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Connect Archives for 2018-05

June Is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awarness month, a time dedicated to increasing public awarness of Alzheimer's disease, available resources and how people can get involved to support the cause. During the month of June, Gov. Eric Holcomb invites Hoosiers to raise awarness and take action through the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Indiana Chapter's 65 Ways to Go Purple.


To view the complete list of 65 Ways to Go Purple, visit


Stinesville Lions Club

It's time for the 4th annual community yard sale and craft fair sponsored by the Stinesville Lions Club. It will be held at the Stinesville Lions Club, on Stinesville Rd., Saturday, June 23, from 8am-6pm.


Cubs scout pack #107 will be serving breakfast beginning at 8am.


We will also have a fish fry that will start at 4pm.


For booth rentals space or more information call Loretta at (812)876-3257.


Zambelli Fireworks Company Show

Beech Creek Township Eastern Fire Department is excited to announce that the Solsberry Fireworks are returning this year. There will be food and live music leading up to the fire works show at dusk. Any questions, you can call the fire department at (812)825-9969.


Greene County-Bloomfield Library Events

June Events 2018


Teen Summer Reading Program

            May 25 – August 8

For teens entering grades 7-12. Teen summer reading lasts 11 weeks, come to the Teen Room to register and collect prizes for reading!


Children’s Summer Reading Program

            May 25 – August 8

Stop by one of the libraries and get a reading log. Mark off how many minutes you read. After you have filled a page. 4 Hours of reading, return your log to the library and collect a prize. The first prize is a free book! Sign up May 25 – August 8. Collect prizes June 2 – August 8



(Eastern) Tiptoe Tots

            Mondays, June 18,25, 10:15am-11am

Ages: 18months – 3 years

Join us at the Eastern Branch for our Summer Rockin’ Reading Programs


(Eastern) Preschool Boppers

            Wednesdays, June 20,27, 10:15am-11:15am

            Ages: 3-5

Join us at the Eastern Branch for our Summer Rockin’ Reading Programs


(Eastern) Musicians Gone Wild

            Tuesdays, June 19,26, 2pm-3pm

            Ages: 6-8

Join us at the Eastern Branch for our Summer Rockin’ Reading Programs


(Eastern) Creative Coders

            Tuesdays, June 19,26, 6:30pm-7:30pm

            Ages: 9-12

Join us at the Eastern Branch for our Summer Rockin’ Reading Programs



Listen Up

            Thursday, June 14, 2:00pm-3:30pm

What music are people listening to around the world? Come in and fins out! We will also be playing games and doing crafts. Snacks and soda will be provided. Everyone who comes will get a music CD to keep (while supplies last). Grades 6-12


Teen Movie Night

            Monday, June 18, 5pm-7pm

Spend an evening watching a movie! Snacks and soda will be provided. Call the Bloomfield Public Library too find out the movie that will be shown. Grades 7-12.


Homeschool Roundtable

            Tuesday, June 19, 3:00pm

A roundtable discussion for all those involved in homeschooling their children.

We will be discussing the role/s you would like to see the library play in your child’s education!

We will also be discussing what you would like the library to do to help you, the parent/teacher, survive homeschooling!


Makey Makey

            Monday, June 25, 2pm-4pm

Turn everything into a keyboard. Anything? Really? YES, even a banana! Come in to experiment! Grades 7-12


We Rock the 70s!

            Tuesday, June 26, 3:30-4:30

Mix with your friends while we listen to music from the 1970s. If you feel like dancing… DO! There will also be videos, trivia, games, snacks and soda. Grades 6-12


Adult Cooking Club

            Wednesday, June 27, 2:00pm

ADULTS! Join our cooking club and learn how to make your kitchen rock! We’ll be using fresh seasonal ingredients that you can find at the Farmer’s Market or the local grocery store!

Recipes will be advertised the week before so make sure to watch for what we’re making so you can plan ahead! Ingredients provided.


A Gathering of Gamers

            Thursday, June 28, 3:30-5:00

Spend an afternoon playing your favorite games including board games, card games, and Wii games. Snacks and soda will be provided. Grades 7-12




            Movers and Shakers

                        Tuesdays @ 10:30, June  19, 26

                        Ages 2-3

            Noise Makers

                        Thursdays @ 10:30, June 21, 28

                        Ages 4-6

            Readin’ Rockers

                        Tuesdays @ 1:00, June 5, 12, 19, 26


Silly Safaris

            Saturday, June 23, 1:00pm

Come see you favorite animals at the “Libraries ROCK” Silly Safari Show. Meet some furry, scaly, and even feathered friends as we playfully look at animals and nature in music. You will love seeing all the celebrity animal stars like The Beetles, the Turtles, the Birds, and of course everyone’s friend Jerimiah the Bullfrog. Lots of interaction and fun for the whole family. Free!


Shawnee Rocks!

            Time and date TBA

Shawnee Theatre will once again visit the library for a Meet the Actors program. Actors from the play, “If You See Me Forgetting You – A Neverland Adventure” will be available to meet children and parents, answer questions, and share a little about the play. Refreshments will be served after the program.


IU Track and Field

Visit Bloomington has partnered with Indiana University and USA Track and Field to bring the 2018 USA Track and Field Junior Outdoor Championships to the IU Campus in Bloomington from June 15th through 17th. Volunteers will ensure the meet runs smoothly at each station. You can get up close to the exciting field events including High Jump, Shot Put, and Pole Vault, along with all of the races. Check out the days, times, and volunteer positions available online. Families and sports teams are encouraged to sign-up together, but the minimum age is13. All volunteers will receive a free event t-shirt. Go to


Touch A Truck

The 18th annual Bloomington Parks and Rec Touch a Truck is scheduled for Wednesday, June 13th at the Winslow Sports Complex Parking Lot. Bring the kids out for a fun day of discovery as they get a chance to get up close and personal with their favorite truck, bus, big rig, race car and more!


Area 10

Area 10 Agency on Aging is seeking individuals age 18 and above to support the Monroe and Owen County Adult Guardianship Program as volunteer advocates. 

Training is provided and a commitment of 6-10 hours per month is required. Apply now to join the next orientation and training group. Contact Area 10 Agency on Aging. 


Seekers of Serenity Nar-Anon Family Group

Affected by a Loved One’s Addiction? 
Seekers of Serenity, the local Nar-Anon Family Group offers hope for relatives and friends of addicts, with their twelve-step program. Seekers of Serenity meets each Tuesday evening at 7:30pm at Sherwood Oaks Christian Church, upstairs in Room 224.
For more information, call 812-339-8826


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