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November 2018

What a Hoot!

November 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - November 17, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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WHO wants to have fun?  We do! And you will too, making this Bean Owl mosaic.   Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p    

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Turkey Time!

November 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - November 21, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

These little gobblers are as unique as your hand print!   Monday - Wednesday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p    

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Happy Thanksgiving from Central Illinois Connection

November 22, 2018 @ 8:00 am - November 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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We will be closed 11/22 - 11/24

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Hat’s Off to You!

November 26, 2018 - December 1, 2018
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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This Winter Hat is a fun keepsake or gift tag. Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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December 2018

Paper Roll People!

December 3, 2018 - December 8, 2018
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Use your imagination to make these little characters! Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Holiday Food Fest

December 3, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Sample delicious local creations on Monday, December 3rd from 5pm -8pm.  Any size donation is welcome and will go to community youth programs.  Plus, we are giving away a dozen turkeys!

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Children’s Christmas Store!

December 5, 2018 - December 8, 2018
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Shop for Christmas at the Central Illinois Connection Center Wednesday, Dec. 5th                                       Saturday, Dec. 8th 5pm-7:30pm                                                     10am-2pm  

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Cookie in a Jar!

December 10, 2018 - December 15, 2018
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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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-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Cookie Extravaganza!

December 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Let’s Build a Snowman!

December 17, 2018 - December 22, 2018
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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These cute snowmen are fun and festive! Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Merry Christmas from Central Illinois Connection Center

December 24, 2018 - December 29, 2018
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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We will be closed this week.

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January 2019

Milkweed Baby New Year!

January 2, 2019 - January 5, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Celebrate the New Year with this sweet little baby acorn wrapped in a Milkweed pod. Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Soup’s On!

January 7, 2019 - January 12, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Celebrate National Soup Month with a soup mix that is fun to make plus warm and delicious! Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Sparkling Snowflakes!

January 14, 2019 - January 19, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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No two snowflakes are the same!  These snowflakes are fun to hang around the house. Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Barn Quilts!

January 21, 2019 - January 26, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Follow a pattern or design your own mini Barn Quilt. Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p    

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Food. Family. Farm. Expo! 1/26/19

January 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sample delicious food, explore home and business services, and discover agriculture products at the Food. Family. Farm. Expo!  This exciting FREE expo is Saturday, January 26, from 10am -2pm, at Central Illinois Connection Center, American Legion, and Bluebird Hall, all in Chatsworth. Bring the kids, there will be a ton of activities just for them! Donations of any size will go toward kid’s activities at Central Illinois Connection. .sp-logo { display:inline-block; text-align:center; margin:6px; min-width:34%; vertical-align:top; }

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February 2019

Groundhog Day – All Week!

February 4, 2019 - February 9, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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This Groundhog Puppet pops-up looking for his shadow! Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Valentine Hearts & Flowers!

February 11, 2019 - February 16, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Decorate Valentine hearts that are packets of wild flower seeds to bloom in Spring. Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p    

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Friendship Rocks!

February 18, 2019 - February 23, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Let your friends know how special they are with a painted rock. This month is International Friendship Month. Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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We Love Prairie Central-Area Communities Event!

February 18, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Walton Centre Fairbury, 61739 + Google Map
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For the Birds!

February 25, 2019 - March 2, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Take care of our backyard friends during Bird Feeder Month. Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p    

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Women Landowner Soil Health Learning Circle

February 27, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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March 2019

Paper Pinwheels!

March 4, 2019 - March 9, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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As fun to make as it is to watch spin in the wind! Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p    

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Let it Grow!

March 11, 2019 - March 16, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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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-3p Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p    

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Farm to Fork Tasting Event!

March 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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MENU: Bacon Jam (Kempton) Chicken Salad (Paxton) Spence Farm Crackers (Fairbury) Deviled Eggs (Saunemin) Honey (Chestnut) Mini - Cinnamon Rolls (Fairbury) Fresh Salad Mix (Strawn) Cheesy Italian Sausage Bake (Fairbury) Yellow Cornmeal Polenta (Fairbury) Green beans with bacon & onions (Bacon - Fairbury) Garlic Bread (Garlic - Fairbury) Creme Brulee (Fairbury) Fudge (Gilman) Fine Chocolates (Bloomington)

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National Bubble Week!

March 18, 2019 - March 23, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Celebrate Spring with a cheerful masterpiece made with paint bubbles! Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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After-Hours Get Together

March 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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In Like a Lamb!

March 25, 2019 - March 30, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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March comes in like a lion and out like this little fuzzy lamb!     Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p    

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April 2019

Funny Bunny!

April 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - April 6, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

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

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Easter Baskets!

April 8, 2019 - April 13, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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A tisket, a tasket let’s make an Easter Basket!   Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p    

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Spring Fun Day!

April 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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The Central Illinois Connection Center in Chatsworth is hosting a Spring FUN DAY for children, connecting them to babies! Cindy & Kelly Kinate, with Healthy Harvest Farm of Fairbury, have offered to bring some baby animals to the Center to allow our youth to experience the sweetness of new life. They plan to bring baby lambs, baby chicks, and bunnies! Come and enjoy! There will be activities for children, bluebird information will be available, bluebird houses (for sale!), and fun…

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Eggcellent Easter Eggs!

April 15, 2019 - April 20, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Decorate eggs with paint, markers, cute decals, or make your egg a hatched chick! Easter is April 21st. Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Snappy Dragonfly!

April 22, 2019 - April 27, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Celebrate Earth Day this week catching bugs with this Snappy Dragonfly!     Monday - Saturday 10a-3p             Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p

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Celebrate Area Nature and History

April 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Blooms are bursting, birds are singing, and the grass is growing green - Central Illinois comes to life and it’s time for a celebration! Celebrate Area Nature and History on Saturday, April 27th!  Join this fun and informative celebration, as we travel through Chenoa, Fairbury, Forrest, and Chatsworth.  Interesting presentations in each town!  Come and go as you please.  Attend & enjoy as many (or few) presentations as you want.  Most locations are open from 9am to 3pm.          ·        …

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Blue Bird Nest!

April 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - May 5, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Celebrate Blue Bird Festival with a nest of baby birds!   Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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May 2019

A Card for Mom!

May 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - May 12, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Add special note for Mom inside an upcycled calendar envelope!   Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Lady Bugs Rock!

May 13, 2019 - May 18, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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These Lady Bugs will be right at home in your rock garden! Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p

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Paper Poppies!

May 20, 2019 - May 25, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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A keepsake of remembrance for Memorial Day.     Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Fun Week!

May 27, 2019 - June 1, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Explore the Center, paint, read, make a craft and have fun!   Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p

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June 2019

Green Leaves of Summer!

June 3, 2019 - June 8, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Bring the outdoors - indoors with leaf rubbings! Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Mini Monogram for Dad!

June 10, 2019 - June 15, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Paint Dad’s initial on a Mini Canvas for Father's Day! Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Gold Star Program for Teens

June 17, 2019 - July 27, 2019

Looking for students ages 11-18 to participate in this great program this summer! It is available to students across the greater Livingston County area.  The program begins 6/17/2019.  Call 815-692-9711 for more information.

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Something’s Fishy!

June 17, 2019 - June 22, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Vacation time - these Seashell Fish will make you feel like you are on the beach! Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Fun Week!

June 24, 2019 - June 29, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Explore the Center, paint, read, make a craft and have fun! Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Celebrate Chatsworth!

June 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Saturday, June 29th - 10am-3pm 404 E Locust St - Chatsworth, IL Punch & Pastries - 10:30-11:30 am Join us at the Central Illinois Connection Center for an event celebrating Chatsworth, Illinois! Learn about all Chatsworth has to offer from its history, attractions, shops, food establishments, &  more! Come be some of the first to know about future plans of the Connection Center! * This event is hosted by youth enrolled in the Summer Student Entrepreneurship Class held at the…

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July 2019

Patriotic Pinwheels!

July 1, 2019 - July 6, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Show your Red, White, and Blue for the 4th of July! Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Picnic Ants!

July 8, 2019 - July 13, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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July is National Picnic Month, and all picnic’s have ants! Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p    

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Pom Pom Ice Cream Cones!

July 15, 2019 - July 20, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Celebrate National Ice Cream Month with cones that look good enough to eat!   Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Summer Blooms!

July 22, 2019 - July 27, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Colorful flowers from egg cartons can take the summer heat! Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Fun Week!

July 29, 2019 - August 3, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Explore the Center, paint, read, make a craft and have fun! Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Local Agriculture & Appetizer Feast

July 29, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Mark your calendars for a Local Agriculture and Appetizer Feast on Monday, July 29th from 5-8 pm at the Central Illinois Connection Center! Experience a collaboration of area farmers and restaurants! Sample delicious appetizers made from fresh, local ingredients: • Sausage & Egg Quiche Cups • Meat Samples • Asparagus Frittata Squares • Cheese & Crackers • Cupcakes • Mini Cream Puffs • Garlic Bread • Potato Salad • Ice Cream & more! Also, learn about farm and home safety…

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August 2019

Play Dough Time!

August 5, 2019 - August 10, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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What can you make with Play Dough? Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p

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Fork Art!

August 12, 2019 - August 17, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Put down the brush and pick up a fork!  Painting fun with forks. Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p    

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Sunflower Mosaic!

August 19, 2019 - August 24, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Keep summer all year with a Sunflower seed mosaic.   Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p

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Fun Week!

August 26, 2019 - August 31, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Explore the Center, paint, read, make a craft and have fun!   Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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September 2019

Happy Birthday to the Connection Center!

September 2, 2019 - September 7, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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The Central Illinois Connection Center is 1 year old, join the celebration, decorate a cookie. and have fun! Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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What’s in your Pocket?

September 9, 2019 - September 14, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Store Back to School supplies, a To-do list and more with this handy magnet pocket. Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Dog Days of Summer!

September 16, 2019 - September 21, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Shell puppies for the last week summer! The first day of Autumn is Sept. 23rd Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Fun Week!

September 23, 2019 - September 28, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Celebrate Autumn and explore the Center, paint, read, make a craft and have fun!   Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p    

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Barn Wood Stencil!

September 30, 2019 - October 5, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Make your own rustic decorative art. Monday - Saturday 10a-3p          Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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October 2019

Fall Fun Sponge Art!

October 7, 2019 - October 12, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Red, yellow, and orange sponge leaves.   Monday - Saturday 10a-3p         Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p    

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Popcorn Month!

October 14, 2019 - October 19, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Make a gift of Illinois' Official Snack to share with a friend.   Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p    

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Pumpkin Painting at the Center!

October 21, 2019 - October 26, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Paint a mini pumpkin!   Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p    

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Halloween Fun Week!

October 28, 2019 - November 2, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Explore the Center, paint, read, make a craft and have fun! Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Harvest Celebration Fundraiser

October 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Come sample local foods, support future entrepreneurs, & celebrate business! This is a fundraiser for the 2020 Summer Entrepreneurship Class for area youth!

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November 2019

A Tin Can Scarecrow!

November 4, 2019 - November 9, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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A Tin Can Scarecrow with a flippy floppy hat.   Monday - Saturday 10a-3p          Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p    

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Connection Center Rocks!

November 11, 2019 - November 16, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Paint kindness rocks and share what you are thankful for. Bring your friends and ideas - we have the rocks and paint!   Monday - Saturday 10a-3p           Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p    

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Thanksgiving Blessing in a Jar!

November 18, 2019 - November 23, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Say Thanks with a wonderful and delicious treat gift for the holidays. Monday - Saturday 10a-3p          Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Turkey Day Fun Week!

November 25, 2019 - November 27, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Explore the Center, paint, read, make a craft and have fun! Monday - Wednesday 10a-3p

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Happy Thanksgiving from the Connection Center

November 28, 2019 - November 30, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Have a Happy  Thanksgiving!  We will be closed for the holiday.

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December 2019

Pretty Poinsettias!

December 2, 2019 - December 7, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Add some colorful cheer with the Christmas flower. Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p  

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Holiday Food Fest

December 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Stop by the Central Illinois Connection Center on Monday, December 2nd to sample delicious food from local restaurants! Any size donation will go to the Central IL Connection Center's youth and community programs. Everyone is welcome & no registration is required! Hope to see you there! FEATURING FOODS FROM: Ashkum ▪ Bloomington ▪ Cabery ▪ Chatsworth Chestnut ▪ Fairbury ▪ Forrest ▪ Gilman ▪ Kempton Piper City ▪ Pontiac ▪ Saunemin ▪ Watseka

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Sparkling Snowmen!

December 9, 2019 - December 14, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Light up the Holidays with tea light snowman.   Monday - Saturday 10a-3p            Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p    

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Holiday Gift Bags!

December 16, 2019 - December 21, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Repurpose greeting cards for wonderful gift bags!   Monday - Saturday 10a-3p           Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p    

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Merry Christmas from Central Illinois Connection Center

December 23, 2019 - December 29, 2019
Central Illinois Connection Center, 404 E Locust
Chatsworth, IL 60921 United States
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to your family from ours! We are closed this week.

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Happy New Year!

December 30, 2019 - January 4, 2020

Light the night with a fun New Year’s lantern!

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January 2020

Sledding Snowmen Treats

January 13 - January 18

Make your own snowman treat. Monday – Saturday 10a-3p

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Sparkle Snowflakes

January 20 - January 25

Leave the cold outside and bring the sparkle inside! Monday – Saturday 10a-3p

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Phunny Penguins

January 20 - January 25

These penguins are't marching…they are skiing! Penguin awareness day is January 20th Monday – Saturday 10a-3p

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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-3p

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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-3p

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Valentine Bookmarks!

February 10 - February 15

Make your own Valentines into a bookmark. Clip, cut, use stickers, trim with ribbons! Have fun! Monday – Saturday 10a-3p

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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-3p

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Fun Snow Globes

February 24 - February 29

Let it Snow, Let it Snow! Come and make a fun Snow Globe to take home with you! Monday – Saturday 10a-3p

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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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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

Warm Tea Lights!

March 2 - March 7

It's still winter! Come in where it is warm. Enjoy making a decorative tea light. Monday – Saturday 10a-3p

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Agronomy Day Educational Panel

March 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Attention Farmers & Growers! Join us on Thursday, March 5th at the Central Illinois Connection Center for an educational panel on Agronomy. Five agronomists are offering their insights followed by a Q & A. At this event, the objective is to provide farmers with some great education from these industry experts, providing high quality information, not sales. “Evaluating the Critical Factors for Soybean Yield” – Greg Ury – BASF “Insights on Traits & Genetics“ – Brad Rademacher – Multi Channel…

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Let it Grow!

March 9 - March 14

Decorate 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-3p

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St. Patrick’s Day Fun!

March 16 - March 21

Come to the Center & enjoy St. Patrick's Day (Week!) with a Shamrocks and Rainbows! Monday – Saturday 10a-3p

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March Fun Week! – Center Closed Temporarily :(

March 23 - March 28

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

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Create Your Own Springtime!

March 30 - April 4

Come and create your own "spring time" craft! Monday – Saturday 10a-3p

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Love Local To-Go! – POSTPONED

March 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Walton Centre Fairbury, 61739 + Google Map

UPDATE! With the current lockdown due to COVID-19 with recommendations to only leave your home for "essential" reasons, we are POSTPONING this event. We have been brainstorming ways to help local businesses and get the Love Local To-Go bags to residents. However, for now, it seems that for everyone's safety, it may be best to "re-think" the To-Go idea on March 31st as this event is not an "essential" activity. Therefore, there won't be a "Drive-Thru" on the March 31st…

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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-3p

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Snappy Dragonfly!

April 13 - April 18

Celebrate Earth Day this week catching bugs with this Snappy Dragonfly! Monday – Saturday 10a-3p

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A Card for Mom!

April 20 - April 25

Add special note for Mom inside an upcycled calendar envelope! Monday – Saturday 10a-3p

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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-3p

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May 2020

Blue Bird Nest!

May 4 - May 9

Celebrate Blue Bird Festival with a nest of baby birds! Monday – Saturday 10a-3p

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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-3p

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Paper Poppies!

May 18 - May 23

A keepsake of remembrance for Memorial Day. Monday – Saturday 10a-3p

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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-3p

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