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Thursday, Nov. 12

? The Vandalia Park District meets at 4:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Okaw Area Vocational Center.
? 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, Nov. 13

? The Vandalia Moose Lodge will hold a chicken and fish dinner from 5:30-6:30 p.m.; The dinner is open to the public.
? Crawford-Hale American Legion Post 95 will hold bingo at the Legion Home in Vandalia.
? The Tri-County Beekeepers Association meets at 7 p.m. at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1540 E. State Route 140, Greenville.

Saturday, Nov. 14

? The youth at Holy Cross Lutheran Church is holding an all-you-can-eat hot cakes and sausage breakfast from 7 a.m.-noon in the church parish hall. The cost is $5 per person, and carry-outs will be available. A country store is being held in conjunction with the breakfast.

Sunday, Nov. 15

? Metro Community Church holds its 10 a.m. services at the former Jefferson Primary School on West Jefferson Street in Vandalia.
? Historic Vandalia Inc. will present a Season of Entertainment performance at 2 p.m. in Wesley Hall at First United Methodist Church, 127 N. Fourth St., Vandalia. Patty Winn of Effingham will portray Betsy Ross in giving a presentation on the American flag. Advance tickets are available at the Fayette County Museum, and tickets will be available at the door.

Monday, Nov. 16

? The Women of the Moose meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Vandalia Moose Lodge.
? The VFW Auxiliary meets at 7 p.m. at the VFW Home on West St. Louis Avenue in Vandalia.
? The Vandalia City Council meets at 7:30 p.m. at city hall.

Tuesday, Nov. 17

? The Vandalia Rotary Club meets at noon at Ponderosa Steakhouse.
? An American Red Cross blood drive will be held from noon-6 p.m. at the Vandalia Moose Lodge. Food and drinks will be provided to all donors. To schedule an appointment, go online to wwww.redcrossblood.org and use the sponsor code VandaliaMoose. Donors are required to present a photo identification card.
? 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.
? The Vandalia Board of Education meets at 5 p.m. at the district's administration center.

Thursday, Nov. 19

? Soroptimist International of Vandalia meets at noon at Ponderosa Steak House in Vandalia.
? The Vandalia Park District meets at 4:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Okaw Area Vocational Center.
? 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.

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