Washington Courier

Wednesday 06/20/2018
‘Cruise on the Washington Square’ returns June 21

There will be a family friendly Cruise on the Washington Square on June 21 from 5 – 8 p.m.  The event will include several food trucks and music.  Face painting for kids will be provided by Washington Historical Society and Transformations Lash Studio & Academy.  The specialty shops aroun...

Posted: June 20, 2018
Leisure Acres’ Golden Agers’ Club to host Spring Fling

Members of the Leisure Acres’ Golden Agers’ Club will host their annual Spring Fling festival on June 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 200 Carlson Avenue, Building 28 in Washington.

Posted: June 20, 2018
Trojan Gala event raises record amount for Central 51

The Second Annual Trojan Gala, a collaborative effort with the Washington Illinois Area Foundation, raised over $35,000 to benefit Central School District 51 on March 3 at Five Points in Washington.

Posted: June 20, 2018
Five Points to host GospelFest Ministries patriotic concert July 2

Ignite your Fourth of July celebrations with a patriotic concert a few days prior to the big day itself. GospelFest Ministries will present “God Bless America: A Patriotic GospelFest” on Monday, July 2 at 7 p.m. at Five Points Washington. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Posted: June 20, 2018
Former program director at Morton Chamber opens new event planning business

Whether it’s a community fundraiser or a wedding reception, planning an event of any size can be an overwhelming and stressful process. Thankfully, there are people out there who specialize in that kind of thing.

Posted: June 20, 2018
Washington honors Flag Day with patriotic display

The Square in Washington was ringed with a patriotic display of the American Flag in honor of Flag Day this past Thursday, June 14. The date, issued by proclamation by President Woodrow Wilson and made official in 1949 by act of Congress, is used as a national occasion for citizens to honor …

Posted: June 20, 2018
Tuesday 06/12/2018
Washington Park District announces concert series, social

The Washington Park District invites everyone to attend the concert series and social events this summer at the Washington Park Rotary Shelter.

Posted: June 12, 2018
RiversEdge UMC to host rummage sale fundraiser

RiversEdge United Methodist Church is having a rummage sale from noon to 6 p.m. on Wednesday June 20; 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 21; and 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, June 22 in the Hospitality hall.  The church is located at 500 N Chicago Street, Spring Bay, just off Route 26. 

Posted: June 12, 2018
Opportunities available to teach kids about gardening, generosity

If you are an adult who cares about the next generation knowing where “real” food originates, this information is for you.  If you are an adult who hopes the young generation learns to care about the needs of our less fortunate citizens, this information is for you.  If you are an adult who enjoy...

Posted: June 12, 2018

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