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March 14, 2013

Get Out: March 14, 2013


Fab ’40s Band show to benefit students

The Fabulous Forties Dance Band will be the featured entertainment from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday at the First Christian Church Family Life Center, 902 N. Sixth St. in Marshall, Ill.

A spaghetti dinner is scheduled for 6 to 8:30 p.m.

The Marshall High School jazz bands will open the evening. After a short intermission, the Fabulous Forties Band will take over.

The Fabulous Forties is a professional dance band based in the Wabash Valley that has been performing for nearly 20 years throughout Illinois and Indiana. Some of the classic dance tunes include “In The Mood,” “Star Dust” and “Satin Doll.”

This dinner-dance is open to the public. Adult tickets are $10 in advance or $12.50 at the door. Student tickets are $5 at the door. Tickets are available through any Marshall band student or the Marshall Advocate newspaper office and HeavenBound Bookstore.

The event benefits the summer music camp scholarship fund for Marshall music students.


St. Pat’s plans run, parade, party, dinner

The 36th annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration will begin with the Irish Dash 5K walk/run at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Registration for the event is from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at St. Patrick Church parking lot.

Cost is $15 in advance and $20 on race day. All participants will receive a T-shirt with entry. Registration forms can be picked up in the St. Patrick’s school office.

The annual St. Pat’s parade will begin at 1 p.m. in the former Schulte High School parking, just north of Baesler’s Market. The parade will travel west on Ohio Boulevard to 19th Street, ending in St. Patrick’s School parking lot.

Betty Seprodi will be the honorary mayor for the parade.

The annual St. Pat’s dinner and party will begin at 6 p.m. with a traditional Irish corn beef and cabbage dinner until 8:30 p.m.

Dinner will be followed with dancing and music by the MacDaddys.

Tickets for the dinner/party are available at the school office. Tickets are $30 and must be purchased in advance.

For more information, call 812-232-2157 or 812-232-8518. To enter a group in the parade, call 812-201-6866 or email

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