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  • ‘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.

     
  • 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.

     
  • ECC breaks ground on training center for police, firefighters Oct 13, 2014 11:49 AM
    Elgin Community College broke ground this week on a new Public Safety Training Center in Burlington. The $18 million center will be situated on roughly 120 acres along Plank Road just east of Main Street. Crews will begin preparing the site this year, but the bulk of the construction will be done next year. The center is scheduled to open in spring 2016.

     
  • 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

     
  • 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.

     
  • Images: The Week in Pictures Oct 6, 2014 1:01 AM
    This edition of The Week in Pictures feature Daily Herald staff photos of horses that need a new home, an Octoberfest celebration, and a couple of pumpkin farms, representing more than 20 area towns.

     
  • Last Burlington Open Air Market Oct. 11 on Water Street Oct 6, 2014 8:06 PM
    The last Burlington Open Air Market for this season will be 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11. The open air makret features items made and sold by Rugs and More, Gaga Gems, and PhotosbyBrendon. Pick some of your last fresh items of the season from Muirhead Farms and Kleins Farm and Garden Markets. Remember there are only a few weeks to Halloween, get your pumpkins and gourds. Make sure you get some of the fresh apples they offer too!

     
  • 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.

     
  • ‘Uncommon Threads’ fashion-art show returns to St. Charles Oct 5, 2014 5:03 PM
    Tickets are now on sale for "Uncommon Threads," the annual one-of-a-kind wearable art show and luncheon, presented by Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St. Charles. Superlative wearable art is the focus of this event, which brings together phenomenal textiles and accessories created by local and national artists.

     
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month held at ECC in October Oct 6, 2014 2:57 PM
    Elgin Community College will hold a series of events and activities throughout the month of October to raise awareness of domestic violence. Domestic Violence Awareness Month, including the events, is sponsored by the Community Crisis Center, Office of Student Life and the Peace and Justice Club of ECC.

     
  • Colleges from all over country expected at ECC College Night Oct. 7 Oct 3, 2014 6:12 PM
    More than 150 private and public colleges and universities from Illinois and across the country will provide information and materials during College Night 2014 on Tuesday, Oct. 7, at Elgin Community College.

     
  • Family Shelter Service Fundraiser October 16 at York Theatre Oct 3, 2014 5:31 PM
    In recognition of domestic violence awareness month, a fundraiser benefitting the Family Shelter Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at the York Theatre, 150 N. York St., in downtown Elmhurst. A $10 donation is recommended.

     
  • Sedgebrook Alzheimer’s Walk Oct 3, 2014 4:23 PM
    On Oct. 12 Kopper and members of the Sedgebrook community will participate in the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s held at Independence Grove, in Libertyville. For those who cannot participate in the October 12th walk, Kopper and staff have organized a mini-walk on the Sedgebrook campus scheduled to take place on Oct. 1.

     
  • How Well Do You Know Your Car? Oct 3, 2014 4:23 PM
    Learning about the maintenance on your car.

     
  • 4-H is Preparing Youth for the Challenges of Life Oct 3, 2014 4:23 PM
    Lake County youth are joining the more than 6 million other 4-H members across the nation in celebration of National 4-H Week Oct. 5-11.

     
  • Audition for ‘bare’ with Nomad Theatre Company Oct 3, 2014 10:04 PM
    Nomad Theatre Company will hold auditions for "bare," a rock musical for high school and college age, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, and 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles. Prepare a 1-minute contemporary monologue and approximately 32 bars of a pop or rock song. Video auditions are accepted.

     
  • Illinois Railway Museum to restore classic Streamliner Oct 3, 2014 7:11 PM
    The Illinois Railway Museum in Union has begun a restoration project planned to return the famous streamlined Electroliner to operational condition in 2017. The museum's Electroliner received an external restoration when it returned to Illinois in the 1980s, but problems with the train's eight electric motors prevented the streamliner from returning to operation. Work is now under way to return the luxury streamliner to operable condition within the next three years. In addition to work on the motors, work is needed on the wheels, trucks, air brakes and air conditioning before it can be operated.

     
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