July 30


LASALLE COUNTY BOAT TRIP, hosted by the Chillicothe Historical Society, is Aug. 2. Attendees will carpool at the Society museum (corner of Elm and Route 29, former Dolph house) parking lot at 9:30 a.m. and depart at 10 a.m. for Utica. Itinerary is a restaurant lunch at Utica, a visit to the LaSalle County Historical Museum (admission $1), a tour of Hegeler Carus Mansion (admission $6), and one-hour scenic journey at 3 p.m. on the historic hand-dug I&M Canal aboard a full-size replica canal boat (handicap accessible, group price $10 per person). To sign up, or for more information, call 274-4656.

FREE FAMILY FUN NIGHT is 4-7 p.m. Aug. 9 at Chillicothe Bible Church. Included are bounce houses, games, prize giveaways and food.

BLOOD DRIVE, sponsored by the Pearce Seniors, will be 1-6 p.m. Aug. 7 at Pearce Community Center.