Events starting Jun. 13

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  • Sangamon County Fairgrounds

    316 W. Birch St., New Berlin Central Illinois

    The premier county fair of central Illinois. Entertainment, livestock shows, exhibitors, carnival, rodeo and all the fair food you can imagine, See the website for more information and schedule of events. Admission $5 for ages 5 and older. 488-2685
  • Theatre in the Park, Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site

    15588 History Lane, Petersburg Central Illinois

    June 13-16, 6:30pm. A tragedy by William Shakespeare about two young lovers who are unable to be together because of their rivaling families’ longstanding feud. 217-632-5440
  • Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through July 3

    Edwards Place, Springfield Art Association

    700 N. Fourth St., Springfield Springfield Area

    Free

    Generally using needle and thread for self-expression, Susan Lenz works in her studio in Columbia, South Carolina to articulate the accumulated memory inherent in discarded things. She seeks a partnership with her materials, their purposes, values, and familiar associations. Memory, universal mortality, and personal legacy are central themes. Susan's work has appeared in national publications, numerous juried exhibitions, and at fine craft shows including the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Smithsonian Craft Shows. 217-523-2631
  • Senior Services of Central Illinois

    701 W. Mason St., Springfield Springfield Area

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    Let's Get Fit is a chair based group exercise program designed specifically to meet the needs of older adults who are looking to incorporate more physical activity into their lives. These classes consist of aerobic, strengthening, balance and flexibility exercises.Meets in person. 217-528-4035
  • Mondays-Saturdays

    Various locations

    Springfield, Springfield Springfield Area

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    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. 217-891-2981
  • Tuesdays-Saturdays, 12-4 p.m.

    Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum

    1440 Monument Ave., Springfield North Side

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    This exhibit tells the story of Illinois' long fight for freedom from slavery. It is on loan from the National Park Service. 217-391-6323
  • Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-5 p.m. Continues through June 30

    C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum

    219 E. Woodlawn St., Clinton Central Illinois

    Adults $10; ages 6-18 $5, ages 5 and under are free

    The numerous quilts exhibited throughout a fully furnished Victorian mansion will include select examples from the museum collection as well as antique, vintage and contemporary pieces on loan from private collections and quilters. The quilts can be viewed during regular museum and gift shop hours, Tuesday through Saturday, 10am-5pm and 1pm-5pm on Sundays. Admission includes a house tour, quilt show, carriage barn, farm museum, covered bridge, gardens and grounds. To arrange a large group tour, please contact the museum in advance. 217-935-6066
  • Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1 & 2 p.m. Continues through Dec. 21

    Edwards Place, Springfield Art Association

    700 N. Fourth St., Springfield Springfield Area

    Adults $5, children 10 and younger free

    A guided tour through the newly-restored first and second floors. The home is interpreted to 1857 and furnished with wonderful examples of Victorian furniture, including many pieces that belonged to the Edwards family. See the authentic "Lincoln Courting Couch" from the parlor of the Ninian Edwards home where Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd were married and a piano that was likely played at their wedding. Closed on national holidays 217-523-2631
  • Thursdays, 1:30-3 p.m. Continues through June 27

    First Presbyterian Church

    321 S. Seventh St., Springfield Downtown

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    See the beautiful sanctuary that houses seven Tiffany windows and the pew that Abe and Mary Lincoln used during their time at the church. 217-528-4311
  • Second and Third Thursday of every month, 6-8 p.m. and Fourth Thursday of every month, 6-8 p.m.

    Casa Real Cantina and Grill

    1121 W. Lincolnshire Blvd., Springfield Springfield Area

    Free

    Join Manny for an enchanting evening. As a classically trained vocalist and skilled acoustic guitarist, Manny brings a diverse blend of American coffee house genres, from folk and blues to country and rock, even weaving in passionate Neapolitan love songs, classical guitar. 217-303-5323
  • Thursdays, 1 p.m. Continues through Nov. 9

    Dana-Thomas House

    301 E. Lawrence Ave., Springfield Springfield Area

    Donations welcome

    Ride your own bicycle following a guide on an casual, neighborhood-style bicycle tour of historic sites, including the Black Fire House, Dana-Thomas House, Lincoln Home, Old State Capitol, Lincoln Tomb, and others. Helmets are required. 217-782-6302
  • Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. Continues through Nov. 9

    Lincoln's Tomb State Historic Site

    1500 Monument Ave., Springfield North Side

    Donations welcome

    This 90-minute hike through Oak Ridge Cemetery visits the graves of Abraham Lincoln's friends, neighbors and political associates. Guides will discuss their lives and highlight their interactions with the 16th president. Comfortable shoes and water recommended. 217-782-6302
  • Thursdays, 3:30-7 p.m. Continues through Sept. 26

    Illinois State Fairgrounds, The Shed

    801 Sangamon Ave., Springfield North Side

    Local meats, produce, dairy products, baked goods, honey and jams, craft beers, woodworking, jewelry and more. Plus live entertainment and a food truck. 217-524-9129
  • Thursdays, 6-8 p.m. Continues through Aug. 27

    Trinity Lutheran School

    515 S. MacArthur Blvd., Springfield Springfield Area

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    Grief support group for people dealing with the death of a family member or friend. Over 13 weeks, participants find relief and comfort as they learn what to expect in the days ahead and how to navigate their personal grief process. Pre-registration is requested. but there is no charge to attend. Call or email for more information. 02178999418
  • Thursdays, 8 p.m. Continues through July 25

    Goodfellas Pub

    518 Bruns Lane, Springfield Springfield Area

    Free

    217-679-2119
  • Thursdays, 5:15 p.m.

    St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church

    700 E. Spruce St., Chatham Chatham

    Enter through the northeast door. Visit the website or call for more information. 217-280-0220
  • Thursdays, 5:15 p.m.

    Via Zoom

    Springfield, Springfield Springfield Area

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    Zoom only. Call for link. 217-415-3489, 217-652-8131
  • Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

    Phoenix Center: Out On Second

    120 E. Scarritt St., Springfield Downtown

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    A 12-step recovery group for LGBTQ+ and allies. This group is for anyone struggling with alcohol, chemical, or process addictions. 217-414-8953
  • Thursdays, 6 p.m.

    Red School Mall

    1275 Wabash, Springfield Jerome

    The club is dedicated to the development of communication and leadership skills.
  • Thursdays, 6 p.m.

    Decatur Brew Works

    102 E. William, Decatur Decatur

    217-330-8683
  • Thursdays, 6 p.m.

    Laurel United Methodist Church

    631 S. Grand Ave. W., Springfield Springfield Area

    Free

    A 12-step support group for those dealing with an addiction problem of a family member or friend. Leave a message if no answer. 217-891-5565
  • Thursdays, 6-10 p.m.

    La Fiesta Chatham

    6901 Preston Dr., Springfield Chatham

    Karaoke every Thursday. 217-697-5588
  • Thursdays, 6:30 p.m.

    Parkway Christian Church

    2700 Lindbergh Blvd., Springfield West Side

    Meets in person (enter through office door) and via Zoom. Visit the website or call for more information. 217-652-8510
  • Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m.

    Destiny Church

    1425 N. Fifth St., Springfield North Side

    Free

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    A safe place to heal from addictions and life-controlling issues with a journey through nine biblically based pillars to healing, freedom and growth. 217-685-4124
  • Thursdays, 7-11 p.m.

    The Blue Grouch

    510 W. Maple Ave. S., Springfield Springfield Area

    Bring your talent and come jam with us. 217-527-8395
  • Thursdays, 7-11 p.m.

    Curve Inn

    3219 S. Sixth St. Road, Springfield Springfield Area

    No cover

    217-529-5806
  • Thursdays, 7-10 p.m.

    Spirited Republic/Limerick Brewing Company

    509 Pulaski St,, Lincoln Central Illinois

    217-605-0475
  • Second Thursday of every month

    Abraham Lincoln Unitarian Universalist Congregation

    745 Woodside Road, Springfield Lake Springfield Area

    Compassion and Choices Springfield Action Group meets the 2nd Thursday of the month from 7-8 p.m. to discuss advance caring planning and expanding end of life options. Email or call for more information. 217-836-3775
  • Second Thursday of every month, 6-7 p.m.

    Free! Registration Required. Register by phone.

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    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… 1.800.272.3900