1 Saturday / March 1, 2014

Mirror Mysteries: Science of Reflection


308 W. Fourth Street Bloomington, Indiana 47404
http://www.wonderlab.org

Is it magic or is it science? Have great fun exploring the surprising tricks mirrors can play on your brain! This special hands-on exhibition for people of all ages is on display at WonderLab (Tuesday – Sunday) through April 13.

Children / Education / Exhibits

1 Saturday / March 1, 2014

Bloomington Winter Farmers’ Market

09:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Harmony School, East 2nd Street, Bloomington, IN 47401
http://www.localgrowers.org/wintermarket/

The Bloomington Winter Farmers’ Market is a great opportunity to buy directly from local growers during the winter months. Our cozy indoor market features local products, live music, and a wonderful community. Join us for breakfast and buy local produce, meats, baked goods, dairy, and more!

Products include a wide variety of salad greens, spinach, micro-greens/shoots, eggs, squash, lamb, beef, pork, chicken, cow milk cheeses, baked goods, kale, cabbage, broccoli, garlic, sweet potatoes, apples, honey, milk and yogurt, fresh roasted coffee beans, fresh and dried herbs, breads, soups, plants, tamales, wheat flour, seeds, sauces, yarns, soap, flowers, wreaths, hot breakfast foods, fresh coffee, espresso—and much more.

Located in the Harmony School, the market runs from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays from December 1 to March 30 with the exception of Dec. 28 and Jan. 4, during which it is closed for the holidays.

Children / Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Live Music

1 Saturday / March 1, 2014

ENJOY Live Music @ Bloomington Winter Farmer’s Market EVERY SATURDAY


Harmony School

All of these talented will perform at the Bloomington Winter Farmer’s Market, 9am-12pm.

Winter Farmer’s Market Music Schedule:
7-Dec Curtis Cantwell-Jackson
14-Dec Farm Pickers
21-Dec Dena’s Violin
4-Jan Laura Lashbrooks
11-Jan Craig Brenner
18-Jan Fiddl’n’Feet
25-Jan Jason Fickel
1-Feb Salaam (or subset)
8-Feb Hoosier Hotcakes
15-Feb Jason Fickel
22-Feb Monika Herzig
1-Mar Salaam (or subset)
8-Mar Curtis Cantwell-Jackson
15-Mar Gan Amin
22-Mar Farm Pickers
29-Mar Craig Brenner

Where there is great food, there is great music. Come visit at Harmony School!

Entertainment / Live Music / Outdoors

1 Saturday / March 1, 2014

Exhibit: ‘Mirror Mysteries: Science of Reflection’ at WonderLab

09:30 am
WonderLab Museum of Science, Health and Technology (308 W. 4th St.)
http://www.wonderlab.org

Is it magic or is it science? Have great fun exploring the surprising tricks mirrors can play on your brain! This special hands-on exhibition for people of all ages is on display at WonderLab (Tuesday – Sunday) through April 13.

Museum hours:
Tuesday-Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Children / Education / Entertainment / Exhibits

1 Saturday / March 1, 2014

Cardinal Stage Company presents: ‘Pippi Longstocking’

10:00 am
Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center (122 S. Walnut St.)
http://www.cardinalstage.org/plays/2013-2014-cardinal-for-kids-season/pippi-longstocking/overview/

Whether it’s a carnival, the classroom, or a coffee party that goes horribly, hilariously wrong, mayhem just seems to follow Pippi Longstocking! You loved the stories as a child, now see them brought to joyous life for your own kids. Join Cardinal for an exuberant all-ages musical that is about friendship, standing up for yourself, and finding a home!

Runs March 1 – 16. See website for all showtimes.

Age recommendation: 3 years old +
Run time: 90 minutes, including an intermission
Show Location: Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center Auditorium

Children / Entertainment / Theater

1 Saturday / March 1, 2014

Exhibits at the IU Art Museum

10:00 am to 05:00 pm
IU Art Museum, 1133 E. 7th Street
http://www.artmuseum.iu.edu

Hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sunday: Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Special Exhibition: ‘Faculty Artists from IU’s Hope School of Fine Arts’
January 25–March 9, 2014 Special Exhibitions Gallery and Judi and Milt Stewart Hexagon Gallery, first floor Featuring ca. forty artists (both current and emeriti faculty) from IU’s renowned Hope School of Fine Art, this exhibition offers a survey of recent works in a wide range of media, including ceramics, digital art, graphic design, painting, sculpture, metals, photography, printmaking, and textiles.

Focalpoint: Personal Objects: Art from Eastern and Southern Africa
January 14–May 11, 2014 Raymond and Laura Wielgus Gallery of the Arts of Africa, the South Pacific, and the Americas, Focalpoint, third floor From jewelry and headdresses to household objects such as containers, headrests, and spoons, the art of eastern and southern Africa for the most part is intimately connected with the individual. Though these regions of Africa do not have the large numbers of masks and figural sculpture for which western and central Africa are known, the personal objects found there frequently reflect the deep cultural significances and attention to form and detail seen elsewhere on the continent. This installation has been organized to coincide with the A352/A552, Art of Eastern and Southern Africa, a course being taught during the spring 2014 semester in the Department of the History of Art.

New in the Galleries: ‘Max Beckmann’s Woodcuts’
Gallery of the Art of the Western World, Doris Steinmetz Kellett Endowed Gallery of Twentieth-Century Art, first floor
February 4–June 22, 2014
Although the German Expressionist artist Max Beckmann was a prolific graphic artist (producing 374 prints during his lifetime), he created fewer than 20 woodcuts. Most were produced during the 1920s, when Germany was experiencing a revival of interest in the medium. Seven prints from this period will be featured in this installation.

Exhibits

1 Saturday / March 1, 2014

Celebrating Youth Art Month: Monroe County Community School Corporation Exhibition

10:00 am to 05:00 pm
IU Art Museum, 1133 E. 7th Street
http://www.artmuseum.iu.edu

Hours:
Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: Noon – 5:00 p.m.

March 1–March 31, 2013
Thomas T. Solley Atrium, second floor
Featuring works of art by K–6 Monroe County students, selected and submitted by area art teachers.

Children / Education / Exhibits

1 Saturday / March 1, 2014

Exhibits at the Monroe County History Center

10:00 am to 04:00 pm
Monroe County History Center 202 E. 6th St.
http://www.monroehistory.org

“Community Voices Gallery: League of Women Voters”
League of Women Voters exhibit, open now through March 29, 2014, through photos, documents, written history and objects you will be able to see the involvement of the Bloomington Chapter of this nationwide organization. Please note, museum hours are Tues-Sat, 10am-4pm.

“Giants in Cornfield, Civil War Sesquicentennial”
“Giants in Cornfield, Civil War Sesquicentennial” exhibit open now through April 12, 2014, gives an incredible look at the soldiers from Monroe County and their role in the battles of the Civil War. Please note, museum hours are Tues-Sat, 10am-4pm.

Travelling Exhibit- “Hoosiers and Their Hooch: Perspectives on Prohibition”
Visitors will be taken through the rise and fall of prohibition in Indiana and throughout the country. This exhibit spans the dawn of the temperance movement of the 1900’s, the roaring 1920’s and the unprecedented repeal of a constitutional amendment during the great depression.

Civic Affairs / Education / Exhibits

1 Saturday / March 1, 2014

‘It’s All Practice’ – A commemorative exhibit to celebrate the work of potter, Jim Kemp Sept. 25, 1955 – Nov. 30, 2013.

10:00 am to 05:30 pm
By Hand Gallery, 101 West Kirkwood #109
http://byhandgallery.com

Jim Kemp was a professional studio potter for more than 32 years. Over the span of his career, he created ceramic art within a variety of clay media. Recent works have centered on colorful wall platters, decorative lidded boxes and teapots. He has been the recipient of numerous awards and his work can be found in many public and private collections.

Exhibits

1 Saturday / March 1, 2014

College Mall hosts Summer Camp Expo

10:00 am to 02:00 pm
College Mall
http://www.simon.com/mall/college-mall

College Mall is giving Bloomington children the chance to become business owners and plan for the perfect summer all in one day. On Saturday, March 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Center Court, the mall will host a Summer Camp Expo and children are also invited to sign-up for Lemonade Day, a program that empowers today’s youth to become tomorrow’s entrepreneurs.

The Summer Camp Expo is an opportunity for parents and children to speak with camp representatives one-on-one and learn more about the fun summer programs available throughout the area.

Participating camps and programs include:

• Adventure Camp
• American Camp Association of Indiana
• Banneker Community Center
• Boys & Girls Clubs, Ellettsville Unit
• Camp Gallahue
• Camp Red Fox with Girls Inc.
• Camp Rock with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington
• Ivy Tech Community College “Ivy Arts for Kids”
• Kid City Summer Camp
• People and Animals Learning Services (PALS)
• Y Camps with the YMCA of Bloomington

Children are also encouraged to sign up for Lemonade Day. The free program is a fun and strategic 14-step process that teaches youth how to start, own, and operate their own business through a lemonade stand. Participants learn how to create a budget, set profit-making goals, serve customers, repay investors and give back to the community. Lemonade Day will be May 3, 2014, and all interested participants can learn more about the program in Center Court.

Children / Education / Outdoors

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