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Club News: April 24, 2018

April 25, 2018

Garden clubs

Kankakee Valley Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Bird Park Fieldhouse in Kankakee. The program is by Becky Williams on spring flower arrangements. Hosting are Margaret O’Reilly, Nancy Prince and Sue Gibson. For more information, call Teri Doehring at 815-939-0314 or Donna Tanner at 815-426-2918.Bonfield Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. May 7 at the home of Liz Rittenbacher. For more information, call Rita West at 815-933-7254.

Paula Aubry events

Paula Aubry School of Dance presents Master Classes Friday: 6 p.m. Ballet with Hanna Brictson and 7:15 p.m. Contemporary with Nick Pupillo, both of Visceral Dance Chicago, at 200 N. Washington Ave., Bradley. Seventh-grade through high-school students are welcome. The cost is $45 for both classes. Email paulaaubry@att.net to reserve a spot or visit the front desk.Paula Aubry School of Dance presents Dance 18, featuring Visceral Dance Chicago, Kankakee Kompany and Kankakee Kompany 2, at 7 p.m. Saturday at Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School, 700 W. North St., Bradley. Tickets are $18 in advance at Paula Aubry or $20 at the door. For more information, visit paulaaburydance.com.

Genealogy program

Iroquois County Genealogical Society will offer free, two-hour family tree research sessions from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 7-11, located at the Old Courthouse Museum in Watseka. Work with a qualified researcher using the ICGS’ available tools and resources; the only cost is for copies made. Call 815-432-3730 during office hours to reserve a spot. Walk-ins are accepted.

ICGS will have its annual meeting at 7 p.m. today. There will be no election but an annual review of activities and finances. Following will be a presentation by Cody McCullough on World War I soldiers and their gear.

Ford Iroquois Master Gardeners

3:30 p.m. today: Children’s program on planting seeds and seeds in foods by Mary Dickinson at the Watseka Library.9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday: Cook out and plant share with free seeds fundraiser at Paxton IGA.1:30 p.m. May 1: Spring webinar “Living with Japanese Beetles” by Ken Johnson. Preregister at go.illinois.edu/4seasons_webinars.2 p.m. May 5: Beginning gardening class at Loda Library.

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