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Go! Guide: Arts and Entertainment Calendar March 2-8

Go! Guide: Arts and Entertainment Calendar March 2-8

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Week of March 2-8

Friday

7-9 a.m., Free Community Breakfast, Mason Point, One Masonic Way, Sullivan, 217-728-4394 ext. 1200

7:45 a.m.-2:15 p.m., Red Cross Blood Drive, Effingham Blood Donation Center, 603 Eden Ave., Effingham, www.redcrossblood.org, 1-800-RED-CROSS

9 a.m.-2 p.m., Spring Craft Show, Mt. Zion Convention Center, 1400 Mt. Zion Parkway, Mt. Zion, www.mtzion.com, 217-864-5424, b_rideout@mtzion.com

10 a.m., Toddler Playgroup, ages 1-5 with an adult, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

1-2:30 p.m., Tea for Two: It's for the Birds, registration required, Douglas Hart Nature Center, 2204 Dewitt Ave., Mattoon, www.eiu.edu/adulted/all.php, 217-581-5114, academy@eiu.edu

1 p.m. or 6 p.m., Screening of Human Flow: When There is Nowhere to Go, Nowhere is Home, donations will be collected to support work with refugees, EIU Buzzard Auditorium, 1920 S. Ninth St., Charleston, 217-348-0188

1 p.m., Movie Make and Take: Dr. Seuss's Cat in the Hat, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

2:30 p.m., Senior Bingo, Jarman Center, 704 N. Main St. #101, Tuscola, www.jarmancenter.com, 217-253-2323

2:30-3:30 p.m., Marshall Pool Ground Breaking, 501 N. Second St., Marshall, www.marshall-il.com, 217-826-8087, webadmin@marshall-il.com

3:45-4:45 p.m., Crazy 8's: Got Rhythm?, grades 3rd-5th, Lovington Public Library, 110 W. State St., Lovington, www.lovingtonpld.us, 217-873-4468, lovingtonpld@gmail.com

4 p.m., Teddy Bear Adventures Drop-Off, pick up and breakfast Saturday at 10 a.m., registration required, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 DeWitt Ave. E., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644

4-7 p.m., Lions Club Chili Supper, First Baptist Church, 1804 S. 9th St., Mattoon, 217-234-7740

5-7:30 p.m., 2018 Mattoon Open House, dinner and raffle, Birkey's Construction Equipment of Mattoon, 208 Dewitt Ave., Mattoon, www.birkeys.com/partsdays/, 217-235-3158

6 p.m., Paint Your Favorite Drink Night, ages 21+, Monroe Art Studio, 708 Monroe St., Charleston, www.facebook.com/monroeartstudio/, 217-348-1514, monroeartstudio@gmail.com

6-9 p.m., Ashmore Mentoring Program, Ashmore Community Center, 211 S. Illinois St., Ashmore, www.facebook.com/AshmoreMentoringProgram, 217-349-8606, tonyandbillie@mchsi.com

6-10 p.m., Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre: We're Off to Kill the Wizard, Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham, www.effinghamwinery.com, 217-347-9463

6:30 p.m., Karaoke Night, Charleston Elks Lodge #623, 720 Sixth St., Charleston, www.facebook.com/CharlestonIllinoisElks/, 217-345-2646

6:30 p.m., Family Movie Night: Wonder, Solid Rock Chapel, 1213 E. Jackson St., Sullivan, www.srchapel.org, 217-962-0525, jessijess23@yahoo.com

6:30-8:30 p.m., In His Hands Orphans Outreach Fourth Annual Effingham Celebration Banquet, Christ's Church, 2511 S. Veterans Dr., Effingham, www.inhishandsorphans.org, 618-487-5599, michelle@inhishandsorphans.org

7-11 p.m., SACIS Trivia Night, registration preferred, Eagles Club, 1917 Oak Ave., Mattoon, www.sacis.org, 217-348-5033, sacisch@consolidated.net

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

7:30 p.m., Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra: Music of Destiny, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, www.krannertcenter.com, 217-333-6280

8 p.m., Cloverleaf Radio 10 Year Anniversary & Rockstar Karaoke, Jackpot Joe's Bar & Gaming, 1919 Western Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/jackpotjoes/, 217-234-9531

8 p.m., Jane Doe performs, VFW, 1146 State Highway 32, Sullivan, 217-459-2447

9 p.m., Andy Rueter performs, The Office Pub, 105 E. Jefferson Ave., Effingham, 217-347-4920

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

Saturday

6-10 a.m., Stewardson Lions Pancake and Sausage Breakfast, Stewardson Community Building, 108 S. Pine, Stewardson, www.facebook.com/StewardsonLionsClub/

7:45 a.m.-2:15 p.m., Red Cross Blood Drive, Effingham Blood Donation Center, 603 Eden Ave., Effingham, www.redcrossblood.org, 1-800-RED-CROSS

8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., GlobalFest Illinois 2018, EIU Lantz Arena, 250 Grant Ave., Charleston, globalfestillinois@gmail.com

9 a.m.-2 p.m., Crestwood PTO Spring Bazaar, Crestwood Paris Community Unit School District 4, 15601 US Highway 150, Paris, http://crestwood.k12.il.us, 217-465-5391

10 a.m.-noon, Slime Making Party, ages 5+, 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, EIU Booth Library, Ballenger Teachers Center, 600 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, www.library.eiu.edu, 217-581-8442, mkmcdaniel@eiu.edu

10 a.m.-3 p.m., Dodge Ball Tournament Fundraiser, proceeds benefit Shelbyville PTO, Shelbyville High School Gym, 1001 W. N. Sixth St., Shelbyville, www.shelbyville.k12.il.us, 217-774-3926, bealst@shelbyville.k12.il.us

10:30 a.m., Saturday Morning Story Series, ages 3-10 with an adult, Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site, 420 S. Lincoln Hwy., Lerna, www.lincolnlogcabin.org, 217-345-1845, lsff@lincolnlogcabin.org

10:30-11 a.m., Music & Movement Storytime, Paris Carnegie Public Library, 207 S Main St., Paris, www.parispubliclibrary.org, 217-463-3950, read@parispubliclibrary.org

Noon, Miltenberger Fundraiser, raffles, dinner, and live music by Decade Late, The Sawyer Brothers, LTH; American Legion Post 458, 643 Chestnut Ave., Neoga, 217-895-2125

Noon-4 p.m., Meat Shoot, American Legion Post 764, 206 S. New Jersey St., Toledo, www.facebook.com/Toledo-American-Legion-Post-764/, 217-849-3364, americanleg764@gmail.com

Noon-2 p.m., Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Illinois, register online at www.plungeillinois.com, Lake Sara, 712 E. Fayette Ave., Effingham, www.plungeillinois.com, 217-345-2424, vduncan@soill.org

1-3 p.m., STEAM Saturday: Rainbows, ages 7-12, registration required, without adult chaperone, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 DeWitt Ave. E., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644

4 p.m., Make and Take, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

5 p.m., Magic the Gathering Tournament, The Broken Cutlass, 521 N. Cedar, Shelbyville, http://jspencer93.wixsite.com/brokencutlass/, 217-663-1198, brokencutlass@gmail.com

5-7 p.m., First Annual Chili Cook Off and Supper, Martinsville Fire Department, 8 S. Union St., Martinsville, 217-382-4223

5:30-7 p.m., SAL Boneless Wing Fry, American Legion, 8 E. Strain St., Sullivan, 217-728-4612

6-8 p.m., Abstract Flowers, Artsy Chic Studio & Boutique, 1520 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.artsychicstudio.com, 217-218-6272, artsychicboutique@gmail.com

6-10 p.m., 2018 Miss ALAH Pageant, Arthur Lovington High School, 301 E. Columbia, Arthur, 217-543-2146

6-11 p.m., Cheers! 34th Annual Event to Fund Healthcare Scholarships, reservations required, call Sarah Bush Lincoln at 217-258-2511 to get tickets, Thelma Keller Convention Center, 1202 N. Keller Dr., Effingham, http://kellerconventioncenter.com

6 p.m., Trivia Night Fundraiser, proceeds benefit St.Mary's Church, The Hall, 614 N. Main St., Paris, https://stmaryschurchparis.org, 217-466-3355

7 p.m., Briz & Lady performs, Spanky's Food & Spirits, 1920 Oak Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/Spankys-Bar-n-Grill-79431078863/, 217-234-2224

7 p.m., Zero1 Usa Presents: The Tenkaichi Jr. Tournament, Burgess Osborne Auditorium, 1701 Wabash Ave., Mattoon, www.zero1usa.com, 217-218-6945, davidcavazos@msn.com

7 p.m., Neoga Trivia Night, fundraiser for Neoga Booster Club, Neoga High School, 790 E. Seventh St., Neoga, register by emailing neogaboosters@hotmail.com

7-10 p.m., Community Daddy Daughter Dance, masquerade themed; includes dancing, snacks, crafts and pictures; Toledo Christian Church, 501 S. Maryland St., Toledo, www.facebook.com/Toledo-Christian-Church-266474323246/, 618-508-3806, slayton@lakelandcollege.edu

7-10 p.m., Greenup Hootenanny country music, Village of Greenup Municipal Building, 115 E. Cumberland St., Greenup, 217-923-3016

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

7-9 p.m., Bill Poss performs, Holiday Inn/TK Grille, 1301 Avenue of Mid-America, Effingham, www.facebook.com/HolidayInnEffingham/, 217-540-7777

7:30 p.m., MonkeyJunk performs, American Legion Post #88, 1903 Maple Ave., Mattoon, http://backlandradio.com/concerts/, 217-929-8657, thewhip@backlandradio.com

8 p.m., Jane Doe performs, Elks Lodge #623, 720 Sixth St., Charleston, www.facebook.com/CharlestonIllinoisElks/, 217-345-2646

8 p.m., Decade Late Band performs, American Legion Post 764, 206 S. New Jersey St., Toledo, www.facebook.com/Toledo-American-Legion-Post-764/, 217-849-3364, americanleg764@gmail.com

8 p.m., Crooked Creek Band performs, Country Haven Event Center, 8560 E. 1400th Ave., Effingham, http://countryhaveneventcenter.com, 217-821-4091, erik@countryhaveneventcenter.com

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

9 p.m., March MADness with Black Swine, Jackpot Joe's Bar & Gaming, 1919 Western Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/jackpotjoes/, 217-234-9531

9 p.m., Octane performs, VFW Post 5795, 112 N. Fifth St., Marshall, http://marshallvfw.com, 217-826-2814, dowstepp@yahoo.com

Sunday

10-11:30 a.m., Steve Ladd performs, Family Worship Center, 5475 Lerna Rd., Mattoon, www.mattoonfamilyworshipcenter.com, 217-234-6022, info@mattoonfamilyworshipcenter.com

10 a.m.-9 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church and School 150th Anniversary, spaghetti lunch and fair, Trinity Lutheran Church, 113 S. Walnut St., Stewardson, 217-682-3881

Noon-5 p.m., Benefit for Family of House Fire Victims, pot luck, raffle, live music, Jackpot Joe's Bar & Gaming, 1919 Western Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/jackpotjoes/, 217-234-9531

1-4 p.m., Longaberger Basket/Coach Purse Bingo, fundraiser by Paris Business Women's Club to raise money for scholarships and local projects, VFW, 601 W. Court St., Paris, www.facebook.com/ilfedbuswomen/, 217-465-5872, webmistress@ifbwc.org

1 p.m., Couples Canvas Class, Castle Finn Winery, 1288 N. 1200th St., Marshall, www.castlefinnwinery.com, 217-463-2600

2-5 p.m., Acoustic Flag with Scott Mast, Codie Briscoe & Sydnee Ray-Allen, Jackpot Joe's Bar & Gaming, 1919 Western Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/jackpotjoes/, 217-234-9531

2-6 p.m., Red Cross Blood Drive, Salisbury Church, 2350 E. Madison, Charleston, www.redcrossblood.org, 1-800-RED-CROSS

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

3-5 p.m., Pinewood Derby, Praise Assembly of God, 1300 Osage Rd., Charleston, www.charlestonpraise.com, 217-345-4673, pastorryan@charlestonpraise.com

4 p.m., Concert Band & Eastern Symphonic Band Concert perform, EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 Seventh St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/doudna/, 217-581-3110, doudnatix@eiu.edu

6 p.m., Homecoming Gospel Choir performs, First Baptist Church, 1804 S. 9th St., Mattoon, 217-234-7740

6-10 p.m., The Accidentals perform, Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham, www.effinghamwinery.com, 217-347-9463

6 p.m., Short Teaching Series: 12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You, Martinsville Bible Church, 509 N. Ridgelawn Rd., Martinsville, http://martinsvillebiblechurch.weebly.com, 217-382-4370, mbcoffice@fairpoint.net

Monday

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

10-11:30 a.m., Wits Fitness Brain Training, LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston, www.extension.illinois.edu/ccdms/, 217-639-5150

10 a.m.-3 p.m., Free Community Health Fair, Carriage Crossing Senior Living, 909 Green Mill Rd., Arcola, www.carriagecrossingsl.com, 217-268-3516, info@carriagecrossingsl.com

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

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

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

5:30-6:30 p.m., Beat Seasonal Allergies with Essential Oils, Andes Baby, 805 W. Fayette Ave., Effingham, thechakralady@gmail.com

6 p.m., Seraph Brass Quintet Residency & Recital, EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 Seventh St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/doudna/, 217-581-3110, doudnatix@eiu.edu

6 p.m., Card Crafting, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

6 p.m., Charleston Chess Club, bring your own or use one of theirs! All levels and ages are welcome. Bob's Bookstore, 303 Lincoln, Charleston, http://bobsbookstore.net, 217-345-2627

Tuesday

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., Mother Goose on the Loose, ages 3 mos.-35 mos. and their caregivers, Paris Carnegie Public Library, 207 S. Main St., Paris, www.parispubliclibrary.org, 217-463-3950, read@parispubliclibrary.org

10:30 a.m., Toddler Time With Mother Goose, ages 0-3 and their caregivers, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.marshallillibrary.com, 217-826-2535

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Dine with a Doc, call 217-728-4394 for reservations, Max J. Knight Community Building Banquet Hall, One Masonic Way, Sullivan, senioreducationministries@yahoo.com

1 p.m., Memoir Writing Group, registration required, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

3:45-4:45 p.m., Reading Redbirds Youth Book Club, Lovington Public Library, 110 W. State St., Lovington, www.lovingtonpld.us, 217-873-4468, lovingtonpld@gmail.com

4-5 p.m., Teens, Button It, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

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, sign up for a spot at 4:30 p.m. or call 217-235-2877, Common Grounds, 1612 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, www.mattooncommongrounds.com

5:30-7:30 p.m., Irish Music Circle performs, Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston, www.jacksonavenuecoffee.com, 217-345-5283

5:45-9 p.m., Annie's Project Level 1, registration required, University of Illinois Extension, 1209 Wenthe Dr., Effingham, http://web.extension.illinois.edu/cefj/, 217-347-7773

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., Learn to Knit, Paris Carnegie Public Library, 207 S. Main St., Paris, www.parispubliclibrary.org, 217-463-3950, read@parispubliclibrary.org

6 p.m., Bingo, Harlan Hall, 603 Locust St., Marshall, www.marshall-il.com, 217-826-9023

6 p.m., Pie Face Showdown 2018, fundraiser for OVES Playground Project, Okaw Valley Elementary School, 319 N. Washington St., Bethany, 217-665-3541

6-8:30 p.m., Art Workshop: Donuts, Canvas & Corks, 208 S. Market, Monticello, https://canvascorks.com, 217-841-6374, heatherart1976@yahoo.com

6:30-7:30 p.m., Jazz Concert, EHS Red Regiment & Concert Band Boosters, 1301 W. Grove Ave., Effingham, www.facebook.com/ehsbandbooster/, ehsbandbooster@hotmail.com

7 p.m., Trivia Tuesday, Rookies Sports Bar, 2012 Marshall Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/RookiesMattoon/, 217-234-6676

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

7:30 p.m., Danu: A St. Patrick's Day Celebration, EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 Seventh St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/doudna/, 217-581-3110, doudnatix@eiu.edu

Wednesday

9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Coping with Stress as a Responder to Victims of Violence and Trauma-Related Experiences, Effingham Event Center, 1501 W. Fayette, Effingham, www.effinghameventcenter.com, 217-342-6565

10 a.m.-noon, Bunco, 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

12:15-7:15 p.m., Red Cross Blood Drive, Effingham Blood Donation Center, 603 Eden Ave., Effingham, www.redcrossblood.org, 1-800-RED-CROSS

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

1-7 p.m., Red Cross Blood Drive, Ashmore Community Center, 211 S. Illinois St., Ashmore, www.redcrossblood.org, 1-800-RED-CROSS

1-5:45 p.m., 2018 CEO Experience, Thelma Keller Convention Center, 1202 N. Keller Dr., Effingham, www.effinghamceo.com, 217-347-5115

5 p.m., Queen of Hearts Drawing and Burger Night, Charleston Elks Lodge #623, 720 Sixth St., Charleston, www.facebook.com/CharlestonIllinoisElks/, 217-345-2646

5-7 p.m., Workforce Wednesday Class: Hire Me! How to Convince Employers You Are The One, Sherwin Williams, 711 W. Wabash, Effingham, www.effinghamcountychamber.com, 217-342-4147, jgivens@effinghamcountychamber.com

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., Wyclef Jean - The Carnival Tour, Canopy Club, 708 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, http://canopyclub.com, 217-344-2263

March 8

7:30-9:15 a.m., Community Update Breakfast, register online at www.mattoonchamber.com or www.charlestonchamber.com, for information call 217-235-5661 or 217-345-7041, Unique Suites Hotel, 920 W. Lincoln Ave., Charleston

9-10:30 a.m., Free Play Group for Moultrie County Toddlers, Moultrie County 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

10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Drive Through Taco Lunch, Douglas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3516 W. Powell Ln., Mattoon, 217-234-6401, activities@douglasrehab.com

10:30-11 a.m., Books and Babies, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

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

10:30-11 a.m., Toddler Time with Mother Goose, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., www.marshallillibrary.com/, 217-826-2535

12:15-6:45 p.m., Red Cross Blood Drive, Effingham Blood Donation Center, 603 Eden Ave., Effingham, www.redcrossblood.org, 1-800-RED-CROSS

12:30 p.m., NATGEO Prescreening of "One Strange Rock," EIU Physical Science Building, Room 3040, 600 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/geoscience/, 217-581-2626, geoscience@eiu.edu

4 p.m., After School Program, a variety of fun activities for kids; Arcola Public Library District, 407 E. Main St., Arcola, www.arcola.lib.il.us/, 217-268-4477, arcolaapl@consolidated.org

5:30 p.m., Mattoon In Motion Town Hall Meeting, Mattoon YMCA, 221 N. 16th St., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/MattoonInMotion/, 217-235-5661, matchamber@consolidated.net

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

6-8 p.m., Poetry Reading by Nicolas T. Danko, 5 West Coffee & Wine Lounge, 5 W. Jefferson St., Sullivan, www.5westcoffee.com, 217-728-4506, info@5westcoffee.com

6 p.m., International Womens Day: Crazy Salad by Nora Ephron Book Discussion, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464, info@effinghamlibrary.org

6 p.m., Kitchen Design Workshop, Kuche Fine Cabinetry & Design, 814 E. Fayette Ave., Effingham, www.facebook.com/kuchecabinetry/, 217-342-2244, sales@kuchecabinets.com

6-7 p.m., Financial Education Program, reservations required, Lake Wealth & Insurance - Financial Advisor, 601 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.wealthconsultants.net, 217-251-2274

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., Judge and Treasurer Candidate Forum, United Methodist Church, 216 W. Jefferson St., Sullivan, www.sullivanfirstumc.com, 217-728-4223

6:30 p.m., Traveling Gravemarker Talks Unusual Gravestones, 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

7:30 p.m., Jazz Lab Band performs, EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 Seventh St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/doudna/, 217-581-3110, doudnatix@eiu.edu

7:30-9:30 p.m., Standup Comedy by Jeff Horste, Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham, www.effinghamwinery.com, 217-347-9463

Theatre

EIU Dancers presents Oh, the Places You'll Go!, March 2-3, EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 Seventh St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/eiudancers/, 217-581-3110, doudnatix@eiu.edu

The Great American Trailer Park Musical, March 2-11, The Little Theatre On The Square, 16 E. Harrison, Sullivan, www.thelittletheatre.org, 217-728-7375

SSHS Drama Club presents Haphazardly Ever After, March 8-9, Stewardson-Strasburg High School, 2806 E. 600 N. Rd., Strasburg, 217-644-3125

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play, March 1-4, Millikin University, Kirkland Fine Arts Center, 1184 W. Main St., Decatur, www.millikin.edu/kirkland/, 217-423-3189

Twelfth Night, or What You Will, March 1-11, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, www.krannertcenter.com, 217-333-6820

Ongoing

ECIAFEC Farm Show 2018, March 2-4, Cross County Mall, 700 Broadway Ave. East, Mattoon, www.facebook.com/EastCentralIlAntiqueFarmEquipClub/, 217-235-7102 ext. 544

Maxed Out Mega Weekend, March 2-4, Daisy Lane Scrapbooking and Craft Mall, 2619 Lake Land Blvd., Mattoon, www.daisy-lane.com, 217-234-1061, scrapsncrafts@daisy-lane.com

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

Five Days of Country Antique Show, Feb. 27-March 3, Masonic Community Center, 111 S. Locust St., Arcola, 618-793-2670 or 217-622-4271

March Country Spirit Antique Show, March 2-3, Arcola Community Center, 107 W. Main St., Arcola, www.countryspiritshow.com, 312-957-1065, countryspiritshow@gmail.com

Rural Life Antique Show, March 2-3, Tuscola Community Building, 122 N. Central Ave., Tuscola, http://rurallifeantiqueshow.com, 217-253-6250, donna.winterberry@gmail.com

Homesteaders on the Prairie Antique Show, March 2-3, Moultrie-Douglas County Fairgrounds, 301 Columbia, Arthur, www.picturetrail.com/homesteadersontheprairie/, 618-245-2111, homesteadersontheprairie@yahoo.com

Lake Sara Marina Boat Show, March 1-4, Village Square Mall, 1910 S. Banker St., Effingham, www.lsmboats.com, 217-342-6344

Teen Tech Week Craft, March 5-10, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

Duplicate Bridge, Wednesdays and Thursdays, Ron Diehl Center, 1906 S. Fourth St., Effingham, www.effinghamparkdistrict.org, 217-342-4415

Winter Prairie Skies, Fridays through March 9; Out There: The Quest for Extrasolar Worlds, Fridays and Saturdays through April 28; In My Backyard, Saturdays through April 28; William M. Staerkel Planetarium, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign, www2.parkland.edu/planetarium/, 217-351-2568

Toddler Tuesday, Tuesdays; Animal Encounters, Wednesdays and Fridays; Orpheum Children's Science Museum, 346 N. Neil, Champaign, www.orpheumkids.net, 217-352-5895

Exhibits

Riddle Elementary School Artwork, through March 31, Common Grounds, 1612 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, www.mattoonartscouncil.org, 217-258-6286, arts@mattoonillinois.org

Museum at the Depot, open Fridays and Saturdays through 2018, 1718 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.coleshistory.net, 217-666-9735, coleshistory@consolidated.net

Booth Library: The Heart of Eastern's Campus, through May 11; Designs of Duty, through May 11; EIU Booth Library, 600 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, www.library.eiu.edu, 217-581-7548, aacougill@eiu.edu

2018 Undergraduate All Student Show, through March 18; David Jien Time Will Tell, through May 20; On View: The Way We Were, through May 20; Tarble Arts Center, 2010 Ninth St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/tarble/, 217-581-2787

2018 Town & Country Amateur Art/Blackhawk Park Art Exhibitions, through March 16, Bicentennial Art Center and Museum, 132 S. Central Ave., Paris, www.parisartcenter.com, 217-466-8130

On the Big Screen

Listings for March 2-8

MATTOON

AMC Showplace 10, 2509 Hurst Dr., Mattoon; 217-234-8898, 217-348-8884, 888-AMC-4FUN; "The 15:17 to Paris" (PG-13); "Black Panther" (PG-13); "Death Wish" (R); "Every Day" (PG-13); "Fifty Shades Freed" (R); "Game Night" (R); "The Greatest Showman" (PG); "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" (PG-13); "Peter Rabbit" (PG); "Red Sparrow" (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 Lake House" (PG); Tuesday, "Strictly Ballroom" (PG); Wednesday, "The Way" (PG-13); Thursday, "Cinderella Story" (PG); Call 217-639-5150 or visit www.colescouncilonaging.org for more information.

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA

The Art Theater, Church and Neil, Champaign, 800-237-8752; "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" (PG-13); "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" (PG); "The Shape of Water" (R); visit www.thearttheater.org for showtimes.

DECATUR

Avon Theatre, 426 N. Water, 217-422-8151; "Black Panther" (PG-13); "Game Night" (R); "Red Sparrow" (R); view updates and show times at www.theavon.com.

EFFINGHAM

RMC Cinemas, Village Square Mall, S. U.S. Route 45; "Black Panther" (PG-13); "Death Wish" (R); "Every Day" (PG-13); "Fifty Shades Freed" (R); "Game Night" (R); "The Greatest Showman" (PG); "Peter Rabbit" (PG); "Red Sparrow" (R); 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; "Black Panther" (PG-13); "Peter Rabbit" (PG); view updates and showtimes at kjbtheaters.com/ParisTheater.

SHELBYVILLE

Boarman’s Roxy, 149 E. Main St., all shows $4; "Black Panther" (PG-13); receive updates and showtimes at 217-774-ROXY (7699), www.boarmansroxytheatre.com.

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