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  • Courtesy of Fine Line Creative Arts Center Artist Dan Caldwell, right, with his son Ryan, puts finishing touches on Fine Line’s new sign.

    Metalsmith forges new sign for Fine Line Creative Arts CenterMar 28, 2014 12:00 AM
    A new handcrafted sign graces the entrance of Fine Line Creative Arts Center on Bolcum Road in St. Charles. A blacksmith and metalsmith, teacher and artist, Dan Caldwell of St. Charles designed, crafted and installed not just a new sign but a work of art at the front of the new entrance.

  • Alyce Van Acker

    Sharing Color: Forty Years of Painting Mar 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Honoring the painter for her talents as well as recognizing her years as a devoted art teacher all comes into play for Batavia artist Alyce Van Acker’s upcoming solo show in the Kavanagh Gallery at Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St. Charles.

  • Crown Service Systems Joins A Non ProfitMar 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Crown Service Systems Donating Free House Cleaning to Women With Cancer

  • Bishop David J. Malloy

    Diocese of Rockford launches ‘Be Reconciled’ during LentMar 27, 2014 12:00 AM
    Recognizing the need for God’s grace and forgiveness in the lives of Catholics, the Diocese of Rockford is launching “Be Reconciled,” an initiative to make the Sacrament of Reconciliation more available this Lenten season.

  • Courtesy of Dave Nelson The Assemblymen Gospel Quartet will perform at a free picnic offered by Victory Rock Fellowship.

    Victory Rock Fellowship to host free community picnic, concertMar 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    Victory Rock Fellowship will be hosting a free picnic and concert starting at 4 p.m. April 27. This picnic will be immediately followed up by a concert featuring the Assemblymen Gospel Quartet.

  • Come to the Lakeside Legacy Arts Park for First Friday on April 4.

    April’s First Friday at the Lakeside Legacy Arts Park Mar 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    Are you looking for a unique, local event to enjoy with family and friends? Have you ever been downtown to the Art Institute of Chicago or to a gallery opening? No need to travel far from home for a cultural evening. Lakeside Legacy Arts Park at the Historic Dole Mansion in Crystal Lake hosts a monthly art show called First Friday that is the perfect, local event. The public is welcome at the upcoming showcase on Friday, April 4 from 5 to 8 p.m.

  • Elgin Junior Service Board to host its 30th production of ‘Follies’ April 26Mar 26, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Elgin Junior Service Board, an 82-year-old organization, will host its 30th production of "Follies" on Saturday, April 26, at Holiday Inn in Elgin.

  • Lung health for the lay person at MCC talkMar 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    Lung cancer in McHenry County remains the No. 1 cause of death. Centegra Health System will host a lung health symposium from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, at McHenry County Community College. Those who want to learn more about lung health and lung cancer are invited to attend the symposium.

  • Dinner and a live auction are part of Woodlands Academy’s annual fundraiser, Congé. This year’s event takes place Saturday, April 26, at the Glen View Club in Golf, Ill. Online bids for some auction items can be made at from April 7-13 and again from April 23-26.

    Woodlands Academy’s Congé: Fundraising for Financial AidMar 21, 2014 12:00 AM
    Online bidding in April for silent auction items such as four VIP tickets to a Los Angeles taping of Conan O’Brien’s TBS TV show is just one way of participating in the 41st annual Congé fundraiser, Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart’s largest campaign to support ongoing academic and student financial aid programs.

  • The Listening Room is an intimate concert venue and also a place for aspiring artists to record their songs locally.

    Lakeside Legacy Foundation artist releases debut albumMar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Lakeside Legacy Foundation is proud to be the home of the Listening Room, which is the host to countless concerts every month. Longtime resident art partner and musician Lori Gray Muligano of Music 4 Living has released her debut album titled “No More Waiting For Me.”

  • Learn about lung health, cancer at MCC April 2Mar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Centegra Health System will host a lung health symposium from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, at McHenry County Community College, 8900 Route 14, Crystal Lake. Those who want to learn more about lung health and lung cancer are invited to attend the symposium. Lung cancer in McHenry County remains the No. 1 cause of death.

  • Sign up for Volunteer Recognition workshopMar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Volunteer Center McHenry County will host a Volunteer Recognition workshop from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 1, at the Volunteer Center, 4508 Prime Parkway, McHenry, in the United Way building

  • How video games might actually help kids lose weightMar 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    Kids these days are often living a more sedentary lifestyle which has contributed to increasing obesity.

  • Jonathan Herath, 37, a music teacher and band director at Lakewood School, died earlier this month after battling an unknown aggressive infection that was compounded by kidney disease and previous cancer treatments. Herath had been at Lakewood for seven years and helped secure a $40,000 grant for instruments.

    District 300 music teacher remembered by faculty, studentsMar 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    Jonathan Herath, the 37-year-old music teacher and band director who served as a role model for his students and secured $40,000 in instruments for the Carpentersville school in which he worked, died earlier this month after battling an unknown infection, a school official said. “He was just very dedicated, he was very dedicated to his family and his friends and just well loved,” Lakewood School Principal Asia Gurney said.

  • Musician Peter Calo was joined in the Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park in Crystal Lake by fellow musicians Cassandra Vohs-Demann, Roger Reupert, and Meg Thomas on March 7.

    Peter Calo performs to packed house in the Listening RoomMar 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    Peter Calo performed in the Listening Room at Lakeside Legacy Arts Park March 7 to a packed house in Crystal Lake. Calo is most known for his work with Carly Simon, Willie Nelson, and other famous musicians.

  • Deadline approaches for Health Insurance MarketplaceMar 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    McHenry County Department of Health reminds residents that open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace ends on Monday, March 31. You can schedule an appointment to meet with a local Navigator.

  • Learn how to use a prescribed burn to aid in ecological restoration at the March 22 program with the McHenry County Conservation District.

    Learn how prescribed burns aid ecological restorationMar 17, 2014 12:00 AM
    You know that fire can be beneficial to natural ecosystems, but how do you know when the time is right? Find out how at "Prescribed Fire in Ecological Restoration" from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 22.

  • Lake in the Hills set for new top copMar 15, 2014 12:00 AM
    Lake in the Hills’ deputy police chief has been tapped to lead the department, Mayor Paul Mulcahy has announced. Mulcahy is recommending Dave Brey for the post, effective May 1. Current Chief James Wales is retiring April 30 after 35 years with the department.

  • Register for Boil — Making Syrup & Sugar Candy at Coral WoodsMar 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    Go beyond the typical maple syrup making demonstration and enjoy a sweet spring experience at McHenry County Conservation District’s "Maple Boil — Making Syrup & Sugar Candy" from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 20, at Coral Woods Conservation Area in Marengo.

  • More than 50 men, women and children will be participating in the annual Shamrock Shave charity event at St. Margaret Mary Parish in Algonquin.

    Enjoy an Irish dinner before annual Shamrock Shave at St. Margaret Mary ParishMar 14, 2014 12:00 AM
    The annual Shamrock Shave benefit has quickly grown to become a major area fundraising event at St. Margaret Mary Parish in Algonquin. The event starts with a traditional Irish dinner of corned beef and cabbage at 5:30 p.m. in St. Margaret Mary’s School gym and cafeteria, with dinner proceeds also being donated to charity.

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