Events

Harry Johnson II Benefit

Harry Johnson II Benefit Saturday, February 1st Walton Centre in Fairbury, IL 4:30pm Harry Johnson II was born with a genetic disease, Cystic Fibrosis, that affects both his respiratory and digestive systems. Harry received a lung transplant in September 2019 – during his time at the hospital, both him and his wife were not able…MORE

Art Around You: Exploring Contemporary Art in the Community

Date: February 8, 2020 Time: 1:00-4:00pm Location: Children’s Discovery Museum / University Galleries Description: Visit University Galleries and participate in a scavenger hunt to help you discover the style and media used to create works of art. Then return to the museum where you will explore these styles and media as you create your own…MORE

Dress Up Movies: Smallfoot

Dress Up Movies: Smallfoot Date: February 8 Time: Movie starts at 1:00pm, doors open at 12:30pm Location: Normal Theater Description: Enjoy FREE movies each month! Moviegoers are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite movie character, or bring your favorite toy that relates to the film. Each attendee under age 10 receives a special movie-themed…MORE

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3

Take note that love is in the air this Valentine’s Day with the pure magic of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake and the seductive passion of Strauss’s Don Juan. The technical fireworks of pianist Sandra Wright Shen will be on display in Rachmaninoff’s captivating Third Piano Concerto. The perfect gift for this notable day. Strauss Don Juan…MORE

Books and Bots

Date: February 21, 2020 Time: 10:30am Location: Children’s Discovery Museum Description: Join the Normal Public Library on select Fridays as they showcase some of the amazing tech toys you can check out from the Library! Enjoy hands-on fun, the chance to sign up for a library card and the opportunity to check out books! Cost:…MORE

Polar Plunge

The Polar Plunge When: Plunger registration will begin at 9:00 am with the Plunge itself taking place at 10:30 am on February 22nd, 2020 Where: Miller Park Lake located at 1020 South Morris Ave in Bloomington, IL The Polar Plunge, presented by Law Enforcement Torch Run and GEICO, is an opportunity to support Special Olympics athletes by taking…MORE

Art Around You: Exploring Contemporary Art in the Community

Date: March 7, 2020 Time: 1:00-4:00pm Location: Children’s Discovery Museum / University Galleries Description: Visit University Galleries and participate in a scavenger hunt to help you discover the style and media used to create works of art. Then return to the museum where you will explore these styles and media as you create your own…MORE

Girl Scouts STEAM Night

Date: March 13, 2020 Time: 6:00-8:00pm Location: Children’s Discovery Museum Description: Put on your creative caps and take over the Children’s Discovery Museum with fellow Girl Scouts for an evening of engineering and play! The experts at the museum will help you discover your inner-inventor as you design, build, test, and re-design your mechanical creation!…MORE

Sharin’ of the Green St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Date: March 14, 2020 Time: 1:00pm Location: Uptown Normal Description: Join us for the 10th annual “Sharin’ of the Green” St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The parade begins at the corner of South School Street and North Street and ends at the corner of East Beaufort and Linden Street. Cost: Free Age: All ages Hosted by:…MORE

Voices of Spring

Waltz into spring with Johann Strauss Jr.’s Voices of Spring and Dvorak’s Bohemian inspired Violin Concerto with Israeli violin virtuoso Itamar Zorman. Schumann’s highly spirited Spring Symphony is sure to wash away those winter blues as we celebrate the arrival of spring. J. Strauss II Voices of Spring – Dvořák Violin Concerto – Schumann Symphony…MORE