Events

Galesburg Historical Society Chocolate Festival

The Galesburg Historical Society invites you to attend our annual chocolate festival. It is an all you care to eat buffet of chocolate goodies. It will be held at Prairie Players Theater 160 S. Seminary Street in Galesburg IL. 61401 Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. For advance tickets contact Roger…MORE

T-Rexplorers: Dinosaur Discovery

T-Rexplorers: Dinosaur Discovery Normal Public Library February 18, 2019 2:00 PM-3:30 PM Join us on the day off school for an interactive T-Rexplorers Dinosaur Discovery Program. Get a glimpse of what it’s like to go on a paleontological dig by exploring museum-quality fossil specimens from species like tricerotops and t-rex. Weather-permitting, Ranger the T-Rex will…MORE

The Land of Open Graves: Necroviolence and the Politics of Migrant Death in the Arizona Desert

The Land of Open Graves: Necroviolence and the Politics of Migrant Death in the Arizona Desert Normal Public Library February 20 10:30am – 11:30am Since the mid-1990s, the U.S. federal government has relied on a border enforcement strategy known as “Prevention Through Deterrence.” Using various security infrastructure and techniques of surveillance, this strategy funnels undocumented…MORE

The Soldier’s Plot

The Soldier’s Plot Thu Feb 21 6:30pm Join us on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. for a screening of The Soldiers’ Plot. This 90-minute documentary tells the story of the Civil War Soldiers’ burial plot in Clinton, Illinois. Using cinematic techniques and many rarely-seen images, the production weaves a gripping tale of the…MORE

HCC FunnyRaiser

Let us take a shot at entertaining you! The HCC FunnyRaiser features local, amateur comedians who will keep you laughing all night long. Each comic will present a stand-up act and long-time FunnyRaiser emcee, Joe Strupek, will keep you in stitches throughout. You will enjoy a catered dinner, cash bar and silent auction. Don’t forget…MORE

Polar Plunge 2019

Polar Plunge for Special Olympics of Illinois Saturday, February 23rd Miller Park Zoo Pavilion Plunge begins at 10:30am The Polar Plunge, presented by the Law Enforcement Torch Run and GEICO, is a unique opportunity to support Special Olympics athletes by taking a flying leap – a leap into the frigid waters of Miller Park Lake.…MORE

Civil War Fathers Book Signing and Discussion

Civil War Fathers Book Signing and Discussion Nationally recognized author Tim Pletkovich will be featured at the Lincoln Heritage Museum in Lincoln, Illinois, on Thursday, February 28 at 3:00, where he will speak about his book, Civil War Fathers: Sons of the Civil War in World War II. Civil War Fathers is composed of narratives…MORE

Crossroads Area Student Theatre

Crossroads Area Student Theatre presents this magical story that explores the world of Giants who live above the clouds. Ever since they left Earth a long time ago, the Giants have made a life up above where their job is to keep the sky beautiful. They polish the stars, poke the clouds to let it…MORE

BSA Troop 920 and Venture Crew 2020 Breakfast

BSA Troop 920 and Venture Crew 2020 are holding their annual pancake and sausage breakfast, March 2nd and 3rd from 6:30a.m. to 1:00p.m. at St. Mary’s school gym, 603 W Jackson St, Bloomington. Come enjoy all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage while helping our local scouts.MORE

Annual Benefit in Eureka

ANNUAL BENEFIT FOR APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN NURSING HOME OF EUREKA There will be a benefit Auction, Bake Sale and Breakfast Saturday MARCH 2nd at the Eureka Middle School in Eureka, IL. The Bake Sale and Breakfast start at 7:30am and the Auction begins at 9:00am. There will be delicious Homemade Baked items at the Bake Sale…MORE