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Multiple Dates Events
No regular meeting in December.

January 8, 2018 meeting at VFW Post 755.
2211 Old Jacksonville Road. A representative from Hickory Glen with be discussing their facility at 1:00 p.m. Doors open at 11:00 a.m. Lunch is available for $6 around Noon. Business meeting with door prizes around 2:00 p.m. Adjournment by 3:00 p.m. Call 529-9763 or 341-0787 for further information.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.


• January 6, 2018 – Civil War Tech: Medical Advancements (9:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.) at the Presidential Library - Civil War Tech invites children to merge science and history through experiments, artifacts, games, presentations from scientists and scholars, and ALPLM exhibits. Students will be inspired to think critically about the impact Civil War technology had on our nation’s greatest conflict as well as how it affects us today. Look inside the wonders of the medical records and specimens sent in from Union medical officers! Discover how and why technology for prosthetic limbs evolved quickly following the Civil War, and how it continues to evolve today. Help construct a 3D-printed prosthetic hand! Parents are required to stay for the program to work with their child on the program project. The Civil War Tech program series is made possible thanks to generous support from AT&T.

• January 11, 2018 – Illinois History Forum: Lewis and Clark (12-1 p.m.) – Join us at the Presidential Library for a book discussion on ‘Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West’ by Stephen A. Ambrose. Moderator: Lewis and Clark expert Brad Winn (Lewis and Clark State Historic Site). Feel free to bring your lunch and enjoy this interesting discussion.

First Sunday Bazaars,
8am - 4pm, 150+ Quality Dealers.
• Feb. 4th, Cupid’s Bazaar, Orr Building,
• Mar. 25, Spring Fever Bazaar, Expo Building,
See page 52.

January Events
First Monday, January-May, The Legacy Theatre presents, “Mystery Movie Mondays!” 101 E. Lawrence St., Spfld. 800-838-3006. See page 7.
January 9 thru February 13, Cachet Club of Springfield Butter Braid Sale. Proceeds benefit St. John’s Breadline and Helping Hands. To place an order contact any member or call Joan Layzell 546-3610. Any questions call Publicity Chairperson from Cachet Club – Susan Canny 494-1571. Thank you!
Jan. 28th-Feb. 2nd, Catholic Schools Week, Spfld, IL.
Sun., Jan. 28th, 7pm,The Wizard of OZ., Sangamon Auditorium, 206-6160, www.sangamonauditorium.org. See page 58.
Wed., Jan 17th, 6:30pm, Advanced Dental Care is offering a Free Education Seminar on the Benefits of Dental Implants, Scheels, 3801 South MacArthur Blvd. Call 546-3333 for reservation. Special offer to first 20 reservations. FreeImplantSeminarSpringfield.com or SmileSpringfield.com. See page 38.
February Events
February 3, 2018, An Evening in Paris, SBC's Tutu Ball. You are cordially invited to the Springfield Ballet Company's Tutu Ball. An Evening in Paris. Illini Country Club, 1601 Illini Road, Springfield, Illinois. Cocktails: 6 p.m. Dining & Dancing: 7 to 11 p.m. Live Music by Frank Parker. Black Tie Optional. Dining and Dancing: $85 per person. Please call the SBC offices for more details or e-mail Sally at hamilton@springfieldballetco.org.
February 23, 2018, 6pm Alumni of UIS are invited to the UIS Alumni Gala, UIS Student Union 2551 Richard Wright Drive, Springfield, IL 62703