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  • The John Williams Show

    John Williams is heard weekdays from 10 a.m. – noon on WGN Radio. John originally came to WGN Radio in September 1997 as midday host. Before arriving in Chicago, he hosted middays on WCCO Radio, Minneapolis, for four years. Prior to that, John spent ten years at WMBD, Peoria.

  • Geocache Challenge: a high-tech adventure for Teens with McHenry County Conservation District

    Teens, ages 12–15, are invited out on a high-tech outside adventure in the Geocache Challenge for Teens on Saturday, September 27 from 1:30–4:30 p.m. at Pleasant Valley Conservation Area, 13315 Pleasant Valley Road, Woodstock. Are you ready for an exciting adventure off the main trails? This action packed day will begin with a short lesson on what a GPS unit is and how to correctly use one. Participants will then head out as a group with only a GPS unit […]

  • 7th Annual Blackhawk Alumni and Friends Charity Softball Game

    Join the Chicago Blackhawks Alumni Association at the 7th Annual Blackhawks Alumni & Friends Charity Softball Classic presented by BMO Harris Bank. The event benefits the Chicago Firefighters’ EMWQ Retirees’, Widows’ and Children’s Assistance Fund and the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation and related police and fire charities. Come out and see current Chicago Blackhawk players and alumni as they “face-off” in a 16″ softball game with members of the Chicago Police and Fire Departments. The event also features the annual CFD vs. CPD […]

  • First Annual Vasculitis Foundation Golf Outing

    Join the Vasculitis Foundation for its first annual golf outing at Twin Orchard Country Club in Long Grove, IL!  Individual entry for the event is $400 or $1600 for a foursome.  This price includes lunch, golf, and heavy hors d’oeurves & cocktails.  Proceeds from this event will go to the National Vasculitis Foundation for research and education within the foundation. The Vasculitis Foundation is the international  organization for patients with Vasculitis, their families, friends and the health care professionals who […]

  • Bond-Themed Casino Night

    Bond-Themed Casino Night Fundraiser to Benefit Gilda’s Club Chicago Celebrates Erie-LaSalle Body Shop 80th Anniversary   Who/What:       This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Erie-LaSalle Body Shop, the longest continuously owned car repair service in Illinois.  We are inviting the Chicago community to help us celebrate the milestone James Bond style at a casino-themed event. The fundraiser is supporting Gilda’s Club Chicago–a nonprofit organization that provides free cancer support for the whole family, the whole time.   When:        Saturday, […]

  • Anderson Book Store Events 9/7/14-9/13/2014

    Sarah J. Maas, Erica O’Rourke & Susan Dennard Reading and Booksigning Sunday, September 7 at 2:00 p.m. at Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville It’s a triple threat with terrific Young Adult authors Sarah J. Maas (Heir of Fire), Erica O’Rourke (Strange and Ever After), and Susan Dennard (Dissonance). Hosting some of our fave young adult authors makes for a great night at Anderson’s! Join us. Anderson’s Bookshop is located at 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville (630) 355-2665.   Nuala Calvi & […]

  • Fall’s Adventures begin now with McHenry County Conservation District

    Thursday, September 4 from10 a.m.–11 a.m. at Kishwaukee Headwaters Conservation Area, 1606 Dean Street, Woodstock. Enjoy an hour of fun including a game, craft, snack and other educational activities all based around the special theme of the day. Fee: $0 County Resident/ $3 Non-resident. Ages 2–6, accompanied by an adult. Registration deadline: August 30. Youth Archery and White-tailed Deer: Create the Connection Saturday, September 6 from 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at Glacial Park Conservation Area, Route 31 and Harts Rd., Ringwood. […]

  • Free Friday Concert with McHenry County Conservation District

    Sit back and enjoy a summer evening of musical entertainment with Cheryl Niemo and the Down Home Boys, Friday, September 5 from 7–8:30 p.m. on the back patio of the Lost Valley Visitor Center in Glacial Park, Rt. 31 and Harts Rd. in Ringwood. This local band plays American Roots music, a delicious blend of Old Time Country, Folk, Bluegrass, and Country Blues. Their music spans the decades from 1865 through the present to the sounds of guitar, mandolin, fiddle […]

  • Award Winning Voices

    Join Award Winning Voices! Enroll your child in one of Anima’s life changing, award-winning programs.   Anima – Young Singers of Greater Chicago (formerly the Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus) is currently enrolling students in all ensembles for its 50th Anniversary Season. Anima’s internationally renowned ensembles offer extensive music education in an encouraging, dynamic environment, with top notch staff.   Anima’s four ensembles, ranging from introductory to advanced, are open to boys and girls grades K-12. In after-school rehearsals, students learn […]

  • Norwood Park Greece Lightening Carnival

    Carnival enthusiasts are invited to attend the first annual “Norwood Park Grease Lighting Carnival” sponsored by the Norwood Park Chamber of Commerce and its partners, Norwood Park District Advisory Council and Taft High School Foundation; an event to celebrate 75years of excellence at Taft High School on August 21th, through August 24th, 2014. The four-day “Grease” themed rock-n-roll carnival will attract hundreds of alumni, students and friends, along with thousands of neighborhood residents to help celebrate the school’s 75th anniversary […]