PERU — Illinois Valley Community Hospital will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 3 in the conference room of the IVCH office building, 1305 Sixth St., Peru. To make an appointment to give blood, call Jackie Barr at 815-780-3387. Walk-ins will also be welcomed.
First day hike
UTICA — Starved Rock State Park will hold an America’s State Park’s First Day Hike at 1 p.m. Wednesday. The hike will start at the Starved Rock Visitor Center, and the hike is free.
Pie and coffee
CHERRY — Holy Trinity Cherry will hold its Pie and Coffee Club at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 2 in Holy Trinity Hall, Main Street, Cherry. Everyone is welcome to attend.