Backyard Battles Benefiting SOAR

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Mark your calendar for Sunday, August 25 for the 2nd annual Backyard Battles at Destihl Brewery!

Teams of two will compete in a battle of classic backyard games with the proceeds benefiting SOAR (Special Opportunities Available In Recreation). The event will be held from 1 – 4 pm and will feature several games, music, art sales, and Destihl’s own “DUB-PUB” mobile taproom.

You will have a blast while raising money and awareness to provide recreation opportunities for people with disabilities in our community.

The cost to participate is $30 per team. You can register for the event at BloomingtonParks.org. 

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