Illinois Valley Community College’s Admissions Office hosts Transfer College Connection at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, in Room C316.

Crows beware: Washington Square in Ottawa will be a frightening place Saturday as a festival and a Scarecrow Patch come to the downtown park.

A Fall Fest with music and food — and proceeds to go the La Salle Veterans Home — will be hosted 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at Ottawa American Legion Post 33.

A report from Kmetz Architects said Riordan Pool in Ottawa need $550,000 of repairs in order to open next season, along with additional repairs of $1.2 million in the next five years.