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Che Euntlr^ Jarmsik USPS 580-360 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1988 VOLUME 28-NUMBER 36 OFFICE PHONE 312-669-5621 i Christmas Bells Concert If you've heard about the handbells at First Congre¬ gational Church and haven't had a chance to hear them, now is your chance. On Sunday, Dec. 11, the choirs of the church will be presenting a concert at 7:00. Handbell and choral selections will include Donkey Serenade, Still Nacht, Gentle Mary, The First Noel, Toyland, He Is Born, Alleluia Allelu, and Still, Still, Still, among others. Refreshments will be served by the C.E.L.A.S. following the concert in the social hall. A free-will offering will be collected. The public ia invited to attend. Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Village Board of Trustees The November 10, 1988 Regular Meeting of the Village Board of Trustees of the Village of Huntley was held in the Board Room of the Village Hall and brought to order by the President at 8:00 P.M. Present were President Dhamer, Trustees Wicke, Borowici, Hoeft and Greve with Trustee Brown being absent. Also attending were Attomey Kukla, Village Engineer Schwegel, Police Chief Rossi and Public Works Director Nimbar. The minutes of the October 13, 1988 meeting were first on the agenda. Trustee Greve asked that they be corrected or clarified in that the property to the east of the Pinecrest Golf Club parking was not part of the PUD ordinance and not the parking lot as stated in the minutes. He made a motion to approve the minutes as clarified and motion was seconded by Trustee Borowici, and upon roll call, all trustees voted aye and the motion carried. Financial reports were examined whereupon a motion was made by Trustee Wicke, seconded by Trustee Greve, to accept the Treasurer's Report Continued on page 2 SERVING THE PEOPLE OF HUNTLEY SINCE 1960 25| per copy Christmas Then and Now Lions & Lioness Christmas Party On Saturday, Dec. 3rd, 50 Lions ic Lioness held their annual Christmas Party at the American Legion. The Legion served a delicious beef dinner to start the evening. Santa came down the chimney a little late on account of eating too much of said beef. Everyone received a gift from Santa. After dinner some members retumed to the bar and aome releixed with a pinochle deck. Prizes were awarded after. Thanks to everyone who came and special thanks to the Committee who planned the event. December Park Events Christmas Crafts: On Saturday, Dec. 10, kids of all ages will have loads of fun making decorations ic gifts for Christmas, including their own wrapping paperl Ages 3-5 will meet at the office building in Deieke Park from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. and ages 6 & up will meet at 2:45-4:00. Connie Lombard instructs. The fee is $5.00/$7.50 for non-residents of the Park District. Please pre-register. Christmas Cookie Ic Recipe Exchange: This is a great way to get a variety of cookies for the holidays without the fuss of making them all yourself. Just bring as many cookies as you'd like (at least 3 doE.) to the office building in Deieke Park on Wed., Dec. 14 between the hours of 9:00-3:00, return on Thurs., Dec. 15 between 9:00- 5:00 and choose your number of cookies (minus 6) from the different varieties that have been brought in by other people. The 6 will be used for tastingi Bring the recipe that you used, we'll make a copy of it, and make up a "mini" cookbook that will be ready for you when you come in to pick up your cookies. The hot chocolate will be waiting for your visit! If you would like to participate, but can't come during the times offered, just call the Park Office at 669-3180 to make arrangements for them to be picked up and delivered. There is no fee. Meet Santa: Santa will again be making his magical visit to Huntley this year on Sat., Dec. 17 at 1:00 sharp at the First congregational Church. You'll enjoy Christmas Carols, stories, refreshments and a special visitor, besides Santal There is no fee and no pre¬ registration is required. Continued on page 3 by Barb Stephens Snow falls silently to the ground as youngsters join their father in the search for the perfect Christmas tree. The trees stand straight and tall as though waiting to be chosen. "Over here!" "Look at this one!" The sound of an axe biting into wood rings out, and shortly the family returns to its home singing carols and laughing together. Mother has begun the long chore of baking for the holidays, and the myriad smells fill the warm cheery kitchen and beckon each one with promises of delicious goodies. The list is endless as mince and pumpkin pies, cookies, and cakes are mixed, baked, and set on the counter to cool. The grown children are coming for Christmas with their own famiUes, and in the distance can be heard sleighbells as the horses pull their gift-laden burdens over the silver ribbons of road to their destination. Coral Unit Has Night Out "They're here! They're herel" The welcome sounds on the night air, the words crisp and bright as the moon on the snow. The visitors unload their belongings and are bustled lovingly into the warm house. The tree is being set up in the parlor and the children are stringing the popcom for decorations. The new comers join in and add their nimble willing fingers to the busy hands already at work. "What a beautiful tree!" "Oh , look at the ornament Susie has madel" "Johnny, how nicel" Continued on page S The Coral Unit of Homemakers Extension Association celebrated Christmas together at Tong's Restaurant in Marengo, on Thursday evening, Dec. 1st. The Chinese quisine was excellent, and everyone enjoyed themselves at the dinner engagement. The entire Homemakers Coral Unit wishes each and everyone of you a happy and safe holiday sestsonl Our monthly meetings are held during the daytime, and some in the early evenings. If you wish to come and sit in on a meeting, sometime, please feel free to call Beverly King at 815-568-8665 or Barb Schmidt at 815-923-4482 for details on the next meeting, or questions you might have regarding Homemakers.
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
|Creator||The Huntley Farmside|
|Coverage||Huntley, Illinois, United States|
|Description||Weekly Newspaper from the Huntley Area Public Library Collection|
|Rights||This material may be protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S. Code).|
|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|