Batavia High School's dance team performed at halftime of the Batavia versus South Elgin boys basketball game. South Elgin won 69-58.
Shannon Thompson (center), special events and promotions manager of the Northern Illinois Food Bank, accepts a check for $1,400 from Lifesource staff members Dominika Janiga and Andrew McElroy. The donated food was gathered at LifeSource’s 19 Chicago area donor centers in December as part of its “Triple Your Giving” promotion.
Aurora author Matt Hanley detailed how he wrote "True Tales of Aurora" during a public presentation at the Aurora Public Library Eola Road branch Jan 4. Hanley, assistant director of community relations for East Aurora School District 131, also signed books and gave tips on writing narrative nonfiction and conducting historical research.
Batavia's Danny Pieczynski, 10, jumps for two in the Bulldogs' 69-58 loss to South Elgin at Batavia.
The St. Peter Church’s High School Youth Ministry will host its 7th annual All-you-can-eat Spaghetti Dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at Knights of Columbus Hall (Riverview Banquets), 1117 N. Washington Ave. (Route 25), Batavia. The event will benefit the ministry's upcoming missions trip. Ticket prices cost $10 for adults and $5 for children age 3 to 9 years old. Children age 2 and younger will be admitted for free.