Downtown Nickel Plate Trail Grand Opening Celebration
The City of Fishers and Fishers Parks announced the public opening of the downtown portion of the Nickel Plate Trail, including the pedestrian tunnel beneath 116th Street, on Saturday, May 14. Over the past three years, the City, along with many community stakeholders, have worked to plan, develop and build the 3.8-mile paved, multi-use trail, strengthening connectivity within the Fishers community. With the opening of the downtown section, users will be able to travel from 146th Street to 106th Street. See the full press release.
The City will unveil the downtown portion of the trail with the Nickel Plate Trail Grand Opening Celebration, presented by First Internet Bank, on Saturday, May 14. From noon to 4 p.m., residents can explore the new trail and enjoy food trucks, public art, and more at the Switch Plaza and Monumental Stairs (2 Nickel Plate Trail, Fishers), located between North and South Street in Fishers’ downtown Nickel Plate Cultural District, as well as activations at Fishers Parks headquarters at Hub & Spoke (8100 E. 106th Street, Fishers). In the evening from 7 to 10 p.m., event-goers can enjoy a beverage from local breweries and stroll the trail while enjoying live music in the downtown area between North Street and South Street. Learn more about the event at playfishers.com/NPTGrandOpening.
Keep Fishers Beautiful
Keep Fishers Beautiful (KFB) returns this April to bring together residents, homeowner’s associations, and organizations to support the vibrancy of the Fishers community. The City of Fishers’ monthlong celebration features volunteer opportunities at Fishers Parks, including an invasive species pull at Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve and various parks cleanups; sustainability resources for residents; and community stories and blogs on ThisIsFishers.com. Learn more and get involved at thisisfishers.com/KFB.
New Fishers Health Department’s New COVID-19 Testing & Vaccine Location
Need a COVID test or vaccine? Starting today, visit the Fishers Health Department Clinic at 8937 Technology Drive for COVID testing & vaccines. The previous Testing Site and Vaccine Site are now closed. Learn more at fishers.in.us/Covid.
New COVID-19 testing and vaccination hours are:
- Monday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Tuesday: 3 to 7 p.m.
- Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Thursday: 3 to 7 p.m.
- Friday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Work for the City of Fishers
The City of Fishers is a dynamic, forward-thinking organization that offers opportunities to develop a career, serve our residents, and pursue your passions as a smart, vibrant, and entrepreneurial community. This spring and summer, the City of Fishers is seeking diverse, part-time candidates to contribute to the innovative work for our community. Whether you’re interested in helping us at Fishers Parks events on the weekends, promoting our initiatives with the PR Team, or being part of Fishers DPW’s seasonal staff, opportunities are available for many interests and skill levels
Community Blood Drive
Stop by the Bloodmobile in front of City Hall on Wednesday, April 27 from 8:15 – 10:30 a.m. to give much-needed blood in partnership with Versiti Indiana! Please bring photo ID, eat and hydrate prior to donating. Schedule an appointment here.
Fishers Parks’ Spring Formal
Adults and children ages 7 to 12 are invited to enjoy a night of fun with dancing, a themed photo booth, light refreshments, and more activities at the semi-formal event on Saturday, April 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Maker Playground at Hub & Spoke. Registration is $25 per person. A parent or guardian must attend with the child(ren). Register at playfishers.com/SpringFormal.
New NPD AMP Summer Concerts Series Announced
The Nickel Plate District Amphitheater (NPD AMP) and MOKB Presents have announced several acts to take the NPD AMP stage this summer as part of Fishers Parks’ new summer concert series. Check out the lineup and get your tickets on sale now!
- June 18: Houndmouth
- July 16: Colony House featuring Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers:
- August 5: Waxahatchee featuring Liam Kazar
- August 16: The Main Squeeze featuring special guests
- August 27: Lawrence
The NPD AMP will also host local community concerts and national tours. Updates on the 2022 summer schedule can be found at npdamp.com.
Registration Open for Spark!Fishers 5k
The Spark!Fishers 5K, presented by IU Health Saxony, is now open for registration! The annual walk/run will take place June 22 at 7 p.m. with the half-pint run starting at 6:30 p.m. Each finisher will receive a race shirt and medal! Register for the race.
Spark!Fishers, ignited by First Internet Bank, returns to downtown Fishers June 21 to 25. Learn more about the festival at sparkfishers.com.
Fishers Farmers Market Countdown
Rated one of the top farmers markets in the region, the Fishers Farmers Market presented by IU Health Saxony is back every Saturday at the NPD AMP starting May 7 from 8 a.m. to noon. The market showcases vendors from Central Indiana that offer fresh produce, baked goods, honey, specialty food items, meats, coffee, plants, and more.
New this year, you can shop the market twice a week! The Fishers Farmers Market at Saxony, presented by IU Health Saxony, will take place every Wednesday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. beginning June 1 and ending September 28. Learn more at playfishers.com/FarmersMarket.
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