Date: Thursday, July 5, 2012
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July 5, “ATTRACTING BENEFICIAL INSECTS TO YOUR GARDEN”. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas, Freeport. 6 pm to 7 pm. In this program presented by the University of Illinois Extension-Stephenson County, Candice Miller, Horticulture Educator serving Northern Illinois, will discuss how not all insects are bad! You will learn to identify those good insects in your garden and the methods of attracting these insects and getting them to stick around. Pre-registration required. $5. (815-235-4125)

Dates: Friday, September 7, 2012 - Sunday, October 14, 2012
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September 7-October 14, “BANK ON IT” EXPO. Visitors Center, 4596 US Highway 20 East, Freeport. 8 am to 7 pm. The Visitors Center’s current Expo features four local banking institutions: Citizens State Bank, Kent Bank, State Bank of Freeport, and Union Savings Bank.  Each bank offers displays and information about their products and services. (815-233-1357)

Date: Thursday, August 9, 2012
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August 9, “DEALING WITH DROUGHT IN THE HOME LANDSCAPE”. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas, Freeport. 6 pm to 7 pm. University of Illinois Extension Horticulture Educator Candice Miller will discuss the impacts the drought is having on our landscape, as well as give recommendations on actions that need to be taken in your yard now. The most recent drought news will also be shared. No fee, but pre-registration requested. (815-235-4125)

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Date: Tuesday, August 18, 2015
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August 18, “DEMENTIA 101”. Oakley Courts, 3117 Kunkle Boulevard, Freeport. 6 pm to 7 pm. The public is invited to attend this overview of Alzheimer’s disease and other causes of dementia, including a “virtual dementia” experience, and information on local resources and support for caregivers. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. (815-233-5129)

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Dates: Friday, October 19, 2012 - Sunday, November 11, 2012
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October 19-November 11, “FEEL LIKE A STAR” EXPO. Freeport/Stephenson County Visitors Center, 4596 US Highway 20 East, Freeport. 8 am to 7 pm. The Visitors Center’s current Expo features photography from Hillside Studio. Photographer Jody Coss will showcase her art. (815-233-1357)

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Dates: Friday, May 24, 2013 - Sunday, July 7, 2013
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May 24-July 7, “LET’S TALK SHOP” EXPO. Freeport/Stephenson County Visitors Center, 4596 US Highway 20 East, Freeport. 8 am to 7 pm.  Visit this Expo featuring many of the unique gift and specialty shops located in Stephenson County. Displays and information about The Blue Orchid Gift Shop and Art Gallery, Celia’s Gifts, Antiques and Home Furnishings, Country Girl Floral and Gifts, Mary’s Mantle, Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio, The Mill Furnishings and Design, Down on the Farm Toys, Natural Healing Express, and Uniquely Yours Quilt Shop. (815-233-1357)

Date: Monday, July 9, 2012
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July 9, “RAIN BARREL WORKSHOP”. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas, Freeport. 5:30 pm to 7 pm. In this program presented by the University of Illinois Extension-Stephenson County, Candice Miller, Horticulture Educator serving Northern Illinois, will teach the benefits of, and requirements for, collecting rain water for use in the garden, followed by a hands-on workshop where you can make your own rain barrel. Supplies are included. Pre-registration required. $25. (815-235-4125)

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Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013
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October 17, “THIS ONE IS FOR THE GIRLS”. Luecke Jewelers, 10 E. Main Street, Freeport. 4 pm to 7 pm. Enjoy a wine, women and jewelry pink ribbon event to benefit breast cancer awareness with proceeds going to breast cancer. Special sales continue on October 18 and 19. (815-233-0013)

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Date: Saturday, March 23, 2013
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March 23, 1ST SPRING THAW FUNDRAISER. The Rafters Restaurant and Catering, 9426 W. Wagner Road, Lena. 5 pm to 7 pm. Join the Friends of the Pecatonica River Foundation in this benefit for the Atten’s Landing Project. Enjoy chef carved sirloin, roasted baby red potatoes, corn, salad, roll, coffee or tea. Also a silent auction. In Advance Adults: $18; At the Door: $20; Children 5 to 12: $7; Children Under 5: Free. (815-369-5330 or 815-238-6895)

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Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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February 9, 2ND ANNUAL SPAGHETTI DINNER TO BENEFIT THE MADONNA RENEWAL CENTER. First Lutheran Church, 303 S. Galena Avenue, Freeport. 4 pm to 7 pm. Enjoy a menu of spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, beverage and dessert. All proceeds will be used for the renovation of the Madonna Renewal Center. Tickets may be purchased in advance at Mary’s Mantle, St. Joseph’s Church office or by contacting Mary Julius at 815-238-0695. In Advance: $7; At the Door: $8. (815-232-2121×236)

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