May 19 Thursday
Joann has worked in metalwork and sculpture since the 1980's, but more recentlyturned to painting. The choice of this medium conveys her interest in color,light and organic-based forms. Her work is characterized by the use of visualelements derived from natural subjects. These elements are combinedthrough the imaginative use of color, shape and form. Her most recent workcombines wood, paint, metal and other media as well.
Illinois State battle it out with Southern Illinois in the final homestand of the regular season.
May 20 Friday
Illinois State take on Southern Illinois in game two of the series. Senior Living Members are invited out to enjoy the baseball game as well as bingo games throughout the event.
It’s a dark and stormy night, and you are invited to a very unusual dinner party. Watch the events of the evening unfold in Clue On Stage, presented by Community Players Theatre. Based on the cult favorite film and the popular board game, Clue On Stage is a lively comedy with a book by Jonathan Lynn, Hunter Foster, Sandy Rustin & Eric Price. This classic “whodunnit” show will have you belly laughing as you watch the iconic and kooky characters known as Scarlet, Plum, White, Green, Peacock and Mustard race to find the murderer in Boddy mansion…because who knows who is next!
Clue On Stage opens at Community Players Theatre on Thursday, May 10th with a pay-what-you-can preview performance at 7:30 p.m. The show runs two weekends in May (May 13-15 & 20-22, 2021). Friday & Saturday performances start at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday performances at 2:30 p.m.
Performances are held at Community Players Theatre at 201 Robinhood Lane in Bloomington. Tickets are $17 for Adults, $15 for Seniors/Students/Active and Retired Military and $9 for Children 10 and under. Tickets can be purchased online at communityplayers.org, at the box office, or by calling (309) 663-2121.
Masks are required for all attendees at all times while in the theatre.
May 21 Saturday
The Illinois Prairie Chapter of Wild Ones will hold our 11th annual plant sale at the White Oak Community Building in Carlock on May 21, 8am to 1pm. Native flowers, grasses and sedges that are native to Central IL will be available for purchase. The sale is open to the public. Members of Wild Ones receive a discount and it is possible to join at the sale. For more information, see the "plant sale" tab at our website, https://illinoisprairie.wildones.org/nativeplantsale. Cash or check only.
A family fun day at the Prairie Aviation Museum
Join us for the final event in our community-based spring fundraiser: Happy Tails! We'll offer tours, K-9 demonstrations, food, a local business expo. You can enjoy all of this, meet and greet our pets, and make a Happy Tails donation at our Community Open House.
Come support Illinois State Baseball as they play Southern Illinois in the final home game of the year. Send our Seniors off the right way and celebrate everything they have done for the team.