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SANDWICH – The Sandwich Park District offers fitness programs for all levels, including Zumba, yoga, chair yoga, Super Core and more. Programs are offered during the day and evening by certified instructors.
NEWARK – Equine Dreams was blessed to receive a contribution in the amount of $2,000 from the Knights of Columbus Illinois State Council. The funds will be used to complete a sensory trail, which is a rich learning environment that consist of natural sights and sounds, and man-made “activity stations.” The funds will also be used to fund a barrier fence between the herd and the trail, which will allow for a safe experience for riders.
PLANO – Mark Nixon has been inducted into the Illinois State Martial Arts Hall of Fame. Nixon is a sixth-degree black belt in the art of isshin shorinji ryu karate. He started karate at the Fox Valley YMCA in the far west suburbs when it first opened in 1979 with Sensei David Goddard and has spent more than 30 years under the guidance of Grand Master Tom Heriaud.
SANDWICH – A Band Called Honalee, a modern-day folk trio inspired by the music and legacy of Peter, Paul and Mary, will perform at the Sandwich Opera House at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 26.
SOMONAUK – The 2014-2015 Village of Somonauk vehicle stickers will be available at Somonauk Village Hall, 131 S. Depot St., starting May 1.
PLANO - The United Methodist Church of Plano, 219 N. Hale St. in Plano, will host a Bikers Sunday on April 27. Those who ride motorcycles are invited to attend and wear their riding gear.
SANDWICH – The Civil War ended in spring 1865, but the 10th Illinois Infantry Reenactment Group brought the war between the North and South back to life in Sandwich.
SOMONAUK – The village of Somonauk is compiling a list of homeowners in the village who are interested in paving or resurfacing their driveways.
Fox Country Players is preparing for Fairy Tale endings this July. The Theatre Arts Academy offers theater arts enrichment for students entering grades one through 12 and graduating seniors.
SANDWICH – Indian Valley Theatre will bring “We the People” to the historic Sandwich Opera House in July, and auditions are scheduled for this fun and very patriotic show. Be a part of the history of America and the celebration of our country in July.
Yorkville Mayor Gary J. Golinski, Plano Mayor Bob Hausler and Oswego Village President Brian Leclerq joined more than 1,760 mayors across the country for the second annual Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service, a nationwide bipartisan effort that highlights the impact of national service in tackling city problems.
Joan Aubele of Somonauk was the guest speaker at last year’s Relay For Life of Plano–Sandwich–Somonauk with good reason. She is now a cancer survivor of 24 years, having successfully fought Stage 4 acute lymphocytic leukemia in 1990. Her battle with cancer was not routine, however. It was significantly complicated by multiple infections and a stroke while undergoing chemotherapy and radiation. Several times, her doctors thought that she wasn’t going to make it, but she did.
SANDWICH – The people of Sandwich will have a way to keep cool on hot days this summer. The Sandwich Park District is building a splash pad in Milestone Park, 1375 N. Castle St.
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