Effingham County Community Events January 2018

Homeschool Happening
January 12th at 1 pm in the Effingham Public Library for all Homeschoolers. Calling all Homeschoolers! Join us for a fun activity. No Registration Required. For more information, contact Effingham Public Library at 217-342-2464 or effinghamlibrary.org.

Family Game Day
January 20th from 10 am – 4 pm in the Workman Room of the Effingham Public Library for all ages. We’ll supply the games, but feel free to bring your own if you want. No Registration Required. For more information, contact Effingham Public Library at 217-342-2464 or effinghamlibrary.org.

Special Needs Winter Basketball: Jr. League
January 20th from 12:30 pm – 1 pm in the Ron Diehl Center Gym. Basketball skills & drills will be taught and short games will be played. Special helpers will be available if needed. A total of 5 games will be played. Registration available through Rec Desk. For more information, please contact the Park District office at 217-342-4415.

Family Game Night
January 23rd from 6 – 8 pm in the Effingham Public Library for all ages. We’ll supply the games, but feel free to bring your own if you want. Join us on the 2nd floor of the library. No Registration Required. For more information, contact Effingham Public Library at 217-342-2464 or effinghamlibrary.org.

Winter Fun
January 27th from 1 – 3 pm at Ballard Nature Center. Take an interactive Story Hike, make a craft, and play some games. Family program. Come anytime between 1pm and 3pm. Call to register at 618-483-6856.

Earth Day Exhibit
January 31st at the Ballard Nature Center for kids and adults. Be part of a special exhibit at BNC. Help us celebrate Earth Day by being a part of a unique exhibit to be on display during our Earth Day program!! We think Ballard Nature Center is such a wonderful place, don’t you? Show us what you love about BNC! Did you have an exciting adventure on the trail? Did you see something special or beautiful? Did you catch your first fish in our pond? Let us know about it. Draw a picture, write a poem, or share a little story. Mail, e-mail, or drop off your submittals by March 10th. For more information, contact 618-483-6856.

Six String Summit
February 24th at 7 pm in the Effingham Performance Center. Effingham’s premier electric guitarists join up for the 2nd annual “6 String Summit” – A celebration of guitar mastery. Marty Williamson, one of the area’s most notable players, dreamt of bringing together the finest homegrown guitarists to perform on one stage – that dream became reality in 2017. The show is back and bigger than before in 2018! This unique event will feature Marty Williamson, Larry Passalacqua, Jon Clarkson, Mike ‘Mac’ McDevitt, Josh Morrison and Reverend Robert. Adam Burtch, Jeremy Adam, and Kyle Heynen make up a stellar backing band for the evening. New additions to the show include vocals by Matt Poss and John Sawyer on pedal steel guitar. Tickets are $12. For more information, call 217-540-2788 ext. 222 or email at BoxOffice@TheEPC.org.