Fat Ass 5K Street Party for Charity: Friday 4-10pm on 7th Street in front of Celtic Mist Pub.
Fat Ass 5K
: Saturday at 10am in downtown Springfield on 7th between Adams & Washington. More info here.
Dr. Doolittle Day
: Admission is free at Henson Robinson Zoo Saturday 10am - 6pm. There will be activities throughout the day including turtle races.
Mother's Day at the Zoo: Sunday 10am - 6pm at Henson Robinson Zoo. Moms are free with a paid child.
Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive
: It's the most convenient food drive ever! Saturday leave your food donations at your mail box, and your letter carrier will pick up your donation as they deliver your mail. Food will go to the Central Illinois Foodbank.
Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
: Presented by Lincoln Community High School in Lincoln. Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2pm. $10 for adults, $8 for students and senior citizens. Call 732-4131 for more info.
The Little Mermaid Jr
: at the Hoogland Center for the Arts. Friday and Saturday at 7pm, Sunday at 2pm. Tickets available at www.hcfta.org
or call 523-2787.
Randy Jackson Leaving "American Idol"...Mariah Carey Leaving Randy Jackson
It's been a rough season in the ratings for "American Idol," and now the show's veteran judge is bailing out before the season's even over. Randy Jackson announced Thursday he won't be back for the 13th season and wants to focus on his company, Dream Merchant 21, and other business ventures.
E! News is reporting that Mariah Carey will no longer be managed by Randy Jackson. A source says the two have parted ways after having a "falling out." She'll now be managed by the same company that manages Faith HIll, Alicia Keys, and Miley Cyrus.
Two Remain for "American Idol" Finale
Viewers said so long to Angie Miller on last nights "Idol" leaving Kree Harrison and Candice Glover to battle it out Wednesday. The winner will be announce Thursday.
NBC Cancels Several Shows
Hope you didn't watch "Whitney" or "1600 Penn," because they're being canceled. "The Wrap" is reporting NBC has also canceled "Up All Night" and "Guys with Kids." On the other hand "Parks and Recreation" has been renewed for another season.