Juneteenth Celebration & Summer Necessity Drive Drop Off

06:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Banneker Community Center 930 W. 7th St Bloomington IN 47404

Join Black Lives Matter Bloomington for our Juneteenth Celebration & help with our Summer Necessity Drive

6:00pm to 9:00pm
at the Banneker Community Center
930 W. 7th St
Bloomington IN 47404

With Food Trucks:
Rasta Pops, MeSorrel, Top Shotta Jerk Chicken, Pili’s Party Tacos

Free: Red Velvet Cake & Strawberry Soda from BLM

Music by DJ Jada Bee playing Prince and 80’s/90’s Tunes
Info tables from all of the organizations BLM’s Necessity Drive supports: Middle Way House, Indiana Recovery Alliance, & All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center

WITH a Juneteenth Kids book story corner, coloring pages & craft area!

Learn more about our Drive with these Quick Links:
Necessity Drive HERE ⬇️⬇️⬇️
OUR Amazon wish list for the Necessity Drive:
Click the link find the item you want to buy, purchase it and click the send to BLM option.

Click here to start ⬇️⬇️⬇️

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8 Saturday / February 8, 2020

Kizomba Underground

09:00 pm to 02:00 am on Feb 9
Serendipity Martini Bar

☣️ Kizomba Underground is SoInKiz’ bi-monthly Social Dance❗
💃 1-hour Beginner Kizomba Lesson
📅 Every other month
✔️ 100% Kizomba related music
📍 Venue: Serendipity Martini Bar downstairs
🚼 9 pm Kizomba dance lesson with Daniel Salgado & Adriana Herrera from Chicago
Dancing from 10 – 2 am
☢️ Special Guest DJ Danny “Dj Eclipse” Salgado from Chicago
☢️ Resident DJ Jeff Slone
∎Kizomba ∎Semba ∎Urban Kiz ∎Zouk ∎Tarraxinha ∎Tarrax ∎Afro-house ∎Sensual Bachata?
🔖 Door cover = $5
🍸 Full bar
Southern Indiana Kizomba is a social dancing community organization! We promote Kizomba and other dances in and around the region. Join us if you want to have some fun!

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14 Friday / February 14, 2020

WinterBliss Wellness Retreat 2020

05:30 pm to 05:30 pm on Feb 16
Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park, Nashville, IN 47448

WinterBliss is an extraordinary 2.5-day retreat dedicated to renewal, restoration and winter’s dreaming. Partake of any or ALL the dozen offerings including Yoga, The Art of Self Compassion, Field of Play, Ignite Your Light Meditation, Writing from the Voice of Our Ancestors, and Sound Healing, to name a few. Registration fee covers entire workshop curriculum. Food and optional lodging are extra. Besides workshops, there are cozy spots by the fire, woodland walks, a healing room, and a heated indoor pool on site. There’s also a restaurant at the lodge with healthy soups, salads, and other menu items. And the magical town of Nashville is just a 10-minute drive away. Welcome to an unforgettable weekend of warmth, community, self-discovery, and celebration! Hope you can join us!

For room reservations, call (877)563-4371 and mention discount code:0214WB.

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29 Saturday / February 29, 2020

2 Hot to Tango

07:30 pm to 09:00 pm
Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center

In their 70-minute show, “2 Hot 2 Tango”, the acclaimed bandoneon-piano duo Ben Bogart and Winnie Cheung take you on an emotional journey through musical treasures — both known and undiscovered — of Argentina’s great tango composers.

With wit and charisma, the performers draw audiences into a musical conversation between the piano and the plaintive, provocative bandoneon. Tango aficionados and newcomers alike will fall under the spell of the drama, yearning and romantic sparks of these musical gems as the artists conjure them to life.

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13 Friday / March 13, 2020

FlowMotion Symposium 2020

03:00 pm to 12:00 pm on Mar 15
Monroe Convention Center

FlowMotion Symposium is a metropolitan cirque and flow arts education and performance weekend March 13-15, 2020, in Bloomington, Indiana.

People of all ages and skill levels are invited for aerial, circus and juggling curricula, performances, group discussions, live music and fire! The symposium features two days of workshops and showcases, with open skill-shares and lots of space to flow — all under one roof at the Monroe Convention Center.

The full event pass — $140 until March 12, or $160 at the door — includes Madame Grey’s Eternity Cirkus on Saturday night, all workshops and the fire circles. A meal plan is also available for pre-order for $60 per person. For tickets, meal plans and more, visit https://www.flowmotionevents.com.

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17 Friday / April 17, 2020

Mental Health America of Monroe County’s 1st Annual Gala, Fundraiser & Recognition Dinner

05:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Monroe County Convention Center Great Room

Mental Health America of Monroe County (MHA-MC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting mental health and supporting mental health consumers and their families through education, referral and service. We achieve our mission by educating the public about ways to preserve and strengthen mental health; by sponsoring support groups; by serving as a clearinghouse for information about mental health promotion, prevention and treatment resources in our community; and by fostering innovation in policy, research, practice and services.

Save the date — Join us to learn about what MHA-MC is doing to support health care in our community and state and our goals for 2020. Nominations for mental health categories will be solicited and winners will be announced, recognizing those agencies, individuals, etc. for their contributions. Our keynote speaker is Jill Lees, Bloomington Police Department’s Chief of Police. We will introduce our volunteer board members, serve you a great dinner with a cash bar and provide music for dancing. There will be table sponsorships available, an Eventbrite to register coming soon and a raffle. All proceeds will allow MHA and the Suicide Prevention Coalition to continue working to help make a difference to the wellbeing of our friends and families.

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