What's happening, events, and other timely information for the Village.

Fredbird in Nashville

Cardinal mascot Fredbird will make an appearance at Lee’s Sports in Nashville Saturday June 15. From 10 a.m. to noon he will greet people and pose for photos. St. Ann’s Catholic Church youth group will sell hotdogs donated by the Dairy Queen to raise money for a mission trip to Cairo.  On the mission trip…

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Heritage Days This Weekend

Old-fashioned games, entertainment, home cooking, a soda festival and museum tours will be part of the 37th Annual Heritage Days  in Okawville this weekend. The event hosted by the Heritage House Museum Association will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 8th and 9th  from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Schlosser House property at…

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2019 Okawville Soda Festival Set for June 8-9

The chocolate-flavored Zuber Coco-Fizz from Durango, Colorado was voted the 2018 Soda Festival Champion.  Which soda will win this year? VIP tasters pay $5.00 for unlimited tastings and the first 100 will receive a souvenir tasting glass.  Or, you can pay for tastings at 25 cents each.  Each taster will have the opportunity to vote…

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2019 Graduation Schedule

Okawville Junior High Graduation: Thursday, May 23 at 7 p.m. Okawville High Graduation: Sunday, May 19 at 2 p.m. Immanuel Lutheran Graduation: 8th grade: Wednesday May 22 at 7 p.m.; PreSchool, Friday, May 17 at 8:30 a.m.; Kindergarten, Wednesday, May 22 at 8:15 a.m. St. Libory Grade Graduation: Thursday, May 16 at 6 p.m.

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What’s Happening Around Town

Friday April 26, at 1 p.m. The Washington County Parkinson Disease Support Group at Washington County Hospital in Nashville. April 27 – St. Libory 5K The St. Libory School is hosting a 5K Fun Run/Walk on April 27th at 9:30 am at the park, prior to the Family Fun Day. May 8 – County Health Fair…

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Blood Drive at High School

The Okawville High Student Council will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive Thursday, March 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Blood Drive will be held in the gym.

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Polishfest Highlights!

After a weather delay on March 3, the Polishfest Parade was celebrated on a cold March 10. See and read more in this week’s issue! Including how the Polish language still survives in Washington County.

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BENEFIT TO BE HELD FOR KLEIBOEKER FAMILY

A benefit dinner will be held for Brad and Renee Kleiboeker on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at the Grace United Methodist Church from 4:30-6:30 p.m.  There is no specific cost for the dinner, but all donations will go to the Kleiboeker family to cover expenses for Renee’s medical treatments. The menu for the benefit includes…

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Things to do…

EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT FISH FRY at the American Legion Home in Okawville 5-8 pm. FIRST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH – Open Mic Night at the American Legion Home in Okawville from 5-8 pm. Sign up to play or sing that night.     EVERY MONDAY NIGHT — QUEEN OF HEARTS at the American Legion Home in…

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