THURSDAY, MAY 5-MAY 9
The Annual Mega Book Sale will be held at the O’Fallon Public Library May 5-9. The sale will be held 2 to 8 p.m. on May 5; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on May 6; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on May 7; 1-5 p.m. on May 8; and, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on May 9. Admission is free. There will be a large selection of gently used books, DVDs, audio books and CDs available. Proceeds will be used to help the O’Fallon library with children’s programming, purchasing of books and DVDs, and other projects that benefit the library. For more information, call 632-3783.
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MONDAY, MAY 9
Cages No More
The O’Fallon Wehrenberg Theater will be having a 7:30 p.m. showing of the movie “Cages No More” with a question and answer period following with the author Molly Venzke. For more information visit www.mollyvenzke.com or www.cagednomoremovie.com.
TUESDAY, MAY 10
Garden Club meeting
The O’Fallon Garden Club will meet at 6 p.m. at Rock Springs Park cabin at 1428 E. Third St. Leo Welch will present the program on Plants that Change the World. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. You can dig deeper at www.ofallongardenclub.com or on Facebook at O’Fallon Garden Club.
SUNDAY, MAY 15
The O’Fallon-Fairview Heights Lions Club will have their spring wood smoked barbecue from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on O’Fallon Southview Plaza parking lot. Pork steaks, brats, hamburgers and hot dogs served as sandwiches or dinner with choice of two sides (gourmet potato salad, creamy coleslaw, chunky apple sauce or baked beans. All funds raised support local Lions projects, primarily sight or hearing impaired people in need.
THURSDAY, MAY 19
The O’Fallon Township Senior Committee will hold a dinner at 5:30 p.m. May 19 at the O’Fallon Township Building, located at 801 East State St. in O’Fallon. Entertainment will be provided. All O’Fallon Township residents are invited to attend. Cost is $3 per person. Tickets are available at the township office. The last day to buy tickets is May 13.
SUNDAY, MAY 22
Food Pantry golf scramble
The 20th Annual Pete MacLaughlin Memorial Food Pantry Golf Scramble will begin with check in at noon, and tee off at 1 p.m. The event will be held at The Hills Golf Club at McKendree University in Lebanon. Cost is $65.
The scramble will be followed by a meal, prizes and auction. For individual and team registration, donations, or further information, contact Roy Carlson, 624-1711.
MONDAY, MAY 30
Memorial Day program
The City of O’Fallon will hold its annual Memorial Day Program at the O’Fallon Veterans’ Monument, 737 East Wesley Drive, O’Fallon. The guest speaker will be Brigadier General Randall Reed, USAF, Deputy Director, Strategic Plans, HQ, AMC. Participants will include the First Baptist Church of O’Fallon Adult Choir; OTHS AFJ ROTC; VFW Post 805; Miss Lauren Lundy, St Louis Opera Theatre; Craig Bedard, SMSgt, USAF (Ret); the USAF Honor Guard Rifle Team, among many others. The names of 28 newly-inscribed veterans will be introduced at this time. The program will commence at 11:30 a.m. Patriotic music selections will begin at approximately 11:20 a.m. Veterans are encouraged to wear their medals and decorations that day. Please bring your own lawn chairs & drinks. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at The First Baptist Church of O’Fallon, 1111 East Highway 50, O’Fallon.
FRIDAY, JUNE 3
O’Fallon Fire to hold 17th Annual Spring Golf Classic
Spring is back, and with it comes O’Fallon Fire Department’s 17th Annual Spring Golf Classic. Join the fire department on Friday, June 3rd at Tamarack Country Club for a shotgun start at 11 a.m. The Spring Golf Classic serves as the department’s primary fund-raising activity that supports not only O'Fallon, but the entire fire protection district. For more information, call Golf Committee Chair, Nick Fensom at (618) 409-8772.
Generous support from community members just like you has made our Spring Golf Classic a success for over 15 years. There are several ways that you can contribute, including tiered hole sponsorship, forming a team of four golfers, donating attendance prizes or by purchasing raffle tickets. Tax deductible hole sponsorships are available. All sponsorships will include a sign on a tee-box with recognition at the pavilion on the day of the tournament. The department is also seeking the donation of attendance prizes to be given to golfers participating in the tournament, along with items to be auctioned. You may give your hole sponsorship and/or attendance prizes to any member of the fire department.