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Tuesday, July 31, 2012 1:06 PM

CRYSTAL FALLS—The 21st annual Humungus Fungus Fest will be held here the weekend of Aug. 2-5
 The theme this year is “A Salute to Community Pride.”
 Activities get under way Thursday, Aug. 2, with a teen softball game at Runkle Lake Park at 5 p.m., followed by a teen dance at the park from 7 to 10.
 The Paint River Boardwalk band concert takes place at 7 p.m. and the beer-tasting fundraiser is planned at the Contemporary Center from 7 to 10 p.m.
 Other events scheduled include:


 Friday, Aug. 3:  The Crystal View Youth Golf tournament beginning at 9 a.m. The tournament will offer a chance to win a four-wheeler on a Par 3 hole-in-one. To register for the youth golf event, call 875-3029.
 From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., it’s time to get out and do a little shopping at the city-wide rummage sale. If you run out of time on Friday, you can continue your bargain-hunting spree on Saturday, note organizers.
 For more information or to register to participate, call 875-4479.
 The popular, and tasty, Forest Park Academic Boosters’ pasty sale will be held at United Lutheran Church from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
 More taste-bud friendly fun can be found at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church where its popular salad luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
 Then it’s off to the Harbour House Museum for the mushroom cook-off, which will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information or to sign up, call Jackie at 875-3454.
 If you’ve ever wonder what else you can do with mushrooms, the Harbour House is the place to get some answers.
 The Crystal Falls Senior Citizens Center will host a cribbage tournament beginning at 1:30 p.m. To sign up, call 875-6709.
 The Ball Race kicks off the evening’s array of entertainment at 5 p.m. on Superior Avenue. That’s followed by the Community Pride parade at 5:30, also on Superior Avenue.
 Back at Runkle Lake Park, the women’s softball game begins at 5:30, followed by the men’s softball game at 7. To sign up for the softball games, call Hans at 367-9142.
 Saturday, Aug. 4: Starting the day a little hungry? Then it’s time for a trip to United Methodist Church for its pie social from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
 Meanwhile, at Runkle Lake Park, the volleyball tournament gets under way at 11, the Strong Man contest at noon, the buckboard and horseshoes at 1.
 To register for the strong man competition, call Jim at 875-4266; the horseshoe tournament, call Buzzy at 875-4266, or the buckboard tournament, call Ray at 822-0267.
 After a full day of food and fun, it’s time for a little dancing at the park to the music of the Lock and Load Band.
 Sunday, Aug. 5: The weekend comes to a close with the Party Boys music duet at the VFW Hall on Superior Avenue from 2 to 5 p.m.