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Community Notes

Lanny Slevin to speak

BUREAU — Renowned sports radio announcer Lanny Slevin will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the First Congregational Church of Bureau. Refreshments will be served after the performance.

Wild game stag

MALDEN — The Malden Vets Club will host a wild game stag at 5 p.m. Saturday at 302 W. South St., Malden. The admission is $10. There will be lots of wild game and some domestic as well. Carryouts are available. Chaperoned youth are welcome.

Soup supper

NEPONSET — A soup supper will be served at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Neponset Community Building. Admission is $8 per person. The menu will be soup, salad, breadsticks and dessert. Funds raised will go toward this year’s Picnic Days.

Red Hats event

PRINCETON — The Princeton Red Hats will celebrate its 15th anniversary at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Princeton Elks Lodge.

Breakfast planned

MANLIUS — The Manlius Boys and Girls 4-H Club will host an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Manlius Sportsman’s Club on Main Street. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for ages 4-12 and free for age 3 and under. A bake sale will also be held. Carryouts will be available. Tickets will be available at the door or in advance from any club member.

BCGS meeting

PRINCETON — The Bureau County Genealogy Society will meet at 7 p.m. March 27 at the Society library, 629 S. Main St. in Princeton. The speaker for the evening will be Carol McGee, local member, who will present “Researching German Ancestors and Visiting Their Villages.” The meeting is free and open to the public.

Veterans assistance

LASALLE — On March 28, the VFW Department of Illinois Service Officer will be at the LaSalle VFW Post to assist veterans and/or their families with claims and questions. No appointment is necessary — bring discharge and all documents in possession pertinent the issue. For more information, call the Post at 815 223-6665 and leave a message or contact them through their website at

PAC exhibit
PRINCETON — ‘A Bit of the Green’ art exhibit will be open to the public for viewing through March 28 at the Prairie Arts Council Gallery at 24 Park Ave. East in Princeton. This exhibit features the works of PAC members and invited non-member artists and includes mixed media paintings and drawings, photographs and sculptures that have the color green in their composition. Hours are 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays and 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. For more information, call 815-875-2787 or visit

Eurotrash art event

LASALLE — White Trash Gallery in LaSalle will be featuring works by several European artists beginning Saturday, March 29 and continuing throughout April. An opening reception, with film screenings, will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 29. Refreshments will be served. White Trash Gallery is located at 139 Gooding, LaSalle. For more information, call 815-993-0987 or email

Trivia night
MENDOTA — Safe House Animal Rescue League will host a trivia night March 29 at the Mendota Moose Lodge, 211 E. 12th St. in Mendota. Doors open at 6 p.m. for registration and playing begins at 7 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. Teams can have up to 10 players. There is a cash bar. There will be prizes for top teams, 50/50 and raffles. To pre-register, or for more information, call 815-407-SAFE (7233). All proceeds will benefit Safe House Animal Rescue League.

Open house

OHIO — The Ohio Fire Department will host an open house from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 5 for all residents served by the Ohio Fire Protection District. Coffee, soda and snacks will be served and there will be a 50/50 drawing.

Trivia Night

LAMOILLE — The LaMoille and Ohio Athletic Boosters will host a Trivia Night April 12 at the LaMoille Lions Club, 308 Howard St. in LaMoille. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and trivia will begin at 7 p.m. The entry fee is $100 per team, with six to 10 people on each team. Cash prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. To register a team, call Brian Chasteen at 815-993-3031, Dee Hughes at 815-866-2226 or Kim Fahs at 815-303-7733. The event will also include silent auctioned, raffles, a cash bar and snacks.

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