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OPEN HOUSES SCHEDULED TO EXPLAIN 2015 GYPSY MOTH TREATMENT PROGRAM

Presentations to cover treatments in DuPage and Kane counties SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Illinois Department of Agriculture will hold four open houses to explain its plans this year to treat parts of northern Illinois for the destructive gypsy moth. Presentations are scheduled March 31 in Aurora, April 2 in Warrenville, April 7 in Willowbrook, and April 9 in Campton Hills.    The A

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    Mar 27 - 29, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Southern Illinois Center; c/o Steve Nace 1-270-217-6202
  • AKC OBEDIENCE RALLY DOG TRIALS,
    Mar 28 - 29, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Orr Building; Admission - Free , 8:00 am - 4:00 pm daily , c/o Joan Rothfuss (217)546-5474
  • CCQMA QUARTER MIDGET RACES,
    Mar 28 - 29, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Coliseum; ADMISSION: FREE , Saturday 9 am to 5 pm , Sunday 9 am to 5 pm , teamracing@aol.com , c/o Virginia Barnard (217)306-0544
  • SPRINGFIELD PARENTS OF TWINS CLUB BI-ANNUAL SALE,
    Sat, Mar 28, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Illinois Building Main Floor; Admission $2.00 , 8:30 am to 12:00 pm , Contact: Jen Grimaldi , 217/971-3838 , c/o Nicholas Barnard
  • CPE DOG AGILITY TRIAL,
    Apr 4 - 5, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring; Time: 8:00 am 5:00 pm , No unentered dogs allowed , Admission: Free , email: dogpack9-cpe@yahoo.com , website: capitolcanine.cc/o Chari Hopper (217)585-0937
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    Sat, Apr 4, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Expo Hall; c/o John Crouch 1-217-529-6939
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    Sat, Apr 4, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Fairgrounds;
  • CONSOLIDATED ELECTION,
    Tue, Apr 7, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Illinois Building Main Floor; 6 am to 7 pm , c/o Stacey Kern (217)753-6740
  • LLCC LIVESTOCK JUDGING CONTEST,
    Tue, Apr 7, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Barn 13 Arena Only, Barn - 14 - Arena Only; 6 am to 7 pm , c/o Craig Beckmeier (217)827-6330
  • Illlinois Highschool Invitational Rodeo,
    Apr 10 - 12, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Horse Arena; Team Roping 6:30 Friday night , Slack @ Noon, Perf @ 7:00 Saturday , 9:00 Perf Sunday , c/o Gina Hill 618- -967-3142
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    Sat, Apr 11, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Southern Illinois Center; c/o Troy 618-841-1388
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    Apr 11 - 12, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Illinois Building Main Floor; Adults - $3.00 - Seniors - $3.00 , Children (under 12) - Free , Saturday only Earlybird , 9:00 am - 10:00 am. - $5.00 , Sat.: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm c/o Linda Bogan (217)744-9828
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    Sat, Apr 11, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Parking Lot #21; Saturday 8am to Noon , City of Springgfield Residents ONLY , abby.walden#cwlp.com , www.springfield.il.us , c/o Abby Walden (217)789-2255
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    Apr 11 - 12, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Sale Barn 26; Shelly Seman 217/241-6635 extension 3 , Michelle.Seaman@il.nacdnet.net , c/o Shelly Seaman (217)241-6635
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    Sat, Apr 11, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Livestock Center - Upstairs Ring; Admission: Free , Time: 8 am - 8 pm , asb10@earthlink.net , www.midwesthackney.com , c/o Karen Wood (815)638-2071
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    Apr 11 - 12, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Exposition Building; ADMISSION: FREE , Saturday 8-5 , Sunday 9-4 , wfmb.com , c/o Kathy Byerly (217)528-3033
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    Sun, Apr 19, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Illinois Building Main Floor; 8:30 am to 4:30 pm , Admission: Adults $1.25 , Children 12 & under - Free , c/o John Crouch (217)529-6939
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    Apr 20 - 25, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Illinois Building Main Floor; Daily 9:30 am to 8:30 pm , Julie Rhoads 417/496-5837 , julie@tradinghands.net , www.tradinghands.net , c/o Stuart Metcalf
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    Apr 24 - 25, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Infield Mile Track; Abraham Lincoln Council BSA , 217/529-2727 , AskAbe@souting.org , alincolnbsa.org , c/o Andy Whiting (217)529-2727
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    Apr 24 - 26, DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, Horse Arena; c/o Wendy Rowden 573-701-2849
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    Sat, Apr 25, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Commodity Pavilion; Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm , Admission: Free , c/o Mary Ring (217)243-6055
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    Sat, Apr 25, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Exposition Building; Time - 10 am - 2:00 pm , Admission - $3.00 Donation , Dave Carter 217/629-7077 , dcarter@alice.fm , c/o Mark Birtch
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