Pike County Color Drive 2014 – October 18 & 19

Pike County Color Drive 2014 – October 18 & 19

It’s that time of year again for the great Pike County Color Drive! This is the 26th year for the Color Drive and each year brings amazing things to see, do and eat. Be sure to visit the Pike County Color Drive’s official website at http://www.pikecolordrive.com and visit their Facebook page by clicking HERE.  This … Continue reading

Griggsville-Perry Craft Show – November 8 – Griggsville, IL

Griggsville-Perry Craft Show – November 8 – Griggsville, IL

On Saturday, November 8th, Team Impact / OTSD will have the Griggsville-Perry Craft Show.  If anyone would like to be a vendor please contact Kayt Risley, 217-257-3848 or risleyk@griggsvilleperry.org.  You can email the registration form to Kayt or stop by the high school.  Registration fees are $25.00 (2 chairs included) & $5 carrying fee for … Continue reading

Lunch & Learn for Gardeners – October 29 – Pittsfield, IL

Lunch & Learn for Gardeners – October 29 – Pittsfield, IL

A Lunch and Learn for Gardeners on Composting will be held at the Pike County Extension Office 12 noon on Wednesday, October 29.  To gardeners, compost is considered “Black Gold” because of its many benefits in the garden.  Fall is a great time to start composting to recycle leaves and yard waste.  Mike Roegge, Extension … Continue reading

45th Annual Ducks Unlimited Banquet – October 25 – Pittsfield, IL

45th Annual Ducks Unlimited Banquet – October 25 – Pittsfield, IL

Pike County Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold its 45th Annual banquet and auction Saturday, Oct. 25 at Pittsfield American Legion Post 152.  Doors open 5 p.m., dinner is 6:30 p.m. with auction to follow.  Meal will be provided by Red’s Smokin Choo Choo.  Guns will be raffled plus other great auction, silent auction and … Continue reading

Pancake and Sausage Breakfast – November 15 – Griggsville, IL

Pancake and Sausage Breakfast – November 15 – Griggsville, IL

Griggsville-Perry High School Pancake and Sausage Breakfast is 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15 in the cafeteria.  Cost is free will donation.  Proceeds go to purchase gifts for G-P Christmas Program.  This is the group’s only fundraiser.  contact Jessica Bunch, 833-2352 or by email at bunchj@griggsvilleperry.org for more information.

Free Computer Classes at JWCC – October 17 – Quincy, IL

Free Computer Classes at JWCC – October 17 – Quincy, IL

John Wood Community College will host a free computer class in Quincy for adults who are 50 years old and over on Friday, October 17th from 9:00 am to noon.  The workshop is geared toward the population of adults who are 50 years old and older who want to be more comfortable using a computer.  … Continue reading

Operation Christmas Child – November 17-24 – Pittsfield, IL

Operation Christmas Child – November 17-24 – Pittsfield, IL

Operation Christmas Child, a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse, is underway.  Fill a shoebox with small toys, hygiene items, and school supplies, add $7 shipping, and you can demonstrate God’s love for children in need.  Impact a child’s life somewhere in the world from right here in Pike County.  Shoeboxes are delivered all over the world … Continue reading