McLean County Calendar of Events Feb. 15 – Feb. 20

Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington hosts a Zoo Animal Enrichment Day on Saturday, Feb. 17. (Photo courtesy of Miller Park Zoo)

FEB.  15

Free Movie Matinee
Thursday, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Normal Public Library, 206 W. College Ave.
Free

The movie ‘Hidden Figures” will be shown. The movie is the story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the space program. For more information, call (309) 433-3495.

FEB. 16

IWU Wind Ensemble Concert
Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Westbrook Auditorium, Presser Hall, 1210 Park St.
Free

Dr. Lev Ivanov will direct the musicians from Illinois Wesleyan University. For more information, (309) 556-1000.

FEB.  17

Scarves for Strength
Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Normal Public Library, 206 W. College Ave.
Free

Come make scarves and hats for women and children in domestic violence situations. All materials provided. Event designed for people aged 15 and older. For more information, call (309) 452-1757.

Dress Up Movie Night
Saturday, 1 p.m.
Normal Theater, 209 North St.
Free

The February movie is ‘Leap.’ Moviegoers are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite movie character, or bring your favorite toy that relates to the film. Each attendee under age 10 receives a special movie-themed giveaway. For more information, call (309) 454-9540.

Zoo Animal Enrichment Day
Saturday, 1-3 p.m.
Miller Park Zoo, 1020 S. Morris, Bloomington
$6.95; ages 3-12 $4.95

Zookeepers will show how they enrich the animals’ environments to more closely mimic what is natural to them. There will be a children’s play area indoors. For more information, call (309) 342-2250.

FEB.  18

3rd Sunday Market Winter Show
Sunday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Interstate Center, 2301 Market St., Bloomington
$6

Event includes 100 dealers in antiques, collectibles, vintage, repurposed and crafts. For more information, call (217) 202-2847.

FEB.  19

Prez Day Open House: Constitution “U”
Monday, noon
McLean County Museum of History, 200 N. Main, Bloomington

Family-friendly event to learn about the United States Constitution. For more information, call (309) 827-0428.

Magic Show at the Library
Monday, 2-3 p.m.
Normal Public Library, 206 W. College Ave.
Free

Enjoy the magic of Rick Eugene. Children under 8 need to be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call (309) 452-1757.

FEB.  20

Children’s Discovery Museum Logo Unveiling
Tuesday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Children’s Discovery Museum, 101 E. Beaufort St., Normal
Free

Free admission during the event to unveil the new logo. For more information, call (309) 433-3444.

Soil and Water Management Event
Tuesday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
U of I Extension, 1615 Commerce Pkwy., Bloomington
$45 (includes lunch)

Several speakers will address issues of soils, erosion, Illinois nutrients in the Gulf of Mexico, managing microbes, and how to use soil health tests in a crop management program. For more information, call (309) 663-8306.

 

–McLean County Calendar of Events Feb. 15 – Feb. 20–