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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Today

Animanga Mania

Animanga Mania, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Galesburg Public Library, 40 E. Simmons St. Watch anime series, swap manga, open-draw session. No registration required. 343-6118.

Cafe in the Park

Cafe in the Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Plaza. Music: Mike Budde. Vendor: The Cellar.

Thursday (May 28)

Dinner

LULAC Mexican Dinner, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 1045 W. 2nd St., Galesburg.

Friday (May 29)

Dance

All That Dance presents "Here's to the Heroes," 6 p.m., Galesburg High School. Advance tickets: $7 adults, $5 youth 2-18; tickets at door: $8 adults, $6 youth. 345-0145 or www.allthatdance.us.

Treasures sale

Emmanuel United Methodist Church Spring-Cleaning Treasures sale, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., 746 Hawkinson Ave. (enter off Marston Avenue). Rain or shine.

Friday-Sunday (May 29-31)

Concert

Choral Dynamics presents Magical Musicals, Orpheum Theatre. May 29-30: 7:30 p.m.; May 31: 3:30 p.m. $15 adults, $11.50 students. 342-2299.

Saturday (May 30)

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Taste of Abingdon

Taste of Abingdon, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Rotary Park, Main Street, Abingdon. Food samples from area restaurants, pedal tractor pull. Information, Don Smith, (309) 462-3353, docbop@yahoo.com.

Pancakes

Abingdon Boy Scout Troop 4242 "Pancake Extravaganza," 7 a.m.-8 p.m., Christian Church, 409 S. Main St., Abingdon. Pancakes, sausage, drinks, $5. Information, Kraig McCluskie, 462-2085; Mark Johnson, 462-5712.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

Pets

Knox County Humane Society PAWC's Adopt-A-Pet, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Bergner's Court, Sandburg Mall.

Saturday-Sunday (May 30-31)

Ag Heritage Show

Ag Heritage Show sponsored by Spoon River Ag Antique Association, Abingdon American Legion Hall. Featuring antique tractors, farm equipment, hit-and-miss engines, garden tractors, field demonstrations, parade, tractor ride, poker run and food. Information, Mike, (309) 462-3517, www.spoonrivertractor.com.

Sunday (May 31)

Pets

Guardian Angels Humane Society Putts 4 Pets, 12:30 p.m., Laurel Greens Golf Course. Registration, 344-6154. Proceeds benefit homeless, needy pets in area.

June 3

Cafe in the Park

Cafe in the Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Plaza. Music: Charlie Hayes. Vendor: Coney Island.

Wii

Wii Wednesdays for teens, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Galesburg Public Library, 40 E. Simmons St. (upstairs in Sanderson Room). No sign-up necessary; games available vary (or bring own rated T or lower). Four-person simultaneous play in 10-15 minute increments. 343-6118.

June 5

First Fridays

First Fridays, 5-9 p.m., Seminary Street. Music by Surprisingly Hip.

June 5-6

Garage sale

Galesburg Rescue Mission Auxiliary's Garage Sale, new Mission's addition building, gymnasium, 435 E. Third St. June 5: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; June 6: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

June 6

Concert

Knox-Galesburg Symphony 24th annual Concert on the Lawn, 5 p.m., South Lawn, Old Main, Knox College. Free. Rain location: T. Fleming Fieldhouse.

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Concert

Wizard Rock concert, 2-4 p.m., Galesburg Public Library, 40 E. Simmons St., featuring The Whomping Willows, The Moaning Myrtles and Justin Finch-Fletchley. Bring a chair. 343-6118.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

Billiard tournament

Billiard Education Foundation Junior National 9-Ball Qualifier Tournament - Boys and Girls Division, Billiard's on Main, 156 E. Main St. Sign-up, noon. Information, Mark, 342-7665.

Fundraiser

B. Karlene Miller Relay for Life Team's Ice Cream Social and Children's Carnival, 4-7 p.m., 955 Lawrence Ave., Galesburg. Barbecue pork sandwiches, hot dogs, chips, pop, water. Tickets, 299-2303 or 371-7932.

Pets

Knox County Humane Society PAWC's Adopt-A-Pet, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Bergner's Court, Sandburg Mall.

June 7

Dance

Dancers' Studio 10th Dance Concert "A Day at the Circus," 2:30 p.m., Orpheum Theatre. $12 adults, $8 ages 4-12, under 3 free. 342-2299.

Benefit

Breakfast Benefit for Karen (Marlow) Nelson and Jordan Nelson of Altona, 7 a.m.-noon, United Church of Altona. Donations can be made through United Church of Altona. Silent auction. Information, (309) 484-6261.

June 9

Teen event

Teen event: customize garden bench with paint (and more), 6:30-7:30 p.m., Galesburg Public Library, 40 E. Simmons St. No sign-up needed. 343-6118.

Book club

Galesburg Public Library Tuesday Book Club: book discussion of "Heyday" by Kurt Andersen, 1 p.m. at library, 40 E. Simmons St. New members welcome. 343-6118.

June 10

Cafe in the Park

Cafe in the Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Plaza. Music: Second Mortgage. Vendor: Papa Johns.

Kindermusik

Carl Sandburg College Kindermusik Summer Sampler: Away We Go! Favorites, 6-6:45 p.m., Room F109. For ages 1 1/2-4 accompanied by parent or caregiver. $5 per child. Must pre-register, 344-1512.

June 11

Ice cream festival

Strawberry Ice Cream Festival, 5-8 p.m., First Lutheran Church, 110 South B St., Monmouth.

, in fellowship room (handicap accessible). BBQ sandwiches, cake, ice cream, strawberries, drink. Donation $5 adults, $3 children under 10. Municipal Band Concert, 7 p.m., in church sanctuary. Proceeds benefit Warren County Relay for Life.

Concert

Galesburg Rescue Mission and Women's Shelter's annual Summer Concert of Gospel Music, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 120 S. Kellogg St. Featuring 60-70 youth from United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kan (orchestra, hand bell choir, vocalists). Free admission.

Book club

Galesburg Public Library Thursday Book Club: book discussion of "Sleeping with Strangers" by Eric Jerome Dickey, 6:30 p.m., at Kaldi's Coffeehouse, 124 E. Simmons St. New members welcome. 343-6118.

June 12

Concert

Tina's Countrytime Opry: Lee Jared and The "New" Midnight Ramblers with guest, Bob Carmeen, 7 p.m., The OAKS, 176 N. Farnham St. Free-will offering. Concessions provided by The OAKS.

Fundraiser

Registration deadline for Avon Helping Hands Mud Volleyball Tournament, 10 a.m. June 27, Avcom Park, Avon. $80 per team; avonhelpinghands@gmail.com. Proceeds used to fix, buy new play equipment for Avon Village Park.

Outdoor concert

ELVI-BEETLE Concert, 8 p.m., at the Sheffield Homecoming Festival in Sheffield (located 10 miles east of Kewanee). Free concert. Information: www.alhull.biz.

June 13

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

Watercolor class

Introduction to Watercolor Class: Paint the Summer Colors, 9 a.m.-noon, Blackthorn Hill Nature Preserve. Bring a lawn chair and/or picnic lunch. $5 per participant. Information, pre-register, Ron Hunt, 341-5278, rhunt@sandburg.edu. www.blackthornhill.org.

Pets

Knox County Humane Society PAWC's Adopt-A-Pet, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., in Bergner's Court at Sandburg Mall.

June 16

Movie of the book club

Galesburg Public Library Movie of the Book Club: evening viewing of a new movie with literary ties, Showplace 8 Theaters, followed by discussion at Perkins Restaurant. Newcomers welcome. Information, 343-6118.

June 17

Cafe in the Park

Cafe in the Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Plaza. Music: Missy Vail. Vendor: Pizza House.

June 19

Summer concert

Summer Concert, 6 p.m., Maquon Village Park. Performances by Chris Postin, The Worship Team from Abingdon's First Assembly of God Church, Touch of Country; magic show by Jon Gallagher. Pork chop sandwiches, hot dogs, 4:30 p.m.; also homemade ice cream, pies, brownies. Free concert sponsored by MUMC Ministry Team.

Concert

Gospel Music Concert: An Evening with Rachel West Kramer featuring Jairu Avizu and 4 Heaven's Sake, 7 p.m., Orpheum Theatre. $12 adults, $6 children 18 and under. 342-2299.

June 20

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

June 21

Horse show

Galesburg Boots and Saddle Club Horse Show, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., South Lake Storey Road.

June 23

Archery seminar

Youth Archery Basic Skills seminar, 6-8 p.m., at Blackthorn Hill Nature Preserve, 1590 Angling Road, Alexis. $5 per person and pre-registration is required by calling Mike at 337-8664 or e-mail: jamw3@hotmail.com. Map available at www.blackthornhill.org.

June 24

Cafe in the Park

Cafe in the Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Plaza. Music: Bitterman. Vendor: Q's Cafe.

Animanga Mania

Animanga Mania, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Galesburg Public Library, 40 E. Simmons St. Watch anime series, swap manga, open-draw session. No registration required. 343-6118.

Kindermusik

Carl Sandburg College Kindermusik Summer Sampler: Milk and Cookies Favorites, 6-6:45 p.m., Room F109. Participation for ages 1 1/2-4 years accompanied by a parent or caregiver. $5 per child. Must pre-register, 344-1512.

June 27

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

July 1

Cafe in the Park

Cafe in the Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Plaza. Music: Almost Live. Vendor: Billiards on Main.

July 3

First Fridays

First Fridays, 5-9 p.m., Seminary Street. Music by Bitterman.

July 4

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

July 8

Kindermusik

Carl Sandburg College Kindermusik Summer Sampler: Fiddle-dee-dee Favorites, 6-6:45 p.m., Room F109. Participation for ages 1 1/2-4 years accompanied by a parent or caregiver. $5 per child. Must pre-register, 344-1512.

Cafe in the Park

Cafe in the Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Plaza. Music: Surprisingly Hip. Vendor: Chez Willy's.

July 11

Pottery show

Flea Market and Pottery Show sponsored by Abingdon Pottery Collector's Club, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Abbe Lanes Banquet Rooms, Illinois 41, Abingdon.

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

July 15

Cafe in the Park

Cafe in the Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Plaza. Music: No Reason. Vendor: The Cellar.

July 18

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

July 22

Kindermusik

Carl Sandburg College Kindermusik Summer Sampler: Wiggles and Giggles Favorites, 6-6:45 p.m., Room F109. Participation for ages 1 1/2-4 years accompanied by a parent or caregiver. $5 per child. Must pre-register, 344-1512.

Cafe in the Park

Cafe in the Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Plaza. Music: Eddie Winter. Vendor: Billiards on Main.

July 25

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon, every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

July 29

Cafe in the Park

Cafe in the Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Plaza. Music: Randi Turner. Vendor: Pizza House.

Aug. 1

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

Aug. 5

Cafe in the Park

Cafe in the Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Plaza. Music: Rodney Morss. Vendor: Papa Johns.

Aug. 7

First Fridays

First Fridays, 5-9 p.m., Seminary Street. Music by Ryan McCullough.

Aug. 8

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

Aug. 12

Cafe in the Park

Cafe in the Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Plaza. Music: Surprisingly Hip. Vendor: Coney Island.

Aug. 15

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

Aug. 19

Cafe in the Park

Cafe in the Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Plaza. Music: Jera. Vendor: Packinghouse.

Aug. 22

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

Aug. 25

Cafe in the Park

Cafe in the Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Plaza. Music: Cow. Vendor: Chez Willy's.

Aug. 29

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon, every Saturday through Oct. 31, located in the parking lot on the south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

Sept. 2

Cafe in the Park

Cafe in the Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Plaza. Music: Mike Budde. Vendor: Q's Cafe.

Sept. 4

First Fridays

First Fridays, 5-9 p.m., Seminary Street. Music by Sway Breezy and Moondog Collective.

Sept. 9

Cafe in the Park

Cafe in the Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Plaza. Music: Knox Jazz Ensemble. Vendor: Landmark.

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