Earth Day activities around the Circle City

Looking to celebrate Earth Day but don’t know where to start? We’ve got you covered — whether you’re looking to clean up a local neighborhood or watch movies with friends.

Volunteers digging on Mass Ave.

No green thumb necessary to lend a helping hand in your neighborhood.

Photo via @massaveindy

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How do you organize an Earth Day celebration? You planet. And if you need a little extra help, we’ve got a well-rounded list to get you started.

Clean up your neighborhood

A number of Indy areas are doing cleanups throughout the week, including:

  • The Parks Alliance | 3001 N. White River Pkwy W. Dr. | Thursday, April 20 | 3-6 p.m.
  • South Village | Emhardt Stadium, 200 W. Pleasant Run Pkwy S. Dr. | Saturday, April 22 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Eagledale neighborhood | Bowman Park, 3600 Auburn Rd. | Saturday, April 22 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Broad Ripple | 6330 Guilford Ave. | Saturday, April 22 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Mass Ave. | 342 Mass Ave. | Sunday, April 23 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Pro tip: Don’t forget to register + bring supplies if needed.

Take a free workout class

The 500 Festival princesses are joining Physique 57 for an outdoor barre pop-up at Midtown Plaza in Carmel from 9-10 a.m., complete with a 500 Festival event car photo op. Reserve your spot.

Aerial shot of an outdoor exercise class

Physique 57 is located at Midtown Plaza in Carmel. | Photo via Physique 57

Catch a film screening

The Indiana State Museum is hosting “Stories of Hope: Films from The Nature Conservancy,” which will explore how the organization makes a difference in the Hoosier State. At 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., you can watch the film and take part in a Q+A for free.

Hit a festival at Garfield Park

We’re giving you plenty of time to plan ahead with this event. The Earth Day Indiana Festival will take place on Saturday, June 3 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with 110 exhibitors, food trucks, and live music.

Celebrate with the kids

The Indianapolis Zoo + The Children’s Museum are hosting special activities for the kiddos to take part in, from planting an eggshell herb garden to learning about action opportunities from local experts, there will be plenty of ways to get the kids in your life engaged.

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