Travel

Draggin' Main to return to town Friday

Draggin’ Main, Paxton’s tradition of cruising Main Street, will make a return to downtown on Friday, June 14, from 5-11 p.m.

Michelle Poll, from Michelle’s Embroidery, is selling ‘Draggin’ Main’ T-shirts this time.


List of upcoming community events (May 29, 2013)

Loda church sets open house for May 29. The Loda United Methodist Church will host an open house Wednesday, May 29, from 6 to 8 p.m.


Rules of Road review course offered April 18 in Paxton

PAXTON — A free Rules of the Road review course is being offered by the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, April 18, at the Paxton Civic Center, 601 S. Fall St.


List of upcoming community events (March 13, 2013)

Tim Cavanagh to speak to Gibson Chamber. The Gibson Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 14, at the Kruse Center in Gibson City. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with a cash bar, followed by dinner at 6:30, presentation of the Citizen of the Year and Junior Citizen of the Year at 7:15 and entertainment beginning at 7:45.


Rules of Road review course offered Feb. 1 in Gibson City

GIBSON CITY — The Illinois Secretary of State’s Office is offering a free Rules of the Road review course to help people prepare for the driver’s license renewal examination. The course will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Feb. 1, at the Gibson City Senior Center, 215 E. Third St., Gibson City.


List of upcoming community events (Aug. 8, 2012)

MUSIC/THEATER

Rick Flessner & Friends
will perform a concert with guest star Lauren Marie Wadley at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Melvin Community Hall, 108 E. Main St. Food will be sold by the Community Hall Committee. Doors open at 6 p.m. For more information, including the cost for admission, call Judy Schall at 388-2853.


List of upcoming community events (Aug. 1, 2012)

MUSIC/THEATER

The Artistic Repertory Theatre in Hoopeston will present “Little Shop of Horrors” at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, at the Hoopeston Area High School auditorium. To order tickets, call 283-6553.


Kids can get free airplane rides Saturday

PAXTON — Pilots from around Central Illinois — and elsewhere — will travel to Paxton’s airport on Saturday and give free plane rides to kids.

The Paxton Airport Association is holding its third annual Fly-In at the Paxton Municipal Airport from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.


List of upcoming community events (June 29, 2012)

WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY (JUNE 27-30)

Ford County Fair being held


List of upcoming community events (April 4, 2012)

THURSDAY, APRIL 5

Maundy Thursday services

The First United Methodist Church in Paxton is hosting a Maundy Thursday supper and service at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in the church’s dining room. The church is located at 210 W. Center St., Paxton.


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