October 20, 2021

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Elgin Events Calendar: See What’s Happening In The Area This Week

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ELGIN, IL — Want to spend a night out with friends? Below, we’ve included some of this week’s top events from Elgin. Check out what’s happening and what might interest you before you make plans.

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Here are all of this week’s events in the Elgin area:


Mazzone – EN2 PE Class – Bartlett High School

  • When: Monday, August 9th at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: Bartlett High School
  • What: Event listing from Bartlett High School: Monday, August 9 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PMadded 8/28/19 Learn More

Construction Meeting – Peterson – Bartlett High School

  • When: Monday, August 9th at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: Bartlett High School
  • What: Event listing from Bartlett High School: Monday and August 9 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Learn More

MTSS/ Tier 2 Meeting – Horizon Elementary

  • When: Monday, August 9th at 2:15 p.m.
  • Where: Horizon Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Horizon Elementary: Monday, August 9 from 2:15 PM to 3:15 PM──────────Jennifer Schwardt is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/92102228190Meeting ID: 921 0222 8190One tap mobile+13126266799, , and 92102228190# US (Chicago)+1… Learn More

Late Materials Pick Up Night (All Grades)

  • When: Monday, August 9th at 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: St Charles North High School
  • What: Event listing from St Charles North High School: Monday, August 9 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Learn More

Supply drop off – Bell-Graham Elementary School

  • When: Monday, August 9th at 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: Bell-Graham Elementary School
  • What: Event listing from Bell-Graham Elementary School: Monday, August 9 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM 4:00-4:10pm: Students with the last names A-I 4:20-4:30pm: Students with the last names J-R 4:40-4:50pm: Students with the last names S-Z Learn More

Dungeons and Dragons – Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District

  • When: Monday, August 9th at 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District
  • What: Event listing from Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District: Monday, August 9 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PMJoin us for Dungeons & Dragons in our Community Room, registration is required. Learn More

Cultural Arts Commission – City of Elgin – Public Meetings

  • When: Monday, August 9th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: City of Elgin – Public Meetings
  • What: Event listing from City of Elgin – Public Meetings: Monday, August 9 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMhttp://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=9980 Learn More

Google Calendar – Gail Borden Public Library

  • When: Monday, August 9th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Gail Borden Public Library
  • What: Event listing from Gail Borden Public Library: Monday, August 9 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PMLearn to keep track of upcoming events, commitments, and tasks using Google Calendar. Learn More

Great Books Discussion Group – Gail Borden Public Library

  • When: Monday, August 9th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Gail Borden Public Library
  • What: Event listing from Gail Borden Public Library: Monday, August 9 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PMCo-sponsored by the American Association of University Women Elgin Branch. Please click on event title for list of assigned books. Learn More

NKEC Board Meeting – Cambridge Lakes Charter School


Off team service team – Horizon Elementary

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Horizon Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Horizon Elementary: Tuesday, August 10 (all day) Learn More

Walkthrough – Kenyon Woods Middle

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: Kenyon Woods Middle
  • What: Event listing from Kenyon Woods Middle: Tuesday, August 10 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PMTuesday, August 10th from 8 am – 12 and Wednesday, August 11th from 12 pm to 4 pm for students to walk their schedules and drop off their supplies in their lockers. Please note that there will n… Learn More

Teacher Institute (8am to 3pm) No Student Attendance

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: Gary D Wright Elem Sch
  • What: Event listing from Gary D Wright Elem Sch: Tuesday, August 10 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM Learn More

Piano Performance – Gail Borden Public Library

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 11:00 a.m.
  • Where: Gail Borden Public Library
  • What: Event listing from Gail Borden Public Library: Tuesday, August 10 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PMJoin us for drop-in piano performances in the Lobby by community members. Learn More

Multi-Chamber Progressive Networking Luncheon

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 11:30 a.m.
  • Where: Elgin Area Chamber
  • What: Event listing from Elgin Area Chamber: Tuesday, August 10 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PMWe’re partnering with 16 other Chambers of Commerce and the Batavia Women in Business for a progressive luncheon on August 10. Register by August 4 and arrive early to be among the first 100 gues… Learn More

SIP meeting – Horizon Elementary

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 2:15 p.m.
  • Where: Horizon Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Horizon Elementary: Tuesday, August 10 from 2:15 PM to 3:15 PM──────────Jennifer Schwardt is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/83999401337?pwd=alF1M0wrQlZmc2hTR3pwUDloT1ZDQT09Meeting ID: 839 9940 1337Passcode… Learn More

Meet and Greet (1-5) – Prairie View Grade School

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 3:00 p.m.
  • Where: Prairie View Grade School
  • What: Event listing from Prairie View Grade School: Tuesday, August 10 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Learn More

Board Finance Committee Meeting – Gary D Wright Elem Sch

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 4:30 p.m.
  • Where: Gary D Wright Elem Sch
  • What: Event listing from Gary D Wright Elem Sch: Tuesday, August 10 from 4:30 PM to 5:00 PMThe Standing Committee of the Board of Education studies and reviews the finances of District 300 to make recommendations to the Board of Education which includes the following:Monitors and re… Learn More

Horizon Back to School Swim – Horizon Elementary

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Horizon Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Horizon Elementary: Tuesday, August 10 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Learn More

Board Construction & Facility Oversight Committee Meeting

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 5:15 p.m.
  • Where: Gary D Wright Elem Sch
  • What: Event listing from Gary D Wright Elem Sch: Tuesday, August 10 from 5:15 PM to 5:45 PMThis committee was established to oversee new construction and renovation of buildings in District 300 and to monitor the operation and maintenance of facilities in District 300.This includes:… Learn More

Parent Orientation for Freshman and New Students

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: South Elgin High
  • What: Event listing from South Elgin High: Tuesday, August 10 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PMPlease enter through Door 5The event will be in the Auditorium Learn More

Design Review Subcommittee – City of Elgin – Public Meetings

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: City of Elgin – Public Meetings
  • What: Event listing from City of Elgin – Public Meetings: Tuesday, August 10 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMhttp://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=10084 Learn More

QuickBooks Special Edition: Advanced Topics

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Gail Borden Public Library
  • What: Event listing from Gail Borden Public Library: Tuesday, August 10 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PMLearn how to format, modify and filter data within reports and set up Sales Tax reporting in this special session for QuickBooks Desktop users. Learn More

Academy Information Session – Cambridge Lakes Charter School


Taller de empleo en la Biblioteca: El currículo de empleo

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Gail Borden Public Library
  • What: Event listing from Gail Borden Public Library: Tuesday, August 10 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMEn este taller de dos partes aprenderás a elaborar un currículo que impacte y a escribir tu currículo en la computadora. Al registrarte quedarás inscrito para las dos partes. Learn More

Sustainability Commission – City of Elgin – Public Meetings

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: City of Elgin – Public Meetings
  • What: Event listing from City of Elgin – Public Meetings: Tuesday, August 10 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMhttp://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=10047 Learn More

Human Relations Commission – City of Elgin – Public Meetings

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: City of Elgin – Public Meetings
  • What: Event listing from City of Elgin – Public Meetings: Tuesday, August 10 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PMhttp://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=9992 Learn More

Board of Education Meeting – Gary D Wright Elem Sch

  • When: Tuesday, August 10th at 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Gary D Wright Elem Sch
  • What: Event listing from Gary D Wright Elem Sch: Tuesday, August 10 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM Learn More

Movie – Panton Mill Park – Village of South Elgin

  • When: Wednesday, August 11th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Village of South Elgin
  • What: Event listing from Village of South Elgin: Tuesday, August 10 at 11:00 PMClick here for details. Learn More

Freshman Orientation – South Elgin High

  • When: Wednesday, August 11th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: South Elgin High
  • What: Event listing from South Elgin High: Wednesday, August 11 (all day) Learn More

Student’s Homeroom Teacher Visible on Infinite Campus

  • When: Wednesday, August 11th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Clinton Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Clinton Elementary: Wednesday, August 11 (all day) Learn More

Freshman Orientation – Dalesandro – Bartlett High School

  • When: Wednesday, August 11th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Bartlett High School
  • What: Event listing from Bartlett High School: Wednesday, August 11 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PMadded 8/2/21 Learn More

Art Explorers – Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District

  • When: Wednesday, August 11th at 11:00 a.m.
  • Where: Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District
  • What: Event listing from Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District: Wednesday, August 11 from 11:00 AM to 11:15 AM Explore the wide world of art with us! Have fun while you create and learn all about different types of art (ages 8-12). This month we will use watercolors to creat… Learn More

Network for Charity – Love Purse/Elgin

  • When: Wednesday, August 11th at 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: Elgin Area Chamber
  • What: Event listing from Elgin Area Chamber: Wednesday, August 11 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Learn More

Elgin Liquor Control Commission – City of Elgin – Public Meetings

  • When: Wednesday, August 11th at 4:30 p.m.
  • Where: City of Elgin – Public Meetings
  • What: Event listing from City of Elgin – Public Meetings: Wednesday, August 11 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PMhttp://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=10004 Learn More

Elgin City Council Meeting – City of Elgin – Public Meetings

  • When: Wednesday, August 11th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: City of Elgin – Public Meetings
  • What: Event listing from City of Elgin – Public Meetings: Wednesday, August 11 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PMhttp://www.cityofelgin.org/calendar.aspx?EID=9942 Learn More

MS PowerPoint Basics – Gail Borden Public Library

  • When: Wednesday, August 11th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Gail Borden Public Library
  • What: Event listing from Gail Borden Public Library: Wednesday, August 11 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PMLearn how to use PowerPointâ��s basic features to add & delete slides, change layouts, format text, select themes, and add graphics to a presentation. Learn More

Cruise Night – Elgin Area Chamber

  • When: Wednesday, August 11th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Elgin Area Chamber
  • What: Event listing from Elgin Area Chamber: Wednesday, August 11 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PMJoin us along Historic US 20 for fun, food and vehicles. Learn More

MS Excel Advanced Topics – Gail Borden Public Library

  • When: Wednesday, August 11th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Gail Borden Public Library
  • What: Event listing from Gail Borden Public Library: Wednesday, August 11 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PMLearn how to use conditional formatting, work with multiple sheets in an Excel workbook, calculate percentages, and use PMT & VLOOKUP functions. Learn More

Business Meeting – Valley Model Railroad

  • When: Wednesday, August 11th at 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: Valley Model Railroad
  • What: Event listing from Valley Model Railroad: Wednesday, August 11 from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM- cover Friday Open House/Swap Aug 28th Lambs Farm setup 10/15 Fri, event 10/16 Sat Learn More

Institute Day/Offices Open – Creekside Elementary

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

PPD-Teachers Return – Eastview Middle

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Eastview Middle
  • What: Event listing from Eastview Middle: Thursday, August 12 through Friday, August 13 Learn More

EARN III Networking Group – Elgin Area Referral Network

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: Elgin Area Chamber
  • What: Event listing from Elgin Area Chamber: Thursday, August 12 from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM 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? If … Learn More

Teacher Institute Day (SIP planned) – Horizon Elementary

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: Horizon Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Horizon Elementary: Thursday, August 12 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM Learn More

Device Advice – Gail Borden Public Library

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Where: Gail Borden Public Library
  • What: Event listing from Gail Borden Public Library: Thursday, August 12 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AMNeed help figuring out how to use your tablet, smartphone, or other device? Bring your questions and your device to the library for some 1:1 help. Learn More

Piano Performance – Gail Borden Public Library

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Gail Borden Public Library
  • What: Event listing from Gail Borden Public Library: Thursday, August 12 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PMPiano performances in the Lobby by volunteer community members. Learn More

Meet and Greet for Early Childhood – Prairie View Grade School

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 10:30 a.m.
  • Where: Prairie View Grade School
  • What: Event listing from Prairie View Grade School: Thursday, August 12 from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AMThis event has a video call.Join: https://meet.google.com/yjn-gbud-zch Learn More

Elgin Area Chamber 44th Annual Chamberfest Golf Outing

  • When: Thursday, August 12th at 12:00 p.m.
  • Where: Elgin Area Chamber
  • What: Event listing from Elgin Area Chamber: Thursday, August 12 from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM Are you ready to hit the links, tee it up, bring your A-game and improve your network at the Elgin Area Chamber’s 44th Annual ChamberFest Golf Outing? Register early because the last three year… Learn More

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, 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

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

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

Open House for Families – Washington Elementary

  • When: Friday, August 13th at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: Washington Elementary
  • 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

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

Goat Yoga on the Farm

  • When: Saturday, August 14th at 12:15 p.m.
  • Where: Reverse the Kerrs Farm
  • What: Goat Yoga Chicago Goat yoga classes include 30 minutes of yoga taught by a certified yoga instructor and 30 minutes of free time where you can pet the goats, take photos and chill with the goats on your yoga mat. Our instructors will lead you through various poses while goats… 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
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    Goat Yoga on the Farm

    • When: Saturday, August 14th at 3:00 p.m.
    • Where: Reverse the Kerrs Farm
    • What: Goat Yoga Chicago Goat yoga classes include 30 minutes of yoga taught by a certified yoga instructor and 30 minutes of free time where you can pet the goats, take photos and chill with the goats on your yoga mat. Our instructors will lead you through various poses while goats… 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 Goat yoga classes include 30 minutes of yoga taught by a certified yoga instructor and 30 minutes of free time where you can pet the goats, take photos and chill with the goats on your yoga mat. Our instructors will lead you through various poses while goats … Learn More

    See more local events, 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.