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Entertainment listings, July 27-Aug. 3, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY FAIR
What: July 27, 4H Day. Grandstand concert by Chris Young, with and Drew Baldridge and Kassi Ashton, July 28. Other highlights: Tractor pulls, July 29. Also, carnival, through July 29; 4-H, beer tent with live music, July 28;  morning livestock shows, July 27; and more.
When: Continues July 27-29.

She went all out ...

During a Spartan race in June, Janet Stroud faced a new challenge about every quarter-mile throughout the 9-m

Nine years and $147,000 later, they're still running strong for Raley

PHILO — Raley Kirby may have only lived one day short of seven weeks, but the little girl's impact may ultimately surpass someone who lived for a century.

The Philo girl was born on April 26, 2008. Her parents, Luke and Leslie, met and fell in love when he was working as a cook and she as a server at The Philo Tavern. They got married in 2006.

For the retirees, July 23-29, 2017

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, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, phone 217-359-6500.

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

Entertainment listings, July 20-27, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

IROQUOIS COUNTY FAIR

What: Traditional fair events including queen pageant, demo derby, wild World of Animals, horse shows, livestock, Nick Lynch Band, 4-H, tractor pull and talent show.

When: July 20-24.

Where: Fairgrounds,1390 E. 2000 N. Road, Watseka.

War on mosquitoes being fought on two wheels

For decades, man has waged war on mosquitoes. And the mosquito has always triumphed.

Then came the bicycle.

The velocipede has been around close to 200 years but is newly doing battle on all the larvae that thrive in abandoned tires, as well as seeking out disease carriers.

For the retirees, July 16-22, 2017

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, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, phone 217-359-6500.

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

Entertainment listings, July 13-20, 2017

EVENTS

THIS WEEKEND

HISTORIC FARM DAYS

CU Citizen Access: Restaurant-inspection failures hit lowest level in 10 years

Gnats in the dining room and rodent droppings on top of cans of food.

A fish freshly caught out of Clinton Lake being stored in a refrigerator.

Soy and barbecue sauce sitting out for hours until the bottles reached 71 degrees, 30 degrees above what it should be.

Employees storing drinks without lids over food-preparation areas.

Riding to Paris

The world’s best cyclists will complete the last stage of the Tour de France on July 23 by riding from Montge