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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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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: May 16, 2019

SEUSSICAL presented by Elgin Summer Theatre & Up and Coming Theatre Company

Seussical

One of the most performed shows in America, Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Tony winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Lucky Stiff, My Favorite Year, Once on This Island, Ragtime), have lovingly brought to life all of our fa...

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Dance Rectial Season is getting underway!

Ballerina Flamingo

Do you have an aspiring dancer in your midst? Make sure to check out a few of the dance recitals to see what company might be best for your dancer. Check our calendar for recital dates and ticket information.

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

11th Annual Elgin Short Film Festival ~ Accepting Submissions April 1st!

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The mission of the Elgin Short Film Festival is to create a platform for filmmakers to reach the widest possible audience for their work.  

We encourage all interested filmmakers to apply and experience the art of short cinema in the beautiful Hem...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Elgin Short Film Festival accepting submissions for the 2019 festival starting April 1st!

11th Annual Elgin Short Film Fest

The mission of the Elgin Short Film Festival is to create a platform for filmmakers to reach the widest possible audience for their work.  

We encourage all interested filmmakers to apply and experience the art of short cinema in the beautiful Hem...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Discover what makes Elgin a great place to live!

Couple on a bench in a park - 10 reasons to call Elgin home

Check out the top 10 reasons Explore Elgin Area has compiled. 

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

Become a member at The Centre

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Centre Memberships

  • Platinum - With this ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE, you can workout, swim, have unlimited participation in our group fitness classes and more. Children 7 and under are FREE with your Platinum Membership! Complimentary usage of our Kidzworld play...
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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Register your National Night Out Block Party!

NNO 2019 Registration

Contact your neighbors and mark your calendars for the 35th Annual National Night Out crime prevention celebration!  National Night Out (NNO) is a great opportunity to build neighborhood unity and strengthen police-community partnerships. It is a...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Art on the Street: Utility Box Wrapping

Bravo June 2019 Cover- ink drawing of a woman with a rainbow

Artists from all over the world can send in their applications to have their work printed on vinyl and heat-wrapped to one of the City of Elgin’s downtown traffic boxes. This year we had over 20 submissions from artists to wrap one of nine boxes...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Call for Public Art: The Winners

Bravo May cover 2019, historic home front doors

About the Winners:

Andrea Jablonski, a Polish born multidisciplinary artist of Chicago IL, will be placing her mural, “Water Under the Bridge” along the Riverwalk, under Highland Avenue. The piece is comprised of local flora and fauna a...

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