City of Batesville revises Community Clean-Up schedule

(Batesville, IN) – With inclement weather in the forecast for this weekend, the City of Batesville has moved Community Clean-Up Days to Thursday, April 20.

Downtown will be cleaned up starting with a meet-up at 8 am at Inspiration Park across from Amack’s Well.

Clean-up efforts will shift to Liberty Park starting at 3 pm and ending at 7 pm.

On Saturday, April 22, volunteers are asked to meet at the Liberty Park Pavilion to help paint the kitchen from 8 am until Noon.

In addition, the location for Saturday’s grand openings and ribbon cuttings for the Batesville Skatepark and Outdoor Adventure and the Batesville Trail may be moved to Liberty Park because of the weather.

A decision on that is expected by Noon on Friday.

Original story published March 29, 2023 — 

(Batesville, IN) – In celebration of Earth Day, the City of Batesville, Batesville Main Street, and Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce are inviting businesses, residents, organizations, and schools to work together to make Batesville a litter-free community.

Volunteers are needed to help beautify the city during the two-day community cleanup on Friday, April 21, and Saturday, April 22 from 8 am – 12 pm both days.

Sign-up is optional, and you are welcome to show up during the two-day event and help out in any way you can.

Interested volunteers can email one of the following three community partners:

On Friday, April 21 volunteers will meet at 8 am at Inspiration Park (across from Amack’s Well), and on Saturday, April 22 the meeting place will be at the Liberty Park Pavilion (716 S. Park Avenue) at 8 am.

Further instructions will be given to volunteers upon arrival.

Trash bags will be provided but you’re asked to bring gloves and garden tools.

Organizers are encouraging everyone to come out and have fun by posting your cleanup selfie with #BvilleTeamUp2Cleanup on social media.

In addition, the Batesville Skatepark Advocacy Group and the City of Batesville would like to invite everyone to the Grand Opening of the Batesville Skatepark and Outdoor Adventure on Saturday, April 22 at 1 pm.

There will be a ribbon cutting for the skatepark and the new Batesville Trails at 1 pm along with music, food trucks, and Earth Day giveaways.

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