Museum's Season of Entertainment set
Historical Vandalia's 2013-14 Season of Entertainment schedule is as follows:
• Sunday, Sept. 22 – Barbara Kay of Glen Carbon will perform as Clara Barton in telling how Barton's work led to the development of the American Red Cross.
• Nov. 10 – Historical Markers of Illinois will be presented by William Furry of Springfield, executive director of the Illinois State Historical Society.
• March 30, 2014 – Dr. Kevin Childers will perform as Pontious Pilate.
All of the presentations will be held at 2 p.m. in Wesley Hall at First United Methodist Church, 127 N. Fourth St., Vandalia. Refreshments will follow all presentations.
Tickets for adults are $13 in advance or $15 at the door. Tickets for students ages 6-18 are $6.50 in advance or $7.50 at the door. Season tickets are $30.
Tickets are available at the museum and Gloria's Christian Supply, and from member of the Historical Vandalia Board of Directors. Call the museum, 283-4866, for tickets or more information.
VVFD golf scramble set for Sept. 28
The Vandalia Volunteer Fire Department is holding a golf outing on Saturday, Sept. 28, at Vandalia Country and Golf Club. Registration for the four-person scramble begins at 10:30 a.m., with lunch being provided and a shotgun start is at noon.
The cost is $50 per person, $200 per team. Hole sponsorships are available for $50, or $25 for those businesses also sponsoring a team.
To sign up, contact the country club, 283-1365, or VVFD member Mark Burnam by phone, 283-1164, or email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
September is library card signup month
A library card grants access to books, e-books, computers, homework help, assistance with resumés and job searches, music, movies and more. In September, Evans Public Library will be waiving all lost card replacement fees, so it is a perfect time to update library cards.
The library will also be giving out gift bags to the first 25 people who sign up for a new card.
Band Trivia Night is this Saturday
The third annual Vandalia Band Parents Trivia Night and silent auction will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday in the Vandalia Junior High School gym.
The cost for the trivia contest is $15 per person or $120 for an eight-person team in advance, or $17 per person or $135 for an eight-person team the night of the event. A cash prize of $500 will be awarded.
Prizes will be awarded to the table with the best theme and for the best dessert.
For more information, call 283-3181 or 339-0941.
New VCHS yearbooks have arrived
Copies of the 2013 Vandalois, the Vandalia Community High School yearbook, are being handed out this week.
The yearbooks will be available between 11:15 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. in the VCHS cafeteria.
For more information, contact Amy Vieregge at VCHS, 283-5155.
Vandalia Alumni will hold golf outing
The fourth annual Vandalia Alumni and Friends golf outing will be held at Vandalia Country and Golf Club, with tee times available on either Friday afternoon, Sept. 20, or Saturday morning, Sept. 21.
The 18-hole scramble tournament is for four-person teams, and prizes will be awarded at the conclusion of play each day.
Lunch will be provided before play on Friday and after play on Saturday.
The entry fee is $50 per person, or $200 per team. Teams may sponsor a hole for a business for an additional $25, and businesses may sponsor a hole for $25.
Entry forms and contributions may be sent to: Vandalia Alumni and Friends, 1109 N. Eighth St., Vandalia, Ill. 62471.
For more information, contact Mark Ritter at 407-9115 or email@example.com.
Vandalia All-School Reunion is Sept. 21
The Vandalia All-School Reunion will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21, at the American Legion Home in Vandalia.
The reunion will include a social hour with hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar from 5-6:30 p.m., dinner from 6:30-8 p.m., and dancing with live music from 8:30-10:30 p.m.
All Vandalia Community High School alumni, as well as the general public, are invited. The cost is $25 per person. Checks are to be made payable to: VAF Alumni Banquet.
Reservations may be sent to: VCSF 2013 Reunion Dinner, c/o Vandalia Alumni and Friends Reunion, Unit Office, 1109 N. Eighth St., Vandalia, Ill. 62472.