Hemmens Events

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Posted on: October 19, 2016

First Fridays Improv with GreenRoom Productions November 4th @ 8pm!

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Time change and cooler weather making you drag (me too). Well, come out and warm up with something tasty from the bar while the improvisers lighten your spirits doing what they love to do - make you laugh.100% clean. 99.27% hilarious. 90 minutes of comple...Read on...

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Posted on: October 18, 2016

South Street set to open on October 29 with ribbon cutting ceremony and “Ride Down South” bike ride

South Street

The public is invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony, bike ride and lunch on Saturday, October 29, to officially open and dedicate the city of Elgin’s South Street road extension. The ribbon cutting will begin at 11:15 a.m. on the east end of the new...Read on...

Posted on: October 13, 2016

Cultural Arts Commission to debut new art database at Art Harvest event

Art Harvest

The City of Elgin Cultural Arts Commission will debut its new art database with the inaugural Art Harvest event, to be held in DuPage Court and nearby locations of downtown Elgin on Saturday, October 29, 2016, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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Posted on: September 28, 2016

Elgin's Fall Leaf Collection Begins in October

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The city of Elgin's two annual leaf collection programs will begin in October and run through the last week of November. These programs help residents remove seasonal yard waste, as well as lessen the potential for flooding from excess leaves left in the ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

City-owned property at 115-121 Center Street for sale

For Sale

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the City of Elgin, Kane and Cook Counties, Illinois, is considering the sale of the property owned by the City of Elgin commonly known as 115-121 Center Street, Elgin, Kane County, Illinois 60120, Permanent Index Number...Read on...

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Parks and Recreation

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Posted on: June 2, 2015

Park Activities

If you enjoy outdoor activities, visit one of our many parks that offer tennis, basketball, swimming, playgrounds, picnic shelters, and much more. To see where each park is located and what amenities are offered, go to Discover Elgin Parks.

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Discover Elgin Parks
Posted on: March 31, 2015

Parks and Recreation Foundation

Incorporated in 2013, the Elgin Parks and Recreation Foundation is a not for profit organization whose mission is “to enhance the quality of life and strengthen the Elgin community by making recreation and cultural programs, parks and recreation facilitie...Read on...

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Posted on: October 10, 2016

Elgin PD Use of Force Presentation - October 29

The Elgin Police Department will be hosting a community presentation on the Elgin police use of force on Saturday, October 29, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Centre of Elgin's Heritage Ballroom, 100 Symphony Way.

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Public Works

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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...

Special Events & Cultural Arts

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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 releases, event sites and the calen...Read on...