Here are some great new events coming up this week and next in Bloomington.
More events and updated information are always available on the Bloomington for Haiti Events page. (See tab, above)
MARCH 28: PUBLIC TALK BY PIERRE GARCON OF THE INDIANAPOLIS COLTS
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 28, 3-6pm, $10 at the door
WHERE: Alumni Hall, Indiana Memorial Union See street map and See building map
Colts wide receiver Pierre Garcon will speak about his work with the Northwest Haiti Christian Mission to provide food and disaster relief for hundreds of hungry people in Haiti. He will also sign autographs (one per person).
Tickets will be $10 at the door. ALL proceeds will be donated to Pierre Garcon’s Haiti relief fund.
Admission is first come, first serve. Space is limited so please come early.
Union Board ICE presents: Hope after the Quakes: A Benefit Program for Haiti and Chile
The purpose of this program to raise awareness about helping Haiti and Chile.
It includes performances from: The Henrys, International Folklore Performers, Gumboot Dancers, Full Frontal Comedy, and Voices of Hope.
Haitian Creole Instructor David Tezil will be speaking about the effects of the earthquakes.
All donations are welcomed. There will be a raffle contest and free food.
MARCH 30: LT. JONATHAN FITZGERALD SHARES HIS EXPERIENCES IN HAITI
WHEN: Tuesday, Mar. 30, 6-7pm, FREE
WHERE: Salvation Army, 111 N. Rogers St, Bloomington See map
CONTACT: (812) 336-4310 or Jonathan_Fitzgerald@usc.salvationarmy.org
In February, Salvation Army officer Lt. Jonathan Fitzgerald served in Haiti as the Salvation Army’s Haiti Relief Command’s Distribution Coordinator.
At 6:00pm on Tuesday March 30, Lt. Fitzgerald will be sharing his photos to document the hope that exists in Haiti today. The event is entitled “Earthquake Relief: Offering Hope in Haiti.” It’s free and open to all who want to see the photographs of endurance and hear the stories of perseverance.
APRIL 2 and 9: KAFE KREYOL / CREOLE CAFE (CONVERSATION HOUR)
WHEN: Fridays, 11:30 am-1 pm, FREE
WHERE: Rachael’s Cafe, 300 E 3rd St See map
Open to anyone interested in learning or speaking Haitian Creole. We also share information about upcoming events and updates from Haiti.
APRIL 10: HOOSIER AID MUSIC FESTIVAL FOR HAITI
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 10, 5pm-2am, $10 for wristband (available in advance or at the door)
WHERE: Multiple venues (see below)
FMI: http://www.chasedelco.com/ and http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=342613117810&ref=ts
Hoosier Aid Music Festival For Haiti
Pre-party dinner at Brothers Bar and Grill from 5-7 on April 10th, with B97 and all the bands – Come get your posters, cd’s and merch. signed by the bands!
Music from 6pm-2am at the following venues:
The Blue Bird: ZoSo: Led Zepplen Tribute Band
The Video Saloon: Elephant Quiz, Flozart, Jenn Cristy, Sinclair Wheeler
Max’s: Impure Jazz, Fork in Socket, Zion Cross Road, Coyaba
Jakes: DJ’s (TBA)
902’s: Max Allen, Hyryder, Gardendale & Berkley, Space Suit, Twin Cats
Kilroy Sports: King bee and the Stingers, Frosty Mugs, White Roberts, Main Squeeze
Rachel’s Café: On Planets, Turbo Spank, Cinnamon Telegraph, Elephant Quiz
Brothers Bar&Grill: Sure Thing
MORE BANDS AND DJS TO BE ADDED TO THIS LINE UP!
Wristbands ONLY $10
Black’s Market (below the Video Saloon-Bloomington)
All Jiffy Treat Locations
Campus Candy (above Urban Outfitters-Bloomington)
You can also buy them the night of April 10th at the door of each venue.
T-shirts available for order!
See http://www.chasedelco.com/ for the latest information.