Area calendar


Fall of the Wall ceremony; 4 p.m. Friday, Ronald W. Reagan Peace Garden, Eureka College; keynote speaker: former Reagan Society Director John Morris; 3 p.m. Ronald W. Reagan Museum open; reception will follow; rain location: Donald B. Cerf Center.


Veterans Day Pancake & Sausage Breakfast; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Second Presbyterian Church, Bloomington; $4-7; benefits: Second Presbyterian Boy Scout Troops 903 / 9903.

Neighborhood Toy Story Day; Saturday, Gingerbread House, Bloomington; balloons, giveaways, more.

Holiday Open House; Saturday, uptown Normal; Santa and Mrs. Claus; carriage rides; shopping event.

International Games Day; 11 am.-3 p.m. Saturday, Normal Public Library.

Celebration of India: Day of the Child; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Bloomington Public Library Children’s Department; activities, presentation about Indian families and culture by Arivazhagan Kaliyaperumal.

Dress Up Movies: “The Grinch”; 1 p.m. Saturday, Normal Theater; 12:30 p.m. doors open; free.

From Obscurity to Greatness: Illinois and Lincoln, 1830-1861; 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Vaspasian Warner Public Library, Clinton; co-produced by Illinois Humanities Road Scholars Speakers Bureau; speaker: Kevin Wood; free, but register at 217-935-5174.

Central Illinois Housing Network fundraiser; 5-9 p.m. Saturday, VFW Post 454, 1006 E. Lincoln St., Bloomington; benefits: veterans housing needs; dinner, music, silent auction.

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