GALENA–Galena’s Cemetery Park has an updated look thanks to some recent donations and volunteers.
SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound FFA chapter and its members earned numerous honors at the State FFA Convention, June 14-16 in Springfield.
GALENA–The first annual Uptown Galena Block Party and Music Festival will be held on Sunday, July 17 on Main St., between Diagonal and Franklin Streets.
Larry and Judy Heim, Galena, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 18.
William and Jane Ann Harris, Galena, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 16.
July 8–Boy, Peyton James Brian Garcea, born to Joey and Tiffany Garcea, Elizabeth.
FREEPORT–Highland Community College Lifelong Learning is offering a Tai Chi and Basic Digital Photography course at the Apple Canyon Lake Clubhouse this summer.
GALENA–Esther Lieberman, wife of photo-journalist Archie Lieberman, will present “Life is a Journey,” a free presentation about Archie’s work and their life together on Sunday, July 17 at 2 p.m., at the Galena Center for the Arts.
DUBUQUE, Iowa–The Grand Opera House will be holding auditions later this month for its production of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” this fall.
APPLE RIVER– Sharon Pezan can remember two specific times in her life when she felt an overwhelming sense of joy, and that joy came from rescuing animals.
ELIZABETH–Register today for an unforgettable adventure in Elizabeth! “Cave Quest–Following Jesus, The Light of the World” is this year’s theme for the Elizabeth Community Vacation Bible School, July 25-29 from 5:30-8 p.m., at St. Mary Catholic Church.
GALENA–The Galena Public Library will host the annual Friends of Galena Public Library pre-owned book sale on Friday, July 29, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, July 30, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Galena Middle School.
GALENA–The Galena Festival of the Performing Arts continues this week with a variety of concerts.
GALENA–Crossroads Community Church will be an everything-is-free- garage sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 16 at the Galena Convention Center.