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Calendar of Events

 

Saturday, April 25th

The Wayne County Home and Community Education (HCE) (formerly known as Home Extension) will have a pork chop sandwich, pie and bake sale at Wayne City Methodist Church on Saturday, April 25th, beginning at 10am.  The pork chops will be prepared by Steve Ehrhart.  HCE members will provide the baked goods.  Please come out and help support the HCE and their activities in Wayne County.

Join Samantha Baker of Plexus Health and Weight Loss Management,  for the 2nd annual Spring Fling!  You can register for several door prizes.  Lots of great gifts for Mom are available.   The Spring Fling will take place at the Gathering on Saturday, April 25th from 9am to 3pm and Sunday, April 26th from 10am to 3pm.  The Gathering is located at 1376 Highway 15 in Fairfield, Illinois.  Everyone is welcome!

The Jasper PTO will be having a pork burger and bake sale on Saturday, April 25th beginning at 8:30am in front of the Fairfield Courthouse.  There will be lots of goodies for sale and they will be there until everything is gone!!  Stop by and help out the Jasper PTO!!!      CANCELLED

The Geff Ruritans are holding a Pancake and Sausage Supper on Saturday, April 25th, at 4:30 at the Geff Ruritan Building. Funds go to scholarships.  Everyone is welcome!!!

The Bluford Ruritan Club will be hosting a breakfast, on Saturday, April 25th, from 7-9 am.  Price is by donation and the menu includes pancakes, sausage, eggs, biscuits and gravy, orange juice, milk and coffee.  Everyone is encouraged to attend!

The WCHS Drama club presents “Harvey” by Mary Chase.  There will be shows on Saturday, April 25th at 7pm in the Wayne County High School Gymnasium and a final performance on Sunday, April 26th at 3pm.  Admission is by donation (at least $1).

Ribberfest is still going on and you don’t want to miss all the fun!!  On Saturday, April 25th, there will be a Motorcycle Show and Cornhole Tournament. Just show up, register (Cornhole requires a small fee) and you’re in! Food and fun for everyone!!!  Forms, schedules and more information is available at www.ribberfest.com. If you would like to volunteer, or have other questions, please call Terry at 618-263-2093.

Arrington Prairie GB Church, just 7 miles North of Wayne City, is having the singing group Fortress on April 25th at 7:00 P.M. Everyone is welcome!!

Wayne County Golf Course will host its first tournament of the season on Saturday, April 25th with a shot gun start at 1 p.m. The 18 hole four person scramble is sponsored by C & R Anderson, Inc. and all proceeds will benefit the Wayne County Golf Course. Entry fee per team is $160, or $40 per person, and includes lunch and cart. Cash prizes will be awarded. Teams can sign up outside the pro shop. For more information call 847-7222 or visit waynecountygolf.com.

 

Sunday, April 26th

First General Baptist Church will be having a benefit luncheon immediately following morning worship service  until 2:00 PM.  The menu will consist of Ham & Beans, cornbread, salad, dessert, & drink.  The cost is by donation with proceeds going to the Union Grove Youth Camp to help build a new girls dorm.  Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy the luncheon.  The church is located at 1601 West Main Street.

The WCHS Drama club presents “Harvey” by Mary Chase.  The final show will be Sunday, April 26th at the Wayne County High School Gymnasium at 3pm.  Admission is by donation (at least $1).

 

Friday, May 1rst

The Food Pantry at the Golden Gate United Methodist Church will be held on Friday, May 1rst from 10am to Noon.  Anyone needing food is welcome.  For more information, call 618-599-5178.

 

Saturday, May 2nd

You and your church are invited to a Gospel concert & Talent search being held on Saturday, May 2nd, at the Wayne City, IL high school. This is a concert for 5 local Wayne County high school students that will be traveling to Europe this summer as student ambassadors with the People to People organization. Please see the attachments for more info.  Registration for the talent search will begin at 8am. There will be a category for solo & groups. The winners of each category will have the chance to perform that afternoon & will win a day of recording at Declaration 212 studios in Harrisburg for 10 songs.  The concert will be at 2pm & will feature some top notch gospel acts. The Nehrkorn’s, The Rainey’s, & Annette Bingaman. This will be an awesome concert & an awesome afternoon of praising GOD.  This will be a fundraiser to help send the kids on a learning trip of a lifetime. While there they will be learning about different aspects of England & the UK.

There will be benefit to raise money for Rachel Short on Saturday, May 2nd, from 8am to 2pm at Wells Elementary School in Grayville.  Rachel is a second grade teacher at Wells Elementary and she has been diagnosed with cancer.  This benefit will go to help Rachel and her family with medical expenses.  The benefit consists of a 3 on 3 basketball tournament, a vendor fair, 50/50 raffle and a silent auction.  Food will be provided by Holy Smokers.  Please come out and show your love and support!

There will be a Family Literacy Fest on Saturday, May 2nd at the Frontier Community College in Workforce Development from 9am to 12 Noon.  Lots of information for parents.  Fred’s Feathered Friends will be flying in at 10:30 and booths will still be open during the time of the show.   There will be bouncy houses, fun activities, drawings for the kids and crafts for everyone.  If you would like more information call the Adult Education Center at 618-842-3711.

 

Tuesday, May 5th

The FCHS Band and Show Choir will present their Spring Concert on Tuesday, May 5th at Fairfield High School beginning at 7pm.  Everyone is encouraged to attend.  This is a FREE concert!

Drive through the alley and get your child’s safety seat inspected by a trained technician 3-6PM Tuesday, May 5th at Hosselton Funeral Home. This is a free community event. Call 673-2131 for information.

 

Thursday, May 7th

Senior Life Solutions of Fairfield Memorial Hospital will be hosting its women’s Coffee Club at the Kontiki on May 7th from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Coffee and donuts will be provided. Everyone is invited to come out and socialize and meet new people.

 

Friday, May 8th

There will be a Fish Fry fundraiser on Friday, May 8th for the family of Dave Madding.  The menu will consist of fish, fries, slaw, beans and hush puppies.  Serving will begin at 5pm at Elastec in Fairfield and the dinner is by donation.  All funds raised will go to the Madding family for help with medical expenses.  Dave passed away on March 11th of this year after a battle with cancer.  Everyone is encouraged to come!!!

 

Saturday, May 9th

The Olney Lions Club will be having a pork burger cookout and drawing on Saturday, May 9th from 10am to 2pm at Wooden Key/Hallmark in Olney.  The cost is $4 for a plate consisting of pork burger, chips and water or $3 for just a pork burger and water.  Buy a plate for a chance to win a Mother’s Day gift, your choice of a pound of candy or a white squirrel.  Contact Dan Holstlaw at 618-838-0809 for more information.

Cisne Reunions’ Spring Fling Breakfast will be held on Saturday, May 9th from 6-10am at the Cisne Community Center.  The menu will consist of biscuits and sausage gravy, coffee and other beverages and the cost is by donation.  The proceeds will go to support the Cisne Reunion!

On May 9th, the Wayne County Health Department will be sponsoring a Dodgeball Tournament for anyone ages high school through adult.  Teams may have 6-8 players and the cost is $5 per person.  This is a double elimination tournament, so you will be guaranteed to play two games.  The tournament will be held at the Center St School.  The gym will be open at 8:30 and the games will begin at 9am.  Contact Bryce Kovacich at 842-5166, ext 112 to register a team.

 

 Sunday, May 10th

The Fairfield Coin Club will hold their monthly meeting on Sunday, May 10th at Frontier Community College.  Doors will open at 11am and the meeting and auction will begin at 1:30pm.  Coin dealers will be present and everyone is welcome!

 

Thursday, May 21st

Senior Life Solutions of Fairfield Memorial Hospital will be hosting its women’s Coffee Club at the Kontiki on May 21st from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Coffee and donuts will be provided. Everyone is invited to come out and socialize and meet new people.

 

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.

Saturday, May 30th

Danny’s Pool Room will once again host a Poker Run to benefit The Guardian Center for its work on behalf of abused children.  On May 30th, the Poker Run will be held for motorcyclists (cars and trucks are welcome as well), who will enjoy a free breakfast, BBQ dinner at the , prizes and raffles.  The Ride will begin with registration from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Danny’s Pool Room, where the route will begin and include stops at the Oasis in Ridgway, the New Haven Legion, the Mt. Vernon Legion, and Chappy’s in Grayville.

Friday, June 5th

The Food Pantry at the Golden Gate United Methodist Church will be held on Friday, June 5th from 10am to Noon.  Anyone needing food is welcome.  For more information, call 618-599-5178.

 

Friday, July 3rd

The Food Pantry at the Golden Gate United Methodist Church will be held on Friday, July 3rd from 10am to Noon.  Anyone needing food is welcome.  For more information, call 618-599-5178.

Friday, August 7th

The Food Pantry at the Golden Gate United Methodist Church will be held on Friday, August 7th from 10am to Noon.  Anyone needing food is welcome.  For more information, call 618-599-5178.

 

Friday, September 4th

The Food Pantry at the Golden Gate United Methodist Church will be held on Friday, September 4th from 10am to Noon.  Anyone needing food is welcome.  For more information, call 618-599-5178.

 

Friday, October 2nd

The Food Pantry at the Golden Gate United Methodist Church will be held on Friday, October 2nd from 10am to Noon.  Anyone needing food is welcome.  For more information, call 618-599-5178.

 

Friday, November 6th

The Food Pantry at the Golden Gate United Methodist Church will be held on Friday, November 6th from 10am to Noon.  Anyone needing food is welcome.  For more information, call 618-599-5178.

 

Friday, December 4th

The Food Pantry at the Golden Gate United Methodist Church will be held on Friday, December 4th from 10am to Noon.  Anyone needing food is welcome.  For more information, call 618-599-5178.

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