De Immigrant Windmill

Fulton Events

May 9, 2019

African Safari Travelogue

The Volunteer Miller program for the month of May brings a unique travelogue to the Windmill Cultural Center at 100 10th Avenue Fulton, IL on Sunday May 19 at 2:00pm.  Traci (Vanderploeg) Kraemer is a native of Fulton, IL.  She and her husband, Ross, have been to 26 countries in the past 12 years, including three countries in Africa in the past 18 months.  Travel photography is her favorite hobby. 

Initially, her goal was to get amazing photos of the animals, but she soon saw the bigger picture encompassing the daily life of the local people (malaria, unclean water, etc).  Meeting these incredibly warm, loving, Zambians who were truly happy (yet had nothing more than their huts and family) was a real eye-opening experience.

Traci finds in photography a way to travel with a purpose.  Seeing that people all over the world are more similar to us than we imagine; she hopes her photography will bring insights of her travels home and bridge the divide between “us and them”.

This program is hosted by millers of "de Immigrant", Fulton's authentic Dutch windmill; assisted financially with a grant from the D.S. Flikkema Foundation.  The event is free and open to the public.  Light refreshments will be served after the program.  The facility is accessible to persons with disabilities.  Join us for this amazing adventure into another culture.

For more information, visit the Windmill Cultural Center and de Immigrant Windmill Facebook page, the Fulton Illinois Tourism Facebook page, www.cityoffulton,us, or call 815-589-3925.

May 9, 2019

DO OR DYE 5K COLOR RUN

             (brought to you by Unity Christian Class of 2021)

Saturday, August 10th     Check-in begins at 9am     

Registration:        $10 (K-6th grade)

                                   $20  (7th grade - Adult)      

Time:      9:30 am - Do or Dye Dash (kids K-6th)

                  10:00 am - Do or Dye 5K  (7th-adult)

    Starting Line: Fulton Bike Path by Fulton Corp. 303 8th Avenue, Fulton, IL  61252

 Register online and pay by credit card at getmeregistered.com/DoOrDye5K  or pick up a registration form and pay by cash or check at:

                                   Unity Christian School   

                                   711 10th St. Fulton, IL

                            Registration Deadline: July 31st    

 

NOTE:      *  All participants must sign waiver prior to race time. 

                   *  It is recommended that all participants wear sunglasses to protect eyes during the race.   

                    *  All participants will receive an official Do or Dye Color Run t-shirt to wear for the race.

May 13, 2019

Thank you Kelley Bowles, Reporter for Channel 4 in the Quad Cities, WHBF - TV, for all the time you spent in Fulton and featuring us for the first "Spotlight on the Community" series for 2019!  Kelley's profesionalism and interest in what makes Fulton "what it is".  She really captured the tremendous pride that the residents and business people have for Fulton, and she was able to show the top-notch hospitality that visitors to Fulton would experience.   

 Here is a list of the video links to each of the featured segments she did during the "Spotlights on Fulton":

May 20, 2019

ABATE of Iowa - District 21 

30th Annual Blessing of the Bikes, with Fr. Arley Downie Officiating

Sunday, June 2 - 1:00 PM      (Rain or Shine)

Downtown Fulton., IL

Fulton High School Athletic Boosters will have food available - Live Music - Beer Garden - Vendors - 50/50

ALL Vehicles are Welcome!  Please bring a canned good to be donated to the local Food Pantries.

For more informatoin, call Juls 563.249.5681

 

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