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
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.
Woodford County 4-H Fair
4-H Park on 4-H Road, Eureka
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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