Sunday Story Hour

Sunday Story Hour will be held Sunday, July 19, from 2-3 p.m. at the Cache River State Natural Area, Cache River Wetlands Center. This free program engages families with children ages 3-8, in which a naturalist reads a nature themed storybook to children. Each story will be paired with a game, hands-on activity, or outside nature walk. This month’s program features white-tailed deer the Illinois state animal. Please pre-register at 618-657-2064, for an activity to be prepared for each child.

Annual BBQ dinner canceled

The 2020 annual BBQ for the benefit of the Macedonia Church at Brownfield, scheduled for July 25, is canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the first cancellation of this event since its inception over 100 years ago. To those that did not get their pre-orders in April, please contact Rodney Crim at 618-638-4626.

Library to hold day of evening hours

The Metropolis Public Library will hold evening hours on Tuesday, July 21 for patrons who can not make it to the library during daytime hours. The library will be open from 2-6 p.m. on this day only to gauge a need for evening hours.

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