Pittsfield American Legion Dinner – Nov 5 – Pittsfield, IL

Legion AuxPittsfield American Legion Auxillary early chick dinner is at the Cardinal Inn in Pittsfield, 6 pm, Wednesday November 5. RSVP at the following number: 217-437-5221.

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.

Harvest Fest 2014 – Oct 11 – Pittsfield, IL

paog halloweenBe 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!

Turkey Dinner at St. Mary’s – October 12 – Pittsfield, IL

Food buttonSt. 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.

Free Amplified Phone Program Available – Oct 14-15 – Pittsfield, IL

check this out buttonIllinois 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.

Republican Fall Fund Raiser – Oct 14 – Pittsfield, IL

politicsThe 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.

Drive-Thru Flu Shots – Oct 17 – Pittsfield, IL

check this out buttonHead 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.

Pearl Community Quilt Raffle – October 19 – Pearl, IL

benefits buttonThe Pearl Community Center will raffle a quilt and gift card at the Color Drive Oct. 19.  For more information, call Julia Hatcher at 217-829-4260 or Lois Stewart at 217-829-4430.  The proceeds will be for purchasing Christmas lights.

Senior Center Fish Fry – October 9 – Pittsfield, IL

senior citizen buttonPike County Senior Center fish fry is Oct. 9, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.  Everyone young and old welcome.