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Popular Germanfest returns to Sacred Heart parish in Lombard

Published: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 5:30 a.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 11:13 a.m. CDT
Erica Benson-ebenson@shawmedia.com Sacred Heart Church member Greg Bates of Lombard prepares beer brats for the German Fest in Lombard Saturday, July 20 2013. The church hosts the event every summer.
Erica Benson-ebenson@shawmedia.com Bobby Gannon of Downers Grove tries to win a prize playing one of the games at the German Fest at Sacred Heart Church in Lombard Saturday, July 20 2013. The church hosts the event every summer.

WESTMONT – Children and their families learned the ins and outs of constructing a barn Saturday at the Westmont Public Library.

Beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, Kline Creek Farm Heritage Interpreter Denis Buck educated on the importance and function of barns before the kids took the lead and constructed a to-scale model.

Kline led the fun, informative build a barn workshops at 2 p.m., 2:45 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.


More library events

What: Team triviaWhen: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 6 and Aug. 20Where: The Sweet & Savory Spot, 31 N. Cass Ave.Details: Enjoy a beverage and a bite to eat while imposing brain power and competing for prizes.

What: End of summer carnivalWhen: 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 2Where: Westmont Public Library, 428 N. Cass Ave.Details: Families are invited to play carnival games, conquer the obstacle course, take a ride on a pony and beat the heat with a delicious snow cone.


For more information on upcoming events at the Westmont Public Library, go to http://westmontlibrary.org.

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