The WGCL Community Calendar is a great way to get the word out about your events in Bloomington and Monroe County. To post your event on the calendar below, please submit it here.
- 18th & 19th – Walking Tours of Monroe County Suffrage History, MCHC, 202 E 6th Street, Walk through Monroe County suffrage history with costumed guides sharing the stories of historic Monroe County suffragists and prominent locations. Purchase your ticket for a tour today at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/walking-tours-of-monroe-county-suffrage-history-tickets-117774894881 Support for Monroe County History Center’s suffrage centennial programming is provided by Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment of the Humanities.
- 19th – The second concert of the Community Cares Concert series which will feature Kirby Stailey on September 19th at 6:00 p.m. at the Mitchell City Park! This event will be free of charge; however, we will be taking donations to benefit a local charity.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/walking-tours-of-monroe-county-suffrage-history-tickets-117774894881
- 24th – The Other Feminists, 5:30 to 7:00 pm, MCHC, 202 E 6th Street, Janine Giordano Drake presents her research on the Hoosier suffragists that supported concerns on labor, temperance, and the rights of women to lead churches. Illuminating the resiliency of the suffrage movement and its tensions along the lines of class and race, Drake shares the stories of working-class women in honor of the Indiana Women’s Suffrage Centennial.
- 26th – The third concert of the Community Cares Concert series features the Linda Smith Band on September 26th at 6:00 p.m. at the Mitchell City Park! This event will be free of charge; however, we will be taking donations to benefit a local charity.
- 3rd – Greene County Chapel Fish Fry at Fowler Pumpkin Patch on Saturday, October 3, 2020. From 11am to 3pm. Will be serving Fish Sandwiches, Hot Dogs, Chips, Baked Goods and Drinks.
- 17th – Royale Lynn will be performing live country music at the Mitchell City Park on October 17th at 6:00 p.m.! This event is the 4th event of the Community Cares Concert Series, held by the Mitchell Opera House and the City of Mitchell. This event is free and no tickets are necessary. Donations will be taken for a local charity!
- VET to VET Adjusting back to civilian life can be a challenge, so Vet to Vet focuses on topics that only other Veterans can relate too. Vet to Vet is supported by the VA, but is run by Veterans. Vet to Vet in the Bloomington area meets every Thursday night from 6 to 7 pm at Ivy Tech’s main campus in room A118.
- Single Seniors Club When: Fourth Wednesday Monthly, 1:00 – 2:00 pm Where: Endwright Center, 631 W. Edgewood Dr, Ellettsville, IN 47429 Who: Sandy Stevens, organizer Cost: FREE! Donations to the center gratefully accepted. About: Are you a senior who finds yourself wishing for the friendly company of other seniors? Come socialize and make new friends! For Additional Information: 812-876-3383, ext 515 The Club also meets for early dinners on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 3:00 pm at differing locations.
- Nia-The Love your body workout returns to the Endwright Center Tuesday afternoons, 4-5 pm; 631 W. Edgewood Dr, Ellettsville;. Certified Black Belt instructor, Angela Williams, leads an exhilarating, workout, combining dance, martial arts, and healing arts. Nia is FUN and teaches you to listen to your body to achieve your fitness goals. $5/pay per class. 812-876-3383
- Parkinson’s Support When: 3:00-4:00 pm, Second Thursdays Where: The Endwright Center, 631 W. Edgewood Dr, Ellettsville, 47429 Who: Heather Gaunt (McCormick’s Creek Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center) Cost: FREE About: This group is designed to offer community, companionship, education, understanding and hopefully many new friendships as well! Anyone living with Parkinson’s is invited to join. Call to register, or for more information: 876-3383 ex. 515
- The Smithville Museum and History Center at Red Men Hall in Smithville, Indiana,is open the first Monday of every month from noon to 4 PM and the second Saturday from 10AM to 2 PM. Admission is free is everyone is welcome.
- Caregivers’ Monthly Luncheon & Support Group This monthly lunch group provides a welcoming, safe space for family/friends caring for loved ones to share and connect with other caregivers in a safe and confidential environment. 11:30am-1pm, first Wednesdays; Endwright Center, 631 W. Edgewood Dr, Ellettsville. FREE, donations appreciated. 812-876-3383, ext 582.
- Healing Grief Support Group from 11:00am-12:00pm, Second Tuesday Monthly at the Area 10 Agency on Aging, Endwright Center, 631 W. Edgewood Dr, Ellettsville, 47429. Cost: FREE (donations gratefully accepted). Facilitator Rick Clayton (Southern Care Hospice Chaplain) provides a safe space for grievers to share, grow, and move through the many layers of emotion when dealing with loss.
- New Hope Family Shelter is seeking dedicated volunteers to serve as site supervisors. Volunteers help families make plans to address the problems that led to their homelessness. Volunteers commit to a consistent weekly volunteer shift between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m.
- WonderLab’s Discovery Time – Bring your prescool-age child to enjoy a hands-on activity, book, or both with a different science topic each week. Siblings are welcome. The events runs 10:30am to 11am every Wednesday. Call 812-337-1337 ext.25 for more information. WonderLab is at 308 West Fourth Street.
- American Red Cross Blood Donation – Help save lives by donating blood with the Monroe County Chapter of the American Red Cross
- Indiana University Health – IU Health has community health events year-round that include health screenings, support groups, and other activities.