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SENTINEL TRIBUNE INSIDE Wednesday, July 13, 2011 Page 3 opageant - From page1 im iii Joel & Toby Schaan and Scott Devlon performed a variety of acoustic music before and after the Laura and Nellie con- test. The Lucio Family Dance Troupe performed Native American Dances and History. Other events in the park included: craft activities for the kiddies, including games and many more activities. Ron Kelsey conducted seed art, Weaving, and woodcarving were demonstrated. Kids made corn husk dolls. An old time black- smith demonstrated his trade. Of course there was lots of food available, from ice cream cones, egg rolls, to coney dogs and much more. There were several craft and flea market vendors selling their wares. Overall the city park was a bee hive of activity with plenty to do for young and old. Week 2 -- Family Festival Saturday July 16 The second weekend of the Laura and Nellie Look-a-Like contest will start at 3:00 p,m. With registration starting at 1:30 p.m. There will be plenty of activities for the kids, and crafters for the adults. An old time blacksmith will also give demon- strations. Also an art exhibit will be held at the community center from 2:00 to 7:30 p.m. Bob Bovee and Gail Heil will give three performances of Folk Music during the festival. Dave Doubler will do Civil War re-enactments and tell Civil War Stories along with displays of Civil War .artifacts. He and his troupe will give three performances including a battlefield amputation reenactment. Kids activities will include foam art, face painting, tattoos, string art, and color pages and word search puzzles. Of course there will also be plenty of food to eat from ice cream cones to hot dogs, and authentic Asian egg rolls. Craft vendors will also have their wares for sale to visitors. If you are looking for a laid back way to spend a Saturday afternoon head for the Family Festival at the Walnut Grove City Park. Above: The Nellie contestants wait- ed to be interviewed last Saturday. Laura and Nellie contest hi-lites Family Festival Above: The Laura and Nellie Look- a-Likes posed for this group photo ..... Right: Missy Erbes interviewed one of the Laura candidates. Left: Missy Erbes gave instructions to the Laura candidates during the Laura and Nellie contest last Saturday afternoon at the city park. Left: This little girl searched for hidden items in this tub full of soybeans at the Family Festival. Right: Director Bill Richards gave last minute instructions to the cast last Friday night. Westbrook city council- from page 1 The council passed a resolution to be a part of a county wide communications grant application. The city pool had only one item that did not pass the inspection. The gate to the kiddie pool needs to have a self closing latch on the gate. Mayor Kolar asked Dan Joel to fix it to meet specifications for the health department. The city received word the former Baumgard prop- erty, on eighth street near the school, has become available through tax forfeiture. Kolar said he would contact the school to see if they would like to purchase the parcel. Two building permits were issued by the city. The first was to Wendy Knakmuhs to construct a deck on the Loose Moose Bar & Grill on south First Avenue. A permit was granted to John Helgeson to install an egress window on his property on Sixth Street. The city approved a deal to trade buildings with Knakmuhs Agency. Knakmuhs has wanted to move to First Avenue for sometime. The city will trade the cur- rent police department building for their building on Seventh Street. The city will also receive $5,000 from Knakmuhs Agency in the deal. Utilities Commission superintendent Dennis Jutting told the council the First Avenue water main replacement project will begin July 11. He also told the council the utilities commission will pledge $10,000 for the library expansion project. On the same subject, Mayor Kolar said they should The Class of 2012 ralnut Grove Lions Club Pageant Supper hosting a Pageant Supper serving 4:30 to 7:30 July 15 Saturday, July x6 Walnut Grove Community Center 4:3o-7:3o p.m. 228933 get some realistic quotes for the project. The council also agreed to pursue a PTO program for full time city employees. June Police report One accident, 12 open doors, one arrest, eight tick- ets issued, four county assists, one DWI pending state processing, one report of vehicle vandalism. purses THR|FTY Store Hours Pharmacy Hours WH|TE M-F : 9:00-5:00 M-F : 9:00-5:00 Sat: 9:00-I 2:00 Sat: 9:00-I 2:00 Sun: Closed , Sun: Closed