Woodford County Calendar of Events Nov. 15 – Nov. 20

Sugar Grove Nature Center will host blacksmithing demonstrations on Nov. 19. (Photo courtesy of Sugar Grove Nature Center)

NOV.  16

Learn the 4 Basic Steps of Hand Sewing
Thursday, 6-8 p.m.
Eureka Public Library, 202 S. Main St.

The Woodford County Sewing Guild will be teaching people of all ages and genders the basic techniques to get you started in sewing with a needle and thread. Class size is limited. For more information, call (309) 370-2696.

Family Reading Night at Filger
Thursday, 6 p.m.
Filger Public Library, 261 E. 5th St., Minonk

Families gather for Bingo and fun. Register at (309) 432-2929.

Diabetes Clinic: Healthy Holiday Helper
Thursday, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Woodford County Extension Office, 109 E. Eureka Ave.

Learn how to turn some traditional favorite recipes into healthier versions by watching demonstrations and enjoying tastings. For more information, call (309) 467-3789.

Peppa Pig’s Surprise
Thursday, 6 p.m.
Peoria Civic Center Theater, 201 SW Jefferson St.

Fun-filled show brings the TV series to life on stage, giving families the opportunity to engage with their favorite characters in a live theater experience. For more information, call (309) 673-8900.

Classic Film Series: “To Kill a Mockingbird”
Thursday, 6 p.m.
Big Screen Theater, Peoria Riverfront Museum, 222 SW Washington St.
$10.50; senior $9.50; child $8.50

The Honorable Joe Billy McDade will host the movie. For more information, call (309) 686-7000.

NOV.  17-DEC. 31

Poinsettia Show at Luthy Botanical Garden
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
2520 N. Prospect Rd., Peoria
Free; donations appreciated

Hundreds of poinsettias of all kinds blended in a colorful wonderland. Candlelight walks will be offered through December 23. For more information, call (309) 686-3362.

NOV.  18

Blacksmith Demonstrations
Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon
Sugar Grove Nature Center, 4532 N. 725 East Rd., McLean

Members of the Illinois Valley Blacksmith’s Association will demonstrate blacksmithing. For more information, call (309) 874-2174

NOV.  20

Adult Coloring at the Library
Monday, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Filger Public Library, 261 E. 5th ST., Minonk

Come to relax and create something lovely. For more information, call (309) 432-2929.


–Woodford County Calendar of Events Nov. 15 – Nov. 20–