Nutrition

Nutrition

Entertainment listings, Oct. 19-26, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

BALDWIN ASYLUM HAUNTED HOUSE

What: Back for its fifth year as Central Illinois' premiere haunted attraction with 10,000 square feet of terror, customers will find terror at every turn; "Lights Out" events, Oct. 19 and 30. Recommended for ages 13 and up.

Entertainment listings, Oct. 12-19, 2017

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This weekend

NCSA OPEN HOUSE

'Loving where you are' key to combatting eating disorders

CHAMPAIGN — Speaker/author Kara Richardson Whitely has made more than one trip up Mount Kilimanjaro as a plus-size woman.

But the heart of her message for binge eaters and others with eating disorders is about learning to overcome obstacles in life, "loving where you are and going from there," she said.

Entertainment listings, Sept. 21-28, 2017

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This weekend

PYGMALION FESTIVAL

Community Wellness: Link between hunger and health says a lot

By CAITLIN KOWNACKI

September is Hunger Action Month. Locally, 1 in 7 individuals in East Central Illinois struggles with hunger and 1 in 5 children doesn't know where their next meal will come from, according to Feeding America.

And what many don't realize is that there is a well-established link between hunger and health.

Entertainment listings, Sept. 14-21, 2017

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This weekend

CU PRIDE FESTIVAL AND PARADE

Entertainment listings, Sept. 7-14, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

17TH INTERTRIBAL POWWOW

What:Dancing, food, native crafts and jewelry, corn maze, children's activities, and a chance to visit the bison herd.

When: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 9 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 10.

Study: Almost a third of adults in Illinois were obese in 2016

CHAMPAIGN — A local doctor says a new report finding that nearly a third of Illinois adults are obese wasn't surprising.

People are working long hours, not taking time to cook and eating a lot of fast food, said Dr. Timothy Meneely, senior vice president of population health at Carle.

Still others don't have good access to healthy foods, he said.

Entertainment listings, Aug. 31-Sept. 7, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

THE 74TH ANNUAL NATIONAL SWEETCORN FESTIVAL

What: Presented by Hoopeston Jaycees. National Sweetheart Pageant, midway, beer tent, flea market, display area, car show, 5K, truck and tractor pull, demo derby, contests, entertainment including Jo Dee Messina with Forgotten Highway at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2, and more.

Entertainment listings, Aug. 24-31, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

HALF CENTURY OF PROGRESS