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Fire

3 Stories
Posted on: December 10, 2014

Fireground Incident Action Plan Development and Deployment Training

Join us February 27 or 28, 2015 at Elgin Community College for Fireground Incident Action Plan Development and Deployment training. Battalion Chief Mike Walker will stress the importance of developing an effective fireground... Read on...

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Posted on: December 24, 2014

Free Smoke Detector Program

It is an Illinois law that every single family residence shall have at least one approved smoke detector installed on every story of the dwelling unit, including basements. A working smoke detector must be installed within... Read on...

Posted on: November 17, 2014

EFD / Community Crisis Center Winter Wear Drive

As part of the Elgin Fire Department’s community outreach program, Fire Station #5 is offering assistance to the Elgin Community Crisis Center for their Winter Wear Drive.

The Community Crisis Center is collecting new... Read on...

Fire station locations

Hemmens Events

6 Stories
Posted on: January 22, 2015

"On Second Thought" Movie Premiere

ON SECOND THOUGHT follows a twenty-something named Leroy who is pushing thirty with nothing to show for himself. Desperate to end his quarter life crisis, he goes to extreme measures to sell his soul for fame and fortune.... Read on...

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Posted on: January 13, 2015

FIRST FRIDAYS IMPROV with GreenRoom Productions - February 6 at 8 pm

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Sit back, relax and prepare to laugh! 100% clean. 99.27% hilarious. For over 10 years GreenRoom has been performing their unique improv show for thousands of people both old and young alike. Imagine an hour and a half of... Read on...

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Posted on: January 21, 2015

Elgin Literary Festival (ELF) - February 7 & 8 at 10 am - 5 pm

The Elgin Literary Festival (ELF) is the first weekend of February. On Saturday and Sunday, FEB 7-8, book signings and sales will be held at The Hemmens from 10 am - 5 pm. There are many events around town. For a complete... Read on...

ELF Info & Schedule of Activities
Posted on: January 13, 2015

Much Ado About Music - Elgin Symphony Orchestra

Michael Christie, conductor (Minnesota Opera Music Director) Michael Sweeney, bassoon Korngold - Much Ado About Nothing Suite Mozetich - Concerto for Bassoon and Strings with Marimba Brahms - Symphony No. 2 in D major... Read on...

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Posted on: January 13, 2015

A Night At The Oscars - Elgin Symphony Orchestra

Andrew Grams, Music Director Various Musical Scores from Award Winning Movies February 21, 2015 7:30 pm - Hemmens February 22, 2015 2:30 pm - Hemmens Take a walk on the red carpet and experience some of the world’s best... Read on...

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Posted on: January 13, 2015

The Midwest Vintage Clothing, Jewelry & Textile Show & Sale

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If you’ve never attended one of these amazing shows, deprive yourself no longer! Designers from Spain, collectors from Japan and fashionistas from New York & LA shop along-side local college students and senior citizens, and... Read on...

Cat's Pajamas Productions

Home

3 Stories
Posted on: January 18, 2015

City of Elgin Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Grant Program

The City of Elgin Automated External Defibrillator (AED) grant program will provide an approved organization with an AED.
Deadline for submission of applications for the grant is January 30. All applications must be made on... Read on...

Posted on: December 24, 2014

Free Smoke Detector Program

It is an Illinois law that every single family residence shall have at least one approved smoke detector installed on every story of the dwelling unit, including basements. A working smoke detector must be installed within... Read on...

Posted on: November 17, 2014

EFD / Community Crisis Center Winter Wear Drive

As part of the Elgin Fire Department’s community outreach program, Fire Station #5 is offering assistance to the Elgin Community Crisis Center for their Winter Wear Drive.

The Community Crisis Center is collecting new... Read on...

Fire station locations

Parks and Recreation

2 Stories
Posted on: January 9, 2015

Preschool Open House Feb 10th

Open House 2015

Join us at The Centre of Elgin for our Preschool Open House on Tuesday, Feb 10th, from 6 - 7:30 pm. Our open houses are designed for prospective parents and their children to take a tour of our preschool wing and visit with... Read on...

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Posted on: October 2, 2014

Walk with the Mayor at The Centre

Walk

The mayor wants to encourage all Elgin residents to exercise regularly for the health benefits. The walks are held the first Tuesday of the month on the walking track, beginning at 8 am.


Police

3 Stories
Posted on: July 25, 2013

Follow the Elgin Police Department on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Pinterest!

We provide social media updates - follow the Elgin Police Department on Facebook, Twitter, Read on...

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Posted on: January 24, 2015

Registration open for Citizens Police Academies

Registration is open for our Citizens Police Academy (Thursdays 4/9 - 5/28/15 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm) and our Senior Citizens Police Academy (Wednesdays 5/27 - 6/24/15 from 8:00 am - noon). Historically the classes fill... Read on...

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Posted on: January 8, 2015

Community Emergency Response Team Training Begins February 10, 2015

The Elgin Police Department has scheduled training, beginning on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, to prepare citizens in basic disaster response skills.The CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) course offers education that... Read on...

Info and Registration...

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,... Read on...


Special Events & Cultural Arts

2 Stories
Posted on: June 23, 2014

Looking to host your own special event?

We are committed to making the special event application process as efficient and smooth as possible. Our staff will work with you along the way, advising you on available resources and assisting you in any way possible to... Read on...

View the Special Events Planning Guide
Posted on: June 23, 2014

Elgin's Special Events and Cultural Arts Office

Elgin is well known for our diverse variety of events year round via city sponsorships and partnerships with organizations in our community. Posters and Information for our seasonal events can be found online via press... Read on...