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9 a.m.-6 p.m., Columbus Replica Ships, Alton Marina, 1 Henry St., Alton. Replicas of the "Pinta" and "Nina." $7 adults, $6 seniors, $5 children, free to children four and under.

9 a.m., DuQuoin State Fair, DuQuoin. Mules competition, carnival midway opens at 3 p.m., entertainment opens at 5:30 p.m., mystery sack cooking at 6 p.m.

noon-4 p.m., blood drive, Memorial Hospital auditorium, 4500 Memorial Drive, Belleville. Blood drawn by Central Illinois Community Blood Center.

10 a.m.-2 p.m., blood drive, bloodmobile, Southwestern Illinois College, 4950 Maryville Road, Granite City. Free t-shirts to all presenting donors. Blood drawn by Central Illinois Community Blood Center.

7:30-9 p.m., support group meeting, Diocesan Pastoral Center, 2620 Lebanon Ave., Belleville. Meeting of Next Chapter for divorced and separated persons. Discussion of issues that surface after a separation or divorce. 235-9601, ext. 146.