June 23, 2012
Maple Park FunFest Fireworks Raffle
On Saturday June 23rd, the Maple Park Fun Fest committee will hold a drawdown raffle at the American Legion post home. All proceeds will go towards the fireworks display during the Fun Fest Labor Day weekend. If you what information or want to buy or sell tickets contact Roger Kahl at 815-827-3531 or you can e-mail him firstname.lastname@example.org
Maple Park American Legion
203 Main Street
Maple Park, IL 60151
Tour de Farms MS Bike Run
Jun 23 – 24, 2012
NIU Convocation Centre, 1525 West Lincoln Highway, DeKalb
Bike MS Tour de Farms is one of over 100 rides that happen across the US that raises money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Collectively these rides raise close to 90 million dollars annually with over 100,000 cyclists. Tour de Farms is open to the public with route options ranging from 35-200 miles over one or two days. As cyclists finish up their ride they are invited over to the festival on Saturday which offers food, bands, beer and more.
The two day festival features authentic Greek food, lively Greek and American music, dance performances by the Chicago based Ellas Dance Troupe which will be performing on Saturday at 1:00, 3:00 and 6:00 for your entertainment pleasure. They will perform dances popular from the different islands of Greece and made famous by the motion picture movie Zorba the Greek. There will be games for the kids, a Greek grocery store and commercial vendor booths and arts & crafts for your shopping pleasure.
Most of the food is prepared by the areas Greek owned restaurants using receipts brought over from Greece that have been passed down through generations.
This is an affordable family event for the whole community that is free and open to the public. In the event of inclement weather all food and pastries will be available for drive up pick up at the shelter house.
Greek Fest 2012 dates this year are Saturday, June 23rdSunday, June 24th from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and will once again be held at Hopkins Park in DeKalb.
Saturday June 23
9am-Noon NITRO Trailblazers Races. Please check out the website www.nitroruns.org for details
Stock Car Racing – All Classes PLUS BADGER 600 SERIES SPRINTS
Free Hayrides for the Kids
GATES OPEN 6pm
TIME TRIALS 7pm
RACE STARTS 8pm
FREE Ages Under 6
$5.00 Ages 6-13
$12.00 Ages 14 & Up
CALL FOR INFO OR WEATHER (815) 895-5454 OR (815) 895-5800