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Solar Eclipse Yoga Class
August 19, 2017

Artstarts House | 08:00 am - 09:00 am
Marion native, Lawrene O'Neill is leading a Yoga Class to help raise funds for Artstarts, a non-profit community arts organization.  O'Neill, an Artstarts Alum, is a 200-hour certified yoga instructor accredited through the National Yoga Alliance.  He has taught Yoga at the People Studios in Manhattan and Brooklyn for the last few years.  When he is home visiting Southern Illinois, he makes guest appearances teaching yoga at the HUB in Marion.  Lawrence is a very popular instructor and offers a great session for any skill level.  Participants may pre-register by confirming on the Artstarts Facebook Event Page.  Payments may be made either at the door or online.  Just indicate "Yoga Class" when making your donation.
Walk-In - $10
Pre-Register - $8
There is a 40-person capacity, so please consider pre-registering to help Artstarts plan accordingly.  Come stretch while supporting a great community arts organization.
104 South Van Buren- Marion, IL 62959


Solar Eclipse 2017 at Rent One Park
August 21, 2017

Rent One Park | 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
The Miners have partnered with 4-H for the 2017 Solar Eclipse.  Experience the Solar Eclipse with activities for the whole family at Rent One Park, Home of the Miners, on August 21st 10am-3pm.
Activities will include: 4-H Virtual Reality, Create in 4H's Makey-Makey Computer Science Lab, meet with University Astrologists for the latest Eclipse news, as well as look through the large telescope, laser tag and mini golf.
For more information on ticket pricing or to purchase t-shirts, please visit our Miners ticket page for more information.
1000 Miners Drive- Marion, IL 62959


Next Level RC CA$H Money Summer
August 26, 2017 - August 27, 2017

Next Level RC | 12:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Guaranteed CASH payout, TQ Awards, and Top 10 Trophies for Every Class! Wide, forgiving lanes and jumps with serious airtime!  An exciting heads-up racing format, fun elevation changes, 2-level track design.  Real podium and Free event pictures taken of YOU all weekend!
1320 Downey Crossing- Cambria, IL 62915


Pappy's 2-Man SxS Triathalon
August 27, 2017

Little Egypt Off Road Motorcycle Club | 11:00 am - 04:00 pm
For the first time, Pappy's Outdoor will be hosting a 2-man side-by-side triathalon at Little Egypt Off Road- just East of Marion.  Three events, two drivers, one day; with cash and store-credit prizes given to the top three teams. 

Event 1: The driver will be blindfolded and the passenger will have to navigate the team through an obstacle course by voice instruction only.

Event 2: The passenger will be given a pail of water to hold on their lap while the team navigates a bumpy obstacle course.  The faster you complete the course and the less water you spill, the better.

Event 3: The passenger will have a paintball gun, and the team will need a combination of speed through a course and accuracy shooting targets set up from various distances. 

The winner will be determined by overall time through the three events.  Time penalties will be assessed based on different faults in each event.  The same person cannot drive for all three events. 

$5 admission will be charged by LEOR.

20439 Ranch Lane- Marion, IL 62959


Kayaking the Refuge Course
September 02, 2017

Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge | 09:00 am
Come kayak Crab Orchard NWR's lakes with us!  Get an interpretive tour of the land around you, view wildlife as you pass by, and enjoy the breeze as you kayak out with our rangers.  Boats are limited so if you are not bringing your own be sure to reserve your space.  Ages 15 and up only.  First program begins at 9am.  Second begins at 1pm.
8588 Route 148- Marion, IL 62959


Twilight 5K Glow Run/Walk
September 08, 2017

Carterville Free Fair @ Cannon Park | 07:30 pm
Race Day registration and packet pick-up at the Community Center from 5pm-7pm.  River-to-River Chip Timing provided.  Race starts and finishes at the Carterville Free Fair at Cannon Park on Greenbriar Road.  Course is flat & fast!  Kids' Fun Run will be held at Cannon Park at 6:30pm.
 PURSE & TROPHY TO TOP OVERALL MALE & FEMALE RUNNERS.  Medals to top three male and female runners in each age group 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 and up.
120 North Greenbriar- Carterville, IL 62918
Leigh Gusta (618) 925-6026