Events

MC Strong 5k Classic 2019

MC Strong 5k Classic 2019 Saturday, April 20th The Corn Crib Sign up to participate in any of the following events: 5K run, 5K walk, 1 mile walk, dog walk, or virtual run by April 8th to be guaranteed your race shirt. This event is a benefit for The Michael Collins Foundation Saturday, April 20,…MORE

McLean County Master Gardeners Help Desk

McLean County Master Gardeners Help Desk Is there a problem with your yard or garden? Are pests and weeds concerning you? If you have questions, the University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners are available this summer to help you with your gardening questions and can assist in identifying problems and finding solutions. The McLean County…MORE

Tech-It-Out

Tech-It-Out Normal Public Library April 25, 2019: 5:30pm – 7:00pm Drop in for a chance to Tech-It-Out with gadgets in our Story Hour Room! Kids between the ages of 5 and 12 will have the opportunity to engage their problem-solving skills and experience real-world applications of science, engineering, programming, and more! Tech-It-Out Runs in 30-minute…MORE

Bad Buddha: Cathy Hsiao Exhibition

M ㄅ V ㄍ M ㄍ ㄇ ㄒ III: Bad Buddha: Cathy Hsiao Exhibition Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/301266573896276/ Location: https://www.facebook.com/events/301266573896276/ Date: April 12th – May 24th 2019 Reception: Friday, April 26, 5-7 PM Through rhythm and ritual Cathy Hsiao weaves together narratives that are personally intimate and art historically evocative. These narratives are mostly accurate, somewhat fictitious,…MORE

2019 EMERGING ILLINOIS ARTISTS

Website: https://mcac.wildapricot.org/event-3173087 Location: McLean County Arts Center, Brandt Gallery Date: April 19 – May 24, 2019 Reception and Awards Ceremony: Friday, April 26, 5-7 PM This triennial exhibition features artwork by MFA students currently enrolled or recently graduated from an Illinois university. The juror Tempestt Hazel, an independent curator, writer and director of Sixty Inches…MORE

RECOLLECTIONS: LORI REED

Website: https://mcac.wildapricot.org/event-3244691 Location: McLean County Arts Center, Sales Gallery Date: April 12 – May 24, 2019 Reception: Friday, April 26, 5-7 PM Lori Reed was born on a farm outside of Galesburg, Illinois and spent most of her adult life as a Galesburg resident where she ran a graphic design business. She received her BFA…MORE

Labor and Work Street Fair

To highlight industry and industriousness in McLean County—both past and present—the Museum is inviting area businesses, local unions, trades people, skilled workers, and artisans to showcase their skills and the services they provide to our community as part of an interactive Labor and Work Street Fair on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 1:00…MORE

Rock the Block 2019

Join United Way of McLean County as they Rock the Block on Saturday, April 27 from 4 pm to 10 pm. Bring your friends and give back to the community while enjoying food, drinks and music Admission is free but a $5 donation to United Way is encouraged.MORE

Autism Fund-raiser – Spider Saloff returns

Autism Fund-raiser – Spider Saloff returns From Gershwin to Cole Porter, a renowned interpreter of the Great American Songbook, Spider Saloff, will appear at Heartland Community College’s Astroth Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on April 27. The event is a unique fundraiser for Autism McLean. Doors open at 6 p.m. for pre-show snacks and drinks. Saloff…MORE

Dive in 4 Aaron

Dive in 4 Aaron medical benefit For:  Aaron Davitt, who has had Lyme disease for 11 years Sunday, April 28th at the LaFayette Club, Bloomington, IL from 12:30 to 5:30 Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under We are offering a meal with a cash bar, raffles, a silent auction,…MORE