WGEL Community Calendar
Bond County Project Parenting is having a Construction Zone Playground event from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, March 27 at the Greenville Free Methodist Church. It is for any Bond County family with a child under the age of three. Children can enjoy hands-on activities, a story, music and lunch. There will also be a […]
The Kingsbury Park District is hosting Drop In Play for kids who are walking through age 5. Sessions will be held February 22 and 27 and Mondays and Wednesdays in March from 9 to 10:30 AM at the KPD office on Rt. 40. Each session is $2 per child.
The First Baptist Church in Greenville operates a free clothing closet for anyone in need. For the month of March, hours will be 1 to 4 PM on Thursday, March 9, and closed Tuesday, March 14, through Thursday, March 23. The program will have its annual “Spring Giveaway” Saturday, March 25, from 11 AM to […]
The Bond County Ministerial Alliance is hosting Lenten services through Friday, April 7. Services begin at noon and are followed by a lunch. The March 29 service is at the Bibleway House of Prayer in Mulberry Grove.
HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland will have a Health Fair Tuesday, April 4, from 6-10:30 a.m. at the HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine office on Rt. 162 in Troy. Incudes comprehensive blood screenings, prostatic-specific antigen screenings, hemoglobin A1C and Vitamin D screening. Attendees must register for an appointment online at StJosephsHighland.org/TroyHealthFair before Wednesday, March 29. […]
Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program meets every Thursday from 5:45-8:15 PM at the Greenville Free Methodist Church FMY Room. The group is open to everyone. For more, call 664-2584 or visit CelebrateRecovery.com.
The deadline to purchase a brick for display at the Bond County Humane Society is Friday, March 31. Bricks can honor or memorialize pets or anyone else. There are two sizes to choose from. A 4X8 brick is $75 and 8X8 bricks are $150. For more info and an application, visit the Bond County Humane […]
The Shoal Creek Fire Protection District will host a fish fry Friday, March 31, from 4 to 7 PM at Engine House #1 in Sorento. Fish sandwiches and chicken strips will be available, along with sides, and drinks. Carryout and dine-in available.
The Greenville Artist Guild will host a show at the Maves Art Center on Beaumont Ave. Hours will be Friday, March 24, from 4 to 8 PM with a reception from 6 to 8 PM. Additional days will be Saturday, March 25, from 10 AM to 4 PM; Friday, March 31, from 4 to 8 […]
Highland Knights of Columbus will host fish fries every Friday during lent. Serving time is from 4 to 7 PM. Fried or baked fish and chicken strip dinners will be available. The Knights of Columbus Hall is located on Rt. 143 in Highland.
Aviston American Legion Post 1239 will have a Fish & Chicken Fry every Friday from 4:30-7pm. There will be Cod, catfish, chicken, and more. Dine-In and Carry-out. For more information, call 228-7311.
Highland VFW Post 5694 will be having a fish fry on Fridays, from 4-7 PM. There will be Fish, Chicken, Shrimp, and Sides. Carryout and limited indoor dining available. For more information, call 654-6367.
The Greenville Pinochle Club will meet Friday, March 31, at 5:30 PM. The meeting will be in the Bradford Community Room.
St. George Catholic Church in New Baden will hold a fish dinner on Friday, March 31, from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Meals are $15. All proceeds from the dinner will be used to support parish activities throughout the year, as well as assist in the maintenance of St. George Church facilities.
St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Greenville will have a fish fry every Friday during lent. They begin on February 24 and continue through March 31. Serving will be from 4 to 7 PM in the St. Lawrence Church hall. Dine in or carryout. Adult cost and carryouts are $12. Dine-in meals for kids age 4-10 […]
The Memorial Day deadline for residents to purchase bricks for Bond County veterans is March 31. Bricks are added to the Bond County Veterans Memorial at the courthouse on Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Veterans do not have to be deceased to have a brick. A copy of a DD214 or military discharge is required. […]
The Beckemeyer American Legion will have dine-in or carry-out Lenten fish fries every Friday during lent (starting February 24), plus a bonus one on Friday, April 14. Hours are 4:30 to 7 PM at Beckemeyer American Legion Post 1227.
The Community Link Run for Possibilities Gala will be Saturday, April 1, in the Breese American Legion. The evening will kick off with a cocktail reception at 5 p.m. There will be a silent auction, photo booth, and horse wheel. Dinner will begin at 6 p.m. with the games and celebration commencing about 7:15 p.m. […]
There will be an Easter Egg Hunt at Carlyle High School Saturday, April 1, from 9:30 AM to noon. The egg hut begins at 11 AM. There will be different areas for different age groups between zero and ten years. There will also be cotton candy, hot dogs, a petting zoo, bounce houses, and pictures […]
The Highland Civic Women’s Club will host an all you can eat pancake and sausage breakfast with the Easter Bunny on Saturday, April 1, from 8 to 10:30 AM at the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Highland. Admission is $10. Those under age 1 get in free. Attendees will enjoy a fun breakfast with […]
Scout Troop 8040 will host a Spring Craft Fair Saturday, April 1, from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Highland KC Hall. There will be over 50 vendors participating. Food and snacks will be served all day. There will be a bake sale and much more.
The Free Methodist Youth of Greenville are having their annual Car Wash, Rummage and Bake Sale Saturday, April 1 from 8 AM to 1 PM at the Free Methodist Church on Rt. 140. Early bird entrance at 7 AM for a $2 fee. Entry is free after 8 AM. proceeds will help the young people […]
The New Baden Lions Club will hold their free annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 1, at 11 a.m. at New Baden Park, with the New Baden Jaycees supporting the event with ice cream and the Easter Bunny. The rain date is Saturday, April 8, at 11 a.m. at New Baden Park.
The annual Highland Easter Egg Hunt will be Saturday, April 1, at 2 PM on the square in downtown Highland.
There will be an Easter Egg Hunt at the New Douglas Township Park Saturday, April 1. The hunt begins at 3 PM and is open to kids up to age 11.
The Bond County HCE will award four $500 scholarships to Bond County students for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year. two are for 2023 graduating seniors and two are for current college students. High school seniors can pick up an application in your school’s guidance office. The scholarship is open to all Bond County residents or […]
The Little Bluestem Quail Forever Chapter will have their annual fundraising banquet Saturday, April 1, at the American Farm Heritage Museum. Doors open at 5 PM. A meal will be served and there will be a live auction plus other activities. Funds raised are used to support a variety of youth and wildlife organizations. For […]
The Highland Moose Lodge will hold a scavenger hunt to benefit Holly’s House of Hope on Saturday, April 1. Registration is from 4 to 5 PM at the Corner Keg. Registration is $10 per person and teams can consist of 2 to 6 people. To RSVP, call Joann at 781-9195.
There will be a multi-family indoor rummage and bake sale at the Pleasant Mound Community Center Saturday, April 1, from 8 AM to noon. To reserve a table to sell your items, call Jill at 267-1958.
The Sugar Creek Sirens Craft & Vendor Fair will be Saturday, April 1, from 9 AM to 2 PM at the Sugar Creek Fire Department on Broadway in Trenton. There will be great items for all spring occasions. Sandwiches, chips, and drinks will be available for purchase. For more, or to sign up as a […]
A Taiwanese classical music quintet will perform at Greenville University Sunday, April 2nd. The concert, which starts at 4 pm, will include Easter songs and classical music. Admission to the concert is free, but a free-will offering will be accepted to help defray the expenses of the group’s U.S. tour. For more, call 664.7100.
Highland Moose Lodge #2479 will have a drive-thru pork steak dinner Sunday, April 2, from 11 AM to 5 PM or while supplies last. The event will be held at Lindendale Park in Highland. You can take your meal with your or eat at one of the picnic tables under the pavilion. Cost is a […]
The Greenville Free Methodist Church is hosting a Plant-Based Healthy Eating class and potluck on Sundays in April, except for Easter Sunday, April 9. The class is called, “Let Food Be Thy Medicine.” Guest speakers, including doctors and nutritionists, will discuss how you can prevent, treat, and often reverse lifestyle related chronic disease while enjoying […]
The Highland Fire Department will host the Easter Bunny at the firehouse Sunday, April 2, from 9 AM to noon. There will be crafts, plus you can meet the Easter Bunny and take photos, tour the station, and meet the firefighters. For more, find the Highland Fire Department on Facebook.
St. Felicitas Church in Beaver Prairie will have a chicken dinner Sunday, April 2, from 11 AM to 5 PM. Drive through only. Tickets are $14. For more, call 594-3040.