Friday, October 5, 2012
From galas to walks to shopping, here's how you can participate, pledge support and donate to the cause in Kane County.
- BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
- Erin Sauder
Friday, October 5, 2012
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and whether you love to shop, attend events, walk or run, there are tons of different ways to support the cause. Check out the list below of opportunities to go pink in Kane County and beyond: There are even more ways to spread breast cancer awareness this month by supporting national organizations that are fighting for a cure. Research centers like Susan G. Komen for the Cure are selling pink ribbon merchandise and it’s a twofer — retail therapy and donating to a cause that affects millions. You can also support breast cancer research by affixing a special stamp to your mail. The U.S. Postal Service has been selling a stamp commemorating breast cancer awareness for the past 15 years. The …
Monday, March 26, 2012
It's Easter in Geneva! Sign up by March 27 for the Teen Night Owl Egg Hunt and pre-register younger kids for the Breakfast with the Easter Bunny and the annual egg hunt!
There's a pre-registration deadline of March 27 for the Teen Night Owl Egg Hunt, one of three big Easter events coming up for the Geneva Park District! Teen Night Owl Egg Hunt Calling all teens! Join the Geneva Park District for an egg hunt starting at 7:30 p.m. March 30 at Wheeler Park, at Route 31 and North Street. Teens will have a blast at finding eggs scattered around Wheeler Park filled with candy and prizes including a variety of gift certificates and more. Cost is $5 for residents and $8 for nonresidents. Participants should bring their own flashlight. This event will be outside rain or shine, please dress appropriately. Pre-registration is required by March 27. This event is recommended for ages 10 to 13. Sponsored by Miscella …
Friday, February 24, 2012
Wonderful new films, new venue make the 2012 film festival in Geneva a special event.
With the Academy Awards just days away, the Geneva Film Festival celebrated the tipoff of its 2012 season Friday night with a soiree and a bunch of sneak previews. Meeting Friday night at Wildwood in Geneva, sponsors and supporters enjoyed a wine tasting and a glimpse at some of the films at this year's festival, which takes place March 29-31. Festival organizers are looking forward to an even bigger and better fifth annual event in 2012, which this year will be located for the first time at State Street Dance Studio—quite appropriately, in the buidling that is the former home of the Geneva Theater. "It's going to be an amazing event in 2012," said Tom Crawshaw, the assistant executive director. "The quality of the films this year really …
Monday, October 3, 2011
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Wednesday, August 31, 2011
There will be plenty of great music, tall tales and things to do for the whole family on Labor Day weekend at the 35th Annual Folk Festival.
The 35th Annual Fox Valley Folk Music and Storytelling Festival starts with fun on Saturday and runs two full days over Labor Day weekend. From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday and Monday, Sept. 4-5, the music of dulcimers, guitars, banjos, and fiddles will fill the air at Island Park along with folk tales and storytelling by performers from more than 15 states. Juel Ulven is the driving force behind the festival, having organized the event since 1977 at the height of the disco craze. A few hundred people attended then, but Ulven expects more than 5,000 people each day this year. While folk music may not be commercially popular, Ulven is driven by a sense of preservation. "(Folk Music) is an incredibly important part of our heritage," he said. "…
Friday, July 15, 2011
Imagine you're on a Hawaiian vacation and hula your way to a luau at Sunset Pool tonight.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Devon Vida
Friday, July 15, 2011
Find some fun in Geneva today with a free fun fair and a tropical paradise at the pool. You can also give back to the community by donating gently used books to an important literacy program. Or, watch "The King" sing tonight at the Arcada, in St. Charles. Here are five things going on in and around Geneva: 1. Join the Geneva Park District for a Pool Side Luau from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Sunset Pool. This family-friendly event will feature activities, music, hula dancers, and more. Food is available for purchase from Salt Creek Barbecue and Dairy Queen. You may pre-register discount tickets or pay full price at the door. Please click here to register. 2. Calvary Baptist Church is hosting a fun fair from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Bring the …
Sunday, July 3, 2011
St. Peter's parishioners will close out their year-long centennial celebration with Mass and a brunch next Sunday.
Happy Fourth of July weekend! Here’s what Geneva churches have planned for when the fireworks fade, the coals cool off in the grill and those s’mores are just a delicious memory. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church teens will fill any lawn in town with 10 pink flamingoes in the dark of night for $20 July 6-18. Proceeds from the pranks will fund upcoming youth group mission trips. For more information, contact the church at 232-0133. Geneva Lutheran Church will host water games for teens in its high school youth group starting at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 7, on the lawn of the church at 301 S. Third St. For more information, call the church at 232-0165. First Congregational Church of Geneva will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July …