Earth Day at the J/Israel at 75
Earth Day at the J, co-sponsored by AES Indiana and Citizens Energy Group, returns with dozens of hands-on, environmentally-friendly activities by 50+ exhibitors. This year,
Earth Day at the J, co-sponsored by AES Indiana and Citizens Energy Group, returns with dozens of hands-on, environmentally-friendly activities by 50+ exhibitors. This year, the event also includes an Israel at 75 celebration in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis. Stay for the afternoon with music and entertainment provided by WTTS and food trucks. Rain or shine; pets on leashes are welcome. FREE!
For a list of all the activities, visit the Earth Day at the J webpage.
A core Jewish value is #tikkunolam, Hebrew for repairing the earth or making the world a better place. It is a natural fit for the JCC to celebrate this day as a signature event for the organization and the Indianapolis community.
Highlights of the event:
–All your favorite earth-friendly organizations will be here with interactive demonstrations and hands-on activities centered around sustainability and going green.
–Educational and fun activities about Israel, in celebration of Israel’s 75th birthday
–Arts with a Purpose will have hands-on visual activities for children of all ages. Also featuring music from Cathy Morris. In Celebration Plaza.
–Family yoga featuring animal- and nature-themed poses
–Petting zoo from Heavenly Acres Farm and Learning Center
–Farmers Market by Indiana Owned
–Beer and wine provided by Centerpoint Brewery and Indy Brew Bus. Ash & Elm Cider will be on hand, too. Among the food trucks that will be on-site are NY Slice, Arepas, Mr. and Mrs. Hot Dog Stand, Pastabilitiez, Ritters Frozen Custard, Nicey Treat, Garnacha Spot, Paco’s Taqueria and Pierogi Love Indy, along with the J Cafe supplying kosher food.
–The WTTS street team will provide musical entertainment.
Parking is available onsite at the JCC. The event is in front (west). And there will be ample parking available in back (east).
(Sunday) 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Arthur M Glick JCC