Milton Christian Church Fun Day – August 10 – Milton, IL

Your Church LogoHave fun with Jesus and the Milton Christian Church on August 10! There will be snacks, games, music, water games, 9-square and more. For ages 4-12 years old. The fun will begin at 5 pm and last until 8 pm. Grand prize will be awarded to one lucky winner!!

Don’t Get Rid of Your Prom Dresses!

Pageant Flyer colorLadies, if we can have your attention for a moment. Please don’t get rid of your gorgeous prom dresses once prom season is over. You can wear it again (your parents will love that they’re getting their money’s worth out of your dress lol)! Keep that dress and wear it in the Pittsfield Fall Festival in August! You know you looked amazing in it once, so make sure to wow everyone one more time before you move onto the next year’s fashion!

Keep an eye on the local papers, Pike County Happenings, the Pittsfield Fall Festival Facebook page, and listen to WBBA to stay up to date on Fall Festival info. This is a great pageant to be a part of, don’t be shy, own that catwalk!

Spring Cleanup – Village of Milton, IL

Town Government Events buttonThe Village of Milton will hold Spring Cleanup beginning Friday, April 18. Dumpsters will be available at the sewer plant. Following Spring Cleanup, the Village of Milton will strictly enforce Village Ordinances regarding trash, refuse, junk, dilapidated & abandoned structures & vehicles and other Ordinances as necessary.

Spring Clean Up Dates

Town Government Events buttonThank goodness for Spring! It brings flowers, warmer temps and city spring clean up dates! What a great time to clean out all those items you’ve been wanting to get rid of! If you know of your city’s clean up dates, feel free to send them to Pike County Happenings for publication! Send your info to us via email at pikecountyhappenings@outlook.com or by submitting it via our Contact Us tab!

Milton: Spring Clean Up will begin on Friday, April 18. Dumpsters will be available at the sewer plant. Following Spring Clean Up, the Village of Milton will strictly enforce Village Ordinances regarding trash, refuse, junk, dilapidated and abandoned structures & vehicles, and other ordinances as necessary.

Area Wedding Showers

wedding-shower-table-decorationsSpring is coming, and with it the spring time weddings! It’s a great season to get married and profess your love! These happy couples will be holding their wedding showers in the coming days.

Garrett Howland & Carrie Hill: Wedding shower at 2pm on Saturday, March 29 at the Milton Christian Church Annex. Everyone is invited.

Forrest Stamper & Sarah Scranton: Wedding shower at 2pm on Saturday, April 5 at the Milton Christian Church Annex. Everyone is invited.

Milton Youth League sign ups – March 16 – Milton, IL

local sports buttonSign ups for the Milton Youth League baseball & softball for boys and girls will be on Sunday, March 16 from 2-4 pm at the Milton Community Center. For more information, contact Mark Still (217-473-5932) or Tyler Robinson (217-370-6168).

Benefit for Ted Klaas – March 9 – Milton, IL

benefits buttonA benefit for Ted Klaas of Pearl will be held at 4pm on Sunday, March 9 at the Milton Christian Church annex. Ted is battling cancer and needs help with travel & medical expenses. Donations are accepte4d for items to be placed in a silent auction and raffles. There is also a 50/50 drawing. Tickets for the drawing are $5 each or 6 for $20.

A meal of homemade chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, corn, rolls, dessert and drink will be served for $5. Anyone interested in donating an item for auction, raffle, or dessert can contact Ruby Parke at 217-829-4029 or Becca Fernandes at 217-370-9470.

Facebook Group for Pike parents with an IEP

for parents buttonParents with children with IEPs (Individualized Education Programs) often feel alone & frustrated trying to understand special education law and get the most appropriate education for their children. Parents in Pike County can now find support & connection through a Facebook group called Pike IEP Parents.

According to the Facebook group description, “This is a place to share what is working and what is not so that we can all grow in our advocacy efforts for our children. Let’s share frustrations and challenges in a constructive manner so that we can support one another in resolving issues. Equally important — let’s share successes and encourage one another. This is meant to be a helpful forum for us to find each other and work together in the best interest of our children.”

If you feel this is a group that you would like to join, please request membership on their page. Click HERE to be directed to the Facebook group site.