The Village of Hanover celebrates our nation’s independence each year. Everyone is welcome to participate. The 2012 Schedule of Events is as follows: The Back Street Players will present STEEL MAGNOLIAS on June 29th & 30th from 7:30pm – 9:00pm at the Hanover Township Hall, 111 Monroe St., and also on July 1st from 2:00pm – 3:30pm.
The HANOVER HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI BANQUET will be on Saturday, June 30th @ the HANOVER TOWNSHIP PARK DISTRICT (Old Hanover School), beginning with the banquet from 6:00-8:00 pm. Immediately following the Alumni Dinner/Meeting, “Steve Moris — Entertainer — Musician” & Hanover Resident will be performing!! If you would like, you can bring your own beer/wine to the reunion!
The HANOVER DAYS FESTIVITIES, on July 3rd, begin @ 4:30 pm with the American Legion Beef Roast @ the VFW. The PARADE will begin @ 6:00 pm with line-up @ 5:30 at the Park District building. The parade theme this year is VOLUNTEERS ARE THE HEART OF OUR COMMUNITY, with the Grand Marshals being the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Contact Jason Thommason at 815-591-2201 for parade entry. The SKATE BOARD COMPETITION will be held from 7:00-8:30 pm, with warm-up from 6:30-7:00. Will be held at the Hanover Sk8te Park @ Park District building. The CANOE RACE will begin @ 7:30 pm at White Park on Monroe St. Trophies awarded to top 3 fininshers in 3 divisions: Mens, Womens, & Mixed Doubles. Canoes & equipment to rent – $20-provided by Fever River Outfitters. Advance reservations for canoes recommended! Call 815-776-9425. Registration begins at 6:30 pm. Admission is free. LIFEJACKETS REQUIRED! For more info call 309-236-7890. CHILDRENS GAMES & ENTERTAINMENT by Jeanne Ohms will be from 8:00-9:00 pm @ Invensys lower park lot.
The day will end with FIREWORKS @ DUSK!
The VFW Ladies Auxiliary Pancake Breakfast will be July 4th, with serving from 7:30 am – 11:30 am, at the Hanover VFW Club, 104 Fillmore St.
Hanover Days Gallery
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