Organist Christopher Houlihan -- 7:30 p.m. Friday, St. Paul United Chruch of Christ, 115 W. B St., Belleville. Doors open 6:45 p.m. Freewill offering. Program includes J.S. Bach's Fantasia and Fugue in GMinor; Camille Saint-Saens' Fantasy in E-flat Major; and Franz Liszt's Fantasy and Fugue on "Ad nos, ad salutarem undam." Information, call Sandy Wagner at 618-476-3688 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last Child: Tribute to Aerosmith -- 8 p.m. Saturday, Wildey Theatre, 252 N. Main St., Edwardsville.Tickets $15, $20, $25. Buy tickets to five or more tribute groups and get $5 off each ticket. Sponsored by Jack Schmitt Chevrolet. Information or tickets at 618-307-1750 or www.wildeytheatre.com.
Cornet Chop Suey -- 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Bel-Air Bowl, 200 S. Belt West, Belleville. Presented by the St. Louis Jazz Club. Doors open at 1:15 p.m. Buffet meal at 1:30 p.m. (for purchase). Free parking. Tickets at door. Members $10; non-members $15, student with ID free. Information at 314-972-8298, 618-234-5117 or st.louisjazzclub.org.
Red Lehr and the Rivermen -- 7 p.m. Sunday, Columbia American Legion, 375 E. Locust St., Columbia. Presented by the Dorothy Weinel Eppinger Foundation. Information at 618-660-5790.
John Denver Music -- 6 p.m. Sunday, Concordia United Church of Christ, 7600 State Route 163, Belleville. Helen Campbell and Friends with Billy Barnett and Wally Davis. A free will offering will be taken. Information at 618-476-3377.
Handbell Concert -- 7 p.m. Sunday, Troy United Methodist Church Sanctuary, 407 Edwardsville Road (Illinois 162), Troy. Presented by Missouri Baptist University Ringers. Information at 618-667-6241 or troyumc.org/handbells.
GC Swing Band -- 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Granite City Township Hall, 2060 Delmar Ave., Granite City. Free. Donations to the band appreciated. Music by GC Swing Band. Information at www.graniteband.com.
Spring Fling Dance -- 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Elk's Lodge, 1481 S. Illinois St., Belleville. Presented by Metro East Social Singles. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Admisstion: $7 members; $9 non-members. Information: 618-416-1930.
Quarter Auction -- 6 p.m. Friday, Collinsville VFW, 1234 Vandalia St., Collinsville. Proceeds to benefit CenterPointe Church's Building Fund and Debt Reduction. Information, call Rhonda at 618-789-2226.
Indian Artifact Show -- 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, World Shooting & Recreational Complex, Sparta. Learn about our prehistoric past. Free admission. Show hosts: Kyle Wilson 618-537-6753 email@example.com; Mitch Lewis firstname.lastname@example.org. Nightly accommodations available at Holiday Inn Express 877-863-4780 or Briarwood Inn 618-443-4526.
Putt-Putt Pub Crawl -- Noon Saturday, Tavern of sign-up. Participating establishments are: The Hut; American Legion; Haney's; Mandy's; Hemingway's Zen Garden; Casa Azteca; Shooter's; Town Lounge; VFW; Outdoorsman. Cost $10, due at sign up. All teams start at the tavern of their sing-up, proceed through the list clockwise until all teams have played all establishments. Awards ceremony at the Outdoorsman at 5 p.m. Scorecards & putters will be provided. Sponsored by the O'Fallon Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 2608.
Fiddle Contest & Bluegrass Show -- 5 p.m. Saturday, O'Fallon Knights of Columbus, East Highway 50 (across from City Park), O'Fallon. 5 p.m. Thunder & Lightning Cloggers, Brenda Cook Country Singer; 6 p.m. Fiddle Contest featuring midwest's finest country and bluegrass fiddlers; 7:15 p.m. Cajun music; 8:30 p.m. National Open Fiddle Champion George Portz and His Friends of Bluegrass; 9:30 p.m. awards presented. Cost $7 adults; $3.50 children. Sponsored by O'Fallon KC.
Zumba-thon & Silent Auction -- 1-3 p.m. Saturday, O'Fallon Township High School, Milburn Campus-Gym, O'Fallon. Doors open 12:30 p.m. Tickets $10 in advance; $15 at door. Auction will help Krista VanDriel and Alexis Ziegler become student ambassadors with People To People this summer. Information, call Jean VanDriel at 618-632-1909.
Wildflower Walk -- 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Salt Lick Point Land and Water Reserve, Bluff Road & Limestone Lane, Valmeyer. Free, no registration required. Hike the flat and easy Johnson Trail to view stunning spring wildflowers while learning about the plants in bloom. Sponsored by Salt Lick Point Stewardship Committee, Illinois Nature Reserves Commission and Cliff Top.
Riverbend Earth Day -- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, The Nature Institute's Talahi Lodge, 2213 S. Levis Lane, Godfrey. Live music, Lulu's Eatery food truck, make-it & take-it workshops, hikes, textile collection, electronic recycling, food and art for sale, arts/crafts, face painting, petting zoo, activities, more.
Quarter Auction -- 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Smithton Turner Hall, 15 N. Julia, Smithton. Doors open 5:30 p.m. All in paddles $25; basic paddles $5. Silent auction, wheelbarrow of booze, kindle drawing, vendors. Bring your own snacks. Cash bar. Reservations at 618-334-7955.
Royal Tea Party -- 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Westminster Church, 1419 N. 17th St., Belleville. Sponsored by Heartlinks Grief Center at Family Hospice. At $10 for a prince or princess and their adult ($4 each additional child), kids can arrive in their finest attire, play games, dance, eat, and enjoy a few hours of fun. Proceeds to support services to children, teens and families in the community. Information, contact Tiffany Simon at 618-980-9846.
CASA Super Hero Run -- 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday, Wood River Parks and Recreation, Wood River; Moody Park - Long Acre Park, Fairview Heights; Lakeview Parks and Recreation, Waterloo. Hosted by CASA of Southwestern Illinois, Riverbend Family Ministries and Madison County Mental Health Board. Run will occur at the same, in three different locations. Proceeds to benefit abused and neglected children. Registration or information at 618-234-4278.
Shielded Waters -- 4 p.m. Sunday, Drost Park, Maryville. Bring your fishing gear if you have it. Some equipment available. Gives at-risk kids an opportunity to explore the outdoors, meet new frinds and instill self-confidence through fishing. Facilities are handicap accessible. Information at www.SteelCityBassmasters.com.
Wilderness Walk -- 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday, Watershed Nature Center, 1591 Tower Ave., Edwardsville. One-mile watershed trail. Free. Registration for groups of 10 plus. Information at 618-692-7578.
Wide-Open Wednesdays -- 6-10:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17 through Oct. 30, Gateway Motorsports Park, 700 Raceway Blvd., Madison. Gates open at 5 p.m. Provides car enthusiasts the opportunity to test the limits of their cars on a safe drag strip. Entry fee $25 to race; $15 admission for spectators. Information at 618-215-8888 or www.GatewayMSP.com.
Elsah Photography Exhibit -- 1-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays June 30, Village of Elsah Museum, 26 LaSalle St. Theme is "Keeping the Presence of the Past."
NOTE: Information for recurring fish fries must be sent each week or before the first fish fry of the month, confirming all dates during that month.
O'Fallon Moose Chicken Wings -- 6-8:30 p.m. today, O'Fallon American Legion, 109 N. Penn, O'Fallon. Chicken wings, poppers, pulled pork, Italian beef, Moose stix, ribbon fries.
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.
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, sides, desserts, refreshments. Sponsored by the Support Committee. Eat in or carry out. 618-539-3209.
Highland Fish Fry -- 4-7:30 p.m. Friday, VFW Post 5694, 1900 VFW Road, Highland. Eat in or carry out. 618-654-6367.
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. Carryouts 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.
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.
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.
Bar-B-Que and Bake Sale -- 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Biddleborn Trinity Church Pavilion, 5698 Biddleborn Road, Marissa. Pork steak, bratwurst plate $10; hamburger plate $6; hot dog plate $5. All plates include sides of German potato salad, baked beans, slaw, dessert, drink. Carry-outs or dining on site. Sponsored by Holy Ghost Darmstadt and Trinity Biddleborn United Churches of Christ. Information at 618-295-2030 or 618-977-3065.
Homemade Tacos -- 11 a.m. Saturday, Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 3025 National Ave., Granite City. Homemade tacos, nachos. Dine in or carry out. Free delivery 12 or more. Information at 618-877-7027.
Breakfast & USO Fundraiser -- 7-10 a.m. Saturday, O'Fallon Masonic Lodge, 122 E. State St., O'Fallon. All-you-can-eat biscuits/gravy, pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice, coffee. Adults $7; children $4. Proceeds to USO at Lambert, St. Louis. Reservations, at 618-632-3177.
Chicken Dinner -- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, St. Felicitas Church, 13322 Church Road, Carlyle. Homemade dressing, bread, desserts. Carryouts available. Cafeteria style. Adults $9, children (6-12) $4.50. (Look for signs on U.S. 50 west of Carlyle and on Illinois 127 six miles north of Carlyle).
Spaghetti Dinner -- 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Emerald Mound Grange, 1.5 miles east of Lebanon on U.S. 50, Lebanon. $8 adults, $5 children, (under 3) free. Bring a can/box item for local food pantry and receive $1 off plate. Eat in or carry out. Information, call Nicole at 618-537-6656.
New Baden Breakfast -- 8-11:30 a.m. Sunday, New Baden American Legion, 105 E. Illinois St., New Baden. $7 adults, reduced prices for kids. All you can eat, featuring Behrman's sausage.
Breakfast Buffet -- 8-10:30 a.m. Sunday, Corpus Christi Parish Center, 205 Rasp St., O'Fallon. Bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, pancakes, French toast sticks, biscuits/gravy, fried potatoes, fruit, pastry, drink. Cost: $8 adults, $4 child (6-14), free (under 6).
Lunch and Bake Sale -- 12-3 p.m. Sunday, Holy Virgin Mary/Shoghagat Armenian Church, 400 Huntwood Road, Swansea. Lunch, pastry. Information at 618-277-6400.
Meat Raffle & BBQ -- Noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Swansea Improvement Association Hall, 216 Service St., Swansea. Barbecued pork steak or bratwurst dinner with baked beans and potato salad. Eat in or carry out.
Walton's Chicken Dinner -- 4-7 p.m. Tuesday,Knights of Columbus Hall, 5420 Old Collinsville Road. Homemade desserts. For carryouts call 632-5222.
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, Smithton Senior Center, 711 S. Main St., Smithton.
Euchre Tournament -- 7 p.m. Saturday, Bullpen, 101 N. Van Buren St., New Athens. Sign up at 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by New Athens Knights of Columbus for Cerebral Palsy of Southern Illinois. Cost $5 per person. Proceeds to go to Cerebral Palsy.
Card Party -- 1 p.m. Wednesday, St. Mary Church, parish center, Trenton. Pinochle, euchre, bunco played for $1; bingo for fruit platters and home-baked cakes. Dessert served with home-baked pies and drinks. Sponsored by St. Mary Church Trenton Ladies Sodality.
Rummage & Bake Sale -- 4-7 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sacred Heart Church, 100 S. 3rd St., Dupo. On Friday admission is 1 item for Dukare Food Pantry.
Rummage Sale -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m-1 p.m. Saturday, Nameoki United Methodist Church, 1900 Pontoon Road, Granite City. Information at 618-877-1936 or email@example.com.
Rummage Sale -- 7 a.m.-noon Saturday, O'Fallon Township Building, 801 E. State St., O'Fallon. Men's, women's, children's clothing, household items. If interested in volunteering or making a donation, call 618-632-3517.
Premier Plant Sale -- 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Big-R Rural King Parking Lot, Illinois 159, Swansea. Selling perennials for sun and shade, fruit plants, vegetables, hostas, daylillies, iris. Proceeds to improving accessibility for seniors in their homes. No early sales. Sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging of Southwestern Illinois.
Motorcycle Swap Meet -- 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Belle-Clair Fairgrounds, 200 South Belt East, Belleville. Early Bird 7 a.m. admission, $10; general public, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $7 admission. Children (14 & under) free. Over 200 booths of new and used parts for your Harley Davidson and metric motorcycles.
Book Fair -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, McKendree University's Hettenhausen Center for the Arts, Alton St., in Lebanon. Good books for children and young adults at affordable prices starting at $3.99.
"Carmina Burana" -- 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Dunham Hall Theatre, Edwardsville. An ambitious blend of music, dance and song. A collaboration between the Department s of Theater & Dance and Music with special guest performers from Cuba. Tickets for Friday and Saturday, $24. Special Dress Rehearsal Performance at 7 p.m. today; tickets $12. For tickets or information, call 618-650-2774 or 888-328-5168 ext. 2774. Handicapped accessible facility. Parking on Lot B.
"Nunset Boulevard" -- 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday and April 19-20, 2 p.m. April 21, Avon Theater, 535 N. Second St., Breese. Presented by Clinton County Showcase. $10 for adults; $9 for seniors, students and military. ccshowcase.com.
Meat Shoot & Raffle -- 12 p.m. Sunday, American Legion Post 485, 200 S. 5th St., Dupo. Air rifle .177 BB. Air rifles provided, no personal air rifles or weapons allowed. Under 18 years must be accompanied by adult. Information at 618-286-3535.
Meat Shoot -- noon Sunday, American Legion Post 1255, 201 Eiler Road, Belleville.
Belleville -- 7 p.m. Saturday, Queen of Peace Parish Center, 5923 N. Belt West, Belleville. $15 per person, 8 people per table maximum. Bring your own snacks. No outside beverages. Cash bar for soft drinks, beer, wine. Cash prizes, mulligans, attendance prizes, silent auction, grab bags, 50/50 drawing. Reservations contact Kim Hoffmnn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 618-971-9832. Sponsored by Our Ldy Queen of Peace Mothers' Club/Sodality.
Edwardsville -- 7 p.m. Wednesday, American Legion, Illinois 157, Edwardsville. $10 per person. Limit 10 per team for those who pre-register. Registration at door $15 per team member with a limit of 10 per team. Sponsored by Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students for The Covering House, which aims to help stop human trafficking. Captain Mac Douglas, co-host of The Cornbread Morning Show on WIL 92.3, will be te master of ceremonies. For information or to pre-register, call Sarah Rohner at 618-918-1939 or email@example.com.
Granite City -- 7 p.m. Saturday, Eagles Home F.O.E., 2258 Madison Ave., Granite City. Doors open 6 p.m. $15 per person, $120 table of 8. Maximum of 8 to a table. Soda and popcorn included in cost. Bring your own snacks. Silent auction, 50/50 raffle, mulligans. Sponsored by The Good Samaritan House. Information or reservations call Linda or Janice at 618-876-0607.
O'Fallon -- 7 p.m. Friday, Katy Cavins Center, O'Fallon. Honduras mission trip fundraiser. Cost: $10 per person. 1970-1990s themed. Prizes for the best themed table and custume. Sponsored by Skyline Church. Information: Kirsten Ober at 618-628-8347.
PLEASE NOTE: We cannot take items by telephone. The deadline for Local Events is noon Monday. Send information to What's Happening, c/o Lifestyle, 120 S. Illinois St., P.O. Box 427, Belleville, IL 62222-0427. E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Fax to 236-9773. For information, call 239-2347.