Images: See some of the best pictures by Daily Herald photographers from this past weekend

 
 
Posted2/19/2018 9:00 AM
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Every weekend Daily Herald photographers venture out to some of the area's local events. See some of the best images from our Daily Herald photographers that you may have missed this past weekend.

Members of the Vernon Hills Frozen Copsicles Chelsea Britten, left, Ryan Yaeger and Jim Levicki come out of the water during the Palatine Polar Plunge for Special Olympics on Sunday at Twin Lakes Recreation Area in Palatine. More than 350 people were expected to take the plunge in the frigid weather as ice floated all around them.
  Members of the Vernon Hills Frozen Copsicles Chelsea Britten, left, Ryan Yaeger and Jim Levicki come out of the water during the Palatine Polar Plunge for Special Olympics on Sunday at Twin Lakes Recreation Area in Palatine. More than 350 people were expected to take the plunge in the frigid weather as ice floated all around them.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
The Wheeling Police Department prepares to go in the water during the Palatine Polar Plunge for Special Olympics on Sunday at Twin Lakes Recreation Area in Palatine. More than 350 people were expected to take the plunge in the frigid weather as ice floated all around them.
  The Wheeling Police Department prepares to go in the water during the Palatine Polar Plunge for Special Olympics on Sunday at Twin Lakes Recreation Area in Palatine. More than 350 people were expected to take the plunge in the frigid weather as ice floated all around them.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Spectators dressed in warm clothing watch as plungers dive into the cold water during the Palatine Polar Plunge for Special Olympics on Sunday at Twin Lakes Recreation Area in Palatine. More than 350 people were expected to take the plunge in the frigid weather as ice floated all around them.
  Spectators dressed in warm clothing watch as plungers dive into the cold water during the Palatine Polar Plunge for Special Olympics on Sunday at Twin Lakes Recreation Area in Palatine. More than 350 people were expected to take the plunge in the frigid weather as ice floated all around them.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Palatine firefighter Kevin Burris, top right, watches as members of the Hoffman Estates High School Hawks jump in the water during the Palatine Polar Plunge for Special Olympics on Sunday at Twin Lakes Recreation Area in Palatine. More than 350 people were expected to take the plunge in the frigid weather as ice floated all around them.
  Palatine firefighter Kevin Burris, top right, watches as members of the Hoffman Estates High School Hawks jump in the water during the Palatine Polar Plunge for Special Olympics on Sunday at Twin Lakes Recreation Area in Palatine. More than 350 people were expected to take the plunge in the frigid weather as ice floated all around them.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Members of the Elk Grove Police Department dress as Ghostbusters as they take the plunge during the Palatine Polar Plunge for Special Olympics on Sunday at Twin Lakes Recreation Area in Palatine. More than 350 people were expected to take the plunge in the frigid weather as ice floated all around them.
  Members of the Elk Grove Police Department dress as Ghostbusters as they take the plunge during the Palatine Polar Plunge for Special Olympics on Sunday at Twin Lakes Recreation Area in Palatine. More than 350 people were expected to take the plunge in the frigid weather as ice floated all around them.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Michael Weber of Campton Hills leaves the Fox Valley Aero Club 13th Swap Meet at the Kane County Fairgrounds, Saturday in St. Charles with a new radio controlled airplane.
  Michael Weber of Campton Hills leaves the Fox Valley Aero Club 13th Swap Meet at the Kane County Fairgrounds, Saturday in St. Charles with a new radio controlled airplane.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Lots of model airplanes and other things were on display during Fox Valley Aero Club 13th Swap Meet at the Kane County Fairgrounds, Saturday in St. Charles.
  Lots of model airplanes and other things were on display during Fox Valley Aero Club 13th Swap Meet at the Kane County Fairgrounds, Saturday in St. Charles.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Volunteers listen to instructions Saturday during 'Feed the Need': "Feed the Need," an annual Feed My Starving Children MobilePack event, at the Residence Hall/Recreation Center, of North Central College. The annual two-day event draws more than 5,000 volunteers who help pack more than a million meals to be given to children in need.
  Volunteers listen to instructions Saturday during 'Feed the Need': "Feed the Need," an annual Feed My Starving Children MobilePack event, at the Residence Hall/Recreation Center, of North Central College. The annual two-day event draws more than 5,000 volunteers who help pack more than a million meals to be given to children in need.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Volunteers Andrew Neau, 11, of Woodridge, left, and Karen Evans of Wheaton help prepare food Saturday during 'Feed the Need': "Feed the Need," an annual Feed My Starving Children MobilePack event, at the Residence Hall/Recreation Center, of North Central College. The annual two-day event draws more than 5,000 volunteers who help pack more than a million meals to be given to children in need.
  Volunteers Andrew Neau, 11, of Woodridge, left, and Karen Evans of Wheaton help prepare food Saturday during 'Feed the Need': "Feed the Need," an annual Feed My Starving Children MobilePack event, at the Residence Hall/Recreation Center, of North Central College. The annual two-day event draws more than 5,000 volunteers who help pack more than a million meals to be given to children in need.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
The annual two-day event draws more than 5,000 volunteers who help pack more than a million meals to be given to children in need.
  The annual two-day event draws more than 5,000 volunteers who help pack more than a million meals to be given to children in need.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Anna Pansard, left, Jose Vega and Don Skoog play congas during the performance of the Contemporary Music project Percussion Ensemble at the Elk Area Public Library in Lake Zurich on Sunday. The program featured the music of Afro-Cuban influence.
  Anna Pansard, left, Jose Vega and Don Skoog play congas during the performance of the Contemporary Music project Percussion Ensemble at the Elk Area Public Library in Lake Zurich on Sunday. The program featured the music of Afro-Cuban influence.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Mary Peete of Huntley holds her daughter, Emily, 2, as they listen to the drums during the performance of the Contemporary Music project Percussion Ensemble at the Elk Area Public Library in Lake Zurich on Sunday. The program featured the music of Afro-Cuban influence.
  Mary Peete of Huntley holds her daughter, Emily, 2, as they listen to the drums during the performance of the Contemporary Music project Percussion Ensemble at the Elk Area Public Library in Lake Zurich on Sunday. The program featured the music of Afro-Cuban influence.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Pat Dumoulin accepts the "Lasting Impact Award" for The Dumoulin Family of Hampshire during Elgin Community College's 20th Founders' Day celebration on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
  Pat Dumoulin accepts the "Lasting Impact Award" for The Dumoulin Family of Hampshire during Elgin Community College's 20th Founders' Day celebration on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Pat Dumoulin accepts the "Lasting Impact Award" for The Dumoulin Family of Hampshire during Elgin Community College's 20th Founders' Day celebration on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
  Pat Dumoulin accepts the "Lasting Impact Award" for The Dumoulin Family of Hampshire during Elgin Community College's 20th Founders' Day celebration on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Novice birder Adrienne Renwick of Hinsdale scans the trees with her binoculars as she participates in the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County's bird walk at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count.
  Novice birder Adrienne Renwick of Hinsdale scans the trees with her binoculars as she participates in the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County's bird walk at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Active birder Susie Granias of Lombard scans the trees with her binoculars for birds, as she participates in the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County's bird walk at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count.
  Active birder Susie Granias of Lombard scans the trees with her binoculars for birds, as she participates in the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County's bird walk at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Friends Susan Olsson, Nancy Vallantine and Adrienne Renwick all of Hinsdale participate in the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County's bird walk at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count.
  Friends Susan Olsson, Nancy Vallantine and Adrienne Renwick all of Hinsdale participate in the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County's bird walk at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
This female Red-bellied Woodpecker was spotted by Joe and Susie Granias of Lombard during the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County's bird walk at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count.
  This female Red-bellied Woodpecker was spotted by Joe and Susie Granias of Lombard during the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County's bird walk at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Friends Adrienne Renwick, Susan Olsson, and Nancy Vallantine all of Hinsdale participate in the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County's bird walk at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count.
  Friends Adrienne Renwick, Susan Olsson, and Nancy Vallantine all of Hinsdale participate in the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County's bird walk at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Chris Alexander Blackshear reads from a Martin Luther King Jr speech during the Hoffman Estates' Cultural Awareness Commission's first Black History Day celebration.
  Chris Alexander Blackshear reads from a Martin Luther King Jr speech during the Hoffman Estates' Cultural Awareness Commission's first Black History Day celebration.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Deborah Willis of the Christian Tabernacle Church in Roselle leads her youth choir as Hoffman Estates' Cultural Awareness Commission hosts its first Black History Day celebration in the Ed & Mary Hennessy Room at the village hall.
  Deborah Willis of the Christian Tabernacle Church in Roselle leads her youth choir as Hoffman Estates' Cultural Awareness Commission hosts its first Black History Day celebration in the Ed & Mary Hennessy Room at the village hall.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Saqqara Gibson, 7, and her brother Asa, 4, of Hoffman Estates participate in children's games during a Black History Day celebration in the Ed & Mary Hennessy Room at the Hoffman Estates Village Hall.
  Saqqara Gibson, 7, and her brother Asa, 4, of Hoffman Estates participate in children's games during a Black History Day celebration in the Ed & Mary Hennessy Room at the Hoffman Estates Village Hall.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer

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