Neighborhood News – 11/27/12

Pogue’s Run Waterway

Near Eastside Quarterly Neighborhood Summit

Next Tuesday!  Come on over for hot chocolate and some great info!

Special Guests:  Matthew Jose – Big City Farms, Rick Rosales – IREF,  Commander James Waters – IMPD, and many more!

Holiday Shopping – Immigrant Welcome Center

Join us Wednesday, November 28, at Global Gifts’ two Indianapolis locations for a community shopping night. From 5 p.m. until close (8:30 p.m. at the Nora store and 9:00 pm at the Mass Ave store), 10% of your purchase will be donated to Immigrant Welcome Center!

Shop at Global Gifts’ downtown Indianapolis location at 446 Massachusetts Avenue or at their Nor  a Plaza store at 1300 E. 86th Street.

Shoppers can find unique home decor items, jewelry and gifts.  Global Gifts is a nonprofit Fair Trade store. Your purchase will support the Immigrant Welcome Center and artisans and communities around the world.

After School Program Providers Education Forum

IMPD Achievements – East District

IMPD East District has shared a report on the achievements they have made for the 2012 year.  A summary of the report is available on the NESCO Facebook Page.

The East District covers a wide area of the Eastside of Indianapolis.  For a map of the area please see the IMPD website.

Tinsel Town on 10 East

Tinsel Town on 10 East – Fri. 12/7 from 6 – 8pm at the future site of Legacy Plaza (in front of Brookside Elementary) Join us for our tree lighting, Santa’s arrival & much more!

Sat. 12/8 from 10am – 4pm at the future site of Legacy Plaza & along the 10 East Biz District! Photos with Santa & fun activities at the future site of Legacy Plaza. Shop the businesses of the 10th East Biz District for special sales or events like the Handmade Market at the Little Green Bean Boutique!

Sat. 12/8 10 am – 4pm Handmade Market at Little Green Bean Boutique. See Facebook event page for more info:

Arsenal Tech Annual Madrigal Dinner

Re-enactment of ancient Advent Season celebration also known as the Boar’s Head Feast harolding the arrival of the Christmas season. Time period roughly 14th & 15th century based upon 1340 Oxford College tradition. Guests are encouraged to wear period costumes!

An evening of merriment that beckons patrons to step back into time and enjoy a fantasy of kings and queens in their royal court with knights and fair maidens at Christmastide. Feasting, singing, skits, laughter, prayer, and concluding with a concert of Sacred Carols. The students of Arsenal Tech trade their school uniforms for period costumes and spend many hours perfecting their performance. Caution, the evening is interactive and you are required to enjoy yourself!

December 15, 16, & 17

Reception 6:15pm

Seating 6:45 pm

Fesat 7:00pm

Make reservations by email at
Information required: Name, email, phone, date attending, number of adults, number of children 12 and under. Adults $16.00, Children 12 & Under $8.00.
We will take credit card payments, there is a $1.00 per order processing fee.
Madrigal students should reserve and purchase family tickets through the music office.

Indy Greenways Master Plan Project Office

Do you have thoughts or ideas about the direction of Indy’s Greenways? Does your organization or neighborhood group have information to share? Indy Parks has opened a project office specifically for the Indy Greenways Master Plan. We encourage you to stop by the office and share your ideas or discuss issues with the project planners. The office is located at Boulevard Station, the former rail depot at the intersection of the Monon Trail and 38th Street. The office is open on Wednesdays from 8:30-4:30. Stop by any time during those hours. You can also schedule an appointment by sending an email to . The project office is just one of many ways you can provide feedback and direction to the plan. We encourage you to get involved!

Westminster Community Partner Meeting

Westminster Neighborhood Ministries – December 4, 2012   8:45-10am

445 N. State Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46201

Whether it’s through monetary gifts, in-kind donations or volunteering, Westminster Neighborhood Ministries’ business, corporate, and community partners are a vital part of helping us provide children’s programs that meet nurturing, safety, educational, and developmental needs; provide food and clothing to meet the basic needs; and provide supportive services such as Gennesaret Health clinic for all of WNM families.

Westminster welcomes your interest in our children and programs. Please contact Paula Ziegler, Director of Planning and Partnerships, at 317.632.9785 or regarding possible sponsorships, partnerships and opportunities to be a part of this unique ministry.


One thought on “Neighborhood News – 11/27/12

  1. Neighborhood Meetings Coming Up:

    NESCO Board Meeting – 11/27 6:30 – 8pm Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center
    TEAR United – 11/28 6:30 – 8pm Family Bible Church
    Cottage Home – 12/3 6 – 7:30pm
    Quarterly Neighborhood Summit – 12/4 6:30 – 7pm Social 7 – 8:30pm Meeting East 10th UMC
    Brookside – 12/6 6:30 – 8pm

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