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Cruisin' the Cal-Sag: A River Cruise Fundraiser for the Cal-Sag Trail

  • Marine Services Corporation 14001 Cottage Grove Avenue Dolton, IL, 60419 United States (map)

Join FOCST October 19 on the yacht Free Spirit for a fun evening experiencing the Cal-Sag Trail corridor from an on-the-water perspective.

  • Saturday, October 19; 3pm-6pm

  • Boarding at Marine Services Corporation, 14001 Cottage Grove Avenue, Dolton, Illinois*

  • A fun, 3-hour voyage to the Cicero Avenue bridge in Alsip, Illinois, returning to Dolton by 6pm

  • Limited to 100 passengers

  • Tickets are $150**

  • Proceeds will fund interpretive signage and installations along the Cal-Sag Trail, and include two drink tickets, hors d’oeuvres and desserts


To pay by check: Print this form and send with your check to Friends of the Cal-Sag Trail, PO Box 532, Blue Island, IL 60406.

Why You Should Cruise with Us

From the beginning in 2004, the vision of the 26-mile Cal-Sag Trail has included walkers, bicyclists, and runners discovering and appreciating the ecology, cultural diversity, the histories and industrial importance of the Cal-Sag.

In 2012, the Friends of the Cal-Sag Trail (FOCST, pronounced “focused”) developed the Wayfinding & Amenities Plan to identify the story-telling opportunities along the corridor that could help the trail meet its Triple Bottom Line potential: Economic development, environmental stewardship, and quality of life. Funds raised from Cruisin’ the Cal-Sag will help FOCST and the trail’s partnering agencies turn the plan’s recommendations for ecological, industrial, cultural and historical storytelling into results on the ground.

Enjoy yourself as you see your corridor in a new way, and help FOCST fund the trail-side storytelling that will connect trail users to the diverse legacies, histories and cultures of the communities along it.

* (Unfortunately, this event is not ADA accessible.)
**(FOCST is a 501(c)3 charitable organization, EIN 26-1193252)

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