Environmental Club hosts bake sale today

Join the LLCC Environmental Club today for its bake sale in A. Lincoln Commons. A variety of baked goods will be offered from 10 a.m. until they run out! All items are $1. Eco-friendly cloth shopping bags will also be available for purchase.  The club thanks you for your support!

LLCC Chemistry Club hosts “Haunted Lab,” 5-6:30 p.m.

LLCC Chemistry Club presents: 6th annual Haunted Lab Oct. 26, 5-6:30 p.m. Children 5 and older with parents/guardians invited
The LLCC Chemistry Club will host the sixth annual “Haunted Lab” this evening from 5-6:30 p.m. in upper Sangamon Hall.

Children ages five and older and their parents/guardians are invited to the free event. Pre-registration is required at www.llcc.edu/haunted-lab.

Children will see “spooky” science demonstrations and learn about experiments they can do at home. Experiments will be conducted by club members under the guidance of Jennifer Ramm, LLCC professor of chemistry.

Science demonstration shows will run about 20 minutes and will take place in Sangamon Hall Rooms 2213 and 2215. Children will see bubbles, color changes, fire and much more as they learn about science.

Shows begin every 15 minutes at 5, 5:15, 5:30, 5:45, 6 and 6:15 p.m. While waiting for shows to begin, children can participate in hands-on activities and face painting across the hall in Room 2216.

Children are welcome to wear Halloween costumes to the event. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase.

LLCC Epicurean Club’s Halloween sale

The LLCC Epicurean Club is taking orders for its Halloween sale! Decorated cookies, Oreo and Reese’s popcorn, and chocolate dipped pretzels will be made and sold to help raise money for upcoming club events.

Please turn in order forms and money into LLCC Student Life by the end of the week. Printed order forms can be found in Student Life office. Money is due at time of order.

Orders can be picked up from A. Lincoln Commons on Tuesday Oct. 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

LLCC Dance Club coffee, cider and cocoa sale

The LLCC Dance Club: Express Your Seoul will be holding a coffee, cider and cocoa sale today, Oct. 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons. The sale features a variety of creamers, including the fall favorite, pumpkin spice, along with cider, hot chocolate and all the toppings you can think of! Snacks, including donuts (glazed, chocolate, powdered and pumpkin), granola bars, candy corn and trail mix, will also be available for purchase.

GSA and SAVE Taskforce hosting Jeans Day today

The LLCC Gay-Straight Alliance and SAVE Taskforce are hosting a Jeans Day today in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Participants should bring a minimum donation of $5 to LLCC Student Life to participate. All proceeds will support our local domestic violence shelter and service agency, Sojourn Shelter and Services, Inc. More information about the services provided by Sojourn can be found by visiting their website.

BSU 80s and 90s open mic tonight, 5-8 p.m.

Come showcase your talents and let you voice be heard! Black Student Union Open Mic Night. Wednesday, Oct. 17, 5-8 p.m. in Menard Hall Commons area. Free Admission and free refreshments. Open Mic Night is a social event sponsored by Black Student Union, where LLCC students and staff have the platform to opnely express their voice and talents through the following: petry, singing, dance, instrument solos and spoken word. Contact information: Saleana Moore, BSU President, smoor8452@llcc.edu or Laurie Clemons, BSU Advisor, laurie.clemons@llcc.eduThe LLCC Black Student Union is hosting an open mic tonight in A. Lincoln Commons from 5-8 p.m. Open mic night is a social event where LLCC students and staff have a platform to openly express their voice and talents through poetry, singing, dance, instrumental solos and spoken word. Come showcase your talents and let your voice be heard!

Honors Program collecting Halloween costumes yet today

The LLCC Honors Program is collecting Halloween costumes on campus and at several area locations, to be distributed to families at a “BOOtique” Oct. 20. The public is invited to donate all sizes of costumes, both complete and partial, along with masks, props and accessories, by today, Oct. 16. Drop boxes are located at:

  • Springfield – LLCC Student Life Office, Menard Hall, 5250 Shepherd Rd.; Hoogland Center for the Arts, 420 S. 6th St.
  • Auburn – Auburn Public Library, 338 W. Jefferson St.
  • Chatham – Chatham Public Library, 600 E. Spruce St.; Chatham Police Department, 117 E. Mulberry St.; Fulgenzi’s Trattoria and Catering, 214 W. Chestnut St.
  • Divernon – Divernon Public Library, 221 S. 2nd St.
  • Nokomis – Nokomis High School, 511 Oberle St.; Ugly Mugs, 125 W. State St.
  • Pawnee – Pawnee Public Library, 613 Douglas St.

Halloween pumpkins

The “BOOtique” will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in A. Lincoln Commons on the LLCC campus. Families are invited to pick out free costumes for their children during the event.

More information is available at https://www.facebook.com/springfieldbootique.

LLCC Chemistry Club sponsors sixth annual “Haunted Lab” Oct. 26

The LLCC Chemistry Club will host the sixth annual “Haunted Lab” Friday, Oct. 26 from 5-6:30 p.m. in upper Sangamon Hall.

Children ages five and older and their parents/guardians are invited to the free event. Pre-registration is required at www.llcc.edu/haunted-lab.

Children will see “spooky” science demonstrations and learn about experiments they can do at home. Experiments will be conducted by club members under the guidance of Jennifer Ramm, LLCC professor of chemistry.

Science demonstration shows will run about 20 minutes and will take place in Sangamon Hall Rooms 2213 and 2215. Children will see bubbles, color changes, fire and much more as they learn about science.

Shows begin every 15 minutes at 5, 5:15, 5:30, 5:45, 6 and 6:15 p.m. While waiting for shows to begin, children can participate in hands-on activities and face painting across the hall in Room 2216.

Children are welcome to wear Halloween costumes to the event. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase.

Domestic Violence Awareness Week of Action daily events begin today

Join SAVE Taskforce as Domestic Violence Awareness Week of Action starts off with Pledge Day. Visit the table in A. Lincoln Commons to read about ways you can help prevent intimate partner violence and support survivors, and then take a pledge to use the knowledge to be a part of the change. The table will be staffed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Materials will be available at the table all day.

The LLCC Gay-Straight Alliance and SAVE Taskforce are hosting a Jeans Day this Thursday, Oct. 18 in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Participants should bring a minimum donation of $5 to LLCC Student Life to participate. All proceeds will support our local domestic violence shelter and service agency, Sojourn Shelter and Services, Inc. More information about the services provided by Sojourn can be found by visiting their website.