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Know when, what, and where to have fun

Tuesday, November 23rd, 7 PM
Washington Street Book Club

Book: "Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed" by Lori Gottlieb.
Host: Rochelle Gridley \ rochellegridley@gmail.com

Location: 1219 E Washington St.
Usually meets every 4th Tuesday of the month.

No Washington Street Book Club for December.

Sunday, November 28th, 5:30 PM
Euchre Night

Host: Amy Wood
1218 E Grove St.
This event uses SignUp Genius. To be included: Contact fgnabloomington@gmail.com.
Limited to 16 people.
We are returning to the pre-Covid format.
Bring a dish to pass and your favorite beverage.

Friday, December 10th, 6 PM
"Out of the Neighborhood" Social Hour & Print Party

Meltdown Creative Works
216 E. Grove St
We have rented the facility for the evening.
The evening will include 2 live music performances from your neighbors, Drew Goss and Oldest Horizons.
BYO Beverages and food to this happy hour. And bring some cash if you want to participate in the 50/50 raffle, as well as the additional raffles that are added to each Holiday Social.

Costumes are encouraged.
Details are still being developed about the print party. if you wish, you will be able to leave Meltdown with FGNA-printed apparel, tote bags, etc.

Saturday, December 11th, 9 AM to 1 PM

FGNA Annual Bake Sale

AB Hatchery and Garden Center

916 E Grove St.

Wednesday, December 22nd, 6:30 PM.
Music Guild

Host: Matt Lollar

1304 E Grove St.

Theme: Music that brings you joy.

We are putting the FGNA Socials on hold for the months of January and February. After the December Social, the next Social will be Friday, March 11, at a location TBA.

Prez on the Edge

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Rules of Facebook Group Engagement

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The FGNA Facebook page is intended to be a family-friendly community where the FGNA Board and neighbors can interact about the Founders’ Grove neighborhood & the Bloomington-Normal community.

It’s important to note that postings to the FGNA page are not representative of the opinions of the FGNA Board, nor do we confirm their accuracy.

As part of our commitment to you, we’ll do our best to ensure the postings on our page are in line with FGNA’s family-friendly intentions. The FGNA board requests that Facebook group members treat each other with mutual respect. FGNA expects that users will not post content that falls into the following categories and reserves the right to remove postings and/or ban users who are:


- Abusive, attacking, defamatory, or obscene
- Fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading
- In violation of any law or regulation
- Excessively repetitive
- Otherwise offensive
- Posting overtly partisan political endorsement and/or opposition content (FGNA is a non-partisan organization)


If you are banned from commenting on this page, you may appeal the decision or inquire about the status of your account to the FGNA Board by emailing fgnabloomington@gmail.com. The Board will review appeals quarterly. To this same address, you may also request to check content for acceptability prior to posting.


- While residents are welcome to advertise services they provide (pet sitting, lawn care, wood refinishing, etc.), we ask that these posts be limited to one post per month. Repetitive posts will be removed. This page is not intended to be used for commercial advertising.

- By request, FGNA will post homes that are for sale within the FGNA boundaries; we limit these posts to one per sale. If a home’s price changes by $2,500+, we will post the home a second time, also by request.


In addition to the rights that you grant to Facebook, you grant FGNA a royalty-free license to use your content in any manner without any obligation to you.


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