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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Elgin is a city of choice

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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

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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

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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: April 3, 2018

Sister Act the musical now on sale for August 10-12 & 17-19

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We are partenering with point2productions, a division of Schaumburg on Stage, to present the 2018 Elgin Summer Theater production of SISTER ACT.

Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

The 10th Annual Elgin Short Film Festival September 22nd

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The screening of the films submitted for this year's festival will start at 7pm. Don't forget, you get to vote for your favorite film at intermission! More event information to follow! Snag your tickets at the door, or in advance at 847.931.5900 or you ca...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Elgin Police Department Retirement and Promotion Ceremony

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All promotions occurring throughout the ranks of the Elgin Police Department as well as Interim Chief Wolf's retirement will be recognized at a public ceremony scheduled for Tuesday, July 17, at 3 p.m. in the Heritage Ballroom at The Centre of Elgin, loca...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

July is National Parks and Recreation Month

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Join the Scavenger Hunt throughout the month of July to celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month. Visit the various sites listed on the Elgin Parks and Rec Scavenger Hunt form, post photos of your visit via Twitter, Instagram or Facebook and be enter...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Join a Board or Commission

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The following committees have vacancies (as of June 1, 2018)

  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee
  • Sustainability Commission
  • Heritage Commission Design Review Subcommittee
  • Image Advisory Commission

To learn more about the boards and commissions, visit www....

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Month-Long Scavenger Hunt!

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Join the Scavenger Hunt throughout the month of July to celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month. Visit the various sites listed on the Discover Elgin Parks and Rec form, post photos of your visit via Twitter, Instagram or Facebook and be entered to ...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Golf for all ages!

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Bowes Creek Country Club, 1250 Bowes Creek Blvd, offers private lessons with PGA professionals, Clinics, Junior Day Camp, Tiny Tots Golf and much more. For more information, call the pro shop at 847-214-5880.

The Highlands of Elgin, 875 Sports Way offers p...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Sign up for Summer Camps!

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Summer Camp offerings include:

Camp Prairie View - Held at Prairie View Elementary School, 10N635 Nesler Rd, this camp includes swimming at Wing Park on Tuesdays & Thursdays and a weekly field trip.

Summer Camp at The Centre - Held at The Centre of Elgi...

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For more information or to register... Parks and Recreation

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Elgin Police Department Retirement and Promotion Ceremony

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All promotions occurring throughout the ranks of the Elgin Police Department as well as Interim Chief Wolf's retirement will be recognized at a public ceremony scheduled for Tuesday, July 17, at 3 p.m. in the Heritage Ballroom at The Centre of Elgin, loca...

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

July 2018 Special Events Newsletter

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July is another busy event month in Elgin. There are several fun and family-friendly events to get you out and about around town. There is something for everyone and you won't want to miss out!

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

July 2018 BRAVO

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Grant Writing Workshop:

Join the Elgin Cultural Arts Commission for a short workshop on the grants offered by the ECAC.  This workshop will focus on updates coming to the grant applications and ways to be successful in completing ...

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