GALENA–The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) has moved the date of its annual luminaria night hike and cross country ski event from Jan. 30 to Saturday, Feb. 6, in hopes that expected snowfall mid-week will improve the conditions of the Casper Bluff trails.
GALENA–A contemporary worship service, led by college students from the University of Dubuque campus ministry, will be presented at First Presbyterian Church of Galena on Sunday, Feb. 7, at 10 a.m.
FREEPORT–In recognition of Black History Month, Highland Community College will sponsor a free and open-to-the-public celebration beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 5 on the second floor of the Student/Conference Center, room H-201.
Prize winners for the Northwest Illinois Daily Drawing (NWILDD) are being announced for January.
GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts will offer “Galena Memories in Photography” as a special exhibit during February.
GALENA–On Wednesday, Feb. 10, the Galena Winter Farmers Market continues from 4-6 p.m. at the Galena Center for the Arts in the lower level.
ELIZABETH–Beginning in mid-February, Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) volunteers will be hosting its annual eagle watching tours at the Lost Mound Unit of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge just north of Savanna.
GALENA–In an era when political campaigns work hard to highlight the differences between people, it is heartwarming to find examples of people with differing traditions who actually choose to work together in spite of their distinctive convictions.
Emery Lou Pickel
Gage Charles and Aubree Patrice Brant
FREEPORT–The Highland Community College 47th District Juried Art Exhibit will be accepting work to be on display in the Highland Gallery on Thursday, Feb. 4, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the west hallway of the Ferguson Fine Arts Center.
WARREN–Do you enjoy reminiscing and listening to music from the 1950s, 60s and 70s?
HAZEL GREEN, Wis.–St. Francis de Sales Council of Catholic Women will host a bottomless bowl soup and sandwich supper on Wednesday, Feb. 3 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the church in Hazel Green.
STOCKTON–Volunteer Hospice of Northwest Illinois is making plans for two training programs.
ELIZABETH–On Saturday, Jan. 30, join authors Terry Swails and his wife Carolyn Wettstone for a book signing at the Planetary Studies Foundation Earth and Space Science Museum, Elizabeth, from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
ELIZABETH–Countless people have been fascinated on sky watching by viewing the wonders of the night sky through their first scope; many others have had their initial enthusiasm for astronomy severely dampened by their first telescope–particularly if they didn’t know how to properly use it, and any initial pleasure soon turns to frustration.
SINSINAWA, Wis.–The Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters will host the Rev. Timothy Radcliffe, OP, for a lecture, “Acting and Reflecting: A Dominican Pattern for the 21st Century,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, at Sinsinawa Mound.
GALENA–The Galena Festival of the Performing Arts (GFPA) has received a grant of $2,500 from US Bank to support the 2016 concert series.
ELIZABETH–The University of Illinois Extension Office in Elizabeth announces the availability of several scholarships: Ralph and Katherine Norris Scholarship, Floyd and Alice Bale Scholarship, Ron and Jamie Girot Scholarship, Dairy Herd Improvement Scholarship, Home and Community Education Scholarship and the Dalgarn Family Scholarship.
GALENA–The 12th annual Galena ARC Father-Daughter Dance will be held at Galena Middle School on Sunday, Feb. 14 from 6-8 p.m.
GALENA–Where can you go when your child needs help with his or her homework and you can’t afford to pay for a private tutor?