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

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 ⬇️⬇️⬇️
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 ⬇️⬇️⬇️

Benefits / Civic Affairs / Dance / Eat and Drink / Education / Entertainment / LGBT / Volunteering

21 Thursday / October 21, 2021

Free Financial Literacy Class – Credit & Getting Ready for Big Purchases

06:00 pm to 07:00 pm

The next Monroe County United Way financial literacy class will be held on October 21st from 6:00-7:00 p.m. You will receive the Zoom link after filling out the RSVP form found on the organization’s website. This month’s class will be led by Lisa Piercefield and will go over how to plan for big purchases and use credit wisely. You are welcome to come with questions about other topics as well!

Civic Affairs / Education

21 Thursday / October 21, 2021

Lecture| Brad Cloepfil

06:30 pm to 08:00 pm
J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program

Join us for a lecture by guest architect Brad Cloepfil of Allied Works in the auditorium at The Republic Building. This event is free and open to the public.
Architect, educator, and principal of Allied Works, Brad Cloepfil has realized diverse projects across the U.S. and internationally. Over the past two decades Cloepfil has received widespread acclaim for his work on creative workplaces, academic and cultural institutions, and for crafting powerful spaces for art and interaction.
A native of Oregon, Cloepfil’s body of work is as informed by the landscape and history of place as it is by his formal training. His architecture pairs an intensive focus on the specific character of each project with an understanding of the transformative possibilities of space, light, form and material.
Brad holds degrees from the University of Oregon and Columbia University, is the recipient of numerous design awards, and has lectured and taught widely throughout Europe, Asia and North America.
Visit https://alliedworks.com/ for more information about Brad Cloepfil and Allied Works.

Education / Entertainment

21 Thursday / October 21, 2021

“Taking Care” 2021 Annual Celebration

07:00 pm to 07:45 pm

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

25 Monday / October 25, 2021

Memory Walk

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Monroe County History Center, 202 E 6th St

Memory Walks are a great way to share stories inspired by our exhibit galleries! These dementia-friendly Memory Walks highlight objects on display while our own stories of Monroe County.
Register to join the Memory Walk at monroehistory.org/livingwithhistory/.
Memory Walks are a part of the Living with History program initiative in partnership with the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Service at IU Health.

Education / Entertainment / Exhibits

26 Tuesday / October 26, 2021

Dark Waters: A Conversation with Environmental Lawyer Robert Bilott (talk and Q&A)

05:00 pm to 06:30 pm
IU O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, First Floor Commons

Robert Bilott, the lawyer featured in the film Dark Waters, will speak about his career in environmental law.

The film Dark Waters will also be screened at IU Cinema at 7:00 pm with an introduction by Mr. Bilott.

Education / Speakers

28 Thursday / October 28, 2021

Virtual Conference 2021 on IOT and Intelligent Apps


As part of its effort to facilitate the progress of the field of IoT and intelligent applications, as well as expedite the advancement of this technology, IFERP has arrived on the following theme for its conference on IoT and Intelligent Apps – ‘Breaking Down The Complexities Of IoT Technology, Elucidating Its Vast & Largely Untapped Potential & Promoting Its Foray Into The Future


4 Thursday / November 4, 2021

Lecture | Chris Bardt

06:30 pm to 08:00 pm
J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program

Join us for a lecture by guest architect Chris Bardt of 3sixØ Architecture in the Auditorium at The Republic Building. This event is free and open to the public.
Chris Bardt is a founding principal of 3sixØ Architecture (with Kyna Leski) which was named in 2002 by Architectural Record as one of 10 leading vanguard firms worldwide. His professional experience includes furniture design, residential, commercial and institutional commissions and planning studies, ranging from small urban interventions to large-scale metropolitan development. His research on the geometry of sunlight, materials, materiality and tectonics as critical to architectural making and thinking has been widely published and exhibited.
Bardt has been a member of the architecture faculty at the Rhode Island School of Design since 1988. He has taught upper-level studios, architectural history, the history and theory of projective geometry, foundation courses and has coordinated and authored the curriculum of the three core semesters. He led the development of the celebrated drawing curriculum which fuses digital and physical (hand) approaches to architectural drawing. Chris was Graduate Program Director of the architecture department from 2009 to 2014. He has been a visiting professor at Cornell University and at the National Academy of Design and Art, Slovakia, and the China Academy of Art, Hangzhou. Chris served on the Board of Governors of the RISD Museum and was President of the Narragansett Boat Club from 2013 to 2019. Bardt holds a Bachelor of Architecture from RISD and a Master of Architecture from Harvard University.
Visit https://www.chrisbardt.com/ for more information about Chris Bardt.

Education / Entertainment

13 Saturday / November 13, 2021

A Soulful Thanksgiving

07:30 pm to 04:30 pm on Nov 14
Monroe County History Center, 202 E 6th St

November 13, 7:30 pm & November 14, 3:00 pm
Tickets: https://bit.ly/SoulfulThanksgiving

Resilience Productions Presents: A Soulful Thanksgiving
Written by Dr. Gladys DeVane and Directed by Danielle Bruce
Gather ’round the table to hear the stories behind the food that brings us together. A Q&A session will follow the performance with “A Sample of Soul” prepared by Elizabeth Mitchell and Gladys DeVane.

Eat and Drink / Education / Entertainment

21 Tuesday / December 21, 2021

A Year with Frog and Toad

06:30 pm to 08:30 pm
Buskirk-Chumley Theater

Cardinal for Kids presents “A Year with Frog and Toad” at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. “P[l]ay What You Will” on single tickets all season long.

Literature’s favorite amphibians jump from the page to the stage in a return engagement of Cardinal’s most beloved production ever! Based on Arnold Lobel’s well-loved books, A Year with Frog and Toad is a whimsical show that follows two great friends – the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad – through four, fun-filled seasons. Celebrate the holidays with this heartwarming and adorable show, perfect for the whole family. Music by Robert Reale, Book & Lyrics by Willie Reale.

When: Dec 21, 2021 – Jan 2, 2022
Where: Buskirk-Chumley Theater
Tickets: Pay what you will on single tickets all season long.

Single tickets will be on sale starting in November, 2021. Learn more about the show and ticket options at https://cardinalstage.org/kids/frog-and-toad/

Children / Dance / Education / Entertainment / Live Music / Theater

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