Living

What’s Happening: Local events for April 30-May 6

Concerts

“Flute Tak” — 7 p.m. Thursday, Schmidt Art Center, Southwestern Illinois College, 2500 Carlyle Ave., Belleville. Featuring professors Diana Umali on piano and Kristi Benedick playing the flute.

Acoustic Music — 7-10 p.m. Friday, Fairview Memorial VFW Post 8677, 5325 N. Illinois St., Fairview Heights. Music by Roger and Bill. Cover charge $5.

Today’s Patsy Cline — 7 p.m. Saturday, Elks Lodge 664, 9480 Old Lincoln Trail, Fairview Heights. Performance by Shanna Fredrick singing all the greatest hits. Live musical tribute for Children’s Care Corporation. Tickets: $10 per person. Reservations: 618-398-5363; information: Rick Duncan, 618-444-7255. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Chicken dinner sold by Elks Lodge will start at 6 p.m. for $6 per plate. Funds raised goes to our state charity.

Southern Gospel Concert — 7 p.m. Saturday, Bethalto Church of God, 800 E. Bethalto Drive, Bethalto. Music by Commonbond Quartet. An offering will be taken. Information: Tom and Sheron, 618-616-2815, www.southerngospel4u.org.

Rockin’ for the Miner’s 2: Sound the Alarm — 6:30-11 p.m. Saturday, American Legion, 1022 Vandalia St., Collinsville. Sponsored by Scott Credit Union. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 kids (12 & under) at the Collinsville Chamber of Commerce or online at www.historicminersinstitute.org Featuring Doc Holiday, Quarter Draw Band, Sweet N Sour, The Jammin’ Ringtonz. Proceeds will go toward installing the audible fire alarm system. Silent Auction, 50-50 drawing.

Bluegrass “Elvis” Show — 7 p.m. Saturday,Jailhouse Rock, 24 W. Missouri Ave., Trenton. Cost: $7 adults, $3.50 children. Featuring “Elvis” by Jeff Caldwell. George Portz and Friends of Bluegrass with special guest Brenda Cook. Jr. Fiddle Jam.

Springtime Serenade — 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Christ Church Cathedral, St. Louis and at 3 p.m. Sunday, St. Paul United Church of Christ, Belleville. Featuring the Masterworks Chorale and The Chamber Singers of Southwestern Illinois College. Ticket prices: $15 in advance, $20 at the door for adults; $5 in advance, $10 at the door for students and members of the military. Tickets available from chorus members or at 618-641-8670. Groups of 10 or more receive a 20 percent discount.

Christian Music Concert — 6 p.m. Sunday, Prospect Park United Methodist Church, 9300 Richland Road, Fairview Heights. Trio consisting of Billy Barnett, Helen Campbell and Wally Davis. Potluck dinner at 5 p.m. Free will offering will be taken. Information: 618-277-0012.

Dance

Liederkranz Concert and Dance — 2:30 p.m. Sunday, German Cultural Center, 3652 S. Jefferson, Millstadt. An afternoon of song and dance with a side of German fun. Desserts, drinks. Tickets: $10 by calling Marcia Jacobi, 314-541-3393, Norm Cleeland, 636-225-7332, Chuck Ruff, 618-397-0705.

Events

Bike Nights — 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Fairview Memorial VFW Post 8677, 5325 N. Illinois St., Fairview Heights. BBQ plates.

Sculpture in the City Tour — 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Friday, Lindenwood University parking lot, 2600 W. Main St., Belleville. Lunch will be at noon in the Visitors Center at Lindenwood University. Price: $25 per person, includes bus transportation and lunch. View 35 sculpture sculptures purchased through the Sculpture in the City Program of Art on the Square. Tickets available through the St. Clair County Historical Society, 201 E. Washington St., Belleville. Information: Dede Farquhar, 618-514-1914 or STCCHS 618-234-0600.

Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Belleville — 10 a.m. Saturday, starts at Veteran’s Memorial, southeast corner of the Square on East Main St. Tour is approximately 16 blocks long and lasts about 90 minutes. $10 per person. 12 years and up. Benefit for Belleville Historical Society. Reservations required: 618-236-7481 or rdevb@earthlink.net.

Marvel Movies — 2 p.m. Saturday, Collinsville Library, Community Room, 408 W. Main St., Collinsville. Movie showing is “The Avengers.”An Avengers-themed party for the children is from 2-4 p.m. Call 618-344-1112 or visit the main desk to sign up.

Transportation Show — 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Picnic Area 3, Lake Lou Yaeger, Litchfield. Historical cars/trucks, hotrod cars, race cars, custom motorcycles, mud buggies, drag boats. Food & drink available. No entry free, no judging fee, no competition. Free to spectators.

What’s Brewing in the Park — 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sparta City Park, Sparta. Homebrew competiton and tasting from 1-4 p.m.; backyard rib competition, 6 a.m. meat inspection, 2 p.m. judging; blessing of the bikes and Jeeps from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Food available. Bounce house for the kids. Proceeds benefit the Sparta Park Planning Committee.

Tour de Stooges Bicycle Ride — Saturday, Historic Lebanon. Registration 7-10 a.m. at McKendree University’s Melvin Price Convocation Center. All-you-can-eat buffet at Ames dining hall from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. included. $25 for adults; $30 day of ride. $12.50 for children (5-12); $15 day of ride. $62.50 family pack for 2 adults, 2 children; $75 day of ride ($10 each additional child). Routes of 10, 15, 20, 46 and 63 miles. Information: RPTI.com or tourdestooges.com. Registration includes fully supported bicycle ride through beautiful countryside, snacks, rest stops, and “Three Stooges” shorts shown following the ride at McKendree’s Ames Dining Hall.

Millstadt Yard Sale — 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Millstadt. 100-plus residents and businesses will participate in village-wide yard sale sponsored by the Millstadt Historical Society. Complimentary coffee and maps available at Millstadt Community Center, 102 S. Jefferson, where Historical Society members will sell breakfast burritos, baked goods, beverages and lunch.

Law Day 5K Run/Walk — 9 a.m. Saturday, downtown Belleville. Information: law-dayrun.com. See story and map, page C1.

Lebanon May Market Home and Garden Show — Saturday, West St. Louis St., Lebanon. Historic brick street will be filled with vendors specializing in flowers and vegetables, yard art and home decorating ideas. Demonstrations throughout the day. Live music, plus food and beverages for sale. Free admission.

Kids Day — Saturday, Fort des Chartres Hirtoric Site, 1350 State Road 155, Prairie du Rocher. 18th-century games, contests and crafts for children. Free admission.

St. Peter’s Spring Festival — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 900 Church St., Evansville. Craft/vendor fair, car show, bounce houses, The Ballooniatic, silent auction, food stands, homemade ice cream and desserts, face painting, live plant sale, bake sale.

Free Movie — 1 p.m. Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Glen Carbon Library, Community Room, 198 S. Main St., Glen Carbon. “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.”

Art at Peterstown — Saturday-Sunday, Peterstown House, 275 N. Main St., Waterloo. Art, food and wine at the historic house. Free admission.

Barbecue & Road Rally — 11 a.m.-6 p.m. barbecue, noon-1:30 registration road rally Sunday, Breese Knights of Columbus Hall, 480 N. Walnut St., Breese. Pork steaks, brats, burgers, side dishes. Dine in or carry out. Information: www.breeseknights.org.

Quarter Auction — 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Swansea Improvement Association, 301 Service St., Swansea. Benefitting Keith Mitchell. Doors open at noon. Bring your own snacks. Cash bar available for drinks. 50/50 raffle, Chinese raffle, heads or tails. Shop with our participating vendors. Information: Terri, 618-268-5611 or Kelly, 618-604-2796.

Art Show & Craft Fair — 1 p.m. Sunday, Hitz Memorial Home, 201 Belle St., Alhambra. Vendors, bake sale, taco lunch available for purchase. Information: 618-488-2355.

Fruhlingsfest/Springfest — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Maeystown. Antique and garden show. Food includes potato pancakes, bratwurst, pork steaks, strawberry shortcake.

Salute to Veterans Poker Run — Sunday, Frieze Harley-Davidson, 1560 N. Green Mount Road, O’Fallon. Benefits Hospice of Southern Illinois, Veteran Patient Care and We Honor Veterans Programs. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m.; $25 per bike, $5 additional cards. Breakfast buffet ($6) by No Jack’s Bar and Grill begins at 10:30 a.m. Veteran pinning ceremony, 11:15 a.m.; kick-stands up, 11:30 a.m. Silent auction, 50-50, cooler of booze raffle. Bikes, Jeeps and cars welcome. Vendors start at 5 p.m.

St. James Spring Fling — Sunday, St. James Parish, Millstadt. Barbecue dinner. Cow patty bingo.

Bin-Glow — 2 p.m. Sunday, Turner Hall, 15 N. Julia St., Smithton. To benefit Bryce Schottel. Family fun event. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Food and non-alcoholic drinks available for purchase. Cost: $10 for kids (8th grand & under), $15 adults, price includes bin-glow cards, dabber, necklace, hat. Reservations necessary. Down reservation form at www.smithton.stclair.k12.il.us. Form must be accompanied by check only and mailed to Smithton School, FBO Bryce Schottel, 316 S. Hickory, Smithton, IL 62285. No reservation required for silent auction, bake sale, 50-50 from 2-5 p.m.

Corvette & Mustang Nights — 4 p.m. Monday, Dandy Inn, 1030 Lincoln Highway, Fairview Heights. All food must be purchased at Dandy Inn.

Car Cruise — 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dandy Inn, 1030 Lincoln Highway, Fairview Heights. All food must be purchased at Dandy Inn. On May 13, the first 100 cars will receive a free commemorative plaque.

Karaoke — 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Fairview Memorial VFW Post 8677, 5325 N. Illinois St., Fairview Heights.

Carnival in the Park — 5-9 p.m. May 7-8; 4 p.m. and 5-9 p.m. Saturday, May 9, Sparta City Park, Sparta. Sneak-A-Peak Wednesday, May 6. All rides $1 each. Armband specials $20 each session. Friday demo derby; Saturday truck pull. Information: swyearamusements.com.

Exhibits

Blum House Art Show — 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Blum House, 414 W. Main St., Collinsville. Light refreshments will be served at this free event. Featuring the artwork of Collinsville High School Students. Information: 618-344-1112 or visit the main desk.

SWIC Student Art Show — through May 14. Schmidt Art Center, SWIC Belleville Campus, 2500 Carlyle Ave., Belleville. Art created by SWIC students from a variety of media, including paint, photography, clay, mixed media, graphite, charcoal and more. Center is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; closed on Sunday. Information: 618-222-5278 or swic.edu/theschmidt.

Art Exhibit — through month of May, Six Mile Regional Library, Niedringhaus Building, 2001 Delmar Ave., Granite City. Enjoy the artworks of Granite City High School students. Information: 618-452-6238, www.smrld.org.

Elsah Photography Exhibit — 1-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 2, Elsah Village Hall, 26 LaSalle, Elsah. Theme: “Elsah — A Hidden Surprise.” Viewing at other times is by appointment.

Food

Aviston Fish & Chicken Fry — 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, American Legion Post 1239, 601 S. Clinton St., Aviston. Eat in or carry out. 618-228-7311.

Caseyville Fish Fry — 4-7 p.m. Friday, Caseyville VFW Post 1117, 415 N. Long, Caseyville. Fish plates, desserts, sandwiches, burgers and more.

Collinsville Fish Fry — 3-8 p.m. Friday, Collinsville VFW Post 5691, 1234 Vandalia, Collinsville. Eat in or carry out. Cod, catfish fillets, Tilapia, sides.

Collinsville Fish Fry — 3-8 p.m. Friday, Collinsville American Legion, 1022 Vandalia St., Collinsville. North Atlantic cod, whole catfish, Cajun cut-ups, crab cakes, sides, desserts. Information: 618-345-2508.

Collinsville Fish Fry — 4-7:30 p.m. Friday, Knights of Columbus Hall, Illinois 157, Collinsville. Eat in or carry out. Fried/baked cod, catfish, sides. Senior plate starting at $4.99. 618-345-1492.

Fairview Heights Fish Fry — 3-8 p.m. Friday, Knights of Columbus Hall, 5420 Old Collinsville Road. Walton’s Fish Fry. Serving jack salmon and wild caught grilled salmon. Homemade desserts. Carryouts: 618-632-5222.

Highland Fish Fry — 4-7:30 p.m. Friday, VFW Post 5694, 1900 VFW Road, Highland. Eat in or carry out. 618-654-6367.

Mascoutah Fish Fry — 5-8 p.m. Friday, Mascoutah VFW Post 7682, 620 Donaphan St., Mascoutah. Dine in or carry out. 618-566-2288.

Millstadt VFW Fish Fry — 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. Friday, Millstadt VFW Post 7980, 200 Veterans Drive, Millstadt. Open jam session from 6 p.m. Sponsored by Millstadt VFW Post 7980.

O’Fallon Fish Fry — 4-8 p.m. Friday, Knights of Columbus Hall, 402 E. Highway 50, O’Fallon. Sponsored by KC and Ladies Auxiliary. Eat in or carry out. 618-632-6229.

O’Fallon Fish Fry — 4-8 p.m. Friday, VFW Post 805, 221 W. First St., O’Fallon. Sponsored by Sgt. Charles A. Fricke VFW Post 805 and Ladies Auxiliary. Fried and grilled fish and chicken, homemade sides and desserts. Children’s menu. To-go orders delivered to car. 618-624-2651.

O’Fallon Fish & Chicken Fry — 5-8 p.m. every Friday, O’Fallon American Legion, 109 N. Penn, O’Fallon. Carryouts available. 618-632-8879.

Okawville Fish Fry — 5-8 p.m. Friday, American Legion Post 233, 205 N. Hanover St., Okawville. Eat in or carry out. 618-243-6545.

Renault Fish Fry — 4:30-8 p.m. Friday, Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish Hall, Renault. Sponsored by Holy Name Society. Plates, sandwiches, desserts, refreshments. Carry out available. 618-458-7710.

Scott VFW Fish Fry — 5-8 p.m. Friday, Scott VFW Post 4183, Belleville. DJ, 8-1 p.m.

Shiloh Fish Fry — 5-8 p.m. Friday, 100 Eagle Drive, Shiloh. Sponsored by Eagles No. 545. Cod, Walleye, shrimp, chicken strip plates. Eat in or carry out. 618-624-5412.

South Side Fish Fry — 4-7:30 p.m. Friday, South Side Improvement Assoc., 800 S. 6th St., Belleville. Eat in or carry out. Information, call 618-233-9380

Summerfield Fish Fry — 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Summerfield Lions Club, 100 E. Park St., Summerfield. Carryouts. 618-934-3841.

Swansea Fish Fry — 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Swansea Fish Stand, 216 Service St., Swansea. Cod, walleye, shrimp. 618-222-7171. Fried chicken on Saturdays.

Troy VFW Fish Fry — 4-8 p.m. Friday, Troy VFW Post 976 and Ladies Auxiliary, 123-A W. Market St., Troy. Choice of cod, catfish, jack salmon, baked fish, chicken strips, shrimp. Dinners include bread and choice of two sides. Dine in or carry out. 618-667-8387.

P.G. Porter Lodge 142 Fundraiser — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Scott VFW Pot 4183 parking lot, Belleville. BBQ pork steaks $8; rib tip dinners $8; BBQ chicken dinners $7. All dinners includes 2 sides (potato salad, baked beans). Call in order until 9 a.m. at 618-444-1758, 618-407-8038 on May 1.

Cahokia Breakfast Plus — 7 a.m.-11 a.m. Saturday, Cahokia High School, 800 Range Lane, Cahokia. Cost: $5 adults, $2 children (6-12), children (5 & under) free. Pancakes, sausage, biscuits/gravy, coffee, orange juice. Proceeds benefit Kiwanis/Rotary Scholarship for high school seniors. Tickets available at all schools or at Chuck Baer Realty, st.clairvalley@gmail.com or rebmannml@cusd187.org. Also check our the free community information fair in the high school gym from 9 a.m.-noon.

Columbia Jaycees BBQ — 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Columbia Market, 506 N. Main St., Columbia. BBQ pork steaks, bratwurst, hamburgers, hot dogs, both plates and sandwiches.

Cathedral of St. Peter BBQ Dinner — 4-7 p.m. Saturday; 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Cathedral Grade School Cafeteria, 200 S. Second St., Belleville. Hosted by Boy Scout Troop 11. Pork steak or chicken dinner, $10, includes choice of two sides, dessert and drink. (Sides include French fries, onion rings, coleslaw, potato salad, baked beans, green beans). Hamburger or hot dog dinner, $5, includes one side, dessert and drink. (Sides include French fries, onion rings, bag of chips). Basket raffle and bake sale. Carryouts available.

New Athens Chicken Dinner — 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, St. John United Church of Christ, 301 S. Market St., New Athens. Drive thru open 11 a.m.-1 p.m. All you care to eat. Cost: $10 adults, $5 children (5-10), free children (under 5). Fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, corn, slaw, dessert, drink. Information: 618-475-2947.

Sparta Fire Department BBQ — 10 a.m. Sunday, Sparta Firehouse, 107 E. Jackson St., Sparta. Brats, pork steaks, pulled pork, baked beans, potato salad, slaw, drinks, desserts. Information: www.spartafire.org.

Freeburg Spring Breakfast — 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Freeburg Masonic Lodge, 205 W. High St., Freeburg. Biscuits/gravy, pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee, milk, juice. All you can eat. Donation: $9 adutls, $5 children (6-12), free (under 6). Sponsored by Freeburg Masonic Lodge.

Walton’s Chicken Dinner — 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Knights of Columbus Hall, 5420 Old Collinsville Road, Fairview Heights. Homemade desserts. For carryouts call 632-5222.

Fried Chicken — 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Millstadt VFW Post, 200 Veterans Drive, Millstadt. All you can eat. Adults $10; $8 seniors; $5 children (12 and younger). Sponsored by Millstadt VFW Post.

Hungry Hour — 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Fairview Memorial VFW Post 8677, 5325 N. Illinois St., Fairview Heights. $2 appetizers.

Games

Cribbage — 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Knights of Columbus Hall, 1 Columbus Drive, Collinsville. Nine games against nine different opponents. Information: Phil at 618-288-7910 or Yvonne at 618-344-1521.

Euchre Tournament — 7 p.m. Friday, Smithton Senior Center. Parnter night.

Cribbage — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Camelot Bowl, 801 Beltline Road, Collinsville. New players wanted. Information: Yvonne, 618-344-1521 or Phillip, 618-288-7910.

Luncheon & Card Party — noon, Tuesday, St. Luke’s Hall, 226 N. Church St., Belleville. Cost: $6. Cards, bingo, prizes. Sponsored by St. Luke Perpetual Help Sodality. Menu: Barbecue on bun, baked beans, slaw, cake, coffee, hot tea, iced tea, water.

Markets

Book Bazaar — 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 2, St. Paul United Church of Christ, 115 W. B St., Belleville. Thursday discounts throughout the day. Sponsored by Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Friday free admission and 50 percent off all books. Saturday $2 per bag at the door. Parking free. Information: 618-257-5545 or auxiliary@memhosp.com.

Book Sale — 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday,Tri Township Library, 209 S. Main St., Troy. Books, magazines, puzzles, games, DVD, and CD donations are accepted during regular library hours on on the day of the sale. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Church Rummage Sale — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nameoki United Methodist Church, 1900 Pontoon Road, Granite City (in the basement).

Collinsville Plant Sale — 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Collinsville Garden Club, 303 N. Morrison & Johnson, Collinsville. Great plants available: perennials, daylilies, iris, hostas, daisies, canna, others. Proceeds used to beautify the city of Collinsville.

Edwardsville Plant Sale — 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, St. Mary’s Church parking lot, 1802 Madison Ave., Edwardsville. Sponsored by Edwardsville Garden Club. Variety of plants grown in our member’s gardens. New cookbook available for purchase. Proceeds to maintaining public gardens. Lunch and business meeting starts at 12:15 p.m.

Rummage Sale — 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, located across from the Walgreens on Route 3 and Bottom Road, Columbia. Bag-a-bargain starting at 11:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit the youth group’s mission trip to Hannibal, Mo. to rehab housing.

Huge Yard Sale — 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Bluff Grange Hall, 8567 Illinois State Route 163, Millstadt. Proceeds benefit Mid America Horse Rescue.

Rummage Sale — 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Cross Haven Church, 1406 W. Main St., Belleville. Proceeds to Rancho 3M Orphanage. Items for sale: furniture, clothing, toys, home accents, books, games, kid items. Bake sale, face painting, hot dog grilling.

May Plant Sale — 8 a.m. Saturday, Community Financial Center parking lot, 800 S. Lincoln and Highway 50, O’Fallon. Sponsored by the O’Fallon Garden Club. Annuals and perennials at amazing prices. Fundraiser for Garden Club. Information: www.ofallongardenclub.com.

Gun & Knife Show — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Belle-Clair Fairgrounds, 200 South Belt East, Routes 13 & 159, Belleville. Illinois’ largest hunting and trade show. Admission: $7. Free parking. Sponsored by ECA, Inc. Information: 618-495-2572, www.ecahuntingandtradeshows.com.

Fruehlingsfest Antique & Garden Show — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, around stone mill in Historic Maeystown. Food including bratwurst, barbecue, potato pancakes, kettle corn, funnel cakes, pretzels, strawberry shortcake. A creek-side wine garden. Information: Corner George Inn, 618-458-6660 or www.maeystown.com.

Rummage Sale — 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesday; 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. and 6-8:30 p.m. (1/2 price), May 7; 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. I$2 bag day), May 8, St. Mary Catholic Church, 218 W. Kentucky St., Trenton.

On Stage

“Les Miserables” — 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Wildey Theatre, 252 N. Main St., Edwardsville. Presented by Cabaret Showcase Productions. Tickets: $18 adults, $15 students. Can be purchased at www.wildeytheatre.com or 618-307-2053.

“Cabaret” — 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Belleville West Performfing Arts Center, 4063 Frank Scott Parkway West, Belleville. Tickets: $5 students, $8 adults, $6 senior citizens. Presented by Belleville West Little Theatre.

“Alice in Wonderland” — 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, St. Teresa School Gym, 1108 Lebanon Ave., Belleville. Tickets: $5 adults, $3 students, available at door. Concessions available. Presented by The Tiger Tale Players (6th, 7th, 8th grades).

Trivia

Belleville — 7 p.m. Saturday, St. Augustine’s Church, 1910 W. Belle St., Belleville. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Cost: $12 per person, $3 discount per person for tables of 8 or 10. Reservations: Carol, 618-222-8942. Bring your own snacks. Beer, wine, soda, water can be purchased. Cash prizes. Mayor Mark Eckert will be the emcee. 50/50 raffle, basket silent auction, dessert table raffle.

Millstadt — 7 p.m. Saturday, Millstadt VFW Post 7980, 200 Veterans Drive, Millstadt. Doors open and silent auction begins at 6 p.m. Sponsored by 14th District VFW Auxiliary. Cost: $10 per person (8-10 per table limit) Mulligans $1 each, limit of 10 per table. Cash bar (no outside drinks). Bring you own snacks. 50/50 available. Questions/reservations: Mary Lee, 618-977-9969.

How to send your event

Deadline: noon Monday. What’s Happening runs events happening from Thursday though the next Wednesday in Thursday’s Lifestyle section.

Email: lifestyle@bnd.com

Fax: 618-236-9773

Mail: What’s Happening, c/o Lifestyle, 120 S. Illinois St., P.O. Box 427, Belleville, IL 62222-0427.

Information: call 618-239-2537.

Please include: Event, time, date, location, admission cost and special features. Also, a daytime phone number we can contact if we need more information.

  Comments