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Deere site hosting fall festival

GRAND DETOUR – The John Deere Historic Site is celebrating the harvest season with its second annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 13. From 9 a.m.-4 p.m., guests to the Site are invited to decorate pumpkins, bob for apples, play a variety of old fashioned kids games and of course, tour the grounds and exhibits. This year’s event will also feature covered wagon rides throughout the day and a chance to interact with alpacas. The Historic Site offers free admission making this an exceptional family outing.

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Painting classes coming soon

OREGON – The Eagle’s Nest Art Group is offering an oil painting class taught by Carol Ubben. There will be six two-hour sessions on Tuesdays from 6-8 p.m. beginning on Oct. 9 through Nov. 13. The cost is $30 for 12 hours of instruction.

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Park District offers Spa Day

OREGON – Come join the Oregon Park District for our 9th annual Spa Day on Wednesday, Oct. 10. Enjoy a Water Aerobics or Twinges workout and Spa Day that includes refreshments, prizes from local business, and an optional chair massage.

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Swim lessons being offered

OREGON – Learn to swim this Summer at the Oregon Park District. Morning and evening classes are available. Summer swim lessons begin on June 4.

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