DeKalb County Barn Tour

2019 DeKalb County Barn Tour

The barn tour 2019 will be in Victor Township which is at the mid-point of the southern county line for DeKalb County!

This year the tour is August 10, 2019 from 9am-4pm. Maps will be posted as soon as they are available.

The DeKalb County Barn Tour is a one-day driving tour of barn sites within DeKalb County hosted by the DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association, Inc. and the JF Glidden Homestead & Historical Center. Participants will receive a map and guide book containing hand-drawn sketches of each barn as well as the barn’s history, style and use. For an additional price, five-year anniversary books will be available. Participants drive to each location in any order for a tour of the barn(s). Purchase your event ticket at any of the eight locations. Be aware that this is an outdoor activity that may involve walking on uneven ground.  Admission is $25 per vehicle (buses extra) (museum members receive a $5 discount).

Tumbling Classes In Hinckley

Tumbling I (Ages 3.5 – 8) An introductory class to all things TUMBLING! Basic skills will include: forward/backward rolls, cartwheels, bridges, flexibility skills, etc. will be mastered. Tumblers will learn how to properly and safely execute every single move, wanting to cartwheel everywhere they go!
Tuesdays 6:30 – 7:15 pm April 9, 16, 23, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 April – May $35/month Wednesdays 6:30 – 7:15 pm April 3, 10, 17, 24 May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 April $35/month – May $43.75/month

Tumbling II (Ages 8 – 18) Tuesdays 7:15 – 8:15 pm An advanced tumbling class that focuses on mastering skills of front/back walkovers, headstands, hand stands, round offs, front/back handsprings, etc. Whether you want to get ready for next year’s cheer season, or you simply just want to master some fun tricks, this class has it all! April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 April $73.75/month May $59/month

720 James Street
Hinckley, IL 60520
Phone (815) 739-1336
parksandrec@hinckleyil.com
facebook.com/hinckleyparksandrec/

Contact Kari Schaddelee for prorated pricing! Limited spaces available

Grow-Mobile

DCCG is bringing the Grow-Mobile to Waterman on May 14th from 4-6pm.
They will be at the Rt. 30 Parking Lot (across from Houlahans)
FREE FOOD!!!
Come and get some food!

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

If you are looking for volunteer opportunities this summer here are a few ideas:

Waterman Area Heritage Society

Waterman Area Heritage Society Museum is at
180 West Lincoln Highway, Waterman, Illinois 60556 

Phone: 815-264-3461    

Waterman Heritage Society
Lincoln Highway
Waterman, IL


Museum Hours are Saturday 1-3PM or by calling 815-264-7717 for an appointment.  

Exhibits A model replica of the Battleship Parade Float of the 1930’s , the USS Illinois and other memorabilia from the Eakle Family of Waterman on loan from the Joey Eakle Clark family.  This model was built to scale by Joey’s husband, Jack Clark, in memory of her family.  When Joey passed in 2009, the family loaned it to the Waterman Museum for display where it feels right at home.

A display and memorabilia of former Waterman graduate, Clayton Kirkpatrick, Jr., former Editor of the Chicago Tribune.Most of the original equipment from John Kitner’s Barber Shop including chair, counters and mirror, cash register, as well as many posters. 

Jack Smiley’s uniform and other items from his days at University of Illinois “Whiz Kid” and professional basketball player.

Memorabilia of Duane Swanson, a member of the U.S. Gold Medal Olympic Basketball team in Berlin in 1936.
 
There is also an area reserved for items from the DeKalb Ag., whose first production plant was in Waterman. 

Phones – We are the only museum in DeKalb County with a telephone display of this magnitude. Phones and artifacts from the early 1900’s to present day. Bill Hinkstan Telephone Pioneer Club and other Waterman area people have donated phones and other telephone related items.

We have the ‘Coverlet’, a flax-spun blanket made in 1830, by Olive Parkhurst Wilcox, mother of Cynthia Wilcox Greeley, and grandmother to Rose Greeley Phelps. 

Our display cases were partially funded by the DeKalb County Community Foundation.

Grant From DCCF & Resource Bank

Village of Waterman Grant

On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, the Village of Waterman received a grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation for economic development. The purpose of the Community Economic Development Grant Program is to provide financial support for economic planning and implement projects that support local economic growth. The Village of Waterman also received a donation from Resource Bank for planning and implementing economic development.  The Village of Waterman thanks both DCCF and Resource Bank.

Yard Waste Dumpster

For the convenience of all Waterman residents, a 24/7 365-day brush dumpster is located at the 215 W. Adams parking lot. For large quantities of brush, call Village Hall 815-264-3652 for disposal arrangements. YARD WASTE ONLY please! Those dumping trash will be fined. NO BURNING IS ALLOWED!

New Library Hours

Clinton Township Library – NEW HOURS

 110 S Elm St, Waterman, IL 60556

(815) 264-3339

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our new hours will be:

Monday 2:00 p.m.—8:00 p.m

Tuesday Closed

Wednesday 11:00 a.m.—7:00 p.m

Thursday 10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.

Friday 2:00 p.m.—7:00 p.m.

Saturday 10:00 a.m—2:00 p.m.

Sunday Closed

Clinton Township Community Building Rental

Community Building address:  160 W. Lincoln Highway, Waterman, IL 60556

 

Please contact

Peggy Rogers 815-295-1091 or e-mail plrogers50@yahoo.com regarding rentals & availability.

330 N. Elm St. is where the key would need to be picked up & returned.

Checks can also be mailed to or dropped off at the same address.

There are linens and chafing dishes there for rental use as well, for more formal events.

The Community Building got a new face lift over the last few months! It is super clean & fresh! 

And a reminder that we will be renting out tables & chairs again this year.

Graduation is right around the corner!

Tables are $5.00 each (any size).  Chairs are $1.00 each for Waterman residents.

https://toi.org/township/dekalb-county-clinton-township/Community-Building-Officials-and-Facility-Rental/

 

 

 

Election Results

Find election results for DeKalb County here:

http://dekalb.il.electionconsole.com/election.php?e=2019%20Consolidated&t=display

 

VILLAGE OF WATERMAN

April 2, 2019

Election Day Polling Place:

WATERMAN IL

CLINTON TWP COMMUNITY CENTER

160 W. LINCOLN HWY. 60556

 

 

FOR VILLAGE TRUSTEE

Four Year Term (VOTE FOR NOT MORE THAN THREE)

Adam Pearson 

Henry Meier 

Anton Feitlich

 

CLINTON TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY

FOR LIBRARY TRUSTEE

Four Year Term (VOTE FOR NOT MORE THAN FOUR)

Robert A. Bend 

Susan Kauffman 

Carol Peterson 

Ann M. Arends

 

INDIAN CREEK C.U.S.D. 425

FOR MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

TO SERVE A FULL 4-YEAR TERM (VOTE FOR A TOTAL OF THREE)

Josh Merchant

Julie Wilson

Mark Allen Peterson

KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE DIST. 523 FOR TRUSTEES OF THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT TO SERVE A 6 YEAR TERM (VOTE FOR NOT MORE THAN TWO)

Kathleen Watkins 

Kathleen M. Spears 

Don Young 

 

http://dekalb.il.clerkserve.com/wp-content/uploads/2019-Consolidated-Candidates.pdf

http://dekalb.il.clerkserve.com/wp-content/uploads/Specimen-Ballot-2019.pdf