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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Elgin is a city of choice

Live in Elgin

Established in 1854, the city of Elgin, Illinois is a historic, culturally and economically diverse, rapidly-growing community located 35 miles from the city of Chicago in Kane and Cook counties. Over 112,000 people are proud to call Elgin their home beca...

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Elgin provides opportunities

Work in Elgin

Elgin has exceptional transportation access to all points throughout the Chicago metropolitan area. Elgin is connected to O’Hare International Airport, Midway Airport, the city of Chicago and all western suburbs via the Interstate-90 and the Elgin-O’Hare ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Explore Elgin's variety of entertainment and recreational offerings

Play in Elgin

Elgin offers world-class arts and entertainment options for all ages as well as the nationally acclaimed Gail Borden Public Library that draws more than one million visitors to downtown Elgin each year. The Grand Victoria Casino, vibrant art galleries and...

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

Sister Act the musical now on sale for August 10-12 & 17-19

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We are partenering with point2productions, a division of Schaumburg on Stage, to present the 2018 Elgin Summer Theater production of SISTER ACT.

Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

The 10th Annual Elgin Short Film Festival September 22nd

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The screening of the films submitted for this year's festival will start at 7pm. Don't forget, you get to vote for your favorite film at intermission! More event information to follow! Snag your tickets at the door, or in advance at 847.931.5900 or you ca...

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

New U.S. citizens to be honored in Elgin ceremony

U.S. Citizenship Ceremony - July 27 at 7 p.m. at The Centre Heritage Ballroom

Come out and celebrate all of our new U.S. citizens at Elgin's 20th annual New Citizen Recognition Ceremony this Wednesday, June 27 at 7 p.m. at the The Centre of Elgin's Heritage Ballroom. The ceremony is held during part of the regular city council meet...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Bike. Walk. Move: Elgin Week

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Events

June 17 - 23, 2018 

Sunday, June 17

  • Ride with Dad – Let's take Dad on a bike ride on the Fox River Trail. We'll ride to East Dundee and back. You can grab a tasty treat from Vans Frozen Custard or DQ at the turnaround point. Meet in the north...
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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Join a Board or Commission

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The following committees have vacancies (as of June 1, 2018)

  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee
  • Sustainability Commission
  • Heritage Commission Design Review Subcommittee
  • Image Advisory Commission

To learn more about the boards and commissions, visit www....

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

The City of Elgin launches a new website.

We want your feedback

The City wants your feedback! You can complete the feedback form by clicking on the link below or you can also contact 311 to speak to a citizen advocate.

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Bike. Walk. Move: Elgin Week

Bike Walk Move Week, June 17-23, 2018, image with bike

Events

June 17 - 23, 2018 

Sunday, June 17

  • Ride with Dad – Let's take Dad on a bike ride on the Fox River Trail. We'll ride to East Dundee and back. You can grab a tasty treat from Vans Frozen Custard or DQ at the turnaround point. Meet in the north...
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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Golf for all ages!

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Bowes Creek Country Club, 1250 Bowes Creek Blvd, offers private lessons with PGA professionals, Clinics, Junior Day Camp, Tiny Tots Golf and much more. For more information, call the pro shop at 847-214-5880.

The Highlands of Elgin, 875 Sports Way offers p...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Sign up for Summer Camps!

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Summer Camp offerings include:

Camp Prairie View - Held at Prairie View Elementary School, 10N635 Nesler Rd, this camp includes swimming at Wing Park on Tuesdays & Thursdays and a weekly field trip.

Summer Camp at The Centre - Held at The Centre of Elgi...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Spanish Community Conversation

The Spanish Community Conversation is planned for June 30 at 10 a.m. at Iglesia Carismatica Puerta de Sion, 19 Center St., Elgin.

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Black Panther Movie in the Park - new date scheduled

On June 29 at dusk, Movie in the Park will feature the Black Panther. The showing was rained out during our 2018 Summer Kick-off Event earlier in June. This is the makeup date. The movie, and popcorn, are free.

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

June 2018 Special Events Newsletter

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June is another busy event month in Elgin. There are several fun and family-friendly events to get you out and about around town. There is something for everyone and you won't want to miss out!

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

June 2018 BRAVO

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Latino Film Festival Elgin and the Elgin Cultural Arts Commission’s Individual Artist Grant.

If there is something good that had happened to The Latino Film Festival Elgin in the last 7 years, is the Elgin Cultural Arts Commission Grant that the ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

And now, a word from our friends at Oddball Art Labs

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For all artists and performers, the Cultural Arts Commission of Elgin (CAC) is a great opportunity for an individual to execute a project or put on a show. An artist can receive up to $1000 by applying for an individual grant.I have been putting on shows ...

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