DUBUQUE, Iowa–The Alzheimer’s Association will offer an education series to educate Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers how to respond to behavior changes in those living with dementia.
GALENA–The informal monthly meeting of northwest Illinois retired police officers will be held at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 13, at Checo’s Restaurant, Stockton.
GALENA–Galena was named “One of the Top 12 Awesome Midwestern Spots in Summer” by Huffington Post and the proof is in the pudding–or wine, in the case of Corkless in Galena, a new wine festival slated for Saturday, June 27.
GALENA–For the past eight years, the Euleila Awards for Poetry and Art has celebrated Galena High School poets and artists.
GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts will host a presentation and book-signing by Mike Mair, co-author with Joy Waldren of “Kaiten: Japan’s Secret Manned Suicide Submarine and the First American Ship it Sank in WWII” at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 11.
GALENA–The Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society and Galena Artists Guild have created a new temporary exhibit called Women of Galena: Past, Present, & Future to open at the Galena & U.S. Grant Museum.
Calvin Joseph Kaiser
Emma Elouese Trebian
The Marvin Wands
GALENA–Westminster Presbyterian Church, 513 S. Bench St., is holding its annual rummage sale on Thursday, May 14 from 4 to 8 p.m.; Friday, May 15 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, May 16 from 9 a.m. to noon.
ELIZABETH–The Jo Daviess County Soil and Water Conservation District is announcing the winners of its poster contest.
MT. CARROLL–A tour of the Frances Shimer Arboretum in Mount Carroll will be held on Saturday, May 9, at 1 p.m.
GALENA–The city of Galena is accepting early registration for American Red Cross swimming lessons to be held at the Alice T. Virtue Memorial Pool in Galena this summer.
From the excitement and joy with the news of the surrender of General Lee to General Grant on April 9, 1865, to the sad news that was reported in the Galena Daily Gazette of April 15, 1865. . .
MT. CARROLL–On Saturday, June 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., an introductory workshop, Preservation of Gravestones and Cemetery Monuments Workshop, will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Mount Carroll, sponsored by Campbell Center.
GALENA–Sometimes sharing knowledge and fostering a better understanding begins in the simplest ways.
There are reasons Galena is located exactly where it is on the map, and area historian Daryl Watson will explain those reasons, both geographical and cultural, during his presentation “The Land and the People of the Jo Daviess County Driftless Area.”
GALENA–The Galena Bible Church and Crossroads Community Church have come together to host this year’s National Day of Prayer service on Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m. at the Galena Bible Church, 11108 U.S. 20 West.
Aubrey Elyse Laity