16th Annual Green Symposium

It’s time for the Annual Green Symposium! Resource One will be hosting the event in the previous location of the Illinois Realtors Association.

The keynote speaker this year will be Kent Massie, PLA/PSLA of Massie Massie & Associates.

There will be a guided tour of the renovated Governor’s Mansion (LEED Silver) following the Symposium.

Following the tour, come enjoy the cocktail party on the Bicentennial Plaza

Bags and Brews 2019 – hosted by Buzz Bomb Brewing Co.

Family Service Center is excited to announce Bags and Brews 2019 -hosted by Buzz Bomb Brewing Co.

Guests will enjoy local craft beer, food and custom cocktails. Bring your friends and enter a Capital City Cornhole  Bags Tournament for a chance to win cash prizes! Come enjoy a great afternoon downtown and support families and children in our community!

Paint Night at The Incubator w/ Mckenzie Dukett

Our version of the original paint nites that everyone loves!

Unleash your inner artist, Saturday July 20th at 7pm. Tickets are $35/per person

The Incubator invites you to create art over cocktails, guided by a professional artist and party host. Grab your friends and spend a few hours drinking and channeling your inner artist. There’s no experience necessary and we’ll provide all the supplies, so you don’t have to worry about a thing (except having a great time!). Snacks will be provided. Drinks are available for purchase from our Bar and NOT included in the ticket price. Outside food and drink are not allowed – NO BYOB. Our paint nights are intended for adults 18+, to drink must be 21+

City Wide Book Fair and Talent Show Festival

Come out to the first Annual City Wide Book Fair & Talent Show on July 6, 2019 from 10:00am -6:00pm.
Downtown Washington block between 5th & 6th Street in Springfield, Illinois.
Admission: Adults/$5.00 – Children/$3.00
Funds raised will go towards a Performing Arts Studio & Eastside Community Youth Center.
Bring your outdoor chair and enjoy!


*There will be a road closing on Washington Street between 5th and 6th Street.

Stairway to Zeppelin

The BOS Center’s 3rd Annual Free Concert, Stairway to Zeppelin, on the BOS Plaza

Stairway To Zeppelin is comprised of 4 outstanding world-class Nashville based musicians who grew up on the iconic music of Led Zeppelin and perform it as if it was a reincarnation of the original recordings. They have performed for thousands of fans in their individual careers. Fans agree that this is the best Led Zeppelin tribute ever!

Tickets available now at all Springfield and Chatham bankwithBOS locations and the BOS Center Box Office.

Elijah Iles House Annual Strawberry and Lawn Party

The Elijah Iles House will be hosting its annual event “Clara Irwin’s Strawberry Party” on July 4 from 5-8. Clara Irwin was the second owner of the house and was well-known for her delicious strawberries and for hosting lawn parties.

Schedule of Events 

5:00 — Lady Liberty to lead guests in the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance followed by a musical performance by Tom Irwin along with Theresa O’Hare

6:15 — A historical program featuring will feature volunteers reading short passages of the Declaration of Independence until it is complete, as well as toasts to Presidents and other leaders from the Whig and Democratic Parties

In addition to the events above, there will be delicious strawberry concoctions and 19th century games for children to play. Guests are invited to view the interior of the Elijah Iles House from 5:00-8:00pm.


Paint Pour Over Glass onto Canvas at Buzz Bomb

You will be Pouring your choice of 4 awesome acrylic colors of paint over glass onto a 16×20 canvas! We also will have Glitter, Metallic, and Gloss Specialty paints available for your Purchase.. $3.00 each! Please be prepared to pay for those! You get 2 pieces of Art for $40 and a Party most come back to again! Please Register by messaging Artnightandmore ArtParties via email. (Paypal is accepted; if  you DO NOT have Paypal, please message anyway and you can still register)
*** They take 24 hours to dry.. so you will return July 23rd from 3:00pm-5:30pm to pic up! PLEASE Be timely! So they can get ready for the Tuesnight Bingo event.



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