Garfield Park to host 2021 Earth Day Indiana Festival on June 5 / Volunteers needed

The Earth Day Indiana Festival is experiencing two big moves ths year – from the unpredictable weather of March to June, and from Downtown to the pastoral setting of Garfield Park.

The festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 5, which is also World Environmental Day. The event promotes conservation of natural resources, environmental protection, and sustainable living through art, music, food, hands-on fun, education, and inspiration.

But organizers noted that over 130 volunteers are needed to help make this festival a success – and afternoon shift volunteers are especially needed. There are volunteer opportunities for everyone, from the children’s tent to the bike corral to the beer tent. For details and to volunteer, to to

Featured activities included the LIFT Academy, Nine13 Sports Bicycles,  African Drum Troupe, Take Flight Birds of Prey, Cool Bus, United States of Mind, Serious O’Sillies, Helping Ninjas, Friends of Garfield Park, Blake Strong , Sustainability Arts Village and Family Care Center.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT includes: 11:00 a.m. – Dr. Djo bi Topalon Technique; 12:15 p.m. – Lani Williams; 1:15 p.m. – Gingerbeard Man; 2:15 p.m. – Billy Ray Rock; 3:15 p.m. – Ross Hollow;

4:15 p.m. – R.J. Griffith; and on the main stage at 5:15 p.m. –  a band to be announced.

FOOD VENDORS include Pure Eating Way, Custard Dogs, Serendipity, Emergency Tacos and Broad Ripple Ice Cream. Garfield Brewery will be serve for those 21 and older.

KIDS ACTIVITIES include: 11:00 a.m. – Bill Bailey; 12:15 p.m. – Mr. Daniel; 1:15 p.m. – panel discussion for youth with Murdock, founder of Circle City Storytellers; 2:15 p.m. – Zionsville Drum; 3:15 p.m. – The Rainbows; and 4:15 p.m. – Silly Safaris.

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