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Spring Fling/Easter Craft Show

Spring Fling/Easter Craft Show

2017-03-26 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Macon Community Center

MU Softball vs MacMurray College

MU Softball vs MacMurray College

2017-03-26 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MU: Workman Family Softball Field

Spring Training Baseball & T-Ball Clinic

Spring Training Baseball & T-Ball Clinic

2017-03-26 1:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Decatur Indoor Sports Center (DISC)

Get ready for baseball season! Instructors cover fielding, hitting, throwing, catching and running. Ages 4-6 practice from 1:30-2:30p and ages 7-14 practice from 2:45-4:45p

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March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-27 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (3.3-3.28)
    • Glenn Bradshaw, former professor at the University of Illinois, left a legacy of masterful watercolor paintings when he passed away in 2013. His family, in conjunction with Cinema Gallery in Urbana, share his remaining work which exemplifies why he was a recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Watercolor USA Honor Society.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Richard Colbeck (Pen & ink)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Faculty Biennial
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Greg Fombelle (Photography)
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

Other Art Installations Include:

  • Scovill Sculpture Park
    • 71 S Country Club Rd, Decatur
  • Steven Decatur Commodore Mural
    • 145 S Water St, Decatur
  • Decatur Staley & Chicago Bears Mural
    • 111 E Main St, Decatur
  • Bob Marley Mural
    • 702 Eldorado St, Decatur

5 Ingredient Fix

5 Ingredient Fix

2017-03-27 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University of Illinois Extension, Macon County Office

Make a meal with only a few ingredients and talk about ways to use healthy convenience foods in your cooking. Advance registration required by March 20 at go.illinois.edu/dmp.

MidState Youth Soccer League (MYSL)

MidState Youth Soccer League (MYSL)

2017-03-27 5:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Decatur Soccer Complex

This non-travel league for grades K–8 includes 6 games and 8 training sessions coached by MidState’s licensed trainers. Each K–3 grade team has a facilitator (volunteer parent), who organizes teams on game days. Practice times: Grades K-1 (5:30 – 6:15p), Grades 2-3 (6:15-7:15p), and Grades 4-8 (7:15-8:15p)

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March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-28 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (3.3-3.28)
    • Glenn Bradshaw, former professor at the University of Illinois, left a legacy of masterful watercolor paintings when he passed away in 2013. His family, in conjunction with Cinema Gallery in Urbana, share his remaining work which exemplifies why he was a recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Watercolor USA Honor Society.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Richard Colbeck (Pen & ink)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Faculty Biennial
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Greg Fombelle (Photography)
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

Other Art Installations Include:

  • Scovill Sculpture Park
    • 71 S Country Club Rd, Decatur
  • Steven Decatur Commodore Mural
    • 145 S Water St, Decatur
  • Decatur Staley & Chicago Bears Mural
    • 111 E Main St, Decatur
  • Bob Marley Mural
    • 702 Eldorado St, Decatur

Essential Oils 101

Essential Oils 101

2017-03-28 8:30 am - 8:30 am
The Perfect Pair

Receive quick reference materials and a small binder to build your very own essential oils index. Includes a make-and-take feature to use with essential oils. All supplies provided. Call 672-8822 to register.
September: Peppermint and Eucalyptus
October: Thieves blend
November: Frankincense
January: PanAway blend and Cool Azul cream/gel
February: Purification blend
March: R.C. blend
April: Citrus Oils
May: Citronella and Cedarwood

Greater Decatur Toastmasters

Greater Decatur Toastmasters

2017-03-28 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce

Toastmasters International provides a supportive and positive learning experience in which members and guests are empowered with communication and leaderships skills. Do you have a presentation to give?  How would you rate your self-confidence when asked to speak? Would leadership skills boost your promotional possibilities? Learn more through Toastmasters, where leaders are made.”

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March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-29 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (3.3-3.28)
    • Glenn Bradshaw, former professor at the University of Illinois, left a legacy of masterful watercolor paintings when he passed away in 2013. His family, in conjunction with Cinema Gallery in Urbana, share his remaining work which exemplifies why he was a recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Watercolor USA Honor Society.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Richard Colbeck (Pen & ink)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Faculty Biennial
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Greg Fombelle (Photography)
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

Other Art Installations Include:

  • Scovill Sculpture Park
    • 71 S Country Club Rd, Decatur
  • Steven Decatur Commodore Mural
    • 145 S Water St, Decatur
  • Decatur Staley & Chicago Bears Mural
    • 111 E Main St, Decatur
  • Bob Marley Mural
    • 702 Eldorado St, Decatur

Exercise

Exercise

2017-03-29 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maroa Public Library

Mini Camp: Raccoons

Mini Camp: Raccoons

2017-03-29 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Rock Springs Conservation Area

Children ages 3-5 with an adult buddy will learn about raccoons through stories, activities, and outdoor exploration. Register online by noon on March 28.

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Civic Discourse Week

Civic Discourse Week

2017-03-30 2:00 am - 1:59 am
Various

Week-long series of events to encourage authentic dialogue surrounding citizenship in Macon County and beyond. Menu of programs attached.

March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-30 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (3.3-3.28)
    • Glenn Bradshaw, former professor at the University of Illinois, left a legacy of masterful watercolor paintings when he passed away in 2013. His family, in conjunction with Cinema Gallery in Urbana, share his remaining work which exemplifies why he was a recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Watercolor USA Honor Society.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Richard Colbeck (Pen & ink)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Faculty Biennial
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Greg Fombelle (Photography)
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

Other Art Installations Include:

  • Scovill Sculpture Park
    • 71 S Country Club Rd, Decatur
  • Steven Decatur Commodore Mural
    • 145 S Water St, Decatur
  • Decatur Staley & Chicago Bears Mural
    • 111 E Main St, Decatur
  • Bob Marley Mural
    • 702 Eldorado St, Decatur

Mini Camp: Raccoons

Mini Camp: Raccoons

2017-03-30 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Rock Springs Conservation Area

Children ages 1-5 with an adult buddy will learn about raccoons through stories, activities, and outdoor exploration. Register online by noon on March 28.

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Civic Discourse Week

Civic Discourse Week

2017-03-31 2:00 am - 1:59 am
Various

Week-long series of events to encourage authentic dialogue surrounding citizenship in Macon County and beyond. Menu of programs attached.

March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-31 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (3.3-3.28)
    • Glenn Bradshaw, former professor at the University of Illinois, left a legacy of masterful watercolor paintings when he passed away in 2013. His family, in conjunction with Cinema Gallery in Urbana, share his remaining work which exemplifies why he was a recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Watercolor USA Honor Society.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Faculty Biennial
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

Other Art Installations Include:

  • Scovill Sculpture Park
    • 71 S Country Club Rd, Decatur
  • Steven Decatur Commodore Mural
    • 145 S Water St, Decatur
  • Decatur Staley & Chicago Bears Mural
    • 111 E Main St, Decatur
  • Bob Marley Mural
    • 702 Eldorado St, Decatur

Exercise

Exercise

2017-03-31 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maroa Public Library

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Civic Discourse Week

Civic Discourse Week

2017-04-01 2:00 am - 1:59 am
Various

Week-long series of events to encourage authentic dialogue surrounding citizenship in Macon County and beyond. Menu of programs attached.

April Art in Decatur

April Art in Decatur

2017-04-01 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • Leta Burch
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (4.1-4.27)
    • Bloomington sculptor, Dennis French, marries design, engineering and extraordinary craftsmanship to create his one-of-a-kind “illuminants” and unusual, whimsical clocks. Functional art at its finest!
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Annette Russo
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Annette Russo (ceramic artist and painter)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Millikin Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Mike Delaney
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

3-D Target Shoot

3-D Target Shoot

2017-04-01 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Decatur Archery Club

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3-D Archery

3-D Archery

2017-04-02 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Lake Park

3-D archery event hosted by the Decatur Archery Club. 30-target course

Civic Discourse Week

Civic Discourse Week

2017-04-02 2:00 am - 1:59 am
Various

Week-long series of events to encourage authentic dialogue surrounding citizenship in Macon County and beyond. Menu of programs attached.

3-D Target Shoot

3-D Target Shoot

2017-04-02 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Decatur Archery Club

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Civic Discourse Week

Civic Discourse Week

2017-04-03 2:00 am - 1:59 am
Various

Week-long series of events to encourage authentic dialogue surrounding citizenship in Macon County and beyond. Menu of programs attached.

April Art in Decatur

April Art in Decatur

2017-04-03 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • Leta Burch
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (4.1-4.27)
    • Bloomington sculptor, Dennis French, marries design, engineering and extraordinary craftsmanship to create his one-of-a-kind “illuminants” and unusual, whimsical clocks. Functional art at its finest!
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Annette Russo
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Annette Russo (ceramic artist and painter)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Millikin Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Mike Delaney
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

Storybook Adventure Preschool Activity: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Storybook Adventure Preschool Activity: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

2017-04-03 10:00 am - 10:40 am
Johns Hill Center

Children ages 2-5 spend the morning learning what it’s like to be a bear! Activities include listening to the story Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, animal charades, a painting craft, and a heads and tails matching game. Before they leave, they also enjoy delicious animal crackers.

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Civic Discourse Week

Civic Discourse Week

2017-04-04 2:00 am - 1:59 am
Various

Week-long series of events to encourage authentic dialogue surrounding citizenship in Macon County and beyond. Menu of programs attached.

April Art in Decatur

April Art in Decatur

2017-04-04 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • Leta Burch
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (4.1-4.27)
    • Bloomington sculptor, Dennis French, marries design, engineering and extraordinary craftsmanship to create his one-of-a-kind “illuminants” and unusual, whimsical clocks. Functional art at its finest!
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Annette Russo
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Annette Russo (ceramic artist and painter)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Millikin Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Mike Delaney
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

Mini Camp: Squirrels

Mini Camp: Squirrels

2017-04-04 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Rock Springs Conservation Area

Children discover acrobatic squirrels and their habitat through songs, furs, footprints, and a playful game. For ages 1-5 with an adult buddy. Register online by April 3.

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Civic Discourse Week

Civic Discourse Week

2017-04-05 2:00 am - 1:59 am
Various

Week-long series of events to encourage authentic dialogue surrounding citizenship in Macon County and beyond. Menu of programs attached.

Chamber Business Breakfast

Chamber Business Breakfast

2017-04-05 7:00 am - 8:00 am
The Decatur Club

April Art in Decatur

April Art in Decatur

2017-04-05 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • Leta Burch
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (4.1-4.27)
    • Bloomington sculptor, Dennis French, marries design, engineering and extraordinary craftsmanship to create his one-of-a-kind “illuminants” and unusual, whimsical clocks. Functional art at its finest!
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Annette Russo
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Annette Russo (ceramic artist and painter)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Millikin Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Mike Delaney
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

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Civic Discourse Week

Civic Discourse Week

2017-04-06 2:00 am - 1:59 am
Various

Week-long series of events to encourage authentic dialogue surrounding citizenship in Macon County and beyond. Menu of programs attached.

Community Leaders Breakfast

Community Leaders Breakfast

2017-04-06 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Decatur Conference Center & Hotel

Kay Frances is known as “America’s Funniest Stressbuster,” she has shared her message to “lighten up, stress less and take care of ourselves” in 38 states and Canada for 25 years. Kay is the “real deal” having performed as a professional stand-up comedian for many years.

April Art in Decatur

April Art in Decatur

2017-04-06 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • Leta Burch
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (4.1-4.27)
    • Bloomington sculptor, Dennis French, marries design, engineering and extraordinary craftsmanship to create his one-of-a-kind “illuminants” and unusual, whimsical clocks. Functional art at its finest!
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Annette Russo
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Annette Russo (ceramic artist and painter)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Millikin Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Mike Delaney
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

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April Art in Decatur

April Art in Decatur

2017-04-07 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • Leta Burch
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (4.1-4.27)
    • Bloomington sculptor, Dennis French, marries design, engineering and extraordinary craftsmanship to create his one-of-a-kind “illuminants” and unusual, whimsical clocks. Functional art at its finest!
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Annette Russo
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Annette Russo (ceramic artist and painter)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Millikin Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Mike Delaney
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

Exercise

Exercise

2017-04-07 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maroa Public Library

Music at the Museum

Music at the Museum

2017-04-07 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Children’s Museum of Illinois

Join Michael, Zach, and Museum Educators in this interactive and musical program! Spend the first 30 minutes dancing, singing, and learning about beat, tempo, and rhythm. The second part of the program is focused on making instruments to create music at home!

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April Art in Decatur

April Art in Decatur

2017-04-08 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • Leta Burch
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (4.1-4.27)
    • Bloomington sculptor, Dennis French, marries design, engineering and extraordinary craftsmanship to create his one-of-a-kind “illuminants” and unusual, whimsical clocks. Functional art at its finest!
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Annette Russo
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Annette Russo (ceramic artist and painter)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Millikin Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Mike Delaney
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

Illini United Minis Volleyball League

Illini United Minis Volleyball League

2017-04-08 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Decatur Indoor Sports Center (DISC)

Led by Illini United High School Volleyball Club coaches and players, participants in grades 1-6 learn and improve volleyball basics during practices and tournament-style games. Practice times depend on age.

Super Saturday Registration at Richland

Super Saturday Registration at Richland

2017-04-08 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
RCC: Workforce Development Institute

Super Saturday Registration is your chance to register early to get the classes you want. This is your one-stop spot for placement testing, financial aid and scholarships, academic advisement, and registration. Complimentary refreshments.

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MU Men’s Tennis vs Carthage College

MU Men’s Tennis vs Carthage College

2017-04-09 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairview Park: Tennis Center

2nd Annual Illinois Junior State 10-Ball Championships

2nd Annual Illinois Junior State 10-Ball Championships

2017-04-09 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Starship Billiards

Train Fair

Train Fair

2017-04-09 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Decatur Civic Center

Get your caboose for this year’s April Train Fair which includes swap meets, clinics, door prizes, and boxcar loads of vendors offering those hard to find rare model train collectibles. The April Train Fair is a great time for all ages. Looking for a great family event? 

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April Art in Decatur

April Art in Decatur

2017-04-10 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • Leta Burch
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (4.1-4.27)
    • Bloomington sculptor, Dennis French, marries design, engineering and extraordinary craftsmanship to create his one-of-a-kind “illuminants” and unusual, whimsical clocks. Functional art at its finest!
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Annette Russo
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Annette Russo (ceramic artist and painter)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Millikin Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Mike Delaney
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

Calendar Kids Preschool Activity: Egg-cellent Easter

Calendar Kids Preschool Activity: Egg-cellent Easter

2017-04-10 10:00 am - 10:40 am
Johns Hill Center

Celebrate Easter with fun games and crafts! Children ages 2-5 make an egg sun catcher, play a “Peek-a-boo” chick game, and a have an egg race, and enjoy a “bunny” snack!

Visit the Easter Bunny

Visit the Easter Bunny

2017-04-10 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Hickory Point Mall

Near center stage, picture packages available.

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April Art in Decatur

April Art in Decatur

2017-04-11 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • Leta Burch
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (4.1-4.27)
    • Bloomington sculptor, Dennis French, marries design, engineering and extraordinary craftsmanship to create his one-of-a-kind “illuminants” and unusual, whimsical clocks. Functional art at its finest!
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Annette Russo
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Annette Russo (ceramic artist and painter)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Millikin Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Mike Delaney
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

Senior Series (Ages 55+)

Senior Series (Ages 55+)

2017-04-11 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Decatur Area Arts Council

Explore a variety of mediums, techniques and artists at an affordable price. These reduced prices are available due to a grant from Susan Wade. Painted Chinese Lanterns, Paper Kokeshi Dolls, Jazz Mixed Media Painting, Watercolor Flowers, Peacock Painting, 3-D paper flowers. Ages 55+

Visit the Easter Bunny

Visit the Easter Bunny

2017-04-11 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Hickory Point Mall

Near center stage, picture packages available.

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April Art in Decatur

April Art in Decatur

2017-04-12 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • Leta Burch
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (4.1-4.27)
    • Bloomington sculptor, Dennis French, marries design, engineering and extraordinary craftsmanship to create his one-of-a-kind “illuminants” and unusual, whimsical clocks. Functional art at its finest!
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Annette Russo
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Annette Russo (ceramic artist and painter)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Millikin Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Mike Delaney
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

Exercise

Exercise

2017-04-12 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maroa Public Library

Visit the Easter Bunny

Visit the Easter Bunny

2017-04-12 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Hickory Point Mall

Near center stage, picture packages available.

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April Art in Decatur

April Art in Decatur

2017-04-13 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • Leta Burch
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (4.1-4.27)
    • Bloomington sculptor, Dennis French, marries design, engineering and extraordinary craftsmanship to create his one-of-a-kind “illuminants” and unusual, whimsical clocks. Functional art at its finest!
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Annette Russo
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Annette Russo (ceramic artist and painter)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Millikin Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Mike Delaney
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

Hercules Challenge Color Fun Run/Walk

Hercules Challenge Color Fun Run/Walk

2017-04-13 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fletcher Park

Family-friendly event for a good cause (Mt. Zion Elementary Community Club).  A fun 1-mile walk/run with 3 color blast stations.

Free Tax Help

Free Tax Help

2017-04-13 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Decatur Public Library

 

Get help filing your State and Federal Taxes at the Decatur Public Library. Free electronic filing of state and federal tax forms for families with $50,000 or less in total income and individuals with $25,000 or less in total income.

Please note that times and dates of tax prep can vary due to bad weather, staff availability, and other unforeseen circumstances.

      What to Bring with You:

  • All W-2s, W2G, and 1099s (if any) for the year involved
  • Social Security cards or Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) for all family members
  • Valid photo ID for all family members
  • Copies of previous year’s federal & state (2014) tax returns
  • Proof of bank account number and routing number if you choose to direct deposit your tax refund
  • Total paid for day care and necessary ID numbers
  • Property tax bill
  • Amount spent on college expenses

This free service is provided by Millikin University. The Decatur Public Library is only the host facility.

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April Art in Decatur

April Art in Decatur

2017-04-14 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • Leta Burch
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (4.1-4.27)
    • Bloomington sculptor, Dennis French, marries design, engineering and extraordinary craftsmanship to create his one-of-a-kind “illuminants” and unusual, whimsical clocks. Functional art at its finest!
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Annette Russo
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Annette Russo (ceramic artist and painter)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Millikin Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Mike Delaney
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

Exercise

Exercise

2017-04-14 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maroa Public Library

Visit the Easter Bunny

Visit the Easter Bunny

2017-04-14 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Hickory Point Mall

Near center stage, picture packages available.

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April Art in Decatur

April Art in Decatur

2017-04-15 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • Leta Burch
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (4.1-4.27)
    • Bloomington sculptor, Dennis French, marries design, engineering and extraordinary craftsmanship to create his one-of-a-kind “illuminants” and unusual, whimsical clocks. Functional art at its finest!
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Annette Russo
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Annette Russo (ceramic artist and painter)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Millikin Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Mike Delaney
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

Donut Run and Shoe Drive

Donut Run and Shoe Drive

2017-04-15 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Fleet Feet Sports

1- and 3-mile fun run/walk with demo shoes available. Post run donuts served. This is also a shoe drive for SolesforNoah. We accept gently used shoes for an adoption shoe drive.

Illini United Minis Volleyball League

Illini United Minis Volleyball League

2017-04-15 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Decatur Indoor Sports Center (DISC)

Led by Illini United High School Volleyball Club coaches and players, participants in grades 1-6 learn and improve volleyball basics during practices and tournament-style games. Practice times depend on age.

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Music at Pops

Music at Pops

2017-04-16 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Pop’s Place

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April Art in Decatur

April Art in Decatur

2017-04-17 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • Leta Burch
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (4.1-4.27)
    • Bloomington sculptor, Dennis French, marries design, engineering and extraordinary craftsmanship to create his one-of-a-kind “illuminants” and unusual, whimsical clocks. Functional art at its finest!
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Annette Russo
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Annette Russo (ceramic artist and painter)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Millikin Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Mike Delaney
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

MidState Little Kritters Soccer

MidState Little Kritters Soccer

2017-04-17 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Decatur Soccer Complex

In this 5-week program designed for U4 & U5 players, a story book is provided which highlights animal characters who possess unique soccer skills. MidState coaches teach these skills through fun activities.

MidState Youth Soccer League (MYSL)

MidState Youth Soccer League (MYSL)

2017-04-17 5:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Decatur Soccer Complex

This non-travel league for grades K–8 includes 6 games and 8 training sessions coached by MidState’s licensed trainers. Each K–3 grade team has a facilitator (volunteer parent), who organizes teams on game days. Practice times: Grades K-1 (5:30 – 6:15p), Grades 2-3 (6:15-7:15p), and Grades 4-8 (7:15-8:15p)

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April Art in Decatur

April Art in Decatur

2017-04-18 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • Leta Burch
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (4.1-4.27)
    • Bloomington sculptor, Dennis French, marries design, engineering and extraordinary craftsmanship to create his one-of-a-kind “illuminants” and unusual, whimsical clocks. Functional art at its finest!
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Annette Russo
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Annette Russo (ceramic artist and painter)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Millikin Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Mike Delaney
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

Senior Series (Ages 55+)

Senior Series (Ages 55+)

2017-04-18 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Decatur Area Arts Council

Explore a variety of mediums, techniques and artists at an affordable price. These reduced prices are available due to a grant from Susan Wade. Painted Chinese Lanterns, Paper Kokeshi Dolls, Jazz Mixed Media Painting, Watercolor Flowers, Peacock Painting, 3-D paper flowers. Ages 55+

Yoga

Yoga

2017-04-18 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
DPL: Madden Auditorium

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April Art in Decatur

April Art in Decatur

2017-04-19 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • Leta Burch
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (4.1-4.27)
    • Bloomington sculptor, Dennis French, marries design, engineering and extraordinary craftsmanship to create his one-of-a-kind “illuminants” and unusual, whimsical clocks. Functional art at its finest!
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Annette Russo
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Annette Russo (ceramic artist and painter)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Millikin Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Mike Delaney
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

Exercise

Exercise

2017-04-19 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maroa Public Library

Mini Camp: Foxes

Mini Camp: Foxes

2017-04-19 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Rock Springs Conservation Area

Pounce into the life of red and gray foxes as we compare their furs, tracks, and sleepy time schedule. For ages 1-5 with an adult buddy. Register online by April 18.

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April Art in Decatur

April Art in Decatur

2017-04-20 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • Leta Burch
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (4.1-4.27)
    • Bloomington sculptor, Dennis French, marries design, engineering and extraordinary craftsmanship to create his one-of-a-kind “illuminants” and unusual, whimsical clocks. Functional art at its finest!
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Annette Russo
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Annette Russo (ceramic artist and painter)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Millikin Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Mike Delaney
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

Mini Camp: Foxes

Mini Camp: Foxes

2017-04-20 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Rock Springs Conservation Area

Pounce into the life of red and gray foxes as we compare their furs, tracks, and sleepy time schedule. For ages 3-5 with an adult buddy. Register online by April 18.

Storytime

Storytime

2017-04-20 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Maroa Public Library

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Jury’s Out Band

Jury’s Out Band

2017-04-21 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Feeling Lucky

80s Rock n Roll Band

April Art in Decatur

April Art in Decatur

2017-04-21 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • Leta Burch
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (4.1-4.27)
    • Bloomington sculptor, Dennis French, marries design, engineering and extraordinary craftsmanship to create his one-of-a-kind “illuminants” and unusual, whimsical clocks. Functional art at its finest!
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Annette Russo
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Annette Russo (ceramic artist and painter)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Millikin Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Mike Delaney
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

Exercise

Exercise

2017-04-21 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maroa Public Library

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Coffee & Cars Cruise In

Coffee & Cars Cruise In

2017-04-22 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Coffee Connection

No trophies. Just cars, coffee, and fellowship. No entry fee, all donations go to Decatur/Macon County Animal Control

April Art in Decatur

April Art in Decatur

2017-04-22 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • Leta Burch
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (4.1-4.27)
    • Bloomington sculptor, Dennis French, marries design, engineering and extraordinary craftsmanship to create his one-of-a-kind “illuminants” and unusual, whimsical clocks. Functional art at its finest!
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Annette Russo
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Annette Russo (ceramic artist and painter)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Millikin Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Mike Delaney
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

MU Men’s Golf vs Weist Foundation Classic

MU Men’s Golf vs Weist Foundation Classic

2017-04-22 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Red Tail Run Golf Course

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Gem & Mineral Show

Gem & Mineral Show

2017-04-23 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Progress City

Join us for 2 days of family fun! With a focus on kids and earth sciences, the Gem & Mineral Show features club exhibits, demonstrations, kids activities, door prizes and silent auctions! Exhibitors showcase meteorites, opals, jade, crystals galore, carvings, jewelry, gemstones, lapidary arts, beads, fossils, and mineral specimens from all over the world. Demonstrations during the show give visitors an up-close look at lapidary artists pursuing their skills in-person, including silver-smithing, jewelry making, wire-wrapping, Bonsai trees in wire, beading, sand art, stone turning on a lathe and other arts. Kids Corner available where each child under 15 gets a free ticket for the fossil dig, and have the chance to win in the treasure hunt and kids’ door prizes. Silent Auctions for jewelry, minerals, fossils and gift items. Hourly and grand door prizes awarded! Food available.

First Gig Fundraiser

First Gig Fundraiser

2017-04-23 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sliderz

11 musical acts, all ages welcome, food, raffles, auctions

The Decatur Genealogicial Society General Meeting

The Decatur Genealogicial Society General Meeting

2017-04-23 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Decatur Genealogical Society

Presentation by Larry E. Periman on the Bingaman Civil War Letters at 1p with our general meeting to follow. Refreshments and research time after the presentation until 4p

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Decatur Barn Colony Artist

Decatur Barn Colony Artist

2017-04-24 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Madden Arts Center

Annette Russo, Color & Composition: Making your own colors. Bring your favorite medium.

April Art in Decatur

April Art in Decatur

2017-04-24 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • Leta Burch
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (4.1-4.27)
    • Bloomington sculptor, Dennis French, marries design, engineering and extraordinary craftsmanship to create his one-of-a-kind “illuminants” and unusual, whimsical clocks. Functional art at its finest!
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Annette Russo
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Annette Russo (ceramic artist and painter)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Millikin Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Mike Delaney
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

MidState Little Kritters Soccer

MidState Little Kritters Soccer

2017-04-24 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Decatur Soccer Complex

In this 5-week program designed for U4 & U5 players, a story book is provided which highlights animal characters who possess unique soccer skills. MidState coaches teach these skills through fun activities.

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April Art in Decatur

April Art in Decatur

2017-04-25 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location.

  • Decatur Airport
    • Leta Burch
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (4.1-4.27)
    • Bloomington sculptor, Dennis French, marries design, engineering and extraordinary craftsmanship to create his one-of-a-kind “illuminants” and unusual, whimsical clocks. Functional art at its finest!
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Annette Russo
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Annette Russo (ceramic artist and painter)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery
    • Millikin Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibitions
    • 1184 W Main St, Decatur
    • 217.424.6318
    • 12-5p (Mo-Fr)
  • RCC: Erlanson Gallery
    • One College Park, Decatur
    • 217.875.7200
  • Rock Springs Nature Center
    • 3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur
    • 217.423.7708
    •  8a-5p (Mo-We, Fr), 8a-8p (Th), 9a-5p (Sa), 1-5p (Su)
  • Wildflour Artisan Bakery & Cafe
    • Mike Delaney
    • 256 W Main, Decatur
    • 217.422.3300
    • 8a-4p (Tu-Sa)

Essential Oils 101

Essential Oils 101

2017-04-25 8:30 am - 8:30 am
The Perfect Pair

Receive quick reference materials and a small binder to build your very own essential oils index. Includes a make-and-take feature to use with essential oils. All supplies provided. Call 672-8822 to register.
September: Peppermint and Eucalyptus
October: Thieves blend
November: Frankincense
January: PanAway blend and Cool Azul cream/gel
February: Purification blend
March: R.C. blend
April: Citrus Oils
May: Citronella and Cedarwood

Senior Series (Ages 55+)

Senior Series (Ages 55+)

2017-04-25 10:00 am -