Michael Thorne: Friday and Saturday at Donnie B's Comedy Club at 7:30pm and 9:30pm each night. Call 391-JOKE for visit www.donniebsofspringfield.com to purchase and print your tickets.
19th Annual Earth Awareness Fair: Saturday 10am - 2pm at Erin's Pavilion in Southwind Park. Free admission, live music from Tom Irwin and Theresa O'Hare and The Fake McCoys, games, giveaways, and refreshments.
Dr. Doolittle Day: Saturday 10am - 6p at Henson Robinson Zoo. Free admission for everyone. Animal programs, turtle races, vendors, and more. Visit www.hensonrobinsonzoo.org for more information or call 753-6217.
Mother's Day at the Zoo: Sunday 10am - 6pm at Henson Robinson Zoo. Mothers are admitted free with a paid child.
Brinkerhoff Spring Craft Fair: Saturday 9am - 3pm (rain or shine) on the lawn of the Brinkerhoff Home, Benedictine University at Springfield. Crafts, toys, and more. Free admission, and proceeds to benefit restoration of Brinkerhoff Home. More info at www.brinkerhoffhome.com or call 523-1666.
The E Buzz for May 6, 2011
Final Four on "Idol"
Another contestant was booted last night on "American Idol", and it was Jacob Lusk. It came down to Jacob and Lauren Alaina, but Alaina was determined to be safe. That leaves just four contestants: Alaina, Haley Reinhart, James Durbin, and Scotty McCreery.
Katie Couric on ABC?
Looks like Katie Couric could end up on ABC. Sources tell TMZ that she's working on a $20-million deal to have her own syndicated talk show as well as do specials for "ABC News" and "20/20." Sources say this could mean the end for "General Hospital." ABC has already announced the end for "All My Children" and "One Life to LIve."
Conan Delivering Commencement Address
Most commencement speakers are BORING, but at Dartmouth next month the commencement address should be pretty good. Conan O'Brien will be the speaker and will receive an honorary degree from the school. You'll be able to see it too. The school will broadcast the ceremony on its website June 12th starting at 9:30am eastern time.
Renting a Movie This Weekend?
The Green Hornet: Seth Rogan becomes a reluctant super-hero in this flick that also stars Cameron Diaz.
The Dilemma: Vince Vaughn and Kevin James play best friends and business partners who run in to trouble when one sees the other's wife cheating. Should he tell or not?