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Events in the month of October 2019
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10/09/19
City of Carbondale Employment Fair

What: City of Carbondale Employment Fair
When: Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: City of Carbondale Employment Fair
              200 South Illinois Avenue
              Carbondale, IL
 
 
 
 
The event is sponsored by the City of Carbondale, Carbondale Chamber of Commerce, Carbondale Main Street, Man-Tra-Con and the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
 
Please contact Freddie Buckingham at Freddie.L.Buckingham@Illinois.gov if interested in attending.

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10/10/19
Illinois Concealed Carry Class Renewal

According to the Illinois State Police, Concealed Carry Permit holders who took their original Concealed Carry class in 2013 or 2014, are now eligible to take their Concealed Carry 3-Hour Renewal Class. Graduates, however, should not submit their renewal application with renewal certificate until they receive their notice of original permit expiration from the Illinois State Police, usually within 90 days of expiration.

This is the 3-hour Concealed Carry Renewal Class for current Illinois Concealed Carry permit holders.  Per Illinois Concealed Carry Act Mandate, the class will consist of reviewing all laws associated with Illinois Concealed Carry followed up with a live fire range qualification.

This is an approved curriculum by the Illinois State Police and this course meets the renewal mandates.

Registration includes: Range fees, training firearms rental, ammunition, safety glasses


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10/11/19
Ribbon Cutting


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10/11/19
Witches Brew with Brian

Have a haunting good time with storyteller, Brian "Fox" Ellis! 🎃

Saturday, October 11, 2019 | Gates open at 5:30 pm | Admission: $5.00 per person | kids 12 and under (in costume) ARE FREE!

"Baby Brew" Spooky Silly Tales for kids! 👻
• (Ages 8 and under) 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

"Witches Brew" Haunting Tales for older kids and adults! 🦇
• (Ages 9 - Adult) 7:30 pm – 8:15 pm

Details:
• Storytelling: behind the Mitchell House at Cedarhurst Center for the Arts. 📖
• Bring your lawn Chairs and Blankets! If it rains - the events will take place in the Performance Hall. 🪑
• Free popcorn & apple cider refreshments! ‍🍿🍎
• Kids in costumes get in free! 🦸🦹‍♀️

â–º MEMBERS: Join us for Cedarhurst Members Trick-Or-Treat!
5:30 - 6:15 (prior to "Baby Brew") on the grounds at Cedarhurst!

Not a member yet? Join today! https://sales.cedarhurst.org/membership.aspx

Sponsored by Byrd-Watson Mount Vernon

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10/11/19
The Mersey Beatles - Four Lads from Liverpool

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10/12/19
West City Fall Festival


West City Fall Festival
Saturday October 12th.
Talent Contest
Hula Hoop Contest
touch the truck
smoke house
Lazer Tag
Come out and have fun with us

10/12/19
Reza - Edge of Illusion Tour

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10/14/19
Marijuana in the Workplace


If you are interested in how the legalization of Marijuana in the State of Illinois is going to effect your work place, you do not want to miss this.  

10/19/19
 -10/20/19
Illinois Concealed Carry Class

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. 

An Illinois Firearms Owners ID card is recommended, but not required.  This course assumes participant already has a basic understanding of firearms, firearm’s safety and possesses basic firearm’s use skill sets.  However, even very novice shooters are more than welcome and even encouraged to attend. (No Firearms or ammunition allowed in the classroom)

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10/23/19
Illinois Concealed Carry Class Renewal

According to the Illinois State Police, Concealed Carry Permit holders who took their original Concealed Carry class in 2013 or 2014, are now eligible to take their Concealed Carry 3-Hour Renewal Class. Graduates, however, should not submit their renewal application with renewal certificate until they receive their notice of original permit expiration from the Illinois State Police, usually within 90 days of expiration.

This is the 3-hour Concealed Carry Renewal Class for current Illinois Concealed Carry permit holders.  Per Illinois Concealed Carry Act Mandate, the class will consist of reviewing all laws associated with Illinois Concealed Carry followed up with a live fire range qualification.

This is an approved curriculum by the Illinois State Police and this course meets the renewal mandates.

Registration includes: Range fees, training firearms rental, ammunition, safety glasses


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10/25/19
 -10/27/19
It's Coming / Lanny Wolfe Trio

Join The Lanny Wolfe Trio in concert in this free event to the public!
 

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10/26/19
Benton Fall Festival


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