Rotary Club seeks bids

Something Different buttonRotary Club of Pittsfield is seeking bids from those interested in serving a noon lunch weekly to approximately 35 attendees. Please contact Noelle Flesner at 217-491-5805 for more instructions and details. Bids must be received by November 10th and may be mailed to the Rotary Club of Pittsfield, PO Box 145, Pittsfield IL 62363.

Firefighter Fish/Chicken Fry – Nov 8 – Hull, IL

pch fire departmentThe Hull-Kinderhook Fire Protection District Fish and Chicken Fry is 11 am – 2 pm and 4-7 on Saturday, November 8 at the fire station, 320 W. Highway 106, Hull. Menu is fish, chicken, potato salad, baked beans, fried potatoes, assorted desserts. Drinks are coffee, tea, kool-aid and lemonade.

Free will donations accepted. Deliveries available within village limits of Hull or Kinderhook with a minimum $5 donation. For delivery call 217-432-5240. Funds raised go toward purchase of equipment, vehicles, and fire department training.

Trunk or Treat – Oct 24 – Pleasant Hill, IL

Halloween EventsThe Christian Church will host a trunk or treat on Friday, October 24 from 5-8 pm. Come out and have a great time!

Barry UMC Bake Sale – Oct 31 – Barry, IL

Your Church LogoBarry United Methodist Women’s bake sale is 9 am – 12 pm on October 31 at First National Bank of Barry. Come out and purchase some delicious treats!

Trunk or Treat – Oct 31 – Pittsfield, IL

Halloween EventsTrunk or Treat “Trunks” on the Pittsfield square Oct 31 are open to the community! $100 to be given to the best dressed trunk. This is a community event serving all kids in Pike County. All trunks are welcome and encouraged to participate, businesses, family and personal.

To register your trunk and for more information call 217-285-6900.

Vendor’s Market – Oct 25 – Pittsfield, IL

Vendor MarketThere’s a great line-up of vendors for this Saturday’s Vendor Market outside Nucci’s Pasta House. Come check out all the great cash and carry items from 11 am to 3 pm. This is a great addition to the already great stores located in Pittsfield! Make Saturday your shopping day and come visit the staff at Nucci’s Pasta House as well!

If you’re interested in setting up space at the Vendor’s Market or would like more information on this event, contact Tammy at Nucci’s Pasta House at 217-285-1336. There is no booth charge for those setting up.

Calvary Baptist Church Trunk or Treat – Oct 30 – Pittsfield, IL

Halloween EventsCalvary Baptist Trunk or Treat is Oct 30, 6-8 pm at the church. Kids can register for door prize. There will be free candy, cocoa and hot dogs. Event will be held rain or shine. Rain location is inside Calvary’s Fellowship Hall. For any questions, contact Pastor Ahron at 217-285-4282.

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

pch groups and clubsA Lunch and Learn for Gardeners on Composting will be held at the Pike County Extension office noon Wednesday, Oct 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 Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms, will discuss composting basics.

Lunch will be available or you may bring your own. Cost is $5. To make a reservation, call the Extension office at 217-285-5543 or register online at http://web.extension.illinois.edu/abhps/

Farewell Reception – Oct 26 – Barry, IL

Church Event ButtonA farewell reception in honor of Pastor Kent, Melissa, Isaac & Lauren Hillesland is 1-3 pm Sunday, at Barry First Christian Church, 900 Bainbridge, Barry. They are moving to Iowa to be closer to family. Please join us.

Girls Night Out – Nov 6 – Pittsfield, IL

Girls Night Out 2014Pittsfield Main Street and the Pike County Chamber of Commerce are continuing our efforts to promote local shopping by sponsoring the fifth annual “Girls Night Out” on the Square in Pittsfield on Thursday, November 6th. It will take place from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM at 33 businesses around the Square with a wrap-up party at Farmers State Bank from 7:30 PM until 8:30 PM, where the door prize drawing will take place. Although you need not be present to win the door prizes, we hope you will be- to join in the fun at the wrap-up party!

There will be plenty of opportunity to shop that evening as well as special offers, food, fun, door prizes, a 50/50, and an opportunity to get Christmas shopping done early- all this right here in beautiful Pike County.

You can begin your shopping adventure by picking up a goodie bag at any one of four check-in stations which will be on each corner of the Square. There is no official starting point. We encourage you to stop at each location to receive a ticket for a chance to win door prizes donated by local businesses and independent contractors who are participating. Although there is no requirement to visit all or a set number of locations, the more businesses visited, the more opportunity to win!

The participating locations are (in alphabetical order): Casteel’s, Complete Chiropractic, Courtyard Café, Farmers State Bank, Flowers & More, Free Press Coffee, Gianni’s Pizza, Health & Wellness Foundation, Heaton Chevrolet Arctic Cat, J Roberts Jewelers, JB Filbert Agency LLC, Kate’s Saloon, Lindsay’s / Old Boy’s Pizza, Magic Nails, Miller Furniture, Moose Lodge, Nucci’s Pasta House, Pike County Collectibles, Pike County Express, Pikeland Motors, Reach Out Center, Red’s Smokin’ Choo Choo & More, Riverflow Commodities, Serenity Day Spa, Studio on the Square, Temptations, The Dome on Madison, The Fix, The Hen House, Tyler Whitaker Law office, United Community Bank, US Cellular, William Watson Hotel.

Once you have visited all of the businesses of your choice, you can take your tickets to the wrap-up party or leave them in the drop off location in front of Farmers State Bank.

Please join Pittsfield Main Street and the Pike County Chamber of Commerce for Girls Night Out on November 6th. For information contact Kaye Iftner (Pike County Chamber of Commerce) at 217-285-2971 or Christy Davenport (Pittsfield Main Street) at 217-285-1817.