- Optimist Club— Noon Tuesday at Bellecourt Place, 120 N. Jackson St., Belleville. Speaker is Steve Skodak.
- St. Clair County Genealogical Society — 7:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Luke’s Parish Hall, 226 N. Church St., Belleville. Gloria R. Perry to speak on “The Story of Three Marys from One German Immigrant Family.”
- Blum House Book Club— 6:30 p.m. Wednesday a tthe Blum House, 414 W. Main St., Collinsville. Program is “Orange Is the New Black” by Piper Kerman.
- Madison County Association for Home & Community Education Collinsville Unit — 10 a.m. Thursday at University of Illinois Extension, 1 Regency Plaza Drive, Collinsville.