What’s going on in town today

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Farmers Market: 7 a.m., Lincoln Square, 901 W. Morton Ave. The prices vary.

Absolute science bubble stations: 10 a.m., Jacksonville Public Library, 201 W. College Ave. | Outdoor show on bubbles. Masks compulsory for the unvaccinated.

Free lunch: 11:45 am – 12:30 pm, Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. | Meals in take out containers and can be picked up at the side door.

Artist in the Plaza: 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Old State Capitol South Lawn, downtown Springfield. Free | Messengers for Christ do so. Springfield Area Arts Council summer outdoor concert series Tuesday and Thursday through September 2. Bring lawn chairs or blankets.


Walking for well-being: 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., First Christian Church, 2106 S. Main St. Free | Indoor walking program offered all year round from Monday to Thursday. For more information, call 217-243-6445.

JHS Lady Crimsons Basketball Camp: 2 to 3 p.m. and 3 to 4 p.m., Jacksonville High School, 1211 N. Diamond St. $ 20. | Chance to work with college and high school coaches and players. Girls in Grades 3 and 4 2:00 PM Girls in Grades 5 and 6 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. To register or for more information, email [email protected] or call 217-823-1324.

Spirit of Faith Soup: 3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Spirit of Faith Soup Kitchen, 105 E. Dunlap St. Free | Serve take-out meals for anyone in need.

Bluff Market: 4-6 p.m., Downtown Bluffs Square. Prices vary | Fresh food, wood products, flower arrangements, kettle corn and more. Every Tuesday until mid-August. Some evenings include free shows. Today a free pizza passed out by Bluejay.

Patriotic summer celebration: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Tuesday, AmVets, 210 E. Court St. Free but donations are accepted | Sponsored by the Morgan County Republican Club and the Morgan County Republican Central Committee. Republican county and district officials will be in attendance. Among those scheduled are Deputy Republican Leader Tom Demmer de Dixon, former State Representative Jeanne Ives, Illinois Republican Party Chairman Don Tracy and State Senator Darren Bailey de Xenia, who has announced his intention to run for governor in the next election. ; also, US Senate candidates Rob Cruz from Crest Hill, Peggy Hubbard from Belleville and Allison Salinas from Beijing.

Ageless Grace Zoom Beginner Fitness Class: 6:30 p.m., Jacksonville Public Library Zoom Virtual Event. Free | Fitness for body and brain health based on the science of neuroplasticity. Signed waiver required. To register, email Sarah at [email protected]

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Wednesday

Story time with crafts: 10 a.m., Jacksonville Public Library, 201 W. College Ave. Free | “Princess Arabella at the museum.” Make a painting. Virtual on the Facebook page or in person, call 217-243-5435 to register. Masks compulsory for the unvaccinated.

Free lunch: 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. | Meals in take-out containers and can be picked up at the side door.

Walking for well-being: 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., First Christian Church, 2106 S. Main St. Free | Indoor walking program offered all year round from Monday to Thursday. For more information, call 217-243-6445.

Governor Duncan’s Mansion: 1 pm-4pm, Governor Duncan Mansion, 4 Duncan Place. Suggested donation $ 5 per adult, $ 3 per child. | Living history museum. Masks compulsory for the unvaccinated.

Distribution of food products: 1:15 p.m. Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. Free | For residents eligible for Morgan County income. Bring proof of residence and a food box.

JHS Lady Crimsons Basketball Camp: 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Jacksonville High School, 1211 N. Diamond St. $ 20. | Chance to work with college and high school coaches and players. Grade 3 and 4 Girls 2:00 PM Grade 5 and 6 Girls 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM To register or for more information, email [email protected] or call 217-823-1324.

Story time with crafts: 3 p.m., Jacksonville Public Library, 201 W. College Ave. Free | “Princess Arabella at the museum.” Make a painting. In person, registration required at 217-243-5435. Masks compulsory for the unvaccinated.

Spirit of Faith Soup: 3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Spirit of Faith Soup Kitchen, 105 E. Dunlap St. Free | Serve take-out meals for anyone in need.

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