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Diocesan Calendar | Social Calendar

August 2014 - January 2015

The following calendar will be updated in each publication of The Messenger.
* Denotes parish picnic

August 2014
September 2014
October 2014
November 2014
December 2014
January 2015

 

August    
1   FREEBURG — Golf Scramble, St. Joseph Catholic School Athletic Department, Time: TBA, Yorktown Golf Course, Belleville, call John Middendorff 539-3930.
*2   AVISTON — Parish Picnic, St. Francis of Assisi, 3:30-11:30 p.m., parish grounds, call Father Daniel L. Friedman 228-7219.
*2   LIVELY GROVE — Parish Picnic, St. Anthony, Time: TBA, call parish office 824-6271.

*2

  MILLSTADT — Summer Festival, St. James, 3 p.m.-midnight, parish center/grounds, call Sister Doris Grewe, SSND 476-3513.
3   TIPTON — 26th Annual Chicken Plate Dinner and Auction, Holy Name of St. Patrick Parish, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., parish grounds, call Teresa Fruth 458-6683.
3,
  VIENNA — After Mass Social, St. Paul, 11 a.m.-noon, church, call parish office 658-4501. (Will repeat the first Sunday of the Month for 2014.)
*3   WENDELIN — Parish Picnic, Holy Cross, 11 a.m.-9 p.m., call parish office 752-5671.
*8-9   NEW BADEN — Parish Picnic, St. George, (8) 4 p.m.-midnight, (9) 3 p.m.-midnight, parish grounds, call Anne Kehrer 977-7687.
*9   RADOM — Parish Picnic, St. Michael the Archangel, 11 a.m. Car, Truck, Tractor & Bike Show; 3 p.m. Pork and Chicken Dinners; 4 p.m. Polka Mass; 6:30 p.m. Quilt & Cash Bingo; parish grounds; call parish office 485-6461.
*9   ST. ROSE — Festival, St. Rose Parish and Development Club, Time: TBA, parish grounds, call parish office 526-4118.
14   MASCOUTAH — Blood Drive, Holy Childhood Church, Mascoutah, 2-7 p.m., parish center, call Angie 566-2958.
*16   HECKER — Annual Kirchenfest, St. Augustine of Canterbury, 3 p.m. Dinner; 4 p.m. Mass; 7:15 p.m. Youth Tiki Trot; 8 p.m. Adult Tiki Trot, Hecker Community Center Building and grounds, call Joan Powell 473-2217.
16   SAUGET —Camp Ondessonk Night at the Grizzlies, 6 p.m., GCS Stadium,, call Connie Lanaghan 618-695-2485.
17   ENFIELD — Charitable BBQ, St. Isadore Knights of Columbus, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., St. Patrick’s, call Brandon Pool 382-7732.
*23  

BELLEVILLE — Parish Picnic, St. Teresa of the Child Jesus, 3 p.m.-midnight, school grounds, call Pat Hill 314-503-5644.

*23   MASCOUTAH — Parish Picnic, Holy Childhood, 2-7 p.m., parish grounds, call Angie 566-2958.
30   MASCOUTAH — Make-up Blood Drive, Holy Childhood Church, Mascoutah, 9 a..m-2 p.m., parish center, call Angie 566-2958.
*31   KASKASKIA ISLAND — Church Picnic, Immaculate Conception, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., parish grounds, call Emily Lyons 826-2667.
*31   ST. LIBORY — Schlambachfest Quilt Bingo, St. Liborius, 6 p.m., Wenneman Park, call Vicki Knepper 960-8420.

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September    
*1   COLUMBIA — Labor Day Picnic, Immaculate Conception, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Immaculate Conception School grounds, call Angie 281-5105.
*5-6   CASEYVILLE — Festival, St. Stephen, 5-11 p.m., parish grounds, call parish office 397-0666.
*5-6   FREEBURG — Parish Picnic, St. Joseph, 4 p.m.-midnight, parish grounds, call parish office 539-3209.

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  BELLEVILLE — Touch the Trucks, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Our Lady of the Snows shrine Amphitheatre, call Tina Huck 394-6287.
*6   BELLEVILLE — Parish Festival, Our Lady Queen of Peace, 4:30 p.m.-midnight, parish grounds, call parish office 234-6196.
6
  BELLEVILLE — Splash & Dash, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, Time: TBA, Our Lady of the Snows shrine grounds, call Tina Huck 394-6287.
6   CAHOKIA — Yard Sale, Mothers Club of Holy Family Parish, 7 a.m., parish grounds, call Cindy Horn 779-6000.
7
  MILLSTADT — Fall Quilt/Cash Bingo, St. James Parish, 10:30 a.m. doors open, 1 p.m. Bingo begins, parish center, call Sister Doris Grewe, SSND 476-3513.
*7
  RED BUD — Fall Festival, St. John the Baptist Parish, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Chicken Dumpling Dinner; 1:30 p.m., Bingo, parish center, call parish office 282-3222.
12
  BELLEVILLE — 27th Annual Golf Classic, Althoff Catholic High School, Noon shot gun start, Stonewolf Golf Club, call Pam Miller 235-1124.
*12-13
  FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS — Parish Picnic, Holy Trinity, 4-11 p.m. both nights, parish grounds, call parish office 628-8825.
12-14   OZARK — Mother Daughter Weekend, 3 p.m., Camp Ondessonk, call Linda Scruggs 877-659-2267.
*13
  BELLEVILLE — Parish Picnic, St. Augustine of Canterbury, 4-11 p.m., parish grounds, call Kori Huhman 235-9588.
14   REND LAKE — Parish Partnership Picnic, St. Joseph Benton; St. Andrew, Christopher; St. Mary, Sesser, 11 a.m. Mass, Rend Lake North Marcum, Pavillion # 8, call Father Joseph Trapp 438-9941.
16-20   BREESE — Homecoming, Mater Dei Catholic High School Student Council, (16) 9:40 a.m. Mass, Mater Dei Catholic High School, call school office 526-7216.
17   BREESE — Homecoming Parade, Mater Dei Catholic High School Student Council, 6 p.m., Mater Dei Catholic High School, call Christina 526-7216.
20   OKAWVILLE — Camp Ondessonk Golf Benefit, hosted by Pete Korte and Korte & Luitjohan Contractors, Inc., 7 a.m., Roland Barkau Memorial Golf Course, Okawville, call Connie Lanaghan 618-695-2485.
21   BEAVER PRAIRIE — Chicken Dinner, St. Felicitas Parish, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., parish hall, call Sister Diane Turner, SSND 594-3040 or 210-7275.
21   BREESE — Quilt/Cash Bingo and Luncheon, St. Augustine of Hippo Parish, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Luncheon; 2-4 p.m. Bingo, gym, call Curt Haar 526-4632..
21
  EAST ST. LOUIS — Annual Banquet and Auction, St. Augustine of Hippo Parish, 2:30-6 p.m., Our Lady of the Snows shrine, Belleville, call Father Carroll Mizicko, OFM 274-0655.
21 (Tentative)
  EVANSVILLE — ItalianFesta, St. Boniface Parish, Time: TBA, gym, call Alice Ohms 853-4435.
25   SALEM — “Wine for Windows,” St. Theresa of Avila Parish, 6-9 p.m., school gym, call Bob Shawn 548-6580.
*26-27
  CAHOKIA — Fall Festival, Holy Family Parish, 6-11 p.m., parish grounds, call Dottie Snyder 406-3252.
*26-27   O’FALLON — 14th Annual Oktoberfest & Bavarian Biergarten/5k Run and Walk, St. Clare of Assisi Parish, (26) 7-11 p.m.; (27) 4-11 p.m., school grounds and gym, call Ryan Luechtefeld 593-3608 or Rita Zinn 622-9094.
26-27   SHILOH — Rummage Sale, Corpus Christi Ladies Club, (26) 6-8 p.m.; (27) 8 a.m.-1 p.m.,parish center, call parish office 632-7614.
26-28
  RED BUD — Rummage Sale, St. John the Baptist School, Time: TBA, school gym, call school office 282-3215.
*28
 

MILLSTADT — Schlachtfest/Fall Festival, St. James Parish, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., parish center and grounds, call Sister Doris Grewe, SSND 476-3513.

*28   RENAULT — Autumn Festival, Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, Time: TBA, parish grounds, call parish office 458-7710.

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October    
1
  CAHOKIA — Color Raffle Only, Holy Family Parish, 7 p.m., gym, call Janet 337-4548.
3   BENTON — Fish Fry, St. Joseph Parish, 4-7 p.m., parish center, call Father Joseph Trapp 438-9941.
3   NASHVILLE — Chili/Chicken Noodle Soup Day, Activity Association of St. Ann Parish, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3-7 p.m., parish center, call 327-8741.
3-5
  WATERLOO — Fall Play, Gibault Catholic High School Drama Group, (3-4) 7 p.m., (5) 2 p.m., Gibault Catholic High School Auditorium, call school office 939-3883.
*4
  ALBERS — Fall Festival, St. Bernard Parish, noon-midnight, Lehrter Park, call Steve Schomaker 973-8860.
4
  BELLEVILLE — Food Pantry Fundraiser, Social Concerns Ministry of St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish, all day, Olympic Restaurant, call Wanda Knepper 233-7255.
4
  FAIRMONT CITY — Quartermania, Ladies Sodality of Holy Rosary Parish, 7 p.m., parish hall, call parish office 274-3486.
4   WATERLOO — Trivia & Gold Rush Raffle Drawing, Holy Name Society of SS. Peter and Paul Parish, 7 p.m., school gym, call Tom Scherff 939-5903.
10-11   DUPO — Rummage Sale, Sacred Heart Parish, (10) 4-7 p.m., (11) 8-11 a.m., parish hall, call Christina Settlemoir 781-9339.
10-14   OZARK — Fall Family Camp, 3 p.m., Camp Ondessonk, call Linda Scruggs, 877-659-2267.
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BELLEVILLE — Auction, PTO of Blessed Sacrament School, 5 p.m., school gym, call school office 397-1111.

11
  SALEM — Quarter Auction, AIPT of St. Theresa of Avila Parish, 5 p.m.. doors open; 7 p.m. Auction, school gym; call parish office 548-0899..
12   BELLEVILLE — Card Party, St. Luke Parish, 2 p.m., parish hall, call parish office 236-1124.
12
  CAHOKIA — The Gala, Log Church Committee of Holy Family Parish, 11 a.m., parish grounds, call John Reed 332-8493.
17
  SMITHTON — Beer and Wine Tasting, Knights of Columbus of St. John the Baptist Parish, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Munier Center, call parish office 234-2068.
18
  CASEYVILLE — Autumn Family Gathering, St. Stephen Parish, Time: TBA, call parish office 397-0666.
18   MASCOUTAH — Dinner Auction, Holy Childhood Parish, 5:30 p.m., school cafeteria, call parish office 566-2958.
18   OZARK — Fall Festival, Camp Ondessonk, Ozark, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., call Linda Scruggs 877-659-2267.
18   OZARK — Moccasin Gap Trail Race and 5K Fun Run, 10 a.m., Camp Ondessonk, Ozark, call Linda Scruggs 877-659-2267.
18   VIENNA — Draw-Down Party, St. Paul’s Parish, 6 p.m., VFW Hall, call Madonna Slife 967-5164.
19
  ALBERS — Wurstmarkt, Men’s Club of St. Bernard Parish, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., parish center, call Jeanne Langenhorst 979-5933.
19   BELLEVILLE — Breakfast, Boy Scout Troop 24 of St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish, 8 a.m.-noon, Kuhl Hall, call George Komora 235-8991.
19   BREESE — Quilt/Cash Bingo and Luncheon, St. Augustine of Hippo Parish, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Luncheon; 2-4 p.m. Bingo, gym, call Curt Haar 526-4632.
19   DU QUOIN — Chicken & Dumpling Dinner, Sacred Heart Parish, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Haffner Hall, call Kelly Paxton 542-3423.
19   HECKER — Turkey and Meat Shoot, Holy Name Men’s Group of St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish, 11 a.m., Hecker Community Center grounds, call Arnie Eckart 473-2015.
19   OLNEY — Annual Smorgasbord and Bazaar, St. Joseph Parish, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., cafeteria and gym, call parish office 392-8181.
19   ST. LIBORY — Wurstmarkt, Country Store & Shooting Match, St. Liborius Parish, 11 a.m., American Legion Hall, call Robin Schoenherr 768-4573.
19   TAMAROA — Quilt/Cash Bingo, Immaculate Conception Parish, 11 a.m. doors open; 1 p.m. Bingo, K of C Hall in DuBois, call Eileen 924-6620 or Carolyn 318-1259.
23   RED BUD — Elvis Themed Bingo, St. John the Baptist Parish, 6 p.m. doors open; 7 p.m. Bingo, parish center, call parish office 282-3222.
25   BELLEVILLE — Trivia Night, Teens Encounter Christ, Time: TBA, St. Luke Parish Center, contact belleville_tec@yahoo.com
25   CASEYVILLE — Trivia Night, Men’s Club of St. Stephen Parish, Time: TBA, gym, call parish office 397-0666.
25   WATERLOO — Oktoberfest, Gibault Catholic High School, 5-11 p.m., Hustedde gym, call Sev Kovarik 939-3883.
26   CASEYVILLE — Pancake Breakfast, Men’s Club of St. Stephen Parish, after 9:30 a.m. Mass, gym, call parish office 397-0666.
26   SHILOH — Chicken Dinner, Corpus Christi, 3-7 p.m., parish center, call parish office 632-7614.
27   TIPTON — Annual Wurstmarkt and Meat Shoot, Holy Name of St. Patrick Parish, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., parish grounds, call Teresa Fruth 458-6683.
30   MASCOUTAH — Blood Drive, Holy Childhood Church, Mascoutah, 2-7 p.m., parish center, call Angie 566-2958.
31   BREESE — Fall Play, Mater Dei Catholic High School, 7 p.m., school gym, Breese, call Dennis Litteken, 526-7216.

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November    
1-2
  BREESE — Fall Play, Mater Dei Catholic High School, (1)7 p.m., (2) 2 p.m., school gym, Breese, call Dennis Litteken, 526-7216
1   DUBOIS — Wurstmarkt, St. Charles Borromeo Parish, 3-7 p.m., parish hall, call parish office 787-2781.
1   FREEBURG — Hole-y Hawks Mini-Golf Tournament, PTF of St. Joseph School, Time: TBA, call school office 539-3930.
1   JOHNSTON CITY — Spaghetti Dinner/ Country Store/Raffle, St. Paul Parish, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., parish center, call 983-5073.
1   MILLSTADT — Dinner Auction, St. James Parish, 5 p.m. doors open, parish center, call Sister Doris Grewe, SSND 476-3513.
1   NEW ATHENS — Dinner Auction, PTF of St. Agatha School, 6-11 p.m., parish center, call Sarah Lanham 475-2170.
2
  BELLEVILLE — Quilt/Cash Bingo, St. Ann Sodality of Blessed Sacrament Parish, 10 a.m., call Carol O’Brien 397-2287.
2
  BELLEVILLE — Wurstmarkt, St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Kuhl Hall, call parish office 233-3813.
2   NASHVILLE — Quilt/Cash Bingo, Ladies Sodality of St. Ann Parish, noon, parish center call parish office 327-3232.
2   RUMA — Wursmarkt/Meat Shoot, St. Patrick Parish, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., parish grounds, call Sandy Liefer 282-3176.
2
  SMITHTON — Fall Quilt/Cash Bingo, Women’s Club of St. John the Baptist Parish, 10:30 a.m. doors open; 1 p.m. Bingo, Munier Center, call parish office 234-2068.
5   PADERBORN — Pumpkin Party, Catholic Conference of Women of St. Michael’s Parish, noon luncheon, parish hall, call Jackie Billings 473-2915.
6-8   BECKEMEYER — Rummage Sale, St. Ann’s Sodality of St. Anthony of Padua Parish, (6-7) 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; (8) 9 a.m.-noon, parish center, call Janette Kruse 227-8501.
7   BELLEVILLE — Health and Wellness Day, Social Concerns Ministry of St. Augustine of Canterbury, 9-11 a.m., church, call Wanda Knepper 233-7255.
8   NASHVILLE — Dinner Auction, Activity Association of St. Ann Parish, 5 p.m., parish center, call 327-8741.
8   SMITHTON — Casino Night, PTF of St. John the Baptist Parish, Time: TBA, call Lynn Biehl 233-0581.
9   BECKEMEYER — Sausage Breakfast, St. Anthony of Padua Parish, 8 a.m.-noon, parish center, call Linda Mensing 227-8532.
9   HECKER — Fall Dinner and Quilt/Cash Bingo, St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. dinner; 1:30 p.m. Bingo, Hecker Community Center, call Joan Powell 473-2217.
9   NEW BADEN — Chicken Diner, St. George Parish, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Hodapp Hall, call Anne Kehrer 977-7687.
9   RADOM — Quilt/Cash Bingo, St. Michael the Archangel Parish, 1 p.m., church basement, call Frances Smalley 485-6650.
9   SALEM — Turkey Dinner and Bazaar, Ladies of St. Theresa Avila Parish, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., gym, call parish office 548-0899.
11   AVISTON — Clinton County Veteran’s Day Celebration, Legion and Auxiliary of Aviston, 9 a.m., Mass, St. Francis of Assisi Church; luncheon and ceremony, Legion Hall, call Father Daniel L. Friedman 228-7219 or Legion Commander Dale Rakers 526-4007.
12   BELLEVILLE — 50th Annual Benefit Dinner, Althoff Catholic High School, Time: TBA, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, call Pam Miller 235-1124.
14   CAHOKIA — Cosmic Bingo, Holy Family Parish, 7 p.m., gym, call Janet 337-4548.
15   BELLEVILLE — Trivia Night, Mothers’ Club/Sodality of Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, 5-10 p.m., parish center, call parish office 234-6196.
15   FAIRMONT CITY — Cosmic Bingo, Ladies Sodality of Holy Rosary Parish, 7 p.m., parish hall, call parish office 274-3486.
15   WATERLOO — Rummage Sale, Mothers’ Club of Gibault Catholic High School, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., auditorium, call school office 939-3883.
16   BREESE — Quilt/Cash Bingo and Luncheon, St. Augustine of Hippo Parish, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Luncheon; 2-4 p.m. Bingo, gym, call Curt Haar 526-4632.
16   CAHOKIA — Quilt Bingo, Holy Family Parish, 1 p.m., St. James Parish Center, Millstadt, call Cindy 779-6000.
16   EAST ST. LOUIS — Family and Friends Day, St. Augustine of Hippo Parish,9:30 a.m., church, call parish office 274-0655.
21   BELLEVILLE — Trivia Night, Booster Club of Althoff Catholic High School, 6 p.m.-midnight, gym, call Mike Dori 235-1100, ext. 128.
22   BELLEVILLE — Holiday Game Night, Perpetual Help of St. Teresa of the Child Jesus Parish, 6 p.m., gym, call Kara Brandt 257-2212 or Bridget Boivin 355-5865.
22   BELLEVILLE — Girls Day Out, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, Scott Credit Union, PowerSource 309, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Our Lady of the Snows shrine Visitors Center, call Tina Huck 394-6287.
22   BELLEVILLE — Dashing Divas, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, Time: TBA, Our Lady of the Snows shrine grounds, call Tina Huck 297-6287.
23   BELLEVILLE — Scout Night at the Lights, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, 5-9 p.m., Our Lady of the Snows shrine grounds and Visitor Center, call Tina Huck 394-6287.
23   NEW ATHENS — Basket Bingo, St. Agatha Parish, Time: TBA, parish center, call parish office 475-2331.
23   TODDS MILL — Chicken & Dumpling Dinner and Fall Raffle, St. Mary Magdalen Parish, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., parish hall, call Carol Przygoda 336-5488.
30   BELLEVILLE — Tails, Trails & Twinkles, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, Scott Credit Union, Time: TBA, Our Lady of the Snows shrine grounds, call Tina Huck 394-6287.
30   EVANSVILLE — Quilt/Cash Bingo, St. Boniface Parish, 1:30 p.m., parish center gym, call Alice Ohms 853-4435.

 

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December    
6   BELLEVILLE — St. Nicholas Breakfast, Our Lady of the Snows shrine, Time: TBA, Our Lady of the Snows shrine Restaurant, call Tina Huck 394-6287.
6   FREEBURG — Cookie Walk, Women’s Club of St. Joseph Parish, 9 a.m.-noon, parish center, call parish office 539-3209.
6   KASKASKIA ISLAND — French/Indian Celebration of the Immaculate Conception, Kaskaskia Church Congregation, 3:30 p.m., call Emily Lyons 826-2667.
7   FAIRMONT CITY — Quilt Bingo, Ladies Sodality of Fairmont City, 11 a.m. doors open; 1 p.m. Bingo, parish hall, call parish office 274-3486.
7   CORPUS CHRISTI — Winter's Aire Concert, Corpus Christi, 7 p.m., parish center, call parish office 632-7614.
13   BELLEVILLE — Breakfast with Santa, Mothers’ Club/Sodality of Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, 8 a.m.-noon, parish center, call parish office 234-6196.
13   SHILOH — Holiday Hilltop Run, Corpus Christi, 9 a.m., parish center, call parish office 632-7614.
13   WATERLOO — Christmas Cookie Walk, Mary and Martha Society of SS. Peter and Paul Parish, 8 a.m.-noon, school cafeteria, call Mary Kay Miller 939-3244.
14
  EVANSVILLE — Christmas Celebration, St. Boniface Parish, 11 a.m., parish center/gym, call Alice Ohms 853-4435.
18   MILLSTADT — Christmas Play, St. James School, 7 p.m., parish center, call Michele Bell 476-3510.
26-27   BREESE — Christmas Basketball Tournament, Mater Dei Catholic High School, Time: TBA, school, call Dennis Trame 526-7216.

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January
   
1   CAHOKIA — Color Raffle Only, Holy Family Parish, noon, gym, call Janet 337-4548.
3
  SMITHTON — Chicken and Beer Dance, PTF of St. John the Baptist School, Time: TBA, Munier Center, call Mary Alvarez 233-0581.
9   WATERLOO — Band Alumni Night, Gibault Catholic High School, 6:15 p.m., Hustedde Gym of Gibault Catholic High School, call Scott Ruppel 939-3883.
16   BELLEVILLE — Trivia Night, Teachers of St. Teresa of the Child Jesus School, 6 p.m., parish center, call Rosemary Heinen 235-4066.
18
  BREESE — Quilt/Cash Bingo and Luncheon, St. Augustine of Hippo Parish, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Luncheon; 2-4 p.m. Bingo, gym, call Curt Haar 526-4632.
24   FREEBURG — Spaghetti Dinner, PTF of St. Joseph School, Time: TBA, parish center, call school office 539-3930.
25-30
  FREEBURG — Scholastic Book Fair, St. Joseph Catholic School, Time: TBA, parish center, call school office 539-3930.

 

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