EVENTS

Shawnee Group Programs - Educational and Free!

Free and Open to all!  Contact Barb to be added to the Email reminder list, babitaji@aol.com

Fourth quarter programs

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 at 7 pm: Illinois Home Performance -Energy Efficiency for Homeowners

Speaker: Richard Reilly (tentative)
Location: Rear of 217 East Main, across from Rock Hill Baptist Church
Dinner: Thai Taste 100 South Illinois Avenue Carbondale 457-6900

October 12th Piney Creek Nature Preserve, Chester, IL - Meet at nature preserve parking lot and trailhead

Illinois naturalist Chris Benda will lead a wildflower walk at Piney Creek Nature Preserve near Chester, IL on October 12. The hikes are free and open to the general public. Participants will learn about the basics of plant identification, and will be provided handouts about plant identification terminology, field guides and web resources, and invasive species.

The hike will start at 10:00am at the Piney Creek parking lot and trailhead and will last up to 4 hours. No previous experience is necessary. Reservations are not required, but are encouraged. The hikes will be limited to the first 20 participants. To reserve your spot for any of the hikes, contact Chris Benda at botanizer@gmail.com.

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 at 7 pm: Environmental Justice

Speaker: Deidre Davis
Location: Rear of 217 East Main, across from Rock Hill Baptist Church
Dinner: Reema’s Indian Cuisine, 709 South Illinois Ave Carbondale 457-6666

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 at 7 pm: Aucoustic Ecology

Speaker: Jay Needham
Location: Rear of 217 East Main, across from Rock Hill Baptist Church
Dinner: Fujiyama 715 N Giant City Road Carbondale 549-2000

Programs 2015 Sierra Club

NOTE: Start time at 7 PM!
Location: Rear of 217 East Main, across from Rock Hill Baptist Church. Enter in rear, through green door. The front door is locked!

January 8, 2015

Jane Adams: Union County History
Dinner at 5 pm: Flame Bar and Grill, 501 East Walnut Street, Carbondale (618) 351-8242

February 12, 2015

Bob Gillespie: Woodland Restoration
Dinner at 5 pm: Pita Alley, Murdale Shopping Center, Carbondale (618) 351-6111

March 12, 2015

Shawn Priddy, Deputy Co-ordinator, Jackson County Emergency Management Agency Emergency Preparedness
Dinner at 5 pm: El Paisano, 100 North Glenview, Carbondale 529-2352

April 9, 2015

Karen Midden: Green roofs
Dinner at 5 pm: Thai Taste, 100 South Illinois Avenue, Carbondale 457-6900

May 14, 2015

Laurel Toussaint: Native Landscaping
Dinner at 5 pm: Longbranch Café, 100 East Jackson, Carbondale 529-4488

Meet Fellow Shawnee Group Members for Dinner!

The Shawnee Group meets at a local restaurant before each monthly meeting for an hour of sociability and relaxation. New faces are most welcome and we would love to have you join us at any time!

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 at 5 pm: Thai Taste, 100 South Illinois Avenue, Carbondale 457-6900

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 at 5 pm: Reema’s Indian Cuisine, 709 South Illinois Ave, Carbondale 457-6666

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 at 5 pm: Fujiyama, 715 N Giant City Road, Carbondale 549-2000