This event notice was posted on journalstandard.com on 7/23/15: A back-to-school celebration will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 22 at King Community Campus, 511 S. Liberty Ave. The celebration will include food, games, sports physicals and entertainment. Free backpacks will be offered for kids in grades kindergarten through eighth grade. Parents … Continue reading Back to School Celebration
This month’s Momentum Art Guild meeting is open to the public to attend on Monday, August 17th, 2015. You may bring one of your works of art for group members to critique. All artists are welcome regardless of age or experience. Where: Parkview Community Room located at 1234 S. Park Blvd. Freeport, IL. (Drive into the south … Continue reading Momentum Art Guild: Open Critique Night
If you read my past post Learning to Solve Problems you know that I’ve been going through a difficult time since I had to have a new water heater installed in May. Trying to earn extra money resulted in a sprained ankle which is still not healed due to re-injuring it a couple times while mowing on uneven … Continue reading I Want You: Volunteers Wanted
VOICES Book Nook of Freeport at Lincoln Mall is having its summer sale on August 6, 7, and 8th. The sale will help fund the agency’s efforts to provide a variety of services to both male and female victims and survivors of domestic & sexual violence in Stephenson County, IL. Sale dates & times: Thursday, August … Continue reading VOICES Book Nook Summer Sale 2015
The Salvation Army will be having a mobile food pantry at St. Joseph & St. Mary’s Parishes located at 229 W. Washington Place in Freeport, IL. When: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 from 1-3 p.m. For residents of Stephenson County only. Take a photo ID and a box to carry your groceries. The Salvation Army is located at: 106 W. … Continue reading Mobile food pantry alert!
I crochet or knit almost daily which results in a lot of stuff! I thought it’d be fun to offer items that people can use to Stephenson County Spotlight readers by having a giveaway drawing. This coordinating set would be nice for a newborn of your own or for someone you know who is expecting and … Continue reading Crochet & knit for good–Giveaway #1
If you’ve spent time outdoors working or just having fun in between rain showers, you might have been bugged by mosquitoes. They seem to be thriving thanks to so much rain. To help control their population, remember to inspect your property for areas of standing water that they might be using to lay eggs. Bloodsuckers aside, … Continue reading Spring into summer