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Community Notes

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 12:15 p.m. CDT


LADD — The Ohio Public Library’s annual fundraiser will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Rip’s in Ladd. Tickets are $7 and available at the library or from any library board member. There will be a 50/50 drawing and a raffle.

Spanish fair

SPRING VALLEY — Hall High School’s Spanish Club will hold its annual Spanish Fair from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the gymnasium and auditorium. The fair will feature Spain with customs, games, a castle, music and skits.

Open house

OGLESBY — IVCC will host an open house for prospective students from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 6 in Room CTC 124. Guests will receive information about IVCC programs and services, including financial aid and transfer information, meet current students and tour campus. Refreshments will be provided, and there is no charge to attend. To reserve a seat, visit For more information call, 815-224-0439.

Pheasants Forever banquet

PRINCETON — The Bureau County Pheasants Forever annual banquet will be March 6, at the Bureau County Metro Center in Princeton. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner will be at 6 p.m., and the auction and raffles will be at 7 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door. For more information, call Eric Paull at 815-646-4844.

Watercolor class

PRINCETON — The Prairie Arts Center will offer a four-week watercolor class for beginners from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Monday nights, beginning March 10, at the Prairie Arts Center in Princeton. This class is intended for the beginner with no experience in watercolor painting. Taught by Mary Michael of Princeton, students will learn the basics of watercolor painting including brush styles and techniques, dry versus wet technique and how to obtain varying shades of color. Students will practice techniques in class and at home. This class is for high school age through adult. The cost is $45 for members and $50 for non-members. To register, call 815-875-2787 by March 6.

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