Medicare Basics; 6 p.m. Thursday, Bloomington Public Library Community Room; presenter: Bernie Wrezinski; sponsor: Foundation for Financial Education.
Double Dangles Earrings Bead workshop; 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 8, Vespasian Warner Library Museum Room, Clinton; instructor: Meggan Holt; materials provided.
Barn Keepers meeting; 6:30 p.m. Thursday, FS Evergreen Building, 402 S. Hershey Road, Bloomington; speaker: Donald P. Truax, president of National Barn Alliance.
Free Friday at the zoo; Friday, Miller Park Zoo, Bloomington; free admission.
“Social, Ethnic, and Racial Boundaries on Campus and Community in the 21st Century”; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Prairie Room, Bone Student Center, Illinois State University, Normal; Friday’s theme: “Race and Immigration Under the Trump Administration”; Saturday’s theme: “Microaggressions in Everyday Life”; details at news.illinoisstate.edu/2018/01/conference-explores-social-ethnic-racial-boundaries-february-9-10/.
Book Adventures: Happy Valentine’s Day!; 10:30 a.m.-noon Friday-Saturday, Normal Public Library; ages 3-7.