Live at Jacoby: Saturday Night -- 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Jacoby Arts Center, 627 E. Broadway, Alton. The Jason Swagler Trio will perform. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission $10; seniors (65 plus) and students with a valid ID, $8.
A Tour of Italy -- 3 p.m. Sunday, 5900 Godfrey Road, Godfrey. Alton Symphony Orchestra presents music from Europe and a visual presentation. Samples of Italian wines and desserts served at intermission. Tickets $10 adults; $5 seniors (62 plus) free students (K-12). Information, 618-463-6933.
Pot-luck Dinner Dance -- 6 p.m. Friday, Collinsville Senior Center, 420 E. Main St., Collinsville. Music by the Dale Willeford Trio. Information call Al 618-344-7787.
Polka Dance -- 5-8 p.m. Friday, Polish Hall, 826 Greenwood St., Madison. Free. Mike Wisneski solo.
Seniors Lunch & Dance -- 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, O'Fallon Township, 801 E. State St., O'Fallon. Orchestra performance. Reservations: Call Sheri at 618-632-3517 before Tuesday to reserve your lunch.
Zumba Dance -- 6-7 p.m. today and Tuesday, Millstadt VFW Post 7980, 200 Veterans Drive, Millstadt. Information, email@example.com.
Free Movie -- 6 p.m. today, Collinsville Public Library, Community Room, 408 W. Main St., Collinsville. Feb. 21, "Forrest Gump." Popcorn, soda sold for $1.
Paranormal Investigation -- Friday, Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center, 13653 Lodge Blvd., Grafton. Join the investigation of paranormal claims associated with Pere Marquette Lodge. Appetizers and one free drink available as the team walks you through the process. $175.75 inclusive, double occupancy accommoations. Information: 618-786-2331.
RV & Camper Show -- 3-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Belle-Clair Fairgrounds, 200 S. Belt East, Belleville. Ten dealers displaying campers, motor homes, camping equipment and accessories. Adults $5, children (12 & under) free, with paid adult. Free parking.
Jardin Potager -- 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Fort de Chartres State Historic Site, 1350 State Route 155, Prairie du Rocher. 10 a.m. Saturday morning a presentation on the Jardin Portager to be given at the Fort's store building. 18th century colonists prepare their kitchen garden for the late winter and early spring plantings.
Wine Tasting -- 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Springer's Winery, Edwardsville. Benefits the Metro East Humane Society. $20 per person, can be purchased through MEHS or at door. Appetizers available during tasting. Information: 618-656-4405.
Bowling Benefit -- 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Bel-Air Bowling Alley, 200 S. Belt West, Belleville. $30 per couple. Annual Cystic Fibrosis Scotch Doubles "Darryl, Susan, Lisa & Mark Elbe Bowl for Breath." Silent auction. Reservations: Jim & Linda Elbe 618-473-3710.
Discovery Days -- 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday, Watershed Nature Center, 1591 Tower Ave., Edwardsville. Find out how animals live during the winter. Free. Registration requested for groups over 10. Information, 618-692-7578 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Moonlight Hike -- 6:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Watershed Nature Center, 1591 Tower Ave., Edwardsville. Free. Registration requested for groups over 10. Meet at Welcome Center at 6:30. Information, 618-692-7578 or email@example.com.
Pro-Wrestling -- 8 p.m. Saturday, Holy Rosary Gym, 2727 N. 43rd St., Fairmont City. Doors open 6:30 p.m. CWC title defended by Champion Ricky Cruz. Featires Ron Powers and other SICW wrestlers. Author Larry Matysik discussing his new book. Sponosred by Metro-East Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 262. Tickets $10; $5 (under 12); $100 ringside table for 4. Information or reservations, 618-286-4848.
Live Eagle Display -- 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower, 435 Confluence Drive, Hartford. Live American Bald Eagle from the World Bird Sanctuary. Free. Admission to tour tower is $4 adults; $2 children 12 and under; free under 2.
Quarter Auction -- 11 a.m. Sunday, Holy Family Church, Cahokia. Luncheon served, $20 (entitles you to one numbered paddle), bring 3 cans of food for St. Vincent DePaul and receive another numbered paddle.
Bald Eagle Days -- 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, Pere Marquette State Park, Illinois 100, Great River Road, Grafton. Scott Isringhausen discuss bald eagles and lead tour. Reservations required. Dress warmly and have full tank of gas. Reservations: 618-786-3323.
Photographer Maxine Callies -- 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday through March 29, Main Street Community Center, 1003 N. Main St., Edwardsville. Free.
Edwardsville Arts Center -- through March 22, Edwardsville Art Center, campus of Edwardsville High School, 6165 Center Grove Road, Edwardsville. Featuring the work of John DenHouter, Thad Duhigg, Brigham Dimick and Thom Gipe, all current or former SIUE professors of art, in a variety of mediums.
Aviston Fish & Chicken Fry -- 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, American Legion Post 1239, 601 S. Clinton St., Aviston. Eat in or carry out. 618-228-7311.
Caseyville Fish Fry -- 4-8 p.m. Friday, Caseyville VFW Post 1117, 415 N. Long, Caseyville. Fried fish and other foods at 4 p.m. Bingo at 7 p.m.
Columbia Fish Fry -- 4-7:30 p.m. Friday, Columbia Gymnastic (Turner Hall), 21 E. Cherry St., Columbia. All sides are homemade. 618-281-5309.
Fairview Heights Fish Fry -- 3-8 p.m. Friday, Knights of Columbus Hall, 5420 Old Collinsville Road. Walton's Fish Fry. Homemade desserts. Carryouts: 618-632-5222.
Freeburg Fish Fry & Bake -- 4-7 p.m. Friday, St. Joseph's Parish Center, 6 N. Alton St., Freeburg. Fried cod loins (plate, sandwich or pound), baked cod, shrimp, grilled cheese, spaghetti. Sponsored by the Support Committee. Eat in or carry out. 618-539-3209.
Germantown Fish Fry -- 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, American Legion Post 325, Germantown. Eat in or carry out. 618-523-4282.
Highland Fish Fry -- 4-7:30 p.m. Friday, VFW Post 5694, 1900 VFW Road, Highland. Eat in or carry out. 618-654-6367.
Holy Trinity Fish Fry -- 4-8 p.m. Friday, Holy Trinity School Cafeteria, 505 Fountains Parkway, Fairview Heights. Fish (sandwich or by pound), baked fish, shrimp, spaghetti. Carry outs available. 618-632-3874.
Madison Fish Fry -- 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, Polish Hall, 826 Greenwood St., Madison. Free polka dance 5-8 p.m. Mike Wisneski solo. Carry-outs 618-876-9056. Free delivery minimum order of $20.
Mascoutah Fish Fry -- 5-8 p.m. Friday, Mascoutah VFW Post 7682, 620 Donaphan St., Mascoutah. Dine in or carry out. 618-566-2288.
Millstadt Fish Fry -- 4-8 p.m. Friday, Millstadt Sportsmen's Club, 4915 Schmidt Lane, Millstadt. Cod, shrimp, walleye, desserts. Carryouts available at 618-476-1891.
Millstadt VFW Fish Fry -- 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. Friday, Millstadt VFW Post 7980, 200 Veterans Drive, Millstadt. Open jam session from 6 p.m. Sponsored by Millstadt VFW Post 7980.
O'Fallon Fish Fry -- 4-8 p.m. Friday, Knights of Columbus Hall, 402 E. Highway 50, O'Fallon. Sponsored by KC and Ladies Auxiliary. Eat in or carry out. 618-632-6229.
O'Fallon Fish Fry -- 4-8 p.m. Friday, VFW Post 805, 221 W. First St., O'Fallon. Sponsored by Sgt. Charles A. Fricke VFW Post 805 and Ladies Auxiliary. Fried and grilled fish and chicken, homemade sides and desserts. Children's menu. To go orders delivered to car. 618-624-2651.
O'Fallon Fish & Chicken Fry - 5-8 p.m. Friday, O'Fallon American Legion, 109 N. Penn, O'Fallon. Carry-outs available. 618-632-8879.
Okawville Fish Fry -- 5-8 p.m. Friday, American Legion Post 233, 205 N. Hanover St., Okawville. Eat in or carry out. 618-243-6545.
Quail Club Fish Fry -- 5-8 p.m. Friday, Quail Club, 8303 Concordia Church Road, Belleville. Wings, macaroni. Carry outs available. No phone orders.
Renault Fish Fry -- 4;30-8 p.m. Friday, Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish Hall, Renault. Sponsored by Holy Name Society. Plates, sandwiches, desserts, refreshments. Carry out available. 618-458-7710.
St. Henry's Fish Fry -- 4-7 p.m. Friday, Voss Center, 5305 W. Main St., Belleville. Sponsored by St. Henry's Men's and Women's Organizations. Codfish by sandwich, plate or pound, baked salmon and soup, cheese pizza.
St. Mary's Fish Fry -- 4-7 p.m. Friday, St. Mary School basement, 1706 W. Main St., Belleville. Dine in or carry out. Cod or walleye sandwich, plate or by the pound.
Scottish Rite Fish Fry -- 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Scottish Rite Masonic Bodies, 1549 Frank Scott Parkway West, Belleville. By the pound, plate, sandwich. Contact 618-235-3350.
Scott VFW Fish Fry -- 5-8 p.m. Friday, Scott VFW Post 4183, Belleville. DJ, 8-1 p.m.
Shiloh Fish Fry -- 5-8 p.m. Friday, 100 Eagle Drive, Shiloh. Sponsored by Eagles No. 545. Cod, Walleye, shrimp, chicken strip plates. Eat in or carry out. 618-624-5412.
South Side Fish Fry -- 4-7:30 p.m. Friday, South Side Improvement Assoc., 800 S. 6th St., Belleville. Eat in or carry out. Information, call 618-233-9380.
Summerfield Fish Fry -- 5:30-9 p.m. Friday, Summerfield Lions Club, 100 E. Park St., Summerfield. 618-934-3841.
Swansea Fish Stand -- 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 216 Service St., Swansea. Cod, walleye, shrimp and more. Saturdays: fried chicken, fish, more. 222-7171.
Waterloo Fish Fry -- 4-8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, Waterloo Sportsman Club, 4903 Sportsman Road, Waterloo. Lenten Fish Fry. Carry outs available. Fish, shrimp, chicken strip plates.
Spaghetti Dinner -- 4:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Knights of Columbus Hall, 5420 Old Collinsville Road, O'Fallon. Tickets, $8 adults; $4 kids (under 10); $20 for family. Spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert, drink. Takeouts available. Sponsored by O'Fallon Kiwanis.
Millstadt Barbecue -- 11 a.m. Saturday, Millstadt Senior Center, 102 S. Jefferson St., Millstadt. Pork steaks, brats, 1/2 chicken, ribs. Plates and sandwiches. Ribs must be pre-ordered. Carry outs only. Baked goods. Proceeds to benefit Millstadt Senior Center.
Wurst Markt -- 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, American Legion Post 233, 205 N. Hanover St., Okawville. All you can eat, adults $9; children (5-12) $4, 4 & under, free. Carry-outs $9. Pork sausage, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesause, pir, dessert, drink. Sausage/meat orders, 618-243-6545 or sign up at the bar.
Firefighters Rib Day -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Northwest Firefighters Station No. 2, 3407 S. Belt West, Belleville. Full side ribs, $16; pork steak, $7; one-half chicken, $7. Sides: baked beans, applesauce, $1 each. Carry-outs only.
Marine Breakfast -- 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday, Marine Lion's Club, 406 E. Division St., Marine. Proceeds go to Marine Lions Club, Gravius Memorial Library. All-you-can-eat pancakes, pork sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuits/gravy, coffee, tea, juice. $8 adults; $3 children (4-12); free (3& under); carry-outs $8.
Chicken & Dumpling Dinner -- 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Trinity United Church of Christ, 47 N. Douglas Ave., Belleville. Chicken and dumplings, green beans, corn, cole slaw, applesauce, rolls, tea, coffee, dessert. Adults $8.50, children (5-12) $4, children (4 and under) free. Carry-outs available.
Walton's Chicken Dinner -- 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Knights of Columbus Hall, 5420 Old Collinsville Road. Homemade desserts. For carryouts call 632-5222.
Taco Tuesdays -- 11 a.m.-2 p.m. & 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Millstadt VFW Post 7980, 200 Veterans Drive, Millstadt. $1 tacos, dine in only; $1.25 take out. Information, Rocky at 618-476-1180.
Cribbage -- 6:30 p.m. today, Knights of Columbus Hall, 1 Columbus Drive, Collinsville. 9 games against 9 different opponents. Information: Phil at 618-288-7910 or Dee at 636-233-8032.
Euchre Tournament -- 7 p.m. Friday, St. Joseph Parish Center, Freeburg. Cost $10 per person. Sponsored by St. Joseph of Freeburg Men's Club. 618-539-3126.
Bunko -- 6:30 p.m. Monday, Eckert's Country Restaurant, 951 S. Greenmount Road, Belleville. Cost: $5/person, includes game, prizes, beverages, snacks. Open to public.
Belleville Card Party -- 11 a.m. Wednesday, Blessed Sacrament School Gym, 8809 W. Main St., Belleville. Doors open at 11 a.m. Serving lunch at noon. Bring your own cards.
Trenton Card Party -- 1 p.m. Wednesday, St. Mary Church, Parish Center, Trenton. Pinochle, Euchre, Bunco for a cost of $1. Bingo for fruit platters and home-baked cakes. Desserts served with pies and drinks.
Used Book Fair -- 10 a.m-8 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon Sunday, Breese American Legion, 575 N. Main St., Breese. Sponsored by St. Joseph Hospital Auxiliary. Admission $6 from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. and $3 from 11 a.m.-8 .m. today; free admission the remaining three days. Friday, everything half-price after 3 p.m. and bake sale items from 10 a.m. until sold out. Saturday, everything half-price all day. Saunday, prices at $3 a bag. Books, magazines, paperbacks, puzzles, games, sheet music.
"Distracted" -- 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Dunham Hall Theatre, Edwardsville. About a child who may have attention deficit disorder and what his mother can do for him. Recommended for mature audiences. Tickets $12 adults (18 & older); $10 seniors (65 & up) and students (with valid school ID). SIUE students with valid ID get in free. Discounted tickets available for groups of 10 or more. For tickets or information, 618-650-2774, 888-328-5168 ext. 2774. Parking on lot B & E.
Meat Shoot -- noon Sunday, Shiloh Eagles, 100 Eagle Drive, Shiloh. Free bean shoup. See your shots on TV.
Meat Shoot -- 11 a.m.-dusk Sunday, Elks 664, Illinois 161 and Old Lincoln Trail, Fairview Heights. Free soup. raffles, Ham, bacon, loins, turkeys, more. House gun available. 12 & 20 gauge.
Meat Shoot -- noon, Sunday, American Legion Post 1255, 201 Eiler Road, Belleville. Shoots, wheel raffles, attendance prizes, free food. Enclosed heated shooting area.
Rifle Shoot -- noon Sunday, Millstadt Sportsmen's Club, 4915 Schmidt Lane, Millstadt. Sponsored by St. Clair County Anglers. Soup, 50 cents, refreshments available.
Belleville -- 7 p.m. Saturday, St. Luke Hall, 226 N. Church St., Belleville. Sponsored by Belleville Heritage Society. To benefit restoration of the Gustave Koerner house. Doors open at 6:16. Maximum 10 to a table, $10 per person. Mulligans, 50/50 drawing, grab bags. Reservations, 618-235-6471.
Belleville -- 7 p.m. Saturday, Turkey Hill Grange, Illinois 15 & South Green Mount Road, Belleville. Register 6:15 p.m. $10 per person, 6-8 persons per table. Attendance prizes, head or tails, 50/50 drawings, mulligans, silent auction. Soda, coffee, desserts for sale. Free popcorn. Proceeds go to Turkey Hill Grange Scholarship Fund & Community Service Projects. Reservations: 618-236-7719 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Belleville -- 7 p.m. Saturday, Crehan's Banquet Room, 5500 N. Belt West, Belleville. Sponsored by Eastside Mardi Gras Association and Hope for Heroes. Cost: $10 per person at door, $8 in advance. Maximum 10 per table. Draft beer and soda provided. Appetizers available. 50/50 drawing, Chinese auction. Portion of proceeds to benefit U.S. military members returning as wounded warriors. Reservations: Jim Markham at 618-558-7006 or Tom Whittey, 618-410-1938.
Belleville -- 7 p.m. Saturday, Althoff Heritage Hall, 5401 W. Main St., Belleville. Performance Arts Trivia Night. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $10 per person, 8-10 per table. Soda, bottled water will be sold. Snacks and other beverages permitted. 50/50, heads or tails, mullitans, silent basket auction, show tickets raffles, student performances. Reservations, call 618-660-5618.
Belleville -- 6 p.m. Saturday, First United Presbyterian Church, 1303 Royal Heights Road, Belleville. Sponsored by Legacy Christian Academy, Caseyville. Cost: $15 per person, maximum 8 per table. Emcee is News-Democrat Answer Man Roger Schlueter. Door prizes and table decoration contest. Soda, water, popcorn available. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Reservations, 618-345-9571 or email@example.com.
Bethalto -- 7 p.m. Saturday, Bethalto Knights of Columbus Hall, 400 N. Beau Chateaux, Bethalto. Trivia and silent auction. Sponsored by Madison County Child Advocacy Center Wood River. Doors open 6 p.m. Fun, free beer, popcorn, soda with payment of $140 fee for a table of 8. Prizes, 50/50, silent auction. 618-296-5390 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Waterloo -- 7 p.m. Saturday, Waterloo Sportsman Club, 4903 Sportsman Road, Waterloo. Doors open at 6 p.m. Cash prizes, attendance prizes. Cost $10 per person, minimum 6, maximum 8 players per table. Refreshments available. Reservations, Rich Dillow at 618-282-6467 or Kevin Shevlin at 618-610-1173.
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