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Tampico Calendar of Events, May 2011

May 1, 2011

May 2, 2011 - 12n - Community Club - Pot Luck, bring dish-to-pass/own table setting.

ADOPT-A-GRAVE - Once again, the Tampico Area Historical Society is offering specially-priced floral arrangements for the Tampico Memorial Day Cemetery Walk, May 30, 2011. Arrangements avaliable in small $5, med.$10, large $15, & saddle$25. Order contact: Joan Johnson, 815-622-8705 or garyjoan@thewisp.net Please get your orders in now.

May 7, 2011, 9a-3p - Swap Meet May 7, 2011 Swap Meet – Bring your Lawnmower, Motorcycle, Snowmobile, GoKart or whatever toy and its extra parts you may want to get rid of. Vender cost is $20 and includes your swapping area, your admission into the swap meet & 2 ticket. Please call 815-438-7985 or go to our web site at www.aermacchisprint.com to find out about cancellations. Swap Meet Application> https://docs.google.com/leaf?id=1funfY-zkWEngsiy-DKE-yvcdaxCqFyUiqZ9Iv6YhKl__Roi2e177ydAe1BWI&hl=en&authkey=CIHP5tsE


May 7, 2011 10a.m. - The Tampico Lawn Mower Racing Association - Gate opens 11 a.m. tech by 12:30. Race starts at 1pm . Gate fee is $5 $10 racing for members, $15 racing fee for non members. Please call 815-438-7985 or go to our web site at www.aermacchisprint.com to find out about cancellations.

ADOPT-A-GRAVE - Once again, the Tampico Area Historical Society is offering specially-priced floral arrangements for the Tampico Memorial Day Cemetery Walk, May 30, 2011. Arrangements avaliable in small $5, med.$10, large $15, & saddle$25. Order contact: Joan Johnson, 815-622-8705 or garyjoan@thewisp.net Please get your orders in now

May 8, 2011 - TAHS will have two displays: Ronald Reagan Trail Display & County Historical Display. Please stop by to see them both. Contact: Joan Johnson, 815-622-8705

May 8, 2011 - 10:00a.m. - Mother's Day Service at Tampico's Church of Christ, 201 S.Fremont, Tampico. On Mother’s Day in 1992 Ronald & Nancy Reagan attended worship services at the Tampico Church of Christ and to commemorate this event the church is inviting the public to a special service where the same Pastor who delivered the message in 1992 will return to deliver the sermon at the 10am service.

May 8, 2011 - 2:00 p.m. - Video @ Church, 201 S Fremont St., & Refreshments @ Tampico Historical Society, 119 Main St., Tampico. At 2 pm the Tampico Historical Society is sponsoring a video of the Reagan's 1992 Mothers' Day visit which will be shown at the Church followed by refreshments at the Tampico Historical Museum located at 119 S. Main St.


May 9 & 23 - 7:00 p.m. - Tampico Lions Club meet in back room of Good Times. Contact any Tampico Lion member or Art Spenser, 815-438-2431, Membership; Tim McLoughlin, 815-590-2065, V.P.; or Terry Gaskill, 815-535-3665, Secretary. (Tampico Lions Club meets the 2nd & 4th Monday of month)


May 11, 2011 - Practice Day - May 11, 2011 Practice day is from 10am-7pm. If it is wet outside, please call before coming to make sure the track is open. There is no charge for practice dates, but donations are encouraged. Please call 815-438-7985 or go to our web site at www.aermacchisprint.com to find out about cancellations.

May 15- Motorcycle, Lawnmower and Go Kart Practice Race May 15, 2011 Gates open 11:00 a.m. Practice Races are NON SANCTIONED and there will be NO INSURANCE. Waivers must be sighed. $5 for all spectators (including riders) then an additional $10 per race for riders Please call 815-438-7985 or go to our web site at www.aermacchisprint.com to find out about cancellations.

May 18 - Practice Day May 18, 2011 Practice day is from 10am-7pm. If it is wet outside, please call before coming to make sure the track is open. There is no charge for practice dates, but donations are encouraged.

ADOPT-A-GRAVE - Once again, the Tampico Area Historical Society is offering specially-priced floral arrangements for the Tampico Memorial Day Cemetery Walk, May 30, 2011. Arrangements avaliable in small $5, med.$10, large $15, & saddle$25. Order contact: Joan Johnson, 815-622-8705 or garyjoan@thewisp.net Please get your orders in now

May 22 - Motorcycle, Lawnmower and Go Kart Practice Race May 22, 2011 Practice Races are NON SANCTIONED and there will be NO INSURANCE. Waivers must be sighed. $5 for all spectators (including riders) then an additional $10 per race for riders

May 23, 7p.m. - Tampico Lions Club meets in back room of Good Times. Contact any Tampico Lion member or Art Spenser, 815-438-2431, Membership; Tim McLoughlin, 815-590-2065, V.P.; or Terry Gaskill, 815-535-3665, Secretary. (Tampico Lions Club meets the 2nd & 4th Monday of month)

May 24, 7 p.m. - Tampico Area Historical Society regular Meeting. Guest Speaker: Ron Slack - "Stealing Lincoln's Body", Ottawa, IL

May 25 - Practice Day May 25, 2011 Practice day is from 10am-7pm. If it is wet outside, please call before coming to make sure the track is open. There is no charge for practice dates, but donations are encouraged. Please call 815-438-7985 or go to our web site at www.aermacchisprint.com to find out about cancellations.

May 28 - Practice Day May 28, 2011 Practice day is from 10am-7pm. If it is wet outside, please call before coming to make sure the track is open. There is no charge for practice dates, but donations are encouraged. Please call 815-438-7985 or go to our web site at www.aermacchisprint.com to find out about cancellations.

May 29 - TLMRA Sanctioned Lawnmower Races May 29, 2011 This is a back to back ride the Tampico Lawn Mower Racing Association will be putting on. Race starts at 1pm Gate opens at 11am tech by 12:30. Gate fee is $5, $10 racing for members and $15 racing for non members. Please call 815-438-7985 or go to our web site at www.aermacchisprint.com to find out about cancellations.

May 30, 2011,10:00 a.m. - Tampico Annual Memorial Day Cemetery Walk. Start at St. Mary's Cemetery and finish in Tampico Memorial Cemetery. Scheduled to be honored: Sturm Family by Connie Schmitt Essig, a descendent; and Thomas Steadman, by Audrey Lange, a descendent. In case of inclement weather, will meet in Tampico Community Bldg. on W.Market St. Program will begin with gun salute by the Tampico American Legion 574. Contact: President/Treasurer Joan Johnson, 815-622-8705, garyjoan@thewisp.net

TAMPICO AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY - MUSEUM - FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY/RESEARCH CENTER  119 Main St., P. O. Box 154,  Tampico, IL  61283   www.tampicohistoricalsociety.com   tampicohistoricalsociety@gmail.com  President Joan Johnson, 815-438-7581 or garyjoan@thewisp.net  Family History Coordinator, Denise McLoughlin 815-590-2143. We are an all-volunteer organization so your donations are always appreciated!  Sign up to receive our e-newsletter. Thank you!  Visit us on FACEBOOK, too.