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  • Learning to Grow: Fairy gardening fun for adults, kids

    Fairy gardening has taken the country by storm. Maybe it’s because it is a great way to get kids in the garden; maybe it’s because gardening in a very ...
    July 18, 2014 - 5:14 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Mom learns benefits of having a drivers license-toting teen

    This whole “my kid has his driver’s license” thing sure is fascinating. But maybe fascinating isn’t quite the right word.
    July 18, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • Playhouse 38 to stage ‘Into the Woods, Jr.’

    Playhouse 38’s summer teen production of “Into the Woods, Jr.,” will run for one weekend only. The musical, which is based on the stories of the Broth ...
    July 17, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Mystery Diner: Liu Brothers brings B.Y.O.B. Chinese bistro to St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Chinese restaurants and take-out joints are a staple in the American dining scene, and – often – with popularity comes ubiquity. With so ...
    July 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • In the write place: Documentary to feature St. Charles Writers Group

    Batavia resident Stacy Chambers started reading her short story, “A Very Small Thing,” slowly but deliberately as the other members of the St. Charles ...
    July 17, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • Art historian to present 'Monuments Men' lecture at library

    BATAVIA – “The Monuments Men: Saving Europe’s Treasures” will be presented at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 21, at the Batavia Public Library, 10 S. Batavi ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Tales from the Motherhood: License to drive

    My son just drove away. In my car. Alone. The dog looked back toward the house, from his spot in the yard (he’d been hoping for a walk, but the boy ha ...
    July 11, 2014 - 4:17 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Keep container plants pretty all summer long

    You have created the perfect container plantings. They may be a welcoming collection at the front door or splashes of color on the patio or deck.
    July 11, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • Where the chefs roam: Area restaurant industry leaders share their favorite dining spots in Kane County

    When chefs and leaders in the beer and wine industry aren’t slaving away in their own kitchens, breweries or cellars, they too venture into the vast d ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • St. Charles swing, jazz event set for October

    ST. CHARLES – A music- and dance-filled event benefiting local groups will be held this fall in downtown St. Charles.
    July 9, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Concerts in the Park returns to St. Charles

    The St. Charles Park District’s Summer Concerts in the Park series is underway with five bands scheduled in July.
    July 8, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • Sugar Ray, Blues Traveler, Uncle Kracker revive '90s hits at RiverEdge

    Sugar Ray, Blues Traveler and Uncle Kracker performed on July 6 at RiverEdge Park as part of the "Under The Sun Tour."
    July 8, 2014 - 4:16 pm
  • Holmstad to host Beech Tree Studio art exhibition

    BATAVIA – The Holmstad in Batavia will host an art exhibition, featuring the work of about 24 students from Geneva’s Beech Tree Studio from Friday, Ju ...
    July 3, 2014 - 4:56 pm
  • Theory: Just the way you are

    Where do our feelings about ourselves come from? We first become aware of our self-esteem in child ...
    July 3, 2014 - 4:52 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Hybrid, cross-bred hydrangeas maintenance-free specimens

    Hydrangeas have come a long way in a very short time. The Nikko blue and orb varieties that were s ...
    July 3, 2014 - 4:47 pm
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