Community Events Hotline: (812) 349-3754
For weather-related or other cancellations of concerts or other community events.
Community Events Staff
- Paula McDevitt, Recreation Programs Director
- Becky Barrick-Higgins, Community Events Manager
- Bill Ream, Community Events Coordinator
- Greg Jacobs, Community Events Coordinator
- Lynsie Haag, Program Specialist
- A Fair of the Arts
- Bloomington Bikes Month
- Concerts, Movies, and Plays
- Fourth of July Parade
- Junk in the Trunk
- Yappy Hours - dog-related programs at Ferguson Dog Park
Active Living Coalition Health Fair
Get up, get out, and get active at the Active Living Coalition's annual Health Fair! Visit more than 20 health- and wellness-related booths, watch exercise demonstrations, take home some special giveaways, and gather all the info you need to live a healthy lifestyle! The Active Living Coalition Health Fair takes lace next to the Bloomington Community Farmers' Market, the ideal place to purchase fresh, healthy, locally grown food.
For more information contact Alison Miller, Health and Wellness Coordinator, at 812-349-3771 or email@example.com
Sustaining Nature and Your Land Day
Native plants are required to support local ecosystems, but invasive plants are rapidly crowding them out. Sustaining Nature and Your Land (SNAYL) Day provides information about how you can encourage the growth of beautiful, life-supporting native plants on your property while controlling the invasive plants that threaten them. Lunch will be available for purchase. For all ages. Instructor: Steve Cotter
Sa 6/6 · 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Harmony School, 909 E. 2nd St.
Touch A Truck
Twin Lakes Sports Park parking lot, 2350 W. Bloomfield Rd. Parking is available at the Twin Lakes Recreation Center, 1700 W. Bloomfield Rd.
Admission $1 per person.
Big rigs or bust at the 15th annual Touch a Truck! Get up close and personal with fire trucks, ambulances, buses, bucket trucks, and more. Explore and learn about the inner and outer workings of all your favorite vehicles.
For more information contact Lynsie Haag, Community Events Specialist, at 812-349-3718 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For weather-related cancellations, call the Community Events Hotline at 812-349-3754. Rain date is Thursday, June 11.
Tuesday, July 14 · 9 a.m.-noon
Learn all about amazing insects at Bloomington's third annual Bug Fest! Go on an insect safari, handle cool insects, make a craft, and participate in a mealworm race or cricket spitting contest. There will be speakers and information booths on a variety of buggy topics. This event is a collaboration of Bloomington Parks and Recreation, Monroe County Parks and Recreation, The WonderLab Museum, Purdue Extension office, and Hilltop Gardens at Indiana University. For all ages.
Sa 6/27 · 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Hilltop Garden at Indiana University, 2367 E. 10th St.
Tuesday, July 14 · 9 a.m.-noon
Bryan Park - Henderson and North Shelters
Admission $5 per child.
Kids get crazy with their hands when we let them dig into all kinds of messy mediums, with no worries about creating chaos in the house. These hands-on activities will delight every youngster who loves to squish, splatter, and fling! Let us take care of the prep time and cleanup, while you and your child experience a morning of head-to-toe, ooey gooey good times! For ages 1-8 yrs. w/parent.
For more information contact Lynsie Haag at 812-349-3718 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
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