The 18th Annual Old Post Bluegrass Jam is this Sunday at Vincennes University’s Jefferson Union with free admission. In addition to various small jams throughout the building, an open stage will feature several special bands through the afternoon. Some refreshments will be available for purchase. The jam will be held from 9:00 until 4:00 Illinois time.
The St. Thomas Annual Soup Supper is this Sunday from 10:00 to 6:00 in the St. Thomas Parish Center in Newton. The menu includes chili & vegetable soup, hot dogs, ham sandwiches, pies, desserts, & drinks, plus plenty of games, crafts, a cake spin, a basket stand, a quilt raffle, and the Big Raffle with the drawing at 5:00. Carry-outs will be available until 6:00. All are invited out to the Annual Soup Supper in Newton.
The Holy Cross CYM Mardi Gras Spaghetti Luncheon is set for this Sunday at the Parish Center in Wendelin with serving from 11:00 to 1:00. By donation only at the door, the meal includes spaghetti, salad, breadsticks, King Cake, and drinks. Also a basket raffle, dessert raffle, and a cash raffle with all proceeds to support a 2018 mission trip for the CYM youth. All are invited out for lunch this Sunday in Wendelin.
The Parkersburg Community Club will host its Annual Breakfast Fundraiser this Saturday morning with serving from 6:30 until 11:00. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, biscuits, gravy, and drinks. All proceeds go to the Community Club for building upkeep and for various projects in the Parkersburg community.
The Olney Knights of Columbus will have another Friday night “fish fry” this weekend in the Olney City Park Community Building with serving from 5:00 to 7:00. Along with fish and all the fixings, chicken tenders will be an added feature this Friday night. Carry-outs will be available. All proceeds go towards the Knights of Columbus senior scholarships to be awarded in May. All ages are welcome to attend.
The Jasper County Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Group will have its monthly meeting this Thursday evening, starting at 6:30, at the St. Thomas School in Newton. Those planning to attend should enter thru the West Side, under the big blue awning. For more, email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Olney Public Library has an 8-week weight loss team competition coming up. It’s four people per team, with a $10 per person signup fee. Cash prizes will be awarded. The signup and first weigh-in at the Library is this Thursday, February 8. Call or stop by the Olney Public Library for more information.