25 Saturday / January 25, 2020

Family Disney Trivia and Movie Night: The Lion King (2019)

05:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Switchyard Park, Pavilion, 1601 S. Rogers St., Bloomington IN 47403
https://bloomington.in.gov/parks

Family Style Disney Trivia at the Pavilion at Switchyard Park
Saturday, Jan. 25 5-7 p.m.

The Lion King (2019- PG) at the Pavilion at Switchyard Park
Movie begins at 7 p.m.
Movie runtime: 1 hr 58 min
Free admission.

Test your knowledge of all things Disney in a family-style trivia competition! Teams consist of no more than six people, and trivia questions are suitable for all ages. Use of cell phones or other digital devices is not allowed! Refreshments are available for purchase.

Immediately following trivia, Bloomington Parks and Recreation and the Ryder Film Series present “The Lion King” (2019-PG) on the big screen. This movie has a rating of PG; we request your assistance in determining if it is appropriate for your family.

Children / Films

25 Saturday / January 25, 2020

THE NEVERENDING STORY

07:30 pm
Buskirk-Chumley Theater
https://bctboxoffice.org/event/the-neverending-story/

“But that’s IMPOSSIBLE!”

On his way to school, Bastian (Barret Oliver) ducks into a bookstore to avoid the neighborhood bullies. Sneaking away with a book called The Neverending Story, Bastian begins reading it in the school attic. The novel is about Fantasia, a fantasy land threatened by “The Nothing,” a darkness that destroys everything it touches. The kingdom needs the help of a human child to survive. When Bastian reads a description of himself in the book, he begins to wonder if Fantasia is real and needs him to survive.

Released: 1984
Run Time: 1 hour 42 minutes
MPAA Rating: PG

This will be a general admission event. Prior to this screening, from 6:45pm – 7pm, we will be screening a short film, “Telling Our Story,” made by girls from the local chapter of Girls, Inc. Anyone is welcome to attend.

This film is part of the Fairy Tales and Fantasy Film Series:
Jan 25 – The NeverEnding Story
Jan 31 – Labyrinth
Feb 7 – The Princess Bride
Feb 9 – The Dark Crystal
Feb 22 – The Wiz

Children / Entertainment / Films

1 Saturday / February 1, 2020

PuzzleFest

10:00 am to 02:00 pm
Girls, Inc., 1108 W 8th Street
http://monroehistory.org/events/february-1-puzzlefest/

Calling all puzzle enthusiasts! Our annual celebration of International Puzzle Day is back! The day will be filled with activities for all ages, a puzzle sale & swap, and our jigsaw competition sponsored by the IU Office of the Bicentennial and supported by Aver’s Pizza. Twenty teams will go toe-to-toe to see who will be this year’s champion!
Jigsaw competition team registration has filled! But there is a waiting list for alternate teams. Interested in having your team on the waiting list? Email education@monroehistory.org with your team information.

Children / Entertainment

10 Friday / April 10, 2020

Nature Sounds: Spring Peepers

06:30 pm to 07:30 pm
Switchyard Park, South Activity Lawn, 1601 S. Rogers St., Bloomington IN 47403
https://bloomington.in.gov/parks/events/nature

Acoustic musical performances and educational nature presentations.

Friday, April 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the South Activity Lawn at Switchyard Park

Nature topic: Spring Peepers
Musical guest: The Viking Kittens (youth fiddle music)

Did you know that there are frogs that chirp? Others can whistle, croak, ribbit, peep, cluck, bark and grunt. Spring is a great time to appreciate the chorus of frog sounds. Learn about Bloomington’s local frogs, and how their calls are as unique as the frogs themselves! You will have the chance to mimic frog sounds using props while you enjoy a musical performance by the Viking Kittens.

Admission to Nature Sounds concerts is FREE. Bring your own seating.

For more information, please visit: https://bloomington.in.gov/parks/events/nature

Animals / Children / Live Music / Outdoors

1 Friday / May 1, 2020

The Stinky Cheese Man & Other Fairly

06:00 pm to 07:00 pm
Ivy Tech Waldron Auditorium
http://cardinalstage.org

Cardinal Stage presents “The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales” May 1 – 17 at the Ivy Tech Waldron Auditorium. Favorite fairy tales are given a new twist in this hilarious stage adaptation of the wacky and wild picture book! Jack (of Beanstalk fame) is your guide to the upside down, musical world of The Really Ugly Duckling, The Princess and the Bowling Ball, Little Red Running Shorts, and other silly stories that are sure to delight children and adults alike!
New! Sensory Friendly Performance: May 17th at 4:00pm

Show Dates/times:
May 2, 9, 16 at 11:00 am
May 3, 10, 17 at 1:00 pm
May 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17 at 4:00 pm
May 1, 8, 15 at 6:00 pm

For more information and to purchase tickets visit cardinalstage.org

Children / Theater

2 Saturday / May 2, 2020

The Stinky Cheese Man & Other Fairly

11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ivy Tech Waldron Auditorium
http://cardinalstage.org

Cardinal Stage presents “The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales” May 1 – 17 at the Ivy Tech Waldron Auditorium. Favorite fairy tales are given a new twist in this hilarious stage adaptation of the wacky and wild picture book! Jack (of Beanstalk fame) is your guide to the upside down, musical world of The Really Ugly Duckling, The Princess and the Bowling Ball, Little Red Running Shorts, and other silly stories that are sure to delight children and adults alike!
New! Sensory Friendly Performance: May 17th at 4:00pm

Show Dates/times:
May 2, 9, 16 at 11:00 am
May 3, 10, 17 at 1:00 pm
May 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17 at 4:00 pm
May 1, 8, 15 at 6:00 pm

For more information and to purchase tickets visit cardinalstage.org

Children / Theater

2 Saturday / May 2, 2020

The Stinky Cheese Man & Other Fairly

04:00 pm to 05:00 pm
Ivy Tech Waldron Auditorium
http://cardinalstage.org

Cardinal Stage presents “The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales” May 1 – 17 at the Ivy Tech Waldron Auditorium. Favorite fairy tales are given a new twist in this hilarious stage adaptation of the wacky and wild picture book! Jack (of Beanstalk fame) is your guide to the upside down, musical world of The Really Ugly Duckling, The Princess and the Bowling Ball, Little Red Running Shorts, and other silly stories that are sure to delight children and adults alike!
New! Sensory Friendly Performance: May 17th at 4:00pm

Show Dates/times:
May 2, 9, 16 at 11:00 am
May 3, 10, 17 at 1:00 pm
May 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17 at 4:00 pm
May 1, 8, 15 at 6:00 pm

For more information and to purchase tickets visit cardinalstage.org

Children / Theater

3 Sunday / May 3, 2020

The Stinky Cheese Man & Other Fairly

01:00 pm to 02:00 pm
Ivy Tech Waldron Auditorium
http://cardinalstage.org

Cardinal Stage presents “The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales” May 1 – 17 at the Ivy Tech Waldron Auditorium. Favorite fairy tales are given a new twist in this hilarious stage adaptation of the wacky and wild picture book! Jack (of Beanstalk fame) is your guide to the upside down, musical world of The Really Ugly Duckling, The Princess and the Bowling Ball, Little Red Running Shorts, and other silly stories that are sure to delight children and adults alike!
New! Sensory Friendly Performance: May 17th at 4:00pm

Show Dates/times:
May 2, 9, 16 at 11:00 am
May 3, 10, 17 at 1:00 pm
May 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17 at 4:00 pm
May 1, 8, 15 at 6:00 pm

For more information and to purchase tickets visit cardinalstage.org

Children / Theater

3 Sunday / May 3, 2020

The Stinky Cheese Man & Other Fairly

04:00 pm to 05:00 pm
Ivy Tech Waldron Auditorium
http://cardinalstage.org

Cardinal Stage presents “The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales” May 1 – 17 at the Ivy Tech Waldron Auditorium. Favorite fairy tales are given a new twist in this hilarious stage adaptation of the wacky and wild picture book! Jack (of Beanstalk fame) is your guide to the upside down, musical world of The Really Ugly Duckling, The Princess and the Bowling Ball, Little Red Running Shorts, and other silly stories that are sure to delight children and adults alike!
New! Sensory Friendly Performance: May 17th at 4:00pm

Show Dates/times:
May 2, 9, 16 at 11:00 am
May 3, 10, 17 at 1:00 pm
May 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17 at 4:00 pm
May 1, 8, 15 at 6:00 pm

For more information and to purchase tickets visit cardinalstage.org

Children / Theater

8 Friday / May 8, 2020

The Stinky Cheese Man & Other Fairly

06:00 pm to 07:00 pm
Ivy Tech Waldron Auditorium
http://cardinalstage.org

Cardinal Stage presents “The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales” May 1 – 17 at the Ivy Tech Waldron Auditorium. Favorite fairy tales are given a new twist in this hilarious stage adaptation of the wacky and wild picture book! Jack (of Beanstalk fame) is your guide to the upside down, musical world of The Really Ugly Duckling, The Princess and the Bowling Ball, Little Red Running Shorts, and other silly stories that are sure to delight children and adults alike!
New! Sensory Friendly Performance: May 17th at 4:00pm

Show Dates/times:
May 2, 9, 16 at 11:00 am
May 3, 10, 17 at 1:00 pm
May 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17 at 4:00 pm
May 1, 8, 15 at 6:00 pm

For more information and to purchase tickets visit cardinalstage.org

Children / Theater

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