Calendar of Events

Aug. 9
Sangamon River Audubon is hosting a Hummingbird Festival on Aug. 9, from 8-11 a.m. at the New Salem Visitor Center. The event is open to the public.

Aug. 9
Black Oak Church, Upper Meredosia Road, will host its monthly potluck/open mic Gospel Sing on Saturday, August 9. This month will feature guitarists Steve Jokisch, Art Derry, Dick Morrell, and “Harmony.”

Aug. 14
Hollywood’s Cafe in Chandlerville will host a fried chicken buffet with proceeds going to the Chandlerville Improvement Council and the Chandlerville Burgoo.  The fundraiser will be held from 4-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14.

Aug. 16
Slaw Dawg’s 50/60s Diner will host their Ninth Annual Cruise-In from 4-8 p.m., Saturday, August 16 at 218 W. South Street in Astoria.
Nine trophies will be given out. No entry fee.
Half of the proceeds will go to Jack Bailey/aka “Santa’s Workshop.”
For more information call Jerry Barnes at 309-333-3130 or Neil Danner at 309-329-2774.

Aug. 20
Virginia CUSD# 64  registration for grades K-12 will be held on Wednesday, August 20 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., in the Administration Office (Band Room).

Aug. 24
African Celebration Day, August 24 in Beardstown at 2 p.m., at 105 West Third Street in Beardstown.