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Community Notes

Published: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:31 p.m. CDT

Woodcrafters meeting

PRINCETON — The Woodcrafters of Princeton will hold its monthly meeting at the Bureau County Senior Center in Princeton. Show and tell will begin at 6:30 p.m. today, Thursday, and the meeting will follow at 7 p.m. Gary Moreland will showcase his inlay work using various types of contrasting wood to produce a unique art form.

Tea Party meeting

PRINCETON — “We the People” Tea Party will hold an open meeting at 6:30 p.m. April 24 in the Bureau County Republican Newspaper conference room, 800 Ace Road, Princeton. Steven Tucker will talk about Patient Protection and the Affordable Care Act.

Cemetery clean-up

OHIO — The spring clean up for Union Cemetery in Ohio will begin at 9 a.m. April 26. All old decorations will be picked up and discarded. To save decorations, they should be removed immediately. New decorations can be put out after the cleaning is finished.

Art show

PERU — The Zonta Club of LaSalle-Peru will hold an art show from 2 to 5 p.m. April 27 at MarkAllen’s American Kitchen, 1402 Peoria St., Peru. Tickets are $25 per person and give attendees a chance to win the donated art. Tickets can be purchased at MarkAllen’s. Food and drinks will be available to purchase. To reserve a table or for more information, call Ann at MarkAllen’s at 815-220-0642.

Items wanted

MENDOTA — The Mendota Museum and Historical Society is looking for Mendota-related handmade quilts or quilted items to display in the country chapel during the Railroad Crossing Days and Country Fair on June 14. They are also looking for anyone interested in demonstrating the art of quilting during that day. For information, contact the museum at 815-539-3373 or email

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