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Community Notes

Published: Friday, May 16, 2014 1:02 p.m. CDT

Windshield wash

PRINCETON — The Twin Rivers ABATE will wash motorists windshields from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Great Sauk Trail rest area, 5 miles west of Princeton, in honor of May being Motorcycle Awareness Month.

Yard sale, bake sale

PRINCETON — A yard sale and bake sale will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Princeton Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 20018 1950 North Ave., (2 miles north of Princeton on Route 26, Princeton. There will be furniture, collectibles, books, toys, clothing, baked goods and more. Portions of the proceeds will go to help the church youth go to retreats and camps.

Genealogical society meeting

KEWANEE — The Henry County Genealogical Society will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Kewanee Public Library second floor meeting room. Ron Wallace will present his re-scheduled program on his trip to Scotland and northern Ireland to trace his family ancestry.

Legion meeting

LADD — Harold E. Russell American Legion Post 938 will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Legion Post in preparation of Poppy Days, Memorial Day events and upcoming Buffalo Day parade events.

Chicken dinner

CHERRY — The Arlington Park committee is sponsoring a chicken dinner and bake sale from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Bruno’s in Cherry. The menu includes one-quarter chicken, fries, coleslaw and soda for $7. To order a carryout, call 815-894-2200. Proceeds will be used toward building a shelter at the new park in Arlington.

Jazz program

LASALLE — The LaSalle Public Library will host pianist Deborrah Wyndham at 6 p.m. Tuesday. She will share traditional jazz and ragtime piano styles which helped shape today’s jazz music. She will play American music from the 1890s to the 1940s.

Open house

DEPUE — The Selby Township Library will host an open house from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. The evening will be the kick-off for two summer programs: Todos son Bienvenidos and Summer Fiesta. The Ballet Folkorico Monarcos, a Mexican dance group from DeKalb, will perform at 6:30 p.m.

Feldmann performs at Coffeehouse

PRINCETON — Blues guitarist Tom Feldmann will perform at 7:30 p.m. May 24 at the Princeton Coffeehouse at Open Prairie, UCC, 25 E. Marion St., Princeton. The cost is $12 at the door. There will be homemade desserts and fair trade coffee available.

Poppy sale

SHEFFIELD — The Sheffield H.F. Hortz Unit 415 will soon be selling poppies. The students of Bureau Valley School District colored the poppy pictures and they will be placed in store windows in Buda, Sheffield and Wyanet. All monies received during the distribution of these poppies is returned to the veterans through service programs of the American Legion and Auxiliary.

Fundraiser planned

MALDEN — The Malden Booster Club will hold a summer celebration fundraiser by hosting a dinner at JT’s Bar and Grill in Cherry from 4 to 8 p.m. June 9. The cost is $8 for a quarter dark/light chicken or chicken strips, fries and dessert. Tickets are available by calling Becky Mount at 815-303-2761 or Malden Grade School at 815-643-2436; tickets will also be available at the door. Carryouts will be available. The event will also include raffles and a 50/50 drawing.

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