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Sep 18 2014 | 11:16 am - Stuart Sports Complex is one lively place, where action-loaded athletic events keep everybody’s pulse pounding. But on Saturday, Stuart will be invaded by the living dead, turning this sports-centric spread into a mecca for mayhem. In the...
Sep 10 2014 | 12:39 pm - Fox Valley Park District will spotlight its local performing arts talent with a daylong theater event on Sept. 20 dedicated to playwrights.
Aug 20 2014 | 4:37 pm - Did you know a honeybee visits 2 million flowers to make one pound of honey? Or that dragonflies can fly up to 50 mph? Learn about these and other insects on Saturday, Aug. 23, when the Fox Valley Park District holds its fifth annual Bug Fest at...
Aug 14 2014 | 9:33 am - Reading history is one thing. Seeing it acted out and relived brings even greater impact. It will all come to life this weekend at historical Blackberry Farm, where a new event — Civil War Days — stages a full-scale re-enactment of this...
Jul 28 2014 | 9:41 am - The Fox Valley Park District’s local adaptation of the famously frenetic TV show “The Amazing Race” returns Saturday, Aug. 9, with the sixth annual rendition of the event at 9 a.m. from the Eola Community Center, 555 S. Eola...
Jul 16 2014 | 3:13 pm - Everything about “Hairspray” is big. The powerful, soul-stirring music. The spectacular sets. The dazzlingly colorful costumes. The bouffant hairdos. The production will have a huge presence this weekend, as the Fox Valley Park...
Jun 04 2014 | 2:12 pm - Harvey Sterkel was one of the greatest pitchers in the history of fastpitch softball. Through the Fox Valley Park District and the Aurora Fastpitch Softball Association, “Harvey Sterkel Field” will be dedicated at Stuart Sports Complex...
May 27 2014 | 3:20 pm - You can still sign up for the 53rd annual Mid-American Canoe and Kayak Race, which takes place Sunday, June 1, from either St. Charles for the 10-mile course or from Batavia for 6 miles.
Apr 23 2014 | 3:05 pm - Blackberry Farm and its unique charm will be on display in all its glory starting next Thursday, May 1, when the barn doors swing open to the public for the 45th year. Since 1969, the historic pioneer village and farm has delighted and educated...
Apr 14 2014 | 9:04 am - Fox Valley Park District receives $400,000 grant for Copley I Park.