College Mall, owned and managed by Simon, a leader in retail real estate, has teamed up with Bell Trace to enhance College Mall’s mall walker program. The public is invited to participate in a kick-off event on Monday, October 3 from 8 to 10 a.m. During the event, guests can meet with representatives from Bell Trace, and enjoy a light breakfast with the famous homemade zucchini bread baked right at Bell Trace. In addition, guests may also learn more about the enhanced mall walker program, and register as a participant. As part of Bell Trace’s generous sponsorship, guests will now be able to track their mileage with floor tiles indicating the distance walked, and will receive prizes for reporting their mileage. Prizes include water bottles (50 miles), a fleece jacket (750 miles), a FitBit (2250 miles) and more.
3 Monday / October 3, 2016
08:00 am to 10:00 am
College Mall, 2894 E 3rd St, Bloomington, IN 47401
3 Monday / October 3, 2016
10:00 am to 04:00 pm
Monroe County History Center
The Strength of Hoosiers: The Ultimate Sacrifice
“The Ultimate Sacrifice” exhibit honors our Hoosier veterans and their many sacrifices, including death. This exhibit focuses on the personal experiences of those who served rather than on the wars themselves. Visitors, veteran or not, are invited to share their stories or memories of wartime or their beloved veteran within the exhibit. Join is in honoring our Hoosier veterans. Keep an eye out for more educational programs this fall about veterans and wartime. Exhibit open through November 12th.
Forgotten Monroe County
Take a look at “Forgotten Monroe County,” an eerily beautiful look at Monroe County as nature reclaims the handiwork of man. Photographer Kelsey Daniel explores the fascinating theme of rural decay in a post human context. As her motto states: “Something that is falling apart, decayed, or overgrown has more character than something new – it has exponentially more stories to tell.” Exhibit open through September 19th
Life Behind the Wheel
Can you imagine life without your car? Discover how the automobile transformed American society and impacted Monroe County. Explore automotive expressions of recreation and entertainment, fashion, politics, and more in “Life Behind the Wheel”! Join us Sunday, October 2nd for free museum admission and our 3rd Annual Hotrod and Classic Car Show! Exhibit open through December
Community Voices Showcase: United Way
United Way of Monroe County works to create a better world by motivating the power of our community to improve the common good with a focus on health, employment, housing, education, seniors, and childcare. Come see how you can get involved. Exhibit open through October.
Community Voices Showcase: Monroe County Civic Theater
Celebrating their 30th anniversary, Monroe County Civic Theater is Bloomington’s only all-volunteer amateur community theater dedicated to providing theatre experience and opportunities for all skill levels. Come to the History Center September 23rd, 5-7 for a celebratory evening of theatre. Exhibit open through September