No Mas, No More!, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Multicultural Center at WIU. Welcoming, non-judgmental environment to share concerns and experiences with racial and ethnic prejudice and discrimination in our shared community. These “brown bag” lunches will be held weekly, and are open to the community.


Jan. 18


Chelsey Henderson Benefit, 5 p.m., Gold Hills Golf Course, West US Hwy. 136. Social hour, soup supper, raffles & 50/50, auction. helsey has total kidney failure and needs a transplant. For more infomation, call 309-255-6643 or email kotterm@live.com.


Jan. 20


24th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative March and Day of Remembrance celebration, 9:30 a.m. March begins on the east side of the McDonough County Courthouse to Mt. Calvary Church of God in Christ, located at 1500 E. Pierce St., Macomb.


Feb. 1


Good Hope/Sciota Lions annual sausage/pancake breakfast, 7 a.m. - noon, West Prairie High School, Sciota. Freewill donation appreciated. Whole hog sausage, pancakes, sausage gravy/biscuits.


Friends of the Library Book Sale, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Library Annex, 109 E. Jefferson St.,  featuring FICTION books: Mysteries/Action Adventure, Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror, and general fiction including Romance and Historical fiction. Media (CDs, DVDs, and audio books) will also be included. Proceeds are invested in the Macomb Public Library.


Feb. 8


St. Paul Home and School Association Trivia Night, 6 to 10:30 p.m., St. Paul school gymnasium.


Feb. 10

Community blood drive, 3 - 5:30 p.m., 623 E. Jackson Street, inside MVRBC Donor Bus. For questions about eligibility, please call the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center at (800) 747-5401.