Previous Datebook Months:December 2011 • January 2012
1, Super-Couponing Workshop in Bolingbrook at the Fountaindale Public Library. 630-759-2102 or www.fountaindale.org.
3-12, Noises Off in Chicago Heights. 708-755-3444 or www.dramagroup.org.
3-5, Southern Illinois Boat & Fishing Show in Marion. 618-993-2657 or www.visitsi.com.
3, Treasured Stories by Eric Carle in University Park. 708-235-2222 or www.centertickets.net.
4, Wing Fest in Quincy. Sample savory hot wings from talented chefs. 217-223-1000.
7, Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad in University Park. 708-235-2222or www.centertickets.net.
8, Paul Mickey Science Series Lecture in Springfield. 217-785-0037 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
10, Jeffrey Osborne: An Evening of Love & Soul with special guest Howard Hewett in Waukegan. 847-782-2366.
10-12, Midwestern Herb and Garden Show at the Times Square Mall in Mount Vernon. 618-242-3151 or www.midwesternherbandgardenshow.com.
10-12, Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Rosemont. 1-800-331-5706 or www.motorcycleshows.com.
11, Eagle Day Festival at Lewistown in the Dickson Mounds Museum. 309-547-3721.
12-26, Big Muddy Film Festival at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. 618-453-7703 or www.bigmuddyfilm.com.
14, Valentine Craft Sale at the Student Center of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. 618-453-3636 or www.siu.edu/~sccrafts.
15, Kronos Quartet performs “Harp and Altar” in Urbana at the Krannert Center for the Arts. 800-527-2849 or 217-333-6280
16, Lock 16 Spring Dinner & Lecture – Stories of Immigrants in Illinois in LaSalle. 815-223-1851 or www.lasallecanalboat.org.
17, Starting a Business in Illinois in Carbondale at the Dunn-Richmond Dev. Center. 618-536-2424
17-26, “Almost Maine” in Romeoville. 815-836-5500 or www.lewisu.edu/plt.
17-18, Big Dam Film Fest, featuring independently produced films from across the country and abroad in Quincy. 217-223-8380.
18, Galena Mardi Gras Parade in Galena. 1-800-942-5362 or visitgalena.org.
18-20, Masters of the Sky – Birds of Prey in Alton 618-462-6979 or www.mvs.usace.army.mil/Rivers
20, Polish Heritage Day in Lemont. 630-863-9304 or www.lemont.il.us.
21-22, Gateway Green Industry Conference & Trade Show in Collinsville. 618-650-7050
22, Spring Job Fair in Dekalb at the NIU Convocation Center. Mary Myers 815-753-7169 or email@example.com.
22, Let’s Go Science in University Park. 708-235-2222 or www.centertickets.net.
24, Black & White Tea in La Salle. 815-223-1851 or www.lasallecanalboat.org.
23, “Drum!” in Grayslake. 847-543-2300 or www.cicillinios.edu/tickets.
23-25, Truthseekers Homecoming in Marion. www.marionccc.org
24-25, 24th Model RR Show and Swap meeting in three gyms in Lena. 815-369-2624.
24-26, The 45th Annual Elmhurst College Jazz Festival in Elmhurst. 630-617-3400 or www.elmhurst.edu.
25, 70th Annual Barbershop Shows at BCPA in Bloomington. www.soundsofillinois.com. Jim Stahly, 309-531-8850.
25, Kelly Clarkson performs at the University of Illinois Assembly Hall in Champaign. www.songkick.com
25, CLC’s 28th Annual Salute to Gospel in Waukegan. 847-782-2366 or www.geneseetheatre.com.
27, Scuba Clinic at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 217-333-8747 or www.campusrec.illinois.edu/adventure/scuba.html.
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