A preview of the coming week in town

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Farmers Market: 7 a.m., Lincoln Square, 901 W. Morton Ave. The prices vary.

Postal code day: 11:00 am, Bluffs Post Office, 119 E. Oakes Street | Free hamburger, fries and desserts. Shirts for sale with the proceeds to finance the village’s 150th anniversary celebration in August.

Lunches in a brown bag: Noon, Congregational Church UCC, 520 W. College Ave. Free | For those who are hungry.

Governor Duncan’s Mansion: 1 pm-4pm, Governor Duncan Mansion, 4 Duncan Place. Suggested donation $ 5 per adult, $ 3 per child. | Living history museum. Masks compulsory for the unvaccinated.

Mr. Showtime! David Scott: 8 p.m., Sangamo Club, 227 E. Adams St., Springfield. | Donnie B’s comedy show. Open to Sangamo Club members and non-members.


Sunday

STEAM activity for small virtual learners (M-2): 10 a.m., Jacksonville Public Library Facebook page. | Subject: Exploration of the square foot.


Lions of Versailles fried fish: 11 am-2pm, Old Versailles Gymnasium, 211 N. Chestnut St .. Free offering | The menu includes catfish and buffalo, baked beans, potato salad, dessert and a drink.

Golf exit from the crisis center: Noon, K’s Creek Golf Club and Wine Bar, 1265 Sandusky Road. $ 60 per person. | Registration begins at noon. Start of the shotgun at 1 p.m. The registration fee includes bagged lunch. All proceeds will go to the Crisis Center. For sponsorship, registration or more information contact Kerris Osborn 217-491-0991.

Ice Cream Social with violinist Meredith Spradlin: 2 pm-4pm, Winchester Historic Depot, West Cherry Street. Donations accepted | Meredith Spradlin performs. Bring lawn chairs. Bad weather moves the event indoors. Donations benefit Alzheimer’s disease awareness and education. For more information, contact Pam Hembrough at 217-473-6427.

Mancini’s music: 3 p.m., Hoogland Center for the Arts, 420 S. Sixth St., Springfield. | Celebrate the compositions of Henry Mancini. www.hcfta.org.

Sunday summer concert: 5 p.m., Sherman Village Park, 1200 Rail Fence Road. Free | The Land of Lincoln Chorus performs with a special guest.

Pilot Club of Jacksonville concert in the park: 6 pm, Community Park, 1309 S. Main St. Free | Robert Sampson performs at the Big Bandstand.

Wild Man Kelly Classic Summer National Championships: 6 p.m., Jacksonville Speedway, 110 N. Westgate Ave. Grandstand for adults $ 30, 11-18 years old $ 5, 10 years old and under free. | DIRTcar National Summer Championships. Hell Tour Late Models, Summit Modified Nationals and Street Stocks. Grandstand open at 4:00 p.m. Hot tours 5:15 p.m. Race start at 6:00 p.m. For more information, visit www.jacksonvillespeedway.com or call 217-370-4285.

Monday

Free lunch: 11:45 am – 12:30 pm, Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. | Meals in take out containers and can be picked up at the side door.

Walking for well-being: 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., First Christian Church, 2106 S. Main St. Free | Indoor walking program offered all year round from Monday to Thursday. For more information, call 217-243-6445.

Spirit of Faith Soup: 3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Spirit of Faith Soup Kitchen, 105 E. Dunlap St. Free | Serve take-out meals for anyone in need.

NAACP Meeting: 6 p.m., Jacksonville Municipal Building, 200 W. Douglas Ave. | Mayor’s conference room on the first floor. Masks required. Or call 701-802-5275, access code 1951396.

Tuesday

Farmers Market: 7 a.m., Lincoln Square, 901 W. Morton Ave. The prices vary.

Summer reading program leader: 10 a.m., Jacksonville Public Library, 201 W. College Ave. | Storyteller Heather Harlan performs outdoors. Masks are compulsory for the unvaccinated.

Free lunch: 11:45 am – 12:30 pm, Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. | Meals in take-out containers and can be picked up at the side door.

Artist in the Plaza: 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Old State Capitol South Lawn, near Fifth and Adams, downtown Springfield. Free | Mike Anderson plays. Springfield Area Arts Council summer outdoor concert series Tuesday and Thursday through September 2. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. For the full program of performances, go to www.springfieldartsco.org

Walking for well-being: 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., First Christian Church, 2106 S. Main St. Free | Indoor walking program offered all year round from Monday to Thursday. For more information, call 217-243-6445.

Spirit of Faith Soup: 3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Spirit of Faith Soup Kitchen, 105 E. Dunlap St. Free | Serve take-out meals for anyone in need.

Bluff Market: 4-6 p.m., Bluffs Downtown Square. Prices vary | Fresh food, wood products, flower arrangements, kettle corn and more. Every Tuesday until mid-August. Some evenings include free shows.

Community discussion about the book on Zoom: 6:30 p.m., Jacksonville Public Library, Zoom Virtual Event. Free | “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City” by Matthew Desmond. Alan Bradish, Jacksonville Police Department chaplain, and Dr. Jaclyn Tabor, assistant professor of sociology at Illinois College, join the discussion. To register, contact Sarah at [email protected] Call 217-243-5435 if you need a tablet to participate.

Wednesday

Story time with crafts: 10 a.m., Jacksonville Public Library, 201 W. College Ave. Free | “Randy Riley’s very big hit.” Make a car robot. Virtual on the Facebook page or in person, call 217-243-5435 to register. Masks compulsory for the unvaccinated.

Free lunch: 11:45 am – 12:30 pm, Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. | Meals in take out containers and can be picked up at the side door.

Walking for well-being: 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., First Christian Church, 2106 S. Main St. Free | Indoor walking program offered all year round from Monday to Thursday. For more information, call 217-243-6445.

Governor Duncan’s Mansion: 1 pm-4pm, Governor Duncan Mansion, 4 Duncan Place. Suggested donation $ 5 per adult, $ 3 per child. | Living history museum. Masks compulsory for the unvaccinated.

Distribution of food products: 1:15 p.m. Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. Free | For residents eligible for Morgan County income. Bring proof of residence and a food box.

Story time with crafts: 3 p.m., Jacksonville Public Library, 201 W. College Ave. Free | “Randy Riley’s very big hit.” Make a car robot. In person, registration required at 217-243-5435. Masks compulsory for the unvaccinated.

Spirit of Faith Soup: 3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Spirit of Faith Soup Kitchen, 105 E. Dunlap St. Free | Serve take-out meals for anyone in need.

Thursday

Farmers Market: 7 a.m., Lincoln Square, 901 W. Morton Ave. The prices vary.

Free lunch: 11:45 am – 12:30 pm, Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. | Meals in take-out containers and can be picked up at the side door.

Artist in the Plaza: 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Old State Capitol South Lawn, near Fifth and Adams, downtown Springfield. Free | Craig Russo is playing. Springfield Area Arts Council summer outdoor concert series Tuesday and Thursday through September 2. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. For the full program of performances, go to www.springfieldartsco.org

Walking for well-being: 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., First Christian Church, 2106 S. Main St. Free | Indoor walking program offered all year round from Monday to Thursday. For more information, call 217-243-6445.

Spirit of Faith Soup: 3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Spirit of Faith Soup Kitchen, 105 E. Dunlap St. Free | Serve take-out meals for anyone in need.

Illinois Farmer’s Market: 4-7 p.m., Illinois State Fairgrounds, 801 E. Sangamon Ave., Springfield. The prices vary. | Weekly through Oct 14 except two Thursdays during the Illinois State Fair

Friday

The bookmobile for children: 10 am-4:30pm, Jacksonville Public Library at various locations. | No library card needed. No late fees or registration. Discover two books a week. 10 a.m. Community park; 11 a.m. Dunlap Court; noon Minnie Barr Park; 1 p.m. Northwood Mobile Homes; 2:00 p.m. Greenbriar Apartments; 3:30 p.m. 1243 E. State St. For more information, call 217-243-5435.

Free lunch: 11:45 am – 12:30 pm, Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. | Meals in take-out containers and can be picked up at the side door.

Product and bakery gifts: 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m., Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. Free.

Morgan County Audubon Society’s Third Annual Firefly Festival: 8-10 p.m. Guided Firefly Walk at Emma Mae Leonhard Wildlife Sanctuary, 1050 E. Vandalia Road. Parking available at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1053 E. Vandalia Road. Long-sleeved pants and shirts or jackets are suggested.

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