Pontiac PROUD Downtown Carnival Days; May 12-15, downtown square, Pontiac; carnival, food, entertainment, more; free; 815-844-6692.
Mount Hope-Funks Grove Library Book Club; 6:30 p.m. May 12, Mount Hope-Funks Grove Library, McLean; 309-874-2291.
Christopher Williams; 7 p.m. May 12, Chad's Blind, 1230 Fifth St., Lincoln; folk-country singer; $5; 217-737-3359.
Woodford County Historical Society; 7 p.m. May 12, Maple Lawn's Memorial Home, Eureka; topic: Link between Chillicothe and J.C. Penney, chain store founder, by Gary Fyke, Chillicothe historian.
Bement Country Opry; 8 p.m. May 13, downtown Bement; country music shows with Bement Country Opry band and guest Eric Gordon; $5-$10; 217-877-6499.
Spaghetti dinner and benefit for Norman Miller; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. May 14, Community Center (American Legion Hall), Metamora; $6 for adults and $3.50 for children under 12; bake sale, silent auction and an auction.
Bellflower Country Opry; 7 p.m. May 14, Bellflower Community Center, downtown Bellflower; Branson-style country-gospel music shows with Bellflower Country Opry band and guest Marvin Lee; $10, under 13 free; 309-722-3497.
Pontiac Fire Department's pancake and sausage breakfast; 7 a.m.-noon May 15, Pontiac Sportsman's Club; $3-$6; age 5 and younger free.
Chicken and spaghetti fundraiser; 4-7 p.m. May 15, VFW Hall, Streator; $8; benefits Fourth of July Committee.
Free showing of "Benny and Joon"; 7 p.m. May 15, Clintonia Eagle Theatre, Clinton; Mental Health Awareness Month event; sponsor: DeWitt County Community Mental Health Board; 217-935-4803.
Team Can-Sur-Vive Relay for Life fundraiser; 5-8 p.m. May 17, Pizza Hut, Eureka; 10 percent of sales benefit group.