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  • Albright Theatre to explore ‘The Other Place’

    BATAVIA – “The Other Place,” a drama about love, loss, memory and perception, will open Oct. 28 at The Albright Theatre in Batavia.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 5:34 pm
  • Tales From The Motherhood: We’ve got to do something for women

    Sometimes, when life feels painful, I look for the “gift.” Something to learn, perhaps. It may not be there, or even seem worthwhile, but it’s here th ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 3:01 pm
  • Medium, paranormal researcher, spiritualist to speak at Waubonsee

    SUGAR GROVE – Waubonsee Community College will take a walk on the "other side" Nov. 4 with guest speaker Chris Fleming.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • Weekend 10: Horses in film 'Spotlight,' Houdini, 'Madam President,' beer fest on tap

    LOCAL HORSE FILM UP FOR PRIZEWHEN: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1WHERE: Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charl ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 8:35 am
  • Professional theater artists work with community in 'Our Town'

    AURORA – The fall 2016 theater production at Aurora University, "Our Town" by Thornton Wilder, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4 and 5 and Nov. 9 ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 2:16 pm
  • ‘Meet Me in St. Louis’ to be performed at St. Charles North

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles North will be bringing the classic show “Meet Me in St. Louis” to the stage for its annual fall play. The play will be hoste ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • Matthews to retire from Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra

    ST. CHARLES – For Kathy Matthews of St. Charles, love and appreciation of music have always been a large part of her life. As a young girl, Matthews d ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 9:31 am
  • West Aurora High to present ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

    The West Aurora High School Drama Troupe 2013 will present its fall play, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” at 7 p.m. Nov. 17, 18 and 19 in the West Aurora Hig ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 9:41 am
  • Batavia Woman’s Club fashion show to benefit Elderday Center

    BATAVIA – Fashion, food, fun and philanthropy will take a stylish turn when the Batavia Woman’s Club presents an apparel show and luncheon to benefit ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 4:48 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: A fine new twist on Tres Leches cake

    “There’s Always Room for Chocolate: Recipes from Brooklyn’s The Chocolate Room,” (Rizzoli), a new book by Naomi Josepher, Jon Payson and Georgia Freed ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 3:25 pm
  • Autism triggers, natural solutions covered at Nov. 10 fundraiser

    “When you address the causes of neurodevelopmental disorders, you can often heal them,” says Dr. David Foss, integrative health expert and doctor of c ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 6:32 am
  • Just Kabobs in St. Charles adds favorites to repertoire

    ST. CHARLES – Much like the entree Just Kabobs is named after, the restaurant’s concept has sizzled into tasty success for St. Charles restaurateur Jo ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 3:57 pm
  • Tales From The Motherhood: Remembering what's most important in life

    The kids planned to wear blue, his favorite color.  I know I had something else in mind to write ab ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 9:15 am
  • Good Natured: 'A delightful little turtle hatchling'

    This week’s column is the second in a series chronicling lesser-known fall season phenomena.Ah, babi ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Weekend 10: Halloween treats, famed photographer, mystery play, youth flights on tap

    FAMOUS PHOTOGRAPHERWHEN: 7 p.m. Oct. 22WHERE: Waubonsee Community College's Academic Professional Ce ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:13 pm
  • Memory Cafe in Batavia to serve friendship, support to those facing Alzheimer’s

    BATAVIA – A place to be yourself and converse with others facing the same threatening forgetfulness is the purpose behind the Memory Cafe of the Fox V ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 4:14 pm
  • Kane County state's attorney pursues funding for crisis intervention training

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Joined by advocates of programs that help people with mental health issues receive the care they need to escape a cycle of repe ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 4:15 pm
  • Jaw dropping Facts about Halloween

    Who does not love going trick or treating, seeing all the children dressed up in costumes? But did you know that in the United States seven billion po ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 9:36 am
  • Learning to Grow: Are those pumpkins on a stick?

    If you’ve browsed the stalls at a local farmers market lately, you’ve likely noticed bunches of tiny pumpkins on sticks arranged into artful bouquets ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 8:58 am
  • Bartending at Batavia Artoberfest to benefit Water Street Studios

    BATAVIA – Artoberfest is designed to be a lively benefit for Water Street Studios and will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24 at Rivers Edge Bar & Grill in B ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Batavia aldermen create movie theater liquor license

    BATAVIA – The Randall 15 movie theater in Batavia will offer beer and wine to patrons under a new class of liquor license.
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 2:54 pm
  • Safe disposal makes needle-stick injuries a preventable health risk

    Every year, millions of people throughout the country use hypodermic needles and syringes to manage their medical conditions at home.
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Silverton’s pork stew recipe a winner

    Nancy Silverton’s latest cookbook, “Mozza at Home” (Alfred A. Knopf), is hot off the presses, and it’s a dandy.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 2:58 pm
  • Good Natured: Ants on the move and what that means

    Even though temperatures this fall have been mild, seasonal changes are occurring all around us. The increasingly shorter day lengths have leaves turn ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 6:00 am
  • Sammi King to appear at Books Between Bites in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Batavia's noontime book program, Books Between Bites, will continue its 30th season with a review by Sammi King of Batavia on Oct. 20.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 9:12 am
  • Learning to Grow: Keeping the color going in gardens

    Fall is typically a season during which all gardens fade, but this is not necessary. There are many plants that produce color through the first sharp ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:00 am
  • Weekend 10: Palminteri, Boone, musicals, MicroFest and Viking ship among top picks

    'SISTER ACT: THE MUSICAL'WHEN: 7 p.m. Oct. 14 and 15, and 2 p.m. Oct. 16WHERE: Waubonsee Community C ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 6:23 pm
  • St. Charles Public Library to host award-winning composer, pianist

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Public Library's Sunday Concert Series will feature award-winning composer and pianist Matt Peterson at 2 p.m. Oct. 23 i ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 4:55 pm
  • Batavia Mothers' Club to present arts and craft show

    BATAVIA – An injury led to the accidental discovery of jewelry-making talents for Zehra Layton of Batavia, one of the artists and crafters taking part ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 10:07 am
  • I drank what?

    Good news for coffee drinkers, studies show that drinking coffee in moderation can help prevent tooth loss, in addition to other health benefits such ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 7:00 am