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Week of May 18-24

Friday

8 a.m., Townwide Garage Sales, Downtown Arthur, Pick up map at Visitor Center Downtown, www.arthurfestivals.com.

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

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

4-7 p.m., Spring Craft and Plant Sale, Champaign County Farm Bureau Auditorium, 801 N. Country Fair Drive, Champaign

5-10 p.m., Paap Printing Friday Fun Night, Coles County Dragway, USA, 4700 West State Street, Charleston; www.ccdragway.com; 217-345-7777, colescountydragway@gmail.com

5-10 p.m., Effingham Cruise Night, classic cars and so much more; live music and wine/beer garden at Village Wine & Gifts; Downtown, 100 E. Jefferson Ave., Effingham; www.visiteffinghamil.com

5-7 p.m., Jonah Fish Fry Fundraiser, LifeSpan Center, 11021 East County Road 800 North, Charleston, www.colescouncilonaging.org, 217-639-5150

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

6-11 p.m., Rockin For a Reason; Feudin' Hillbillys and Jac Freeze perform, Country Haven Event Center, 8560 E. 1400th Ave., Effingham; countryhaveneventcenter.com/; 217-821-4091; erik@countryhaveneventcenter.com

6-8 p.m., Brian and Matt perform, Willow Ridge Winery, 1796 N. 1475 East Rd., Shelbyville; www.willowridgewinery.com; 217-738-2323

7 p.m., Glo Bingo event, fundraiser for Relay for Life, Eagles Club, 1917 Oak Street; Mattoon

8 p.m., The Experienced perform, Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham; www.effinghamwinery.com; 217-347-9463

8:30-11 p.m., The Fabulous Hoedads Honky Tonk All Stars, VFW Post 1592, 1821 20th St., Charleston; www.thefabuloushoedads.com; 217-358-9273; mugnar@msn.com

Saturday

all day - Investigation with Nick Groff, To register visit http://www.nickgrofftour.com/events/ashmore-estates/, Ashmore Estates, 22645 E. Co. Rd. 1050 N., Ashmore; www.hauntedashmoreestates.net; 888-271-4000

6:30-10 a.m., All you can eat Biscuits and Gravy Breakfast; Charleston Masonic Lodge #35 651 W. Lincoln Avenue; Cost is $5.00 for adults and $2.00 for children under 10.

8 a.m.-2 p.m., Spring Craft and Plant Sale, Champaign County Farm Bureau Auditorium, 801 N. Country Fair Drive, Champaign

8-10 a.m., Free Community Breakfast, New Beginnings Church, 1007 S. Willow St., Effingham; www.nbceffingham.org/; 217-342-3305; nbchurch@consolidated.net

8 a.m.-noon, 18th Street Farmers Market, Coles County Department of Human Services, 825 18th Street, Charleston, athomeagain1@consolidated.net

8 a.m., Townwide Garage Sales, Downtown Arthur, Pick up map at Visitor Center Downtown, www.arthurfestivals.com.

8 a.m., Decatur Audubon Meeting, May Potluck Breakfast, Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur; 217-877-4789

8 a.m., Buffalo Trace Trail Race; choose from a 5-mile trail run or 2-mile walk and enjoy the woods, meadows and thrill of being in the great outdoors at Lake of the Woods in Mahomet. Register at: www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/123688/SMUCalendar; 109 S. Lake of the Woods Road; Mahomet

9 a.m.-4 p.m., Arthur 3rd Saturday Market Bazaar, Moultrie-Douglas County Fairground, 220 Jurgens Parkway, Arthur; m.facebook.com/3rdsaturdaymarketbazaar/?ref=bookmarkshe; 309-253-6245; arthur3rdsaturdaybazaar@gmail.com

9 a.m.-5 p.m., Military Appreciation Day, Legacy Harley-Davidson, 1315 Althoff Ave., Effingham; effinghamccoc.chambermaster.com/events/details/chamber-fall-social-2017-5307; 217-342-3494

9-11 a.m., EVS Conservation Day: Rocky Branch Nature Preserve for annual wild flower and warbler walk. Meet at the cafe at the top of the hill in Clarksville for car pooling; www.embarrasstewards.org, 217-549-1555, thorsenhutton@gmail.com

9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Mother's Day Workshop, Pins & Pines, 1901 S. 4th Street, Effingham.

10-10:45 a.m., Royal Reading Event, Miss Shelby County, Rebekah Nash, and her Junior Miss Shelby County, Alayna Cutler, invite their royal subjects to a princess reading event; attendees will have the opportunity to color princess pictures and have their photos taken with the queens. Tiaras, gowns, and wands are encouraged but not necessary; Shelbyville Public Library, 154 N. Broadway, Shelbyville; //shelbyville.lib.il.us/; 217-774-4432

11 a.m.-2 p.m., Ribeye Sandwich Sale; Each month the proceeds will go to a different organization or charity; Pro-Lube, West Route 16, Shelbyville; 217-774-2509

11 a.m.-noon, Master Gardening For Kids - "The Three Sisters", Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 Dewitt Ave. E., Mattoon; www.dhnature.org/; 217-235-4644; douglashartnc@consolidated.net

noon-9 p.m., Drag Racing - Summit ET Points Race #5, Coles County Dragway, USA, 4700 West State Street, Charleston; www.ccdragway.com; 217-345-7777; colescountydragway@gmail.com

1-3 p.m., Kids Weaving Class, Fresh Digs, 210 N. Banker St., Effingham; www.freshdigsinc.com/; 217-350-0812; lowdown@freshdigsinc.com

2 p.m., Violin recital, Hannah Warfel performs, performing works by Grieg, Bach, Prokofiev, Massenet, and Monti. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall; First Baptist Church, 1804 S 9th St., Mattoon, 217-234-7740

3 p.m., Chris Perondi's Stunt Dog Experience, Effingham Performance Center, 1325 W. Outer Belt, Effingham; //the-epc.org/, 217-540-2788

5 p.m., YUGiOH Tournament, The Broken Cutlass, 521 N. Cedar, Shelbyville; jspencer93.wixsite.com/brokencutlass, 217-663-1198; brokencutlass@gmail.com

5-8 p.m., May show opening; Michael Neary and Amy MacLennan, Gaslight Art Colony, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall; www.gaslightartcolony.com; 217-293-1050; gaslightartcolony@gmail.com

6-10 p.m., Bingo, Charleston VFW Post 1592, 1821 20th St., Charleston, www.facebook.com/Charleston-VFW-Post-1592-460572920663601/, 217-345-2707

6-8 p.m., Tyler Christopher performs, Boot City Opry, 11800 S. U.S. Highway 41, Terre Haute; www.bootcityopry.com; 812-299-8521

6:30 p.m., The Mattoon Academy of Gymnastics and Dance competitive dance team performance, Little Theatre On The Square in Sullivan; Dancers will perform a variety of routines in lyrical, contemporary, tap, jazz, musical theater, and hip hop; 217-254-6707

7-10 p.m., Tom and the Country Boys perform, Ashmore Community Center, 211 S. Illinois St., Ashmore; 217-345-3192; 217-549-1406

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

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

Sunday

1-3:30 p.m., Spurlock Sundays: Artifact Encounters, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana; www.spurlock.illinois.edu; 217-265-5485; ewatkins@illinois.edu

2-7 p.m., Illinois Old-Time Fiddlers Jam Session; all ages of public welcome to bring an instrument and join in or just sit back and listen; Lions Community Building, Forest Park, N.E. Ninth St., Shelbyville; www.illinoisoldtimefiddlers.org; 217-682-3208; aunttt@consolidated.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

10:30 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 a.m.-6 p.m., Prairie Stitchers , Featured Artist for May, June & July, Common Grounds, 1612 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, 217-258-6286, arts@mattoonillinois.org

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

1-3 p.m., Volunteer at Friendship Garden, Friendship Garden, 1698 Lafayette Ave., Mattoon; www.dhnature.org/, 217-235-4644

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

Tuesday

10-10:30 a.m., Story Time, Mattoon Library, 1600 Charleston Ave., Mattoon; mattoonlibrary.org/; 217-234-2621, jasmine@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

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

3-5:30 p.m., Shelbyville Farmer's Market, Johnstowne Mall, W. Route 16, Shelbyville; 217-774-2244

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

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

6-7 p.m., Tuesday Ukulele Group, Weber Motors, 3232 Marshall Ave., Mattoon, scole@mattoonillinos.org

6-8 p.m., Dental Care for your Pet, Dr. Bailey and Dr. Annable of St. Francis Animal Hospital return to talk about dental care for your pets; Registration Required; Effingham Public Library; 200 N. Third, Effingham; www.effinghamlibrary.org; 217-342-2464

6:30 p.m., Mattoon Academy of Gymnastics and Dance recital, celebrating 45 years; A variety of dance styles will be performed: Lake Land College Theatre; 217-254-6707.

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

7 p.m., Tabletop Tuesdays (Board game nights), Canopy Club, 708 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana; canopyclub.com/; 217-344-2263

7:30 p.m., Willie Nelson and Family, and Alison Krauss perform, State Farm Center, 1800 S. First St., Champaign; www.statefarmcenter.com/; 217-333-2923

7:30 p.m., Stories from the State: An Illinois Filmmaker Showcase - "All the Queen's Horses", films made in Illinois and their directors. Each screening will be followed by a Q&A; Art Theater Co-op, 126 W. Church St., Champaign; www.arttheater.coop/, 217-355-0068, manager@arttheater.coop

Wednesday

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 

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

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

6-8 p.m., Bike Month Celebration, live music, sunset ride, Weaver Park, 2205 E. Main Street, Urbana; www.urbanaparks.org/events/free-may-bike-month-celebration/; www.prairiecycleclub.org

6:30 p.m., Mattoon Academy of Gymnastics and Dance recital, celebrating 45 years; A variety of dance styles will be performed: Lake Land College Theatre; 217-254-6707.

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

7-10:30 p.m., Duplicate Bridge, All bridge players are welcome. Please bring a partner. $3, Ron Diehl Center, 1906 S. Fourth St., Effingham; www.effinghamparkdistrict.org/; 217-342-4415

May 24

8 a.m., The Great Migration Bird Walks at Douglas-Hart, 2204 DeWitt Ave. E., Mattoon; www.dhnature.org/; 217-235-4644; douglashartnc@consolidated.net

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

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

1-3 p.m., Volunteer at Friendship Garden, Friendship Garden, 1698 Lafayette Ave., Mattoon; www.dhnature.org/; 217-235-4644

4 p.m., Mt. Zion Summer Kick Off, Community family event with food, drinks, music and fun, Fletcher Park Recreation Center, 323 Fletcher Park Blvd., Mt. Zion; www.mtzion.com; 217-864-5424

5-8 p.m., Taste of Summer Wine Tasting, Lithia Springs Marina, 2060 E. 1500 North Rd., Shelbyville; 217-774-4121

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

6 p.m., Harry Potter Trivia Night for Relay for Life, registration required, $10 per person at the door. Checks and cash accepted; Teams of 2-6; 12 and up. Children ages 12-18 must be accompanied by a parent on the team; To register text Derrick Zerrusen at (217) 671-8965; Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham; www.effinghamwinery.com

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

7-10 p.m., Benny and the Amigos perform, Pla-Mor Danceland, 1300 E. Third St., Pana; www.facebook.com/PlaMorDanceland, 618-283-1314, pla_mor_danceland@yahoo.com

7-10:30 p.m., Duplicate Bridge, All bridge players are welcome. Please bring a partner. $3, Ron Diehl Center, 1906 S. Fourth St., Effingham; www.effinghamparkdistrict.org/; 217-342-4415.

Theatre

Play: "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee", Friday-Saturday, Community Theatre of Terre Haute, 1431 S. 25th St., Terre Haute; www.ctth.org; 812-877-2175; Tickets 812-232-7172

Ongoing

IHSA Girls State Track Meet, Friday-Saturday, Eastern Illinois University, O'Brien Stadium; www.ihsa.org/SportsActivities/GirlsTrackField.aspx; 309-663-6377

IHSA Boys State Track Meet, Thursday-May 26; O'Brien Stadium, Charleston, $10 per day, Eastern Illinois University, O'Brien Stadium; www.ihsa.org/SportsActivities/BoysTrackField.aspx; 309-663-6377

Corvair Museum Grand Opening, Friday-Sunday, Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum, 3635 US Rt. 36 East; www.chevrolethalloffamemuseum.com; 217-454-4583.

Lincoln Trails Council Boy Scouts annual Spring Rendezvous, Friday-Sunday, Wolf Creek State Park, near Sullivan; for more information contact 217-454-0797 or melaniebyers85@gmail.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

Prairie Skies, Fridays through Aug 3; Solar Superstorms, Fridays and Saturdays through May; Solar System Safari, Saturdays through May; William M. Staerkel Planetarium, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign, www2.parkland.edu/planetarium/, 217-351-2568

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

Exhibits

Museum at the Depot - Past to Present: Coles County Business, open Fridays and Saturdays through 2018, 1718 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.coleshistory.net, 217-666-9735, coleshistory@consolidated.net

2018 Graduate Art Exhibition, through May 20, 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

May show; Michael Neary and Amy MacLennan; through May, Gaslight Art Colony, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall; www.gaslightartcolony.com; 217-293-1050; gaslightartcolony@gmail.com.

22nd Annual Paint Illinois Juried Exhibition, through June 8, Bicentennial Art Center and Museum, 132 S. Central Ave., Paris, www.parisartcenter.com, 217-466-8130

Barn Colony Artists Annual Show – May 3-25, varied media, Madden Arts Center, Anne Lloyd Gallery, 125 N. Water St., Decatur; www.decaturarts.org/, 217-423-3189.

Graphic Design Student Show, May 14-May 31, Parkland College, Giertz Gallery, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign; artgallery.parkland.edu/, 217-351-2485

Provenance: A Forensic History of Art, through June 1; Allan deSouza: Through the Black Country, through July 14; Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme: And yet my mask is powerful, through July 14; Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Dr., Urbana, http://kam.illlinois.edu, 217-333-1861, kam@illinois.edu

Designed, Displayed, & Discarded: Ephemeral Printing in Alton, Illinois, 1835-1855, through May 30, University of Illinois Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Dr., Urbana, www.library.illinois.edu, 217-333-3777, askacurator@library.Illinois.edu

Knowledge at Work: The University of Illinois at 150, through Dec. 21, 2018; Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, www.spurlock.illinois.edu, 217-333-2360.

From Illinois to the White House: Lincoln, Grant, Reagan, Obama, through Dec. 31, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, 212 N. Sixth St., Springfield, www.PresidentLincoln.Illinois.gov, 217-557-5589; clare.thorpe@illinois.gov

On the Big Screen

Listings for May 18-24

MATTOON

AMC Showplace 10, 2509 Hurst Dr., Mattoon; 217-234-8898, 217-348-8884, 888-AMC-4FUN; "Deadpool 2" (R); rest of schedule not available; 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, "Shrek 2"; Tuesday, "Hoosiers", Wednesday, "Frequency"; Thursday, "Mona Lisa Smile"; Call 217-639-5150 or visit www.colescouncilonaging.org for more information.

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA

The Art Theater, Church and Neil, Champaign, 800-237-8752; "You Were Never Really Here" (R); "Annihilation" (R); "All the Queen's Horses" - Illinois Filmmaker Series (NR); visit www.thearttheater.org for showtimes.

DECATUR

Avon Theatre, 426 N. Water, 217-422-8151; "Deadpool 2" (R)" "The Book Club" (PG-13); "Life of the Party" (PG-13); view updates and show times at www.theavon.com.

EFFINGHAM

RMC Cinemas, Village Square Mall, S. U.S. Route 45; "The Avengers: Infinity War" (PG-13); "Breaking In" (PG-13); "Book Club" (PG-13); "Breaking In" (PG-13); "Deadpool 2" (R); "Life of the Party" (PG-13); "Show Dogs" (PG); view updates and showtimes at www.rmccinemas.com

NEWTON

Drive-N Theatre, 16045 E. Hwy. 33, Newton, 618-455-3100; "Deadpool 2" (R); "Super Troopers 2" (PG); view updates and showtimes at www.driventheatre.com.

PARIS

The Paris Theater, 119 N. Central Ave., Paris, 217-465-6048; "Deadpool 2" (R); "Show Dogs" (PG); view updates and showtimes at kjbtheaters.com/ParisTheater.

SHELBYVILLE

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

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