May Day
May
1
5:00 PM17:00

May Day

The saying goes "April showers bring May flowers" and this year we are doing the planting. Join the MCSRA this May Day for a gardening class. We will be planting real flowers, decorating our own terracotta pots and even making fake flowers to give as May Day gifts.

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Group Bowl
May
8
4:30 PM16:30

Group Bowl

Is your bowling game getting a little rusty? Time to dust off those bowling shoes! meet us at Diggers for a few games to practice. Special Olympics bowling is only a few months away, we have to stay in shape if we want to go to state!

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D.I.Y Prom Night
May
14
5:00 PM17:00

D.I.Y Prom Night

Excited for Prom? Want to learn how to make the big day special on a budget? We will teach you how to make prom bouquets, boutonnieres and decorations. Don't worry about forgetting your creations on Prom Night. Leave them here and we will bring them for you! Get your post prom scrapbook pages ready before the dance too!

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Brunch Buddies
May
19
10:30 AM10:30

Brunch Buddies

Learn how to use your money wisely and how to add tip into your bill while having a nice brunch with your friends. We will be meeting at a restaurant during brunch hours to practice our money and social skills. MCSRA staff will help the participants use their funds to buy a meal and leave a tip, providing an enjoyable learning environment.

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Film Night
May
22
5:00 PM17:00

Film Night

Join us once a season for a family friendly movie night at Rialto Cinemas. We will visit the theater on Tuesday nights each season. The films chosen will fit in the PG or PG13 rating scale. Each film provides a chance to get out in the community and interact with friends.

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MCSRA Prom Night
May
26
5:00 PM17:00

MCSRA Prom Night

The McDonough Country Special Recreation Association cordially invites you to dance thye night away under the stars with all your peers! That's right, after several requests we will be hosting a Prom! Our prom will be held outdoors on May 26th, so come dressed for the weather. We will have a light meal and plenty of great music. Bring your dancing shoes and get ready to party!

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Spa Night
Apr
20
5:00 PM17:00

Spa Night

Who wouldn't want a free spa night?! Come join the WIU students as that prepare a free spa night for participants. Both ladies and gentlemen are invited to make and enjoy sugar scrubs and face masks while enjoying manicures and massages.

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Return of Shaymus Relays
Apr
18
5:00 PM17:00

Return of Shaymus Relays

Its back ladies and gentlemen, Shaymus Relays!  Come join us at Hanson Field WIU Track to participate in mini-relay, three-legged race, softball throw and long jump for ages pre-k through 6th grade as well as adult relays. All proceeds will benefit Team Reid Charities in Good Hope. Registration is onsite $5 for registration or $10 for registration and a t-shirt.

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Cooking Class
Apr
12
5:15 PM17:15

Cooking Class

Each month Dietetics Professor, Emily Shupe, opens up her kitchens in Knoblauch Hall on WIU's campus so that the MCSRA participants can learn to make themed dishes. The recipes are designed to be easily duplicated at home. Each participant will make one of the selected recipes allowing each person to try each of the recipes at the end of the class. All left-overs are sent home with the cook!

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World Party Day
Apr
3
5:00 PM17:00

World Party Day

  • Glenwood Stone Shelter/Park District Office (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Days of the year classifies April 3rd as World Party Day, stating "World Party Day is based on the idea that peace is not the opposite of war, merely its absence. the real opposite of war is party, and World Party Day aims to synchronize a massive, world-wide party to celebrate everything that's good and optimistic." MCSRA plans to join the party, and you're invited!

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Karaoke Night
Mar
27
6:30 PM18:30

Karaoke Night

"Sing, Sing a song, Sing out loud, Sing out strong," It's Karaoke Night!!! Come ready to sing your favorite song or two or three. We will sing the night away and enjoy sweet tunes and sweet dessert.

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Brunch Buddies
Mar
24
10:30 AM10:30

Brunch Buddies

Learn how to use your money wisely and how to add tip into your bill while having a nice brunch with your friends! We will be meeting at a reastaurant during brunch hours to practice out money and social skills. MCSRA staff will help the participants use their funds to buy a meal and leave a tip, providing an enjoyale learning environment.

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Brunch Buddies
Feb
24
10:30 AM10:30

Brunch Buddies

Learn how to use your money wisely and how to add tip into your bill while having a nice brunch with your friends!  For this program we will be meeting at a restaurant during brunch hours to practice our money and social skills. MCSRA staff will help the participants use their funds to buy a meal and leave a tip, providing an enjoyable learning environment.

 

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Film Night
Feb
13
5:00 PM17:00

Film Night

Join us once a month for a family friendly movie night at Rialto Cinemas.  We will visit the theater on Tuesday nights each month.  The films chosen will fit with in the PG or PG13 rating scale. Each film provides a chance to get out in the community and interact with friends.  Program time will depend on show-times and will be announced the Friday before the event.

 

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Crafternoon
Feb
3
2:00 PM14:00

Crafternoon

Calling all crafters! Come spend a crafter-noon with us! Channel your creativity into project after project. Each month we will have different crafts! Bring your friends for a crafters paradise.

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Brunch Buddies
Jan
27
10:30 AM10:30

Brunch Buddies

Learn how to use your money wisely and how to add tip into your bill while having a nice brunch with your friends!  For this program we will be meeting at a restaurant during brunch hours to practice our money and social skills. MCSRA staff will help the participants use their funds to buy a meal and leave a tip, providing an enjoyable learning environment.

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Film Night
Jan
23
5:00 PM17:00

Film Night

Join us once a month for a family friendly movie night at Rialto Cinemas.  We will visit the theater on Tuesday nights each month.  The films chosen will fit with in the PG or PG13 rating scale. Each film provides a chance to get out in the community and interact with friends.  Program time will be determined by show-times the Friday before the event.

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