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Star Groups are led by Second Act members, for Second Act members. They meet monthly and cover a variety of interesting topics and hobbies. Join a group for fun or to expand your knowledge. Registration is not required for Star Groups. Want to start a new Star Group? Just let us know. 

Star Groups

*Groups may not meet on holidays. Call 877.480.4040 for more information.

Bocce Ball
1:00 PM, Wednesdays
Location: Herrin Bocce Courts, Herrin, IL
Leader:Jeff Kurtz

1:00 PM, Fridays
Location: SI Bowl, Carterville, IL
Leader: David Ullman

12:00 – 3:30 PM, Tuesdays
Location: Murphysboro Senior Center
Leader: Wilma Nelson

Creative Writing
1:00 PM, 1st Thursday
Location: Carbondale Public Library
405 W. Main Street
Leader: David McKay, Karen Simons

1:00 – 3:00 PM, 2nd and 4th Monday
Location: University Mall (sitting area in front of S & B’s Burger Joint, Carbondale)
Leader: Mary Holm

Dining Out
11:30 AM, 3rd Wednesday
Location: Changes monthly
Leader: Joe Taylor

8:00 – 11:00 AM, 3rd Wednesday
Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 8588 Route 148, Marion, IL
Leader: Jim Osborn, Photographer

1:00 – 3:00 PM, Mondays
University Mall, Carbondale
In front of SIH The Place
Leader: Janet Spires
3rd Monday, meet at Bandana’s
309 E. Main, Carbondale at 12:30 PM for lunch/knitting.

Line Dancing – Carbondale
9:00 – 10:00 AM, Wednesdays,
Location: Carbondale Senior Center
Leader: Gloria Perrott

Line Dancing – Murphysboro
9:30 AM, Thursdays
Location: Murphysboro Senior Center
Leader: Marcia Allen

1:00 – 4:00 PM, Fridays
Location: Murdale Baptist Church, Carbondale (Meets in basement)
Details: Materials and machines provided. Group makes quilts for charitable causes
Leader: Margee Betts

Strutter’s Club Walking Group
9:00 – 10:00 AM, Mondays,
Location: University Mall, Carbondale (In front of SIH The Place)
Leader: Jo Ann Whitehead