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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18 Friday / October 18, 2019

Jammin’ Java Coffeehouse at Unitarian Universalist Church

07:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church of Bloomington

Nine area groups or individual musicians will be performing everything from jazz and blues to folk, classical and tuba music at the Jammin’ Java Coffeehouse, a benefit event for Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County. The public is welcome to this event, hosted by the UU Habitat Task Force, in Fellowship Hall of the Unitarian Universalist Church. Performers will be the Hungry Five, Dan Lodge-Rigal, Travis Puntarelli, Keaton Springfield and Eric Bowling, King Bee and the Stingers, The Wisely Quartet, Heartland String Band, Ed Robbins & Julie Lawson, and J.C. Clements and Jason Blankenship. Finger foods and non-alcoholic drinks will be served. Come to enjoy great music and good company for a worthy cause!

Benefits / Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Live Music

19 Saturday / October 19, 2019

Huckleberry Funk Live at Oliver Winery

01:00 pm to 04:00 pm
Oliver Winery

Enjoy this funky group perform at the Oliver Winery patio.

Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Live Music / Outdoors

19 Saturday / October 19, 2019

Community Flight Night

06:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Monroe County Airport

WTIU and Monroe County Airport are partnering to create a Community Flight Night! Saturday, October 19, 6-9pm on the grounds of the Monroe County Airport, 972 S. Kirby Road in Bloomington. Several area organizations will join in the fun to provide fun and educational family activities. There will be space related video screenings for adults and kids of all ages, telescopes for sky exploration, airplane take-offs and landings, guided airport tours, food trucks, and more. Various vehicles will be on display for unique learning opportunities including a medevac helicopter, the airport fire rescue vehicle, a tethered hot air balloon, and several types of airplanes. This event is FREE and OPEN to the public.

Children / Eat and Drink / Education / Entertainment / Films / Outdoors

19 Saturday / October 19, 2019

Windfall Dancer’s Caberet

08:00 pm
Windfall Dance Studio 1101 N Dunn St

Performances by Windfall Dance Company and several other community groups
$10 tickets in advance, $12 at the door
Appetizers and cash bar
Cocktail attire encouraged
Tickets can be purchased online or by phone

Dance / Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Live Music

20 Sunday / October 20, 2019

Ladies First A Capella Live at Oliver Winery

02:00 pm to 05:00 pm
Oliver Winery

Enjoy an afternoon of A Capella at the Oliver Winery patio.

Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Live Music / Outdoors

24 Thursday / October 24, 2019

MC NOW October Dine & Donate/Contact Your Reps Party

11:30 am to 10:00 pm
King Dough

Join Monroe County NOW for our next Dine & Donate! On Thursday, October 24, King Dough will donate 5% of sales. Just mention Monroe County NOW! This offer is good from 11:30am to 10pm.

Join us for our Membership Callout and Contact Your Reps Party from 6 to 8pm. Become a dues-paying member! And we will have scripts, postage, and other materials to contact our representatives on issues important to us.

Civic Affairs / Eat and Drink / Volunteering

25 Friday / October 25, 2019

Middle Way House’s “RISE! Up for Youth Empowerment” Luncheon

11:00 am to 01:00 pm
Ivy Tech, Shreve hall

Join us in Recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Learn about The RISE!’s Youth Empowerment Services and Early Prevention Programs—two ways Middle Way House helps youth develop resilience and build healthy relationships. Gain understanding of what it is like to be a kid impacted by domestic violence and how our services help support and empower youth through their experience of trauma. Experience first-hand how lives are transformed by social-emotional learning, guided by Middle Way House’s Youth Program Director Priscilla Cuevas and other experts. Guests are encouraged to arrive promptly at 11 AM. We will begin the meal and program immediately. You’re sure to be edified and inspired! You won’t want to miss a minute. Bid in our silent auction for a week at a Cocoa Beach condo and other prizes! Proceeds from the luncheon help fund a new computer lab for our youth!

Benefits / Civic Affairs / Eat and Drink / Education / Volunteering

26 Saturday / October 26, 2019

Pets Alive Grand Opening

10:00 am to 02:00 pm
2444 S. Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN, 47401

CELEBRATE YOUR PETS WITH PETS ALIVE! Join the Pets Alive team for a free, fun day celebrating their new expanded clinic! Bring the whole family, including your four-legged friends! Enjoy food, games, and giveaways! Participate in a Pet Costume Contest or show off your best pet tricks for treats! Plus, take a behind-the-scenes tour of the new Pets Alive clinic! Saturday, October 26th, 10am to 2pm at the Pets Alive clinic located at 2444 S. Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN, 47401. Don’t miss this howling good time! Learn more at petsaliveindiana.org.

Animals / Children / Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Outdoors

26 Saturday / October 26, 2019

WonderLab After Dark: Over the Rainbow

06:00 pm to 09:00 pm
WonderLab Museum

WonderLab Museum After Dark: Over the Rainbow is a 21+ science pride party thrown by WonderLab Museum and Bloomington Pride. Head to WonderLab Saturday, October 26 from 6 -9 p.m. for hands-on science activities, music, local food/drinks, and science demos. Learn more about the science behind rainbows, LGBTQ+ pioneers in STEM, and more! Costumes encouraged!
Who: WonderLab Museum, 308 W. 4th St, Bloomington, IN 47404

What: Science Sprouts Place Grand Opening
Where: WonderLab Museum – 308 W. 4th St. Bloomington, IN 47404
When: Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 6 – 9 p.m.
How: $15/ $18 for non-members, $20 at the door

Eat and Drink / Education / Entertainment / Exhibits / LGBT

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