Seed Swap in Normal
Thursday, 7-8 p.m.
Normal Public Library
206 W. College Ave.
Bring in your extra seeds and swap them with others to help support the Normal Seed Library. For more information, call 309-452-1757.
Brews at the Zoo
Friday, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Miller Park Zoo, 1020 S. Morris
Try tasty brews and wines from local establishments while exploring the zoo after hours. For more information, call 309-434-2243.
Dress-Up Movies: The Incredibles
Friday, 8 p.m.
Connie Link Amphitheatre
621 S. Linden St., Normal
Come dressed up as your favorite character from the movie. Children under the age of 10 will receive a special movie-themed giveaway. For more information, call 309-454-9540.
Townwide Garage Sale in McLean
Friday & Saturday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Participation fees will be donated to the Relay for Life campaign. The American Legion will have a pork chop sale as well. For more information, call 309-261-5401.
Native Plant Sale
Saturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Evergreen FS Building
402 N. Hershey Road, Bloomington
Purchase native perennials for all kinds of gardens. For more information, call 309-454-1371.
Family Day at Tipton Park
Saturday, noon-2 p.m.
2201 Stone Mountain Blvd., Bloomington
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Bloomington’s Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department. Event includes games, crafts, inflatables and a scavenger hunt. For more information, call 309-434-2260.
Endangered Species Day at the Zoo
Saturday, 1-3 p.m.
Miller Park Zoo, 1020 S. Morris,
$6.95; children $4.95
Zookeeper talks every half hour to tell about the endangered species at the Zoo. For more information, call 309-434-2250.
Wedding Dress ‘Unveiling’ at the Museum
Saturday, 1 p.m.
McLean County Museum of History
200 N. Main, Bloomington
Local girls will unveil the 1905 wedding dress of their ancestor. Also on display will be wedding garments from the Museum’s collection. For more information, call 309-827-0428.
Sidewalk Sales in Normal
Saturday & Sunday, all day
Area shops will set up sales on the street. For more information, call 309-454-9777.
Connie Link Amphitheatre Concert
Sunday, 4-6 p.m.
621 S. Linden St., Normal
Bring your own seating to enjoy One Night Band. For more information, call 309-454-9540.
Rock the Runway Fashion Show
Sunday, 5 p.m.
DoubleTree Hotel Ballroom
10 Brickyard Drive, Bloomington
Students aged 6-14 from The Sewing Room will show what they have made in the past year. For more information, call 309-530-5620.
Health Care Provider CPR Skills Testing
Monday, 6-7 p.m.
Advocate BroMenn Medical Center
1304 Franklin Ave., Normal
Register for the structured, hands-on session focused on testing for knowledge of CPR. Register by visiting www.advocatehealth.com/bromenn.
Vintage Tomorrows: Steampunk Documentary (PG)
McLean Co. Museum of History
200 N. Main St., Bloomington
Learn about the origins and direction of the Steampunk movement. For more information, call 309-827-0428.
McLean County Home Front during WWI
Wednesday, 7 p.m.
VFW Post #454, 1006 E. Lincoln St.
Bill Kemp will discuss home front activities, including war bond drives, food conservation efforts, shipments of Red Cross supplies, parades, and public gatherings to sing patriotic songs, as well as the suppression of German citizens. For more information, call 309-827-9733.
Prairie Fire Theater Show: ‘Baobob’
Wednesday, 10 and 11:15 a.m.; 12:30 p.m.
Normal Theater, 209 N St.
This funny but heartfelt opera features short selections from classical music repertoire presented in a way children love. The audience will also learn a couple of hints on writing their own stories. For more information, call 309-454-9722.
–McLean County Calendar of Events May 16 – May 23–