Noon Wednesday, Aug. 22, 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Mail to: Highland News Leader 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, Aug. 23:
Highland Garden Club – 6 p.m. The home of Doris Meyer, 255 Regency Court, Highland. Membership Appreciation and New Member Drive. Light refreshments will be served, dues collected. All are welcome. No carpooling from the Korte Rec Center for this meeting.
Kaskaskia College College Blue Angels Basketball Tryouts – 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday and Monday, Aug. 27. Kaskaskia College Gym, 27210 College Road, Centralia. Players throughout area are welcome. Must bring an up-to-date physical form and insurance forms. 618-545-3372.
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Carlyle Courthouse Square Farmers’ Market – 4 to 7 p.m. 8th Street between Franklin and Fairfax streets, east side of Courthouse Square, Carlyle. Includes homemade soap and wine, baked goods, eggs. Carlylelake.com
Friday, Aug. 24:
Troy Family Summer of Fun Movie Night: ‘Jumanji’ – 8:15 p.m. Troy Tri-Township Park, 410 Wickliffe St., Troy. Entertainment start 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. Bring lawn chairs. 618-667-8769 or troymaryvillecoc.com
St. Paul ‘Kirchenfest’ – 6 to 9 p.m. St. Paul Catholic Church, 1412 9th St., Highland. Flea market pre-sale, bags tournament and more. stpaulkirchenfest.com
Free Fall Classic Series “A League of Their Own’ – 7 p.m. The Lory Theater, 810 Main St., Highland. Visit thelorytheater.com for a list of the entire series.
Highland Fish Fry — 4-7:30 p.m. VFW Post 5694, 1900 VFW Road, Highland. Eat in or carryout. 618-654-6367.
Troy VFW Fish Fry — 4-7 p.m. Troy VFW Post 976 and Auxiliary, 123-A W. Market St., Troy. Cod, catfish, jack salmon, baked fish, chicken strips, shrimp. Dine in or carry out. 618-667-8387.
Saturday, Aug. 25:
St. Paul ‘Kirchenfest’ – 7 a.m. to midnight. St. Paul Catholic Church, 1412 9th St., Highland. Food, live music, games, entertainment and more. stpaulkirchenfest.com
Book signing: Doug Feldmann – 10 a.m. Breese Public Library, 530 N. 3rd St., Breese. Former baseball scout and published author Doug Feldmann will give a presentation and sign books. Free and open to the public. For information, 618-526-7361.
Late Summer Movie Night — 8:30 p.m. 1820 Col. Benjamin Stephenson House, 409 S. Buchanan St., Edwardsville. Movie: “Sing.” Free and open to the public. stephensonhouse.org
Sunday, Aug. 26:
St. Paul ‘Kirchenfest’ – 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. St. Paul Catholic Church, 1412 9th St., Highland. Food, live music, dancing and more. stpaulkirchenfest.com
Monday, Aug. 27:
Public Safety Committee Meeting – 5 p.m. Edwardsville City Hall, Gov. Edwards Conference Room, 118 Hillsboro Ave., Edwardsville.
Wednesday, Aug. 29:
Highland VFW Ladies Auxiliary card party – 1 p.m. at the post home. Pinochle, euchre and bunco will be played. Hot sandwiches and homemade pies and cake available. Admission $1.
Law Library Open House and Ribbon Cutting – 11 a.m. Madison Country Courthouse, 155 North Main St., Edwardsville. Join Third Circuit Chief Judge David Hylla and the Third Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee and visit the remodeled Law Library.
Sunday, Sept. 9:
A.W.A.N.A. youth clubs – 5:15 to 7:30 p.m. Sundays. Highland Community Church, 2307 E. Broadway, Highland. Different age groups. No membership or church affiliation required. For information, 618-654-5751.