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Published: Thursday, March 14, 2013 12:42 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:59 p.m. CDT

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Thursday, March 14 ST. CHARLES – An aldermanic candidate forum is set for 7 to 9 p.m. March 14 at Bridges Montessori Academy, 1713 Howard St. All St. Charles candidates in all wards are invited to present their platform in a three-minute statement and answer questions from the residents. The entire St. Charles community is invited. The event is being organized by community group Concerned Coalition for Sensible Spending of St. Charles.

GENEVA – Batavia Women in Business will host a business after-hours event from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at Gibby’s Wine Den, 1772 S. Randall Road, Geneva. This event is open to anyone – men or women – wishing to network and meet new and old friends. Wine, beer and soft drinks will be available for purchase. Appetizers, will be provided. Ten percent of all sales will go back to Batavia Women in Business to use for programming.

Friday, March 15 GENEVA - Fridays@5 - 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays through March 29, Gibby's Wine Den, 1772 S. Randall Road, Geneva. Wines by the glass, craft beer and small bites. Live music starts at 6 p.m.-- www.gibbys-wine.com, info@gibbys-wine.com.

ST. CHARLES - "The Art of Murder" 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through March 17, Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St Charles. Tickets are $32. Visit www.foxvalleyrep.org, info@foxvalleyrep.org.

ST. CHARLES - Becky's New Car Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 3 p.m. through March 17, at the Steel Beam Theatre, at 111 W. Main Street in St. Charles Check out this thoroughly original comedy with serious overtones as Becky Foster, caught in middle-age, takes the road less traveled! Tickets are $25 for adults and $23 for seniors and students. For tickets and more information, visit www.steelbeamtheatre.com.

BATAVIA - Hollywood Arms, inspired by the life story of Carol Burnett, performed Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. through March 16 at the Albright Theatre, at 100 North Island Ave., Batavia. “Hollywood Arms” is the moving story of three generations of women living on welfare in a one-room apartment. The play is rated PG-14 for adult language and suggestive dialogue. For tickets or more information, please call 630-406-8838 or visit www.albrighttheatre.com.

Saturday, March 16 ST. CHARLES -- St. Patrick's Parade is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 16, along Route 64 in downtown St. Charles The parade features Irish dancers, authentic Irish music, floats and more! Get into the Irish spirit in Downtown St. Charles! For more information, please visit www.downtownstcharles.org. Get involved! More than 30 volunteers age 13 and older are needed for the parade. Parade pacers, banner carriers, general volunteers and parade marshals are needed. Depending on the area of interest, volunteers would be required to arrive one to two hours before the 2 p.m. start. Fill out the volunteer form on the St Patrick’s Parade website, www.downtownstcharles.org/stpats.

BATAVIA - A Vision Board workshop will be offered at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 16 at Shine, 5 North River St., Batavia. Hailed by life coaches, trainers and scientists as one of the most effective techniques to turn your goals and dreams into reality, Vision Boards help you generate an artistic, big picture representation of what's truly important in your life. The resulting clarity and focus is step one toward fulfilling your life's purpose. No special art skills required. $45 includes all supplies. Call 630-482-9700 or email you@just-shine.com to register. Space is limited.

GENEVA – Women of all ages are invited to a one-day retreat, “From Battle Scars to Beauty Marks,” from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at First Baptist Church's west campus at 3435 Keslinger Road, Geneva. Ellie Lofaro is a renowned speaker, author and teacher. Register online at www.fbcg.com. The cost is $30.

GENEVA-Mom & Son Night is planned for 6 p.m., Saturday, March 16 at Geneva High School, at 416 McKinley Ave. Geneva. There will be dancing, snacks, and entertainment. The cost for residents is $10 per person, and the cost for nonresidents is $15 per person. To register or for more information, please call 630-232-4542 or visit www.genevaparks.org.

ST. CHARLES - "The Art of Murder" 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through March 17, Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St Charles. Tickets are $32. Visit www.foxvalleyrep.org, info@foxvalleyrep.org.

ST. CHARLES - Becky's New Car Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 3 p.m. through March 17, at the Steel Beam Theatre, at 111 W. Main Street in St. Charles Check out this thoroughly original comedy with serious overtones as Becky Foster, caught in middle-age, takes the road less traveled! Tickets are $25 for adults and $23 for seniors and students. For tickets and more information, visit www.steelbeamtheatre.com.

BATAVIA - Hollywood Arms, inspired by the life story of Carol Burnett, performed Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. through March 16 at the Albright Theatre, at 100 North Island Ave., Batavia. “Hollywood Arms” is the moving story of three generations of women living on welfare in a one-room apartment. The play is rated PG-14 for adult language and suggestive dialogue. For tickets or more information, please call 630-406-8838 or visit www.albrighttheatre.com.

Sunday, March 17 BATAVIA-Scissors will be cutting and clippers buzzing for the 2013 Cancer Community Awareness event, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 17, at at Katrina Salon & Spa, 8 N. River St., Batavia. The St. Patrick's Day family event provides an opportunity for individuals to donate their hair in support of charitable organizations who create wigs for cancer patients and to people with other medical conditions that cause permanent hair loss. Additionally, funds raised during the event will benefit The Jack H Marston II Melanoma Fund to support melanoma awareness, survivorship and healing programming. More information can be found at www.jacksfund.org. Attendees who donate their hair (must be 8-10 inches in length) at the event will receive a free haircut by Katrina Salon stylists. Please call to make an appointment.

GENEVA -The distinguished Jamestown College Choir of Jamestown, N.D., one of the oldest touring choirs in the Midwest, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 17 at Fox Valley Presbyterian Church, 227 East Side Dr., Geneva. The concert is free and open to the public. This concert performance by the 53-member Choir is part of the group’s Spring Tour covering eight states. For more than 90 years, the Choir has had a reputation for excellence in choral performance and has toured throughout the United States and Europe. In May 2010, the Choir toured China, performing at Beijing Central Conservatory, Xi’an Conservatory, Shanghai Normal University, and Hong Kong Baptist University. It was the 10th international tour in the Choir’s history and the first tour to China. A freewill offering will be collected at the concert.

BATAVIA – Choral group Acappellago will present "Escape to … Blue Skies," an a cappella celebration of the weather, at the Congregational Church of Batavia, 21 S. Batavia Ave., at 4 p.m. March 17. Cost is $17 for adults and $15 for seniors. Call 708-484-3797, ext. 2, for information.

ST. CHARLES - "The Art of Murder" 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through March 17, Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St Charles. Tickets are $32. Visit www.foxvalleyrep.org, info@foxvalleyrep.org.

ST. CHARLES – Fox Valley Repertory has announced auditions for a professional level advanced actor's master class. Auditions are set from 1 to 4 p.m. March 17 and 5 to 8 p.m. March 19 at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. There is no fee to audition. For information, visit www.foxvalleyrep.org/education. Send email to twhiteside@foxvalleyrep.org to make an appointment. The class is for students working or ready to work professionally.

ST. CHARLES - Becky's New Car Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 3 p.m. through March 17, at the Steel Beam Theatre, at 111 W. Main Street in St. Charles Check out this thoroughly original comedy with serious overtones as Becky Foster, caught in middle-age, takes the road less traveled! Tickets are $25 for adults and $23 for seniors and students. For tickets and more information, visit www.steelbeamtheatre.com.

GENEVA – America's Treasures Antique store will host Sarahi Rodway from Color Me Vintage to demonstrate her painting services for antique or upcycled furniture. The event takes place from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at the store, which is at 34 N. Bennett St., Geneva. There is no cost for the program. For information, call 630-208-1003.

Monday, March 18 ST. CHARLES – The Salvation Army, 1710 S. Seventh Ave., is hosting free line dancing from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays and from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesdays. It is open to all. No partner is necessary. Call Cathy Winters at 630-377-2769 ext. 210 for information.

Tuesday, March 19 ST. CHARLES – Fox Valley Repertory has announced auditions for a professional level advanced actor's master class. Auditions are set from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 19 at Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. There is no fee to audition. For information, visit www.foxvalleyrep.org/education. Send email to twhiteside@foxvalleyrep.org to make an appointment. The class is for students working or ready to work professionally.

ST. CHARLES – The Strohschein Law Group has planned a free lunch and learn event from noon to 1 p.m. March 19 at 2455 Dean St., St. Charles. Participants can get a better understanding of long-term care needs and costs, and up-to-date planning options. Presentation includes the Medicaid Asset Protection Trust planning strategy. To RSVP, send email to Invite@StrohscheinLawGroup.com or call 630-377-3241.

Wednesday, March 20 ST. CHARLES – The Salvation Army, 1710 S. Seventh Ave., is hosting free line dancing from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays and from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesdays. It is open to all. No partner is necessary. Call Cathy Winters at 630-377-2769 ext. 210 for information.

ST.CHARLES - The Art Institute of Chicago will present Picasso and Chicago at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20 at the St. Charles Library,One South Sixth Avenue, St. Charles. Erin Fowler, from the Art Institute’s Department of Museum Education, will present this program, which is the first major Picasso exhibition organized by the Art Institute in almost 30 years. For further information, please call 630-584-0076

Thursday, March 21 BATAVIA -Batavia Library's lunchtime program, Books Between Bites, offered at noon, Thursday, March 21, will feature Diane Capitani, of the Jane Austen Society of North America, who will examine the idea that money – not love – is what keeps the plot turning in "Pride and Prejudice." The classic tale of love and social commentary by 19th century novelist Jane Austen, is the One Book, One Batavia 2013 selection. For information, visit www.OneBookOneBatavia.org, or call 630-879-1393, ext. 200.

BATAVIA - The Batavia Public Library presents the One Book, One Batavia main event, “Jane Austen Speaks.” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21 at the Batavia Library, 10 S. Batavia Ave. Batavia. During this program, actress Debra Ann Miller’s portrayal of the author will delve into Austen’s personal life. For information, visit www.OneBookOneBatavia.org, or call 630-879-1393, ext. 200.

ST. CHARLES – The law firm of Wessels Sherman Joerg Liszka Laverty Seneczko P.C. will have a tele-seminar entitled “How Illinois Employers Can WIN Misconduct and Voluntary Quit IDES Unemployment Insurance Claims and Hearings: Valuable Tips & Strategies!” Participants can Attorneys Nancy E. Joerg and Anthony J. Caruso, Jr. “over the phone” from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 21. The cost is $100 and includes a packet of materials. To register or for information, contact legal assistant Tammy Nelson at 630-377-1554 or via email at tanelson@wesselssherman.com.

Friday, March 22 GENEVA – Youths ages 10 to 14 can take part in the Teen Night Owl Egg Hunt, set for 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 22, at Wheeler Park, 499 Wheeler Drive, Geneva. Participants can search for eggs filled with candy and prizes at the Geneva Park District event. The hunt begins at 7:30 p.m. Participants must bring their own flashlight. Dress appropriately for the weather. The cost for residents is $5 per person, and the cost for non-residents is $8 per person. Advance registration is required

ST. CHARLES – The Spring Country Folk Art Festival is set for March 22-24 at the Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Road. Hours are 6 to 10 p.m. March 22, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 23 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 24. Visit www.artoftheheartlandinc.com for information.

Saturday, March 23 ST. CHARLES - Salt Creek Ballet presents “Alice in Wonderland” 3 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Norris Cultural Arts Center, at 1040 Dunham Road in St. Charles. The show will feature an all-local cast and music specifically selected from the classical repertoire to aid in the telling of this timeless story. For tickets or more information, please call 630-584-7200 ext.10 or visit www.norrisculturalarts.com.

ST. CHARLES – An Easter Egg Hunt is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at Pottawatomie Park, 8 North Ave., St. Charles. Participants should arrive at least 15 minutes early to receive instructions. Meet at the entrance to River View Miniature Golf. The event is free.

GENEVA – Breakfast with the Easter Bunny is set for 9 and 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Stephen D. Persinger Recreation Center, 3507 Kaneville Road, Geneva. The breakfast includes pancakes and pictures with the Easter Bunny. The cost for residents is $4 per person, and for non-residents is $6 per person. Children 1 and younger are free, but they must be registered. Advance registration is required. Early registration is recommended. For information or to register, call 630-232-4542 or visit www.genevaparks.org.

GENEVA - The Literacy Volunteers Fox Valley’s Trivia Bee for Literacy, Sat., March 23 from 9am-12pm. Teams of three will compete to answer questions on a variety of topics for the chance to earn valuable awards and prizes. Proceeds will help helped hundreds of Fox Valley adults read, write and speak English more effectively. For information about organizing a team or how to become a literacy volunteer visit lvfv.org or call Peg at 630-584-4428.

ST. CHARLES - WAR and Tower of Power hit the stage at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 23 at the Arcada Theatre, at 105 E. Main Street in St. Charles. WAR has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide. Lonnie Jordan, original lead singer, keyboardist and musical director always has been the voice of WAR. For more than 44 years, Tower of Power has been creating its own special "urban soul." Tickets start at $59. For tickets or more information, call 630-962-7000 or visit www.oshows.com.

ST. CHARLES - Heartache Tonight: Eagles Tribute Band performs at 8 p.m. Saturday March 23, at the Fox Valley Repertory at Pheasant Run Resort, at 4051 E. Main Street in St. Charles. From the powerful guitar duel in "Hotel California" to the harmonies of "Peaceful Easy Feelings,"classic rock fans are in for a real treat. Relive all the Eagles hits including “Take it Easy”, “Hotel California”, and more. For tickets or more information, visit www.foxvalleyrep.org.

ST. CHARLES – The Spring Country Folk Art Festival is set for March 22-24 at the Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Road. Hours are 6 to 10 p.m. March 22, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 23 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 24. Visit www.artoftheheartlandinc.com for information.


Sunday, March 24
ST. CHARLES – The Spring Country Folk Art Festival is set for March 22-24 at the Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Road. Hours are 6 to 10 p.m. March 22, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 23 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 24. Visit www.artoftheheartlandinc.com for information.

Wednesday, March 27 ST. CHARLES -  Love Stories: Hollywood’s Greatest Romance Films: Join Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire, president of the Chicago Film Critics Association, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27 at the St. Charles Library, One South Sixth Ave., St. Charles, for film clips from classics such as “Romeo and Juliet,” “Casablanca,” “Wuthering Heights,” “The Way We Were,” “Annie Hall” plus many others, with eyes on how Hollywood has changed its view of romance over the past 100 years. The movie series is sponsored by the St. Charles Public Library Foundation. For further information, please call 630-584-0076

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