Speckman Realty is hosting a silent auction on December 9th at Northfield Sq Mall, 5:30 pm for the Merchant Street Art Gallery for Autism. There will be thirteen sleds painted by autistic children in the county. Also will be a Christmas program consisting of Bradley Central School Hand Bells and Choir, Dance in the Light, Something Special Singers and Teen Idols. There will be crafts for the children and cookies. All money raised will benefit Merchant Street Art Gallery for Autism. For more information call Dondi 815-937-4370 or 815-715-8405. Sponsors of the event Homestar Bank, Midland Bank, Peoples Bank, Knights of Columbus & Milner Broadcasting.