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September 2016
September 27 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
KIB Special Delivery: TREES
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Help the KIB Community Forestry team drop over 1,000 trees across the I-70 & English Ave. interchange on Indy’s east side. This is in preparation of projects with volunteers on Indy Do Day. Meet up with KIB and the truckloads of trees fresh from nurseries for placement in their new homes where they’ll grow, provide refuge for native wildlife, help mitigate stormwater runoff from our combined sewer system, and provide many more benefits! You can brush up on your tree species…

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October 2016
October 8 @ 8:15 am - 12:00 pm
October Great Indy Cleanup

Join KIB on Saturday, October 8th for one of our biggest community volunteer projects of the year. It’s the October Great Indy Cleanup! Support engaged residents of the Northwest Area — near West 30th and Clifton Streets — in large-scale beautification and litter abatement efforts. Cleaner and greener streets and alleyways make happier, safer places to live. Sign up today to be a part of this impactful community and environmental improvement event. If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register as a group” via the…

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October 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
NetWalking with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful

NetWalking – a cool way to network while walking on different trails and parks throughout our city! Walk and talk and learn more about other like minded individuals in Indy! Join us for this special NetWalking event with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB)! KIB’s own arborist, Molly Wilson, will be talking about native trees and plants, and planting a tree at the end of our walk together! We are so excited! Join us for this special event! This event is presented…

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October 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Happy Hour Weeding @ KIB

KIB needs your help keeping the native landscape tidy at our Gold LEED-certified headquarters. Volunteers will be weeding, mulching, watering, and taking care of general landscape work. At the end, there will be complimentary adult beverages for all of your hard work (provided by a local brewery). What a great way to start your weekend! Sign-up to join the fun. Parking available in KIB’s lot and on surrounding streets. If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register as a group” via the blue…

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October 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Michigan Road Tree Planting
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Support Crooked Creek neighbors on Indy’s northwest side in adding to their area tree canopy by planting a variety of beautiful 1″ caliper trees along Michigan Road. Trees provide many benefits including increasing homes for wildlife while reducing noise pollution and greenhouse gases. Please join KIB for this long-term community and environmental improvement project! If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register as a group” via the blue register button, then select “Create a new group” from the pull-down menu (if your group is…

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October 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Eagles Watch Neighborhood Tree Planting
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Support engaged Eagles Watch neighbors on Indy’s northwest side in adding to their area tree canopy by planting a variety of beautiful 1″ caliper trees. Trees do many good things like offset home heating/cooling costs, provide community gathering space, and absorb of harmful particulates in the air. Please join KIB for for a brief three-hour tree planting effort supporting fellow Indy residents — as available to anyone in Indianapolis with application via KIB’s Community Forestry program — in their long-term community and environmental improvement project! If you…

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October 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Brackenwood Neighborhood Tree Planting
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Support Brackenwood neighbors on Indy’s northwest side in adding to their area tree canopy by planting a variety of beautiful 1″ caliper trees in common areas. Trees provide many natural benefits like U/V protection, storm water management, and wildlife habitats. Please join KIB for this long-term community and environmental improvement project! If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register as a group” via the blue register button, then select “Create a new group” from the pull-down menu (if your group is not…

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October 20 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Run(317) Volunteer Support

Organized in part with Do(317) and benefiting Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, hundreds of RUN(317) participants will take to the streets of Fountain Square this fall to run 3.17 miles in celebration of everything 317! As a race volunteer, come join KIB staff in the fun of hosting and helping via bike and car parking, packet pickup, the water station, course marshals, runners services, or the post-race party (times vary, some roles require volunteers 21+ years of age — choose your assignment preference…

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October 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Speedway Trailhead Park Greenspace
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Vibrant community greenspaces make for happier, more connected neighbors! Help engaged residents of the Speedway neighborhood turn an area around a new traffic roundabout into a beautiful community greenspace. Together we’ll add hundreds of native perennials to prepared beds while supporting Indiana wildlife, neighborhood gathering spaces, natural traffic calming measures, and much more! Parking will be available along 16th Street and in the business lot just west of the greenspace. If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register as a group” via the blue register button, then…

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October 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Springdale Greenspace at the Nowland Oak
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Please join neighbors and KIB in one of the final projects of the year at this new 2016 IPL Project Greenspace location in Indy’s near east Springdale neighborhood. Together we’ll be moving pathway stone, placing mosaic tiles, and setting posts for the incoming historic panels. Increasing area greenspaces make for happier, healthier neighbors! This once vacant and underutilized lot — though home to a beautiful chinkapin oak for some 200-300 years — is being turned into a community space that will offer…

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October 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hidden Bay Neighborhood Tree Planting

Support engaged Hidden Bay neighbors on Indy’s northwest side in adding to their area tree canopy by planting a variety of beautiful 1″ caliper trees in common areas. Trees provide many benefits like community gathering space, U/V protection, and improved storm water management. Please join KIB for for a brief three-hour tree planting effort supporting fellow Indy residents — as available to anyone in Indianapolis with application via our Community Forestry program  — in their long-term community and environmental improvement project! If you are signing up…

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October 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chapel Glen Neighborhood Tree Planting

Support engaged Chapel Glen neighbors on Indy’s west side in replenishing their area tree canopy after recent destruction from the emerald ash borer. Together we’ll plant a variety of beautiful 1″ caliper trees along a neighborhood walking trail. Trees provide many benefits like community gathering space, U/V protection, and absorption of harmful particulates in the air. Please join KIB for for a brief three-hour tree planting effort supporting fellow Indy residents — as available to anyone in Indianapolis with application via KIB’s Community Forestry program — in their…

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November 2016
November 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Westbourne Neighborhood Tree Planting

Support Westbourne neighbors on Indy’s west side in increasing their area tree canopy with beautiful 1″ caliper street and common area trees. Trees provide many benefits like noise pollution reduction, homes for wildlife, and reduced home heating/cooling costs. Please join KIB for for a brief three-hour tree planting effort supporting fellow Indy residents — as available to anyone in Indianapolis with application via KIB’s Community Forestry program — in their long-term community and environmental improvement project! If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register as a…

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November 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Springdale Greenspace at the Nowland Oak
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Please join neighbors and KIB in one of the final projects of the year at this new 2016 IPL Project Greenspace location in Indy’s near east Springdale neighborhood. Together we’ll be finishing the greenspace entryway, setting fence posts, and planting perennials. Increasing area greenspaces make for happier, healthier neighbors! This once vacant and underutilized lot — though home to a beautiful chinkapin oak for some 200-300 years — is being turned into a community space that will offer an artful and inspiring…

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