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The Taste Of The World

The event takes place on April 13th, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Ivy Tech Community College, Main Campus - Shreve Hall

The Taste Of The World showcases the food and culture of countries associated with Ivy Tech’s students, staff and faculty. The event will include:

• FREE International food
• Live world music and performers
• This event is completely *FREE* and open to the public
• All ages welcome – bring the kids!
• Student projects with an international focus will be on display



Salt Creek Brewery 5K Run/Walk

04:00 pm to 11:59pm
Salt Creek Brewery, 466 Old State Road 37 N, Bedford, IN 47421

4th annual Salt Creek Brewery 5K run/walk, April 15

Salt Creek Brewery hosts its 4th annual 5K run and walk on Saturday, April 15 at 4 p.m.

Race proceeds benefit the Batcole Foundation, a Lawrence County based charity which supports families of child cancer patients.

All registrants get to enjoy a glass of either craft beer (must be 21+) or homemade soda after the race. Early registrants also receive a souvenir pint glass; extra glasses will be available first-come first-served to same day registrants.

Early registration for $20 is online through April 13 at 11:30 p.m. at; a special early rate of $16 is available for kids under 15. Same day registration for $22 will be offered on April 15 from 3 to 3:45 p.m.

Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 overall runners and walkers (both male and female), plus age group prizes for runners only. The Salt Creek Brewery 5K is also part of the 2017 Mag 7 Racing Series.

Salt Creek Brewery is located in Needmore on the north side of Lawrence County. The street address is 466 Old State Road 37 N, Bedford, IN 47421.

Questions should be directed to the race director, Jill Vance, at



22nd Lotus Blossoms World Bazaar Family Day


Saturday, April 1, 11am-3pm 

Location: Binford Elementary School, 2300 E. 2nd St. Bloomington, IN 47401 United States 

Cost: Free 


The Lotus Blossoms World Bazaar is a free multicultural arts-and-education event for kids and families. Created in 1996 with the help of area teachers, the World Bazaar has become a tradition in Monroe County schools -- public, private, and charter -- as well as in our community. Volunteers from the Bloomington community (and around the world) present arts, music, language, and international crafts at a vibrant multicultural fair in the gymnasium of Binford Elementary. More than 30 activity stations let kids get their hands on the world. So grab your passport at the door, and go! 



The Saturday World Bazaar Family Day is free and open to the public. Featuring hands-on activities, exploration of world cultures, and live performances. Appropriate for all ages, but especially fun for kids K-6. Children must be accompanied by parents/guardians. 




March 20, 2017 - April 2, 2017 // Recurring Daily // Various Restaurants 


From March 20 - April 2, you can enjoy specially priced 3-course meals at some of Bloomington's finest restaurants. No tickets required. Simply look at the menus of participating restaurants at, decide where you want to go and then ask for the Devour Btown menu at the restaurant. Enjoy!



Veteran Town Hall



2nd Annual Phi Alpha Delta Benefit Gala

Join Indiana University's chapter of Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity in supporting Indiana Legal Services, a non-profit law firm that provides legal aid to low-income individuals in the state of Indiana. Phi Alpha Delta is pleased to aid their cause again this year with our 2nd Annual Phi Alpha Delta Benefit Gala. The event will include:
* A raffle of donated items from local Bloomington businesses (from Dunnkirk, Brothers Bar and Grill, Bloomington Bagel Company, Bucceto's Pizza and Pasta, and more!)
* An opportunity to connect with other members of the community affiliated with fields including law, business, and more!
* A lovely dinner catered by the IMU Catering Services

The goal is to raise $1,500 for ILS. 100% of our ticket sales will go directly to ILS's cause thanks to our generous sponsor, IUSF.

Tickets cost $15 for IU Students, $50 for Non-students, $80 for Couples, and $350 for Sponsors. Tickets can be purchased at:

Attire is business professional.


Spring Into Gardening

This annual family friendly event will offer hands-on gardening demonstrations while introducing volunteer opportunities with local gardening organizations. In addition to gardening activities, a plant sale to support the IU Crimson Cupboard food pantry will also take place.


Date: Saturday, April 8th, 1-4pm 

Location: Hilltop Gardens and Nature Center 

Cost: Free



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