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Posted on: February 22, 2024

Planning Commission Meeting 2/27/2024 - Canceled

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PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The February 27, 2024, Meeting of the 

Vandalia Planning Commission

has been cancelled.

 

The next scheduled meeting will be held on

Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at 6:00 P.M.

 

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Posted on: February 22, 2024

Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting 2/28/2024

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PUBLIC NOTICE

 

THE BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ON

WEDNESDAY, February 28, 2024, AT 6:00 P.M.

 

Please Note: The meeting will take place in the Council Chambers at 333 James E. Bohanan Memorial Drive. The City...

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Posted on: November 29, 2023

My Vandalia Magazine January-April Issue is Released

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The January-April issue of My Vandalia Magazine is reaching local mailboxes this week. The magazine features news and information from Vandalia, as well as the program guide for the Parks and Recreation Department. 

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Posted on: May 1, 2023

Water Meter Replacement project underway

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The City of Vandalia has begun a multi-year water replacement project that will see every water meter replaced with a new state-of-the-art meter capable of helping residents better manage their water usage. This is a project that is being handled in-house...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Pokémon Playtime

Pokemon Playtime February 2024

Tuesday, February 27, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Come out and celebrate National Pokémon Day! We will make crafts, play Pokémon Trivia, and enjoy snacks. Your child can bring in their phone, Switch, or other mobile gaming system and we will ha...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Zoom Around the Room

Zoom Around the Room

Enjoy a morning full of fun and play with your child! A variety of play equipment will be set up in the gymnasium for children and their guardians to run, climb, jump, and recreate. An adult must accompany each child or family of children. No instruction,...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Out of This World Alien Craft Night w/ Miss Bec

Out of the World Alien Craft Night w Miss Bec

Tuesday, March 5, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join Miss Bec at the Vandalia Recreation Center for a night of UFOs, Aliens, and Outer Space themed crafts and sensory play.

Activity Number:  110008-00

Ages:  2 - 5 years old

Fee:  $15 Resident /...

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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Lil’ Leprechauns Canvas Painting w/ Miss Bec

Lil Leprechauns w Miss Bec

Tuesday, March 12, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join Miss Bec and enjoy canvas painting that is a “pot of gold” worth of fun! Participants will paint a whimsical leprechaun and enjoy snacks and drinks.

Activity Number: 110032-00

Ages: 6 – ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Shamrockin' Rainbows Canvas Painting w/ Miss Bec

Shamrockin Rainbows Canvas Painting  w Miss Bec

Tuesday, March 12, 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Get ready to paint the town green and have a vibrant time while canvas painting with Miss Bec! Participants will paint a color rainbow landscape while enjoying snacks and drinks.

Activity Number: 110033-00

Ages: 6 &nd...

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Posted on: January 2, 2024

Homeschool Takeover

Homeschool Takeover January April 2024

Friday, January 19, 11:30am - 2:00pm

Friday, February 16, 11:30am - 2:00pm

Friday, March 15, 11:30am - 2:00pm

Friday, April 19, 11:30am - 2:00pm

Attention homeschool parents and students! Come on out to the VRC to recreate and enjoy everything we have to offe...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Shamrock Snacks w/ Eat Pretty Darling

Shamrock Snacks w Eat Pretty Darling

Saturday, March 16, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with some colorful snacks! We will make a magically delicious rainbow fruit parfait.

Activity Number: 110052-00

Ages: 2-5 years old

Fee: $20 per person

Location: Vandalia Senior Cente...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

Vandalia Paws in the Park Easter Party

Vandalia Paws in the Park Easter Party

Saturday, March 16, 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

NEW! Bring your dog out to Helke Park and have a barkin’ good time! We will have many fur-friendly festivities, like egg hunts, dog vendors, dog costume contest, food truck, and pictures with the Easter Bunn...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Learn to Sew: Emoji Pocket Plushies w/ Miss Bec

Learn to Sew Emoji Pocket Plushies w Miss Bec

Wednesday, March 20, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Introduce your young artist to hand-sewing! Participants will be taught basic needlepoint techniques to create their own Emoji pocket plushies.

Activity Number: 110009-00

Ages: 6 – 12 years old

Fee: $15 Residen...

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Posted on: January 2, 2024

Adult Easter Egg Hunt

Adult Easter Egg Hunt

Friday, March 22 at 8:00 PM

Time for the adults to relive their childhood egg hunt! Eggs will contain candy, raffle tickets, and gift cards and after the egg hunt is over, everyone will meet back in the VRC Gymnasium to count eggs and begin the raffle. Par...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Underwater Easter Egg Hunt

Underwater Egg Hunt 2024

Saturday, March 23, 10:00 AM

All egg hunters welcome! Come on out and search for eggs and turn in eggs for candy and prizes! You can stay and enjoy open swim after hunts are complete. Participants must be able to swim and/or must be accompanied by an adult...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Spring CampREC

VRC Spring CampREC 2024

Monday, March 25 - Friday, March 29

Are you looking for a fun-packed week filled with swimming, rock wall climbing, games, and more spring fun? The VRC is offering a Spring CampREC program that will be filled with non-stop fun for your child!

Weekly Activit...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Rose for Mom Essay Contest

Rose for Mom Rec 2024

Tell us in 200 words or less why your Mom is the greatest Mom in the world! There will be three general winners in each division shown below. All winners will be contacted by Monday, April 29.

The Vandalia Parks and Recreation Department will host a small ...

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Posted on: January 2, 2024

Farm Animal Flowerpots w/ Miss Bec

Farm Animal Flowerpots w Miss Bec

Tuesday, April 9, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Decorate a ceramic flowerpot to look like either a pig, cow, or chick, and learn to properly repot a flower with Miss Bec!

Activity Number: 110010-00

Ages: 6 – 12 years old

Fee: $15 Resident / VRC Member; $20 Non-...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

Paint & Sip: Cupcakes w/ Miss Bec

Paint  Sip  Cupcakes  w Miss Bec

Wednesday, April 17, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join your little artist for a night of painting with Miss Bec! Each young artist and adult will paint a small size canvas cupcake, and, of course, we will also decorate and eat sweet treats and drinks!

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Posted on: January 2, 2024

Fruit Flowers w/ Eat Pretty Darling

Fruit Flowers w Eat Pretty Darling

Saturday, April 20, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Inspire your kids to eat more fruit by turning it into something fun! Kids will learn about how fruits come from flowers. We will make a bouquet of fruit flowers with dirt pudding dip.

Activity Number: 110055-00

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Posted on: January 12, 2024

Birdhouses & Story Time w/ The Purple Paintbrush

Birdhouses  Story Time w The Purple Paintbrush

Monday, April 29, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Join Kristin Bailey of Purple Paintbrush for another fun evening of pottery painting at Art Park! Participants will each get to paint a fully functional birdhouse with an assortment of fun glaze colors! After painting, s...

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Volunteers Wanted!

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Are you looking for a fun way to be involved in your Community? The Vandalia Parks & Recreation Department is looking for volunteers to help with all the special events happening throughout the year. Be a part of all the recreation fun, make memories,...

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Posted on: December 19, 2023

Spring CampREC Counselors Wanted!

Spring Camp Counselors 2024

Spring into action, be a part of our spring break camp team! Join our squad of spring break camp counselors and turn ordinary days into extraordinary adventures. From crafting sunny memories to unleashing the joy of springtime, this is your chance to be t...

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Posted on: December 19, 2023

Summer CampREC Counselors Wanted!

Summer CampREC Counselors 2024

Adventure seekers and fun enthusiasts wanted! Join our dream team of summer camp counselors and make memories that last a lifetime. Dive into days filled with laughter, friendship, and non-stop fun. From topnotch activities to field trips each week, this ...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Evening Drop-In Pickleball

Drop In Pickleball

Bring a group of friends and come out to the VRC to play some pickleball!  *Bring your own paddle!

Tuesdays 6:45 PM - 9:45 PM

Fees:  $3 Drop-In / Free for VRC Members  (Senior Punch Cards Not Accepted)

Ages:  18 and Up

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Posted on: February 10, 2023

Vandalia Parks & Recreation Youth Scholarship Fund

Vandalia Parks  Recreation Youth Scholarship Fund

The Vandalia Parks and Recreation Department administers a Youth Scholarship Fund for Vandalia-Butler students who may need financial assistance to access programs such as Youth Sports Athletic Leagues, CampRec Summer Camp, and a Youth Membership at the V...

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Posted on: August 3, 2023

Recreation Leader Opportunity

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Are you looking for a flexible job and helping with the many fun programs and events happening in the City of Vandalia? The Recreation Leader position is for you! 

The Vandalia Recreation Center offers programs and events year-round that vary from...

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Posted on: March 29, 2023

STEM Instructor Opportunity

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Are you interested in providing and leading programs for the City of Vandalia Parks and Recreation Department? We are looking for an experienced STEM Program Instructor! 

The Vandalia Recreation Center offers STEM programs for the youth and teens....

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Sign Up to Stay in Touch!

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Posted on: December 15, 2023

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

VRC Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons

The VRC offers swim lessons year round!  We have group lessons for all ages and skill levels.  We also offer adult and private lessons!  Visit https://vrc.coursestorm.com/ to register today!

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