That's because today, Aug. 21, 2013, is the first day of the school year for public schools.
The Geneva Police Department is reminding drivers that they'll be patrolling school zones in force Wednesday — so be careful out there.
It's also the day of the annual Geneva All-Sports Boosters Corn Boil, when all the fall sports teams are introduced and the annual corn-eating contest takes place. This is the 37th such event.
Also on Aug. 21 ...
- “The Sound of Night Music” nature program, part of an award-winning program series co-sponsored by the Forest Preserve District of Kane County, the St. Charles Park District, and the Geneva Park District. That takes place from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. For a full roster of Forest Preserve District of Kane County nature programs, visit kaneforest.com.
- Geneva Downtown Merchant Meeting, 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at City Hall Council Chambers, 109 James St.
- Geneva Board of Fire and Police Commissioners, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the Geneva Police Department, 20 Police Plaza.
- Strategic Plan Advisory Committee, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at City Hall Council Chambers, 109 James St.