Albany United Methodist Church, 502 First St., has launched a new community action – a weekly Sip n’ Chat. Coffee and conversation begins at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 7. Coffee and pastries will be served.
A Ham Ball Supper will be held from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, April 7, at the Church of the Cross, 22621 Rte 2 & 92, Port Byron. Ham dumplings, creamy herbed mashed potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, roll, dessert and drink are on the menu. Adults, $11; children 10 and under, $6. Take-out orders and pre-orders to pick up at the door are available. Also on sale are frozen containers of Chicken Casserole, Spaghetti Casserole, Ham Meatballs (6), or Cheese Potatoes at $7 each. For more information, call Diana at 309-235-4623.
Spring Wildflower and Bird Walk in the Prairie Woods: Kurt Kreiter and Sr. Margaret Kruse will be hosting a walk in the woods from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 12 at Our Lady of the Prairie Retreat, 2664 145th Ave., Wheatland, Iowa. Bring binoculars to observe local bird species and migratory species that can be seen at this time of year. Price: $25 including meal. For more information, visit www.theprairieretreat.org or call 563-374-1092.
Stations of the Cross: Friday, April 15, 2-3:30 p.m., Notre-Dame de la Prairie Retreat, 2664 145th Ave., Wheatland, Iowa. With the help of the book “The People of the Stations of the Cross” by Marci Alborghetti, local “actors” tell the story of the last hours of Jesus. Offering of free will. For more information, visit www.theprairieretreat.org or call 563-374-1092.
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