Environment Earth Day events happening throughout Indiana

Earth Day events happening throughout Indiana

Earth Day will take place on April 22 this year and in honor of the day we wanted to share some events happening across the state that you and your family can participate in. Together, we can protect our Earth!

(The following information comes directly from each event’s website. Visit the accompanying websites for additional information as well as contact information for each event.)

Indianapolis

The 2018 Earth Day Indiana Festival will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Historic Military Park at White River State Park. Come to the festival for local food vendorskid’s activities, over 125 exhibitors, live music, and a 5K run/walk.

Check out the website for more information: http://www.earthdayindiana.org/

Practice Indie Yoga and the Indianapolis Cultural Trail are working together to beautify our city this Earth Day! As their seva (service) project, Practice Indie’s Spring 2018 Teacher Trainees are offering two yoga classes on Sunday, April 22nd. The recommended minimum donation is $10 per attendee, and each 60-minute session is capped at 100 guests.

Check out the Eventbrite page for more information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/earth-day-outdoor-yoga-with-practice-indie-tickets-44913248736?aff=es2

Columbus – Earth Day for Kids

Seeds of Caring and Woodward Park Recreation Center are excited to provide this opportunity for kids and their families to give back in celebration of Earth Day. Event activities will include: preparing and planting the center’s educational garden, litter clean-up, making wildflower seed bombs, decorating brown paper grocery bags with Earth Day messages, and more! Join us for an afternoon of meaningful Earth Day fun! Although the event will run for 2 hours, you do not need to stay the entire time if this is too long for your family.

Check out the Eventbrite page for more information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/earth-day-for-kids-registration-44197914151?aff=es2

Fort Wayne 

Come celebrate Mother Earth. This event will be free to the public. Come enjoy food, a wine and mimosa bar, desserts & live neo soul & R&B music while supporting your local artist, entrepreneurs & businesses. Get educated on ways to improve your health & lifestyle.

Check out the Eventbrite page for more information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/earth-day-tickets-44888786569?aff=es2

Bloomington

Join us for Craft Night featuring Earth Day Seed Bombs! Our resident workshop coordinator, Rebecca Prato, will be guiding the craft night. All materials are included in the cost of the class and you will go home with wildflower seed bombs in hand!

Check out the website for more information: https://www.visitbloomington.com/event/earth-day-seed-bombs/37003/

Valporaiso

Celebrate Earth Day 2018 at Hobbytown with some fun activities kids will love! Each attendee gets a free local geode to smash open and discover the beautiful minerals inside. Try out our Solar Paper and create a unique piece of art. Kids can dig for a souvenir worm or bug in our dirt pit. Paint and decorate a flower pot and plant a seed to nurture and grow.

Check out the Facebook event page for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1647971451952973/

Know of more events happening across the state in recognition of Earth Day? Send your event tips to gabrielle.mclemore@iga.in.gov!