SHEFFIELD—The 117th Sheffield Alumni dinner and meeting will be June 8 at the Hidden Lake Golf Course in Sheffield.
WYANET — The Wyanet Boy Scouts will host a cookout from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Wyanet Locker. The menu will be rib eyes, butterfly pork chops, pork burgers, brats, hot dogs, chips and pop.
PRINCETON — On July 20, the Zearing Child Enrichment Center will again sponsor the “Z Tour Bike Ride,” a bicycle road ride originating in Princeton and including surrounding communities.
LADD — Kindergarten Roundup for students entering the kindergarten class for the 2013-14 school year will be at 5 p.m. today, Thursday, in the kindergarten room at Ladd Community Consolidated School.
LADD — Ladd American Legion Auxiliary members met on April 23. President Sandy Dunseth reported the 16th District awarded the Auxiliary with a “Certificate of Goal” for meeting their membership goal.
PRINCETON — The Covered Bridge Quilters Guild will meet at 7 p.m. June 7 at the Christ Community Church, 1749 Euclid Ave., Princeton. Guests are welcome to attend for a fee of $5.
Jim and Lorraine Sarrels check out one of the vehicles on display at the First Lutheran Church’s fifth annual Old Wheels Show, held Saturday in the church parking lot in Princeton. Besides the car show, other activities included a children’s train ride, refreshments, a bake sale and music.
LADD — American Legion Auxiliary Post 938 of Ladd will have its closing dinner at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Legion Post Hall.
New Bedford Royal Neighbors of America Camp No. 1491 hosted its annual anniversary party at the Christian Church Hall in New Bedford on April 1. The game of “50” was played by the 44 in attendance, lunch was served after prizes were awarded. Darcy Smith from the home office in Rock Island presented a short program about the benefits of membership in RNA. Non-perishable food was collected for the area food pantry.
SPRING VALLEY — St. Margaret’s is hosting a Red Cross Bloodmobile from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The Bloodmobile will be held in the hospital’s first floor presentation room.
PRINCETON — The Prairie Arts Council has announced registration for the 11th annual children's summer drama camp for children entering grades 2-9.
LASALLE/UTICA — Girl Scouts of Central Illinois (GSCI) will host a night of "sweet firsts" as local chefs are challenged to create desserts inspired by Girl Scout cookies. "Desserts First" will feature sweet concoctions designed by chefs from the LaSalle County area. In addition to the sampling of desserts, the night will feature dinner provided by MarkAllen’s American Kitchen, a prize wall, raffles and entertainment, all to benefit local schools in LaSalle and Bureau counties that were recently affected by flooding.
PRINCETON — The Princeton Veterans Group will conduct its semi-annual pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon Sunday, June 2, at the Legion post home, 1549 W. Peru St., Princeton. The menu will serve pancakes, eggs, sausage, applesauce, single servings of cold cereal and beverages. Tickets, which are available from any veteran or at the door, are $6 per adult and $4 for age 10 and under. This is a major fundraiser for the group so they can continue their veterans work at LaSalle VA home and other facilities in the area. For information, call Brad at 815-866-9349, Terry DeSalle at 815-872-1417 or the Legion post at 815-872-1171 and leave a message.
Bureau County residents won’t have to travel too far to catch one of the several Memorial Day services, hosted throughout the county. Nearly every town and village is ready to conduct Memorial Day services with special speakers, patriotic music, 21-gun salutes and more, while area residents will be busy tending to graves of loved ones.
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