Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Got tickets for the annual, themed dance hosted by the Eureka Parks and Recreation Department? Preregistration is required.
This annual dance, hosted at the Eureka Community Center, provides girls ages 2 to 13 years old a chance to spend a special evening with their father, grandfather, uncle or family friend. This year's dance is 6:30-8 p.m. on Saturday. This year's theme is Masquerade Ball. Preregistration is required. Tickets are $25 per couple, and $5 for each additional person. The price includes snacks, crafts, music, dancing and prizes. A special, backdrop spot is set up for pictures. For inquiries, call (636) 938-6775 or e-mail email@example.com (warning—this event fills up quickly each year).
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
LARGE PHOTO GALLERY and VIDEOS: Eureka High School's singing and dancing performers put some pizzazz into a recent Eureka senior citizen's meal.
Singing for one's meal used to a traditional custom. Eureka High School Onstage performers did that and much more earlier this month at the senior citizen's lunch at the Eureka Community Center. Onstage is a Show Choir course offered at the high school for which students must audition and be selected. It is a performing, choreographed vocal ensemble for both genders. A total of 52 seniors attended the meal and interacted with the students before the performance. Onstage will be hosting a dinner show this Saturday, including a silent auction with more than 150 baskets available upon which to bid. It will be held at Eureka High School. One show will be held at 5 p.m. and the other at 8 p.m. Tickets are $16 each. Dinner will be catered by …
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Quite a variety of topics were covered at the latest Town Hall meeting for Eureka residents. Citywide water softener project to be readdressed tonight.
In addition to the new water softener project already reported in Eureka-Wildwood Patch, a host of other topics were covered at the annual Eureka Town Hall meeting. The three-hour meeting was hosted by Eureka Mayor Kevin Coffey. Eureka City Administrator Craig Sabo said the proposed ordinance to award the $2,299,000 water softening project contract to Martin General Contractors, LLC is on the board of aldermen's agenda for Tuesday's meeting. Approximately 65 attendees participated in last month's meal and town hall-style meeting, which was convened at the Eureka Community Center at 6 p.m. The meal consisted of fried chicken, salad, green beans and fruit, secured from local suppliers, such as Walmart Supercenter and Schnucks. A general …
Monday, August 8, 2011
Green Beret Benefit will be held Aug. 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and followed by a dance from 7 p.m. to midnight.
Donations for the sixth annual Green Beret Casualty Fund Benefit are being accepted. The benefit will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Aug. 27 at the Eureka Community Center, 333 Bald Hill Rd. "Our previous benefits have been extremely successful, and we have been able to help several of our fallen Special Forces soldiers' families with financial assistance in their time of need," said Mary Jo Gullet, who represents the Ladies Auxiliary of the Martha Raye Chapter XXVII of the Special Forces Association. The Martha Raye Chapter is a nonprofit organization established to help families of Special Forces soldiers who have been wounded in action defending the United States against terrorism and for freedom. The entity is based in Valley Park, …
Friday, May 27, 2011
An impersonator of Minnie Pearl, a character from the popular 1970s variety show "Hee Haw," entertained Route 66 Senior Citizens club members.
Although the late Sarah Colley, aka "Minnie Pearl," of the 1970s hit variety show "Hee Haw" passed away in 1996, her legacy carries on through Laurene Taylor of Waterloo, IL. Her country charm recently arrived in Eureka while senior social day was being observed by the Eureka parks and recreational department. Taylor travels the states surrounding her native one, entertaining people of all ages with her one-woman, banjo-playing show. Route 66 Senior Citizens club members got to catch her act on May 19 at the Eureka Community Center. Residents were served a "southern-style" lunch—county fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, and of course, corn bread—all while Taylor played Patriotic songs on her trumpet. Once residents …