WTIU Support Possibilities WTIU Support

Ticket or event pledges must be made on a valid credit or debit card. Seats will be assigned in order of the date and time of pledge. Tickets are nonrefundable and nonexchangeable. All ticket packages include the popular, money-saving WTIU MemberCard, a one year subscription to WTIU’s monthly program guide and other valuable member benefits. For more information, contact the WTIU Membership Office at (812) 855-6114 or (800) 662-3311.

TOMBI’S ANIMAL ADVENTURE

Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.
Indianapolis Zoo, Indianapolis, Indiana
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Join fellow WTIU members for a very special opportunity to make an animal connection with Tombi, an African elephant, at the Indianapolis Zoo!

For a membership contribution of $360, you will receive admission for two WTIU members to the Indianapolis Zoo, plus two passes for behind-the-scenes access to the African Elephant Barn on Sunday, September 21 at 10:30 a.m. Participants will meet Fred and Beth Cate — great friends of WTIU and special friends of Tombi — to observe the elephant’s bathing, feeding and painting session. Then stay for the day and explore all of the other amazing animals at the Zoo. Members will also receive the Love, Life and Elephants: An African Love Story paperback book.

Transportation and zoo parking pass will not be provided.

THE PIANO GUYS

Monday, October 13, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the Murat Theatre at Old National Centre, Indianapolis, Indiana
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ThePianoGuys have gone from YouTube sensations to PBS-proven entertainers — and are now scheduled to appear in concert, for one night only, right here in Indiana!

For a membership contribution of $150, you will receive two prime tickets to ThePianoGuys’ October 13th performance at the Murat Theatre at Old National Centre in Indianapolis. You will also receive a one-year subscription to WTIU’s monthly program guide and one WTIU MemberCard.

Seats will be located within the first 15 rows.

STRAIGHT NO CHASER

Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. at IU Auditorium, Bloomington, Indiana; OR
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at the Murat Theatre at Old National Centre, Indianapolis, Indiana; OR
Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. at the Murat Theatre at Old National Centre, Indianapolis, Indiana
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The a capella sensation Straight No Chaser – with roots right here in Bloomington – are coming back to Indiana in a few months. This year’s concert, just in time for the holidays, is sure to highlight everything we have come to love about SNC, filling the night with festive holiday favorites, surprising pop arrangements, and vocals that will knock your socks off!

For a membership contribution of $150, you will receive two prime tickets to your choice of Straight No Chaser performances, either at the IU Auditorium in Bloomington or the Murat Theatre at Old National Centre in Indianapolis. You will also receive a one-year subscription to WTIU’s monthly program guide and one WTIU MemberCard.

GOOSE POND ADVENTURE

Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to APPROXIMATELY 4:30 p.m.
Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area, Linton, Indiana
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Locally known as the Goose Pond and Bee Hunter Marsh, this 8,034-acre State Fish and Wildlife Area is located along SR 59 just south of Linton. Since 2005, it has grown to become one of the largest and most successful wetland restoration projects in the United States — and home to many migrating bird species, attested by the impressive Sandhill Crane fly-in each spring.

For a membership contribution of $150, you will receive round-trip transportation for two WTIU members to and from Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area on Saturday, February 28, 2015 (includes guided tours), a property bird list for Goose Pond, and the Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America – this new volume includes almost three hours of video podcasts to make bird watching even easier. Spectacular photo and bird-watching opportunities will be included in the 90-minute walking levee tour led by Goose Pond experts.

Snacks and bottled water are provided; lunch is not. This trip will take place rain or shine, and is NOT intended for members with restricted mobility.

Transportation is generously provided Rural Transit, a service of Area 10 Agency on Aging.

JERSEY BOYS

Friday, March 6, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at IU Auditorium, Bloomington, Indiana OR
Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at IU Auditorium, Bloomington, Indiana
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The Jersey Boys are coming to Bloomington and we’d like you to experience this multi-award-winning Broadway smash hit in person. Celebrate the true-life story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons – and prepare to sing along with the music they made famous!

For a membership contribution of $175, you will receive two prime tickets to your choice of Jersey Boys performances in March. You will also receive a one-year subscription to WTIU’s monthly program guide and one WTIU MemberCard.

Seat location: Orchestra A (Rows 11-16) for March 6th performance and Orchestra E (Rows 11-13) for March 7th performance.

FRENCH LICK SCENIC RAILWAY

French Lick, Indiana
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Bring a guest and journey back in time with the French Lick Scenic Railway. Take a relaxing ride aboard historic railroad cars on a 90-minute trip through the Hoosier National Forest, a 2200 foot tunnel, and beautiful Orange County countryside!

For a membership contribution of $120, you will receive two tickets for the French Lick Scenic Railway located in picturesque southern Indiana. Ride aboard historic pieces of rail equipment on a 1 and 3/4 hour, 20 mile round trip. While on your journey, the train will pass through portions of the Hoosier National Forest, the 2200 foot Burton Tunnel, and past impressive limestone rock cuts. Members will also receive the Guide to North America’s Tourist Railways and Museums 3rd Edition paperback book.

Transportation to French Lick Scenic Railway not provided by WTIU. Passes can be used anytime between now and December 31, 2015.

WEST BADEN SPRINGS HOTEL

West Baden Springs, Indiana
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Support WTIU with a generous contribution and reward yourself with an overnight stay at the West Baden Springs Hotel, once known as the Eighth Wonder of the World. Relax in the grandeur of the breath-taking atrium; stroll the restored formal gardens; and imagine life as it may have been over 100 years ago!

For a membership contribution of $360, you will a certificate for a one-night stay in a luxury guest room at the architectural marvel in West Baden Springs, Indiana, plus two tickets for French Lick-West Baden Museum and a DVD copy of WTIU’s documentary, West Baden Springs: Save of the Century.

Transportation to West Baden Springs Hotel not provided by WTIU. Overnight certificates can be used anytime between now and September 30, 2015.