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Fire

1 Story
Posted on: August 24, 2015

Promotional and Swearing-in Ceremony

The Elgin Fire Department would like to invite everybody to join us on Thursday, September 17th as we welcome a new firefighter to our family and celebrate the promotion of a veteran firefighter.

Firefighter Chris Kennedy... Read on...


Hemmens Events

3 Stories
Posted on: August 26, 2015

Mark your calendars for the 7th Annual Elgin Short Film Fest! September 26, 2015!

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We are again bringing the Glitz & Glam of Hollywood to The Hemmens! Fantastic short films, red carpet arrival, pre-show entertainment, awards! It's an exciting, unique event that shouldn't be missed. Just $7 general admission, & it's only 1 month away!

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Posted on: August 3, 2015

Come and enjoy iFest with us on Saturday, August 29th, from 11am-7pm! Free Event!

Come down to Elgin's Riverfront Promenade and take in the fabulous entertainment, food and libations of iFest (International Festival). See why each culture is truly unique. Don't forget to stop by the Beer Tent and say "hi" to The Hemmens Bartenders!

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Posted on: July 1, 2015

First Fridays Improv with GreenRoom Productions

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The evening is sure to include singing, dancing and tons of laughter (both on stage and off). Be sure to catch this 100% clean, 99.27% performance that happens the first Friday of the month at 8p. With live music, open... Read on...

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Home

2 Stories
Posted on: August 24, 2015

The Centre of Elgin Fitness Center ribbon cutting set for August 29

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The City of Elgin’s Parks and Recreation Department will formally unveil its recently renovated fitness area located in The Centre of Elgin. The public is invited to attend the grand opening and celebrate the official ribbon... Read on...

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Posted on: August 16, 2015

NOTICE: Pace Operational changes

Pace Operational Changes

As part of our long-term vision, Pace is committed to providing the City of Elgin with sustainable transportation options and efficient operations. We are currently reevaluating our bus route network to improve customer... Read on...

View Pace's Elgin Posted Stop Locations

Parks and Recreation

4 Stories
Posted on: August 24, 2015

The Centre of Elgin Fitness Center ribbon cutting set for August 29

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The City of Elgin’s Parks and Recreation Department will formally unveil its recently renovated fitness area located in The Centre of Elgin. The public is invited to attend the grand opening and celebrate the official ribbon... Read on...

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Posted on: March 31, 2015

Check out our Programs!

Online Registration Site

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... 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

5 Stories
Posted on: August 14, 2015

Back to School Party for Ron O'Neal School and its ROPE area

ROPE Officer Engelke and Ron O'Neal School Principal Marcie Marzullo invite students and families of the school, as well as members of Officer Engelke's neighborhood, to join them for a party that includes food, games,... Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2015

Registration open for the September Community Emergency Response Team Training

The Elgin Police Department has scheduled FREE training, beginning on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, to prepare citizens in basic disaster response skills.The CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) course offers education... Read on...

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Posted on: August 3, 2015

Security Through Surveillance training scheduled for October

This three-hour training program is for homeowners and business contacts who would like to learn how to effectively utilize their surveillance cameras to prevent and solve crimes. This is a free class.

Information and registration
Posted on: June 4, 2015

It's Too Hot for Spot

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The Elgin Police Department has begun the "Too Hot For Spot" campaign for the second consecutive year. This campaign is designed to inform residents and pet owners of the dangers in leaving pets within unattended... 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

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...