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Grandparents Day at Paradise Park

Grandparents Day at Paradise Park in Fox Lake will be held on Sept. 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Paradise Park, located at 16 Lilac Ave. in Fox Lake. There will be free food, drinks and games for everyone. Come and celebrate the grandparents...

 

Citizen Police Academy applications

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for its 11-week Citizen Police Academy (CPA). The class will be held every Wednesday starting Sept. 10, with class graduation on Wednesday, Nov. 29. The CPA consists of a series...

 

Reduced fee water testing offered in August

In honor of Safe Drinking Water Month, McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) will offer reduced fee water testing for individual well water users during the month of August. Residents can have their well water sampled for coliform bacteria...

 

Master Gardener deadline is Aug. 31

University of Illinois Extension in McHenry County is hosting a training program for new Master Gardeners starting in January, 2015. Master Gardeners are trained by U of I Horticulture Educators to help homeowners with gardening, lawn, tree,...

 

Open house set for Pringle School Aug. 10

McHenry County Historical Society and members of the Wilson/Weyland Family of Marengo will host a free open house between 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10. Both sites, the 1867 limestone Pringle one-room schoolhouse and the pre-Civil War “Stewart’s...

 

Rally by the Lake / Car and Bike Show

  Rally By the Lake – Car and Bike Show, is sponsored by the Fox Lake Area Chamber. This is the eighth annual event for the Chamber. The Car and Bike Show is held on Aug. 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lakefront Park in Fox Lake. Free...

 

Reduced fee water testing offered in August

In honor of Safe Drinking Water Month, McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) will offer reduced fee water testing for individual well water users during the month of August. Residents can have their well water sampled for coliform bacteria...

 

Branding workshop for small businesses

The Illinois Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) at McHenry County College is offering a new two-part workshop on brand strategy and brand development for small business owners. Marketing professionals and business owners who want to create...

 

Household Chemical Waste event

SWALCO of Lake County is holding a Household Chemical Waste event on Saturday, Aug. 9, at the SWALCO facility located at 1311 N. Estes Street in Gurnee. Appointments are required for this event. This collection is for residential waste only....

 

Watlow seeks historic items for 100th anniversary

In 2014, the Watlow Electric Manufacturing Company site in Richmond, (formally the Claud S. Gordon Co.) will be celebrating its 100th year in business. Although the Claud S. Gordon Company was purchased by Watlow in the mid-1980s, the business...

 
 
 
 

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