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Thursday, Oct. 22

? The Fayette County Retired Teachers Association will meet at 10:30 a.m. at Ponderosa Steak House in Vandalia. Dave Arnold is the scheduled speaker. All Fayette County retired teachers are invited to attend. For more information, contact Diane Curll at 283-0492.
? 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.
? A NAR-ANON meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at Northside Christian Church, 1845 W. Jackson St., Vandalia. The group meets to: learn that drug abuse is an illness; encourage addicts to seek help; replace despair with hope; improve the family attitude; help individuals regain self-confidence.
Friday, Oct. 23

? Bingo is held at the American Legion Home, 321 S. Seventh St., Vandalia.
? "Hospital of Horrors," a haunted house created by the Vandalia Swimming Pool staff, will be open from 7-11 p.m. at the former Washington School on South Eighth Street. The cost is $6, and the proceeds will go to the Vandalia Swimming Pool renovations.

Saturday, Oct. 24

? The annual FAYCO Enterprises Book Fair will be held from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Vandalia Moose Lodge. All proceeds benefit client services. The Vandalia Moose Lodge will also be holding its pancake breakfast that morning.
? Diamond in the Ruff, an organization benefitting community baseball and softball programs in Ramsey, will hold a hog roast fundraiser from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Fillmore Lake. The menu includes pulled pork, green beans and potato salad. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children ages 12 and under in advance and $10 for adults and $5 for children at the door. A cornhole tournament will be held; the entry fee is $20 for two-person teams.
? Thy Crystal Draconem will be holding a LARP (live action role play) demonstration from 1:30-5:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, and attendees may participate with signed waivers.
? "Hospital of Horrors," a haunted house created by the Vandalia Swimming Pool staff, will be open from 7-11 p.m. at the former Washington School on South Eighth Street. The proceeds will go to the Vandalia Swimming Pool renovations.

Monday, Oct. 26

? The Vandalia Lions Club meets at America's Best Value Inn. The executive board meets at 5:15 p.m., and the meal and regular meeting are at 6 p.m.
? Bingo will be held at 7 p.m. at the Vandalia Eagles Club, 112 N. Sixth St. Participants are asked to take non-perishable food items for Fayette County Outreach and stuffed animals to be used by the Vandalia Police Department.
? The Fayette County Hospital District Board of Directors meets at 7:30 p.m. in the hospital conference room.

Tuesday, October 27

? The Vandalia Rotary Club meets at noon at Ponderosa Steakhouse.
? The Vandalia Board of Education meets at 5 p.m. at the district's administration center.
? Rainbow Reflections, a local grief support group, will meet from 6-7 p.m. in Wesley Hall at First United Methodist Church, 127 N. Fourth St., Vandalia. Those planning to attend the meeting are asked to contact Mary Miller at 292-5366.

Wednesday, Oct. 28

? Evans Public Library in Vandalia will hold a story time at 4 p.m. Children of all ages are invited.
? The Vandalia Eagles Aerie and Auxiliary meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Eagles Club, 112 N. Sixth St.

Thursday, Oct. 29

? Soroptimist International of Vandalia meets at noon in the Lincoln Room at Ponderosa Steak House.
? 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.
? A NAR-ANON meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at Northside Christian Church, 1845 W. Jackson St., Vandalia. The group meets to: learn that drug abuse is an illness; encourage addicts to seek help; replace despair with hope; improve the family attitude; help individuals regain self-confidence.
? The Vandalia Lions Club will hold its annual Halloween Parade at 7 p.m. on Gallatin Street.
? "Hospital of Horrors," a haunted house created by the Vandalia Swimming Pool staff, will be open after the Vandalia Lions Club Halloween Parade at the former Washington School on South Eighth Street. The cost is $6, and the proceeds will go to the Vandalia Swimming Pool renovations.

Friday, Oct. 30

? "Hospital of Horrors," a haunted house created by the Vandalia Swimming Pool staff, will be open from 7-11 p.m. at the former Washington School on South Eighth Street. The cost is $6, and the proceeds will go to the Vandalia Swimming Pool renovations.

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