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RSVP concert: The RSVP Orchestra will be in concert from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the O'Fallon Nutrition Site, 801 E. State St., O'Fallon. The next scheduled performance will be July 22 in Shiloh.

RSVP country music: The RSVP Country Western Band will be in concert from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Caseyville Senior Site, 10001 Bunkum Road, Fairview Heights. The next scheduled performance will be July 23 at Silver Creek Mill in Mascoutah.

Driving class: The Western Clinton County Senior Services will host an AARP Driver Safety course from 1 to 5 p.m. today and Tuesday at the Trenton Nutrition Center, 520 N. Main St., Trenton. Auto insurance discounts are available to those who take the course. For information, call 224-9913.

Floats and '50s music: Cambridge House of Swansea will host a root-beer float day at 2 p.m. today at Cambridge House in Swansea. There will also be 1950s themed music playing.

Branson deposit due: Deposits are due for the fall Branson trip offered by the Activities Department at Programs and Services for Older Persons. The trip will be held Oct. 13-15. The group will see the Twelve Irish Tenors, a new Beatles music show called Liverpool Legends, Lee Greenwood and the Bellamy Brothers, Brett Famiily, the showboat Branson Belle and more. The cost is $399 per person and includes lodging, food and transportation. For information, call Melissa at 234-4410, ext. 7042.

See Cards on July 18: The O'Fallon Township Senior Committee will host a trip to the ballgame to see the Cardinals take on the Arizona Diamondbacks on July 18.

The group will meet at the O'Fallon Township Building, 801 E. State Street, at 2 p.m. The cost of $10 includes transportation, ticket and lunch. The trip is for O'Fallon residents only.

Coffee talk: Grand Court at 201 S. Belt West in Belleville is offering coffee talk from 10 to 10:30 a.m. each Thursday. This Thursday, the speaker will be Nancy Larsen, attorney. On July 23, Dr. Deatrice Kellogg with SIVNA, talks on House Calls. The talks are free. For information, call Kim at 235-1439.

Lunch with chiropractor: The Mascoutah Senior Center will present a "Lunch & Learn" workshop by chiropractor Patrick Komeshak at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the center, 227 N. Market, Mascoutah. He will discuss "Healthy Living to 100." For a reservation, call Mary at 566-8758.

Senior center activities this week:

Belleville Senior Center, 150 E. D St., Belleville. Tuesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. cards, board games, crafts.

Caseyville Township Senior Center, 10001 Bunkum Road, Fairview Heights. Today: 10 a.m. table games, 1 p.m. line dancing; Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. card club, 9:30 a.m. square dancing, 12:30 p.m. bridge and canasta; Wednesday: LIHEAP, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thursday: 8:30 a.m. card club, 10:30 a.m. Western Band, 12:30 p.m. bridge and canasta.

Collinsville Senior Center, 420 E. Main St., Collinsville. Monday: pinochle; Tuesday: TOPS; Wednesday: line dancing; Thursday: bridge.

Mascoutah Senior Center, 227 N. Market, Mascoutah. Today: 10 a.m. table games, 11 a.m. health chat, 7 p.m. euchre; Tuesday: 10 a.m. table games; Wednesday: 8:45 a.m. line dancing, 10:30 a.m. TOPS; 11:30 a.m. lunch and learn, 12:30 p.m. euchre; Thursday: 10 a.m. table games, 1 p.m. pinochle; Friday: 10 a.m. table games.

Millstadt Township Senior Services, 102 S. Jefferson, Millstadt. Today: 11 a.m. exercise class, 12:30 p.m. table games; Tuesday: 9 a.m. pinochle tournament, 10 a.m. euchre card games; Wednesday: 9 a.m. card club meets; Thursday: 12:30 p.m. downtown shopping; Friday: 11 a.m. exercise class, 12:30 p.m. table games.

Programs and Services for Older Persons, 201 N. Church St., Belleville. Tuesday: 8:30-11:30 a.m. contract bridge, noon table games; Wednesday: 1 p.m. line dance lessons for $1.50, 1-2 p.m. Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets; Friday: 12:30-4 p.m. canasta.

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