There are several events and activities going on around Fayette County this weekend:
Saturday morning at 10 am will be the Fayette County Healthy Food Distribution. It will be held at the Vandalia Junior High School Parking lot at 1011 West Fletcher Street. You are asked to bring something to carry your groceries in, such as a laundry basket, sturdy box, or wagon. The food distribution is made possible by the support of the Fayette County Farm Bureau.
There will be a free Shriner’s Hospital screening clinic held on Saturday morning from 9 am to 11 am at Fayette County Hospital. For more information, you may call 618-780-0516. Walk Ins are Welcome. The event is sponsored by the Old National Trail Shrine Club of the Ainad Shriners.
The Closet Ministry at Unity Baptist Church will have a Free Shopping Day on Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm. The event will be held at Unity Baptist Church’s 6th Street facility in downtown Vandalia. There will be spring and summer clothing, shoes and linens for the entire family. Registration begins at 9:45 am. Volunteers are welcome for set up this evening beginning at 7 pm at the church.
The 2nd annual Kite Festival will be held on Sunday from 12 pm to 5 pm at Kaskaskia College-Vandalia Campus. The event will include free kites while supplies last, games & prizes, snacks & drinks, and music. The event is sponsored by State Farm Agent Clint Simpson, the VCHS Choir and Band, and Kaskaskia College.