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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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Posted on: November 28, 2017

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: August 16, 2019

Beatles vs Stones

Beatles v Stones

Two of the greatest bands of all time face off in a high-energy, adrenaline-pumping musical showdown. The Fab Four, represented by tribute band Abbey Road will engage in a barrage of hits against premier Rolling Stones tribute band Satisfaction. It&rs...

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

11th Annual Elgin Short Film Festival ~ Accepting Submissions Now!

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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: August 1, 2019

August Special Events Newsletter

August 2019 Special events newsletter

Elgin Art & Soul on the Fox

The 11th annual Art & Soul on the Fox is a two-day fine art fair located on the Riverside Drive Promenade in downtown Elgin, showcasing over 60 fine artists and skilled artisans while also providing a venue for talented ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Walk with the Mayor

Walk with the Mayor 2019 Information

Walk your neighborhood with Mayor Kaptain as we all work together to make Elgin a healthier community. Three lucky walkers will win a gift card to Elgin Fresh Market at each walk! To view the walk schedule click here

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Discover what makes Elgin a great place to live!

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

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Illinois Brews @ Bowes Fundraiser - Sept 14, 2019

Join us at Bowes Creek Country Club for a fun and worthwhile event benefiting the Elgin Recreation Youth Scholarship Fund on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Bowes Creek Country Club will provide a beautiful backdrop for this fun-filled event, which will fea...

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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: August 1, 2019

August Special Events Newsletter

August 2019 Special events newsletter

Elgin Art & Soul on the Fox

The 11th annual Art & Soul on the Fox is a two-day fine art fair located on the Riverside Drive Promenade in downtown Elgin, showcasing over 60 fine artists and skilled artisans while also providing a venue for talented ...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

More funds than a room full of fezzes

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I have been putting on shows and events for over 6 years and have used the individual grant to help cover some of the expenses. Over the past 6 years, I have put on 2 robot themed art shows, 2 pin-up art shows and a themed art show called Fez Fest and las...

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