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Wednesday, Jan. 9
• Chester varsity girls basketball: 8 p.m. game at Christopher.
• Chester Invitational Tournament: Boys basketball tournament, Jan. 7-12.
Thursday, Jan. 10
• IDES Veterans Outreach Job Services: 10 a.m.-noon at the Chester Public Library, 733 State St. Freddie Buckingham from the Illinois Department of Employment Security will talk to veterans. (618) 241-6733 or email@example.com.
• Steeleville varsity girls basketball: 6:15 p.m. away game at Trico.
• Chester Invitational Tournament: Boys basketball tournament, Jan. 7-12
Friday, Jan. 11
• Lapsit Story Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Steeleville Area Public Library, 625 S. Sparta St. For ages birth to 3.
Saturday, Jan. 12
• Steeleville varsity girls basketball: 1 p.m. away game at Lebanon.
• Alma Lodge #497 Officer Installation gala: 6-10 p.m. at Alma Lodge #497, 302 E. Main St., Steeleville. The Brethren of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and their families invited. Formal attire is appreciated. Meal begins at 6 p.m., ceremony follows. Must RSVP by Jan. 5 to Tad, at (618) 318-7081, with number of people attending and your contact info.
Monday, Jan. 14
• Chester Library Board of Trustees: 4:15 p.m. at the Chester Public Library, 733 State St.
• Chester vs. Steeleville girls basketball: 6:15 p.m. games at Chester High School.
Tuesday, Jan. 15
• Birth to PreK Storytime: 10:30-11 a.m. at the Chester Public Library, 733 State St. Singing, dancing and storytime. Children must have adult partner.
• Steeleville varsity girls basketball: 6:15 p.m. away game at Dupo.
• Chester varsity boys basketball: 7:30 p.m. away game at Zeigler-Royalton.
• Steeleville varsity boys basketball: At the Sparta Mid-Winter Classic Tournament.