Today in Chillicothe — Feb. 20 weekend edition

Marianne Gillespie
Today in Chillicothe

This weekend's events —

AMERICAN LEGION POST 9, located at 1043 N. Second St., is serving MAS tacos from 4-7 p.m. tonight. $2 per taco. Karaoke will follow from 8 p.m.-midnight. Call 274-3255 for carry-out orders.

IVC DISTRICT 321 SCHOOL BOARD MEETING is at 9 a.m. Saturday in the IVC High School library. Included on the agenda is the policy for academic distinction levels, which would eliminate class rank in upcoming senior classes.

BRADLEY UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION COMPETITION, of which some Chillicothe Elementery Center students are participating, is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Northwoods Mall. The public is invited to observe the bridge-busting event.

ILLINOIS HEARTLAND WALK TO EMMAUS monthly gathering is at 7 p.m. Saturday at Chillicothe United Methodist Church, 1023 N. Sixth St. All members of Emmaus, Cursillio, Via de Cristo communities and their guests welcome. Child care is provided. Call 274-5458 for more info.

RIVER TERRACE CHURCH WINTER VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL is called Outrigger Island Monday through Friday beginning from 9:28-10:25 Sunday and from 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 23-27. Includes music, games, Bible study, classes for everyone, crafts, refreshments. Church is located at 14429 Edgewater Ave. at Terrace and Route 29. For more info, call Pastor Bill Carter at 369-4153 or 249-3829.

2009 SENIOR PARENTS PROJECT GRADUATION COMMITTEE has begun planning for event May 17. All parents welcome and encouraged to attend remaining meetings  at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 22, April 19 and May 3.

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Bald Eagle Days is Feb. 28, and deadlines are nearing for contests in conjunction with the event. 

If interested in competing in the eagle photo contest, photos must be at the Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce office by 2:30 p.m. today.

Pick up entry forms at the chamber office. Awards will be presented for first-, second- and third-place winners.

All entries will be displayed at Shore Acres Clubhouse the day of the event.

The Chillicothe Rotary Club and Lions Club still have tickets available for the breakfast.

Contact the Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce for more information at 274-4556, or info@chillicothechamber.com.