Be sure to swing by the Pittsfield Assembly of God for their Harvest Fest 2014 on Saturday, October 11 from 5-8 pm. Lots of fun for everyone! Cost is only $10 per family. Who doesn’t love a great hay ride and maze? Be sure to snag a Caramel apple for us!
St. Mary’s Annual turkey dinner is 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Sunday, at the Parish Hall 219 N. Jackson in Pittsfield. Prices for dine-in or drive-through is adults $10; children 3-10 $4; and children under 3 eat free. Drive-through is encouraged; you don’t need to get out of your car. Menu is turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, homemade noodles, green beans, cranberry salad, cole slaw and dessert. Raffle tickets are available for a queen-sized quilt and quilt rack from any parishioner. Quilt is on display at Free Press Coffee Shop. Also, see the Country Store for baked goods, homemade noodles and crafts.
Illinois has a free amplified phone program. West Central Illinois Area on Aging will be at the Pike County Senior Services office in fellowship hall First Christian Church Tuesday and Wednesday, October 14-15 so anyone can try out several different amplified phones to see which best suits their needs.
There is no age limit or income limit and the phones are free. When placing a request for phone, persons need a statement from doctor showing they are hearing impaired. Call Connie, 217-285-6150 to make appointment or for more information. Those having an amplified phone four years are entitled to a new phone. Call Connie and come see new and improved phones.
The Pike County Republican Fall Fund Raiser will be held Tuesday, October 14 at the Crossroads Center, 125 W. Jefferson St in Pittsfield. Doors open at 6 pm and event begins at 6:30 pm. Keynote speaker will be State Rep. Jil Tracy. Tickets are $25 per person, sponsors are $100. Please call for reservations – Robert Browning 217-236-7025 or 217-257-3001.
Head to Illini hospital on Friday, October 17 for their Drive-Thru Flu Shots! They will be available at two different times, 11-1 and 5-7. Simply pull into Illini’s main entrance at 640 W. Washington. They will meet you at your car, you sign a consent form and they will administer your shot. Quick and easy, plus you drive away protected against the flu! The cost is only $15, cash or check only.
Pittsfield Youth Library will begin Library Hour in October for 3, 4, and 5 year olds. Library Hour is free, however registration is required as space is limited. We will have two groups with one coming Tuesday mornings, the other coming Friday mornings with both sessions meeting from 9-10 a.m. For more information or to register your child, call 285-5232.
Join the fun and have an inspiring evening with the launch of Operation Christmas Child. Come and learn how simple, gift-filled shoeboxes deliver the hope of the Gospel to children all over the world. The event will be held on Friday, September 26 from 7-8:15 pm at the Pittsfield Church of the Nazarene Family Center, 227 W. Washington St. in Pittsfield. It will include questions and answers time, door prizes, fun and fellowship. Bring your family and friends to hear how God has impacted lives for eternity through this ministry of Samaritan’s Purse. For further information please contact Bob and Karla DeVries at 217-723-4036.
St. mary’s Turkey dinner is 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at the Parish Hall in Pittsfield. Prices for dine-in or drive-thru is adults $10; children 3-10 $4; children under 3 eat free. Menu is turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, homemade noodles, green beans, cranberry salad, cole slaw, and desserts. Drive-thru available and encouraged. You don’t have to get our of your car. See Country Store for baked goods, homemade noodles, and crafts. Raffle tickets are available from any parishioner, from the parish office, or at drive-thru. The raffle is for a queen-sized quilt and quilt rack, on display in the Free Press Coffee Shop.