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  • Batavia play focuses on Mary Todd Lincoln’s life after the White House Sep 27, 2014 8:01 AM
    The life of Mary Todd Lincoln, widow of President Abraham Lincoln, is the subject of an original work by Batavia playwright Donna Latham. “The Haunted Widow Lincoln" will be presented by the Batavia Arts Council on Oct. 10, 11 and 12 at The Holmstad, 700 W. Fabyan Parkway, Batavia.

  • Tri-City Swing attracts a following Sep 27, 2014 6:41 PM
    Dave Heun says if the Lindy Hop (and other dancing) appeals to you, you'll want to check out the Tri-City Swing group.

  • The Illinois Brass Band Presents ‘An Evening With Sousa’ Sep 25, 2014 4:09 PM
    The Illinois Brass Band opens their 2014 -2015 season as they present "An Evening With Sousa."

  • Entertain Your Taste Buds Sep 25, 2014 4:13 PM
    Food Tasting to Benefit Children and Adults with Disabilities

  • Moose converge on Mooseheart for homecoming Saturday Sep 25, 2014 2:02 PM
    One of the great annual gatherings at Mooseheart takes place Saturday, Sept. 27, when Moose members and alumni from across the U.S. celebrate the high school's homecoming. Homecoming events will feature decorated school and residence homes in a "Superheroes" theme.

  • Get a peek at the creative process at Geneva Art Studio Tour Sep 25, 2014 6:00 AM
    For artists, a studio space is a refuge, an inspiration, a place for creative focus, creative frustration, new energy, fresh ideas, accomplishment and maybe even magic. See where the magic happens on the Greater Geneva Art Guild's second annual Art Studio Tour, which takes place Friday-Sunday, Sept. 26-28, at various locations around Geneva. For the $10 admission price, visitors will receive a list of artists exhibiting at each location and map.

  • Frank Lloyd Wright home featured on Batavia House Walk Sep 25, 2014 6:42 AM
    Although each of the five homes on the Batavia MainStreet House Walk is special, organizers expect one in particular to be popular — it's a Frank Lloyd Wright home. The eighth annual house walk, which includes a tea at Water Street Studios, takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28.

  • New Kane center boosts police shooting training, cuts travel time Sep 25, 2014 7:40 PM
    Kane County officials showed off the sheriff office's new $1.88 million Regional Training Center Thursday, which leaders say will enable nearly 250 county law enforcement officers, as well as officers from other departments, to complete not only state-mandated firearm qualifications but also enhanced situational firearm training.

  • Former Gov. Jim Edgar to be presented with Sterling Friendship Award Sep 25, 2014 6:43 PM
    Former Illinois Governor Jim Edgar will be presented with Friendship Senior Option Foundation’s Sterling Friendship Award on Friday, Sept. 26. The prestigious honor recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of seniors in our society.

  • Chaos and order meet in ‘Negentrophy’ exhibit at Fermilab Sep 24, 2014 1:01 AM
    The Fermilab Art Gallery presents "Negentropy," with paintings and etchings by Renee Robbins and Bruce Riley. An artist reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26. Both artists share an interest in vivid color, obsessive detail, nature, and science.

  • Gaetano's Batavia brings tasty Italian to the Tri-Cities Sep 24, 2014 6:08 AM
    Gaetano's Batavia has been open for barely two months, yet it fits into the last-century brick storefront at Wilson and River streets like it's been offering authentic Italian fare there forever. The corner storefront is long and narrow; it's contemporary but with an Old-World feel. The smallish space is put to the best possible use and the food coming from chef Gaetano Di Benedetto's kitchen is lovely.

  • Batavia to ask attorney general to investigate electricity deal Sep 24, 2014 5:30 AM
    Batavia plans to ask the Illinois attorney general to investigate the Prairie State Energy Campus development, to see if the city was misled when deciding whether to invest.

  • St. Charles Arts Council presents inaugural “ART at WORK” event Sep 24, 2014 8:57 PM
    The St. Charles Arts Council announces the inaugural "ART at WORK" event, coming up on Saturday, Oct. 4. Visitors to this open house will enjoy jazz, visual art, film, and food and drink, courtesy of Suburban Tire Auto Repair Centers.

  • Tri-Cities police reports Sep 23, 2014 4:15 PM
    Richard L. Garlick, 36, of Batavia, was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting a peace officer at 2:25 p.m. Monday in the 1300 block of Georgetown, according to a police report.

  • Kitchen tours benefit Fox Valley Food for Health Sep 23, 2014 2:59 PM
    Kitchen envy isn’t always a bad thing. This Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., five new, beautiful kitchens in St. Charles and Geneva will be open for tours, with proceeds benfiting Fox Valley Food for Health, a charity that provides healthy meals to people with a serious illness.

  • Dick Pond in Carpentersville to close Oct. 31 Sep 23, 2014 8:44 AM
    It's been the go-to store for area runners for the past seven years. But it won't be for much longer. Dick Pond in Carpentersville is set to close its doors for good at the end of October.

  • Chicago Family Fun Expo offers hands-on fun Sep 22, 2014 3:29 PM
    Chicago Family Fun Expo is coming to the DuPage Expo in St. Charles Oct 18-19. The primary goal of the Chicago Family Fun Expo is to assist nonprofits through the promotion of hands-on activities and fun shows and seminars throughout the weekend.

  • Mozart rarity to illuminate St. Charles Singers’ concerts Sep 22, 2014 11:39 PM
    The St. Charles Singers will launch its 31st season with choral music by Mozart plus three of the composer’s short instrumental "Church Sonatas" at concerts at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4, in the chapel of the National Shrine of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini in Chicago; and at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5, at Baker Memorial United Methodist Church in St. Charles.

  • Sugar Grove rallies around ill former library director Sep 22, 2014 9:21 AM
    Sugar Grove residents are rallying around former library director Beverly Holmes Hughes as she battles malignant brain cancer.

  • Fox Valley Park District to hold community garage sale Sep 21, 2014 3:53 PM
    Find bargains from 20 sellers in one location, when the Fox Valley Park District holds a community-wide garage sale Saturday, Sept. 27, in Aurora.

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