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January 2020

Sparkle Snowflakes

January 20 - January 25

Leave the cold outside and bring the sparkle inside! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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January Fun Week!

January 27 - February 1

Explore the Center, paint, read, make a craft and have fun! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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February 2020

Barn Quilts!

February 3 - February 8

Follow a pattern or design your own mini Barn Quilt. Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Valentine Hearts & Flowers!

February 10 - February 15

Decorate Valentine hearts that are packets of wild flower seeds to bloom in Spring. Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Friendship Rocks!

February 17 - February 22

Let your friends know how special they are with a painted rock. This month is International Friendship Month. Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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February Fun Week!

February 24 - February 29

Explore the Center, paint, read, make a craft and have fun! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Sweet & Savory 7 Event

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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$49

Don't miss reserving for this great event! Here is a peak at the menu: Appetizer Plate, local sweet & savory treats Bread Basket, local flours, local bakers Hot Tasty Soup, created locally Fresh Salad Plate, locally-grown greens Locally-produced Steak, Brat, & Burger Bites, Potato Casserole, Veggies Dessert Plate, local creations After Dinner Sweet w/Locally-sold Coffee Please RSVP to 815.692.9711 - Donation: $49

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March 2020

Paper Pinwheels!

March 2 - March 7

As fun to make as it is to watch spin in the wind! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Let it Grow!

March 9 - March 14

Paint a can, plant the seed and let it grow! Plant a Flower day is on the 12th and March is Tin Can Month! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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For the Birds!

March 16 - March 21

Take care of our backyard friends during Bird Feeder Month. Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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March Fun Week!

March 23 - March 28

Explore the Center, paint, read, make a craft and have fun! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Funny Bunny!

March 30 - April 4

Make some-bunny special with this hoppy rabbit! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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April 2020

Fork Art!

April 6 - April 11

Put down the brush and pick up a fork!  Painting fun with forks. Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Snappy Dragonfly!

April 13 - April 18

Celebrate Earth Day this week catching bugs with this Snappy Dragonfly! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Blue Bird Nest!

April 20 - April 25

Celebrate Blue Bird Festival with a nest of baby birds! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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April Fun Week!

April 27 - May 2

Explore the Center, paint, read, make a craft and have fun! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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May 2020

A Card for Mom!

May 4 - May 9

Add special note for Mom inside an upcycled calendar envelope! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Lady Bugs Rock!

May 11 - May 16

These Lady Bugs will be right at home in your rock garden! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Paper Poppies!

May 18 - May 23

A keepsake of remembrance for Memorial Day. Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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May Fun Week!

May 25 - May 30

Explore the Center, paint, read, make a craft and have fun! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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June 2020

Green Leaves of Summer!

June 1 - June 6

Bring the outdoors indoors with leaf rubbings! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Mini Monogram for Dad!

June 8 - June 13

Paint Dad's initial on a Mini Canvas for Father's Day! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Something’s Fishy!

June 15 - June 20

Vacation time €“ these Seashell Fish will make you feel like you are on the beach! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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June Fun Week!

June 22 - June 27

Explore the Center, paint, read, make a craft and have fun! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Patriotic Pinwheels!

June 29 - July 4

Show your Red, White, and Blue for the 4th of July! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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July 2020

Picnic Ants!

July 6 - July 11

July is National Picnic Month, and all picnic's have ants! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Pom Pom Ice Cream Cones!

July 13 - July 18

Celebrate National Ice Cream Month with cones that look good enough to eat! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Summer Blooms!

July 20 - July 25

Colorful flowers from egg cartons can take the summer heat! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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July Fun Week!

July 27 - August 1

Explore the Center, paint, read, make a craft and have fun! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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August 2020

Play Dough Time!

August 3 - August 8

What can you make with Play Dough? Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Fork Art!

August 10 - August 15

Put down the brush and pick up a fork!  Painting fun with forks. Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Sunflower Mosaic!

August 17 - August 22

Keep summer all year with a Sunflower seed mosaic. Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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August Fun Week!

August 24 - August 29

Explore the Center, paint, read, make a craft and have fun! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Happy Birthday to the Connection Center!

August 31 - September 5

The Central Illinois Connection Center is 1 year old, join the celebration, decorate a cookie. and have fun! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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September 2020

What’s in your Pocket?

September 7 - September 12

Store Back to School supplies, a To-do list and more with this handy magnet pocket. Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Dog Days of Summer!

September 14 - September 19

Shell puppies for the last week summer! The first day of Autumn is Sept. 23rd. Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Barn Wood Stencil!

September 21 - September 26

Make your own rustic decorative art. Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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September Fun Week!

September 28 - October 3

Explore the Center, paint, read, make a craft and have fun! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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October 2020

Fall Fun Sponge Art!

October 5 - October 10

Red, yellow, and orange sponge leaves. Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Popcorn Month!

October 12 - October 17

Make a gift of Illinois' Official Snack to share with a friend. Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Pumpkin Painting at the Center!

October 19 - October 24

Paint a mini pumpkin! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Halloween Fun Week!

October 26 - October 31

Explore the Center, paint, read, make a craft and have fun! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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November 2020

A Tin Can Scarecrow!

November 2 - November 7

A Tin Can Scarecrow with a flippy floppy hat. Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Connection Center Rocks!

November 9 - November 14

Paint kindness rocks and share what you are thankful for. Bring your friends and ideas. We have the rocks and paint! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Thanksgiving Blessing in a Jar!

November 16 - November 21

Say Thanks with a wonderful and delicious treat gift for the holidays. Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Turkey Day Fun Week!

November 23 - November 28

Explore the Center, paint, read, make a craft and have fun! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Fork Art!

November 30 - December 5

Put down the brush and pick up a fork!  Painting fun with forks. Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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December 2020

Cookie in a Jar!

December 7 - December 12

Cookie mix in a mason jar is fun to make and makes a delicious gift! Plus, we will have some baked up to taste. Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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Let’s Build a Snowman!

December 14 - December 19

These cute snowmen are fun and festive! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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December Fun Week!

December 28, 2020 - January 2, 2021

Explore the Center, paint, read, make a craft and have fun! Monday – Saturday 10a-3pFun Hour – Wednesday 4p-5p

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