Book drive; 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, 2816 and 2822 Brighton Lane, Bloomington; in honor of neighbor Carolyn Staats; benefits: Books to Benefit and a Houston school damaged by Hurricane Harvey; cash donations welcome; 309-826-0356.
Cissna Park town-wide and area garage sale; 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Cissna Park.
Book Adventures: Cows; 10:30 a.m.-noon Friday-Saturday, Normal Public Library; ages 3-7.
Sci-fi space-crafts; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Bloomington Public Library Children’s Department; all supplies provided.
Space (The Final Frontier) story time; 10 a.m. Saturday, Bloomington Public Library Children’s Department; for children and their caregivers.
Governor's Ride to Springfield; 10 a.m. Saturday, Dwight, Ambler-Becker Texaco Station; stops in Lexington, 11:55 a.m.; Dixie Truck Stop, McLean; The Mill on 66, Lincoln; $10 ride fee per motorcycle; proceeds benefit registered nonprofit veterans' organizations.
The Stars are Out of this World!; 11 a.m. Saturday, Bloomington Public Library Community Room and patio; Twin City Amateur Astronomers.
Holodeck Recreation; 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Bloomington Public Library Community Room; virtual reality games and board games; for teens and adults.