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  • Beginner and advanced dulcimer techniques will be demonstrated at the “Hands On” dulcimer workshops at Garfield Farm Museum in Campton Hills.

    Learn dulcimer techniques at Garfield Farm workshopsMar 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    Garfield Farm Museum will host two mountain and hammered dulcimer workshops in April. The Sunday, April 6, workshop will serve as a basic introduction while the Sunday, April 13, workshop will cover more advanced techniques.

     
  • Seminar for women farm managers, landowners set for March 31Mar 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    Women who own or manage farmland in DeKalb and surrounding counties are invited to participate in a free conservation discussion and field tour Monday, March 31, in Sycamore. The program is called Women Caring for the Land and is sponsored by a sustainability grant from the Illinois Department of Agriculture.

     
  • Network while celebrating Women’s History Month in St. CharlesMar 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    Celebrate Women’s History Month with the Network of Entrepreneurial Women from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 20, at Town House Books, 105 N. Second Ave., St. Charles. It will feature special guest speaker Barbara Joan Zeitz. She is a women’s historian, gender equity analyst and author. A former Illinois Humanities Council Road Scholar Speaker, she writes a monthly online column CountHerHistory now in its 10th year.

     
  • Burlington Lioness annual spring raffle March 22Mar 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    Burlington Lioness Spring Raffle on Saturday, March 22, at Mott's Lounge, Burlington, starting at 7 p.m. to support Central High School scholarships to two graduating applicants. Great prizes for a greater cause!

     
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    Sugar Grove Farmers Market to hold information meetingMar 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Sugar Grove Farmers Market volunteers will hold an information and planning meeting for farmers and vendors wanting to participate in the 2014 Sugar Grove Farmers Market. The meeting will be held from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Thursday, March 27.

     
  • Artist Dan Caldwell, right, and son Ryan put finishing touches on Fine Line's new sign.

    Finessed at the Forge for Fine LineMar 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    A new handcrafted sign graces the entrance of Fine Line Creative Arts Center, on Bolcum Rd. in St. Charles.

     
  • NIU Jazz Lab performs at Jazz Showcase in Chicago Mar 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    The NIU Jazz Lab Band, directed by Rodrigo Villanueva, will perform Tuesday, March 18, at the Legendary Jazz Showcase in Chicago. The event is a fundraiser to help the band produce a DVD of a performance recorded at the Peoria Civic Center last January as part of the 2014 Illinois Music Education Association All-State Conference.

     
  • With over 500 coats donated to Wayside Cross Ministries, Pro Energy Consultants smashed their coat donation record this year. Pictured with a few of the coat boxes, from left to right are Kale Little, Hope Outreach Coordinator of Wayside Cross Ministries; Jerry Needham, Pro Energy Consultants; Billie Needham, Pro Energy Consultants; Mike Clancy and Gabriel Murray, both residents within the Master’s Touch program of Wayside Cross Ministries. In the front, left to right are Emma Spinney, Bella Bruno, Marianna Bruno and Jade McCrink, members of Daisy Scout Troop 373 and Daisy Scout Troop 1154 out of Grace McWayne Elementary School, Batavia.

    Pro Energy Consultants Donates 500 Coats to Wayside Cross MinistriesMar 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    Collaboration with area businesses, Daisy troops and a networking group spurs record total.

     
  • Celebrate Women’s History Month with NEW event in St. CharlesMar 8, 2014 12:00 AM
    Celebrate Women's History Month with the Network of Entrepreneurial Women from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 12 at Town House Books in St. Charles. It will feature special guest speaker Barbara Joan Zeitz, a women's historian, gender equity analyst and author with a master's in women's studies and law. A former Illinois Humanities Council Road Scholar Speaker, she writes a monthly online column CountHerHistory now in its 10th year.

     
  • From left to right, Dr. Jose M. Torres (Superintendent District U-46), Kristi Wisdom (board member), Juan Martinez (board member), Susan Ericson (executive director), Don Hopp (board member), Michelle Frampton (Community Outreach Manager), Mike Warren (board member)

    Students raise thousand to fight hungerMar 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Elgin, IL – Wednesday, March 5th proved to be a spectacular “Champions of Change” celebration. Students and faculty from fourteen U-46 and Burlington district schools were honored for taking part in Food For Greater Elgin’s Change for Hunger Challenge to help hungry families in need.

     
  • Lions to host all-you-can-eat corned beef, cabbage dinner Mar 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    The South Elgin Lions Club will be hosting an All You Can Eat Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner on Sunday, March 16.

     
  • Celebrate the Big Tournament with "The 3 Point Shot" specialMar 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    Urology, Ltd. is celebrating the Big Tournament with "The 3 Point Shot" special now through the end of March.

     
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    Guest artists join Orion Ensemble in ‘Sounds of Russia’ concert March 9 in St. CharlesMar 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Orion Ensemble, winner of the Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, showcases “Sounds of Russia,” featuring works by Stravinsky and Rachmaninoff and welcoming three special guests at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at Baker Memorial United Methodist Church in St. Charles.

     
  • Barry and Mary Ellen Masek of Park Ridge enjoy swirling and sipping one of 60 wines at Clearbrook’s 50th annual A Grapevine of Friends Wine Tasting. Chicago Corporate Photography

    Wine tasting banishes cabin fever for record crowdMar 6, 2014 12:00 AM
    On Saturday, February 22, over 450 people wined and dined at the 50th annual A Grapevine of Friends Wine Tasting, benefitting Clearbrook’s Employment Services Program.

     
  • Burlington Lioness annual spring raffle March 22Mar 5, 2014 12:00 AM
    Burlington Lioness Spring Raffle on Saturday March 22, 2014 at Mott's Lounge, Burlington starting at 7PM to support Central High School scholarships to (2) graduating applicants. Great prizes for a greater cause!

     
  • Kane County Recycles takes your old electronics, books, shredding March 8Mar 5, 2014 12:00 AM
    Kane County Recycles will offer free document shredding along with electronics and book recycling for the monthly event in March.

     
  • ‘Great Legs’ theme for Fox Valley antiques show, saleMar 4, 2014 12:00 AM
    Iconic perennial favorites as well as unexpected surprises will be represented in a variety of 17th- to early-20th century antiques at the 2014 Spring Fox Valley Antiques Show and Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 8, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at the Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Road, St. Charles. The show’s theme, “Great Legs,” highlights the variety of styles used throughout the centuries.

     
  • On Friday, March 7, Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers from St. Louis will be the special guests for a night of dancing and celebration with the Tri-City Swing.

    Tri-City Swing, a night of jazz, dancing on tap March 7Mar 4, 2014 12:00 AM
    On Friday, March 7, Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers from St. Louis will be the special guests for a night of dancing and celebration with the Tri-City Swing in the Baker Community Center’s Collins Auditorium in St. Charles. There will be a beginner swing dance lesson at 6:30 p.m., the band will start at 7:30 p.m. and play until 10:30 p.m.

     
  • Learn about “Images of the Roaring Twenties: Flappers, Fashion and Beyond,” at the next meeting of the Fox Valley Community Associates. The decade is remembered for the newly liberated women of the 1920s, known as flappers, whose rebellious attitudes inspired fashions, like American silent screen star Louise Brooks, who popularized the bobbed haircut.

    Fox Valley arts group looks at Roaring Twenties for March studyMar 1, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Fox Valley Community Associates of the Art Institute of Chicago presents its March study on Wednesday, March 12. The study will be “Images of the Roaring Twenties: Flappers, Fashion and Beyond,” presented by art historian Jeff Mishur. This program focuses on one of the most exciting time periods in American history — the 1920s.

     
  • Classic Cinemas offers thanks with $5 TuesdaysMar 1, 2014 12:00 AM
    Classic Cinemas recently introduced “$5 Tuesdays,” a weekday value where patrons can purchase tickets to showings at any of the listed 11 Classic Cinemas Theatres for only $5 each Tuesday. The $5 price per person includes new releases, with 3-D showings offered at an additional $2; this special program excludes special events.

     
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