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Community Calendar

Bingo planned

PRINCETON — The Women of the Moose will host bingo Oct. 22 and 23 at the Moose Lodge. On Oct. 22, doors will open at 5 p.m. and bingo will begin at 7 p.m. On Oct. 23, doors will open at 12:30 and bingo will start at 2 p.m. Food, desserts and beverages will be available. The public is invited to attend.

Hasbrook benefit

SHEFFIELD — A benefit for Lauren Hasbrook, a 2010 Bureau Valley High School graduate, will be Nov. 10 at Rediger’s Auction Service in Wyanet. A dinner will be from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., and an auction will be at 8 p.m. Proceeds will help defray an emergency liver transplant Lauren had in August. The meal and auction will be followed by a dance with music provided by Bar Stock Black. For ticket information, contact Pat Grieve at or 309-895-4531. To donate an item for the auction or money toward this event, contact Arvel Barnett at 309-895-3952.

Donations wanted

PRINCETON — The Princeton Veterans Group is asking for good clean, in good repair donations for an upcoming rummage sale. Please call 815-866-9349 to have larger items picked up or the Legion post at 815-872-1171 and leave a message with your phone number.

Wine tasting

SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley Historic Association’s third annual wine tasting will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 29 at Valley Bar & Grill, 107 W. St. Paul St. in Spring Valley. Tickets are $15 each. Wine, beer, soda and food will be available. Participants can shop early for holiday gifts. The event is sponsored by Mautino Distributing Inc. For more information, call 815-303-4327 or 815-664-4288.

Book fair

SPRING VALLEY — St. Margaret’s Auxiliary will hold a book fair from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 18 and from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 19 in the hospital’s lower lobby. There will be hundreds of books and gifts available for purchase. For more information, call 815-664-1130.

New website

PRINCETON — The Princeton Veterans website is up and running at For more information, call the American Legion Post at 815-872-1171 and leave a message.

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