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Thursday, April 2

? 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.
? Bethel Baptist Church, located on Ill. Route 185 northwest of Vandalia, will hold Maundy Thursday services at 6 p.m. Worship will be centered on "The Seven Last Words of Christ."
? CenterPointe Church, located at 1616 Veterans Ave. in Vandalia, is holding free Weekly Fit Club sessions at 6 p.m. every Thursday.
? 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, April 3

? Evans Public Library's Teen Advisory Board meets at 4 p.m. Teens interested in joining the board should contact Shawna Sprague at the library, 283-2824.
? Crawford-Hale American Legion Post 95 in Vandalia will hold a fish fry, with serving from 5:30-7 p.m. The cost is $9 per person, which includes dessert and drinks.

Saturday, April 4

? A bake sale to benefit the St. Elmo High School post-prom will be held from 7 a.m.-noon at Mary Ann's Restaurant in downtown St. Elmo.

Sunday, April 5

? The Vandalia Lions Club will hold its annual Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. in Sonnemann Park on West Fillmore Street.
? St. Elmo Lions Club will have the annual Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. in the St. Elmo Community Park for children up through the sixth grade.

Monday, April 6

? The "We Choose Health" Community Walk will continue to be held at Brownstown Elementary on Mondays when school is in session. Anyone who walks at least 20 minutes between 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. may register to win monthly prizes of Subway Sandwiches.  In May, a drawing will be held for two adult bicycles. The Brownstown Elementary Gym will be used during inclement weather.  Donations to walk are not required, but any donations in March and April are designated for the Brownstown Golden Years Club.
? The Women of the Moose will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Vandalia Moose Lodge.
? The Vandalia City Council meets at 7:30 p.m. at city hall.

Tuesday, April 7

ELECTION DAY – Up for election are seats on municipal boards, school boards and park district boards.
? The Vandalia Rotary Club meets at noon at Ponderosa Steakhouse.
? The Fayette County Hospital Auxiliary meets at noon in the conference room at the hospital. All members are urged to attend.
? The Grandparents/Relatives Raising Children support group meets from 1-2 p.m. at Evans Public Library in Vandalia. The support group meets monthly, and provides support, education and access to additional resources, including financial assistance. For more information, contact Trisha Katt at 1-217-347-7179, ext. 1062.
? Heartland Human Services will hold a Caregiver Connection seminar, "Care for Yourself," from 3-4 p.m. in the conference room at Brookstone Estates, 1607 W. Fillmore St., Vandalia. Refreshments will be provided. A caregiver adviser will be for individual consultations from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Evans Public Library in Vandalia; call 1-217-347-7179, ext. 1062 to make an appointment.
? The Fayette County Genealogical and Historical Society meets at 6 p.m. at Evans Public Library. Member Gloria Durbin will talk about "The Year Without a Summer." Members are encouraged to attend, and their meetings are open to the public.
? Rainbow Reflections, a grief support group, meets from 6-7 p.m. in Wesley Hall at First United Methodist Church, 127 N. Fourth St., Vandalia. Those planning to attend are asked to contact Mary Miller at 292-5366.

Wednesday, April 8

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

Thursday, April 9

? 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.
? Evans Public Library's Homeschool Group meets from 1-2 p.m. at the library. Anyone interested in joining the group should contact Shawna Sprague at the library, 283-2824.
? The Vandalia Park District Board of Commissioners will meet at 4 p.m. in the conference room of the Okaw Area Vocational Center, located on the Vandalia Community High School campus.
? CenterPointe Church, located at 1616 Veterans Ave. in Vandalia, is holding free Weekly Fit Club sessions at 6 p.m. every Thursday.
? 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.

Items for our Community Calendar may be submitted in person at our office, 229 S. Fifth St.; by phone, 283-3374; or by e-mail, [email protected]

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