Celebrate Earth Day at the JCC

Details here!

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Fast Facts

  • Sunday, April 17 from 1-4 pm
  • Official title: JCC Earth Day Community Celebration
  • Co-sponsored by Citizens Energy Group and Indianapolis Power & Light Company
  • FREE admission, but donations accepted
  • More than 100 volunteers help put on the event
  • 5th year for the event
  • About 2,200 visitors expected
  • 30+ activities and demonstrations, all green-related
  • 30+ organizations
  • 5 food trucks and vendors; Kosher lunches available, too
  • Live music by Sure Thing on the JCC Stage sponsored by WTTS 92.3 FM
  • 40-acre Simon Jewish Community Campus
  • 325 free youth color-your-own T-shirts activity (the theme this year is the peregrine falcon)
  • Webpage: www.JCCindy.org/community/earth-day

 Organizations and Their Activities

Alpha Chi Sigma (professional chemistry fraternity)…………….. Paint with Bubbles

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana…………………………. Turn a T-shirt into Something Different

Camp JCC……………………………………………………………………. Eco Art

Camp JCC……………………………………………………………………. Paint-Your-Own Earth Day T-shirt (the Peregrine Falcon)

*Citizens Energy Group…………………………………………………. Water Quality Testing

Commuter Connect (CIRTA)……………………………………………. TBA

Cummins……………………………………………………………………. Pedal Power and Energy Efficiency

eScrapInc……………………………………………………………………. Dismantle and Rebuild Your PC

Friends of the White River……………………………………………… Mobile App Guide

Girl Scouts of Central Indiana………………………………………….. It’s Your Planet – Love It!

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Indianapolis…………………….. How Do I ReUse That?

Holliday Park……………………………………………………………….. Wildlife in Central Indiana

Hoosier Environmental Council……………………………………….. TBA

Humane Society of Indianapolis………………………………………. Make Dog Toys from Recycled Materials

Indianapolis Knitting Guild & Trading Post…………………………. From Sheep to Shawl featuring a Live Llama

*Indianapolis Power & Light……………………………………………. Power View

Java Totes…………………………………………………………………… Upcycled Coffee Totes by Butler University student-run business

JCC Indianapolis…………………………………………………………… Glamping Raffle; Spin the Prize Wheel!

Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis,

PJ Library and Young Leadership Division…………………………… Hike & Learn; Trash-y Art

Natural Awakenings Indy……………………………………………….. Native Flowers…& Worms!

Nina Mason Pulliam EcoLab at Marian University………………… Native Pollinators

Oberweis Dairy……………………………………………………………. Fresh from the Dairy Milk Samples

Precision Comfort Systems…………………………………………….. Solar Energy Can Heat What?

Purdue Extension-Marion County……………………………………. Know Your Food, Win Food

Purdue Extension-Marion County……………………………………. Make a Mini-Greenhouse

Purdue Extension-Marion County……………………………………. Make a Butterfly

Purdue Extension-Marion County……………………………………. Recycled Flowers

Purdue Extension-Marion County……………………………………. Ask a Master Gardeners

Purdue Extension-Marion County……………………………………. Home Composting

Purdue University Solar Racing Team……………………………….. Solar Race Car Demonstration

State Farm Insurance……………………………………………………. DIY Terrariums

The Nature Conservancy of Indiana………………………………….. DIY Butterfly Puzzles

Tiny by Design……………………………………………………………… Explore Tiny Living

Wings for West Africa with RecycleForce…………………………… Recycle Anything with a Power Cord

WTTS FM……………………………………………………………………. Partner with eScrapInc

Yurts of America………………………………………………………….. Tiny Living…in a Yurt

 

* Co-Sponsors of the Event