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updated: 4/24/2018 12:09 PM

Tuesday, April 24

• Southeastern Illinois College Baseball: Noon, vs. Rend Lake College, 3537 College Road, Harrisburg.

• Southeastern Illinois College board of trustees meeting: 6 p.m., Rodney J. Brenner Board Room in the President's Suite, 3537 College Rd., Harrisburg.

• HIIT Class with Gabe Motsinger: 6:30 p.m., Flip Flops & Fitness, Harrisburg, call (618) 252-8537 for information.

• Story Time with Miss Emily: 6:30 p.m., Harrisburg District Library, 2 W. Walnut St., Harrisburg. Stories, songs and dancing, finger plays, and activities geared toward children up to age 5, but all ages are welcome. Free.

• Southeastern Illinois College Honors Night: 6:30-10 p.m., George T. Dennis Visual & Performing Arts Center Theatre, 3537 College Road, Harrisburg.

Wednesday, April 25

• Job Fair 2018: 9 a.m.-noon, Southeastern Illinois College, Deaton Gym, 3537 College Rd., Harrisburg. Free. For further information call Kelli Mahoney at 618-252-5400 ext. 2302.

• Snake Road Hike: 10 a.m., meet at the Murphysboro Dairy Queen. Led by Linda Martin, sponsored by the Little Egypt Arts Association. Call Bob at (618) 922-1257 for information.

• Story Time with Miss Emily: 11 a.m., Harrisburg District Library, 2 W. Walnut St. Free. All ages welcome.

• Brown Bags & Books: Noon-1 p.m., Harrisburg District Library, 2 W. Walnut St. Lucy Logsdon will read selections from her own poetry. Bring a sack lunch or enjoy the light refreshments served. Free.

• Southeastern Illinois College Softball: 2 p.m., vs. Southwestern Illinois College, 3537 College Rd., Harrisburg; doubleheader.

• Poetry for Teens: 2 p.m., Harrisburg District Library, 2 W. Walnut St. April is national poetry month; join us to learn more about different styles of poetry through fun activities. Middle school and high school students welcome.

• Refit with Liz Pilcher: 4:30-5:30 p.m., hosted by Flip Flops & Fitness, 601 W. Poplar St., Harrisburg, call (618) 252-8537 for information.

• Illinois State Police Motorcycle Safety Summit: 6-8 p.m., Black Diamond Harley-Davidson, 2400 Williamson County Pkwy., Marion. Free.

Thursday, April 26

• SI Miners Business After Hours: 4-6 p.m., Rent One Park, 1000 Miners Drive, Marion. Free.

• HIIT Class with Gabe Motsinger: 6:30 p.m., Flip Flops & Fitness, Harrisburg, call (618) 252-8537 for information.

Friday, April 27

• Adults Coloring and Coffee: 2-3 p.m., Harrisburg District Library, 2 W. Walnut St. Gather around to enjoy coffee, quiet conversation, and a relaxing afternoon of coloring. Adults only, please.

• Dungeons & Dragons for Teens: 4 p.m., Harrisburg District Library, 2 W. Walnut St. Learn the basic of Dungeons & Dragons. Open to middle school and high school students.

Saturday, April 28

• S.I. Hot Rodders Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Bruce Park, 100 Front St., Energy. A non judged show, all awards are specialty awards. $10/entry, free admission. Raffle and 50/50 tickets for purchase, concessions. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Area 15 S.I. Hot Rodders Team. Details: Amanda Meadows, (618) 922-5346.

• Square Foot Gardening for Spring: 11 a.m., Harrisburg District Library, 2 W. Walnut St. Master Gardener Herb Klickner, University of Illinois Extension, focuses on square-foot gardening including constructing a raised bed garden, making your own healthy soil, and productive use of limited space. Free and open to the public.

• Southeastern Illinois College Baseball: Noon doubleheader vs. Wabash Valley College. 3537 College Road, Harrisburg.

• Country Friends 100th Anniversary: 2-4 p.m. at the education building of the McKinley Baptist Church, 410 W. Sloan St., Harrisburg. The Homemakers Extension party will feature Down Memory Lane, remembering activities and crafts the club has done over the years.

• In Search of Big Trees: 2 p.m., Cache River State Natural Area, Cache River Wetlands Center, 8885 RT 37 South, Cypress. U of I extension forester Chris Evans, presenter. Free. For information, call (618) 657-2064.

• HMC Foundation Casino Night: 6-11 p.m., Bonan Business Center 540 N. Commercial St., Harrisburg. A night full of charitable gaming, auctions and spirits. All gaming and activities will be in the main room. A best-dressed "Bonnie and Clyde" award will be presented to one couple. $60 ticket includes food, select beverages, and $50 in charitable gaming chips. For info and tickets, call the Harrisburg Medical Center Foundation at (618) 253-0369.

Sunday, April 29

• WADI Students Art Exhibit and Reception: 2-4 p.m., Harrisburg District Library, 2 W. Walnut St. Reception for current art exhibit on display in the community room featuring the work of WADI's Early Head Start, Head Start, and Saline 2 students. Free and open to the public.