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Valentine’s Day events around Bloomington

Valentine’s Day is today, but festivities last all weekend in Bloomington. Here’s a roundup of community events.

Valentine’s Dance
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday
Bloomfield First Baptist Church, 500 Lincoln Drive
This ballroom dance will benefit a mission trip to El Salvador. Ann Conner, an instructor from HeartBeat Dance Company, will provide lessons. Admission is $10.

Bloomington Winter Farmer’s Market

9 a.m. to noon Saturday
Harmony School gym, 909 E. Second St.
This week, the farmer’s market will feature Valentine’s Day cookies from Piccoli Dolci alongside the usual produce and other items.
Thrive in Love: A Valentine’s Retreat
9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center, 3655 S. Snoddy Rd.

This nondemoninational retreat is for couples looking to better connect with each other. Tickets are $195 per person, $390 per couple and can be purchased online at

Valentine Baby Shower

1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday
St. Charles Parish Hall, 2222 E. Third St.
This benefit for Hannah House, a crisis pregnancy center, will feature refreshments from local businesses and entertainment by the students of St. Charles School and Lou and Lenny Newman.

— Rebecca Kimberly

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