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  • Elgin Summer Theatre to host auditions for rock musical Mar 28, 2015 12:19 AM
    Elgin Summer Theatre returns with the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning rock musical “Next to Normal,” which will run at the Hemmens Cultural Center July 17-19 and July 24-26.

     
  • Author pens novel about Garfield Farm Mar 27, 2015 8:50 AM
    Ann Brack-Johnson will hold her first book signing at Town House Books in St. Charles from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 28. The historical novel “Angie of Garfield Farm” relives 1840s daily life of this 174-year-old prairie farmstead and country inn, now a 375-acre museum in Campton Hills.

     
  • What do Campton Hills candidates really want? The answers vary Mar 27, 2015 5:36 PM
    Eight candidates seeking the three trustee seats, along with that of the president on the Campton Hills village board, were asked if they had one wish for the village. Several opted for a town hall meeting to help mend wounds and end board strife while another openly wished that her opponents were completely off the board.

     
  • Changing Children’s Worlds Foundation hosts spring fundraiser Mar 27, 2015 11:19 PM
    On March 15, Changing Children’s Worlds Foundation, a local nonprofit organization, held its annual spring fundraiser at Villa Verone Ristorante in Geneva. Its two major programs are the International Child Development Program, internationally recognized by UNICEF and the World Health Organization, which strengthens empathy-based relationships, communications, guidance and support between parents/caregivers and children, infant to age 12; and the Integrative Youth Development Program, which measures and identifies ways to help youth, age 12-24, succeed within families, schools and communities.

     
  • Swedish American Children’s Choir seeks singers Mar 26, 2015 4:11 PM
    The Swedish American Children’s Choir is seeking new singers for the spring/summer season. Children, age 4 to 17, are welcome to join the Midwest’s largest choir of its kind for children.

     
  • Heart Sounds 2015 Symposium to highlight innovations in cardiology Mar 26, 2015 6:15 PM
    Medical professionals are invited to attend “Innovations in Cardiology: Heart Sounds 2015”, a one-day symposium hosted by Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin. The educational program for registered nurses, emergency medical technicians, doctors and other clinicians will be held Saturday, April 18.

     
  • Robin Hood takes to streets in new St. Charles play Mar 25, 2015 3:23 PM
    Vero Voce has announced its original production, “Robin Hood, Streets of Sherwood,” written and directed by Vero Voce’s Theatrical Artistic Director, David M. Rodriguez, with fight choreography by Tony Pellegrino. “Robin Hood: Streets of Sherwood” is a modern interpretation of the legendary hero’s origin story.

     
  • Community supports Literacy Volunteers Fox Valley at Trivia Bee Saturday Mar 24, 2015 3:40 PM
    Fox Valley community members had an otherworldly blast Saturday while supporting Literacy Volunteers Fox Valley’s 16th annual fundraiser, the “Bee Me Up, Scotty” Trivia Bee for Literacy. Thirty-five teams of three contestants each competed for prizes at a price of $400 per table. Organizational donors gave as much as $1,000 or more in cash or in kind to Literacy Volunteers Fox Valley.

     
  • Learn about Kane Co. operational sustainability plan Mar 24, 2015 7:54 PM
    On Friday, March 27, Cecilia Govrik, resource management coordinator of the Kane County Environment and Water Resources Division, will share a PowerPoint presentation implementing the Kane County Operational Sustainability Plan from 7 to 9 p.m. at Unity of Fox Valley in Batavia.

     
  • ‘Living Last Supper’ comes to Aurora April 2-3 Mar 24, 2015 7:56 PM
    A third annual “Living Last Supper” will be staged at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, April 2-3, at Wesley United Methodist Church in Aurora. With music and period costumes, the performance will bring to life Leonardo da Vinci’s painting of Jesus Christ’s last supper with his disciples.

     
  • Learn how to ‘echo weave’ at Fine Line Mar 24, 2015 4:23 PM
    Fine Line weaving instructor Beth Duncan will offer “Echo Weave, A Starting Point,” on Saturdays, April 4 and 18. “Learning to weave can seem daunting at the start; there is a lot of prep work before the actual weaving begins. As with all things worth learning, take your time and practice," Duncan said.

     
  • Anderson Animal Shelter seeks Spokespet Mar 24, 2015 5:08 PM
    Anderson Animal Shelter in South Elgin is searching for a pet to lead its inaugural Pets-a-Palooza Pet Parade and Festival fundraising walk, set for Sept. 20 at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles. "We're looking for a very outgoing pet adopted from Anderson, who is friendly to both people and other animals and who loves being in the spotlight," said Holly Alcala, the shelter's director of development.

     
  • St. Charles church offers family-friendly Good Friday Stations of the Cross Mar 24, 2015 6:46 PM
    Most Good Friday church services are not meant for children, or children are meant to stay quiet and still. But not at St. Charles Episcopal Church, where people of all ages can walk the path Jesus did in an Intergenerational Stations of the Cross on Friday, April 3, at 11 a.m.

     
  • Endorsement: In Campton Hills, Smith for president, Turgeon, O’Dwyer, Sheluga for village board Mar 23, 2015 9:34 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Patsy Smith for Campton Hills village president, and Mike Turgeon, Don Sheluga and Michael O'Dwyer for village trustee.

     
  • NIU to stage romantic, comic opera Mar 23, 2015 2:16 PM
    Northern Illinois University Opera Theatre in collaboration with the NIU School of Theatre and Dance will present the one-act romantic comic opera “Bastien und Bastienne.”

     
  • HCE, U of I Extension present ‘Eating Well as You Age’ Mar 23, 2015 7:57 PM
    Eating well does not mean dieting. It is part of a healthy lifestyle, and may be best achieved in small steps. However, as we age, our nutritional needs change and we should focus on nutrient dense choices. “Eating Well as You Age” is a University of Illinois Extension educational program designed to help participants explore the benefits of healthy eating habits at any age.

     
  • Campton Hills hopefuls mixed on response if state cuts $500,000 Mar 23, 2015 6:35 PM
    Six people seeking three seats on the Campton Hills village board share their differing views on what trustees should do if state lawmakers cut the percentage of state income taxes shared with municipalities, a move that could mean Campton Hills loses up to $500,000 per year.

     
  • Campton Hills trustee hopefuls differ on ending board strife Mar 20, 2015 5:30 AM
    Six hopefuls seeking three seats on the Campton Hills village board agree the board needs to cease the dysfunction, but they disagree as to how to do it. Trustees Laura Andersen, Susan George and newcomer Michael O'Dwyer are running as a slate; Don Sheluga, Mike Turgeon and Steven Galloway were recruited by President Patsy Smith to run for office.

     
  • Screenings of documentary to raise money for children in Haiti Mar 20, 2015 7:35 AM
    See the documentary film, “Girl Rising,” and help send children in Haiti to school. Screenings of the PG-13 film, directed by Academy Award nominee Richard E. Robbins, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at Rosary High School in Aurora, or 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles.

     
  • Lecture by author and Holy Land traveler March 25 Mar 20, 2015 10:18 PM
    Author and Holy Land traveler Marilyn Huntman Giese will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at Elburn Community Congregational Church. She will talk about her travels in the Holy Land as well as her publications, which include “The Eye of God: A Fisherman’s Tale and “When the World Changed, A Revolutionary Peace,” a photo journal.

     
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