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Sunday Aug 24, 2014

Each One, Feed One Community Food Drive

  • August 24, 2014
  • Location: Area grocery stores; Monroe County United Ministries (827 W 14th Ct, Bloomington 47404)
  • Times: Fri 5 - 8 pm ; Sat 10 am - 4 pm ; Sun 1 - 4 pm

Monroe County United Ministries (MCUM) will hold its ninth annual “Each One, Feed One” Community Food Drive Friday, Aug. 22-Sunday, Aug. 24. More than 200 volunteers will collect non-perishable food, hygiene products, and cleaning item do... more

Hoosier to Hoosier Community Sale

  • August 24, 2014
  • Location: The Warehouse
  • Address: 1525 S. Rogers, Bloomington, IN
  • Phone: 812-349-3837
  • Times: Sat 8 am - 1 pm ; Sun 11 am - 2 pm
  • Admission: Admission charged before 9:30am on Saturday
  • www.indiana.edu/~h2h

H2H is Bloomington's biggest garage sale, made up of donations from IU students who have moved. All proceeds benefit local charities. August 23, 8am-1pm and August 24, 11am-2pm. Admission charged before 9:30 on Saturday. Cash only please!

Recycled Art Sale

  • August 24, 2014
  • Location: St. Thomas Lutheran Church
  • Address: 3800 E. Third Street, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-360-8137
  • Times: 12 - 4 pm
  • Admission: Free

St Thomas Lutheran Church, Congregation Beth Shalom, and University Baptist Church are hosting a Recycled Art Sale on Sunday, August 24, noon to 4 PM. The sale of *gently used art items* will be held in the Community Hall at St. Thomas and will featu... more

Ongoing August Art Exhibits

Lisa Wicka, printmaking; James Lax, limestone; Joshua McNolty & Benjamin Timpson, printmaking; K.D. Self, photography. Browse multiple galleries in a beautiful, historic downtown setting.

Performing Arts Series

  • August 24, 2014
  • Location: Bryan Park
  • Address: 1001 S. Henderson St., Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-349-3754 event hotline
  • Times: 6:30 - 8 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • bloomington.in.gov/calendars/

The Performing Arts Series offers the Bloomington community numerous opportunities to experience the talent of its local artists. Enjoy free, outdoor performances in venue throughout the city. Bring a lawn chair, a blanket and a picnic basket and bec... more

‘Color Forms of Our Universe’ by Martha Kaplan

  • August 24, 2014
  • Venue: By Hand Gallery
  • Address: 101 West Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-334-3255
  • Times: 10 am - 5:30 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • byhandgallery.com

‘Color Forms of Our Universe’ by Martha Kaplan. “….the content of color paints our days and nights. We prefer certain colors and color combinations. Colors have dispositions indicative of religion, origin, harmonics…&h... more

Bloomingtours

  • August 24, 2014
  • Venue: Fountain Square Mall
  • Address: 101 West Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-340-2501
  • Times: 10:30 am & 1:30 pm
  • Admission: $10 Adult ; $5 Youth ; Young Ones Free
  • www.bloomingtours.com/

Square Town/Cool Tour May-October; Thursday-Sunday 10:30 am & 1:30 pm each day. Check for other offerings. Meets at Fountain Square Mall, south side of the Courthouse Square $10 adults, $5 youths, young ones free. Check for specials. Bloomingt... more

Monday Aug 25, 2014

Computer Tutoring

  • August 25, 2014
  • Location: Endwright Center
  • Address: 631 W. Edgewood Drive, Ellettsville, IN 47429
  • Phone: 812-876-3383
  • Times: Call for times
  • Admission: Free
  • www.area10agency.org

About: Knowledgeable instructors will work one on one with seniors who want to learn basic computer skills such as Microsoft Word, E-mail, Facebook, Skype, and how to access games on the computer. A desk top computer is available for training; stud... more

Hooosier to Hoosier Community Sale

  • August 25, 2014
  • Location: The Warehouse
  • Address: 1525 S Rogers, Bloomington, IN 47403
  • Times: Sat 8 am - 3 pm ; Sun 11 am - 2 pm
  • Admission: Early Bird Sat before 9:30am $10, then FREE
  • h2h.indiana.edu

H2H intercepts reusable items during the student moveout, and brings them all together for a two-day sale, open to both students and the general public, to support Habitat for Humanity and other charitable causes. CASH ONLY. Contact h2h@indiana.edu o... more

Lunch with Nature Series: Sunflowers & Goldenrods

FREE but registration is REQUIRED by August 22; limited to 12 people. Sign up by emailing jvance@dnr.IN.gov with your name, phone number, and number of people in your group. Program Location: Activity Center Join us for our monthly Lunch with Nature... more

No Requests

  • August 25, 2014
  • Venue: The Bishop
  • Address: 123 S. Walnut, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-333-4700
  • Times: 9 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • thebishopbar.com

Must be 21 or older.

Open Mic hosted by Dave Baas

  • August 25, 2014
  • Venue: Player's Pub
  • Address: 424 S. Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-334-2080
  • Times: 5 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • theplayerspub.com

Your chance to claim your fame.

Ongoing August Art Exhibits

Lisa Wicka, printmaking; James Lax, limestone; Joshua McNolty & Benjamin Timpson, printmaking; K.D. Self, photography. Browse multiple galleries in a beautiful, historic downtown setting.

‘Color Forms of Our Universe’ by Martha Kaplan

  • August 25, 2014
  • Venue: By Hand Gallery
  • Address: 101 West Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-334-3255
  • Times: 10 am - 5:30 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • byhandgallery.com

‘Color Forms of Our Universe’ by Martha Kaplan. “….the content of color paints our days and nights. We prefer certain colors and color combinations. Colors have dispositions indicative of religion, origin, harmonics…&h... more

Tuesday Aug 26, 2014

Computer Tutoring

  • August 26, 2014
  • Location: Endwright Center
  • Address: 631 W. Edgewood Drive, Ellettsville, IN 47429
  • Phone: 812-876-3383
  • Times: Call for times
  • Admission: Free
  • www.area10agency.org

About: Knowledgeable instructors will work one on one with seniors who want to learn basic computer skills such as Microsoft Word, E-mail, Facebook, Skype, and how to access games on the computer. A desk top computer is available for training; stud... more

Hip-Hop Dancefit Class @ Panache Dance Studio

  • August 26, 2014
  • Location: Panache Dance Studio
  • Address: 325 E Winslow Rd, Bloomington, Indiana 47401, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-822-0050
  • Times: 6 pm
  • Admission: See Registration -http://panachedance.com/
  • panachedance.com/

Hip-Hop Dancefit Class with Amanda Dubinski Tuesday Nights at 6:00pm For the 1st time in over a year Amanda Dubinski is back to teach our Hip-Hop Drop-In Dancefit Class every Tuesday night. Come in & Dance it OUT & OFF with Us

Korean Play Group

  • August 26, 2014
  • Location: Bloomington Area Birth Services
  • Address: 2458 S Walnut St., Bloomington, IN 47402
  • Phone: 812-337-8121
  • Times: 3:30 - 5 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • bloomingtonbirth.org

Are you looking for a community playgroup to meet other parents? BABS is hosting a Korean Community Playgroup for families with infants and young children. This weekly playgroup is open to all, free and a drop-in group. Tuesdays 3:30 to 5pm

Rachael's Open Mic Night

Everybody's welcome at Rachael's Cafe to perform music, poetry, a skit, a dance--the stage is yours! Wow us every week, and enjoy a coffee or a quiche. We have beer and wine as well! We look forward to having you.

Blues Jam hosted by Forest Gras Blues Experience

  • August 26, 2014
  • Venue: Player's Pub
  • Address: 424 S. Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-334-2080
  • Times: 8 pm
  • Admission: $2 goes to host band
  • theplayerspub.com

Rebecca Lowery Throws Pots at The Venue, a Demonstration.

  • August 26, 2014
  • Venue: The Venue Fine Art & Gifts
  • Address: 114 S. Grant Street, Bloomington, IN 47408
  • Phone: 812-339-4200
  • Times: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
  • Admission: Free

On Tuesday, August 26th, beginning at 5:30 p.m. the Venue Fine Art & Gifts will host a demonstration of ceramic technique by Rebecca Lowery. Rebecca received her BA in Art and spent four years in the ceramics apprenticeship program at Berea Colle... more

Dine & Donate at Lennie’s for United Way

Enjoy a delicious dinner while supporting United Way! Simply present a Helping Hand Certificate to your server when you join us at Lennie's Restaurant & Brewpub after 4pm on August 26-28, and 20% of the total check will be donated to United Way. ... more

Ongoing August Art Exhibits

Lisa Wicka, printmaking; James Lax, limestone; Joshua McNolty & Benjamin Timpson, printmaking; K.D. Self, photography. Browse multiple galleries in a beautiful, historic downtown setting.

Tai Chi For Wellness

  • August 26, 2014
  • Location: The Endwright Center
  • Address: 631 W. Edgewood Drive, Ellettsville, IN 47429
  • Phone: 812-876-3383
  • Times: Beginner: 9 - 10 am ; Intermediate: 10 - 11 am
  • Admission: Eight Classes for $50 preregister, or $7 pay-per class
  • www.area10agency.org

About: Tai Chi is a program which improves flexibility, muscle strength, balance as well as increases energy and metabolism. It is also known to decrease anxiety and allow improved breathing. Being a form of movement with intention developed centur... more

‘Color Forms of Our Universe’ by Martha Kaplan

  • August 26, 2014
  • Venue: By Hand Gallery
  • Address: 101 West Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-334-3255
  • Times: 10 am - 5:30 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • byhandgallery.com

‘Color Forms of Our Universe’ by Martha Kaplan. “….the content of color paints our days and nights. We prefer certain colors and color combinations. Colors have dispositions indicative of religion, origin, harmonics…&h... more

Bloomington Community Farmers' Market - Tuesday Market

  • August 26, 2014
  • Location: 6th St and Madison Street (near Bloomingfoods Near West)
  • Address: 316 W. Sixth Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-349-3738
  • Times: 4 - 7 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • bloomington.in.gov/farmersmarket

The Bloomington Community Farmers' Market welcomes shoppers and vendors to Showers Common at City Hall on Saturdays (April- Nov) and to 6th and Madison Streets on Tuesdays (June- Sept). Beautiful displays of Indiana produce and flowers transform the... more

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