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DeKalb Park District offers safe interaction with heavy machinary

Jennifer Irocky

July 25, 2011

DeKALB | Children and adults were able to get up close and personal with tractors and other vehicles at the annual Touch a Truck-Touch a Tractor event in Hopkins Park Thursday.The Park District displayed a large variety of vehicles during the event. Children were allowed to sit in the driver seats, ...

DeKalb Park District offers a course on wood carving

Meaghen Harms

February 28, 2011

DeKALB | The DeKalb Park District will host a six-hour wood carving class on March 12. Woodcarver George Tolliver will instruct the class. "I have been seriously carving wood since 2000, but have been doing it all my life," Tolliver said. "I carve at least half an hour each day." The students will be bark c...