20 Thursday / October 20, 2016

The Deckard Boys Fiddle & Banjo w/ Dylan & Elvin

05:00 pm
The Players Pub
http://www.theplayerspub.com

Fiddle & Banjo music by the Deckard Boy w/ mom & pop

Dance / Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Live Music

20 Thursday / October 20, 2016

Golden Slippers Chi Gong


Unity of Bloomington, 4001 S. Rogers Street, Bloomington
http://www.unityofbloomington.org

Led by Elisa Pokral, the class is for all to practice together an ancient art of health maintenance and healing with whatever flexibility level you have. The class welcomes those who exercise regularly, those who don’t, those with limited mobility, and some who may only be able to do the exercises sitting down.

20 Thursday / October 20, 2016

From Facade Facing to #BLM: Why Students Matter!

05:30 pm to 08:00 pm
IU School of Education Auditorium

This event will begin with a screening of the 1994 film “Facing the Facade”, a documentary on Black Student activism on IUB’s campus in the 90’s. The screening will be followed by a Q.A with Kimberly L. King-Jupiter Ph.D, a founding member of the IU Black Student Task Force. Dr. King will facilitate an interactive discussion on the potential for change that rests with the BLM movement.

Films / Speakers

20 Thursday / October 20, 2016

Bloomington Illustrated

06:00 pm to 08:00 pm
Monroe County Public Library

Bloomington history buffs and long-time residents won’t want to miss a very special 1-hour program titled “Bloomington Illustrated” at the Monroe County Public Library, Room 1B, at 6 PM on Thursday, October 20. The program will consist of narrative accompanied by historic images of Bloomington from the early 20th century. It is sponsored by the Monroe County Extension Homemakers and coincides with a week-long, national celebration of Extension Homemakers. At the conclusion of the program participants will be given a brief opportunity to learn about the various Extension Homemaker clubs in Monroe County. Admission is free and everyone is invited.

Education / Entertainment / Speakers / Spoken Word

20 Thursday / October 20, 2016

College Mall Holiday Hiring Job Fair

06:00 pm to 08:00 pm
College Mall
http://www.simon.com/mall/college-mall

College Mall, a Simon Mall, is already working hard to make sure shoppers enjoy the best holiday season yet. The mall will host a job fair to prepare for the busy holiday season on Thursday, October 20 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Center Court. The holiday fair seeks to place new employees in positions at Best Buy Mobile, Chick-fil-A, Justice, Piercing Pagoda, Rogers & Hollands Jewelers, Tradehome Shoes, Yankee Candle and more. Interested applicants should attend the job fair dressed to impress and prepared to talk about their qualifications, and provide availability and start dates. Individual benefits will vary, but may include retailer discounts, holiday bonuses and more. Stores are hiring for seasonal part-time managers, part-time permanent positions and more.

Benefits / Business

20 Thursday / October 20, 2016

Discover the Southern Indiana Wilderness with Author Steven Higgs

07:00 pm to 08:00 pm
Wylie House Museum’s Education Center
https://libraries.indiana.edu/guide-natural-areas-southern-indiana-steven-higgs

Steven Higgs, author of A Guide to Natural Areas of Southern Indiana, the first comprehensive and fully illustrated guidebook for nature lovers who want to explore Indiana by trail, water, or road, will provide ideas for a lifetime of fun and exploration in southern Indiana in a lecture at the Wyle House Museum’s Education Center on October 20th beginning at 7 pm.

Steven Higgs will highlight the unique natural characteristics and history of his favorite sites and provide stories about his experiences exploring Indiana. In addition, he will direct readers to the very best locations in southern Indiana for bird and game watching, fishing and boating, hiking and camping, and more. Learn about the natural areas that represent southern Indiana wilderness at its pristine best.

Education / Entertainment / Outdoors / Speakers

20 Thursday / October 20, 2016

Malcolm Holcombe

07:00 pm
The Players Pub
http://www.theplayerspub.com

Holcombe’s rasping vocals and bright, percussive guitar accentuating his insightful lyrics. “It is Malcolm’s perception of the world that make his songs hit you like a gunpowder blast. His gruff and tough delivery is a primordial power full of grit, spit and anthropomorphic expression,” says Ray Kennedy.

Dance / Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Live Music

20 Thursday / October 20, 2016

Vocalosity

07:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Indiana University Auditorium
http://www.iuauditorium.com/

From the creative mind and artistic producer of Pitch Perfect and The Sing-Off comes the all-new live concert event that takes a cappella to a whole new level!

Theater

20 Thursday / October 20, 2016

Vocalosity

07:30 pm to 10:00 pm
IU Auditorium
http://www.iuauditorium.com

From the creative mind and artistic producer of ‘Pitch Perfect’ and ‘The Sing-Off’ comes the all-new live concert event that takes a cappella to a whole new level! FAMILY FRIENDLY

Children / Entertainment / Live Music

20 Thursday / October 20, 2016

The Breeze Bends the Grass

07:30 pm
Brown County Playhouse
http://www.browncountyplayhouse.org

Thanks to Indiana Masterpiece Grant for the Bicentennial, grant from Duke Energy and Brown County Art Guild sponsorship, the staged musical that premiered at the Playhouse in 2012 is back with Krista Detor directing and starring along with co-writer Arbutus Cunningham, Amanda Biggs, Kate Braun and Lara Lynn Weaver. This musical is a captivating window into the lives, choices and varied artwork of early 20th century Indiana women artists – Marie Goth, Janet Payne Bowles, the Overbeck Sisters, and Selma Steele. Beer & wine sold in the auditorium. 6 performances only.

Theater

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