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Community Notes

Registration set

PRINCETON — Summer registration for the 2013-14 Just For Kix season will be from 5 to 8 p.m. July 23 at the Princeton Arts Academy. Classes are available for Pre-K through high school.

Adamson-Polson reunion

PRINCETON — The Adamson-Polson reunion will begin at noon Sunday at Zearing Park in Princeton. Family members should bring table service, drinks, a dish to pass and updates of family information.

Breastfeeding support

SPRING VALLEY — La Leche League of the Illinois Valley, a breastfeeding support group, will meet at 10 a.m. July 18 in Spring Valley. This monthly group helps mothers gain knowledge and support from other breastfeeding moms. Expecting moms encouraged to attend, as well as new and experienced moms. For more information, call 815-894-3303 or email ivlllgroup@gmail.com.

Screenings planned

SPRING VALLEY — St. Margaret’s Hospital will offer a lipid profile screening from 7 to 9 a.m. Saturday in the hospital’s first floor Presentation Room. The $20 fee includes a check of cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL and LDL. A 12-hour food and beverage fast is recommended for more accurate results. Registration is recommended by calling 815-664-1486.

Ladd Daze

LADD — The Ladd Daze Celebration will be held Friday and Saturday, sponsored by the Ladd Men’s Club. Friday night will feature a beer garden and food stand from 5 p.m. to midnight with “Al and the Lincolnaires” performing from 5 to 8 p.m. and “The Craigs” performing from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday there will be a 50/50 raffle and kids games. The beer garden and food tents will be open from noon to midnight with “Snap Shot” performing from 9 p.m. to midnight. For more information, visit the Ladd Men’s Club on Facebook.

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