167,697 local views in last 30 days The Weekend Recap June 7, 2019 Updated: June 7, 2019 Arts & EntertainmentCommunityFamily Written by Cheri Boudreau Share FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Tails for Ales, FantasyCon, and the Strawberry Jazz Festival were some of the events that took place during the weekend of May 31-June 2, 2019. Check the gallery below to see the highlights. Volunteers at Perfect Paws Animal Rescue, a new animal shelter in Bourbonnais set to open later this summer, educated Tales and Ales goers about homeless animals in our community. Pictures is owner Kirstie Knable with the Perfect Paws mascot. For more information about Perfect Paws, visit http://www.perfectpawsanimalrescue.org. Dogs and their owners have fun in the sun at the dog park in Willowhaven Nature Center. Tales and Ales was a BTPD event.Two dogs enjoy playtime at Tales and Ales.A community of dog lovers attend Tales and Ales at the Willowhaven Nature Center. Vendors at the event included, Grapes & Hops, Design a Collar, the BTPD, Heather’s Custom Cupcakes, and more. FantasayCon, held at the Kankakee Public Library on July 1, 2019, offered a vatiety of goods for sci-fi and fantasy fans, with everything from arts and literature, to comics and collectables. The last minute location switch to North Field Square Mall did not stop the crowd from attending this year’s Strawberry Jazz Festival, held on June 2, 2019.Brianna Butler, 14, of Kankakee, performs for the crowd at the Strawberry Jazz Festival. Local author Mandy Madrox, of the Nephilim series, chatted and gave autographs the festival goers. Find out more about Madrox and her book series on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter at /nephilimnovels.Local author, publisher, and speaker Sarah Fenlon Falk, answers questions about her novel and workbook, Finding Myself…Facing Cancer and Keeping it Together: A Patient’s Companion Through Decision-Making. For more information about Fenlon Falk. visit http://www.sarahfenlonfalk.com Share FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Top stories Kankakee Health Department announces 1st case of Monkeypox Country Herald Staff Report - Kankakee Man sitting on porch with gun near arrested on Murder charges after allegedly shooting Wife Country Herald Police Reports - Peotone Fire apologizes after using girl’s death as example for consolidation Country Herald Staff Report - USDA recalls 13,000 lbs of Home Run Inn Pizza due to “possibility of metal pieces in the food” Country Herald National - Illinois LINK system to go down for maintenance this weekend Country Herald Staff Report - Suspects escape scene after three injured in shooting at Six Flags Great America Country Herald Police Reports - Fire causes $25k worth damage in Kankakee overnight Country Herald Staff Report - Car vs SUV rollover crash in Kankakee neighborhood: Child, Driver extracted Country Herald Staff Report - Estranged Husband reportedly drove Truck into Woman’s Home after threatening texts Country Herald Police Reports - Concert canceled in New Lenox after Rifle case discovered: Toys found inside Country Herald Police Reports - Support independent journalism today LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Comment: Please enter your comment! Name:* Please enter your name here Email:* You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Website: Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.