Decatur Airport Exhibit – April
Decatur Airport, Main Terminal, Lobby Gallery, 910 S. Airport Rd. Featuring the Barn Colony Artists' works, airport lobby hours, free, 217-422-1509.
Library Exhibit – April
Decatur Public Library, Art Gallery, 130 N. Franklin St. Featuring the works of Ron Bartanen, library hours, free, 217-422-1509.
Perkinson BFA Exhibit – April
Millikin University, Kirkland Fine Arts Center, 1215 Kirkland Dr. Millikin University's annual Bachelor of Fine Arts senior students' art exhibition, works in varied mediums, M-F 12-5pm, free, 217-424-6227.
Rock Springs Exhibit – April
Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Ln. Featuring photography by Lance Merry in the North Gallery and Virginia Kickle in the South Gallery, Nature Center open hours, free, 217-423-7708.
Ben Cohan: IL Abstractions Exhibit – April 2-28
Opening Reception – April 10
Madden Arts Center, Anne Lloyd Gallery, 125 N. Water St. Featuring Cohan's abstract, realistic and geometric paintings. Opening reception 4/10 during the First Friday Gallery Walk, family friendly art activities and Haiku competition with audience participation on the 2nd floor, 5-7:30pm, free. Exhibit hours M-F 8:30am-4:30pm, Sa 10am-2pm, free, 217-423-3189.
Erlanson Exhibit – April 6-22
Richland Community College, David Erlanson Gallery, 3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd. Display of graphic art by Richland Community College students, free, 217-875-7211.
First Friday – April 10
Gallery 510 Exhibit – April
Gallery 510 Art & Framing, 160 E. Main St. First Friday opening reception featuring the metal clay jewelry works of Barbara Hodges, light refreshments, 5-7:30pm, artist talk 6:30pm, free. General exhibit hours, Tu-Th 11am-5pm, F 11am-7pm, Sa 11am-3pm, free, 217-422-1509.
First Friday Gallery Walk – April 10 & May 1
Anne Lloyd Gallery, 125 N. Water St., Blue Connection, 117 N. Water St. & Gallery 510, 160 E. Main St. Visit the downtown Decatur art galleries featuring unique art, artist talks, live music, hors d'oeuvres, and beverages, 5-7:30pm, free, 217-423-3189.
Erlanson Exhibit – April 27-May 8
Reception & Awards Presentation – April 27
Richland Community College, David Erlanson Gallery, 3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd. Annual art show by Richland Community College students, varied mediums. Reception and awards presented 4/27 12-1pm, free. Exhibit free, 217-875-7211.
Barn Colony Artists Annual Show – May 1-28
Opening Reception – May 1
Madden Arts Center, Anne Lloyd Gallery, 125 N. Water St. Showcasing the works of local Barn Colony Artists, varied media. Opening reception 5/1 with hors d'oeuvres and beverages, 5-7:30pm, free. Exhibit hours M-F 8:30am-4:30pm, Sa 10am-2pm, free, 217-423-3189.
Decatur Airport Exhibit – May
Decatur Airport, Main Terminal, Lobby Gallery, 910 S. Airport Rd. Featuring Carol Kessler's pastel paintings, airport lobby hours, free, 217-422-1509.
First Friday – May 1
Gallery 510 Exhibit – May
Gallery 510/NOVA Framing, 160 E. Main St. First Friday opening reception featuring the abstract acrylic paintings of Tom Crawford, light refreshments, 5-7:30pm, artist talk 6:30pm, free. General exhibit hours, Tu-Th 11am-5pm, F 11am-7pm, Sa 11am-3pm, free, 217-422-1509.
Library Exhibit – May
Decatur Public Library, Art Gallery, 130 N. Franklin St. Featuring the oil paintings of Anthony Collins, library hours, free, 217-422-1509.
Perkinson Annual Student Show – May
Millikin University, Kirkland Fine Arts Center, 1215 Kirkland Dr. Millikin University's annual student art exhibition, art works by freshman through junior level art students in varied mediums, M-F 12-5pm, free, 217-424-6227.
Rock Springs Exhibit – May
Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Ln. Featuring photography by Chris and Alan Perry in the North Gallery and Kattina Williams in the South Gallery, Nature Center open hours, free, 217-423-7708.
Matthew West-The Live Forever Tour – April 4
Decatur Civic Center, 1 Gary Anderson Plaza. Matthew West performs, featuring special guest Colton Dixon, $, www.decaturciviccenter.org or 217-422-6161.
Millikin University Jazz Band – April 10
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1360 W. Main St. Special concert featuring Pharez Whitted, one of Chicago's finest jazz trumpeters, 7:30pm, $, 217-433-4240.
Elling Swings Sinatra – April 11
Millikin University, Kirkland Fine Arts Center, 1215 Kirkland Dr. Jazz vocalist and GRAMMY® winner Kurt Elling performs, 7:30pm, $, 217-424-6318.
MDSO Spring Concert – April 18
Millikin University, Kirkland Fine Arts Center, 1215 Kirkland Dr. The Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra presents its spring concert, featuring popular Italian arias and Neapolitan songs by soloist William Gorton and Randall Reyman on trumpet, 7:30pm, $, 217-424-6318.
Millikin University Concert – April 19
Millikin University, Kirkland Fine Arts Center, 1215 Kirkland Dr. Millikin University's School of Music presents its student solo competition winners, 4pm, free, 217- 424-6300.
Masterworks – April 25
Millikin University, Kirkland Fine Arts Center, 1215 Kirkland Dr. Concert showcasing contemporary percussion chamber music performed by ensembles from Millikin University, 7:30pm, free, 217-424-6318.
Head East Concert – April 25
Decatur Civic Center. Born in central Illinois, HEAD EAST has been touring the world for over 40 years and this spring the tour runs through Decatur. Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 8pm. Tickets start at $15. Order on-line at www.decaturciviccenter.org or call (217) 422-6161.
Spring Choral Concert – April 26
Central Christian Church, 650 W. William St. The Millikin University choirs perform, 4pm, free, 217-424-6318.
Millikin University Jazz Bands I & II – April 28
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1360 W. Main St. Annual spring instrumental jazz concert presented by Millikin University's School of Music, 7:30pm, free, 217-433-4240.
Millikin University Jazz Bash – May 9
Lock, Stock and Barrel, 129 S. Oakland Ave. Millikin University's jazz groups perform, including Jazz Bands I & II, One Voice, Blu Bop, the Latin Percussion group, and three combos, 2-6pm, free, 217-433-4240.
Opus 24 Spring Concert – May 12
Central Christian Church, 650 W. William St. Opus 24 performs, featuring the Millikin University Woodwind Quintet and soloists, 7:30pm, $, 217-422-1422.
Shape Note Singers – May 24
Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Ln. The Charleston-Mattoon Sacred Harp Singers perform, all are invited to participate, 2-4pm, free, 217-423-7708.
Cookin' with the Chorale – May 30-31
Fairview Park, Pavilion #1. Pack a picnic and enjoy an outdoor concert by The Greater Decatur Chorale, presented by WAND-17 TV, concessions and hot grills available for cooking 5pm, concert 6pm, free, 217-422-5911.
theatre & dance
Venus in Fur – April 10-12 & 17-18
Millikin University, Pipe Dreams Studio Theatre, 1099 W. Wood St. A playwright is at a loss trying to find a leading lady for his play when a mysterious siren appears, for times visit www.pdtheatre.com, $, 217-424-6318.
The World Goes Round – April 24-26
Millikin University, Shilling Hall, Albert Taylor Theatre, 1184 W. Main St. Journey through the songbook of Broadway writing team Kander and Ebb, rated PG-13, F & Sa 7:30pm, Sa & Su 2pm, $, 217-424-6318.
Intergalactic Nemesis – May 2
Millikin University, Kirkland Fine Arts Center, 1215 Kirkland Dr. Three actors voice dozens of characters, adult content, 7:30pm, $, 217-424-6318.
Equinox, A Concert of Dance – May 8-9
Millikin University, Kirkland Fine Arts Center, 1215 Kirkland Dr. Original dance performances presented by Millikin University's School of Music, 7:30pm, $, 217-424-6318.
history & museums
Into the Wild: Three Sisters – April 4
Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Ln. Tour the Homestead Prairie Farm with a Master Gardener, learn about the Three Sisters of corn, squash, and beans and plant a set to take home, 2pm, free, reservations required, 217-423-7708.
Dulcimer Music – April 11, 25 & May 9, 23
Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Ln. Tranquil music performed by the Dulcimer Club, 10am-12pm, free, 217-423-7708.
Bluegrass Music Jams – April 12 & May 10
Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Ln. Old time Bluegrass music played by area musicians, 1-4pm free, 217-423-7708.
Governor Richard Oglesby Mansion Open House – April 26 & May 31
421 W. William St. Visit the historic Decatur landmark and beautifully restored Victorian home of Illinois Governor Richard Oglesby, 2-4pm, $, 217-423-7708.
James Millikin Homestead Tours – April 26 & May 31
125 S. Pine St. Tour the beautiful historic Victorian mansion that belonged to one of Decatur's leading citizens, circa 1875, 2-4pm, $, 217-428-0597.
Bethel School Open House – May 2
Friends Creek Conservation Area, 13734 Friends Creek Park Rd., Cisco. Open house and tour of one of the area's few remaining one-room country schools, circa 1890-1946, 1-4pm, free, 217-423-7708.
nature & gardens
Family Hikes – April & May
Rock Springs Conservation Area (RSCA) 3939 Nearing Ln.; Fort Daniel Conservation Area (FDCA) 4921Fort Daniel Rd.; Friends Creek Conservation Area (FCCA) 13723 Friends Creek Park Rd., Cisco; reservations required, 217-423-7708.
4/24 – Frog Music, FCCA, 9-11pm, $
5/16 – Wildflower Walkabout, FCCA, 1-3pm, free
5/23 – Photographer Jerry Sievers Jaunts, RSCA, 2pm, free
5/29 – Frog Music, RSCA, 9-11pm, $
5/30 – Wildflower Walkabout, FDCA, 1-3pm, free
Rain Gardens – April 21
Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Ln. Program covers rain garden building, soil types, ideal plant species, ecological benefits, and cost-share opportunities, 7-8pm, free, reservations required, 217-423-7708.
Sangamon River Cleanup – April 25
Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Ln. Help make the Sangamon River a safer and more beautiful place for people and wildlife, bags provided, free lunch for volunteers at the Festival of Spring later that day, for ages 10 and older, dress to get dirty, bring gloves, 8am-12pm, free, 217-423-7708.
Garden Club of Decatur Annual Plant Sale – May 2
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 1 Bachrach Ct. Perennials, annuals, cacti, hanging baskets, and annual flats for sale, 8:30-10:30am, $ for purchases, 217-864-2903.
Master Gardeners Plant Sale – May 2
Macon County Fairgrounds, 3700 N. Westlawn Ave. Featuring a large selection of annuals, shared-perennials, hostas, vegetable plants and herbs for sale, presented by the University of Illinois Macon County Master Gardeners, 9am-2pm, $ for purchases, 217-877-6042.
State Bird Count – May 9
Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Ln. Join volunteers to assist in the Annual Illinois State Bird Count, beginning and advanced birders welcome, 7am, free, reservations required, 217-423-7708.
events for children & families
Critter Egg Hunt – April 4
Scovill Zoo, 71 S. Country Club Rd. Singing and dancing with Park District arts staff before the egg hunt and post-hunt entertainment with Children's Museum staff, for children ages 10 and under, singing and dancing 1:30pm, egg hunt 2pm, free zoo and museum admission all day, $ for carousel and train rides, 217-421-7435.
Lullaby Concert – April 8
Decatur Public Library, Madden Auditorium, 130 N. Franklin St. The Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra's Student String Ensemble and Baby Talk present a program of classical lullaby music, finger plays, and bedtime story, fun for families with very young children, wear your P J's, 6-6:45pm, free, 217-475-2234.
Fairy Tale Ball – April 9-11
Children's Museum of Illinois, 55 S. Country Club Rd. The museum transforms into a fairy tale castle for dancing, food, fun activities, and magical surprises, children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult, 6-8pm, $, reservations required, 217-423-5437.
Annie, Jr. – April 10-12
Little Theatre on the Square, 16 E. Harrison St., Sullivan. The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage, F & Sa 7pm, Sa & Su 2pm, $, 217-728-7375.
Party Crasher Bash 2 – April 18
ASP N MORE, 2926 N. Oakland Ave. Games, crafts, vendors, and meet and greets with mascot characters, 11am-3pm, $, reservations by 4/10, 217-358-5228.
Annual Kite Day – April 25
Sinawik Park, 1715 S. 32nd St. Bring your favorite kite to fly, fun for all ages, professional flying demonstrations, sponsored by the Illinois Association of Park Districts, 1-3pm, free, 217-429-7750.
Zippy Zoo Day with Mom – May 9
Scovill Zoo, 71 S. Country Club Rd. Celebrate Mothers Day with games, face painting, and animal presentations, 1-4pm, moms and grandmas free with paying child, 217-421-7435.
Airport Fun Day – May 23
Decatur Airport, EAA Hangar #107, 910 S. Airport Rd. Climb aboard the Park District's Striker emergency vehicle, pancake breakfast hosted by the Experimental Aircraft Association, 8-11am, free, 217-428-2423.
Memorial Day at Scovill Zoo – May 25
Scovill Zoo, 71 S. Country Club Rd. Free admission and train rides for Veterans with I.D., 9:30am-6pm, $ for non-Veterans, 217-421-7435.
sports, health & fitness
3D Archery – April 19 & May 24
Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Ln. Take aim at realistic 3D animal archery targets, bring your equipment or use the Nature Center's, for ages 10 and older, 2-4pm, $, reservations required, 217-423-7708.
Canoe the Sangamon – May 2
Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Ln. Paddle a canoe on the winding Sangamon River, all equipment provided, 10am-1pm, $, reservations required, 217-423-7708.
Aquafina MLB Pitch, Hit & Run Contest – May 9
Rotary Park, Field 2. Baseball and softball skills showcased by boys and girls ages 7-14, registration 9:30am, competition 10am-2pm, free, 217-429-3472.
First-Time Fishing – May 17
Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Ln. Fishing fun for families, all equipment and instruction provided, fishing licenses required for ages 16 and older, 2pm, free, reservations required, 217-423-7708.
Bicycling 101 – May 21
Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Ln. Spin City Cycles professionals will help you adjust your helmet, seat, and handlebars, bring your bike if you have specific questions, 1-8pm, free, reservations required, 217-423-7708.
National Senior Health & Fitness Day – May 27
Decatur Indoor Sports Center (D.I.S.C.), 1295 W. Wood St. Event for older adults, giveaways, exercise activities, fitness demonstrations, and DMH health screenings, 8-11am, free, 217-429-3472.
MidState Cup Tournament – May 29-31
Decatur Soccer Complex, 1 Educational Park Dr. Featuring premier youth soccer teams from across the Midwest, times TBA, free for spectators, 217-429-3472.
expositions, festivals, food & fairs
Make. Explore. Share. – April 11
Macon County University of Illinois Extension, 3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd. Featuring 3D printing, homemade foods and household products, unique gardening and horticulture ideas, drones, art and sculpture, new inventions, robotics, and more, 10am-4pm, $, 217-877-6042.
Fresh Food Ideas Dinner Show – April 13
Mari-Mann Herbs, 1405 Mari Mann Ln. Mari-Mann and Executive Chef Brian Pehr present a dinner and show with generous food portions, lively humor, and recipes, 6-8pm, $, 217-429-1555.
Mineral, Gem & Jewelry Expo – April 18-19
Progress City, Lester Building, 3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd. Merchants showcase jewelry, rough gems, finished gemstones and more, demonstrations, Kids Corner, silent auctions, door prizes, food available for purchase, Sa 9am-6pm, Su 10am-4pm, $, children under 15 & persons in uniform free, 217-233-1164.
Festival of Spring – April 25
Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Ln. A full day of family activities including canoeing, fishing, music, face painting, crafts and food, visit with baby farm animals, tour historic Homestead Prairie Farm, gardening tips from local experts, and more, 8am-4pm, free, reservations required, 217-423-7708.
Chamber of Commerce Business Expo Events – May 6 & 7
Decatur Civic Center, Arena, 1 Gary K. Anderson Plaza. Local businesses showcase their products and services, giveaways, $, 217-422-2200 ext. 102.
5/6 – VIP Expo Preview Party, 5-7pm
5/7 – Business Expo, 9am-2pm
5/7 – State of the City Breakfast, 6:30am
5/7 – Taste of Decatur, 11:30am-1:30pm
Ladies Night Out – April 2
Decatur Civic Center, 1 Gary Anderson Plaza. Women's event to shop, taste wine, and sample products from local businesses, 5-9pm, free, www.decaturciviccenter.org or 217-422-6161.
Pride of the Prairie Marble Show – April 2-4
Country Inn & Suites, 5150 Hickory Point Frontage Rd. The 26th annual show with wall-to-wall collectable marbles, room trading, buying and selling, free marble identification and appraisals, 9am-1pm, show display Sa 9am-1pm, free admission, 217-872-2402 or 217-422-8454.
2015 Environmental Film Series – April 11
Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship of Decatur, 3773 N. MacArthur Rd. Showcasing contemporary documentaries about current environmental issues, discussions led by local experts, for ages 10 and older, 7pm, free, 217-521-9702.
4/11 – Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth
April Business Breakfast – April 12
Decatur Club, 158 W. Prairie Ave. Enjoy breakfast and presentation by guest speaker Congressman Rodney Davis, doors open 6:30am, program 7am, $, 217-422-2200 ext. 102.
A Night of Poetry – April 16
Madden Arts Center, 125 N. Water St. Readings by featured poets, a performance of original songs by a local musician, open mic session, light refreshments, presented by Decatur Area Arts Council in conjunction with Millikin Bronze Man Books, 6:30-8:30pm, free, 423-3189.
more information on how to include your event on the calendar,
contact Cultural Arts Editor Terrie Potter
or call 217-423-0422.
Casas for CASA Playhouse Raffle – through April 26
Macon County CASA, 132 S. Water St., Suite 250. Two life-size playhouses will be raffled, proceeds benefit Macon County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for abused and neglected children in the Macon County juvenile court system) to recruit and train advocates, $, call for tickets, 217-428-8424.
Community Blood Drives – April 8, 9 & 22
Register at the Central Illinois Community Blood Center, or walk in; free, 217-241-7550.
4/8 – Decatur Memorial Hospital Classrooms, 10am-4pm
4/9 – HSHS St. Mary's Hospital Assisi Room, 10am-4pm
4/22 – Richland Community College Shilling Education Center, 10am-2pm
Quilt Fest: A Star is Born – April 10-11
Decatur Civic Center, 1 Gary Anderson Plaza. The Decatur Quilters Guild 35th annual fest featuring merchant mall, quilters boutique, raffle quilt, quilt appraisals, silent auction, bed turning event, general store and quilts from local and area quilt artists, silent auction proceeds benefit Project Read, F 10am-5pm, Sa 10am-4pm, $, 217-454-4159.
Decatur Heart Ball – April 11
Decatur Conference Center and Hotel, 4191 W. US Route 36. Annual black-tie gala benefiting the American Heart Association's mission of building healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, reception, silent auction, dinner, program, live auction, entertainment by The Craig Russo Latin Jazz Project, black-tie optional, 6pm, $, reservations required, 217-698-3838.
Kids Rock! – April 11
Macon Resources, 2121 Hubbard Ave. Activities and entertainment for children by Jeanie B! an award-winning kids performer, proceeds benefit Bright Start, a division of Macon Resources, 9:30am-12pm, concert 11am, $, 217-875-1910.
Second Saturday Book Sales – April 11 & May 9
Decatur Public Library, 130 N. Franklin St. Friends of the Library offer used books, audio/visual pieces and more for sale, all proceeds benefit Decatur Public Library programs, 9:30am-12:30pm, free admission, 424-2900 ext. 133.
Big Blue Bowl – April 14
Pla-Mor Lanes, 2121 N. 22nd St. Bowl for Kids' Sake to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Illinois, bowling, shoes, T-shirt, food, soft drinks, and chances to win goodies, 5:30-7:30pm, $, reservations required to participate, for requirements and information www.bbbs.kintera.org/BFKS2015 or 217-428-4240.
All-Breed Dog Shows – April 23-26
Progress City, Richland College, 3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd. Conformation dog shows with dogs from around the country, food and dog related vendors, presented by the Champaign Illinois Kennel Club, the Mattoon Kennel Club, and the Decatur Sandemac Kennel Club, proceeds benefit breast cancer awareness, bullet-proof vests for police dogs, and University of Illinois Veterinary Medicine School students, 8:30am-mid-afternoon, $, www.RoyJonesDogShows.com or 217-262-3266.
Corks and Forks – April 23
Decatur Conference Center and Hotel, 4191 W. US Route 36. Sixteenth annual charity event featuring tastings of over 900 wines, imported beers, and fine food samplings from 26 local restaurants and caterers, limited tickets for V.I.P. wine pairing dinner before event, proceeds benefit the Decatur Area Arts Council's arts programming, business casual attire, reservations required for V.I.P. dinner 5pm, event 6:30-9:30pm, $, dinner reservations required, event reservations suggested, 217-423-3189.
Catholic Charities Roundup – April 24
Knights of Columbus, 520 W. North St. Country Rock BBQ Fundraiser to benefit all Catholic Charities' programs, dinner provided by Mac's Pigskin Diner, live music by Glendale Riders, cowboy hats, boots, and plaid/checked shirts encouraged, for ages 21 and older, 6:30-11pm, $, reservations required, 217-428-3458.
Kiss-A-Pig Gala – April 24
Mt. Zion East Convention Center, 1400 Mt. Zion Parkway, Mt. Zion. Local celebrities and community and business leaders raise votes/dollars to benefit the American Diabetes Association, candidate raising the most money wins the privilege of kissing a live pig, Monte Carlo theme, 6pm, $, 217-875-9011 ext. 6642.
Decatur Duck Derby – May 2
Children's Museum of Illinois, 55 S. Country Club Rd. Watch the sunglass-clad rubber ducks race to the finish line to win prizes for their sponsors, proceeds benefit Children's Museum of Illinois educational programming, museum open 12-4pm, crafts and games 12-2pm, duck race 2pm, $ to sponsor ducks, free museum admission, 217-423-5437.
Woofstock – May 2
Macon Resources, 2121 Hubbard Ave. Event for dogs and their owners featuring vendors, raffles, and performances by Flying Houndz Frizbee Trick Dog Show, dogs must be leashed, proceeds benefit Homeward Bound Pet Shelter, 9am-2pm, $, 217-875-1910 or 217-876-1266.
54th Annual Stars Over Athens Dinner – May 7
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 570 N. Union. Bake sale 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dinner, Greek Dance performance and live Greek music at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets call: 217-428-9030.
JWA's Dash to the Bash – May 23
Sliderz Bar and Grill, 5995 E US Route 36. A 10K Run, 5K Run, and a 1 Mile Fun Walk, with the Bash as the post-race party featuring awards, food, beverages, door prizes, and silent auction, all proceeds benefit Junior Welfare Association's signature programs, 9am, $, www.juniorwelfare.com
Grillin' in the Garden – May 29
Baby TALK, 500 E. Lake Shore Dr. A traditional Louisiana-style Low Country Seafood Boil provided by Bizou with blue-grass music and auction, proceeds benefit Baby TALK's local programming for at-risk children, children with disabilities, and young families in need, 6-9pm, $, 217-475-2234
For information on how to include your fund-raising event in the Charity Datebook, contact Cultural Arts Editor Terrie Potter by email: ArtsEdit@aol.com or call 217-423-0422.