Thursday, October 2

Group dinner at Thai Taste

Join the Shawnee Group for dinner at Thai Taste on Thursday, October 9 at 5pm, just before our monthly program.  Thai Taste is at 100 South Illinois Avenue in Carbondale.

October 9: Home Energy Efficiency program

October 9 program

Illinois Home Performance:  Energy Efficiency at Home

Illinois Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® (IHP), a program sponsored by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, aims to help Illinois home and property owners decrease their energy costs and increase the comfort, safety, durability, and value of their homes.

Presenter Richard Reilly is the Energy Programs Manager of the Missouri Botanical Garden's Earth Ways Center and a construction professional with 30 years of experience.

The program will be held at the REAR entrance of 217 East Main Street in Carbondale, Illinois on Thursday, October 9 at 7:00 pm.  It is FREE and open to the public.  Parking and entrance are at the rear, through the green door, across from Rock Hill Baptist Church (Monroe and Marion Streets.)

Wild Weekend at Cypress Creek!

Wild Weekend
Friday, October 10, All Day
Location: Lower Cache Access
In celebration of National Wildlife Refuge Week, Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge will provide guided canoe tours to Eagle Pond and highlight ancient cypress trees and wetland wildlife. Reservations are required for the canoe tour; reserve your spot beginning September 10th. For more information call Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge at (618) 634-2231.