Week of Nov. 10-16

Friday

7-7:45 a.m., All Pro Dad, please RSVP, Martinsville Fire House, 8 S. Union St., Martinsville, www.allprodad.com/3748/, 217-232-4618, dfarms1us@yahoo.com

8:30-9:45 a.m., Veterans' Day Brunch, Monroe Elementary School, 301 E. Monroe Ave., Casey, 217-932-2178

10 a.m., Toddler Time, Mattoon Public Library, 1600 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, http://mattoonlibrary.org, 217-234-1717, jasmine@mattoonlibrary.org

10 a.m., Totally Untidy Tots, ages 2-5 with an adult, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

10 a.m., Kids' Watercolor Class, ages 7-13, registration required, Fresh Digs, 210 N. Banker St., Effingham, www.freshdigsinc.com, 217-350-0812, lowdown@freshdigsinc.com

10:30 a.m., Veterans' Day Ceremony, EIU Old Main, 600 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, www.eiu.edu, 217-581-7888, veterans@eiu.edu

11 a.m.-noon, Tots 4 Tarble, free and open to public, Tarble Arts Center, 2010 Ninth St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/tarble, 217-581-2787, tarble@eiu.edu

11 a.m.-2 p.m., EIU Bio Pop Up Science, all ages, EIU Life Science Building, 600 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/biology, 217-581-3126, biosci@eiu.edu

11 a.m.-2 p.m., Soup Lunch Fundraiser, proceeds benefit St. Anthony seventh grade Christmas program, Dan Hecht, 2400 S. Banker St., Effingham, 217-254-8776, brianschuette@danhecht.com

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Taco in a Bag Lunch & Silent Auction, fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Association, Life's Journey Senior Living, 705 Kenton St., Paris, www.lifesjourneymc.com, 217-463-3003, info.paris@lifesjourneymc.com

1 p.m., Homeschool Happening, all ages, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

4-9 p.m., Pop-up Shop Rib Dinner, please call for reservations, 5 West Coffee & Wine Lounge, 5 W. Jefferson St., Sullivan, www.5westcoffee.com, 217-728-4506, info@5westcoffee.com

4:10-5 p.m., Colloquium of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, EIU Old Main, 600 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, www.eiu.edu, 217-581-2028, mblassak@eiu.edu

4:30-6 p.m., Baked Steak Dinner, Shelby County Senior Center, 325 E. N. Sixth St., Shelbyville, 217-774-2251

5-10 p.m., Memorial-Benefit for Stanford Sharp, Moose Lodge, 1212 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, 936-933-6885

5-7 p.m., Fish and Chicken Fry, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 1431 IL-128, Shelbyville, 217-774-3434

5-7 p.m., Book Signing: "Death: What Not to Say," Sweet Norma Jean's Bake Shoppe, 5 N. Central, Casey, www.sweetnormajeans.com, 217-218-0326

5-7 p.m., Countdown to Santa/Christmas Plate Night, registration required, Shewey's Paint Your Own Pottery Studio, 203 E. Jasper St., Paris, http://sheweys.com, 217-921-3279, sheweys@yahoo.com

6 p.m., Meet the Trojans Night, all proceeds go to Special Olympics, Charleston High School Baker Gym, 1603 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, 217-549-7243

6-9 p.m., Ashmore Mentoring Program, Ashmore Community Center, 211 S. Illinois St., Ashmore, 217-382-5560, 217-349-8606, www.facebook.com/pages/Ashmore-Mentoring-Program-AMP/267027276725352

6-8 p.m., Family Movie: Cars 3, Tuscola Public Library, 112 E. Sale St., Tuscola, www.tuscolalibrary.org, 217-253-3812

6 p.m., Murder Mystery Dinner: Full House of Death, reservations recommended, Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham, www.effinghamwinery.com, 217-347-9463

7-9 p.m., Day & Night Couples Canvas, ages 18+, registration required, Artsy Chic Studio & Boutique, 1520 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.artsychicstudio.com, 217-218-6272, artsychicboutique@gmail.com

7-9 p.m., Couples Paint Night, registration required, Monroe Art Studio, 708 Monroe St., Charleston, www.facebook.com/monroeart708/, 217-348-1514, monroeartstudio@gmail.com

7-10 p.m., Heather & Marty performs, Village Wine & Gifts, 109 S. Banker, Effingham, http://effinghamvillagewine.com, 217-347-0477

7-10 p.m., Open Mic Night, Richards Farm Restaurant, 607 N.E. 13th St., Casey, www.richardsfarm.com, 217-932-5300

7:30 p.m., Midwest Trombone/Tuba/Euphonium Conference Artists Recital, EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 Seventh St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/doudna, 217-581-3110, doudnatix@eiu.edu

8 p.m., Scotty McCreery performs, Effingham Performance Center, 1325 W. Outer Belt, Effingham, http://the-epc.org, 217-540-2788

8-11 p.m., Professor Groove performs, Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham, www.effinghamwinery.com, 217-347-9463

Saturday

6-11 a.m., Annual Santa Brigade Breakfast and Market, St. Pauls Lutheran Church, 511 S. Walnut, Strasburg, www.strasburgil.com, 217-644-3007

7-10 a.m., Willow Creek 4-H Breakfast Fundraiser, Martinsville Fire Department, 8 S. Union St., Martinsville, Karie Cook 618-569-3317 or Scott Price 217-382-4906

9 a.m., Girls on the Run 5k, Mattoon YMCA, 221 N. 16th St., Mattoon, www.girlsontheruneci.org, 217-234-9494, ehayden@mattoonymca.org

9 a.m.-3 p.m., Santa's Metal Workshop with Lorelei Sims, Five Points Blacksmith Shop, 218 State St., Charleston, www.blacksmithchic.com, lorelei@blacksmithchic.com

9 a.m.-3 p.m., Watercolor Workshop, ages high school and adult, materials not included, St. Columcille Church, 516 W. Jackson St., Sullivan, www.brilliantwatercolors.com, Ron Bartanen 217-728-7280 or Sherry Harris 217-797-6974

9-11 a.m., EVS Conservation Day: Warbler Bottoms, CR 550 N., Charleston, www.embarrasstewards.org, 217-549-1555, thorsenhutton@gmail.com

10 a.m.-noon, Girl Scout Paint Party, fundraiser for Troop 2065 to travel to Savannah, Ga., Artsy Chic Studio & Boutique, 1520 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.artsychicstudio.com, 217-218-6272, artsychicboutique@gmail.com

10-11 a.m., Story Time, ages 3-7 with adult, EIU Booth Library, 600 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, www.library.eiu.edu, 217-581-8442, mkmcdaniel@eiu.edu

10 a.m., Light of Christmas Fair Trade Fashion Show and Market, for women of all ages, First Baptist Church, 101 E. Alabama Ave., Casey, 217-932-5736, caseyfirstbaptist@gmail.com

10 a.m.-noon, Pleasant Hill Christian Church Bake Sale, proceeds go to repair the roof on the church, Rural King, 1103 N. Main St., Paris, 217-466-3255, firstchristian@nwcable.net

10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Make And Take, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

11:11 a.m., VFW Veteran's Day Program on the Square, Courthouse Square, Seventh St. and Monroe Ave., Charleston, www.charlestontourism.org, 217-345-2707

11:11 a.m., 11th Annual Veterans' Day Golf Scramble, proceeds donated to Effingham Co. Veterans Memorial and Effingham County Crisis Nursery, Cardinal Golf Course, 15737 N. Beach Rd., Effingham, https://sites.google.com/site/cardinalgolfcourse/, 217-868-2860, cardinalgolfeffingham@gmail.com

Noon, Benefit for Erica Wilson and Twin Baby Girls, The Boldt Brewery, 801 Broadway St., Humboldt, www.facebook.com/theboldtbrewery, 217-856-2272

1-4 p.m., November Paint Your Pet, all ages, registration required, Artsy Chic Studio & Boutique, 1520 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.artsychicstudio.com, 217-218-6272, artsychicboutique@gmail.com

1-3 p.m., Movie Wednesday: The Glass Castle, ages 18+, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

1-3 p.m., November Volunteer Event, RSVP appreciated, The Whiteside Garden Project, EIU, Charleston, www.eiu.edu/whitesidegarden, whiteside.garden@gmail.com

3-7 p.m., Luke Rieman Medical Benefit, The Orchard Inn, 800 N. Third St., Effingham, www.facebook.com/theOrchardInnEffingham, 217-342-9025

4-9 p.m., Magic the Gathering Tournament, The Broken Cutlass, 133 E. Main St., Shelbyville, http://jspencer93.wixsite.com/brokencutlass, 217-663-1198, brokencutlass@gmail.com

5:30 p.m., Ballard Nature Center Annual Fundraiser, Effingham Event Center, 1501 W. Fayette Ave., Effingham, www.ballardnaturecenter.org, 618-483-6856, ballardnc@frontiernet.net

6-9 p.m., Improv Workshop with ZOO, Mattoon Train Depot, 1718 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.mattoonartscouncil.org, 217-258-6286, arts@mattoonillinois.org

6-11 p.m., Veterans' Day Steak Nite, American Legion Post 88, 1903 Maple Ave., Mattoon, www.legionpost88.com, 217-246-1316, agmurphy52@yahoo.com

6-8 p.m., Mixology Class, Charleston Country Club, 8355 Country Club Rd., Charleston, www.charlestoncountryclub.org, Kelly Green 217-232-1206 or 217-345-6603, ccclub217@gmail.com

6-9 p.m., Family Spaghetti Dinner, proceeds help church teens go to Winter Jam East 2018, Effingham Bible Church, 710 W. Jefferson Ave., Effingham, www.effinghambiblechurch.org, 217-342-9671

6 p.m., Family Game Night, Martinsville First Baptist Church, 5 Trotter Lane, Martinsville, www.martinsvillefbc.com, 217-382-5202

7 p.m., Zero1 USA Presents Lethal Lottery, Burgess Osborne Auditorium, 1701 Wabash Ave., Mattoon, www.zero1usa.com, 217-218-6945, davidcavazos@msn.com

7 p.m., Glo Bingo, ages 18+, proceeds benefit Cumberland County Veterans Monument, American Legion, 206 S. New Jersey St., Toledo, www.glo-bingo.com, Tania Craig 217-849-4035 or Carrie Verdeyen 217-849-3384

7 p.m., Godstock, Effingham Performance Center, 1325 W. Outer Belt, Effingham, http://the-epc.org, 217-540-2788

7-10 p.m., Generation Gap Band Dance, Moose Lodge, 112 S. Central Ave., Casey, 217-382-4344, hippler49@yahoo.com

8 p.m., 8675309 performs, The Publisher, 113 E. Main St., Bethany, www.facebook.com/The-Publisher-107105696333701/, 217-665-4109, bbmspub@gmail.com

8-11 p.m., Jane Doe performs, VFW, 19442 N. Co. Rd. 2450 E., Oakland, 217-515-8053

9 p.m., Karaoke, The Castle, 1828 Olive Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/CastlePubGaming/, 217-235-4841, castleinnlounge@gmail.com

9 p.m., Leather Pistol performs, The Orchard Inn, 800 N. Third St., Effingham, www.facebook.com/theOrchardInnEffingham, 217-342-9025

9:30 p.m., The Good Dinosaurs performs, Macs' Uptowner, 623 Monroe Ave., Charleston, www.facebook.com/macs.uptowner, 217-345-4622

Sunday

6 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Central Illinois Crappie Club Lake Shelbyville Open, Eagle Creek State Park, 2341 Eagle Creek Rd., Findlay, www.centralillinoiscrappieclub.com/tournament-information.php, 217-756-8260

10-11 a.m., Becky Lercher performs, First Baptist Church, 2800 University Ave., Charleston, www.charlestonfbc.org, 217-345-5081

10:45 a.m.-noon, The Whisnants perform, North Side Baptist Church, 414 N. Fifth St., Charleston, 217-345-2687

1-5:30 p.m., Texas Holdem Tournament, Charleston VFW Post 1592, 1821 20th St., Charleston, 217-345-2707

2-5 p.m., Doug and Todd Acoustic Jam, Jackpot Joe's Bar & Gaming, 1919 Western Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/jackpotjoes, 217-234-9531

2-7 p.m., Benefit For Les Todd, First Baptist Church, 1804 S. Ninth St., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/events/2134108156630075/, 217-234-2815, benefitforlestodd@gmail.com

2-5 p.m., Burlap Wreath Class, registration required, Junk to Gems, 402 Chestnut St., Strasburg, www.facebook.com/RileysJunktoGems, 217-343-0214

4-7 p.m., St. John's Men's Club Pancake and Sausage Supper, St. John's Lutheran Church, 200 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, www.stjls-mattoon.com, 217-234-4923

6 p.m., Homecoming Gospel Choir Concert, Toledo Christian Church, 501 S. Maryland St., Toledo, www.toledochristianchurch.org, 217-849-3187

7:30 p.m., EIU Jazz Faculty Concert: Celebrating the Goodness of Music, EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 Seventh St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/doudna, 217-581-3110, doudnatix@eiu.edu

Monday

8-11 a.m., Hay and Livestock Auction, Arthur Sale Barn, 1204 Vine St., Arthur, 217-543-3255

9-11 a.m., Seed Collecting Volunteer Opportunity, registration required, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 E. DeWitt Ave., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644, douglashartnc@consolidated.net

9:30 a.m., Monday Morning Makers, Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library, 2 W. Water St., Sullivan, www.sullivanil.us/library/library.html, 217-728-7221

10:30 a.m., 1:15 p.m., or 5:30 p.m., Preschool Story Time, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

10:30-11:30 a.m., Knot Just Knitting, Lovington Public Library, 110 W. State St., Lovington, www.lovingtonpld.us, 217-873-4468, lovingtonpld@gmail.com

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Indoor Picnic, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

4-5 p.m., Bedtime Math's Crazy 8's Club Grades K-2nd, Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library, 2 W. Water St., Sullivan, www.sullivanil.us/library/library.html, 217-728-7221

6 p.m., Charleston Chess Club, Bob's Bookstore, 303 Lincoln, Charleston, http://bobsbookstore.net, 217-345-2627

6 p.m., Small Animal Sale, Arthur Sale Barn, 1204 Vine St., Arthur, 217-543-3255

Tuesday

10 a.m., Story Time, Mattoon Library, 1600 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, http://mattoonlibrary.org, 217-234-1721, joellen@mattoonlibrary.org

10 a.m., Story Time, Tuscola Public Library, 112 E. Sale St., Tuscola, www.tuscolalibrary.org, 217-253-3812

10 a.m., Story Time, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

10:30 a.m., Toddler Time With Mother Goose, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.marshallillibrary.com, 217-826-2535

10:30 a.m., Mother Goose on the Loose, up to age 3 with adult, Paris Carnegie Public Library, 207 S. Main St., Paris, www.parispubliclibrary.org, 217-463-3950, read@parispubliclibrary.org

3-4:30 p.m., Art Talk Tuesday, Flourishes Gallery and Studios, 140 1/2 E. Main, Shelbyville, http://flourishesgalleryandstudios.vpweb.com, 217-827-5690

4-5 p.m., Lego Club, Tuscola Public Library, 112 E. Sale St., Tuscola, www.tuscolalibrary.org, 217-253-3812

4:30 p.m., Bingo, Moultrie County Beacon, 401 W. Water St., Sullivan, www.mcbeacon.org, 217-728-7396

5-8 p.m., Open Mic Night, Common Grounds, 1612 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, www.mattooncommongrounds.com, 217-235-2877

5-6 p.m., #Adulting, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

5 p.m., Junior High Book Club, Paris Carnegie Public Library, 207 S. Main St., Paris, www.parispubliclibrary.org, 217-463-3950, read@parispubliclibrary.org

6-7 p.m., Ukulele group, Mattoon Train Depot, 1718 Broadway, Mattoon, www.mattoonartscouncil.org, 217-258-6286

6 p.m., Queen of Hearts Raffle & Bingo, Charleston VFW Post 1592, 1821 20th St., Charleston, www.facebook.com/Charleston-VFW-Post-1592-460572920663601/, 217-345-2707

6 p.m., Game Night, Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston, www.jacksonavenuecoffee.com, 217-345-5283, dan@jacksonavenuecoffee.com

6 p.m., Astronomy Night, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-4913, beth@charlestonlibrary.org

6 p.m., Adult Coloring Night, Paris Carnegie Public Library, 207 S. Main St., Paris, www.parispubliclibrary.org, 217-463-3950, read@parispubliclibrary.org

6:30 p.m., Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular, Effingham Performance Center, 1325 W. Outer Belt, Effingham, http://the-epc.org, 217-540-2788

7 p.m., Super Raffle Tuesday, American Legion Post 88, 1903 Maple Ave., Mattoon, www.legionpost88.com, 217-234-7155, raylwayne@yahoo.com

7 p.m., Poetry Night, Bob's Bookstore, 303 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, http://bobsbookstore.net, 217-345-2627

7 p.m., Effingham Art Guild Meeting, Ron Diehl Center, 1906 S. Fourth St., Effingham, www.effinghamparkdistrict.org, 217-342-4415

Wednesday

8 a.m., Free Senior Breakfast, Mid-Illinois Senior Center Services, Inc., 114 E. Jefferson St., Sullivan, 217-728-7367

8-9:30 a.m., Senior Bingo, County Market, W. Rt 16, Shelbyville, www.mycountymarket.com, 217-774-5555

9-10 a.m., Veterans' Coffee, LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston, www.colescouncilonaging.org, 217-639-5150

10 a.m., Story Time, ages 3-5, Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library, 2 W. Water St., Sullivan, www.sullivanil.us/library/library.html, 217-728-7221 

10 a.m., Story Time, Arcola Public Library District, 407 E. Main St., Arcola, www.arcola.lib.il.us, 217-268-4477, arcolaapl@consolidated.org

10 a.m., Mothers' Group, Paris Carnegie Public Library, 207 S. Main St., Paris, www.parispubliclibrary.org, 217-463-3950, read@parispubliclibrary.org

10:30-11:30 a.m., Book Chat, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.marshallillibrary.com, 217-826-2535

11 a.m., Senior Social Group: Bingo, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

Noon-1:30 p.m., Adventures in Old Galloway, registration required, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/adulted/all.php, 217-581-7415

1-3 p.m., Ladies Game of Pool, all ages, LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston, www.colescouncilonaging.org/lifespancenter.html, 217-639-5150

4-5:15 p.m., Lego My Library, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

6-9 p.m., Crafting & Cocktails, registration required, M and G Primitives, 640 State Hwy. 121, Sullivan, www.facebook.com/MandGprimitives/

6-8 p.m., Film Discussion: To Kill A Mockingbird, Tuscola Public Library, 112 E. Sale St., Tuscola, www.tuscolalibrary.org, 217-253-3812

6:30-7:30 p.m., Author Presentation: Michael Duffy, Atwood-Hammond Public Library District, 123 N. Main St., Atwood, www.ahlibrary.com, 217-578-2727

7-10 p.m., Songwriter Open Mic Night, Village Wine & Gifts, 109 S. Banker, Effingham, http://effinghamvillagewine.com, 217-347-0477

7:30 p.m., Soul Street Dance Company, EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 Seventh St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/doudna, 217-581-3110, doudnatix@eiu.edu

Nov. 16

8 a.m., Coffee with a Cop, registration required, McDonald's, 12 W. Lincoln, Charleston, www.eiu.edu/adulted/all.php, 217-581-5114, academy@eiu.edu

9-10:30 a.m., Free Play Group for Moultrie County Toddlers, up to age 3, Beacon Bright Start, 203 S. Graham, Sullivan, www.mcbeacon.org/brightstart.html, 217-728-7396

9:30 a.m., Story Hour, Neoga District Library, 550 Chestnut Ave., Neoga, http://neoga.lib.il.us, 217-895-3944

10 a.m., Daytime Book Discussion: Where the Light Falls, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464, info@effinghamlibrary.org

10:30 a.m., Books and Babies, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

Noon, Tech Assistance, registration required, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

4-7 p.m., Family Reading Night, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

4 p.m., After School Program: Andrew's Family Magic, Arcola Public Library District, 407 E. Main St., Arcola, www.arcola.lib.il.us, 217-268-4477, arcolaapl@consolidated.org

5-6 p.m., Family Reading Night, Casey Township Library, 307 E. Main St., Casey, www.facebook.com/caseytownshiplibrary, 217-932-2105, caseytownshiplibrary@gmail.com

5 p.m., Make It and Take It Program, Martinsville Public Library, 120 E. Cumberland St., Martinsville, www.martinsvilleil.com, 217-382-4113

5:30-8:30 p.m., Quarter Auction for Legion Family Christmas Baskets, American Legion Post 88, 1903 Maple Ave., Mattoon, www.legionpost88.com, 217-246-1316, agmurphy52@yahoo.com

5:30 p.m., Jiha Moon Gallery Talk, The Tarble Arts Center, 2010 Ninth St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/tarble, 217-581-2787, tarble@eiu.edu

6-8 p.m., Wood Slice Garland, ages 18+, registration required, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 Dewitt Ave. E., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644, douglashartnc@consolidated.net

6 p.m., Bingo, American Legion, 8 E. Strain St., Sullivan, 217-728-4612

6-8:30 p.m., Monthly Quarter Auction, Mid Illinois Senior Services, 325 E. N. Ninth St., Shelbyville, 217-827-6748

6 p.m., Juggler Jason Kollum performs, Effingham High School's Hearts Rock Cafe, 1301 Grove Ave., Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464, info@effinghamlibrary.org

6-7 p.m., Family Reading Night, Paris Carnegie Public Library, 207 S. Main St., Paris, www.parispubliclibrary.org, 217-463-3950, read@parispubliclibrary.org

6:30-8:30 p.m., Workshop: Women's Instant Pot Night, please RSVP, The Vineyard Church, 1805 S. Hamilton, Sullivan, www.thevineyardchurch.us, 217-728-4574, doris.schrock@thevineyardchurch.us

6:30 p.m., Little Book Beginners Program for Preschoolers, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.marshallillibrary.com, 217-826-2535

7 p.m., Open Mic Night, Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston, www.jacksonavenuecoffee.com, 217-345-5283

7 p.m., Third Thursday Wordsmiths, Flourishes Gallery and Studios, 140 1/2 E. Main, Shelbyville, http://flourishesgalleryandstudios.vpweb.com, 217-827-5690

7 p.m., REO Speedwagon performs, Effingham Performance Center, 1325 W. Outer Belt, Effingham, http://the-epc.org, 217-540-2788

10 p.m., Pokemon Tournament, GameStop, 1301 Thelma Keller Ave., Effingham, www.facebook.com/effinghamgamestop, 217-342-6277

Theatre

Next to Normal, Nov. 8-12, EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 Seventh St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/doudna, 217-581-3110, doudnatix@eiu.edu

Madagascar: A Musical Adventure, Jr., Nov. 10-12, The Little Theatre On The Square, 16 E. Harrison, Sullivan, www.thelittletheatre.org, 217-728-7375

The Colossal Christmas Caper, Nov. 12-Dec. 8, Green Mill Village Theatre, 917 Green Mill Rd., Arcola, http://gmvtheatre.com, 217-268-4400, info@gmvtheatre.com

Beauty & The Beast, Nov. 10-12, St. Anthony High School, 304 E. Roadway Ave., Effingham, www.stanthony.com, 217-347-7129

Ongoing

Christmas Arts & Crafts Show, Nov. 10-12, Cross County Mall, 700 Broadway Ave. East, Mattoon, www.crosscountymall.com, 217-235-3432, kim.prince@regisinc.com

Dance Classes, Thursdays through Nov., Lake Land College, 5001 Lake Land Blvd., Mattoon, www.lakelandcollege.edu/learn, 217-234-5087, sspaulding@lakelandcollege.edu

Volunteer at Friendship Garden, Thursdays, registration required, Friendship Garden, 1698 Lafayette Ave., Mattoon; Volunteer with the Conservation Crew, Tuesdays and Thursdays, registration required, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 E. DeWitt Ave., Mattoon; www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644, douglashartnc@consolidated.net

Country Spirit Antique Show, Nov. 10-11, Arcola Community Center, 107 W. Main St., Arcola, www.countryspiritshow.com, 217-312-1065

Historic Arcola's Downtown Holiday Open House, Nov. 10-12, Historic Downtown, 135 N. Oak St., Arcola, www.arcolachamber.com, 217-268-3576

Holiday Rummage and Bake Sale/Ham & Bean Dinner, Nov. 9-11, proceeds support mission efforts in LaCeibita, Honduras, First United Methodist Church, 216 W. Jefferson St., Sullivan, www.facebook.com/heartsandhandsforhonduras, 217-728-4436

Sullivan Downtown Holiday Open House, Nov. 10-11, Downtown businesses, Sullivan, www.sullivanchamber.com, 217-728-4223

Annual Holiday Bazaar, Nov. 9-11, Titus Manor, 513 N. Worth St., Sullivan, www.titusmanor.com, 217-728-4725

Rural Life Antique Show, Nov. 10-11, Tuscola Community Building, 122 W. N. Central Ave., Tuscola, www.facebook.com/rurallifeantiqueshow, 217-722-0401

Spirit of the Holidays Bazaar, Nov. 10-11, Arthur United Methodist Church, 128 E. Illinois St., Arthur, www.arthurunitedmethodist.org, 217-543-3159, aumchurch@consolidated.net

Homesteaders on the Prairie Antique Show, Nov. 10-11, Moultrie-Douglas County Fairgrounds, 301 Columbia, Arthur, www.picturetrail.com/homesteadersontheprairie, Rachel Engel 618-267-3517 or Linda Miller 614-325-8873, homesteadersontheprairie@yahoo.com

Crossroads Harvest of Quilts, Nov. 10-11, Thelma Keller Convention Center, 1202 N. Keller Dr., Effingham, http://kellerconventioncenter.com, 217-821-0508

Gentle Yoga, Tuesdays; Duplicate Bridge, Wednesdays; Duplicate Bridge Intermediates, Thursdays; Ron Diehl Center, 1906 S. Fourth St., Effingham, www.effinghamparkdistrict.org, 217-342-4415

Exhibits

Works of Photographer Tom David, through Nov. 30; Common Grounds, 1612 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, www.mattoonartscouncil.org, 217-258-6286, arts@mattoonillinois.org

Booth Library: The Heart of Eastern's Campus, through Dec. 28; Twenty Years of Harry Potter: Celebrating a Phenomenon, through Dec. 31; EIU Booth Library, 600 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, http://booth.eiu.edu, Steve Brantley 217-581-7542 or jsbrantley@eiu.edu, Beth Heldebrandt 217-581-6064 or emheldebrant@eiu.edu

Annette Russo: Reigning Cats and Dogs, through Jan. 13; Tribute to Sue McConnell, through Jan. 13; Flourishes Gallery and Studios, 140 1/2 E. Main, Shelbyville, http://flourishesgalleryandstudios.vpweb.com, 217-827-5690

Artwork of Stacey Zerrusen, through Nov. 30, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464, andrew@effinghamlibrary.org

63rd Annual Fall Show Juried Exhibition, through Nov. 10, Bicentennial Art Center and Museum, 132 S. Central Ave., Paris, www.parisartcenter.com, 217-466-8130

Artwork of Mitch Miller and Meredith Drum, through Nov. 11, Gaslight Art Colony, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.gaslightartcolony.com, 217-293-1050, gaslightartcolony@gmail.com

On the Big Screen

Listings for Nov. 10-16

MATTOON

AMC Showplace 10, 2509 Hurst Dr., Mattoon; 217-234-8898, 217-348-8884, 888-AMC-4FUN; "A Bad Moms Christmas" (R); "Daddy's Home 2" (PG-13); "Happy Death Day" (PG-13); "Jigsaw" (R); "Leap!" (PG); "Marshall" (PG-13); "Murder on the Orient Express" (PG-13); "Thank You for Your Service" (R); "Thor: Ragnarok" (PG-13); "Tyler Perry's Boo 2! A Madea Halloween" (PG-13); view updates and showtimes at www.amctheatres.com.

CHARLESTON

LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston; free movies w/ popcorn and lemonade; Friday, Eric's pick; Tuesday, "A Knight's Tale" (PG-13); Wednesday, "P.S. I Love You" (PG-13); Thursday, "The Sons of Katie Elder" (1965- NR); Call 217-639-5150 or visit www.colescouncilonaging.org for more information.

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA

The Art Theater, Church and Neil, Champaign, 800-237-8752; "Ex Libris: The New York Public Library" (NR); "The Florida Project" (R); "Loving Vincent" (NR); visit www.thearttheater.org for showtimes.

DECATUR

Avon Theatre, 426 N. Water, 217-422-8151; "Goodbye Christopher Robin" (PG); "Murder on the Orient Express" (PG-13); "Thor: Ragnarok" (PG-13); view updates and show times at www.theavon.com.

EFFINGHAM

RMC Cinemas, Village Square Mall, S. U.S. Route 45; "A Bad Moms Christmas" (R); "Daddy's Home 2" (PG-13); "Happy Death Day" (PG-13); "Jigsaw" (R); "Marshall" (PG-13); "Murder on the Orient Express" (PG-13); "Thank You for Your Service" (R); "Thor: Ragnarok" (PG-13); view updates and showtimes at www.rmccinemas.com

NEWTON

Drive-N Theatre, 16045 E. Hwy. 33, Newton, 618-455-3100; Closed for the Season; view updates and showtimes at www.driventheatre.com.

PARIS

The Paris Theater, 119 N. Central Ave., Paris, 217-465-6048; "A Bad Moms Christmas" (R); "Thor: Ragnarok" (PG-13); view updates and showtimes at kjbtheaters.com/ParisTheater.

SHELBYVILLE

Boarman’s Roxy, 149 E. Main St., all shows $4; Anniversary Week Movies: "Only the Brave" (PG-13); receive updates and showtimes at 217-774-ROXY (7699), www.boarmansroxytheatre.com.

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