Travel basketball is right around the corner! Tryouts will be held at the Washington Park District Building on September 20th and September 27th.
Tryout times: (Sept. 20th and Sept. 27th)
3rd Grade Boys - 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
3rd & 4th Grade Girls - 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
4th Grade Boys - 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
5th Grade Boys - 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
5th Grade Girls - 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
If you are interested in coaching a travel basketball team this year, please contact Matt Dwyer at email@example.com
The Washington Park District announces a revised Take Pride in Washington Clean-Up Day on Saturday, September 12th. They will NOT be having a morning gathering and will work with pre-scheduled groups to identify an area that works best for them and have them go directly to that location.
There will be shirts, trash bags, and gloves available for pickup at the Washington Park District during the week of September 7th and ask that any groups pre-register to determine a location and pick everything up in advance.
We will be available at the Wenger Shelter from 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. for any individuals or families looking to become involved who may be looking for an assigned location.
For any questions regarding this event or to register a group, please contact Matt Suellentrop at the Washington Park District at firstname.lastname@example.org or 309-444-9413.
Get your foursome together and sign-up today!! This is their spring event that has been rescheduled for September 11th, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. $90 fee includes lunch, green fees and cart. More information and registration available at their website www.washingtonstjuderun.com.
The Jazz @ Five Points series is the latest offering from Five Points Washington as a part of its Live @ Five Points programming, featuring live performances at the facility, located at 360 N. Wilmor Road in Washington.
The Harry Tonchev Trio performs September 11 with Andy Crawford on bass, Joe Miller on percussion and Tonchev on guitar. In addition, saxophonist Dan Burke joins the group for this performance.
Jazz @ Five Points events are free and open to the public. Gates open at 6 PM, and the concert runs from 6:30 PM to 8 PM. A cash bar will be available from 6 PM to 8 PM. Limited tables and seating will be available on a first come, first served basis, and attendees are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs. As long as there are no changes in state regulations, masks will not be required as long as social distancing can be maintained.
For additional details, Visit our Website or check the Live at Five Points Facebook page. For more information, call (309) 444-8222.
Five Points Washington will host its 13th Annual Raise the Curtain Golf Outing fundraiser September 17th at Pine Lakes Golf Club in Washington.
The tournament will be a four-person scramble format. Lunch and check-in begin at 11:30 a.m. on the day of the event with the shotgun start scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Entry fee is $150 per golfer or $125 for Pine Lakes pass holders. The entry fee covers 18 holes of golf with cart fees and includes lunch, dinner, two drink tickets and a swag bag.
The after-event dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. at Five Points Washington and is catered by Bernardi’s Catering. Live music will be provided by Peoria-based duo Black Velvet and a raffle/auction will take place.
Entrants must register no later than September 9th. Participants may register in person at Five Points Washington, via phone or online at https://www.fivepointswashington.org/golf.
Come out for a fun filled full day of fundraising and remembrance at the 2nd Annual BrownFest, an event put on by the KB Strong Foundation - Fighting the Fight Foundation, established to raise awareness and funding for research of Glioblastoma (the dreadful brain cancer that took Kevin from us).
The event will be held at Five Points Washington on September 5th. Check in is at 9 a.m., and bags fly at 10 a.m. Pre–Registration is highly encouraged. Cost for teams are as follows:
$30/team - registered by August 30th
$40/team - registered the week of August 31st to September 4th
$50/team - registered September 5th (if spots are even still left).
** Limited # of teams allowed due to time & space **
** HS/MS Sport Challenge begins at 11 a.m. and is $10 less from prices listed above.
To PRE-REGISTER and with any questions you may send team players name and division of play via text (no calls) to 309-258-1510. Instructions to pay and secure spot will be sent back. Limited spots. More information available at https://www.fivepointswashington.org/live-five-points/.
BrownFest event will continue until 11 pm with raffles, live bands, food, etc.
Wondering when your next Washington Park District brochure is coming? Washington Park District has made a decision to forego printing the traditional Fall Brochure and will offer an online Fall Registration Guide featuring program information for the August – November time frame. This online only guide allows them to revise and make changes much easier. Please check out their https://www.washingtonparkdistrict.com/images/flipbooks/fall2020/. Reminder FALL brochure is online ONLY.
INSP channel is no longer only in standard definition on channel 59, it is now also available for all digiMAX TV customers in HD on channel 587! INSP is a family-entertainment network that provides a trusted viewing experience with a lineup of exclusive and original series, Westerns, and action-filled drama.
Visit their website to enter a sweepstake to win a Yeti cooler, hat, and REI gift card at https://www.insp.com/sweepstakes. This sweepestake ends Monday, September 7th at 8:50 a.m. CST.
The Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel, and World Fishing Network will be open to view for all digiMAX TV customers, regardless of what channels you are subscribed to, for the entire month of September!
Hunting fans can look for the annual “Deer Week” programming the week of September 14th - 20th! Country music star Tyler Farr (Only Truck in Town) will join Sportsman Channel’s Jeff Danker (BuckVentures) as host for the week.
To access all available TV channels, press the Guide button on your remote control, then press the Blue button to toggle until “Showing All Channels” shows in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen.
Google has released Chrome 85 and is promising this version of the browser will deliver page loads that are as much at 10% faster due to Profile Guided Optimization (PGO) and Tabe Throttling.
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The FBI and CISA are warning about a new wave of attacks, called Vishing, that uses social engineering to target people working from home. Vishing, or Voice Phishing, is where criminals act as a company’s IT professionals and call victims to obtain desired information and direct them to a phishing website.
Read more about this warning at https://www.zdnet.com/article/fbi-and-cisa-warn-of-major-wave-of-vishing-attacks-targeting-teleworkers/?ftag=TRE-03-10aaa6b&bhid=29273059374521565586646297739689&mid=13007243&cid=2243310265
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