Tuesday, September 23rd
Frontier Community College’s Adult Education is celebrating National Literacy Month and Adult Education Week on Tuesday, September 23 between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Frontier’s campus in Fairfield. There will be games, free books and the Lion’s Club train, which is always a favorite for children. Staff will provide complimentary hot dogs, cookies, and soda throughout the evening. Adults and children are invited to attend
The Wayne County Health Department is sponsoring an adult flu clinic on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at the Wayne County Farm Bureau, 301 E Court from 1pm-3pm. Most area insurances accepted, including Medicare Part B and Adult Medicaid. For more information, call the Wayne Co. Health Department at 618-842-5166.
Wednesday, September 24th
The Wayne County Health Department is sponsoring a children’s flu clinic on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at the Wayne County Health Department from 2pm-5pm. Most area insurances accepted.. For more information, call the Wayne Co. Health Department at 618-842-5166.
Thursday, September 25th
The West Salem Development Association is seeking vendors for its 6th Annual Harvest Fest on the Square. It will be held Saturday, October 25 from 8 to 2 p.m. on the West Salem Square. Vendors of antiques, crafts and other products and merchandise are invited to rent a booth. Booths, 10’x10’, are available for $20 and electricity is available. Food vendors with trailers are welcome, and spots on the Square may be reserved for $30. To reserve a spot, or for more information, contact Glenna Hunley at 618-456-3180 or email@example.com.
Ed Waid and Nashville North band will be hosting an old time sock hop on Sept 25th at the Kon-Tiki (211 SE 2nd St) in Fairfield,Il. Everyone dress up in rolled up jeans and poodle skirts and hit the floor with some old rock and roll. $5 admission at the door
Senior Life Solutions of Fairfield Memorial Hospital will be hosting its women’s Coffee Club at the Fairfield Kontiki on September 25th from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Coffee and donuts will be provided. Everyone is invited to come out and socialize and meet new people.
Friday, September 26th
The Annual Bean Days Rodeo and Wayne City Saddle Club are proud to present…the Wooten Rodeo Company on September 26th and 27th at 7:30pm. This is an IPRA sanctioned rodeo which promises to be competitive and exciting. There will be bareback bronc riding, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, team roping, barrel racing, steer wrestling, calf roping and breakaway roping. Admission will be $8 per person and kids 6 and under are free. Come out and ride the mechanical bull!! Just 3 miles South of Wayne City or 3 miles North of I-64 from exit 100.
May Lodge No. 718, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons will be having a Chicken and Dumplings Dinner at their Lodge Hall at 208 East Wabash Street, Norris City, IL [behind the post office and next door to the Wonder Market. The Chicken and Dumplings Dinner will be on DAIRY DAY in Norris City — Saturday, September 27, 2014 — and will be served from NOON until ???? Carry outs will be available. Cost is by donation. Please come eat, visit and tour the new lodge hall.
There will be a Prom/Homecoming/Pageant dress sale in conjunction with Wayne City Bean Days on Saturday, September 27th from 12 to 4 at First Christian Church Fellowship Hall in Wayne City (next to Citgo). There will be no entry fee or commission charged for the dresses. The dresses must be on a hanger and can be dropped off either Friday, September 26th 5:30pm to 7:30pm or Saturday, September 27th 8am to 9am. Dresses that do not sale need to be picked up Saturday, September 27th 4pm to 6pm unless other arrangements are made. Fitting rooms will be available. If you have any questions, please call or text Brandi Schumm at 618-599-4932 or Becky Shreve at 618-516-3047. Not responsible for accidents.
The Round Prairie General Baptist Church will be having a rummage, bake and pork burger sale at the Cisne park on Saturday, September 27th. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Union Grove Camp. Start time is 8:30 am.
Fairfield First General Baptist Church will be having a chowder and Pork Burger Sale. Pork Burgers will be ready at 10:30 a.m. and the chowder will be ready at 11:30 a.m. All proceeds will go for the new addition to the church, which is located at 1601 West Main Street.
Sunday, September 28th
Fairfield First General Baptist Church will be having their 95th Homecoming Anniversary. Voice of Praise will be singing at the 10:00 a.m. worship service. Lunch will be served at noon. There will be no evening service. Everyone welcome. The church is located at 1601 West Main Street.
The Wayne County Health Department is sponsoring 2 adult flu clinics on Tuesday, Sept. 30. The first one will be at theFairfield Hi-Rise from 9am-10:30am, followed by a clinic at Fairway Apts. from 11am to 12pm . Most area insurances accepted, including Medicare Part B and Adult Medicaid. For more information, call the Wayne Co. Health Department at 618-842-5166.
Friday, October 3rd
Saturday, October 4th
There will be a Chili Supper Benefit to help local sports official go on a mission trip to the Phillipines. Dennis Martin needs the communities support! The Chili Supper will take place on Saturday, October 4th at the First Baptist Church of Clay City from 4-7pm. There will be food, Polaris Ranger raffle, bake sale, candles and lots of fun. All donations go toward airfare and lodgings. For more information or to make a donation call 618-676-1085. Come out and show your support!
Compassion Pregnancy Center will be having their 7th Annual Walk For Life Sat., October 4 at Leo French Park. Registration is 9-9:45 AM , walk is at 10AM. Please call 842-2525 or 335-1347 for more information.
Tuesday, October 7th
The Wayne County Health Department is sponsoring an adult flu clinic on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at the Wayne City Community Center from 11am -1pm. Most area insurances accepted, including Medicare Part B and Adult Medicaid. For more information, call the Wayne Co. Health Department at 618-842-5166.
Thursday, October 9th
Senior Life Solutions of Fairfield Memorial Hospital will be hosting its womens Coffee Club at the Fairfield Kontiki on October 9th and October 23rd from 9:30 – 10:30 am. Coffee and donuts will be provided. Everyone is invited to come out and socialize and meet new people.
Friday, October 10th
J.O.Y. Missionary Society of the First General Baptist Church will be having a rummage sale from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. New Items. Proceeds will go to missions. The church is located at 1601 West Main Street. Come find some bargains.
Saturday, October 11th
J.O.Y. Missionary Society of the First General Baptist Church will be having a rummage sale from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. New Items. Proceeds will go to missions. The church is located at 1601 West Main Street.
Fairfield Memorial Hospital and Frontier Community College will be sponsoring a “Run for your life 5K,” to be held on Saturday, October 11. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. and the race starts at 8 a.m. The 5K Run/Walk will begin at Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Medical Arts Complex with the course leading to Frontier Community College Campus and then back to FMH. Registration forms can be picked up at Fairfield Memorial Hospital, Frontier Community College, or by printing them off either organization’s websites: http://www.iecc.edu/adulted/contedu.html and www.fairfieldmemorial.org. The registration fee is $15, and forms and fees (checks made payable to FCC) can be sent to Frontier Community College Attn: 5K Run/Walk, #2 Frontier Drive, Fairfield, IL 62837. Early registration is encouraged to allow ample time to order free t-shirts for all participants. On-site late registration will be available the morning of the race until 7:45 a.m.; however, the t-shirt in the proper size is not guaranteed. For questions regarding the 5K Run/Walk contact Alyssa Parrott, Coordinator of Career Services at 618-842-3711 or Michelle Ward, FMH Marketing Director at 618-847-8242. Fairfield Memorial Hospital and Frontier Community College encourages community members to participate in this health event.
There will be a Pork Burger sale from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the First General Baptist Church. There will be Pork Burgers, Rib eyes, Polish Sausage, Chicken and Pork Chop sandwiches for sale. Drinks will also be available. Proceeds will go for our 2015 Honduras Mission Trip Projects. The church is located at 1601 West Main Street.
Sunday, October 12th
The Fairfield Coin Club will hold their 44th Annual Coin Show on Sunday, October 12th at North Side Grade School in Fairfield at 806 North First Street. Doors open at 9am and the awards and special presentations will start at 1pm. There will be a penny stacking contest for Juniors beginning at 1:30. The Junior Auction will begin at 2pm and Regular Auction at 2a:30. There will be a raffle drawing at 3:30. Hourly door prizes and souvenirs. FREE admission. Lunch will be available beginning at 10am by Phil and Joyce Williams. 20 Dealers will be on hand to serve you!! For more information contact Roberta at 618-599-2393 or email firstname.lastname@example.org!!
Saturday, October 18th
East Orchard Christian Academy will be hosting a 5K Color Run/Walk on Saturday, October 18th at Musgrove Park in Olney with registration beginning at 7:30am. Registration forms are available at 1st National Bank Locations, Curves, and EOCA’s school website at www.eocaolney.org. You may also register online at Event Brite. Entry Fee is $30 and is due by October 1st or $35 thereafter. For more information call the school at 618-392-0300.
Sunday, October 19th
The Illinois Old-Time Fiddlers Association will be hosting their 50th Annual Illinois State Contest. This milestone event
will be held at the Thelma Keller Convention Center in Effingham , IL beginning at 1:00 pm. Save the date of October 19, 2014 and come join us.
Thursday, October 23rd
Senior Life Solutions of Fairfield Memorial Hospital will be hosting its womens Coffee Club at the Fairfield Kontiki on October 23rd from 9:30 – 10:30 am. Coffee and donuts will be provided. Everyone is invited to come out and socialize and meet new people.
Friday, October 24th
The time of year has come for Hermitage Masonic Lodge #356 annual 6# Smoked Pork Butt Sale!!! See any Lodge Member for Pre-order Tickets. Due to the high cost of Pork this year we have had to raise our price to $35.00. Delivery date is October 24th from 5:30 PM to 7 PM at the Lodge -28 North 8th Street In Albion. Please bring a pan because they are HOT & JUICY!!! Ready to pull for Bar-be-que. This is a fundraiser for our MANY Community Projects.
Saturday, November 1st
The Loose Nut Motorcycle Club will hold their “Loose Nut Dual Sport Ride 2014″ and the event will take place at Ferne Clyff State Park on IL 37, in Goreville, IL on November 1st and 2nd starting at 7am. This is a self-guided dual sport motorcycle tour of southern Illinois and is not for profit event and everyone is welcome to take part. For more information check out our website at http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=934710 or find us on Facebook.