sunset at camp butler
May 2 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Controversies over historical monuments have been in the news, from Charlottesville to Johannesburg and Chapel Hill to Belfast. This presentation imagines which local heritage sites might serve as flash points in today’s renewed culture wars.
Priceless Pollinators Super Saturday logo
May 5 2018 -
11:00am to 3:00pm
Bees and butterflies and birds, oh my! Celebrate Illinois pollinators with crafts, games, and more.
pasenko and deline
May 10 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
This husband and wife team is both moving and intimate covering vocal jazz standards including tunes from “The American Songbook” like George Gershwin and Cole Porter as well as original pieces.
Chinese New Year celebration
May 16 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
The Springfield Chinese community gathers together to celebrate Chinese New Year every year. The variety of performances given reflect the great diversity of Chinese culture.
May 19 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us for an afternoon of kite flying. Visitors of all ages may enjoy learning how to fly pole kites, wind resistance exploration, trying out “wings”, fun with bubbles, and making their own kite craft...
May 20 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
In Illinois, as in most places, people and communities have sought to connect with other places through nodes of transportation and communication for cultural, economic and political reasons.
May 20 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
After Illinois was created, state and private companies have worked to bind our different regions together through infrastructure. Such links turned our state from merely a designated area on a map into a more unified, functional territory.