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Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 12:00 am
 Don’t miss the annual Lincoln Balloon Festival, held Aug. 25-26, at the Logan County Airport in Lincoln. This fun festival features balloon glows at dusk, evening and morning hot air balloon f
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Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 12:00 am
 Enjoy a weekend of blues, barbecue and beer during the longtime Springfield tradition of the Old Capitol Blues & BBQ festival. Managed by The Alamo and the Central Illinois Blues Club, the f
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Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 12:00 am
 Step back in time and take in a performance of Loose Lips Sink Ships at Theatre in the Park, located within Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site. Showtime is 8 p.m. nightly Aug. 18-20 and 2
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Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 12:00 am
On Saturday, Aug. 19, celebrate America’s pastime with an All-American Picnic. Hosted by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, the all-ages event features an evening of baseball-theme
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Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 12:00 am
 On Monday, Aug. 21, avoid the chaos and the crowds in southern Illinois and #GetMooned at Danenberger Family Vineyards during the Great American Solar Eclipse. During the eclipse, the moon will
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Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 12:00 am
 On Friday, Aug. 11, celebrate the opening of three new exhibitions at the DEMO Project, a modern art gallery directed by Springfield-based contemporary artists. The first exhibition, titled “D
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Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 12:00 am
 Enjoy a fun night out with your neonate Friday at page261, a boutique-style shop that offers a variety of creative “make-and-take” activities for children and adults. From 7-9 p.m., children
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Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 12:00 am
 Does your child struggle with attention, learning, behaviors or social skills? If so, don’t miss a free, interactive presentation offering tips and information on how to start the school year
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Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 12:00 am

August-November kids activity calendar

Back to schoolAug 10, 1-4pm. Resource fair and kids learn-and-play event featuring giveaways of children’s backpacks, shoes and haircuts. Pre-registration required. Free. contactministries.com. Cont
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Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 12:00 am
 If family-friendly fun is what you’re after this weekend, don’t miss Cirque Italia, an animal-free traveling “water circus.” Cirque Italia, which has been performed internationally more

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