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Night at the Lincoln Theater

Night at the Lincoln Theater

2017-01-29 8:00 pm - 5:00 am
Lincoln Square Theatre

Come along for another intense investigation of this supernaturally charged theater! We’ll spend the night looking for the theater’s ghosts and we’ll also include a history and tour of the theater as well. Is it really as haunted as many claim? Find out for yourself during what may be one of the scariest nights of your life!

Valentine Pins

Valentine Pins

2017-01-29 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fletcher Park: Recreation Center

“Stuff You Love” Valentine heart pins (or pendants). Use textures and mica powders with black polymer clay to create unique, layered pieces. Ages 10 and up. Ages 5 to 9 many attend with an adult “assistant”.

The Guardian Live Action Show

The Guardian Live Action Show

2017-01-29 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Decatur Civic Center

Come see why we are the best traveling live action shown the Country as our Top Black Belt Performers deliver exciting, edge of your seat weaponry skills, flipping, kicking, stunts, and more! This show delivers a great anti bullying awareness message that all of our fans are raving about! From infants to adults, our show is appropriate for any age! Come meet your favorites heroes, get their signatures, get an autographed shirt, front row seating and more! Tickets sell fast, so be sure to get yours now!

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January Art in Decatur

January Art in Decatur

2017-01-30 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
    • Carol Kessler
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (1.5-1.30)
    • Young Artists Showcase (5th-8th grade)
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-5:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Barn Colony Artists
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Gallery 510 Group Show
    • 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 (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Jane Eckles
    • 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

Monday Night Fun Run

Monday Night Fun Run

2017-01-30 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fleet Feet Sports

1- and 3-mile fun run/walk. Visibility gear required.

MidState Indoor Little Kritters Soccer

MidState Indoor Little Kritters Soccer

2017-01-30 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Decatur Indoor Sports Center (DISC)

5-week program designed for preschool players. A story book is provided, which highlights 11 animal characters who possess unique soccer skills. MidState Soccer Club coaches help participants learn these soccer skills through fun activities. 4:30-5p or 5-5:30p session.

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January Art in Decatur

January Art in Decatur

2017-01-31 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
    • Carol Kessler
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (1.5-1.30)
    • Young Artists Showcase (5th-8th grade)
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-5:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Barn Colony Artists
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Gallery 510 Group Show
    • 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 (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Jane Eckles
    • 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

2017-01-31 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

Read, Play, Learn Playgroup

Read, Play, Learn Playgroup

2017-01-31 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Barclay Public Library

Unstructured playgroup for 2-5 year olds. Bring your little ones to enjoy our games, toys, and books!

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Chamber Business Breakfast

Chamber Business Breakfast

2017-02-01 7:00 am - 8:00 am
The Decatur Club

February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-01 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

2017-02-01 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maroa Public Library

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February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-02 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

Storytime

Storytime

2017-02-02 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Maroa Public Library

Baby Talk Times

Baby Talk Times

2017-02-02 10:00 am - 11:00 am
DPL: Children’s Auditorium

Babies, toddlers and their parents/caregivers meet with a Baby TALK teacher for parenting conversations, playtime, stories, fingerplays & songs. (Birth to 3)

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February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-03 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

2017-02-03 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maroa Public Library

Piano Teaching Presentation

Piano Teaching Presentation

2017-02-03 10:00 am - 11:00 am
MU: Perkinson Music Center

Decatur Area Music Teachers Association presents guest speaker pianist Mark Valenti with the presentation “Teaching in the Positive.” Open to the public.

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Art of Marriage Event

Art of Marriage Event

2017-02-04 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lampstand Presbyterian Church

When you recited your marriage vows, did you have any idea that marriage would be so complex? Family Life missionaries, Cliff and Kelly Hollon lead us through this 6-session marriage event that allows you to experience God’s design for marriage. This event is for newlyweds, seasoned couples…and any in-between!

Ray’s Chilli Chilly Run

Ray’s Chilli Chilly Run

2017-02-04 7:00 am - 9:00 am
South Side Country Club

Distances marked with turn-arounds at the 1.5 mile, 2.5 mile and 5 mile marks for a 3, 5 or 10 mile total run, respectively. Food and beverages to follow in the country club.

February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-04 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

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Heart of Illinois USA Gymnastics Meet

Heart of Illinois USA Gymnastics Meet

2017-02-05 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lutheran School Association (LSA)

Central Illinois premier USA Gymnastics Sanctioned Meet hosted by Decatur’s own Gym Fusion! Come see Team Fusion and close to 500 girls complete! USA Gymnastics is the national governing body for the sport in the United States. It gets this designation from the U.S. Olympic Committee and the International Gymnastics Federation. USA Gymnastics, headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., sets the rules and policies that govern the sport of gymnastics.

Super Bowl Party

Super Bowl Party

2017-02-05 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sliderz

A snack buffet all day for $5! Amazing drink specials! Give-aways every 30 mins!

Conservation Areas in Winter

Conservation Areas in Winter

2017-02-05 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rock Springs Conservation Area

On this trip, staff drive you to some of the Conservation District owned sites that you may not be aware of. Look for wildlife, discover the beauty of nature, and hear what natural area restoration work is underway. Trip departs from Rock Springs Nature Center. For all ages. Register online by February 3. Space is limited.

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February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-06 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

Calendar Kids Preschool Activity: Vibrant Valentines

Calendar Kids Preschool Activity: Vibrant Valentines

2017-02-06 10:00 am - 10:40 am
Johns Hill Center

Children ages 2-5 enjoy learning about different holidays and seasons through hands-on crafts, games, and snacks!

Nutrition Education Classes

Nutrition Education Classes

2017-02-06 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Decatur Public Library

Join the University of Illinois Extension for 8 weeks of free nutrition education classes! Classes include hands-on learning, cooking demonstrations and recipe sampling. Participants who attend at least 6 classes will receive a free kitchen utensil. This is a general nutrition education class and will not focus on specific health concerns such as diabetes or high cholesterol. For specific health concerns, please consult your medical provider.

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February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-07 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

Preschool Activity at the DISC: Sports Sampler

Preschool Activity at the DISC: Sports Sampler

2017-02-07 10:00 am - 10:40 am
Decatur Indoor Sports Center (DISC)

Introduces kids ages 2-5 to T-ball, basketball, tumbling, and more! Each week features a new sport. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Read, Play, Learn Playgroup

Read, Play, Learn Playgroup

2017-02-07 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Barclay Public Library

Unstructured playgroup for 2-5 year olds. Bring your little ones to enjoy our games, toys, and books!

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February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-08 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

2017-02-08 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maroa Public Library

Make Space Workshop

Make Space Workshop

2017-02-08 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Illinois

Robots are simply objects that perform a task- so let’s make them create art! Use littleBits to make a robot that makes a beautiful piece of art.

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February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-09 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

Storytime

Storytime

2017-02-09 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Maroa Public Library

Baby Talk Times

Baby Talk Times

2017-02-09 10:00 am - 11:00 am
DPL: Children’s Auditorium

Babies, toddlers and their parents/caregivers meet with a Baby TALK teacher for parenting conversations, playtime, stories, fingerplays & songs. (Birth to 3)

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February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-10 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

2017-02-10 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maroa Public Library

Basic Email

Basic Email

2017-02-10 10:15 am - 11:30 am
Decatur Public Library

Learn how to sign up for a Gmail email account and how to send and receive email. If time permits we explore how to attach a file to an email and how to download attachments.

Registration is required.

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February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-11 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

Fibers & Spinning

Fibers & Spinning

2017-02-11 8:30 am - 10:00 am
University of Illinois Extension, Macon County Office

There is exploding interest in natural fibers and how to create fabric and textiles from them. Local natural fiber producers will show basic wool spinning and how to felt alpaca fleece. Register by February 2.

Enjoying Cut Flowers at Home

Enjoying Cut Flowers at Home

2017-02-11 8:30 am - 10:20 am
University of Illinois Extension, Macon County Office

With Valentine’s Day coming soon, now is the perfect time to learn the science and art of floral design. We discuss care, handling and what to plant in a cutting garden. Take home a vase arrangement to keep. Register by February 2.

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Valentines Day Fun Run and Pancake Breakfast

Valentines Day Fun Run and Pancake Breakfast

2017-02-12 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Fleet Feet Sports

Join us for a 1- and 3-mile run or walk followed with a pancake breakfast. Several raffle prizes! You wont want to miss this!

Startup Weekend Decatur

Startup Weekend Decatur

2017-02-12 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Citizen Barnes Building

Engage in Entrepreneurship!

Interested in entrepreneurship? Interested in innovation? Do you have an idea but aren’t sure if there is a market for it? Decatur’s second Startup Weekend is the thing for you! Whether you want to pitch an idea for a team to work on or be on a team that works on a project to launch, don’t miss Decatur’s Startup Weekend. Be a part of this international movement to learn entrepreneurial tools, skills, and practices. Apply the process to a business you own, a project you run, an opportunity you see, or a dream you have.

Juvae Jazz Festival

Juvae Jazz Festival

2017-02-12 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Decatur Conference Center & Hotel

4 sessions during the weekend in multiple venues, all under one roof, featuring different styles of music – Dixieland Jazz, Chicago & New Orleans styles, Swing, Ragtime, Zydeco and Gypsy Jazz.

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February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-13 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

Storybook Adventure Preschool Activity: Curious George Discovers the Senses

Storybook Adventure Preschool Activity: Curious George Discovers the Senses

2017-02-13 10:00 am - 10:40 am
Johns Hill Center

Children ages 2-5 listen to a story, then participate in art activities highlighting the book’s characters and events.

Nutrition Education Classes

Nutrition Education Classes

2017-02-13 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Decatur Public Library

Join the University of Illinois Extension for 8 weeks of free nutrition education classes! Classes include hands-on learning, cooking demonstrations and recipe sampling. Participants who attend at least 6 classes will receive a free kitchen utensil. This is a general nutrition education class and will not focus on specific health concerns such as diabetes or high cholesterol. For specific health concerns, please consult your medical provider.

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Chocolate Extravaganza

Chocolate Extravaganza

2017-02-14 7:00 am - 7:00 am
St Mary’s Hospital

These chocolate delights are attractively packaged and ready to go. Also we have a Winter Getaway Package of an overnight stay with dinner. You can purchase raffle tickets for $5 each or 3 for $10 in the hospital gift shop.

February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-14 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

Preschool Activity at the DISC: Sports Sampler

Preschool Activity at the DISC: Sports Sampler

2017-02-14 10:00 am - 10:40 am
Decatur Indoor Sports Center (DISC)

Introduces kids ages 2-5 to T-ball, basketball, tumbling, and more! Each week features a new sport. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-15 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

2017-02-15 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maroa Public Library

Mini Camp: Opossum

Mini Camp: Opossum

2017-02-15 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Rock Springs Conservation Area

Play a fun opossum game and use your senses to discover native Virginia Opossums that live and play in our wooded areas. For ages 1-5 with an adult buddy. Register online by February 14. Min/Max: 4/12.

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February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-16 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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: Opossum

Mini Camp: Opossum

2017-02-16 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Rock Springs Conservation Area

Play a fun opossum game and use your senses to discover native Virginia Opossums that live and play in our wooded areas. For ages 3-5 with an adult buddy. Register online by February 14. Min/Max: 4/12

Storytime

Storytime

2017-02-16 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Maroa Public Library

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February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-17 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

2017-02-17 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maroa Public Library

Pre-K Adventures: Van Gogh Mixed Media Sunflowers Sunflowers

Pre-K Adventures: Van Gogh Mixed Media Sunflowers Sunflowers

2017-02-17 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Decatur Area Arts Council

Get ready to get messy! Story, games, hands-on stations, art projects and snack based on famous works of art. Ages 2-5, parent must accompany child.

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February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-18 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

Free Tax Help

Free Tax Help

2017-02-18 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.

Mary Jo Curry Band

Mary Jo Curry Band

2017-02-18 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Feeling Lucky

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Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

2017-02-19 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Decatur Civic Center

Adult siblings Vanya and Sonia live together in their childhood home surrounded by regrets, unfulfilled aspirations, and, Cassandra, their clairvoyant cleaning woman. Neither sibling works; their movie-star sister Masha pays the bills. That’s the problem; Masha wants to sell the house. So she decides to pay a visit accompanied by her boy-toy Spike. What follows? Comedic scheming of the highest order, of course!

Decatur’s Lincoln Statues

Decatur’s Lincoln Statues

2017-02-19 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rock Springs Conservation Area

Decatur was part of Abraham Lincoln’s life in several ways. Learn about the statues throughout Decatur that honor Lincoln, and find out the stories behind the sculptors. Free. Register online by February 17. Min/Max: 5/50.

Dave Weld

Dave Weld

2017-02-19 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Pop’s Place

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School’s Out Day Camp at the DISC

School’s Out Day Camp at the DISC

2017-02-20 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
Decatur Indoor Sports Center (DISC)

Play games and enjoy the rock wall and inflatables. Kids ages 5-14 are well supervised during the camp day with an 8:1 student to staff ratio.

February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-20 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

Holiday Lacrosse Clinic

Holiday Lacrosse Clinic

2017-02-20 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Decatur Indoor Sports Center (DISC)

A new holiday lacrosse clinic is open for boys and girls ages 8-16. Never played before? That’s okay! Join those who are already playing the fastest growing game in America. Bring your own equipment or use ours.

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February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-21 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

Preschool Activity at the DISC: Sports Sampler

Preschool Activity at the DISC: Sports Sampler

2017-02-21 10:00 am - 10:40 am
Decatur Indoor Sports Center (DISC)

Introduces kids ages 2-5 to T-ball, basketball, tumbling, and more! Each week features a new sport. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Read, Play, Learn Playgroup

Read, Play, Learn Playgroup

2017-02-21 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Barclay Public Library

Unstructured playgroup for 2-5 year olds. Bring your little ones to enjoy our games, toys, and books!

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February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-22 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

2017-02-22 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maroa Public Library

Make Space Workshops

Make Space Workshops

2017-02-22 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Illinois

This program is all about building tall and stable buildings. What are the best kinds of support? How wide does your base need to be? We’re going to take over museum with our large and stable structures.

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February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-23 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

Storytime

Storytime

2017-02-23 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Maroa Public Library

Baby Talk Times

Baby Talk Times

2017-02-23 10:00 am - 11:00 am
DPL: Children’s Auditorium

Babies, toddlers and their parents/caregivers meet with a Baby TALK teacher for parenting conversations, playtime, stories, fingerplays & songs. (Birth to 3)

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February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-24 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

2017-02-24 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maroa Public Library

Early Explorers Preschool Activity: Dinosaurs Galore

Early Explorers Preschool Activity: Dinosaurs Galore

2017-02-24 10:00 am - 10:40 am
Johns Hill Center

Youth ages 2-5 dive into a world of exploration for hands-on learning and fun. Designed to stimulate a child’s interests in art, science, and culture while engaging the 5 senses.

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Friends of Argenta Community Breakfast

Friends of Argenta Community Breakfast

2017-02-25 7:30 am - 10:00 am
Old Grade School

Pancakes, biscuits & gravy, sausage patties, casserole, coffee, milk, juice and hot chocolate.

February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-25 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

MidState Indoor 3 v 3 Futsal Tournament

MidState Indoor 3 v 3 Futsal Tournament

2017-02-25 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Decatur Indoor Sports Center (DISC)

Don’t miss MidState Soccer Club’s 5th Annual 3 v 3 Indoor Futsal Tournament! 8U – 12U boys and girls will play Feb. 25, and 14U/HS/adults will play Feb. 26. Teams are guaranteed 3 games consisting of 12-minute halves on shortened fields using PUGG goals. Teams have a maximum of 6 players with no goalkeeper. Register at the DISC by February 10.

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MidState Indoor 3 v 3 Futsal Tournament

MidState Indoor 3 v 3 Futsal Tournament

2017-02-26 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Decatur Indoor Sports Center (DISC)

Don’t miss MidState Soccer Club’s 5th Annual 3 v 3 Indoor Futsal Tournament! 8U – 12U boys and girls will play Feb. 25, and 14U/HS/adults will play Feb. 26. Teams are guaranteed 3 games consisting of 12-minute halves on shortened fields using PUGG goals. Teams have a maximum of 6 players with no goalkeeper. Register at the DISC by February 10.

The Decatur Genealogicial Society General Meeting

The Decatur Genealogicial Society General Meeting

2017-02-26 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Decatur Genealogical Society

Speaker is Mr. Don Chamberlain. Speaking on the “National (Cumberland) Road through Illinois”. Afterward there is a short meeting with refreshments and research time.

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

2017-02-26 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Decatur Civic Center

Adult siblings Vanya and Sonia live together in their childhood home surrounded by regrets, unfulfilled aspirations, and, Cassandra, their clairvoyant cleaning woman. Neither sibling works; their movie-star sister Masha pays the bills. That’s the problem; Masha wants to sell the house. So she decides to pay a visit accompanied by her boy-toy Spike. What follows? Comedic scheming of the highest order, of course!

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February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-27 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

Oglesby Mansion play

Oglesby Mansion play

2017-02-27 10:00 am - 10:00 am
Oglesby Mansion

Play for school children – “President Grant’s Visit to Decatur.”

Computer Tutoring

Computer Tutoring

2017-02-27 10:15 am - 11:30 pm
Decatur Public Library

Hands on instruction exploring Windows 10 and the Library Website (including databases). Topics include passwords, email and computer vulnerabilities, firewalls, cookies, and viruses/spyware. Bring all your related questions to this discussion.

Registration is required.

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February Art in Decatur

February Art in Decatur

2017-02-28 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
    • Pam Marty (painting)
    • 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur
    • 217.428.2423
  • Decatur Area Arts Council (2.3-2.27)
    • Kathy Locke creates a beautiful and moving portrait of the love and warmth between children and caretakers served by Baby Talk. The exhibit celebrates 30 years of Baby Talk impacting families throughout the Decatur area and beyond.
    • 125 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.423.3189
    • 8:30a-4:30p (Mo-Fr), 10a-2p (Sa)
  • Decatur Public Library
    • Mike Delaney (watercolor)
    • 130 N Franklin St, Decatur
    • 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa)
  • Gallery 510
    • Nicole Christian (oil paintings)
    • 160 E Main St, Decatur
    • 217.422.1509
    • www.gallery510.org
    • 11a-5p (Tu-Fr), 11a-3p (Sa)
  • MU: Blue Connection
    • Shani Goss
    • 117 N Water St, Decatur
    • 217.428.0112
    • 12-2p (We), 12-3p (Th), 12-5p (Fr), 10a-4p (Sa)
  • MU: Perkinson Gallery (1.20-2.24)
    • Peace Love Posters
    • 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
    • Judy Kimmons (painting)
    • 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

2017-02-28 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

Veterans Breakfast

Veterans Breakfast

2017-02-28 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Primrose Retirement Communities

Monthly breakfast held at Primrose to honor retired veterans and their spouses. Breakfast 9a in the Pub followed by a speaker at 10a in the Movie Theater. Dave Freyling, Chairman of the Veterans Assistance Commission is speaking.

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Chamber Business Breakfast

Chamber Business Breakfast

2017-03-01 7:00 am - 8:00 am
The Decatur Club

March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-01 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
    • 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

2017-03-01 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maroa Public Library

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March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-02 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

Oglesby Mansion play

Oglesby Mansion play

2017-03-02 10:00 am - 10:00 am
Oglesby Mansion

Play for school children – “President Grant’s Visit to Decatur.”

Storytime

Storytime

2017-03-02 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Maroa Public Library

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DYHA’s Tournament of Friends

DYHA’s Tournament of Friends

2017-03-03 2:00 am - 1:59 am
Decatur Civic Center

March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-03 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
    • 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

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

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DYHA’s Tournament of Friends

DYHA’s Tournament of Friends

2017-03-04 2:00 am - 1:59 am
Decatur Civic Center

March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-04 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
    • 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

Mt. Zion Spring Craft Show

Mt. Zion Spring Craft Show

2017-03-04 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mt Zion Convention Center

Shop a unique variety of over 70 vendors. Concessions by the Kitchen of Doris Yoder. A “Must See Show!” Check out our amazing vendors on our Facebook Page www.facebook.com/MtZionSpringCraftShow