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Feb
10
Wed
IVCH – Grief Recovery Group meeting @ Conference Room “C” on the fourth floor of IVCH
Feb 10 @ 6:30 pm

The Illinois Valley Community Hospital Grief Recovery Group will next meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 10, and Wednesday, February 24, in Conference Room “C” on the fourth floor of IVCH.

The group allows persons who have recently suffered the loss of someone close to them to share their feelings and experiences with others who have also lost loved ones through death.

The group meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month.  For more information, call Deacon Ray Fischer, IVCH pastoral care coordinator, at 815-780-3426.

St Matthews Lutheran Church – Lenten Worship @ St. Matthews Lutheran Church
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm

PRINCETON – St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Princeton invites all to attend Lenten services. Lent begins Ash Wednesday, February 10 with worship at St. Matthews at 7 pm.
Wednesday nights at 7 pm during Lent, the theme will be “Clothes of Christ.” On Sundays at 9 am during Lent, the theme will be “The Seven Faith Practices.”
Ash Wednesday Pastor Scott Schmidt from St. Matthews will share a sermon entitled “Changed by Christ.” The following five Wednesdays (February 17 through March 16) at 7 pm, five visiting pastors from area Lutheran congregations will share a message based on the “Clothes of Christ” theme.

Feb
13
Sat
17th annual IVCC Eagles Softball Clinic @ IVCC Gym
Feb 13 @ 8:00 am

Illinois Valley Community College’s softball team will host the 17th annual IVCC Eagles Softball Clinic Saturday and Sunday Feb. 13 and 14 in IVCC’s gym.

Coaches and current players will offer instruction in hitting, bunting, fielding, throwing, base running and communication.

Participants in grades 2-4 will meet from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Grades 5-8 will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Cost of the clinic is $30 per player and includes five hours of instruction and a clinic T-shirt. If a player can only come one day, the cost is $20.

All players should bring a glove and tennis shoes (no spikes or cleats allowed).  If a player has her own bat, she is allowed to bring it. Please make sure all items have the player’s name on them for identification purposes.

To register, contact softball coach Cory Tomasson at (815) 224-0509 or the athletic department at (815) 224-0472.

Feb
14
Sun
Seatonville Congregational Church, Independent – free Valentine’s Day dinner @ Seatonville Congregational Church, Independent
Feb 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

On Sunday evening, February 14, 2016, the Seatonville Congregational Church, Independent located on Rt.6 will be hosting a free Valentine’s Day dinner to all folks and families in the surrounding communities. The dinner will be from 5:00 – 6:00 PM and a variety of pasta dishes, lasagna, salads, garlic bread, beverages, and desserts will be served. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED for the dinner! Reservations may be made by calling the church office at 815-894-2697.

Feb
16
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Feb 16 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Feb
20
Sat
Northern IL Model Train Fair and Farm Toy Show – B.C. Fairgrounds @ Bureau County Fairgrounds
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
The 8th annual Northern IL Model Train Fair and Farm Toy Show will be held  on Saturday, Feb. 20th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Bureau County Fairgrounds, 811 W Peru St, Princeton, IL  61356.
There will be working Train layouts in several different scales, model cars, toys,  train cars and equipment and farm toys for sale.  There will also be a 1/8 scale backyard train for rides for the kids located in one of the buildings too.
Admission for adults $4.  Kids 10 and under are free.  There will be a Concession stand in the building.  The show is held in the three large heated handicap accessible buildings at the Fairgrounds which is located  1 mile south of I-80, on Rt. 6 on the west side of Princeton. See  www.bureaucountyfair.com for more info or call  Kathy at 815-866-3606. Vendor space is  still available.
Feb
24
Wed
IVCH – Grief Recovery Group meeting @ Conference Room “C” on the fourth floor of IVCH
Feb 24 @ 6:30 pm

The Illinois Valley Community Hospital Grief Recovery Group will next meet at 6:30 p.m.  Wednesday, February 24, in Conference Room “C” on the fourth floor of IVCH.

The group allows persons who have recently suffered the loss of someone close to them to share their feelings and experiences with others who have also lost loved ones through death.

The group meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month.  For more information, call Deacon Ray Fischer, IVCH pastoral care coordinator, at 815-780-3426.

Feb
26
Fri
Ohio Booster Club – Fish Fry @ Ohio Schools and Pipe's Pub
Feb 26 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Menu:

Fish / potato salad / baked beans / bread / dessert / beverages

Extra fish – $1.00 (2 pieces)

Carry outs available ($.50 extra)

Mar
1
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Mar 1 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Mar
5
Sat
7th Annual “Top Dog Fundraiser” – Dixon, IL @ Dixon Elks Lodge
Mar 5 @ 10:21 am – 11:21 am

7th Annual “Top Dog Fundraiser” to benefit Granny Rose Animal Shelter. Sat March 5th at Dixon Elks Lodge in Dixon.

Events include a bags tourney with 3 skill levels and cash prizes. Texas Hold\’em Poker tournament, Dance contest with cash prizes, karaoke contest with cash prizes, silent auction with signed sports memorabilia from pro and college teams, skydiving packages, Blackhawks tickets, Bulls tickets, Cubs tickets, Bears tickets.

The Top Dog is a fantastic, fun filled day for the entire family. For more info call Rudy at (815)440-4096

Mar
10
Thu
IVCC – “4-H International Night” @ Illinois Valley Community College’s gym
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

4-H International Night in Illinois Valley Community College’s gym March 10 will feature intercultural displays of several countries, children’s activities, prizes and samples of international foods and desserts.

“Visitors will travel the world without leaving the Illinois Valley,” said co-coordinator Sara Escatel, IVCC director of adult education.

The 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday event sponsored by the University of Illinois Extension, IVCC, Illinois Valley Hispanic Partnership and Lincoln College-Normal features 4-H teams from La Salle, Bureau, Putnam and Marshall counties presenting displays on specific countries.

Guests will qualify to win raffle prizes by having their “passport” stamped at each country’s booth. For information about the free, public event, call the Extension at (815) 224-0889.

Guests are encouraged to support 4-H Federation’s Community Service Project by bringing a non-perishable/canned food to the event.

Mar
15
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Mar 15 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Mar
20
Sun
Buda Fire & Buda Rescue Pancake, Biscuit’s & Gravy Breakfast @ Buda Community Hall
Mar 20 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

This fundraiser is for both the fire department and the rescue unit. The breakfast is by donation only. We will not have a set price.
Come have breakfast with your local volunteers and enjoy meeting many people in the community. There will be great food, a 50/50 drawing, and some great items raffled. Some of our raffles include an IPAD Mini, a laptop, A gift certificate for tickets to a Cardinal’s game, and thats just naming a few. You would be doing something great by helping out our volunteers and you may just win something to take home. So let us cook you breakfast and bring a friend!

Apr
5
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Apr 5 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Apr
19
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Apr 19 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

May
3
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
May 3 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

May
17
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
May 17 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Jun
7
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Jun 7 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Jun
21
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Jun 21 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Jul
5
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Jul 5 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Jul
19
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Jul 19 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Aug
2
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Aug 2 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Aug
16
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Aug 16 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Sep
6
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Sep 6 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Sep
20
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Sep 20 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Oct
4
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Oct 4 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Oct
18
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Oct 18 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Nov
1
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Nov 1 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Nov
15
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Nov 15 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Dec
6
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Dec 6 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Dec
20
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Dec 20 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Jan
3
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Jan 3 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Jan
17
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Jan 17 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Feb
7
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Feb 7 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Feb
21
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Feb 21 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Mar
7
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Mar 7 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Mar
21
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Mar 21 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Apr
4
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Apr 4 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Apr
18
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Apr 18 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

May
2
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
May 2 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

May
16
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
May 16 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Jun
6
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Jun 6 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Jun
20
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Jun 20 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Jul
4
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Jul 4 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Jul
18
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Jul 18 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Aug
1
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Aug 1 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Aug
15
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Aug 15 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Sep
5
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Sep 5 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Sep
19
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Sep 19 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Oct
3
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Oct 3 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Oct
17
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Oct 17 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Nov
7
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Nov 7 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Dec
5
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Dec 5 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Jan
2
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Jan 2 @ 11:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info