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Monday, October 19th

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly meeting on Monday, October 19th.  The monthly business meeting will start at 5:30 pm and the regular meeting is at 6:30 pm at the Wayne City Community Building..  Everyone is welcome to come and help in the community this year.

Thursday, October 22nd

Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions will hold the next Coffee Club from 9:30 am – 10:30 am on Thursday, October 22nd. The Coffee Club will meet in the Fairfield Memorial Hospital Cafe and is open to anyone interested in attending. This is a great opportunity to get together with other people in the community in a social atmosphere. You do not have to be a participant in the Senior Life Solutions program to attend. Free blood pressure checks and refreshments will also be offered at the Coffee Club. For more information about this Club or to learn more about Senior Life Solutions, call 847-8298.

Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Dementia Caregivers Support Group will meet on Thursday, October 22nd at 1:30 pm in the Horizon Healthcare Medical Arts Complex Education Rooms. These meetings are held every 4th Thursday of the month.  To learn more information about this support group, contact Mariah Minor, RN BSN, Skilled Care Unit Nurse Leader, at 847-8328.

Fairfield Reatail Merchants will be celebrating Moonlight Madness on Thursday, October 22nd from 5 – 7 pm. Look for special sales and promotion at local shops and stores.

Saturday, October 24th

The Greater Fairfield area Chamber of Commerce will be having a ribbon cutting on Saturday, October 24th at 3 pm at Gatsby’s Gaming. Immediately following there will be music from the band White Lightning and a Chili Bar. Gatsby’s Gaming is at 1476 IL Highway 15, west of Fairfield.

Friday October 30th

The Fairfield Fire Department will have their annual Chili supper on Friday, November 30th starting at 11 am. This will be a drive through only event. Chili will be $8 for a quart or $30 a gallon.

The Annual Halloween North Wayne Christmas for Kids Chili Supper will be held on Friday, October 30th starting at 4 pm at the Cisne Fire Department. The Chili supper will be drive through only and chili will come in a 20 oz cup with a lid for easy transportation. There will be cup carriers for multiple orders. Cost is by donation.

Saturday, October 31st

The Fairfield Memorial Hospital 3-D Mobile Mammography will be at the FMH Horizon Healthcare Medical Clinic in Cisne on Saturday, October 31st, with appointments beginning at 8:00 am. No physician order needed for anyone over the age of 40. It must have been at least one year since your last Mammogram. Patients are asked to bring their insurance card, photo ID, and doctor’s contact information. This event is for annual screening Mammograms only. Individuals can call the FMH Diagnostic Imaging Department at 847-8249 to secure an appointment with one of FMH’s skilled technologists. Walk-Ins are also welcome until 11am. After 11am, patients will be seen by appointment only. The FMH Horizon Healthcare Cisne Medical Clinic is located at 413 Park Street in Cisne.

The Wayne County Historical Society will be passing out treat bags to children at the Hanna House Museum on Saturday October 31st from 10 am -2 pm and at the school house in the park from 5 – 7 p.m. This will also be the last day that the Hanna House will be open to the public during the 2020 season. Please call 842-3544 for more information.

Friday, November 6th

The Geff Ruritan club will be having a Fish Fry on Friday, November 6 starting at 4:30 pm. The menu is catfish fillets, french fries, hush puppies. slaw, desert and drink. The cost will be $11 for an adult and $6 for children under 12.

Sunday, November 8th

The Fairfield Coin Club meets on Sunday, November 8th in classroom Building West, on the campus of Frontier Community College.  Doors will open at 10 am, dealers will be present, auction at 1:30 and there will be a monthly 50/50 raffle.  For more information go to the club’s Facebook page.  Everyone is welcome.

Thursday, November 12th

The Illinois Elks Children’s Care a nonprofit charity will have a Free Children’s Orthopedic Clinic in Mt. Vernon on Thursday November 12. The clinic is from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM and is by appointment only. To make an appointment call the Illinois Elks Children’s Care office at 1-800-272-0074 between the hours of 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday. There are no charges for any services at this clinic. Office hours are 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday. The Fairfield Elks Lodge #1631 is a sponsor of the clinic.

Friday, November 13th

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly pinochle party on Friday, November 13th at 6:30 p.m. at the Wayne City Community Building. The doors will open at 6 p.m. for people to come in and eat. There is a $3 fee to play for the six-game event.

Saturday, November 14th

The Geff Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly breakfast on November 14 from 7:00 am – 9:00 am. The menu will be will be all you can eat sausage, biscuit & gravy, hash-browns, scrambled eggs & pancakes. The cost is by donation.

Monday, November 16th

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly meeting on Monday, November 16th.  The monthly business meeting will start at 5:30 pm and the regular meeting is at 6:30 pm at the Wayne City Community Building.  Everyone is welcome to come and help in the community this year.

Wednesday, November 18th

There will be a Blood Drive on Wednesday, November 18th from 11:30 am – 5:30 pm in the Family Life Center of the Community of Christ Church on Windsor lane in Fairfield.  To schedule your appointment go to https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?order=DATE&range=10&zipSponsor=62837 or call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE for more information.

The Flora Elks 1659 and Olney Elks 926 Lodges in cooperation with the Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corporation will sponsor a free children’s orthopedic assessment clinic on Wednesday, November 18. The Elks will hold the clinic at the Clay County Flora Medical Clinic at 929 Stacey Burk Drive in Flora. The clinic is at 11:00 AM and is by appointment only. To make an appointment call the Illinois Elks Children’s Care office at 1-800-272-0074 between the hours of 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday. There are no charges for any services at this clinic.

Saturday, December 12th

The Geff Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly breakfast on December 12 from 7:00 am – 9:00 am. The menu will be will be all you can eat sausage, biscuit & gravy, hash-browns, scrambled eggs & pancakes. The cost is by donation.

Sunday, December 13th

The Fairfield Coin Club will have their Christmas show on Sunday, December 13th in classroom Building West, on the campus of Frontier Community College.  Doors will open at 10 am, dealers will be present, auction at 1:30 and there will be a monthly 50/50 raffle.  For more information go to the club’s Facebook page.  Everyone is welcome.

Friday, December 18th

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly pinochle party on Friday, December 18th at 6:30 p.m. at the Wayne City Community Building. The doors will open at 6 p.m. for people to come in and eat. There is a $3 fee to play for the six-game event.

Monday, December 21st

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly meeting on Monday, December 21st. The monthly business meeting will start at 5:30 pm and the regular meeting is at 6:30 pm at the Wayne City Community Building.  Everyone is welcome to come and help in the community this year.