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Entertainment & Events – May 2017

M.O.M.S
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 meeting
if there is no school that day.
For any questions, contact Jilla Young at 217-
622-3230 or by email at sullivanmoms@gmail.
com.
Open Mic
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.
Writers Competition
Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse
White announced that entry forms are available
for the 13th annual Illinois Emerging Writers
Competition Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Award.
“We created the Illinois Emerging Writers
Competition to promote creative writing and pro
vide an outlet for talented writers,” White said.
“Great poems have the ability to enrich and
enhance our lives, and I am looking forward to
celebrating talented poets with this year’s compe
tition.”
The competition is named in honor of the late
Pulitzer Prize-winning Illinois Poet Laureate
Gwendolyn Brooks, and is co-sponsored by
the Illinois Center for the Book and Kevin Stein,
who succeeded Brooks as Illinois Poet Laureate.
The competition is open to Illinois residents
age 18 and over. Entries must be postmarked by
June 30, 2017. Cash prizes will be awarded for
first ($500), second ($300) and third place ($100).
Winning poems will be submitted for possible
publication in the “Ninth Letter,” “RHINO” and
“Quiddity” journals and “Poetic License Press”
publications. Winners will read their poems at a
ceremony later this year at the Illinois State
Library in Springfield.
Entry forms can be found at http://cyber
driveillinois.com/departments/library/center_
for_the_book. For more information, contact
Illinois Center for the Book Coordinator Bonnie
Matheis at 217-558-2065 or bmatheis@ilsos.net.

Rabies Clinic
The Lovington annual rabies clinic, Sponsored
by Graham Veterinary Clinic , will be held at the
Lovington Fire Department on Saturday, May 6,
from noon until 2 p.m. For questions and pricing
contact Lisa Clark at 521-6274.
Music Trivia Night
The Okaw Valley Athletic Boosters will host a
Music Trivia Night at Tailwinds Steakhouse in
Findlay from 8:30 p.m. to 11:30.p.m. on Saturd
May 6. Doors open at 7:30pm.
The event includes not only the trivia comp
tion but also a 50/50 raffle, lottery tree, sil
auction, cash bar, and complimentary taco bar
all players.
To participate contact Shari Bruyn at 217-8
1629 or slbruyn@okawvalley.org. Though th
are a limited number of tables and paymen
required to reserve a spot, walk-ins are welco
if the space permits.

Upcoming
The Vineyard Church is sponsoring a Father’s
Day vehicle show until 1 p.m. Sunday, June 18.
Arrival time is 7:30-8:30 a.m. with show time
from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. rain or shine.
Cash prizes will be included in the fun with
those registering prior to May 19, eligible for double
the chance to win.
Entry fee includes one T-shirt, open paid lunch
and a ticket to win cash. Those registering early
receive two tickets for the cash prizes.
Entries may be emailed to Jim.Plank@
TheVineyardChurch.us or mailed to the church at
P.O. Box 296, Sullivan 61951. For questions call 217-
728-4574.
The Lovington Fireworks Committee will add
lots of sparkle to the Community Club’s annual fish
fry.
Hunter Kamm, who wowed onlookers with his
fireworks display last summer, suggested the two
groups join forces for a special evening of food,
entertainment and fireworks Friday, June 16. The
fish fry starts at 4:30 p.m., offering food and enter
tainment in Tom Conn Park until 7 p.m.
The entertainment will continue at the field
north of Lovington Grade School until the sparks
start flying after sundown.
Operation Secret Santa is getting underway for
fundraising for 2017.
The annual fundraiser will be July 15 at the Toy
Bar in Sullivan starting with the annual Jeepin’ For
Jessie Jeep Run with the theme Christmas Vacation.
Following the jeep run, Secret Santa will host the
annual silent auction followed by a live auction.
Times will be posted at a later date. Raffle tickets for
a half of a hog are available at the Toy Bar for a
drawing the day of the event.
The Wounded Warrior Project will benefit from
the Sullivan Sons of the American Legion golf out
ing Saturday, June 17.
Sign up is 8 a.m. at Timberlake Golf Course with
the shotgun start at 9 a.m. It is a four person 18 hold
scramble with lunch provided.
For more information contact Josh Harner at
jlharner68@yahoo.com, call 217-853-1186 or sign up
at Timberlake Golf Course.

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.
Grief Support Group
A weekly grief support group meets 5:45 p.m.
– 7:15 p.m. Wednesdays through May 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
217/273-8903.
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.

 


Moultrie County Meetings Schedule
Meetings

Meetings – May 2017

First Monday
6 p.m., Lovington Township meets, township
shed
7 p.m., Dalton City Village Board meets, vil
lage hall (unless the Monday falls on a holiday
which then moves the meeting to Tuesday follow
ing 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
building
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 build
ing
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
provided with supper during meeting
Rotary Club
Tuesdays
11:30 a.m., Sullivan
Historical and
Genealogical Society
Third Thursday, 7 p.m., Moultrie County
Historical and Genealogical Society meets,
Heritage Center, 117 E. Harrison, Sullivan.
Lovington Library Board
Fourth Tuesday
6:30 p.m., in the meeting room of library
AmBuCs
First and Third Thursday
6 p.m., AmBuC Hall, Sullivan
George A. Sentel Lodge
Stated meeting, First Wednesday of each
month, 7:30 p.m.
Sullivan Kiwanis
First and Third Monday of the month at
6:30p.m. at the Sullivan High School.
SAIL
WHAT: Moultrie Low Vision Support Group
Meeting
WHEN: Tuesday, May 2nd , 10:30 am – 12 pm
WHERE: Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library
the Sullivan library


American Legion and VFW
American Legion – VFW

American Legion – May 2017

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 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of
the month.
Meals served every Thursday night at 5p.m.
Lounge open to the public Monday-Friday a4
4p.m. and Saturday at noon.
BINGO is held every Thursday with doors
opening at 4 p.m., Early Bird at 6:20 p.m., and
regular Bingo starting at 7 p.m.
Lovington American Legion
The Lovington American Legion at 1 p.m. on
the second Saturday of the month.
The Lovington Sons of the American Legion
meets on the second Sunday at 1:30 p.m., and the
Auxiliary at 2 p.m on the first Sunday of the
month.
Pork Chop dinners are held on the third
Saturday of the month from 5 to 8 p.m.
Bethany American Legion
The Bethany American Legion and Sons of the
American Legion meet on the fourth Monday of
the month at 7:00 p.m.


Church Events in Moultrie County
Church Events

Church Events – May 2017

Solid Rock Chapel
1213 E Jackson St., 217-962-1231
website: srchapel.org
email: jessijess23@yahoo.com
Thursday, May 4th is the National Day of
Prayer. Solid Rock Chapel will be hosting a spe
cial Worship and Prayer service on that date at
7pm. Everyone is welcome.
Friday, May 12th, 6:30-8:30pm Solid Rock
Chapel will be hosting the This Little Light of
Mine Mother/Son GLOW Dance in honor of
Mother’s Day. This event is for boys 5th Grade
and younger. Show your Mom some fun this
Mother’s Day. There will be snacks, games, pic
tures, and of course dancing. DJ service provid
ed by BD Music. Questions, contact Sara
Cremeens at cremeens05@hotmail.com
First Christian Church
1357 CR 1200 E, Sullivan, 217-728-7351
Pastor Grant Wade • www.fccsullivan.org
Email us at office@fccsullivan.org
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
@ 5 West Coffee Lounge – Gals of all ages are
welcome to come for devotions and fellowship!
Chix in Training Boot Camp: 5 am – 6 am
on M–W–F in the Fellowship Hall.
Weight Watchers: 9 am – 10 am on
Thursdays in the Fellowship Hall.
Other Happenings —
Monday, May 1: 8 am – Men’s Group
Service Work – All men are welcome to join us to
complete small service projects around the
church.
Tuesday, May 2: 11:30 am – 1st Tuesday
Lunch at Moonshine. Meet at 10 am at the
church to carpool.
Thursday, May 4: Noon meal for Habitat
for Humanity Care-A-Vanners in Fellowship
Hall.
Monday, May 8: Noon meal for Habitat for
Humanity Care-A-Vanners in Fellowship Hall.
Wednesday, May 10: 10 am – Coffee & Chat
at Courtyard Estates.
Sunday, May 14: 10 am – Worship with
Graduation Recognition and Mother’s Day.
Wednesday, May 17: Noon meal for
Habitat for Humanity Care-A-Vanners in
Fellowship Hall.
Saturday, May 20: 8 am – AMEN Men’s
Group – Meet in the church Pavilion for study,
discussion, & donuts! Men of all ages are wel
come!
Saturday, May 20: 7 pm – Baccalaureate at
SHS.
Sunday, May 21: 10 am – Worship ~ Music
Sunday
Sunday, May 21: 2:30 pm – Graduation at
SHS.
Saturday, May 27: 10 am – Mending Hearts
Grief Support Group in the church Parlor.
Everyone is welcome.
Monday, May 29: Memorial Day – Church
office closed.

DMH Community Calendar
DMH Community Calendar

DMH Community Calendar – May 2017

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.
Natural Nutrition Weight Management Orientation May 1, 5:30
p.m., May 19, 12 p.m., FREE, DMH Specific Performance
Enhancement Center, 2122 N. 27th Street, Decatur. Learn more about
our natural approach for weight loss. Obtain knowledge on nutri
tion and how to work out effectively. A physician and a one-on-one
health coach are on hand to supervise weight loss and help set and
reach personal goals. Plus, learn about our meal replacement prod
uct with all natural ingredients. Register online at https://www.
dmhcares.com/ or call 217-876-4249.
Cardiopulmonary Rehab Orientation, Tuesdays and Thursdays,
May 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 and 30, 1-3 p.m., FREE, Decatur
Memorial Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Department, 2300 N.
Edward St., Decatur – meet at Heart and Lung Institute Registration
Desk. This orientation is for the Cardiac Rehabilitation program and
requires a physician referral. For more information, call 217-876-
2496.
Bariatric Support Group, May 2, 5:30-6:30 p.m., FREE, DMH
Specific Performance Enhancement Center, 2122 N. 27th Street,
Decatur. Share knowledge and support as we work to regain and
maintain good health. Persons who have had bariatric surgery and
their family members are welcome, along with those considering
medical weight loss or bariatric surgery. This requires a physician
referral and assessment appointment prior to class. Register online
at https://www.dmhcares.com/ or call 217-876-4249.
Helping Hands Bereavement for Children, May 4, 11, 18, 25 3:30
p.m., FREE. Cancer Care Center of Decatur, 210 W. McKinley, Ave,
Decatur, IL. Meets in the Art Therapy room. Helping Hands is a
support group for children ages five to 15. Register online at www.
dmhcares.com or call 217-876-4735.
Infant CPR Class, May 8, 7 p.m., FREE, Decatur Memorial
Hospital – OB Classrooms- 3rd Floor, 2300 N. Edward St., Decatur,
IL. This class teaches moms, dads and anyone caring for infants
(including grandparents and babysitters) the skills needed for infant
CPR and is taught by Pediatric Registered Nurses certified in CPR
instruction. Register online at www.dmhcares.com or call 217-876-
3100.
PSA Screening, May 10, 17, 8:30-11:30 a.m., $25, DMH PrimeTime,
DMH Volunteer Lobby, 2300 N. Edward St., Decatur. The PSA test
measures the level of PSA in a man’s blood to help detect signs of
prostate cancer. Cost is $25 (blood draw only). Register online at
www.dmhcares.com or call for appointment, 217-876-2191.
Facing Cancer Together, May 10, 1:30 p.m., FREE, Cancer Care
Center of Decatur, 210 W. McKinley Ave., Education Classrooms. A
monthly support group for all cancer patients and their families. The
group offers an opportunity to share thoughts, feelings and informa
tion. Register online at www.dmhcares.com or call 217-876-4735.
Cardiopulmonary Rehab Nutrition Class, May 11, 11 a.m.-12:30
p.m., FREE, Decatur Memorial Hospital, Classroom B. Participants
are to meet at the Heart and Lung Institute Registration Desk at
Decatur Memorial Hospital, 2300 N. Edward St., Decatur. For more
information, call 217-876-2496.
Pink Link Breast Cancer Support Group, May 11, 6 p.m., FREE,
Cancer Care Center of Decatur, 210 W. McKinley Ave., Education
Classrooms. This group offers an opportunity to share thoughts,
feelings and information. Register online at https://www.dmh
cares.com/ or call 217-876-4377.
Childbirth Experience Class #1, May 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Class #2,
May 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m. FREE, Decatur Memorial Hospital – OB
Classroom, 2300 N. Edward Street, Decatur. Class #1 addresses what
to expect before, during and after childbirth: birth by C-section: pain
management; and when to come to the hospital. Class #2 is taught
by a certified lactation counselor who reviews breast feeding
(pumping/storing, positioning your baby, tips for success) and new
born care in early days and beyond. Register online at www.dmh
cares.com or call 217-876-3400.

Expectant Grandparent, May
15, 7- 8:30 p.m., FREE, Decatur Memorial Hospital
OB Classroom. This class covers newborn care,
childproofing a home, toys for various ages and
other new grandparent concerns. Registration is
required. Register online at https://www.dmh
cares.com/ or call 217-876-3100.
Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Wellness
Group, May 16, 6-7:30 p.m., FREE. Decatur
Memorial Hospital – Classroom A. An opportuni
ty for individuals enrolled in the Cardiac
Rehabilitation program to exchange and gather
wellness information. For more information, call
217-876-2496.
Diabetes Support Group, May 17, 11 a.m.-
Noon, 5:30-6:30 p.m. FREE, DMH Diabetes
Education Center. A group for anyone in the com
munity who needs help and support with their
diabetes. Register online at https://www.dmh
cares.com/ or call the DMH Diabetes Education
Center at 217-876-2699 for more information.
Cardiopulmonary Risk Factors Education,
May 19, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., FREE, Decatur Memorial
Hospital, Classroom B. Cardiac Risk Factors is an
educational class that assists clients to recognize
and change their risk factors to maintain a heart
healthy lifestyle. Participants are to meet at the
Heart and Lung Institute Registration Desk at
Decatur Memorial Hospital, 2300 N. Edward St.,
Decatur. For more information, call 217-876-2496.
Safe Sitter Class, May 20, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Decatur
Memorial Hospital, OB Classroom. This one ses
sion class teaches 11-13 year old girls and boys
how to handle emergencies and provide safe
child care. Participants should bring a sack lunch.
Snacks and drinks provided. Registration
required, cost is $30. Register online at https://
www.dmhcares.com/ or call 217-876-3100.
Brain Tumor Support Group, May 20, 10 a.m.,
FREE, Cancer Care Center of Decatur – Education
Classroom. 210 W. McKinley Ave. Support group
for individuals who have experienced brain
tumors and their families. Register online at
https://www.dmhcares.com/ or call 217-876-
4735.
Renewal Bereavement Support Group, May
22, 6-7:30 p.m., FREE, Cancer Care Center of
Decatur – Education Classroom, 210 W. McKinley
Ave. A bereavement support group for those who
have lost a loved one and have completed the
Growing Through Grief series. Register online at
https://www.dmhcares.com/ or call 217-876-
4735.
Us TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group, May
23, 4:30-6 p.m., FREE, Cancer Care Center of
Decatur, Education Classroom, 210 W. McKinley
Ave. Support group for prostate cancer patients
and spouses. Register online at www.dmhcares.
com or call 217-876-4735.
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Recipe Corner
Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner: Ground Turkey Casserole

Ground Turkey Casserole
Ingredients:
1 pound ground turkey
1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
1 teaspoon white sugar
1 (8 ounce) container sour cream
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
1 (12 ounce) package uncooked egg noodles
2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
In a large skillet over medium-high heat, saute the ground turkey
for 5 to 10 minutes, or until browned. Drain the turkey, stir in the
tomato sauce and sugar, and set aside. In a medium bowl, combine
the sour cream and cream cheese. Mix well and set aside.
Cook noodles according to package directions. Place them into a
9×13-inch baking dish, then layer the turkey mixture over the noo
dles. Then layer the sour cream mixture over the turkey, and top with
cheese.
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 20 to 35 minutes, or until
cheese is melted and bubbly.
Peanut Butter Swirl Chocolate Brownies
Ingredients:
Nonstick cooking spray
1/4 cup butter
3/4 cup granulated sugar or sugar substitute blend* equivalent
to 3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup cold water
3/4 cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed, or 3 eggs,
lightly beaten
1/4 cup canola oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour**
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate pieces
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9x9x2-inch baking pan with
foil, extending foil up over the edges of the pan. Lightly coat foil with
nonstick spray. Set aside.
In a medium saucepan, melt butter over low heat; remove from
heat. Whisk in sugar and the water. Whisk in egg, oil, and vanilla
until combined. Stir in 1 cup of the flour and the baking powder until
combined. (Batter will be thin at this point.) Place peanut butter in a
small bowl; gradually whisk in 1/2 cup of the batter until smooth.
Set aside. In another small bowl, combine the remaining 1/4 cup
flour and the cocoa powder. Stir into the plain batter; stir in chocolate
pieces. Pour chocolate batter into prepared pan.
Drop peanut butter batter in small mounds over chocolate batter
in pan. Using a thin metal spatula, swirl batters together. Bake for 20
to 25 minutes* or until top springs back when lightly touched and a
toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely
in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars.


Libraries in Moultrie County, Illinois

LIBRARY LISTINGS

Elizabeth Titus Memorial

Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library – May 2017

Story Time: Every Wed. 10:00 – 10:30
a.m.
Book Club: May 18, 1 p.m.: “Brother
Wind” by Sue Harrison
MMQ’s: Every Tuesday 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
TOPS: TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)
meets every Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m.
DMV: Thursday, May 18, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Closed: Monday, May 29
Plant A Kiss: Wednesday, May 3
Y.A. Summer Reading: Young
Adult Summer Reading registration begins May
8th and ends May 26th. This is open to students
going into 6th grade and up. Sign up for one class
or all. There will be a scavenger hunt, a murder
mystery, and design building.
June 8, June 15, June 22: 1-3 p.m. Our pizza
party and movie will be June 29 (1-3 p.m.)
Volunteer Opportunity: ETML is
looking for Summer Reading Volunteers.
All student volunteers will receive service
credit.
Multiple dates and times are available June 6
through August 12.
Summer Reading: Prevent the sum
mer slide; build a bridge Reading by design
Registration begins May 8th
How the program works:
• Register any day from May 8th_July 28th
• Summer Reading is open to all students
going into Kindergarten to 5th grade.
• Keep track of how may books you read this
summer using the log sheet we give you
• Come in once a week to have your log
updated and earn library bucks for prizes.
• Start reading June 15′. Last day to log books
is August 5th.
• Classes will be August 7th – 11th There will
be crafts, activities, and games
• Kindergarten-2 grade: 9:00-10:00
• 3rd-5th grade: 10:30-11:30
End of Summer Reading Prize Fair is August
12th 9:00am — 5:00pm, all age group

Lovington Public Library

Lovington Public Library – May 2017

New Books:
Adult Fiction:
“Vicious Circle” by C.J. Box, ”If Not for You”
by Debbie Macomber, “The Black Book” by James
Patterson, “The Forgetting Time” by Sharon
Guskin, “The Orphan’s Tale” by Pam Jenoff, “A
Magical Christmas” by Heather Graham, “Any
Day Now” by Robyn Carr, “One Perfect Lie” by
Lisa Scottoline
Adult Non-Fiction Books:
“The Alzheimer’s Antidote” by Amy Berger
M.S., CNS, NTP
Young Adult Fiction Books:
“The Red Sun” by Alane Adams
Movies:
“Star Wars: Rogue One”
May 2017 Activities:
Monday, May 1: “Knot Just Knitting” with Jan
Voss. Come to learn to knit or crochet or bring
any craft project to work on and chat. 10:30 – 11:30
AM.
Tuesday, May 2: Reading Redbirds Book Club
for 4th-8th Grades from 3:45-4:45 PM.
Wednesday, May 3: PACHE Meeting. 1:00 –
3:30 PM.
Thursday, May 4: Wee Readers Storytime:
“Alligators”. For age 2 yrs and older from 10:45-
11:15 AM.
Friday, May 5: Adult Coloring Club. 3:45-4:45
PM.
Monday, May 8: “Knot Just Knitting” with Jan
Voss. Come to learn to knit or crochet or bring
any craft project to work on and chat. 10:30 – 11:30
AM.
Tuesday, May 9: LEGO Club 3:45-4:45 PM.
Thursday, May 11: Adult Book Club is from
10:30-11:30 AM. This month we are reading
“Amish Grace” by Donald B. Kraybill. If you
don’t want to read that then bring a book to talk
about.
Thursday, May 11: Wee Readers Storytime:
“Mother’s Day”. For age 2 yrs and older from
10:45-11:15 AM.
Friday, May 12: Mother’s Day Gift Make It &
Take It. All ages. 2:00-4:00 PM.
Friday, May 12: Adult Coloring Club. 3:45-4:45
PM.
Monday, May 15: “Knot Just Knitting” with
Jan Voss. Come to learn to knit or crochet or bring
any craft project to work on and chat. 10:30 – 11:30
AM.
Tuesday, May 16: Reading Redbirds Book
Club for 4th-8th Grades from 3:45-4:45 PM.
Thursday, May 18: Wee Readers Storytime:
“Gardening”. For age 2 yrs and older from 10:45-
11:15 AM.
Friday, May 19: Adult Coloring Club. 3:45-4:45
PM.
Friday, May 19: Hour of Code: Code Combat!
Ages 6 – adult, from 3:45-4:45 PM.
Saturday, May 20: SAT Prep/Practice Test.
10:30 AM-12:30 PM.
Monday, May 22: “Knot Just Knitting” with
Jan Voss. Come to learn to knit or crochet or bring
any craft project to work on and chat. 10:30 – 11:30
AM.
Monday, May 22: Youth Coloring and Draw
ing Club. 5:00-7:30 PM.
Tuesday, May 23: Library Board Meeting. Pub
lic welcome to attend. Meeting starts at 6:30 PM.
Friday, May 26: FREE Blood Pressure Checks
with the Moultrie County Health Department
from 12:45-1:15 PM.
Friday, May 26: Adult White Elephant BINGO.
Bring a small White Elephant Prize! 1:00-3:00 PM.
Friday, May 26: Adult Coloring Club. 3:45-4:45
PM.
Monday, May 29: Library Closed for Memorial
Day.

Marrowbone Public Library

Marrowbone Public Library – May 2017

MARK YOUR CALENDAR!
Summer Reading Program “Reading Safari” :
June 1 – July 8, 2017
Community Interdenominational Bible Study:
Thursdays 9:30am
Coffee Hour: Thursdays 1pm
Pre School Storyhour: Fridays 11am
DID YOU KNOW?
The library has a great selection of “How-To”
DVD’s such as auto-body repair, homesteading &
survival, exercise, hunting & fishing,and horse &
dog training.
New to the library:
Fiction:
“All By Myself, Alone” by Mary Higgins Clark,
“The Black Book” by James Patterson & David
Ellis, “A Bridge Across the Ocean” by Susan
Meissner, “The Burial Hour” by Jeffery Deaver,
“The Chapel Car Bride”, “The Cutthroat” by Clive
Cussler and Justin Scott, “Dangerous Games” by
Danielle Steel, “Deep Extraction” by DiAnn Mills,
“The Ebb Tide” by Beverly Lewis, “The General’s
Women” by Susan Wittig Albert, “MacCallister :
Day of Reckoning by William W. Johnstone with
J.A. Johnstone”, “The Devil’s Triangle”, “Forever a
Hero” by Linda Lael Miller, “The Frontiersman :
River Of Blood” by William W. Johnstone with
J.A. Johnstone, “Grace and the Preacher” by Kim
Vogel Sawyer, “Her Secret” by Shelley Shepard
Gray, “If I’m Found” by Terri Blackstock, “If Not
for You” by Debbie Macomber, “The Last Chance
Olive Ranch” by Susan Wittig Albert, “Man
Overboard” by J. A. Jance, “Marriage, Monsters
in-Law, and Murder” by Sara Rosett, “Miramar
Bay” by Davis Bunn, “Miss Julia Weathers the
Storm” by Ann B. Ross, “Mississippi Blood” by
Greg Iles, “Mother’s Day, Muffins, and Murder”,
“Murder on the Serpentine” by Anne Perry, “My
Italian Bulldozer” by Alexander McCall Smith,
“The Night the Lights Went Out” by Karen White,
“One Perfect Lie” by Lisa Scottoline, “A Perfect
Obsession” by Heather Graham, “Red Clover Inn”
by Carla Neggers, “Silence Fallen” by Patricia
Briggs, “Sunset in Old Savannah” by Mary Ellis,
“War Cry” by Wilbur Smith and David Churchill,
“The Will To Kill” by Mickey Spillane and Max
Allan Collins, “Written in Love” by Kathleen
Fuller, “You’ll Think of Me” by Robin Lee Hatcher
Non-Fiction:
“Lyman 50th Edition Reloading Handbook”,
“This Life I Live” by Rory Feek
Magazines:
Large Print:
“The Black Book” by James Patterson & David
Ellis, “Dangerous Games” by Danielle Steel, “The
Horse Dancer” by Jojo Moyes, “If Not For You” by
Debbie Macomber, “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird
Lane” by Lisa See
Audiobooks:
“Without Warning” by Joel C. Rosenberg
DVD’s:
“Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them”,
“The Librarians Season Two”, “Rogue One : a Star
Wars Story”

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Mid Illinois Senior Services

Mid-Illinois Senior Services – May 2017

5/1: 11:30 Peace Meal
5/2: 8:30 Coffee & Donuts, 12:30Quilters
5/3: 11:30 Peace Meal Soup/Salad Bar, 1:00 Wii
Bowling
5/4: 12:00 Birthday Party, 12:30 Hand & Foot
Card Game
5/5: 1:00 Pool Tourney
5/8: 11:30 Peace Meal
5/9: 8:30 Coffee & Donuts, 12:30 Quilters, 1:00
Adult Coloring
5/10: 8:30 Free Breakfast Provided by Eastview,
8:30 CHC BP Checks, 10:00 CRG Support Group,
1:00 Wii Bowling
5/11: BINGO w/Catfsh from Courtyard Es
tates, 12:30 Hand & Foot Card Game
5/12: 1:00 Pool Tourney
5/15: 1:00 BINGO w/Leeanna Stickels from
Mason Point
5/16: 8:30 Coffee & Donut, 11:30 Senior Club
Potluck, 12:30 Quilters
5/17: 1:00 Wii Bowling
5/18: 8:00 Peace Meal Breakfast, 8:30 SBLHC
BP Checks, 9:00 SBLHC BINGO, 12:30 Hand &
Foot Card Game
5/19: 1:00 Pool Tourney
5/22: 1:00 Wit Fitness
5/23: 8:30 Coffee & Donuts, 12.30 Quilters, 1:00
CHC Bingo
5/24: 10:00 GRG Support gROUP, 1:00 Wii
Bowling
5/25: 11:30 Peace Meal Potluck, 12:30 Hand &
Foot Card Game
5/26: 1:00 Pool Tourney
5/29: Closed-Memorial Day
5/30: 8:30 Coffee & Donuts, 12:30 Quilters
5/31: 1:00 Wii Bowling

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SBL Community Calendar

SBL Calendar of Events – Feb 2016

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.
Pathways Through Grief : 7 p.m. Wednesday,
February 3, in the Lumpkin Family Center for
Health Education at Sarah Bush Lincoln. Open to
anyone who has lost a loved one. For more infor
mation, contact Lincolnland Hospice at 1-800-454-
4055.
Cancer Support Group: 10 a.m. Monday, Feb
ruary 8, in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health
Education at Sarah Bush Lincoln. This group is
open to anyone dealing with cancer. Open to fam
ily members of patient as well. For more informa
tion, contact Bob Clapp at 217-232-2537.
Hopeful Horizons: 1-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb
ruary 18 at Sarah Bush Lincoln, Prairie Pavilion 2
in the SBL Hospice conference room. A grief and
education support group open to anyone seeking
support through the bereavement process. For
more information call 1-800-454-4055.
AdvantAge 50 Trip Kickoff Party: 1 p.m.
Wednesday, February 24, in the Lumpkin Family
Center for Health Education at Sarah Bush Lin
coln. Trips SBL AdvantAge50 is offering in the up
coming year. RSVP by calling 217-258- or 348-2422
or email advantage50@sblhs.org.
Ostomy Support Group: Evening meetings
four times a year in Mattoon and Effigham. For
dates, times and locations, call Ramona Toms
hack, R.N. at 217-258-4112 or Christa Schulte at
217-238-4804.
Living with Diabetes: 2:30 or 3:30 p.m. every
Tuesday and Thursday in METS at Sarah Bush
Lincoln. A multidisciplinary class which will focus
on key aspects of diabetes care such as exercise,
diet, monitoring and management, medications
and complications of diabetes. For more informa
tion call Paula Enstrom, RN, at 217- 238-4808 or
Cindy Foster, RD, at 217-258-2199.
Healthy Directions: 6:30 p.m. every Thursday
in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Edu
cation at Sarah Bush Lincoln. A six-month com
munity weight-management program which is
supported in part by WomenConnected, a giving
circle within Sarah Bush Lincoln. For more infor
mation call Denise Bloemer, RD, at 217-258-2199.
Pulmonary Rehab: 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. or 1:30
p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday in METS at Sar
ah Bush Lincoln. Classes are focused on patients
with COPD, pulmonary firosis and other respira
tory conditions. Exercise and education are incor
porated to improve quality of life and provide bet
ter health for performing activities of daily living
more effiiently. For more information call Cathy
Matheny, RRT, at 217-238-4973.