The Huntley Farmside
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USPS 580-360 THURSDAY, JULY 7, 1988 VOLUME 28-NUMBER 14 Eutitle^ Jarmsik OFFICE PHONE 312-669-6621 SERVING THE PEOPLE OF HUNTLEY SINCE 1960 25| per copy Circus Coming To Huntley The Huntley area Jaycees are sponsoring the Franzen Brothers Circus. The circus will be held at the Huntley Grade School on Tuesday, July 12th. There will be two evening performances at 5:30 and 8:00 p.m. The Shows will feature tigers, lions, elephants, aerial acts, and of course clowns. Save money by purchasing your circus tickets in advance from Jaycee members or locations around town. (State Bank of Huntley and Ventura Association.) The tickets in advance are as follows $5.00 - adults, $3.00 - children or senior citizens. A family of 2 adults and 4 children is $17.00. Come out with your kids and enjoy a great evening at the circus. For more information call 428-1338. Historical Society Picnic On Sunday, July ID, members, past members and friends ot the McHenery County Historical Society are invited to an afternoon picnic on the grounds of the Society's museum in Union. Organized to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Society, picnickers are asked to bring their picnic lunches. Lemonade and coffee will be provided by the Society. The picnic will go on during the museum's regular Sunday hpurs, 1:30 to 4:30 In the years before the Society had a museum, summer picnics were held on a regular basis throughout the Continued on page 8 NOTICE Please don't burn until we get more rain and cooler weather. Any questions, call the fire chief at 669-5066. Eagle Scout Performs Community Service Project ¦>.\ ^ -A Michael Peterson, 17, son of Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Peterson of Huntley has been working on his service project for the Boy Scout Eagle Rank Award. Michael, along with his fellow troop members and staff of the Huntley Park District, has been assembling a "DuraScape Play Structure" at 01' Timer's Park. Troop members assisting with this project are Willie Mathes.on, Kevin Christ, Craig Nichols, Matthew Peterson and Aaron Peterson. Lending a hand from the Park District are LeRoy Wirsing, Larry Kahl, John Mercer, Dave Miller and Manning Brown. Also helping is Maryam Smith. Heritage Fair On Sunday, June 26, the McHenry County Historical Society held their 4th Annual Heritage Fair in Union at the site of thc Society's museum, an 1870's building which once served as the Union School. Costumed members of the Society offered vintage hats, clothes, antique books and miscellaneous items for sale. A beautiful baby quilt was raffled off as well as hourly raffles of baskets of goodies. Craft booths to browse, baked goods to buy, spinning, weaving and quilting demonstrations to watch, plenty of food to sample and old fashioned games were just part of the days activities. Entertainment took place throughout the afternoon with storyteller Jim May, the Harvard Squares, the Harrison Civil War Drill Team, the Huntley Kitchen Band and Gary Nickels (with slides of early McHenry County scenes). The museum was also open all day. Regular museum hours are 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from June through American Legion Holds Joint Installation Huntley American Legion Post #673 and American Legion ¦ Auxiliary will hold a joint installation on Sunday, July 24, 1988, at 4:00 p.m. Installing officer for the Auxiliary is Becky Gabel of Fox River Grove; installing Sergeant-at-Arms is Ethel Lewis of Marengo; installing Chaplain is Marie Boncosky of Crystal Lake; and installing musician is lolene Biangardi of Fox River Grove. The 1988-89 slate of officers for the Auxiliary to be installed are: President - May Chesak, 1st Vice - Ariene Mattingly, Treasurer - Betty Zirk, Secretary - Marilyn Eckman, Historian - Lois Parisek, Sgt. at Arms - Francis Fox, Asst. Sgt. at Arms - Dorothy Schaller. Insifelling officer for the Legion is Joe Lewis of Marengoi Sgt.-at-Arms is Gordon Gabel of Fox River Grove. The 1988-89 slate of officers for the Legion are: Commander - James "Barney" Manning, Sr. Vice - Bob Zirk, Jr. Vice - Don Hardy, Treasurer - Richard Enstrom, Adjutant - Don Enstrom, Finance Officer - to be appointed. Chaplain - to be appointed. Refreshments will be served after the installation. Vacation Bible Schooi Children of the community, ages 3 and older, are invited to attend the First Congregational Church of Huntley Vaction Bible School, July 11-15, 9-11:30 a.m. The fee is $3 per child or $5 per famiiy. The week will center around our Victory Village as we all learn how to be Champions for Jesus. Please register by calling the Church Office, 669-3691. August. For May, September and October they are Wednesday and Sunday, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
|Creator||The Huntley Farmside|
|Coverage||Huntley, Illinois, United States|
|Description||Weekly Newspaper from the Huntley Area Public Library Collection|
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|Publisher||This Collection was digitized and loaded into CONTENTdm by OCLC Preservation Service Center (Bethlehem, PA) for the Huntley Area Public Library|
|Source||Reproduction of library's print newspaper archives|