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'A Day at the Races' planned in Crystal Lake

Published: Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 11:27 p.m. CST

CRYSTAL LAKE – Exciting horse racing action comes to Park Place in the form of pretaped video races on the big screen TV.

“A Day at the Races” will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at Park Place, 406 W. Woodstock St., Crystal Lake.

Area active adults are invited to enjoy lunch, a cash bar, raffles and chances to win at the races by predicting which horses will win, show or place.

Every time attendees have a winner, they will receive raffle tickets to enter to win some of the gift baskets provided by sponsors Visiting Angels, Heritage Woods, Eastgate Manor, Reflection Home Care and Right at Home.

There will also be a contest for the best derby hat. 

The cost is $10 and includes lunch.

Register in advance at the Crystal Lake Park District Administrative Office, 1 E. Crystal Lake Ave., or online at for program code 5397-6. 

For information, call Jenni Silka at 815-459-0680, ext. 219.

– Northwest Herald

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