Indianapolis Greenways Partnership

Winter Family Hike

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Date: January 11, 2012, 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Location: Riverside Marina – 3502 N. White River Parkway W. Drive, 46222

Interested in getting outside and spending some time in nature over the winter? Join Indianapolis Land Stewardship Ecologist Jake Brinkman for a guided walk along the White River Greenway. Participants will learn to identify trees by their bark, look for signs of wildlife and discuss natural area restoration. We will meet at the Riverside Marina parking lot located at 3502 N. White River Parkway W. Drive, 46222. Please dress for the weather and be prepared for a one mile walk. All ages and families are welcome. The event is free, but pre-registration is required.

 

Notes: Be sure to dress for the weather. We will meet at the Riverside Marina parking lot located at 3502 N. White River Parkway W. Dr. 46222

 

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Pennsy Solstice Walk and Celebration

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Date: December 20, 2019, 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Location: Pennsy Rail Trail – Walk begins at Coal Yard Coffee located at 5547 Bonna Avenue, 46219

Light the night as we celebrate the Winter Solstice! Beginning at Coal Yard Coffee, we will be decorating lanterns while sipping on hot cocoa and coffee. We encourage all participants to GET CREATIVE and make their own artificially lit lanterns! NO REAL FIRE PLEASE! Forgot to bring your own lantern? We got you covered. Paper lanterns will be available upon arrival. At 6pm the parade of lanterns will take off from Coal Yard Coffee and journey down the Pennsy Trail to Red Barn Arts Collective for the Winter Solstice Celebration! At Red Barn Arts we will celebrate with food, drink, music, and solstice-related crafts and activities for the whole family.

Event Schedule

Registration/Check-In: Coal Yard Coffee (5547 Bonna Ave)- 5:30pm

Parade of Lanterns: Guided Walk along Pennsy east to Red Barn Arts- 6pm

Solstice Celebration: Red Barn Arts Collective (6015 Bonna Ave)- 6:30pm

Parade of Lanterns: Guided Walk along Pennsy west to Coal Yard- 9pm

Notes: Parking available at Coal Yard Coffee which is located at 5547 Bonna Avenue, 46219. Red Barn Arts Collective is located at 6015 Bonna Avenue, 46219.

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Walk With A Doc on the White River Greenway

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Date: October 5, 2019, 9:00 am

Location: White River Greenway- Walk begins at the Riverside Park Aquatic Center parking lot- 2420 East Riverside Drive, Indianapolis, IN

Get fit and explore Indianapolis’ White River. The White River Greenway is a 10-mile greenway trail that follows the White River from 38th Street on the north to Raymond Street south of downtown. The greenway passes through White River State Park downtown and provides connections to several significant cultural destinations in the city. On October 5, join an Eskenazi community physician for a walk on the northern portion of the greenway beginning at Riverside Park and going to Fall Creek near 10th Street. Walking is proven to be one of the best exercises to improve overall health and can be part of developing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle! Spending time in green spaces can boost our mood and health even more. Join Eskenazi physician Carrie Leathers for a beautiful walk on the greenway. Dr. Leathers will discuss ways for making exercise routines more effective. This event is free and bilingual.  All are welcome, including furry friends, and participants are encouraged to register for the event.

 

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Indianapolis Greenways Partnership Video

 

Check out some of the great programs we held on Indy Greenways over the past year. From our Art on the Greenways Bike Tours to our monthly Walk With A Doc programs, to our Winter Family Hikes and Family Bike Rides, to our programs focused on creating healthy lifestyles, its been a busy year of demonstrating the important role that Indy Greenways plays in enhancing the quality of life of our residents.  Check it out…

Walk With A Doc on the Eagle Creek Greenway

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Date: August 24, 2019, 9:00 am

Location: Eagle Creek Greenway- 56th Street Trailhead 7225 West 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN  46254

(next to the Colts Facility- Corner of 56th St. and Reed Road)

Walking is proven to be one of the best exercises to improve overall health and can be part of developing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle! Spending time in green spaces can boost our mood and health even more. Join Dr. Carrie Leathers, Internist and Pediatrician at Eskenazi Pecar Health Center for a beautiful walk on the Eagle Creek Greenway. This event is free and bilingual.

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