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January 21, 2013

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Kids can learn technology

DANVILLE — Danville Public Library will present a new series of Project Next Generation classes for fifth-graders.

Classes will be from 3:30-5:30 p.m. starting Tuesday, Jan. 22, through March 13. Students may choose either Tuesdays or Wednesdays.

Students will learn to use computers, scanners, cameras, flip cameras, tablets, work on the library blog and much more. To register, call the library at 477-5225 by Monday.

Club to serve soul food

The Grown Folks Social Club will host its Soul Food Night from 6-11 p.m. Friday at the Untouchables Motorcycle Club, 106 Commercial St.

The gathering will feature blues, old school and adult R&B. Music will be provided by DJ Debra.

Attendees are asked to bring a $5 donation. Food will be provided. Menu will include fried chicken, greens, sweet potatoes, macaroni and cheese and more. The club requests no carry-outs.

The purpose of the club is to provide social entertainment.

Elks to serve catered meal

The Danville Elks Lodge 332 will serve its weekly catered meal at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the lodge, 421 N. Vermilion St. Reservations must be received by noon Tuesday. Price: $11.

Encore will cater the meal, which includes manicotti, Caesar salad, glazed carrots, garlic bread and chocolate cream pie.

Following the dinner, Kate Peters, regional director of Girl Scouts of America, will discuss scouting in Illinois, especially in the East Central district. E.R. Luebbers will make a presentation from the lodge for the support of the Girl Scout Programs in Danville and Vermilion County.

For details, call the lodge at 442-0145.

DHS Players present play

The DHS Players will present the comedy, “Midsummer Jersey,” by three-time Tony nominee Ken Ludwig.

The play is a blend of the MTV reality show “Jersey Shore” and of Shakespeare’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream” set on the boardwalk of a seaside town in modern-day New Jersey.

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