Loyalty Day Picnic 2017

by Cathy Franke


Loyalty Day Picnic will be Sunday, May 7, 2017.

Batavia VFW Post 1197 and it’s auxiliary are hosting the inaugural Loyalty Day Community Picnic from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, May 7, at the post, 645 S. River St., Batavia.
The event will kick off with a catch and release family fishing derby at 10 a.m, with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. Winners will be announced at 12:30 p.m., and prizes will be awarded.
A pig roast will begin at noon, cooked by VFW member Brian Whipple’s Team FIB BBQ Caterers, and will include roasted pig and all the fixings.
The Batavia Community Band will perform for one hour, followed by three hours of music from country/rock band Whiskey Romance.
The Batavia Fire Department will be on the grounds with fire truck and exhibits. The fire department will particpate in a Tug-Of-War competition with other groups. The tug-of-war pit will be available for other teams and/or organizations to use.
There will be plenty of family fun available on the grounds, including bouncy houses, sack races, bean bag game, and more.
A flag folding and disposal ceremony presented by the scouts also is on the agenda.
The community is invited to this event. More information is available by calling, (630) 879-9630.


About the Author

Cathy Franke

One thought on “Loyalty Day Picnic 2017

Laura Larson

We are no longer sponsoring the Loyalty Day Parade due to lack of volunteers. We will be hosting a Loyalty Day Family picnic on May 7. Watch our Website for upcoming information.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Upcoming Events


4may12:00 amBINGO
5may6:00 pm- 8:00 pmQueen of Hearts - Fridays
11may12:00 amBINGO
12may6:00 pm- 8:00 pmQueen of Hearts - Fridays
18may12:00 amBINGO
19may6:00 pm- 8:00 pmQueen of Hearts - Fridays
25may12:00 amBINGO
26may6:00 pm- 8:00 pmQueen of Hearts - Fridays