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Senior Companion Program looking for seniors or caregivers

Are you a senior who is feeling lonely, or are you a caregiver to a senior and in need of a little break? Senior Companions can help! The Senior Companion Program pairs healthy, active people 55 and older with other seniors who otherwise would not be able to live independently. Southwestern Illinois College Programs and …

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Trunk or Treat at SWIC Belleville Campus Oct. 25

Bring the kids to enjoy trick-or-treating in a safe environment at the Southwestern Illinois College Trunk or Treat Friday, Oct. 25 at 6-9 p.m. at the SWIC Belleville Campus, 2500 Carlyle Ave., in Parking Lot M5. This event is free and open to the public. Families and kids of all ages are welcome. This is …

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SWIC to celebrate art, film and music in fall 2019

Enjoy a film festival, purchase original art pieces or listen to the sounds of the SWIC Concert Band at Southwestern Illinois College this fall. The college’s arts series, called the Southwestern Illinois Creative Arts Syndicate, features a variety of events ranging from a lecture from the SWIC faculty speaker series, titled “Architecture, Renovation & the …

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COLLEGE TRANSIT CHALLENGE AUGUST 28

Public transit is a safe, cost-effective transportation option for people of all ages, and in the St. Louis region, it’s proving to be particularly viable for students. High school, college and university students accounted for nearly 2 million MetroLink and 1.6 million MetroBus passenger trips during the last school year. To underscore the advantages of …

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Explore ceramics and pop culture pieces at The Schmidt Art Center

Starting in August, three solo exhibitions at the William and Florence Schmidt Art Center will offer art lovers varying views of American culture through ceramics, a large-scale installation, and drawings and prints. Artists Nanette Boileau, Todd May and Daniel Stumeier’s exhibits will be displayed from Aug. 22 through Oct. 10 at The Schmidt. An opening …

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Explore Captivating Iceland with PSOP in 2020

Dreaming of your next big adventure? Let Southwestern Illinois College Programs and Services for Older Persons help make it a reality! Plan to attend the Travelogue program on Monday, July 15 at 2:30 p.m. at PSOP, 201 N. Church St., Belleville. The meeting will highlight the following excursion: Iceland Explorer – June 3-9, 2020 Discover …

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The Schmidt summer art exhibition explores our bodies, the human experience and reminiscent landscapes

Whether looking at oil paintings that examine our complex relationship with our bodies, photographs that explore the human experience or acrylic landscape paintings on found papers, the artists exhibiting work at the William and Florence Schmidt Art Center June 13 through July 18, each have a unique vision to showcase. A public reception featuring artist …

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High school students exhibit art at the Schmidt Art Center

* Pictured, Jane Katz Memorial SWIC Scholarship Award winner, Emily Wierner of Belleville Township High School West, posing with her winning mixed media piece, “Metastatis,” at the Southwestern Illinois College 2019 High School Art Show.  More than 95 Illinois high school students can now say they are exhibiting artists thanks to the 2019 Southwestern Illinois …

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