Barry United Methodist Church Trunk or Treat – October 31 – Barry, IL

Halloween EventsBarry United Methodist Church Trunk or Treat is Halloween Night, 5 p.m. – ? at the church, 720 Perry St., Barry.

Western Community Center Extended Hours – Barry, IL

the YThe Western Community Center YMCA located at 1400 Mortimer St in Barry Illinois will be open for member use from 4:00 am until 11:00 pm seven days a week for active members beginning September 15.

Members will enter through the side entrance, where there is a card reader that opens the door. There will be a desk staff available Monday-Thursday from 8:00 am – 11:00 am and 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Friday from 8:00 am – 11:00 am and on Saturday by appointment only. Staff will be available to give tours, set up memberships as well as provide equipment orientation.

Extended hour access cards will be ready for pick up during the current staffed hours, 6:00 am – 1:00 pm or 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm Monday through Friday and 8:00 am – 12:00 pm on Saturday, beginning September 10. For questions or to learn more about the Western Community Center YMCA, contact them at 217-335-3030, by email at, or visit

Lego Donation – Barry, IL

public library button Barry Public Library is planning a Lego activity and would like to have donations of used Legos. Please check your closet and see if you have any you would like to donate. Bring them to the library, or if you are in the country, library staff will figure out how to pick them up.

Celebration of Church & Youth – Aug 24 – Barry, IL

Your Church LogoCome join the Barry United Methodist Church on Sunday, August 24 for a celebration of church and youth during the worship service at 10:30. There will be games and treats for the children. All families, members and friends are invited to attend.

American Legion Stag Supper – August 14 – Barry, IL

AmerLegioncolorEmblemBarry American Legion will have its monthly stag supper and meeting Aug. 14.  Supper will be at 6:30 p.m., with meeting following.  Planned menu will be fried chicken.

Stag Supper – July 10 – Barry, IL

AmerLegioncolorEmblemBarry American Legion Post 222 monthly stag supper and meeting is 6;30 on July 10. Menu is unsure at this time, but possibly meatloaf by Rocky Hill. We are late in selecting officers for coming year. For suggestions, or anyone who wishes to serve, please attend meeting.

I acquired a new cell phone recently, and lost many cell phone numbers from memory. If I don’t have an e-mail address for you, and have reason to call you, I probably don’t have your phone number. Could possibly have serious shortage for next military funeral. Contact me! Tom.

Barry United Methodist Church VBS – July 21 to 25 – Barry, IL

VBSVacation Bible School at Barry United Methodist Church, corner of Mortimer and Perry streets, is 6:30 to 8:30, July 21-25. Children Kindergarten through 6th grade will enjoy songs, Bible stories, games, crafts and snacks. Barry Baptist and Christian Churches are also participating.

State Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer Traveling Office Hours

politicsMeet your representative. State Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer will be in Pike County on Thursday, June 26 with Traveling Business hours.

7-8 am at Cardinal Inn, Pittsfield
9-10 am at Pam’s Cafe, Pleasant Hill
11-12 pm at Barry Cafe, Barry
1-2 at The Bucket, Griggsville

Questions contact the District office at 217-243+-6221.

Red Cross Blood Drive – June 24 – Barry, IL

Give-Blood-Give-LifeA Red Cross blood drive will be held June 24 from 2-6 pm at the Barry American Legion Hall, 614 Decatur St. in Barry.

Barry Legion Stag Supper – June 12 – Barry, IL

AmerLegioncolorEmblemThe Barry American Legion Post 222 monthly stag supper and meeting is 6:30 pm, June 12. Supper will be meat loaf, prepared by Rocky Hill. As always, if you know anyone who is serving or is a veteran, ask them to join. ALL current service members are eligible, and veteran’s eligibility depends on dates of active duty. Anyone carrying a membership card has inclusive dates on the back of the card.