Northwest NEWS

July 24, 2000


Picnic in the Park

   This year's Lake Forest Park's Picnic in the Park is scheduled for July 29 and 30 at the Towne Center Mall.

   The community celebration is a joint effort of the city and the merchants in the mall. The lower level of the Towne Center Mall will be transformed into a family fun-filled venue.

   The Lake Forest Park Rotary Club will kick off the weekend festivities with a Pancake Breakfast 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 29. Vendors from the mall will also have special merchandise, food, or information booths available.

   Third Place Books will fill the outdoor stage with entertainment throughout the event. There will be dancing, singing, performing dogs and dancing pigs, storytelling, and more.

   Balloon artists and face painters will be strolling the mall. On Sunday, Brian Pool of "Poor Man's Kitchen" will be broadcasting live from the mall.