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Community Notes

Thanksgiving dinner

PRINCETON — The St. Louis Catholic Church and Evangelical Covenant Church in Princeton will co-sponsor a free Thanksgiving dinner from noon to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 22. Reservations are needed by Nov. 19 by calling 815-875-2124. Carry-outs and deliveries, as well as transportation, will be available.

Cemetery clean-up

WYANET — Fall clean-up at Forest Hill Cemetery in Wyanet will be Wednesday through Friday. All items will be removed. For more information, call the village hall at 815-699-2631.

Food collection

PRINCETON/TISKILWA — The Princeton/Tiskilwa area Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts will conduct their annual food collection Saturday in Princeton and Tiskilwa. Residents can place non-perishable food items or paper products in a bag outside their door or someplace visible for the scouts to pick up. The food drive will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Items should be set outside by 9 a.m. There will also be a collection point in the parking lot of Princeton Public Library from 9 to 11:30 a.m. for those wishing to drop off items. For more information, call Mitch Conwell at 815-220-9198 or visit Cub Scout Pack 4151’s website at

Auxiliary workshop

PRINCETON — American Legion Woman’s Auxiliary Unit 125 of Princeton will conduct its monthly veterans workshop at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Members should note the date change. The Unit will do the veterans treat bags and also the boxes for overseas soldiers. Coffee and snacks will be available after the workshop. For needed donations, call chairman Clara Pease at 815-872-0430.

Festival 56 event

PRINCETON — Festival 56 will present Mark Twain’s “The Dairies of Adam and Eve,” adapted by David Birney at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and again on Nov. 14, 15, 16 and 17, at the Grace Performing Arts Center, 316 S. Main St. in Princeton. The play will also be presented at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $26, $24 for seniors and $13 for students under 18. For tickets, call 815-879-5656 or visit Tickets can also be purchased at the box office from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and an hour before the show.

Holiday potpourri

TISKILWA — A holiday potpourri will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Nov. 16 and from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 17 at the Cotter residence, 9137 1725 East St., Tiskilwa. Numerous hand-crafted decorative items, greeting cards, wreaths, ornaments, Christmas items, purses, aprons, baby items and miscellaneous sewn items will be for sale. Free coffee and cookies will be available.

Breakfast planned

PRINCETON — The Princeton Veterans Group will hold a pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon Nov. 18 at Legion home, 1549 W. Peru St., Princeton. The menu will include pancakes, sausage, eggs, applesauce, beverages and individual servings of dry cereal. Tickets, which are $6 or adults and $3 for ages 4-12, are available from any member of American Legion Post 125, VFW Post 4323, AMVETS Post 180 or at the door. Active duty military and first responders in uniform will be admitted free to the breakfast. The breakfast is a major fundraiser of the group.

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