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Community Notes

Spaghetti supper

NEPONSET — Neponset Pride will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti supper from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the Neponset Community Building. Tickets may be purchased from any Pride member, or by calling 309-594-2282, 309-594-2544 or 309-594-2088. Tickets will also be available at the door. Price is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 6. There will be door prizes and a 50-50 drawing. Proceeds will go to help refurbish the Community Building ceiling, lights and door.

Feather bingo

DALZELL — Dalzell Grade School will hold a Feather Bingo Night fundraiser on Saturday at the Dalzell Fire Station. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and bingo will start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $1 for grade school students, $2 for high school students and adults. Cards are $2 each or three for $5. There will also be door prizes, a 50/50 and raffles. This event is open to all ages. Sandwiches and dessert will be for sale.

Review course

PRINCETON — Secretary of State Jesse White, in cooperation with the Bureau County Senior Center, will offer a free Rules of the Road review course from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at the senior center, 16 W. Marion St., Princeton. The purpose of the course is to help participants pass the Illinois driver’s license renewal examination. The course prepares applicants for the general written and road examinations, and also provides information on the vision screening.

Meeting on Tuesday

WALNUT — The November meeting of the Princeton Jr. Home Extension program will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at 316 Depot St. in Walnut. Hostess is Debra Monroe and co-hostess is Dorothy Johnson.

Trivia Night

PRINCETON — A Trivia Night to support Tiger Travel Baseball will be Nov. 17 in the Allen Building at the Bureau County Fairgrounds. Registration will begin at 6 p.m. and trivia will start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person; tables of 10. To book a table, call 815-303-5432.

Breastfeeding support

SPRING VALLEY — LaLeche League of the Illinois Valley, a breastfeeding support group, will meet at 10 a.m. Nov. 15 in Spring Valley. November’s discussion will revolve around “Avoiding/Overcoming Difficulties.” Expecting moms are encouraged to attend, as well as new and experienced moms. For more information, call 815-894-3303 or email

Genealogy guild

OTTAWA — The LaSalle County Genealogy Guild will hold its annual ethnic potluck dinner at noon Nov. 17 in the guild library, 115 W. Glover St. in Ottawa. Members should bring their favorite ethnic dish and table service. Chicken and drinks will be furnished.

Support group

PRINCETON — Bureau Valley Volunteer Hospice will host its monthly grief and loss support group at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 20 in the chapel at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton. Anyone that has lost a loved one is invited to attend.

Quilters Guild

HENRY — The Marshall-Putnam Quilters Guild will meet at the Presbyterian Church in Henry Nov. 14. Our morning workshop, at 9 a.m., will be needle turn appliqué with Elaine Houston. We will meet again after lunch at 1 p.m. for our meeting and a trunk show with Elaine Houston.

Meeting set

TOULON — The Henry/Stark Counties Retired Teachers will meet Nov. 14 in Toulon at the First Congregational Church, 218 N. Henderson St. The meeting will begin with a noon luncheon. The afternoon will include IRTA insights by A.J. Harland, Region 8 director. Music U.S.A. will be presented by Lynne Roark and Mary Hawk. Dinner reservations may be made to Margaret Blakey, P.O. Box 253, Toulon, IL 61483 or by calling 309-286-3142 by Wednesday. All retired teachers residing in Henry or Stark counties are invited to attend.

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