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Social Services

Entertainment listings, Feb. 22-March 1, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

THE EMPTY BOWLS SUPPER

What: Sponsored by The STM Art Club and Art Department and Culver's Restaurant to raise funds to support The Daily Bread Soup Kitchen. Theme is fairytales. In addition to a fine meal and a unique handmade bowl to remind them of their gift to the needy, there will be music, drama, and dance performances.

For the retirees, Feb. 18-25, 2018

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, call 217-359-6500.

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

Love INC of Vermilion County sets annual banquet Thursday

DANVILLE — The public is invited to attend Love INC of Vermilion County's annual fundraising banquet Thursday at Danville Area Community College's Bremer Theater.

Doors open at 6 p.m., and the dinner and program will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Reservations are required, and can be made by emailing banquet@loveincvermilion.com.

At-will donations will be accepted.

Empty Tomb to give out food boxes as part of Mega Work-A-Thon

CHAMPAIGN — Empty Tomb and the Christian churches it works with plan to collect and deliver food to families in need as the focus of the agency's Mega Work-A-Thon this year.

Participating churches will send members to decorate and deliver boxes of food March 3. Volunteers from 27 churches have been collecting food for the boxes since Valentine's Day.

Religion calendar, Feb. 16-23, 2018

To submit items for this calendar, visit news-gazette.com/living and click "Add an event" under the miniature calendar on the page. You must be logged in, then fill in the appropriate fields and submit. Deadline is noon Tuesday before Friday publication.

Entertainment listings, Feb. 15-22, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

RED HERRING GOLDEN (50TH) BIRTHDAY PARTY

For the retirees, Feb. 11-18, 2018

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, call 217-359-6500.

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

Religion calendar, Feb. 9-16, 2018

To submit items for this calendar, visit news-gazette.com/living and click "Add an event" under the miniature calendar on the page. You must be logged in, then fill in the appropriate fields and submit. Deadline is noon Tuesday before Friday publication.

Entertainment listings, Feb. 8-15, 2018

EVENTS

Next week

HEART-TO-HEART TRIVIA

What:Show off your knowledge of love songs, quotes, and famous couples. Prizes awarded for the winner of each of the six rounds, whoever has the best, library-friendly team name, and a grand prize awarded to the most knowledgeable team. Play in teams of one to four people. For adults.

When: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 14.

Group's twist on donation to Danville Peer Court Auction still cool

DANVILLE — The service organization known for restoring and donating a vintage refrigerator or two to the annual Peer Court auction passed on doing that this year.

Instead, Downtown Danville Rotary Club members restored and modified a 1950s Montgomery Ward chest freezer, turning it into a one-of-a-kind, two-faucet "kegerator" with a golf theme.