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Community Calendar

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By The Staff

Thursday, October 7

✔ Soroptimist International of Vandalia will meet at noon at Days Inn.
✔ Bill Brady, the Republican candidate for Illinois governor, will be at the Vandalia Statehouse at 4 p.m.
✔ The Fayette County Health Department will hold an adult flu clinic from 1-4 p.m. at the American Legion Home in Ramsey. Appointments are not required. The cost is $35 for flu shots and $50 for pneumonia shots. Only cash and Medicare Part B are accepted for payment.

Friday, October 8
✔ A country music dance will be held at the Patoka Service Center, 210 W. Bond St., Patoka. "Charlie's Jam" will perform. Admission is by donation.

Saturday, October 9

✔ Vandalia's Little Community Garden's Fall Festival will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the garden, located on Edwards Street, between First and Second streets. Items that will be available include herbs, vegetables, pickled beets, jellies and jams, gourds, flowers, artwork, crafts, fall decorations and Nori Pruitt's homemade pies. Music will be provided. Refreshments will be served.
✔ The American Farm Heritage Museum, located south of the eastern Interstate 70 exit at Greenville will hold its Family Fun Day. The event will include children's games from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., a chili cook-off with judging at 11 a.m., a cookie bake contest at 1:30 p.m. and prizes.

Sunday, October 10

✔ The Fayette County Coon Club will hold a buy, sell and trade day at 10 a.m. To get to the event, go south of Brownstown to Ill. Route 185 and then west to the first road south, or on Ill. Route 185 to the U.S. Route 40/Ill. Route 185 junction, then follow signs.

Monday, October 11

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

Tuesday, October 12

✔ The Fayette County Health Department will hold an adult flu clinic from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Phillips Building in St. Elmo.
✔ The Fayette County Health Department will hold an adult flu clinic from 1-3 p.m. at the Golden Years Club building, First and Division streets, Brownstown.
✔ The Vandalia Day Unit of Home and Community Education will meet at 1:30 p.m. at the Fayette County Extension Office, 118 N. Sixth St., Vandalia.
✔ The Fayette County Board will meet at 7 p.m. in the large courtroom at the Fayette County Courthouse in Vandalia.
✔ The Evans Public Library Board of Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. at the library.

Wednesday, October 13

✔ The Fayette County Health Department will hold an adult flu clinic from 10 a.m.-noon at the Moose Lodge in Vandalia.
✔ The Fayette County Interagency Council will meet from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Fiesta Banquet Room at Los Amigos Restaurant on Veterans Avenue in Vandalia.
✔ TOPS IL 2020 will meet at 5:45 p.m. in the Fayette County Hospital conference room. Weigh-in is from 5-5:45 p.m.

Thursday, October 14

✔ 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.
✔ 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. For more information, contact Donna Morell at 423-2916.

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