Posts Tagged “Ted Tala”

Music returns to Lyons

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Music returns to Lyons

Music returns to Lyons Five more concerts scheduled for Veterans Park By Steve Metsch A big crowd was on hand Wednesday night to see Strung Out, the third in a series of Wednesday night performances for the Music in the Park concert series at Veterans Park in Lyons. The concert series is back after being away for…

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Easter egg hunt in Lyons

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Easter egg hunt in Lyons

Easter egg hunt in Lyons March 28 event will be followed by others in ’21  By Steve Metsch For the first time in roughly a year, Ted Tala is busy planning events. Like many of us, Tala, the parks and recreation director for the village of Lyons, saw his routine thrown for a loss with…

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High-tech Santa

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High-tech Santa

High-tech Santa Jolly elf visited via Zoom with Lyons kids By Steve Metsch Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Lyons parks and recreation department was unable to have Santa visit in person with kids this year. Thanks to modern technology, all was not lost. Kids were able to visit with the jolly old elf on…

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Music beating virus so far

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Music beating virus so far

Music beating virus so far Communities planning free concerts this summer By Steve Metsch Local communities are hoping their summer music festivals are not casualties of the coronavirus, which has result in so many spring cancelations. Brookfield and Lyons are banking on the lifting of restrictions of large groups because of concerns of spreading the…

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Camp Lyons opens June 4

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Camp Lyons opens June 4 Summer camp to include more field trips By Steve Metsch Registration is open for Camp Lyons, a summer camp which promises to be bigger and better than last year with more emphasis on field trips. The 11-week camp starts on Monday, June 4 and runs through Frida, Aug. 17, said…

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Acting no more

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Acting no more Torres to head Summit Parks; Tala steps up in Lyons Steve Metsch After two years, Frank Torres can remove the “acting” from his title and replace it with “executive.” Torres has been hired as the executive director of the Summit Park District. Board members made it official with a unanimous vote on…

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