Community Calendar

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In-Person Events

BLANDINSVILLE

January 28

Rowdy'd Down, Twin Oaks Golf and Country Club, 7 p.m.

BUSHNELL

February 12

90's Music Trivia Night at VFW, Proceeds benefit Bushnell-Prairie City Boys Basketball Team, 7 p.m.

MACOMB

Daily

MDH drive-thru testing and specimen collection, M-F 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sat.-Sun., 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., McDonough District Hospital, 521 E. Grant St., Macomb. COVID-19, Flu (in season), Strep, RSV testing, adult and pediatric blood draws and more. Call 309-836-1753 to pre-register.

Vaccination and booster clinics:

January 27

Former Farm King location at 2700 E. Jackson St. All vaccines and boosters available for people ages 12 and up. Parental consent required for those under 18. Free & open to the public

EVENTS

Tuesdays

Moving Group,10:30 a.m., Macomb Public Library. Baby story time and an opportunity to move.

Wednesdays

Read aloud story time, 10:30 a.m., Macomb Public Library. For slightly older children.

Thursdays

Messy Makers, 10:30 a.m., Macomb Public Library. Craft & story time. Subjects and activities vary.

Studio Passport in Clay, Macomb Park District. 4 - 6 p.m. drop off and pick up at ceramics studio at 1406 N. Randolph St. Call for registration and program fees.

The VFW Auxiliary to Post #1921 will not be serving a meal on January 21, 2022.

January 21

Live music (Craig Corzatt), 7:30 p.m., Forgottonia Brewing

January - May

Various ceramic workshops and programs, for children and 15-adult. Contact the Macomb Park District for more information including cost of materials and fees at 309-833-4562

January 21

MLK Scavenger Hunt, 5 p.m., WIU's Macomb campus. Presented by the Office of Student Engagement's (OSE) Volunteer Programs.

January 22

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Sandburg Lounge. Presented by the OSE Volunteer Programs and Habitat for Humanity

January 25-March 1

Bowling Buddies, Session 1, McDonough Country Special Recreation Association (MCRSA), Digger's College City Bowl, registration required, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Call 309-833-4562 for specific dates and more information

January 26

High Intensity Workout Class, Free Range Yoga North Wing, Free, 6 p.m., 314-276-6129

January 29

Macomb FFA Trivia Night, Macomb VFW, fundraiser, 6p.m. Get ticket info and RSVP by January 26 at 309-333-9350

February 4

Kindness Party, MCRSA, Veteran's Park, registration required, 6-8 p.m., 309-833-4562

February 9

Chalk Couture Sentiment Blocks, Macomb Community Outreach Center, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

February 17-28

Virtual Microwave Cooking, MCRSA, remote, registration required, 6-7:30 p.m. 309-833-4562

February 26-March 30

Wednesday Fundays, MCRSA, remote, registration required, 2:-3:00 p.m., 309-833-4562

Food Pantries

The Crossing Food Pantry, third Thursday of the month, 5:30 p.m.

Salvation Army Pantry, Monday, Wednesday and Friday 10a.m.-12p.m., 1-3 p.m.

WIRC-CAA Food Pantry, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9a.m.-3p.m.

WIU Food Pantry, Knoblauch Hall, WIU Student, faculty or staff member, Thursday 12:00p.m.-5p.m. Saturday11:00a.m.-2:00p.m.

Macomb Food Collaborative, weekly grocery deliveries, 309-326-3049

Support Calendar

McDonough District Hospital:

Forget-Me-Not Support Group for pregnancy and infant loss, MDH 309-836-1557

Chronic Pain Management Support Group, MDH 309-836-1582

Anger Management Support Group, MDH 309-836-1582

Cesarean Section Class, MDH, 309-836-1570

Bereavement Support Group, MDH, 309-836-1543

AA and NA Meetings in Macomb

Locations include First Christian Church (FCC), 120 N. McArthur St. and University Baptist Church (UBC), 315 N. Sherman Ave. Additional online meetings may be found at https://aa-intergroup.org/meetings.

Alcoholics Anonymous in-person meetings:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:10-1:10 p.m. UBC, Midday Group, closed meeting.

Sisters in Sobriety, Saturday, 9:30-10:30 a.m., UBC, women only, closed meeting.

Narcotics Anonymous in-person meetings:

• Mondays, 6 p.m., FCC

• Fridays, 6 p.m., UBC

Zoom meetings are also available Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m., Meeting ID 817 4435 6730

The Voice welcomes submissions of community events and meetings. Submit in-person meetings and events that meet re-opening guidelines, or virtual meetings by email to editor@mcdonoughvoice.com.

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