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Calendar of events around Jacksonville, Illinois today

Giveaway of products and bakery: 9 am-noon, Jacksonville Food Center, 316 E. State St. Free | For residents of Morgan County.

Movie Monday: 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Jacksonville Public Library, 201 W. College Ave. | Screening of the children’s film “The Parent Trap”.

Community Walking Group: 11 a.m., Boyd Hospital Wellness Center, Eighth and School Streets, Carrollton. Free for wellness center members, $1 for non-members. | For more information or to register, call Dawn at 217-942-6946 extension 1352.

Blood Donation for Leukemia Awareness: 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Jacksonville Community Center, 1309 S. Main St. | Organized by Sara’s Studio of Dance and Prairieland United Way. Appointments required. To schedule, call 800-747-5401 or visit bloodcenter.org.


Free Lunch: 11:45 am-12:30 pm, Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. | Meals in to-go containers can be picked up at the side door.

Walk for Wellbeing: 12:30-3 pm, First Christian Church, 2106 S. Main St. Free | The Indoor Walking Program is offered year-round Monday through Thursday. For more information, call 217-243-6445.

Spirit of Faith Soup Kitchen: 3:30-4 pm, Spirit of Faith Soup Kitchen, 105 E. Dunlap St. Free | Serving takeout meals to anyone in need.

Tuesday

Farmers Market: 7 am-noon, Pathway Plaza, 1905 W. Morton Ave. Prices vary. | Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday until October 31. Link cards are accepted.

Giveaway of products and bakery: 9 am-noon, Jacksonville Food Center, 316 E. State St. Free | For residents of Morgan County.

Center for American Archeology Eco Adventure Day Camp: 9 am-3:30 pm, McCully Heritage Project, Crawford Creek Road, Kampsville. $25 per student per day. | For children entering grades 2-4. Come one or two days. Each day includes a walk and activities. To register or for more information, go to caa-archeology.org/programs.

Swords and roses: 10 a.m., Jacksonville Public Library, 201 W. College Ave. | All-female, family-friendly stunt show filled with fencing and comedy. There are two endings to each show, and the audience can choose which one to play.

Free Lunch: 11:45 am-12:30 pm, Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. | Meals in to-go containers can be picked up at the side door.

Walk for Wellbeing: 12:30-3 pm, First Christian Church, 2106 S. Main St. Free | The Indoor Walking Program is offered year-round Monday through Thursday. For more information, call 217-243-6445.

Bailey-Trussell Campaign Bus Tour: 1:30 p.m., Lincoln Square, 901 W. Morton Ave.

Spirit of Faith Soup Kitchen: 3:30-4 pm, Spirit of Faith Soup Kitchen, 105 E. Dunlap St. Free | Serving takeout meals to anyone in need.

Bluffs Market: 4-6 pm, downtown Bluffs plaza. Prices vary. | Crafts, vendors, farmers market, flea market and more. Every Tuesday through Labor Day.

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