Monday, January 11, 2010

Mini Street Beat

Jan. 20 -- Lunch and Learn at the Post House Ballroom. Open to all and admission is $3 with lunch included. This month, come and learn about the next step at Heritage Crossing, downtown Dixon's Riverfront, from executive manager Michael Svach and learn about Dixon Public Library's Big Read program.

Feb. 20 -- Annual Dixon Main Street Martini Night Volunteer Recognition Celebration. The evening includes the naming of the Volunteer of the Year and the Cornerstone Award. The entertainment this year will be Comedy Hypnosis and a live auction will feature dessert and drink trays, an over-night stay at the Irish Cottage in Galena and the presenting sponsorship for the Main Street Golf Outing. Tickets are just $35 or $250 for a corporate table of 8. Reservations can be made by calling 815-288-2308.

Feb. 27 -- The Next Picture Show is hosting its annual Art for Art's Sake Fundraiser at Ken Nelson Auto Plaza in Dixon from 6-10:30 p.m. Artists will be creating art that night for a live auction at the end of the evening. Appetizers and drinks are included. Cost is $35 per person. For details call NPS at 285-4924.

Free H1N1 Shots available at Health Dept.
The Lee County Health Department has announced the following clinics for the general public.
Date: Tuesday, January 12, from 9:00am – 12:00 noon
Thursday, January 14, from 9:00am – 12:00noon
Location: LCHD Office at 309 S. Galena Ave, Dixon
Vaccine quantities are limited and we will provide shots as long as the vaccine supply allows. There will be no charge for receiving the H1N1 vaccination from the LCHD.

- Basil Tree has finished the remodeling of their downstairs dining room. The room is available for special occasion rentals and also will be used for extra space during peak business hours.
- Spurgeon's Bay now features crab legs on their menu. Check out their ever evolving lunch and dinner specials and bring the entire family.
- The One and Only Nikos' helped brighten the spirits of the Litts family whose house caught fire in early December. Nikos' donated $500 after a fundraiser was held for the family at the store.
- Cash 4 Gold is now open at the old Harney TV location on Peoria Avenue.
- Unfortunately, Purse Addiction closed its doors as of Jan. 1. We will miss this great specialty store.

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