October 28, 2021

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Elgin Area Weekend Events: Check Out What’s Happening

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ELGIN, IL — Looking for things to do this weekend? See what’s new on your Elgin Patch community calendar. Here’s a roundup of local events coming up in the area this weekend.

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Here are a few events happening this weekend throughout Elgin:


Meet and Greet for Early Childhood and Kindergarten

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 12:30 p.m.
  • Where: Prairie View Grade School
  • What: Event listing from Prairie View Grade School: Thursday, August 12 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PMThis event has a video call.Join: https://meet.google.com/yjn-gbud-zch Learn More

Building Committee (August meeting)

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 2:00 p.m.
  • Where: Horizon Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Horizon Elementary: Thursday and August 12 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Learn More

Dunk Tank Event at Hawk Hollow – Liberty Elementary School

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 2:00 p.m.
  • Where: Liberty Elementary School
  • What: Event listing from Liberty Elementary School: Thursday and August 12 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Learn More

Back to School Bash – Clinton Elementary

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 3:00 p.m.
  • Where: Clinton Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Clinton Elementary: Thursday, August 12 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Learn More

Studio 270 Volunteer Corps – South Elgin Branch

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 3:30 p.m.
  • Where: South Elgin Branch
  • What: Event listing from South Elgin Branch: Thursday, August 12 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PMDrop in and help out the library with various projects. For teens in grades 9-12. Learn More

Make-up Schedule Pick-up/Schedule Walk Through

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: Eastview Middle
  • What: Event listing from Eastview Middle: Thursday, August 12 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Learn More

Kindergarten Play date – Horizon Elementary

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Horizon Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Horizon Elementary: Thursday, August 12 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM Learn More

Backyard Back to School Event – Abbott Middle

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Abbott Middle
  • What: Event listing from Abbott Middle: Thursday, August 12 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Learn More

Welcome Back Bash for Students & Families!

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Oakhill Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Oakhill Elementary: Thursday, August 12 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PMWe are welcoming back our students and families with a Welcome Back Bash at Oakhill Elementary School parking lot! We will have activities from 5pm – 7pm. Learn More

Meet and Greet – Hanover Countryside Elementary

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: Hanover Countryside Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Hanover Countryside Elementary: Thursday, August 12 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Learn More

News Of The World Book Discussion – Gail Borden Public Library

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Gail Borden Public Library
  • What: Event listing from Gail Borden Public Library: Thursday, August 12 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PMRead award-winning novel, News Of The World, by Paulette Jiles, then join fellow readers for a community-wide discussion. Please register Learn More

Back to School Night-Time TBD – Otter Creek Elementary


Teacher Institute Day (PPD- teacher planned)

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: Horizon Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Horizon Elementary: Friday, August 13 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM Learn More

RAS staff meeting – Horizon Elementary

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Horizon Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Horizon Elementary: Friday, August 13 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Learn More

Meet and Greet for Kindergarten – Prairie View Grade School

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Prairie View Grade School
  • What: Event listing from Prairie View Grade School: Friday, August 13 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PMThis event has a video call.Join: https://meet.google.com/yjn-gbud-zch Learn More

Little Warrior Bubble Dash – Rakow Branch Library

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Rakow Branch Library
  • What: Event listing from Rakow Branch Library: Friday, August 13 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PMLittle friends come join us for a fun activity outside of the Rakow Branch, we will have a small obstacle course full of jumping, running and of course bubbles! Learn More

5th and 6th Grade Sweet Treat – Liberty Elementary School

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Liberty Elementary School
  • What: Event listing from Liberty Elementary School: Friday, August 13 from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AMCome to the LIberty Black Top for a Sweet Treat! Learn More

4th Grade Sweet Treat – Liberty Elementary School

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 10:40 a.m.
  • Where: Liberty Elementary School
  • What: Event listing from Liberty Elementary School: Friday, August 13 from 10:40 AM to 11:10 AMCome to the Liberty Black top for a sweet treat! Learn More

3rd Grade Sweet Treat – Liberty Elementary School

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 11:20 a.m.
  • Where: Liberty Elementary School
  • What: Event listing from Liberty Elementary School: Friday, August 13 from 11:20 AM to 11:50 AM Learn More

2nd Grade Sweet Treat – Liberty Elementary School

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 12:00 p.m.
  • Where: Liberty Elementary School
  • What: Event listing from Liberty Elementary School: Friday, August 13 from 12:00 PM to 12:30 PMCome to the Liberty Blacktop for a sweet treat! Learn More

1st Grade Sweet Treat – Liberty Elementary School

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 12:40 p.m.
  • Where: Liberty Elementary School
  • What: Event listing from Liberty Elementary School: Friday, August 13 from 12:40 PM to 1:10 PMCome to Liberty for a Sweet Treat! Learn More

Open House for Families – Washington Elementary

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: Washington Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Washington Elementary: Friday, August 13 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Learn More

Kindergarten Sweet Treat – Liberty Elementary School

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 1:20 p.m.
  • Where: Liberty Elementary School
  • What: Event listing from Liberty Elementary School: Friday, August 13 from 1:20 PM to 1:50 PMCome to Liberty for a Sweet treat and to get your bus passes! Learn More

Faculty/Strand Mtgs – Bartlett High School

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 3:00 p.m.
  • Where: Bartlett High School
  • What: Event listing from Bartlett High School: Friday, August 13 from 3:00 PM to 3:45 PMadded 6/14/21 Learn More

Back-to-School Kona Ice Event/Evento de regreso a clases con Kona Ice

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 3:00 p.m.
  • Where: Garfield Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Garfield Elementary: Friday, August 13 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PMEvent Flyer/Folleto del evento Learn More

Operating Session – Valley Model Railroad

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Valley Model Railroad
  • What: Event listing from Valley Model Railroad: Friday, August 13 from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM Learn More

Goat Yoga on the Farm

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 12:15 p.m.
  • Where: Reverse the Kerrs Farm
  • What: Goat Yoga Chicago Fun Amazing Exciting Relaxing Joyful Magical Hilarious Wonderful Just a few words to describe what people say after they experience Goat Yoga! What are you waiting for?! Try Goat Yoga for yourselves. Goat yoga classes include 30 m… Learn More

Cruise Night at Culver’s – Elgin Area Chamber

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 3:00 p.m.
  • Where: Elgin Area Chamber
  • What: Event listing from Elgin Area Chamber: Saturday, August 14 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM Learn More

Goat Yoga on the Farm

  • When: Sunday, August 15th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Reverse the Kerrs Farm
  • What: Goat Yoga Chicago Fun Amazing Exciting Relaxing Joyful Magical Hilarious Wonderful Just a few words to describe what people say after they experience Goat Yoga! What are you waiting for?! Try Goat Yoga for yourselves. Goat yoga classes include 30 mi… Learn More

Goat Yoga on the Farm

  • When: Sunday, August 15th at 11:45 a.m.
  • Where: Reverse the Kerrs Farm
  • What: Goat Yoga Chicago  Fun  Amazing  Exciting  Relaxing Joyful  Magical  Hilarious Wonderful Just a few words to describe what people say after they experience Goat Yoga!  What are you waiting for?! Try Goat Yoga for yourselves. Goat yoga class… Learn More

Open Family Session – Valley Model Railroad

  • When: Sunday, August 15th at 12:00 p.m.
  • Where: Valley Model Railroad
  • What: Event listing from Valley Model Railroad: Sunday, August 15 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM Learn More

1st day for students – Lincoln Elementary

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Lincoln Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Lincoln Elementary: Monday, August 16 (all day) Learn More

1st Day of School for Students/Primer día de clases

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Garfield Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Garfield Elementary: Monday, August 16 (all day) Learn More

1st Day of School – Eastview Middle

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Eastview Middle
  • What: Event listing from Eastview Middle: Monday, August 16 (all day) Learn More

1st day of School K-6th – Horizon Elementary

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Horizon Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Horizon Elementary: Monday, August 16 (all day) Learn More

Olsen Pledge leaders – Horizon Elementary

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Horizon Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Horizon Elementary: Monday, August 16 (all day) Learn More

Science Fun with NIU – Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District
  • What: Event listing from Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District: Monday, August 16 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AMExplore the wide world of science with these special virtual programs from NIU science labs.  This program can be viewed on our YouTube channel.  Be sure to checkout ou… Learn More

MTSS/ Tier 2 meeting – Horizon Elementary

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 2:15 p.m.
  • Where: Horizon Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Horizon Elementary: Monday, August 16 from 2:15 PM to 2:45 PM Learn More

Google Chrome – Gail Borden Public Library

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Gail Borden Public Library
  • What: Event listing from Gail Borden Public Library: Monday, August 16 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PMLearn how to personalize Chrome with apps and extensions from Googleâ��s Web Store. Learn More

Elgin Green Groups 350 Monthly Meeting

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Elgin Area Chamber
  • What: Event listing from Elgin Area Chamber: Monday, August 16 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM Join EGG350 for the August Monthly Meeting … IN PERSON! Check out the agenda and details here: https://elgingreengroups350.org/egg350-monthly/ Learn More

Village Board Meeting – Village of South Elgin

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Village of South Elgin
  • What: Event listing from Village of South Elgin: Monday, August 16 at 6:00 PMAgendas are prepared and posted at Village Hall within 48 hours of all scheduled meetings of the Village Board.  As a convenience to our residents, the agenda for this meeting is posted here. To watch the … Learn More

Cooking Club: Chef Michael Niksic’s Banana Bread Recipes

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District
  • What: Event listing from Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District: Monday, August 16 from 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM Handed to me from a great pastry chef Frank Lopez, and fine tuned to meet specific needs during my career as a chef.  This baking segment is comprehensive.  It covers Ba… Learn More

Parent Night (EC – 2nd Gr) – Country Trails Elem

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Country Trails Elem
  • What: Event listing from Country Trails Elem: Monday, August 16 (all day) Learn More

On team service team – Horizon Elementary

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Horizon Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Horizon Elementary: Tuesday, August 17 (all day) Learn More

South Elgin Stories – Gail Borden Branch Library

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Village of South Elgin
  • What: Event listing from Village of South Elgin: Monday, August 16 at 11:00 PMClick here for details. Learn More

Girl’s Volleyball Informational Meeting

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 8:20 a.m.
  • Where: Eastview Middle
  • What: Event listing from Eastview Middle: Tuesday, August 17 from 8:20 AM to 8:50 AM Learn More

Service team training – Horizon Elementary

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 8:30 a.m.
  • Where: Horizon Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Horizon Elementary: Tuesday, August 17 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM Learn More

Federal Export Resources to Help You Sell in International Markets

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 2:00 p.m.
  • Where: Elgin Area Chamber
  • What: Event listing from Elgin Area Chamber: Tuesday, August 17 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Federal Export Resources To Help You Sell In International Markets When: Tuesday, Augu… Learn More

PBIS meeting – Horizon Elementary

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 2:15 p.m.
  • Where: Horizon Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Horizon Elementary: Tuesday, August 17 from 2:15 PM to 3:15 PM──────────Jennifer Schwardt is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/96081153594Meeting ID: 960 8115 3594One tap mobile+13126266799,,96081153594# US (Chicago)… Learn More

Taller de empleo en la biblioteca: Entrevistas de Empleo

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Gail Borden Public Library
  • What: Event listing from Gail Borden Public Library: Tuesday, August 17 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMEn este taller de dos partes aprenderás sobre los distintos tipos de entrevistas y practicaremos cómo hacer entrevistas efectivas. Al registrarte quedarás inscrito para las dos partes. Learn More

South Elgin Stories – South Elgin Branch

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: South Elgin Branch
  • What: Event listing from South Elgin Branch: Tuesday, August 17 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PMJoin us, on zoom or live, to share a favorite memory as we compile a living history of the Village of South Elgin. Feel free to submit written stories or memories by email at [email protected] Learn More

Picture Day – Prairie Knolls Middle Sch

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Prairie Knolls Middle Sch
  • What: Event listing from Prairie Knolls Middle Sch: Tuesday, August 17 (all day) Learn More

Fall Sports Picture Day – Prairie Knolls Middle Sch

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Prairie Knolls Middle Sch
  • What: Event listing from Prairie Knolls Middle Sch: Tuesday, August 17 (all day) Learn More

Parent Night (3rd – 5th Grade) – Country Trails Elem

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Country Trails Elem
  • What: Event listing from Country Trails Elem: Tuesday, August 17 (all day) Learn More

Early Release Day – St Charles North High School

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: St Charles North High School
  • What:Event listing from St Charles North High School: Wednesday, August 18 (all day)7:20 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Learn More

Christian Business Fellowship Monthly Meeting

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 7:45 a.m.
  • Where: Elgin Area Chamber
  • What: Event listing from Elgin Area Chamber: Wednesday, August 18 from 7:45 AM to 10:00 AMChristian Business Fellowship (CBF) was created as a mutually-beneficial forum for business leaders. At CBF you will learn from proven business experts, counsel and network with a peer group of… Learn More

Tools for Success Webinar – Sales and Marketing to Help You Dominate Your Market

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Elgin Area Chamber
  • What: Event listing from Elgin Area Chamber: Wednesday, August 18 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM Sales and Marketing to Help You Dominate Your Market Presented by Bill Guertin –  the 800 Pound Gorilla 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 18, 2021   What should small businesses be … Learn More

EARN Too Networking Group – Elgin Area Referral Network

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 12:00 p.m.
  • Where: Elgin Area Chamber
  • What: Event listing from Elgin Area Chamber: Wednesday, August 18 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Could you use a part-time sales force to grow your business? Interested in getting more leads? How about talking with business owners/managers who have been there and can offer their advice? I… Learn More

Check out more local events posted by your neighbors, or add your own, on the Elgin Patch community calendar.

Editor’s note: This article was automatically generated based on event information mainly provided by community members. Patch has not independently verified most of this information, always check with organizers to confirm posted events are proceeding as planned. Click on any event in the list for more details. You can also reach out to [email protected] with any questions or other feedback about this article.