Marion Carnegie Library is forgiving fines the month of December in exchange for donations of food. The food items will be donated to local food pantry organizations. For more information about the program call Marion Carnegie Library at 618-993-5935. Or, browse to: http://www.marioncarnegielibrary.org/children/foodforfines
The next University of Illinois Extension Service's Master Gardener class begins on January 30th, 2018. For more information visit: http://web.extension.illinois.edu/units/event.cfm?EventID=75919&UnitID=493
You can also call the Jackson County Extension Office at 618-687-1727.
In Mount Vernon, the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Ugly Sweater Party on Thursday December 21st, 2017. For more information browse to: http://www.southernillinois.com/calendar-of-events.html