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Wednesday

Cop on rooftop; 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday, Dunkin' Donuts, 2306 E. Oakland Ave., Bloomington; with Bloomington police officers; benefits: Special Olympics Illinois.

Thursday

Chapter JV, PEO; 12:30 p.m. Thursday, home of Susan O’Rourke; program: “Hail to the Chief” by Ruth Ann Fraker, JV president; state convention report.

Adventure of a Plastic Bottle from the Ecology Action Center; 1 p.m. Thursday, Bloomington Public Library Community Room; family program.

Books to Benefit preview sale; 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Crossroads Mall, 360 Wylie Drive, Suite 700, Normal; benefits: STAR Adult Literacy and YouthBuild McLean County’s literacy programs; $5.

Sir Winston S. Churchill: The Greatest Statesman of the 20th Century; 7 p.m. Thursday, Bloomington Public Library Community Room; part of World War I series; speaker: Daniel Myers, International Churchill Society, Washington, D.C.

PEO, Chapter LO; 7 p.m. Thursday, home of Ann Beck; program: Illinois Convention Report; anbirch@whateverittakes.com.