Mount Vernon Area

Bowling Tournament (Sun. Mar 8, 2015 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Nu Bowl Lanes, 1315 N 17th St in Mt. Vernon, will host the 9 Pin No-Tap Bowling Tournament Military Fundrasier on Saturday, March 8th at 1pm. The cost is $20 per bowler and all proceeds go to the Southern Illinois Military Care Packages. For more information, please call or go online.

 

RIOT 2.0 Music Festival (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Benton, IL
618-305-0220
thirtythreead@yahoo.com
http://www.freeriotmusicfest.com

RIOT 2.0, Revolution in Our Thinking, Christian Music Festival will be happening Saturday, March 14th beginning at 5pm at the Benton Civic Center in Benton. Local artists 33 AD, Never 2 Late, Resurrection Worship band, Craig Tessone and The Perry Case Band will be featured. Admission is free, but a suggested donation of a non perishable food item for donation to the local food pantries is suggested. For more information please call or go online.

 

Christian School Dinner Auction (Sat. Mar 14, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Centralia, IL
618-533-6910
kaylee@nhcscrusaders.org

New Horizon Christian School, 12 Greenview Church Rd in Centralia, will host the 2nd Annual Dinner Auction on Saturday March 14th with doors opening at 6pm and dinner at 6:30pm. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased in advance at Greenview Christian Church or on the night of the event. This is an adults only event and there will be no childcare. For more information please call. 

Volunteer Host Families (Sun. Mar 15, 2015 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Effingham, IL
618-367-1335
sheckles2005@gmail.com
http://www.forteexchange.org

Forte International is looking for Host Families for the 2015-16 school year in the Centralia/Odin/Effingham areas. Forte is a Non-Profit Organization looking for volunteer families. Please call or email for more details.

 

7th Annual Encounter The Wonder Women's Conference (Fri. Mar 20, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Nashville, IL
618-327-6141
cybersyd@juno.com
https://www.facebook.com/events/1541023182832773

The 7th Annual Encounter the Wonder Women’s Conference will be taking place Friday and Saturday, March 20th and 21st at The Healing Place, 1920 S Mill St in Nashville. This years theme is Beauty for Ashes. The cost for the conference is $25 - $20, if preregistered by March 13 - and includes lunch on Saturday. Registration is online. Please call for details.

ICHE Southern IL Homeschooling Conference (Sat. Mar 21, 2015 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Salem, IL
618 302 7810
ksmith@iche.org
www.iche.org

The Illinois Christian Home Educators (ICHE) is holding its 2nd Annual Southern IL Homeschooling Conference at the Salem First Christian Church, 1200 W. Boone St in Salem, on March 21st beginning at 8am. This years featured speakers are Eric Ludy, Chris and Anne Hogan, Jonathan Lewis, and many others.  To register or find out more information, please go online.

Relay for Life Quarter Auction (Sat. Mar 21, 2015 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Mt. Vernon, IL

Team "Lifesavers" of Relay for Life Jefferson County is hosting a Quarter Auction on Saturday, March 21st beginning at 5pm at the Rolland Lewis Building, City Park in Mt. Vernon. Various vendors will be on hand.

Volunteer Host Families (Sun. Mar 22, 2015 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Effingham, IL
618-367-1335
sheckles2005@gmail.com
http://www.forteexchange.org

Forte International is looking for Host Families for the 2015-16 school year in the Centralia/Odin/Effingham areas. Forte is a Non-Profit Organization looking for volunteer families. Please call or email for more details.

 

Volunteer Host Families (Sun. Mar 29, 2015 8:00 am - 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Effingham, IL
618-367-1335
sheckles2005@gmail.com
http://www.forteexchange.org

Forte International is looking for Host Families for the 2015-16 school year in the Centralia/Odin/Effingham areas. Forte is a Non-Profit Organization looking for volunteer families. Please call or email for more details.

 

Community Job Fair (Wed. Apr 1, 2015 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Fairfield, IL
618-842-3711
parrotta@iecc.edu
http://www.iecc.edu/page.php?page=FCCH

The Spring 2015 Community Job Fair at Frontier Community College, 2 Frontier Dr in Fairfield, will be held on Wednesday, March 4th from 10am-2pm at the Workforce Development Center on FCC's Campus. Community Members are invited to attend and talk to potential employers and find out what jobs they might have available. For details please call or go online.

 

Easter Egg Hunt (Sat. Apr 4, 2015 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Bonnie, IL
618-242-6687

The City of Bonnie will host the Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4th at 2pm. at the Park in Bonnie. This event is for children birth to 5th grade. In case of inclement weather it will be held at the Bonnie Church of God, 225 S. Johnson. For details please call. 

Community Trivia Night (Fri. Apr 24, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Frankfort, IL
618-237-6464
silcogcampground@gmail.com
http://www.silcogcampground.org

Southern Illinois Church Campgroud, 10735 State HWY 149, West Frankfort, is hosting a Community Trivia Night on Friday, April 24th at 6:30pm. The cost of registration is $50 per team of 6-8 people.Concessions available for purchase at the event and proceeds go to building and repair projects at SILCOG Campground. For more information please call or go online.

Pork Days, USA (Fri. Jul 10, 2015 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Albion, IL
573-579-1359
porkdaysusa@yahoo.com
http://www.facebook.com/porkdaysusa

Pork Days USA will be held at the Edwards County Courthouse in Albion, Friday and Saturday, July 10th & 11th. There will be various events, vendors and food. Please go online for more details.