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5 Great Paddleboarding Spots in Illinois

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Events Near Goodwine IL

Sibley Sparkling Shuffle 5K Run And Walk

Sunday, Jul 3, 2022 at 9:00pm
Sibley Pavilion
Sibley, IL
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Rantoul Fireworks

Sunday, Jul 3, 2022 at 9:30pm
Rantoul National Aviation Center
Rantoul, IL
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Fourth of July Breakfast

Monday, Jul 4, 2022
Danville Boat Club
Danville, IL
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Fowler 4th of July Festival

Monday, Jul 4, 2022 at 8:00am
Fowler Town Park
Fowler, IN
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Champaign County Freedom Celebration

Monday, Jul 4, 2022 at 8:30am
State Farm Center
Champaign, IL
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RACC Fourth of July Parade

Monday, Jul 4, 2022 at 9:30am
Maple Grove Plaza Shopping Center
Rantoul, IL
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City of Watseka 4th of July Parade

Monday, Jul 4, 2022 at 10:00am
Watseka Community High School
Watseka, IL
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Covington Fourth of July Celebration

Monday, Jul 4, 2022 at 5:00pm
Covington City Park
Covington, IN
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Running Over MSA 5K

Saturday, Jul 9, 2022 at 9:00am
Chatsworth, IL
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Iroquois Gobblers

Iroquois Gobblers

Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 at 5:00 PM
Milford, IL
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