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Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting 7:00 pm
Planning and Zoning Commission M… @ City Hall
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6237
May is National Bike Month: Bike to School Day
May is National Bike Month: Bike…
May 3 – May 4 all-day
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6748
Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee 6:00 pm
Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory … @ The Centre
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6190
Elgin’s 26th Annual Mayor’s Awards 6:00 pm
Elgin’s 26th Annual Mayor’s Awards @ The Haight
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Elgin Heritage Commission and the Downtown Neighborhood Association are the hosts for the 2016 Mayor’s Awards and will honor outstanding contributors to Elgin’s heritage. Honorees [...]
Human Relations Commission 6:30 pm
Human Relations Commission @ City Hall
May 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6354
Heritage Commission 7:00 pm
Heritage Commission @ City Hall
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6314
Live Web Chat with the Mayor 12:00 pm
Live Web Chat with the Mayor @ City Hall
May 4 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6713
Elgin Liquor Control Commission 4:30 pm
Elgin Liquor Control Commission
May 4 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6286
City Council Meeting 6:00 pm
City Council Meeting
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6262
Planetarium Public Shows 4:30 pm
Planetarium Public Shows @ Elgin National Watch Company Observatory
May 6 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Two 1-hour presentations will include a sky show plus an in depth history of the Observatory and the Elgin National Watch Company. Self-guided tours will [...]
Special Committee of the Whole Meeting 9:00 am
Special Committee of the Whole M… @ The Centre Heritage Ballroom
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6714
Fire Department Memorial Service 10:00 am
Fire Department Memorial Service @ Elgin Fire Barn No.5
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6715
Asian-Pacific American Heritage Celebration 1:00 pm
Asian-Pacific American Heritage …
May 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Celebrate the wonderful Asian-Pacific cultures through our local dancers, singers and presenters and immerse yourself in the array of beautiful tapestries, clothing, music, food and [...]
May is National Bike Month: CycloFemme Ride 4:00 pm
May is National Bike Month: Cycl… @ Meet in the north parking lot at the Gail Borden Public Library at \n4:00 PM.
May 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join BPAC on a Mother’s Daybike ride on the Fox River Trail. A special treat for the first 50 ladies to show up! Learn more [...]
Downtown Commercial Historic District Walking Tour with Jerry Turnquist 6:30 pm
Downtown Commercial Historic Dis…
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Learn more about the variety of buildings in this newly established National Register Historic District in this leisurely paced 90 minute walk. Sponsored by the [...]
Cultural Arts Commission 7:00 pm
Cultural Arts Commission @ City Hall
May 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6202
Sustainabilty Commission 6:15 pm
Sustainabilty Commission @ City Hall
May 10 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6249
Discover Elgin Realtor Tour 8:00 am
Discover Elgin Realtor Tour @ Check In; Highland Woods Owners Club
May 11 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
This spring, we invite REALTORS to discover Elgin’s diverse housing stock, unique neighborhoods and unparalleled quality of life amenities. http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6743
Elgin Police Department Memorial Service 2:30 pm
Elgin Police Department Memorial… @ Elgin Police Department
May 11 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6716
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall 6:00 pm
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 11 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6518
District 300 Orchestra Concert 7:00 pm
District 300 Orchestra Concert @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6519
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall 6:00 pm
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6520
May is National Bike Month: Elgin Cycling Classic
May is National Bike Month: Elgi… @ Elgin Cycling Classic – A full day of bike racing through the neighborhoods next to beautiful Lord’s \nPark. Details pending.
May 13 – May 14 all-day
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6750
Mammals of May Science Night 6:00 pm
Mammals of May Science Night @ Elgin Public Museum
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Curious about the natural world around you? Why not investigate the huge group we humans belong to – mammals! Experiments and demonstrations for kids and [...]
Mammals of May Science Night 6:00 pm
Mammals of May Science Night @ Elgin Public Museum
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6727
The Ballet Box ~ Recital 7:00 pm
The Ballet Box ~ Recital @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 13 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Trinkets and such available in the lobby for purchase before and during show. The lobby will open at 6pm for this event for patrons and [...]
Candle Light Museum Tour 8:00 pm
Candle Light Museum Tour @ Elgin History Museum
May 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bring your friends and family and see the museum in a whole new light as a guide takes you through the museum stopping at spots [...]
First Fridays Improv with GreenRoom Productions 2016 on the 2nd Friday this month! 8:00 pm
First Fridays Improv with GreenR… @ The Hemmens Cultural Center Theatre in the Round
May 13 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
Just trying to keep you on your toes! It’s true, First Friday Improv is actually 2nd Friday Improv this month. They have one more week [...]
Private Event ~ Entire Building 8:00 am
Private Event ~ Entire Building @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 14 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6523
Walking Tour Elgin Mental Health Center Cemetery 9:00 am
Walking Tour Elgin Mental Health… @ Meet at The Grumpy Goat Restaurant parking lot in the Elgin Sports Complex
May 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
The EMHC cemetery is more than a burial ground. It is an artifact of a by-gone era’s social safety net and healthcare policy. Tour this [...]
Public Works Open House 10:00 am
Public Works Open House @ Public Works
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6717
Tour Bertrand Goldberg’s Laundry Building, Elgin Mental Health Center 11:00 am
Tour Bertrand Goldberg’s Laundry… @ Meet at the corner of Sports Way and Elgin Mental Hospital Drive, near Lawrence Hall Youth Services. For directions, please contact Christen Sundquist
May 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join Elgin Mental Health Center historian, Bill Briska, and Association for Preservation Technology- Western Great Lakes Chapter for a technical review of Bertrand Goldberg’s Laundry [...]
Continuing the Heritage, Friends of Lords Park Zoo 1:00 pm
Continuing the Heritage, Friends… @ Lords Park-Farm Animal Zoo Area
May 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
In unique and historic Lords Park, come see the bison, elk, and deer while we celebrate the June 4th reopening of the Lords Park Farm [...]
Guided Bicycle Tour – Main Order Homes in the Northeast Neighborhood 2:45 pm
Guided Bicycle Tour – Main Order…
May 14 @ 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
Grab your bikes and get ready to admire some of northeast Elgin’s many mail order kit homes. The Northeast Neighborhood Association area is one of [...]
May is National Bike Month: Bike to Work Week/Bicycle Safety Week
May is National Bike Month: Bike…
May 15 – May 20 all-day
Don’t just bike to work on Friday, do it every day! Here’s how … http://bikeleague.org/content/ commuting. Test your knowledge of the laws and safety techniques [...]
40th Anniversary Season Finale Gala Concerts: City of Time 3:00 pm
40th Anniversary Season Finale G… @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
We bring the 40th Anniversary season to a close at Elgin’s beautiful Hemmens Cultural Center, downtown on the Fox River. Two gala concerts at 3pm [...]
40th Anniversary Season Finale Gala Concerts: City of Time presented by the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra 3:00 pm
40th Anniversary Season Finale G… @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
We bring the 40th Anniversary season to a close at Elgin’s beautiful Hemmens Cultural Center, downtown on the Fox river. Two gala concerts at 3pm [...]
40th Anniversary Season Finale Gala Concerts: City of Time 7:00 pm
40th Anniversary Season Finale G… @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We bring the 40th Anniversary season to a close at Elgin’s beautiful Hemmens Cultural Center, downtown on the Fox River. Two gala concerts at 3pm [...]
40th Anniversary Season Finale Gala Concerts: City of Time presented by the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra 7:00 pm
40th Anniversary Season Finale G… @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We bring the 40th Anniversary season to a close at Elgin’s beautiful Hemmens Cultural Center, downtown on the Fox river. Two gala concerts at 3pm [...]
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall 6:00 pm
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 16 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6526
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall 6:00 pm
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 17 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6527
Elgin Alive Series: Remarkable Women of Elgin’s Past 7:00 pm
Elgin Alive Series: Remarkable W…
May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6747
Elgin Alive—Remarkable Women of Elgin’s Past 7:00 pm
Elgin Alive—Remarkable Women of …
May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
A follow-up to a program a year ago, this presentation will take a further look at some of the women and women’s groups that have [...]
Private Event ~ Main Stage Theatre 9:00 am
Private Event ~ Main Stage Theatre @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6529
A Guide to Elgin’s Bungalows— Informational Panel Discussion 6:00 pm
A Guide to Elgin’s Bungalows— In… @ Elgin History Museum
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join the Neighborhood Housing Services of the Fox Valley, the City of Elgin, the Elgin History Museum and local historians for an informational panel about [...]
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall 6:00 pm
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6528
The Centre of Elgin Pre-school Graduation 7:00 pm
The Centre of Elgin Pre-school G… @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6530
May is National Bike Month: Bike to Work Day
May is National Bike Month: Bike…
May 19 – May 20 all-day
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6752
Brown Bag Lunch Lecture: Preservation of the Nancy Kimball Home 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lunch Lecture: Preserv… @ Elgin History Museum
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
To kick off Preservation Month local preservationists and Elgin History Museum staff will speak about the latest preservation effort in Elgin at the Nancy Kimball [...]
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall 6:00 pm
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6531
Adaptive Reuse in Historic Preservation with Rebecca Hunter 7:00 pm
Adaptive Reuse in Historic Prese… @ Gail Borden Public Library
May 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Rather than demolish a significant structure, preservationists much prefer alternatives such as restoration of original exterior features and adaptation of the interior for a different [...]
May is National Bike Month: Guided Bicycle Tour: Elgin’s East Side
May is National Bike Month: Guid… @ Meet at the Lord’s Park Museum at 1:00 PM.
May 20 – May 21 all-day
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6753
The Doughboy Statue Repair Event 9:00 am
The Doughboy Statue Repair Event
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:59 pm
Everyone is invited to watch Dave Reich, head of the ECC Welding Department, repair the 1922 statue that was funded by Elgin citizens to commemorate [...]
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall 6:00 pm
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 20 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6532
11th Annual Bowl for Preservation Event 6:30 pm
11th Annual Bowl for Preservatio… @ Elgin Lanes (Must enter off of Fleetwood from the east)
May 20 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
The admission price includes door prize raffle ticket, dinner, shoe rental, and up to 3 games of bowling. $15 for dinner only. Join ABODE for [...]
Mrs. Illinois Competition 7:00 pm
Mrs. Illinois Competition @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Contestants and audience members wanted! http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6654
Private Event ~ Main Stage Theatre 9:00 am
Private Event ~ Main Stage Theatre @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6533
Guided Bicycle Tour: Elgin’s East Side 1:00 pm
Guided Bicycle Tour: Elgin’s Eas… @ Lords Park-Elgin Public Museum
May 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Twist and turn your way through historic neighborhoods and parks and past historic sites on Elgin’s east side. http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6730
Sherwood School of Ballet ~ Recital 3:00 pm
Sherwood School of Ballet ~ Recital @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6534
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall 6:00 pm
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6536
Image Advisory Commission 7:00 pm
Image Advisory Commission @ City Hall
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6225
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall 6:00 pm
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6537
Strategic Plan Advisory Commission Meeting 6:00 pm
Strategic Plan Advisory Commissi…
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=5998
Cultural Arts Night presented be Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association 7:30 pm
Cultural Arts Night presented be… @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 24 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Come out and see what amazing talents the NISRA members have. It’s a great showcase of talent and a wonderful way to support the NISRA [...]
May is National Bike Month: Guided Bicycle Tour: Elgin’s West Side
May is National Bike Month: Guid… @ Meet at the Wing Park Golf Course parking lot at 6:00 PM.
May 25 – May 26 all-day
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6754
Private Event ~ Main Stage Theatre 5:00 pm
Private Event ~ Main Stage Theatre @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 25 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6539
City Council Meeting 6:00 pm
City Council Meeting
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6267
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall 6:00 pm
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6538
Guided Bicycle Tour: Elgin’s West Side 6:00 pm
Guided Bicycle Tour: Elgin’s Wes… @ Wing Park Golf Course-Parking Lot
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Twist and turn your way through historic neighborhoods and parks and past historic sites on Elgin’s west side. http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6729
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall 6:00 pm
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6540
Streamwood Park District ~ Recital 7:00 pm
Streamwood Park District ~ Recital @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6542
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall 6:00 pm
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 27 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6541
Tony Roberts and Ray Lapowski Stand-Up Comedy Show 8:00 pm
Tony Roberts and Ray Lapowski St… @ The Hemmens Cultural Center
May 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Cash Bar (no ATM onsite though…) http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6763
May is National Bike Month: Bike the Drive
May is National Bike Month: Bike…
May 28 – May 29 all-day
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6755
Bison Feeding in Lords Park 7:00 am
Bison Feeding in Lords Park @ Elgin Public Museum
May 28 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6726
Bison Feeding in Lords Park, Friends of the Lords Park Zoo 7:00 am
Bison Feeding in Lords Park, Fri… @ Lords Park-Farm Animal Zoo Area
May 28 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am
Join us for an up close and personal look at the bison, deer and elk at the Lords Park Zoo. Meet at the Museum for [...]
39th Annual Elgin Valley Fox Trot 7:30 am
39th Annual Elgin Valley Fox Trot @ Intersection of Kimball & Douglas
May 28 @ 7:30 am – 11:59 pm
For more information log onto: www.cityofelgin.org/foxtrot or call 847-531-7056. http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6725
Mar Ray Dance Studio ~ Recital 4:00 pm
Mar Ray Dance Studio ~ Recital @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6543
Happy Memorial Day!~ Closed
Happy Memorial Day!~ Closed @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 29 – May 30 all-day
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6493
Mar Ray Dance Studio ~ Recital 4:00 pm
Mar Ray Dance Studio ~ Recital @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 29 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6544
Memorial Day at Bluff City Cemetery 11:00 am
Memorial Day at Bluff City Cemet… @ Bluff City Cemetery
May 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
An Elgin tradition since 1868, this year’s program will pay tribute to the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor with a keynote address [...]
Parks and Recreation Board Meeting 6:00 pm
Parks and Recreation Board Meeting @ The Centre
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6298
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall 6:00 pm
Private Event ~ Exhibition Hall @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6546
Private Event ~ Main Stage Theatre 6:00 pm
Private Event ~ Main Stage Theatre @ Hemmens Cultural Center
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
http://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=6547