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Thursday, February 27th

Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Dementia Caregivers Support Group will meet on Thursday, February 27th at 1:30 pm in the Horizon Healthcare Medical Arts Complex Education Rooms.  Light refreshments will be served. To learn more information about this support group, contact Mariah Minor, RN BSN, Skilled Care Unit Nurse Leader, at 618-847-8328.

Friday, February 28th

White County Republicans are hosting a Meet the Candidates Chili Supper Friday, Feb. 28th from 5 – 8 pm at the Carmi Lion’s Den, on the corner of Stewart and Church St. in Carmi.  Republican Primary candidates for Precinct Committeeman, Coroner, State’s Attorney, County Board, State Senate, State Representative, U.S. Congressional candidates, as well as candidates for Appellate Court and IL Supreme Court judges will be in attendance.  Come meet the candidates.  Donations will be accepted at the door.

Saturday, February 29th

The Fairfield Masonic Lodge, on the corner of First and Delaware, will be hosting a breakfast from 6 – 9 am on Saturday, February 29th.  The menu will include biscuits and gravy, pancakes, sausage, and juice or coffee to drink.  Cost is by donation, everyone is welcome.

The McLeansboro Kiwanis Club Pancake Day will be held on Saturday February 29th from 6:30 am – 1 pm at the High School Commons area.  Adult tickets are $5 in advance or $6 at the door, children’s tickets will be $2.50 in advance or $3 at the door.  Tickets are available from any McLeansboro Kiwanis member.

The Fairfield First United Methodist Church will have their semiannual Prom dress giveaway on Saturday, February 29th from 9 am – Noon.  There will be hundreds of dresses, shoes, bouquets and jewelry to choose from.  Donations of dresses, shoes and accessories are always appreciated.  If you have any questions call Donna Reever at 516-1785.

Fairfield Memorial Hospital will be taking their Digital Mammography Truck to Horizon Healthcare Grayville Clinic for a Mobile Mammography Event on Saturday, February 29th, with appointments starting at 8:00 am.  Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Digital Mammography Truck will be set up at the Horizon Healthcare Grayville Clinic, 319 W. Commerce Street, Grayville, IL.   To schedule a Digital Mammogram for this Mobile Mammography Event on February 29th, call the Fairfield Memorial Hospital Diagnostic Imaging Department at 618-847-8249.

White County Quail Forever will have their 10th annual banquet on Saturday, February 29th at the White County Floral Hall.  Doors will open at 4:30 pm and the dinner will be at 6 pm.  Membership with dinner included is $45; dinner only is $15, youth 16 and under eat for free.  There will be games, raffles, women’s table, silent and a live auction.  All money raised will stay in White County.  For more information call 384-8483.

The Grayville Senior Citizens Center will have a Meat Loaf Dinner with all the trimmings fundraiser on Saturday, February 29, beginning at 5:00 pm.  The cost is by donation and everyone is welcome.

The annual Union Grove Camp benefit dinner will be held on Sat. Feb. 29th at the Johnsonville Ruritan Building.  Serving will run from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.  The menu will be a choice of fried catfish or bbq pulled pork,  baked beans, cheesy potatoes, cole slaw, dessert and drink.   Cost is $10 for ages 10 and older, $5 for those 9 and under.  Dine in or carry outs will be available.  All proceeds go to the Union Grove Camp new building fund.

The Norris City General Baptist Church will have a movie night on Saturday, February 29th starting at 5pm.  The movie will be “I Can Only Imagine” there will also be snacks and drinks.  Everyone is welcome.

Thursday, March 5th

Johnsonville Elementary School will host Kindergarten registration on Thursday March 5th from 3-5 PM at the school.  Parents should bring a certified copy of their child’s birth certificate as well as their social security card or social security number.  Please call 673-3044 to schedule an appointment and for further details.

Friday, March 6th

The Geff Ruritan Club will have their Annual Fish Fry on Friday, March 6th with serving starting at 4:30 pm. The menu will be catfish fillets, corn bread, slaw, baked beans, dessert, & drinks.  The cost $10 for adults and $5 children under 10 years of age.

Saturday, March 7th

The Kiwanis Club of Fairfield will hold their annual pancake and sausage breakfast on Saturday, March 7th, at the Community of Christ Family Life Center at the corner of Windsor Lane and Leininger Road.  Breakfast will be served from 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  Coffee, juice and milk will also be provided. The ticket cost is $5.00 in advance or $6.00 at the door.  Age 6 and under are free.  All proceeds to local youth activities. There will also be a 50/50 drawing. Contact Terry Prizer at seprizer@gmail.com if you wish to purchase tickets.

The Mt. Erie Ruritan club will be hosting their monthly breakfast on Saturday, March 7th  from 6-9 am at the club building. Menu: biscuits and gravy, sausage patties, scrambled eggs, hash browns, pancakes, orange juice and coffee. Prices: Adults $6.00 and children $3.00. Everyone is welcome.

Sunday, March 8th

The Fairfield Coin Club meets on Sunday, March 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.

Monday, March 9th

The Mill Shoals Ruritan Community Breakfast will be Monday March 9th at the Ruritan Building.  The menu will be scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, hash browns, biscuits and gravy and drink.  Cost is by donation.  Serving starts at 8:30 a.m.  Everyone is welcome.

Tuesday, March 10th

Wayne County 4H is offering 4 dog obedience training sessions starting Tuesday, March 10th, for youth age 8 to 18.  Bring your dog on a leash, water, water dish, and treats for your dog.  If you are not a 4H member the program will cost $20.  The class will be held from 6 – 7pm at Murphy’s Pet Grooming and Boarding in Cisne.

Thursday, March 12th

The Southeastern Illinois Friends of the NRA will have their 4th annual banquet on Thursday, March 12th at the Holiday in Olney.  Doors will open at 5 pm; there will be live and silent auctions and drawings.  For more information call Jeff Fleming at 395-8491 or John White at 354-1047.

The Fairfield Travelogue continues its tour around the world on Thursday, March 12, “Albinos & Aliens: In Search of the Albinos, Florida’s Alien Wildlife” will be presented by Tom Sterling. The program will be held at the First Baptist Church at 308 S 1st Street in Fairfield. Each presentation will begin at 7:15 p.m.  Season tickets are $30.00 and will be sold at the door the evening of the event.  Tickets are also available at McDowell, Kenshalo, & Jesop in Fairfield.  This year’s Fairfield Travelogue is sponsored by the Fairfield Rotary Club and the Wayne County Farm Bureau.

Friday, March 13th

Registration dates for the Western Wayne Little League will be Friday, March 13th from 4:30 – 7:30 pm and Saturday, March 14 from 9 – 11 am at the Wayne City School Cafeteria.  Little League is for children who will be 4 by May 1st through 8th grade.

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly pinochle party on Friday, March 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, March 14th

The Geff Ruritan Club will have their monthly breakfast on Saturday, March 14th with serving 7 – 9 am.  The menu will be sausage, biscuit, gravy, scrambled eggs, hash browns, and pancakes, with juice, milk and coffee to drink.  The cost is by donations.

Monday, March 16th

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

Wednesday, March 18th

There will be a Blood Drive on Wednesday, March 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.

Thursday, March 19th

The ladies of the St. Edward Catholic Church are hosting their annual Spring Salad Luncheon, Thursday, March 19th, at St. Edward’s Parish Hall, at 300 N.W. 5th St.  Luncheon will be from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.  Carry outs will be available.  Menu will be a large variety of salads, including meat, vegetable, lettuce, fruit salads, and desserts.  Door prizes will be drawn throughout luncheon.  Cost will be $10 per person.

Monday, March 23rd

Reduced Rate Lab Testing with Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Laboratory Department will take place during the week of March 23rd – March 28th.  There will be five convenient locations to choose from: Fairfield Memorial Hospital Laboratory, Horizon Healthcare Fairfield Medical Clinic, Horizon Healthcare Cisne Medical Clinic, Horizon Healthcare Grayville Medical Clinic and Albion Lab Draw Station at the Edwards County Health Department.  Hemoglobin A1c (Diabetic Monitor) $20, Lipid Panel (Cholesterol, Triglycerides, HDL, LDL, and VLDL) $20, PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) $20, Thyroid Function Panel (T4, Free T3, Free T4, TSH) $40, General Health Profile (Includes CBC, Lipid Screen, and a 12 test chemistry profile) $40, Vitamin D Test $40. Patients should not have food or drink after midnight and payment is due at the time of service.  Results of the test will be mailed directly to the patient’s home. For more information call the Fairfield Memorial Hospital Laboratory at 618-847-8262.

Saturday, April 4th

The Mt. Erie Ruritan club will be hosting their monthly breakfast on Saturday, April 4th from 6-9 am at the club building. Menu: biscuits and gravy, sausage patties, scrambled eggs, hash browns, pancakes, orange juice and coffee. Prices: Adults $6.00 and children $3.00. Everyone is welcome.

Thursday, April 9th

The Fairfield Travelogue continues its tour around the world on Thursday, April 9th , “The Royal Inca Road”, a film by Karin Mullers, will be hosted by Sandy Mortimer.  The program will be held at the First Baptist Church at 308 S 1st Street in Fairfield. Each presentation will begin at 7:15 p.m.  Season tickets are $30.00 and will be sold at the door the evening of the event.  Tickets are also available at McDowell, Kenshalo, & Jesop in Fairfield.  This year’s Fairfield Travelogue is sponsored by the Fairfield Rotary Club and the Wayne County Farm Bureau.

Saturday, April 11th

Enjoy and evening with the “Blonde Bomber,” JAY SHIDLER on Saturday, April 11th at Edwards County High School Gym in Albion.  Jay will be sharing many basketball stories about his storied career with Lawrenceville, where he won a State Championship and was selected Mr. Basketball in Illinois, as well as his career at Kentucky, where he won a National Championship.  Doors will open at 5pm and dinner will begin around 5:30pm along with music by the Judah First Band of Mt. Vernon. Dinner will be catered by Jason Laws – Super Seven Sandwich Shoppe in Albion. Jay will be interviewed live in a casual setting on stage, followed by an open Q&A with the audience.  He will also be available for pictures, and Jay will be happy to sign your Kentucky Wildcat memorabilia. Tickets are $20.00 each for the speaker and dinner. Group Ticket discounts ($15.00 each including speaker and dinner) are available for FCA groups or other organizations of ten people or more including area basketball teams. Those interested in SPEAKER ONLY tickets will be $12.00 each and those holding these tickets will be allowed to enter the gym following the dinner at approximately 6:30pm.  Proceeds from the event will help fund a new program at The Hope Center in Albion for infants and children. For more information, call 618-599-8698 OR email at detours2destinyproductions@gmail.com.  Tickets are available online at goodconcerts.com OR can also be purchased in Fairfield at Fairfield National Bank, Doug Aman-State Farm Insurance, Fairfield Banking Company, Carter Turf & Tractor.

Friday, April 17th

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly pinochle party on Friday, April 17th 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, April 18th

On April 18th, the Dyball Home a satellite facility of the Oblong Children’s Christian Home, hopes to welcome athletes county-wide to participate in the first annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament.  The event will be held at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church on Outer West Delaware.  Proceeds from the event will benefit the children’s home ministry.  The tournament will include four age divisions: 4th – 6th grades, 7th – 9th grades, 10th – 12th grades, and post high school (adult division).  Teams must include four individuals all in the same age division, but can be either male, female, or mixed gender.  The cost of participation is $20 per person, which includes a commemorative t-shirt.  Onsite registration will be allowed; however, the cost increases to $25 per person, and t-shirts will only be available at cost if a surplus exists at that time.  Food and drink will be available at the church on tournament day.  A downloadable registration form is available at the children’s home website:  www.oblongchristianhome.org (click on the  “Events” tab).

Monday, April 20th

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly meeting on Monday, April 20th.  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.

Saturday, May 2nd

The Mt. Erie Ruritan club will be hosting their monthly breakfast on Saturday, May 2nd  from 6-9 am at the club building. Menu: biscuits and gravy, sausage patties, scrambled eggs, hash browns, pancakes, orange juice and coffee. Prices: Adults $6.00 and children $3.00. Everyone is welcome.

Sunday, May 10th

The Fairfield Coin Club meets on Sunday, May 10th 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, May 15th

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly pinochle party on Friday, May 15th 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, May 18th

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly meeting on Monday, May 18th.  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, May 20th

There will be a Blood Drive on Wednesday, May 20th 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.

Saturday, June 6th

The Mt. Erie Ruritan club will be hosting their monthly breakfast on Saturday, June 6th from 6-9 am at the club building. Menu: biscuits and gravy, sausage patties, scrambled eggs, hash browns, pancakes, orange juice and coffee. Prices: Adults $6.00 and children $3.00. Everyone is welcome.

Friday, June 12th

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly pinochle party on Friday, June 12th 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.

Sunday, June 14th

The Fairfield Coin Club meets on Sunday, June 14th 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.

Monday, June 15th

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly meeting on Monday, June 15th. 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.

Sunday, July 12th

The Fairfield Coin Club meets on Sunday, July 12th  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, July 17th

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly pinochle party on Friday, July 17th 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, July 20th

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly meeting on Monday, July 20th. 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, July 22nd

There will be a Blood Drive on Wednesday, July 22nd  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.

Sunday, August 9th

The Fairfield Coin Club meets on Sunday, August 9th 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, August 14th

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly pinochle party on Friday, August 14th 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, August 17th

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly meeting on Monday, August 17th.  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.t 6:30 p.m. at the Wayne City Community Building. Everyone is welcome to come and help in the community this year.

Sunday, September 13th

The Fairfield Coin Club meets on Sunday, September 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.

Wednesday, September 23rd

There will be a Blood Drive on Wednesday, September 23rd 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.

Friday, October 16th

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly pinochle party on Friday, October 16th 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, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.