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Back Downtown Events for November

Check out what’s happening in downtown Indy this month!

Now – Nov. 30
Bonsai at the Indianapolis Zoo
Bonsai is the ancient study of transforming trees into living artworks. Appreciate their intricate beauty up close with the Indianapolis Zoo’s botanical exhibit, Bonsai. More than two dozen unique creations from the Indianapolis Bonsai Club are on display in the Hilbert Conservatory at White River Gardens. This limited-time exhibit will feature 15 different tree species and several award-winning bonsai plants, including a Brazilian rain tree, Ficus and black olive.

Nov. 6
Weird Science After Dark at The Children’s Museum
Explore bones, beer and beyond in this out-of-this-world Weird Science evening without the kids. After Dark events are exclusively for big kids 21+. Kick back with friends and co-workers for the coolest happy hour in Indy. Grab a drink and explore select museum exhibits.

Nov. 6
First Friday Gallery Opening at Harrison Center
Opening night of “Zephyr,” brings a new collection of paintings, drawings, and ceramics by Kyle Ragsdale. Zephyr means “a soft wind,” and the figures throughout the paintings are enveloped in swirling and flowing fabric. The show blends inspiration from Baroque and Rococo periods with more modern techniques, such as splatters, drips, & visible brush strokes.

Now through Nov. 16 (noon)
IPL Coloring Contest for Circle of Lights
Get creative with your family this holiday season. Children ages 3 – 12 are invited to participate in the IPL Coloring Contest. Five finalists will be selected and the grand prize winner will “flip the switch” for the Downtown Indy, Inc. Circle of Lights presented by IBEW 481. Each of the five finalists will receive $529 deposited into a College Choice 529 Direct Savings Plan. Good luck & enter today!