Area Community Calendar

Thursday, June 12

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.

Friday, June 13

eoe’ The 40th annual Grande Leve gets under way at the Vandalia Statehouse. A complete schedule of the period celebration appears on page 14 of this issue.

eoe’ The area Town and Country Art Show will get under way at Artworks Gallery. The gallery is located inside the Fayette County Museum at 301 W. Gallatin St., Vandalia. The show will be open from 3-8 p.m. There is no admission charge.

Saturday, June 14

eoe’ The 40th annual Grande Leve continues at the Vandalia Statehouse. A complete schedule of the period celebration appears on page 14 of this issue.

eoe’ The area Town and Country Art Show continues at Artworks Gallery. The show is open from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. There is no admission charge.

Sunday, June 15

eoe’ The 40th annual Grande Leve continues at the Vandalia Statehouse. A complete schedule of the period celebration appears on page 14 of this issue.

eoe’ The area Town and Country Art Show continues at Artworks Gallery. The show is open from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. There is no admission charge.

eoe’ Horse shows will be held at the Okaw Saddle Club, located at Lake Wood Drive and Thrill Hill Road, off of Ill. Route 185 northwest of Vandalia. The pleasure classes begin at 9 a.m., and the speed classes begin at 1 p.m.

Monday, June 16

eoe’ The Vandalia Economic Development Commission will meet at noon Los Amigos Restaurant on Veterans Avenue.

eoe’ The Vandalia City Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Vandalia City Hall, at the northeast corner of Fifth and Gallatin streets.

Tuesday, June 17

eoe’ Evans Public Library will hold a special program at 10 a.m. as part of its summer reading program for youth. Randy and Brandy Protz will present a program on drag racing, and Drake Hall will talk about motorcycle racing.

eoe’ Fayette County Home and Community Education will hold its annual meeting at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Eighth and Fillmore streets, Vandalia. Registration begins at 11 a.m., and a potluck lunch is at 11:30 a.m.

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

eoe’ The Vandalia Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. in the district’s administration center.

eoe’ A dance for seniors will be held at 7 p.m. at the Patoka Service Center, 210 W. Bond St., Patoka. Admission is $5.

Wednesday, June 18

eoe’ A dance for seniors will be held at 7 p.m. at the Patoka Service Center, 210 W. Bond St., Patoka. Admission is $5.

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, June 19

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

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