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Beautification / Parks Committee
Karen Hollanitsch - Chair
Shona McCue - Secretary
Elizabeth Storm
Sara Niska
Lois Pajari
Donna Snyder
   

Music In The Park 2016!

At the Gazebo in Downtown Cook! FREE family friendly concerts!

6:00 - 8:30 P.M. EVERY WEDNESDAY - June 15 through August 31.

This activity is made possible by the Cook Lion's Club, Cook VFW Post 1157, the Cook VFW Post 1157 Men's and Women's Auxiliaries, the Cook Chamber of Commerce, Northwoods Friends of the Arts, and free will community donations.

St Paul's Lutheran Church is providing food and refreshments again this year!

Bring your lawn chair, the whole family and enjoy an evening of live music!!

Music in the Park now has concessions sponsored by St.Paul's Lutheran Church starting at 5:30 pm.

2016 Summer Lineup;

June 15 - The Beefeater Brothers - Everybody's favorites on guitar and pedal steel.

June 22- The Hutter Bunch- Traditional folksy Americana

June 29- Robert Walker's All Stars - A musical variety of progressive blues and rock music from a variety of performers

July 6- Everybody's Uncle - Classic oldies and cool country

July 13 - R & B - Dan and Sharon play an eclectic mix of song writers' favorites and folksy b-side hits

July 20- Robert Walker's All Stars - A musical variety of progressive blues and rock music from a variety of performers

July 27- The Beefeater Brothers - Everyone's favorites on guitar and pedal steel

August 3- Cowboy Angel Blue - Classic variety of music through the years

August 10- Everybody's Uncle - Classic oldies and cool country

August 17: Traditional folksy Americana

August 24 - Robert Walker's All Stars - A musical variety of progressive blues and rock music from a variety of performers

August 31 - The Beefeater Brothers - Everybody's favorites on guitar and pedal steel.

MUSIC IN THE PARK WILL BE HELD AT THE VFW, in case of rain.

The Cook Area Farmers Market is in the park every Saturday from
8 a.m. - 1 p.m. where local vendors sell their produce and wares.

Farmers

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

"ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION” CAN IMPROVE HEALTH

The City of Cook and St. Louis County Health Department under the guidance of SHIP (State Health Improvement Program) has formed the Active Transportation Coalition (ATC). 

Safer walking and biking opportunities, speed signage on the south entrance to Cook, and general education are among ATCs projects. 

“Move Your Body” is one reminder.  You can move it by walking, biking, dancing, skating or rolling in your wheelchair!  Many of today’s ills can be improved through increased activity or “active transportation” … high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, diabetes, depression, anxiety and osteoporosis are some of the diseases improved if you “move your body”. 

“Sitting is the new Smoking” and ATC encourages you to move your butts out of that chair!  Active Transportation of some kind for as little as 30 minutes, six times a week can help you lose weight, improve your outlook and improve your health. 

Music in the Park on Wednesday nights from 6:30 – 8 PM is an opportunity for you to dance, to walk around the block (800 easy steps – 5-10 minutes).  It’s not a race but an enjoyable First Step to “Moving Your Body”. 

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Beautification / Parks Committee