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12th Annual Bloomington Polar Bear Plunge

10:30 am to 11:30 am
Fairfax Beach, Fairfax Road, Bloomington IN
http://www.bloomingtonpolarbearplunge.org

This year will marks the 12th Annual Plunge … January 1st at 11:00AM at Fairfax Beach near Four Winds Resort in Bloomington. It’s a plunge into the frigid waters of Lake Monroe – and a seriously fun time for all !!

The 2016 Polar Bear Plunge is a free event — everyone is welcome! Certificates of Achievement will be awarded to all registered participants. This year’s theme is ugly sweaters.

T-shirts commemorating the event will be available at the event. All proceeds from the t-shirt sales go to the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network.

For more information, check out our website: bloomingtonpolarbearplunge.org or email Cindy at [email protected]

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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

WEDNESDAY JUNE 19th 2019
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
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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 ⬇️⬇️⬇️
https://blm.btown-in.org/summer-2019-necessity-drive.html
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 ⬇️⬇️⬇️
https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/Y5KZKVMZ34LJ

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21 Thursday / October 21, 2021

“Taking Care” 2021 Annual Celebration

07:00 pm to 07:45 pm
Virtual
https://sycamorelandtrust.org/taking-care/

Join the Sycamore Land Trust community on October 21st at 7:00pm for an engaging virtual celebration of land stewardship and habitat restoration in Southern Indiana! We are excited to provide a closer look into our land stewardship and restoration projects to take care of the land you have entrusted us. Events include hearing from staff about amazing stewardship and habitat restoration projects undertaken this year, a virtual tour of Sycamore Hoot Woods preserve, a “Dam Cam” Wildlife Camera compilation video to meet the wildlife community on our preserves, and a 2021 Kids’ Nature Discovery Art contest.

Visit https://sycamorelandtrust.org/taking-care/ to learn more about the event and purchase tickets. Tickets are a charitable donation that will go towards supporting land preservation, habitat restoration, and connecting people to nature in Southern Indiana.

Animals / Benefits / Children / Education / Outdoors / Speakers / Volunteering

30 Saturday / October 30, 2021

The Great Pumpkin Dash

10:00 am to 01:00 pm
Switchyard Park
https://www.thegreatpumpkindash.com/

The Great Pumpkin Dash is a 5K fun run, starting and finishing at City of Bloomington’s Switchyard Park to benefit those experiencing homelessness, served by Wheeler Mission–Bloomington.

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6 Saturday / November 6, 2021

MCHC Holiday Sale Fundraiser

08:00 am to 04:30 pm
4015 Profile Parkway, Bloomington, IN 47404
https://monroehistory.org/annual-garage-sale/

The largest garage sale in Monroe County opens for a bonus holiday sale! From antiques and household items to holiday decorations and gifts, the warehouse on Profile Parkway is filled with treasures waiting for you.
Members of the History Center can access the sale early! Become a member by visiting monroehistory.org/join-and-give/.
All items are donated from the public and proceeds of the Holiday Bonus Sale fundraiser support the preservation of the collections, programs, and exhibits of the Monroe County History Center.

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