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fhe Euutlep Jarmsik USPS 580-360 THURSDAY, JULY 23, 1987 VOLUME 27-NUMBER 16 OFFICE PHONE 312-669-5621 SERVING THE PEOPLE OF HUNTLEY SINCE 1960 25c per copy Fall Registration Bep^ins Registration for McHenry County College's fall credit classes began July 20. Classes begin August 21. Residents can register by phone for fall credit classes until July 23 by calling (815) 455-6510. After July 23, registration must be made in person in Room 140 of the College's Main Hall Building, located on Rt. 14 between Woodstock and Crystal Lake. County residents can look for MCC credit schedules in their mailboxes this week. The College will remain on summer hours through July. Offices are open Monday to Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and are closed on Fridays. Beginning August 3 the College will resume regular hours: Monday through Thursd'iy, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call (815) 455-3700. Huntley Park District Events Pet Show If you are between the ages of 4 & 14 & have a pet, then this special event is for you! On Friday, July 24, Huntley Park District is sponsoring a pet show at 1:00 in Deicke Park. Some of the categories will include, biggest pet, smallest pet, best trick pet, best behaved pet & best costumed or funniest pet. A prize for everyone! Dr. Huebner from the Huntley Animal Hospital will be on hand to tell participants about pet care & to answer questions. There is a $1.00 fee, payable at registration at 12:45. No pre-registration is required. Please bring waterbowls & "pooper Scoopers"!! Zany Olympics Come to this event at Deicke Park for a whole day of fun ic friendly competi¬ tion! Huntley Park District is sponsoring the popular Zany Olympics on Friday, July 31 from 10:00 -1:00. Some of the wild & crazy events include the javelin throw (with a drinking straw), discus throw (with a paper plate), shoe kick, grape catch & seed spitting contest (while eating watermelon)! Participants 6-12 years will compete against other kids in their age divisions. Bring a sack lunch, drinks will be provided. The fee is $7.00 ($10.50 for non-residents of the Park District). Please pre-register by calling the Part District at 669-3180 by July 24. Big Wheel Race Kids ages 3-6 have a great time at this event sponsored by Huntley Park District! There will be races for each age group, followed by a "run" through the obstacle course! 1st, 2nd, 3rd <fe merit awards will be given - a prize for everyone! All you need to participate is a Big Wheel & a lot of enthusiasm!! The date is Friday, August 7 at 11:00 a.m. in the parking lot of Huntley Grade School. The fee is $1.00, you may pay when you "check in". There is no pre-registration required. We will have a pre-race parade, so if you'd like to decorate your Big-Wheel you're welcome to do so! Spectators are welcome! Bubbles Balloons Bears & Bingo During this session spon¬ sored by Huntley Park Dis¬ trict on Wednesday, August 5 from 9:30 - 11:00, pre-schoolers, ages 3-5 will enjoy outside activities, quiet games and crafts all revolving around the 4 "B's", Bubbles, Balloons, Bears & Bingo! The fee is $4.00 ($6.00 for non-residents of the Park District). Pre-re¬ gister by July 31 by calling the park office at 669-3180. Connie Lombard instructs. Watch for the Pre-Fair Pull-Out Easter Seal Benefit McHenry County kicks off the Easter Seal cablethon 2 weeks early with a fund raiser at Coleman's Restau¬ rant Route 31 in Crystal Lake, on July SOth at 7 p.m. Coleman's and Easter Seal are sponsoring a nationally sanctioned Arm Wrestling . contest to promote the sport of arm wrestling and to raise funds for therapy for the handicapped in McHenry County. Coleman's owners Dan Decker and Brett Coleman announce that all profits from the $1.00 cover charge will be donated to the Easter Seal Society for McHenry County. The Easter Seal Center pro¬ vides physical therapy, occu¬ pational therapy,speech therapy, nursing services and Home Health care throughout the county. A special raffle sponsored by Coleman's will raise additional funds. Any¬ one who donates over $10.00 to Easter Seal the night of the "Arms for Easter Seal Party" will have their name included in the cable T.V. special. 4-H Training Program Dennis Drendel of Huntley participated in Citizenship- Washington Focus...a citizen¬ ship and leadership training program at the National 4-H Center, near Washington D.C, June 27—July 5. Drendel was among 43 4-H members from Illinois and 45 other states who participated in the summer program. Citizenship-Washington Focus is designed to help young people examine the U.S. Constitution, and increase their understanding of American government, their rights and responsibilities as citizens and their Ameri¬ can heritage. Throughout the week the teenage participants took field trips to histori¬ cal and cultural sites such as the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, visited federal agencies and community organizations and learned about government procedures. The group spent a day on Capitol Hill where they met with Representative Art Fair The number of artists exhibiting at the Woodstock Art Fair on sunday, August 16 will reach an all-time high, Jim Campion, chairman, said today. The juried show will fea¬ ture more than 100 artists, including some with national reputations. The Woodstock Chamber of Commerce and Industry, sponsor of this Art Fair, has set the prize money at $2,000. Of this amount, $1,000 will be in prize money and the other $1,000 will be in a guarantee of purchases by public-minded citizens and businesses. The Woodstock Art Fair will be presented in the pictures¬ que City Square from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Professional/ Service division of the Chamber of Commerce is in charge of the all-day event. Campion said the jury committee has accepted entries from artists in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Iowa. Included will be oil paintings, water colors, drawings, photography, sculp¬ ture, pottery and mixed media. A judge will choose the prize money winners. The Best of Show will receive $400, and the runnerup will receive $200. Eight prizes of $50 each will be awarded. Committee members include Jim and Barbara Campion, Maude Kiltz, Victor Meuch, Tom Smith and Don Peasley. This will be the 12th year the Chamber has sponsored the Art Fair in the square. Following the show, the Chamber is sponsoring a re¬ ception for the artists where the prize winner will be announced. Phillip Crane and got a close-up view of the politi¬ cal process. In workshops at the Nation¬ al 4-H Center, the young people learned and practiced leadership skills; discussed and debated legislative issues and policies, proposed possible solutions to domes¬ tic and international con¬ cerns and held simulated con¬ gressional hearings and county council meetings. They also developed a plan to in- Continued on page 4 Prairie Potluck July 26 On Sunday, July 26, the annual potluck of the Friends of Veteran Acres Prairie combined with a guided tour through the Prairie will be held in the Crystal Lake Nature Center, 330 North Main. The meal will begin at 1 p.m. and will be followed by a short program. Dr, William Howenstine of North¬ eastern University will talk to the group about the Decreasing Open Space problem. Mr. Bob Lashbrook, Director of the Crystal Lake Park District, will speak to the relations between the Crystal Lake Park District and the Friends of Veteran Acres Prairie. Persons wishing to attend the Potluck should bring a dish to share with others and their own eating utensils. The Chapter will furnish coffee and tea. Membership in the organization is not re¬ quired, as all interested persons are welcome to attend. Those who cannot come for the dinner are welcome to go on the guided tour of the prairie which will begin around 2:30 p.m. The Friends of Veterans Acres Prairie was formed in 1979 and affiliated with the McHenry County Chapter of Illinois Audubon Society. The Prairie, consisting of about 30 acres, belongs to the Crystal Lake Park District. Under the terms of an agree¬ ment with them, the Friends have undertaken to preserve and restore the prairie to something approaching its pre-settlement condition. The Park District has been generous in its support of the program, according to a spokesman for the Friends. Twice a month, on the se¬ cond Friday evening and the last Saturday morning of each month, a number of volunteers gather to provide the man¬ power needed to remove non- native species, set out plants grown and donated by the Wildflower Preservation and Propagation Committee (McHenry County Defenders) and other interested patrons, and by the judicious use of fire to check the return of ' this grassland to woodland. For details about these work sessions, contact Wendell Smith, 815-455-1175.
|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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