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Mar
7
Tue
Tornado drill to be held on Tues., March 7
Mar 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Severe Weather Awareness Week in Missouri will be held March 5-11. The annual statewide tornado drill will be held on Tuesday, March 7 at 10 a.m.
In case of inclement weather that day, the backup day is Thursday, March 9, also at 10 a.m.
Information can be found at http://weather.gov/stlouis/severeweek

Mar
8
Wed
Finance meeting to be held for Van-Far @ Van-Far High School
Mar 8 @ 1:00 am – 2:00 am

The Van-Far Finance Update community meeting will take place Tuesday, March 7 at 7 p.m. at the Van-Far High School Library.

Lenten season begins with March 8 luncheon
Mar 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Vandalia Ministerial Alliance is hosting the Lenten Service at First Christian Church from 12-1 p.m. on each Wednesday of the Lenten season. The service includes a meal followed by a devotional given by the hosting church. This year’s theme is “Meaningful Moments from the Passion Week.” The host church for March 8 is Second Missionary Baptist Church. These services will be held every Wednesday through April 5 until the final service, which is on Good Friday, April 14.

Mar
9
Thu
VFW Post No. 2173 meeting @ VFW Post No. 2173
Mar 9 @ 1:30 am – 2:30 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.

Mar
11
Sat
Spaghetti supper at New Harmony Mar. 11 @ New Harmony Christian Church
Mar 11 @ 11:00 pm – Mar 12 @ 1:00 am

The Youth Group at New Harmony Christian Church will be hosting a spaghetti supper on Saturday, March 11. The meal will consist of baked spaghetti, salad, green beans, bread, and dessert and will be served from 5–7 p.m. at the church. Donations will be accepted for service projects, including Operation Christmas Child, love gifts to various families in the community, and maintenance projects at the church.

Mar
12
Sun
“All You Can Eat” to be held at St. Joseph @ St. Joseph Catholic School
Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The St. Joseph Catholic School  will be having a “All You Can Eat Breakfast” on Sunday, March 12 from 8 a.m.-Noon at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Martinsburg.
Price for adults is $8, $4 for kids ages 6-12, and free for kids under age 6. This event is sponsored by the St. Joseph Parish Council.

Mar
13
Mon
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Mar 13 @ 11:30 pm – Mar 14 @ 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.

Mar
15
Wed
Emergency exercise to be held at WERDCC @ WERDCC
Mar 15 – Mar 20 all-day

Within the next week, the Women’s Eastern Reception, Diagnostic, and Correctional Center (WERDCC) in Vandalia will be conducting its annual emergency exercise. This exercise will involve staff members from WERDCC, possibly other law enforcement, and/or equipment in the community. This joint exercise will assist personnel in remaining prepared to address emergency situations and in keeping the public safe.

Lenten season begins with March 8 luncheon
Mar 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Vandalia Ministerial Alliance is hosting the Lenten Service at First Christian Church from 12-1 p.m. on each Wednesday of the Lenten season. The service includes a meal followed by a devotional given by the hosting church. This year’s theme is “Meaningful Moments from the Passion Week.” The host church for March 8 is Second Missionary Baptist Church. These services will be held every Wednesday through April 5 until the final service, which is on Good Friday, April 14.

Mar
18
Sat
Movie night to help “Game of Tiara’s” @ Van-Far Elementary School
Mar 18 @ 10:00 pm – Mar 19 @ 12:30 am

Save the date for a Van-Far Drama Department fundraiser for the school production of “Game of Tiara’s,” by Don Zolidis.
The Drama Department and Theater is in need of communities help and are hosting a movie night with the cast. The cost is $5 per person and it covers movie, popcorn, and drink. Featured will be Disney’s classic “Sword and the Stone.”
This will be a fun night with prizes! Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, pillows, and don’t forget to wear PJ’s. Join in the fun March 18 at the Van-Far Elementary gym starting at 5 p.m.
Your support will be greatly appreciated.

Mar
7
Tue
Tornado drill to be held on Tues., March 7
Mar 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Severe Weather Awareness Week in Missouri will be held March 5-11. The annual statewide tornado drill will be held on Tuesday, March 7 at 10 a.m.
In case of inclement weather that day, the backup day is Thursday, March 9, also at 10 a.m.
Information can be found at http://weather.gov/stlouis/severeweek

Mar
8
Wed
Finance meeting to be held for Van-Far @ Van-Far High School
Mar 8 @ 1:00 am – 2:00 am

The Van-Far Finance Update community meeting will take place Tuesday, March 7 at 7 p.m. at the Van-Far High School Library.

Lenten season begins with March 8 luncheon
Mar 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Vandalia Ministerial Alliance is hosting the Lenten Service at First Christian Church from 12-1 p.m. on each Wednesday of the Lenten season. The service includes a meal followed by a devotional given by the hosting church. This year’s theme is “Meaningful Moments from the Passion Week.” The host church for March 8 is Second Missionary Baptist Church. These services will be held every Wednesday through April 5 until the final service, which is on Good Friday, April 14.

Mar
9
Thu
VFW Post No. 2173 meeting @ VFW Post No. 2173
Mar 9 @ 1:30 am – 2:30 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.

Mar
11
Sat
Spaghetti supper at New Harmony Mar. 11 @ New Harmony Christian Church
Mar 11 @ 11:00 pm – Mar 12 @ 1:00 am

The Youth Group at New Harmony Christian Church will be hosting a spaghetti supper on Saturday, March 11. The meal will consist of baked spaghetti, salad, green beans, bread, and dessert and will be served from 5–7 p.m. at the church. Donations will be accepted for service projects, including Operation Christmas Child, love gifts to various families in the community, and maintenance projects at the church.

Mar
12
Sun
“All You Can Eat” to be held at St. Joseph @ St. Joseph Catholic School
Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The St. Joseph Catholic School  will be having a “All You Can Eat Breakfast” on Sunday, March 12 from 8 a.m.-Noon at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Martinsburg.
Price for adults is $8, $4 for kids ages 6-12, and free for kids under age 6. This event is sponsored by the St. Joseph Parish Council.

Mar
13
Mon
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Mar 13 @ 11:30 pm – Mar 14 @ 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.

Mar
15
Wed
Emergency exercise to be held at WERDCC @ WERDCC
Mar 15 – Mar 20 all-day

Within the next week, the Women’s Eastern Reception, Diagnostic, and Correctional Center (WERDCC) in Vandalia will be conducting its annual emergency exercise. This exercise will involve staff members from WERDCC, possibly other law enforcement, and/or equipment in the community. This joint exercise will assist personnel in remaining prepared to address emergency situations and in keeping the public safe.

Lenten season begins with March 8 luncheon
Mar 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Vandalia Ministerial Alliance is hosting the Lenten Service at First Christian Church from 12-1 p.m. on each Wednesday of the Lenten season. The service includes a meal followed by a devotional given by the hosting church. This year’s theme is “Meaningful Moments from the Passion Week.” The host church for March 8 is Second Missionary Baptist Church. These services will be held every Wednesday through April 5 until the final service, which is on Good Friday, April 14.

Mar
18
Sat
Movie night to help “Game of Tiara’s” @ Van-Far Elementary School
Mar 18 @ 10:00 pm – Mar 19 @ 12:30 am

Save the date for a Van-Far Drama Department fundraiser for the school production of “Game of Tiara’s,” by Don Zolidis.
The Drama Department and Theater is in need of communities help and are hosting a movie night with the cast. The cost is $5 per person and it covers movie, popcorn, and drink. Featured will be Disney’s classic “Sword and the Stone.”
This will be a fun night with prizes! Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, pillows, and don’t forget to wear PJ’s. Join in the fun March 18 at the Van-Far Elementary gym starting at 5 p.m.
Your support will be greatly appreciated.