Family Day at the Lotus Blossoms Bazaar

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The Lotus Blossoms World Bazaar is a free multicultural arts-and-education event for kids. While the Friday edition of the Bazaar is open only area 4th-graders, Saturday’s Family Day is free to the public. Volunteers from the Bloomington community (and around the world) present arts, music, language, and international crafts that let kids get their hands on the world. Grab your passport at the door, and go!

Join us for our 20th Lotus Blossoms Bazaar!  Saturday, March 28, 2015

  • Free – appropriate for all ages, but especially fun for kids K-6. Children must be accompanied by parents/guardians.
  • With hands-on activities and exploration of world cultures, and live performances
  • Full details announced in late-February 2015

Help celebrate our 2015 twentieth Bazaar! Created in 1996 with the help of area teachers, the Lotus Blossoms Bazaar has become a tradition in Monroe County schools — public, private, and charter. The Bazaar provided the foundation for our full-fledged Lotus Blossoms outreach programming in 2001.

The Bazaar is open only to MCCSC 4th-graders on Friday, but on Saturday, the public is invited to attend. All ages welcome, but activities are most appropriate for ages K-6. 2015 Bazaar planning committee: Nancy Boatner, Patty Callison, Sarah Hatcher, LuAnne Holladay, Deb Hutton, Tamara Loewenthal, Loraine Martin, Samantha Sandusky, and Ann Woods. Special thanks to Binford Elementary School staff and teachers for hosting the Bazaar since 2002.