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October – December 2014

IVCC – Nursing information Session @ Illinois Valley Community College
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

A nursing admission information session will be held from 10 to 11:30 am, Wednesday, Oct. 29 in Room C-316.

Sponsored by the counseling center and admissions and records, the session will cover admission requirements and courses students should take before applying to either the associate degree (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) programs.

Due to space limitations, students are encouraged to RSVP with Kathy Sramek at (815) 224-0439

Covered Bridge Quilters Guild – workshop @ Evangelical Covenant Church
Nov 1 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Covered Bridge Quilters Guild will conduct a workshop from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm on  Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Evangelical Covenant Church. 
Project:  “School House of Make and Take Holiday Gifts” taught by Kim Hogan. $20.00 for members and $25:00 for nonmembers.
IVCC – “Native Skills” class @ IVCC Gymnasium
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Illinois Valley Community College’s Continuing Education Center is offering “Native Skills” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1. This will be an outdoors class that will meet in room G-103 in IVCC’s gymnasium.

Instructor Jason Thompson will teach students survival skills including observation and awareness techniques to become a part of nature without using camouflage.  Students will also learn to interpret tracks and follow trails that aren’t detected by others.

Students must be 18 years or older and should dress appropriately for outdoor conditions and bring note-taking materials, a sack lunch, snacks, and water.

Cost is $39. For information, call the CEC at (815) 224-0427 or to register, call (815) 224-0447.

Annual Smorgasbord & Bake Sale – St. Patrick Church, Arlington @ Bishop Franz Hall
Nov 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The annual smorgasbord & bake sale sponsored by St. Patrick Church Altar & Rosary Society, Arlington, is Sunday, Nov. 2.

Serving is 11am to 1pm in Bishop Franz Hall. Adults $8.00; children under 12 $3.00; and children under 5 free.  The menu is turkey/dressing or ham, mashed potatoes/gravy, vegetables, salads, dessert, and beverage.

Dinner tickets and raffle tickets purchased at the door. Carry-outs are available. A raffle drawing for a home-made quilt will be at 1pm.

Fall clean up at Forest Hill Cemetery – Wyanet @ Forest Hill Cemetery, Wyanet
Nov 3 all-day

Fall clean up at Forest Hill Cemetery, in Wyanet, will be November 3rd. Please remove all items by Sunset on November 2nd. Everything will be removed and disposed of on November 3rd. If you have any questions please call the Village Hall at 815-699-2631

The Covered Bridge Quilters Guild – meeting @ Evangelical Covenant Church
Nov 6 @ 7:00 pm
The Covered Bridge Quilters Guild will meet Thursday Nov. 6th 2014 at 7:00 PM at the Evangelical Covenant Church, 24 N. Main St. Princeton, Ill. Please enter through the front door just off of Main Street.  Guests are welcome to a attend for a fee of $5:00.
Program will consist of  “School House Classes:  Binding, Sleeves, Labels, and double sided Bindings”.  Will be presented by Cindy Ganshow, Cathy Kieser & Yvonne Morman.
Toy Sale – Bureau County Fairgrounds @ Bureau County Fairgrounds
Dec 6 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Bureau County Fairgrounds will be holding a sale of new and gently used toys on Saturday December 6, 2014 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. If you are interested in selling your items please contact Nancy Monier at 815 303-2905. Parking is free and admission is $1.00. Concession stand will be open.

“Breakfast with Santa” – St. Bede Academy @ St. Bede Academy
Dec 13 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

“Breakfast with Santa” at St. Bede Academy will be Saturday December 13 from 8am to 12pm .  Cost this year is $12 per person which will include Breakfast, meeting with Santa, make and take crafts, movies, readers and a ride on the Starve Rock Trolley.  for an additional $5 Valley Photo will be taking pictures with Santa.

This event is being sponsored by the St Bede Bedan Club members any additional information and tickets can be purchased from any Bedan Club member or St Bede Academy in the Development Office