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Week of Jan 25-31

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Items for the weekly Calendar must be submitted in writing to Calendar, JG-TC, 700 Broadway Ave. E, Suite 9A or by visiting jg-tc.com/calendar/ by noon Monday. Please include a contact name and phone number for verification.

Friday

Arts

Spring Preview pARTy: 6-7 p.m., Tarble Arts Center, 2010 Ninth St., Charleston.

Bazaars

Sports Card Show: 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Cross County Mall, 700 Broadway Ave. East, Mattoon.

Family

Nature Nuts Kids Club: 4-6 p.m., Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 DeWitt Ave. E., Mattoon. Registration required. Without adult chaperone.

General Events

Color With Friends, 1 p.m., LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston.

Heritage Woods Recipe Exchange: 2-3 p.m., Heritage Woods of Charleston, 480 W. Polk, Charleston. Recipes to be compiled for a Heritage Woods Cookbook. All funds from the cookbook sales will go to the Alzheimer's Association.

Yahtzee, 2-4 p.m., LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston.

Garnish Carving 101: 7-9 p.m., Austin Mansion, 1007 S. Fourth St., Effingham. Must be 18 to attend. Registration required.

Health And Support Groups

Ashmore Mentoring Program: 6-9 p.m., Ashmore Community Center, 211 S. Illinois St., Ashmore. 217-349-8606.

Live Music

Illinois Music Education Conference All State Jazz Night: 7:30 p.m., Peoria Civic Center, 201 S.W. Jefferson Ave., Peoria.

Justin Moore performs: 7:30 p.m., Bank of Springfield Center, One University Plaza, Springfield.

EZ Street Jazz Band performs: 8-11 p.m., Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham.

Summer Camp: On the Road Tour: Aquila, Relevator, Sixth Street Brass, The Chickadee Sermon, and Zecca Bom perform, 9 p.m., Canopy Club, 708 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana. 217-344-2263.

Live Theatre

Harlem Globetrotters perform: 7 p.m., State Farm Center, 1800 S. First St., Champaign.

Play - "The Women of Lockerbie": 8 p.m., Station Theatre, 223 N. Broadway, Urbana.

Saturday

Arts

Lions in Winter Literary Festival: 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m., EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 Seventh St., Charleston. All craft talks with authors require registration. See website for registration:https://castle.eiu.edu/lioniswinter/.

Mattoon Arts Council Annual Quilt Show 2019: 10 a.m., Mattoon Depot, 1718 Broadway Ave., Mattoon.

Central Illinois Horror/Fantasy/Sci-Fi Writers Group: 7 p.m., Bob's Bookstore, 303 Lincoln Ave., Charleston. arianathepoet@gmail.com.

Bazaars

Market In the Square: 7 a.m.-noon, Lincoln Square Mall, 201 Lincoln Square, Urbana.

Psychic & Health Fair: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Beads N Botanicals, 117 N. Broadway Ave., Urbana.

Sports Card Show: 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Cross County Mall, 700 Broadway Ave. East, Mattoon.

Family

Dote on the Does: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Prairie Fruits Farm and Creamery, 4410 N. Lincoln Ave., Champaign.

General Events

MLK, Jr. Community Celebration: 10 a.m., Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana; performances by students from the International Prep Academy and the University of Illinois Department of Theatre.

Food As Medicine: Healing Your Heart with Food: noon-2 p.m., Hodgson Mill Visitor Center, 1001 Ford Ave., Exit 160, Effingham. Registration required. 217-347-6455.

Live Music

Illinois Music Education Conference All State and Honors Concerts: noon, Peoria Civic Center, 201 S.W. Jefferson Ave., Peoria.

The Eclectics perform: 4-6 p.m., Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center, 1989 State Highway 16, Shelbyville.

Andy Reuter performs: 6-9 p.m., Willow Ridge Winery, 1796 N. 1475 East Rd., Shelbyville.

Rob and the Rebels perform: 7-10 p.m., Pla-Mor Danceland, 1300 E. Third St., Pana.

X-Crush Performs: 8 p.m., Country Haven Event Center, 8560 E. 1400th Ave., Effingham.

Lou DiBello Band performs: 8:30 p.m., Jackpot Joe's Bar & Gaming, 1919 Western Ave., Mattoon.

Fearless Freap performs: 9 p.m., The Orchard Inn, 800 N. Third St., Effingham.

Wes Duffy Trio performs: 9:30 p.m., Macs' Uptowner, 623 Monroe Ave., Charleston.

Live Theatre

Shelby County CEO Murder Mystery Dinner: 5:30-8 p.m., Best Bets Event Center, 316 W. S 6th Street, Shelbyville.

Zero1 USA Pro Wrestling: 7 p.m., Burgess Osborne Auditorium, 1701 Wabash Ave., Mattoon.

Savion Glover performs (tap dancing): 7:30 p.m., Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana.

Play - "The Women of Lockerbie": 8 p.m., Station Theatre, 223 N. Broadway, Urbana.

C-U Comedy Club: 8:30-10 p.m., Soma Ultralounge, 320 N. Neil St., Champaign.

Sunday

Arts

Mattoon Arts Council Annual Quilt Show 2019: noon, Mattoon Depot, 1718 Broadway Ave., Mattoon.

Gnome Canvas Class: 1 p.m., Castle Finn Winery, 1288 N. 1200th St., Marshall.

Bazaars

Sports Card Show: noon-5 p.m., Cross County Mall, 700 Broadway Ave. East, Mattoon.

General Events

Chili Cook Off: 11:30 a.m., Mattoon First United Methodist Church, 1601 Charleston Ave., Mattoon. Sign up to enter your chili or dessert by calling the church office 217-235-5676.

Eskimo Pie Ride: 1-4 p.m., Lake of the Woods Road, 109 S. Lake of the Woods Road, Mahomet. There will be an opportunity to ride your bike on road for a 10-mile loop out into the winter. There will also be a fat bike/mountain bike ride inside the park. All will return to the pavilion for hot soup, hot drinks, and board games in front of the fire.

Live Music

Kilborn Alley performs: 2-5 p.m., Willow Ridge Winery, 1796 N. 1475 East Rd., Shelbyville.

Live Theatre

Play - "The Women of Lockerbie": 8 p.m., Station Theatre, 223 N. Broadway, Urbana.

Monday

Arts

Open Mic Night, 8 p.m., Canopy Club, 708 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana. 217-344-2263.

General Events

Hay & Livestock Auction: 11:30 a.m., Arthur Sale Barn, 1204 Vine St., Arthur. 217-543-3255.

Duplicate Bridge: 6:45 p.m., First Christian Church, Charleston. All bridge players are welcome

Tuesday

Arts

Art Talk Tuesday: 3-4:30 p.m., Flourishes Gallery and Studios, 140 1/2 E. Main, Shelbyville.

Family

Story Time: 10 a.m., Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham. Ages up to five; No Registration Required.

Toddler Time with Mother Goose: 10:30-11 a.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall. The program is geared towards children ages up to 3 and their caregivers.

Game Night: 6 p.m., Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston.

General Events

Volunteer with the Conservation Crew: 8:30-10:30 a.m., Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 E. DeWitt Ave., Mattoon. Registration is required.

Bird Club: 6-7:30 p.m., Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 E. DeWitt Ave., Mattoon. Registration appreciated. Adult program.To register, call the Nature Center at 217-235-4644.

Health and Support Groups

Grief Share: 6-8 p.m., Broadway Christian Church, 1205 South Ninth Street, Mattoon.

Live Music

Tuesday Ukulele Group: 6 p.m., Mattoon Public Library, Mattoon.  217-276-0325.

Wednesday

Family

Storytime and Snuggles: 10-10:30 a.m., Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 Dewitt Ave. E., Mattoon.  Bring your stuffed animal to snuggle with during story time and craft time! Children must be accompanied by an adult. To register, call the Nature Center at 217-235-4644.

Story Time: 10 a.m., Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library, 2 W. Water St., Sullivan. Programs are targeted for 3-4-5 year olds, siblings welcomed. Parent/Caregiver must remain with child..

General Events

Card Games: 1-3:30 p.m., LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston.

Health And Support Groups

Breastfeeding Support Group: 5 p.m., Women's Wellness Center, 900 W. Temple Ave., Suite 108, Effingham. 217-347-1638.

Live Music

Disturbed performs: 7:30 p.m., Peoria Civic Center, 201 S.W. Jefferson Ave., Peoria.

Songwriter Open Mic Night: 7-10 p.m., Village Wine & Gifts, 109 S. Banker, Effingham.

Live Theatre

Play - "The Women of Lockerbie": 8 p.m., Station Theatre, 223 N. Broadway, Urbana.

Jan. 31

Arts

Tarble Reads: Blue Lenses by Daphne du Maurier: 5 p.m., Tarble Arts Center, 2010 Ninth St., Charleston.

Curator talk by Eva Respini, Barbara Lee Chief Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston: 5:30 p.m., Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Dr., Urbana.

East Central Harmony Chorus open rehearsals: 6:30-8:30 p.m., New Hope Worship Center, 2175 E. Harrison Ave., Charleston. For women who may be interested in singing a capella four-part harmony. 217-549-0228

Open Mic Night: 7 p.m., Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston.

Family

Free Play Group for Moultrie County Toddlers: 9-10:30 a.m., Moultrie County Beacon Bright Start, 203 S. Graham, Sullivan.

Toddler Time with Mother Goose: 10:30-11 a.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall.

General Events

Volunteer with the Conservation Crew: 8:30-10:30 a.m., Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 E. DeWitt Ave., Mattoon. Registration is required.

Japanese Ryūrei Tea Ceremony: 3 p.m., Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana.

Monthly Beginner Crochet: 4-6 p.m., Fresh Digs, 210 N. Banker St., Effingham. Sign up early to reserve your spot. If spots are still available on the day of class, you can sign up on the spot.

Perfect Pie Crust: Make & Take: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Hodgson Mill Visitor Center, 1001 Ford Ave., Exit 160, Effingham. Registration required.

Health And Support Groups

Who Has Your Heart? - Women's Heart health event: 6-8 p.m., Mattoon YMCA, 221 N. 16th St., Mattoon. Learn more and register online at www.sarahbush.org.

Live Music

Krannert Uncorked: 5 p.m., Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana. Wine samples selected and served by MarketPlace Selections.

Benny and the Amigos perform: 7-10 p.m., Pla-Mor Danceland, 1300 E. Third St., Pana.

Live Theatre

Play - "The Women of Lockerbie": 8 p.m., Station Theatre, 223 N. Broadway, Urbana.

Exhibits

“On the Shoulders of Giants: The Moon and Beyond", through May 31, Booth Library, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston.

"Come Wind, Come Weather", Sue de Beer, film and sculpture, Jan 26-May. 19,, Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston.

"Crossroads: Change in Rural America", ends Jan. 26; Corps of Engineers Visitor Center, 1989 IL-16, Shelbyville, This Smithsonian Traveling Museum,as well as a companion local exhibit will showcase the Change in Rural America.

Artwork from Ben Cohan (paintings) and Joyce Bishop (quilts), through March 2, Flourishes Art Gallery, 140 1/2 E. Main, Shelbyville; 217-827-5690

2019 Exhibits TBA, Gaslight Art Colony, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall; 217-293-1050

2019 Exhibits TBA, Bicentennial Art Center and Museum, 132 S. Central Ave., Paris, 217-466-8130.

Decatur Barn Colony Artists, through Jan. 31; Young Artists Showcase 2019, Jan. 5-29; Madden Arts Center, Anne Lloyd Gallery, 125 N. Water St., Decatur; 217-423-3189.

Decatur Camera Club’s photography, through January 31, Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur; 217-423-7708

William Staerkel Planetarium, "Prairie Skies", "Cosmic Colors", "One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure; Friday-Saturdays through February, 2400 West Bradley Avenue, Champaign; 217-351-2200.

2018 State of the Art: Photography, through Feb. 2, 2019; Parkland College, Giertz Gallery, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign; 217-351-2485.

Renaissance to Modern Remix: Highlights from the European and American Art Collection: Jan 2-May 12; Between the Buildings: Art from Chicago, 1930-1980, through March 23, 2019; Blue and White Ceramics: An Enduring Global Obsession, through May 12, 2019; Kennedy Browne - "The Special Relationship", through Feb. 9; Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Dr., Urbana; 217-333-1861, kam@illinois.edu.

Banjos, Mandolins, and John Philip Sousa: America’s Musical Paradox, through Aug. 2, 2019; Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign, sousa@illinois.edu; 217-244-9309.

Women Artists of the W. Dale and Jeanne C. Compton Collection of Native American Art, ends Jan 28. 2019; From the Subcontinent to the Prairie: Stories of Immigration and Identity, starts Jan. 25, 2019; Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, 217-333-2360.

“American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times”, begins Feb. 15-continues through May 19; Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, 212 N. Sixth St., Springfield, 217-557-5589; clare.thorpe@illinois.gov.

On the Big Screen

Listings for Jan. 25-31

MATTOON

AMC Showplace 10, 2509 Hurst Dr., Mattoon; 217-234-8898, 217-348-8884, 888-AMC-4FUN; "Aquaman" (PG-13); "Bumblebee" (PG-13); "A Dog's Way Home" (PG); "Escape Room" (PG-13); "Glass" (PG-13); "Green Book" (PG-13); "The Kid Who Would Be King" (PG); "The Mule" (R); "Ralph Breaks the Internet" (PG); "Serenity" (R); "The Upside" (PG-13); "Vice" (R); 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, "The Founder'"; Monday, "Seven Pounds"; Tuesday, "The Soloist"; Wednesday, "A Beautiful Mind"; Thursday, "Lincoln"; Call 217-639-5150 or visit www.colescouncilonaging.org for more information.

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA

The Art Theater, Church and Neil, Champaign, 800-237-8752; "Shoplifters" (R); "Burning" (NR); "Halloween" (2018) - (R); "I Am Not A Witch" (NR); "Mississippi Masala" (R); "If Beale Street Could Talk" (R); visit www.thearttheater.org for showtimes.

DECATUR

Avon Theatre, 426 N. Water, 217-422-8151; Schedule Not Available; view updates and show times at www.theavon.com.

EFFINGHAM

RMC Cinemas, Village Square Mall, S. U.S. Route 45; "Aquaman" (PG-13); "Bumblebee" (PG-13); "A Dog's Way Home" (PG); "Glass" (PG-13); "Green Book" (PG-13); "The Kid Who Would Be King" (PG); "Serenity" (R); "The Upside" (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; "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" (PG); "Glass" (PG-13); view updates and showtimes at kjbtheaters.com/ParisTheater.

SHELBYVILLE

Boarman’s Roxy, 149 E. Main St., all shows $4;  "A Dog's Way Home" (PG), receive updates and showtimes at 217-774-ROXY (7699), www.boarmansroxytheatre.com.

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