25 Sunday / April 25, 2021

“John Watson, PhD” – Guided Experience

02:00 pm to 03:30 pm
Rainbow Bakery // Downtown Bloomington 
https://cardinalstage.org/mainstage/walkabout-radio-plays/

As the Covid-19 pandemic weighs heavily on John Watson, he reflects back on happier times pursuing his doctorate in English at IU and his friendship with the brilliant, young Sherman Hadee. Inspired by heist caper The Red Headed League, this drama casts Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s iconic characters in a new light.

Cardinal’s Walkabout Radio Plays are a safe way to enjoy great storytelling in a unique setting! Each play is set in Bloomington and takes place on a designated walking route. All you need is a smart phone and your favorite headphones, and the world will be transformed around you! Listen to a new scene at each location at the story unfolds. Join us for this new, guided tour experience for small groups. These special group experiences will be led by a docent and guests will be invited to solve puzzles, enjoy some social time, and access bonus content.

Recommended for ages 16+ (mild language, violent imagery of war)

Total Episodes: 1

Estimated Experience Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes (including approximately 15-20 minutes of walking. Benches of other seating available in many locations.)

GUIDED EXPERIENCE SCHEDULE:

Option 1 – Fri 4/23 @ 5pm

Option 2 – Sat 4/24 @ 12pm

Option 3 – Sat 4/24 @ 2pm

Option 4 – Sun 4/25 @ 2pm

The entire experience will take place outdoors and all attendees will be required to wear a mask. Attendees will have the opportunity to examine clues and solve puzzles as they try to crack the case. Each performance will be limited to ten people. A fun way to do this is to sign up with a group!

What to Bring: 
-Headphones 
-Smartphone 
-Water Bottle 
-Good walking shoes (walk includes some uneven surfaces)
-Sunscreen / sunglasses 

After you purchase your ticket, you will receive an email with detailed information on where to meet for your tour. Please note there are no physical tickets for this event. Simply sign in with the box office attendant when you arrive.

Learn more and find tickets at https://cardinalstage.org/mainstage/walkabout-radio-plays/

Entertainment / Theater

25 Sunday / April 25, 2021

STEAM Sundays

03:00 pm to 04:00 pm
Virtual Event (Zoom)
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYudO-prjMpG9IEeGrOIOJ10JkL1XuPMpGq

Topic: Science Technology Engineering Art Math
Join us on-line the last Sunday of each month, STEM becomes STEAM when we add Art and Design to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Join us to explore science and art as well as an opportunity for the whole family or group to explore the engineering design process. Join us and practice STEM skills such as defining & problem solving, exploring cause & effect, and the collaborative process. This program is made possible through funding from Cook Medical. and CFC Properties.

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