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Annual Wildcare Open House

WildCare Inc. invites YOU to the 2018 Fundraiser Open House!

  • Meet all our Wildlife Ambassadors
  • Take a guided tour of our Rehabilitation Center
  • Learn how our volunteers and interns care for injured/orphaned wildlife.
  • Learn how you can join us as a volunteer!


When: Saturday, November 17, 2018 Noon - 5pm

Where: 198 N. Hartstrait Road, Bloomington, IN 47404

Price: Ages 3 & and under....................................Free

           Ages 4-12.......................................................$5

           Ages 12 and above........................................$7

           Family Rate*..................................................$25

           (*4 or more family members)

WildCare saves lives! 

Come see how your support gives injured/ophaned wildlife a second chance to return to the wild!

For more information call 812-327-7903 or visit


Hoosier Country 105 Job Fair

Is your business, like many in south central Indiana, looking for great workers? Coming November 8th at The Holiday Inn Bloomington on North Kinser Pike, It's the first Hoosier Country 105/B97 Job Fair. We'll be bringing together some of the best employers in the area to meet some of the best potential employees in the area... It's a match that benefits everyone! You have work that needs to be done, and there are workers out there that can get the job done. The job fair will take place November 8th from 2 to 7pm at The Holiday Inn Bloomington on North Kinser Pike. To find out how you can get your business involved, call Hoosier Country 105 and B97 at 812-336-8000.


Bloomington Out of the Darkness Community Walk

Suicide claims more lives than war, murder, and natural disasters combined. 


25 million Americans suffer from depression each year.


The best way to prevent suicide is through early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of depression and other mental health conditions. 


Register for the Bloomington Out of the Darkness Community Walk to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and join a quarter of a million people in more than 380 cities across all 50 states - to raise funds and awareness for one of our nation's most important causes.


Walk Date: 10/21/2018
Walk Location: Indiana University Memorial Stadium - Bloomington, IN
Check-in/Registration Time: 12:00 pm
Walk Begins: 2:00 pm
Walk Ends: 4:30 pm


Anyone who would like to participate can register in person at the walk from the time check-in begins until the walk starts. Registration is free and open to the public. Walk donations are accepted until December 31st.


For more information, email


Free Leadership Workshop: Five Practices for Getting Things Done in Volunteer Organizations

This free, practical, and experiential leadership workshop will be offered on Saturday Nov. 3, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Unitarian Universalist Church library, 2120 N. Fee Ln., Bloomington. Learn how to make your passion come to life.


We will explore the five leadership practices of Kouzes and Posner that evidence shows produce results and help people work together. Dan and Sharon Wiseman will be facilitating the session. The Wisemans have more that 60 years total experience in helping people be better leaders.


RSVP to or by calling the Unitarian Universalist church before Oct. 30 at 812-332-3695.


Trunk or Treet

Local car groups Eight Up and Bloomington Auto Club are teaming up for this year's TRUNK OR TREET to raise money for Riley Children's Hospital!

Tell your friends and bring the whole family - all vehicles are welcome to participate! Admission is free and there will be candy, music, costume contests, games and more!

Oct. 27th, 5-9 P.M.
West 3rd Street in the old Kmart Building (Currently a Spirit Halloween Costume store) 


King Lear by William Shakespeare

The Monroe County Civic Theatre presents King Lear by William Shakespeare at the John Waldron Rose Firebay, 122 S. Walnut Street, Bloomington, Indiana on October 12, 13, 18, 19 & 20 at 7:00pm. Also, on October 14 & 21 matinee at 3:00pm. Go to for details. 


Be Loved Transportation Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

Greeting from Be Loved Tranportation. We would like to invite you to our 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Dinner which will be held on Thanksgiving Day at 3pm. Come join us for fun, food, and fellowship at Second Baptist Church on the corner of 8th and Rogers. Be one of the first 10 people to recieve a personal care package. The address is 321 N Rogers St. Bring your appetite and we will bring the food!


The Bloomington Parks and Recreation's Banneker Teen Institute

The Bloomington Parks and Recreation's Banneker Teen Institute is a drop-in program for students ages 12 through 17. The afterschool sessions include homework help time, choice activities, weekly field trips, and free time guided by Banneker Community Center Staff. Volunteers are invited to engage with teens and serve as meaningful role models, assisting with academic tutoring and with leading clubs or recreation time.


Anyone interested in volunteering can find out more information at


5th Annual "Riley" Car Show

Bloomington Sam's Club and Southern Indiana Cruisers Present the 5th Annual "Riley" Car Show in the Sam's Club Parking Lot on Saturay, October 20th from 9am to 4pm. There will be food, a trunk or treat, door prizes, music, and a costume contest. Rain date will be Sunday the 21st.


Unified Sports Rivalry Series Football Game

Join Special Olympics Indiana and cheer on the athletes in the Unified Sports Rivalry Series Football Game as IU takes on Purdue Sunday, October 14th a Sembower Intramural Field on the IU campus starting at noon! Special Olympic Indiana athletes are training hard for this event!


For more information, go to


Bets For Pets Casino Night

The Annual Pets Alive Non-Profit Spa and Neuter Clinic Bets For Pets Casino Night will be held Friday, November 2nd at Hoosier Energy from 6-8:30 pm. The event is for anyone 21 and over to enjoy blackjack, hor d'oeourves and live music!


For more information, go to



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