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July 2018
July 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Happy Hour Urban Temple Greenspace at Cottage Home

Do you like to transform a space? Do you like to create something beautiful and admire it afterwards over a beer? Come join Cottage Home neighbors in creating a re-imagined community Greenspace. Urban greenspaces free of invasive species provide native plants and wildlife much-needed space to live, grow, and thrive. KIB will provide all of the tools and training required to create pathways and a base layer that will help make this public Greenspace more accessible and enjoyable. At project end there will be…

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July 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Musical Happy Hour Weeding

Enjoy the vocals and ukulele playing of local musician Annie Sweeney as you volunteer! And Bonus #2: It’s Pollinator Count season. Kickoff your weekend by being citizen scientists and observing nature for a few minutes with us before we dig into caring for our ecosystem. KIB staff will lead volunteers in weeding, mulching, and cutting back native plant beds and rain gardens at our LEED Gold-certified headquarters. At project end there will be complimentary adult beverages provided by Sun King Brewing…

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July 21 @ 9:15 am - 12:00 pm
Summer of Plogging Cleanup

One part running one part litter cleanup = an awesome way to explore Indianapolis’ trails and do something good for nature Join the November Project Indy & Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. in our Summer of Plogging Series! Meet in the Two Deep parking lot at 10 am to head out for a 6k plog (or walk/run combo) to pick up litter on the Indianapolis Cultural Trail. Join us at Two Deep and celebrate with a pint afterwards. Dates & locations…

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July 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
I-65 Closure Cleanup Adventure

Please join KIB and INDOT for a cleanup project that can only happen when I-65 is shut down! We’ll don our best litter grabbing gear and see what we can find together while improving the highway’s grassy edges from 16th Street to 21st Street. Then enjoy a one-of-a-kind group photo opp and cool off with a popsicle from Nicey Treat. We’ll have a few prizes for the most interesting litter finds, too. If you are signing up a group/family, please “Register…

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July 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shelton Heights Greenspace

Do you love to share the beauty of nature and play for community members to enjoy for decades? Join the Shelton Heights community in a transformative community Greenspace workday for their 2018 IPL Project Greenspace!  Together we’ll work on finalizing pathways and creating the essential elements of the space, building hardscape elements, and anything else to prepare for future planting dates. If you love hands on projects and being part of transformation, this project is for you! If you are signing up…

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August 2018
August 4 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Butler Tarkington Community Coordinated Cleanup

Do you love to join neighbors in caring for the community? Are you passionate about keeping litter out of our waterways? If so, this workday is for you. The Butler Tarkington community coordinated cleanup will be 100% community lead by a neighborhood leader with years of experience leading Great Indy Cleanups. The only thing missing? Volunteers like you! Join forces with the community to lend a helping hand.  If you have a litter grabber or tool that you like to…

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August 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fall Creek Community Orchard Greenspace Habitat Restoration

Do you love transformation? Join KIB and Fall Creek neighbors in restoring natural habitat by removing the final remaining invasive plant species along the future Fall Creek Orchard Greenspace. Urban landscapes free of invasive species provide native plants and wildlife much-needed space to live, grow, and thrive. KIB will provide all of tools and training required to rid pesky plants like non-native honeysuckle and more from the area. Be a part of the team to make quick work of  transforming the area…

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