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A young girl has her face painted during the Peddle To The Park event hosted by The Bike Haven in McHenry Saturday.
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The Bike Haven’s Peddle To The Park event a rousing success

Early Saturday morning, all was quiet in Veterans Memorial Park in McHenry, save for a few birds chirping and the sound of footsteps on the … Read more ›

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Peddle To The Park event at McHenry’s Veteran’s Memorial Park offers healthy fun for bicycle enthusiasts

It’s fun, it’s free and it’s healthy; why wouldn’t you bring the family out to Peddle To The Park in McHenry this Saturday, June 2, … Read more ›

'The Early Rounds' (Portrait of Mike Lee) by Gary Dobry
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On the Canvas: Local Boxing Gym Owner's Portrait of Pro Boxer Mike Lee

Gary Dobry is the owner/operator and head trainer at Pug's Boxing Club at the School of Hard Knocks in Crystal Lake. Dobry is no stranger … Read more ›

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Why Should Kids Read Every Day? Let's Do the Math

Student A reads 20 minutes five nights every weekStudent B reads only 5 minutes a night (or not at all)20 minutes/night x 5 times each … Read more ›


Top 10 things to do this weekend

Concert to Benefit DuPage Habitat for Humanity’s First Ever Women Build Initiative DuPage Habitat for Humanity, a local affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, will … Read more ›

Crystal Lake Park District Free Concerts in the Park are a Great Summer Tradition (photo credit: Robin Pendergrast Photography)
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Concerts in the Park at Main Beach-A Summer Family Tradition

Gather your family and friends to be a part of a long time summer tradition-FREE Concerts in the Park at Crystal Lake Main Beach (300 … Read more ›

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Melissa Manchester to Perform and Teach Master Class Workshop in Crystal Lake

There will be a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn from Professional Entertainers in an intimate workshop setting right here in Crystal Lake. Open … Read more ›

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Chamber Mixer at Raue Center Tuesday Looks to be Exciting One

Raue Center will play host to a very unique Crystal Lake Chamber Mixer Tuesday Evening as Mike Potts of "Felix and Fingers" will perform Tuesday … Read more ›


Top 10 things to do this weekend

Jeopardy, The Rallye A low-pressure road rallye where you play Jeopardy as you travel the shortcourse. Not a lot of hard rallye gimmicks, but a … Read more ›

Save the Date-Saturday, August 18, 3-9 pm at Crystal Lake Main Beach
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The Crystal Lake Park District and BMO Harris Bank Partnership Creates FREE Family Fun at Blast on the Beach-Save the Date!

The Crystal Lake Park District is pleased to announce its partnership with BMO Harris Bank as presenting sponsor the 2012 Blast on the Beach. On … Read more ›