Prayer for Alton Schools set Sunday at Alton Middle School


ALTON – The Upper Alton Baptist Church is holding a Pray for Our Schools event at Alton Middle School on Sunday, Aug. 14 at 2 pm

The event will begin with a responsive prayer all together, followed by a time for individuals and families to walk around and pray using a provided prayer guide, and then conclude with a final prayer all together again. The prayer guides include prompts to pray for teachers, administrators, support staff and bus drivers in addition to students.

“We simply want to pray for the well-being of everyone involved in our community’s educational system, and sometimes movement — like walking around the school grounds — can help us dig deeper with our prayers,” said Pastor Brad Donoho. rally or any kind of political statement. We’re just getting together to pray.”

Here’s what else is happening in the area:

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

• Hops for Heroes: Noon-4 pm, Edwardsville Moose Lodge, 7371 Marine Road, Edwardsville.

• Alton Owl’s Club 80th Anniversary Party: 7pm-Midnight, Alton Owl’s Club, 227 Blair Ave., Alton.

• Matt and Phil Trio: 5 p.m., The Brown Bag Bistro, 318 E. Broadway, Alton.

• The Last Ones: 8pm-Midnight, Chez Marilyn, 119 W. 3rd St., Alton.

• Alton Back to School Bash: 9:30-10:30 am, Women’s Ministry Center, 2418 Bloomer Drive, Alton.

• Back to School – Summer Send off: 10am-1pm, OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center, 2 Saint Anthony’s Way, Alton.

• East Alton Back to School Giveaway: 9am-3pm, Keasler Complex – East Alton Recreation, 615 3rd St., East Alton.

• Mississippi River Festival Exhibit: 1-4 pm, Wood River Museum and Visitor Center, 40 W. Ferguson Ave., Wood River.

• Dance Haus Showcase Fundraiser: 5:30-7 pm, Jacoby Arts Center, 627 E. Broadway, Alton.

• The Hurricanes: 8 p.m., The Conservatory, 554 E. Broadway, Alton.

• Alton Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market: 8 am-Noon, 501 Landmarks Boulevard, Alton. Every Saturday from now until Oct. 15.

• Blacktop Boulevard: 7:30-11:30 pm, Fast Eddie’s Bon Air, 1530 E. 4th St., Alton.

• East Alton History Museum Open: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., East Alton History Museum, 119 N. Main St., East Alton.

• 3rd Annual Basket Auction: 8 am, The auction goes live at biddingowl.com/Evangelicalucc. Auction closes at 10 pm Saturday, Aug. 20.

• Money Shot: 7-11 pm, Bakers and Hale, 7120 Montclair Ave., Godfrey.

• Fabulous Freebirds: 5-8 pm, The Stagger Inn Again, 104 E. Vandalia St., Edwardsville.

• Dave Horton: 2-5 pm, Foundry Public House, 126 N. Main St., Edwardsville.

• CheriBomb: 6-10 pm, Holiday Shores Marina, 100 Elm Drive, Edwardsville.

• Emma Nobbe: 7-10 pm, Recess Brewing, 307 N Main St Edwardsville.

• Land of Goshen Farmers’ Market: 8 a.m.-Noon, 100 St. Louis St., Edwardsville.

• Bingo Saturday Night: 7 p.m., South Roxana Dad’s Club, 417 Roxana Ave., South Roxana.

• 5 Point Plan: 8 p.m., Hooch & Sixteen’s Bar, 1511 Pontoon Road, Granite City.

• Joe Metzka and Rich McDonough: 7-10 pm, Bindy’s, 3705 Nameoki Road, Granite City.

• Granite City Homeless and Community Outreach: 1-3 p.m., 1818 Cleveland Blvd., Granite City.

• Melissa Joan Heartless: 8 p.m.-Midnight, TJ’s Place, 1539 Madison Ave., Granite City.

• Bob Gilda: Noon-3pm, The Winery at Aerie’s Resort Event Venue, 601 Timber Ridge, Grafton.

• John Littlefield: 3-7 pm, The Winery at Aerie’s Resort Event Venue, 601 Timber Ridge, Grafton.

• One Hour Mississippi and Illinois River Cruise: 4:30-5:30 pm, Grafton Harbor, 215 W. Water St., Grafton.

• Wine on the Water Cruise: 6-8 pm, Grafton Harbor, 215 W. Water St., Grafton.

• Backwoods Burden: 2-6 pm, Grafton Pub, 225 W. Main St., Grafton.

• Cricket and The Grilled Avocados: 7-11 pm, Grafton Pub, 225 W. Main St., Grafton.

• Boomslang: 2-6 pm, The Hawg Pit BBQ, 821 W. Main St., Grafton.

• American Standard Band: 6-10 pm, The Hawg Pit BBQ, 821 W. Main St., Grafton.

• Terry Beck: 3-7 pm, Grafton Winery Inc, 300 W. Main St., Grafton.

• Outlaw Opry: 7-11 pm, Grafton Oyster Bar, 215 Water St., Grafton.

• Karaoke Night: 7-11 pm, 3rd Chute Bar & Grill, 220 W. Main St., Grafton.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14

• Salmon Creek: 4-7 pm, Chez Marilyn, 119 W. 3rd St., Alton.

• Pray for Our Schools: 2 p.m., Alton Middle School, 2200 College Ave., Alton.

• Foam Rolling Workshop: 1:30-3 pm, 100 W. 3rd St., Alton.

• Carillon Concerts: 5 pm, Nan Elliott Memorial Rose Garden at Gordon Moore Park, 4550 College Ave., Alton.

• Veterans and Workers meeting: 6-8 pm, 103 Mill St., Kane.

• Nate Sickmeier and Co.: 1-5 pm, Fast Eddie’s Bon Air, 1530 E. 4th St., Alton.

• The Step Brothers: 6-10 pm, Fast Eddie’s Bon Air, 1530 E. 4th St., Alton.

• NGK Band: 3pm, Roper’s Regal Beagle, 3043 Godfrey Road, Godfrey.

• The Truckers: 3-7 pm, Bakers and Hale, 7120 Montclair Ave., Godfrey.

• Bethalto Market in the Park: 9am-1pm, Central Park, 213 N. Prairie St., Bethalto. Every Sunday until Oct. 9.

• Midlife: Noon-3 pm, 1818 Chophouse, 6170 Bennett Drive Suite A, Edwardsville.

• Scott Marlin: 1-4 pm, The Foundry Bout House, 2 Holiday Point Parkway, Edwardsville.

• Back to School Ice Cream Social: 6-8 pm, Holy Family School, 1900 Saint Clair Ave., Granite City.

• Staunton Free Spirits Al-Anon Family: 7-8 pm, St. Paul United Church of Christ, 225 S. Laurel St., Staunton.

• Stained Glass Retreat: 9:30am-2pm, Pere Marquette State Park, 13112 Visitor Center Lane, Grafton.

• Claudia: 2-5 pm, Grafton Pub, 225 W. Main St., Grafton.

• One Hour Mississippi and Illinois River Cruise: 2-3 pm, Grafton Harbor, 215 W. Water St., Grafton.

• Graham Pagano: 1-5 pm, The Terrace at Aerie’s Resort Event Venue, 601 Timber Ridge, Grafton.

• Money Shot: 2-6 pm, The Hawg Pit BBQ, 821 W. Main St., Grafton.

• Wade Trent: 2-6 pm, The Bloody Bucket Saloon, 201 E. Main St., Grafton.

• Two Pedros: 2-6 pm, Grafton Winery Inc, 300 W. Main St., Grafton.

• Trilogy: 3-7 pm, The Loading Dock, 401 Front St., Grafton.

• Texas Hold ’em Poker Tournament: 6:30-9:30 pm, The Hawg Pit BBQ, 821 W. Main St., Grafton.

MONDAY, AUGUST 15

• Welcome Back Teacher’s Luncheon: 11:30 am-1 pm, Calvary Baptist Church, 1422 Washington Ave., Alton.

• D-Lux Duo: 6-10 pm, Fast Eddie’s Bon Air, 1530 E. 4th St., Alton.

• 23rd Annual Benefit Golf Tournament: 11 a.m., Sunset Hills Country Club, 2525 S. State Route 157, Edwardsville

• South Roxana Farmer’s and Artisan’s Market: 4-8 pm, South Roxana Dad’s Club Parking Lot, 417 Roxana Ave., South Roxana.

• Women’s Self Defense: 6-6:45 pm, Strategic BJJ, 2248 E. Broadway, Alton.

• Sit and Stand Chair Yoga: 3-4 pm, YWCA Southwest Illinois, 304 E. 3rd St., Alton.

• Strengthen and Stretch Gentle Yoga: 6-7 pm, YWCA Southwest Illinois, 304 E. 3rd St., Alton.

• Women’s Step Study: 12:30-2:30 pm, Calvary Cares, 1426 Washington Ave., Alton.

• Men’s Step Study: 5:30-7:30 pm, Calvary Cares, 1426 Washington Ave., Alton.

• Alton Godfrey Rotary Club Meetings: 6 p.m., Gentelin’s On Broadway, 122 E. Broadway, Alton.

• Al-Anon Meeting: 7:30 pm-8:45 pm, Bridge Church, E. 12th St., Alton. For more information, call 618-463-2429 or visit SIAFG.org and District-18.org.

• For information about Al-Anon Meetings, call 618-463-2429 or visit SIAFG.org and District-18.org.

dylan.suttles@thetelegraph.com

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