Charity Fair begins this evening

Published 10:57 am Friday, May 22, 2009

For many, Memorial Day weekend would not be quite as much of a celebration without a visit to Charity Fair.

The annual fundraiser for Ironton Catholic Schools begins this evening and continues through 1 p.m. Monday.

This evening is alumni night from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Knights of Columbus. It is open to the public.

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Saturday the fair opens on the grounds of St. Joseph High School with all new rides and games. The Perry Township fire safety trailer will be available 1-5 p.m. The music group Sheldon Road will perform at 7 p.m.

On Sunday, breakfast will be served at 10 a.m. Rides and games begin at 1 p.m. A spaghetti dinner will be 2-6 p.m. in the St. Joseph Church undercroft. The music group City Heat will perform at 7 p.m.

On Monday, fairgoers will find food booths and a bake sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. A raffle drawing at 1 p.m. will close out this year’s activities. The raffle includes drawings for $5,000, $2,500 and $1,000. There will also be drawings for 10 $100 prizes. A number of themed baskets will also be raffled.