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Cancelled - The Art of Aging: Life Enrichment through the Arts - Saturday, May 21.

Date change - The Meadowood Singers Concert - has been changed from May 18 to June 1 at 7 pm in the Terrace Room at Meadowood Retirement Community.

The events on May 25th (Stardusters) and May 27th (Uketones) at the Players Pub are NOT wheelchair accessible.

CoA 2015 CAF Logo

In celebration of Older Americans Month, the City of Bloomington Commission on Aging invites the community to celebrate creativity and our aging population through its sixth annual Creative Aging Festival in May 2016.

2016 CAF Cover 2016 Creative Aging Festival Guide (PDF 2.23 MB)

The primary objectives of the Creative Aging Festival are to highlight the artistic talents of older adults; promote intergenerational understanding through dialogue, sharing traditions, and storytelling; and increase awareness about the value of creative engagement to adult health and well being.

The Creative Aging Festival program guide features creative aging events and exhibits in May. Printed program guides will be distributed through area arts and aging venues in April.

For more information on the Creative Aging Festival, please click here

About the Commission on Aging

The Commission on Aging was established in December, 2009 to encourage the development of programming, explore issues and concerns, celebrate accomplishments, promote solutions to the problems and challenges and work in collaboration with other community organization to promote public awareness of the senior and aging community.

Statutory Authority: 2.23.090

The CoA meeting are on the second Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. in the Hooker Room

Please check the city's government calendar for exact dates and times.


Appointee Appointed By Term Expiration Date
Julie Hill Common Council 2018-01-31
Courtney Stewart Common Council 2018-01-31
Jack Kahn Common Council 2017-01-31
Alice Oestreich Common Council 2017-01-31
Lauren Cowan Mayor 2017-01-31
Mary Boutain Mayor 2018-01-31
Gail Londergan Mayor 2017-01-31
Jim Shelton Mayor 2018-01-31
Lei Gong Mayor 2018-01-31

Contact Info

For more information about this commission contact: Sue Owens, Liaison, or 812-349-3468.