What a great weekend! Hope you got to enjoy it. The breakfast and the parade and the other events. The gentlemen of Curfew Lodge asked me to thank you again for your support.

Had another big crowd at Bingo last weekend March 7. We play bingo every Wednesday night. Doors open at Chillas Hall at 6 p.m. and I start calling at 6:30 p.m. Come on over and enjoy the evening with us, why donít you? Refreshments available.

Donít forget about lunch this afternoon. The doors open at Franklin County Senior Citizens Center at 9 a.m. Chow line forms at noon. Minimum donation of $4 will be collected at the desk. Hope you can make it? Iím sure Sarge and the other faithful volunteers will have a good lunch prepared for us.

Hamburgers and chips are the order of Friday evening at the American Legion Post 82, 2316 Oak Street, in Lanark Village. Your donation of $6 will be collected in the lounge.

Village cleanup day is this Saturday, March 15. Volunteers will gather in the Gene Sewell Park and Betty Roberts Pavilion at 9 a.m.

Your monthly sugar fix will be ready at 9 a.m. at the Lanark Village Boat Club. Pancakes/French toast, bacon/sausage, eggs, juice and coffee and sometimes grits. Yum! Yum! Your donation at $5 will be collected inside the door. Hope to see you.

Later, on Saturday evening, the March Birthday Bash will be held at Legion Post 82. Party starts at 6 p.m. Party hearty!

Sunday, March 16 we will gather at Chillas Hall for our monthly covered dish luncheon. Chow line forms at 1 p.m. Just bring a dish to share, donation, and your hunger pangs. We always have a good time. After lunch we will come to the Gene Sewell Park and Betty Roberts Pavilion and take part in the pinecone kickoff. Enjoy!

We will celebrate St Patrickís Day at Chillas Hall Wednesday March 19. We will enjoy Reuben sandwiches, chips, beverage and dessert. The door will open at 11 a.m. and close at 1 p.m. Lanark Village Association members will donate $6 and non-members will donate $8. See ya there!

Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 22 and Saturday, March 29. On March 22 there will be a luau dance and party at Chillas Hall. Door open at 7 p.m. Be sure to bring your favorites snack to share, your beverage of choice and the ice will be provided. Greg K and Krewe will provide the music. Your donation of $7 will be collected at the door.

Saturday March 29 at Chillas Hall will be the annual quilt show sponsored by Lanark Wandering Quilters Club.

Be kind to one another, check in on the sick and the housebound and Happy St. Patrickís Day.

Until next time, God bless America, our troops, and the poor, the homeless and the hungry.