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Collinsville Area Meals on Wheels

(618) 345-7779

A nonprofit organization that delivers warm meals to those in need all over the Collinsville and Maryville areas. The meals are hand delivered to the door.

If you or someone you know is in need; or if you would like to donate, call or visit the website.

Collinsville Farmers Market

(618) 344-0222

128 St. Louis Road, Collinsville

8 a.m. – 7 p.m., daily

Carryout and free delivery available.

For more information, visit them on Facebook.

Route 4 Restaurant

(618) 443-4488

1705 N. Market St., Sparta  

6 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Thursday; 6 a.m. – 8 p.m., Tuesday and Friday

Curbside pick-up and delivery available.

View the menu online.

Broadway Grille

160 W. Broadway, Sparta

(618) 449-2091

11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday, closed Sunday and Monday

Curbside pick-up and delivery available.

View the menu and order online.   

4-H Live Facebook Video Activities

Join Illinois Extension on Facebook for hands-on virtual-guided 4-H Activities! Videos will be live each day at 2:30 p.m. and then will be posted to the University of Illinois Madison-Monroe-St. Clair Unit page for further viewing.

These lessons are geared toward youths 8-19 years old; a 4-H membership is not required. There is a new lesson each of the days in each series.

Topics will include:

May 5-7 – Forensic Science

May 12-14 – Explore the Outdoors

May 19-21 – College and Career Readiness

May 26-28 – Generosity

For the younger crowd, Cloverbud Fridays will also be posting each Friday at 2:30 p.m. These lessons will appeal to youth 5-7 years old. Watch for these on May 1, 8, 15 ,22 and 29.

For information, contact Rachel Hazen at hazen2@illinois.edu.

Eckert’s Garden Center

(618) 233-0513, ext. 0

951 S. Greenmount Road, Belleville

9 a.m. – 7 p.m., daily

Fully stocked with blooming plants, hardy trees & shrubs, veggies & herbs, and beautiful hanging baskets.

Place your order over the phone and they will deliver your plants to your car on the parking lot.

View garden center inventory online.

Smithton Commercial Club Supply Drive

10 a.m. – noon, Saturday, May 16

IL-159 turn onto Memorial Street

Smithton Commercial Club is hosting a drive-thru supply drive for the Smithton Pantry at the Smithton Community Park.

Items needed: toiletry/personal hygiene, toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, laundry detergent, peanut butter, canned meals/meats, soups or monetary donations.

Place donated items into a plastic or paper bag, place inside your trunk, pull into the park concession stand, open trunk and a volunteer will remove items.   

Visit the Facebook page for more information.

Jefferson’s Restaurant

(618) 566-8907

1300 W. Main St., Mascoutah

11 a.m. – 8 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday

Curbside Pickup

See the menu on Facebook.

Choulula’s Mexican Restaurant

(618) 416-8818

1500 N. Illinois St., Swansea

11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Tuesday – Sunday, closed Monday

Carryout, delivery-Door Dash, Grub Hub

See the menu on Facebook.

Zapata’s Mexican Restaurant

Collinsville location: (618) 343-1337

8 Eastport Plaza Drive

11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Monday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – 12 a.m., Friday; 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Saturday; 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sunday

Fairview Heights location: (618) 277-5474

4660 N. Illinois St.

11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Monday – Thursday; 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., Friday; 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Saturday; 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sunday

Carryout and curbside pick-up available.

View the menu online.