All your life, you’ve tried to be good.
NEPONSET — Neponset Pride will host "Yoga Around the Gazebo" on June 20 in Bertelsen Park in downtown Neponset.
PRINCETON – Today, Thursday, June 13, Friends of the Library Book Club will meet at 4 p.m. in the library meeting room to discuss “Rain Water” by Sandra Brown. The public is welcome. Also, Animals and Photos Inspired by Art Digital Photo Show and Reception will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the library meeting room.
The idea of Father’s Day was conceived slightly more than a century ago by Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Wash., while she listened to a Mother’s Day sermon in 1909. Dodd wanted a special day to honor her father, William Smart, a widowed Civil War veteran who was left to raise his six children on a farm. A day in June was chosen for the first Father’s Day celebration, June 17, 1910, proclaimed by Spokane’s mayor because it was the month of Smart’s birth.
This is the first summer in which FDA’s new rules governing sunscreen labeling are in effect.
Reducing sodium consumption by just 30 percent could prevent more than 100,000 cases of high blood pressure and save more than $200 million in medical costs in Illinois, where cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack and stroke remain a leading cause of death. The nation recently celebrated High Blood Pressure Education Month, and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is encouraging healthy lifestyle changes to reduce diagnosis of high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, in Illinois.
What man doesn’t like a good, old-fashioned hamburger? There are so many ways to prepare a burger — making a few changes here and there to turn an ordinary burger into something to please your favorite Father’s Day person.
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.
Free amplified phones are available through the Illinois Telecommunications Access Corporation program (ITAC). In order to be eligible, individuals must be legal residents of Illinois, have a doctor's or audiologist's signature verifying hearing loss and have standard phone service in the residents. There are no age or income restrictions.
PRINCETON — Stuart Moore, a Brooklyn, New York-based writer (both comic books and prose novels), book editor and award-winning comics editor, will discuss his career as a writer and the comic book industry in general via Skype at the Princeton Public Library at 6:30 p.m. today, Tuesday.
PRINCETON — American Legion Woman’s Auxiliary Unit 125 of Princeton will conduct its monthly business meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the post home, 1549 W. Peru St., Princeton.
PRINCETON — The Princeton Community Band will present the second concert of the season at 6 p.m. Sunday at Soldiers and Sailors Park in Princeton.
PRINCETON — Buddy Bags is hosting sites to sell for More on 34 on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the First Christian Church in Princeton. Those interested can purchase a 10 by 10 space for $10. Sellers would keep all their profits. If interested, please call 815-879-0916 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PRINCETON — The Girl Scouts will hold a Day Out on June 27 at the Alexander Park in Princeton. Drop off time is 8 to 8:30 a.m., activities will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and pick up will be from 3:30 to 4 p.m. Cost is $13 which includes swimming, two snacks, crafts and activities. Registration deadline is June 20. Girls must bring a sack lunch and a beverage to the event. For more information contact the Girl Scouts of Central Illinois at 815-223-3613, ext. 1704 or email email@example.com.