The Washington Park Pool opens on Thursday, June 2nd. Pool passes are available. Stop in their office to get one today!
Washington Township is sponsoring a FREE car ride taxi service in cooperation with Morton/Washington Taxi for ‘mobile Senior’ residents age 65 and over, who live in and are traveling within Washington Townships’ 61571 zip code area. Here is a link to the printable brochure outlining more details on transportation options within the 61571 Washington Township Area. https://www.toi.org/.../20c.../Transportation%20Brochure.pdf https://www.toi.org/township/tazewell-county-washington
Washington Good Neighbor Days is HAPPENING! Events will be happening throughout the summer at community events. They are starting off the summer with everyone’s favorite..... the CARNIVAL! The carnival will run June 1st - 5th this year with the following events:
* Carnival Rides/Games/Food
* Family Bike Ride - Saturday, June 4th
* Car Show - Uftrings on Saturday, June 4th
Registration for Summer Camp 2022 at the Washington Park District is still available! They have different options for families based on your needs. You can sign up for 3 days a week, two weeks at a time, or weekly. Click here for more information! https://www.washingtonparkdistrict.com/programs/summer-day-camp, or stop by 105 South Spruce Street today! Camp starts on Monday, June 6th.
Washington Park District presents the 2022 Washington Good Neighbor Days 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run on Saturday, June 4th at 7:30 a.m.
This event will feature their chip timed 5K and 1Mile races. These runs are presented by the Uftring Chevrolet-Washington.
The race will begin in front of Five Points Washington at 7:30 a.m. The entry fee for the 5K is $28 through May 1st , and $32 up until race day. Race day registration is $38. Registration includes an event performance running shirt to every registered runner. Packets will be available for pick up on Friday, June 3rd from 5:00-7:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 4th from 6:00-7:00 a.m. at Five Points Washington.
Check in and late registration is available at Five Points Washington from 6:00-7:00 a.m. on race day.
1 Mile event
The 1 Mile Fun Run is an event for the entire family, or for those individuals not wanting to compete in the 5K race. The route will follow the same path as the 5K event, but just before Dallas Road, the 1 milers will turn into the access road and complete an out-and-back course around Central School. The 1Milers will get an official time and use the same finish line as the 5K participants. Each participant will receive a t-shirt. This event will also start at 7:30am. The entry fee for the 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk is $15 through May 1st, and $20 up until race day. Race day registration is $25.
Register Online at: https://raceroster.com/events/2022/56097/good-neighbor-days
The American Legion in Washington invites you to try your luck at the Queen of Hearts Progressive Raffle. Every Thursday night you can purchase a raffle ticket for $1 at a chance to win the progressive pot of money. The kitchen is open and you can enjoy many tasty entrees they have to offer. Also, the Legion is open on Fridays night with their full menu, and they are always open to the public. For more information, you can visit them online at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1142985379059201/
DON’T FORGET digiMAX TV customers! Effective January 5, 2022, all new Cloud DVR recordings were set to have a maximum storage time of 180 days. Recordings that you want to keep beyond this time can be marked as protected using your remote control. For step-by-step instructions on how to protect a recorded program that is about to expire, visit https://www.mtco.com/cdvr If you have any questions, please reach out to our customer service or tech support teams at 309-367-4197.
On June 15, 2022, the Internet Explorer desktop application browser will retire and will no longer be supported by Microsoft. As a direct result of Microsoft discontinuing support for this browser, MTCO will also no longer support this platform. It is recommended that all users update their browser accordingly. For assistance, here is a Microsoft FAQ: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/windows-it-pro-blog/internet-explorer-11-desktop-app-retirement-faq/ba-p/2366549
Researchers have demonstrated what they call the “first active contactless attack against capacitive touchscreens.” GhostTouch, as it’s called, “uses electromagnetic interference (EMI) to inject fake touch points into a touchscreen without the need to physically touch it.” The core idea is to take advantage of the electromagnetic signals to execute basic touch events such as taps and swipes into targeted locations of the touchscreen with the goal of taking over remote control and manipulating the smartphone. Full story at https://thehackernews.com/2022/05/attackers-can-use-electromagnetic.html
Could contact lenses become a computer screen? Mojo is embarking on testing smart contact lenses that promise to bring data directly into your field of view. The product’s scleral lens (a larger lens that extends to the whites of the eye) corrects the user’s vision, but also incorporates a tiny microLED display, smart sensors and solid-state batteries. This sounds uncomfortable, but you can read more about it at https://www.bbc.com/news/business-61318460
Friday, June 3rd
The boys are back in town! Eric Kripke’s excellent series that imagines if superheroes were inherently bad returns with a three-episode premiere, with the rest of the season rolling out weekly in June. Buckle up to meet some new supers and see what Congresswoman Victoria Neuman has in store with her secret deal with Hughie.
Monday, June 6th
7:00 p.m. – (NBC)
Hosts Matt Iseman, Akbar Gbajabiamila and Zuri Hall return to call the action as competitors from across the country come together to take on the world’s most challenging obstacle course, competing in qualifying rounds in San Antonio and semifinals in Los Angeles in a bid to reach the National Finals in Las Vegas.
Tuesday, June 15th
Husband and wife Ben Falcone and Melissa McCarthy team up once again for this Netflix comedy series where the former becomes an emissary of God after he starts glowing. McCarthy’s Gilmore Girls co-star Yanic Truesdale shows up as an angel, while Leslie Bibb is Satan
Thursday, June 16th
Based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Thomas Perry, The Old Man stars Jeff Bridges, John Lithgow and Amy Brenneman. The Old Man centers on Dan Chase (Jeff Bridges) who absconded from the CIA decades ago and has been living off the grid since. When an assassin arrives and tries to take Chase out, the old operative learns that to ensure his future he now must reconcile his past. With Dan Chase flushed out of hiding, the FBI’s Assistant Director for Counterintelligence Harold Harper (John Lithgow) is called on to hunt him down because of his complicated past with the rogue fugitive.
Sunday, June 24th
Maya Rudolph anchors this workplace comedy, which follows a billionaire (Rudolph) who starts giving away her cash through a charity foundation after spiraling out in public. The show comes from writers Alan Yang and Matt Hubbard, who co-created Rudolph’s last streaming comedy series, Forever on Amazon. Expect this one, which also features Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Ron Funches, and Nat Faxon, to be similarly off-kilter.
Tuesday, June 28th
Charles, Mabel, and Oliver are on another case! Except this time they’re the prime suspects! Now that Bunny, their neighbor from the Arconia, has been killed, it’ll be up to everybody’s favorite true-crime podcasters to figure out who actually did it so Mabel doesn’t end up in the slammer in the next season of the caper comedy.