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 Library Event Calendar for community meetings and events(highlighted in orange) that are being held at Lincoln Library.

 

DECEMBER 2016

2-4 The Music Man Jr
"The Music Man Jr" is Springfield Theatre Centre (STC)'s first White Rabbit show of the 69th season! Based on Meredith Willson's six-time-Tony-Award-winning musical comedy, The Music Man JR. features some of musical theatre's most iconic songs and a story filled with wit, warmth and good old-fashioned romance. The Music Man JR. is family entertainment at its best - a bold, brassy show that will have the whole town atwitter! 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. on Sundays.
The Hoogland Center for the Arts, 420 S. 6th St, Springfield. For tickets ($12), 217-523-2787 or Hoogland Center for the Arts.

9-11The Music Man Jr
"The Music Man Jr" is Springfield Theatre Centre (STC)'s first White Rabbit show of the 69th season! Based on Meredith Willson's six-time-Tony-Award-winning musical comedy, The Music Man JR. features some of musical theatre's most iconic songs and a story filled with wit, warmth and good old-fashioned romance. The Music Man JR. is family entertainment at its best - a bold, brassy show that will have the whole town atwitter! 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. on Sundays.
The Hoogland Center for the Arts, 420 S. 6th St, Springfield. For tickets ($12), 217-523-2787 or Hoogland Center for the Arts.

10 Springfield Choral Society's Performance of Handel's Messiah
The Springfield Choral Society will perform Handel's Messiah, with orchestra, at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 10 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 815 South Sixth Street, Springfield. Tickets are $15 and are available at the door or by calling 217-787-4868 or 217-971-2701.x in my form but it returned three times with no answer. I have attached a PDF of the form I tried to fax and also have copied the concert info below.

10 Illinois State Military Museum
Military Museum Living Historians tell how Soldiers celebrated Christmas during 4 conflicts: Revolutionary War, Civil War, World War I and World War II. Dr. Chris McDonald, Lincoln Land Community College professor of political science, provides a short talk on Soldier’s Christmas letters.  Hear holiday carols by local choirs.  Coffee, hot chocolate, cider and cookies available afternoon and evening. Illinois State Military Museum, 1301 N. MacArthur Blvd, Springfield. Open 4-8 p.m. Music starts at 5 p.m. with Franklin Middle School Choir. Sound Celebration Choir at 6.p.m. Lecture by Dr. Chris McDonald at 7 p.m.

FEBRUARY 2017

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 www.springfieldchristianschool.org.

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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 http://carillon-rees.org/Get-Involved#Belles.

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 http://www.growinamerica.org/grow-in-illinois/illinois-grow-centers.

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! www.illinoisproductsmarket.com

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 valerie.goodwin@redcross.org 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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