Noon Thursday, Sept. 13, is the deadline to appear in next week’s “Around Town” listing. We must receive your event in writing with a contact phone number for questions. Due to the large number of submissions, non-profit events are run only one time in print, will be edited and appear in the week before the event date.
Email: email@example.com. Mail to: O’Fallon Progress Around Town, Belleville News-Democrat, 120 S. Illinois St., P.O. Box 427, Belleville, IL 62222-0427. Questions, call Jennifer Green at 618-239-2643.
Thursday, Sept. 13:
Nursing Career Fair — 3 to 7 p.m. HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, first-floor board room, 1 St. Elizabeth’s Blvd, O’Fallon. For area registered nurses and certified nurse assistants interested in joining the clinical team. Offering up to $15,000 sign-on bonus for qualified professionals. 618-526-5783 or SIDCareers@hshs.org
Ticket Sale: Polar Express Train Ride — Online now at www.STLPolarExpressRide.com. Purchase tickets for the Polar Express Train Rides starting Nov. 16. Continues running on selected dates through Dec. 30. Funds and awareness to benefit St. Louis Children’s Hospital and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital.
Friday, Sept. 14:
Metro East Pachyderm Club meeting — Noon. Dewey’s Pizza, 425 Regency Park, O’Fallon. Arrive at 11:30 a.m. for lunch. Contact John Rosenbaum at firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend. Various pizzas, salad, soft drinks and coffee will be available for a cost. All are welcome.
O’Fallon Fish Fry — 4-8 p.m. Knights of Columbus Hall, 402 E. U.S. 50, O’Fallon. Cod and bluegill, burgers, hot dogs, sides. Eat in or carryout. 618-632-6229.
O’Fallon Fish and Chicken Fry — 5 to 8 p.m. O’Fallon American Legion, 109 N. Penn, O’Fallon. Carryouts available. 618-632-8879.
Friday, Sept. 14 & Saturday, Sept. 15:
Rummage Sale — 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Parish Center, 205 Rasp St., Shiloh. Pre-sale Friday with $3 admission; general public Saturday. Sponsored by Corpus Christi Catholic Church Ladies Club. 618-632-7614.
Tuesday, Sept. 18:
O’Fallon Historical Society meeting — 7 p.m. Organist Jack Moelmann’s home, 1015 Matthew Drive, O’Fallon.
Thursday, Sept. 27:
United 4 Children Family Fun Night Open House — 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. 1310 Papin St., St. Louis. Free evening of socializing, fun activities, and learning more about United 4 Children. STEAM activities, raffle station, food, and more. RSVP by Sept. 24 at united4children.org
Wednesday, Sept. 26 & Thursday, Sept. 27:
AARP Driver Safety Course — 1 to 5 p.m. Trenton Education Center, 520 E. Broadway, Trenton. Cost: $15. Pre-registration required. Registration code: LLI 7608 TR01D. To register: 618-545-3475 or 618-545-3255.
Saturday, Sept. 29:
‘Making a Scene: A. St. Louis Theatre Expo’ — 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts (on the Webster University campus), 130 Edgar Road, Webster Groves, Mo. Talks, demonstrations, pop-up performances, backstage tours and more. repstl.org/events
9th Annual Feed the Need Concert, featuring Alison Krauss and the Harmans — 5 to 10 p.m. Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater, 1 Riverfront Drive, Alton. Tickets available at Alton Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau, Metrotix and Senior Services Plus. 618-465-3298.
Friday, Oct. 12:
‘Miracles & Milestones’ benefit auction — 6 p.m. 612North Event Space, 612 N. 2nd St. (Laclede’s Landing), St. Louis. Auction to benefit Karla Smith Behavioral Health. RSVP by Sept. 15. Visit karlasmithbehavioralhealth.org for more information.
Saturday, Oct. 13:
John Wilt Foundation 5K Honor Run/Walk — 8 a.m. O’Fallon Veterans’ Monument, 737 East Wesley Drive, O’Fallon. Proceeds will support the military through the USO and Fisher House at Jefferson Barracks. Visit www.johnwiltfoundation.com or more information or to register.