The Washington High School will hold its Choirs Fall Concert on Thursday, October 6th from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Preshow music will be performed by the Washington Junior High Choirs beginning at 6:40 p.m. This beautiful evening of music will take place at Five Points Washington. Admission is free.
The 2022 Taste of Washington will be held from October 1st thru October 31st. Go to these participating businesses and order their Taste of Washington Entries:
Keps Sports Bar & Grill
Ron’s Donuts & Bakery
Tres Rojas Winery
For more details and to vote online, visit the Washington Chamber of Commerce Facebook page.
The fun and spookiness begins on Thursday, October 20th on the Washington Square! Visit the Washington Specialty Shops from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. for in-store specials and other surprises during their Moonlight Madness event.
Come join the Historical Society to enjoy a presentation by Gene Wallace about the history and mission of the Peoria Area Honor Flight. This event will take place at the Washington Historical Society’s offices at 128 Washington Square on Monday, October 24th from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Five Points Washington and the Chamber of Commerce present Sonic the Hedgehog in the Theatre at Five Points on Saturday, October 15th. The doors open at 9:30 a.m. with the moving starting at 10:00 a.m.
The Washington Chamber businesses will be in the ballpark parking lot at 815 Lincoln Street to hand out candy to trick or treaters on Saturday, October 29th from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Be sure to bring the kids in their costumes! If the weather is bad, you can trick or treat from your car. Call the Washington Chamber with any questions at 309-444-9921.
Stop by the Main Library between 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 30th to start your trick-or-treating off right! It will be a fun time with snacks, crafts, games, and treats for all ages!
A Halloween-themed Parents Night Out will be hosted by Five Points Washington’s Kids Clubhouse
on Saturday, October 29th from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. For ages 2-11 (children must be potty trained). Pizza and dessert will be provided. Please let out staff know if your child has dietary restrictions.
This fun evening for the kids will include games, arts and crafts, gym time, face painting, and more! The price is $30 for members and $35 for non-members
Have more than one child? Get $5 off each additional child.
Stop by the front desk at Five Points to get signed up or contact Latisha Watts at 309-444-8222.
Storytime fun for the whole family! Together Time is 30 minutes of stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by 15 minutes of activity stations. Stations include crafts, sensory bins, and dramatic play. This event starts at 10:30 a.m. on numerous days each month at the Washington District Library at 380 N. Wilmor Road.
Themes for October include A Trip to the Zoo, Fun on the Farm, Hello Halloween, and more! Visit their site for more details at https://washingtondl.org/
Tres Rojas Winery is hosting an afternoon of wine, food, shopping, and music on their patio. This event will be held on Sunday, October 16th from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Check their Facebook page as the event draws nearer for more details and a list of vendors: https://www.facebook.com/events/683912536301992/683912559635323/
The American Legion in Washington invites you to try your luck at the Queen of Hearts Progressive Raffle. Every Thursday night you can purchase a raffle ticket for $1 at a chance to win the progressive pot of money. The kitchen is open and you can enjoy many tasty entrees they have to offer. Also, the Legion is open on Fridays night with their full menu, and they are always open to the public. For more information, you can visit them online at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1142985379059201/
Fall TV sun outages will begin on Thursday, October 6th, and are expected to last through October 10th. You can expect to see video issues these days between the hours of 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Video outages will range from a few blips of interrupted video to channels that may go dark for several minutes.
Sun outages are a natural phenomenon that occurs when a satellite and a receiving earth station come directly in line with the sun. The sun’s energy interferes with the satellite’s signal and affects the signals received by the earth station.
Intels 13-gen “Raptor Lake” architecture chips have twice the number of E cores than before. E-core takes care of multi-core workloads and other kinds of background tasks to help improve efficiency and power usage. The enhancements will also improve speed the most for creative tasks like video and 3D rendering, as well as streaming games. Boxed versions of desktop processors go on sale on October 20th.
Friday, October 14th
7:00 p.m. – Magnolia Network
Chip and Joanna take on their biggest project yet, Waco’s famous Cottonland Castle. With the goal of breathing new life into this old place, Chip and Joanna must tackle its challenging infrastructure to restore its innate opulent charm.
Zelle® is becoming a popular way to send money electronically and is used by most banks, so unfortunately it is becoming a growing attack vector for fraud. Threat actors send realistic texts requesting that you send money using Zelle® as payment due to a “fraud alert.” These texts make the warning look legitimate, and if you respond to the text then you’ll receive a call from a fake representative.
This person will trick your users to send money to themselves through the Zelle® payment method. In reality, you’ll be sending the money directly to these scammers’ pockets. Watch this quick video on how to spot this type of scam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Yk9i4uL8dQ
Sunday, October 2nd
9:00 p.m. – Discovery Channel
Twelve of the world’s best chainsaw carvers are put to the ultimate test of creativity, strength, and skills as they travel to remote forests to compete in the ultimate carving competition to turn ordinary logs into extraordinary works of art.
All MTCO digMAX TV customers in the Essential and Essential+ TV packages can watch the NFL Network FREE for 30 days! The free preview starts at 6:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 11th, and runs through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, October 9th. Catch all the NFL coverage and action on channel 556.
Thursday, October 6th
9:00 p.m. – ABC
An award-winning investigative journalist contends with a fall from grace and then opts to lever her established life in New York behind so that she can start a new job at a daily metro newspaper in Alaska. Starring Hillary Swank, Jeff Perry, Matt Malloy, and Meredith Holzman.
Sunday, October 16th
9:00 p.m. – PBS
Unforgotten’s Nicola Walker has traded in cold cases for maritime murders as DI Annika Strandhed in Annika, a new police procedural with a wry wit. Juggling enigmatic cases while trying to raise her rebellious teenage daughter, the droll and dry-witted skipper of Glasgow’s newly-formed Marine Homicide Unit drops literary references, breaks the fourth wall, and keeps viewers riveted through twists and turns galore.