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Visual Art
Thursday, June 6, 2019 12:00 am

“What Art Feels Like,” June 1-29

 “Please Touch the Art Gently” is not your typical sign posted in an art gallery. But, that is the message in a new exhibit at the Springfield Art Association from June 1-29. “What Art Feel
Thursday, May 16, 2019 12:00 am

A new novel by Taylor Pensoneau, author of books about Illinois politicians and Illinois gangsters

 Taylor Pensoneau’s name is familiar in these environs. He’s known for his long affiliation with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch writing about Illinois politics, his influential role with the Ill
Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:00 am

High school prizewinner on display at April 27 Earth Awareness Fair

 Energetic high school students from Pana adopted a can-do spirit, built a solar-powered car, entered the 2018 Solar Car Challenge road race from Fort Worth, Texas, to Palmdale, California, and c
Health & Fitness
Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:00 am
 In April and May there are several plant sales, which provide an excellent opportunity to purchase native plants as well as talk to knowledgeable people.Lincoln Memorial Garden plant sales“We
Home & Garden
Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:00 am
Planters and bumpouts along Sixth Street and Adams Street in downtown Springfield will be planted with native perennials to attract pollinators. Volunteers working with the city of Springfield and Dow
Home & Garden
Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:00 am

New exhibit April 27-Aug. 5 at Kidzeum of Health and Science

 Bees, Butterflies & Blooms is a new exhibit at Kidzeum that focuses on the importance of protecting native plants and pollinators. It features an observation beehive, live butterfly enc


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