29 Sunday / September 29, 2019

Soap Workshop at the Goat Conspiracy

01:00 pm to 04:30 pm
The Goat Conspiracy

Join us at the Goat Conspiracy to learn the basics of making soap from goat milk. Together we will make a batch of soap and we will end the day with a glass of wine. Those who are interested can also get a brief tour of our farm and meet some of our sweet goats. Each participant will leave with 5 bars of soap from the batch we make.

Animals / Education / Entertainment

5 Saturday / October 5, 2019

Camouflage the Duck Blinds

09:00 am to 04:00 pm
Stillwater-Northfork Wildlife Resting Area at Monroe Lake

Volunteers needed to help prepare blinds for waterfowl season at Monroe Lake, Oct. 5

Youth and adults interested in waterfowl hunting and waterfowl observation are invited to help clean, repair, and camouflage the waterfowl hunting blinds in the Stillwater-Northfork Waterfowl area at Monroe Lake.

Volunteers should meet at the Northfork Check Station at 9 a.m. on Saturday, October 5. The check station is located east of Bloomington off of State Road 46, 1/3 mile south of the intersection of Kent Road and McGowan Road.

The day will include a short training session on waterfowl blinds and the waterfowl management program at Monroe Lake. Lunch will be provided for all participants.

Volunteers can help for just a few hours or stay as late as 4 p.m. You should dress for the weather and bring work gloves, as well as any hand tools you feel will be helpful for cutting brush. Youth under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is appreciated but not necessary, last minute volunteers are still welcome. To sign up in advance, call the Monroe Lake Office at 812-837-9546 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. and ask for Rex Watters.

Animals / Outdoors / Volunteering

11 Friday / October 11, 2019

Howl at the Moon

07:30 pm to 08:30 pm
B-Line Trail (Meet next to the Bloomington Banquet sculpture at the B-Line Trail and Eighth Street)

Dog walking is an all-important chore, and dogs and their people enjoy walks more when they’re taken alongside other canine company. All dog owners and animal lovers are invited to a one-mile, glow-in-the-dark walk on the B-Line Trail. The first 50 dogs receive a glow stick for their collars! Sign up at the pawty tent to win a Wag Bag of cool canine stuff after the walk. All well-behaved dogs are welcome. Dogs must remain leashed and attached to their humans during the walk, and must be current with all vaccinations. We reserve the right to dismiss any dog for unruly activity and/or aggressive behavior.


7 Saturday / December 7, 2019

Yappy Hours- Yappy Howl-idays!

01:00 pm to 03:00 pm
Ferguson Dog Park

Celebrate the holidays and have your dog’s photo taken with Santa Paws! All well-behaved dogs are welcome. All dog park rules apply. Visit bloomington.in.gov/dogpark for a list of dog park rules.


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