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Area calendar 04/01-04/03

Area calendar 04/01-04/03

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-- Reservations taken, McLean County League of Women Voters dinner and silent auction; April 15, Eastland Suites, Bloomington; "Some Truisms in Politics" by Frank Mackaman, Dirksen Congressional Center; mail check for $25 per person to MCLWV, c/o Linda Stockton, 19 Brompton Court, Bloomington, IL 61704.

-- Tickets available, Putt with Prose fundraiser; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 18, Bloomington Public Library; $5 for round of miniature golf inside library; $4 presale tickets available through April 17, circulation desk or bookmobile; library closed April 18.

-- Registration taken, wind turbine follow-up program car caravan; 5 p.m. April 20, meet at U of I Extension Office, 402 N. Hershey Road, Bloomington; to visit eastern McLean County for presentation; limited to 55 people; Bloomington Public Library outreach service.

-- Tickets available, pork chop fundraiser; 4:30 to 7 p.m. April 22, Christian Child Care, Lincoln; $8; 217-732-5750.

-- Toddler time; 10 a.m., Bloomington Public Library story room; ages 19 to 35 months.

-- Nonfiction book club; noon, Lincoln Leisure Center, Bloomington; "The Faith Club: A Muslim, a Christian, a Jew - Three Women Search for Understanding" by Ranya Idliby, Suzanne Oliver, Priscilla Warner.

-- Schlotzsky's spring fling; 5 to 7:30 p.m. April 1, Schlotzsky's Deli, 508 IAA Drive, Bloomington; spring crafts.

-- Bloomington-Normal Citizens for Peace and Justice monthly anti-war rally; 5:30 to 6 p.m., Bloomington Cultural Center Plaza, East Street between Douglas and Locust, Bloomington.

-- Musical story time; 6:30 p.m., Bloomington Public Library story room; for adult caregiver and children of all ages.

-- Les Davenport; 6:30 p.m., Eureka Public Library; speaking and signing copies of "The Last Ute Chief"; 309- 467-2922.

-- Last Supper portrayal; 6:30 p.m., Prairieview Mennonite Church, Gridley; 4:30 to 6 p.m. free light lunch and dessert gathering.

-- Human rights lecture; 7 p.m., 101 Stevenson Hall, Illinois State University, Normal; speaker: Ralph Cintron on "What must be in place for someone to believe in human rights"; free.

-- Combat trauma through ancient Greek plays; 7 to 8:30 p.m., Illinois Wesleyan University, room 103 Stevenson Hall, 210 E. University St., Bloomington; Bryan Doerries, founder and director of the Theatre of War project.


-- Pancake and sausage breakfast; 7 to 11 a.m., Waynesville United Methodist Church.

-- Colfax United Methodist Church bake sale; 8 a.m., in front of Johnson Insurance office, Colfax.

-- Funks Grove stewardship work day; 9 to 11 a.m., Sugar Grove Nature Center, Funks Grove; free; also April 17; 309-874-2174.

-- Fairbury Easter egg hunt; 9:30 to 11 a.m., First Baptist Church, Fairbury; preschool through fifth grade; sponsors: church and Boys and Girls Club of Prairie Central.

-- Easter egg hunt; 10 a.m., Waynesville United Methodist Church; fourth grade and younger; sponsors: Senior High Youth and Waynesville Women's Club.

-- Family nature exploration day; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sugar Grove Nature Center, Funks Grove; 11 a.m. guided hike; 1 p.m. animal feeding; more; free; 309-874-2174.

-- Saturday rhythms; 11 a.m., Bloomington Public Library; theme: "Swing for the Fences"; for parent and caregiver with children of all ages.

-- 21-bun salute; 1:30 to 3 p.m., Pepsi Ice Center, Bloomington; open skate with Easter bunny; $1 off regular admission if you wear a Easter bonnet (or hat).

-- Movie series: "Kicking It"; 1:30 p.m., Normal Public Library community room.

-- GCMS-PBL faculty basketball game; 7 p.m., PBL High School gym; $3-$4.




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