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Plenty to do at council on aging

Published: Saturday, June 7, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST

DIXON – Computer and genealogy classes will be available at Dixon Senior Center, 100 W. Second St.

A basic computer class will be from 2 to 4 p.m. June 24 and 25. Justin Wiggins from Wiggins Computing in Dixon will teach the class. Students will learn how to use a mouse and keyboard, and computer terminology.

The cost is $15 for both classes, which includes a beginner’s guide.

A free genealogy class will be from 9 to 11 a.m. every Tuesday in June.

Students will trace their family trees. Sandy Fry, a local genealogist, will lead the class.

For more information, or to register for a class, call 815-288-9236.

Lee County Council on Aging will host a line dancing party from 5:30 to 10 p.m. June 18 at the Post House Ballroom, 100 W. Second St.

Experienced dancers, beginners, and spectators of all ages are all welcome. The cost is $2. Soda, wine, beer, and spirits will be available for purchase.

Quarter Mania, a vendor fair that is a cross between an auction and a raffle, will be Thursday at the Post House Ballroom. The doors open at 5:30 p.m., and sloppy Joe’s, chips, and cookies will be served from 5:30 to 7. The auction is from 6:30 to 8:30.

Participants bid to win a product or prize donated by local businesses. Bids are from 1 to 4 quarters.

In addition to the auction, there will be a 50-50 drawing to benefit LCCOA. The vendors also will have items for purchase. Visit or call LCCOA for more information at the above number.

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