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St. Mary's Carnival slated for Oct. 23

Monday, October 11, 2010

St. Mary's Catholic School in Pierce City will host its annual school carnival on Saturday, Oct. 23 at the school gym. "This is a big fundraiser for the school," said Tracy Witt, carnival co-chairman.

The event starts at 5 p.m. with a soup and chili dinner, running until 7 p.m. The all-you-can-eat meal will include soup or chili, crackers, cheese, dessert and a drink. Cost is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children.

The costume contest will kick off activities at 6 p.m. Entries from infants through adults are welcome. Games, starting at 6:30 p.m., will include bingo, ring toss, dime pitch and many more. A general store will offer baked goods and other specialties.

A wide range of prizes will be available various drawings, such as a two-night Branson getaway, a $200 family photo session, plus gift certificates to Town and Country Supermarket, Casey's and Walmart. Tickets will be sold for $1 each or six for $5. Participants do not need to be present to win. Children can get tickets for 50 cents. Prizes for youth include cash, bicycles, board games savings bonds, a swimming pool and more.

Donations that can serve as prizes for the dime pitch can be dropped off at the school. For information, call 417-632-4294.

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