This Month in Moultrie County, Illinois:
Calendar of Events in Moultrie County, Illinois
Eagle Day at Lake Shelbyville
Eagle Day at Lake Shelbyville is scheduled for
Saturday, February 11 at the Lake Shelbyville
Visitor Center. The center will be open from 9:30
a.m.-2 p.m. for event participants. During that
time visitors may experience a bald eagle up close
and learn interesting facts about birds of prey. A
30 minute bald eagle program for kids is sched
uled for 10 a.m. At 11 a.m., there will be a one
hour “meet and greet” session where a live eagle
will be on display for photographs and visitors
may ask questions of the Illinois Raptor Center
staff. A one hour show at 12:30 p.m. will feature
appearances from many different North American
birds of prey.
This event is offered free of charge; however
space and seating are limited. Contact the Lake
Shelbyville, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to
reserve free tickets for the shows. Tickets may be
reserved either by phone, email, or in person at
the Lake Shelbyville Project Office. The Project
Office is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.4:30
p.m. For additional information or to reserve tick
ets, call (217)774-3951 X 2
Wizards Game Rescheduled
The Harlem Wizards fundraiser game, origi
nally scheduled for Saturday, January 14 has been
rescheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, in the
Sullivan High School gym.
50 Plus Gatherings
We meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each
month from 6:30-8pm. If you are age 50 or older,
please join us! We are a generation with much to
offer in perspective, experience, skills and wis
dom as we extend God’s love within and beyond
the church walls. Vineyard Church, 1805 S.
Hamilton in Sullivan.
Sullivan Chamber & Economic Development’s
Annual Luncheon, January 27. Registration/net
working at 11:30am, lunch served at 12:15 fol
lowed by speaker, Carolyn Yoder and Annual
Grief Support Group
A weekly grief support group meets 5:45 p.m.
– 7:15 p.m. Wednesdays through March 29.
Meetings are held at the First United Methodist
Church at 216 W. Jefferson in Sullivan. Dinner
and child care are provided at 5:15 p.m.
For more information contact Connie
Dunscomb at 217/433-0581 or Karen Goss at
Free Play Group
Bright Start is a free play group program that
is funded through the Illinois State Board of
Education for children birth thru age three who
reside in Moultrie County. Play groups meet on
Thursday mornings from 9 to 10:30 at the Early
Intervention building at 203 S. Graham, Sullivan.
For more information call Amy Eller 728-7396.
Moms On a Mission in Sullivan: Fellowship with
a Purpose – A group of Christian moms who meet
for fellowship while also striving to grow spiritu
ally and serve our community. A typical meeting
includes breakfast, devotion and discussion, fol
lowed by an activity or service project.
Childcare is provided by church volunteers.
There is a classroom for 2+ year olds, which
includes a snack and a Christian lesson. We also
offer a nursery for 0-2 year olds.
Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Fridays
of the month from 9:00-11:00am at the First
United Methodist Church in Sullivan. No meet
ing if there is no school that day.
For any questions, contact Jilla Young at 217-
622-3230 or by email at sullivanmoms@gmail.
Allenville Community Building will host an
open mic the last Friday of each month for coun
try music from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Live Music at The Shamrock
Live music with ‘Still Standing’ Sunday,
February 12 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Shamrock in
Saturday, February 11 our local Liberty
A.B.A.T.E. Chapter 14 will be celebrating their
30th anniversary with a party at The Local on RT
45 in Mattoon. Festivities begin at 5 p.m. and
include a silent and live auction as well as a 50/50
raffle. Entrance free when you sign up to be an
The Little Theatre on the Square will be hosting
the 2017 Daddy Daughter Dance on Saturday,
February 4 at Sullivan Elementary School from 6
to 8 p.m. Activities include cupcakes, crafts and a
photo both. All proceeds go to benefit The Little
Theatre on the Square, a 501c3 nonprofit.
For more information, contact Amanda
Standerfer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 217-821-
A benefit for Kathy Tilford is to be held March
25 at Cerk’s Place. Activities include an auction,
50/50 raffle, live music and food. Auction begins
at 2 p.m. and the meal begins at 4 p.m.
First Monday 6 p.m., Lovington Township meets, township shed 7 p.m., Dalton City Village Board meets, village hall (unless the Monday falls on a holiday which then moves the meeting to Tuesday following the first Monday) Second Monday 6:30 p.m., Sullivan Women’s Civic Club meets, Senior Center 7 p.m., Sullivan, City Council meets, city build ing 7 p.m., Marrowbone Township, township shed 7 p.m., Sullivan school board meets, high school media center Second Thursday 7 p.m., Moultrie County Board meets, county board room in the courthouse 7 p.m., Bethany Village Board meets, village hall Third Thursday 7 p.m., Okaw Valley school board meets, OVHS computer lab Fourth Monday 7 p.m., Sullivan City Council meets, city building Lions Club Second and Fourth Tuesday 6 p.m., Sullivan Dove Thursdays 5 p.m., Dove Support Group, 5 p.m., Dove Children’s Group, children are pro vided with supper during meeting Rotary Club Tuesdays 11:30 a.m., … Continue reading
Cabbage “Fat Burning” Soup Ingredients: 5 carrots, chopped 3 onions, chopped Onions Yellow/Brown 2 (16 ounce) cans whole peeled tomatoes, with liquid 1 large head cabbage, chopped 1 (1 ounce) envelope dry onion soup mix 1 (15 ounce) can cut green beans, drained 2 quarts tomato juice 2 green bell … Continue reading
Wee Time: Every Wed. 9:35 – 9:50 a.m. Story Time: Every Wed. 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Book Club: Thursday, February 16, 2 p.m. – “The Last Kingdom” by Bernard Cornwell TOPS: TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Tuesday morning at 10:00 at Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library, Sullivan. MMQ’s: Mondays … Continue reading
New Books: Adult Fiction “The Sleepwalker” by Chris Bohjalian, “Tom Clancy: True Faith and Allegiance” A Jack Ryan Novel by Mark Greaney, “Crowning Design” by Leila Meacham, “Private Down Under” by James Patterson and Michael White, “The Mistress” by Danielle Steel, “Below the Belt” A Stone Barrington Novel by Stuart … Continue reading
MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Art Class: Mondays 4 – 5:30 pm. Graphite pen cil drawing taught by Rachel Greenwell $10 per student per class. Ages 10 and up. Call the Library for more info! Pre School Story Hour: Fridays at 11 am for 3-5 yr olds. Coffee Hour: Thursdays at 1 … Continue reading
2/1: 10:00 sewing Club, 10:00 The rules of the road refresher course, 11:30 Peace Meal Soup & sandwich, 1:00 Wii Bowling, 2/2: 12:00 Peace Meal Birthday Party, 12:30 Hand and Foot 2/3: 1:00 Pool Tourney, 2:00 Wheel of Fortune w/Leanna Stickrs from Mason Point 2/6: 11:30 Peace Meal 2/7: 8:30 Coffee & Donuts, 12:30 Bridge/Quilters, 1:00 Adult Coloring 2/8: 8:30 Free Breakfast by Eastview Terrance , 8:30 CRC Blood Pressure Check, 10:00 Sewing Club, 10:00 Care Giver Support Group, 1:00 Wii Bowling 2/9: 12:00 Bingo w/”Catfih” from Courtyard Estates, 12:30 Hand & Foot 2/10: 11:30 Valentine’s Day luncheon & Poetry … Continue reading
American Legion – VFW
Sullivan American Legion The Sullivan American Legion Board meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. The regular Legion meeting is the following Saturday at 9a.m. The Auxiliary meets on the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. and the Sons of the American Legion meets at … Continue reading
First Christian Church 1357 CR 1200 E, Sullivan, 217-728-7351 Pastor Grant Wade • www.fccsullivan.org Email us at email@example.com Like us on Facebook at fccsullivan Weekly Happenings — Sunday Mornings: 9:30 am Fellowship–cof fee & cookies; 10 am Worship; 10:15 am Kids’ Church Thursday Mornings: 10 am Ladies of Faith @ … Continue reading
DMH Community Calendar
Geriatric Assessment Clinic, 241 W. Weaver Road, Suite 240, Forsyth. Come to our outpatient program to identify health needs and develop a tailored care plan for loved ones. Get peace of mind for the whole family. Call 217-876-2199 to schedule your appoint ment. Cardiopulmonary Rehab Orientation, Tuesdays and Thursdays, January … Continue reading
SBL Community Calendar
Parent 2 Parent Support Group for Expectant and New Parents 6 p.m. Tuesday, February 2, in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at Sarah Bush Lincoln. A free service offering information, dis cussion and support about becoming a parent. For location of meetings contact Pam Hood at 217- 258-2229. … Continue reading