Shred for a Cure: 9am - Noon in Springfield at Midwest Office Supply (formerly Leath Furniture) on West Wabash and in Jacksonville at Westown Ford. Get your stuff shredded in exchange for a donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Capital City Cage Wars: Saturday at the Prairie Capital Convention Center at 7pm. Tickets available at the Center box office or through Ticketmaster.
Community Unity: Annual fundraiser for Crimestoppers. 5-8pm at the Northfield Inn & Suites Conference Center.
Operation Kidsafe: Saturday 10am - 4pm at Green Hyundai on Dirksen, Green Toyota on West Wabash, and Green Mazda on South 6th street. Stop by and get a digital photo and fingerprints for your child FREE.
: Saturday and Sunday 6:30pm - 9:30pm at Rees Carillon in Washington Park.
: Saturday 8am - Noon at the Athens High School Parking Lot. The Athens High School Leadership Committee is attempting for "fill the bus" with food for the Athens Food Pantry as part of National Make a Difference Day.
9 to 5
: Presented by the Springfield Theatre Centre. Friday and Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm at the Hoogland Center for the Arts. Tickets at 217-523-2787 or www.hcfta.org
Another Show Bites the Dust
Say so long to NBC's "Animal Practice." The network has decided to cancel the comedy and replace it with "Whitney." Looks the network won't be replacing the show immediately. Three more episodes of "Animal Practice" will air.
I Guess Simon Cowell Doesn't Like Baseball
As baseball fans know, there were some issues with rain delays on Wednesday night. The Cardinal/Giants game had a very long rain delay, so "X Factor" got a late start. Then the network decided to start "The Mindy Project" on time cutting of "X Factor" as the show was announce which contestants had made it onto the final teams. Simon tweeted, "Have no idea what is happening to the schedule tonight." He also tweeted, "It's what's known as a total f up." FOX will air the entire episode Tuesday at 7pm.
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