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  • Tue., Feb. 4, 5:30 p.m.

    Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library

    112 N. Sixth St., Springfield Downtown

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    Free. Reservations required

    Are you curious about researching at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, but not sure where to begin? Join us for an informative session at which you will learn all about the library including the types of resources available and what to expect during a research visit. Instruction will be given on finding and requesting library materials to view in our Reading Room. Scholars, researchers, and amateur historians alike will find the information useful in better utilizing the resources of the library. Discover how easy and convenient it is to access the wide range of historical resources available. 217-588-8844
  • Tue., Feb. 4, 7-9 p.m.

    UIS Brookens Auditorium

    1 University Plaza, Springfield Lake Springfield Area

    Free

    Mark Janus of Springfield will discuss his journey to the United States Supreme Court in a case that shaped the first amendment. Mark will explain how it was his belief that he should not be forced to pay union dues in a public sector job and how he was able to prevail at the nation's highest court. Mark Janus is a fellow with the Liberty Justice Center. Prior to this position, he worked the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services. 217-206-6245
  • Tue., Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m.

    George Rank's

    1800 S. Sixth St., Springfield Springfield Area

    217-670-2859
  • Tue., Feb. 4, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

    George Rank's

    1800 S. Sixth St., Springfield Springfield Area

    Share your talent at the round bar with guest host California Jeff. As always, the delightful Geoff Ryan will be there with bass on. 217-670-2859
  • First Tuesday of every month, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 1

    Advanced Therapy Group

    2315 S. First St., Springfield Springfield Area

    Monthly support group meets the first Tuesday of each month. 217-899-9873.
  • Wed., Feb. 5, 7-8:30 p.m.

    Illinois State Museum

    502 S. Spring St., Springfield Downtown

    Free

    The Central Illinois Roots of Lloyd Loar and the Growth and Development of the Mandolin Orchestra Tradition in America.Paul Mickey Learning Series presented by James Stanlaw, Professor of Anthropology, Illinois State University. The mandolin orchestra was extremely popular at the turn of the 20th century in America. This presentation and demonstration will be about its rise and fall—and rise again—in popularity. It will also be about the Illinois roots of musical virtuoso and acoustic engineer, Lloyd Loar. Each month, the Paul Mickey Learning Series features a different speaker and topic in the Auditorium at the Illinois State Museum… 217-558-6696
  • Wed., Feb. 5, 7 p.m., Wed., Feb. 12, 7 p.m. and Wed., Feb. 19, 7 p.m.

    Lincoln Land Community College - Jacksonville

    32 N. Central Park Plaza, Jacksonville Out-of-town

    Free

    Learn all the basics of using a computer with a focus on Windows 10. All classes are free and take place at Lincoln Land Community College. It is recommended that you attend all 3 classes. Please call 217-243-5435 or stop at the adult circulation desk of the public library to sign up. Please see www.jaxpl.org for more information on free upcoming community events and more. 217-243-5435
  • Wed., Feb. 5, 7-8:30 p.m., Wed., March 4, 7-8:30 p.m., Wed., April 1, 7-8:30 p.m., Tue., May 5, 7-8:30 p.m., Wed., June 3, 7-8:30 p.m., Wed., July 1, 7-8:30 p.m., Wed., Aug. 5, 7-8:30 p.m., Wed., Sept. 2, 7-8:30 p.m., Wed., Oct. 7, 7-8:30 p.m., Wed., Nov. 4, 7-8:30 p.m. and Wed., Dec. 2, 7-8:30 p.m.

    Abraham Lincoln Unitarian Universalist Congregation

    745 Woodside Road, Springfield Lake Springfield Area

    Free

    Join us for our monthly meeting to offer support for our losses and to promote education on the topic of Death with Dignity. 217-679-7211
  • Thu., Feb. 6, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

    UIS Recreation and Athletic Center

    2171 University Dr., Springfield Lake Springfield Area

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    Free for jobseekers, employer range $35-$300

    The Career Connections Expo will be held on Thursday, February 6, 2020. The career fair will take place in the Recreation and Athletic Center (TRAC) on the UIS campus from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.Students/Community Members can learn more here: go.uis.edu/CareerExpoEmployers interested in attending can learn more here: go.uis.edu/EmployerExpoRegistration 217-206-6508
  • Thu., Feb. 6, 5:30 p.m.

    Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library

    112 N. Sixth St., Springfield Downtown

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    Free; Reservations Required

    Prominent abolitionist Frederick Douglas gave a series of speeches in Illinois in the aftermath of President Lincoln’s assassination that ask timely questions about the direction the Nation will take into the Reconstruction Period. Many of those questions remain relevant decades later in a compelling presentation and discussion with historical reenactor Bob Davis. Noted historical reenactor Bob Davis brings to life the words and ideas of prominent abolitionist Frederick Douglas in the aftermath of Lincoln’s assassination as we celebrate Black History Month. Reservations Required at https://alplmfoundation.tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode=1164213 2175888844
  • Thu., Feb. 6, 7-10 p.m. and Thu., March 5, 7-10 p.m.

    Buzz Bomb Brewing Co.

    406 E. Adams St., Springfield Downtown

    free

    Join local Springfield legend Frank Parker for a jazz jam night and maybe a little Jambalaya. The show is free and musicians are welcome to sit in.
  • Fri., Feb. 7, 8:30-11 p.m.

    Connor's Corner Pub

    100 W. Main St., Tallula Out-of-town

    Copper Chief from Texas is making their Central Illinois debut. You don't want to miss this show. A Red Beard Brigade, LLC production. 217-634-5223
  • Fri., Feb. 7, 5:30 p.m.

    Robbie's

    4 S. Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield Downtown

    217-528-1901
  • Fri., Feb. 7, 6-10 p.m.

    The Curve Inn

    3219 S. Sixth St., Springfield Springfield Area

    $5 cover

    $5 cover 217-529-5806
  • Fri., Feb. 7, 7-11 p.m.

    Long Bridge Golf Course

    1055 Camp Sangamo Road, Springfield Springfield Area

    Springfield's hottest party band brings their show to the north side clubhouse for a Friday Night of dance and great sounds. 2177443311
  • Fri., Feb. 7, 7:30-10 p.m.

    Patterson Community Club

    123 White Hall Road, Patterson Out-of-town

    $8

    Classic country music with special guest Bob Weaver. Meal available to purchase before show. 217-473-8637
  • Fri., Feb. 7, 8 p.m.

    Firefighters-Postal Lake Club

    940 W. Lake Shore Dr., Springfield Jerome

    Acoustic duo of Aasne Daniels and Jerry Setnicky playing an assortment of acoustic tunes from a wide variety of artists. 217-622-0099
  • Fri., Feb. 7, 8 p.m.

    Anchors Away

    518 E. Capitol Ave., Springfield Downtown

    Jazz and contemporary jazz. 217-679-0166
  • Fri., Feb. 7, 8-11:30 p.m.

    Lime Street Cafe

    951 S. Durkin Dr., Springfield Springfield Area

    A good variety of tunage. 217-793-1905
  • Fri., Feb. 7, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

    Crow's Mill Pub

    1220 Toronto Rd., Springfield Springfield Area

    Free 217-679-7477
  • Sat., Feb. 8, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

    Jacksonville Community Park

    1201 S. Main, Jacksonville Out-of-town

    Free

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    Master of Ceremony Justin Carter from WICS-TV, music provided by Debbie Ross, accompanied by Mark Gifford. Lunch served at 11am. Donations for luncheon welcome. 217-370-0948
  • Sat., Feb. 8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

    Scheels

    3801 S. MacArthur Blvd., Springfield Springfield Area

    Free

    217-726-6330
  • Sat., Feb. 8, 6-10 p.m.

    Sherman Athletic Club

    420 Crossing Dr., Sherman Out-of-town

    $10.00

    Youth Charity Horse Show Trivia Night Saturday, February 8, 2020. Doors open at 6 p.m. and trivia starts at 6:30 p.m. Bring a team or join an open table at the Sherman Athletic Club, 300 First Street, Sherman, IL 62684. $10 per person with up to 10 members on a team. There will be lots of prizes, including best themed table. Not all trivia will be horse based trivia. Follow us on Facebook at Youth Charity Horse Show for the latest updates. To reserve your table call or send a text to 217-248-9789. 217-248-9789
  • Sat., Feb. 8, 6-10 p.m.

    The Curve Inn

    3219 S. Sixth St., Springfield Springfield Area

    $5 cover

    Happy Hour 217-529-5806
  • Sat., Feb. 8, 7-11 p.m.

    Chances R

    421 N. Chicago Street, Lincoln Out-of-town

    One Year Anniversary for Chances R......It's gonna be a party !! 217-735-1039
  • Sat., Feb. 8, 8-11 p.m.

    Walnut Street Winery

    309 S. Walnut St., Rochester Rochester

    ROBERT SAMPSON HAS WON THE BLUES CONTEST IN DOWNTOWN SPRINGFIELD, IL. 217-498-9800
  • Sat., Feb. 8, 8 p.m.

    Decatur VFW Post 99

    3920 N. MLK Jr. Dr., Decatur Decatur

    358-9273
  • Sat., Feb. 8, 8-11:30 p.m.

    Lime Street Cafe

    951 S. Durkin Dr., Springfield Springfield Area

    A fine plethora of vintage stuff. 217-793-1905
  • Sat., Feb. 8, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

    Crow's Mill Pub

    1220 Toronto Rd., Springfield Springfield Area

    F 217-679-7477
  • Sat., Feb. 8, 8-11 p.m.

    Buzz Bomb Brewing Co.

    406 E. Adams St., Springfield Downtown

    free

    Mississippi Jake is storytelling, working class, folk music from the Midwest. Not the kind of folk that lulls you to sleep, the kind with teeth.