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Sunday, February 18, 2018

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Bicentennial Event

Illinois Bicentennial Program for McDonough County

McDonough County Historical Society

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The McDonough County Historical Society is pleased to welcome Dr. John Hallwas, Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Western Illinois University, who will give a talk entitled, "W.H.Hainline: Newspaper Editor, Local Historian, and Community Builder." He also will comment on the release of a new book, Memory and Community: The Life and Writings of W.H. Hainline, edited by John Hallwas and Kathy Nichols.

Burnham's Chicago

Palos Heights Public Library

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Actor Terry Lynch will portray Daniel Burnham, architect of the 1909 Chicago Plan and will discuss the history of the "Windy City" and its transformation from the "Wild Onion" to the "City of Big Shoulders."

Illinois at 200

Palos Heights Public Library

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Take one part history, one part storytelling, and one part trivia game, add prizes and what to you get? William Pack returns with a once in 200 years chance to celebrate the bicentennial of Illinois. Guaranteed to be fun, informative, with a little dash of the odd and unusual.

Renewing the Promise of the Forest Preserves

Palos Heights Public Library

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Nature needs people to remain healthy and Douglas Chien from Friends of the Forest Preserves will discuss how people work together to restore healthy nature in our forest preserves and some of the challenges as we move towards the next 100 years.

Can Civics Be Civil?

Palos Heights Public Library

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The answer is an astounding YES! Join Senator Bill Cunningham for his discussion on civic engagement in state government, non-partisanship participation, and how to get involved.
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