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Published: Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 2:47 p.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 11:10 a.m. CST

Jazz concert

OGLESBY — The IVCC Jazz Ensemble will perform its winter concert at 7:30 p.m. today, Tuesday, in the cultural center under the direction of Tim Karth. A variety of jazz and big band songs will be played. Todd Kelley from Bradley University will be the guest artist. Admission is free.

DAR meeting

PRINCETON — The Princeton-IL DAR chapter will meet at 1:30 p.m. Dec. 5 in the Bureau County Republican Community Room. The program, independent living, will be presented by Lesley Gonigam, an employee of the Illinois Valley Center for Independent Living in LaSalle. Members are asked to bring their information on their volunteer hours in the community for all of 2013.

Blood drive

SHEFFIELD — An American Red Cross blood drive will be from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday at St. Patrick’s Church Hall, 231 W. Atkinson in Sheffield. A blood donor card or driver’s license and two other forms of identification are required at check-in. To make an appointment, call 800-733-2767.

Toys for Tots

PRINCETON — The Princeton Red Hats will have their Toys of Tots drive at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Princeton Elk’s Lodge. Bring a toy and a plate of cookies.

Band concert

PRINCETON — The Princeton Community Band will hold a concert at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Princeton High School Auditorium. Admission for the concert, an afternoon of holiday cheer, is free.

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