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BRIEFS: Lions sponsoring free day at the Morris Pool

Published: Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 10:29 a.m. CST

The Morris Lions Club has partnered with the city of Morris to offer a free day of swimming to all Morris residents on Saturday, Aug. 3.

Everyone is encouraged to come to the Morris Swimming Pool, located in Goold Park, to enjoy the newly renovated pool, which includes a 20-foot slide with three flumes, a one-meter diving board, a three-meter diving board, a beach entry, a splash station for the little ones, and more deck space.

Free swimming hours will be from noon to 4:30  and 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3 — the regular pool hours.

Normal fees for Morris residents are $1 for children and $3 for adults. The Morris Lions Club and city of Morris will cover the entrance fee for any Morris resident to enjoy a summer day at our city pool.

In case of inclement weather, the rain date will be the next Saturday, Aug. 10.
Love Shine Festival to aid Autism recovery

YORKVILLE — The Love Shine Festival, to be held Friday, Aug. 30 through Sunday, Sept. 1, will benefit The Hope Shine, the not-for-profit organization for autism recovery.

The festival will take place at Hide Away Lakes, 8045 Van Emmon Road, Yorkville, and will feature three days of music, camping and free wifi with the admission price of $50.

Love Shine Festival, now in its fourth year, will present live bands such as Thinner Teed, Flow Theory, Electric Medicine, Chester Brown, Jaik Willis and 30 other bands.

The Hope Shine identifies several issues that are contributing to the autism epidemic, advocating vaccine safety and healthy food habits.

For further details, contact The Hope Shine’s Director, Martha Kruppa, at (224) 400-1564 and visit http://www.loveshinefestival.org.

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