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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

Free Tax Help

Free Tax Help

2017-03-02 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.

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.”

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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

Hangover Run

Hangover Run

2017-03-04 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Fleet Feet Sports

Continue to celebrate Open House Weekend with Fleet Feet Sports. Join us for a 1 and 3 mile fun run or walk from Fleet Feet Sports follow by donuts and drinks. Demo shoes will be available

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DYHA’s Tournament of Friends

DYHA’s Tournament of Friends

2017-03-05 2:00 am - 1:59 am
Decatur Civic Center

Rock Club Monthly Meetings & Field Trips

Rock Club Monthly Meetings & Field Trips

2017-03-05 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Clare’s Restaurant

Programs and education about minerals, gemstones, lapidary, beading and workshops. 12p lunch (optional), 12:30p business meeting, 1p program. Open to the Public! Children welcome and there are rocky activities during the meeting.

Recovery Yoga

Recovery Yoga

2017-03-05 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Fleet Feet Sports

The Decatur Athletic Club will be offering a 1 hour yoga class at Fleet Feet Sports to help us finish off Open House weekend. All levels are invited to attend. There will be limited yoga mats available.

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March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-06 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
    • 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

Cookie Decorating with Ms. Alicia

Cookie Decorating with Ms. Alicia

2017-03-06 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Fletcher Park: Recreation Center

Make cut out cookies with homemade icing and decorating them. Of course enjoying what we created! Ages 6 and older.

Calendar Kids Preschool Activity: Lucky Leprechaun

Calendar Kids Preschool Activity: Lucky Leprechaun

2017-03-06 10:00 am - 10:40 am
Johns Hill Center

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with fun games and crafts! Children ages 2-5 play a golden coin toss game, make a marshmallow shamrock stamp, a pot ‘o gold rainbow chain, and a shamrock man. Eat green Jell-O as a snack!

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March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-07 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
    • 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

Preschool Activity at the DISC: Sports Sampler

Preschool Activity at the DISC: Sports Sampler

2017-03-07 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.

Basic Word

Basic Word

2017-03-07 10:30 am - 11:45 am
DPL: Computer Room

Learn how to use Word’s built-in editing features like cut and paste, spell check, grammar suggestions, and adding comments to documents. You need basic mouse and keyboarding skills. Registration required.

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March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-08 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
    • 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

2017-03-08 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maroa Public Library

Movies @ the Library!

Movies @ the Library!

2017-03-08 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Decatur Public Library

Classic – William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar

 

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March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-09 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
    • 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

Grand Opening

Grand Opening

2017-03-09 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Made By Me

Chicago Cubs Trophy Tour

Chicago Cubs Trophy Tour

2017-03-09 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Decatur Civic Center

The Cubs Trophy Tour, presented by State Farm, is headed to Decatur, giving fans the opportunity to see and take photos with the 2016 World Series Trophy Thursday, March 9.

“We’re excited to share our cherished trophy with fans this offseason, as we celebrate such a historic World Series Championship,” said Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts. “We can’t wait for our fans to experience the joy of seeing this piece of history in person.”

The tour has been planned to share the World Series Trophy with Cubs fans throughout Chicagoland and the Midwest. The first 500 fans will receive a wristband to ensure their ability to see the trophy. Additional fans will be accommodated if time permits.

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March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-10 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
    • 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

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

Pokemon Go Family Event

Pokemon Go Family Event

2017-03-10 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Decatur Area Arts Council

This is a fun event for Pokemon enthusiasts of all ages! Come play Pokemon Go, trade cards and do all sorts of fun Pokemon Go activities! Make your own little Pikachus and other arty activities, play Pokemon games with prizes like bingo, Pictionary and trivia, buy handmade Pokemon goods at the craft booth, watch Pokemon videos, eat Pokemon-themed food and so much more! Activities for all ages of Pokemon Go lovers, even teens and adults!

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March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-11 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
    • 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

“Egg”stravaganza Craft & Vendor Bazaar

“Egg”stravaganza Craft & Vendor Bazaar

2017-03-11 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Decatur Wesley United Methodist Church

Unique crafted items and direct sales to choose from, including baked goods and cookie walk. Biscuits & gravy breakfast served and lunch with soup, sandwiches and desserts, served by the Church. Come and join the “egg”citement!!!

Home, Lawn & Garden Show

Home, Lawn & Garden Show

2017-03-11 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Decatur Civic Center

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Home, Lawn & Garden Show

Home, Lawn & Garden Show

2017-03-12 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Decatur Civic Center

Bluegrass Music Jam

Bluegrass Music Jam

2017-03-12 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rock Springs Conservation Area

Enjoy live music during the Bluegrass Music Jam at Rock Springs Nature Center. Bring your instrument to play or just enjoy the music. For all ages.

Mini Market Basket Weaving Class

Mini Market Basket Weaving Class

2017-03-12 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bonnie’s Baskets

Come learn how to weave this adorable little market basket. Learn the basics of basket weaving which includes, filling a base, start/stop weaving, rimming, lashing and inserting a handle. The floral embellishments vary according to availability. Ages 12 and older. Class held at Bonnie’s Baskets in Long Creek.

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March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-13 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
    • 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

Storybook Adventure Preschool Activity: Pete the Cat & His Four Groovy Buttons

Storybook Adventure Preschool Activity: Pete the Cat & His Four Groovy Buttons

2017-03-13 10:00 am - 10:40 am
Johns Hill Center

Children ages 2-5 spend the morning on an adventure with their friend Pete the Cat! Activities include listening to the story Pete the Cat & His Four Groovy Buttons, decorating a shirt cutout with buttons, and playing a button stack game. Enjoy tasty “button” cookies.

Monday Night Fun Run

Monday Night Fun Run

2017-03-13 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fleet Feet Sports

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

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March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-14 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
    • 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: Beavers

Mini Camp: Beavers

2017-03-14 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Rock Springs Conservation Area

Children ages 3-5 with an adult buddy will learn about beavers through stories, activities, and outdoor exploration. We’ll check out beaver fur, teeth, and even a log chewed by this aquatic plant eater. Register online by noon on March 13.

Preschool Activity at the DISC: Sports Sampler

Preschool Activity at the DISC: Sports Sampler

2017-03-14 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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March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-15 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
    • 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

2017-03-15 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maroa Public Library

Mini Camp: Beavers

Mini Camp: Beavers

2017-03-15 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Rock Springs Conservation Area

Children ages 1-5 with an adult buddy will learn about beavers through stories, activities, and outdoor exploration. We’ll check out beaver fur, teeth, and even a log chewed by this aquatic plant eater. Register online by noon on March 13.

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March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-16 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
    • 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

Storytime

Storytime

2017-03-16 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Maroa Public Library

Baby Talk Times

Baby Talk Times

2017-03-16 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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New Age Paranormal Presents: John Carpenter’s The Thing

New Age Paranormal Presents: John Carpenter’s The Thing

2017-03-17 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Lincoln Square Theatre

New Age returns to LST to bring this classic horror film to the big screen on it’s 30th anniversary. Doors open at 7pm, the movie begins at 8pm.

March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-17 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
    • 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

2017-03-17 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maroa Public Library

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March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-18 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
    • 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

Juneteenth Festival

Juneteenth Festival

2017-03-18 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Downtown Decatur

Emancipation Parade 11:30a. Activities 12–5p.

Cheese Making

Cheese Making

2017-03-18 8:30 am - 10:20 am
University of Illinois Extension, Macon County Office

Cheese is a popular food to eat and cook with. Learn how milk is turned into cheese, and try your hand at making fresh mozzarella, in this hands-on class. Register by February 2.

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Little Blue Basketball Camp at the DISC

Little Blue Basketball Camp at the DISC

2017-03-19 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Decatur Indoor Sports Center (DISC)

This fun camp teaches the fundamentals of basketball in a non-competitive environment. Players focus on teamwork, dribbling, passing and shooting.

Macon Speedway Car Show

Macon Speedway Car Show

2017-03-19 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Hickory Point Mall

Drivers and teams throughout Central Illinois are ready to show off their newly painted rides.

Spring Training Baseball & T-Ball Clinic

Spring Training Baseball & T-Ball Clinic

2017-03-19 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

2017-03-20 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
    • 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

Monday Night Fun Run

Monday Night Fun Run

2017-03-20 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fleet Feet Sports

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

Health Professions Night

Health Professions Night

2017-03-20 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
RCC: Schrodt Health Education Center

Richland Community College invites high school juniors and seniors, parents, and adults considering a career in healthcare to our Health Professions Night. The tour is held in the Schrodt Health Education Center, with parking available in Parking Lot C.

The Health Professions Night previews everything Richland Community College has to offer in a Health Professions field. Find out more about the following programs:
• Associate Degree Nursing
• Certified Nurse Assistant
• Emergency Medical Services
• Practical Nursing
• Pharmacy Technology
• Phlebotomy
• Radiography
• Surgical Technology

Meet faculty, talk with current students, and learn about Certificates and Degrees. Come see, touch, and learn in our Health Professions’ labs and human simulators. You can also apply for admission, learn about scholarships and financial aid, and talk with an advisor.

For more information and to register for the tour, visit richland.edu/visit or call Janean Garrett at (217)875.7211, Ext. 6304.

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March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-21 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
    • 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

Garden Club Meeting

Garden Club Meeting

2017-03-21 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
South Side Country Club

Spring Fling” program by designer Rae Roberts-Griffith.  She shares economical, everyday designs. 9:30a (business meeting), 11a (social time), 11:30a (program), 12:30p (lunch), with reservations due by March 10.

Yoga

Yoga

2017-03-21 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
DPL: Madden Auditorium

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March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-22 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
    • 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

2017-03-22 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maroa Public Library

Aviation Exhibit

Aviation Exhibit

2017-03-22 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Macon County History Museum

Both sections of the aviation exhibit are now complete. The upstairs portion of the exhibit features the Moody Brothers, who broke the endurance flight record in 1939. The lower ramp portion features the history of the Decatur airport, a section on the 106th Aviation National Guard unit in Decatur, and prominent pioneers in aviation from the area as well as military pilots.

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March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-23 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
    • 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

Free Tax Help

Free Tax Help

2017-03-23 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.

Storytime

Storytime

2017-03-23 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Maroa Public Library

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March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-24 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
    • 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

2017-03-24 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Maroa Public Library

Early Explorers Preschool Activity: Fun on the Farm

Early Explorers Preschool Activity: Fun on the Farm

2017-03-24 10:00 am - 10:40 am
Johns Hill Center

Youth ages 2-5 learn about the fun world of farming! Participants make a fingerprint sheep craft and a popsicle stick tractor, play a “round the sheep” game, and snack on chicken feed (Chex mix).

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March Art in Decatur

March Art in Decatur

2017-03-25 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
    • 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

Penguin in the Park

Penguin in the Park

2017-03-25 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Fairview Park

The Penguin will be making his only public appearance in 2017 at his alma mater, Millikin University, in Decatur, Illinois. This is a race that embraces the Penguin in all of us — a race for the speedy, and those who want to take their time and enjoy the course! Afterwards, we move to the post-race party inside to Millikin’s Griswold Gym for awards, warm food, and inspiration from the Penguin. 300 meter penguin dash (kids) and 5K

Mt Zion Expo & Taste

Mt Zion Expo & Taste

2017-03-25 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mt Zion Convention Center

Over ten taste booths showcasing local restaurants offering ‘tastes” in exchange for a ticket.

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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.

Monday Night Fun Run

Monday Night Fun Run

2017-03-27 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fleet Feet Sports

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

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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