Fast Facts Friday | December 6, 2019


Fast Facts Friday | December 6, 2019 Edition

Town News

  • Town Council Meeting: The Speedway Town Council will meet in regular session on Monday, December 9th at 7PM at the Speedway Town Hall. As always, these meetings are open to the public, will air live on SCTV’s YouTube channel and cable stations, and will be available afterward on YouTube. Click here for the meeting agenda.
  • Dandy Trail Bridge: Town of Clermont Indiana announced this week that the Dandy Trail bridge over Eagle Creek, which has been closed since April, is now open! A ribbon cutting ceremony took place on December 4th.
  • Santa Claus: Santa rolled into town in his holiday-themed race car this week and visited with families at the Dallara IndyCar Factory. Thank you to the Speedway Chamber of Commerce for hosting, Speedway students for performing, and the many volunteers that came out to help! And of course, thank you to Santa for stopping by Speedway.
  • Yardwaste Pickup: Just a friendly reminder that yardwaste service has ended for the year and will return in the spring. The trucks have already begun being transitioned into salt trucks for the winter months. Thank you Speedway Street Department for keeping us safe!
  • Around Speedway - Holiday Edition: Our Around Speedway Indiana page has published a list of holiday events happening in and around Speedway this month. Check it out, here!
  • Cable Commission: The Speedway Cable Commission meeting will take place on December 12th, 2019 at 7:00pm in the Town Hall. This meeting was moved from December 18th.

Speedway Parks Updates

  • December Meeting Cancelled: There will be no December meeting for the Speedway Parks Board.
  • January Meeting Moved: Due to MLK Day, the January Parks Board meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 at 6:00pm in the Town Annex offices.
  • Speedway Parks Bowling Special: Speedway Parks reminds residents that this Sunday is the “Speedway Parks Special” day at Sunshine Bowling Center - Indianapolis.

    As the weather turns colder and it gets harder to “get of the the cold and play,” Speedway Parks & Recreation wants to encourage families to find some indoor fun. To help with this, Speedway Parks has collaborated with Sunshine Bowling Center - Indianapolis to offer a GREAT deal to families on December 8th, 2019. Stop by anytime that day and use the code “Speedway Parks Special” at the door to receive a special deal for: four bowlers with shoes, a one-topping 12-inch pizza, and 2 games of bowling. Special offer details can be found on the Facebook event: Speedway Parks Bowling Special at Sunshine Bowling Center

Speedway Redevelopment Commission Updates

Speedway Redevelopment Commission meeting videos can be found on SCTV - Speedway Community Television’s YouTube Channel. Meeting minutes and agendas are posted on their website at:

  • The 10th and Polco project has entered the next phase of construction. Currently, crews are working on sculpting the hill, preparing to put a cover on it. Next, they will add a 6 inch layer of top soil. Planting will not take place until the Spring.

  • Firestone Improvements: Speedway business, Firestone Complete Auto Care (5814 Crawfordsville Rd), has been hard at work making improvements to the exterior of their building. With new paint, new signage, and the removal of older warn down signage, the storefront has improved this area of Crawfordsville Rd. Check it out as you drive by!

    This Week in Speedway

    Each Monday the Town of Speedway publishes a list of events happening during the week on their page Around Speedway Indiana. Here, we’ve included just the events happening this weekend for your convenience. Don’t forget to ‘follow’ the Around Speedway page to receive all the weekly updates and new events coming to town!

    Friday | December 6th, 2019

    Saturday | December 7th, 2019

    • 8:00am: FREE Youth Basketball Clinic for Grades 3-8. Must Register.

    • 8:00am: Breakfast with Santa & Santa’s Sweet Shop at Speedway Masonic Lodge No 500 F & AM

    • 10:00am: Christmas Cookies and Canvas at Speedway Senior High School! The Speedway Music Boosters are sponsoring the 2nd Annual Christmas Cookies And Canvas on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 10-12 pm. Young artists will be able to paint an 8” X 10” canvas, enjoy Holiday music courtesy of the Speedway Music Department, Christmas cookies, punch/milk, and take home a balloon . The painted canvas would make a great keepsake for any family member. An adult, ages 16 or older, must accompany the young artist while they attend. No drop offs, please!

    • 3:30pm-7:00pm (Ben Davis Christian Church): Night on the Polar Express. All aboard the Polar Express! Join us for a free family event this Christmas. Children come dressed in your pajamas as we enjoy a can't miss evening of Christmastime fun. Take a first class trip to the North Pole! Meet Santa, enjoy cookies and cocoa in Mrs. Claus’ kitchen, make crafts in the Elves’ Workshop, and challenge your family members to some reindeer games.

    • 7:00pm: LIVE MUSIC - CopyKatz at Union Jack Pub

    • Sparkplug Sports:

      • Coed Varsity Wrestling vs. Elwood Invitational at Plainfield

      • JV/V Basketball vs. University HS at Home

    Sunday | December 8th, 2019

    • 10:30am-2:30pm: Santa’s Sugar Haze at Ms. B's Sweet Supplies. Join us for this super fun hands-on candy making class. You will learn various recipes and techniques involving chocolate and cooked candies. Class fee of $100 is due at time of sign-up. All supplies are included. Want to sign up? Please call 317-347-9604.

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