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Events available for Registration...

Lootery 2014 "Celebrating 50 Years of Beatlemania"
11/21/14 - 11/21/14
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Events in the next 30 days...
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11/02/14
Stories From Life... the Anthology, The Memory Pool

Stories From Life as Told in the Anthology, The Memory Pool

Join the members of the memoir-writing group Past~Forward as they celebrate the launch of their second book “The Memory Pool: Reflections of Past~Forward,” from 1:30 to 3:30pm at the Charleston Public Library on Sun., Nov. 2

 

“The Memory Pool,” published by Cantraip Press, is filled with personal stories ranging from growing up in a small town to surviving cancer to immigrating to America. The book will be on sale at the event and many of the authors will be on hand to sign your copy. The book launch will include readings from the book in the form of an entertaining stage show performed by members of Past~Forward and the CATS Theatre. This event is free and open to the public.


Go to www.colescountyartscouncil.org for more details.


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11/06/14
Gateway Annual Wine Tasting Event

Gateway Liquor sponsored Wine & Beer Tasting Event.  Special featured craft beers and wine including hors d'oeuvres.

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11/09/14
Author Fair

AUTHOR FAIR
 
THE FRIENDS OF THE CHARLESTON CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY ARE PROUD TO HOST THEIR ANNUAL MEETING & AUTHOR FAIR
ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH FROM 1:00-3:00 P.M.
AT THE CHARLESTON CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY
712 SIXTH STREET * CHARLESTON, IL 61920

 
Over a dozen Central IL authors will be on hand at this event, with their books available for purchase and signing. This event is open to the public and is free of charge! 
With a diverse group of authors representing a wide variety of genres and subjects- from children's literature to poetry, and so much more... there will be something for everyone! Shop early and locally for the book lover on your holiday list.
DON'T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY TO MEET SOME OF THE AREA'S BEST AUTHORS!

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11/10/14
Veterans Appreciation Fair

First time event at your LifeSpan Center...come out and support our local Veterans andf enjoy a day (9am to 3pm) of movies, lunch (for all Veterans and their families) and informational booths (1pm to 3pm). This is open to the public.

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11/14/14
 -11/15/14
LifeSpan Center Holiday Dinner Theater

Greetings Friends and Fellow Dinner Theater Thespians! 
 
Your LifeSpan Center in conjunction with the Central Illinois Staging Company (CISCo) will be hosting a holiday dinner theater on November 14th and November 15th.   We are pleased to bring you  "It's a Wonderful Life- A Radio Show".  
 
Dates: Friday, Nov. 14th & Saturday, Nov. 15th
 
Time: 6pm- Dinner, Doors open 30 minutes prior (show will start tentatively around 7pm)
 
Ticket Pricing: 
Advanced Ticket Purchases- $35-singles/ $65 couples
At Door Ticket Purchases- $40-singles/ $75 couples
                      *Dinner included in ticket prices*
 
Complimentary Adult Beverages will be provided courtesy of your LifeSpan Center.  
 
Tables will be set up with a 6 seat maximum.  Family styled meal will be provided.
 
Menu that will be provided for each evening:
 
Turkey & Ham Selections
Green Beans 
Noodles
Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
Corn 
Roll
Dessert: Pumpkin Bars
 
 
Please be sure to pass the word along and if you have any additional questions about ticket sales, menu, or performance info- feel free to call your LifeSpan Center at 217.639.5150.  Please note that debit and credit card ticket purchases can only be made for advanced tickets.  Must pay cash or check for all AT DOOR tickets. All Ticket sales are final due to the nature of the event- No Refunds.
 
Hope to see you all there!!!

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11/20/14
Diplomat Meeting

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11/21/14
Lootery 2014

The Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to take the “Long and Winding Road” to the UHotel and “Come Together” to help us “Twist and Shout” to celebrate 50 Years of Beatlemania.
Join us for a “Hard Day’s Night” of gaming, ticket drawings for cash prizes, Beatles music, Beatles trivia, Fab Four inspired cuisine and cocktails.
Tickets are $50 each and admit two.  Each ticket goes in for a chance to win cash prizes. Every 10th ticket drawn wins $50. Every 50th ticket drawn wins $100. Last ticket drawn wins $2,000! Need not be present to win.
“All You Need is Love” and a little luck at the gaming tables to win raffle tickets for chances to win other prizes.   
Retro attire optional. Try out the Photo Booth and “Tell Me What You See!”
Sponsored in part by Peoples Bank & Trust.
 
 

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