Jonesboro School plans to host Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night is set for Saturday, Feb. 2, at Jonesboro Elementary School. The family event is planned from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

All proceeds from Family Fun Night go to the 8th grade class.

A number of special events are planned during the night.

In the junior high science room, several local vendors will be selling their products.  

Crafts, jewelry, cosmetics, clothing, health products, cooking, and many more items will be available for purchase.  

In the cafeteria, a chicken dinner will be served from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The meal will include baked chicken, baked potato bar, green beans, roll, tea/Kool Aid.  

Adult tickets are $6, and kids in 8th grade and under are $5.  

A hot dog and drink also can be purchased for $2.  

Only 200 chicken meals will be prepared. Organizers suggest that an advanced ticket be bought through the school, or come and eat early. Carry out meals will be available.  

Pizza will be available at the concession stand for $2 per slice.   

A bake sale also is planned in the back of the cafeteria.

“Lazer Tag” is planned in the gymnasium from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Armbands can be purchased for $12 to play unlimited games of “Lazer Tag”, or tickets will be sold for $2 for one game.

Carnival games for younger children can be played for 50 cents a ticket.   

A “Grub Grab” is planned which will feature a special paper bag for $2. Every bag is a winner and has a certificate for something at a local restaurant.

Silent auction and raffle items also will be available. The silent auction is planned from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Eighth grade students also are selling raffle tickets to win a 55-inch HD television.  Tickets are one for $5 or three for $10.  The drawing will be held at 7:45 p.m. that night.  You do not need to be present to win.  

The Gazette-Democrat

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Anna, Illinois 62906
Office Number: (618) 833-2158

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