Marengo Beacon/Republican-News from Marengo, Illinois on April 3, 1985 · Page 1
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y?2s HUNTLEY BEACOMElEUBLICM-NE I. MM Mil MESS NEWSPAPER CROUP Our 119th Year - Issue 51 Two Sections 32 Pages Section One 24 Pages & Supps. PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY EOR THE GROWING AAARENGO-UNION-HUNTLEY AREA Thlrty-FlvwCawto rr Copy April 3,1985 Parisek fulfills lifetime v by Mike Dominick ' HBRN Editor - There comes a time in your life when opportunity knocks, and when it does you can't pass it up. Such an opportunity came to Huntley resident Steve Parisek, when he was able to purchase the Woodstock Music Store. "I have been Interested in owning a store like this one all my life, and I finally got the opportunity," Parisek said. "I knew the owner of the store was getting a little old, so I went to the store and asked if he would be interested in selling, to my surprise he said yes," Parisek added. Parisek purchased the store from Bob Lambert who was in business for the past 3 or 4 years, before selling to Parisek. Lambert did , sell some musical equipment, but he mainly gave : music lessons to area residents. While Parisek will continue to give lessons, he is also planning to have many more instruments available for sale. - "Since I took over the store in Lioness Club elect new by Mike Dominick HBRN Editor The Huntley area Lioness Club announced their officers for the coming year, as well as setting their schedule of upcoming events, at their meeting on March 20. The new officers for the upcoming year are: Arlene Mattingly, president; Gwen Jensen, 1st vice president; Dorothy Schaller, 2nd vice president; Fran Borhart, secretary; Olive Staadt-, treasurer; Carol Weirich and Doroty Dammyer are both serving two year terms as direc Schools to by Mike Dominick . I HBRN Editor , Parents who have just gotten over the shock of having their kids home, over the past week, will have their their kids at home one more day. On April 5, the Huntley schools will be closed in observance of the Good Friday holiday. On April 4, the Huntley schools will be letting out at 11 : 10 a.m. due to an in-service day for the teachers. In the high school, the periods that will be observed on that day are, periods 1, 2 .and 3. There is more good new for parents, and bad news for students, Park District holds third annual Smurf-Set by Mike Dominick HBRN Editor The SmurfS have come back to the Huntley Park District and there are many pre-school kids that are very happy the Smurfs have returned. The Smurfs that we are referring to are not the fuzzy blue things you see on your tv., but rather the Smurf-Set classes for pre-school children. J CONNIE LOMBARD INSTRUCTS pre-schoolers in a gueMiiqj game held during a less ion of the Smurf-Set. The Smurf-Set is designed to Instruct pre-schoolers In the basic skills before they enter school Approximately , opens music December of 1984, 1 have more than tripled the inventory of musical equipment in the store," Parisek said. "I have about twenty-five guitars in the store at the present time, and I am planning to add more to my stock," Parisek added. Parisek stated that he has guitars in the store that range from $150 to over $1,000. "I have guitars that are for the beginner to the professinal," he added. Some of the other musical equipment that Parisek has in his store include: drums, coronets, horns and other such equipment. "I felt there was a need to have more equipment in the store," Parisek said. "We also have tons of sheet music in the store, as well as other assessories that are necessary for some musical Instruments," Parisek added. The Woodstock- Store also has music lessons available for anyone who is interested. Steve Brims, a resident of Woodstock, gives guitar lessons for the store, and Lynette tors; Gail Wasserstrass, Betty Ahrens and Marie Fettes are all serving one year terms as directors, and Robin Spiniolas was elected tail twister. - Some of the upcoming events the Lioness will sponsor includes: A Miss Huntley Contest, bingo every Monday evening at 7 p.m., a Carmel Corn Day and Scotch Doubles at Bowl-Hi Lanes. The Lioness announced that they now have an attractive pin that wsJth?.?. M,. tand, mm M recovering-from an 11-printed with Huntley Lioness," with jnesg. be closed April 5 as report will be issued on April 8. ' - Parents can except to review the 'report cards on that day. Both the Huntley boys and girls baseball teams also begin play this week. On April 9, the boys and girls varsity teams will be playing at home against Harvard. Both games Handbell Choir to The Handbell Choir of the First Congregational Church of Huntley will be holding a raffle on May 11. There will be several prizes raffled off by the choir on May 11. The prizes include: Two Cabbage The Smurf-Set is designed for children ages' 3 to 5, and it will help the children learn to play with kids their own age. "This is the third time we are holding the Smurf-Set In Huntley, and we are really getting good responses," Betsey Warrington, park district program director, said. The Smurf-Set is instructed by Con - - J i i 4 store Hayes, a Union resident, gives lessons on any other instrument you might be interested in playing. "Hayes can give lessons in anything from drums to horns,''' Parisek added. The Woodstock Store is an ideal ; place for anyone who wants to purchase an instrument, or just learn how to play one. The store is open from 11 am to I p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays.. The store is closed on Sunday, "I have just established these new hours because I feel they will accomodate the people better.' Parisek said. ' "I would like people to know that we do have lesson times open, and we will give lessons for just about anything you would like to play," Parisek added. Parisek stated that he would be able to get lust about any histrument you would like to purchase. The Woodstock Store is located at 235 N. Benton, in Woodstock, and the . phone number is 815-3384360. officials the letter in the mailbox addressed to "Village with Country Charm," and the return address, "We Serve Too." There were five guests present at the meeting. Bonnie Wascher, Sue Hopkins, Winnie Jilek, Huntley School Superintendent, Dr. Robert Bunt and School Board President, James Heavy were all present to inform the Lioness on upcoming events. The lioness missed pianist May Chesak, who was absent from the mrnHnif a a Ho ntianAaA tit Kai tt.. will begin at 4 p.m., and all students are encouraged to attend. The f rosh-soph teams will also be playing Harvard at 4 p.m., but their games will be played at Harvard. ' The Huntley School District wishes you all a very happy Easter holiday. hold raffle Maj 11 Patch type dolls, a camera, a bowl and pitcher, and several other items of value. Tickets may be purchased from - any Handbell Choir member prior to May 11. nie Lombard, who also instructs all of the craft programs for the park district. "Since we do have many craft programs coming in the near future, we will be focusing more on games in the classes rather than making crafts," Lombard said. "We will be making some art objects in the classes, but not that i t - -A : r n r. v ,4- w. f M . i '. HBmN photo by Mik DamMck sixteen children are participating In the Smurf-Set and Park District Program Director Betsey Warrington is pleased with the turnout Burn-out A FIRE BROKE out at approximately 12:30 p.m., in a house at 6408 Ridgeview in Huntley, on March Zh The north end of the upper floor including the attic and roof Pre-school parents night April 22 The Huntley Grade School will be holding their second annual Preschool Parents Night on April 22, at 7 p.m., in the grade school gym. Parents of children from birth to five should'find this evening fun and useful. The evening is designed to provide the parents with useful ideas to promote both physical and readiness learning skills with their Trivial Pursuit Every other Friday night the Huntley Park District will hold a trivial pursuit night. The fee is $1, and everyone plays in teams. The next game will be held on April 19, at 7 p.m. in the park district office building. All participants are asked to bring their own snack to share with the others. For more information call the park district at 6693180. Easter Bunny The Huntley Park District has been in contact with the Easter Bunny. Plans have been made for the bunny to make a special appearance at Deicke Park on April many," Lombard added. During the classes children will be participating in such things as: finger plays, exercises, arts and crafts and story time. There will also be some games for the children to play, during the classes. "We feel the kids can have a good time while learning some new things,'' Warrington said.. During the first session of the Smurf-Set, which took place on March 23, the children's activities included: playing a spring matching game, openings eggs with riddles in them, making a duck that changes colors, they talked about spring-time rain, they made a rain picture using cotton for clouds and coloring in the rest, a game where the kids pretend they are walking in the rain, and many other things. "We have adopted the theme of spring for all six weeks of the classes. We did this because the weather is starting to change and the kids will see many of the things we are talking about," Lombard said. "In the weeks to come we will be discussing such things as, birds and flowers," Lombard added. Warrington added that the park district has had fifteen kids sign-up for the Smurf-Set. "We are very pleased with the number of kids that signed up for the classes," Warr-, ington arided. Tk "hUdren that will be participating in the classes are: Daren Crabill age 3, Nicholas Drangle age 3, Kurt Montanye age 3, Henry Fresher age 3, Quinn Frihart age 3, Jeremy Lombard age 3, Brian Dunseth age 5, Krista Jurs age 3, Eric Stensing age 3, Shaun Tessmer age 3, Brad Stark age 3, Erin Veach age 3, Patrick Heavy age 3, Erik Hahn age 3 and Annie Bacci age 3 "I feel the kids can really learn a lot in the class," Lombard added. The classes take place every Saturday morning from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., in the park district office buiding. If one thing is certain, the Smurf-Set is here to stay. children. Some of the topics that will be discussed include; ideas and techniques of teaching self-discipline, eye-hand coordination, large muscle coordination, language development, auditory and visual skills, publications for parents to use, and many other topics of interest for those with toddlers. There will also be a movie on child Huntley Briefs 6, at 1 p.m.. An egg hunt will be held following his visit for ages 3 to 9. Adult volunteers are welcome. For more information call the park district at 669-3180. 50's Dance April 13, is the night to Rock and Roll at the Huntley American Legion. The Dynamics will perform the music from 9 p.m. to midnight. A limbo contest and bubble blowing contest will be held with prizes going to the winners. Tickets are $4, and can be purchased from any 4th to 8th grade student, or by calling the Huntley Grade School at 669-5108. r t X 1 - 't t e i I $ - Guessing game EMILY LOMBARD PROUDLY displays the Jar of Jelly beans used in the Huntley Park District guessing contest Sharon Kothe "Won the contest by guessing 589 beans. The actual count was 587 beans. The park dsitrkt received 41 guesses. 1 Beat the price hike Huntley area residents should take advantage of a special subscriptiea offer being made at this time. Effective Aplri 1 subscriptioa rates are 812 for 12 full months. You may take advantage of the 1984 price of only $9 per year through Aplrl 15, 1985. This offer reflects a $9.29 savings over the newsstand price. Please send your checks or money orders to Huntley Beacon-Republicaa-News, P.O. Box 792, Huntley, II. 60142 Watch for many exciting new additions and the expansion of the Huntley Be aeon-Republican News. m 1 10 1 J HBRN photo by MikfDominKk were destroyed by the fire. The cause of the fire and the estimated amount of damage is still under investigation. development, presented by the school on April 22. Kr The school asks that you leave your child at home with a sitter, as the kids will not understand the presentation. The school will provide all of the refreshments for the evening. All District 158 parents who do not have kids in school yet, are invited to attend on April 22. Village Board Meeting There will be a Huntley Village Board meeting on April 4, at 8 p.m., upstairs in the Huntley Village Hall. The meeting is open to the public and all are invited to attend. . Redskin Baseball The Huntley boy's baseball team and the Huntley girl's softball teams both open thier seasons this week. Both varsity teams will be at home on April 9, at 4 p.m, as they take on Harvard. Both frosh-soph teams will be at Harvard on April 9. Come out and support your local teams. (CONTINUED ON PAGE 8) HBRN photo by Mik DonMck

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