Ten meetings are held in the local area each week. Five are in-person and four are hybrid of in-person and via Zoom. One meeting is Zoom only. Visit the website or call for more information.
Afraid of public speaking or looking to improve the quality of your speech? Want to develop your leadership skills? Capital City Toastmasters is the place for you! We offer a positive, non-judgmental atmosphere to help guide you as you hone your leadership and communication skills in order to be the best you possible! We currently meet on Zoom.
Advance Care Planning (ACP) involves an open discussion with patients, family and loved ones, and their healthcare providers about healthcare wishes. Join us as we discover the value of ACP, explore how to have these important conversations with your family and loved ones, learn how to document your wishes, and how you can access the ACP service through Memorial Health.Held the first Tuesday of every month at 12pm -1pm (CST)Who should attend? Any adult (18+) interested in starting Advance Care Planning.
Support groups create a safe, confidential, supportive environment or community and a chance for participants to develop informal mutual support and social relationships. This group educates and informs participants about dementia and helps participants develop methods and skills to solve problems. Call to register.
Dr. Galvan reconceives the legacy of Gloria Anzaldúa, who is well-known for her challenge of white feminism in This Bridge Called My Back and creation of new subject positions for Chicana women in Borderlands / La Frontera including her theorization of mestiza consciousness. This event examines Anzaldúa as a visual queer theorist and shows how drawing was an important part of her theorizing across her career. It focuses on how she illustrated these concepts when she gave public talks about her scholarship. It discusses how her drawings of mestiza consciousness radiated intersectionality and welcomed a diverse grouping of individuals.
In 2005, College freshman Judd McCullum made quite a discovery while doing a field study near Lincoln. He reached down into the stream for a mussel and pulled out portions of a 12-foot-long mammoth tusk. Join Dennis Campbell, director of Campbell Creekside Outdoor Center for Environmental Education, as he shares the amazing story of the discovery of Judd the Wooly Mammoth and get an up-close look at the mammoth’s tusks and teeth. In person at the ISM Research and Collection Center and streamed online. Program hosted by the Illinois State Museum and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
Learn about proposed improvements to Carpenter Street between Fifth and Sixth streets. Meeting will include project details, exhibits showcasing proposed improvements and gather public feedback. There will be no presentation.
The Phoenix Center offers a safe and supportive space for lgbtq+ neurodivergent individuals to socialize, discuss their unique challenges, and build skills for personal growth and mindfulness.
Support groups create a safe, confidential, supportive environment or community and a chance for participants to develop informal mutual support and social relationships. They educate and inform participants about dementia and help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems. This in-person caregiver support group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. For the safety of our constituents, volunteers and staff, everyone attending an Alzheimer's Association event indoors must wear a mask and social distance. We ask participants to provide their own masks or hand sanitizer. Registration required. Please call our 24/7 Helpline at 1.800.272.3900. Offered through…