SHOPPING EVENT: Ladies Night Out, a free event from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, at The Weingarten, 1780 Illinois 15, Belleville. It includes Attendance prizes, wine and food specials, vendor booths. Information: 618-257-9463 or www.theweingarten.com.
SHARE EASTER DINNER: Have your Easter meal from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, at St. Vincent de Paul Cosgrove’s Kitchen, 3718 State St., East St. Louis. Eat in only.
PTSD EVENT: Hospice of Southern Illinois plays host to the PTSD Educational Evenings and Dinner, too, from 6 to 7 p.m. April 8 and April 9 with registration at 5:30 p.m. The educational presentation and dinner is $10, which includes an hour on continuing education credits. The speaker is Judith Skals, a clinical psychologist from John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis. The April 8 class is at Shenanigans, 15 N. 64th St., Belleville. The April 9 class is at Hospice Home, Relais Bonne Eau, 7325 Marine Road, Edwardsville. To register, call 618-235-1703, email firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Hospice of Southern Illinois, Attn: Lisa Phillipson, 305 S. Illinois St., Belleville, IL 62220.
DRUM AND BUGLE CORPS SPRING EXHIBITION: The Aina Shriners event features the Belleville West High School Jazz Band at 7 p.m. April 11 at Scottish Rite Auditorium, 1549 West Frank Scott Parkway in Belleville. For tickets, call Ainad Shriners at 618-874-1870, Children’s Dyslexia Center at 618-235-3350 or Belleville West at 618-222-7500. Proceeds benefit Belleville West High School band programs, Children’s Dyslexia Center and Shriner charities.
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HONORS DINNER: The Metro Area Professional Organization has its Fifth Anniversary Honors Dinner at 5 p.m April 12 at the Gateway Convention Center, 1 Gateway Drive in Collinsville. Dinner celebrates and honors members of the community who have and are making great contributions to their personal professions, church, community and families. For tickets or more information, call 618-288-8020 or email email@example.com.
QUARTER AUCTION: St. Clare Church in O’Fallon sponsors a Quarter Auction Party and Shopping Fair at 7:30 p.m. April 17 at the church as a fundraiser for the church’s youth group. Evening begins at 6 p.m. with the shopping air, featuring 17 home party vendors and businesses. Admission is $5 per person at the door and then pay per bid, or purchase an all-in paddle for $25 per person. Reservations are due by April 9; for more information or reservations, call 618-632-3562 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PINTEREST PARTY: The Edwardsville Parks and Recreation Department offers a Pinterest party for those 18 and older from 7 to 10 p.m. April 17 at the Wildey Theatre, 252 N. Main St., Edwardsville. This month will be burlap banner and pictures of the craft can be seen on the Parks Facebook page. The cost is $20 per person. To register, visit cityofedwardsville.com. The deadline to register is April 10. For more information, call 618-692-7538.