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June 2016


June 18, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
White River Greenway and Pleasant Run Trail, City Wide
Indianapolis, United States
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Gear up for an exciting FREE bike crawl, Indy! BIKE ALONG OR COME TO JUST ONE This wild ride will take us along some of our city's finest bicycle greenways to art and cultural destinations. This full day of activities includes BMX STUNTS, PUBLIC ART, OUTDOOR FILM SCREENINGS, FOOD and more! All events are FREE to the public so make a day of it! LAUNCH: Indianapolis Museum of Art- Art and Nature Park from 11:00 - 2:00. 4000 Michigan Rd.…

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Father’s Day Fishing at Ft Harrison – Wagon of Wonders

June 19, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fort Benjamin Harrison State Park, 6000 N. Post Road
Indianapolis, IN 46216 United States
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Come out to Delaware Lake at Ft. Benjamin Harrison State Park where the Wagon of Wonders / Mobile Bait & Tackle Shop will be providing everything you need for a great day of fishing and interactive art experiences! We’ll provide bait! You can even borrow a fishing pole! All you need is a fishing license and a little bit of luck! You can even play with some art while you're there! Fishing licenses can be purchased online here: http://www.in.gov/ai/appfiles/dnr-license/ If…

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McCormick’s Creek Centennial Celebration – Wagon of Wonders

June 25, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Our beloved Wagon of Wonders will be visiting McCormick's Creek State Park to join the Centennial Celebration! Learn about the White River watershed and participate in some fun art!  Enjoy an awesome day and celebrate a wonderful, historic moment for Indiana's first state park!

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August 2016

Paddlit — Part of the In Light In Festival

August 26, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Government Center Basin, 429 W. Ohio St., Firehouse #13
Indianapolis, IN 46204 United States
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Selected to be part of the In Light In festival that celebrates the 100th anniversary of Central Indiana Community Foundation, Big Car lights up the paddle boats that, using human power to chug through the canal. The Paddlit (paddle it) project involves the people on the boats working as paddlers — maybe better called petalers — who’ll be able to alter the cadence of waterproof LED lights glowing on and off colorfully just above the water. In this way, everybody…

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September 2016

Unicycle: Unicorn Bike Ride on the White River

September 10, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friedman Park, 5670 Stone Hill Dr
Indianapolis, IN 46208 United States
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September 10th, 1pm, Friedman Park. Unicorn-themed arts activities and bike decorating beginning at 1pm, bike ride/parade departing at 3pm. All ages 2-mile one-way bike ride beginning at Friedman Park and ending at a mystery location in Broadripple with refreshments available for purchase.

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Rivers and Streams: Free Film Screening on the White River

September 17, 2016 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
New York St Bridge Abutment, 333 N White River Pkwy West Dr
Indianapolis , IN 46222 United States
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FREE. LITERALLY ON THE WHITE RIVER! Andy Goldsworthy - IN OUR WHITE RIVER! Come see this indie documentary about the mesmerizing, ephemeral earth art of Andy Goldworthy. The film will be projected out over the White River onto the off-shore abutment for the New York St. bridge! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and we'll provide the popcorn for this must-see, visually compelling film! Movie trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njbYDlIguDw

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October 2016

Creature from the Black Lagoon from the WHITE RIVER

October 20, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
333 N White River Pkwy West Dr
indianapolis, Indiana 46222 United States
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OUTDOOR FILM SCREENING Looks like The Creature found a new home... WATCH IN TERROR as the CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON emerges from the murky depths of the White River. cozy up in the fall air and get in the Halloween spirit with an outdoor movie projected on the bridge abutment out over our White River. We'll bring the popcorn! This frightful event is a partnership between Reconnecting to Our Waterways, Public House Cinema, and Big Car Collaborative. Visit the…

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Wagon of Wonders fishing at Mounds State Park

October 30, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Mounds State Park, 4306 Mounds Rd
Anderson , IN 46017 United States
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Join us for this #ArtsInTheParks event with the Wagon of Wonders. Come mix your passion for fishing (Hoosiers under the age of 12 can fish for free) with an opportunity to experience fantastic art and mysterious creatures. Fishing poles will be available to borrow. We'll even provide the worms! Various lures will also be available for a nominal fee. The Wagon will be at the Canoe Launch. Come join the fun! UPDATE! Explore Indiana's criptozoological oddities and get in the…

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November 2016

DAY OF THE DEAD Celebration on Pleasant Run

November 5, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Celebrate the vibrant culture of Indy's southwest side and enjoy beautiful public spaces along Pleasant Run! This is going to be a blast just like last year, so bring the whole family! Food, Facepainting, Art, Games... and the amazing Wagon of Wonders! This awesome event is a partnership between Reconnecting to Our Waterways, Sense Charter School, and Big Car Collaborative. Visit event page on Facebook.

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February 2017

PechaKucha: Our Waterways

February 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Car Beauty Center, 2628 Shelby St
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Join us for the kickoff return of PechaKucha Nights in Indianapolis! The theme this month will be Our Waterways and will feature speakers from around Indianapolis engaged with the health, design, and culture of places around our waterways. And you can check out art from the Ret-ROW-spective exhibition by Reconnecting to Our Waterways. In true PK fashion, each speaker will have about 7 minutes to present: 20 slides at 20 seconds each. This isn't a competition, more an opoortunity to…

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