PRINCETON — Heartland Bank and Trust Company and Learning Stage, the education committee of Princeton Theatre Group, are now accepting entries to the kids’ contest, “Imagining the Naughty List."
We at Girl Scouts of Central Illinois are happy to partner with United Way of Bureau County to deliver the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to girls in the Bureau County area. So far, more than 4,700 area girls have experienced the potentially life-changing effects of Girl Scouting in this year alone.
The spirit of the season will be alive and well this weekend, as Princeton kicks off its holiday open house. Events are planned for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
PRINCETON — Today, Thursday, Nov. 21, PHS Book Club “Tigers Read” meets in PHS Learning Center during school lunch periods to select their January 2014 title. Also Thursday, an after-school craft will be from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., and the youth services Family Reading Night will be at 6:30 p.m. There will be stories and activities for prekindergarten through fifth-grade students.
With the holidays coming, I thought some different salads would help you in putting your meals together for either Thanksgiving or Christmas. A great salad always seems to make your meal complete.
PRINCETON — The Prairie Arts Council will present its fourth annual mini-Christmas Tree Festival Nov. 22 through Dec. 8 at the Prairie Arts Center, 24 Park Ave. East in Princeton.
PRINCETON — Festival 56 will open its late fall season with Neil Simon’s “Last of the Red Hot Lovers” from Nov. 22-30, followed by “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs” from Dec. 10-19.
PRINCETON — American Legion Woman's Auxiliary Unit 125 of Princeton will conduct a toy drive from Nov. 1 to Dec. 7.
The New Bedford Royal Neighbors of America participated in Making a Difference Day on Oct. 26 by purchasing supplies and gathering them together into baskets of hope for the Freedom House.
SPRING VALLEY — St. Margaret’s Health is now offering a teens need teens peer support grief group. The first meeting will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in St. Margaret’s Hospital’s first floor presentation room.
LADD — The Ladd American Legion Auxiliary Christmas party will be at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. Instead of a Christmas gift exchange, they will be giving their gifts to the LaSalle Veterans residents. To donate an item to the VA home, contact Marilyn Pavinato at 815-894-2047 or Geri Devert at 815-894-2269. Items are also being collected for Operation Warm Troops. The items needed are blankets, socks and hats. The auxiliary will be sending these items to Sania Buller. This is a special project of the American Legion Auxiliary President.
The Heritage Corridor Community Associates will travel to The Art Institute of Chicago on Dec. 12 to hear speaker David Stark, director of adult programs, administration and interpretive media. He will talk about paintings of the story of Christmas by various artists and the Baroque devices they used.