31: Pancake Breakfast and Auction. Lake Crest Elementary School, All Purpose Room.
31: Easter Egg Hunt and Chalk Art. Oakland Square.
5: City-Wide Yard Sale. Villages of Oakland and Hindsboro.
13: Little Miss, Jr. Miss & Miss Oakland Pageant. Oakland High School Gym at 6 p.m.
Memorial Day through Labor Day: Independence Pioneer Village open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. For special events or more information, call 217-346-2016.
2: Run for the Health of It. 5K run/walk at Oakland Pool.
30: July 4th festivities at Oakland Swimming Pool, Miller Park & Norton Knolls Golf Course, all day. Fireworks at Norton Knolls Golf Course at dusk.
7: Chamber of Commerce Annual Jonah Fish Fry Fundraiser. Oakland Lake Park, from 4 to 7 p.m.
25: City-Wide Yard Sale. In villages of Oakland and Hindsboro.
9: Ice Cream Social. Helen’s Park gazebo.
18-21: Father/Son Camp at Walnut Point State Park. For more information, visit www.fathersoncamp.org.
31: Halloween Party/Costume Contest at Lake Crest Elementary School, All Purpose Room.
3: Oakland United Methodist Church Annual Soup Supper and Silent Auction, 4 to 7 p.m., located at 13 East Washington Street.
1: Breakfast with Santa. Lake Crest Elementary School All Purpose Room
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