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Shedd Aquarium offers free admission week for Illinois residents

One of Chicago’s top tourist attractions is offering a free week for Illinois residents. The Shedd Aquarium has free general admission through Friday (EDITOR’S NOTE … Read more ›

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Miss Woodstock Contestants Announced

The Woodstock Chamber of Commerce & Industry is pleased to announce the contestants for the 64th annual Miss Woodstock pageant. The pageant, which awards collegiate … Read more ›

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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Rescue Eight to Provide First Aid Staff for Pickle Palooza

Rescue Eight Paramedic Service, Inc. of Lake in the Hills will be providing ambulance and first aid staff for the inaugural Pickle Palooza free music … 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 ›

Local favorite Cassandra and the Gravel Road Band will play Pickle Palooza in Woodstock on June 9.
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Cassandra and the Gravel Road Band Set to Play Pickle Palooza June 9

When Pickle Palooza kicks off its second day of entertainment on Saturday, June 9, spearheading the musical acts will be fan favorite Cassandra and the … 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 ›

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Dick Holliday and the Bamboo Gang Signed for Pickle Palooza June 8

“There is something about Dick Holliday and the Bamboo Gang that brings out the wildness in people,” praises the Chicago Tribune about the band that … Read more ›

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Tempel Lipizzans Leap into 2012!

After a hiatus in 2011 to focus on training, Tempel Farms is launching a series of performances featuring the internationally-recognized Lipizzan Stallions. The season kicks … Read more ›

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Judges Announced for McHenry County Idol Singing Competition

McHenry County Idol – a singing competition for youths up to age 18 – announces its judges for the 2012, second annual event. Comprising the … Read more ›