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Snowman Shuffle 5K Run/Walk, 1-Mile Fun Run
January 06, 2018

John A. Logan College | 07:00 pm - 12:00 pm
The Snowman Shuffle will be held at John A. Logan College at the Health Education Complex.  Registration begins at 8am and the race will start at 9:30am.  Cost is $15 for adults, $12 under 10 years, $20 Family (Limit 4).
Awards will be given to 5K Run and Walk - Male and Female, Overall and top 3 places to each age group.  Also an award for best costume/winter theme.
700 Logan College Road
618-985-2828, ext. 8502
Deana Smith ext. 8502 or Bill Fisher at (618) 521-3543


Teen Games
The Weekends on Saturdays
April 15, 2017 - April 14, 2018

Marion Carnegie Library | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Free gaming open to all 12-19 year olds.
206 South Market Street- Marion, IL 62959


River Radio Ever After Bridal Show
January 07, 2018

The Pavilion | 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm
River Radio presents Ever After Bridal Show at The Pavilion from Noon-5pm.  Buy a dress, pick out flowers, and find a photographer all in one place.  Over 100+ vendors to choose from all under one roof.
1602 Sioux Drive- Marion, IL 62959


Tai Chi
Weekly on Mondays
April 17, 2017 - April 16, 2018

Marion Carnegie Library | 09:00 am - 10:00 am
Beginner level Tai Chi Class.  Free and open to the public of all ages.
206 South Market Street- Marion, IL 62959


BVN Family Night with Taylor Mason
January 19, 2018

Marion Cultural and Civic Center | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Taylor is an average, every day, run-of-the-mill writer, performer, singer-songwriter, ventriloquist, comedian, entertainer, rock’n’roller, blogger, political observer, author, puppeteer, pianist, entertainer and he is coming to the Marion Cultural & Civic Center.   Tickets will be $15 or special "pack pricing" of 4 for $40 . You MUST call the station for the special 4 for $40 pricing.  They will go on sale Tues, Dec 5 at 6:30am. 
800 Tour Square Plaza, Marion, IL 62959
(618) 997-4030


Tri-The-HUB for CJ Rubright
January 21, 2018

The HUB Recreation Center | 06:00 am
Come out to The HUB to honor the former Tri-The-HUB Race Director, CJ Rubright, who died of colon cancer in September 2017, by joining in for the third annual Tri-The-HUB indoor triathlon proudly sponsored by Prince Appraisal, Inc.
SWIM LAPS: 10 minutes
CYCLE BIKES: 20 minutes
RUN ON TRACK/GYM: 15 minutes
Triathlon starts at 7:30 a.m.
Doors open at 6:30 a.m.
Cost: $25/Individual, $30/Team (Teams of 2 or 3)
Make checks payable to The HUB
917 W Main Street, Marion, Illinois 62959
(618) 997-2482


Hospice Red Carpet Gala
January 27, 2018

The Pavilion | 05:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The 8th annual Red Carpet Gala is one of the premier social events in Southern Illinois.  We have a great show planned this year.  Hospice of Southern Illinois is a free standing, community based hospice organization and has been providing care in the community for over 35 years.
1602 Sioux Drive- Marion, IL 62959


Southern Illinois Boat and Fishing Show
February 02, 2018 - February 04, 2018

The Pavilion | 03:00 pm - 08:00 pm
visitSI presents the 11th Annual Southern Illinois Boat and Fishing Show at The Pavilion from February 3nd through February 4th, 2018.  Proceeds will benefit the Youth Outdoor Education Foundation and Gum Drops, NFP.  Local boat and tackle dealers from all over the Midwest show off their merchandise.  Daily fishing seminars, live entertainment, door prizes, concessions provided by Martini Joes, and much more.
Show Hours
Friday, February 2nd  (3pm - 8pm)
     *  Door Prizes
Saturday, February 3rd  (9am - 7pm)
Sunday, February 4th  (10am - 3pm)
1602 Sioux Drive- Marion, IL 62959
visitSI (618) 997-3690