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HOFFMAN ESTATES’ COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE!
May 8, 2018, 7:00 am
Filed under: Garage Sales, Upcoming Events

garage saleGot stuff?  If so, it’s time to plan on participating in Hoffman Estates’ Community Garage Sale–whether you’re buying or selling!

The sale is Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  

A $25 deposit will reserve a space for Hoffman Estates residents who wish to sell.   The location is the Seascape Family Aquatic Center parking lot at 1300 Moon Lake Blvd., Hoffman Estates.  The fee is $35 for non-township residents.

To reserve your space or for more information, visit the Hoffman Estates Park District site here.  Spaces are provided on a first come, first serve basis.

 

 

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UPCOMING SHREDDING EVENT AT LOCAL WINTRUST BANKS
May 7, 2018, 7:00 am
Filed under: Shredding event

Shredding event

What:  Annual Shredding Event sponsored by the Wintrust Community Banks.  Limit of 3 paper bags/3 small boxes.  All are welcome.

Who:  Hanover Park Community Bank

When:  Saturday, June 16, 2018.  9-12 Noon.

Where:  6800 Barrington Road, Hanover Park

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Who:  Barrington Bank & Trust

When:  Saturday, June 16, 2018.  9-12 Noon.

Where:  233 W. Northwest Highway, Barrington

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Who:  Hoffman Estates Community Bank

When:  Saturday, June 11, 2016.  9-12 Noon.

Where:  1375 Palatine Road, Hoffman Estates



THE BUZZ IN HANOVER PARK–A VISIT TO THE VILLAGE APIARY
May 7, 2018, 7:00 am
Filed under: Bees

beehive

 

WHAT:  Apiary Open House

WHEN:  Sunday, June 24, 2018 from 1-4 p.m.

WHERE:  2500 Army Trail Road, Hanover Park, IL

Visit their beehives, learn about honey bees, and see how you can get started keeping honey bees in Hanover Park.  Beekeepers will be on hand to answer questions about this fun, fascinating, and increasingly important hobby.



FAHRRAD TOUR von SCHAUMBURG
April 30, 2018, 7:00 am
Filed under: Biking

Join in the fun at the Fahrrad Tour von Schaumburg Bike Ride and Picnic!

On Sunday, May 20, 2018 come celebrate Schaumburg’s heritage and extensive bike route network with a seven mile ride on off-street bike paths and on-street bike lanes before winding up at the grounds of Schaumburg’s beautiful Atcher Municipal Center.

The ride will begin and end at the Atcher Municipal Center at 101 Schaumburg Court, Schaumburg.  The start time is 12:00 noon with the ride ending at 2:15.  Afterwards there will be food and entertainment.

Pre-registration is not required for this free event.  Beginners and riders with training wheels are not advised to participate.

Event sponsors:  Schaumburg Park District and Village of Schaumburg.  For more information, call 847-985-2115.



MARKET @ THE METRA–IN HANOVER PARK!
April 30, 2018, 7:00 am
Filed under: Marketplace, Upcoming Events

Looking for that perfect treasure at a reasonable price?  Find it at Market @ The Metra, a combination craft sale and community garage sale of old and new items, that is sponsored by the Village of Hanover Park.  Food vendors will also be on hand to provide refreshment.  The event is free and will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 9:00 to 4:00 at the Hanover Park Commuter Lot at the intersection of Barrington Road and Lake Street.

Please contact the Village Clerk’s Office at (630) 823-5602 for information on registration and fees.

Boy Scout Troop 398 will be preparing food for event participants and selling hot dogs, burgers, drinks, etc.

Additional food vendors are invited to sell approved pre-packaged food items and must also contact the Village Clerk’s office.  They may submit their registration for approval a week prior to the event.

Set-up for all vendors the day of the event starts at 7:00 am and closes at 9:00 am.

 

There will be no rain date scheduled for the event.  Fees are nonrefundable.  Any unsold spaces will be sold at the gate the morning of the sale on a first-come, first-served basis.

 



ELK GROVE VILLAGE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RECYCLING EVENT
April 26, 2018, 9:56 pm
Filed under: Hazardous Wastes

What:  Hazardous Materials Recycling Event that includes motor oil, paint (latex/oil) and antifreeze ONLY.

Who:  For Elk Grove Village residents only.

When:  Saturday, June 9, from 9-12 noon.

Where:  Elk Grove High School parking lot



ELECTRONICS RECYCLING AND SHREDDING EVENT IN ELK GROVE VILLAGE
April 26, 2018, 7:00 am
Filed under: Electronics, Recycling

electronics recyclingBoth SWANCC communities in Schaumburg Township–Elk Grove Village and Hoffman Estates–will be able to take part in the upcoming Electronics Recycling and Shredding Event in Elk Grove Village.  Residents from these two communities only may participate.

When:  Saturday, June 2, 2018   9 am – Noon

Where:  Oakton Fire Station 8, 1000 Oakton Street, Elk Grove Village,  IL.

Please bring an ID or utility bill to verify your address.

Acceptable electronics items: 

  • Answering Machines
  • Cable Receivers
  • Calculators
  • Camcorders
  • Cameras
  • Cell Phones
  • Computer Cables
  • Computer Monitors
  • Computers
    (Desktops, Notebooks, Tablets)
  • Converter Boxes
  • Copy Machines
  • Fax Machines
  • Keyboards
  • Mice
  • Microwaves
  • MP3 Players
  • PDAs
  • Power Tools or Cords
  • Printers (Multi-function Printers)
  • Satellite Receivers
  • Scanners
  • Shredders
  • Small Home Appliances (Toasters, Blenders, etc.)
  • Stereo Equipment (no wood)
  • Telephones
  • Televisions (All Types)
  • Typewriters
  • Video Game Consoles
  • Video Recorders/Players
  • Zip Drives

Paper documents and electronics will be accepted with a limit of six [6] file size boxes or shopping bags per vehicle.  No plastic bags are allowed.

Visit www.swancc.org for more information.