Area Community Calendar

Monday, February 4

eoe’ An arthritis support group will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Service building, 1108 S. Willow St., Effingham.

eoe’ The Vandalia City Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the council chambers at the former city hall, 221 S. Fifth St.

Tuesday, February 5

PRIMARY ELECTION DAY Polls open from 6 a.m.-7 p.m.

eoe’ The Vandalia Rotary Club will meet at noon at Ponderosa Steakhouse.

eoe’ The caregiver resource meeting for Fayette County will be held from 3-4 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, located at 127 N. Fourth St. in Vandalia. The group is open to all individuals needing informational or emotional support as a caregiver. A caregiver adviser will be available from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., by appointment only, at Evans Public Library. To make an appointment, call 1-888-560-8805, ext. 1062.

Wednesday, February 6

eoe’ A food distribution outreach is from 9 a.m.-noon at the Road Angel, located at the Brownstown exit of Interstate 70. Those participating in the outreach should take a box. A free lunch will be served from 11 a.m.-noon.

eoe’ A Project Parenting playgroup for children up through 5 years old will be held from 10-11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, St. Elmo.

eoe’ The Fayette County Emergency Management Agency will meet at 7 p.m. in the EMA headquarters, which are located in the basement of the Fayette County Jail.

eoe’ Bible Blitz will be held from 7-8 p.m. at Parkview Free Methodist Church, which is located at 1507 W. Jefferson St. in Vandalia, for all children age 3 through sixth-grade age. Bible Blitz includes Bible study, music, crafts and games. The church also offers a youth group for junior high- and high school-aged students, as well as an adult Bible Study. All gatherings are open to the public.

eoe’ 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, February 7

eoe’ Soroptimist International of Vandalia will meet at noon at Ponderosa Steakhouse.

eoe’ TOPS IL 1872, Ramsey, will meet at the Christian Church in Ramsey. Weigh-in is at 6 p.m., and the meeting is at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Tami Washburn at 283-4664.

eoe’ Al-Anon will meet at 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church on Fillmore Street in Vandalia.

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