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Community Notes

Country breakfast fundraiser

TISKILWA — Crossroads High School will host a country breakfast fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at the Princeton Elks Lodge, 1105 E. Peru St. in Princeton. The menu will be biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, potatoes, muffins, fruit, milk, coffee, orange juice and water. The event will also include a silent auction and raffles. Tickets can be purchased from students, by calling the high school at 815-646-4037 or at the door. The suggested donation is $10 per adult, $5 for ages 6 to 11 and free for ages 5 and under.

Believe Foundation fundraiser

PRINCETON — Believe ... in the Roaring Twenties, a fundraiser to support the Believe Foundation, will be from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, April 29, in the Princeton Art District, 1001 N. Main St., Princeton. The event will include dinner, whiskey tasting, wine/craft beer tasting, make “believe” gambling, swing band/dancing, best costume award, a photo booth and a chocolate tasting. Pre-sale tickets are $30, at door tickets are $0 and dinner tickets are $10. Tickets are available at Sophisticuts and Beetz Me. The Believe Foundation is a local foundation that provides local cancer patients with wigs and other medical needs free of charge.

Cookout in Wyanet

WYANET — The Wyanet Community Club will host a cookout from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at the Wyanet Locker. The menu will be ribeyes, butterfly chops, pork burgers, brats, hot dogs, chips and pop.

RVP announces upcoming shows

HENRY — River Valley Players will present “Marvelous Wonderettes Caps and Gowns” April 22-23 and 28-30 at St. John’s Community Center in Henry. There are several ticket options: Friday, April 28, is the “show only” performance at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $17. A variety of homemade desserts will be available to purchase prior to the show and during intermission. Tickets for the “dinner theatre package” are $35, which includes the show and catering by “The Meeting Place,” offering a meal that includes a salad bar, a buffet dinner offering variety of entrees, dessert, coffee, tea and three beverage choices. Dinner for the Saturday performances is served at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is served at 12:30 p.m. for the Sunday matinee. Doors open 30 minutes prior to scheduled serving and/or show time. For tickets call 309-238-7878 or visit rvphenry.org. Tickets may be purchased outright at the “Meeting Place” on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon.

Quilters guild to meet

PRINCETON — The Covered Bridge Quilters Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at the First Presbyterian Church, 320 Park Ave. East in Princeton. Parking is available on Euclid Avenue.

Survivor gathering planned

PRINCETON — The Bureau County for Relay Event Team will host a survivor gathering at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 13, in the Presentation Room at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. Survivors are invited to join for pastries, refreshments and fellowship with other survivors. Beginning at 10 a.m. they will begin the “Paint Party.” Those survivors wishing to paint are free of charge. Their caregiver/guest is $30. RSVP to Abbie Cochran, survivor chair, by May 6t at abbie927@yahoo.com or 815-768-6445.

SV girls softball plan fundraiser

SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley girls softball will have a fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 24, at Rip’s in Ladd. Tickets are $8 per person and can also be purchased at the door. Dine-in and carry-out will be available. The price of the ticket includes one-quarter chicken or chicken strips and french fries. There will also be a 50/50, a chance to win a 55-inch smart TV on tip board, and various items to be raffled along with baked goods. All prizes were donated by local merchants and Wal-Mart Distribution Center.

HCGS will meet April 24

KEWANEE — The Henry County Genealogical Society will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 24, in the second floor meeting room at Kewanee Public Library. An elevator is available at the First Street entrance. Floyd Ham will give a program on “The 1893 Kewanee Riots.” Everyone is welcome.

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