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*Events held at Community Center unless otherwise specified
|Jan 23||Lions Club trivia Night, 7 p.m.|
|Jan 27||Seasoned Citizens|
|Jan 31||SCAN Quarterly Meeting, 3 p.m.|
|Feb 24||Seasoned Citizens (rescheduled for March 2 due to snow)|
|Feb 27||Lions Club Pancake Breakfast, 6:30-10 a.m.|
|Mar 19||Spring Fling Craft & Vendor Show, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.|
|Mar 20||SCAN Quarterly Meeting, 3 p.m.|
|Mar 26||American Legion Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt 10 a.m., registration at 9:45 a.m.|
|Mar 30||Seasoned Citizens|
|Apr 16||St. Louis Concordia Seminary Choir Concert, St. Paul’s Church, 6:30 p.m.|
|Apr 17||Performance by The Joyful Noise, 1:30 St. Paul’s Church|
|Apr 27||Seasoned Citizens|
|Apr 30||SCAN Flower Sale|
|May 21||Village Wide Rummage Sales/ ALA Poppy Day/Lions Tootsie Pop Day|
|May 25||Seasoned Citizens|
|June-Aug.||Farmers Market, Thurs. 4:30-6 p.m.|
|June 2||SCAN Strawberry Fest/Farmers Market Kickoff, 4:30-6:30|
|June 5||Lions Club Chicken Fry, 4 p.m.|
|June 16||Lions Club Fish Fry w/ Farmers Market, 4 p.m.|
|June 21||SCAN Quarterly Meeting 3 p.m.|
|June 29||Seasoned Citizens Meeting|
|July 8, 9||Lions Club Homecoming|
|Jul 10||Lions Strongman Competition|
|Jul 21||SCAN Sweetcorn Fest (w/Farmer’s Market)|
|Jul 27||Seasoned Citizens|
|Jul 31||School play reenacted and gospel group, Eagles Wings, 1:30 p.m. St. Paul’s Church|
|Aug 12||Lions Club Fish Fry|
|Aug 31||Seasoned Citizens|
|Sep 17||Village Hog Roast & Gnome Fest|
|Sept 27||SCAN Quarterly Meeting 7 p.m.|
|Sept 28||Seasoned Citizens|
|Oct 28||American Legion Halloween Soup Supper & Parade|
|Oct 1||“Burn out in the Burg Car Show” and Fall Village wide rummage sales|
|Oct 7||Community Wiener Roast|
|Oct 26||Seasoned Citizens|
|Oct 30||Performance by bluegrass group, Firebox, 1:30 p.m. St. Paul’s Church|
|Nov 6||American Legion Toy & Tool Sale|
|Nov 12||Santa Brigade Breakfast & Market|
|Nov 30||Seasoned Citizens|
|Dec 4||American Legion Toy & Tool Sale|
|Dec 9 & 10||American Legion Auxiliary Christmas Store|
|Dec 10||Santa at Community Building|
|Dec 11|| SCAN/Village – Year End Recognition Celebration, 2 p.m.
Lutheran Churches Christmas Cantata, 7 p.m.
|Dec 26||Seasoned Citizens|
Discover the recreation opportunities, attractions and local specialties that surround Strasburg!
Strasburg ShortStop Marathon Station just off Route 32 in Strasburg.
– Subway (within Marathon): 6am-8pm, every day. 217-644-3287.
– Convenience Store (within Marathon): 6am-10pm, every day. 217-644-3280.
– Serving Hunt Brothers Pizza and soft serve ice cream.
Strasburg Park. From Route 32, turn east at the Strasburg Marathon, go two blocks.
– Looking for Lincoln storyboard (within Strasburg Park)
– Veteran Memorial (adjacent to Strasburg Park.)
|His Glories Farm||2 miles|
|Hidden Springs State Park||3 miles|
|Fox Prairie Golf Course||5 miles|
|Vahling Vineyards||6 miles|
|Lake Shelbyville||15 min|
|Effingham Performance Theater||20 min|
|The Little Theatre||25 min|
|Lake Land College||30 min|
|Eastern Illinois University||45 min|
|Urban life isn’t too far away:|
|Springfield||1 1/2 hr|
|St. Louis||2 hrs|