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People enjoy the summer heat by riding bulls, carnival rides and cardboard boats

Lillian Kaiser, 11, left, and Emily Thompson, 10, both of St. Charles try to decide what they want at Rocket Fizz, a new candy store in St. Charles.
  Lillian Kaiser, 11, left, and Emily Thompson, 10, both of St. Charles try to decide what they want at Rocket Fizz, a new candy store in St. Charles.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Brooklin Scheleski, 4, of Huntley and her puppy Brewster, left, meet Porscha the puppy owned by Julie Hirsch, of Pingree Grove while they wait in line to be microchipped at PAWFest at Animal House Shelter in Huntley Saturday. The event celebrates the rescue's more than 28,000 adoptions to date of dogs and cats. Microchipping, vaccinations and distemper shots were offered at discounted prices at the event.
  Brooklin Scheleski, 4, of Huntley and her puppy Brewster, left, meet Porscha the puppy owned by Julie Hirsch, of Pingree Grove while they wait in line to be microchipped at PAWFest at Animal House Shelter in Huntley Saturday. The event celebrates the rescue's more than 28,000 adoptions to date of dogs and cats. Microchipping, vaccinations and distemper shots were offered at discounted prices at the event.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Henry Spiewak, 3, of Arlington Heights talks to his dad Michael Spiewak as he experiences the cabin of a public works vehicle during the Touch a Truck event hosted by ABC Plumbing in Arlington Heights.
  Henry Spiewak, 3, of Arlington Heights talks to his dad Michael Spiewak as he experiences the cabin of a public works vehicle during the Touch a Truck event hosted by ABC Plumbing in Arlington Heights.
Daniel White | Staff PhotographerJ
Matteo Carlsen, 4, of Vernon Hills waits for a carnival ride to start during the Vernon Hills Summer Celebration at Century Park in Vernon Hills.
  Matteo Carlsen, 4, of Vernon Hills waits for a carnival ride to start during the Vernon Hills Summer Celebration at Century Park in Vernon Hills.
Mike Krebs | Staff Photographer
The DreamRollers perform during the Antioch Taste of Summer.
  The DreamRollers perform during the Antioch Taste of Summer.
Mike Krebs | Staff Photographer
Lesly Berruf, 14, of Hanover Park and Melanir Salavar, 13, also of Hanover Park play the game Connect Four as part of the Open Gym program at Tefft Middle School in Streamwood.
  Lesly Berruf, 14, of Hanover Park and Melanir Salavar, 13, also of Hanover Park play the game Connect Four as part of the Open Gym program at Tefft Middle School in Streamwood.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Riders wait for the start of the Professional Championship Bull Riding competition at the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Friday.
  Riders wait for the start of the Professional Championship Bull Riding competition at the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Friday.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Zach Meinsma, of Morrison waits for the start of the Professional Championship Bull Riding competition at the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Friday. He has been riding for six years and plans to pursue it as a career.
  Zach Meinsma, of Morrison waits for the start of the Professional Championship Bull Riding competition at the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Friday. He has been riding for six years and plans to pursue it as a career.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Colleen Kelley, of Winfield keeps an eye on the music acts during Operation Support Our Troops concert at Cantigny Park in Wheaton.
  Colleen Kelley, of Winfield keeps an eye on the music acts during Operation Support Our Troops concert at Cantigny Park in Wheaton.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
Marianne Mercurio, 10, of Bartlett looks over some of the comics during the 6th Comic Book Mania Convention Saturday at Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin.
  Marianne Mercurio, 10, of Bartlett looks over some of the comics during the 6th Comic Book Mania Convention Saturday at Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Mallorie Pigott, 10, of Waterman combs and brushes down her four-month-old calf named Faith after showing her earlier in the day at the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Saturday. A member of the Shabbona Pioneers 4-H club, this is Mallorie's second year showing.
  Mallorie Pigott, 10, of Waterman combs and brushes down her four-month-old calf named Faith after showing her earlier in the day at the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Saturday. A member of the Shabbona Pioneers 4-H club, this is Mallorie's second year showing.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Mike Konwinski, of KJP Car Shows in South Elgin organizes trophies during the Antique and Vintage Car Show at the Elgin History Museum Sunday.
  Mike Konwinski, of KJP Car Shows in South Elgin organizes trophies during the Antique and Vintage Car Show at the Elgin History Museum Sunday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Demonstrators walk during a prayer walk remembering Sandra Bland on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at DuPage African Methodist Episcopal Church, in Lisle. Bland, 28, was found dead in her jail cell in Waller County, Texas, on Monday, July 16. Bland was a member of the church for 18 years.
  Demonstrators walk during a prayer walk remembering Sandra Bland on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at DuPage African Methodist Episcopal Church, in Lisle. Bland, 28, was found dead in her jail cell in Waller County, Texas, on Monday, July 16. Bland was a member of the church for 18 years.
Mike Krebs | Staff Photographer
Auctioneer Steve Almburg, of Malta calls the 4-H blue ribbon steer sale during the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Sunday.
  Auctioneer Steve Almburg, of Malta calls the 4-H blue ribbon steer sale during the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Sunday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Three-year-old Ashton Paver, of Hampshire cools off with an ice cream cone during the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Sunday.
  Three-year-old Ashton Paver, of Hampshire cools off with an ice cream cone during the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Sunday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Professional violinist Emi Tanabe, of Arlington Heights performs during Japan Today on Sunday at Arlington Park. It is billed as the Midwest's largest Japan showcase with Japanese musicians, dancers, martial arts demonstrations, anime movies, origami, and traditional foods.
  Professional violinist Emi Tanabe, of Arlington Heights performs during Japan Today on Sunday at Arlington Park. It is billed as the Midwest's largest Japan showcase with Japanese musicians, dancers, martial arts demonstrations, anime movies, origami, and traditional foods.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
I was recently at Cantigny Park in Wheaton for an event, when I noticed at least 4 or 5 wild turkeys roaming the grounds. I waited until a couple of them walked in front of one of the tanks to take my photo. This photos was published in the Perspective column in the print edtion of the Daily Herald.
  I was recently at Cantigny Park in Wheaton for an event, when I noticed at least 4 or 5 wild turkeys roaming the grounds. I waited until a couple of them walked in front of one of the tanks to take my photo. This photos was published in the Perspective column in the print edtion of the Daily Herald.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Ahhh reflections, aren't they great? I think so, and who can beat an upside down reflection with circular waves from a bobber hitting the water? I was at the Tuna Kahuna event in South Elgin when this image caught my eye. I like the contrasting colors of red and green and reflection that the water provides. This photos was published in the Perspective column in the print edtion of the Daily Herald.
  Ahhh reflections, aren't they great? I think so, and who can beat an upside down reflection with circular waves from a bobber hitting the water? I was at the Tuna Kahuna event in South Elgin when this image caught my eye. I like the contrasting colors of red and green and reflection that the water provides. This photos was published in the Perspective column in the print edtion of the Daily Herald.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Bob Bollman, of Inverness helps push a stalled parade float into the Jewel parking lot during the Barrington Fourth of July parade. The float was being used to advertise upcoming charity duck races at pool parties, but it lost power midway through the parade route. This photos was published in the Perspective column in the print edtion of the Daily Herald.
  Bob Bollman, of Inverness helps push a stalled parade float into the Jewel parking lot during the Barrington Fourth of July parade. The float was being used to advertise upcoming charity duck races at pool parties, but it lost power midway through the parade route. This photos was published in the Perspective column in the print edtion of the Daily Herald.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Bees fly from one purple coneflower to another gathering pollen Monday in a garden at Kildeer Countryside School in Long Grove. According to the Chicago Botanic Garden, bees are very important for pollinating native plants. Coneflowers usually bloom for a three week period in early summer.
  Bees fly from one purple coneflower to another gathering pollen Monday in a garden at Kildeer Countryside School in Long Grove. According to the Chicago Botanic Garden, bees are very important for pollinating native plants. Coneflowers usually bloom for a three week period in early summer.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Michelle Thompson, of Geneva rehearses her ribbon dance at Dance Dynamics in Geneva. Thompson is competing in the Special Olympics World Games in rhythmic gymnastics.
  Michelle Thompson, of Geneva rehearses her ribbon dance at Dance Dynamics in Geneva. Thompson is competing in the Special Olympics World Games in rhythmic gymnastics.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Stephan Badenhorst, of Fantasy Amusements finishes securing Pharoah's Fury during setup for the DuPage County Fair in Wheaton.
  Stephan Badenhorst, of Fantasy Amusements finishes securing Pharoah's Fury during setup for the DuPage County Fair in Wheaton.
Daniel White | Staff PhotographerJ
Hailey Kornak, 8, of Glen Ellyn tries to get a selfie as a Great Southern White butterfly lands perilously close to her face at the butterfly house at Peck Farm Park in Geneva Tuesday. She and a couple of friends had cameras out and ready taking pictures of butterflies when Hailey became part of the composition.
  Hailey Kornak, 8, of Glen Ellyn tries to get a selfie as a Great Southern White butterfly lands perilously close to her face at the butterfly house at Peck Farm Park in Geneva Tuesday. She and a couple of friends had cameras out and ready taking pictures of butterflies when Hailey became part of the composition.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Rich Hoke, Elgin building maintenance superintendent, left, talks with Randy Reopelle, Elgin's director of parks and recreation, inside the old laundry building that belonged to the Mental Health Center in Elgin. The building is now owned by the city.
  Rich Hoke, Elgin building maintenance superintendent, left, talks with Randy Reopelle, Elgin's director of parks and recreation, inside the old laundry building that belonged to the Mental Health Center in Elgin. The building is now owned by the city.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Volunteers Jamie Rothstein, from left, of St. Charles, Lydia Wilson, center, and Margie Rader, right, both of Grayslake help sort through dirt Wednesday as part of an archaeological research team at Garfield Farm Museum La Fox.
  Volunteers Jamie Rothstein, from left, of St. Charles, Lydia Wilson, center, and Margie Rader, right, both of Grayslake help sort through dirt Wednesday as part of an archaeological research team at Garfield Farm Museum La Fox.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Jack Therkildsen, of Glen Ellyn takes a seat in an antique school desk as he looks up to his father Erik Therkildsen during the Glen Ellyn sidewalk sale.
  Jack Therkildsen, of Glen Ellyn takes a seat in an antique school desk as he looks up to his father Erik Therkildsen during the Glen Ellyn sidewalk sale.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Kat Spencer, formerly of Elmhurst, and the Women Loggers of Maine demonstrates her axe throwing skills to onlookers at the DuPage County Fair.
  Kat Spencer, formerly of Elmhurst, and the Women Loggers of Maine demonstrates her axe throwing skills to onlookers at the DuPage County Fair.
Daniel White | Staff PhotographerJ
John Meehan and his son Aidan, 9, of Fox River Grove check out the sports items as part of Barrington's sidewalk days in the downtown area on Thursday.
  John Meehan and his son Aidan, 9, of Fox River Grove check out the sports items as part of Barrington's sidewalk days in the downtown area on Thursday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Grace Szafranski, 12, of Cary and her sailing partner Tava Matesi, 12, of Algonguin abandon their ship called the Beret, because they love Paris, during the Founders' Days cardboard regatta in Algonquin. They were in first place but just could not hold onto the lead.
  Grace Szafranski, 12, of Cary and her sailing partner Tava Matesi, 12, of Algonguin abandon their ship called the Beret, because they love Paris, during the Founders' Days cardboard regatta in Algonquin. They were in first place but just could not hold onto the lead.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Isaiah Baumhardt, 2, of Carpentersville comes in for a closer look at a rabbit at the petting zoo during Founders' Days in Algonquin Friday. The animals were brought in by Santa's Village Azoosment Park in East Dundee.
  Isaiah Baumhardt, 2, of Carpentersville comes in for a closer look at a rabbit at the petting zoo during Founders' Days in Algonquin Friday. The animals were brought in by Santa's Village Azoosment Park in East Dundee.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Savannah Nielsen, left, 10, of Port Barrington and friend Kaitlin Ford, 10, of Island Lake, enjoy the Ali Baba ride Friday during the first day of Lakefest in Island Lake's Water Tower Park.
  Savannah Nielsen, left, 10, of Port Barrington and friend Kaitlin Ford, 10, of Island Lake, enjoy the Ali Baba ride Friday during the first day of Lakefest in Island Lake's Water Tower Park.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Fair goers look at the cows on display during the DuPage County Fair Friday.
  Fair goers look at the cows on display during the DuPage County Fair Friday.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
Abby Gilliland, 6, of Mt. Prospect groves to the music of the band Diving for Dynamite at Mt. Prospect's 16th annual Downtown Block Party on Friday.
  Abby Gilliland, 6, of Mt. Prospect groves to the music of the band Diving for Dynamite at Mt. Prospect's 16th annual Downtown Block Party on Friday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
The Scrambler shakes up riders Miranda Zhuta, 15, right, and her friend Lauren Faile, 15, both of Streamwood at the Streamwood Summer Celebration on Friday.
  The Scrambler shakes up riders Miranda Zhuta, 15, right, and her friend Lauren Faile, 15, both of Streamwood at the Streamwood Summer Celebration on Friday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
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