May 16 Monday
The McDonough County Genealogical Society's May meeting will be held at the McDonough County Courthouse. Gretchen DeJaynes will be presenting the program on McDonough County Vital Records that are found at the Courthouse. Please use the Handicap Accessible door on the Southeast corner of the Courthouse to enter and go to the County Clerk's office. The meeting is free and open to the public.
May 17 Tuesday
For toddlers ages 1 - 5 and their caregivers. Discounted admission.
May 19 Thursday
The Peace Drum Circle, sponsored by the Shared Community Action Group, is intended to bring area residents and visitors together in an informal, no-pressure activity that can be enjoyed by the community as a whole. Facilitators, led by Michael Thompson, will share a variety of percussion instruments with participants, but those who have an instrument are invited to bring theirs. No special skill is required but humor and openness are welcome.
There will be no Peace Drum Circle on Thursday, June 23, as Heritage Days gets underway.
May 21 Saturday
May 28 Saturday
$1.00 with admission
Jun 11 Saturday
Free community fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Food for sale, entertainment, silent auction, and more! To purchase a luminaria in honor of someone touched by cancer to be displayed at the event and for more information, visit http://relayforlife.org/knoxil.
Jun 12 Sunday
Enjoy an afternoon of music with Marc Janssen as he returns to the Songbag Concert Series! A multi-instrumentalist, Marc writes songs about everyday life. His performance will include elements of old-time, bluegrass, country, jazz, folk, and rock.
The first set starts at 2:00 p.m. and the second set starts at 3:15 p.m. Refreshments available between sets.Suggested Donation: $5
Carl Sandburg State Historic Site Barn313 E Third St.Galesburg, IL 61401(309) 342-2361
Songbag Concerts are a collaboration between the Carl Sandburg Historic Site Association and Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Carl Sandburg was a collector and performer of America’s folk songs. The concert series is named in honor of Sandburg’s book “The American Songbag” published in 1927. The Carl Sandburg State Historic Site includes the home where the famed poet and biographer was born. For more information, visit www.sandburg.org.
This program is funded in part by the Mark & Celia Godsil Family Fund, a Donor Advised Fund of the Galesburg Community Foundation.
Jun 14 Tuesday
Create Peppa Pig puppets &figurines, make your own pig nose & taste muddy puddles in this camp. Ages Pre-K to 6.
3 Day Camp
$40.00 for Members/$45 for Non-Members.
Explore the science, technology & engineering that Spiderman utilizes in this camp.
3 Day Camp
$40 Members/$45 Non-Members
You may register in person or online at www.discoverydepot.org
Jun 15 Wednesday