May 28, 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM @ Elgin Public Museum
May 28, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 29, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 30, All Day @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 31, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 28, 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM @ Lords Park-Farm Animal Zoo Area
Join us for an up close and personal look at the bison, deer and elk at the Lords Park Zoo. Meet at the Museum for a short introduction after which we head for the zoo to assist the zookeeper in feeding these magnificent creatures. Space is limited to 12 people, so please register early! Registration required. Sponsored by Friends of the Lords Park Zoo.
May 30, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Bluff City Cemetery
An Elgin tradition since 1868, this year’s program will pay tribute to the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor with a keynote address by Lieutenant Adrienne Benton, staff chaplain from Great Lakes Naval Training Station. Local veterans who served during World War II will also be recognized.
May 31, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ The Centre
May 28, 7:30 AM @ Intersection of Kimball & Douglas
For more information log onto: www.cityofelgin.org/foxtrot or call 847-531-7056.
May 29, All Day @ Don’t miss the best car-free ride on Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive. For more information,
go to: http://bikethedrive.org
May 30, 8:45 AM @ Mount Hope Cemetery
Catholic Mass along with a combined color guard, rifle salute, and the playing of Taps.
May 30, 9:15 AM @ Lakewood Memorial Park
Service to honor those buried at the cemetery will be held at the Garden of Honor and include a combined color guard, rifle salute, and the playing of Taps.
May 30, 9:45 AM @ Veterans Memorial Park
Conducted by the Elgin Navy Club, 'the program will feature the Elgin Master Chorale and honor veterans interred at sea. The keynote speaker will be Keith Wodarski - a U.S. Navy veteran from the Vietnam War. Service ends with the strewing of flowers into the Fox River, rifle salute, and the playing of Taps.
May 30, 11:00 AM @ Bluff City Cemetery
Dedicated to all returning veterans, the program will pay tribute to the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor - a tragedy that claimed the lives of two Elgin men along with over 2400 others. The keynote address will be given by Lieutenant"Adrienne Benton, Staff Chaplain from Training Support Center, Great Lakes. World War II veterans in attendance will also be recognized. Also, featured will be the Northwest Baptist Academy Marching Eagles and the Elgin Master Chorale.