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Community Calendar for June 2, 2013

June 2
St. Maurice annual Strawberry Social
The St. Maurice Catholic Church’s annual Strawberry Social will be held Sun., June 2, 2013 in the Knights of Columbus Hall in Morrisonville. Serving from 3:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. The cost is $8 for adults - Italian beef; $7.50 for adults - other sandwiches; and $4 for children 10 and under. The public is encouraged to attend.
Overeaters Anonymous
Overeaters Anonymous meets every Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Taylorville. For more information call Linda at 237-5294 or 827-6591.

June 3
Stag Night at Veterans’ Memorial Home
There will be a Stag night at the Veterans’ Memorial Home, at 515 N. West Avenue, on Monday, June 3, 2013. Dinner will be served from 6 to 7 p.m. All members of the Veterans’ Memorial Home and VFW Post 4495 are encouraged to attend. Come out and enjoy a good meal and some great fellowship with old comrades. This will be the last Stag night until October.

Card Play Group
Every Monday from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. the Taylorville Senior Center holds its regular "Card Play Group" for Bridge and Pinochle or bring your own card/game group. The public is welcome.

Beginning Bridge classes
The Taylorville Senior Center offers free beginning bridge classes every Monday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Personal instruction and tips to become proficient bridge players. Call 824-4263 to RSVP; class size is limited.

Weight Watchers
A Weight Watchers meeting at the Way of Life Church will be held each Monday at 6:00 p.m. Weigh-in will begin at 5:30 p.m.

Tae Kwon Do Classes

The Taylorville Park District offers Tae Kwon Do class on Monday and Thursday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Manners Park dining hall. The class is for children through adults. There is a monthly fee and a yearly registration fee. Mr. Dave Woods is the chief instructor and there are also ten black belt instructors to help with the class. For more information call Dave Woods at 820-1458.

June 4

Weight Watchers
There will be a Weight Watchers meeting at the Way of Life Church each Tuesday morning at 9:00 a.m. Weigh-in will begin at 8:30 a.m.

Pinochle Game

Pinochle games are played every Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. at the South Fork Senior Center. Everyone is welcome to join the game.


TOPS Weight Loss Group meets each Tuesday evening in the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at 303 E. Market. Weigh-in is from 4:30-5:00 p.m. Meeting is from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Come share recipes, information and fun! Please call 824-2951 for more information.


A weekly Al-Anon meeting will be held every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium C Conference Room at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. For more information call 565-9535.

June 6

Stonington Night Unit of CC HCEA
The Stonington Night Unit of Christian County Home and Community Education Association will meet on Thursday, June 6 at 7:00 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Rectory. Hostesses are Rebecca Steiner and Ellen Colbrook. The lesson which will be presented by Ellen Colbrook is on "Homemade Pies". The roll call for the evening will be "My mother's best pie recipe". Officers for the 2013-2014 year will be installed.

Tae Kwon Do Classes

The Taylorville Park District offers Tae Kwon Do class on Monday and Thursday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Manners Park dining hall. The class is for children through adults. There is a monthly fee and a yearly registration fee. Mr. Dave Woods is the chief instructor and there are also ten black belt instructors to help with the class. For more information call Dave Woods at 820-1458.

June 7

NHS Cheerleader Fundraiser
Show your Nokomis Redskin spirit and come eat at Georgio’s Pizza in Nokomis on Friday, June 7th, from 11 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. or from 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Let the Nokomis Redskin Cheerleaders serve you and enjoy great food. Everyone is invited!

“Bleacher Bums: Home of the Chicago Cubs”

Tickets are available now for Stage Fright Theatricals performance of “Bleacher Bums: Home of the Chicago Cubs” on Friday, June 7th and Saturday, June 8th at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at Little Luxuries, Rebecca’s Antiques or A Classic Bouquet. General admission is $8 for students and $12 for adults. The two performances will be in the Janice Hopper Auditorium of Taylorville Memorial Hospital and is sponsored by the Taylorville Area Arts Council.

Kincaid Rummage & Bake Sale

Midland United Methodist Church, 600 Tower Place in Kincaid, will host the Kincaid Rummage & Bake Sale on Friday June 7 from 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 8 from 7:30 a.m.-?

Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery will be held at iWorship Center-Taylorville, 1338 N. Lawrence St., on Fridays at 6:30 p.m. Celebrate Recovery is a faith-based program for individuals who are struggling with addictions. For questions call Alanna Gray at 720-6188.

June 8

American Legion Auxiliary
The American Legion Auxiliary, 401 W. North St. in Stonington, will meet the second Saturday of each month at 2:30 p.m. Please call 824-3930 for more information.

June 10

Sharpsburg and Neighboring Area Water System
Sharpsburg and Neighboring Area Water System will be on Monday, June 10, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the large conference room of the University of Illinois Extension Office. Please enter through the double doors at the back of the building.

June 12

Christian County Life Goes On  
The first meeting of the Christian County Life Goes On committee will be held Wednesday, June 12, at 4:30 p.m. The committee is a group of community members who are interested in raising awareness about organ/tissue donation. This informal, brief, educational meeting will take place in the Taylorville Memorial Hospital Auditorium. They will discuss ways to get involved with the Life Goes on Mission and other community events. Contact Liz Hager at 827-5945 or Amanda Lahr at 827-6650 for more information.

June 13

South Fork Township Board
The South Fork Township Board meeting that was scheduled for June 11th has been re-scheduled for Thursday, June 13th.  

June 15

Woofstock 2013 TV Raffle
The Woofstock 2013 TV Raffle to benefit the Homeward Bound Pet Shelter will be held at 1:00 p.m. Sat., June 15th at Macon Resources, 2121 Hubbard Avenue, Decatur (need not be present to win-absent winners will be contacted via phone). First prize is a Samsung 51” HD-TV, second prize is a tablet and third prize is $100.00. Tickets are $5.00 each or five for $20.00 and can be purchased at Homeward Bound Pet Shelter, 1720 E. Huston Drive, Decatur; Macon Resources, 2121 Hubbard Ave., Decatur; Plaza TV & Appliance, 1920 N. Oakland, Decatur; or call 217/875-1910 to purchase by phone. Call 217/875-1910 for more info.

June 22

Taylorville Lake Campers Golf Cart Poker Run
Taylorville Lake Campers biggest event of the season, the Golf Cart Poker Run, is scheduled for Sat., June 22, 2013. This Run, sponsored by the American Legion in Taylorville, is from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. at the lake campgrounds. There will also be a golf cart raffle, silent auctions, kids games and more. The event is open to the public. A trophy for “Best Decorated Cart” will be awarded. The Run is scheduled from one end of the campgrounds to the other with five stops, each with a theme. Tickets for the golf cart raffle are $10 each or three for $25; they may be purchased at the Marina or from any committee member. Proceeds will go towards two funds; one for a washhouse to be installed at Marina and one for new Marina playground to be installed.

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