Marine Library to hold book sale
A book sale will be held at Marine Library, located at 202 E. Silver in Marine, on Friday, May 20 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. — for one day only. Price is 25 cents per book or fill a plastic bag for $2. Money raised from book sale is used to defer operating expenses.
Volunteers needed for hot air balloon event
The “Hot Air Balloons Over Marine” Committee of the Historical Society is seeking volunteers to help with the many children’s activities and operations of this grass roots event. To volunteer, contact Bill Weder at 887-2008 or (618) 530-5809.
Rabies Clinics to be held in Marine & St. Jacob
The Highland Animal Hospital will host its annual vaccination clinic on Saturday, May 14 at the St. Jacob Fire House from 8 to 9 a.m., and at the Marine Village Park from 10 to 11 a.m. Madison County residents will be required to pay the registration fee if your pet receives a rabies vaccine.
One-year rabies vaccines for both dogs and cats are $11, plus county registration fee. Three-year rabies vaccines for both dogs and cats are $16, plus county registration fee.
For dogs, Distemper/Parvo vaccinations are $15, and Bordetella vaccination is also $15.
For cats, Distmeper vaccinations are $15, and Leukemia vaccination is $22.
Madison County rabies registration rates are:
▪ one-year registration on pets under 6 months old or spayed/neutered, $10;
▪ one-year registration on pets 7 months and older, not spayed/neutered, $30;
▪ three-year registration on pets spayed/neutered, $25;
▪ three-year registration on pets not spayed/neutered, $65.
Marine Historical Society to discuss Veterans Memorial project, walking tour
The May 9 meeting of Marine Historical Society will be at the Marine Senior Citizens building, 101 W. Silver St. in Marine, at 7 p.m. Dawn Dykes will talk about the Chamber of Commerce and how it can help organizations.
The regular meeting of the society will follow this presentation. Some things that need discussing are the Veterans Memorial project, walking tour of Marine, T-shirts, the Schaefer building, bounce house for the balloon event, and fundraising.
Marine Historical Society meetings are open to anyone who wishes to learn about the community’s past, as well as plans for the future.
Membership is $5 per person or $10 per family and due July 1 of each year. To learn more about the society, check out the website marinehistoricalsociety.org
Your thoughts and ideas are important to the well being of the society. For more information, call 644-3821.
St. Jacob UCC Youth Group to hold rummage sale
The Youth Group at St. Jacob United Church of Christ will hold a rummage sale May 5-7 at the church.
Hours for the rummage sale are from 3 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 5; from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday, May 6; and from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 7.
The Youth Group is accepting donations anytime. Bring donations to the church, put them in the shed, or leave in Heritage Hall. Any questions, contact Dawn by email at email@example.com or phone at (618) 792-4316.
Strawberry Festival is May 15
St. Jacob United Church of Christ will hold its annual Strawberry Festival on Sunday, May 15 at St. Jacob Township Park, 239 W. Main St.
The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will include music, crafters, jump houses and children’s entertainment and food. On the menu will be brats, hot dogs, chicken kabobs, and of course, strawberry desserts.
Trailnet will also sponsor a bicycle ride. Registration is now open and can be done online at trailnet.org. The price for the ride online is $11 members and $16 for non-members.
There will also be registration on the day of the ride, from at 7:30 to10 a.m. Day-of registration is $15 for members and $20 non-members). Kids are $6, either way.
The entertainment lineup will be as follows:
▪ 10 to 11 a.m., Paul Jarvis;
▪ 11 noon, Circus Kaput;
▪ Noon to 1 p.m. Spirit Brass;
▪ 1 to 2 p.m., Rainbow Bluegrass Pickup Band; and
▪ 2 to 3 p.m., Sheltered Realty National Leadership Drumline.
Marine Community Yard Sales set
The spring community yard sales will will take place Thursday, May 19 through Saturday, May 21.
Sons of the American Legion to host spaghetti dinner
St. Jacob Sons of the American Legion Squadron 665 will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 22 at the St. Jacob Activity Center. The menu will include spaghetti with homemade meat sauce, bread, salad, tea and coffee. Cost is $8 for adults; $5 for children ages 4 to 10; and kids 3 and under eat free. St. Jacob American Legion Ladies Auxiliary will have desserts for sale.
St. Jacob UCC events
Thursday: ASCENSION DAY
Youth Rummage Sale 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday: Youth Rummage Sale 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon
Geraniums will be delivered in a.m.
Saturday: Youth Rummage Sale 7:00 a.m. to 12 noon
Next Sunday: MOTHER’S DAY
Sunday School and Worship at both churches
St. Jacob Promotion Sunday and final day of Sunday School until fall
St. Jacob Sunday School children singing during worship at St. Jacob
St. Jacob Sunday School awards presented during worship
Wednesday, May 11: St. Jacob Sunday School Teachers Meeting 7 p.m.
St. Jacob Church Council Meeting 7:15 p.m.
A A 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 14: 7:30 a.m. Berry Washing
8:00 a.m. Berry Cleaning, Pie Making, and Park Set Up
Sunday, May 15: PENTECOST
Sunday School and Worship at St. John 8:45 a.m.
NO WORSHIP AT ST. JACOB
STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL AT ST. JACOB PARK FROM
10 a.m. – 4:00 a.m.
BIKE RIDE REGISTRATION 7:30 TO 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, May 17: St. John Sunday School Teachers Meeting 7 p.m.
St. John Church Council Meeting 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 18: A A 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 21: Wedding at Marine UCC – Pastor Gary officiating
Sunday, May 22: Sunday School and Worship at St. John 8:45 a.m.
Worship at St. Jacob 10:15 a.m.
Private Service at St. Jacob after worship
SPAGHETTI DINNER – St. Jacob Activity Center
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
All You Can Eat – Adults--$8, 4-10--$5, under 3 FREE
Spaghetti with homemade meat sauce, bread, salad, tea. coffee
Sponsored by the Sons of the American Legion St. Jacob—Squadron #665
St. Jacob American Legion Ladies Auxiliary will have desserts for sale
Wednesday, May 25: A A 8 p.m.
Sunday, May 29: Sunday School and Worship at St. John 8:45 a.m.
Worship at St. Jacob 10:15 a.m.
Monday, May 30: MEMORIAL DAY
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