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If you have an event to list on the Community Calendar email the information to jeremysmith@originalcompany.com, or mail it to P.O. Box 316, Fairfield, IL 62837.  You can listen to the Calendar Monday – Friday starting at around 10:20 a.m. on WFIW AM1390 & 103.3FM.

 

Community Calendar

Saturday, May 14th

St. Edward Catholic Church food pantry will be held Saturday May 14 at 7am

Geff Ruritan is having their monthly breakfast – 7-9 a.m. Menu: Sausage, biscuits, gravy, hash browns, scrambled eggs, pancakes, juice, milk, coffee.   Cost by donations

Wayne county saddle club (north of the airport) is hosting its 1st, of a 3show buckle series, this Saturday May 14. For ages 18 and under, show starts at 10:00am. Cook shack will be open for a fund raiser.  Youth practice night at club, every Thursday night 6:00. Must be a member to ride.

Sunday, May 15th

Play Tennis Midwest is inviting you to try tennis through free interactive activities, games and play for children and adults. The event will take place on Sunday, May 15th from 4-5:30 p.m. The event will be at Lakeside Park Tennis Courts and the cost is free.

Monday, May 16th

Alphabet Kids Daycare, located at 702 West Smith St in Wayne City, will be holding an Open House for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. For more information call 895-8080

ESTATE/RUMMAGE SALE

Monday, May 16 – Saturday, May 21

9a-5pm Monday-Thursday; 8a-4pm Friday; 8a-2pm Saturday

CLEAN household furniture & items, indoor & outdoor and antiques/collectibles.

Including: Oval dining room table (3 leaves & chairs); lighted curio cabinet; Queen sleeper sofa; swivel rockers;  40 pc Corelle; vintage Corningware; vintage/antique glassware; collectible Zippo’s; NormanRockwell; electronics;  Qt. canning jars;  + much more.  No REASONABLE offer refused!

1984 Country Road 345 North, Barnhill Township.  Look for signs on Route 45, Pleasant Grove Church turnoff. 

Tuesday, May 17th

Fairfield Public School District 112, along with Jasper, New Hope, and Geff districts, will conduct Child Find/Preschool Screenings on May 17th and 18th at North Side School. The event is for children three to five years old who are not yet enrolled in public school and who will not be eligible for kindergarten for the upcoming school year. Screenings will take about 45 minutes, and appointments must be made so children don’t have a long waiting period. Parents should call 842-6501 to make an appointment or to get more information.

Wednesday, May 18th

Fairfield Public School District 112, along with Jasper, New Hope, and Geff districts, will conduct Child Find/Preschool Screenings on May 18th at North Side School. The event is for children three to five years old who are not yet enrolled in public school and who will not be eligible for kindergarten for the upcoming school year. Screenings will take about 45 minutes, and appointments must be made so children don’t have a long waiting period. Parents should call 842-6501 to make an appointment or to get more information.

ESTATE/RUMMAGE SALE

Monday, May 16 – Saturday, May 21

9a-5pm Monday-Thursday; 8a-4pm Friday; 8a-2pm Saturday

CLEAN household furniture & items, indoor & outdoor and antiques/collectibles.

Including: Oval dining room table (3 leaves & chairs); lighted curio cabinet; Queen sleeper sofa; swivel rockers;  40 pc Corelle; vintage Corningware; vintage/antique glassware; collectible Zippo’s; NormanRockwell; electronics;  Qt. canning jars;  + much more.  No REASONABLE offer refused!

1984 Country Road 345 North, Barnhill Township.  Look for signs on Route 45, Pleasant Grove Church turnoff.

Saturday, May 21st

The Fairfield Public Library will hold its “Read Beyond the Beaten Path” summer reading program May 21st through July 8th. First- through eighth-graders may register the 21st through June 4th. First- through third-graders will receive a prize after every 25 easy books read, and older grades will receive a prize after every six juvenile fiction and non-fiction grade-level chapter books read. Prizes will be awarded to the top 10 readers, as well, and all books must be checked out from the Fairfield Public Library. Skateland Rollersport will host a skating party on July 8th from 9 to 11 a.m. with free admission and skate rental, provided by Skatelan

ESTATE/RUMMAGE SALE

Monday, May 16 – Saturday, May 21

9a-5pm Monday-Thursday; 8a-4pm Friday; 8a-2pm Saturday

CLEAN household furniture & items, indoor & outdoor and antiques/collectibles.

Including: Oval dining room table (3 leaves & chairs); lighted curio cabinet; Queen sleeper sofa; swivel rockers;  40 pc Corelle; vintage Corningware; vintage/antique glassware; collectible Zippo’s; NormanRockwell; electronics;  Qt. canning jars;  + much more.  No REASONABLE offer refused!

1984 Country Road 345 North, Barnhill Township.  Look for signs on Route 45, Pleasant Grove Church turnoff.

Saturday, May 28th

On Saturday, May 28th the Bluford Ruritan Club will host their monthly all you can eat Biscuits & Gravy, Pancakes, Sausage patties, Scrambled Eggs and Grits. There will also be Coffee, Orange Juice, Milk and Water. Cost is by donation.

Nina Legg, with Legg Up Productions, has started a benefit fund for Wayne County teenager Kacie Kinsolving, who was severely burned earlier this month in a freak accident. People can donate to the fund at FNB branches in Fairfield, Wayne City, and Grayville. People can donate cash or checks or donate directly from an account. Kinsolving is currently in the hospital in St. Louis, and raised funds will help with hospital expenses, as well as gas, lodging, and food costs.

Friday, June 2nd

The Mount Vernon Elks 819, Centralia Elks 493, Fairfield Elks 1631, Salem Elks 1678 and McLeansboro Elks 1882 Lodges in cooperation with the Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corporation will sponsor a free children’s orthopedic assessment clinic on Thursday, June 2, 2022.  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. The Elks will hold the clinic at the Neuromuscular Orthopaedic Institute office of Dr. Alan Froehling.  The office is located at 302 Broadway Street, in Mount Vernon. The hours for the clinic are 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. No medical referral is necessary for the clinic but physicians are welcome to refer patients to the clinic for a specific reason or second opinion.  School nurses are welcome to refer children and families to the clinic.

The Fairfield Public Library will hold its “Read Beyond the Beaten Path” summer reading program May 21st through July 8th. First- through eighth-graders may register the 21st through June 4th. First- through third-graders will receive a prize after every 25 easy books read, and older grades will receive a prize after every six juvenile fiction and non-fiction grade-level chapter books read. Prizes will be awarded to the top 10 readers, as well, and all books must be checked out from the Fairfield Public Library. Skateland Rollersport will host a skating party on July 8th from 9 to 11 a.m. with free admission and skate rental, provided by Skatelan

Saturday, June 4th

Friends of Grayville will hold a fundraiser on Saturday, June 4th from 5-8 p.m. in Downtown Grayville. There will be a Fish Fry, Cruise-in, Big Bash Blues Band, Annual Josh Gray Memorial Cornhole Tournament (Registration @2:00PM Tournament begins at 3:00PM), Grayville Senior Citizens will be selling desserts,50/50 F.O.G. Scholarship Tickets and more. Meal by Donation

On Sat. June 4, 2022 the Mt. Erie Ruritan Club will be serving up a breakfast from 6-9 am of sausage, sausage gravy, biscuits, scrambled eggs, hash browns, pancakes and beverages. Price is $7.00 for adults and $3.00 for children. Come visit with friends and neighbors while supporting the club.

Steph’s Coffee Shoppe & Thangs, located at 590 East St. in Mill Shoals, will be holding a Summer Vendor Fair on Saturday, June 4th and Sunday, June 5th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.. There will be over 40 Vendors, Music, a Fish Fry & More. Saturday’s Lunch Menu is Fish, River Taters, Hush Puppies, Baked Beans & Slaw. Serving will be from 11 a.m. until sold out. Music will be provided by American Folk Duo Steve Fowler & Jerry Wilson. And there will be experienced massage therapists on site both days, offering mini massages & reflexology on your hands. For more info or to secure a booth call 599-6678. Booth Space is still available (just $10 for both days).

Sunday, June 5th

From June 2nd to 5th, explore historic highway 68 to discover fabulous finds at rummage sales, barn sales, antique stores, and business sidewalk sales.  You’ll want to eat at the many hidden gems along the route from Maysville to Paducah.  Make it a trip to remember with the rich hospitality of Bed and Breakfasts, quality hotels, or campgrounds.  The 400 Mile Sale has been a unique Kentucky experience in 2004. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/400milesale or contact Tara Hall, Director of 400 Mile Sale, Discover Highway 68 Treasures at 859-516-2520 or by email at 400milesale68@gmail.com

Steph’s Coffee Shoppe & Thangs, located at 590 East St. in Mill Shoals, will be holding a Summer Vendor Fair on Sunday, June 5th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.. There will be over 40 Vendors, Music, a Fish Fry & More. Sunday’s Lunch Menu is Hamburgers, Cheeseburgers, Porkburgers, Hot Dogs & French Fries. Serving will be from 11 a.m. until sold out. Music will be provided by American Folk Duo Steve Fowler & Jerry Wilson. And there will be experienced massage therapists on site both days, offering mini massages & reflexology on your hands. For more info or to secure a booth call 599-6678. Booth Space is still available (just $10 for both days).

Saturday, June 18th

Wabash Roots’N’Que has announced that, through a partnership with First National Bank, Mr. Mel Tillis Jr. will headline the RNQ22 festival scheduled for Saturday, June 18th at Merchants Park in Mt. Carmel, Illinois. Mel Jr. will take the stage on the Harris Insurance Pavilion at 8:30pm, anchoring the 12-hour American Roots Music entertainment schedule, which will feature an amazing variety of musical genres and interpretations. In addition to on stage performances, there will be a full schedule of events indoors, hosted by the Wabash County Museum, just a few feet south of Merchants Park. Several Food Trucks and Craft Vendors will be on the street throughout the day. Also on tap, RNQ’s Backyard BBQ Competition, “Smoke On The Wabash”, providing the aromas for those attending, along with a chance for cash prizes and trophies for the competitors. Applications for Vendors and BBQ Teams are available @ rootsnque.com. Free Parking (in the area of 4th and Market Street surrounding the event), Free Admission and Free Entertainment. For more information about Wabash Roots’N’Que, check out the website at rootsnque.com, or find us on Facebook

The Fairfield Public Library will hold its “Read Beyond the Beaten Path” summer reading program May 21st through July 8th.  First- through third-graders will receive a prize after every 25 easy books read, and older grades will receive a prize after every six juvenile fiction and non-fiction grade-level chapter books read. Prizes will be awarded to the top 10 readers, as well, and all books must be checked out from the Fairfield Public Library. Skateland Rollersport will host a skating party on July 8th from 9 to 11 a.m. with free admission and skate rental, provided by Skatelan

Saturday, June 25th

Saturday, June 25th the Bluford Ruritan Club will host their monthly all you can eat Biscuits & Gravy, Pancakes, Sausage patties, Scrambled Eggs and Grits. There will also be Coffee, Orange Juice, Milk and Water. Cost is by donation.

Saturday, July 2nd

On Sat. July 2, 2022 the Mt. Erie Ruritan Club will be serving up a breakfast from 6-9 am of sausage, sausage gravy, biscuits, scrambled eggs, hash browns, pancakes and beverages. Price is $7.00 for adults and $3.00 for children. Come visit with friends and neighbors while supporting the club.

The Fairfield Public Library will hold its “Read Beyond the Beaten Path” summer reading program May 21st through July 8th.  First- through third-graders will receive a prize after every 25 easy books read, and older grades will receive a prize after every six juvenile fiction and non-fiction grade-level chapter books read. Prizes will be awarded to the top 10 readers, as well, and all books must be checked out from the Fairfield Public Library. Skateland Rollersport will host a skating party on July 8th from 9 to 11 a.m. with free admission and skate rental, provided by Skatelan

Saturday, July 23rd

On Saturday, July 23rd the Bluford Ruritan Club will host their monthly all you can eat Biscuits & Gravy, Pancakes, Sausage patties, Scrambled Eggs and Grits. There will also be Coffee, Orange Juice, Milk and Water. Cost is by donation.

Saturday, July 23rd from 5pm to 8pm Friends of Grayville will be hosting a Hog Roast, Jeep & SxS Show, The Duke Boys Band, Grayville Senior Citizens will be selling desserts, Grayville 4H Go Getters will be selling Soda and Water, Grayville Moose Lodge Beer Tent, Putt Putt Golf, 50/50 F.O.G. Scholarship Tickets and more. Meal will be by Donation with Tea and Lemonade provided. Events take place in downtown Grayville, bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the evening at both events.

Saturday, August 6th

On Sat. Aug. 6, 2022 the Mt. Erie Ruritan Club will be serving up a breakfast from 6-9 am of sausage, sausage gravy, biscuits, scrambled eggs, hash browns, pancakes and beverages. Price is $7.00 for adults and $3.00 for children. Come visit with friends and neighbors while supporting the club.

Saturday, August 27th

Saturday, August 27th the Bluford Ruritan Club will host their monthly all you can eat Biscuits & Gravy, Pancakes, Sausage patties, Scrambled Eggs and Grits. There will also be Coffee, Orange Juice, Milk and Water. Cost is by donation.

Saturday, September 3rd

On Sat. Sept. 3, 2022 the Mt. Erie Ruritan Club will be serving up a breakfast from 6-9 am of sausage, sausage gravy, biscuits, scrambled eggs, hash browns, pancakes and beverages. Price is $7.00 for adults and $3.00 for children. Come visit with friends and neighbors while supporting the club.

Saturday, September 24th

On Saturday, September 24th the Bluford Ruritan Club will host their monthly all you can eat Biscuits & Gravy, Pancakes, Sausage patties, Scrambled Eggs and Grits. There will also be Coffee, Orange Juice, Milk and Water. Cost is by donation.

Saturday, October 22nd

On Saturday, October 22nd the Bluford Ruritan Club will host their monthly all you can eat Biscuits & Gravy, Pancakes, Sausage patties, Scrambled Eggs and Grits. There will also be Coffee, Orange Juice, Milk and Water. Cost is by donation.