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Hemmens Events

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Posted on: March 23, 2015

ANNOUNCING SUMMER THEATRE AUDITIONS for Tony & Pulitzer Prize winning rock musical NEXT TO NORMAL

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AUDITIONS MAY 18 - 20, 2015
Open to the public - ages 16 and over

NEXT TO NORMAL explores how one suburban household copes (or doesn't) with crisis and mental illness and takes audiences into the minds and hearts of... Read on...

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Posted on: March 26, 2015

Mrs. Illinois Pageant on Saturday, April 25

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The Mrs. Illinois America event is coming to The Hemmens on Saturday, April 25, 2015. This event has taken place at The Hemmens almost every year for over 30 years!

Contact Mrs. Illinois for more information at (630)... Read on...

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Posted on: March 26, 2015

Pet Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, April 25

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Saturday, April 25 1 PM - 4 PM

Elgin residents make sure your furry friends are healthy and vaccinated!

Location: Lower level of The Hemmens Cultural Center.

State law required that dogs and cats over 4 months of... Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2015

First Fridays Improv with GreenRoom Productions

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Imagine an hour and a half of complete improvisation, a la Whose Line is it Anyway? GreenRoom’s improvisers take audience suggestions and true-life audience stories and turn them into hilarious theatre pieces right before... Read on...

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Posted on: April 23, 2015

ESO Season Finale: Full Sound...Full Joy!

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Andrew Grams, Music Director
Elgin Master ChoraleHeartland Voices
Katie Van Kooten, sopranoBeth Lytwynec, mezzo-soprano
Benjamin Butterfield, tenorKevin Deas, bass-baritone

Mahler - Totenfeier
Beethoven -... Read on...

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Posted on: April 23, 2015

ESO Presents Mark Bettcher and the Reunion Jazz Ensemble Featuring "Blue Lou" Marini on May 14

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Mark Bettcher and the Reunion Jazz Ensemble featuring “Blue Lou” Marini will provide an evening of exciting and adventurous music.

One of the most sought after session horn players on saxophone, flute and clarinet, solo... Read on...

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Posted on: April 23, 2015

2015 Memorial Day Activities in Elgin

Memorial Day 2015

The following are events planned for Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015 by the Elgin Patriotic Memorial Association in cooperation with the city of Elgin. For further information, visit www.elginmemorialday.org

Mount Hope... Read on...

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Parks and Recreation

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Posted on: April 24, 2015

Trillium Park Dedication Postponed

The Trillium Park dedication scheduled for Saturday, April 25, 2015 is being postponed due to the forecasted cold rainy weather. The new date for this event has not yet been established, but once it is we will send out a... Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2015

Check out our Programs!

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Posted on: March 27, 2015

Check out our Spring Brochure!

Spring Program Guide

We offer recreational activities for all ages, including everything from swimming, golf, and fitness to ceramics, dance, and yoga. Plus, we offer preschool classes, afterschool programs and a variety of camps. You can find all this and more inside!

Interactive Guide
Posted on: March 31, 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... Read on...

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,... Read on...

Elgin Parks Foundation Website

Police

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Posted on: April 13, 2015

The next police and community relations conversation is scheduled for 5/13/15 at 7 p.m.

Meet with Chief Swoboda, Elgin police officers, representatives from the Coalition of Elgin Religious Leaders (CERL) and the Human Relations Commission to continue our discussions about police and community relations. The... Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2015

It's time to register your August 4, 2015 National Night Out Party!

Contact your neighbors and mark your calendars for the 32nd Annual National Night Out crime prevention celebration! National Night Out will be held on Tuesday, August 4, 2015; the deadline to register is Friday, June 26,... Read on...

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Posted on: February 23, 2015

Registration open for the May Community Emergency Response Team Training

The Elgin Police Department has scheduled FREE training, beginning on Thursday, May 7, 2015, to prepare citizens in basic disaster response skills.The CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) course offers education that... Read on...

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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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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,... Read on...


Special Events & Cultural Arts

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Posted on: April 3, 2015

2015 Memorial Day Activities in Elgin

Memorial Day 2015

The following are events planned for Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015 by the Elgin Patriotic Memorial Association in cooperation with the city of Elgin. For further information, visit www.elginmemorialday.org

Mount Hope... Read on...

Additional Info...
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...