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Events available for Registration...

2018 Rend Lake Car Show
09/08/18
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Events in the next 30 days...
DateEvent
06/24/18
Franklin County Shriners Buffet

Fried Chicken, Dumplings, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans and Tea for $10.00. 

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06/24/18
Sunday Music with Warren Batts

Join us for an afternoon of music with Warren Batts. Warren use to play with Bill Haley and the Comets. Bring your snacks and grab a bottle of your favorite PHW wine or a wine slushy and enjoy the afternoon of music. NO COOLERS OR OTHER ALCOHOL ALLOWED ON PREMISES.

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06/25/18
 -06/29/18
Day Camp @ Camp Manitowa

At Camp Manitowa, a summer camp near St. Louis in Southern Illinois, we strive to provide campers an environment that fosters all the skills that parents want their kids to develop early on in life.

Our day camp offers all the awesome activities as our sleep away camp. Bring a swimming suit, water bottle, and sunscreen. Spend one week or the entire summer outdoors at camp!

more info...
06/25/18
Summer Reading Program Day

Benton Public Library Summer Reading Program

Ages K - 6th grade.

A story each week and a snack.  Come join us!
6/18 - Potpourri - a little bit of everything
6/25 - Science Day
7/2 - UofI Extension - Butterflies
7/9 - US Corps of Engineers - Birds
7/16 - Bicycle Safety Day
7/23 - Award and Prize Picnic
 

more info...
06/25/18
Benton City Council Meeting

The Benton City Council meets ton the second and fouth Monday of the month.  Meetings take place in the conference room downstairs, an elevator is available for those who need it.  The meeting agenda is available on bentonil.com the Friday before the meeting.

more info...
06/26/18
Rend Lake Junior Golf Tournament

Rend Lake Junior Golf Tournament will be held on Tuesday June 26, 2018

Boys and Girls ages 8 though 18 will compete in this Tournament.

Please print, fill out and return to us this FORM, then click File – Print once the form is displayed.


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06/26/18
Knit and Crochet @ the Library

Come in and have Mary Jane help with your knit or crochet project.

more info...
06/26/18
Yoga at Rend Lake Fitness

We are going to have another Wine & Yoga night at Pheasant Hollow. $20 in advance to reserve your spot. Comes with a glass of wine and your own glass along with an hour of yoga. Call the winery to make your reservation today. 618-629-2302.

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06/27/18
Story Time at the Library

Bring your pre-school aged children and grandchildren so they can enjoy stories, a craft, and a snack.

 

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06/27/18
Snake Presentation

Join the Rend Lake Army Corps of Engineers for a presentation on snakes and how they’re beneficial to the environment

more info...
06/28/18
Benton Farmer's Market

Shop Local and enjoy local food products from regional farmers and vendors.  May through October.

more info...
06/28/18
Wood Sign Workshop

Welcome to Wild Trillium's Wood Sign Workshops!

Roll up your sleeves, distress some wood and create a DIY masterpiece that you can be proud of for years to come. Our hands-on wood sign workshop is your place to build farmhouse-classic and inspirational pieces of décor for your home, office, man-cave or she-shed. Come alone or bring your friends and family to share in our custom wood sign workshops. You will have a creative experience you won’t forget!

  1. GET YOUR TICKETS: Register to reserve your spot at the workshop.
  2. SELECT YOUR DESIGN: Browse our online gallery of Wood Sign Designs to select your favorite design and sign size. 
  3. SHOW UP & HAVE FUN!: That’s really it! You bring you—we’ll take care of the rest. We allow 3 hours for fun and creativity. Be sure to arrive a little early to find your seat and get settled in.


Register for one of our summer workshops or have your own private party!

Open Workshop Summer dates: May 24, June 13, June 28, July 11, July 26

 


more info...
06/30/18
Music with Dave Simmons

Dave will be playing under the gazebo from 2-5. Come out and enjoy the afternoon. Welcome to bring your own snacks. NO COOLERS OR OTHER ALCOHOL ALLOWED ON PREMISES.

more info...
07/02/18
 -07/06/18
Day Camp @ Camp Manitowa

At Camp Manitowa, a summer camp near St. Louis in Southern Illinois, we strive to provide campers an environment that fosters all the skills that parents want their kids to develop early on in life.

Our day camp offers all the awesome activities as our sleep away camp. Bring a swimming suit, water bottle, and sunscreen. Spend one week or the entire summer outdoors at camp!

more info...
07/02/18
Summer Reading Program Day

Benton Public Library Summer Reading Program

Ages K - 6th grade.

A story each week and a snack.  Come join us!
6/18 - Potpourri - a little bit of everything
6/25 - Science Day
7/2 - UofI Extension - Butterflies
7/9 - US Corps of Engineers - Birds
7/16 - Bicycle Safety Day
7/23 - Award and Prize Picnic
 

more info...
07/02/18
Village of West City Council Meeting

Meetings of the West City Council take place at the Village Hall Conference Room on the first Monday of the month.  Agendas are available at the village hall.  Public is welcome to attend.


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07/03/18
Knit and Crochet @ the Library

Come in and have Mary Jane help with your knit or crochet project.

more info...
07/04/18
Biscuits & Gravy Breakfast

Join us for a FREE Biscuits and Gravy Breakfast at Helia Healthcare of Benton.  

7am - 9am at the Helia Facility

Seniors only (55 and up!)

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07/05/18
Benton Farmer's Market

Shop Local and enjoy local food products from regional farmers and vendors.  May through October.

more info...
07/07/18
 -07/08/18
Illinois Concealed Carry Course for Couples

This course will provide an understanding for the law-abiding citizen’s right to self-defense. The participants will develop skills and attitudes essential for the safe and effective use of a handgun for the protection of self and family.

Further, coverage will be provided on mental awareness, how to avoid victimization, and mindset development for use of a firearm when faced with a life threatening encounter. This course will review basic gun safety rules for guns in the home, travel and concealed carry. Also covered will be the responsibility of firearm ownership laws, how to legally travel with a firearm and the justified use of lethal force. Students will be required to participate in classroom and firearms range activities and demonstrate basic live-fire handgun proficiency. 

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07/09/18
 -07/13/18
Day Camp @ Camp Manitowa

At Camp Manitowa, a summer camp near St. Louis in Southern Illinois, we strive to provide campers an environment that fosters all the skills that parents want their kids to develop early on in life.

Our day camp offers all the awesome activities as our sleep away camp. Bring a swimming suit, water bottle, and sunscreen. Spend one week or the entire summer outdoors at camp!

more info...
07/09/18
Summer Reading Program Day

Benton Public Library Summer Reading Program

Ages K - 6th grade.

A story each week and a snack.  Come join us!
6/18 - Potpourri - a little bit of everything
6/25 - Science Day
7/2 - UofI Extension - Butterflies
7/9 - US Corps of Engineers - Birds
7/16 - Bicycle Safety Day
7/23 - Award and Prize Picnic
 

more info...
07/09/18
Benton City Council Meeting

The Benton City Council meets ton the second and fouth Monday of the month.  Meetings take place in the conference room downstairs, an elevator is available for those who need it.  The meeting agenda is available on bentonil.com the Friday before the meeting.

more info...
07/10/18
Knit and Crochet @ the Library

Come in and have Mary Jane help with your knit or crochet project.

more info...
07/11/18
Wood Sign Workshop

Welcome to Wild Trillium's Wood Sign Workshops!

Roll up your sleeves, distress some wood and create a DIY masterpiece that you can be proud of for years to come. Our hands-on wood sign workshop is your place to build farmhouse-classic and inspirational pieces of décor for your home, office, man-cave or she-shed. Come alone or bring your friends and family to share in our custom wood sign workshops. You will have a creative experience you won’t forget!

  1. GET YOUR TICKETS: Register to reserve your spot at the workshop.
  2. SELECT YOUR DESIGN: Browse our online gallery of Wood Sign Designs to select your favorite design and sign size. 
  3. SHOW UP & HAVE FUN!: That’s really it! You bring you—we’ll take care of the rest. We allow 3 hours for fun and creativity. Be sure to arrive a little early to find your seat and get settled in.


Register for one of our summer workshops or have your own private party!

Open Workshop Summer dates: May 24, June 13, June 28, July 11, July 26

 


more info...
07/12/18
Chamber Board of Directors Meeting

Monthly Meeting of the Chamber Board of Directors.  Member Representatives welcome as well.

more info...
07/12/18
Benton Farmer's Market

Shop Local and enjoy local food products from regional farmers and vendors.  May through October.

more info...
07/14/18
Legos at the Library

Come out and play with our large selection of Legos. Everyone is welcome!

Check out additional library events on their homepage.

more info...
07/14/18
Full House of Death

Of course we'd like to kill them all ... but we must discover who dunnit!

Join Uncle Jesse and the crew to help figure out who dunnit in our July production of "Full House of Death". Tickets are $45 each + tax and include dinner, entertainment, and a drink of your choice. Reservations must be made in advance and sell out quickly. Call or stop by the winery today to purchase your tickets before they are gone. Must be at least 18.

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07/16/18
 -07/20/18
Day Camp @ Camp Manitowa

At Camp Manitowa, a summer camp near St. Louis in Southern Illinois, we strive to provide campers an environment that fosters all the skills that parents want their kids to develop early on in life.

Our day camp offers all the awesome activities as our sleep away camp. Bring a swimming suit, water bottle, and sunscreen. Spend one week or the entire summer outdoors at camp!

more info...
07/16/18
Summer Reading Program Day

Benton Public Library Summer Reading Program

Ages K - 6th grade.

A story each week and a snack.  Come join us!
6/18 - Potpourri - a little bit of everything
6/25 - Science Day
7/2 - UofI Extension - Butterflies
7/9 - US Corps of Engineers - Birds
7/16 - Bicycle Safety Day
7/23 - Award and Prize Picnic
 

more info...
07/17/18
FREE Resilience Screening

Please see the attached flyer for a FREE Resilience screening on July 17, 2018 at John A. Logan College in Carterville from9:00am-12:00pm. A post film discussion and training “Lifespan Consequence of ACEs, Toxic Stress, and Trauma” will be facilitated by Ginger Meyer, MSW, LCSW, CCTP. To register please visit https://resiliencetraining1.eventbrite.com 3 CEU’s will be available for LSW, LCSW, LPC, LCPC. PD’s will be available for educators. Please note there is limited space available. If you have any questions please let me know, thank you!

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07/17/18
Knit and Crochet @ the Library

Come in and have Mary Jane help with your knit or crochet project.

more info...
07/19/18
Benton Farmer's Market

Shop Local and enjoy local food products from regional farmers and vendors.  May through October.

more info...
07/20/18
3rd Friday Music at Pheasant Hollow Winery

Come out and enjoy an evening of music and wine. No cover charge and light complimentary snacks provided. Weather permitting music will  be outside on the Pheasant Hollow stage. Bring your dinner or snacks and lawn chair if you want and enjoy the evening. We ask that you don't bring any other beverages coolers. Seating will be first come first serve. Hope to see everyone there. Call the winery with any questions. 618-629-2302

more info...
07/23/18
Summer Reading Program Day

Benton Public Library Summer Reading Program

Ages K - 6th grade.

A story each week and a snack.  Come join us!
6/18 - Potpourri - a little bit of everything
6/25 - Science Day
7/2 - UofI Extension - Butterflies
7/9 - US Corps of Engineers - Birds
7/16 - Bicycle Safety Day
7/23 - Award and Prize Picnic
 

more info...
07/23/18
Benton City Council Meeting

The Benton City Council meets ton the second and fouth Monday of the month.  Meetings take place in the conference room downstairs, an elevator is available for those who need it.  The meeting agenda is available on bentonil.com the Friday before the meeting.

more info...
07/24/18
Knit and Crochet @ the Library

Come in and have Mary Jane help with your knit or crochet project.

more info...