Before the start of the season, Prairie State men's soccer coach Carlos Reyes told his players to be prepared for a ton of things.
Category archives: Children / Youth
PLAINFIELD – When you build a dramatic Halloween display, people are sure to notice.
Even couples dressed like zombies about to say, “I do.”
“Last year, a wedding party got out and had their ceremony on the front lawn,” said Salvatore Perry, builder of the fundraising display. “They said, ‘Do you my mind if our minister blesses us?’ And I said, ‘Yeah, go for it.’ It was pouring rain outside.”
Morton Arboretum's Fall Color Festival and Boo Breakfast: 7 a.m. to sunset daily through Monday, Oct. 31, at the Morton Arboretum, 4100 Route 53, Lisle. Scarecrow Trail and special events. Trick or Trees from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the children's garden includes games, fall crafts, tree seeds to take home, and small pumpkins to purchase and paint. Boo Breakfast: 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Includes visits from favorite characters. Costumes encouraged. Advanced registration required for the breakfast. General arboretum admission is $9-$14; free for members. (630) 968-0074 or mortonarb.org.
St. Mary's Catholic Community School in Crown Point had a packed house for its annual "Grandparents and Special Persons Day" on Oct. 13. They got such a fantastic turnout that they have to divide the program into two sessions. Everyone loved the band so much that it ran over by almost 10 minutes....
Stacy Brennan still exudes the enthusiastic personality one would associate with a cheerleading coach.
Her spirit shone brightly during Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School’s homecoming football game last Saturday. As any good coach would, she’s showing people how to overcome adversity.