Tazewell County Calendar of Events March 14 – March 20

Leadership Women in Morton will feature Chef Amanda Pyle, owner of The Cookery, on March 20. (Chronicle Media photo)

MARCH 15

Crafternoon at the Branch Library
Thursday, 4 p.m.
Sunnyland Branch Library, Sunnyland Plaza
Free

Kids of all ages are invited to stop in and make cornstarch sculptures. For more information, call (309) 745-3023.

Sewing Class: How to Make Rolled Hems
Thursday, 7 p.m.
Eureka Public Library, 202 S. Main St.
Free

The Woodford County Sewing Guild will present a demonstration on using a sewing machine to form rolled hems. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (309) 360-6772.

MARCH 15-17

March Madness Experience
Thur. 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Fri., 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson St.
Free with a game ticket/$2 without a ticket

Family-oriented fun, games and exhibits. For more information, visit ihsa.org.

MARCH 17

SeniorNet Computer Class Open House
Saturday, 9-10 a.m.
First Baptist Fellowship Hall, 411 W. Lake Ave., Peoria
Free

An orientation session will explain the offerings of the SeniorNet computer classes that will begin April 2. Senior Net serves Peoria, Tazewell and Woodford counties. For more information, call (309) 361-5176.

Learn 3D Design for 3D Printing
Saturday, 2 p.m.
Pekin Public Library, 301 S. 4th St.
Free

Learn 3D design and printing on the Library’s equipment. For more information, call (309) 347-7111, Ext. 0.

Maestro’s Choice at 5-Points
Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
360 N. Wilmor Road, Washington
$35; $10 for students

Heartland Festival Orchestra will feature pianist Adam Neiman. For more information, visit heartlandfestivalorchestra.org.

Scarlet: Ballet-Film Hybrid
Saturday, 7 p.m.
Illinois Central College Performing Arts Center, 1 College Drive, E. Peoria
$25

Chicago’s Ballet uses classical ballet and film to bring a story inspired by Nathaniel Hawthorne’s ‘The Scarlet Letter’ to life. For tickets, call (312) 725-4752.

March Madness Sneaker Fest
Saturday, 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Peoria Civic Center Ballroom, 201 SW Washington St.
$10

The ultimate sneaker marketplace where you can buy, sell or trade sneakers. For more information, visit peoriaciviccenter.com.

Dinner Mystery Theater: ‘The Irish Setter Wake’
Saturday, 6:30 p.m.
East Port Banquet Center, 703 Mariner’s Way

A dinner buffet that include corned beef and cabbage will accompany the audience participation show to solve the mystery. For reservations, call (309) 692-3990.

Paint Your Pet Like Warhol with Zac Zetterberg
Saturday, 7-9 p.m.
Studio 2, Peoria Riverfront Museum, 222 SW Washington St.
$33

Relax with wine and art as Zac Zetterberg will lead you to create a Warhol-like picture of your pet. Register by calling (309) 686-7000.

River Spirit Flute Circle
Saturday, 1-2 p.m.
Forest Park Nature Center, 5809 Forest Park Road, Peoria Heights
Free

Listen to Native American flute music or try your hand at playing a wooden flute. For more information, call (309) 686-3360.

MARCH 18

Indoor Cricket Match
Sunday, 6:30 -10 p.m.
Louisville Slugger Stadium, 8400 Orange Prairie Road, Peoria
$18; $5 for youth 5-8 years old

Spectators can enjoy cricket games, entertainment and refreshments with proceeds benefiting Easter Seals of Central Illinois. For more information, call (309) 657-4840.

75th Anniversary Archbishop Damaskinos’ Protest Letter Against the Holocaust
Sunday, 3 p.m.
Auditorium, Peoria Riverfront Museum, 222 SW Washington St.
Free

Join the Jewish Federation of Peoria and the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago for an educational presentation at the Peoria Riverfront Museum recognizing the 75th Anniversary of Greek Orthodox Archbishop Damaskinos’ Letter of Protest Against the Holocaust. For more information, call (309) 686-7000.

MARCH 19

One-on-One Tech Help at the Library
Monday, 9-10 a.m.
Washington Branch Library, Sunnyland Plaza
Free

Stop in for help with ebooks, email, social media, Ancestry.com, a smartphone, laptop or tablet computer. For more information, call (309) 444-2241.

MARCH 19-20

Fraud Watch: Identity Theft and Cyber Safety
Monday & Tuesday, 12:30-2 p.m.
Community Room, Pekin Public Library, 301 S. 4th St.
Free

How to protect yourself from identity theft. Sponsored by the AARP. For more information, call (309) 347-7111.

MARCH 20

Leadership Women Welcomes Chef Amanda Pyle
Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Cookery, 2029 S. Main St., Morton
$40

Pyle has managed restaurants in the Peoria area for 10 years and was Peoria Chopped Champion and 2016 Chef of the year. For more information, call (309) 263-2491.

Writing Workshop
Tuesday, 6-7:30 p.m.
Washington District Library, 360 N. Wilmor Road
Free

Writers of all experience levels are invited to bring their latest projects for feedback in a supportive environment. There will be open with writing exercises and games, followed by a workshop-format discussion.

Movie Tuesday at the Library
Tuesday, 3:30-5 p.m.
Storytime Room, Pekin Public Library, 301 S. 4th St.
Free

The after-school movie will be “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.” For more information, call (309) 347-7111.

 

–Tazewell County Calendar of Events March 14 – March 20–