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Community Notes

Nine Patch Quilt Guild meeting

OGLESBY — The Nine Patch Quilt Guild will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Dickinson House in Oglesby. Members should bring two completed quilt square for the block exchange. A sewing bee will be held at noon Tuesday where members will work on charity quilts and their own projects. The group meets regularly on the second Tuesday of each month. New members are welcome. For more information, call Jean Daley at 815-883-8725.

Kolp reunion

WALNUT — The annual Kolp reunion will be at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Walnut Park. Families should bring a meat dish and a dish to pass.

Book club in Walnut

WALNUT — The Walnut Public Library Book Club will be reading “Dark Places” by Gillian Flynn. The club will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 20 in the adult reference section of the library. Contact the library if a copy is needed by InterLibrary Loan.

Genealogy Guild meeting

OTTAWA — The LaSalle County Genealogy Guild will meet at 1 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Guild Library, 115 W. Glover St., Ottawa. Anna Mattes will speak.

Townwide garage sales

BUDA — Townwide garage sales in Buda will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 16. The Buda Rescue Unit will have a lunch stand on Main Street.

Breastfeeding support

SPRING VALLEY — La Leche League of the Illinois Valley, a breastfeeding support group, will meet at 10 a.m. Aug. 21 in Spring Valley. This monthly group helps mothers gain knowledge and support from other breastfeeding moms. Expecting moms are encouraged to attend, as well as new and experienced moms. For more information, call 815-894-3303 or email

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