Past Events

FEBRUARY 10 AND 13: CRAM THE CONTAINER

WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 2-7pm and Saturday, Feb. 13 from 9am-4pm
WHERE: South Concourse of IU Football stadium, Gate 5 / 17th St
INFO: http://www.indiana.edu/~haiti/donations.shtml
RAISED: $1,610 (at Players Pub benefit), plus donated materials

Collections event to coordinate donations of various high-priority items to fill a 20′ cargo container to be shipped to Haiti via the Dominican Republic. Donated and purchased items included tarps, tents, duffle bags, ropes, camping supplies, household supplies, medical supplies, personal hygiene products, and clothing.

FEBRUARY 13: HAITI SOLEIL SILENT AUCTION

WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 13 from 2-5 pm

WHERE: home of Micheline Fleurant, 1601 East Ruby Lane
FMI: Haiti Soleil auction update
RAISED: $987

Silent auction for Haiti Soleil to help rebuild a Haitian community library and cultural center in Carrefour-Feuilles known as Bibliothèque du Soleil. Auctioned items included items from all over the world, including clothing, textiles, visual art, jewelry, and handcrafts from Haiti, Ghana, West Africa, Thailand, Poland, Kenya, Mexico, Ecuador, Morocco, Benin, Ethiopia, Guatemala and the United States. The event also featured poetry, food, and music from Haiti.

FEBRUARY 14: PLAYERS PUB BENEFIT CONCERT
WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 14 from 11am-9pm, $5 cover
WHERE: Players Pub, 424 S Walnut St
FMI: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=313516231326&ref=mf
RAISED: $1,610

Full-day benefit concert featuring 25 local musicians who donated their talents to raise funds to fill the 20′ cargo container with priority goods to be shipped to Haiti (see Cram the Container, above).

FEBRUARY 17: HELP HAITI REBUILD: INTERNATIONAL BENEFIT DINNER FOR PARTNERS IN HEALTH
WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 5-8pm, $10
WHERE: Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, 275 N Jordan Avenue
CONTACT: Philip Asamoah, pasamoah@indiana.edu (tickets)
FMI: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=276200482580

The goal: To raise $5,000 for Partners in Health to aid disaster victims in Haiti.

Food provided by several area restaurants, including:
Anatolia Turkish Restaurant and Kebab House, Bloomingfoods Market and Deli, Bloomington Bagel, BuffaLouie’s World’s Best Wings, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Café D’jango Asian Fusion Restaurant, Casablanca Cafe, China Buffet, Dats Cajun/Creole Restaurant, European Cooking School, Fazoli’s Italian Family Restaurant, Le Petite Café, Noodles & Company, Panera Bread, Papa John’s Pizza, Roots Vegetarian Restaurant, The Runcible Spoon, Samira’s Restaurant, Scholar’s Inn Bakehouse, Shanti Authentic Indian Cuisine, Siam House, Taste of India

Entertainment provided by: 4Reign, Jip Jop, and Gumboot Dancers.

Indiana University contributors: Asian Culture Center, Hutton Honors College, Indiana Memorial Union, Global Village Living-Learning Center, MAXI Document Services Center, Residential Programs and Services

Sponsored by: Asian Cultural Center, Black Graduate Student Association, Honors Community Service Program, Hutton Honors Council Association, Honors Student Organization, Kelley MBA Association

FEBRUARY 18: HAITI FUND-RAGER
WHEN: Thurs, Feb. 18 from 9pm-3am, $10
WHERE: The Bishop, 23 S Walnut St
FMI: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=275466707599&ref=ts

GET RIP ROARING AND READY TO RAGE!!!
BOYWHOCRIEDPARTY! and S.W.A.G. (Showing the World About Generosity) present…

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***THE HAITI FUNDRAGER***
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Proceeds go to Red Cross for the Haiti Relief Effort.
COME RAGE OUT FOR A GREAT CAUSE!!!
STRICTLY 18+ to RAGE! 21+ to drink. (BRING ID)
$10 FOR TONS OF ENTERTAINMENT AND A GREAT CAUSE!

*DONATIONS WILL ALSO BE ACCEPTED AT THE DOOR*
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THE ENTERTAINMENT FOR THE EVENING…

***ELEPHANT QUIZ*** Bloomington, IN
http://www.myspace.com/elephantquiz
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***SINCLAIR WHEELER AND THE POCKET MACHINE*** Bloomington, IN
http://www.myspace.com/sinclairwheeler
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***MR. KINETIK*** Indianapolis, IN
http://www.myspace.com/djkinetik
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***SCRAMBLED LEGS DJS*** *ZEEROW* AND *BOT WATSON* Bloomington, IN
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?v=wall&viewas=0&gid=127147752648
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***PUNU*** Bloomington, IN
http://www.filestube.com/f253b6ca70b3449403e9,g/DJ-Punu-Dirty-House-Club-Promo.html
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BLOOMINGTON DEBUT OF…
***B LOVN*** Bloomington, IN
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COME AND HAVE A GREAT TIME FOR A GREAT CAUSE!

FEBRUARY 19: KAFE KREYOL / CREOLE CAFE (CONVERSATION HOUR)
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 19, 11:30 am-1 pm, FREE
WHERE: TODAY: Lilly Library, E 7th St (near IU Auditorium) — we’ll be viewing rare books from Haiti!
CONTACT: bloomington4haiti@gmail.com
Open to anyone interested in learning or speaking Haitian Creole. We also share information about upcoming events and updates from Haiti.

FEBRUARY 19: MARDI GRAS 2010 FUNDRAISER FOR PARTNERS IN HEALTH
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 19, 9pm-1am, $5 cover
WHERE: Jake’s, 419 N Walnut St
CONTACT: (812) 332 0402
FMI: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=336322662106

Meet grad students from Kelley, SPEA, and the Law School at the party of the year while supporting a great cause.

Sponsored by the Student Bar Association, MBA Association, and SPEA’s GSA. Hosted by the IU-SPEA Graduate Student Association.

FEBRUARY 22: HAIRCUTS FOR HAITI
WHEN: Monday, Feb. 22, 10am-6pm
WHERE: Allure Hair Designs, 4669 West Richland Plaza, Bloomington (near Ellettsville) See map
CONTACT: Monroe County Red Cross, 411 E 7th Street, Bloomington; (812) 332-7292
FMI: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=271189827910

On February 22, Allure Hair Designs in Bloomington will be offering $20 haircuts for women and $15 haircuts for men with all proceeds going to Red Cross Haitian Relief efforts.

FEBRUARY 23: MARDI GRAS FUNDRAISER (postponed from Feb. 16)
WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 23, 7:30-10pm, donations accepted
WHERE: Rachael’s Cafe, 300 E 3rd St See map
FMI: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=297371531750&index=1 or http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=305708126395&index=1

Mardi Gras fundraiser party at Rachael’s Cafe with roots music by Coyaba and Baraka. This all-ages event will feature Cajun food and $2 domestic beer specials.

Donations will be collected to help purchase materials to fill IU’s cargo container leaving for Haiti early next week.

FEBRUARY 25: MADDEN 2010 HAITI RELIEF VIDEOGAME TOURNAMENT
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 25, 8-11pm, $1
WHERE: IU School of Informatics East
CONTACT: Monroe County Red Cross, 411 E 7th Street, Bloomington; (812) 332-7292
FMI: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=474442680023&_fb_noscript=1

$1.00 entry fee will be donated to the American Red Cross Monroe Chapter for the Haiti Earthquake Relief Aid. Free food and Coca Cola beverages will be served.

Participants will receive EA merchandise; Winner receives EA merchandise, cash prize, and a copy of the Madden 2010 videogame for Xbox 360, PS3, or Wii

FEBRUARY 26: KAFE KREYOL / CREOLE CAFE (CONVERSATION HOUR)
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 26, 11:30 am-1 pm, FREE
WHERE: Rachael’s Cafe, 300 E 3rd St See map
CONTACT: bloomington4haiti@gmail.com
Open to anyone interested in learning or speaking Haitian Creole. We also share information about upcoming events and updates from Haiti.

FEBRUARY 26: BATTLE OF THE BANDS AT THE BLUEBIRD
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 26, 6:30-9:30pm, $2 cover
WHERE: The Bluebird, 216 N Walnut St. See map
FMI: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=294633729469

In an effort to raise money for Haiti, we are holding a battle of the bands between the Kelley School of Business and the Maurer School of Law! Rather than being judged on talent, the bands will be judged on the amount of funding each school raises.

100% of cover charge will go to the Kelley Haiti Fund (until 9:30).

The BANDS:
1 – Cloudy With a Chance of Cowbell (Kelley 1st years)
2 – The Graduates (Maurer Band)
3 – Save Second Base (Kelley 2nd year band)

Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=294633729469

FEBRUARY 26: “RAISE YOUR VOICE FOR HAITI”
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 26, 7:30-9pm
WHERE: Evangelical Community Church, 503 S. High Street, Bloomington, IN See map
CONTACT: (812) 332-0502

Raise your voice for Haiti! Help raise funds for relief efforts to help with the continued devastation in Haiti. This fundraiser will be held at the Evangelical Community Church on Friday, February 26th from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm.

For more details, or to RSVP, visit http://www.facebook.com/n/?event.php@eid=332876082153&mid=1e4fd2-G522d8191Gd80db7G7. (updated link coming soon)

FEBRUARY 27: “SONGS FOR HAITI” BENEFIT FOR DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS
*UPDATED!*

WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 27 from 7-9:30pm, $10 suggested donation
WHERE: Brown County Public Library (Lower Level), 205 Locust Lane, Nashville, IN See map
FMI: http://www.browncountyindiana.com/index.php?id=1695

The “Songs for Haiti – A Benefit for Medical Relief” concert will be held on Saturday, February 27 at the Brown County Public Library, from 7-9:30 pm. See below for more information.

Brown County musicians coming together for Haiti
Updated on: 02.13.10

A homegrown concert featuring some of Brown County’s most recognizable talent will aid Doctors Without Borders’ work in Haiti.

“Songs for Haiti,” featuring Slats Klug, The Sanderson Family, Reel Tyme String Band, Kara Barnard, Jon Kay, Frank Jones, Deborah and Jonathan Hutchison, Lou Stant, The Mizfits and Merrie Sloan, has been set for Saturday, Feb. 27 from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Brown County Public Library, lower level. Proceeds will go to provide medical relief for Haiti earthquake victims.

The suggested donation is $10 per person. All proceeds go to Doctors Without Borders, working in Haiti to address the ongoing medical crisis. For more information about Doctors Without Borders, go to http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org.

Read more in the Feb. 17 and Feb. 24 issues of the Brown County Democrat.

MARCH 3: “IN THE WAKE OF THE QUAKE” PANEL DISCUSSION, IUPUI
WHEN: Wednesday, Mar. 3 from 6-7:30pm
WHERE: IUPUI campus, Campus Center CE409, Indianapolis, IN
FMI: http://international.iupui.edu/haiti/ or http://international.iupui.edu/haiti/Wake-of-the-Quake.pdf

Speakers will address the myths and misunderstandings about Haiti and its history, discuss Haiti’s environmental context and natural hazards, provide information about Haiti’s complicated relationship with the U.S., and share resources to help with the effort to rebuild the Haitian nation.

With a creative performance choreographed and scripted by Dr. Regina Turner, Associate Professor of Communication Studies and University College.

Sponsored by The School of Liberal Arts’ Africana Studies Program’s Committee on African and
African American Studies.

MARCH 4: BENEFIT COMEDY SHOW STARRING RALPH HARRIS
WHEN: Thursday, Mar. 4, 8:30pm, $10 (50% goes to Haiti relief)
WHERE: Crackers Comedy Club, 6821 N. College Avenue, Broad Ripple (Indianapolis), IN
CONTACT: Courtney Robertson, robertcw@iupui.edu
FMI: http://international.iupui.edu/haiti/

Sponsored by the IUPUI Caribbean Student Association, Black Student Union, National Society of Black Engineers, the Sigma Phi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, and the American Red Cross

MARCH 5: KAFE KREYOL / CREOLE CAFE (CONVERSATION HOUR)
WHEN: Friday, Mar. 5, 11:30 am-1 pm, FREE
WHERE: Rachael’s Cafe, 300 E 3rd St See map
CONTACT: bloomington4haiti@gmail.com
Open to anyone interested in learning or speaking Haitian Creole. We also share information about upcoming events and updates from Haiti.

MARCH 5: IMAGINEHAITIAN ART SALE
WHEN: Friday, March 5 from 4-6pm
WHERE: Dowling International Center, 111 S Jordan Avenue
CONTACT: CJ Lotz, cjlotz@gmail.com or Lizzie Cooke, elizabeth.c.cooke@gmail.com

Please join us for the “ImagineHaitian” arts and coffee evening, 4-6pm on March 5 at the Dowling International Center, 111 S Jordan Avenue.

There will be Haitian art and crafts, jewelry, and baked goods for sale as well as Haitian coffee to sample. The baked goods will include vegan and gluten-free options.

The event will also feature Haitian music and information on reforestation in Haiti, as well as information on each of the artists whose work will be for sale. There is no entry fee and there will be items at various price points.

Proceeds will benefit a reforestation project in Gonaives, Haiti and the women’s cooperative in Thiotte, Haiti that produced several of the items for sale.

For more information, contact CJ Lotz at cjlotz@gmail.com or Lizzie Cooke at elizabeth.c.cooke@gmail.com.

MARCH 6: EL NORTENO BENEFIT FOR HAITI AND CHILE
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 6, ALL DAY
WHERE: El Norteño Restaurant, 206 North Walnut St, Bloomington, IN See map
CONTACT: (812) 333-9591

Benefit Lunch and Dinner to Help the Victims of the Earthquakes in Haiti and Chile

20% of gross sales will be donated to the Red Cross’ International response fund

MARCH 6: PRAYER WALK FOR THE NATIONS
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 6, 7-8:30pm
WHERE: North Central Church of Christ, 2121 North Dunn, Bloomington IN See map
CONTACT: hayikgchs@hotmail.com

We are very excited to hear scripture readings and prayers in NINETEEN different languages. The program is a community event in which we ask international people to read scripture and pray in their own native language. This will not only give the opportunity to the internationals to know that we care for their countries and ask for peace for their nations, but will give locals, from different churches and organizations the opportunity to gather together to pray for these nations. After finishing the readings and prayers in the auditorium, we will have 19 different stations in the building each representing a nation. People will go through these stations and pray for those specific nations. We will have some information about Christians and their conditions in that country.

Countries represented include: Brazil, Burma, China, Ecuador, Ghana, HAITI (Acts 17:26-28); Israel, Kenya, Korea, Malaysia (John 3:16-17); Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Nigeria (Matthew 12:18-21); Palestine, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam (Psalm 95:6-7).

MARCH 6: HAITI BENEFIT CONCERT AT WILLKIE
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 6, 8pm (doors at 7:30pm), $7
WHERE: Willkie Auditorium, located in the middle building of the Wilkie Residence Center on the IU campus at 150 North Rose Street, Bloomington, IN. See map or Interactive campus map
FMI: http://www.indiana.edu/~iuccc/ and http://newsinfo.iu.edu/news/page/normal/13658.html
CONTACT: ewurm@indiana.edu

Haiti Benefit Concert
Come support Haiti by attending a campuswide Haiti benefit concert, where IU performers will donate their talents and gifts to Haiti in concert form. All donations will be sent to Global Aid Network (GAIN), an outreach organization that works in partnership with Campus Crusade for Christ ministries.

The event will feature several students and alums from both the Jacobs School of Music and the Department of Theatre and Drama, including two bands, several soloists and an award-winning harpist, among other performances.

Want to help? We have an immediate need for the publicity team advertising the event. Help is needed for putting up posters Monday, March 1, setting up for the show Friday, March 5, and tearing down afterward on Saturday, March 6. If you are willing to serve in any of these areas, please contact Elisabeth Wurm at ewurm@indiana.edu.

MARCH 7: “NASHVILLE’S GOT TALENT” HAITI BENEFIT CONCERT AND SILENT AUCTION FOR UNICEF
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 7, 5pm, sugg. donation $10 adults/$5 children
WHERE: Nashville United Methodist Church, 36 S Jefferson St (corner of Jefferson and Main), Nashville IN See map
FMI: http://www.thisisbrowncounty.com/2010/03/18-groups-to-strut-their-talent-at-benefit/

MARCH 9: BENEFIT POETRY READING FOR HAITI SOLEIL
WHEN: Tuesday, Mar. 9, 6:30pm, $10 sugg. donation
WHERE: The Rose Firebay John Waldron Art Center See map
FMI: http://newsinfo.iu.edu/news/page/normal/13658.html
CONTACT: Catherine Bowman, (812) 322-2518 or cabowman@indiana.edu

A BENEFIT POETRY READING FOR HAITI SOLEIL, PARTNERS IN HEALTH AND THE PEOPLE OF HAITI

Featuring award winning-poets from both the DePauw University and IU Creative Writing Programs: Catherine Bowman, Richard Cecil, Debra Kang Dean, Romayne Dorsey, Ross Gay, Eugene Gloria, Joseph Heithaus, Maurice Manning, Alyce Miller, Maura Stanton, Crystal Williams

South Central Indiana literary communities come together for a collaborative reading to benefit Haiti Soleil, Partners in Health and the people of Haiti. The requested donation is $10, with all proceeds going to Haiti Soleil and Partners in Health (PIH).

MARCH 12: KAFE KREYOL / CREOLE CAFE (CONVERSATION HOUR)
WHEN: Friday, Mar. 12, 11:30 am-1 pm, FREE
WHERE: Rachael’s Cafe, 300 E 3rd St See map
CONTACT: bloomington4haiti@gmail.com
Open to anyone interested in learning or speaking Haitian Creole. We also share information about upcoming events and updates from Haiti.

MARCH 13: PUBLIC TALK WITH ALI TARTER, HAITI FOUNDATION AGAINST POVERTY
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 13, 11am-1pm, free
WHERE: Monroe County Public Library Auditorium, first floor, 303 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN See map
CONTACT: bloomington4haiti@gmail.com

Come join us for a free discussion about what has been happening in Haiti since January’s earthquake. IU alumna Ali Tarter, Site Coordinator for the Haiti Foundation Against Poverty, a 501(c)3 operating in Haiti, will show slides and talk about her experiences and observations in Port au Prince since January 15.

MARCH 13: PUBLIC TALK WITH ALI TARTER, HAITI FOUNDATION AGAINST POVERTY
WHEN: Saturday, Mar. 13, 3-4:30pm, free
WHERE: Brown County Public Library, first floor, 205 Locust Lane, Nashville IN See map
CONTACT: bloomington4haiti@gmail.com

Come join us for a free discussion about what has been happening in Haiti since January’s earthquake. IU alumna Ali Tarter, Site Coordinator for the Haiti Foundation Against Poverty, a 501(c)3 operating in Haiti, will show slides and talk about her experiences and observations in Port au Prince since January 15.

MARCH 26: KAFE KREYOL / CREOLE CAFE (CONVERSATION HOUR)
WHEN: Friday, Mar. 26, 11:30 am-1 pm, FREE
WHERE: Rachael’s Cafe, 300 E 3rd St See map
CONTACT: bloomington4haiti@gmail.com
Open to anyone interested in learning or speaking Haitian Creole. We also share information about upcoming events and updates from Haiti.

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
FMI: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=363704143076
CONTACT: cjlotz@indiana.edu

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.

MARCH 28: UNION BOARD BENEFIT FOR HAITI AND CHILE
WHEN: Sunday, Mar. 28, 7-9pm
WHERE: Alumni Hall, Indiana Memorial Union See street map and See building map
CONTACT: ubice@indiana.edu

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
FMI: http://corps.salvationarmyindiana.org/bloomington/services/church/earthquake-relief/
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: KAFE KREYOL / CREOLE CAFE (CONVERSATION HOUR)
WHEN: Friday, Apr. 2, 11:30 am-1 pm, FREE
WHERE: Rachael’s Cafe, 300 E 3rd St See map
CONTACT: bloomington4haiti@gmail.com
Open to anyone interested in learning or speaking Haitian Creole. We also share information about upcoming events and updates from Haiti.

APRIL 9: KAFE KREYOL / CREOLE CAFE (CONVERSATION HOUR)
WHEN: Friday, Apr. 9, 11:30 am-1 pm, FREE
WHERE: Rachael’s Cafe, 300 E 3rd St See map
CONTACT: bloomington4haiti@gmail.com
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
CONTACT: Jessica@ChaseDelCo.com

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

T-shirts available for order!

See http://www.chasedelco.com/ for the latest information.

HAITIAN FLAG DAY CELEBRATION
WHEN: Saturday, May 22, 2-7pm, FREE
WHERE: Northwest High School, 5525 W 34th Street, Indianapolis See map
CONTACT: Haitian Association of Indiana, (317) 698-9096 or (317) 402-6468 or (317) 839-7669 or (862) 215-5482
FMI: www.haitianassociationofindiana.com

Come celebrate Haitian Flag Day with the Haitian Association of Indiana. In spite of the devastating earthquake, Haitians in Haiti and in the Diaspora remain proud of their history and culture.

The Haitian Flag Day Celebration in Indianapolis promises to be a day filled with Haitian food, music, culture and plenty of fun family activities as well as a special guest speaker from Haiti, Mr. Gabriel Bien-Aimee (Former Minister of National Education of Haiti 1994-2004).

Theme: “The Resiliency of the Haitian People”

Everyone Welcome

Free Admission

Card Games
Haitian Art Display
Haitian Food for Sale
Kid’s Corner
Food Tasting
Haitian Music
Raffles

Check us out on the web:
www.haitianassociationofindiana.com

Note: For information on Bloomington’s September 2010 Haiti Awareness Month, please see the tab for “Haiti Awareness Month.”

Provocate-Haiti’s Art Show for Haiti
part of the First Friday Gallery Tour
Location: ArtSpace at the Athenaeum, 401 E Michigan St, Indianapolis
Date: Friday, January 7, 2011, 6-9pm
Contact: Amy King, rolaking@hotmail.com
FMI: http://Haiti.provocate.org

Featuring:
* Art by Provocate’s Haiti Liaison Amy King & several Indianapolis-area artists
* Art by Haitian orphans
* A fashion show by Haitian-Hoosier designer Berny Martin of Catou
* A chance to meet dozens of Indiana-based Haiti initiatives
* Food & drinks served by Mass Ave Wine Shoppe
* Donations will help Haiti

The event will be a way for Indianapolis to remember the January 12 earthquake. You don’t want to miss it.

Bill Canny of Catholic Relief Services discusses “Haiti: One Year after the Earthquake”
Date: January 13, 2011 7-9pm, free (register here: http://www.marian.edu/LFCGS/Pages/SpeakerSeriesRegistration.aspx)
Location: Marian University Library auditorium, 3200 Cold Spring Rd., Indianapolis, IN See map
More information: http://haiti.provocate.org/2010/12/13/bill-canny-of-catholic-relief-services-discusses-haiti-one-year-after-the-earthquake/

William Canny is the director of emergency operations at Catholic Relief Services (CRS). Working with a network of emergency technical advisors based in Baltimore and overseas, he supervises a team that responds to disasters and helps communities prepare for potential catastrophes. Prior to his current position, Canny was CRS’ country representative in Haiti where he was responsible for overseeing programs and church partner relations in the poorest country in the hemisphere. The native of Binghamton, New York, rejoined CRS in Haiti in 2006 after a decade working as a consultant for CRS and other organizations.

KAFE KREYÒL
HAITIAN CREOLE CONVERSATION GROUP
Friday, January 21, 2011
5:30-7:00pm
Location:
Rachael’s Café, 300 E 3rd St (corner of 3rd and Lincoln), Bloomington IN See map
Rachael’s Cafe phone: (812) 330-1882
FMI: bloomington4haiti@gmail.com

Practice speaking Haitian Creole or learn something new. This week we will focus on some introductory lessons. All ages and skill levels welcome!

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