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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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Renewing the Promise of the Forest Preserves

Palos Heights Public Library

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Nature needs people to remain healthy and Douglas Chien from Friends of the Forest Preserves will discuss how people work together to restore healthy nature in our forest preserves and some of the challenges as we move towards the next 100 years.

Can Civics Be Civil?

Palos Heights Public Library

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The answer is an astounding YES! Join Senator Bill Cunningham for his discussion on civic engagement in state government, non-partisanship participation, and how to get involved.

The Recent Archaeological Fieldwork in McLean County at the Noble-Wieting Site

McLean County Museum of History

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In honor of the Bicentennial of Illinois, the Museum is pleased to welcome Dr. G. Logan Miller, assistant professor of anthropology at Illinois State University, who will present a program about the recent archaeological findings at the Noble-Wieting Site this past summer. The program will be held on Saturday, February 24 at 1:00 p.m. in the Museum’s Governor Fifer Courtroom and is free and open to the public. 

Illinois Bicentennial Birthday Party

Illinois Bicentennail Commission

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On December 3, 2018, we will celebrate Illinois’ 200th birthday with a gala party at the United Center in Chicago.

For 200 years Illinoisans have made exceptional contributions to their communities, to the State, to the country and to society. Throughout 2018, municipalities across the state, communities, colleges, museums, organizations and many others will share those names and stories. The Bicentennial Birthday Gala will be the culmination of a yearlong engagement to commemorate and archive the Illinois Bicentennial Hall of Fame.

Prairieland Chautauqua: “Illinois: A Bicentennial Celebration”

Morgan County Historical Society

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Under the auspices of the Morgan County Historical Society (MCHS), Prairieland Chautauqua will produce Illinois: A Bicentennial Celebration. This event consists of twelve, independent, hour-long programs presented over the Labor Day weekend, 2018, reflecting on 200 years of Illinois history. This event is free and open to the public.
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