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updated: 3/9/2018 1:03 PM


• Run For the Son Rib Sale: hosted by The Rolling Angels-CMA page, 4-7 p.m.

• Shawnee National Forest Hike and Climb: hosted by Anderson Adventures, March 9, 7 a.m.-March 11, 10 p.m. Contact Jason@MyOtherMotherIsNature for more information.

• Marvel Movie Nights: 7 p.m., Infinity comics Games & Toys, 911 4th St., Eldorado; free movie nights for all the Marvel movies, counting down to Infinity War on April 27.

• 20th Annual FFA Alumni Fish Fry: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Eldorado High School. fish, fried potatoes, basked beans, hush puppies, slaw, dessert, and drink; $10/person; carry-outs available.

Saturday, March 10

• '63 Breakfast Club: The monthly meeting of the '63 Breakfast Club will be held at 9 a.m., at the Mills Cafe in Carrier Mills. All members of the 1963 graduating class of Harrisburg Township High School are welcome. Contact Susan Howton for details, at

• Spring & Easter Mini Photo Sessions: Get your photo with a real bunny and more for Easter; $80/20-minute session; message to book your session.

• Saline County Republican Lincoln Day Dinner: 6-9 p.m., Morello's Restaurant and Catering. Doors open at 6 p.m., silent auction and dinner at 7 p.m.

• Southeastern Illinois College: 2 p.m., Men's Baseball vs. Lincoln Trail, doubleheader.

• Southeastern Illinois College: 2 p.m., Women's Softball vs. Lake Land, doubleheader

• River-to-River Trail Society: The River-to-River Trail Society will offer its first guided hike of the spring, 2018 hiking season on Saturday, March 10, at Thacker Hollow in Gallatin County. The hike is free and open to the public. Hikers should meet at 10 a.m. at the Rim Rock parking lot on Karber's Ridge Road, about eight miles east of Route 34 and about three miles west of Route 1. This will be a hike of moderate difficulty, intended for people in good health who have done some walking. There will be several creek crossings, so feet may get wet. Boots or sturdy shoes, a pair of dry socks, and a hiking stick are strongly recommended. Hikers should bring their own water and a snack. No dogs, please. For information or directions, call (630) 470-7692.

• Southern Illinois Advance AAU Evaluations: 1-4 p.m., Community of Faith Church Gym, 5208 Meadowland Pkwy.; boys ages 10-14, girls ages 10-17. SIA takes great pride in helping young athletes develop necessary skills toward their fullest potential, maintaining an emphasis on academic achievement as athletes pursue their basketball dreams. For more information contact Coach Greg Portee at (618) 953-9502.

Sunday, March 11

• An Afternoon on the Rooftop with Dr. Doctor: 3 p.m., Wooded Hills Bar & Grill, Harrisburg.

• Spring & Easter Mini Photo Sessions: Get your photo with a real bunny and more for Easter; $80/20-minute session; message to book your session.

• Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: 2 p.m., Harrisburg District Library. The author of the book, "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy," Douglas Adams, was born on March 11, 1952. Celebrate with us as we watch the movie version of his book and make a Hitchhiker-themed button. This event is open to all ages. Snacks will be provided.

• The CLARKS: 2 p.m., Oasis Community Church of the Nazarene, Harrisburg. For more information call (618) 518-7787.

• Regional High School Art Show Reception: 1-3 p.m., Southeastern Illinois College. Artwork from district high school including drawing, color drawing, painting, sculpture and ceramics, photography, and mixed media, is on display in the SIC Art Gallery, George T. Dennis Visual & Performing Arts Center from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and during special events through Mar. 23. Admission is free. For more information, contact 252-5400 ext. 2232 or email

• Eldorado Town & Country Days Bowling Tournament: 1-5 p.m., Ross Cottom Lanes, 2080 US Hwy. 45 N., Harrisburg; $250 cash prize for first place team, $100 registration fee per four-person team, three games, 9-pin no tap for men, 8-pin no tap for women; door prizes, free food, 50/50 raffle; online registration at

• Lenten Cluster Worship Services: 2-3 p.m., Eldorado First United Methodist Church, 1007 3rd St.

• Gospel concert with Hearts of Faith at 6 p.m. at Union Grove Baptist Church, 2030 Union Grove Road in Eldorado. Love offering will be received. Everyone welcome!

Monday, March 12

• 4-H Rally Night, 2018: The annual Rally Night for Saline County 4-H will be 6 to 8 p.m. at Eldorado Elementary School. The setup starts at 5:30 p.m. Games, food and come find out what 4-H has to offer.

• CASA Advocate Training: 6 p.m., CASA of Saline County, Inc., Harrisburg. Join CASA and become an advocate for abused and neglected children. This training is based on the NEW Curriculum. It is full of videos, case training and great information. This training runs for five weeks, after completion the advocate is required to have six hours of court observation, which is on Tuesday afternoons. For more information, please call the CASA office at 618-253-3355.

• Saline County Republican Central Committee Monthly Meeting: 6:30-8 p.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, 507 N. Commercial St., Harrisburg.

• Southeastern Illinois College: noon, Men's Baseball vs. Kentucky Wesleyan College.