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Fall 2014 Program Registration

Fall 2014 Program Registration

Visit the Frankfort Park District website at www.frankfortparks.org to download a copy of the Fall 2014 brochure.
Scarecrow Building Contest

Scarecrow Building Contest

Frankfort Park District Scarecrow Building Contest Scarecrows Due: October 8; Voting: October 10 – 30 Pick-up Cross Sticks TODAY!
Playing Now: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters

Playing Now: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters

When The Game Stands Tall is based on the true story of a California high school football team that won 151 consecutive games.
Frankfort Preservation Foundation Holds 10th Annual Ice Cream Social on August 24

Frankfort Preservation Foundation Holds 10th Annual Ice Cream Social on August 24

The ice cream social precedes Fall Fest each year.
Friends Hosting Fishing Tournament in Honor of Aaron Toppen

Friends Hosting Fishing Tournament in Honor of Aaron Toppen

The overnight catfish fishing tournament is set for August 16–17.
Concord, CA Highlighted in When The Game Stands Tall

Concord, CA Highlighted in When The Game Stands Tall

When The Game Stands Tall is coming to theaters Aug. 22.
Coming Soon: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters Aug. 22

Coming Soon: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters Aug. 22

When The Game Stands Tall is based on the true story of a California high school football team that won 151 consecutive games.
Why Do Some Route 30 Medians Look Like Overgrown Weed Patches?

Why Do Some Route 30 Medians Look Like Overgrown Weed Patches?

And others look like a flower garden? That depends on which Frankfort-area government is responsible.
Moon Does Battle With Huge 'Fireballs' in the Sky

Moon Does Battle With Huge 'Fireballs' in the Sky

The Perseids, which produce fast and bright meteors that frequently leave trains, peak Aug. 11-13.
Vince Neil, Car Dealer Play Dr. Feelgood for Tinley Charity

Vince Neil, Car Dealer Play Dr. Feelgood for Tinley Charity

What do you do for the Mötley Crüe frontman who has signed everything? Make him autograph a Batmobile.
Who is Your Every Day Hero?

Who is Your Every Day Hero?

Nominate the coach or mentor who made a difference in your life to win a prize package from Patch.
And the Winners of Frankfort's Rib Cook-off Are ...

And the Winners of Frankfort's Rib Cook-off Are ...

Check out who took top prizes in this year's amateur rib cook-off.
I-57/I-294 Interchange Won't Accept Cash

I-57/I-294 Interchange Won't Accept Cash

Learn more and give feedback to the Illinois Tollway at three Southland events in August. The interchange opens in October.
Mosquitos from Frankfort Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Mosquitos from Frankfort Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Mosquitos were pulled from sites in Frankfort and Crete, according to the Will County Health Department.
20 Set to Face Off in Frankfort's Battle of the Barbecue Ribs

20 Set to Face Off in Frankfort's Battle of the Barbecue Ribs

The chefs will prepare the ribs on-site, and entries will be judged in a blind tasting.
Will County Group Chooses New Electricity Supplier

Will County Group Chooses New Electricity Supplier

Rate is a 6.5 percent savings compared to ComEd.
Buy Dream Raffle Ticket by July 27 for Chance at Early Bird Prizes

Buy Dream Raffle Ticket by July 27 for Chance at Early Bird Prizes

The New Lenox Walmart has now teamed up with the Lincoln-Way District 210 Foundation for Educational Excellence in this year's Dream Raffle.
Lincoln-Way Central '14 Alum Wins Fall Fest Poster Design Contest

Lincoln-Way Central '14 Alum Wins Fall Fest Poster Design Contest

Becca Gilbert's watercolor painting beat out 20 other designs for the honor.
Young Anglers Enjoy Frankfort’s Fishing Derby

Young Anglers Enjoy Frankfort’s Fishing Derby

Frankfort's fishing derby hooked youngsters for a fun time Saturday, June 28.
Strong Storms Could Hit Suburbs This Afternoon, Evening

Strong Storms Could Hit Suburbs This Afternoon, Evening

The storms could produce hail up to two inches in diameter, wind gusts in excess of 70 mph, torrential rainfall and localized flooding, frequent cloud-to-ground lightning and the possibility