2 Tuesday / April 2, 2019

NeuroSupport Group™ in Bloomington Indiana

10:00 am to 11:00 am
https://www.equilibriumyogatherapy.com/neurosupport-groups

The Bloomington NeuroSupport Group™ meets on a monthly basis and is open to anyone with a diagnosed neurological condition —such as multiple sclerosis (MS), early / late onset Parkinson’s (PD), ALS— and a spouse or caregiver. All ages 18+ are welcome. Please come to support groups with an open mind and a flexible outlook on physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing.

Location has easy parking and the building is wheelchair / scooter accessible.

For information on the Bloomington NeuroSupport Group™ | 812.331.7423 or EquiLibriumYogaTherapy.com

Benefits / Civic Affairs / Education / Health

7 Tuesday / May 7, 2019

NeuroSupport Group™ in Bloomington Indiana

10:00 am to 11:00 am
https://www.equilibriumyogatherapy.com/neurosupport-groups

The Bloomington NeuroSupport Group™ meets on a monthly basis and is open to anyone with a diagnosed neurological condition —such as multiple sclerosis (MS), early / late onset Parkinson’s (PD), ALS— and a spouse or caregiver. All ages 18+ are welcome. Please come to support groups with an open mind and a flexible outlook on physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing.

Location has easy parking and the building is wheelchair / scooter accessible.

For information on the Bloomington NeuroSupport Group™ | 812.331.7423 or EquiLibriumYogaTherapy.com

Benefits / Civic Affairs / Education / Health

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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
&
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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2 Friday / October 2, 2020

Wrapped in Love 2020-2021 Yarn-Cutting Celebration

06:00 pm to 07:00 pm
Monroe County Courthouse
https://middlewayhouse.org/2020-2021-wrapped-in-love-art-display/

Free and open to the public! Just as Middle Way House wraps survivors of violence and abuse in warmth, safety, and support, fabric artists lovingly create tree sweaters for over 50 downtown Bloomington trees. Help us dedicate this cherished Bloomington tradition, now in its ninth year. Join us as we open the five-month-long art display with a brief, socially-distanced gathering on the courthouse lawn. Then enjoy guided walking tours of the tree sweaters. (Walk as much or as little as you around the 10-block area of the exhibit.) You’ll have the opportunity to vote on which tree sweaters you find Most Creative, Most Beautiful, and several other accolades.

Benefits / Education

9 Friday / October 9, 2020

The Fall 2020 “Young Champions for Change” Un-Luncheon

12:00 pm to 01:00 pm
This event will take place on Zoom.
https://middlewayhouse.org/un-luncheon/

Enjoy presentations from accomplished teen-aged activists promoting body-positivity and equality. Learn about how Middle Way House helps survivors of sexual violence with sanctuary, empowerment, and vital resources; including trauma-informed child care, support groups, legal advocacy, and more.

Benefits / Education

16 Friday / October 16, 2020

Annual MCHC Garage Sale Fundraiser

09:00 am to 04:30 pm
4015 Profile Parkway, Bloomington, IN 47404
http://monroehistory.org/annual-garage-sale/

The largest garage sale in Monroe County has its inaugural sale at 4015 Profile Parkway. The warehouse is packed with treasures that are just waiting to be claimed.

Please note, this year’s access to the sale will be limited to ensure that all of our shoppers, volunteers and staff remain safe. This year, shoppers will need a timed ticket to enter the sale. Be sure to reserve your spot by visiting http://monroehistory.org/annual-garage-sale/!

All proceeds of the annual Garage Sale support the preservation of the collections, programs, and exhibits of the Monroe County History Center.

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An Important Message from Bloom Magazine

For the past 14 years, we have been publishing Bloom, a free, bimonthly cultural and lifestyle magazine serving Bloomington, Indiana, and surrounding communities. We have four missions: to support local businesses, local charities, local arts, and diversity. We are an integral part of the fabric of this community.

Like so many small businesses (4 employees), we are facing huge challenges in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope to be able to continue producing the magazine and our website, magbloom.com, but we need your help.

Please consider donating to our GoFundMe drive using the link below. Thank you!