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Saturday Oct 25, 2014

Matt Braunger

  • October 25, 2014
  • Location: The Comedy Attic
  • Address: 123 S. Walnut St., Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-336-LAFF
  • Times: Thurs 8 pm ; Fri & Sat 8 & 10:30 pm
  • Admission: $12 general admission
  • comedyattic.laughstub.com/braungeriscoming

One of the best comedians around, Matt is a regular here at The Comedy Attic and he's been busy since his last visit to town- with numerous appearances on Comedy Central's @midnight and a guest role on FX's new hit show Garfunkel & Oates. He was ... more

Cemetery Restoration Opportunity

Join the county's cemetery restoration committee in repairing a historic, local cemetery- Stout Houston on Bloomington's north west side, call for directions. Learn valuable techniques in headstone repair and cleaning.

GHOSTLY GATHERING: Monroe Lake's Halloween Weekend!

  • October 25, 2014
  • Venue: Paynetown State Recreation Area
  • Address: 4850 S. State Road 446, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-837-9967
  • Times: See schedule for program times
  • Admission: $5 per vehicle (Indiana residents); $7 per vehicle (out-of-state residents)
  • www.tinyurl.com/monroelake

FRIDAY thru SUNDAY The Game of CLUE: Life-size and with a twist! Time Frame: The game will be set up from 12p on Friday, Oct. 24 until 12p on Sunday, Oct. 26. All “guess envelopes” must be submitted by 12p on Sunday – absolutely no ... more

Hoosier Hysteria

  • October 25, 2014
  • Venue: Assembly Hall Basketball Complex
  • Address: 1001 E. 17th Street, Bloomington, IN 47408-1590
  • Times: Doors open at 5 pm, Event starts at 6 pm
  • Admission: Free: non-perishable food items suggested to benefit Hoosier Hills Food bank
  • www.iuhoosiers.com

The 2014-15 college basketball season begins when Indiana University hold its annual Hoosier Hysteria presented by Smithville on Saturday, October 25, in storied Assembly Hall. Doors will open at 5 p.m., with the program set to formally begin at 6 p... more

Hoosier Hysteria

  • October 25, 2014
  • Location: Assembly Hall
  • Address: 1001 E. 17th Street, Bloomington, IN 47408
  • Phone: 812-855-4006
  • Times: 5 pm
  • Admission: Free (Donated canned food items encouraged).
  • IUHoosiers.com

Welcome in another season of Indiana Basketball at this year's Hoosier Hysteria emceed by Sage Steele! Meet your 2014-2015 Men's and Women's Team and Coaches. Doors open at 5:00pm. Admission is free however donated canned food items are encouraged. A... more

Hoosiers in the News

Hoosiers in the News: Indiana Digital Historic Newspaper Program: Join us, in collaboration with the Indiana State Library, in exploring how to utilize the 100,000 pages of free, fully accessible, and full-text searchable Indiana newspapers from 1841... more

Indiana Memory Workshop

In collaboration with the Monroe County Public Library and the Indiana State Library the Monroe County History Center is hosting a free event that will provide the public with the opportunity to learn about and how to use Indiana Memory. Indiana Memo... more

IU Cinema: "Ghostbusters" film

A trio of university parasychologists (played by Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and Harold Ramis) lose their research grant and decide to open their own business, “Ghostbusters,” and are summoned to investigate the strange happenings in a Cent... more

IU Cinema: "The Interrupters" film

An unusually intimate journey into the stubborn persistence of violence in our cities, The Interrupters tells the stories of three Violence Interrupters who work for an organization called Ceasefire and try to protect their communities from the viole... more

IU Cinema: "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" film

In 1974, writer-producer-director Tobe Hooper unleashed this dark, visionary tale about a group of five young friends who face a nightmare of torment at the hands of a depraved Texas clan. Today it remains unequaled as a landmark of outlaw filmmaking... more

IU Science Fest

  • October 25, 2014
  • Location: Indiana University Bloomington
  • Address: 1001 E. Third St., Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-855-5397
  • Times: 9 am - 3 pm
  • Admission: FREE
  • college.indiana.edu/science/sciencefest

IU's popular annual fall science open houses have morphed into one big science extravaganza! Start your day of exploration in Swain West, Jordan Hall or Chemistry and be sure to pick-up your Science Fest Exploration Guide to Activities. IU Science ... more

King Oedipus, by Kelly Lusk

Directed by Paul Daily October 17, 18, 23-25 To purchase tickets, visit www.bctboxoffice.com. Tickets $15 adults, $5 students/seniors.

LA BOHÈME – Giacomo Puccini

IU Opera Theater

M. Butterfly

Inspired by Puccini's Madama Butterfly, M. Butterfly weaves a dark tale of intrigue and deception as French civil servant Rene Gallimard falls for the beautiful Peking Opera diva Song Liling.

Music in the Parlor: IU String Quartet Performance at Wylie House Museum

 The Wylie House Museum is delighted to welcome back the Indiana University student string quartet chamber music fall series. The parlor-style living room of the home, much like the original settings for which chamber music was written, will ser... more

Open Day at Hinkle-Garton Farmstead

Tour the Barns and Enjoy Fall at the Hinkle-Garton Farmstead Bloomington Restorations, Inc. invites you to the monthly opening of the Hinkle-Garton Farmstead on the last Saturday this month, October 25th, 2014, from 1-4 p.m. Join Duncan Campbell, hi... more

Pie Fest

Pie makers, start your ovens. In partnership with Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard, the Bloomington Food Policy Council is hosting a pie extravaganza of sorts for the 2014 Annual National Food Day celebration titled “Pie Fest.” The free af... more

Safe Trick-or-Treat/Mall-O-Ween

  • October 25, 2014
  • Location: College Mall
  • Address: 2894 E. Third St., Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-339-9370
  • Times: 6 - 8 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • www.simon.com

All ages are welcome to come and enjoy FREE indoor, safe, mall wide Trick-or-Treat at College Mall on Saturday, Oct. 25th from 6-8 p.m. If your older than 12, please no masks, hoods or law enforcement costumes. No toy weapons allowed. See you there... more

Skate and Scare!

Kids and adults skate to spooky tunes and skate thorugh our haunted house on ice. Skate in costume for a chance to win prizes.

WildCare's Creatures of the Night Halloween Event

  • October 25, 2014
  • Location: WildCare Inc.
  • Address: 198 N Hartstraight Rd, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-323-1313
  • Times: 5 - 10 pm
  • Admission: $7 per person Kids 10 and under $ 5

Come out in your favorite costume and meet some of the animals that come out at night. You will enjoy our spooky hike while getting us close to the animals and learning a little about each of them. We will also have games and crafts. So come enjoy th... more

Twisted Limb Paperworks at The Venue

  • October 25, 2014
  • Venue: The Venue Fine Art & Gifts
  • Address: 114 S. Grant Street, Bloomington, IN 47408
  • Phone: 812-339-4200
  • Times: 11 am - 7 pm
  • Admission: Free

“Twisted Limb Paperworks” at The Venue. On Friday, October 24th, The Venue will host a second reception, and exhibition of the latest artistic, handmade, 100% recycled invitations, stationery, greeting cards, and other beautiful paper pro... more

Human Touch

Art Exhibit - Human Touch by Paul Kane. Paul Kane's paintings are messages in a bottle full of characters and stories. The Venue is open Tues-Sat 11-7pm and Sunday 12-4.

Paintings on Paper by Elise Snow

  • October 25, 2014
  • Location: The I Fell Building
  • Address: 415 West 4th Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Admission: Free
  • www.ifellbloomington.com

Snow's work displays "labyrinths of neatly ordered color interrupted by intriguing forms of contrasting pigment." And portrays " . . . a love that soothes, yet, in a way, breaks those fortunate enough to witness it." Come to the... more

Haunted Hayride and Stables

  • October 25, 2014
  • Location: Haunted Hayride and Stables
  • Address: 8308 South Rockport Road, Bloomington, IN 47403
  • Phone: 812-824-3648
  • Times: Fri 6 - 11 pm ; Sat 4:30 - 11 pm
  • Admission: $10/person
  • www.myhauntedhayride.com/

The Haunted Hayride and Stables are located at 8308 South Rockport Road in Bloomington Indiana (nestled in the rural corner of southwest Monroe County). The property incorporates over ten acres which provides the trail for our haunted Hayride surrou... more

Marla Roddy: Internal Manifestations

Internal Manifestations by Marla Roddy will be on display Friday, October 3 through Saturday, November 1 in the Vault Gallery at the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center. An opening reception will be held Friday, October 3 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Int... more

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