Belleville Labor Day Parade: SouthWestern Illinois Central Labor Council’s annual parade steps off at 10 a.m. Monday from Second and Monroe streets, heads north on South Illinois to C Street, ending at Hough Park. Union members, bands, twirlers, big truck tractors and earth movers will participate. A picnic open to union members and their families only will follow from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Hough Park with food, rides and games for kids.
Granite City Labor Day Parade : It starts at 10 a.m. Monday from 20th and State streets, down Madison Avenue and ending at Wilson Park in Granity City. A picnic for union members and their families will follow.
Immaculate Conception Picnic: The parish’s annual celebration is from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception parish grounds, Main Street at Madison, Columbia. Chicken dinner served at 11 a.m.; $10 adults, $5 kids 6-12, 5 and under free. Carryouts available. Burgers, brats, fish, nachos, beer and soda. Homemade pie. Quilt and cash bingo, 1-9 p.m. Craft stands, country store, plant stand, games of skill, games of chance, raffles. Used book selection. Music starts at 4 p.m.
Japanese Festival: Everything Japanese is at the Missouri Botanical Garden from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday at 4344 Shaw Blvd. in St. Louis. Admission is $15 for 13 and up; $5 doe 3 to 12. Activities include Bonsai, martial arts, Sumo, cooking and crafts demonstrations, Japanese drummers and music, tours and childrens activities.
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