List of Events for March and April

Every Friday, Fish fry, 3p-8p, 344-7195

M.U.S.I.C. Dance Club sponsors a public dance that meets at the VFW on the 2nd & 4th Sunday of every month. Everyone is welcome. NO partner is required. For more information, check their website: Contact Laurie Nichols or any Board Member for more details on the follow link.

27th, Maryville Masquerade Auction (See listing further below for more information.)
28th, Cosmic Bingo – Granite City APA, Advanced tickets
->>Patty 618-558-0581 (See listing further below for more information.)

1st, Board Meeting 7PM
1st, Members Meeting 8PM
3rd & 4th, 26th Annual Metro East Postcard Show Fri: 9 AM-6 PM.
Sat: 9 AM-4 PM. 27 dealers will bring thousands of cards for your purchasing pleasure. FREE admission. FREE parking. Food available on site. Contact: Tom Snyder. Phone: (618) 531-4189 Email:
12th, M.U.S.I.C. Dance Club – 50’s Sock Hop (See listing further below for more information.)

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March 27th Maryville’s Masquerade Auction

Doors open at 6:00 pm
Silent Auction starts at 6:30. Dinner at 7:00 & Live Auction at 9:00
Tickets are $20 each
Contact Kim Hartman (618) 420-8508 or Amie Kassly (618) 806-9816 to buy tickets
Benefits Maryville Elementary

Please click flyer below for more information.


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March 28th – Granite City APA Cosmic Bingo

Come and join the fun at our awesome new event – COSMIC BINGO! It is NOT your Grandma’s Bingo. This great new event is filled with funky new ways to shake up your old style bingo. Cosmic bingo is full of high energy, loud music, black lights, and dancing.

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Doors open at 6:00 pm and the bingo starts at 7:00 pm


Additional Bingo cards are $5

50/50 RAFFLE
GCAPA goods for sale

Come and bring your friends to this great fundraiser for the Granite City APA – we would love to see you there!

Advanced tickets ->>Patty 618-558-0581

Make plans to attend and raise much needed funds for a great cause – WOOF!!

Link to Facebook Page!

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April 12th, M.U.S.I.C Dance Club – M.U.S.I.C Dance Club – 50’s Sock Hop.

April 12th, M.U.S.I.C Dance Club – M.U.S.I.C Dance Club – 50’s Sock Hop.
Please click Flyer Picture for more information.

sockhopdance 4.12.15

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VFW Fish Fry Post 5691 – Every Friday !!!!!

VFW Post 5691 VFW Fish Fry – Friday
Where 1234 Vandalia St. Collinsville, IL
When From 3:00PM to 8:00PM.

Eat in or Carry out

Food Tilapia , Catfish, Cod , Shrimp, Chicken Strips. Sides Hush Puppies, French Fries, Onion Rings, Stewed Tomatoes, Mac & Cheese, and Baked Beans. $8.25 Plate $6.25 Sandwich $1.25 Sides

Any other questions please call 6183447195 or Email to (Please note: Menu Items and/or prices may change without notice.)


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Video Gaming is HERE!!

We now have Video Gaming at the VFW. Available from noon to close every day.

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Hall Rentals

We have 2 halls available for rent.

The small hall holds 100 people.
Great for business meetings, family events and other occasions.
Private entrance
Private restroom’s
Handicapped accessible.

The large hall holds 300 people.
Large wood floor dance floor.
Private Bar
Rental rates
Call for quote

Please contact our manager from 8am-noon daily for availability. We can customize a package to make your event truly memorable.


Members may be eligible to receive discounted rates.

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OUR MISSION:To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military, and our communities. To advocate on behalf of all veterans.

OUR VISION: Ensure that veterans are respected for their service, always receive their earned entitlements, and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of this great country.


  • Always put the interests of our members first
  • Treat donors as partners in our cause
  • Promote patriotism
  • Honor military service
  • Ensure the care of veterans and their families
  • Serve our communities
  • Promote a positive image of the VFW
  • Respect the diversity of veteran opinions
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FYI Maritime Industry Jobs for Veterans be Aware of the Dangers.

The maritime industry has recently started looking to military Veterans to fill certain job positions, given the skills and strong work ethic that many Veterans posses. However, maritime jobs come with some potential dangers.

The article on this site aimed at making Veterans aware of the dangers involved in maritime jobs. The maritime industry can provide some great opportunities for Veterans, but make sure they are aware of the risks.

Please check out the article here:

VFW Post 5691
Judge Advocate Rich Spiker

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