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Around the Towns: July 21, 2012
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AlbanyUMC plans ice cream social ALBANY - Albany United Methodist Church's annual Ice Cream Social is scheduled from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1 at the church, 105 South Mill St.The menu includes barbecue, hot dogs, potato salad, chips, baked beans, pie, ice cream, lemonade, milk and coffee.Billy the Clown will be at the event.All proceeds will go to the AUMC Building Fund.MonroeLoaves and Fishes meal is July 29MONROE - The Loaves and Fishes Community Meal of Green County will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 29 at Grace Lutheran Church, 1025 15th Ave.This month's sponsor is the St. Vincent de Paul Conference.Meals are normally held the fourth Sunday of every month, but due to a scheduling conflict at the church, the meal will be held the fifth Sunday of July only.AlbanyFree outdoor movie slated for Aug. 3ALBANY - The Albany Community Center is hosting a free outdoor family movie night starting around 8:15 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3 in the parking lot of the Albany Schools, 400 5th St.If it rains, the movie will be held in the Albany Elementary School gym.There will be popcorn, soda, water, candy and snacks for sale. Those who go will need to bring their lawn chairs and blankets.MCCONNELLTractor ride, dinner to benefit museumMCCONNELL, Ill. - Terry and Deb Price will host a tractor ride and dinner Saturday, Aug. 4 at their farm, 8641 N. Flansburg Road, McConnell, to benefit the McConnell Area Historical Society and Museum.Free tractor rides will take place at about 1 p.m. All makes and models of tractors are welcome. Wagons for people to ride along will also be available for the public.Following the ride, a dinner will be served on the farm at 5:30 p.m.