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Know when, what, and where to have fun

Friday, August 13th, 6 PM.
Monthly Social.

Host: Nanci Kohl.
1405 E Grove St., and her she-shed.
We are returning to the pre-Covid format.

This home has been in the same family since built, the host grew up in this home and recently purchased from her parents. 

Stop by to welcome Nancy back to the 'hood, you’ll want to see her shed!
Bring a dish to pass and your favorite beverage.
Don't forget your cash for the 50/50 drawing.
Usually meets the 2nd Friday of the month.

Wednesday, August 18th, 6:30 PM.
Music Guild

Host: Matt Lollar

1304 E Grove St.

Theme: Sing Along Songs - any song that you personally like to belt out or are sure to get a crowd to sing along with. Just a warning on this. I will be using whatever playlist we put together as filler music between acts for this year's FGNA Palooza.

Thursday, August 19th, 7 PM.
Mystery Book Club.

Book: “The Thursday Murder Club” by Richard Osman.
Host: Jen Johnson \ jensincjohnson@gmail.com.
Location: 1413 E Grove St.
Usually meets every 3rd Thursday of the month.

Sunday, August 22nd, 2 PM until dark
Vinyl Hullabaloo

Host: Matt Lollar.
1304 E Grove St.  Rain or shine.

BYOB, Snack, Chair, Blanket, etc.

Bring your vinyl or pick from hundreds of records on hand as our DJ builds an ongoing playlist while you socialize with neighbors.
Sign up for blind draw bags tournament by 2:30 (or email lollarmatt@hotmail.com). Bags tourney will begin at 3pm

Tuesday, August 24th, 7 PM.
Washington Street Book Club.

Book: "What You Have Heard is True" by Carolyn Forche.
Host: Rochelle Gridley \ rochellegridley@gmail.com.
Location: 1219 E Washington St.
Usually meets every 4th Tuesday of the month.

Sunday, August 29th, 5:30 PM

Euchre Night

Host: Matt Lollar
1304 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.

Thursday, Sept 2nd, 7 pm.

FGNA Quarterly Meeting.

Location: Centennial Christian Church

1219 E Grove St.

Friday, September 10th, 6 PM.
Monthly Social.

Host: Sandra Underwood.
1511 E. Olive St., backyard gathering with the Editor!

You have two options to arrive at this one…either from the street through the drive thru garage, or come down the paved alley.

We will be outside only.

Bring a dish to pass and your favorite beverage.

Don't forget your cash for the 50/50 drawing.
Usually meets the 2nd Friday of the month.

Thursday, September 16th, 7 PM.
Mystery Book Club

Book: “When We Believe in Mermaids” by Barbra O'Neil.
Host: Jen Johnson \ jensincjohnson@gmail.com

Location: 1413 E Grove St.
Usually meets every 3rd Thursday of the month.

Saturday, September 25th, 7:30 PM.

Cinema Under The Stars at The Magic House.

Host: J & Cassandra Donleavy.

Movie: Grease.

1924 E Oakland Ave. (outdoors)

Free Donnie B. Popcorn available.

Bring your own chair and blanket.

Bring the family!!!

Tuesday, September 28th, 7 PM
Washington Street Book Club

Book: "The Dutch House" by Ann Patchett.
Host: Rochelle Gridley \ rochellegridley@gmail.com
Location: 1219 E Washington St.
Usually meets every 4th Tuesday of the month.

Friday, October 8th, 6 PM.
Monthly Social.

Host: Susan Moore & Ted Masters.
411 Leland, come hang with the “Mayor of Leland”
We are returning to the pre-Covid format.

You need to see the custom work completed by the host, come see the “rustic back porch”

Bags will be set up…bring a neighbor for a match.
Bring a dish to pass and your favorite beverage.
Don't forget your cash for the 50/50 drawing.
Usually meets the 2nd Friday of the month.

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Prez on the Edge

FGNA Palooza!!!

*First Time Ever - 2 Day FGNA Palooza Event!
-Rain or shine, canopies will be available for all

 

Facebook: bit.ly/fgnapalooza2021

Friday, October 1
1223 E Washington, 7:00-10:00 PM

  -Live Streaming Event on Facebook

Saturday, October 2
1304 E Grove, 2:30-9:30PM

  -Blind Beer Draw: bring a 4/6 pack to enter or pay recommended $2 donation per draw - win fabulous prizes for pulling a "winning" BAD beer

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Rules of Facebook Group Engagement

All rights reserved by FGNA

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.

 

NOTES:
- 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.

 

DISCLAIMER: 
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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