GALENA–Sharing stories of the past is what the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society does best.
“We should rejoice that this nation has passed through the fiery ordeal of civil war in defense of the national existence.”
ELIZABETH–Growing cool season vegetables will be the topic of a workshop offered by University of Illinois Extension.
Bahr Family Reunion will be held July 19
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APPLE RIVER–Louise Flannery will be the featured musician at the July Gospel Music Night on Sunday, July 12 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Apple River.
GALENA–Steve Barg, executive director of the Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF), will be the featured speaker at the Galena Public Library Annual Meeting, Sunday, July 12 at 1 p.m.
GALENA–Did your career include working in one of the area’s mines?
ELIZABETH–Apple River Fort State Historic Site is devoting each July weekend to the lives of “Young’uns at the Fort,” with activities exploring the chores and games that would have been familiar to pioneer children.
HANOVER–Hanover Back Street Players will present “Attack of the Venusians” on July 31 and Aug. 1 at 7 p.m., Hanover Town Hall.
SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound FFA Chapter and its members earned several honors at the State FFA Convention, held June 9-11, in Springfield.
MINERAL POINT, Wis.–The Midwest Woodlanders Gathering, a national event featuring rustic arts and nature crafts workshops hosted by Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts in Mineral Point, Wis., will celebrate its 14th year, July 9-12.
SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Mound’s Summer Organ Concert series welcomes Jeffrey Verkuilen of Howard, Wis., to play the 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 15 free concert.
SHULLSBURG, Wis.–The city of Shullsburg has announced their 2015 entertainment line-up for its 12th annual Music in the Park concert series, offering music from a variety of area artists throughout the summer as part of their seasonal entertainment.
JO DAVIESS COUNTY–When eating outside while traveling or picnicking away from home, it’s important to take along the basic food safety necessities, according to the Jo Daviess County Health Department.
GALENA–Adults are encouraged to take part in the Adult Summer Reading Program, Escape the Ordinary, at the Galena Public Library.
GALENA–St. Michael’s Altar & Rosary Society held their first meeting in the newly remodeled Dolan Hall on Thursday, June 25.
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Liam Mason Suess
GALENA–This July the Galena Festival of the Performing Arts will once more bring a series of varied musical concerts to Galena for the enjoyment of the entire community.
There are certain supplements that can help to improve sports performance and, in some instances, help to prevent injury.
PECATONICA–University of Illinois Extension invites the public to an early summer pasture walk at Short Leg Farm, 498 N. Farwell Bridge Rd., Pecatonica, on Wednesday, June 24 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
HANOVER–“Everest” was the theme for this year’s Vacation Bible School (VBS) held June 8-12 in Hanover at the Hanover Township Hall.