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May
8
Mon
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
May 8 @ 11:30 pm – May 9 @ 12:30 am

The Addicts Victorious meetings have moved to the Unity Outreach building at 210 S. Main, in Vandalia. Meetings are every Monday at the new location 6:30-7:30 p.m.

May
11
Thu
VFW Post No. 2173 meeting @ VFW Post No. 2173
May 11 @ 12:30 am – 1:30 am

The VFW Post No. 2173, Vandalia, will meet the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. All members are invited to attend.

May
15
Mon
Van-Far P.A.T. set for event at local park
May 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Van-Far Elementary Parents (P.A.T) as Teachers presents “Motors and More.” Everyone is invited to a fun evening in Tri-County Park (Swimming Pool Park) on May 15 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feel free to bring your child’s Power Wheel or other ride-on toy to drive on the tennis courts.
Everyone will have an opportunity to look at different vehicles and enjoy kiddie train rides, art activities, a fire truck, and school bus pop-up, and snacks.

Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
May 15 @ 11:30 pm – May 16 @ 12:30 am

The Addicts Victorious meetings have moved to the Unity Outreach building at 210 S. Main, in Vandalia. Meetings are every Monday at the new location 6:30-7:30 p.m.

May
19
Fri
Poppy Days slated for VFW, May 19-20
May 19 – May 20 all-day

The annual V.F.W. Buddy Poppy Days are May 19-20. V.F.W. Auxiliary and Post members will be at business places accepting donations.
Money received is used for veterans welfare. Donations are made to the Veterans Hospitals in Missouri, the Mexico Veteran’s Home, V.F.W. National Home, in Michigan, local veterans in Mexico, and the U.S.O.
Disabled veterans assemble the poppies and are paid for their work. The V.F.W. motto is “Honor the dead by helping the living.” No one is refused a poppy. A poppy on anyone’s lapel honors all veterans.

May
20
Sat
Armed Forces Day event on May 20
May 20 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

To honor Armed Forces Day, on May 20 at 8 am-noon, there will be an Experimental Air Craft Association (EAA) No. 1225 sponsored Young Eagles Rally. It will be held at the Mexico Memorial Airport in front of the Zenith Aircraft Factory for kids ages 8-17 years. Free Young Eagle flights, with parents authorization, will be available. There will be factory tours and a “hands-on” building project. Also, a Zenith Aircraft sponsored USRA Stock Car will be on display. The public is welcome to attend.
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VAHS meeting
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Vandalia Area Historical Society (VAHS) will have their regular monthly meeting at 9 a.m., on Saturday, May 20 at the Genealogy Library and Museum. Everyone is welcome at the meetings of the VAHS.

May
22
Mon
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
May 22 @ 11:30 pm – May 23 @ 12:30 am

The Addicts Victorious meetings have moved to the Unity Outreach building at 210 S. Main, in Vandalia. Meetings are every Monday at the new location 6:30-7:30 p.m.

May
24
Wed
Watch Group meets May 24 in Farber
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A Farber Neighborhood Watch meeting will be held on May 24 at 6 p.m. at the Farber Community Center.

May
28
Sun
Service for Memorial Day on Sun., May 28
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Vandalia First Christian Church will be hosting Vandalia’s main Memorial Day Service this year with a Community Patriotic Service on Sunday, May 28 at 6 p.m.
During the service, veterans will be honored.
There will not be a Memorial Service at the V.F.W. this year. But, they will still be doing the Gun Salute at the cemeteries.
Everyone is welcome at the service and all churches are invited to provide musical numbers. Please call 573-594-2703 by Friday, May 26 by noon if your church wishes to bring a musical piece.

May
8
Mon
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
May 8 @ 11:30 pm – May 9 @ 12:30 am

The Addicts Victorious meetings have moved to the Unity Outreach building at 210 S. Main, in Vandalia. Meetings are every Monday at the new location 6:30-7:30 p.m.

May
11
Thu
VFW Post No. 2173 meeting @ VFW Post No. 2173
May 11 @ 12:30 am – 1:30 am

The VFW Post No. 2173, Vandalia, will meet the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. All members are invited to attend.

May
15
Mon
Van-Far P.A.T. set for event at local park
May 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Van-Far Elementary Parents (P.A.T) as Teachers presents “Motors and More.” Everyone is invited to a fun evening in Tri-County Park (Swimming Pool Park) on May 15 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feel free to bring your child’s Power Wheel or other ride-on toy to drive on the tennis courts.
Everyone will have an opportunity to look at different vehicles and enjoy kiddie train rides, art activities, a fire truck, and school bus pop-up, and snacks.

Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
May 15 @ 11:30 pm – May 16 @ 12:30 am

The Addicts Victorious meetings have moved to the Unity Outreach building at 210 S. Main, in Vandalia. Meetings are every Monday at the new location 6:30-7:30 p.m.

May
19
Fri
Poppy Days slated for VFW, May 19-20
May 19 – May 20 all-day

The annual V.F.W. Buddy Poppy Days are May 19-20. V.F.W. Auxiliary and Post members will be at business places accepting donations.
Money received is used for veterans welfare. Donations are made to the Veterans Hospitals in Missouri, the Mexico Veteran’s Home, V.F.W. National Home, in Michigan, local veterans in Mexico, and the U.S.O.
Disabled veterans assemble the poppies and are paid for their work. The V.F.W. motto is “Honor the dead by helping the living.” No one is refused a poppy. A poppy on anyone’s lapel honors all veterans.

May
20
Sat
Armed Forces Day event on May 20
May 20 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

To honor Armed Forces Day, on May 20 at 8 am-noon, there will be an Experimental Air Craft Association (EAA) No. 1225 sponsored Young Eagles Rally. It will be held at the Mexico Memorial Airport in front of the Zenith Aircraft Factory for kids ages 8-17 years. Free Young Eagle flights, with parents authorization, will be available. There will be factory tours and a “hands-on” building project. Also, a Zenith Aircraft sponsored USRA Stock Car will be on display. The public is welcome to attend.
.

VAHS meeting
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Vandalia Area Historical Society (VAHS) will have their regular monthly meeting at 9 a.m., on Saturday, May 20 at the Genealogy Library and Museum. Everyone is welcome at the meetings of the VAHS.

May
22
Mon
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
May 22 @ 11:30 pm – May 23 @ 12:30 am

The Addicts Victorious meetings have moved to the Unity Outreach building at 210 S. Main, in Vandalia. Meetings are every Monday at the new location 6:30-7:30 p.m.

May
24
Wed
Watch Group meets May 24 in Farber
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A Farber Neighborhood Watch meeting will be held on May 24 at 6 p.m. at the Farber Community Center.

May
28
Sun
Service for Memorial Day on Sun., May 28
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Vandalia First Christian Church will be hosting Vandalia’s main Memorial Day Service this year with a Community Patriotic Service on Sunday, May 28 at 6 p.m.
During the service, veterans will be honored.
There will not be a Memorial Service at the V.F.W. this year. But, they will still be doing the Gun Salute at the cemeteries.
Everyone is welcome at the service and all churches are invited to provide musical numbers. Please call 573-594-2703 by Friday, May 26 by noon if your church wishes to bring a musical piece.