Entertainment – October 2015

Oktoberfest Friday, Oct. 16: 6pm Festival Opens 6pm Dance Station of Bethany Performs on the Main Stage 6-8pm Wine Tasting at 5 West Coffe & Wine Lounge 8pm X-Krush performs in the Oktoberfest Tent (beer tent) Saturday, Oct. 17th: 6-10am Sullivan Fire Department Sausage & Pancake breakfast 10am Punkin Run … Continue reading


Events – October 2015

October Yoga Monday: 6:00pm-7:00pm Basics Yoga, 7:15pm 8:00pm Intro to Meditation (Donation) Wednesday: 12:00pm-1:00pm Lunchtime Yoga Friday: 9:15am-10:15am Friday Yoga Saturday: 10:00am-11:00am Basics Yoga, 11:30- 12:30pm Family Yoga Sunday: 4:00pm-5:00pm Blissful Restorative Yoga Located at the Masonic Temple, 105 W. Jeffr son, Sullivan. For more information contact Jolene Wright at 217-649-9913, obfreedom@gmail.com Fishing Rodeo Central Illinois Crappie Club presents Kids Fishing Rodeo at Wyman Park Lake in Sullivan. The free event for kids 15 and under will be held October 11 at 1 p.m. Loaner equipment will be available as well as food and prizes. www.centra lillinoiscrappieclub.com. Life Chain Sunday, … Continue reading


Meetings – October 2015

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 6:00 p.m., Sullivan Women’s Civic Club meets, Senior Center 7 p.m., Sullivan, City Council meets, city build ing 7 p.m., Lovington school board (call superinten dent’s office for location) 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 … Continue reading

Mid Illinois Senior Services

Mid-Illinois Senior Services – October 2015

Thursday, Oct. 1: 11:30 Peace Meal, 12:00 Peace Meal Birthday Party, 12:30 Hand & Foot Cards Friday, Oct. 2: 11:30 Peace Meal, 1:00 Pool Tournament Monday, Oct. 5: Peace Meal served 11:30 daily Tuesday, Oct. 6: 8:30 Donuts & Coffee, 9-11am Flu Shot Clinic provided by: Community Homecare, 11:30 Peace Meal, 12:30 Bridge & Quilters Wednesday, Oct. 7: 11:30 Peace Meal Soup & Salad Bar, 1:00 Wii Bowling Thursday, Oct. 8: 11:30 Peace Meal, 12:00 BINGO with Angie, 12:30 Hand & Foot card game Friday, Oct. 9: 11:30 Peace Meal, 1:00 Pool Tournament Monday, Oct. 12: 11:30 Peace Meal Tuesday, … Continue reading

Home and Garden

How To Close Your Pool For The Season

After a summer’s worth of memories and fun in the sun, pool owners know it’s time to close their pool for the coming fall and winter seasons. As the leaves begin to change color and the air starts to grow a little more crisp, homeowners turn their attention to winterizing … Continue reading

Local Author Spotlight

Local Author: Timothy E. Wilkerson

Local Author Tim Wilkerson

Tim retired from the United States Army as a Chief Warrant Officer and helicopter pilot.  He is a veteran of the Vietnam Police Action (War).  After active duty, he joined the Ohio Army National Guard and continued to serve in the reserves until his retirement, twenty-three years later, from the … Continue reading

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Entertainment - Events

Entertainment – Events – October 2015

Sullivan Senior Center Groups Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Last Monday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m. Caregivers Support Group: Second Wednesday on each month from 10 to 11 a.m. Sports Boosters Meetings Second Wednesday of each month in the Sullivan high school media center at 7p.m. Bingo at Post 68 The Sullivan American Legion hosts Bingo every Thursday night, at the Sullivan American Legion Post #68 (8 East Strain, Sullivan). BINGO at the MC Beacon Every Tuesday – Doors open at 4:30 and Early Bird Bingo starts at 6:00 p.m. Moultrie County Beacon is located at 401 W. Water St., Sullivan. SCED Luncheon The Sullivan Chamber and Economic Development holds a luncheon on the third Thursday of each month at TNT Pizzaria at Noon. B&G Breakfast The Lovington American Legion will host biscuits and gravy breakfasts every Saturday from 9 to 11a.m. (or while they last) beginning August 8. Open Mic Allenville Community Building will host an open mic the last Friday of each month for country music from 7 to 9:30p.m. 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 … Continue reading

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner: Zucchini Apple Pie


Zucchini Apple Pie Ingredients: 6-8 c. zucchini (peel, cut lengthwise, remove seeds, slice 1/4″ thick) 3⁄4 cup granulated sugar 1⁄2 cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1⁄4 teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg 1⁄4 teaspoon fresh ground cardamom 1 1⁄2 teaspoons cream of tartar 2 tablespoons cornstarch or 2 tablespoons flur 1⁄2 … Continue reading



Elizabeth Titus Memorial

Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library – October 2015

Book Club: Oct. 21 from 1-2 p.m. “Zookeepers Wife” by Diane Acherman MMQ’s: Every Monday 9:30-11:30a.m. Wee Time: Every Wednesday 9:35- 9:50a.m. DMV: Thursday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Story Time: Every Wednesday 10-10:30a.m. Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s Club: Mondays in October and November for grades K-2, Tuesdays … Continue reading

Lovington Public Library

Lovington Public Library – October 2015

New Books “Under cover” by Danielle Steel, “Dance of the Bones” by J.A. Jance, “Daughter of the House” by Rosie Thomas, “Devoted in Death” by J.D .Robb, “Ever After” by Jude Deveraux, “Friction” by Sandra Brown, “Make Me” by Lee Child, “The Memory Weaver” by Jane Kirkpatrick, “My Very Best … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library

Marrowbone Public Library – October 2015

Pre-School Storyhour has begun! Books, snacks, crafts & fun! 11:00am Fridays Coffee Hour: 1:00pm Thursdays Family Reading Night: Thursday Nov 19th, 6:30pm New to the library: Fiction: “Bathsheba : Reluctant Beauty” by Angela Hunt, “Candy Corn Murder” by Leslie Meier, “The Christmas Joy Ride” by Melody Carlson, “Dance of the … Continue reading

American Legion - VFW

American Legion – VFW – October 2015

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

Church Events

Church Events – September 2015

TheVineyard Church 1805 S. Hamilton, Sullivan Vineyard Moms 1st & 3rd Thursdays 9-11am This ministry for moms with children of all ages encourages and equips them by strengthen ing their relationship with God, their families and each other. Childcare is available. Revolution Sundays 5-7pm Starting on Sept 13th A rocking’ … Continue reading

DMH Community Calendar

DMH – Community Calendar – October 2015

Cardiac Rehab Orientation, Tuesdays and Thursdays, October 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27,& 29, 1-3pm, 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 … Continue reading

Moultrie Historical

SBL Community Calendar

SBL Community Calendar – September 2015

The following is a list of Sarah Bush Lincoln programs and support groups for September. The locations of all programs are posted daily in the main lobby of Sarah Bush Lincoln. Pathways Through Grief 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 2, in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at Sarah Bush … Continue reading

Web Site Reviews

Web Site Review August 2010

(Editor’s note: As part of the new Moultrie Happenings, one local Website, in Moultrie County, will be reviewed each month. If you would like your site to be considered for review, please send us an emailwith the name and address of the site at events@newsprogress.com)  TnT Pizzeria, located on the … Continue reading