FESTIVALS & EVENTS

March 25, 2017
YMCA Youth Soccer League Starts
Mt. Sterling YMCA
Itty Bitty League 4-5 yr olds and 6-8 yr olds
Contact: Jeff Sommers 217-773-2230
April 1, 2017
Brown County Y.O.U. Quail Forever
KC Hall in Mt. Sterling, IL
Doors open at 5:30pm
Promoting youth outdoors as a non profit organization. Gun raffles, Silent Auction, Kids and women’s table.
Become involved, discover, stay connected
Contact: Aaron Bemis 217-653-0198
April 3-7, 2017
John Wood Community College Mt. Sterling Education Center 
Celebrating YOU during Community College Week
Each day 8:00am-Noon at JWCC’s Center, 108 N. Capitol, Mt. Sterling
Stop in and see Jeanne Yingling, pick up a free gift and take a look at what your Community college has to offer YOU.
Contact: Jeanne at 217-773-2002 or mtsterling@jwcc.edu
April 7, 2016
Fish Your Bass Off
Team Bass Fishing Contest Sponsored by Sportsman’s Club
Time and Place to be announced. Check Facebook and the Democrat Message for more details.
Contact: Tim Wachter 217-773-9096 or www.sportsmanstavern.com
April 9, 2017
Saturday with the Easter Bunny
Sponsored by the Mt. Sterling YMCA
Held at the Mt. Sterling YMCA. Time to be announced please check our facebook page and the Democrat Message
Free Easter egg hunt, crafts and games
Contact: Jeff Sommers 217-773-2230
April 10-15, 2017
Brown County Public Library District Spring Book Sale
During normal library hours
Contact: Sharon Hillyer at 217-773-2013 or browncty@adams.net
April 10-15, 2017
National Library Week
During Normal Library hours
Visit the library to see all the resources and services available plus extra book related fun during this special week honoring one of our community’s best assets: it’s public library! Check out any item  and be entered in an end of week drawing to celebrate all your Public Library offers it’s community.
Contact: Robin Walker at 217-773-2013 or klutzy62@gmail.com
April 15, 2017
Versailles Easter Egg Hunt
Sponsored by Idelle Rebekah Lodge
Versailles Park
Free Easter Egg hunt for children up to 8th grade.
Contact: Charlotte Scott at 217-299-8280 or Charlyscott@gmail.com
April 15, 2017
Mental Health Centers of Western Illinois Easter Egg Hunt
Sponsored by Mental Health Centers of Western IL
2:30pm at 700 SE Cross, Mt. Sterling, IL
Free Easter egg hunt for children 0-9 years old
Contact: Donna Bemis at 217-773-3325 or dbemis@mhcwi.org
April 27, 2017
ABC’s Annual Ladies Night Out
Time to be announced, held at American Legion Hall, Mt. Sterling, IL
A night of fun, food and drinks for ladies 21 and older. Tickets are limited.
Contact: Donna Bemis at 217-773-3416 or donnabemis@me.com
April 29, 2017
Mt. Sterling YMCA Healthy Kids Day
9-11:30 am, Mt. Sterling YMCA
Free event and various activities for families to learn how to provide healthy lifestyles for themselves and children.
Contact: Jeff Summers at 217-773-2230
April 30, 2017
Concert Series The Lesters
4:30-5:45 pm meal served with concert starting at 6:00 pm
First Christian Church, Mt. Sterling, IL
Contact: the church office at 217-773-3247 or pastor@fccmtsterling.com