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  • Explore people, events that shaped Illinois at Peck Farm Jan 11, 2012 9:45 AM
    A special winter exhibit “Native Peoples of Illinois” will be featured at Peck Farm Interpretive Center, 4038 Kaneville Road from Jan. 14 through Feb. 25. The exhibit will be open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The exhibit is free to all.

  • Geneva park, portion of Fox River Trail to close in spring Jan 9, 2012 5:30 AM
    People who like to walk, jog or ride a bicycle through Island Park in Geneva are bracing for the closure of the park this spring and summer, as the Geneva Park District replaces an 81-year-old concrete bridge over a Fox River channel.

  • Geneva parks starts kid-friendly tennis program Dec 20, 2011 9:57 AM
    Find your perfect swing at the Geneva Park District. The Geneva Park District and The Midwest Youth Tennis Team have developed a new youth tennis team for this winter.

  • Live reindeer join fun of Geneva Polar Express event Dec 3, 2011 4:12 PM
    When the Schneeweis family moved from Bartlett to Geneva, they traded an early December “Polar Express” event on a train for the Geneva Park District’s Polar Express event at Peck Farm Park. Although they rode a bus instead of a train to their destination, they still found Santa and Mrs. Claus, got a chance to make a toy and even saw live reindeer.

  • Folk Fest fun for everyone returns to Fox Valley Aug 31, 2011 4:50 PM
    This weekend, Geneva's Island Park will come alive with story and song, when the 35th annual Fox Valley Folk Music and Storytelling Festival comes to town. Sit on the grass or under the big tent near the beautiful Fox River, and spend either or both days, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., soaking in the sounds of traditional and roots folk music on eight concert and workshop stages, with more than 36 top folk music and storytelling acts from the Midwest and around the country.

  • Kids’ activities at the folk festival Aug 30, 2011 4:06 PM
    There will be plenty of activities for kids and teens at the 35th annual Fox Valley Music and Stortelling Festival.

  • Geneva to celebrate new disc golf course Aug 12, 2011 5:03 PM
    Visitors to Geneva's Wheeler Park can choose from two kinds of golf to play. Besides the popular Stone Creek miniature golf course, people can now play disc golf on a newsly installed course.

  • Geneva ready to approve pact for community gardens Jul 27, 2011 5:00 AM
    By next spring, Geneva gardeners should be able to farm their veggies in community garden plots at Prairie Green Preserve. The Geneva City Council gave preliminary approval to an agreement with the Kane County Forest Preserve to annex property for the public gardens.

  • Geneva parks after-school care adds 6th-graders Jun 18, 2011 11:12 AM
    The Geneva Park District is expanding its popular Kids Zone after-school care program to include sixth-graders.

  • Geneva Park District proposes balanced budget Apr 28, 2011 5:24 PM
    The Geneva park board unveils the proposed 2011-12 budget. The fiscal year starts Sunday, and there will be a public hearing June 20 on the $12.49 million budget.

  • Geneva park board president retains seat Apr 6, 2011 4:26 PM
    Geneva park board President Susan Vander Veen retained her seat, defeating Sherry O'Berry.

  • 2 seeking Geneva parks seat talk priorities, spending Mar 21, 2011 5:44 PM
    Sherry O’Berry, 49, faces incumbent Commissioner Susan Vander Veen, 55, for the chance to lead the Geneva Park District.

  • Finances on questioners’ minds at Geneva election forum Mar 15, 2011 11:48 PM
    Candidates for Geneva school, park, library and city offices faced the music at a forum sponsored by the Geneva TaxFACTS advocacy group Tuesday.

  • Geneva candidate forum all about the money Mar 6, 2011 6:04 PM
    Ciity council, school board and park board candidates in Geneva tackled financial questions Sunday at a League of Women Voters forum.

  • Susan C. Vander Veen: Candidate Profile Mar 9, 2011 1:19 PM
    Candidate information for Susan C. Vander Veen, running for Geneva parks

  • Geneva schools announce closure Feb 1, 2011 2:18 PM
    Geneva schools will be closed Wednesday.

  • Sherry O'Berry: Candidate Profile Feb 23, 2011 4:05 PM
    Candidate information for Sherry O'Berry, running for Geneva parks

  • Register now for Geneva music contest Jan 31, 2011 1:00 AM
    Registration will begin Tuesday, Feb. 1, for the Granquist Music Competition, the largest music competition in the state of Illinois.

  • Geneva community garden plans growing, but slowly Jan 26, 2011 12:12 PM
    Plans are progressing to have community garden plots at Prairie Green Preserve in Geneva, but not in time for this growing season.

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