Friday in our neighborhood



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Blood collect

1 pm-7pm at Edwardsville Moose Lodge 1561, 7371 Marine Road (Rt. 143). Call 1-800-733-2767 or visit RedCrossBlood.org and choose Moose Lodge 1561 to make an appointment.


NAMI meeting

7-8:30 p.m. via Zoom. National Alliance on Mental Illness Southwestern Illinois (NAMI SWI) family support meetings can also be held in person. To receive a Zoom meeting link or in-person meeting address, contact Pat Rudloff, [email protected]

Chicken dinner every Thursday

4-8 p.m. Lunch or take out at the Edwardsville American Legion Post 199, 58 S. State Rt. 157, Edwardsville. Two or four pieces of chicken and vegetables, mashed potatoes and gravy and a cookie. 618-656-9774

Tuesday January 4

Edwardsville City Council

7 p.m. at the Edwardsville boardroom. 118 Hillsboro Ave, Edwardsville.

Edwardsville Fire and Police Commission

5 p.m. at Edwardsville Town Hall.

Story time 1

10 a.m. at the Glen Carbon Library in the Youth Hall. Intended for pre-kindergarten to kindergarten. Sing songs, make take-out crafts, and interact with the staff during storytelling hours. The mask is mandatory for all people over 24 months. To attend, tokens will be returned 30 minutes before the start of the event.

Story time 2

10:30 a.m. at the Glen Carbon Library in the Youth Hall. Intended for pre-kindergarten to kindergarten. Sing songs, make take-out crafts, and interact with the staff during storytelling hours. The mask is mandatory for all people over 24 months. To attend, tokens will be returned 30 minutes before the start of the event.

Cribbage club

6 p.m. at Camelot Bowling Alley, 801 Beltline Rd., Collinsville. Beginners welcome, free access. Contact Phil (618) 288-7910 or Susan at (618) 978-1664 for more information.

Pasta dinner every Tuesday

4-8 p.m. Lunch or take out to the Edwardsville American Legion Post 199, 58 S. State Rt. Edwardsville. Pasta of the week served with salad. 618-656-9774

Wednesday January 5

GLEN committee meeting

7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Glen Carbon Village Hall boardroom. 151 North Main Street, Glen Carbon.

Edwardsville Recreation, Arts and Special Events Council

5 p.m. at the Governor Edwards Boardroom. City of Edwardsville.

Edwardsville Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee

5 p.m. at the Edwardsville boardroom. 118 Hillsboro Ave, Edwardsville.

Thursday January 6

NAMI meeting

7-8:30 p.m. via Zoom. National Alliance on Mental Illness Southwestern Illinois (NAMI SWI) family support meetings can also be held in person. To receive a Zoom meeting link or in-person meeting address, contact Pat Rudloff, [email protected]

Chicken dinner every Thursday

4-8 p.m. Lunch or take out at the Edwardsville American Legion Post 199, 58 S. State Rt. 157, Edwardsville. Two or four pieces of chicken and vegetables, mashed potatoes and gravy and a cookie. 618-656-9774

Friday January 7

Fish Fry every Friday

11 am-8pm Lunch or take out at the Edwardsville American Legion Post 199, 58 S. State Rt. 157, Edwardsville. Two pieces of cod or a fillet of catfish and its sides. 618-656-9774

Fried fish

4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Edwardsville Moose, 7371 Marine Road, Edwardsville. On-site and take-out dining options. 618-656-5051

Tuesday January 11

River Kayaking Adventures with Perry Whitaker

7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Old Bakery Beer Company, Alton. 400, boul. Sierra Club Piasa Palisades speaker series. Perry Whitaker is the Missouri State Director for the American Canoe Association and a Missouri Master Naturalist, and expert on the confluence of the Missouri River near St. Louis at the confluence of the Ohio River in Cairo, in Illinois, called “Middle Mississippi.” Come early around 6pm for dinner and meet the speaker. Masks are required in the restaurant except for eating / drinking. A ZOOM registration option is available via https: // www .sierraclub.org / illinois / piasa-palisades Contact Chris Krusa at 410-490-5024.

Cribbage club

6 p.m. at Camelot Bowling Alley, 801 Beltline Rd., Collinsville. Beginners welcome, free access. Contact Phil (618) 288-7910 or Susan at (618) 978-1664 for more information.

American Legion Post 199 meeting

6:30 p.m. at American Legion Post 199 at 58 S. State Rt. 157. All Legion members are encouraged to attend meetings. Non-member visitors are welcome.

Pasta dinner every Tuesday

4-8 p.m. Lunch or take out to the Edwardsville American Legion Post 199, 58 S. State Rt. Edwardsville. Pasta of the week served with salad. 618-656-9774

Thursday January 13

NAMI meeting

7-8:30 p.m. via Zoom. National Alliance on Mental Illness Southwestern Illinois (NAMI SWI) family support meetings can also be held in person. To receive a Zoom meeting link or in-person meeting address, contact Pat Rudloff, [email protected]

Chicken dinner every Thursday

4-8 p.m. Lunch or take out at the Edwardsville American Legion Post 199, 58 S. State Rt. 157, Edwardsville. Two or four pieces of chicken and vegetables, mashed potatoes and gravy and a cookie. 618-656-9774

Current events

Al-anon

For more information, call 618-463-2429. For more information, visit SIAFG.org and District-18.org.

Donations for the Metro East Humane Society

Friends of the Edwardsville Library will be receiving donations until December for the Metro East Humane Society. Items needed include: pet toys, treats, fleece blankets, 30-55 gallon trash bags, pens, post-it notes, printer paper, laundry detergent, baby beds cats and dog leads. Donations are greatly appreciated and can be dropped off at the library.

Start of the winter reading challenge

From December 1 to January 31 at the Edwardsville Public Library. Read books, earn badges and participate in sweepstakes on Beanstack. This challenge is for all ages, 0-109. To register, visit www.edwardsvillelibrary.org.


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