February, 2019

Alzheimer’s/Dementia Lunch & Learn- Centralia

Alzheimer’s/Dementia Lunch & Learn- Centralia

Liberty Village of Centralia: Garden Court Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care will host “Lunch & Learn” on the last Tuesday of each month at 2 pm in the Centralia Estates Dining Room. This group provides a safe & supportive environment to share thoughts, feelings, experiences, and challenges of families affected by Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementia related conditions.…Continue Reading

Diabetes Support Group- Centralia

Diabetes Support Group- Centralia

Centralia Manor is proud to be host to the Diabetes Support Group: Learning to Live With Diabetes; the last Wednesday of every month at 2pm in the Centralia Manor Dining Room. Whether you are newly diagnosed or a long time diabetic, this support group may help you in your diabetes management. Family members and caregivers are…Continue Reading

Jefferson County and Mt. Vernon Bicentennial (1819-2019) Photo Contest

Jefferson County and Mt. Vernon Bicentennial (1819-2019) Photo Contest

Jefferson County and Mt. Vernon Bicentennial (1819-2019) Photo Contest Theme: “Celebrating the History and Beauty of our Community” 1. Who is eligible to enter the contest: Professionals and Amateurs of all ages. Participants do not have to be from Jefferson County. Members of the JCHS Bicentennial Committee are not eligible to enter. There is no…Continue Reading

February 2: Hearts for Davina- Mt Vernon

February 2: Hearts for Davina- Mt Vernon

Please join us for a benefit to assist Davina and her family in her battle against breast cancer. Catering by the Frosty Mug. Live music provided by Scotty Qualk, Alexander Ruwe, and The Morels. There will be both live and silent auctions, 50/50 drawing, Queen of Hearts, activities for the kids, and so much more!…Continue Reading

Children’s Valentine Party

Children’s Valentine Party

Children will make Valentine Crafts, Play Games, and enjoy Valentine Treats. Space is limited to 15 children. Pre-registration is required by calling 618-246-0033. Cost is $5.00 per child.Continue Reading

February 3: Fortress in Concert- Odin

February 3: Fortress in Concert- Odin

Fortress will be in concert at the Odin First Baptist Church February 3 at 6pm. There is no charge for admission; but a love offering will be received. This event is open to the public and all are invited to attend. Odin First Baptist Church is located at 201 E. Main in Odin.Continue Reading

February 5: Chili Supper Benefit for Chad Smith Family- Woodlawn

February 5: Chili Supper Benefit for Chad Smith Family- Woodlawn

There will be a Chili supper/ benefit for the family of the late Chad Smith, February 5th from 4pm-7pm at Woodlawn Baptist Church in Woodlawn. Tickets bought in advance will be $8 for adults and $5 dollars for children 12 and under, and tickets at the door will be $10 dollars for adults and $7…Continue Reading

Small World Programs- Rend Lake Visitor Center

Small World Programs- Rend Lake Visitor Center

Small World Programs 2019 Announcement! The Second Tuesday of every month from 10-11:30 am. The Small World Programs are designed for children 5 years and under, however, any age is welcome. All programs are held at the Rend Lake Visitor Center located at 11981 Rend City Rd, Benton, IL unless otherwise noted. For more details…Continue Reading

February 16: Marlene Rivero portrayal of Harriet Tubman- Mt Vernon

February 16: Marlene Rivero portrayal of Harriet Tubman- Mt Vernon

The Jefferson County Historical Village presents; Marlene Rivero as Harriet Tubman on February 16 at 2:00 pm. Marlene slips into the persona of the former slave who, after winning her own freedom, became a conductor on the Underground Railroad in the mid-1800’s. In numerous trips back to the south, she helped more than 300 slaves,…Continue Reading

Daddy Daughter Dance

Daddy Daughter Dance

**NOTE: This is not a Cedarhurst sponsored event. Please call the Parks and Recreation Office at 618-242-6890 for ticket information.** Dress in your best and spend a special evening making memories to last a lifetime at the 2019 Daddy Daughter Dance. The night will include dancing, activities, a FREE photo and door prizes. Best dressed…Continue Reading

February 23: The History of Jefferson County Schools- Mt Vernon

February 23: The History of Jefferson County Schools- Mt Vernon

As part of the Jefferson County Historical Society Bicentennial Speakers Series, Dr Kevin Settle will present “The History of Jefferson County Schools” on February 23 at 2pm. Dr. Kevin Settle is the former Superintendent of District 80 schools in Mt Vernon, IL. The Jefferson County Historical Village is located at 1411 N 27th Street in…Continue Reading

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