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Thursday, May 22, 2014 12:00 am
 Join Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site Saturday, May 24, for an old-fashioned ice cream social. Springfield Municipal Band will perform and the original First Street cemetery entrance restoration
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Thursday, May 22, 2014 12:00 am
 Local poet Mark Flotow is the featured presenter this Memorial Day weekend, May 24, at 2 p.m. during the Poets in the Parlor series. This reading showcases Flotow’s researched series of poems
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Thursday, May 15, 2014 12:00 am
 A full day of fun is planned at the Jacksonville Main Street Downtown Celebration Saturday, May 17. The popular and versatile band Madd Hoss Jackson headlines the main stage from 6-10 p.m. World
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Thursday, May 15, 2014 12:00 am
 The Old Capitol Art Fair takes place downtown on two days, Saturday and Sunday, May 17-18. Perhaps the most popular event of the year, the fair features outstanding art from more than 160 artist
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Thursday, May 15, 2014 12:00 am
 The Phoenix Center will host the third annual Springfield PrideFest on Saturday, May 17, from 12-10 p.m. on Capitol Ave. between Fourth and Sixth streets. The free day-long celebration of divers
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Thursday, May 15, 2014 12:00 am
 Maybe you’ve heard the St. Andrew’s Society of Central Illinois Pipes and Drums. If you thought they were amazing, listen to several regional bag pipes and drum groups at noon and 5:30 p.m.
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Friday, May 9, 2014 12:00 am

Illustration contest winners announced

This just in: A contest encouraging children to illustrate the poetry of Vachel Lindsay generated 200 submissions of turtles, crows and other colorful critters. The top 15 drawings will be recog
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Thursday, May 8, 2014 12:00 am
 Springfield Theatre Centre wraps up its season with Little Shop of Horrors May 9-11 and 16-18 at the Hoogland Center for the Arts. Maybe you saw the 1986 film or the Broadway production, either
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Thursday, May 8, 2014 12:00 am
 Fat Ass 5K and Street Party for charity is a real 5K race on Saturday, May 10, for those wanting to get timed. But it’s also a party with bands and food along the route that less than serious
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Thursday, May 8, 2014 12:00 am
 Springfield’s newest contemporary art gallery, DEMO Project, presents Vortex and Blooms from artist Travis Janssen, visiting assistant professor of 2D Foundations and Printmaking at Southern I

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