Images: So much green in The Week in Pictures

 
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See what you missed in The Week in Pictures

Katie Albeck holds her son, Drake, age four months, as the await the start of the Lake Villa St. Patrick's Day parade Saturday.
  Katie Albeck holds her son, Drake, age four months, as the await the start of the Lake Villa St. Patrick's Day parade Saturday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Blake Francis, 3, of Aurora gets a high five from a parade volunteer after being donned in green beads as he helps Officer Brooks Boyce drive the lead car in the St. Charles St. Patrick's Day parade Saturday. Blake and his father, Scott, were in the lead car through a wish granted by the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the St. Charles Police Department. Blake has been diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer, and an autoimmune disorder.
  Blake Francis, 3, of Aurora gets a high five from a parade volunteer after being donned in green beads as he helps Officer Brooks Boyce drive the lead car in the St. Charles St. Patrick's Day parade Saturday. Blake and his father, Scott, were in the lead car through a wish granted by the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the St. Charles Police Department. Blake has been diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer, and an autoimmune disorder.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Even though the sap was not running because of the cold weather, people come out in the rain to see how maple trees are tapped for sap Sunday at a maple syrup festival at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles.
  Even though the sap was not running because of the cold weather, people come out in the rain to see how maple trees are tapped for sap Sunday at a maple syrup festival at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Nick Gyurin, 7, of Elgin misses the cue ball in a game of billiards at the Boys and Girls Club of Elgin. I liked the reaction of a face on the shirt of his older brother Kyle, 9, that seemed to fit the moment perfectly. This photo was published in the Perspective column in the print edition of the Daily Herald.
  Nick Gyurin, 7, of Elgin misses the cue ball in a game of billiards at the Boys and Girls Club of Elgin. I liked the reaction of a face on the shirt of his older brother Kyle, 9, that seemed to fit the moment perfectly. This photo was published in the Perspective column in the print edition of the Daily Herald.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Candy Khan hugs her daughter Maya Khan, 6, both of Naperville at the Naperville's St. Patrick's Day parade Saturday. The parade featured 90 units, including floats, bands and dancers.
  Candy Khan hugs her daughter Maya Khan, 6, both of Naperville at the Naperville's St. Patrick's Day parade Saturday. The parade featured 90 units, including floats, bands and dancers.
Paul Michna | Staff Photographer
Daniel James Ullery, 8, of Crystal Lake salutes the flag while the Star Spangled Banner is played at the start of the St. Patrick's Day parade in East Dundee Saturday.
  Daniel James Ullery, 8, of Crystal Lake salutes the flag while the Star Spangled Banner is played at the start of the St. Patrick's Day parade in East Dundee Saturday.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Marion Atten, of Dewitt, IL is reflected in a glass case as she sits outside her booth for Antiques at Hillwood Sunday at the 59th annual Chicago Suburban Antique Dealers Association Show at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles, to benefit Garfield Farm Museum.
  Marion Atten, of Dewitt, IL is reflected in a glass case as she sits outside her booth for Antiques at Hillwood Sunday at the 59th annual Chicago Suburban Antique Dealers Association Show at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles, to benefit Garfield Farm Museum.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Children and their parents line Cedar Ave. during the Lake Villa St. Patrick's Day parade Saturday.
  Children and their parents line Cedar Ave. during the Lake Villa St. Patrick's Day parade Saturday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Eric Steffensen, of Libertyville compares sap and maple syrup with his daughters, Sophia, 5, and Julia, 7, as they learn about making syrup from sugar maples Sunday at Ryerson Conservation Area in Lincolnshire. The woods are one of the few places where climate conditions are good for the production of maple syrup production.
  Eric Steffensen, of Libertyville compares sap and maple syrup with his daughters, Sophia, 5, and Julia, 7, as they learn about making syrup from sugar maples Sunday at Ryerson Conservation Area in Lincolnshire. The woods are one of the few places where climate conditions are good for the production of maple syrup production.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Dogs of all breeds got their paws dirty as they used their noses to smell out dog treats in easter eggs at the Al Hattendorf Center in Elk Grove Village on Saturday. This marked the fifth year for the event which teaches dog to be social with other dogs as well as people.
  Dogs of all breeds got their paws dirty as they used their noses to smell out dog treats in easter eggs at the Al Hattendorf Center in Elk Grove Village on Saturday. This marked the fifth year for the event which teaches dog to be social with other dogs as well as people.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Reagan Kloss, 8, of Girl Scout Troop 706 in Streamwood tries her hand at drilling tap holes in a practice log while visiting the Naper Settlement Sunday  during a the annual Maple Sugaring Days event.
  Reagan Kloss, 8, of Girl Scout Troop 706 in Streamwood tries her hand at drilling tap holes in a practice log while visiting the Naper Settlement Sunday during a the annual Maple Sugaring Days event.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Science teacher Caroline Milne wears bejeweled safety glasses as she works with students Monday at Barrington High School. The biology class students were testing for microbiology in different liquids and food.
  Science teacher Caroline Milne wears bejeweled safety glasses as she works with students Monday at Barrington High School. The biology class students were testing for microbiology in different liquids and food.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
The Schaumburg Park District 31st annual Sugar Bush Fair featured various sap making and sap collecting methods, then moved on to sampling the syrup with a stack of pancakes.
  The Schaumburg Park District 31st annual Sugar Bush Fair featured various sap making and sap collecting methods, then moved on to sampling the syrup with a stack of pancakes.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Science teacher Anne Hopkins talks with junior James Vesto as she works with students Wednesday at Lake Zurich High School. The AP biology class students were solving genetic problems.
  Science teacher Anne Hopkins talks with junior James Vesto as she works with students Wednesday at Lake Zurich High School. The AP biology class students were solving genetic problems.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Republican Presidential candidate and Ohio Gov. John Kasich recently held a town hall meeting at Navistar in Lisle, while searching the atrium for angles to photograph the candidate I made this shot of a huge U.S. Flag and the unique concave glass roof of the Lisle office building. This photo was published in the Perspective column in the print edition of the Daily Herald.
  Republican Presidential candidate and Ohio Gov. John Kasich recently held a town hall meeting at Navistar in Lisle, while searching the atrium for angles to photograph the candidate I made this shot of a huge U.S. Flag and the unique concave glass roof of the Lisle office building. This photo was published in the Perspective column in the print edition of the Daily Herald.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Physical education teacher Ryan Hunter is covered in whip cream after students threw pies at him during the seventh annual Pi Day on Monday at Woodland Middle School in Gurnee. Students won the chance to throw whip cream pies at teachers if they memorized the most numbers in pi.
  Physical education teacher Ryan Hunter is covered in whip cream after students threw pies at him during the seventh annual Pi Day on Monday at Woodland Middle School in Gurnee. Students won the chance to throw whip cream pies at teachers if they memorized the most numbers in pi.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Eighth graders (R-L) Allorah Trier, 14, Aliyah Philip, 14, Tanya Stayura, 14, and Kripa Khanal, 12, all from Friendship Junior High School in Des Plaines dropped off over 500 books at Northwest Community Hospital for patients and kids who are staying at the hospital.
  Eighth graders (R-L) Allorah Trier, 14, Aliyah Philip, 14, Tanya Stayura, 14, and Kripa Khanal, 12, all from Friendship Junior High School in Des Plaines dropped off over 500 books at Northwest Community Hospital for patients and kids who are staying at the hospital.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Nine-year-old Jorge Brambila, of Murphy Elementary prepares some scambled eggs as Round Lake Area Unit District 116 elementary school students prepared healthy breakfasts at part of a nationwide competition sponsored by food service company Sodexo Thursday at Magee Middle School in Round Lake.
  Nine-year-old Jorge Brambila, of Murphy Elementary prepares some scambled eggs as Round Lake Area Unit District 116 elementary school students prepared healthy breakfasts at part of a nationwide competition sponsored by food service company Sodexo Thursday at Magee Middle School in Round Lake.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Gregory Middle School students listen to Veronica Roth, Barrington native and author of "Divergent", "Insurgent" and "Allegiant" speak at their Naperville school Thrusday.
  Gregory Middle School students listen to Veronica Roth, Barrington native and author of "Divergent", "Insurgent" and "Allegiant" speak at their Naperville school Thrusday.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Irish dancers Emma Moran, left, and Emily Madden of the McNulty School of Irish Dance perform during opening day of Barrington Celtic Fest.
  Irish dancers Emma Moran, left, and Emily Madden of the McNulty School of Irish Dance perform during opening day of Barrington Celtic Fest.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
A knight talks to students from during Medieval Times' new educational initiative, targeted at applying the Code of Chivalry to everyday situations/challenges facing school-aged children.
  A knight talks to students from during Medieval Times' new educational initiative, targeted at applying the Code of Chivalry to everyday situations/challenges facing school-aged children.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Elgin High School junior Samuel Olson is interviewed by Jeff Meyers in the lobby of the Heritage Ballroom at the Centre of Elgin Thursday night before the annual awards banquet. Olson produced several video documentaries about Elgin history and won an award for his work. Meyers is a radio host and videographer and also a past winner of an Elgin Image Award.
  Elgin High School junior Samuel Olson is interviewed by Jeff Meyers in the lobby of the Heritage Ballroom at the Centre of Elgin Thursday night before the annual awards banquet. Olson produced several video documentaries about Elgin history and won an award for his work. Meyers is a radio host and videographer and also a past winner of an Elgin Image Award.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Nathaniel Cremascoli, standing at center, watches as his teammate, Erin Farraday, launches their balloon-power jet toy during an after-school competition, which is part of a partnership between School District 57 and Bosch.
  Nathaniel Cremascoli, standing at center, watches as his teammate, Erin Farraday, launches their balloon-power jet toy during an after-school competition, which is part of a partnership between School District 57 and Bosch.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Four-year-old Delaney Taylor enjoys making spring Easter baskets Wednesday in the pre-kindergarten room at Lindenhurst Early Childhood Center. The center's children and staff made more than 400 baskets to be donated to children served by area organizations and food pantries.
  Four-year-old Delaney Taylor enjoys making spring Easter baskets Wednesday in the pre-kindergarten room at Lindenhurst Early Childhood Center. The center's children and staff made more than 400 baskets to be donated to children served by area organizations and food pantries.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Grayslake North player Bradley Bolman runs onto the court as he is introduced during the inaugural interscholastic basketball game between Warren and Grayslake North on Wednesday at Grayslake North High School. The basketball game featured players with cognitive and physical disabilities.
  Grayslake North player Bradley Bolman runs onto the court as he is introduced during the inaugural interscholastic basketball game between Warren and Grayslake North on Wednesday at Grayslake North High School. The basketball game featured players with cognitive and physical disabilities.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Sharon Williamson, 65, of Elgin uses a chisel to make some of the more delicate carvings in her Easter bunny during an ice carving class at Elgin Community College Friday. Williamson said ice carving is "very much in line with pastry, and I finished pastry in culinary this past year, and I thought this was fantastic opportunity to get another creative art."
  Sharon Williamson, 65, of Elgin uses a chisel to make some of the more delicate carvings in her Easter bunny during an ice carving class at Elgin Community College Friday. Williamson said ice carving is "very much in line with pastry, and I finished pastry in culinary this past year, and I thought this was fantastic opportunity to get another creative art."
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Three-year-old Brady Kemper, of Lake Zurich gets a closer look at the snake tree display put on by the Chicago Herpetological Society at Chicagoland Family Pet Expo at Arlington Park.
  Three-year-old Brady Kemper, of Lake Zurich gets a closer look at the snake tree display put on by the Chicago Herpetological Society at Chicagoland Family Pet Expo at Arlington Park.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Alexandria Felix, 12, of South Elgin rubs her head as both her grandmothers, Ursula Felix of Bartlett, left, and Julia Elia of Chicago, right, also give her noggin a rub at the seventh annual St. Baldrick's event at Kenyon Woods Middle School in South Elgin Friday.
  Alexandria Felix, 12, of South Elgin rubs her head as both her grandmothers, Ursula Felix of Bartlett, left, and Julia Elia of Chicago, right, also give her noggin a rub at the seventh annual St. Baldrick's event at Kenyon Woods Middle School in South Elgin Friday.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Anthony Bellavia, 13, of Elgin has his head shaved at the seventh annual St. Baldrick's event at Kenyon Woods Middle School in South Elgin Friday.
  Anthony Bellavia, 13, of Elgin has his head shaved at the seventh annual St. Baldrick's event at Kenyon Woods Middle School in South Elgin Friday.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Johnny Peers and his Muttville Comix dog show entertain at the Chicagoland Family Pet Expo at Arlington Park.
  Johnny Peers and his Muttville Comix dog show entertain at the Chicagoland Family Pet Expo at Arlington Park.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
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