Join the Watershed for an Arbor Day Celebration!

Saturday, April 26, 2014
Watershed Nature Center
1591 Tower Ave., Edwardsville

Local Boy & Girl Scouts will plant native trees in recognition and honor of Arbor Day.  Learn about the White Oak and American Hornbeam trees that will be planted on site.

City Hosts Kite Fly at Glik Park April 26

Keep your eyes to the skies on Saturday, April 26th.  The City of Edwardsville Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a kite fly at Joe Glik Park on 710 East Lake Drive in Edwardsville, as part of the Illinois Association of Park Districts’ (IAPD) statewide kite fly, “Flying 4 Kids."

The City of Edwardsville Parks & Recreation Department’s kite fly will take place from 9am-12 noon.  Come out to see amazing air displays by members of the Gateway Kite Club and their two line stunt kites.  The first 50 participants receive a free “Flying 4 Kids” t-shirt, but everyone gets to decorate their own kite! 

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Ed/Glen Chamber Offers Scholarships

Applications are available for 2014 Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce scholarships: two $1,000 scholarships and one $1,500 scholarship are available.  Scholarship applications must be received by Monday, April 21, 2014.

The Ed/Glen Chamber will award one $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior from Edwardsville High School, Metro East Lutheran High School, Lahr-Well Academy, or a home-schooled student living in District 7. One $1,000 scholarship will also be awarded to a student currently attending either Southern Illinois University Edwardsville or Lewis and Clark Community College.

First introduced in 2013 and offered again this year is one $1,500 scholarship awarded to a student entering his or her junior or senior year of study in the SIUE School of Business.

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Churches in Edwardsville & Glen Carbon


Liberty Worship Center


Baha'i Faith


Calvary Baptist Church


Edwardsville General Baptist Church

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