ELIZABETH–One hundred eighty participants competed in the Elizabeth Historical Society’s 13th annual Trivia Challenge on Saturday, March 21 at the Elizabeth Community Building.
There’s no better time to look like a fairy-tale princess than on your prom night!
ELIZABETH–Join Dr. Paul Sipiera, planetary geologist, this Friday, April 3 at 7 p.m. at the Planetary Studies Foundation (PSF) Earth and Space Museum located at 115 N. Main in Elizabeth.
The Jo Daviess-Carroll Area Vocational Center National Art Honor Society announces a new exhibit of work currently on display at nine area libraries.
I found, in a March 1925 Galena Gazette, mention how “H. J. Oldenburg and his Sons have just completed one of the most up-to-date dance pavilions in this part of the country…This hall will be known as the Royal Dance Palace (Palais) and music will be furnished by the best orchestras obtainable…This hall is built for the best of ventilation for warm weather with large drop doors which can be thrown open on all sides of the building thus giving the dancers great comfort while dancing.”
GALENA–Celebrate the spark of creativity local arts educators inspire and nurture in children at the first annual Youth Arts Festival on Sunday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chestnut Mountain Resort.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released for public review and comment a draft prospectus and invitation for applications to conduct commercial waterfowl hunting guide services on the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge.
SINSINAWA, Wis.–In honor of World Labyrinth Day, Sinsinawa Mound is hosting “Sacred Space, Sacred Pathway,” a labyrinth retreat, May 1-2.
The Peacekeepers have partnered with the Illinois Sheriff’s Association to expand the Peacekeepers Mission and the dedication of funds.
SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Mound is offering a yoga retreat, “Finding New Connectors to God,” Friday, April 24, 7:30 p.m. to Sunday, April 26, 1 p.m.
Can you spell palindrome? Malapropism? How about minuscule?
GALENA–March is Youth Art Month, an annual observance to emphasize the value of art education for all children.
HANOVER–River Ridge seventh grader Nicholas Rosenbaum is a semifinalist in the 2015 Illinois National Geographic State Bee.
SCALES MOUND–On April 2, the Scales Mound Vet Tech class, in conjunction with Scales Mound FFA, will be holding a Cats and Dogs 101 Workshop in the back parking lot of the Scales Mound School from 9-11 am.
SCALES MOUND–Scales Mound FFA has received a $2,500 donation from Jo Daviess County farmer Daniel Schamper and America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.
FREEPORT–The Northwest Illinois Audubon Society has plans for a number of events.
GALENA–Kevin Stein, Illinois poet laureate will give a reading at the Galena Public Library on April 10 from 4-6 p.m. in honor of National Poetry Month, celebrated nationally in April.
GALENA–On Friday, April 10 from 6 -7:30 p.m., the HOPE (Helping Other People Every day) Youth Group of Galena United Methodist Church, will be hosting a hunger event, “Hunger: It’s Not a Game.”
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GALENA–From March 16-31, the Galena Public Library will host the exhibit, which will feature the artwork of local artist Christopher Gerard.
HAZEL GREEN, Wis.–The Fever River Puppeteers will bring back a mischievous but repentant brown rabbit in an Easter-time puppet show, “More Tales of Bunny Cotton-Tail.”
GALENA–Students from Galena High School and Galena Middle School recently participated in district solo and ensemble festivals.