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22 Saturday / June 22, 2013

Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market

08:00 am to 05:00 pm
Showers Plaza (401 N. Morton St)

The Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market is held every Saturday from 8 am until 1 pm, from April through November.

The Farmers’ Market is located at 401 N. Morton St. next to City Hall – Showers Building. Locally grown produce, annual and perennial plants, and a variety of prepared foods are available. Purchase your food directly from farmers and ask them questions about their products. Local entertainment adds to the shopping as well as socializing experience. Tantalizing scents and the inviting atmosphere may cause you to make the Market a weekend tradition.

Business / Eat and Drink

22 Saturday / June 22, 2013

2nd Annual Bobby Childers Open Golf Scramble

08:00 am
Cascades Golf Course, 3550 N Kinser Pike

This will be an open, 4 person scramble. Bring your own team. Winners will be determined by blind draw using only 9 holes, to be drawn while players are on the course.

Proceeds benefit The Salvation Army of Bloomington who helps those in need the year around, not just at Christmas time.

Come join us for fun while we remember our good friend Bobby Childers.

Questions? Contact Lou Bailey at 339-5613 or [email protected]


22 Saturday / June 22, 2013

June Exhibits at the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center

09:00 am to 05:00 pm
Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center (122 S. Walnut St.)

Several new exhibits will be on display at the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center from June 7 – 29. Gallery hours are Monday – Friday, 9 am -7 pm, Saturday, 9 am – 5 pm

Drew Etienne: “Order, Chaos, and the Cosmos”
Etienne features landscapes of vast distances with references to science fiction and 1960’s Op-Art.

Payson McNett: “Automating Instinct”
McNett explores our modern world as a state of being part-nature, part-machine.

James Lax: “Recent Carvings”
Celebrate Limestone Month this June with a visit to see Lax’s richly ornate, historically-inspired pieces.

Colette Ross-Boggan: “Experiences”
Ross-Boggan may spark memories of your own childhood with her intricate and lovingly detailed works.


22 Saturday / June 22, 2013

Construction Junction: The Science of Building

09:30 am to 05:00 pm
WonderLab Museum

Design, build, test, and engineer all kinds of structures! The special exhibition’s three-dimensional building experiences include the Skyline Toolbox, developed and designed by Chicago Children’s Museum, where children can use wooden struts and braces, fabric curtain walls, and real construction tools to build imaginative, original structures big enough for them to walk inside! Other components include the Earthquake Shake Table, the Multilevel Building Zone, the Bridge the River Cantilever Challenge, unique materials construction stations, and more. There also is a special place for toddlers and preschoolers to build with age-appropriate materials.

Children / Education / Entertainment / Exhibits

22 Saturday / June 22, 2013

Annual Cornhole Tournament

09:30 am
Paynetown State Recreation Area, 4850 S. SR 446

All teams must register at the field next to Deer Run Shelter between 9:30 am and 10:30 am that morning. The first round of competition begins at 11:30 am. There is no charge to participate and prizes will be awarded to the top teams.

Adult teams will compete in a double-elimination tournament; both team members must be at least 16 years of age. The field is limited to the first 32 teams who register.

Children, ages 15 and under, can compete in a separate, single-elimination tournament. The field for the youth competition is limited to the first 12 teams who register.

Children / Outdoors / Sports

22 Saturday / June 22, 2013

‘Walking Through Gardens’ at the Monroe County History Center

10:00 am to 04:00 pm
Monroe County History Center, 202 East 6th St.

An exhibition of garden-inspired fiber art by local artist Martina Celerin hanging at the Monroe County History Center.

Exhibit runs until June 23.

Education / Exhibits

22 Saturday / June 22, 2013

2013 Summer Garden Walk

10:00 am to 02:00 pm
Various (see website)

The Garden Walk, presented by the Bloomington Garden Club, will feature six unique private gardens and the flower show at the Monroe History Center. Look at the highlights and dream of the hot summer days that are coming with the lovely flowers, shrubs and trees that will be flourishing as you stroll in the shaded pathways. The walk is held rain or shine, on both Saturday and Sunday.

Visit website for a complete map of the garden destinations, answers to frequently-asked-questions, and other additional information.

Education / Entertainment / Exhibits / Outdoors

22 Saturday / June 22, 2013

Arts Fair on the Square 2013

10:00 am to 05:00 pm
Various areas of the downtown Square

The Bloomington Playwrights Project’s Arts Fair on the Square is celebrating 33 years of bringing visual artists and craftspeople together with the local and regional buying community. This juried art show features over 60 regional and national artists and craftspeople on the picturesque grounds surrounding the Monroe County Courthouse. The mission of Arts Fair on the Square is to showcase fine art and craft of the highest quality, connect artists with the art-buying community and promote commitment to the arts through a variety of interactive arts experiences. Arts Fair on the Square also includes interactive arts activities for children and entertainment from local artists for the whole family.

Arts Fair on the Square runs in conjunction with the Taste of Bloomington which offers sampling opportunities from over 35 local and regional restaurants, special music and children’s activities. Together Arts Fair on the Square and Taste of Bloomington draw thousands of visitors to downtown Bloomington to experience the finest the visual arts has to offer while sharing a little of that Hoosier hospitality that makes Arts Fair on the Square a favorite among artists and art patrons alike.


10 am: Event kick-off with the Bloomington Community Band at the Courthouse Square & Entertainment Tree
10 am- 11 am: Bloomington Community Band at the Entertainment Tree
12 pm – 12:30 pm: Windfall Dancers at the Entertainment Tree
1 pm – 1:30 pm: Dark Side Tribal at the Entertainment Tree
3 pm – 3:30 pm: Different Drummer Belly Dancers at the Entertainment Tree
3 pm – 11 pm: Taste of Bloomington at Showers Commons at 7th & Morton
All Day: Children’s Art Activities at Children’s Art Center
All Day: Art Smart Kids – see website for more information

Children / Dance / Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Exhibits / Festivals / Live Music / Theater

22 Saturday / June 22, 2013

Bloomington Community Band Concert

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Courthouse Square, downtown Bloomington

Come experience a moment of Americana as the Bloomington Community Band performs at the Arts Fair on the Square in downtown Bloomington! We will be playing a fun variety of concert band favorites!

The Bloomington Community Band has celebrated the great American concert band tradition over three decades, and was designated by the Mayor as Bloomington’s official community concert band in 2012.

We hope to see you this Saturday morning!

Entertainment / Festivals / Live Music

22 Saturday / June 22, 2013

Chamber Market Share at the Farmers’ Market

10:00 am
Showers Plaza (401 N. Morton St)

Chamber Market Share is a LIVE broadcast featuring Chamber members who talk about their business, share why they like doing business in Monroe County, and other topics of choice. We’ll be there every Saturday beginning in May through October!

Interested in being featured? Contact Mary Jo Orlowski at [email protected] to sign up!


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