The Week in Pictures photo galley for March 20-26, 2021 shows communities coming together for a varity of good reasons.

 
 
Posted3/28/2021 1:00 PM

People gathered for demonstrations, tournaments, charity, thankfulness and even high school sports in The Week in Pictures photo galley for March 20-26, 2021.

Mayumi Tiburz, of Schaumburg holds her son Kaito, 3, as she participates in a march against Asian Americans hate crimes in America in Arlington Heights.
  Mayumi Tiburz, of Schaumburg holds her son Kaito, 3, as she participates in a march against Asian Americans hate crimes in America in Arlington Heights.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Golfers warm up on the putting green during a frost delay at the annual March Madness Golf Tournament at Bridges of Poplar Creek Saturday March 20, 2021 in Hoffman Estates.
  Golfers warm up on the putting green during a frost delay at the annual March Madness Golf Tournament at Bridges of Poplar Creek Saturday March 20, 2021 in Hoffman Estates.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
The pandemic can't dim Parker Loebach's enthusiasm for World Down Sydrome Day. He and his father, Glen Ellyn School Distric 41 board vice-president Jason Loebach, still managed to distribute colorful socks at Forest Glen School in Glen Ellyn as part of their annual "Rock Your Socks" celebration. Here Parker holds onto his dad Jason as they start to deliver socks.
  The pandemic can't dim Parker Loebach's enthusiasm for World Down Sydrome Day. He and his father, Glen Ellyn School Distric 41 board vice-president Jason Loebach, still managed to distribute colorful socks at Forest Glen School in Glen Ellyn as part of their annual "Rock Your Socks" celebration. Here Parker holds onto his dad Jason as they start to deliver socks.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Benet Academy's Ann Marie Remmes and Daria Rodriquez, right, block a shot by Saint Viator's Lilly LaFleur in a girls volleyball match in Lisle Monday, March 22, 2021.
  Benet Academy's Ann Marie Remmes and Daria Rodriquez, right, block a shot by Saint Viator's Lilly LaFleur in a girls volleyball match in Lisle Monday, March 22, 2021.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Erik Hrysyk and Ace Ferrari, right, both Barrington High School juniors don't seem to mind that their kite crashed as they enjoy the nice weather in Citizens Park in Barrington Monday, March 22, 2021 after school.
  Erik Hrysyk and Ace Ferrari, right, both Barrington High School juniors don't seem to mind that their kite crashed as they enjoy the nice weather in Citizens Park in Barrington Monday, March 22, 2021 after school.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Glenbrook North, wearing green, plays Evanston under the lights during the first football game of the season in Northbrook.
  Glenbrook North, wearing green, plays Evanston under the lights during the first football game of the season in Northbrook.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Northwest Community Hospital staff gather to honor and celebrate community members and patients Thursday March 25, 2021 at an event called "Our Community Partners and Those We Care For" in Arlington Heights.
  Northwest Community Hospital staff gather to honor and celebrate community members and patients Thursday March 25, 2021 at an event called "Our Community Partners and Those We Care For" in Arlington Heights.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Chris Urry, Custodian for the Village of Arlington Heights puts voting signs in front of the village hall in Arlington Heights early Monday morning for the local election in April.
  Chris Urry, Custodian for the Village of Arlington Heights puts voting signs in front of the village hall in Arlington Heights early Monday morning for the local election in April.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Huntley's Avery DeBliek celebrates a point over Barrington during Wednesday's girls volleyball match in Barrington.
  Huntley's Avery DeBliek celebrates a point over Barrington during Wednesday's girls volleyball match in Barrington.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Pictures of past and present mayors of Arlington Heights fill the background as Robert and Sandra Freud, of Arlington Heights vote early Monday morning for the upcoming local election in April.
  Pictures of past and present mayors of Arlington Heights fill the background as Robert and Sandra Freud, of Arlington Heights vote early Monday morning for the upcoming local election in April.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Naperville Central goalkeeper Caden Redpath watches as the shot of Naperville North's Keegan Flaherty goes wide of the net in a boys soccer game at North High School in Naperville Tuesday, March 23, 2021.
  Naperville Central goalkeeper Caden Redpath watches as the shot of Naperville North's Keegan Flaherty goes wide of the net in a boys soccer game at North High School in Naperville Tuesday, March 23, 2021.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Wood Dales's Fire Protection District Deputy Chief Patrick Johl, right, and Fire Chief James Burke stand in their fire station, which was built in 1970 and used to be their headquarters and training tower. Now the tower is falling down brick by brick. They are asking voters for a referendum for a new roof, new AC/heating system and to repair the tower. The referendum failed to pass on the first two attempts. The chief and deputy chief point out a water stained ceiling in the education room because the roof leaks.
  Wood Dales's Fire Protection District Deputy Chief Patrick Johl, right, and Fire Chief James Burke stand in their fire station, which was built in 1970 and used to be their headquarters and training tower. Now the tower is falling down brick by brick. They are asking voters for a referendum for a new roof, new AC/heating system and to repair the tower. The referendum failed to pass on the first two attempts. The chief and deputy chief point out a water stained ceiling in the education room because the roof leaks.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Sgt. Major Joe Cistaro, right, talks to Illinois National Guard 182nd flight engineers out of Peoria as Col. Nick Babiak, center, listens to him talk about the Des Plaines COVID-19 vaccination site at the old Kmart building on Wednesday.
  Sgt. Major Joe Cistaro, right, talks to Illinois National Guard 182nd flight engineers out of Peoria as Col. Nick Babiak, center, listens to him talk about the Des Plaines COVID-19 vaccination site at the old Kmart building on Wednesday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Northwest Community Hospital CEO Steve Scogna, speaks during an event called "Our Community Partners and Those We Care For" in Arlington Heights.
  Northwest Community Hospital CEO Steve Scogna, speaks during an event called "Our Community Partners and Those We Care For" in Arlington Heights.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Antioch quarterback Athan Kaliakmanis loses his grip on the ball as he is tackled by North Chicago's Curtis Norwood and Kavion Myers, right, in a football game in Antioch Thursday, March 25, 2021. Antioch recovered the ball in the second quarter,
  Antioch quarterback Athan Kaliakmanis loses his grip on the ball as he is tackled by North Chicago's Curtis Norwood and Kavion Myers, right, in a football game in Antioch Thursday, March 25, 2021. Antioch recovered the ball in the second quarter,
John Starks | Staff Photographer
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