In case you are looking for something to do on the 17th:
The Annual Carbondale Neighborhood Alliance Meeting will be held at the First United Methodist Church located at 214 West Main Street, on Saturday morning January 17th. The meeting starts at 9:30 with registration, coffee, and informational displays. Neighborhood and community organizations and city commissions will provide information helpful to neighborhood groups. Mayoral and City Council candidates have been invited to attend the meeting and will be introduced at noon for an informal meet-and-greet chili luncheon. The annual meeting is organized by the Carbondale Neighborhood Action Group, which meets monthly to explore ways to improve Carbondale neighborhoods as well as provide disaster preparedness training for neighborhoods.