Tuesday from our neighborhood

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Cribbage Club

6 p.m. at Camelot Bowling Alley, 801 Beltline Road, Collinsville. Beginners welcome, free participation. Contact Phil (618) 288-7910 or Susan at (618) 978-1664 for more information.


toddler time

10 a.m. at the Edwardsville Public Library. 0-2 years. They have the pounds, the bops and the bubbles. Bring your babies and toddlers to share stories and songs with Miss Kristen and all the storytime friends. Registration required.

Pasta dinner every Tuesday

3-8 p.m. Dine in or take out at Edwardsville American Legion Post 199, 58 South State Rt. Edwardville. Pasta of the week served with salad. 618-656-9774

Teen game night

6-7 p.m. at the Edwardsville Public Library. From 6th to 12th grade. Game Night is back every week. Quest with other players in Dungeons & Dragons or choose from a variety of board games to play with friends.

Wednesday February 2

Blood drive in St. John’s

1-6 p.m. at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 7372 Marine Road, Edwardsville. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a drop in donor turnout, cancellation of blood drives and staffing issues, leading to the worst blood shortage in more than a decade. To schedule, go to redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED-CROS (1-800-733-2767)

Thursday February 3

PFLAG meeting in Edwardsville

7-8:30 p.m. online. Contact Amy for a link, 618-977-5078 or [email protected] PFLAG Edwardsville provides support, education, and advocacy to LGBTQ people and their allies. There will be a guest speaker from Alton Pride to discuss their new youth group.

Chicken dinner every Thursday

4:00-8:00 p.m. Dine in or take out at Edwardsville American Legion Post 199, 58 South State Rt. 157, Edwardville. Two or four pieces of chicken and vegetables, mashed potatoes and gravy and a biscuit. 618-656-9774

NAMI meeting

7-8:30 p.m. via Zoom. National Alliance on Mental Illness Southwestern Illinois (NAMI SWI) family support meetings can also be held in person. To receive the link for a Zoom meeting or the address for an in-person meeting, contact Pat Rudloff, [email protected]

Story time for preschoolers

10 a.m. at the Edwardsville Public Library. 3-5 years. If you’re ready for a story, clap your hands. Each week Ms. Megan will share fun tales and tunes and bubbles. Registration required.

Friday February 4

book sale

9 a.m. to noon at the Tri Township Library, 209 South Main, Troy. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Book donations are accepted during the book sale and on Tuesdays. from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. If the Triad Unit 2 School District is closed on Book Love Day, the book sale will be cancelled.

Fried fish every Friday

11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Dine in or take out at Edwardsville American Legion Post 199, 58 South State Rt. 157, Edwardville. Two pieces of cod or a fillet of catfish and accompaniments. 618-656-9774

Fried fish

4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Edwardsville Moose, 7371 Marine Road, Edwardsville. On-site and take-out dining options. 618-656-5051

Saturday February 5

read to a dog

10-11 a.m. at the Edwardsville Public Library. Readers up to 11 years old. Max the golden retriever will be visiting and wants to hear you read. Each reader will have 15 minutes to read a story of their choice to Max. Registration required.

Sunday February 6

Learn about bees and beekeeping

1-3 p.m. at Maryville Community Center, 500 East Division St. Available in-person and online as part of Maryville Park and Recreation Discovery Sunday Sessions. Dennis Hessel of the St. Clair Beekeepers Association will present. Attendees are asked to socially distance and wear masks. Zoom session can be opened with Zoom ID: 850 8666 4733; Pass Code: 236771 or by mobile number: +131262667799. Check the Village of Maryville website for any changes.

Monday, February 7

“Love Stinks” take-out kit for teens

Ongoing until February 12 at the Edwardsville Public Library. Kick Cupid to the curb this year at the Edwardsville Public Library. Get yourself a pack of projects and treats including: DIY anti-valentines, black heart origami and more. Teenagers who register can pick up their kit at the youth counter. Registration required.

Tuesday February 8

Exploration of the former “New” River Gorge National Park and Reserve

From 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. online via Zoom. Zoom registration is available on the Events tab of the Sierra Club Piasa Palisades group at www.sierraclub.org/illinois/piasa-palisades. Join this February Speaker Series presentation to learn more about the interesting story of Dr. Rich Keating, a longtime member of the Piasa Palisades band. For any questions, contact Chris Krusa at 410-490-5024.

Cribbage Club

6 p.m. at Camelot Bowling Alley, 801 Beltline Road, Collinsville. Beginners welcome, free participation. Contact Phil (618) 288-7910 or Susan at (618) 978-1664 for more information.

toddler time

10 a.m. at the Edwardsville Public Library. 0-2 years. They have the pounds, the bops and the bubbles. Bring your babies and toddlers to share stories and songs with Miss Kristen and all the storytime friends. Registration required.

Pasta dinner every Tuesday

3-8 p.m. Dine in or take out at Edwardsville American Legion Post 199, 58 South State Rt. Edwardville. Pasta of the week served with salad. 618-656-9774

Post 199 American Legion Reunion

6:30 p.m. at American Legion Post 199 at 58 S. State Rt. 157. All Legion members are encouraged to attend meetings. Non-member visitors are welcome.

Teen game night

6-7 p.m. at the Edwardsville Public Library. From 6th to 12th grade. Game Night is back every week. Quest with other players in Dungeons & Dragons or choose from a variety of board games to play with friends.

Thursday February 10

NAMI meeting

7-8:30 p.m. via Zoom. National Alliance on Mental Illness Southwestern Illinois (NAMI SWI) family support meetings can also be held in person. To receive the link for a Zoom meeting or the address for an in-person meeting, contact Pat Rudloff, [email protected]

Story time for preschoolers

10 a.m. at the Edwardsville Public Library. 3-5 years. If you’re ready for a story, clap your hands. Each week Ms. Megan will share fun tales and tunes and bubbles. Registration required.

Chicken dinner every Thursday

4:00-8:00 p.m. Dine in or take out at Edwardsville American Legion Post 199, 58 South State Rt. 157, Edwardville. Two or four pieces of chicken and vegetables, mashed potatoes and gravy and a biscuit. 618-656-9774

EPL Adult Book Club

6:30 p.m. at the Edwardsville Public Library. They will discuss “Party of Two” by Jasmine Guillory. Good books. Good company. Good conversation.

Friday February 11

Fried fish every Friday

11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Dine in or take out at Edwardsville American Legion Post 199, 58 South State Rt. 157, Edwardville. Two pieces of cod or a fillet of catfish and accompaniments. 618-656-9774

Fried fish

4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Edwardsville Moose, 7371 Marine Road, Edwardsville. On-site and take-out dining options. 618-656-5051

Glo-Bingo

6 p.m. at Edwardsville Moose Lodge, 7371 Marine Road. Bring your own snacks.

Saturday February 12

Galentine’s Day

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Ink House, 117 North Second St., Edwardsville. Presented by Opale & Dentelle. Over 25 vendors, cash bar, mini photo shoots, music and makeup, eyebrow tinting and waxing. Sellers interested in participating can email [email protected]

Preschool Valentine’s Day Dance Party

10:30 a.m. at the Edwardsville Public Library. 3-5 years. It’s time for the Valentine’s Day dance party at the library. Share sweet stories, sing along to fun songs, and dance until you drop.

Monday February 14

Coventry Craftsmen

6-7:30 p.m. at the Edwardsville Public Library. Enjoy crafts, snacks and lively conversations. Adult crafters bring portable crafts including needlework, quilting, scrapbooking, knitting, and more. Newcomers are always welcome.

Tuesday February 15

Cribbage Club

6 p.m. at Camelot Bowling Alley, 801 Beltline Road, Collinsville. Beginners welcome, free participation. Contact Phil (618) 288-7910 or Susan at (618) 978-1664 for more information.

toddler time

10 a.m. at the Edwardsville Public Library. 0-2 years. They have the pounds, the bops and the bubbles. Bring your babies and toddlers to share stories and songs with Miss Kristen and all the storytime friends. Registration required.

Pasta dinner every Tuesday

3-8 p.m. Dine in or take out at Edwardsville American Legion Post 199, 58 South State Rt. Edwardville. Pasta of the week served with salad. 618-656-9774

Teen game night

6-7 p.m. at the Edwardsville Public Library. From 6th to 12th grade. Game Night is back every week. Quest with other players in Dungeons & Dragons or choose from a variety of board games to play with friends.

Current events

Al Anon

For more information, call 618-463-2429. For more information, visit SIAFG.org and District-18.org.

Youth crafts to take away

Pick up a craft bag to take home from the Edwardsville Public Library with all the materials needed to complete the project. A new profession will be available each month at the Youth Office.

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