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THE BRIEFS

Park district offering businesses a chance to be part of prom fair

The Crystal Lake Park District is looking for local businesses to participate in the first annual Prom Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, March 4 at Park Place, 406 W. Woodstock St., Crystal Lake.

Prom night is one of the most memorable events of any teen's high school years. So much is involved in making the evening just right, including the dress and tux, flowers, hair, nails and make- up styles and transportation.

The Prom Fair is a good way to increase exposure to customers at prom time. Prom Fair 2001 will include a fashion show and luncheon.

For details, call Gretchen Gallagher at (847) 459-0680, Ext. 213. Cost to rent a table at the fair is $50. Deadline to register is Feb. 16.

Jacobs Sports Boosters preparing for April 3-on-3 Tournament

A year ago, Jacobs Sports Boosters launched its first 3-on-3 tournament hosting 200 attendees and rallying 50-plus volunteers to help out. With the success of the first tournament, organizers felt it is worth the effort to offer it again.

Dave Nutt, coordinator for the 3-on-3 tournament, is preparing to have even more teams attend this year. Five to eight games will be going on at once in the field house and the gym.

Nutt is looking to boost participation by the girls this year, especially those in middle and high school.

Players of all kinds will participate, in male and female categories, in fifth and sixth, seventh and eighth, ninth and 10th, 11th and 12th grades, ages 19 to 34, and 35 and older. All participants will receive a tournament T-shirt and winners receive prizes in all brackets.

The double elimination tournament will be held April 20 to 22 at Jacobs High School, Algonquin. Cost is $60 per team with three to four players per team. Registration deadline is April 14.

Volunteers are needed to serve as timekeepers, scorekeepers and court monitors. They also will operate the concession stand and check-in table. For details, call Nutt at (847) 428-7941 or e-mail him at pnutt@@mc.net.

Moraine Hills programs cover the gamut from Ice Age to bluebirds

Moraine Hills State Park offers a myriad of programs this month.

- Richard Peters will lead a hike through the winter cold to explore the effects of the ice ages and global warming during Ice Age Exploration at 1 p.m. Saturday. …