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  • Wayne Schwartz, running for Bartlett Park Board (6-year Terms)

    Wayne Schwartz: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Wayne Schwartz, running for Bartlett Park Board (6-year Terms)

  • Jim Mansfield, running for Bartlett Park Board (6-year Terms)

    Jim Mansfield: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Jim Mansfield, running for Bartlett Park Board (6-year Terms)

  • Bartlett Idol registration now open Feb 1, 2013 12:00 AM
    Registration for the Bartlett Park District's 'Bartlett Idol' is now open. The all-ages singing competition will take place on Saturday, March 16. There is a new "group" division this year, along with seven age divisions for solo singers.

  •  Fish cribs sit on the ice at Beaver Pond.

    Circle of Life for Small Fry at Beaver Pond Jan 28, 2013 12:00 AM
    On Wednesday, Jan. 23, several members of the Bartlett Parks Department staff brought fish cribs built by a local Eagle Scout out onto the ice covered surface of Beaver Pond.

  •  Bartlett Deputy Police Chief Patrick Ullrich helps his daughter, Ava, 7, with a wood craft at the city’s National Night Out pre-party at Jim Jensen Pavilion last August.

    Bartlett recognized for National Night Out celebration Dec 19, 2012 12:00 AM
    For a fifth time, the village of Bartlett has received a national first-place award for its National Night Out celebration. Bartlett police presented the award to the village board during a meeting Tuesday night.

  •  A.J. Collier II, the engineer of the holiday trolley.

    Hop aboard ‘The Polar Express’ in Bartlett Dec. 20 Dec 12, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Bartlett Park District re-enacts Chris Van Allsburg's "The Polar Express" Thursday, Dec. 20. All ages are welcome to climb aboard Santa's private holiday trolley and step right into the story.

  •  The “AutoSave” cast, from left, are: Tony Pellegrino, Donna Latham, Debra Fowler, Niykee Heaton, Rita Lopienski, Marrisa Langlais and Scott Surowiecki. Not pictured are Russ Devereaux, Chris Binetti, and Galen Malick.

    ‘AutoSave’ comedy debuts in BartlettSep 14, 2012 12:00 AM
    A new production, "AutoSave," premiered by Arts in Bartlett's Adult Theatre will be presented 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28 and 29 and 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at the Bartlett Nature Center auditorium at James "Pate" Phillip State Park, 2054 W. Stearns Road, Bartlett.

  • Bartlett Park District selling theater costumes Sep 13, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Bartlett Park District is hosting a theater costume sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, in program rooms 3 and 4 at the Community Center, 700 S. Bartlett Road. Winkie costumes from the Wizard of Oz, items from Dear Edwina Jr., pink Marilyn Monroe-style dresses from Guys and Dolls, new dance recital costumes for children and more will be available. Most items are under $10.

  •  The old — Banbury Fair, built in the 1880s — blends with new, Bartlett police on Segways.

    Bartlett’s Heritage Days a nice mix of today and yesterdayAug 31, 2012 12:00 AM
    A new lineup of events and activities will bring the "good old days" of family fun with friends and neighbors back to downtown Bartlett during Bartlett Heritage Days, Sept. 7-9. Now in its third year, this communitywide fall festival honors and celebrates the area's rich history.

  •  The Bartlett 2nd floor Art Gallery will host “Nature of Birds,” a display of pastel paintings by artist Jenny Vogt.

    Arts in Bartlett presents ‘The Nature of Birds’ Aug 8, 2012 12:00 AM
    Arts in Bartlett presents "The Nature of Birds," an exhibit of pastel paintings by Jenny Vogt, at the village hall gallery, on display through Aug. 30. The village of Bartlett 2nd floor Art Gallery, 228 Main St., in Bartlett, is open from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m.-noon on Saturdays.

  •  A boy and a dog enjoy Riley’s Run Dog Park in Bartlett. The site will host the rescheduled Woofstock on Aug. 16. Organizers of the Bartlett Park District event postponed it from its original July 25 date because of extreme heat that day.

    Bartlett ‘Woofstock’ rescheduled Aug 5, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Bartlett Park District's annual Woofstock event has been rescheduled for Thursday, Aug. 16, after a cancellation last month due to extreme heat. All canines and their owners are welcome to Riley's Run Park, 650 Lambert Lane, from 5 to 8 p.m. to enjoy games, contests and dog-friendly vendors.

  • New Bartlett water playground opens Jul 12, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Bartlett Aquatic Center has opened a new spray playground that features a tipping bucket that dumps water on swimmers, two water slides and numerous spraying features.

  • $100,000 recreation grant available for Bartlett’s Sunrise Park Jul 9, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Bartlett Park District, along with Coca-Cola, is calling everyone out to the park this summer to vote in the third annual America Is Your Park campaign.

  • Bartlett play auditions coming Jul 9, 2012 12:00 AM
    Auditions for the Bartlett Park District family musical "Once Upon A Mattress" will be held at the Bartlett Community Center, 700 S. Bartlett Road, by appointment only from Thursday, July 26, to Saturday, July 28. Auditions begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and at 10 a.m. on Saturday.

  •  The cast of “Heaven”: First row: Brianne Durfey and Katie Batt; second row: Galen Malick, Debbie Fowler, Scott Surowiecki and Rita Lopienski; last row: Dean Pearson and Russ Devereaux.

    Bartlett troupe to stage comedy ‘Heaven’ Jun 10, 2012 12:00 AM
    Arts in Bartlett is proud to present its summer play, "Heaven." Written and directed by Arts in Bartlett Adult Theatre veteran Russ Devereaux, "Heaven" will be performed 7 p.m. Saturday, June 16, and 3 p.m. Sunday, June 17, at the Nature Center auditorium at James 'Pate' Philip State Park, 2054 W. Stearns Road, Bartlett.

  • Fabian Lopez

    Streamwood to hold new summer orchestra camp Apr 23, 2012 12:00 AM
    Fabian Lopez believes that summer music camp is an ideal way to help music students grow and excel at their art. So much so that this Bartlett resident and former student of Dorothy Deen, the cello teacher in the Bartlett Center for the Arts, has spent several months working with the Streamwood Park District to create a four-week intensive string orchestra camp for students in grades four-eight, with sessions held from 9 to 11 a.m., June 18-June 29 and July 9-July 21.

  •  Nikki Greco, from left, Lindsey David and Kayla Greco get up close and personal with an alligator from Jim Nesci’s Cold Blooded Creatures show.

    Celebrate Earth Day at Bartlett Nature Center Apr 20, 2012 12:00 AM
    Join in the free Earth Day Celebration presented by the Bartlett Nature Center and Bartlett Parks Foundation from noon-4 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Bartlett Nature Center. The event includes a variety of hands-on exhibits, educational shows and environmental groups and recycling services.

  •  Alisha Jury: 2012 Teen I Bartlett Idol (age division 12-14).

    Bartlett Idol contest winners announced Mar 26, 2012 12:00 AM
    On Saturday, March 17, more than 50 competitors in five age divisions battled for the right to be called the next Bartlett Idol.

  • Rotarian Walter Wolnik, kneeling center, works alongside Mayan students at Ak'Tenamit School in Guatemala as part of a Rotary International trip this month.

    Suburban leaders work to help Guatemalan studentsFeb 20, 2012 12:00 AM
    Improving the community is the goal for most local leaders, but a group of Northwest suburban officials traveled far from their municipalities this month to help improve a community thousands of miles away. A group that included park district directors, library directors and a police chief traveled to Livingston, Guatemala this month as part of a Rotary International trip to work at the Ak'Tenamit School.

  • Breakfast with Santa in Bartlett Dec 13, 2011 12:00 AM
    The Bartlett Park District is hosting Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 17, from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the Bartlett Community Center’s Oak Room, 700 S. Bartlett Road. The event includes breakfast, holiday crafts, festive music, a visit from Santa and small gift to take home.

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