Images: Daily Herald photos of the week

  Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler participates in the NCO Fun Run, running the kids. The series of runs were held on the Calamos Investments campus in Naperville Sunday. Mark Black/
  Xiaoya Harrison, 10, of Downers Grove works on getting her kite in the air during the Wheaton Park District’s third annual Go Fly a Kite event at Graf Park. The event included a grand launch where all the participants flew their kites simultaneously. Mark Black/
  85 members from 14 chuches make up the Festival Choir as they sing at the 17th annual Palm Sunday Festival at St. Catherine of Siena in West Dundee. Bill Zars/
  Fifth grader Forrest Fay battles Tim Husemoller, both 10, for the ball as they play lacrosse in the snow during recess at Prairie Crossing School in Grayslake. Snow blanketed Lake County Monday morning. Gilbert R. Boucher II/
  A robin suspends hunting when about an inch of snow gave Spring a detour Monday morning in Arlington Heights. Bill Zars/
  Engineering instructor Margie Porter discusses the life of honeybees during a program called Mysteries of the Honeybee Revealed, Monday as part of the College of Lake County’s Earth Week. Gilbert R. Boucher II/
  Kids laugh at the antics of MooNie the MagnfiCent, aka Philip E. Johnson, during his show at Fremont Public Library Monday night in Mundelein. Steve Lundy/
  Evan Johns, 11, takes notes on his observation of plant life while participating in a eco-scavenger hunt during Earth Week activities by Prairie Crossing Charter School in Grayslake. The school supports the No Child Left Inside bill that promotes outdoor activities and physical activity. Gilbert R. Boucher II/
  During Asian Week, Chinese artist Shaozong Men demonstrates Chinese traditional painting in the Advanced Technology Center Auditorium of Elgin Community College Tuesday. All of his work will be donated to ECC, a collection that would be the first of this size and by an artist of his standing to be acquired in the state college/university system. Brian Hill/
  Justice Ann Jorgensen, Illinois Appellate Court, Second District, speaks at the inaugural Hands Around the Courthouse ceremony for CASA of DuPage County, which was held inside at the DuPage County Court House due to weather. Jorgensen said, “your work is so import to the child, to the court and to the future of our community”. Mark Black/
  Lindenhurst Early Childhood Center held their 8th Annual Spring Basket Project with students making baskets to deliver to area charities. Kindergarten teachers Amy Spressart, left, and Diana Keister help the students fill some of the 2000 baskets Tuesday in Lindenhurst. Paul Valade/
  Mary Lockhart-White, right, rallies supporters of the Community Action Partnership of Lake County Tuesday in Waukegan to protest possible federal cuts. Bob Chwedyk/
  Patricia P. Thomas smiles after winning a coin flip to decide the winner of the Green Oaks trustee race that ended in a tie. Gilbert R. Boucher II/
  Direct support person Reshonda Ervin (with arm up) rallies her cause as the Association for Individual Development, or AID, holds their second of three three public awarness rallies last week. People were gathered along Route 31 in Batavia Wednesday. “Over the past several years, community agencies have been the primary target of state grant cuts,” said Lynn O’Shea President of the Association for Individual Development. Brian Hill/
  Despite the cold, Brad Marek of Arlington Heights continued driving the ball until sunset at the Mt. Prospect golf course Wednesday. Mark Welsh/
  Bennett Schuneman shakes hands with postman Bob Smothers as staff and students at Copeland Manor School in Libertyville honor him Wednesday. Smothers is retiring after 40 years of delivering mail to the school. Gilbert R. Boucher II/
  Ayla Cole, an eighth grader, gets her head shaved by Vicky Willison from Hair Studio One in Downers Grove Thursday. “I’ll look weird”, said Ayla. “but it’s a way to support cancer patients.” Six students and three staff members got their heads shaved at Hubble Middle School in Wheaton and raised around $800 for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Bev Horne/
  Logan Tyree, 3, refuses to have anything to do with Peter Cottontail as the bunny makes a house call and delivers baskets full of goodies to kids in South Elgin Wednesday. Rick West/
  Peter Cottontail waits for her ride so she can deliver baskets full of goodies to kids in South Elgin Wednesday. South Elgin Superintendent of Parks and Recreation Kim Wascher was in the suit. Rick West/
  Students at May Watts Elementary School in Naperville form the word “EARTH!” Thursday. About 613 kids took part. PAUL MICHNA/
  Diana Parks, program director, and Sean Markley, director of technical support with CA Technologies in Lisle, try to remove a large vine from an Evergreen Thursday at St. James Farm Forest Preserve in Wheaton. It was part of an annual worldwide Earth Day event for the comapny. Bev Horne/
  Kane County Judges Clint Hull and Susan Clancy Boles, (not pictured) both St. Charles East graduates, talk to students about 7 Reasons to Leave a Party at the Norris Cultural Arts Center in St. Charles Thursday. Hull sited certain examples of drug addiction that can start as a one time use and turn into a problem. Brian Hill/
  Boats head out onto Busse Lake for the High School Bass Fishing Tournament. Bob Chwedyk/
  Onlookers watch a fire burn near Huntley Thursday night. Patrick Kunzer/
  David Luplow from South Elgin High School dances with his girlfriend Marie Cataldo during U-46’s fourth annual prom for high-schoolers with special needs Thursday in Bartlett. Rick West/
  Hispanic kids at the Early Childhood program family festival night held at Falcon Park in Palatine play with different activties during the course of the event celebrating the national Week of the Young Child. Mark Welsh/
  Jesus is whipped as he carries his cross during a Good Friday procession from St. Thomas Church in Palatine to Mission San Juan Diego in Arlington Heights. JOE LEWNARD/
  Rev. Andrew Unger, left, Kevin Gimre, center, and Fr. Martin Johnson, right, lead worshippers at All Souls Anglican Church in Wheaton in the stations of the cross service Good Friday afternoon. Scott Sanders/
  Reinaldo Sanchez of Elgin (front center) and others carry the cross Eastward along Division during St. Joseph’s Passion Walk on Good Friday in Elgin. Brian Hill/
  The Lake Villa District Library held the Belize Whale Shark Expedition program Friday with California marine biologist Wayne Brown and his wife, Karen, left. The couple brought their life-sized inflatable whale shark for children to see and touch. Paul Valade/
  Charlie Fredrickson, 3, of St. Charles dances in the aisle at Baker United Methodist Church in St. Charles while singing He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands at the close of a Good Friday Family Worship service. The service used the Tomie DePaoloa children’s book, Now One Foot, Now the Other to help children make sense of the Easter story. Laura Stoecker/
  21-year-old Andres Colon plays the roll of Jesus and 30-year-old Elizabeth Rivera plays the roll of Mary, both of Waukegan, as the parishioners of Most Blessed Trinity Parish in Waukegan held a Living Stations of the Cross on Good Friday. Steve Lundy/
  While parents wait for the start, Rori Apicella, 3, of Naperville finds the water in the infield before the Naperville Jaycees’ 28th annual easter Egg Hunt at the Frontier Sports Complex. Daniel White
  Jordan Ramirez, 11, of Elgin, crawls under a couch to collect an Easter egg to add to his bag at the egg hunt hosted by Hosanna! Church in St. Charles Saturday. Jordan came with his sister, Abigail, 6. Laura Stoecker/
  People line up for the Elgin Easter egg hunt in the City Hall parking lot Saturday. Brian Hill/