Neighborhood News – 12/4/12

Happy December Neighbors!

This will be an abbreviated version of the Neighborhood News.

Come out for the Quarterly Neighborhood Summit Tonight!

6:30 – 7PM     Hot Chocolate Social Time

7 – 8:30PM     Neighborhood Summit

Flier for Summit

On the Agenda:

Legacy Plaza

School 97

Big City Farms


Westminster Neighborhood Ministries

Brookside Elementary  – IPS #54

Quality of Life Plan

Surprises for Soldiers

The Little Green Bean Boutique  is collecting for 120 soldiers and taking anything from white sports socks, puzzle books, candy, notecards/stationary, postage, individual powdered drink mixes, feminine hygiene products, body wash, dove soap, etc.

Items can be dropped off at the Neighborhood Summit tonight (Dec. 4) or at Little Green Bean Boutique thru Saturday (Dec. 8) at the Handmade Market & folks coming by on Saturday can even make a card to send along with the care packages. Little Green Bean Boutique will be covering the cost of shipping.

We have a FB event page “Surprises for Soldiers” with a few more suggested items.

FOCUS Facade Program

The 2013 application for the FOCUS Façade program is now available! It is both attached to this email and available on the FOCUS website, Please forward liberally to others and encourage many to apply. The deadline for applications is January 25, 2013. Awards should be announced by the end of March, 2013.

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!

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.

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:

handmade market

Neighborhood Meetings

12/6     Brookside      6:30 – 8pm


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