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SIH Foundation Gala

Friday, April 17, 2020
6:00 pm – 10:30 pm

SIH and the SIH Foundation would like to invite you to attend the 9th Annual Gala event on Friday, April 17, 2020. The festivities begin at 6:00 pm at the SIU Student Center Ballrooms & International Lounge. The evening will consist of a collection of gourmet tastes presented in a station atmosphere, live music and dancing and auction with mobile bidding. Please plan to attend this prestigious and entertaining event.

Charitable gifts through the SIH Foundation provide capital improvements to best serve ever changing healthcare needs, supply equipment and resources to enhance operational excellence and to fund the SIH Patient & Community Support Funds. These funds directly impact the lives of those friends and family dealing with a financial crisis brought on by a cancer diagnosis or a medical need. This year’s proceeds will benefit the SIH Patient & Community Supports Funds (Cancer Care Patient Support Fund, Coach Kill Fund, Family Friendship Fund and Outpatient Clinic Fund).

The SIH Patient & Community Support Funds have distributed over $1,157,805 dollars helping over 15,219 patients in need. To learn more about the funds visit

Tickets are $100.00 per person and various sponsorship levels are available as well. To obtain additional event details or sponsorship opportunities please visit You can call Paula at 618-457-5200 ext. 67013 or

SIU Student Center Main Entrance, 1255 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901

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Trivia Night

Join St. Francis Care for their Annual Trivia Night! It will be hosted at the Murphysboro Elks Lodge as in previous years- Saturday, March 28th!

Doors open at 6 p.m. Trivia starts at 7 p.m.

In addition to Trivia, there will be a Silent Auction, 50/50 Raffle, Cash Bar, and Best Decorated Table Contest, all for your entertainment!

Feel free to bring your own snacks, but please leave the adult beverages at home: the Elks provides a cash bar for the evening.

Teams may consist of up to 8 people (you can play with less but no more than 8 per team) with a team fee of $120, or $15 per person. Payment can be made before the event or at the door. RSVP to or call the front desk at 618-687-2079!

All proceeds go to St. Francis Care!


Illinois’ Rarest Trees
Illinois is home to over 180 native species of trees and shrubs.
While many are very common, we do have some very rare species.
This presentation by Chris Evans* will cover some of the rarest tree species found
in Illinois and discuss why they are rare and what is being done to manage them.
March 17 at 6:30pm
Carbondale Township Hall 216 E Monroe St
This event, presented by Illinois Native PlantSociety is FREE and open to the public.

Chris Evans is an Extension Forestry and Research Specialist with the University of Illinois and President of the southern chapter of the Illinois Native Plant Society.
He specializes in forest health and restoration, invasive species management, and helps manage the Illinois Big Tree Program.


Bark to the Future

Bark to the Future Fundraiser for the Humane Society of Southern Illinois
Proceeds will help to purchase furnishings and supplies for their new medical transport facility to continue their 65-year-old mission of providing humane and ethical treatment of animals.

80’s Trivia
March 14, 2020, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Route 51 Brewery, Elkville IL

Prizes for best table decorations, best 80’s costume, auction for Marty McFly vest, cake auction and bake sale, scavenger hunt and trivia questions about the Humane Society. Winners of the trivia night will receive a refund of their ticket price. No outside snacks or beverages allowed but you may purchase food in the Tasting Room of the Brewery and bring it over to the event room for Trivia.

Early bird ticket sales are $10/individual, $100 per table of 8 ends 2/14; prices are $15/individual, $125 per table of 8 starting 2/15. No sales on site.


Ladies Seminar

The 24th Annual Sisters in Spirit Ladies Seminar
Saturday, March 7
Grange Hall Free Will Baptist Church
Brunch, worship, classes!
$20 registration.

More details here. 

Susana Mendoza

24th Celebrate Women: Honoring Inclusive Excellence Reception at SIU-Carbondale

The 24th annual “Celebrate Women: Honoring Inclusive Excellence” reception and awards ceremony at Southern Illinois University Carbondale on March 5 will offer a unique opportunity to honor women and support scholarships.

Susana Mendoza, who has served as the state’s comptroller since 2016, will be the special guest speaker for this year’s event, “Votes for Women: A Centennial.” Tickets are available now for the event, which will be in Morris Library.

The gala is held in conjunction with the university’s annual commemoration of Women’s History Month in March.

The hour-long reception kicks off at 4:30 p.m. in the library’s rotunda and will include music by harpist Joyce Hesketh along with hors d’oeuvres and beverages. A benefit silent auction, featuring a wide variety of items, will run from 4:30 to 5:50 p.m.

Mendoza’s presentation and the awards ceremony will follow beginning at 6 p.m. in the John C. Guyon Auditorium.

Tickets are available now for Celebrate Women 2020. The cost is $25 per person or $15 for SIU students with a valid ID. To purchase tickets, contact Martha Ellert at 618-521-0613 or by email at


Souper Dooper Pupper Supper

This is the Perry County Humane Society’s annual dinner and auction supporting ALL of their operations! This is their life blood that keeps them going year to year and this year is no different! They will serve many varieties of soup available as all you can eat. A dinner ticket also includes bread, dessert and a drink.

They will have a live and silent auction with the “buy it now” option. Plus, don’t forget about their always popular sweets auction!

Ticket prices are $10 per person with kids 3 and under free. Carry outs will be available.

Saturday, November 9th from 4:30 PM- 8:30 PM
Haffner Hall
16 North Walnut
DuQuoin, IL 62832

Find the facebook event here. 


St. Bruno Parish Picnic

St. Bruno Parish Picnic
July 20th
Bingo, Kids Games, Food, Music

St. Bruno Church
Pinckneyville, IL


Street Corner Songs

The Little Egypt Barbershop Chorus presents Street Corner Songs, a collection of time-honored music and humor, in a single performance, Sunday June 9, 2PM to 4PM at the Varsity Theater, 416 S. Illinois Ave, Carbondale. Ticket prices are $12 for general admission, and $10 for children and students. The Little Egypt Barbershop Chorus uses ticket sales to provide scholarships for local music students to attend music camps and other opportunities for instruction and advancement. For more information, call Peter Gimse at 6178-303-9579.


Marion Carnegie Library Community Events

Book Club
Saturday, May 4 at 9:00 a.m.
Join local author, John Gossett, as he presents his book “Trooper Tales.”
For the May meeting Book Club is reading “I Will Never Leave You” by S.M. Thayer. For Adults 18 and older.Code Club Workshop
Saturday, May 4 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
For ages 8 to 12 years.

Upper-Body Seminar
Monday May 6 at 5:30p.m.
Join Subrat Bahinpati , from Synergy Therapeutic Group, and learn how to combat upper-body pain.

Zombie Got My Leg
Wednesday, May 8 at 4:00 p.m.
Learn about prosthetics and engineer a zombie leg! For 5th graders to 19 year olds.

Bob Ross Paint Party
Tuesday, May 14 at 4:00 p.m.
Follow along to a “Joy of Painting” Bob Ross video. For Adults 18 and older. All materials provided. Registration required: Sign-up on at the Main Floor Circulation desk starting on Tuesday, May 7.
3D Printing Workshop
Tuesday, May 21 at 4:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of 3D printing, see a demo in action and sculpt your own figure! For Adults 18 and older.

Children’s Summer Reading Kickoff with Elephant and Piggie
Tuesday, May 28 at 10:00 a.m.
Join Evie Allen at this extravagant Summer Reading Kickoff Story Hour! For Ages Birth through 12.

Young Adult Summer Reading Kickoff: Ready Player One Escape Room
Thursday, May 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
*Registration Required: Sign-up at the Young Adult Circulation Desk beginning Thursday, May 23. For Teens 12 to 19.

Adult Summer Reading Kickoff: Ready Player One Escape Room
Friday, May 31 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
*Registration Required: Sign-up at the Main Floor Circulation Desk beginning Friday, May 24.

Tai Chi
Every Monday at 9:00 a.m.

Lego Club
First and Third Monday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Story Hour
Every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.

Teen Craft Night
Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m.
*Excluding Wednesday nights with STEAM Club programs.

Coloring and Coffee
The first Thursday of every month from 9:30 a.m. to
11:30 a.m.

Teen Games
Every Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tween Movies
Every Saturday at 1:00 p.m.

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