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Sun. 29 Oct, 2017 - Sat. 4 Nov, 2017

Sunday, October 29, 2017

There are no events on this day.

Monday, October 30, 2017

Share Your Life Story - A Writing Series (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Share Your Life Story, Chapter Three: A Writing Series Recording your life story, treasured memories, and special moments leaves a legacy for generations to come. This writing workshop will explore how to get started in sharing your life story and will include writing sessions and activities. Series is a continuation of the 2016 writing workshop; participation in past workshops is NOT required. Join the series at any time! Fall 2017 Writing Series Dates: Mondays, October 23rd - December 4th at 2:00 p.m. at the Post House Community Center 100 West 2nd Street, Dixon NOTE: There is NO class on November 20th. This writing series is open to the public. For more information or to register visit: go.illinois.edu/2017dixonwriting

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Dixon Trick-or-Treat times (5:00 pm - 7:30 pm)

Trick-Or-Treat Times Announced

The Dixon Police Department announces the Trick-or-Treat times for children this Halloween Season will be on Tuesday, October 31st from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  The Department will have additional personnel working throughout the evening to assist and monitor the event.  Citizens are also asked to illuminate their porch lights if they are participating in handing out candy to trick-or-treaters.  Any suspicious activity or candy should be reported to the Dixon Police Department at 288-4411.  The Department reminds citizens to exercise extreme caution while driving that evening, and he also lists several safety recommendations to make this Halloween a safe and enjoyable one. 

  • Wear light-colored clothing that is properly fitted to avoid the child from tripping. Reflective tape should also be incorporated into the costume if possible for safety and better visibility
  • Ensure that children can properly see through face masks, or use cosmetic face paint to increase the child’s visibility.
  • Children should be accompanied by a responsible adult while trick-or-treating
  • Flashlights and / or light sticks should be carried by children and adults while walking after sunset
  • Children should stay within their respective neighborhood and only accept candy from homes that they know
  • Children should only visit residences that have their porch light illuminated
  • Children should refrain from entering anyone’s home
  • Parents should inspect candy prior to allowing their children to consume it
  • Only properly packaged or wrapped candy should be accepted or given as gifts
  • Children in costumes should stay away from pets as it may not recognize the child and could become frightened.
  • Any obstacles or obstructions should also be removed from sidewalks and porches to prevent children from tripping and falling

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

There are no events on this day.

Thursday, November 02, 2017

There are no events on this day.

Friday, November 03, 2017

Christmas Open House at Fancy Farmhouse (2:00 pm)

11/03  11a-6p    &    11/04 10a-3p     Christmas Open House

Submitted by: Fancy Farmhouse, Inc Ann, Natalie & Nicole Rutherford 815-441-3438

Saturday, November 04, 2017

Share Your Life Story - A Writing Series (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Share Your Life Story, Chapter Three: A Writing Series Recording your life story, treasured memories, and special moments leaves a legacy for generations to come. This writing workshop will explore how to get started in sharing your life story and will include writing sessions and activities. Series is a continuation of the 2016 writing workshop; participation in past workshops is NOT required. Join the series at any time! Fall 2017 Writing Series Dates: Mondays, October 23rd - December 4th at 2:00 p.m. at the Post House Community Center 100 West 2nd Street, Dixon NOTE: There is NO class on November 20th. This writing series is open to the public. For more information or to register visit: go.illinois.edu/2017dixonwriting

Christmas Open House at Fancy Farmhouse (2:00 pm)

11/03  11a-6p    &    11/04 10a-3p     Christmas Open House

Submitted by: Fancy Farmhouse, Inc Ann, Natalie & Nicole Rutherford 815-441-3438

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