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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Keep Fishers Beautiful returns next month

Volunteers during Keep Fishers Beautiful

Keep Fishers Beautiful (KFB) returns next month with a weeklong celebration of volunteerism and sustainability from October 1 through 8. The celebration kicks off with Fall City Recycling Day at Billericay Park on Saturday, October 1, and continues throughout the week with volunteer opportunities for residents of all ages to beautify their community and neighborhood this fall.

The lineup includes:

City Recycling Day 
Saturday, October 1 / 8 a.m.–1 p.m.  
The popular City Recycling Day event returns this fall at Billericay Park. Residents can recycle electronics, household items, hazardous wastes, and more at this free recycling event. Paper recycling and off-site confidential document shredding is also available. Learn more and find a list of accepted items here. No registration is required for this event.

Holland Park Helpers
Saturday, October 1 / 9–11 a.m. 
Spruce up Fishers’ oldest park, Holland Park, for the new season! Plant perennials, paint the shed, rake the sand at the volleyball court, and more. Register here. 

Geist Waterfront Park Weed Wrangler 
Saturday, October 1 / 9–11 a.m. 
We’ve been busy putting the final touches on the Geist Waterfront Park before it opens next spring, and we need your help beautifying the beach! Tidy up the beach for next season by pulling weeds at this volunteer opportunity perfect for families and groups. Register here. 

Nickel Plate Trail Planting
Saturday, October 1 / 10 a.m. –noon 
Get one of Fishers’ newest community assets ready for fall with new plantings along the pedestrian trail. Register here.

HSE & Fishers High School Trash Tacklers 
Saturdays, October 1 & 8 / 9:30-11:30 a.m. 
Support our local high schools at this volunteer event ideal for families and students. Stroll the grounds of Fishers High School and Hamilton Southeastern High School to collect trash and debris and beautify the HSE softball fields with new mulch for fall. Register here.

Cyntheanne Park Weed Wrangler 
Thursday, October 6 / 5:30-7 p.m. 
Freshen up the community gardens at Cyntheanne Park with this volunteer opportunity perfect for families. Register here.

Fishers AgriPark Helper
Thursday, October 6 / 5-7 p.m. 
It’s fall on the farm and Fishers Parks needs your help getting the Fishers AgriPark ready for the winter. Pull invasive plants and help to remove the plastic garden bedding at this opportunity great for groups and families. Register here.

Billericay Park Cleanup
Saturday, October 8 / 9-11 a.m.
Help to beautify Billericay! Spread mulch on the playground, pick up trash and tree branches, and get the park ready for a new season. Register here. 

Hamilton Proper Park Trash Tackler
Saturday, October 8 / 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Clean up trash and debris at Hamilton Proper Park, one of Fishers’ many public parks! This opportunity is great for families looking to give back to the community. Register here.

Neighborhood Cleanup Kits
Ongoing 
Fishers neighborhoods are encouraged to beautify their common spaces and facades for fall with the Neighborhood Cleanup Kit program, which offers local neighborhoods cleanup supplies and the use of a 20-yard dumpster free of charge. HOA representatives can apply here

Compost Tumbler & Rain Barrel Program
Ongoing
Receive a free compost tumbler or rain barrel through Fishers Stormwater when you take a Clear Choices Clean Water Indiana’s water quality pledge! Learn more at ThisIsFishers.com/KFB.   

Stormwater Grant
Ongoing
Improve water quality in your community with Fishers’ Stormwater Grant. Applicants are eligible for up to a 50% match to improve local water quality and/or drainage function. Apply here.

Adopt-a-Road 
Ongoing  
Keep Fishers beautiful all year long by providing ongoing trash and litter pickup along Fishers’ roadways. Learn more at ThisIsFishers.com/KFB

Learn More 
Register for opportunities, take the #VolunteerFishers pledge, and read blog posts about ways our community is giving back and practicing sustainability at ThisIsFishers.com/KFB, and follow the celebration on social media at #KeepFishersBeautiful. 

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