For the retirees, July 3-10, 2016

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Graves, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 48 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, phone 359-6500.

RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administered by Family Service of Champaign County.

Study: UI students don't pay much attention to nutrition info

URBANA — Evidently, the majority of University of Illinois freshmen and sophomores eating at campus dining halls do not care how many calories or how much fat, carbohydrates and protein might be lurking in their food, according to a new study by UI researchers.

Entertainment listings, June 30-July 7, 2016

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Meg Makes: Using your veggie harvest

The beauty of cooking with produce from your garden: It forces you to be inventive.

I created this recipe for Roasted Veggie Bacon Pasta a few years ago to use up some of my harvest.

You can make it with any vegetable or green, though, and customize it with your choice of cheese. With a foundation of pasta and bacon, it will be nearly impossible to go wrong.

My Amish Home: Reunions and another wedding on horizon

"For everyone that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved. But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, and his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God." John 3:20-21

Entertainment listings, June 23-30, 2016

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Meg Makes: Fresh tomatoes perfect for skewers

Given the opportunity, I would be happy to subsist entirely on garden tomatoes during the summer.

Others understandably like to accompany their tomatoes with other food, though. Tomatoes are an integral part of this recipe for Caprese salad skewers.

My friend Kelly Nykaza of Mahomet recently made them for a baby shower we attended.

My Amish Home: Nature sure turned up the thermostat

"Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous; nevertheless, afterward ,it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.

Planting seeds for those in need

DANVILLE — Danville Area Community College is looking for volunteers to help plant a variety of crops that will be used to help feed students in need.

The planting will take place between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday at the DACC Sustainability Farm in the 400 block of North Daisy Lane, east of the college campus.

Entertainment listings, June 16-23, 2016

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