Lake Henry Hay Raze is Saturday

This article submitted by Linda Stelling on 6/19/96.

Plans are under way for the first annual Lake Henry Hay Raze on Saturday, June 22.

Festivities start at 11 a.m. with lineup of the kids parade and games. Awards will be presented to the prettiest wagon, flashiest bike, and most creative entry.

The parade grand marshals are Hugo and Loretta Lieser, Lake Henry's oldest couple.

Games for the kids include: duck pond, lollipop game, and the bean bag toss, to name few.Other games in the planning are volleyball, a horseshoe tournament, and four-team Little League tournament. Teams include Lake Henry, Spring Hill, St. Martin, and Regal. baseball action gets under way at 9 a.m. with a break for the parade.

The Hay Raze races will start at 2 p.m. at the ball park. Among the races will be the round bale race. Teams of four will push a bale through a course. The fastest team wins. There is also a square bale toss to see who can toss a bale the farthest. Prizes will be awarded in a men's and women's division.

On Saturday and Sunday, a flea market and craft sale will be held at the Lions Park.

On Saturday evening, 8 p.m. to midnight, "The Rentals" will perform at an outdoor dance at the Lions Park for those 18 years old and older.

Refreshment and food stands sponsored by the Lions and firemen will be open throughout the festivities.

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