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Community Notes

Trivia Night in Ladd

LADD — The Ladd Public Library District will host a Trivia Night on Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Ladd Community Center, 303 S. Central Ave. in Ladd. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and trivia will start at 7 p.m. The cost is $100 per table, with a maximum of 10 people per table. The event will also include food, drinks and raffles. Support in this event helps keep the library doors open to serve the community.

BCGS will meet Dec. 5

PRINCETON — The Bureau County Genealogical Society will hold its combined November/December meeting on Thursday, Dec 5. To celebrate the holidays, the board members are inviting the public to a social hour beginning at 6 p.m. at the Society library at 629 S. Main St. in Princeton. Finger foods and beverages will be served before the regular meeting, which will begin at 7 p.m. The featured speaker for the evening will be Bureau County’s own citizen, Betty Jean Fox, who gained prominence playing in the All American Girls Professional Baseball League in her younger years.

Holiday Potpourri event

TISKILWA — A Holiday Potpourri event will be from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at the home of Jerry and Helen Murphy, 305 N. Jefferson St. in Tiskilwa. Crafts and baked goods will be for sale.

Blood drive in Sheffield

SHEFFIELD — The Knights of Columbus will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, at St. Patrick Church Hall, 231 W. Atkinson in Sheffield. For an appointment, call Elizabeth Barry at 309-525-4080 or 815-454-2686. Save up to 15 minutes by visiting redcrossblood.org/RapidPass.

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