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December 2017

Toy Box – Inspiration Through Play

December 18 @ 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Illinois State Museum,
502 S. Spring St, Spriingfield, IL 62706 United States
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“Toy Box – Inspiration Through Play” Open November 24 through February 11, 2018 Illinois is home to classic toys such as Radio Flyer, Lincoln Logs and TinkerToys. These, like all toys serve as templates to the imagination for children at both social and cognitive levels of development. For adults, toys are vessels for memory that contain identity, activity, and comfort. For many working artists today, a toy represents a creative opportunity to transform the object into an experience that transcends nostalgia and represents an act of discovery. The artwork featured in this exhibition comes directly from artists working across Illinois.…

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Holidays at the White House

December 18 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum,
212 North Sixth Street, Springfield, IL 62701 United States
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“Holidays at the White House: A Presidential Christmas” features photos, videos and original artifacts from four administrations: Dwight Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.   The exhibit includes: A “dancing Lincoln” Christmas ornament from the Clinton White House A model of Lincoln’s Springfield home made in the Bush Administration A designer’s sketch of a holiday dress for Hillary Clinton A menorah given to Clinton and a yarmulke and dreidel given to Bush Photos of the Kennedy…

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Pet Adoptions @ The APL

December 18 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Animal Protective League,
1001 Taintor Rd, Springfield, IL 62702 United States
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Dogs and cats are available for adoption daily from noon until 5 p.m. at the shelter located at 1001 Taintor Rd., Springfield.

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Pet Adoptions @ The APL

December 18 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Animal Protective League,
1001 Taintor Rd, Springfield, IL 62702 United States
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Dogs and cats are available for adoption daily from noon until 5 p.m. at the shelter located at 1001 Taintor Rd., Springfield.

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Photos with Santa

December 18 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Robin Roberts Stadium,
1415 N. Grand Ave. E., Springfield, IL United States
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Meet and have photos taken with Santa. Free admission. No charge for photos taken with own camera; $5 for souvenir photo. springfieldparks.org.

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Winter Holiday Floral Show

December 19
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Washington Park Botanical Garden Exhibit Hall,
1740 W. Fayette Ave., Springfield, IL 62704 United States
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News from the Washington Park Botanical Garden! Who: The Washington Park Botanical Garden What:  Winter Holiday Floral Show When: Saturday, December 2 – Wednesday, December 20       M-F 12-4p / S&S 12-5p Where: Washington Park Botanical Garden 1740 West Fayette Avenue Springfield, Illinois 62704 Admission: Free Come to the Garden’s 44th Annual Winter Holiday Floral Show!  The Conservatory will be filled with poinsettias amongst the tropical collection.  Poinsettias, tropical plants and decorated evergreens will overflow the Garden Exhibit…

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Toy Box – Inspiration Through Play

December 19 @ 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)
Illinois State Museum,
502 S. Spring St, Spriingfield, IL 62706 United States
+ Google Map

“Toy Box – Inspiration Through Play” Open November 24 through February 11, 2018 Illinois is home to classic toys such as Radio Flyer, Lincoln Logs and TinkerToys. These, like all toys serve as templates to the imagination for children at both social and cognitive levels of development. For adults, toys are vessels for memory that contain identity, activity, and comfort. For many working artists today, a toy represents a creative opportunity to transform the object into an experience that transcends nostalgia and represents an act of discovery. The artwork featured in this exhibition comes directly from artists working across Illinois.…

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Toy Box – Inspiration Through Play

December 19 @ 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)
Illinois State Museum,
502 S. Spring St, Spriingfield, IL 62706 United States
+ Google Map

“Toy Box – Inspiration Through Play” Open November 24 through February 11, 2018 Illinois is home to classic toys such as Radio Flyer, Lincoln Logs and TinkerToys. These, like all toys serve as templates to the imagination for children at both social and cognitive levels of development. For adults, toys are vessels for memory that contain identity, activity, and comfort. For many working artists today, a toy represents a creative opportunity to transform the object into an experience that transcends nostalgia and represents an act of discovery. The artwork featured in this exhibition comes directly from artists working across Illinois.…

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Holidays at the White House

December 19 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum,
212 North Sixth Street, Springfield, IL 62701 United States
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“Holidays at the White House: A Presidential Christmas” features photos, videos and original artifacts from four administrations: Dwight Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.   The exhibit includes: A “dancing Lincoln” Christmas ornament from the Clinton White House A model of Lincoln’s Springfield home made in the Bush Administration A designer’s sketch of a holiday dress for Hillary Clinton A menorah given to Clinton and a yarmulke and dreidel given to Bush Photos of the Kennedy…

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Pet Adoptions @ The APL

December 19 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)
Animal Protective League,
1001 Taintor Rd, Springfield, IL 62702 United States
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Dogs and cats are available for adoption daily from noon until 5 p.m. at the shelter located at 1001 Taintor Rd., Springfield.

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