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Events

Jun
14
Fri
26th Annual Cruise Night @ Downtown Ottawa
Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Come to Ottawa and check out the antique and custom cars during the city’s 26th Annual Cruise Night! Over 100 different models of cars will cruise the streets! It’s every car buff’s dream! LaSalle Street will be closed down for this event. Hosted by The LaSalle County Cruisers and the City of Ottawa. $10 registraion dash plaques to first 300 entries. Expanded 50/50 drawing. Need not be present. Advance purchase available. For more info contact: Craig 815-351-7411 or Mike 815-228-4083. Sponsored by Ottawa Special Events Group.

 

 

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Jun
15
Sat
The Loop Group @ Reddick Public Library
Jun 15 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
The Loop Group @ Reddick Public Library

Learn to knit or crochet in a friendly environment with knowledgeable people.

Jun
18
Tue
Ready, Set, Read! @ Reddick Public Library
Jun 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Ready, Set, Read! @ Reddick Public Library

Join us for a fun story time featuring music, movement activities, sing-a-longs, literacy games, crafts, and stories. This event is for children ages 3-6 years.

Jun
22
Sat
Run Today for Tomorrow
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am
Run Today for Tomorrow’s 5th annual 5K is back!! All proceeds go to local Mental Health resources and a mental health scholarship for local students. The goal of Run Today for Tomorrow is to bring hope and provide help to those affected by suicide. We’re running today because we believe in a Tomorrow where everyone is here to see it☀️
Join us on June 22nd for our in-person race or virtually you can run around your neighborhood, on a trail, or on a treadmill, post your results, and help share our message with the world!
Whether your participation is in support of the cause, in honor of a loved one, your personal health, or your personal struggles, we encourage you to participate and let your reason drive you to the finish line. #TomorrowNeedsYouHere
Feel free to follow us on Facebook at “Run Today for Tomorrow” for more updates about race day!
The Loop Group @ Reddick Public Library
Jun 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
The Loop Group @ Reddick Public Library

Learn to knit or crochet in a friendly environment with knowledgeable people.

Jun
25
Tue
Ready, Set, Read! @ Reddick Public Library
Jun 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Ready, Set, Read! @ Reddick Public Library

Join us for a fun story time featuring music, movement activities, sing-a-longs, literacy games, crafts, and stories. This event is for children ages 3-6 years.

Jun
29
Sat
The Loop Group @ Reddick Public Library
Jun 29 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
The Loop Group @ Reddick Public Library

Learn to knit or crochet in a friendly environment with knowledgeable people.

Aug
3
Sat
40th Annual Car Show @ 234 Albin Stevens
Aug 3 @ 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
40th Annual Car Show @ 234 Albin Stevens | Ottawa | Illinois | United States

 



Come check out this spectacular car show! Open to all cars, trucks, and motorcycles.   Music provided. Hosted by LaSalle County Cruisers.

Sep
7
Sat
Illinois Valley Walk to End Alzheimer’s @ Jordon Block
Sep 7 @ 8:30 am
Illinois Valley Walk to End Alzheimer's @ Jordon Block

Join the fight for Alzheimer’s!

 Join us for the 2024 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Illinois Valley on September 7th at Jordan Block. We hope you’ll join us as we take to the streets of Ottawa to spread awareness and raise funds for those impacted by Alzheimer’s and all other dementias. In order to help keep everyone safe (and as touchless as possible) we encourage you to register early by visiting our website.
Registration: 8a
Ceremony: 9:30a
Walk: 10a
Interested in volunteering? Contact Kayli Lavelle – [email protected] / 815.373.5114
Oct
12
Sat
Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk @ Washington Park
Oct 12 all-day
Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk @ Washington Park

While the Out of the Darkness LaSalle County Walk is going to look different this year, our mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed. We are a strong and resilient community, united in our effort to fight suicide, raise awareness, educate our communities, support those who have lost loved ones, and support those with lived experience. We use our voices and share our stories to provide hope. We invite you to join us this Fall for an Out of the Darkness Experience. We’re working hard to plan meaningful opportunities to connect and inspire you, and we will share more details about our exciting plans in the coming weeks. We want to keep you up-to-date with the most current information so be sure to sign up and join us here!

We are always #TogetherToFightSuicide.

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