Find a comfortable place to relax and look at The Week in Pictures photo gallery for July 11-17, 2022

 
 
Updated 7/18/2022 11:32 AM

Find a comfortable place to relax and look at The Week in Pictures photo gallery for July 11-17, 2022

A couple find a quiet spot to rest under a tree on the first day of the Kane County Fair in St. Charles on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.
  A couple find a quiet spot to rest under a tree on the first day of the Kane County Fair in St. Charles on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Isabel Kutrovatz, left, of St. Charles, left, and Emma Share of Elgin have fun on a carnival ride during the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Saturday.
  Isabel Kutrovatz, left, of St. Charles, left, and Emma Share of Elgin have fun on a carnival ride during the Kane County Fair in St. Charles Saturday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Amanda Bethards, riding a mustang, and Nancy Mercurio, second from left, talk with Navy veteran Bobby Reinhofer of Lake Barrington and his wife Karen as BraveHearts demonstrates their Equine-Assisted Services for Veterans with PTSD at Freier Farm in Lake Barrington Saturday.
  Amanda Bethards, riding a mustang, and Nancy Mercurio, second from left, talk with Navy veteran Bobby Reinhofer of Lake Barrington and his wife Karen as BraveHearts demonstrates their Equine-Assisted Services for Veterans with PTSD at Freier Farm in Lake Barrington Saturday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Maura Rosengren, with sons (clockwise from top left) Gavin, 15, Charlie, 13 and Grant, 8, accepts the Carnegie Hero Medal on behalf of her late husband Pete from Kane County Board Chair Corrine Pierog Tuesday in Geneva. Pete Rosengren of Batavia drowned while attempting to rescue kids struggling against a dangerous rip current in the Gulf of Mexico on March 28, 2021.
  Maura Rosengren, with sons (clockwise from top left) Gavin, 15, Charlie, 13 and Grant, 8, accepts the Carnegie Hero Medal on behalf of her late husband Pete from Kane County Board Chair Corrine Pierog Tuesday in Geneva. Pete Rosengren of Batavia drowned while attempting to rescue kids struggling against a dangerous rip current in the Gulf of Mexico on March 28, 2021.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Monica Block, right, of Sycamore moves a steer Tuesday with her daughters, Madyson Block, left, and Jordyn Block at the Kane County Fair in St. Charles. The girls will be competing in FFA and 4-H with their Fidler Farms animals.
  Monica Block, right, of Sycamore moves a steer Tuesday with her daughters, Madyson Block, left, and Jordyn Block at the Kane County Fair in St. Charles. The girls will be competing in FFA and 4-H with their Fidler Farms animals.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
John Sota points out the cows being unloaded to he grandson Andrew Ball, 3, on the first day of the Kane County Fair in St. Charles on Wednesday, July 13, 2022. "He loves the animals," Sota said.
  John Sota points out the cows being unloaded to he grandson Andrew Ball, 3, on the first day of the Kane County Fair in St. Charles on Wednesday, July 13, 2022. "He loves the animals," Sota said.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Sasha Renert, 4, walks on the counter to pick out prizes at the dart game at Vernon Hills Days at Century Park in Vernon Hills on Thursday, July 14, 2022. She was with her mother Alina Renert, who was making pictures with her photography business, Alina Renert Photography at the festival.
  Sasha Renert, 4, walks on the counter to pick out prizes at the dart game at Vernon Hills Days at Century Park in Vernon Hills on Thursday, July 14, 2022. She was with her mother Alina Renert, who was making pictures with her photography business, Alina Renert Photography at the festival.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Siblings Donoir, 8, and Dania Trevathan, 4, start on their Cedar Crest ice cream cones with their mother Latoria, from nearby Riverwoods at the Vernon Hills Days at Century Park in Vernon Hills on Thursday, July 14, 2022. Cedar Crest Ice Cream is based in Cedarburg, Wisconsin.
  Siblings Donoir, 8, and Dania Trevathan, 4, start on their Cedar Crest ice cream cones with their mother Latoria, from nearby Riverwoods at the Vernon Hills Days at Century Park in Vernon Hills on Thursday, July 14, 2022. Cedar Crest Ice Cream is based in Cedarburg, Wisconsin.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Susan Moore, of Antioch, left, Al Johnson, of Burlington, Wisconsin and Mitsuko Krape, right, of Antioch line dance near the food booths as musician Lauren Hall sings in the band shell nearby on the first night of Antioch's Taste of Summer fest on Thursday, July 14, 2022. They regularly dance at the Antioch Senior Center.
  Susan Moore, of Antioch, left, Al Johnson, of Burlington, Wisconsin and Mitsuko Krape, right, of Antioch line dance near the food booths as musician Lauren Hall sings in the band shell nearby on the first night of Antioch's Taste of Summer fest on Thursday, July 14, 2022. They regularly dance at the Antioch Senior Center.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Kate Tully installs the cement top to her mushroom art at Isaac Walton Park in Prospect Heights as artist June Nichols, of Rolling Meadows takes pictures of her pieces. They are part of The Sunflower Project group that displays work every summer in a city park.
  Kate Tully installs the cement top to her mushroom art at Isaac Walton Park in Prospect Heights as artist June Nichols, of Rolling Meadows takes pictures of her pieces. They are part of The Sunflower Project group that displays work every summer in a city park.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Artist Cathy O'Shea, of Prospect Heights touches a piece by June Nichols that is a tree stump covered in ceramic mosaic in Isaak Walton Park in Prospect Heights. At right is Mara Lovisetto, a retired elementary art teacher who helped originally form The Sunflower Project, a gathering of local artists who display their work in Prospect Heights parks.
  Artist Cathy O'Shea, of Prospect Heights touches a piece by June Nichols that is a tree stump covered in ceramic mosaic in Isaak Walton Park in Prospect Heights. At right is Mara Lovisetto, a retired elementary art teacher who helped originally form The Sunflower Project, a gathering of local artists who display their work in Prospect Heights parks.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Artists Kate Tully, right, and June Nichols walk with Andrea Chatroop, middle, and her children Zeke, 7, and Kalista, 5, through the pavilion with a painted floor and chalkboard fireplace at Isaak Walton Park on N. Elmhurst Road in Prospect Heights. Tully is a founder of The Sunflower Project, a loose group of artists who display their art in public parks in Prospect Heights. Chatroop and her children live nearby and are displaying some of their own art in the current "Mushroom Magic" display.
  Artists Kate Tully, right, and June Nichols walk with Andrea Chatroop, middle, and her children Zeke, 7, and Kalista, 5, through the pavilion with a painted floor and chalkboard fireplace at Isaak Walton Park on N. Elmhurst Road in Prospect Heights. Tully is a founder of The Sunflower Project, a loose group of artists who display their art in public parks in Prospect Heights. Chatroop and her children live nearby and are displaying some of their own art in the current "Mushroom Magic" display.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Mara Lovisetto, left, a retired elementary school art teacher, and Kate Tully, a professional artist walk through Isaak Walton Park and their "Mushroom Magic" art display near their homes in Prospect Heights on Thursday, June 29, 2022. During the height of the pandemic two years ago, they gathered a group of local artists and formed "The Sunflower Project." The group's mission has been to display theirs and others work in public parks. This summer's exhibit is in Isaak Walton Park.
  Mara Lovisetto, left, a retired elementary school art teacher, and Kate Tully, a professional artist walk through Isaak Walton Park and their "Mushroom Magic" art display near their homes in Prospect Heights on Thursday, June 29, 2022. During the height of the pandemic two years ago, they gathered a group of local artists and formed "The Sunflower Project." The group's mission has been to display theirs and others work in public parks. This summer's exhibit is in Isaak Walton Park.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
J.T. Compher, of the Colorado Avalanche hoists the Stanley Cup during a visit to the Northbrook Sports Center Friday.
  J.T. Compher, of the Colorado Avalanche hoists the Stanley Cup during a visit to the Northbrook Sports Center Friday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
A rejuvenator liquid is sprayed on Aptakisic Road in Buffalo Grove. The glue-like substance can extend the life of a road by five or more years.
  A rejuvenator liquid is sprayed on Aptakisic Road in Buffalo Grove. The glue-like substance can extend the life of a road by five or more years.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Debbie Hawker walks with donkeys Pitty Pat, left, and Maria as BraveHearts demonstrates their Equine-Assisted Services for Veterans with PTSD at Freier Farm in Lake Barrington Saturday.
  Debbie Hawker walks with donkeys Pitty Pat, left, and Maria as BraveHearts demonstrates their Equine-Assisted Services for Veterans with PTSD at Freier Farm in Lake Barrington Saturday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Gloria Fisher, who grew up in South Elgin and now lives in a group home in Crystal Lake, is in the running for Miss Amazing, a pageant for women with developmental disabilities.
  Gloria Fisher, who grew up in South Elgin and now lives in a group home in Crystal Lake, is in the running for Miss Amazing, a pageant for women with developmental disabilities.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Brody Dore, 10, of Chicago smiles as Stu Gould starts a video instruction segment during a Good As Gould hockey goalie camp at the Glenview Community Ice Arena recently.
  Brody Dore, 10, of Chicago smiles as Stu Gould starts a video instruction segment during a Good As Gould hockey goalie camp at the Glenview Community Ice Arena recently.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
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