Woodford County events

The annual Woodford County 4-H Fair will be held July 25-28 at 4-H Park in Eureka. (Chronicle Media photo)

The annual Woodford County 4-H Fair will be held July 25-28 at 4-H Park in Eureka. (Chronicle Media photo)


Acrylic Painting with Doug Johnson

Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

McLean County Arts Center, 601 N. East St., Bloomington

$65 per student

All supplies are included in this 5-hour workshop. No experience is necessary and all skill levels are welcome. Lunch is included. For more information, call (309) 829-0011.


Art-Spiration at the Riverfront Museum

Saturday, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Lobby, 222 SW Washington, Peoria

Free with regular paid admission

Stop by the lobby for a free family-friendly art workshop that features mischievous monkeys and encourages teamwork, investigation and imagination. For more information, call (309) 686-7000.


Comets & Crumpets Tea Party

Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Auditorium, Peoria Riverfront Museum, 222 SW Washington St.

$15 per family of non-members

Enjoy a space-themed event for pre-k kiddos. The tea party includes stellar arts and crafts, sweet treats and tea, and a special reading of a book by Douglas Florian. Preregistration is required by calling (309) 686-7000.



German-American Society Corn Boil

Sunday, 2-8 p.m.

Hickory Grove Park, 12403 N. Hickory Grove Road, Dunlap

Free admission

Annual event that provides many family activities. For more information, call (309) 691-3657.


Apollo Movie Theater: March of the Penguins

Sunday, 2 p.m.

Apollo Theater, 311 S. Main St., Peoria


See the 2005 movie on the big screen. For more information, call (309) 673-4343..


‘Planet of the Apes’ Shown at Willow Knolls

Sunday, 2 p.m.

Willow Knolls Theater, 4100 W. Willow Knolls Drive, Peoria

An astronaut crew crash lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved. 1968 version. For more information, call (309) 692-5955.



Quarter Auction to Benefit Dog Park

Monday, 5-9 p.m.

Parish Hall, Eureka Christian Church, 302 S. Main St.

$3, includes one paddle

Doors to the auction open at 5 p.m.; auction begins at 6:30. Extra paddles cost $2 each. Child care is provided for a donation to the Dog Park. Food and drinks will be for sale by Dough See Dough. For more information, call (309) 360-4444.


JULY 25-28

Woodford County 4-H Fair

Monday-Thursday, daily

4-H Park on 4-H Road, Eureka



JULY 26  

Writer’s Circle Meets

Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.

Eureka Public Library, 202 S. Main St.


Join other budding authors for encouragement and tips. For more information, call (309) 467-2922.


Oak Tree Pests Webinar

Tuesday, 1:30 p.m.

University of Illinois Master Gardeners


Topics include serious diseases of oak trees as well as those that are not so dire. To connect on a home computer, go to http://web.extension.illinois.edu/hmrs/4seasons/. Register and receive information on how to connect at home. Webinar will also be available on Thursday, July 28 at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (309) 663-8306.




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