Community Calendar

The Community Calendar is a service of Lincoln Library. Submissions are generated from individuals and organizations in the area. Submit information to be included on the Community Calendar by completing the online form or download and send it in by fax, mail or email. For additional information email Kim Hergett.

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Upcoming Meetings & Events

Check the Lincoln Library Calendar of Events for library sponsored events.

Check the library's Meeting Room Calendar for community meetings and events that are being held at Lincoln Library.

August 2017

7 Rehab Services Support Group
Rehab support group open to stroke and brain injury survivors and friends and family members. Learn to overcome common challenges of stroke and brain injury, meet and share experiences with survivors, and be inspired to move forward with your life. Call in: If you cannot attend in person you can call in at 800-520-2364 (Meeting ID #12345) and join in the meeting by conference call. Free parking is available in Memorial's visitor parking areas. Valet parking is available.
For more information call the Recreational Therapy Department 217-788-3461. Memorial Medical Center, Room B149, 4-6 p.m. Co-sponsored by SCIL - Springfield Center for Independent Living.

10-20 Illinois State Fair
The 2017 Illinois State Fair will run from August 10 through August 20. The fairgrounds will be open from 7 a.m. to midnight each day of the Fair. A complete list of events and concerts can be found on the Illinois State Fair website.

20 Heads Up Group
Montly meeting of the Heads Up Group for individuals with traumatic brain injuries. Springfield Center for Independent Living (SCIL), 330 S. Grand Avenue, West, 2-4 p.m. For more info., 217-523-2587.

27 Croatian Tamburashi Cultural Tour
Canton IL Croatian Lodge 367 is proud to host Croatian Tamburashi Musicians, TS Sarmeri, for a one night only tambura concert on Sunday, August 27, 2017.  TS Sarmeri will play a mix of traditional Croatian folk songs, popular tambura compilations, and familiar American tunes.  The concert will be held at the Canton VFW Post 1984, 1200 S 5th Avenue, Canton, IL.  For the enjoyment of all who attend, Lodge 367 in partnership with Dunfermline Lodge 201 will be serving dinner options of traditional sarma (cabbage rolls), cevapcici (Croatian sausage), haluski (cabbage & noodles) as well as BBQ sandwiches, hot dogs, German potato salad, and a variety of desserts. $15

September 2017

28 Cookies and Cocktails for Girl Scouts of Central Illinois
Please join us for an awesome event benefiting the Girl Scouts of Central Illinois at LRS Hangar, Abraham Lincoln Capitol Airport. $100 For more information, please contact the Girl Scouts of Central Illinois office at 217-523-8159.


Ongoing Meetings & Events

Carillon Belles
The Carillon Belles are a group of ladies who work with the Rees Carillon Society to promote the Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon in Washington Park. If you would like information about joining this group, please, phone 217-787-3532 or visit

GROW in Illinois
A 12-step, community mental health support group program for people with mental health issues, emotional problems or who are having difficulties coping with life circumstances. Meetings are held weekly and are anonymous, free and confidential. For more information on GROW, 1-888-741-GROW or

Illinois Products Farmers' Market
Thursday Evenings 4-7 pm
May 5, 2016– October 13, 2016 (Due to Illinois State Fair, there will be not be a market August 11 and 18, 2016.)
Illinois State Fairgrounds – The Shed (across from Lincoln Stage)
Fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, Illinois wine and craft beer, plants and flowers. Live entertainment, health screenings, kids activities and more!

Illinois Symphony Orchestra
The Illinois Symphony Orchestra (ISO) performs at multiple venues including Springfield's Sangamon Auditorium and First Presbyterian Church; as well as, Bloomington's Center for the Performing Arts and Second Presbyterian Church. For a current schedule of performances and ticket information, visit the Illinois Symphony Orchestra's website or phone 217-206-6160. The ISO Guild of Springfield actively supports the Illinois Symphony Orchestra by hosting events and contributing financially to the orchestra. The Guild also awards music scholarships to talented youth every year. For more information on the Guild and events, phone 217-206-6160 or visit the webpage.

Readers Needed
Do you like to read? Would you like to help others who cannot read? WUIS/WIPA Radio Information Service is a reading service for the print impaired which broadcasts newspapers, and magazines, and we need your help. If you are interested, please call 217-206-6405.

Volunteer for the Red Cross, Illinois Capital Area Chapter
Illinois Capital Area Chapter of the Red Cross, 1045 Outer Park Dr., has various volunteer opportunities available to those looking to get involved with the Red Cross and its many programs, including Disaster Relief, Meals-on-Wheels, services for the Armed Forces, Community Disaster Education, and Health & Safety education. For more information, call 217-787-7602, email or visit the webpage.

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Community Events Links

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