McHENRY – Bagpipers, Irish dancers and a parade will mark the Sunday before St. Patrick's Day.
The parade, hosted by the Rotary Club of McHenry – Sunrise, will start at 1 p.m. March 16. The route will follow Main and Green streets, ending at Veterans Memorial Park on Pearl Street.
Performances by the Dundee Scots Bagpipers and the Rebecca McCarthy Irish Dancers will follow the parade at the park. There also will be food and activities for children.
The Rotary club will collect paper and personal items to benefit the FISH Food Pantry.
To register a volunteer-run organization as a parade participant or to request a vendor space at the park, contact Georgene Sergeant at 815-347-8675 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Northwest Herald