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19 Saturday / May 19, 2018

Atterbury Honor Ride

08:00 am to 03:00 pm
Camp Atterbury Rail Operations

Join Project Hero and honor our nation’s healing heroes at the Atterbury Honor Ride in Franklin, IN on May 19. This is a family-friendly bike-riding event that offers three separate courses that run throughout the Camp Atterbury area for all levels of riders. The event raises needed funds for local and national efforts for Project Hero (Healing Exercise Rehabilitation Opportunity) to help rehabilitate wounded veterans and save lives.

The Atterbury Honor Ride will occur on Saturday, May 19, starting at 8 a.m. It will take place at Camp Atterbury Rail Operations. The online registration closes on Friday, May 18, at 8 p.m and costs $75. On-site registration opens Saturday, May 19, at 6:45 a.m. and costs $85.

Event Website:

Registration Website:

Entry Fee Includes:
Each participant will receive specially designed finisher socks, a light breakfast, snacks and beverages before the event, fully stocked rest stops, and SAG support along the routes. After finishing, a lunch will be served accompanied by music. See website for more details: https://projecthero.org/events/honor-ride or email at [email protected]

Additional Information:
6:45 a.m. On-site registration & check-in opens
7:30 a.m. Announcements & ceremony begins
8 a.m. Rides start
10 a.m. First Finishers, lunch begins
3 p.m. Final Finishers

Key Contact:
Sam Short | [email protected] | 845-702-1136

Benefits / Festivals / Fitness / Health / Outdoors / Sports / Volunteering

19 Saturday / May 19, 2018

French Lick Family Classic Fun Run 5K &Kids 1 Mile Mini Run/Walk

08:30 am to 01:00 pm
French Lick Resort

Get motoring into race season by joining the field for the annual French Lick Family Classic. Take advantage of the early-bird pricing (through April 22) for a reduced rate and to be guaranteed a t-shirt. Other family-friendly activities will be offered, including a bounce house, Pop-a-Shot, art station, crazy hair station, and kids’ tattoo parlor.

Visit itsyourrace.com for registration and more info. Email [email protected] for inquiries.

Benefits / Fitness

19 Saturday / May 19, 2018

A Walking Tour of the Indiana University Campus

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Sample Gates (E. Kirkwood Ave. and S. Indiana Ave.)

Jim Capshew, University Historian, Bloomington native, and author of Herman B Wells: The Promise of the American University, will highlight the history and lore surrounding some of Indiana University’s most distinctive buildings. Participants should wear comfortable shoes and bring an umbrella or extra jacket if necessary. Visit the Bloomington Historic Preservation Month webpage for more information and to RSVP for this free event. The tour is limited to the first 30 respondents.

Education / Outdoors

19 Saturday / May 19, 2018

Tour of Dillman Rd Wastewater Treatment Plant

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Dillman Rd Wastewater Treatment Plant

Have you ever wondered exactly where the water coming out of your kitchen faucet has come from? Or where wastewater goes when you flush? City of Bloomington Utilities (CBU) invites you to satisfy your curiosity by touring the plants that serve the water needs of Bloomington and Monroe County. Water is plentiful in our area, but prior to the creation of Lake Monroe, Bloomington had decades of water woes and short-term fixes. As part of the city’s bicentennial celebration, CBU staff are sharing the history of drinking water and wastewater in our area on tours of the Monroe Water Treatment Plant, Dillman Wastewater Treatment Plant, and the Blucher Poole Wastewater Treatment Plant. Each tour will accommodate a maximum of 15 participants and anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. RSVP by email to [email protected] or by phone at 812-349-3650.

Civic Affairs / Education / Speakers

19 Saturday / May 19, 2018

Pourhouse Cafe 10th year Anniversary Celebration

12:00 pm to 04:00 pm
314 East Kirkwood Avenue

The Pourhouse Café, located in downtown Bloomington, is celebrating its 10th anniversary on May 19 from noon–4 p.m. and invites the public to join in the afternoon festivities. The afternoon will include live music, presentations by the producer of Kombucha products carried in the café, and an expert in the coffee roasting process. Complementary samples of two new on-tap beverages, cold brew and nitro coffee, will also be offered to early customers. Hot sandwiches and drinks will be available for purchase.

Eat and Drink

19 Saturday / May 19, 2018

On Structure

12:00 pm to 04:00 pm on Jul 20
Grunwald Gallery of Art

The Grunwald Gallery at Indiana University Bloomington is pleased to present the exhibition On Structure, curated by Linda Tien, program coordinator at the Grunwald Gallery. On Structure features contemporary artists utilizing or employing structure in their practice, ideation, and visual language. Works in painting, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, and digital media will be included. The exhibition will open on May 18 and continue through July 20, 2018. An opening reception will be held on May 18 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Exhibiting artists Hannah Barnes, Jessica Calderwood, Tiffany Carbonneau, Carnonneau + Crum, etc., Brian Harper, Katie Hudnall, Mie Kongo, and Brooke Marks-Swanson, all hailing from the Midwest, employ an organizational structure in either concept or production within their work. While some works are obviously about a method of construction that relies on a system of organized execution, others employ the idea of structure in more subtle ways.


19 Saturday / May 19, 2018

Healing Craving & Addiction

01:00 pm to 03:30 pm
Kadampa Meditation Center Bloomington, 406 S. Walnut St.

Craving is a mindset that is restless, unpeaceful, and dissatisfied. It leads to addictive habits, constant frustration, and, like a moth to a flame, always ends in a painful experience. On this half-day course, we will look at Buddhist meditations and practical techniques that free our mind from craving and discontentment. We will learn how to become more peaceful and to gradually become less addicted to external sources of pleasure so that we can find real lasting satisfaction and happiness from within.
The course will include guided meditations, teachings, discussion, and time for questions and answers.
Everyone is welcome!

$15 pre-registration
$20 at the door
Student rate: $10

Education / Health / Speakers

19 Saturday / May 19, 2018

Kade Puckett

05:00 pm to 07:00 pm
The Players Pub

Kade Puckett, AKA Pickin’ Puckett, is a songwriter and a fingerstyle guitarist with 30 years of experience playing music. A third-generation picker with a dedicated love of music, his musical mastery allows for the innovative meeting of sound and emotion. Spontaneous, magical, laughable, and honest, his live performance is both engaging and entertaining. Puckett also holds the 2013 Indiana Fingerstyle Contest title. His musical repertoire includes jazz, rock, country, blues, and funk.

Dance / Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Live Music

19 Saturday / May 19, 2018


07:30 pm
Bloomington Playwrights Project

Thirteen-year-old Jane has always had trouble making choices. Looking for an escape, she seeks refuge in the classic ’80s video game, “The Oregon Trail,” where the choices are clear, the results are sure, and there’s always another life to live (after everyone dies of dysentery). But as time blurs, the boundaries between game and reality become hazy. Eventually, Jane finds herself leaping headfirst into the world of The Oregon Trail, where she’s forced to confront the choices she’s made, connect with her family, keep her oxen safe, and ford the river of life.

Entertainment / Theater

19 Saturday / May 19, 2018

Broadway Remembered

Brown County Playhouse

Experience a journey through Broadway’s history, from Gershwin to Oscar & Hammerstein to Sondheim to Lloyd Weber and many more! Beautiful and powerful voices of this company’s performers combine with the best songs ever written to make a show to remember.

Live Music

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