BATAVIA – Fermilab computing manager Eileen Berman has had the opportunity to look bison straight in the eye. And she didn’t need to travel far from her workplace to do it.
ST. CHARLES – The 15th annual St. Charles Fine Art Show is set for May 25 and 26 at Riverside Avenue, between Route 64 and Illinois Avenue.
GENEVA – A butterfly release party is set for 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, May 24, at the Peck Farm Park Butterfly House, 4038 Kaneville Road, Geneva.
ELBURN – The Elburn Lions Club will host its monthly free spaghetti dinner night from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, at the Elburn Lions Club, 500 Filmore St., Elburn.
TriCity Family Services will once again host the Great Lobster Fly-In on June 15 in celebration of Father’s Day.
GENEVA – The Viking Ship from the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition is housed at Good Templar Park in Geneva. Attendees will have a chance to view and learn about Illinois’ largest remaining artifact from the Columbian Exposition from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 18.
"Simply Swedish ... Simply Good" is the theme of the 14th annual benefit Swedish Pancake Breakfast, presented by the Swedish American Children's Choir.
Healing Gardens, a two-acre expanse of woodland and perennial gardens on Stone Hill Farm at 37W249 Dean St., St. Charles, announced its next opening date will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mother's Day, Sunday, May 12.
The American Cancer Society's 42nd annual Walk and Roll event will be at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, at Festival Park in Elgin.
A 5K Walk/Run for Education event will benefit Hope for Haitians. It is set for Saturday, May 11.
The Artbox of Geneva will host an artist's reception and exhibition of self-portraits painted by students from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 31 at the Artbox.
ST. CHARLES – The Fox Ballet Event Centre will host a Salsa Party featuring the Latin sounds of Salsa Chicago Mambo All-Stars Orchestra on June 1.
Chicago blues legend Buddy Guy has been announced as the closing act at the 17th annual Blues on the Fox festival on June 14 and 15
Homes for Endangered and Lost Pets' annual garage sale will be held on Saturday, May 18, at 39 Walnut Circle, Sugar Grove.
ST. CHARLES - Steel Beam Theatre, 111 W. Main St. in St. Charles,is taking registration for our Summer Camps for children. These performance-based camps teach confidence, stage skills, poise and discipline, as each teamworks together to put on a fully staged show.
The Swedish American Children's Choir is seeking new singers for the Spring/Summer season. Children 4 - 17 years of age are welcome to join the Midwest's largest choir of its kind for children.
Looking for great things to do in Geneva? Here are five hits you won't want to miss around the city this week
BATAVIA – A beginner kayaking class and tour is set from 4:30 to 7:15 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at 5 Logan St., Batavia.
Planners and residents alike hope for a dry and sunny Sunday for the city's annual Loyalty Day Celebration and parade.
The event starts at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 27, and continues throughout the day until all riders have done their tests at the Grand Prix Equestrian LLC, 45W015 Welter Road, Maple Park.