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APL New Volunteer Orientation

Saturday, May 14th 2016 - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm at Animal Protective League
1001 Taintor Rd

Want to volunteer with APL? Attend an informational orientation to learn how you can help!

Volunteer opportunities include dog walking, cleaning, cat & dog socialization, pet therapy visits, humane education, adoption events, fundraising, and much more!

Volunteers must be at least 16 years old to volunteer without a parent or legal guardian, and all minors must be accompanied by a parent/guardian to orientations and trainings.

Each session lasts approximately one and a half hour.

It is required to register for New Volunteer Orientation. Please sign up for an orientation at the APL or by emailing volunteer@apl-shelter.org.   Every orientation will be limited to approximately 15 people per orientation.

Direct questions to Caitlin at 217-544-7387 x227 or by email at volunteer@apl-shelter.org.

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Listen LIVE through the ISO’s Around the Town Concert Series

Tuesday, May 17th 2016 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm at Old State Capitol
1 SW Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield, IL

Featuring Illinois Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet
The Illinois Symphony Orchestra’s Around the Town Concerts allow you to Listen LIVE to the wonderful musicians of the Illinois Symphony Orchestra in a variety of locations throughout the community. This hour long concert allows you to get to know members of the ISO in a more intimate setting. Please join us for one of these free concerts of LIVE music by a variety of ensembles from the Illinois Symphony Orchestra.

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APL New Volunteer Orientation

Wednesday, May 18th 2016 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Animal Protective League
1001 Taintor Rd

Want to volunteer with APL? Attend an informational orientation to learn how you can help!

Volunteer opportunities include dog walking, cleaning, cat & dog socialization, pet therapy visits, humane education, adoption events, fundraising, and much more!

Volunteers must be at least 16 years old to volunteer without a parent or legal guardian, and all minors must be accompanied by a parent/guardian to orientations and trainings.

Each session lasts approximately one and a half hour.

It is required to register for New Volunteer Orientation. Please sign up for an orientation at the APL or by emailing volunteer@apl-shelter.org.   Every orientation will be limited to approximately 15 people per orientation.

Direct questions to Caitlin at 217-544-7387 x227 or by email at volunteer@apl-shelter.org.

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Spay-ghetti and No Balls Dinner

Friday, May 20th 2016 - 12:00 am

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Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair

Saturday, May 21st 2016 - All Day at Old State Capitol Plaza
1 Old Capitol Plaza

Set against the backdrop of the Illinois Old State Capitol building, art lovers find the Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair to be the jewel of the Midwest. This tradition of fine art has brought artists and shoppers from across the country flocking to downtown Springfield’s two-day outdoor art gallery for 55 years.  Free to the public, the juried fair is dedicated to top quality and media variety, keeping the more than 30,000 eager buyers coming back each year.  Whether you are a serious art collector or are just developing an appreciation, there is original art here for you, in the form of jewelry, sculpture, photography, glass, pottery, wood, metal, oils, watercolors, and other media.

Our popular Children’s Tent will also be available for children ages 2-15 so that they may select works of art that appeals to them.  All Tent art pieces are priced at $4-6.

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APL New Volunteer Orientation

Saturday, May 28th 2016 - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm at Animal Protective League
1001 Taintor Rd

Want to volunteer with APL? Attend an informational orientation to learn how you can help!

Volunteer opportunities include dog walking, cleaning, cat & dog socialization, pet therapy visits, humane education, adoption events, fundraising, and much more!

Volunteers must be at least 16 years old to volunteer without a parent or legal guardian, and all minors must be accompanied by a parent/guardian to orientations and trainings.

Each session lasts approximately one and a half hour.

It is required to register for New Volunteer Orientation. Please sign up for an orientation at the APL or by emailing volunteer@apl-shelter.org.   Every orientation will be limited to approximately 15 people per orientation.

Direct questions to Caitlin at 217-544-7387 x227 or by email at volunteer@apl-shelter.org.

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Annual Hog Roast

Sunday, May 29th 2016 - 10:30 am - 2:30 pm at Camp CILCA
4124 Camp Cilca Rd

Camp CILCA will hold its annual Hog Roast on Sunday, May 29.  The day will begin with a worship service at 10:30am in the Indoor Chapel, and will continue with lunch served from 11:30-2:30.  The menu includes pulled-pork sandwiches, baked beans, coleslaw, desserts, and drinks.  Call 217-487-7497 or visit cilca.org for more information about this and other summer events.

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OUR SAVIOR’S SUMMER DAY CAMP 2016

Tuesday, May 31st 2016 - 7:30 am - 5:30 pm at Our Savior’s Church & School
2645 Old Jacksonville Rd.

With the warmer days and sunshine, we are reminded that summer is just around the corner! Have you begun making those Summer Day Camp plans? Your child will flourish in summer activities at

Our Savior’s Summer Day Camp

2645 Old Jacksonville Rd., Springfield, IL 62704

(217) 546-4531

www.oursaviors-school.org

Camp Director: Abby Wiemer

abby.wiemer@oursaviors-school.org

Monday-Friday

May 31 – Aug. 5, 2016

7:30 am – 5:30 pm

*Closed July 4th*

Camp Fees

Full time $135/wk

or Part time $28/day

(Full time is 5 days per week. Part time is anything less that all 5 days.)

**Early Bird Discount for Sign up by April 1!**

Full time( $130/wk)

$80 deposit required to hold a spot

FB:  https://www.facebook.com/Our-Saviors-Lutheran-Church-and-School-82096968068/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

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APL New Volunteer Orientation

Wednesday, June 1st 2016 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Animal Protective League
1001 Taintor Rd

Want to volunteer with APL? Attend an informational orientation to learn how you can help!

Volunteer opportunities include dog walking, cleaning, cat & dog socialization, pet therapy visits, humane education, adoption events, fundraising, and much more!

Volunteers must be at least 16 years old to volunteer without a parent or legal guardian, and all minors must be accompanied by a parent/guardian to orientations and trainings.

Each session lasts approximately one and a half hour.

It is required to register for New Volunteer Orientation. Please sign up for an orientation at the APL or by emailing volunteer@apl-shelter.org.   Every orientation will be limited to approximately 15 people per orientation.

Direct questions to Caitlin at 217-544-7387 x227 or by email at volunteer@apl-shelter.org.

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Civil War Tech – Germy Germs

Saturday, June 4th 2016 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
112 North Sixth Street

What exactly are germs and how to they spread disease?  Today we’ll learn about the fascinating and sometimes gross lives of germs.  Ages 8-12 welcome.  FREE; Reservations required.

www.presidentlincoln.illinois.gov

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SIU Pediatrics’ Annual Camp COCO Charity Golf Outing

Friday, June 10th 2016 - 11:00 am - 7:45 pm at The Rail Golf Course
1400 S. Club House Dr.

SIU Pediatrics’ Annual Camp COCO Charity Golf Outing

Friday, June 10, 2016

The Rail Golf Course, 1400 S. Club House Dr., Springfield

Four person scramble, shotgun start 12:30 p.m, lunch 11 a.m., dinner 5 p.m

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine invites golfers to register for the annual charity golf outing benefiting SIU Pediatrics’ Camp COCO for area children, ages 5-17, growing up with cancer and related blood disorders.

Registration: $125/golfer includes driving range, bag drop, greens fees, golf cart, lunch by McCormick’s Smokehouse Restaurant, dinner by Robert’s Seafood Market, on-course beverages and prizes.

Sponsorships: $700/Camper sponsor, $250/Hole, $25/Golf cart.

Register by Monday, June 6 online: http://www.siuf.org/events/campcoco16

Send checks payable to Camp COCO/SIU Foundation, P.O. Box 19666, Springfield, IL 62794-9666, or call 217-545-2955.

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Springfield Children’s Business Fair

Saturday, June 11th 2016 - 8:00 am - 11:30 am at Old State Capitol Farmer’s Market
Adams St. & 3rd. St.

Local children and teens, up to 15 years of age, are welcome to submit applications to enter their business for the Springfield Children’s Business Fair!

The Children’s Fair will be held Saturday, June 11, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Old Capitol Farmers Market, Springfield, Ill., on Adams Street and 3rd Street.

Kids develop a brand, create a product or service, build a marketing and pricing strategy, and then open for customers at a one-morning marketplace on June 11 at the Old Capitol Farmers Market. Children are responsible for the setup, sales, and interacting with customers.

In addition to keeping the proceeds of their sales, prizes of $50 will be awarded in three age groups for two categories: best presentation and highest business potential.
Apply to sell at the fair by visiting www.springfieldkids.eventbrite.com
OR
ATTEND THE LAUNCH EVENT AT HENSON ROBINSON ZOO ON APRIL 9 AND GET FREE ADMISSION. WHERE YOU CAN REGISTER FOR THE FAIR OR JUST FIND OUT MORE. GET YOUR FLIER BY CONTACTING KRISTINA RASMUSSEN AT kristina.m.rasmussen@gmail.com.

FAQs
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Call Kristina at 217.801.5516 or email kristina.m.rasmussen@gmail.com

How do I apply, what is the timeline and is there a fee?

The deadline to apply to be in the Springfield Children’s Business Fair is May 1, 2016. Apply to sell at the fair by visiting www.springfieldkids.eventbrite.com

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APL New Volunteer Orientation

Saturday, June 11th 2016 - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm at Animal Protective League
1001 Taintor Rd

Want to volunteer with APL? Attend an informational orientation to learn how you can help!

Volunteer opportunities include dog walking, cleaning, cat & dog socialization, pet therapy visits, humane education, adoption events, fundraising, and much more!

Volunteers must be at least 16 years old to volunteer without a parent or legal guardian, and all minors must be accompanied by a parent/guardian to orientations and trainings.

Each session lasts approximately one and a half hour.

It is required to register for New Volunteer Orientation. Please sign up for an orientation at the APL or by emailing volunteer@apl-shelter.org.   Every orientation will be limited to approximately 15 people per orientation.

Direct questions to Caitlin at 217-544-7387 x227 or by email at volunteer@apl-shelter.org.

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APL New Volunteer Orientation

Wednesday, June 15th 2016 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Animal Protective League
1001 Taintor Rd

Want to volunteer with APL? Attend an informational orientation to learn how you can help!

Volunteer opportunities include dog walking, cleaning, cat & dog socialization, pet therapy visits, humane education, adoption events, fundraising, and much more!

Volunteers must be at least 16 years old to volunteer without a parent or legal guardian, and all minors must be accompanied by a parent/guardian to orientations and trainings.

Each session lasts approximately one and a half hour.

It is required to register for New Volunteer Orientation. Please sign up for an orientation at the APL or by emailing volunteer@apl-shelter.org.   Every orientation will be limited to approximately 15 people per orientation.

Direct questions to Caitlin at 217-544-7387 x227 or by email at volunteer@apl-shelter.org.

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APL New Volunteer Orientation

Saturday, June 25th 2016 - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm at Animal Protective League
1001 Taintor Rd

Want to volunteer with APL? Attend an informational orientation to learn how you can help!

Volunteer opportunities include dog walking, cleaning, cat & dog socialization, pet therapy visits, humane education, adoption events, fundraising, and much more!

Volunteers must be at least 16 years old to volunteer without a parent or legal guardian, and all minors must be accompanied by a parent/guardian to orientations and trainings.

Each session lasts approximately one and a half hour.

It is required to register for New Volunteer Orientation. Please sign up for an orientation at the APL or by emailing volunteer@apl-shelter.org.   Every orientation will be limited to approximately 15 people per orientation.

Direct questions to Caitlin at 217-544-7387 x227 or by email at volunteer@apl-shelter.org.

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Pork Chop Dinner

Saturday, June 25th 2016 - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Sugar Creek United Methodist Church
1022 New City Road

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APL New Volunteer Orientation

Wednesday, June 29th 2016 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Animal Protective League
1001 Taintor Rd

Want to volunteer with APL? Attend an informational orientation to learn how you can help!

Volunteer opportunities include dog walking, cleaning, cat & dog socialization, pet therapy visits, humane education, adoption events, fundraising, and much more!

Volunteers must be at least 16 years old to volunteer without a parent or legal guardian, and all minors must be accompanied by a parent/guardian to orientations and trainings.

Each session lasts approximately one and a half hour.

It is required to register for New Volunteer Orientation. Please sign up for an orientation at the APL or by emailing volunteer@apl-shelter.org.   Every orientation will be limited to approximately 15 people per orientation.

Direct questions to Caitlin at 217-544-7387 x227 or by email at volunteer@apl-shelter.org.

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ILLUMINATUS M.C CAR AND BIKE SHOW

Saturday, July 9th 2016 - All Day at IMCOI. club house
s Cleveland Ave

Ts is a charity show all proceeds go towards our feed the need program which last yr we were able to feed 187 families for thanksgiving and Christmas


 

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Civil War Tech – Home or Hospital?

Sunday, July 10th 2016 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
112 North Sixth Street

When someone gets hurt today, they go to the hospital.  Before the Civil War, sick and injured people were taken care of at home.  Civil War heroes like Clara Burton changed the face of medicine forever.  Ages 8-12 welcome.  FREE; Reservations required.

www.presidentlincoln.illinois.gov

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Sunday, July 10th 2016 - 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm at curve inn
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