Events Calendar

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Pekin Library Teen Scene: Anime Club 6:00 pm
Pekin Library Teen Scene: Anime Club @ Pekin Public Library
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Teen Anime and manga fans can share interests, ideas, learn about the new graphic novels at the library, and enjoy anime-related activities.
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Pekin Library Summer Reading Kickoff 10:00 am
Pekin Library Summer Reading Kickoff @ Pekin Public Library
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Enjoy special activities and pick up your Summer Reading Packets and start reading and earning prizes!
Organ Recital 3:00 pm
Organ Recital @ St. Paul United Church of Christ
Jun 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Organist Linda Andrews will be featured in concert at St Paul United Church of Christ as PART 2 of a Summer Concert Series to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the church's pipe organ. This free community concert will take place in the sanctuary with open seating. Linda Andrews received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education from Western Illinois Continue Reading
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Pekin Library: Conflict in the South China Sea 6:00 pm
Pekin Library: Conflict in the South China Sea @ Pekin Public Library
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The South China Sea is a locus of competing territorial claims, and China its most vocal claimant. Despite rising international pressure, including an unfavorable ruling by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, China staunchly defends its policies in the region. Preventing tensions from boiling over is a matter of careful diplomacy.
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The History of Coca-Cola 6:30 pm
The History of Coca-Cola @ Pekin Public Library
Jun 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Long time employee of the Coca Cola Company, Dick Volker, will present a wealth of information regarding the history of the company and his own experiences. In this program, you'll learn how a formula concocted by a pharmacist for baby colic, baseball, and World War II were all instrumental in the creation and expansion of the most readily recognized and Continue Reading
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Treasures from the Archives 7:00 pm
Treasures from the Archives @ Tazewell County Genealogical and Historical Society - Ehrlicher Research Center
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Rindi Shannon with speak on treasures from the archives at the Tazewell County Genealogical and Historical Society library. She will outline the research resources held here that may have eluded your personal research.
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Pekin Library: Latin America’s Political Pendulum 6:00 pm
Pekin Library: Latin America’s Political Pendulum @ Pekin Public Library
Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dramatic economic and political crises have coincided in countries like Brazil and Venezuela. Still, the final result for Latin America may be the emergence of centrist, pragmatic modes of governance, and with them, opportunities for the U.S. to improve relations. The new administration must develop an approach to relations fit for the 21st century.
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Handwriting Analysis 12:00 pm
Handwriting Analysis @ Pekin Public Library
Jun 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Chris started learning handwriting analysis as a child. It's history goes back to Roman times, and it's an accredited social science! Chris knows two astonishing methods, and will amaze your audience with his skills! He never goes "too deep" as to embarrass any of your patrons, but he WILL astonish them with the character traits he can see in their Continue Reading
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Wings & Wheels 7:00 am
Wings & Wheels
Jun 17 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
Pekin Municipal Airport in conjunction with the Pekin Pilots Association is again hosting the Wings and Wheels Event on June 17th, the Saturday before Father's Day. Come on out to the Pekin Municipal Airport and see vintage aircraft, cars, motorcycles and RC Planes! This is a fun event for the whole family with no admission charge! We will also have Continue Reading
Pekin Library: Dad & Daughter Day 9:30 am
Pekin Library: Dad & Daughter Day @ Pekin Public Library
Jun 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Join us on Saturday, June 17 - bring a brush and we will show you how to fix your daughter's hair without the tears! 9:30am - 10:00am - For Beginners - Basics of Braids, Buns and Pony Tails! 10:15am - 10:45am - Let's Get Fancy! If you're already a pro at a basic braid, learn how to step it up Continue Reading
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Tazewell Art Loop Fourth Friday 5:00 pm
Tazewell Art Loop Fourth Friday
Jun 23 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Celebrate the Arts on Fourth Fridays! The Tazewell Art Loop is supported by the Morton and Pekin Area Chambers of Commerce & Tremont & Delavan businesses.
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Food Truck and Music Festival 12:00 pm
Food Truck and Music Festival @ Pekin VFW
Jun 24 @ 12:00 pm – Jun 25 @ 11:00 pm
Food Truck and Music Festival @ Pekin VFW | Pekin | Illinois | United States
Genealogy Resources at your Library 10:30 am
Genealogy Resources at your Library @ Pekin Public Library
Jun 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The Pekin Public Library's Local History Room contains a myriad of sources to assist you in searching for ancestors who lived in the Pekin and surrounding areas. Tour the collection. Learn how to use the Obituary database and microfilm machines to search newspaper resources. Hands-on training. Meet in the Local History Room
Genealogy Resources at your Library 10:30 am
Genealogy Resources at your Library @ Pekin Public Library
Jun 24 @ 10:30 am
Our Local History Room contains a myriad of sources to assist you in searching for ancestors who lived in the Pekin and surrounding areas. Tour the collection. Learn how to use the Obituary database and microfilm machines to search newspaper resources. Hands-on training. Meet in the Local History Room.
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Start, Manage and Grow Your Business 12:00 pm
Start, Manage and Grow Your Business @ Pekin Public Library
Jun 27 @ 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm
Central Illinois Business Owners join us for a free training session on Tuesday, June 27 at 12:00 noon to find out how the Pekin Public Library's database, ReferenceUSA, can help you start, manage and/or grow your business. At this free training session, entrepreneurs and business owners will learn how to use the library's ReferenceUSA database to find the mission-critical information Continue Reading
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Nuclear Security: The Enduring of Nuclear Weapons 6:00 pm
Nuclear Security: The Enduring of Nuclear Weapons @ Pekin Public Library
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nuclear nonproliferation was a top priority for the Obama administration. While the Iran Deal was a diplomatic victory toward this end, major threats persist from both state and non-state actors. The possibility that terrorists will carry out an attack using a "dirty bomb," made from captured nuclear materials, looks increasingly real.
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Beer, Wine & Spirits 5:00 pm
Beer, Wine & Spirits @ Pekin Country Club
Jun 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Beer, Wine & Spirits @ Pekin Country Club | Pekin | Illinois | United States