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Local Sculpture Walk

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Monday, July 21, 2014by Courtney

Register now to attend the third annual downtown Sculpture Walk hosted by Helen Matthes Library, Effingham Tourism Department and local artists on Monday, July 21. There will be two walks, a morning one beginning at 7:30 a. m. and an evening one at 6 p. m.

The walking tour which begins at the Helen Matthes Library will highlight Effingham's Sculptures on the Avenues and share history of the project. Get a close-up view and hear a little bit about the newly placed 2014 pieces. Our walk will include refreshments at Joe Sippers. Registration is required for the walk.

Visit the library, Saturday, July 26 from Noon to 3 p. m. to meet Flora, IL, author, 17 year old, Mariah Brotzman. Ms. Brotzman will have copies of her book, The Dragon Arise for purchase and signing in the Reading Room. A sports enthusiast, Mariah also enjoys reading, writing, illustrating, playing guitar, and playing the keyboard. No registration required for this event

To register for the walk or for more information on either event, call the library at 217-342-2464 x3, email or register online at