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FGNA Calendar

Know when, what, and where to have fun.

Friday, May 17th, 6 PM.
FGNA Social Gathering.

Host: Donny Bounds ("Donny B's Popcorn").
Location: 1306 E. Washington St.
Bring a dish to pass and your favorite beverage.
Don't forget your cash for the 50/50 drawing.

See the information on the separate wine tasting.

Saturday, May 18th, 10 to 11 AM.
Annual Plant Exchange.

Swap garden plants with your neighbors.

You don’t need to bring plants to participate!
If you’re bringing plants: Because of bug problems, we ask bare root only - you can wrap roots in a plastic bag.

And please label your plants!

Sunday, May 19th, 5:30 PM
Euchre Night

This event uses SignUp Genius. To be included, contact fgnabloomington@gmail.com 
Location will be listed on SignUp Genius.

Limited to 16 people.
Bring a dish to pass and your favorite beverage.

Monday, June 3rd.

Deadline to be listed on neighborhood sale map and use a yard sale sign. $4 fee. Email lollarmatt@hotmail.com your street address and up to 5 specific items or categories you’ll sell.

Tuesday, June 4th, 7 PM.

Washington Street Book Club.

Book: “I Have some Questions for You” by Rebecca Makkai.

Host: Rochelle Gridley rochellegridley@gmail.com.

Location: 1219 E Washington St.

NOTE THE CHANGE ON WHEN THE BOOK CLUB MEETS.

Thursday, June 6th, 7 PM.

FGNA Annual Meeting.
Speaker: Ian Ward, FGNA resident and Rivian Documentarian, will speak about the company.

COME EARLY: 6:30-7 p.m. Rivian vehicles available for viewing in the parking lot.

Friday & Saturday, June 7-8, 8 AM to ?? PM.
Neighborhood Garage Sales.

Keep an eye out for info in the next newsletter and on the FGNA Facebook Page about how to get a sign and get on the map for a nominal fee!

Saturday, June 15th,

Summer Solstice & Pizza Oven Block Party (family-friendly)
Come hang with neighbors and enjoy wood-fired pizza! Dough, sauce and toppings provided. Consider making a donation at the event.
We’re planning to block off a street like we did last year. Specifics coming soon!

Wednesday, June 19th, 6:30 PM.
Music Guild.

Location: 1219 E Jefferson St.

Host: Michelle King.

Theme: To Be Decided
Typically meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month.

Thursday, June 20th, 7 PM.

Mystery Book Club.

Book: “Evergreen” by Naomi Hirahara.

Host: Jen Johnson \ jensincjohnson@gmail.com.
Location: 1413 E Grove St.

Usually meets every 3rd Thursday of the month.

Thursday, July 4th, 9 AM

Annual 4th of July Parade & Potluck Brunch
Decorate your bikes, wagons, strollers, scooters, etc. to join the parade — or line the streets to watch the patriotic display. Then bring a dish to share at an outdoor brunch after.
Meet at corner of Grove & Woodland for the parade, which travels west to Harwood, south to Taylor, east to Vale, north to Grove. Followed by potluck brunch in Mike & Nancy Schulz’s backyard, 1322 E. Grove.

Friday, July 12th, 6 PM to ?
Monthly Social plus Mini Trivia Night.

Host: Marialys McClellan.
Location: 1410 E. Grove St.
Bring a dish to pass and your favorite beverage.
Don't forget your cash for the 50/50 drawing.

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Wine Tasting at May Social.

Reserve a spot in advance for special event during the Social: A wine tasting. The wine tasting will begin at 6:30, and will be hosted by Tracy from PRP Wine International, www.prpwine.com.


This is reserved for the first 18 people to sign up by email: fgnabloomington@gmail.com. Suggested donation is $10 to hold a spot and must be paid in advance. Once your spot is confirmed, you will be notified. Payments will be accepted by PayPal, Venmo or check.

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