Weekend Life

  • Elgin Community College Theatre to present ‘Romeo and Juliet’

    ELGIN – Elgin Community College Theatre’s spring production of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” will run through Sunday, May 4.
    April 13, 2014 - 5:02 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Refresh houseplants in April

    April seems to be the month that stirs gardeners from their long winter hiatus – blue skies, melting snow, seed packets, emerging buds and sunny days. ...
    April 11, 2014 - 4:55 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Pets catch case of spring fever

    Seems my wannabe wild thing, Posey (our aging Maine Coon kitty), has caught spring fever. Which is awesome, because what I really relish doing at 9:30 ...
    April 11, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • There’s nothing cheap about Fox Valley Repertory’s ‘Dozen’

    Fox Valley Repertory’s production of “Cheaper by the Dozen” is an invitation into the living room and lives ...
    April 10, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Mystery Diner: Isacco’s Kitchen specializes in Northern Italian cuisine

    What sets Isacco’s Kitchen in St. Charles apart from other Italian restaurants in the area is the food. The family-owned restaurant serves recipes h ...
    April 10, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Theory: Using personality index to overcome life’s roadblocks

    Look at you. I mean it. Go to your mirror and take a good long look. You are amazing. There is no one like you in the world. You are the product of ce ...
    April 9, 2014 - 1:50 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Plants that enjoy April weather

    For three seasons of the year, the tasks of a gardener are pretty easily outlined. But spring, and early spring in particular, can be a bit perplexing ...
    April 9, 2014 - 1:51 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Family revels in respite from routine

    What a great week. But for the kids’ physicals and Holly’s pet-sitting gigs, their spring break from school has been completely unstructured.
    April 9, 2014 - 1:52 pm
  • St. Charles Library to host spring used book sale

    ST. CHARLES – The Friends of St. Charles Public Library group will host its annual Spring Book Sale from  2:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 11; 9 a.m. t ...
    April 3, 2014 - 6:24 pm
  • 'Sharing Color': Artist to exhibit 40 years of painting

    ST. CHARLES – Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St. Charles will host a solo spring art show in honor of Batavia resident Alyce Van Acker, who has c ...
    March 28, 2014 - 4:49 pm
  • Vero Voce to present ‘The Velveteen Rabbit’

    ST. CHARLES – Vero Voce will present the musical “The Velveteen Rabbit,” running Saturdays and Sundays April 12 through 19.
    March 28, 2014 - 4:06 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Spring break stay-cation is no week at the beach

    Are we the only people in the county not going anywhere fancy for spring break? No, of course not. It just seems that way to the kids.
    April 9, 2014 - 2:01 pm
  • RiverEdge Park announces Blues on the Fox musical lineup

    AURORA – RiverEdge Park in Aurora recently announced its musical lineup for Blues on the Fox, which will take place Friday, June 27, and Saturday, J ...
    March 28, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Kane County Bar Association to host night of laughs, music

    Lawyers do have a sense of humor. The Kane County Bar Association will set out to prove that when t ...
    March 26, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Books and Brunch fundraiser to feature local authors

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Library Foundation – a nonprofit corporation established to provide funds to enhance and enrich library programs and s ...
    March 26, 2014 - 1:00 pm
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