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Breakfast with Santa
Weekly on Saturdays
December 09, 2017 - December 24, 2017

Walker's Bluff | 08:00 am - 11:30 am
Santa Clause is comin' to town!  Walker's Bluff continues to bring holiday joy to your family this year with another wonderful breakfast with Old Saint Nicholas.  Santa will visit on three Saturdays in December at Legends.  Call today to make your reservation!
MENU - Both include unlimited drink bar (juice, milk, coffee, hot coco, tea, soda, water)
$13.99 - Pancake, Scrambled Eggs, Bacon
Ages 2-12:
$6.99 - Pancake, Scrambled Eggs, Berries
2 and under: FREE
326 Vermont Road- Carterville, IL 62918


Teen Games
The Weekends on Saturdays
April 15, 2017 - April 14, 2018

Marion Carnegie Library | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Free gaming open to all 12-19 year olds.
206 South Market Street- Marion, IL 62959


Tai Chi
Weekly on Mondays
April 17, 2017 - April 16, 2018

Marion Carnegie Library | 09:00 am - 10:00 am
Beginner level Tai Chi Class.  Free and open to the public of all ages.
206 South Market Street- Marion, IL 62959


Story Hour
Weekly on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
November 01, 2017 - December 31, 2017

Marion Carnegie Library | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Stories, snacks and activities for pre-school age children.
206 South Market Street- Marion, IL 62959


Drive-In Movie
December 28, 2017

Marion Carnegie Library | 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Come enjoy this drive-in showing of "Snow Buddies" in your decorated cardboard box car. In this spin-off of the Air Bud franchise, five pups follow an ice cream transport truck to a plane and end up flying with the ice cream shipment to Alaska. There they find a pup friend and a boy who needs five dogs for a big race. Rated G. Free and open to all kindergarten through sixth grade children.
206 South Market Street- Marion, IL 62959


Teen Game Day
December 28, 2017

Marion Carnegie Library | 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Come enjoy video games and board games on this nice winter day. Free and open to all 12-19 year olds.
206 South Market Street- Marion, IL 62959


Date Night in the Cave
Weekly on Fridays
October 20, 2017 - December 31, 2017

Walker's Bluff | 05:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Bring that special someone out to the Tasting Room to enjoy the unique atmosphere and a lovely dinner for two!  Cost is $45 per couple.
14250 Meridian Road- Carterville, IL 62918


The Event
December 31, 2017 - January 01, 2018

Kokopelli Golf Club & Clubhouse Restaurant | 06:30 pm - 01:00 am
Come ring-in 2018 at Kokopelli Golf Club's first New Year’s Eve Party!  This party will be the first of its kind in Southern Illinois and one that you won’t want to miss.  Kokopelli’s elegant ambiance will provide the perfect backdrop for our celebration.  David Hays will prepare a gourmet selection of international cuisine and deserts for an evening of delicious “grazing”.
“The Main Stage” will feature Stretta, a premier cover band from Nashville, TN.  Stretta will have everyone out of their seats and dancing with popular songs spanning five decades.  As part of our fundraising efforts, “The Second Stage” will feature a Casino Night atmosphere complete with roulette and blackjack tables.  Professional dealers from St. Louis Casino Party will be in charge of running the casino.
Our Photo Booth, from My Michelle’s, will capture you and your friends on film in New Year’s Eve hats and masks to commemorate our celebration.  At midnight, we will ring in the new year with a champagne toast and a fireworks display by Frierdich Fireworks of Belleville, followed by a tasty Midnight Snack.
Country Inn & Suites is offering discounted room rates for guests that would prefer to stay in “the neighborhood” rather than drive home.  River-to-River will provide a shuttle from the hotel to Kokopelli and back to the hotel after the event.  River-to-River is a not-for-profit, charitable organization. This is Kokopelli's way of giving back to the community and an opportunity for you to help them as well.  Come enjoy a fun and memorable evening!
1527 Champions Drive- Marion, IL 62959
(618) 997-5656


Lego Club
The First Monday and The Third Monday of the Month
April 17, 2017 - April 16, 2018

Marion Carnegie Library | 05:30 pm - 06:00 pm
Come to the Children’s Department for a fun-filled evening of Legos for all children up to 12 years.
206 South Market Street- Marion, IL 62959


Snowman Shuffle 5K Run/Walk, 1-Mile Fun Run
January 06, 2018

John A. Logan College | 07:00 pm - 12:00 pm
The Snowman Shuffle will be held at John A. Logan College at the Health Education Complex.  Registration begins at 8am and the race will start at 9:30am.  Cost is $15 for adults, $12 under 10 years, $20 Family (Limit 4).
Awards will be given to 5K Run and Walk - Male and Female, Overall and top 3 places to each age group.  Also an award for best costume/winter theme.
700 Logan College Road
618-985-2828, ext. 8502
Deana Smith ext. 8502 or Bill Fisher at (618) 521-3543


River Radio Ever After Bridal Show
January 07, 2018

The Pavilion | 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm
River Radio presents Ever After Bridal Show at The Pavilion from Noon-5pm.  Buy a dress, pick out flowers, and find a photographer all in one place.  Over 100+ vendors to choose from all under one roof.
1602 Sioux Drive- Marion, IL 62959


Sprial Kumi Bracelet Making Class
January 13, 2018

CottingTree Beads | 11:00 am
Spiral Kumi Bracelet
Date: Sat., January 13th, 11:00 a.m.
Instructor: Barb Marlow
Skill Level: Beginner
Fee: $15.00 + supplies
Barb will instruct you how to make this handsome bracelet using the Kumihimo Disk. The process of Kumihimo braiding can seem therapeutic… when you get the hang of it. You will love the results.
208 North 14th Street, Herrin, IL 62959
(618) 988-2389


BVN Family Night with Taylor Mason
January 19, 2018

Marion Cultural and Civic Center | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Taylor is an average, every day, run-of-the-mill writer, performer, singer-songwriter, ventriloquist, comedian, entertainer, rock’n’roller, blogger, political observer, author, puppeteer, pianist, entertainer and he is coming to the Marion Cultural & Civic Center.   Tickets will be $15 or special "pack pricing" of 4 for $40 . You MUST call the station for the special 4 for $40 pricing.  They will go on sale Tues, Dec 5 at 6:30am. 
800 Tour Square Plaza, Marion, IL 62959
(618) 997-4030


Sterling Ribbon Earrings Class
January 20, 2018

CottingTree Beads | 10:00 am
Sterling Silver Ribbon Earrings
Saturday, January 20th, 10:00 a.m.
Instructor: Michelle Graville
Skill Level: Beginner
Fee: $10.00 + Supplies 
Learn how to make these Sterling Silver earrings with semi-precious gemstone of your choice. Michelle will teach you how to solder silver to make these attractive earrings.
208 North 14th Street, Herrin, IL 62959
(618) 988-2389


Snowy Mountain Impasto: Oil Class
January 20, 2018

Hartley Art Gallery and Event Center | 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Join us this New Year to learn some impasto techniques while painting a beautiful snowy mountain with instructor Brianna Pay. We welcome artists of all ages and all levels. All supplies will be provided. Please register at the provided link. Payment is due at the time of class.
100 South Park Avenue- Herrin, IL 62948


Tri-The-HUB for CJ Rubright
January 21, 2018

The HUB Recreation Center | 06:00 am
Come out to The HUB to honor the former Tri-The-HUB Race Director, CJ Rubright, who died of colon cancer in September 2017, by joining in for the third annual Tri-The-HUB indoor triathlon proudly sponsored by Prince Appraisal, Inc.
SWIM LAPS: 10 minutes
CYCLE BIKES: 20 minutes
RUN ON TRACK/GYM: 15 minutes
Triathlon starts at 7:30 a.m.
Doors open at 6:30 a.m.
Cost: $25/Individual, $30/Team (Teams of 2 or 3)
Make checks payable to The HUB
917 W Main Street, Marion, Illinois 62959
(618) 997-2482