celebration 

  • WHERE: Red Barn Arts Collective, 6015 Bonna Avenue
  • WHAT: music, food, drink, winter solstice crafts and activities
6:30 – 9pm
Winter Solstice Parade of Lanterns 

  • Guided Walk along the Pennsy Trail West to Coal Yard
9 – 9:30pm

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Jan
30
Thu
Pints for Parks Trivia Nights @ TBD
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

p4plogoThis year Pints for Parks is putting that 3lb pile of squish in your head to the test! The last Thursday of every month from 6-8pm we will be at a different bar, with newly tapped beers, and fresh trivia for you and your crew! As always, $1 per beer is donated to the Indianapolis Parks Foundation and NOW your $5 trivia team registration is too! Come thirsty and thinky!

  • Trivia will be general pop culture and current event questions with a slight focus beer and parks, because those are two of our most favorite things.
  • Prizes will be awarded to the top teams for their outstanding brain power.

Feb
25
Tue
Twenty for 2020
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – Dec 31 @ 11:59 pm
Feb
27
Thu
Pints for Parks Trivia Nights – Union Jack Broad Ripple @ Union Jack Broadripple
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

p4plogoThis year Pints for Parks is putting that 3lb pile of squish in your head to the test! The last Thursday of every month from 6-8pm we will be at a different bar, with newly tapped beers, and fresh trivia for you and your crew! As always, $1 per beer is donated to the Indianapolis Parks Foundation and NOW your $5 trivia team registration is too! Come thirsty and thinky!

  • Trivia will be general pop culture and current event questions with a slight focus beer and parks, because those are two of our most favorite things.
  • Prizes will be awarded to the top teams for their outstanding brain power.

Mar
6
Fri
18th Annual IPL Mayor’s Lunch for Parks @ JW Marriott Indianapolis
Mar 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Join the Indianapolis Parks Foundation and more than 700 city influencers, corporate leaders, park users, and advocates for the 18th Annual IPL Mayor’s Lunch for Parks.

Below please find our 2020 Year Round Partner and IPL Mayor’s Lunch for Parks sponsorship levels and benefits. We hope you will consider renewing, increasing, or joining us as we celebrate big things in 2020.

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Mar
12
Thu
Indy Urban Acres Plant Sale @ Indy Urban Acres
Mar 12 @ 8:00 am – Apr 30 @ 3:00 pm
Indy Urban Acres Plant Sale @ Indy Urban Acres

ORDER ONLINE THROUGH APRIL 30
www.iuaplantsale.com

MUST SCHEDULE PICKUP TIME.
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WE HAVE NATIVES!!!
Along with all the amazing veggies, flowers, herbs, and perennials, we have added native plants to the list! Preorder at iuaplantsale.com and pickup on a weekend that works for you.

Indy Urban Acres, a project of the Indianapolis Parks Foundation, is a collection of four organic farms used to empower and educate people by providing equitable access to free, high quality produce. Since 2011, Indy Urban Acres has grown into a multi-disciplinary farm that works to inspire transformational change within Indy’s food system by providing food justness for low-income families, educating thousands of youth through tours and farm-to-plate workshops, providing community engagement to thousands of volunteers and groups, and teaching teens valuable job skills.

Mar
26
Thu
Pints for Parks Trivia Nights – Mayfair Taproom @ Mayfair Taproom
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

p4plogoThis year Pints for Parks is putting that 3lb pile of squish in your head to the test! The last Thursday of every month from 6-8pm we will be at a different bar, with newly tapped beers, and fresh trivia for you and your crew! As always, $1 per beer is donated to the Indianapolis Parks Foundation and NOW your $5 trivia team registration is too! Come thirsty and thinky!

  • Trivia will be general pop culture and current event questions with a slight focus beer and parks, because those are two of our most favorite things.
  • Prizes will be awarded to the top teams for their outstanding brain power.