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Shooting Match

Every Saturday at noon at the VFW Post 1831 in DeSoto. Come out and help support our Veterans. Practice shots at 11am...everyone is welcome.

Bonne Terre Memorial Library

Lego Club: every Monday from 4pm-5:30pm. Lego contest: Robot Theme. Use Legos from the Library. Entries accepted up through Dec 30th.

February
Knights of the Round Table Chess Club

Club meets from 6-9pm on the 1st, 3rd, and 4th Thursday of each month at Panera's Restaurant in Farmington and 4-6pm on the 2nd Thursday of each month at the Farmington Public Library. All players are welcome and if you can, please bring your chessboard.

February
Historical Society 

St. Francois County Historical Society meeting, 7pm at the Farmington Fire Station Meeting Room. Speaker: Dan Ward.

March
Fish Fry

Knights of Columbus, Council #1088 Fish Fry every Friday in Lent, 4-7pm, Catfish, Walleye, Jack Salmon, baked fish & fish tacos, sides: cole slaw, green beans, stewed tomatoes, mac & cheese and dessert. Adults $9..children 6-10 years $4...7897 Berry Road, Bonne Terre. Proceeds benefit Catholic Education.

March
No Cook Thursday

It's " No Cook Thursday" Chicken & Dumpling Dinner the first Thursday of each month, at Knights of Columbus, Bonne Terre #1088 3:30pm-6:30pm at the meeting hall, 7897 Berry Road. dinner comes with green beans, cole slaw, cinnamon applesauce and  dessert. Adults $7, Children 6-10 years, $3.50. Everyone welcome.

March
Trivia Night

Farmington Educational Foundation's 3rd Annual Trivia Night at the Black Knight Fieldhouse Lobby. Doors open at 6:20pm, Trivia starts at 7:00pm. Teams of 8-10 players/$10 per person..Student teams $5 per person. All proceeds go toward scholarships for the FHS Class of 2020. Silent Auction, games and prizes. Pizza and popcorn provided. You may bring outside snacks. No alcohol permitted. For more info or to pre-register: sallyshinn@sbcglobal.net

March
Play-It-Forward Zumba Family Dance Party

The first-ever Zumba Family Dance Party in Farmington will be open to all ages and all abilities at Long Memorial Hall (City Hall at 110 W. Columbia St.) as a fundraiser for the all-inclusive playground to be built in Farmington. It starts at 7pm with a 45 minute Zumba class taught by three licensed instructors: Julie Powers, Doug McDermott and Ursula Warren. When the class ends, the music will continue so that people can dance can dance until 9:30pm. The cost is $10 per person or $35 for a family of four. Additional donations to Play It Forward are also welcome.