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.
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
Saturday, May 14: 7:30 a.m. Berry Washing
Sunday, May 15: PENTECOST
8:00 a.m. Berry Cleaning, Pie Making, and Park Set Up
Sunday School and Worship at St. John 8:45 a.m.
NO WORSHIP AT ST. JACOB
10 a.m. – 4:00 a.m.
STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL AT ST. JACOB PARK FROM
BIKE RIDE REGISTRATION 7:30 TO 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, May 18: St. John Sunday School Teachers Meeting 7 p.m.
St. John Church Council Meeting 7:30 p.m.
A A 8 p.m. in St. Jacob
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 (see poster)
Wednesday, May 25: A A 8 p.m. in St. Jacob
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