Event Calendar

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    Tot Time: Paint the Walls

    9:30 am-11:00 am
    Dickson Mounds
    10956 N Dickson Mounds Rd, Lewistown, IL 61542, USA

    Adults and their tots will have fun exploring, discovering, and learning on the first Thursday of the month in the Museum’s Discovery Center.  Spend quality time with your tot, while each of you makes new friends.  A different topic and craft will be featured each month. Registration is not required and admission is free.  Participants will enjoy light refreshments.  The program begins promptly at 9:30 a.m. with the program portion lasting approximately thirty minutes followed by crafts, snacks, and time to explore the Museum.

    On January 3rd, tots and their caretakers may enjoy learning about ancient symbols and drawing the images on the walls.  Tots may have fun making their own symbols and art on the walls, too.

    The 2019 Tot Time program series is sponsored by Spoon River Electric’s Operation Round-up grant, Canton Chamber of Commerce, Havana National Bank, Lewistown VFW Post 5001 Auxiliary, Rusty Melhouse of Edward Jones, and Jeff and Linda Sisson of Havana.  The Tot Time program series continuously seeks sponsors.  Please contact Curator of Education Christa Christensen at 309-547-3721 for more information.

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    Kid's Collector's Day

    1:00 pm-3:00 pm
    Dickson Mounds
    Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds

    Kids ages 8-16 can show their personal collections at Dickson Mounds.  Collections may include rocks, minerals, arrowheads, fossils, coins, stamps and much more!

    Collectors need to register by Tuesday, January 8, 2019. For more information or to register contact Christa Christensen at 309-547-3721 or christa.christensen@illinois.gov  Participation and admission is free!

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    Free Movie at the Lawford

    6:00 pm
    Lawford Theater
    225 W Main St, Havana, IL 62644, USA

    Held at 6 p.m. each evening.

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    Nature Trek: A Glacial Perspective

    10:00 am-12:00 pm
    The Nature Conservancy Emiquon
    The Nature Conservancy’s office, 11304 N. Prairie Road, Lewistown

    Did you know glaciers contributed to the formation of the Illinois River Valley?  Learn about how the last Ice Age shaped the present-day landscape as you hike.

    Participants will meet at The Nature Conservancy’s office, 11304 N. Prairie Road, Lewistown.  Participants must dress appropriately for the outdoors, provide their own drinks and snacks, and able to hike comfortably with an elevation gain and across uneven terrain.  A brief tour of The Nature Conservancy’s new LEED certified office building will be included in the morning’s activities. Light refreshments will be served.

    This program is sponsored by the Emiquon Partnership.  Admission is free.