Barry Easter Cantana Rehearsals – Feb 9 – Barry, IL

The Barry Community Chorus will begin rehearsals for the annual Easter Cantana Monday, Feb 9th at 7:30 pm at Barry United Methodist Church on Perry St. in Barry.  This year’s cantana, The Easter Story, by Tome Fettke and Thomas Grassi will be performed Good Friday, April 3rd instead of it’s usual Palm Sunday performance. All interested singers are invited to join us.

For more information contact Judy Steers at 217-35-2665.

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Barry American Legion Events – Jan 31 & March 7 – Barry, IL

The Barry American Legion will have bingo games at the Legion building on January 31.  They will also have their annual pancake & sausage breakfast on March 7 from 6-11 am.

Western Blood Drive – Jan 13 – Barry, IL

Give-Blood-Give-LifeWestern FFA will host its annual Red Cross Blood Drive January 13, 11 am – 4 pm, in the high school gym in Barry. To make an appointment go to redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: Western CHS or call 1-800-RED-CROSS. All Western High School students who wish to donate must pre-register at the school office. Those who are 16 must have signed consent forms from parents.

For best results to donate blood: Eat breakfast that day, eat cereal, drink lots of water or juice, do not have any tea for one week prior to donating, do not have any type of caffeine 24 hours prior to donating and do not have any energy drinks.

Toys for Tots – December 6 – Barry, IL

fundraiserBarry Food Pantry, 603 Decatur Street, will have ‘Toys for Tots’ and a fish fry fundraiser.  Santa Claus will visit Barry American Legion Hall on Dec. 6 from 4-7 p.m.

Barry Stag Supper – December 11 – Barry, IL

AmerLegioncolorEmblemBarry American Legion will have their monthly stag supper and meeting on Dec. 11.  Ham and Beans will be served at 6:30 p.m., with meeting starting around 7 p.m.  We still have several who haven’t paid their dues for 2015.  If this includes you, please bring your checkbook.