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.

Upcoming Meeting & Events | Ongoing Meeting & Events | Community Event Links


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.



17 Preserving History Through Photography
Learn how to capture, collect and preserve history through photography with award-winning State Journal-Register photo editor, Rich Saal. Presented by the Sagamon County Historical Society. Lincoln Library Carnegie Room North, 5:30 p.m. Questions, 217-525-1961.


4 Williamsville United Methodist Church's Annual Book Sale & Luncheon
Annual Book Sale featuring hundreds of Books, CD's, and DVD's for all ages. Sale is from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Soup & Chili Luncheon begins at 10:30 am for $5 adults will get all you can eat Soup and/or Chili, dessert and drink. Williamsville United Methodist Church, 128 E. Jones Street, Williamsville, IL. 217-566-3614

7 SCS Kindergarten Preview Night
Springfield Christian School (SCS), 2850 Cider Mill Lane, is hosting a Kindergarten Preview Night at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, for the 2017-2018 school year.  A tour of the school and visit to the classrooms will follow the 30-minute presentation.  Parents and in-coming kindergarteners interested in the school are encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be provided.  Questions?  217-698-1933 ext. 3450 or visit

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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

Looking for more activities in Springfield that you didn't find above? Try these links.

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