California, Missouri Happenings

• ACT Workshop at California High School, 5:45-7:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, for the Science/Math portion of the ACT Test in instructor Peggy Huhmann’s classroom.

• Ham & Turkey Festival planning meeting, 5:30 p.m., Monday, April 7, at the California City Hall meeting room. Everyone is welcome. Contact Brad Baer for more information or ideas 573-796-2265.

• St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Russellville, Knights of Columbus will host a Lenten Fish Fry 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, April 4.

• Chicken Dinner will be served 4-8 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at the American Legion Post 531, Centertown. Menu includes fried chicken, potato wedges and cole slaw. $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-10.

• The Russellville Athletic Booster Club will hold its Blue and White Paddle Party fundraiser Saturday, April 5, at the Cole County R-1 Middle School.

• John Cecilia and His Country Ordaras will perform at a dance beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at the California Nutrition Center.

• Kiwanis Club of California meeting, 6 p.m. Monday, April 7, at the Lutheran church basement.

• Russellville Young Farmers Chapter will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, April 7, at Cole County R-1 High School.

• Election day! Be sure to exercise your right to vote.

• Russellville-Lohman Ministerial Alliance will host the Central Missouri Food Bank mobile food pantry 2-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Rt. C.

• ACT Workshop at California High School, 5:45-7:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, for the English/Reading portion of the ACT Test in the Library Media Room, instructed by Dana Barr.

• California Area Chamber of Commerce Board meeting, 8 a.m. Thursday, April 10, in the California City Hall meeting room.

• St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Russellville, Knights of Columbus will host a Lenten Fish Fry 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, April 11.

• The Annunciation Knights of Columbus and the youth group will hold a Fish Fry from 4:30-7p.m. Friday, April 11, at the Catholic Church.

• Dog Wash hosted by High Point R-III Eighth Grade Class 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at Coats & Tails, California.

• California Area Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Commerce Bank, 1 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at Proctor Park. (April 19 is the rain date.)

• The 3MT Mission Team will host a Spaghetti Dinner & Auction 5-7 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at Main Street Baptist Church, 303 West Main Street, California. Tickets are adults $7 and children 5 and under $5. Auction begins at 7 p.m. For more information call 573-378-0511.

• California Progress, Inc., will hosts its fourth annual Wine, Dine & Win event 6-11 p.m., Saturday, April 12, at Braykley Hall.

• Kiwanis Club of California meeting, 6 p.m. Monday, April 14, at the Lutheran church basement.

• Russellville City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, April 14, at city hall.

• A Jam Session will be open 6:30-10 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at the California Nutrition Center. Call 796-3378 for additional information.

• Cole County R-1 Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in the Russellville High School library.

• “Are You Tired of Struggling to Make Ends Meet?” a free class sponsored by the Central Missouri Community Action and the Moniteau Christian Ministries Center, will begin at 1 p.m. Monday, April 21, at Woodplace Library. Call 573-777-5276.

• Kiwanis Club of California meeting, 6 p.m. Monday, April 21, at the Lutheran church basement.

• The California Reds will attend “Tom Sawyer” at The Stain Glass Theater, Thursday, April 24, Jefferson City. To attend you must make reservations and pay $7 in advance for the performance. The group will have dinner at Prison Brews at 6 p.m. Meet at UCC at 5:15 p.m. To make reservations please call Dorothy Hise 796-2776 or Vi Bolin at 796-2940.

• The California Farmers Market will open 4-8 p.m. Friday, April 25, on Railroad Avenue. The market will continue each Friday evening through October.

• A Fish Fry will be served 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the California Nutrition Center. Menu includes fried fish, potato wedges, hush puppies, baked beans, cole slaw and homemade dessert. Cost is $9 in advance and $10 at the door for adults and $4/$5 for children ages 6-12.

• Russellville PTO will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser Sunday, April 27, at the Cole County R-1 Middle School.

• Kindergarten sign-up for Cole County R-1 Elementary School will be 3-8 p.m. Monday, April 28.

• Kiwanis Club of California meeting, 6 p.m. Monday, April 28, at the Lutheran church basement.

• Russellville City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, April 28, at city hall.

• The California Farmers Market will open 4-8 p.m. Friday, May 2, on Railroad Avenue. The market will continue each Friday evening through October.

• Ham & Turkey Festival planning meeting, 5:30 p.m., Monday, May 5, at the California City Hall meeting room. Everyone is welcome. Contact Brad Baer for more information or ideas 573-796-2265..

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