May 30, 2024


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Five things to do this weekend in Springfield, Illinois

A rainbow flag, carried by staff and volunteers from the Phoenix Center during the Springfield PrideFest parade, makes its way down Capitol Avenue on May 19, 2018, in Springfield.

Arts, pride and networking take about the lineup of what is taking place in Springfield this weekend.

Searching for a thing to do? Here are five upcoming gatherings:

‘Mama’s Day’ 

“Mama’s Day,” by regional playwright Donna Jefferson, will premiere at the Hoogland Center for the Arts this weekend.

The engage in facilities close to a female who has picked to use her life to rework her corner of the planet.

Musical performances by J. Brew and the Crew alongside with choreography by Elmada Meek, Mia Jefferson and Erica Austin will be involved. Demonstrates start out at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets are $20 for grown ups and $18 for seniors and college students. Group special discounts will be out there. 

For a lot more tickets and information take a look at or connect with the Hoogland Centre for the Arts at 217-523-2787.

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Motion pictures in the Park 

The Springfield Park District will kick off its summer season collection of absolutely free Movies in the Park with “King Richard” at the Velasco Tennis Center on Friday. 

The film starts at sunset, at about 8 p.m.

“King Richard” is a 2021 sports drama that appears to be like at how tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams became who they are through coaching from their father, Richard Williams. It stars Will Smith, Aunjanae Ellis and Jon Bertas.