Highland News Leader

St. Jacob & Marine news for the week of Feb. 18

Marine Library to hold used book sale

The Marine Library announced that its Winter Book Sale will be held on Thursday, Feb. 25 — one day only. The library will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and the library is offering a plastic bag of books for $2. Also, follow the library on Facebook at facebook.com/marineillibrary.

St. Jacob Elementary to host trivia night

St. Jacob Elementary’s eighth annual trivia night and silent auction will be held on Friday, March 4 at the school. Doors open at 6 p.m., and trivia begins at 7 p.m.

Soda and water will be available for purchase. Bring your own table snacks. No alcohol is permitted.

Cost is $100 per table (maximum 10 players). Early bird registration is $90, but must be received by Feb. 12 Please be respectful of other players, no small children. Walk-in teams are welcome, but subject to table availability. No-show tables will be considered a donation, Cash and checks only. Make checks payable to: St. Jacob PTO St. Jacob Elementary School Trivia Night Reservation. Send your reservation and payment to: St. Jacob Elementary Trivia Night 305 Jacob Street, St. Jacob, IL 62281.

Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place and best decorated table. There will also be a 50-50 drawing, heads or tails, and mulligans will be available for purchase.

For more information, contact Chris McCulley at (618) 301-0470 or email at STJ.PTO@triadunit2.org

St. James Church to host trivia night

St. James Catholic Church in St. Jacob is sponsoring its fifth annual trivia night on Saturday, Feb. 27 at the St. Jacob Community Building, 108 W. 2nd St. Doors open at 6 p.m., and trivia starts at 7 p.m. Cost is $100 per team of eight.

Reserve your table ahead of time by contacting Laura Reilson at 644-9278 or reils4@hometel.com or Dan or Sharon Dickman at 644-3561 or sdickman@hometel.com. Or, you can get your table that night, space permitting. The limit is 18 tables.

Participants may bring own table snacks. Beverages must be purchased at the event. No outside drinks will be allowed.

Cash prizes will be awarded. There will be a 50-50 drawing and a special intermission game and a drawing for a Lottery tree. A silent auction will be held, featuring prizes donated by businesses and theme-based baskets donated by parishioners.

St. Jacob UCC

Sunday: Sweetheart Sunday / Valentine’s Day: DuBois Barn Offering, Eden UCC Edwardsville Brass Quintet, Appetizer Reception following worship in Heritage Hall

Wednesday, Feb. 17: Lenten Meal Brotherhood Hosting 6:15 p.m. and Bible Study 7 p.m.; AA at 8 p.m.

Thursday, Feb.18: Confirmation with Dinner 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 23: St. AA at 8 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 27: Fellowship Breakfast at 8 a.m.; Trivia Night at the Community Building

Tuesday, March 1: ELF Meeting 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 2: Lenten Meal Confirmation Class Hosting 6:15 p.m., serving Mexican buffet, and Bible Study 7 p.m.

AA at 8 p.m. in St. Jacob

Saturday, March 5: Boy Scouts Pinewood Derby

Sunday, March 6: Holey Sunday

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