9 Wednesday / May 9, 2018

50+ Expo

03:00 pm to 06:00 pm
Twin Lakes Recreation Center
https://bloomington.in.gov/parks/community-events/50expo

For more than 40 years, the 50+ Expo has been the community’s premier showcase of businesses and organizations whose products and services are geared toward baby boomers, seniors, caregivers, friends, and family. The event includes:

* A large expo filled with a variety of exhibitors and free health screenings by local health care professionals

* A community area with representatives from recreation, music, art, and other local activity clubs

* A quick-draw caricaturist, entertainment and more!

For more information about the 50+ Expo, contact Bill Ream at 812-349-3748 or reamw@bloomington.in.gov.

Benefits / Business / Education / Exhibits / Volunteering

18 Friday / May 18, 2018

Nature Sounds – May Flowers

06:30 pm to 07:30 pm
Miller Showers Park
https://bloomington.in.gov/recreation/programs/10356

Nature sings, and her music touches all our lives. From the low, sad moan of an autumn wind to the melodious trills of spring frogs, the sounds of nature enfold us in every season and mood. The Nature Sounds series combines a live, acoustic performance by local musicians with an educational nature presentation about the sounds made and found in all of our outdoor spaces. Admission to Nature Sounds concerts is free. Bring your own seating. Friday, May 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Miller Showers Park, 1500 N College AVE: Nature topic is May Flowers, and musical guest is TBA

Children / Education / Entertainment / Live Music / Outdoors / Volunteering

19 Saturday / May 19, 2018

Atterbury Honor Ride

08:00 am to 03:00 pm
Camp Atterbury Rail Operations
http://r2r.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=1500&pg=entry

Join Project Hero and honor our nation’s healing heroes at the Atterbury Honor Ride in Franklin, IN on May 19. This is a family-friendly bike-riding event that offers three separate courses that run throughout the Camp Atterbury area for all levels of riders. The event raises needed funds for local and national efforts for Project Hero (Healing Exercise Rehabilitation Opportunity) to help rehabilitate wounded veterans and save lives.

The Atterbury Honor Ride will occur on Saturday, May 19, starting at 8 a.m. It will take place at Camp Atterbury Rail Operations. The online registration closes on Friday, May 18, at 8 p.m and costs $75. On-site registration opens Saturday, May 19, at 6:45 a.m. and costs $85.

Event Website:
https://projecthero.org/events/honor-ride

Registration Website:
http://r2r.convio.net/atterbury2018

Entry Fee Includes:
Each participant will receive specially designed finisher socks, a light breakfast, snacks and beverages before the event, fully stocked rest stops, and SAG support along the routes. After finishing, a lunch will be served accompanied by music. See website for more details: https://projecthero.org/events/honor-ride or email at honorrideinfo@projecthero.org

Additional Information:
6:45 a.m. On-site registration & check-in opens
7:30 a.m. Announcements & ceremony begins
8 a.m. Rides start
10 a.m. First Finishers, lunch begins
3 p.m. Final Finishers

Key Contact:
Sam Short | sshort@projecthero.org | 845-702-1136

Benefits / Festivals / Fitness / Health / Outdoors / Sports / Volunteering

13 Wednesday / June 13, 2018

Touch A Truck

10:00 am to 02:00 pm
Winslow Sports Complex
https://bloomington.in.gov/recreation/programs/10432

Get up close and personal with fire trucks, ambulances, buses, bucket trucks, and more at the 18th annual Touch A Truck. Explore and learn about the inner and outer workings of all your favorite vehicles. For more information, contact Hannah Buddin at 812-349-3718 or brockh@bloomington.in.gov. Geared toward ages 1-10 yrs. Rain date is June 14 from 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Children / Education / Entertainment / Exhibits / Outdoors / Volunteering

10 Tuesday / July 10, 2018

Messy Mania

09:00 am to 12:00 pm
Bryan Park Henderson Shelter
https://bloomington.in.gov/recreation/programs/10436

Prepare to get messy and dirty with these hands-on wacky, tacky, and gooey activities that are fun for all ages! The best part? No prep time and no cleanup for you! Wear old clothes and get ready for an epic morning of ooey, gooey, sudsy good fun. If the weather on July 10 for this outdoor event is uncooperative, Messy Mania will be held July 11 from 9 a.m.-noon.

Children / Outdoors / Volunteering

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