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Veterans Day ceremony and ice cream social; Friday, Prairie Central High School, Fairbury; 1:45 p.m. ice cream for veterans and families, in cafeteria; 2:30 p.m. ceremony for veterans and community members, in gymnasium; speakers, U of I Air Force ROTC drill team; music.

Taste of the West fundraiser; 5-8 p.m. Friday, Grossinger Motors Arena, Bloomington; benefits: West Bloomington Revitalization Project; pay-what-you-can admission.


Tickets, Immanuel Bible Foundation’s Women’s Christmas Celebration; 8-11 a.m. Dec. 1, DoubleTree by Hilton, Bloomington; speaker: Nicki Koziarz, author and Bible teacher; space limited; $20; 309-452-6710 or 9-11 a.m. Tuesday or Thursday at Broadview Mansion, Normal.

Veterans Day pancake and sausage breakfast; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Second Presbyterian Church, Bloomington; host: Boy Scout Troop 3; proceeds benefit Troop 3; $7, adults, $4, children.

Uptown Normal holiday open house; Saturday, uptown Normal; shopping; Santa and Mrs. Claus, carriage rides.

International Games Day; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Normal Public Library.

Celebration of India: Day of the Child; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Children’s Department, Bloomington Public Library; children of all ages.

Veterans Day event; 1-3 p.m. Saturday, YouthBuild McLean County, 360 Wiley Drive, Normal; speaker: Tim Pletkovich, author and military historian; veteran recognition.

Zeta Eta chapter, Delta Omicron; 2 p.m. Saturday, Westminster Village, 2025 E. Lincoln St., Bloomington; Founder's Day observance; collegiate and alumnae member program, 3 p.m.

Fall big band dance; 7-10 p.m. Saturday, New Lafayette Club, Bloomington; Illinois State University Jazz Ensembles; proceeds support ISU jazz program; doors open 5:45 p.m.; cash bar; appropriate dress required, no jeans or T-shirts; $15, cash, checks only.