Upcoming Events, Programs, and Volunteer Activities
Friends of FHSP Monthly Meeting
The Friends of Fort Harrison State Park hold their monthly Board Meeting on the first Thursday of the month at the Park Visitor's Center. Our next meeting will be on Thursday, March 7, at 6:30 PM. (Note the change in time during the winter.) Guests are welcome to attend and learn more about our initiatives to assist the park staff through programs, events, and improvement projects!
Friends Annual Meeting
The Friends Annual Meeting is scheduled for Thursday,
April 4 from 7 pm - 9 pm at the State Park Inn.
The Friends of Fort Harrison State Park hold an annual meeting to share information with our members and to elect board members. All members of the Friends group are eligible to vote. The annual meeting will be held at the State Park Inn.
Along with the Friends business meeting, we will have a team from the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service presenting a sixty minute, three-part program.
Ginny Roberts, Urban/School Garden Program Manager, Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service will speak about the Urban/School Garden Program and her work with schools and communities, like Harrison Hill, who are interested in starting a garden. She will also discuss how the Extension Service facilitates the start up and execution of the project.
Amy Matthews, Extension Service Program Assistant will speak about farms in Marion County providing local sourcing for communities.
Heather Maurer, Director of Education for Keep Indianapolis Beautiful will speak to us about helping with native plantings.
The annual meeting is open to all members of The Friends of Fort Harrison or anyone who would like to find out more about what we do. Snacks will be provided.
Friends of FHSP Volunteer Opportunities
-Beginning in March, we are workdays on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 10 am - noon. Watch for additional information.
Garlic Mustard Pulls
-Garlic mustard pulls are tentatively scheduled for May 4, May 18, June 15, and June 29.