April 5

• Ashford University will host a career fair from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at Kehl Arena, 400 N. Bluff Blvd. For more information or to register, contact Lindsay Adolphs, Career Services coordinator, at (800) 242-4153, ext. 7479 or email Lindsay.adolphs@ashford.edu; or Jill Mussmann, senior recruiter, at (877) 241-8993, ext. 7019 or email Jill.mussmann@ashford.edu.

• Music in the Loft will be held at 7 p.m. at Soaring Eagle Nature Center, 3923 N. Third St. Local talents will provide instrumental and vocal music featuring a variety of music. Participants with musical talents are invited to bring their instruments. This is a free event, however donations to the center are welcome.

April 6

• Big Meadows Nursing Home, 1000 Longmoor Ave. in Savanna, Ill., will host the annual Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. for children ages 0-10 years old. Children are encouraged to bring their best decorated real or plastic Easter egg to be judged by the residents and prizes will be awarded. The Easter bunny will make an appearance and refreshments will be served. If raining, the hunt will occur inside. For more information, call Jaime Barnhart, activity director, at (815) 273-2238.

April 7

• The Sawmill Museum will host a faberge egg workshop at 11 a.m. Attendees will decorate eggs. All materials will be provided. Museum admission is required. The museum will be close Sunday.  

• 392 Caffe will host an Easter egg hunt from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Clinton Park, across Fourth Street from Prince of Peace School. Hunts will begin at 8:30 a.m., and there will be three divisions — 0 to 6 years old, 7 to 12 years old and 13 to adult. There will be vendor booths, treats and drinks available at the event. Admission is $5 per person or $10 per family. All money will be donated to the YWCA domestic violence/sexual assualt resource center of Clinton.

April 12

• Clinton library staff will present a free workshop, “Exploring eBooks,” at 6:30 p.m. in the Root Cellar (lower level) of the main library, 306 Eighth Ave. South. No registration is necessary. In this workshop, participants will discover types of compatible devices, software needed, and how to search, select and download eBooks from the NEIBORS (North Eastern Iowa Bridge to Online Resource Sharing) consortium from the Clinton Public Library website, www.clinton.lib.ia.us, and other online eBook resource websites. This workshop is a part of National Library Week, “You Belong @ Your Library”, celebrating the nation’s libraries. For more information, call the Clinton Public Library at 242-8441.

• Community members, groups, or organizations with an interest in the promotion of the Great River Road, are invited to attend one or both of two information sessions on April 12 regarding the road. The 90-minute sessions, scheduled for 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., will begin with an informational presentation from David Dahlquist, who has been retained by the National Mississippi River Parkway Commission to facilitate the meetings. Afterwards, Dahlquist and members of the Parway Commission will gather feedback from the audience, which will be used to update a long-term control plan for the roadway. Dahlquist said that to retain the distinction of National Scenic Byway, the NMRPC has to update a Corridor Management Plan that provides guidelines for the promotion and preservation of the Great River Road.

April 13

• Victory Center Ministries’ 25th anniversary celebration will be held at the Durgin Center at Ashford University in Clinton. This is event is open to the public. An offering will be received. Keynote speakers include Mayor Mark Vulich, former Mayor LaMetta Wynn, Clinton LumberKings General Manager Ted Tornow, former Director of Victory Center Ministries Robert Miltenberger and businessman Wayne Steudemann. The Zion Lutheran Worship band will provide the entertainment. For more information, call the Victory Center at 242-9016.

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