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Posted on: January 19, 2017

First Fridays Improv with GreenRoom Productions 2.3.2017 @ 8pm.

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Can't make it this month? Well, they'll be back, and we hope to see you then! The 2017 First Fridays Improv with GreenRoom Productions performance dates listed below. $15/$12

Mar 3 Apr 7 Jun 2 Sep 1
Oct 6 Nov 3 Dec 1

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Nominations Sought for Annual Mayor's Awards for Historic Preservation Efforts

Mayors Awards

The Elgin Heritage Commission is seeking nominations for the 2017 Elgin Mayor’s Awards for Historic Preservation. Applications are available on the city’s website, www.cityofelgin.org, and in person at the Community Developmen...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Elgin Cultural Arts Commission to host second Public Art Plan Community Forum

Public Art Plan

The City of Elgin Cultural Arts Commission invites the public to attend its second Public Art Plan Community Forum scheduled for Thursday, February 23, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Heritage Ballroom of the Centre of Elgin, located at 100 Symphony Way.
 
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Posted on: January 20, 2017

IHDA offers assistance to underwater homeowners

i-refi

The new I-REFI program is designed to help homeowners who are current on their mortgage payments but owe more than their home is worth due to declining property values in their community. Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) offers underwater hom...Read on...

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Parks and Recreation

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Lords Park Pavilion in Elgin offers regular open hours

Lords Park

Lords Park Pavilion will offer regular open hours beginning Saturday, February 4, 2017. The pavilion will be open to the public on the first and third Saturdays of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 

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Posted on: June 2, 2015

Park Activities

If you enjoy outdoor activities, visit one of our many parks that offer tennis, basketball, swimming, playgrounds, picnic shelters, and much more. To see where each park is located and what amenities are offered, go to Discover Elgin Parks.

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Discover Elgin Parks
Posted on: March 31, 2015

Parks and Recreation Foundation

Incorporated in 2013, the Elgin Parks and Recreation Foundation is a not for profit organization whose mission is “to enhance the quality of life and strengthen the Elgin community by making recreation and cultural programs, parks and recreation facilitie...Read on...

Elgin Parks Foundation Website

Police

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Teens and Distracted Driving Seminar

This has been a popular class for teens and their parents, and it's being presented by our Traffic Unit. Registration begins for our 'Teens and Distracted Driving' seminar which will be held on Tuesday, April 4, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Elgin Police ...Read on...
Posted on: February 9, 2017

Police Awards Ceremony

The Elgin Police Department will host its annual awards ceremony on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at The Centre of Elgin's Heritage Ballroom, 100 Symphony Way. Citizens, civilians and police officers will receive awards for exceptional contributions during ...
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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Citizens Police Academies - Registration Open!

Our Citizens Police Academy (CPA) provides an informative overview of the fundamentals of police operations and the various specialty units within the department for anyone 18 years of age and older, or 55 years of age and older for the Senior Citizens Po...Read on...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Coffee with a Cop

All are invited to meet with Elgin officers on Tuesday, February 28, from 6-7 p.m. at Starbucks (2480 N. Randall Rd., Elgin). The mission of Coffee with a Cop is to break down the barriers between police officers and the citizens they serve. This is achie...Read on...


Public Works

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Posted on: July 20, 2012

Public Works is responsible to oversee major improvements

Throughout the city, Public Works is responsible to oversee major improvements for the City's water, sewer, streets and intersections.

Throughout the city, Public Works is responsible to oversee major improvements for the City's water, sewer, streets and intersections. These projects are often referred to as the bricks and mortar, or infrastructure, which all cities need to provide esse...Read on...