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Staff Report
Posted on 2/21/2017, 10:05 AM

Monday, Feb. 21

Cancer Support Group: 6:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1200 S. Carbon St., Marion; group meets monthly on third Monday

Senior Dance: 6-9 p.m., Marion Youth Center, 211 E. Boulevard St., Marion; for ages 50 and older; live music; $5

Quilting Bee/Bingo: 8-11 a.m. (quilting bee) and 1 p.m. (bingo), Marion Senior Citizens Center, 507 W. Main St.; 618-997-9019

Tai Chi/Lego Club: 9-10 a.m. (Tai Chi) and 5:30-7 p.m. (Lego Club), Marion Carnegie Library, 206 S. Market St.; 618-993-5935

Tuesday, Feb. 21

Exercise Line Dancing/DAV: 9-11 a.m. (line dancing) and 7 p.m. (DAV), Marion Senior Citizens Center, 507 W. Main St.; 618-997-9019

Games Group: 4-7:30 p.m., Marion Carnegie Library, 206 S. Market St.; role-playing, strategric games for teens and adults; 618-993-5935

Wednesday, Feb. 22

Marion Chamber Lunch & Learn: Noon-1 p.m., The Pavilion of the City ofMarion, 1602 Sioux Drive; theme is connecting with people you lead; $15 for chamber members, $20 for non-members; lunch and drinks provided

Traditional Country: 6-9 p.m., Marion American Legion, 11720 Longstreet Road; house band every Wednesday; 618-997-6168

Bible Study: 10-11 a.m., Marion Senior Citizens Center, 507 W. Main St.; 618-997-9019

Kitchen Band Performance: 1 p.m., Herrin Rehab & Nursing Center, 1900 N. Park Ave., Herrin; 618-997-9019

Story Hour/Teen Crafts: 10-11 a.m. (story hour) and 3:30-7:30 p.m. (teen crafts), Marion Carnegie Library, 206 S. Market St.; 618-993-5935

Thursday, Feb. 23

Pinochle/Canasta: Noon, Marion Senior Citizens Center, 507 W. Main St.; 618-997-9019

Friday, Feb. 24

Jason Lewis BBQ Fundriaser: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Williamson County sheriff's office, 404 N. Van Buren St., Marion; barbecue sandwich, baked beans, cole saw and dessert for $8; all proceeds go to correctional officer Jason Lewis to help offset his medical expenses; 618-218-8372

Lighthouse Anniversary Fundraiser: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., The Lighthouse Shelter for the homeless, 1101 N. Madison St., Marion; shelter celebrating 10th anniversary with fundraiser luncheon and open house; $10 for choice of homemade soup (keep the bowl), roll, drink and cake; 618-993-8180

Jesus Christ Superstar: 7:30 p.m., Marion Cultural and Civic Center, 206 S. Market St.; a production by 13 Theatrics; $15; 618-997-4030; marionccc.com

Holiday-Themed Trivia Night: 6-9:10 p.m., Carterville Community Center, 102 N. Greenbriar Road; fundraiser for the Walk to Cure Arthritis - Southern Illinois (which is April 22 in Marion); prizes, silent auction; $25 per person, $175 per table in advance, $200 per table at door; 314-991-9333

Legion Dinner: 5:30-7 p.m., Marion American Legion, 11720 Longstreet Road; dinner served every Friday night; $7; 618-997-6168

Senior Dance: 6-9 p.m., Marion Youth Center, 211 E. Boulevard St., Marion; for ages 50 and older; live music; $5

Bridge Club: 12:15 p.m., Marion Senior Citizens Center, 507 W. Main St.; 618-997-9019

Story Hour: 10-11 a.m., Marion Carnegie Library, 206 S. Market St.; stories, snacks and activities for preschoolers; 618-993-5935

Saturday, Feb. 25

FFA Run/Walk/Breakfast: 7 a.m., Marion High School, 1700 Wildcat Road; Marion FFA and FFA Alumni Blue and Gold 5K Run/Walk and Breakfast; registration at 7 a.m., race at 8 a.m.; $20 includes T-shirt and all-you-can-eat pancake/sausage breakfast that is served from 7-10 a.m.; breakfast only is $6; 618-993-8196; www.marionffa.org

S.I. Men's Expo: 7-11:30 a.m., Black Diamond Harley-Davidson Event Center, 2400 Williamson County Parkway, Marion; health screenings, interactive exhibits, barbecue; 618-997-4577; www.simensexpo.org

Growing Adventure Ministries Women's Conference: 8 a.m.-4 p.m., The Pavilion of the City of Marion, 1602 Sioux Drive; topics include parenting, marriage, health; featured speaker Rebekah Brown; $20/$25; 618-889-0072; gamwc.org

Danny & The Dreamers: 7:30 p.m., Marion American Legion, 11720 Longstreet Road; band; $7 cover; 618-997-6168

Jesus Christ Superstar: 7:30 p.m., Marion Cultural and Civic Center, 206 S. Market St.; a production by 13 Theatrics; $15; 618-997-4030; marionccc.com

Pancake Breakfast: 7-11:30 a.m., Carterville Lions Club, 300 E. Illinois Ave.; $7; 618-303-0881

Teen Games: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Marion Carnegie Library, 206 S. Market St.; Yu-Gi-Oh cards, Super Smash Brothers Brawl and other games, open to teens 12-19; 618-993-5935

Bible Quiz Fundraiser: 7 p.m., West Monroe Apostolic Church, 1609 W. Monroe St., Herrin; $80 per table (limit 8 per table); food, dessert auction; call 618-942-4163 to reserve table

Sunday, Feb. 26

The Natural Heritage of Illinois: 2-3 p.m., Cache River Wetlands Center, 8885 Illinois 37 S., Cypress; John Schwegman presenting slide program about biodiversity in the state's ecosystems; 618-657-2064

Jesus Christ Superstar: 2 p.m., Marion Cultural and Civic Center, 206 S. Market St.; a production by 13 Theatrics; $15; 618-997-4030; marionccc.com

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