2018 Fishing Fair — June SATURDAY DATE TBA

imgresJoin us for the Bloomington Kids’Fishing Fair presented by the Bloomington Optimists.

  • Where: West Bush Lake Fishing Pier  Directions
  • When: Saturday, USUALLY FIRST SATURDAY AFTER SCHOOL LETS OUT
  • Time: 8:30 – 9:30 AM Registration of Kids & Demonstration begins
  • 9:00 – 9:15 AM Welcome
  • 9:15 Fishing Begins
  • 11:30 AM Siren sounds ending the contest
  • 11:45 Prizes Awarded
  • Who: All kids ages 12 & under
  • No RSVP. Casting contest. Fish ID
  • No Fees. Free Hat.
  • Just show up.

Fishing Contests with trophies and prizes(tackle boxes and poles) for:

  • Smallest Fish Overall
  • Largest Fish in Four Different Species

Fishing Fair Video

 

 

We invite you to a meeting…

Bloomington Optimist Club members enjoy creating fun and meaningful activities for children in the community. We would love for you to join us at our Wednesday morning meetings to see for yourself the fun you could have, too.

We Meet Wednesday Morning Mugshots Coffee Company  10518 France Ave. S.  (in the strip mall directly north of Cub Foods) Time: 7:30 – 8:30 AM

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Bloomington Citywide Garage Sale

Join us for the Bloomington Citywide Garage Sale on May 19th, 20th and 21st.

REGISTRATION FORM

Sponsored by the Bloomington Optimist Youth Foundation in cooperation and support of the City of Bloomington Human Services.

Sales will be held Rain or Shine, at your residence.

With the $30 registration fee option, payable to the Bloomington Optimist Youth Foundation, you will receive the following:

1. Publicity in a wide variety of locations

  • Display ad in the Sun Current/ Classifieds in the Star Tribune/ Craigslist
  • Frequent advertising in City publications
  • Bloomington City Websites
  • City of Bloomington Web page
  • Bloomington Optimist Web page
  • Listing in the Official List of Garage Sales available at the offices of Haller and Associates in Heritage Plaza Center at 10510 France Ave. So. beginning May 18th.

2. A durable yard sign

  • With regulations regarding placement and to identify you as a participant.
  • The signs and lists will be available for pick-up Tuesday, May 17 from 3-7 PM at Creekside Community Center – 9801 Penn Avenue South.

3. A copy of the Official List of Garage Sales (available for sale to the public on May 18th for $3 at Haller and Associates.)

 

 

Citywide Halloween Party Hosted by Bloomington Optimist

October 31, 2017 6 – 8 p.m.

Free Admission

Bloomington Ice Garden – 3600 West 98th Street

Ages: Preschool 3 – 4 years, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades

Join us for a Fun and Safe Bloomington Citywide Halloween Party! This event is for preschoolers through fourth graders accompanied by an adult.

  • Children will enjoy Trick or Treat Alley, open skating, games, prizes and much more.
  • Admission is free. A donation of a non-perishable food item for the VEAP food shelf is greatly appreciated.