A look at the week ahead around town

Farmers Market: 7 a.m., Lincoln Square, 901 W. Morton Ave. Prices vary. ZIP Code Day:

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

ZIP Code Day: 11 a.m., Bluffs Post Office, 119 E. Oakes St. | Free hamburger, chips and desserts. Shirts for sale with proceeds to fund village’s sesquicentennial celebration in August.

Brown Bag Lunches: Noon, Congregational Church UCC, 520 W. College Ave. Free | For those who are hungry.

Governor Duncan Mansion: 1-4 p.m., Governor Duncan Mansion, 4 Duncan Place. Suggested donation $5 per adult, $3 per child. | Living history museum. Masks required for those not vaccinated.

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


Sunday

Virtual Little Learners (K-2) STEAM Activity: 10 a.m., Jacksonville Public Library Facebook page. | Topic: Square Foot Exploration.

Versailles Lions Fish Fry: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Old Versailles Gym, 211 N. Chestnut St.. Free will offering | Menu includes catfish and buffalo, baked beans, potato salad, dessert and a drink.

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

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

The Music of Mancini: 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 special guest.

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

Wild Man Kelly Classic Summer Nationals: 6 p.m., Jacksonville Speedway, 110 N. Westgate Ave. Adult grandstand $30, ages 11-18 $5, 10 and under free. | DIRTcar Summer Nationals. Hell Tour Late Models, Summit Modified Nationals, and Street Stocks. Grandstand open at 4 p.m. Hot laps 5:15 p.m. Racing starts at 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.jacksonvillespeedway.com or call 217-370-4285.

Monday

Free Noon Meal: 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. | Meals in to-go containers and can be picked up at side door.

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

Spirit of Faith Soup Kitchen: 3:30-4 p.m., Spirit of Faith Soup Kitchen, 105 E. Dunlap St. Free | Serving meals to go for anyone in need.

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

Tuesday

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

Summer Reading Program Entertainer: 10 a.m., Jacksonville Public Library, 201 W. College Ave. | Storyteller Heather Harlan performs outside. Masks are required for those not vaccinated.

Free Noon Meal: 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. | Meals in to-go containers and can be picked up at side door.

Artist on the Plaza: Noon-1 p.m., Old State Capitol South Lawn, near Fifth and Adams, downtown Springfield. Free | Mike Anderson performs. Springfield Area Arts Council outdoor summer concert series Tuesday and Thursday through Sept. 2. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. For full performance schedule go to www.springfieldartsco.org

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

Spirit of Faith Soup Kitchen: 3:30-4 p.m., Spirit of Faith Soup Kitchen, 105 E. Dunlap St. Free | Serving meals to go for anyone in need.

Bluffs Market: 4-6 p.m., Bluffs Downtown Square. Prices vary | Fresh foods, wood products, floral arrangements, kettle corn, and more. Every Tuesday through mid-August. Some evenings include free live entertainment.

Community Book Discussion on Zoom: 6:30 p.m., Jacksonville Public Library, Zoom virtual event. Free | “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City” by Matthew Desmond. Joining discussion are Alan Bradish, Jacksonville Police Department Chaplain, and Dr. Jaclyn Tabor, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Illinois College. To register, contact Sarah at [email protected] Call 217-243-5435 if tablet needed to participate.

Wednesday

Story Time with Craft: 10 a.m., Jacksonville Public Library, 201 W. College Ave. Free | “Randy Riley’s Really Big Hit.” Make a car robot. Virtual on Facebook page or for in person, call 217-243-5435 to register. Masks required for those not vaccinated.

Free Noon Meal: 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. | Meals in to-go containers and can be picked up at side door.

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

Governor Duncan Mansion: 1-4 p.m., Governor Duncan Mansion, 4 Duncan Place. Suggested donation $5 per adult, $3 per child. | Living history museum. Masks required for those not vaccinated.

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

Story Time with Craft: 3 p.m., Jacksonville Public Library, 201 W. College Ave. Free | “Randy Riley’s Really Big Hit.” Make a car robot. In-person, registration required 217-243-5435. Masks required for those not vaccinated.

Spirit of Faith Soup Kitchen: 3:30-4 p.m., Spirit of Faith Soup Kitchen, 105 E. Dunlap St. Free | Serving meals to go for anyone in need.

Thursday

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

Free Noon Meal: 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. | Meals in to-go containers and can be picked up at side door.

Artist on the Plaza: Noon-1 p.m., Old State Capitol South Lawn, near Fifth and Adams, downtown Springfield. Free | Craig Russo performs. Springfield Area Arts Council outdoor summer concert series Tuesday and Thursday through Sept. 2. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. For full performance schedule go to www.springfieldartsco.org

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

Spirit of Faith Soup Kitchen: 3:30-4 p.m., Spirit of Faith Soup Kitchen, 105 E. Dunlap St. Free | Serving meals to go for anyone in need.

Illinois Products Farmers Market: 4-7 p.m., Illinois State Fairgrounds, 801 E. Sangamon Ave., Springfield. Prices vary. | Weekly through Oct. 14 excluding the two Thursdays during the Illinois State Fair.

Friday

Bookmobile for Kids: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Jacksonville Public Library various locations. | No library card needed. No late fees or registration. Check out two books per week. 10 a.m. Community Park; 11 a.m. Dunlap Court; Noon Minnie Barr Park; 1 p.m. Northwood mobile homes; 2 p.m. Greenbriar Apartments; 3:30 p.m. 1243 E. State St. For more information, call 217-243-5435.

Free Noon Meal: 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. | Meals in to-go containers and can be picked up at side door.

Produce and Bakery Giveaway: 12:30-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. Free.

Morgan County Audubon Society 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. Pants and long-sleeved shirts or jackets are suggested.

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