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  • Elk Grove hires promoter for 2014 summer concert series Dec 24, 2013 8:06 AM
    Elk Grove Village is hiring a private concert promoter to manage and operate its summer concert series, which village officials say is their biggest lineup yet. The village will pay Entertainment Management Group $310,000 to cover the cost of performer fees for the five concerts, as well as payment for staging and lighting costs.

     
  • Elk Grove Park District receives Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency Award Jan 3, 2014 3:52 PM
    The Elk Grove Park District has been recognized as an Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency by the Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD) and the Illinois Park and Recreation Association (IPRA).

     
  • Elk Grove officials raise funds for park scholarships Dec 14, 2013 6:46 PM
    The Elk Grove Parks Foundation held a Spin-O-Thon Fundraiser from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at The Pavilion, 1000 Wellington Ave. in Elk Grove Village. Funds raised will go to the foundation’s scholarship program. Local officials took turns as celebrity riders, vying to attract donations.

     
  • Survivor, Pat Benatar part of Elk Grove summer concert lineup Nov 20, 2013 5:49 PM
    Elk Grove Village officials say the sixth annual Mid-Summer Classics Concert Series next July is their biggest lineup yet. And it's likely they were able to secure the likes of 70s and 80s classic rock superstars like America, Survivor, Kenny Loggins, Pat Benatar and country artist John Michael Montgomery due to extra funding that became available with the discontinuation of the Tour of Elk Grove. The village is tripling its funding for the concerts.

     
  • Elk Grove Village golf course closer to video gambling Nov 15, 2013 5:41 AM
    The publicly owned Fox Run Golf Links in Elk Grove Village is a step closer to getting video gambling machines. On Thursday night, the Elk Grove Park District board voted 5-0 to approve a three-year contract with Gold Rush Amusements to be the district’s video gambling vendor.

     
  • Video gambling at Elk Grove golf course edges closer Oct 30, 2013 7:08 PM
    Fox Run Golf Links in Elk Grove Village could become one of the first publicly owned golf courses in the state to have video gambling machines if approved by the Illinois Gaming Board. Officials with the Elk Grove Park District, which has operated the golf course at 333 Plum Grove Road since 1983, have been looking into that possibility for more than a year as a way to raise additional revenue.

     
  • Elk Grove Park District hosts Halloween Fest Oct. 25 Oct 21, 2013 7:59 AM
    Dress your family in their scariest, prettiest, ghoulishly fantastic costumes and come out to the Elk Grove Park District Pavilion for its Halloween Fest.

     
  • Rainbow Falls Waterpark exceeds 100 percent, qualifies for award Sep 3, 2013 1:37 PM
    15.18- with one photo -page 3 The Elk Grove Park District Aquatics Staff set a goal for the 2013 summer season to “Go Platinum.” Platinum is the highest International Aquatic Safety Award that Jeff Ellis & Associates, the Aquatic Safety and Risk Management Consultants, award to facilities on an annual basis.

     
  • BS&T, Three Dog Night among Elk Grove concert headliners Jun 28, 2013 2:37 PM
    The Elk Grove Village Board and Elk Grove Park District announce the third year of the “Unity Within The Community” — a joint partnership for hosting the village’s fifth annual, four-week, free, Mid-Summer Classics concert series.

     
  • Elk Grove swimmers will be going elsewhere this summer Apr 9, 2013 1:23 PM
    Elk Grove Park District will begin a nearly $7 million renovation/expansion of the Pavilion Aquatic Center after Sunday, that will result in a six-lane, 25-yard outdoor lap pool, a warm water exercise pool, an eight-lane, 25-yard indoor lap pool with diving area, new locker rooms, updated showers in the fitness center, and a new entrance to the aquatic area.

     
  • Free exhibit focuses on bicycling Feb 25, 2013 1:02 PM
    Pedal your way through the Elk Grove Historical Museum's newest interactive exhibit "Folks with Spokes." Admission to the exhibit is free. "Folks with Spokes" opens on Friday, March 8, and runs through Aug. 31.

     
  • Robert Biedke: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:27 PM
    Candidate information for Robert Biedke, running for Elk Grove Village Park Board (6-year Terms)

     
  • John Walz: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:27 PM
    Candidate information for John Walz, running for Elk Grove Village Park Board (6-year Terms)

     
  • Elk Grove Parks Foundation Spin-O-Thon raises over $3,500 Dec 17, 2012 2:53 PM
    9.50- with one photo-page 4 On Saturday, Dec. 8, the Elk Grove Parks Foundation hosted its first Spin-O-Thon. From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., "celebrity" volunteers rode stationery bikes in the Pavilion lobby to encourage donations to the Foundation scholarship fund. Over $3,500 was raised.

     
  • Decorate a holiday snowman in Elk Grove Village Nov 30, 2012 8:25 PM
    The holiday season is quickly approaching, and the Elk Grove Park District has created an exciting way for you to show off your holiday spirit. This year, the Elk Grove Park District is constructing four-foot wooden snowmen especially for you to decorate. All snowmen cost $35 and must be purchased and decorated before Tuesday, Dec. 11. The sooner you call to purchase one, the better, as supplies are limited.

     
  • Elk Grove TV premieres new park district show Nov 8, 2012 6:43 PM
    Elk Grove Television Station Channel 6 is adding a new show to its lineup highlighting Elk Grove Park District programs, events, facilities, staff and the parks themselves. "A Walk in the Park" premieres at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. Channel 6 plans to produce three to four shows a year.

     
  • Celebrate Pioneer Day in Elk Grove on Sept. 16 Sep 7, 2012 1:47 PM
    7.49- with two photos -page 2 Join in the fall festivities at the annual Pioneer Day celebration from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16, at the Elk Grove Historical Museum. The event will feature live farm animals, historical demonstrations such as candle-making and weaving, and an array of historic characters dressed in costume.

     
  • Competitors sought for Elk Grove Challenge Jul 25, 2012 12:04 PM
    The Elk Grove Challenge will be on Saturday, Aug. 11. The Challenge is three race events, on one day, sponsored by the Elk Grove Park District.

     
  • Exhibit looks at medicine through the years Jun 7, 2012 3:05 PM
    The Elk Grove Historical Museum received a Superior Achievement Award from the Illinois State Historical Society for the 2011 exhibition "The Doctor is In: A History of Medicine in Elk Grove." This is the highest award given for exhibit projects from this organization. This is the highest award given for exhibit projects from this organization.

     
  • Elk Grove museum marks Civil War’s 150th anniversary May 27, 2012 6:52 PM
    The Elk Grove Historical Museum will host a free event marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 2, on the museum grounds, 399 Biesterfield Road.

     
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