Hemmens Events

3 Stories
Posted on: September 19, 2017

The 9th Annual Elgin Short Film Festival this Saturday, September 23!

movie film popcorn clipart.jpg

The event kicks off at 5:30pm when the Chamber Music on the Fox plays the new score to Charlie Chaplin's film, The Tramp. At 6:15pm the Red Carpet Reception will begin as the filmmakers take to the carpet with all the glitz and glam of Hollywood. The scre...Read on...

Get your Film Fest Tickets!
Posted on: June 16, 2017

The Mersey Beatles coming October 27, 2017

Beatles compressed for web.jpg

This LIVERPOOL based Beatles Tribute Band was the resident band for over a decade at the world famous CAVERN CLUB, where The Beatles got their start. These childhood friends have played in 20 countries, selling out shows worldwide.

2017 marks the ...

Read on...

Buy Tickets Now!
Posted on: September 6, 2017

Jacquees and Tink September 30, 2017

Flyer compressed for web.jpg

Catch this amazing performance as Jacquees and Tink take the stage with additional openers an emcee and live DJ too!


2 Stories
Posted on: September 11, 2017

4th Annual VolunteerPalooza on Saturday, September 30

Volunteer Palooza

The Elgin Volunteer Coordinator Network (EVCN) will host the fourth annual VolunteerPalooza on Saturday, September 30 at the Gail Borden Public Library in the Meadows Community Room, located at 270 N. Grove Ave. The free volunteer fair runs from 11:00 a.m...Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2017

First three levels of Fulton Street parking deck closed for maintenance work

parking deck closures

Starting Tuesday, September 12, the City of Elgin will perform maintenance work on the Fulton Street parking deck, closing parking spaces on the first three levels. Parking will still be availlable on the top two floors, and accessible from both entrances...Read on...

Click for more downtown parking options

Parks and Recreation

1 Story
Posted on: September 21, 2017

Picnic in the Park

Recently renovated Grolich Park will be the site of the Grolich Picnic in the Park, to take place on Monday September 25.  Residents are encouraged to drop by Grolich Park to view all of the recent park improvements, including the city’...

Read on...


4 Stories
Posted on: September 13, 2017

Safety Story Time Meet and Greet Elgin Officers

As part of Gail Borden Library's ReaderShip program, come to Elgin PD on Saturday, September 30, from 1-3 p.m., to meet Elgin officers, hear a story, have photos taken with McGruff, see a K-9 demo, touch the SWAT truck and a squad car, and participate in ...Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2017

Teens and Distracted Driving/Traffic Stops and You seminar

Registration is open for our 'Teens and Distracted Driving' and "Traffic Stops and You" seminar which will be held on Tuesday, October 17, from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Elgin Police Department. In an effort to educate new drivers and keep their ...Read on... Register here
Posted on: August 22, 2017

Coffee with a Cop Schedule

The mission of Coffee with a Cop is to break down the barriers between police officers and the citizens they serve. This is achieved by removing agendas and allowing opportunities to ask questions, voice concerns, and getting to know the...Read on...

Public Works

1 Story
Posted on: July 20, 2012

Public Works is responsible to oversee major improvements

Throughout the city, Public Works is responsible to oversee major improvements for the City's water, sewer, streets and intersections.

Throughout the city, Public Works is responsible to oversee major improvements for the City's water, sewer, streets and intersections. These projects are often referred to as the bricks and mortar, or infrastructure, which all cities need to provide esse...Read on...