Grab a chair and join gather at the 20th anniversary of 9/11 will be celebrated on Saturday, September 11th at the Illinois Valley Cellular parking lot at 200 Riverfront Drive in Marseilles. This event is sponsored by the Marseilles Tourism and Park Committee.
The program starts at 9:00 a.m. The program includes an opening prayer, Pledge of Allegiance, local speakers, laying of the wreath, the Honor Guard, and a closing prayer.
Get ready for the Marseilles Fall Rummage Sales on Saturday, September 18th! There is no rain date, sales will be rain or shine. Maps of sales will be available the week of September 13th at D&S Grocery, Casey’s, Circle K, and Ottawa Bank.
Sign up at Marseilles City Hall to be listed on the Map of Sales at City Hall. The cost is $5.00 to be listed on the map.
For more information, contact 815-795-2414.
The Marseilles Lions Club is holding a dine-in or carryout fish fry on Friday, September 10th and Friday, September 24th, from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Be sure to stop by for a tasty dinner of pollack, catfish, shrimp, or cod, along with french fries or baked potato, slaw, and bread.
You’re Invited! Preschoolers are welcome to bring one special adult to visit and have a free lunch with the Marseilles Preschool Team and Emergency Management Services at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 3rd. Hot dogs and refreshments will be provided.
Mark your calendars for the Marseilles Fall Fest on Saturday, October 16th. This fun-filled family event will take place from noon - 8:00 p.m. at Knudson Park. Check out the next issue of Connected Magazine Online for more details, or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/155347170041100?ref=newsfeed for more details.
The Glow Up Run for Metastatic Breast Cancer is right around the corner! This 5K for Breast Cancer event will take place at Knudson Park starting at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 2nd. For more details and to sign up, visit the event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/842064266513959/?ref=newsfeed
Income-eligible households in LaSalle, Bureau, Putnam, and Marshall counties can apply for assistance with utility bills. Starting September 1st, interested applicants can schedule an appointment by calling the Tri-County Opportunities Council at 1-800-323-5434.
Play bingo every Thursday at the Marseilles Lions Club at 511 Commercial Street. Early Bird Games begin at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is served from 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. with carryout available. The menu and additional information is posted on their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MLC511
Always OPEN to the public!
The September HBO and Cinemax free preview window includes newer releases, such as Wonder Woman 1984, The Little Things, Judas and the Black Messiah, Tom and Jerry, Godzilla vs. Kong, and Mortal Kombat.
Available on MTCO digiMAX channels 600 - 614 from Thursday, September 23rd - Monday, September 27th.
How Lord of the Rings Changed Big Battles
If you wonder how 10,00 strong armies march towards each other in movies like the Lord of the Rings, this article is for you. For the past 20 years, Massive software has spawned armies of artificially intelligent crowds. https://www.cnet.com/features/how-lord-of-the-rings-changed-big-screen-battles-forever/
A new phishing campaign is exploiting the ongoing uncertainty about company policies related to COVID-19. The campaign uses emails that purport to be from a company’s HR office informing employees that they are required to fill out a vaccination status form. Clicking on the link in the email will take you to a Microsoft Outlook credential phishing page.
Another new scam is using job postings on LinkedIn. Cybercriminals impersonate being part of a legitimate company when posting a job. The victim initiates the connection and thinks they are installing a program to fill out an application but actually downloads malicious software.
Wednesday, September 22nd
7:30 p.m. – (ABC)
The ABC revival of The Wonder Years is gearing up to premiere on Sept. 22nd
Its new incarnation follows the Black middle-class Williams family in Montgomery, AL, during the turbulent late 1960s. Dean Williams (Elisha “E.J.” Williams) is the 12-year-old at the center of the coming of age story and Don Cheadle narrates as the voice of adult Dean.
His family consists of his parents, Bill (Dulé Hill) and Lillian (Saycon Sengbloh), and siblings Kim (Laura Kariuki) and Brad (Julian Lerner).
The series will fold real moments from history from the era like the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968.
Monday, September 20th
7:00 p.m. – (NBC)
The four-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice” returns with the strongest vocalists from across the country invited to compete in the show’s newest season, which returns Sept. 20.
Multi-platinum global recording artist, Grammy Award winner and talented actress Ariana Grande claims her red chair alongside superstar Coaches Kelly Clarkson, John Legend and Blake Shelton as they return for Season 21. Carson Daly returns as host.
Monday, September 20th
7:00 p.m. – (ABC)
“Dancing with the Stars” is the hit series in which celebrities perform choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts, including Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Derek Hough. Hosted by supermodel and businesswoman Tyra Banks, the series returns to the ballroom with an all-new lineup of celebrities.