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Princeton Youth Soccer – 2014 Soccer Camp
Jul 14 @ 8:00 am – Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm

~~~SOCCER CAMP 2014!~~~
Sponsored by Princeton Youth Soccer
Coached by Eleni Leigh

~When: Monday, July 14th through Friday, July 18th.

~For: All ages, Preschool through 8th Grade.

~Times: Pre-k — 8am to 9am
Kindergarten-3rd grade — 9:30am to 11:30am
4th grade-8th grade — 5pm to 7pm

~Prices: Pre-K -$45
Kindergarten & up -$55
~*Register by June 1st & receive a discount of $15 per player!

Children’s Drama Camp
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm
The Prairie Arts Council is pleased to announce registration for the Twelfth Annual Children’s Summer Drama Camp for children entering 2nd-9th grades. There will be a morning camp and an afternoon camp (9-12 and 2-5 PM) running July 14-25. The camp cost is $85 with special rates for siblings. Need-based scholarships are also available upon request for those who meet the criteria.
Each camp session culminates in the performance (12 PM and 5 PM on July 25) of an original play written specifically for the campers and, to a large extent, tailored to the needs and abilities of the campers.  Campers in each session of camp name their own production. Children get the hands on experience of creating a show, from set and light work to costuming to performing.
Payment is expected by June 1. Please make checks payable to The Prairie Arts Council.
Lunch In The Park – Downtown Princeton @ Soldiers and Sailors Park (across from courthouse)
Jul 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Lunch in the Park ~ Enjoy lunch at Soldiers & Sailors Park every Friday from June – September.

This week lunch will be provided by CCC Mission Trip
Baked goods provided by Greenfield

Princeton Community Band Concert
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm

The Princeton Community Band will present a concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 20 in Soldiers and Sailors Park in Princeton.  Featured will be Phil Kaufmann singing Gershwin’s “I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin'” from Porgy and Bess, as well as “At a Dixieland Funeral” with Dixieland Combo: Gene Montgomery, clarinet; Zach Taylor, trumpet; Tim Harris, trombone; Mitch Campbell, tuba; Aaron Nelson, drum set.

Three more brand new pieces on the bill include selections from “Les Miserables,” “The Best of Mancini” (The Pink Panther, Baby Elephant Walk, The Sweetheart Tree, Peter Gunn) and “Grand Canyon Suite” by Ferde Grofé.

The concert is free, lawn chairs are suggested, and refreshments will be available for purchase.

ServiceMaster DSI Charity Golf @ Chapel Hill
Jul 26 – Jul 27 all-day

ServiceMaster DSI
Charity Golf Invitational
to benefit
American Red Cross
Event to be held at:
Chapel Hill
12927 County Road 26
Princeton, IL 61356
Saturday, July 26th, 2014
Registration/Lunch – 11:00 am
Shotgun start – 12:30 pm
Dinner following Scramble
The format is a 4 player per team scramble.

Participants include former Chicago Bears greats:
Steve “Mongo” McMichael
Emery Moorehead
Mike “L.A. Mike” Richardson
Jim Morrissey
Shaun Gayle
Dwayne Bates

For more information or to volunteer,
please contact Frankie Wolsfeld by phone
708-514-5135 or email
or Katy Olds at 815-509-1005 or email

St. Patrick Parish, Arlington – Annual Chicken Dinner @ St. Patrick Parish
Jul 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

St. Patrick Parish, Arlington, Annual Chicken dinner is Sunday, July 27. Serving from 11am to 1pm in Bishop Franz Hall.

The menu is fried chicken, German potato salad or French fries, applesauce or lettuce salad, homemade pies and desserts, and a beverage.

Adults $7.00; children 10 and under $3.00; and preschool free. Tickets purchased at the door, carry-outs available.

Community Cookout in Wyanet @ Wyanet Locker
Aug 2 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

United Pentecostal Program will host a cookout this Saturday, August 2nd at the Wyanet Locker from 10:30 am until 1 pm.

Serving ribeyes, butterfly chops, pork burgers, brat, hot dogs, chips & pop.

Illinois Valley Community College – “Experience IVCC” event @ Illinois Valley Community College
Aug 6 @ 4:00 pm – Aug 6 @ 7:00 pm

Illinois Valley Community College’s admissions office will host “Experience IVCC” from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6. In conjunction with IVCC’s 90th birthday, the first 90 people to attend will receive a free 4GB flash drive.

Interim Associate Vice President for Student Services Mark Grzybowski said the event is for individuals interested in taking the first steps toward enrollment or those simply wanting to ease any nerves or anxiety about starting college.

Representatives from admissions and records, financial aid, counseling, and the assessment center will discuss important steps to take for successful last-minute enrollment.

Campus tours and refreshments will be available.


Widmark Centennial Committee – Meeting @ Princeton Public Library
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm
The Richard Widmark Centennial Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Princeton Public Library’s Matson Meeting Room.
The public is invited.
Commemorative Widmark T-shirts will be available for sale.
For more information, visit the group’s Rediscover Richard Widmark Facebook page.
SV Walleye Club Golf Outing
Aug 9 @ 7:30 am

The Spring Valley Walleye Club holds its 18th annual golf outing at Spring Creek Golf Course.  Featuring a 4 man best ball scramble.  Tee-off is at 7:30 am.  Cost is $75 per golfer (price includes golf, cart, drinks and walleye lunch).  Entry forms are available on the SV Walleye Club website or at Spring Creek.  All proceeds go toward the Illinois River Sauger stocking program.  For more information, contact event chairman Bill Guerrini at 815-663-6141.