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  • 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.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Sugar Grove vet recalls World War II service Mar 29, 2015 1:00 AM
    Sugar Grove’s Ross Miller was among World War II veterans who shared war memories Thursday, March 26. Miller, a Navy veteran, shared a microphone with Ray Moore of Aurora, an Army Air Corps vet, at a program at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Aurora.

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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.

     
  • Tri-Cities police reports Mar 24, 2015 5:33 PM
    Three men from Texas were arrested at 1:40 a.m. Saturday at Wal-Mart, 801 N. Randall Road, and charged with retail theft, according to a Batavia police report. Horace W. Young Jr., 33, of the 9900 block of Adleta Boulevard in Dallas; Anthony E. Young, 29, of the 8800 block of Hornaday Circle in Fort Worth; and Arie K. Young, 33, of the 6100 block of Avery Drive in Fort Worth, are accused of stealing electronics.

     
  • Fox Valley police reports Mar 24, 2015 5:36 PM
    Robert R. Haizlip, 50, of Carpentersville, was charged Sunday with unlawful restraint and eight counts of domestic battery, court records show. His bail was set at $15,000 in Kane County bond court, and he is due in court April 1.

     
  • 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.

     
  • ‘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.

     
  • March 31: Mini job fair with small business/entrepreneur focus at CLC Mar 25, 2015 3:07 PM
    Small businesses will be recruiting for applicants at a mini job fair to be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 31 at the College of Lake County in Grayslake.

     
  • March 30-31: Book Fair at CLC Mar 25, 2015 3:08 PM
    A “Books Are Fun Book Fair” will be held on March 30 and 31 in Brandel Court at the College of Lake County Grayslake campus, 19351 W. Washington St. Sponsored by CLC’s Literary Arts Society, the sale’s hours are Monday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Buyers will enjoy 30-70 percent savings on great books and gifts to fill everyone’s Easter baskets.

     
  • April 10-18: CLC Theatre presents three one-act comedies Mar 25, 2015 3:08 PM
    A trio of comedic one-act plays by three popular playwrights will be presented by the College of Lake County Theatre Department April 10-12 and 16-18 as part of Play On!, the 2015 Theatre Student Showcase.

     
  • April 10 to May 16: CLC’s 34th Annual Student Art Competition exhibit Mar 25, 2015 3:08 PM
    A huge variety of artwork by College of Lake County students will be on display from April 10 through May 16 at the Robert T. Wright Community Gallery of Art on the Grayslake campus. The 34th Annual CLC Student Art Competition is a juried exhibit featuring painting, drawing, computer graphics, photography, ceramics, jewelry, digital media and sculpture.

     
  • April 10: The Second City touring ensemble to perform at CLC Mar 25, 2015 3:08 PM
    Chicago’s famous comedy troupe, The Second City, will serve up comedic twists on today’s local headlines and present some of the best sketches from the past at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 10 at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County in Grayslake.

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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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