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By The Staff

 

Thursday, December 5

 

4 TOPS IL 2490 will meet from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Ramsey. Weigh-in is from 9-9:30 a.m. For more information, contact Dovie Heaton-Bergin at 283-1729.

4 TOPS IL 1872, Ramsey, will meet at the Christian Church in Ramsey. Weigh-in is at 6:20 p.m., and the meeting is at 7 p.m. 

Friday, December 6

 

4 The American Farm Heritage Museum in Greenville will have its Christmas display lighted and holiday refreshments available from 5-9 p.m. every night through New Year's Eve. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. Santa will visit on Friday and Saturday evenings, and rides on the 1-mile train will be available for $3 for passengers ages 3 and over on Friday through Sunday evenings. 

Saturday, December 7

 

4 Vandalia Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts will participate in Scouting for Food, picking up non-perishable foods in bags they distributed last Saturday. The Scouts will canvas the town from 9 a.m.-noon.

4 Soroptimist International will hold Breakfast with Santa from 8-10 a.m. at St. James Lutheran Church. The cost for the pancake breakfast is $5 per child, and the event includes various activities.

4 The Vandalia Rotary Club Christmas Parade is at 10 a.m. in downtown Vandalia. The parade travels on Gallatin Street from Seventh Street to Fourth Street. After the parade, Santa will meet with local children in the Lincoln Park gazebo until 11:30 a.m.

4 The Mad Dogs Motorcycle Club will hold its 30th annual Toys for Tots Christmas party at the Vandalia Eagles Club. Admission is $5 or a new, unwrapped toy. It will include an auction to benefit Caring and Sharing, and "Crazy Horse" will perform at 8 p.m. Donations will be accepted.

Monday, December 9

 

4 The Vandalia Lions Club meets at Days Inn. The executive board meets at 5:15 p.m., and the regular club meeting is at 6 p.m.

Tuesday, December 10

4 The Evans Public Library District Board of Trusteess meets at 7 p.m. at the library.

4 The Fayette County Board meets at 7 p.m. in the large courtroom at the Fayette County Courthouse.

4 The Rainbow Reflections grief support group will meet from 6-7 p.m. in Wesley Hall at First United Methodist Church, 127 N. Fourth St., Vandalia. Those planning to attend the meeting or having questions are asked to call Mary Miller at 292-5366.

4 The Vandalia Rotary Club meets at noon at Ponderosa Steakhouse.

4 TOPS IL 2020 will meet in the Fayette County Hospital conference room. Weigh-in is from 5-5:30 p.m., with the meeting to follow.

Wednesday, December 11

4 The Vandalia Day Unit of Home and Community Education will hold its Christmas party at 11:30 a.m. at Ponderosa Steakhouse.

4 The Vandalia Eagles Aerie and Auxiliary will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Vandalia Eagles Club.

Thursday, December 12

 

4 TOPS IL 2490 will meet from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Ramsey. Weigh-in is from 9-9:30 a.m. For more information, contact Dovie Heaton-Bergin at 283-1729.

4 The Vandalia Park District Board of Commissioners will meet at 4 p.m. in the conference room at the Okaw Area Vocational Center, located on the Vandalia Community High School campus west of the high school.

4 TOPS IL 1872, Ramsey, will meet at the Christian Church in Ramsey. Weigh-in is at 6:20 p.m., and the meeting is at 7 p.m.