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Calendar of Events

 

Monday, March 2nd

FCHS After Prom will have a meeting Monday, March 2, 6pm at the Landing. All senior parents are welcome to attend.

Tuesday, March 3rd

Fairfield Mules Sectional playoff shirts will be available today at 3pm at Fairfield Printing, Graphics and Sporting Goods in Fairfield.    There are only 150 available, so distribution will be on a first come, first serve basis.

Wednesday, March 4th

Girls and Boys Baseball and Girls softball sign ups will take place at Fairfield Printing Graphics and Sporting Goods from now until the end of March.  The cost is $35 per child or families with more than one child participating will pay $30 per child.  Registration goes from now through March 31st during regular business hours.  Fairfield Printing business hours are Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm and Saturday 9am to 12 noon.

The Frontier Community College Job Fair scheduled for today has been postponed until Wednesday, April 1st.

The Round Prairie Church will be holding revival services on March 4th – 7th, 7:00 pm nightly. There will be a different speaker each evening.  The church is located at 842 Co, Rd, 1375 N, Cisne.

 

 Thursday, March 5th

The Wayne County Farm Bureau and The Rotary  will hold their “Travelogue” meeting on Thursday, March 5th at the First Baptist Church South door.  The meeting will begin at 7:15pm and the discussion will be America’s Hot Spot and our volcanic legacy.  Season ticket holders are encouraged to attend!

Senior Life Solutions of Fairfield Memorial Hospital will be hosting its women’s Coffee Club at the Kontiki on March 5th and 19th from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  Coffee and donuts will be provided.  Everyone is invited to come out to socialize and meet new people.

 

Friday, March 6th

Tom Ulrich’s Wildlife Photography Presentation is March 6 and 7 at 7 p.m. at the First Christian Church sanctuary in Fairfield. The show will feature photos from recent travels that include bird migration of South Texas, the Ecuador rainforest humming birds and birds, and extensive coverage of Glacier National Park. The show is sponsored by Frontier Community College and no charge to attend.

Saturday, March 7th

Wayne County Golf Course volunteers will be grilling pork burgers and chops on Saturday, March 7th, on Main Street in front of the Wayne County courthouse from 10 a.m. until they sell-out. This is their final winter cook out which helps provide funding to prepare the course for the new golf season in April.

Relay For Life of Hamilton County will sponsor a Benefit Dance on Saturday, March 7, from 7-11 p.m. at the McLeansboro Elks Lodge. Music provided by local favorites, Meghan Barrow and Chris Richards. Finger foods provided. The evening’s events include a 50/50 drawing and live auction, which will begin at 8:30 p.m. All proceeds will be donated to American Cancer Society to provide funds for research and patient services for area residents.

The Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District is now taking orders for its spring tree sale. Orders will be taken until Wednesday, April 1st. Delivery of trees will be during the second week in April. Available trees include:Evergreens, White Pine, Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce, Hardwoods, Red Maple, Tulip Poplar, Pecan, Bald Cypress, Red Oak and Common Lilac.  Supplies are limited! To place your order, please contact the Wayne County Soil & Water Conservation District office at (618) 842-7602 ext. 3.

The Illinois Family Leaders Collaboration presents the 9th Annual Family Conference on Saturday, March 7th at the Spalding Pastoral Center at 419 NE Madison Avenue in Peoria, Illinois.  Registration will be from 8:30 to 9am and the conference will be from 9am to 3pm.  Resources and inspiration for adult family members and caregivers of children with disabilities will be available.

Kiwanis Club Of Fairfield is holding their  24th Annual Pancake Day on Saturday, March 7, from 6 to 10am.  Tickets are $5 in advance and $6 at the door. Kids 6 and under eat free. They will be serving pancakes and syrup (sugar-free syrup will be available), sausage, coffee, orange juice, and milk. Carry-outs will be available. All of this will take place at Community of Christ Church Family Life Center at Windsor Lane and Leininger Road in Fairfield.  Advance tickets are available for purchase from any Kiwanis Member.

 

Sunday, March 8th

The Buckeye Christian Church will hold a 4 day Revival beginning on Sunday, March 8th and going through Wednesday, March 11th.  The theme is “Revival & Why We Need It.”  The revival will begin at 7pm each night.  Hear 4 different evangelists, 4 different views, but still the same message!!!  There will also be music and much more.  For more information call 618-897-2813, 618-842-9321 or 618-673-2048.  Everyone is welcome!

Geff Fireman’s Annual Chicken BBQ, will be held on Sunday March 8. Serving starts at 11:00 am. Menu will be, BBQ Chicken, baked potato, green beans, corn, slaw, rolls, dessert and drinks. Carry outs available. Price by donation and  proceeds to be used for new fire equipment. Meal at the Geff Firehouse.

The Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District is now taking orders for its spring fish sale. It will be held on Friday, March 20th at 8:00 a.m. at the USDA building in Fairfield. The deadline to order grass carp will be Wednesday, March 4th. All other fish can be ordered until the day before the sale. Available fish include: Channel Catfish, Albino Channel Catfish, Large mouth Bass, Fathead Minnow, Crappie, Hybrid Sunfish, Bluegill, Redear, Hybrid Redear and Grass Carp.  To place your order, please contact the Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District office at (618) 842-7602 ext. 3.

The Dixie Melody Boys Gospel Quartet will be in concert at North Side Baptist Church in Fairfield, IL Sunday Evening March 8. Concert begins at 6:00 PM. North Side Baptist is located at 905 N. First Street in Fairfield. The group features well known local talent Josh Garner. A love offering will be received.

Tuesday, March 10th

Girls and Boys Baseball and Girls softball sign ups will take place at Fairfield Printing Graphics and Sporting Goods from now until the end of March.  The cost is $35 per child or families with more than one child participating will pay $30 per child.  Registration goes from now through March 31st during regular business hours.  Fairfield Printing business hours are Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm and Saturday 9am to 12 noon.

The monthly meeting of NARFE (National Active and Retired Federal Employees) will be held on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at 11:30 a.m. at DiMaggios in Fairfield.  All members and prospective members are encouraged to attend. For more information, please call 618-847-2321.

Kindergarten registration will be held at Northside School on Tuesday, March 10th and Wednesday, March 11th from 10am to 6pm.  You may register either day.  Students need not attend.  If  your child is already enrolled in Pre K at Northside School, you do NOT need to attend this registration.  Information will be sent home with Pre K students.

 

Wednesday, March 11th

Kindergarten registration continues today at Northside School from 10am to 6pm.  Students need not attend.  If  your child is already enrolled in Pre K at Northside School, you do NOT need to attend this registration.  Information will be sent home with Pre K students.

 

Saturday, March 14th

The Johnsonville Ruritan will hold their Spring Auction and Scholarship Fundraising Supper on Saturday, March 14th.  The soup supper begins at 5pm and the Auction will follow at 6pm.  Everyone is encouraged to attend!

The Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District is now taking orders for its spring fish sale. It will be held on Friday, March 20th at 8:00 a.m. at the USDA building in Fairfield. The deadline to order grass carp will be Wednesday, March 4th. All other fish can be ordered until the day before the sale. Available fish include: Channel Catfish,
Albino Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Fathead Minnow, Crappie, Hybrid Sunfish, Bluegill, Redear, Hybrid Redear and Grass Carp.  To place your order, please contact the Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District office at (618) 842-7602 ext. 3.

Passion & Purity will be held on Saturday,  March 14th, from 8am-6pm at The Loft in Fairfield. This is a one-day event for 6ht-12th grade girls. The cost is $15 per person, and a t-shirt and three meals will be included with this fee. Our goal is to break down worldly barriers and engage girls in conversations about real-life issues. Join us for a day filled with great speakers, worship, and fun! Check us out on Facebook for more information! (https://www.facebook.com/PassionPurityFairfieldIllinois)

Thursday, March 19

Senior Life Solutions of Fairfield Memorial Hospital will be hosting its women’s Coffee Club at the Kontiki on March 19th from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  Coffee and donuts will be provided.  Everyone is invited to come out to socialize and meet new people.

 

Saturday, March 21st

There will be a Craft Show at the Holiday on from 9am to 5pm on Saturday, March 21st and 22nd at 1300 S. West Street in Olney, Illinois.  There will be wood crafts, scented bears, spices, jewelry, signature home decor, wooden flowers, kettle corn, knitted items and much much more.  For more information email: m_mwoodenflowers@yahoo.com.

The Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District is now taking orders for its spring tree sale. Orders will be taken until Wednesday, April 1st. Delivery of trees will be during the second week in April. Available trees include:Evergreens, White Pine, Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce, Hardwoods, Red Maple, Tulip Poplar, Pecan, Bald Cypress, Red Oak and Common Lilac.  Supplies are limited! To place your order, please contact the Wayne County Soil & Water Conservation District office at (618) 842-7602 ext. 3.

Everyone is invited to attend the FFA Alumni Donkey Basketball game.  The game will be played at Fairfield Community High School starting at 6:00 p.m.

The Illinois Christian Home Educators (ICHE) is holding its second annual Southern IL Homeschooling Conference in Salem, IL on March 21st at the First Christian Church. Featured speakers are Eric Ludy of Ellerslie Training, Chris and Anne Hogan of Noble Call Institute, Jonathan Lewis of Homeschool Enrichment Magazine, and many others. To register or find out more information, please go to www.iche.org.

On March 21, the Round Prairie Church will host a trivia night.  An all you can eat soup supper will be served from 4 30 to 7:00 pm at a cost of
$5 per person. The trivia will begin at 7:00, Cost for trivia is $80 per team. A team can have 6 to 8 players. All proceeds from the evening will go to the Union Grove Camp for renovations to the facility. To preregister your team call Julie at 618-360-0059. The church is located at 842 Co. Rd. 1375 N. Cisne.

 

Friday, March 27th

Girls and Boys Baseball and Girls softball sign ups will take place at Fairfield Printing Graphics and Sporting Goods from now until the end of March.  The cost is $35 per child or families with more than one child participating will pay $30 per child.  Registration goes from now through March 31st during regular business hours.  Fairfield Printing business hours are Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm and Saturday 9am to 12 noon.

The public is invited to a Benefit Spaghetti Supper for y year old London Fryman on Friday, March 27th, beginning at 5pm at Fairfield First Baptist Church in Fairfield.  The menu will consist of spaghetti with meat sauce, bread sticks, garden salad, dessert and choice of drink.  Cost is by donation.  London Fryman has leukemia.  Proceeds from the benefit dinner will help with the family’s expenses.  London is the great granddaughter of Caroll and Janet Ewing of Fairfield.

Wednesday, April 1st

Community Job Fair at Frontier Community College. Area employers will be on hand to showcase their businesses and any job openings they may have available. Community members as well as FCC students and alumni, are invited to attend the Job Fair and network with employers from around the area representing a variety of occupations. Job seekers are encouraged to come prepared with a copy of your resume, as well as dressed in interview attire. The Job Fair will be held at the Workforce Development Center on Frontier’s Campus from 10am-2pm. A list of employers attending the job fair will be updated occasionally on Frontier’s website: www.iecc.edu/fcc  For businesses to register for a table at the job fair, or for anyone with questions, contact Alyssa Parrott, Coordinator of Career Services, at 842-3711 ext. 4009 or email parrotta@iecc.edu

 

Saturday, May 23rd

Mark your calendars!!! Beall Woods State Park will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary on Saturday, May 23rd and Sunday, May 24th of Memorial Weekend. The park staff invites everyone to join us for this special occasion. There will be activities for the entire family including team games, scheduled speakers, guided hikes, Montreal canoe rides, a treasure hunt, a casting contest, and mystery guests. We are fortunate that individuals involved in the park’s history and its procurement have indicated that they will participate in the celebration. Activity listings and times will be announced at a later date.

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