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Bourbon, Jingle & Mingle: An evening of spirit samples and education
Dec
7
6:00 PM18:00

Bourbon, Jingle & Mingle: An evening of spirit samples and education

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Circle City Connect is super excited to partner with AGAVE, the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art’s young professionals group, for a fun evening with Heaven Hill Distilleries.

Let's explore the museum’s special exhibit, Jingle Rails, while trying a couple fun drinks!

Buy your tickets now for $5 -- it's $10 at the door.

Complimentary parking will be in the White River State Park underground garage.

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December Around Town
Dec
5
5:30 PM17:30

December Around Town

Join Circle City Connect on December 5th from 5:30pm - 8:00pm for our monthly Around Town at Brickhouse Dueling Pianos Bar. Come meet new people, see what Circle City Connect is all about, and enjoy a new bar around Indy!

This event is free to anyone so bring friends or come alone, you are sure to meet some new friends here!

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October City Market Catacombs Tour
Oct
10
6:00 PM18:00

October City Market Catacombs Tour

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Tickets are $12, and will go on sale at 5pm on Friday 7/28. Limit 4 tickets per order but you can always go back and order more in a separate transaction. Tickets are here!

A vast expanse of brick barrel arches, the catacombs are all that remain of Tomlinson Hall, which burned in 1958 and was torn down by the city. Visitors can see the huge limestone pillars that supported the hall, explore the network of arches, and learn the history of the underground labyrinth, which includes its use as a storage facility during the flood of 1913, and a refuge for the city’s homeless during the bitterest winters. Join Circle City Connect as we explore some of Indianapolis' history!

We will meet our tour guide in the main market building at City Market next to the demonstration kitchen. You will be emailed a waiver, be sure to bring it with you the day of the tour. Tours last 30 minutes, and will begin at 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, and 7:30pm. 

Starting at 6pm, before or after your tour, join us for a beer at the Tomlinson Tap Room (not included in the price)! Located on the Mezzanine Level of the Historic Market House, south west corner.

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October Around Town
Oct
3
5:30 PM17:30

October Around Town

Join Circle City Connect  on October 3rd from 5:30pm - 8:00pm for our monthly Around Town at The Tap Brewery on Mass Ave. Come and go anytime throughout the night. You'll meet new people, see what Circle City Connect is all about, and enjoy a new bar around Indy!

This event is free to anyone so bring friends or come alone, you are sure to meet some new friends here!

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Volunteer at Indy Urban Acres - Please RSVP!
Sep
16
9:00 AM09:00

Volunteer at Indy Urban Acres - Please RSVP!

Join Circle City Connect for a volunteer opportunity at Indy Urban Acres to weed, harvest, and plant seeds! 


Indy Urban Acres is an organic farm that donates 100% of the fresh fruits and vegetables harvested to local food pantries through a partnership with Gleaners Food Bank. Since 2011, Indy Urban Acres has grown into a multi-disciplinary farm that provides food equality for low-income families, educates thousands of youth through tours and farm-to-plate workshops, provides community engagement to thousands of volunteers and groups, teaches teens valuable job skills and helps improve Indy’s food system.

Please RSVP here!

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September Around Town at Rathskeller Beer Garden
Sep
5
5:30 PM17:30

September Around Town at Rathskeller Beer Garden

Join Circle City Connect on September 5th from 5:30pm - 8:00pm for our monthly Around Town at Rathskeller's Beer Garden near Mass Ave. Come meet new people, see what Circle City Connect is all about, and enjoy a new bar around Indy!

This event is free to anyone so bring friends or come alone, you are sure to meet some new friends here!

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 City Market Catacombs Tour & Drinks at Tomlinson Tap Room
Aug
22
6:30 PM18:30

City Market Catacombs Tour & Drinks at Tomlinson Tap Room

A vast expanse of brick barrel arches, the catacombs are all that remain of Tomlinson Hall, which burned in 1958 and was torn down by the city. Visitors can see the huge limestone pillars that supported the hall, explore the network of arches, and learn the history of the underground labyrinth, which includes its use as a storage facility during the flood of 1913, and a refuge for the city’s homeless during the bitterest winters. Join Circle City Connect as we explore some of Indianapolis' history!

We will meet our tour guide in the main market building at City Market next to the demonstration kitchen. You will be emailed a waiver, be sure to bring it with you the day of the tour. Tours last 30 minutes, and will begin at 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, and 7:30pm.  Tickets are $10, make sure to reserve yours here!

Starting at 6pm, before or after your tour, join us for a beer at the Tomlinson Tap Room (not included in the price)! Located on the Mezzanine Level of the Historic Market House, south west corner.

After the tour come join us for a beer at the Tomlinson Tap Room! Located on the Mezzanine Level of the Historic Market House, south west corner.

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Volunteer at Indy Reads Book Store
Aug
6
1:00 PM13:00

Volunteer at Indy Reads Book Store

Join Circle City Connect to help Indy Reads Books sort through book donations! Receive $1 off any purchase that day for volunteering. Come prepared in jeans, tennis shoes, and t-shirts. Please RSVP here, limited spots available. 

Indy Reads Books is a source of revenue for the not-for-profit organization Indy Reads whose mission is to promote and improve the literacy of adults and families in Central Indiana. One out of five adults can’t read the content on their website. The profits from Indy Reads Books go directly toward improving literacy in our community through Indy Reads.

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August Around Town & Indy Reads Book Drive at Bent Rail Brewery
Aug
1
5:30 PM17:30

August Around Town & Indy Reads Book Drive at Bent Rail Brewery

Join Circle City Connect on August 1st from 5:30pm - 8:00pm for our monthly Around Town at Bent Rail Brewing. We will also be hosting a book drive for Indy Reads! Come meet new people, see what Circle City Connect is all about, and enjoy their patio right on the Monon!

This event is free to anyone so bring friends or come alone, you are sure to meet some new friends here!

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 Social Committee Call Out Meeting
Jul
24
6:30 PM18:30

Social Committee Call Out Meeting

If you would like a fun way to be involved with Circle City Connect planning Social events for our members, join Kyle, Social Director, to find out more information! This call-out meeting will be a casual info meeting on expectations and ways to be involved with the Social Committee! No previous experience required.

Contact circlecityconnect.social@gmail.com or comment if you have any questions!

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Sky Farm Volunteer Day at Eskenazi Health - Please RSVP
Jul
22
10:00 AM10:00

Sky Farm Volunteer Day at Eskenazi Health - Please RSVP

The Sky Farm at Eskenazi Health, a 5,000-square-foot-gardening space on top of the Eskenazi Health Outpatient Care Center, has been featured by both local and national media, even claiming the title of having one of the best rooftop views in Indy.

In addition to providing a breathtaking view of the Circle City, the Sky Farm is a large part of the healing environment that makes up the Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital and Eskenazi Health campus, and is utilized to grow fresh produce to feed the patients, visitors and employees of Eskenazi Health. In its first year, more than 2,200 pounds of fresh vegetables, fruits and herbs were harvested from the Sky Farm and incorporated into dishes served by Eskenazi Health Food & Nutrition Services to the inpatient units at the Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital. The Ingram Micro Mobility Marketplace, Café Soleil and Café Soleil Express at Eskenazi Health also utilize the crops for select menu items, daily specials and chef salad bar options.

Please be sure to bring hats, sunscreen, and water! You will be weeding and harvesting and will get to take something from the garden home! RSVP here ahead of time RSVP ahead of time because we only have 10 spots!

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Learning Committee Call Out Meeting
Jul
17
5:00 PM17:00

Learning Committee Call Out Meeting

If you would like a fun way to be involved with Circle City Connect planning Learning events for our members, join Alisha, Learning Director, to find out more information! This call-out meeting will be a casual info meeting on expectations and ways to be involved with the Learning Committee! No previous experience required.

Alisha will be at Hubbard and Cravens on Pennsylvania from 5pm-7pm. Feel free to stop it at any time during those hours to chat!

Contact circlecityconnect.learning@gmail.com if you have any questions!

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July Around Town at Two Deep Brewing
Jul
11
5:30 PM17:30

July Around Town at Two Deep Brewing

Join Circle City Connect on July 11th from 5:30pm - 9:30pm for our monthly Around Town at Two Deep Brewing. Come meet new people, see what Circle City Connect is all about, and enjoy a new bar around Indy!

This event is free to anyone so bring friends or come alone, you are sure to meet some new friends here!

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Thai Cooking Class at Nestle Inn
Jul
7
6:30 PM18:30

Thai Cooking Class at Nestle Inn

Cooking classes at Nestle Inn are always informal, fun. This class will provide you with the skill to prepare what you learn at home.  Get a group of your friends together.....grab your mom, make it a date night or just come solo!

The class is $35/person and you will learn how to make a traditional Thai dish, eat what you've prepared, and sip on free beer! Get tickets here!Get tickets here!

Sunking Brewing will be providing FREE beer for the event and iced tea and coffee are available for those who don't want beer. 

 

Chef Anna will be teaching the class, learn more about her!

CHEF ANNA POWELL

Anna's great grandmother began teaching her how to cook at the age of 10. She grew up in a community of hunters and fishermen and worked on farms as a child. At 14, she traded her overalls and gardeners gloves for a servers apron and waitressed in a small bistro. At 18, she transitioned to corporate America and quickly progressed into management. In 2009, she arrived in Indiana from Southwest Michigan. After moving downtown, she joined a professional women's group and attended a presentation about living your life's passion. Walking out of that meeting, she decided to pursue her passion: all aspects of food. Since then, Anna has graduated from culinary school, became a Slow Food Indy board member, Second Helpings volunteer and catering program manager at Ivy Tech Community College's Hospitality department. Last year, Anna started a business growing micro greens, baby lettuces and selling her products at four area farmers markets. Curretly, she is majoring in Philanthropy and Non-Profit Management, at Indiana University Lily School of Philanthropy.

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Volunteer at Second Helpings
Jun
17
9:00 AM09:00

Volunteer at Second Helpings

Join Circle City Connect on another opportunity to help out locally by volunteering at Second Helpings. 

In order to learn more about Second Helpings, we will start with a tour at 9:00 am, beginning volunteer activities around 9:30 am. We will help chop and prepare various rescued food ingredients in our Hunger Relief Kitchen. Finally, everyone helps with clean-up before leaving around 1:00 pm (or when the Kitchen is clean).

Free snacks and beverages will be provided throughout the day!

RSVP here to reserve your spot! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/volunteer-at-second-helpings-with-circle-city-connect-tickets-33991127377

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Zero Waste Indy: Start a Movement
Jun
13
7:00 PM19:00

Zero Waste Indy: Start a Movement

Circle City Connect is partnering with Polly Barks from Green Indy to teach a class on zero waste (living a life where nothing ends up in a landfill) and how to to make small changes in your everyday life in order to become more waste-free. She will also discuss the resources available here in Indianapolis available to you. 

Green Indy is a blog about zero waste, minimalism, and generally being less of an a**hole to our Earth (Indianapolis, specifically). Polly Barks is a writer, teacher, and a natural-born researcher/experimenter.

Check out her blog here: http://greenindyblog.com/

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June Around Town
Jun
6
5:30 PM17:30

June Around Town

Join Circle City Connect on June 6th from 5:30pm - 9:30pm for our monthly Around Town at Revolucion. Come meet new people, see what Circle City Connect is all about, and enjoy $4 margarita's and $2 tequila shots.

This event is free to anyone so bring friends or come alone, you are sure to meet some new friends here!

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Philanthropy Committee Call-Out Meeting
May
23
6:30 PM18:30

Philanthropy Committee Call-Out Meeting

If you would like a fun way to be involved with Circle City Connect planning volunteer and fundraising events for local Indianapolis organizations, join Katie to find out more information!  This call-out meeting will be a casual info meeting on expectations and ways to be involved with the Philanthropy Committee! No previous experience required.

Come in the front door and head back to the kitchen- signs will be posted!

Contact philanthropy.circlecityconnect@gmail.com if you have any questions!

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May Around Town
May
2
5:30 PM17:30

May Around Town

Join Circle City Connect on May 2nd from 5:30pm - 8:00pm for our monthly Around Town at Ralston's Drafthouse. Come meet new people, see what Circle City Connect is all about, and enjoy $1 off all glasses of wine, $4 off all bottles of wine, and $3 Oskar Blues Brewery cans.

This event is free to anyone so bring friends or come alone, you are sure to meet some new friends here!

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Empty Bowls for Exodus
Feb
24
5:30 PM17:30

Empty Bowls for Exodus

Every day, millions of courageous persons flee their homelands due to unimaginable persecution. They seek refuge and human rights in other places around the world. Sometimes we forget it is in our backyard, including Indianapolis, Indiana. Here is what we are doing to help. Will you join us?

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