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  • Tivoli Theatre Presents FREE Showing of “Casper” October 25 Oct 13, 2014 4:57 PM
    The Tivoli Theatre will celebrate Halloween with a FREE showing of “Casper” as part of Baird and Warner’s 22nd Annual Halloween Happening. The film will be shown on Saturday, October 25th at 11 AM at the Tivoli Theatre, 5021 Highland Avenue in downtown Downers Grove. Wear your Halloween costume and participate in the costume contest. Registration begins at 9 AM followed by judging at 9:30 AM. The movie starts at 11 AM. “Casper” (PG/100 min) is a 1995 comedy fantasy film starring Christina Ricci, Bill Pullman, Cathy, Moriarty, Eric Idle and Amy Brenneman based on the Casper the Friendly Ghost comic books and animated cartoons. The movie tells the story of a greedy heiress who inherits the haunted Whipstaff Manor and discovers that the house contains a treasure guarded by three nasty ghosts. Ghost therapist, Dr. James Harvey, and his daughter Kat, move into the mansion to get rid of the supernatural creatures. Kat makes friends with a ghost named Casper, the nephew of the three nasty ghosts.

     
  • Teacher earns ‘Eagle Fledge’ at East Dundee’s Immanuel School Oct 14, 2014 4:55 PM
    Some news takes a while to sink in, according to teacher Susan Meier of Immanuel Lutheran School in East Dundee. Meier received an important voice-mail message from her principal in late September that she had to replay several times before she believed it. Principal Sue Domeier called to let Meier know she had been named the Early Childhood Teacher of the Year in northern Illinois.

     
  • Dundee library hosts fall book sale Oct 13, 2014 4:34 PM
    The Friends of the Fox River Valley Public Library District will host a fall book sale from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Dundee Library, 555 Barrington Ave. in East Dundee. The Friends will be selling newly donated materials, including hardcovers, paperbacks, romance novels, audiobooks, DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes, and children's books.

     
  • ‘Denim and Diamonds Gala’ to benefit projects at Presence St. Joseph Hospital Oct 10, 2014 7:51 PM
    The Chicago Marriott Northwest in Hoffman Estates will go country with cowboy formal wear and country drawl for Presence St. Joseph Hospital Auxiliary. Guests at the gala will be sporting their best denim jeans, boots, Stetsons, pearl buttons and glitzy tops to be entertained by the Suburban Cowboys band on Oct. 25. Proceeds from the $175 a plate fete will benefit community outreach, scholarships and hospital capital projects.

     
  • Healthy eating highlights “Food Day” at Sherman Hospital Oct 9, 2014 1:18 PM
    Healthy, affordable and sustainable food will be the focus of the annual “Food Day” celebration at Advocate Sherman Hospital on Oct. 23. The event will include a farmers market with vendors made possible through a partnership with the Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin’s Harvest Market. It also coincides with national Food Day, which aims to inspire people to change their diets and eat healthy, as well as push local, state and national entities to improve food policies.

     
  • ECC places second, third in Illinois student film competition Oct 9, 2014 12:52 PM
    Elgin Community College claimed second and third place in the first annual Illinois Community College Film Competition, co-sponsored by the Illinois Community College Trustees Association and the Chicago International Social Change Film Festival. The statewide film competition is a series of competitions during which students create a 5-minute film for their school, community and a local small business intended to enhance school engagement, pride and awareness.

     
  • High school students encouraged to “Experience ECC” Nov. 12 Oct 9, 2014 12:34 PM
    Elgin Community College invites high schools students to “Experience ECC” on Wednesday, Nov. 12. "Experience ECC" offers students the opportunity to discover why ECC was the right choice for one in five in-district high school graduates.

     
  • Leave The Cooking To Clearbrook on October 21st! Oct 9, 2014 10:47 AM
    Leave The Cooking To Clearbrook on October 21st!

     
  • Lake County 4-H Presents its 2nd Annual National 4-H Science Day Oct 9, 2014 10:45 AM
    Lake County 4-H Presents its 2nd Annual National 4-H Science Day

     
  • ‘Oculus’ Filmmaker Comes to Cutting Hall on October 22 Oct 9, 2014 9:58 AM
    “Oculus” Filmmaker Comes to Cutting Hall on October 22

     
  • Oct 9, 2014 10:22 PM
    St. James Episcopal Church in West Dundee recently celebrated the 150th anniversary of the parish. The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, was guest of honor at Friday’s gala dinner and celebrant at the Oct. 5 Mass where she also blessed the cross above the high altar fashioned of old wooden doors from the parish house by her brother-in-law, parishioner John Schori.

     
  • Elgin Symphony Orchestra brings you 'Nature's Soundscapes' Oct 8, 2014 10:17 PM
    The Elgin Symphony Orchestra highlight one of their own in the “Nature's Soundscape” concert in October. Matthew Agnew, the ESO's principal cellist, will solo on the beautiful Cello Concerto in C major by Haydn.

     
  • Cinema 12, Rotary Club present free “Scooby-Doo” screening Oct. 25 Oct 8, 2014 7:12 PM
    Come dressed in your Halloween costume and enjoy a free screening of "Scooby-Doo" at the Cinema 12 Theatre, 100 LW Besinger Drive, Carpentersville. It will be shown at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. This event is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Carpentersville-Morning.

     
  • Renz Center to host “Epicurean Delight” fundraiser Oct 8, 2014 10:56 AM
    In celebrating 53 years of community service, Renz Addiction Counseling Center is hosting its 7th Annual Epicurean Delight Fundraiser from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at Max McGraw Wildlife. Community residents are invited to attend and enjoy such gourmet fare as almond crusted duck salad with blackberry dressing, smoked salmon, pheasant kabobs, sesame chicken and an assortment of vegetarian canapé among other appetizers and desserts by McGraw’s top culinary chef. Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation is located in West Dundee, and sits on 1,200 acres of picturesque hardwoods, prairies, lakes, and streams.

     
  • Dundee Lions will be out for Candy Day to help the blind this weekend Oct 7, 2014 4:11 PM
    Thousands of Americans go blind every year. Even more develop serious, uncorrectable vision loss. The Lions of Illinois would like to stop preventable blindness with your help. Lions of Illinois Candy Day will be on Friday, Oct. 10, and Saturday, Oct. 11. Members of the Dundee Township Lions Club will be out in the community in front of stores to raise donations to fund programs to fight preventable blindness and provide vision and hearing services to men, women and children in Illinois.

     
  • Fox Valley police reports Oct 9, 2014 5:32 PM
    Daniel L. Dredge, 20, of Maple Park, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, possession of drug paraphernalia, no insurance, illegal transportation of alcohol and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident at 7:40 p.m. Sunday after he hit a utility pole and crashed into a cornfield near Perry and Harter roads near Maple Park, according to a sheriff’s report.

     
  • Lakeside Legacy Foundation presents “Paranormal” Joe Diamond at the Dole Oct 6, 2014 7:59 PM
    At 7 and 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, Joe Diamond will fill the audience with shock and awe from his magic and paranormal skills in the Listening Room at the Lakeside Legacy Arts Park in Crystal Lake. Joe Diamond is a young talented magician who has accomplished a lot in his early years of training. In only his early 20s, he has an amazing understanding of the workings of the strange and bizarre, to the point where he defies the boundaries between what we assume can and can’t be done.

     
  • Lakeside Legacy Foundation presents Let’s Dance Big Band on Sweetest Day, Oct. 18 Oct 6, 2014 7:48 PM
    Let's Dance Big Band is back for their second performance of the year at the Sage Gallery of Lakeside Legacy Arts Park in Crystal Lake. The performance is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. The 20-piece swing band was formed in 2010 with a nucleus of players from Sun City in Huntley.

     
  • Art for All presents fine art exhibit in Elgin’s Artspace Oct 7, 2014 2:13 PM
    Art For All of Elgin is presenting a fine art exhibit, “Fall for Art,” Oct. 12-25 in the Robin and Mark Seigle Gallery located at Artspace Lofts, 51 S. Spring St., Elgin. A reception will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17. Light refreshments will be served. While the reception is free, donations will be gratefully accepted.

     
  • Girl Scouts open Camp Explorers Oct 7, 2014 2:17 PM
    Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois will open Camp Dean in Big Rock to the public for a Camp Explorers program on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This youth and family-friendly event will include cardboard boat races, archery, crate stacking, fishing, and a scavenger hunt.

     
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