The Drive’N Theatre, along Highway 33 east of Newton, will host a “Trunk or Treat” Halloween Party this Saturday evening from 4:00 to 8:00. A kid’s Halloween costume contest with a mini-parade is at 4:00 and the winners announced at 5:00. Then the 30-year anniversary showing of “Beetlejuice” at 6:00. All participants get a treat bag. All are invited. For more, go online at www.driventheatre.com.
The Olney Public Library will have a Local Heroes Party and Story Time at 1:00 this coming Saturday afternoon. The free event will feature local firefighters, police officers, and military personnel reading special stories. Light refreshments served, plus treat bags for the children. All ages are welcome.
The Clay County Hospital in Flora will host its Third Annual Health and Wellness Expo this Saturday morning from 9:30 to 11:30, although the busy day actually gets started with the hospital’s Annual 5K Move For the Cure, beginning at 8:00. There will be several screenings and health exhibitors on hand, plus several giveaways and free informational material. Logon for details at www.claycountyhospital.org.
The Richland County ABATE and Rolling Thunder Illinois Chapter #3 will host a For The VETS 2018 Bike / Car Show this weekend in the Olney City Park. The event will include a cruise-in haunted maze, live music, corn hole tournament, pin up contest, field events, concessions, and more. That’s this Friday and Saturday in the Olney City Park. Proceeds to benefit local Veterans and those at area VA hospitals.
It’s another “taco night” this coming Friday night at the Olney VFW with serving from 5:30 to 7:30. While open to the public, call-in orders will be accepted for pick up. Includes tacos, taco salads, and more.