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Weekend Life

  • Learning to Grow: Keeping plants under control

    Every gardener has fought a battle of some kind with a spreading plant and lost. Some plants just spread; it’s what they do. Even some of our traditio ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:07 pm
  • Tales From the Motherhood: Keeping it real on the college trail

    Last week my children posed together for the very last time for my annual “Hurry up and get out here! – It’s almost time to go” back-to-school photo s ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 5:03 pm
  • Film shorts to screen during Festival of the Vine

    GENEVA – In September, film buffs and wine afficianado's will be able rub elbows during a popular Geneva festival.
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 5:00 am
  • Science adventure film to feature U.S. Rep. Bill Foster

    AURORA – As someone who wants to be a director someday, Priya Giddens-White, 13, of Chicago, was gaining some valuable experience on Friday as she hel ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 5:00 am
  • Learning to Grow: Time to renovate, repair and reimagine garden

    The last thought crossing most people’s minds as the summer heat starts to wane is “time to start planting.”  Yet September is a great time to make ch ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 6:10 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Gardeners love to share tips and tricks

    As gardeners, we all like to share information we’ve learned and glean information that we might use in the future. While gardening at the Geneva Park ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 4:52 pm
  • Elgin Symphony Orchestra to present master class with cellist Lynn Harrell

    The Elgin Symphony Orchestra will host a master class with renowned cellist Lynn Harrell at the Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove, Elgin, at 10 ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 4:48 pm
  • Steel Beam Theatre announces show schedule for upcoming season

    ST. CHARLES – Steel Beam Theatre, voted best place for live theater in Kane County this year, has announced its 15th season, which will include a show ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 4:36 pm