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Celebrate March Disability Awareness Month
The annual March Disability Awareness Month celebration, hosted by the Fishers Advisory Committee on Disability and presented by Old National Bank, features a series of special events and initiatives throughout the city, including programs at Hamilton East Public Library, a special Fishers Park StoryWalk, the OneZone Breakfast, and Artist Reception at Conner Prairie. See the full lineup of events.
You can also be an ally for disability inclusion and show your support for this initiative with our digital toolkit, Ally kits, Zoom backgrounds, and language guide.
Vietnam Veterans War Memorial Day
Join the City of Fishers, a proud Commemorative Partner of the Vietnam War Commemoration, at the free public ceremony on Wednesday, March 29 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Knowledge Services (9800 Crosspoint Blvd.) honoring veterans and their families who served during the Vietnam War period. Learn more at fishers.in.us/FishersHonors.
The Race You Love is Back!
Be a part of this year’s extra special Geist Half Marathon and 5K on Saturday, September 16. The race will feature the 13.1-mile race in addition to a 5-kilometer race, with optional VIP registration and volunteer opportunities.
Prices increase in April, so register today at geisthalf.com and be sure to follow Geist Half Marathon on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Join the City of Fishers team this summer! The City is currently hiring seasonal positions including Geist Waterfront Park Lifeguards, Summer Camp Counselors, and Department of Public Works Seasonal Laborers. Apply online at fishers.in.us/Jobs.
NPD AMP Summer Concert: RIPE
We’re excited to announce our first confirmed show rocking the stage on Saturday, July 15 as MOKB Presents the band Ripe! You might’ve heard their latest single “Queen of the City” or “Settling” on WTTS ahead of their upcoming Sophomore album “Bright Blues” due out March 10.
Get tickets at npdamp.com and stay tuned for more upcoming shows to be announced soon! PRE-SALE tickets for this break-out band go on sale this Thursday, March 2 at 10 a.m. through Friday, March 3 at 10 a.m. when you use the code: NPDA2023! Purchase PRE-SALE tickets this Thursday at https://npdamp.com/188/Calendar-Tickets.
Spark!Fishers Returns This Summer
The annual Spark!Fishers 5K run/walk is Wednesday, June 21 at 7 p.m., with the annual Kids Dash beginning at 6:30 p.m. Find details and register at sparkfishers.com.
Local vendors are invited to be a part of this year’s Spark!Fishers event! Vendor applications are now open for the Car & Art Show, Street Fair, Parade, and Entertainment. Apply at sparkfishers.com.
Spring Break Art Camp
Maker Playground Workshops
Save the Date!
Fishers Farmers Market at the AMP
Saturdays, May 6 – September 30 | 8 a.m. – noon | Nickel Plate District Amphitheater (6 Municipal Drive) | Free | http://www.playfishers.com/FarmersMarket
Opens for the season Tuesday, May 3 | Fishers AgriPark (11171 Florida Road) | Free | http://www.playfishers.com/AgriPark
Tuesday, May 16 | Nickel Plate District Amphitheater | Free | https://www.thisisfishers.com/TouchATruck
Celebrate Spring #AroundFishers!
Meet Your Neighbor: Muhammad Munir’s Ramadan Traditions
This is Fishers sat down with Fishers resident Muhammad Munir, M.D, who talked with us about Ramadan and how he and his family observe the monthlong Muslim holiday. Learn more about the holiday and his family traditions below. Can you tell us a little about...
Spring Holiday Celebrations Around Fishers
The snow is melting, flowers are blooming, and the days are getting warmer. It must be spring! Cultures around the globe have different traditions for welcoming the new season, from festivals to parades. We asked Fishers residents to share their most treasured spring...
Meet Your Neighbor: Heartland Church’s Easter Traditions
In preparation for Easter, I had the opportunity to sit down with Pastor Darryn Scheske of Heartland Church to learn more about what the holiday means to him and Heartland’s congregation. Easter will be celebrated this year on Sunday, April 17, as the first Sunday...
10 Fun Ways to Celebrate Kids to Parks Day
With the rise in popularity of the 1,000 Hours Outside Challenge, families are getting outdoors more than ever to play and explore. If you’re participating in this challenge, May 15 is the perfect day to log more hours, as it’s Kids to Parks Day! This is a yearly day...
Spring Planting Guide: Best Plants for Indiana
Did you know, according to the Farmer’s Almanac, when you plant native flowers that attract beneficial insects, you can attract native bees and other pollinating insects to your garden? The more diverse you can make your garden, the more insects you can attract to...
10 Ways to Celebrate the First Day of Spring
On March 20, spring will officially arrive with the start of the spring equinox. I love spring in Fishers! I feel like it’s a magical time as the world wakes up from its winter slumber, the days start getting longer, and the weather warms up. On the first day of...
Spring Break Road Trip Ideas
Looking for a quick getaway? We asked our Fishers Ambassadors Kelly Yale, Megan Gamble, and Amanda Merriweather for their favorite Spring Break road trip destinations. Spring Break Road Trip Destination: Gatlinburg, TN - Megan Gamble Drive Time From Fishers: 6 hours...
5 Tips For the 2021 Gardening Season
The Hamilton East Public Library (HEPL) and Master Gardeners of Hamilton County invite you to join us as the Seed Library opens for the 2021 season! Seeds are available to check out starting Monday, March 1, 2021. Library cardholders can check out 20 seed packets...