Community briefs 4/12/07

Thursday, April 12, 2007

Ill. State Police to hold annual golf outing

The Illinois State Police CARE Bears fourth annual golf outing will be May 12 at Vienna, Ill. Lunch will be provided from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; tee time is 1 p.m. Beverages will be available on the course. Format is a four-person scramble with four players per team (everyone rides). Call (618) 845-3740 for more information.

Contra dance Saturday at Christ Episcopal Church

Cape Friends of Traditional Music and Dance will hold a contra dance from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday at Christ Episcopal Church, 101 N. Fountain St., Cape Girardeau. Gary Watson will be on fiddle, and Gene King will play guitar. All moves are taught and the dances walked through. Everyone is welcome. No partner, costume, or experience is necessary. Donations are requested. Admission is discounted for young dancers to the age of 16. For more information, call John or Kathy Coffman at 334-4706, Judy Bradley at 334-5289 or John Boyd at 335-7315.

MS walk slated for Sunday at Capaha Park

Registration will begin at noon Sunday for the 18th annual Multiple Sclerosis Walk at Capaha Park. The walk will begin at 1 p.m.

Civil War Roundtable meets April 22

The Civil War Roundtable will meet at 2 p.m. April 22 at Hanover Lutheran Church, 2949 Perryville Road, Cape Girardeau. Enactors Scott and Patti House will present "Interpreting the Civil War." New proposed signs for Fort D grounds will be circulated, and photographs from various re-enactments will be part of this presentation. Preparations for the second annual Fort D Days will be finalized.

-- From staff reports

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