A wide variety of events and people are represented in The Week in Pictures photo gallery

 
 
Updated 9/17/2020 1:09 PM

Birthdays were celebrated, lawn mowers were raced and pieces of wood were thrown last week and Daily Herald photographers present it to you in The Week in Pictures photo gallery.

Glenbrook North sophomore Sonia Thakkar played the harp for a virtual live concert to entertain and relieve the stress of front line health care workers. She also raised over $3,000 to obtain quality PPE kits for front line workers in India.
  Glenbrook North sophomore Sonia Thakkar played the harp for a virtual live concert to entertain and relieve the stress of front line health care workers. She also raised over $3,000 to obtain quality PPE kits for front line workers in India.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Stanley Anton, a U.S. Marine veteran with 25 years of service, smokes a cigar and sorts American flags he brought to a memorial ceremony Friday morning at the Palatine Firefighters Memorial to honor those killed in terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. He is from Palatine.
  Stanley Anton, a U.S. Marine veteran with 25 years of service, smokes a cigar and sorts American flags he brought to a memorial ceremony Friday morning at the Palatine Firefighters Memorial to honor those killed in terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. He is from Palatine.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
This pandemic weighs on the hearts of all of us. But 10-year-old Olivia Donnelly, of Naperville doesn't let it stop her from dancing after her second heart-transplant.
  This pandemic weighs on the hearts of all of us. But 10-year-old Olivia Donnelly, of Naperville doesn't let it stop her from dancing after her second heart-transplant.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle listens to Arlington Heights Historical Museum Administrator Dan Schoenberg at the museum Saturday, September 5, 2020.
  Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle listens to Arlington Heights Historical Museum Administrator Dan Schoenberg at the museum Saturday, September 5, 2020.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Catherine Ori's family gather to celebrate her 100th birthday Wednesday September 9, 2020 in Lindenhurst outside at The Village at Victory Lakes. The family sang all of her favorite songs to Ori through the patio door.
  Catherine Ori's family gather to celebrate her 100th birthday Wednesday September 9, 2020 in Lindenhurst outside at The Village at Victory Lakes. The family sang all of her favorite songs to Ori through the patio door.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Catherine Ori reacts to her family as they gather to celebrate her 100th birthday Wednesday September 9, 2020 in Lindenhurst outside at The Village at Victory Lakes.
  Catherine Ori reacts to her family as they gather to celebrate her 100th birthday Wednesday September 9, 2020 in Lindenhurst outside at The Village at Victory Lakes.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Sadie, a Holstein cow, sticks out her tongue at the Wagner Historic Farm in Glenview Tuesday.
  Sadie, a Holstein cow, sticks out her tongue at the Wagner Historic Farm in Glenview Tuesday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Dana Dever, of California discusses drink orders with her nieces Jordan, left, and Taylor Carlstrom, of Roselle at a bar on the Terrace level at Arlington Park for Derby Day celebration and racing Saturday, September 5, 2020 in Arlington Heights.
  Dana Dever, of California discusses drink orders with her nieces Jordan, left, and Taylor Carlstrom, of Roselle at a bar on the Terrace level at Arlington Park for Derby Day celebration and racing Saturday, September 5, 2020 in Arlington Heights.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
"It's beyond belief, the greatest moment in my life." said Dale Hallerberg, from Lake Barrington drives the obstacle course at the 1st annual Lawn mower Races in Lake Barrington. Hallerberg won the race portion of the spectacle that featured over 10 neighbors from two different subdivisions in Lake Barrington.
  "It's beyond belief, the greatest moment in my life." said Dale Hallerberg, from Lake Barrington drives the obstacle course at the 1st annual Lawn mower Races in Lake Barrington. Hallerberg won the race portion of the spectacle that featured over 10 neighbors from two different subdivisions in Lake Barrington.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Dakota Sineni dips his bride, Leslie Perez after their outdoor wedding vows with family watching from their cars at Randall Oaks Park in West Dundee on Monday.
  Dakota Sineni dips his bride, Leslie Perez after their outdoor wedding vows with family watching from their cars at Randall Oaks Park in West Dundee on Monday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Sisters Jaina, 10, and Olivia Bartusch, 11, are producing and selling face masks in their Mundelein community.
  Sisters Jaina, 10, and Olivia Bartusch, 11, are producing and selling face masks in their Mundelein community.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Parent Dave Ruggles, one of the organizers of a rally in support of in-person schooling, turns toward the crowd after he spoke and asked all students to come to the stage at Memorial Park in Wheaton Tuesday.
  Parent Dave Ruggles, one of the organizers of a rally in support of in-person schooling, turns toward the crowd after he spoke and asked all students to come to the stage at Memorial Park in Wheaton Tuesday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Parent Dave Ruggles speaks to hundreds at a rally in support of sending children back to in-person schooling at Memorial Park in Wheaton Tuesday.
  Parent Dave Ruggles speaks to hundreds at a rally in support of sending children back to in-person schooling at Memorial Park in Wheaton Tuesday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Students sit one to a table during a physical therapist assistant clinical practicum course class at Elgin Community College Thursday.
  Students sit one to a table during a physical therapist assistant clinical practicum course class at Elgin Community College Thursday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Marcus Banner, of Elgin trains with coach Shannon States Wednesday night for his upcoming charity boxing match against Kane County Sheriff Ron Hain. 50 tickets will be sold to attend the Saturday event in Elgin and it will be streamed on pay-per-view. Money raised goes to the O.N.E. Fitness Center, which is a nonprofit gym Banner opened last year that is open to all but targets low-income at-risk youth.
  Marcus Banner, of Elgin trains with coach Shannon States Wednesday night for his upcoming charity boxing match against Kane County Sheriff Ron Hain. 50 tickets will be sold to attend the Saturday event in Elgin and it will be streamed on pay-per-view. Money raised goes to the O.N.E. Fitness Center, which is a nonprofit gym Banner opened last year that is open to all but targets low-income at-risk youth.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Scott Kent, of Batavia releases a shot Saturday September 5, 2020 at Engstrom Park in Batavia during the Energy City Kubb 2nd annual Illinois Kubb Championship.
  Scott Kent, of Batavia releases a shot Saturday September 5, 2020 at Engstrom Park in Batavia during the Energy City Kubb 2nd annual Illinois Kubb Championship.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
A tear rolls down the cheek of Mary Ellen Hollis, of Elmwood Park during the Batavia Overseas Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1197 and Auxiliary Patriot Day tribute Friday, September 11, 2020 in Batavia to honor everyone lost on September 11, 2001.
  A tear rolls down the cheek of Mary Ellen Hollis, of Elmwood Park during the Batavia Overseas Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1197 and Auxiliary Patriot Day tribute Friday, September 11, 2020 in Batavia to honor everyone lost on September 11, 2001.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Marcy Frantz harvests tomatoes at the Wagner Historic Farm in Glenview Friday.
  Marcy Frantz harvests tomatoes at the Wagner Historic Farm in Glenview Friday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Naperville fire department personal raise the flag with the help of the snorkel truck at Naperville's 911 remembrance marking the 19th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks at the Dan Shanower Memorial.
  Naperville fire department personal raise the flag with the help of the snorkel truck at Naperville's 911 remembrance marking the 19th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks at the Dan Shanower Memorial.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
The Naperville police and fire departments with the American Legion Post 43 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3873 personal at the 911 remembrance marking the 19th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks.
  The Naperville police and fire departments with the American Legion Post 43 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3873 personal at the 911 remembrance marking the 19th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
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