Around Town

Staff Writer
Chillicothe Times-Bulletin

GUN SHOW is at the Chillicothe Sportsmen’s Club from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 5 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 6. Admission is $1.

CALVARY BAPTIST ACADEMY’S open house is 9-11 a.m. April 8. Early spring reg. will be the same day.

IVC COLLEGE NIGHT is at 6:30 p.m. April 9 in IVC library. Sponsored by PTSA. For juniors and their parents. Discussion on college selection process, college admissions, application procedures, comparing colleges, campus visits, comparing costs and general financial aid questions.

CASSIE DUNBAR EIGHTH ANNUAL ILLINOIS RIVER SWEEP beg. at 7 a.m. April 12 at Cutright Park with sign ups and will sign up until 10 a.m. while the clean-up continues. Sweep is an effort to clean up the Illinois River. Volunteers and boaters needed. Garbage sacks and gloves provided. Free T-shirts for those who sign up early. Door prizes available. Hot dog cook-out at Cutright Park after. Call Ron Dunbar, 274-5076, to sign up. Businesses/individuals who want to sponsor or donate prizes, call Dunbar and leave a message.

SWAP-O-RAMA-RAMA comes to Three Sisters Park from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 12. Bring a bag of unwanted clothing, fabric or embellishments and use the community stockpile to create your own, one-of-a-kind garments and accessories. Expert instructors and volunteers will be on hand to guide participants, and all the necessary tools will be made available for transforming “fiber trash” into wearable treasure. Donation of $20/adults or $10/students/seniors plus a bag of clothes. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at

BLUE RIDGE CHURCH SWISS STEAK SUPPER beg. at 5 p.m. April 5. For tickets or info, call Kim at 274-6355, LaVeta at 249-3154, or any church member.

BLARNEY CASTLE presents its 4th of July open menu fundraiser from 3:30-10 p.m. April 5. No tickets sold, no advance sales, just order off the menu. Carry outs avail. Proceeds go to the 4th of July fireworks fund.

JOHN STOECKER MEMORIAL PANCAKE & SAUSAGE BREAKFAST is 7 a.m.-1 p.m. April 13 at George Washington Masonic Lodge. Donations for adults are $4.50 and $5 at the door, ages 7-12 are $3.50 and $4 at the door and those 6 and under are free.

CHILLICOTHE/IVC ALUMNI ASSOCIATION Alumni Banquet is June 14 at IVC High School. Cost is $18 per person. Any graduate of Chillicothe school district invited. Caterer is Mona’s of Toluca. Any reunion classes should let Anna Wilkins know if you will be attending at 274-4282.