Thursday, May 27, 2010

Homecoming Celebration at St. James Farm

Bring the family for a celebration of one forest preserve’s heritage at the Homecoming Celebration at St. James this Saturday, May 29, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. The celebration features horse and riding demonstrations, hay-wagon rides, interpretive tours, children’s activities, recreation stations, a fine-art fair, live music, food and more. Admission is free. Fees for some activities. St. James Farm Forest Preserve is located on Winfield Road, one-quarter mile north of Butterfield Road, in Warrenville. For more information click this link.

Commissioner Roger Kotecki and I (Commissioner Carl Schultz) will perform at 3:30 - 4:00 on the music stage at the East Barn. Here is the music lineup.Ask Again Later High School Rock Band, 11 a.m. Almost Brothers Band — a tribute to the Allman Brothers and Southern rock, Noon Mark Adamczyk — guitar melodies of folk tunes and classical works, 1 p.m. Julie Kaylin — country cover and adult contemporary tunes, 2 p.m. Roger Kotecki and Carl Schultz — Forest Preserve District of DuPage County commissioners, 3:30 p.m. Ainsworth Rose — Jamaican one-man band, 4 p.m.

This is a fun event. The weatherman says it will be a beautiful day. See you there!

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Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Moving Ahead