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  • ECC Theatre presents ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ Oct. 31-Nov. 16 Oct 17, 2014 9:21 PM
    Elgin Community College Theatre’s fall production of “The Diary of Anne Frank” will be held from Friday, Oct. 31, through Sunday, Nov. 16. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Oct. 31, Nov. 7 and 14; Saturdays, Nov. 1, 8 and 15; and 3 p.m. Sundays, Nov. 9 and 16 in the ECC Arts Center’s SecondSpace Theatre.

     
  • With uncertain weather, what to do inside or out Oct 17, 2014 3:28 PM
    Indoors or out, this weekend offers a little something for everyone -- music fans, families and even Halloween-loving hounds. Here is a look at five things to do this weekend.

     
  • ECC Arts Center to host Chris Smither and Paul Cebar Oct. 25 Oct 17, 2014 10:28 PM
    The Elgin Community College Arts Center will host acclaimed American blues/folk guitarist, singer and songwriter Chris Smither and special guest artist Paul Cebar on Saturday, Oct. 25. Smither draws deeply from a range of genres and blends blues, American folk music, poetry and philosophy. He's revered for both his fingerpicking guitar techniques as well as his exemplary songwriting.

     
  • Harry Barnes, bonafide popcorn aficionado, delights residents’ senses at GreenFields of Geneva Oct 17, 2014 10:12 PM
    There’s little in the way of olfactory delights like the smell of popcorn. This enticing aroma is common in the hallways of GreenFields of Geneva, the home of Harry Barnes, a bonafide popcorn aficionado. Harry has grown popcorn for too many years to count, and he and his wife Donna will often create delectable snacks from the food that they’ve cultivated from seed to popped kernel.

     
  • Go wild about wildlife in Elburn Sunday Oct 16, 2014 1:38 PM
    The Fox Valley Wildlife Center invites the community to its third annual “Wild About Wildlife” event from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at Hickory Knolls Discovery Center in St. Charles. Jim Nesci of Cold Blooded Creatures will have a program from 3:40 to 4:40 p.m. with Bubba and many others. The Northern Illinois Raptor Center will bring five of their native Illinois raptors.

     
  • Our HOMe Improvement Donates Carpeting to Clearbrook Oct 16, 2014 7:14 AM
    Our HOMe Improvement Donates Carpeting to Clearbrook

     
  • Pumpkin Trolley ready to roll from museum Oct 15, 2014 1:48 PM
    The Fox River Trolley Museum’s Pumpkin Trolley will take be taking families to the “Ole Pumpkin Patch” starting Saturday morning in South Elgin.

     
  • Expect delays for Tyrrell Road over I-90 bridge reconstruction Oct 15, 2014 7:23 PM
    The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority is scheduled to erect the pre-stressed concrete beam substructure for the Tyrell Road Bridge on Monday, Oct. 20, to Wednesday, Oct. 22.

     
  • Forgotten Chicagoans rediscovered; 8,000 names identified in Chicago cemetery records Oct 15, 2014 6:22 PM
    The names of more than 8,000 people who may have died penniless or without family in the long forgotten Cook County Cemetery have been rediscovered and are now available free to the public. The Cook County Cemetery was located at what is now the intersection of Irving Park Road and Narragansett Avenue on Chicago’s Northwest Side between 1861-1922.

     
  • Education and Work Center in Hanover Park ready to serve the community Oct 15, 2014 6:08 PM
    What began as a discussion about the needs of a local community has turned into a multi-partner community center that offers education and employment services free of charge to area residents. The Education and Work Center is a collaborative partnership between Elgin Community College, Harper College, Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, the village of Hanover Park, and the state of Illinois.

     
  • Jaycees Best Pizza Contest will be held Nov. 6 Oct 14, 2014 11:04 AM
    Jaycees Best Pizza Contest will be held Nov. 6

     
  • Lincoln Elementary goes for the record Oct 14, 2014 4:16 PM
    At a recent student council assembly at Lincoln Elementary School, the focus was on several issues including the new student council makeup, what the Pledge of Allegiance means, and information on fundraisers such as their annual food drive. Elgin Lions Club Food Drive chairman Ed Bates spoke to the students and delivered the red collection container for them to see and spoke briefly about the Elgin Lions Club and the Community Crisis Center, the recipient of the food.

     
  • Fox Valley gets into Halloween spirit with these spooky events Oct 16, 2014 7:47 PM
    From family fun to terrifying haunted houses, check out these Halloween events in the Fox Valley.

     
  • Annual Fall Rummage Sale Oct. 17-18 at St. James church Oct 14, 2014 10:14 PM
    Plan on doing some holiday shopping early at St. James Episcopal Church’s annual Fall Rummage Sale scheduled for Friday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 18, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Shoppers can choose from a selection of new and gently used clothing, house wares, china and glassware sets, jewelry, books, DVDs, CDs, games, Halloween, Christmas and other seasonal decorations and more. All items will be clean and in good working order.

     
  • Elgin church hosts “Fair & Square Marketplace” Oct 14, 2014 10:12 PM
    First Presbyterian Church, 240 Standish St. in Elgin, invites the community to its third annual “Fair & Square Marketplace” from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26. It will feature a variety of Fair Trade apparel, accessories, jewelry, gifts, food, and home décor items from local retailers along with Equal Exchange. There will be something for everyone.

     
  • Soroptimist Club accepting applications for Violet Richardson Award Oct 14, 2014 5:12 PM
    Soroptimist International of Suburban Chicago is now accepting applications for the Violet Richardson Award. Named after the president of the first Soroptimist club, the Violet Richardson Award honors girls who are making a difference through volunteer service. Each year, Soroptimist clubs honor girls who donate their time and energy to causes that make the community and world a better place — such as working to end discrimination and poverty, assisting women and children who are victims of domestic violence, or mentoring young girls.

     
  • “Run, Walk & Roll” Oct. 26 to benefit Marklund Oct 14, 2014 5:14 PM
    Get ready to "Run, Walk & Roll" for Marklund! Registration is still being accepted for Marklund’s second annual 5K/1 mile event which is set for Sunday, Oct. 26 in Geneva. “Last year, nearly 600 people participated in our inaugural event and helped us net $30,000 for programs and services for our clients so we're looking forward to growing that number this year!,” said Stephanie Heinz, Development Coordinator at Marklund.

     
  • Jack and Marlene Shales to be honored at Elgin Boys and Girls Club gala Oct 14, 2014 3:59 PM
    On Friday, Oct. 17, the kind and generous supporters of Elgin area youth will come together to celebrate more than two decades of ensuring that all youth have the chance to realize their full potential and become healthy, successful and engaged leaders.

     
  • Join Fall Festival fundraiser at Fox River Horizon Oct. 18 Oct 14, 2014 4:00 PM
    Fox River Horizon Senior Living Community invites the community to its annual Fall Festival Fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at 765 Fletcher Drive, Elgin.

     
  • Images: The Week in Pictures Oct 13, 2014 2:47 PM
    This edition of The Week in Pictures features Daily Herald staff photos of Santa Claus mingling with bikers, a couple of not-so-scary scarecrows, and a responsive ferret, representing more than 20 area towns.

     
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