October 25, 2021

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

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

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


Featured Event: Sonny Acres Farm, Thursday Night Concert Series, The Last Generation & Hi Infidelity 8-5-2021

  • When: Thursday, August 5th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: 29W310 N Ave
  • What: ​The Last Generation & Hi Infidelity, live at Sonny Acres Farm 7:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. | 29W310 N Ave, West Chicago, IL. 7:00 to 8:00 – The Last Generation is a back-to-roots hard rock band, propelled by driving riffs, gritty vocals, and a sound that pays clear homage to ro… Learn More
Featured Event: Sonny Acres Farm, Thursday Night Concert Series, The Last Generation & Hi Infidelity 8-5-2021 (Sal Swanton)

Back to School Trojan Bash! – Tefft Middle

  • When: Thursday, August 5th at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: Tefft Middle
  • What: Event listing from Tefft Middle: Thursday and August 5 from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM Learn More

Schedule Pickup Day – Eastview Middle

  • When: Thursday, August 5th at 2:00 p.m.
  • Where: Eastview Middle
  • What: Event listing from Eastview Middle: Thursday, August 5 from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PMStudents can pickup their schedule, drop off supplies, and & tour the building. Learn More

Featured Event: Free Online Webinar – Living Trusts, Guardianships and Live Q&A

  • When: Friday, August 6th at 3:00 p.m.
  • Where: Free Online Webinar – Living Trusts, Guardianships and Live Q&A
  • What: ==> Click to Sign Up for our Webinar <== Discover how to: -Avoid Probate -Make sure you control your life if you become disabled. -Keep estate private -Setup special needs trusts -Use a will vs living trust -Setup a medicaid Trust ==> Click to Sign Up for our Webinar… Learn More
Featured Event: Free Online Webinar – Living Trusts, Guardianships and Live Q&A (David Wilson)

New Teacher Orientation Week – Creekside Elementary

  • When: Friday, August 6th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Creekside Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Creekside Elementary: Friday, August 6 (all day) Learn More

Yearbook pick up for graduates – Bartlett High School

  • When: Friday, August 6th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Bartlett High School
  • What: Event listing from Bartlett High School: Friday, August 6 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Learn More

Storytime in the Garden- Tea Party – Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District

  • When: Friday, August 6th at 11:00 a.m.
  • Where: Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District
  • What: Event listing from Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District: Friday, August 6 from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AMJoin us at our plot in Pingree Grove Community Gardens for stories and sensory play. This storytime will take place outside on the grass so please dress for the weather … Learn More

Budget meeting – Eastview Middle

  • When: Friday, August 6th at 12:30 p.m.
  • Where: Eastview Middle
  • What: Event listing from Eastview Middle: Friday, August 6 from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PMBudget meeting with R Learn More

Chess Scholars – Nature Ridge Elementary

  • When: Friday, August 6th at 2:00 p.m.
  • Where: Nature Ridge Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Nature Ridge Elementary: Friday, August 6 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Learn More

Chicago Street Pour House Fantasy Draft Parties

  • When: Saturday, August 7th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Elgin Area Chamber
  • What: Event listing from Elgin Area Chamber: Saturday, August 7 (all day) ​Host your fantasy draft party at Chicago Street Pour House in Elgin!    Learn More

Vaccine Clinic (Pfizer) – Gail Borden Public Library

  • When: Saturday, August 7th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Gail Borden Public Library
  • What: Event listing from Gail Borden Public Library: Saturday, August 7 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PMVaccine clinic at the Gail Borden Library. Those aged 12-17 who receive their shot will also receive tickets to Six Flags Great America. Learn More

Virtual PTO Meeting – Channing Elementary

  • When: Saturday, August 7th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Channing Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Channing Elementary: Saturday, August 7 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Learn More

School District U-46 Job Fair – Elgin Area Chamber

  • When: Saturday, August 7th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Elgin Area Chamber
  • What: Event listing from Elgin Area Chamber: Saturday, August 7 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PMTeachers Bilingual Special Education Substitutes Paraeducators Registered Nurses Tutors Noon Hour Supervisors Food Service Technicians Bus Drivers Bus Driver Assistants Groundskeepers … Learn More

Coding Series – Gail Borden Public Library

  • When: Saturday, August 7th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Gail Borden Public Library
  • What: Event listing from Gail Borden Public Library: Saturday, August 7 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AMLearn how to start coding with the programming languages HTML and CSS in this three-part series. Learn More

Piano Performance – Gail Borden Public Library

  • When: Saturday, August 7th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Gail Borden Public Library
  • What: Event listing from Gail Borden Public Library: Saturday, August 7 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PMPiano performances in the Lobby by volunteer community members. Learn More

Goat Yoga on the Farm

  • When: Saturday, August 7th at 10:30 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

Goat Yoga on the Farm

  • When: Saturday, August 7th 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

Goat Yoga on the Farm

  • When: Sunday, August 8th at 10:00 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

Goat Yoga on the Farm

  • When: Sunday, August 8th 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

Cruise Day – Elgin Area Chamber

  • When: Sunday, August 8th at 3:00 p.m.
  • Where: Elgin Area Chamber
  • What: Event listing from Elgin Area Chamber: Sunday, August 8 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PMJoin us along Historic US 20 for fun, food and vehicles. Learn More

5:15 PM Board of Education Mtg – Creekside Elementary

  • When: Monday, August 9th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Creekside Elementary
  • What: Event listing from Creekside Elementary: Monday, August 9 (all day) Learn More

Institute Day (No Students) – Bell-Graham Elementary School

  • When: Monday, August 9th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Bell-Graham Elementary School
  • What: Event listing from Bell-Graham Elementary School: Monday, August 9 through Tuesday, August 10 Learn More

Teacher Institute (8am to 1pm) No Student Attendance

  • When: Monday, August 9th at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: Gary D Wright Elem Sch
  • What: Event listing from Gary D Wright Elem Sch: Monday, August 9 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM Learn More

Academic Teaming 101 – Laude – Bartlett High School

  • When: Monday, August 9th at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: Bartlett High School
  • What: Event listing from Bartlett High School: Monday, August 9 at 8:00 AM through Wednesday, August 11 at 4:00 PMadded 7/12/21 Learn More

CPI Training – Bartlett High School

  • When: Monday, August 9th at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: Bartlett High School
  • What: Event listing from Bartlett High School: Monday, August 9 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PMadded 8/4/21 Learn More

Stress Busters – South Elgin Branch

  • When: Monday, August 9th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: South Elgin Branch
  • What: Event listing from South Elgin Branch: Monday, August 9 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AMA nine week research-based program designed for family caregivers. This program addresses the overwhelming task of caregiving and gives a different coping strategy each week. Learn More

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, 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,,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

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

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

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.