Shred for a Cure: Saturday 9am - Noon at Green Hyundai at White Oaks Mall. 104.5 WFMB will be there with the Cintas mobile shredding unit to shred your stuff in exchange for a donation to St. Jude.
3rd Annual Kentucky Derby Party: Saturday at 7pm at Panther Creek Country Club to benefit St. Jude. Visit www.stjude.org/kentuckyderbyparty or call 1-800-713-8223 for tickets.
Craig Campbell with Bucky Covington: Friday 8pm at Bunkers in Illiopolis. Tickets are $18. Call 486-5100 or visit www.bunkersrocks.com for tickets.
Alex Ortiz: Friday at Saturday at Donnie B's Comedy Club. 7:30pm and 9:30pm each night. Call 391-JOKE or visit www.donniebsofspringfield.com to get tickets.
March for Babies: Saturday at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Registration starts at 9am in the Orr Building. Benefits the March of Dimes. Call 787-5154 or click here for more.
Charlotte's Web: Part of the White Rabbit Series by the Springfiedl Theatre Centre. Friday and Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 2pm at the Hoogland Center for the Arts, 420 S. 6th Street. $12 for adults, $8 for kids 12 and under. Call 523-2787 or vsiti www.hcfta.org for tickets.
Discovery After Dark: Friday 7-9pm at Henson Robinson Zoo. Get a nocturnal tour of the zoo and see behind-the-scenes areas. $5.50 per adult, $3.50 per child for Springfield Park District residents. Register at 585-1821.
Young Frankenstein: Saturday at 8pm at Sangamon Auditorium. Tickets are $47 - $57 and are available at 217-206-6160 or www.sangamonauditorium.org
Earth Day at the Illinois State Museum: Sunday Noon - 5pm. Learn about 500 million years of environmental change in Illinois. Free.
ABATE Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet: Sunday 10am - 4pm at the Prairie Capital Convention Center. $10 admission, children under 12 are free with an adult. www.abate-il.org
More Drama on "Idol"
it was another shocker on "American Idol" last night when another contestant thought to be safe was revealed to be the lowest vote-getter. Unfortunately for Colton Dixon, the judges had already used their "save" last week on Jessica Sanchez. This was the first time Dixon had ever been in the bottom three.
"Hunger Games" Sequel Director Found
After the huge success of "The Hunger Games" many were shocked when Gary Ross, the director, announced he would not return to direct the sequel. According to E! the franchise has found a new director. Francis Lawrence will direct "Catching Fire." Lawrence directed "Constantine," "I am Legend," and "Water for Elephants." The sequel is scheduled to start filming this fall and be released in November 2013.
"Good Morning America" Celebrates Ratings Win with Champagne
It's been 16 years, but someone finally beat the "Today" show. Last week for the first time since December of 1995, "Good Morning America" beat "Today" in the weekly ratings race. New photos on TMZ show Robin Roberts, Diane Sawyer, Charlie Gibson, and George Stephanopoulos celebrating with champagne.