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Carl Sandburg College Student Art Show

Monday, March 25 - Monday, May 6
The creative works of Carl Sandburg College students will be featured during the annual juried Student Art Show from March 25-May 6 in the Lonnie Eugene Stewart Art Gallery on the Main Campus in Galesburg, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. An opening reception will take place from 5-7 p.m. March 29. Both the show and reception are free and open to the public. Awards provided by Blick Art Materials will be given out in several categories for the show, which…

The Long Twentieth Century: Modern and Contemporary Works from the Knox College Permanent Collection

Tuesday, April 23 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The Long Twentieth Century: Modern and Contemporary Works from the Knox College Permanent Collection – Borzello Gallery, Ford Center for the Fine Arts, Knox College – opens Monday, April 22 – closes May 17, 2019 – Opening Reception, Thursday, April 25, 4:30 pm – Gallery hours, Monday-Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm “The Long Twentieth Century” exhibition features modern and contemporary art works from the permanent collection of Knox College. The show examines the continued importance and relevance of modernist…

Spring Salad Luncheon

Tuesday, April 23 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Corpus Christi Altar and Rosary Society invites everyone to attend its annual Spring Salad Luncheon, Bake and Craft Sale on Tuesday, April 23rd. Serving time is from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The cost, which includes hot chicken casserole, assorted salads, roll and beverage is $6 for adults and $2 for children. The luncheon, will be held at the Corpus Christi McAteer Center at 273 S. Prairie Street in Galesburg. It is open to the public; everyone is invited…

Carl Sandburg Festival

Thursday, April 25
APRIL 25 12:20-1 p.m. — Visiting author Claire Hartfield, 2019 Coretta Scott King Book Award winner for “A Few Red Drops: The Chicago Race Riot of 1919.” Hartfield will discuss her writing process and give an overview of the Chicago race riot of 1919. Books available for purchase in the Sandburg Bookstore and at the event. Carl Sandburg College library (Building E), 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. 1 p.m. — Carl Sandburg Penny Parade collection. Carl Sandburg Historic Site, 313 E. Third…

“Starting a Business in Illinois” Workshop

Thursday, April 25 @ 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

GCS Open House and Academic Fair

Thursday, April 25 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Please join GCS students for our Open House & Academic Fair on Thursday, April 25th starting at 6 PM where our students will show off their hard work from this year. Please invite friends and family who may be interested in seeing what GCS is all about!

Carl Sandburg Festival

Friday, April 26
APRIL 26 1:30 p.m. — Showing of “The Day Carl Sandburg Died,” a 2012 film directed by Paul Bonesteel. Galesburg Public Library, 40 E. Simmons St. 9 p.m. — 13th Rootabaga Poetry Slam, hosted by Marc K. “Slampapi” Smith, founder/creator of the international poetry slam movement. Cash prizes for slammers total $350. Slammers are requested to register with Smith before the event by contacting 815.656.1276 or slampapi@marckellysmith.com. Baked Pizza, 57 S. Seminary St.

Discover Wellness Summit

Friday, April 26 @ 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Spring Rummage Sale

Saturday, April 27
Faith Baptist Church is hosting their annual Rummage Sale. All proceeds will go towards shipping costs for the charity Operation Christmas Child. Some of the Rummage Sale items include: Kenmore washer & dryer, hammock, boy & girl infant clothes, boy & girl kids clothes, toys, household items, home decor, gardening supplies, craft & art supplies, holiday decor, & misc. Come enjoy the homemade baked goods!

Carl Sandburg Festival

Saturday, April 27
APRIL 27 11 a.m. — Writer’s workshop, led by Marc K. “Slampapi” Smith. Carl Sandburg Historic Site, 313 E. Third St. 2 p.m. — The Big Write reception. Galesburg Public Library, 40 E. Simmons St. 4 p.m. — Workshop with the Luciano Antonio Brazilian Quartet. Jay Rehearsal Hall, Knox College’s Ford Center for the Fine Arts. 7:30 p.m. — Luciano Antonio Brazilian Quartet concert. Kresge Recital Hall, Knox College’s Ford Center for the Fine Arts.

Run for CASA’s Kids

Saturday, April 27 @ 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
CASA of West Central Illinois will host the 3rd annual “Run for CASA’s Kids” on Saturday, April 27th, 2019. This event will be held at the Old Dairy, Macomb, IL and will feature a timed 5k as well as a 1 mile. Funds raised from the event will help provide for the training and support of the volunteers who take their time to speak up for the best interest of the abused and neglected children in McDonough County via CASA…

Bishop Hill Swedish Stomp and Skamperoo

Saturday, April 27 @ 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The 24th annual Swedish Stomp and Skamperoo is scheduled for Saturday, April 27. This 5K run or walk is for the entire family. The race begins at the historic Bishop Hill Colony School. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and Race time is 9 a.m. Children age 6 and under may participate in the 1/3K Skamperoo. The Skamperoo is scheduled for 10 a.m. The Swedish Stomp is a timed 5 kilometer race open to runners age 7 and up. Medals in…
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