June Happenings

MIDSUMMER PICNIC

Hey neighbor, let’s get together on one of the longest days of the year and do it right. Join us 6 pm on Saturday, June 24th for lawn games, chill beverages, hot dogs & s’mores by the fire pit in our neighborhood park. Bring yourself, your kids, your neighbor, a summery dish to share, your favorite beverage and a blanket or lawn chair. We will bring the dogs, s’mores, firewood, an assortment of lawn games and ice.  See you there!


Windsor Park Land Use Meeting June 13th @ 6:30pm

We will meet at Ruckus Maker Space (roughly at 12th and Brookside in the CCIC). At this meeting, we have one item on the docket regarding the building at 1258 Windsor (historic church building at Commerce and Windsor). There will be a presentation made by Tom Battista and his team regarding their plans to re-purpose the building as an independent movie theater and restaurant. For general information about our Land Use Committee, please check out our Land Use Committee Page. If you are a neighbor and want to get involved, please join us at any meeting or email our Land Use Chairs, Aaron and Micah at wearewindsorpark@gmail.com.


NESCO GAMES June 17th-24th!

Every year in June, the Near East Side Community neighborhoods and organizations try to best each other at various skills and feats of strength at the NESCO Games. Windsor Park neighbors are invited to participate. Justin Becht is organizing teams for Windsor Park and you can reach him at our board email wearewindsorpark@gmail.com. You can also form a team and participate by registering here.

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Spades Park Library has kicked off their summer programming. Check with the librarians and take advantage of the new seed library, the summer reading program, Summer Servings, cooking classes and films for the kids (Moana this week), Music Mondays and more! 


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And… if you want something free and lovely to do with your kids outside this weekend, stop by the Pogues Run Art and Nature Park (2300 Dequincy) on Saturday June 11th 2-4pm for an Ecological Scavenger Hunt. All participants get a truly beautiful, hand drawn, Illustrated Nature Guide with lots of info on the nature and geology of our Indianapolis waterways (courtesy of Reconnecting To Our Waterways).


Windsor Park Neighborhood Association’s mission is to:

  • Provide the residents of the neighborhood with a voice in the planning and the redevelopment of the near east side of Indianapolis, in and around the geographic area served by the Corporation; and
  • Improve the living conditions in and around the near east side of Indianapolis by addressing problems of blighted, abandoned and vacant properties as well as advocating and supporting safe, decent, affordable housing and economic development, including job creation; and
  • Provide opportunities for adults and youth to participate in civic activities which encourage community participation and volunteerism.

We are a 501c3 charitable organization and neighborhood association registered with the City of Indianapolis.

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