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Have a BLAST with Brightwood: A Free Community Cookout!

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April 28, 2023
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Brightwood Community Center
2140 N. Arsenal Ave.
Indianapolis IN 46218

Join us for an evening of fun, food, & fellowship!

In an effort to engage our community and build relationships, DVN & The Brightwood Community Council invite you to have a BLAST with Brightwood at a community cookout!


The cookout will start at 2 p.m. and end around 6 p.m. on Friday,  April 28th, 2023 – come anytime!

Event location: Brightwood Community Center, 2140 N Arsenal Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46218. Free Parking available on site. In case of rain, we will be at the same location, but indoors at Scott United Methodist Church (2153 Dr. Andrew J. Brown Ave Indianapolis, IN 46218) which shares a parking lot with the Brightwood Community Center. No need to travel to an additional location for the cookout in case of rain!

Food and drinks will be free for all who attend!

Activities will include:

  • Yard Games (Egg & Spoon, Sack Race, Bean Bag Toss, 3-legged race, etc.)
  • A bounce house
  • Face painting / Balloons
  • & more!

Community Health & Resources available:

  • IU Health – blood pressure checks, diabetes testing, general health information
  • Massages
  • Chiropractor
  • Various local Black-owned small businesses
  • LOTS of Community Partners
    • Brightwood CC
    • DVN
    • Victory College Prep
    • Brooke’s Place
    • Hoosier Gasket
    • Prosecutor’s Office
    • OPHS
    • Indy Champions
    • IMPD
    • Paparazzi Jewelry
    • Girls Inc.
  • & more! (page will be updated as vendors are confirmed)

There will also be raffles & prizes – one winner will receive A FREE BIKE!

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ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS? Contact Rebecca Berry at