Riley Township natives Janet Hayes and her daughter, Lynette Eeg, are collaborating to come up with a selection of songs. They will include a selection of patriotic songs, old favorites, popular tunes from the 19th and 20th centuries and a few hymns are on the agenda, accompanied by keyboardist Mary Ellen Heelan of Heelan Music in Cary.
Heelan, a Downers Grove native, offers music therapy and entertainment. She earned degrees in history and music therapy, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
The sing-along is from 2 to 4 p.m. at the church, 9316 Riley Road in Marengo.
Directions: Take Route 23 south of Marengo to Anthony Road. Turn right (west) to Riley Road. It is located just north of the intersection – between the school and township hall. Parking is permitted in the school lot. Refreshments and conversation follow.
A selection of religious songbooks, culled from the society's collection, will be on sale to the publlic. Many of these rare books date back to the mid-1800s.