The Alton Municipal Band is getting ready for another season of shows, and local musicians are encouraged to attend open rehearsals beginning in about a month. New blood is always being sought, so if you have thought about trying out for the band, just show up with your instrument on May 7th, 14th and 21st at the Ringhausen Building at Lewis & Clark Community College. All rehearsals begin at 7:30.
And then, it's on to the actual performances. Performances will be held again this year on Thursdays at Riverview Park at 8pm beginning June 7, and on Sundays at 7pm at Haskell Park starting June 10. The Haskell Park shows have been moved up an hour to start at 7, according to Martha Roberts, Manager of the band: