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CHICKEN, BEER DANCE: The Grand Court will host a chicken and beer dance to benefit the Alzheimer's Association from 5:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday at St. Luke's Parish Hall in Belleville.

Tickets are $15 per person in advance at Grand Court or at the door.

There will be music, dancing, 50/50, silent auction, dinner and beverages.

For information, call 235-9300.

RSVP ORCHESTRA: The RSVP Orchestra will perform from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Shiloh Senior Center, 7 Park Drive, Shiloh.

The next performance is July 29 in Waterloo.

RSVP COUNTRY WESTERN BAND: The RSVP Country Western Band will perform from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Silver Creek Mill, 606 S. Jefferson, Mascoutah.

The next performance is Aug. 13 in Shiloh.

COFFEE TALK: Grand Court Senior Living is offering Coffee Talk from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Grand Court, 201 S. Belt West, Belleville.

This Thursday, Dr. Deatrice Kellogg will speak on house calls.

For information, call 235-1439.

Area senior centers will sponsor the following 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. bingo, 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; Thursday: 8:30 a.m. card club, 12:30 p.. 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, 10:30 a.m. board meeting; Tuesday: 10 a.m. table games; Wednesday: 8:45 a.m. line dancing, 10:30 a.m. TOPS, 12:30 p.m. euchre; Thursday: 10 a.m. table games, 12:30 p.m. speaker, 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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