H(app)athon Project 'Hacks Happiness' March 20
What if we measured happiness like we measure the economy? The H(app)athon Project has set out to define and crowd source the standards for a global happiness economy. By leveraging emerging technology and global happiness indicator metrics, we can shift how the world sees value or wealth. Help do this by showing up at Service Center from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wed. March 20 to participate in Indy's H(app)athon! Other H(app)athons will take place that same day around the workld in San Francisco, Paris, Norway, NYC, Tokyo, London and Bogota.
Our event will include short talks, gaming, voting, food and more. Space limited: register here. ($10 ticket price is a tax-deductible donation to Big Car). H(app)athon Indianapolis is brought to you by Kemyst, Cru Global, Centric and Big Car.
Know someone from another country
who's new to Indianapolis and needs some help?
The Service Center is one of five neighborhood branches of the Immigrant Welcome Center. Every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., a trained multi-lingual volunteer is available at Service Center to help immigrants and refugees with info on employment, housing, ESL classes, transportation and more. Big Car is proud to partner with our friends at Immigrant Welcome Center.
Drop by and see us soon Service Center!
Big Car Service Center Garden from Craftedspoon on Vimeo.
Service Center for Culture and Community is always open Wednesdays 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for hanging out and getting creative, feeding the chickens, perusing the library, using the computer lab with free wi-fi, and participating in creative projects. Watch the bigcar.org schedule, e-blasts, Facebook and Twitter for the news of other special events at Service Center.
Check out this excellent national coverage in The Atlantic Cities here and Idiom here. See detailed coverage of Big Car and Service Center in the Indianapolis Business Journal here. Also read an excellent story from the Central Indiana Community Foundation about Service Center and Big Car here and another by Indiana Humanities here.
Service Center Winter/Spring Classes by Big Car
Check out the full schedule of classes here.
Saying YES to fun in our public spaces
Big Car: Creativity, Culture and Community from Big Car on Vimeo.
Big Car is excited to help invigorate our public spaces: parks, city squares, the Canal, The Cultural Trail, White River State Park. We're working to raise $20,000 over the course of 2012. Please join us in saying Yes to helping make fun and innovative things happen in our city.
Want to know more about Big Car?
In 2013 Big Car is busy with several citywide efforts including organizing TEDxIndianapolis and participating in collective projects like Reconnecting to Our Waterways.
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