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AVOCA

HAPPY BIRTHDAY on April 18 to Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Leonard Buchholz, Tyrus Kompare, and Franz von Suppe; on April 19 to Robbie Barnhart, Connie Bruns, Eileen Norris, Loween Heine, and Lisa Swanson; on April 20 to Roger Meyer;  on April 21 to Lauren Barry, Torey Bose, Stephen Crane, Darcee Jo Haveman, Ryan O’Neal, Jennifer Schutz, and Matt Wohlers; on April 22 to Lisa Clark, Nancy Essink, Clark Gartner, Yehudi Menuhin, Benny Thom-asson, Giuseppe Torelli, and Lori Zahn; on April 23 to Jeff Barry, and William Shakespeare; and on  April  24 to Giovanni Battista Martini.

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY on  April 21 to Connie and Dennis Schutz; and on April 22 to Kelli and Dave Deke.

AVOCA LIBRARY NEWS:  The annual Avoca Easter Egg Hunt will be on Saturday, April 20, in the Avoca Town Hall.  Registration begins at 10 a.m., and the Hunt starts at 10:15.  
Prizes will be given.

OLD AVOCA SCHOOLHOUSE NEWS: Greenblatt and Seay's Schoolhouse Performance Series present the mini-musical, “Noah’s Ark,” on Sunday, May 12,  at 2:30 p.m., in the Old Avoca Schoolhouse.
The concert will be downstairs, and  followed by light refreshments, and a chance to chat and even jam with the performers.
To keep informed about future concerts and workshops in The Old Avoca Schoolhouse, sign up for the mailing list at http://greenblattandseay.com.

BLOODMOBILE NEWS:  The next bloodmobile will be in Avoca on Monday, June 17 from 1 to 7 p.m.