Wednesday, July 1st 2015 - 12:00 am
Memorial SportsCare Biathlon Brigade
Memorial SportsCare athletic trainers created a special 12-week biathlon training program. The training program is designed for beginners, but can be adapted for those who have participated in the biathlon previously
You’ll get a day-by-day training guide to get you ready for the Biathlon in September. We’ll meet twice a week to go over any questions or training issues you might experience. We’ll talk about how to stay motivated and what to do if you lose it! We’ll also go over nutrition and race day strategies. Then, we’ll do that day’s workout – together
The Brigade meets every Wednesday and Friday, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., July 1 through Sept. 18.
Visit MemorialSportsCare.com/BiathlonBrigade for info or to register.
Time: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Memorial SportsCare, 4550 W. Iles Ave., Springfield
Sunday, August 16th 2015 - 12:00 am
Kids Klub – Paintball Mania Monday, September 28 6PM
Join SCHEELS to learn all about paintball safety, how to shoot a marker and play an AWESOME paintball themed game. Register to win a great prize. Part of this event will be outside. Please dress appropriately for the event and the weather.
SCHEELS & Illinois Raptor Center Monday, October 12 6PM
Join SCHEELS and the Illinois Raptor Center for this AMAZING show about “Birds of Prey”. Watch as hawks, falcons, owls, and vultures are displayed and talked about. This event is FREE to the public. All participants will receive a FREE ride on the SCHEELS Ferris Wheel. Register to win a GREAT prize!
Kids Klub – Halloween Bash & Scavenger Hunt Monday, October 26 6PM
Join SCHEELS for an INDOOR fun filled Halloween Bash and Scavenger hunt. Ghoulish games and treats for all. All participating kids will receive a FREE ride on the SCHEELS Ferris Wheel. Come dressed in your Halloween costume.
SCHEELS Back to School 2 Blitz Sunday, August 16 1PM-5PM
Join SCHEELS from 1PM-5PM for FREE face painting, FREE balloon creations, and WFLZ 101.9 the WOLF and Prowler for a ONE DAY event. Fun for the whole family!
Save the Date: Santa & Mrs. Claus at SCHEELS Saturday, December 5 11AM-4PM
Join SCHEELS for a one day event where Santa & Mrs. Claus will be taking a break from the North Pole to visit with kids at SCHEELS. Parent feel free to bring your cameras to take pictures. This is a FREE event and open to the public. Register to win a $100 SCHEELS gift card.
Home Décor Seminar Thursday, November 12 6:30PM
From trees and mantels to table and shelving learn about the latest decor trends at this FREE seminar. Enjoy tips, treats, and register to win great prizes. Presented by: SCHEELS Home Decor & Gift Lodge Experts.
Friday, September 4th 2015 - All Day
at Veteran’s Memorial Park
W Masonic St
“Oh, the places you’ll go!” when you come and celebrate at the 2015 Edinburg Labor Day Celebration! The Veteran’s Memorial Park (W. Masonic St.) grounds come alive with a weekend packed with Truck Pulls, Demolition Derbies, Pageants, Bands including Ryan Ideus and the Feudin Hillbillys on Friday night, The Brat Pack on Saturday night, Music mash-up on Sunday featuring 90’s Daughter followed by Tennessee Borderline, Beer Tent, Softball Tourney, Bags Tourney, Horseshoe Tourney, Volleyball Tourney, Carnival Rides, 5K Run/Walk, Children’s Pedal Pulls, and a Grand Parade at 10 a.m. on Labor Day! For a complete schedule of events check out Facebook at www.facebook.com/edinburg.labordaypicnic Hope to see you there!
Saturday, September 5th 2015 - 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
at Auburn’s East Park
115 W. Madision
The Auburn Activity Committee is excited to announce our 150th Celebration/Labor Day Picnic on September 5th 2015. Join us at Auburn’s East Park (115 W. Madison Street) for a fun filled event featuring Mud Volley Ball, Bag Tournaments, Bounce House, Petting Zoo (4-7pm), children’s games, 114th Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry, Reactivated will also be set up! We will end the evening with Central Illinois’s very own Gracia Harrison and her band preforming from 8-10p.m.We hope you will join us for delicious food, ice cold beer and fun for the whole family! Festivities kick off with a parade at 10 a.m., and picnic immediately following at 11 a.m. You can find to forms to sign up for the tournaments on our Facebook page!
Saturday, September 5th 2015 - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
at Home of Darius Depa
19 Redwood Lane
This meeting will cover the theme of Thrillers in Literature. Also, if you wish to share any projects that you are working on, bring 5-7 copies of them with you to the meeting. And there will be snacks available during the meeting as well. And, afterwards, there WILL be a dip in the nearby Swimming Pool for those who wish to do so.
Sunday, September 6th 2015 - 12:00 am
Monday, September 7th 2015 - 12:00 am
Wednesday, September 9th 2015 - 12:00 am
WE-CI; Women Entrepreneurs of Central Illinois will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 9th, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Lake Pointe Grill, 1386 Toronto Road, Springfield, Ill, 62712.
Topic: Help is on the Way; Ms. Linda Dillion, PhD, of Lincoln Land Community College Small Business Development Center will give us an overview of the resources available to local women entrepreneurs in today’s economy.
The costs for the meeting are: $2o for members, $10 for guests, and $25 for walk-ins. Reservations are non-refundable. Additional information is available by contacting Maureen Williams at <email@example.com>.
Please make your reservations by Friday, September 4th at <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Our website can now take payments by credit card.
Monthly meetings include guest speakers, workshops, and social functions. Fundraising events support scholarships for members receiving advanced professional training.
Saturday, September 12th 2015 - 12:00 am
THE SPRINGFIELD BRANCH OF BASKET OF HOPE IS SPONSORING “COME TO THE CABARET” AT THE HOOGLAND CENTER OF THE ARTS SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 12TH AT 7PM. AND ENJOY MUSIC FROM SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE BROADWAY SHOWS…
ADMISSION IS FREE AND DONATIONS ARE WELCOME AND WILL BE USED LOCALLY TO FILL BASKETS OF HOPE FOR CHILDREN WITH SERIOUS ILLNESSES…
COME ENJOY A GREAT EVENING OF SHOW TUNES, DONATIONS WILL BE APPRECIATED AND WILL BE USED TO PROVIDE GIFTS FOR CRITICAL CHILDREN IN THE HOSPITAL. HOOGLAND CENTER OF THE ARTS SEPT 12TH 7P.
Saturday, September 12th 2015 - 12:00 am
The Mid-America Military Salute Organization is proud to announce that MO Pitney will bring his brand of Country Music to our event on Saturday September 12th at the Adams County Fairgrounds near Mendon, IL. MO will be headlining our main stage.
MO Pitney was born in Chery Valley, Illinois. He began playing drums at age six and guitar at age twelve. He later played in a bluegrass band with his brother and a friend. Pitney later moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where he signed to Curb Records and began working with record producer Tony Brown.
Pitney released his single “Country”, in December 2014, He co-wrote the song with Bill Anderson and Bobby Tomberlin. Billy Dukes ofTaste of Country reviewed the single positively, saying that IMO isn’t making a statement, and ws not the sign of some traditional country revolution in 2015. But he’s a reminder ofhow good a simple country song sung by a man who believes in God and George Strait can feel. Johnny Nevin of Huffington Post also
reviewed Pitney’s music favorably, saying that ‘MO Pitney knows a couple ofreally important things about being Country, real Country. One ofthem is that he knows who he is, and that’s always going to be important, because it’s the only way anyone can keep becoming the person they really want to be. Just as important though, it seems like MO Pitney never forgets about everybody else, and how important they are too, It was the third most added country song its first week on radio. The song entered Top 40 on Country Airplay on the chart dated for the week ending rune 20,
2015, its nineteenth week on that chart,
MO’s Music Video for “Country” was ranked #8 on last weeks (July 22nd- July 28th) Great American Country Top 20 Countdown.
Mid-America Military Salute will hold its second annual event on Saturday September 12 th at the Adams County Fairgrounds near Mendon, LL. The event is held to “Honor Our Military, Our Veterans & Their Families”.
Mid-America Military Salute is a FREE event and open to the public and all Military, Veterans and their Families. The event will feature 10 bands on 3 stages, a car & bike show, military re-enactors, military vehicles and displays, a kids enteftainment stage, bounce houses, train rides, a big fireworks show and a few more surprises. Gates will open at noon and the event will wrap up around 1 IP1n.
Our main display for the event is called, “Portrait ofa Solider” by Cameron Schilling of Mattoon, IL.
The Portrait of a Soldier exhibit is a traveling display of hand-sketched portraits of fallen servicemembers from
Illinois who have been killed since September I l, 2001 in the Global War on Tenor. Altist Cameron Schilling, of
Mattoon, drew the first portrait in August 2004, after Amy SPC Charles Neeley, also ofMattoon, was killed in Iraq.
Schilling gave the sketch to SPC Neeley’s parents to convey his sympathy for their loss. In October 2005, while a student at Eastern Illinois University, Schilling decided to draw a portrait of every Illinois servicemember who has fallen during the Global War on Tenor.